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The ABC’s of the Benefits of Healthy Eating.
Apples: The pectin in these can lower your bad cholesterol by 16 percent.
Artichoke: High in antioxidants, cancer prevention, increase bile flow, good for the liver, better digestion, hangover treatment, cholesterol reduction, high in fiber.
Asparagus: Asparagus is a very good source of fiber, contains folic acid, vitamins A, C, E and K, as well as chromium, and has the ability to neutralize cell-damaging free radicals.
Avocado: the best fruit source of vitamin E, an essential vitamin that protects against many diseases and helps maintains overall health, prostate cancer prevention, oral cancer defense, breast cancer protection, eye health, lower cholesterol, heart health, stroke prevention, better nutrient absorption and they are an excellent source of glutathione, an important antioxidant that researchers say is important in preventing aging, cancer, and heart disease.
Bananas: the aminoacid typtophan found in them reduces depression.
Brown Sugar: Excellent exfoliation for sensitive skin.
The ABC’s of the Benefits of Healthy Eating.
Brussels Sprouts: Has a particularly rich source of glutathione, a detoxifying compound that helps break down carcinogens and other harmful compounds like free radicals.
Cherries: Contain cyaniding, an antioxidant that protects the body from cancer cells. Protects your heart, ends insomnia, slows the aging process down, shields against Alzheimer’s.
Figs: promotes weight loss, helps stop strokes, lowers cholesterol, combats cancer, and controls blood pressure.
Garlic: lowers cholesterol, fights fungus, kills bacteria, helps fight cancer and it controls your blood pressure.
Ginger: may be powerful weapon in the treatment of ovarian cancer. Great for morning sickness, ginger may slow the growth of colorectal cancer cells. Great for motion sickness remedies, reduces pain and inflammation, a heartburn relief, cold and flu prevention and treatment, migraine relief and menstrual cramp relief. Also Prevention of Diabetic Nephropathy
Grapes: Improves the nitric oxide levels in the bloodstream, which reduces blood clots. Also most of grapes’ health benefits comes from their high content in flavonoids and phytonutrients in general: they give the color to grapes, and the more vibrant the color, the higher the content in phytonutrients
Green Tea: Reduces plaque and bacteria in your mouth, prevents dementia, full of antioxidants, prevents food poisoning, and gives you healthy skin, strengthens tooth enamel & prevents bad breath & cavities, detoxifies, fights cancer, lowers cholesterol, protects against heart disease, speeds up metabolism, prevents diabetes, antiviral agent, and helps maintains a healthy circulatory system.
Lemons: Natural Disinfectant, deodorizer and astringent; helpful in digestion, is a natural body cleanser and skin lightener, can help cure bad breath.
Oats: Relieve dryness, restores natural moisture balance to help heal minor irritations.
Oranges: The natural oil in them keeps your skin looking young and fresh.
Pineapples: Help digest food and build strong bones.
Strawberries: Teeth whitener decreases Appearance of dilated pores.
Yams: Yam is a good source of energy, excellent source of B-complex group of vitamins, They contain small amounts of vitamin-A and beta-carotene levels, it is composed of complex carbohydrates and dietary fiber; also dietary fiber helps reduce constipation, decrease bad (LDL) cholesterol levels by binding to it in the intestines and prevent colon cancer risks by preventing toxic compounds in the food from adhering to colon mucosa.
Yellow Plum: an excellent source of vitamin C, which is also a powerful natural antioxidant, rich in B-complex group of vitamins such as niacin, vitamin B-6 and pantothenic acid, are very good source of vitamin A and beta carotene. Vitamin A is essential for vision. It is also required for maintaining healthy mucus membranes and skin. Consumption of natural fruits rich in vitamin A known to protect from lung and oral cavity cancers.
Zucchinis: One cup of zucchini has 36 calories and 10% of the RDA of dietary ﬁber, which aids in digestion, Lower Cholesterol, prevents constipation, maintains low blood sugar and curbs overeating, cancer prevention, prostate health, anti-inflammatory, heart attack and stroke prevention, lower blood pressure and high in manganese.
This is The ABC’s of the Benefits of Healthy Eating.
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