Food Cures You Should Be
Aware Of Pt 2
Food Cures You Should Be Aware Of. Food cures can extend
beyond food to the liquids we consume on a regular basis as
well. Water for example is a staple of life that many people do
not drink enough of.
Soda pop, chocolate milk and iced tea may taste better but
these drinks are full of caffeine and are also fattening
whereas water boosts a tremendous number of benefits to health
and well being. Drinking eight glasses of water every day can
help to encourage weight loss although that alone will not
cause the pounds to melt away.
Water is refreshing to the body and it helps to flush out
the system by taking away all of the waste and toxins by way of
the blood stream. In case you are not aware of this, the body
is composed of 75 percent of water and water is something you
cannot survive without. You can live for days and weeks and
even months without food but without drinking water you would
perish before too long.
Water is extremely important for the kidneys and it keeps
them hydrated so they work to their optimum best. The more
water you consume the less chance that you will develop kidney
stones. Besides its many benefits to health, water encourages
vibrant, healthy skin and helps to prevent skin that is
excessively dry or itchy.
If you find water boring to drink then jazz it up by
squeezing some fresh lemon into it or adding a pinch of lemon
juice. Drinking it cold with or without ice cubes tend to make
it more pleasant to the taste buds then drinking water at room
Try it both ways and then you be the judge. Speaking of
lemon juice, be aware that all fruits boost benefits to health
while the citrus fruits tends to be composed of the highest
degree of benefits. Lemons are very beneficial to health and so
is lemon juice.
Lemon juice has the same benefits to health as does lemons
that that are purchased in the produce department and then are
fresh squeezed at home. Lemons and lemon juice are very high in
vitamin C content and they are very effective at protecting the
body against many different kinds of bacteria and
Quick Reflexology Fact
As many holistic nutritionists would agree, you will find that it is very beneficial to consume as much whole foods as possible. Keep in mind that processed foods are one of the biggest sources for the toxins we build up in our systems; the very toxins that reflexology strives to rid the body of. Outside of a whole foods diet, the basics of a good diet always apply.
There is a great deal of citric acid in lemon juice, which
is effective in fighting off colds and the flu. Both lemons and
lemon juice are full of antioxidants and lemon juice in
particular acts as a stimulant to the liver and is helpful fro
those individuals who suffer from irritable bowel syndrome
(IBS). Lemon juice can also help alleviate the symptoms of
diarrhea and constipation and decrease the occurrence of both
Heartburn can be relieved by way of the
consumption of lemon juice and lemon juice cuts down on the
incidence of bloating and gas pains due to indigestion or other
causes. When diluted with water lemon juice is very nutritious
for women who are pregnant as it helps to support the growth of
bones in a developing fetus.
For a healthy, acne free skin eat wholesome
and natural foods. Foods that are natural and
good for your skin are: fresh fruits and
vegetables, leafy vegetables, fresh juices,
nuts and root vegetables. Avoid sugary soft
drinks, junk food and processed food
Lemon juice is also made up of potassium and
potassium is good for both the cells of the nervous system and
the brain. Lemons also contain the mineral calcium, which is
good news for both teeth and bones. Lemons also contain
magnesium, which is useful in treating conditions such as
colds, asthma, fever and scurvy.