Healing Foods. A Brief Overview More and more research
studies are showing that a variety of foods have the ability to
heal the body thanks to the abundance of vitamins, minerals and
antioxidants that many of them contain.
Not only that but also many foods are ancient folk cures for
a multitude of ailments. For example parsley is believed to be
better than mouthwash as a breath freshener while licorice is
beneficial for people suffering from colds, coughs and the
Lemonade is said to get rid of hiccups while cucumber can be
cut into slices and placed on the eyes to reduce bags under the
eyes after a late night. The interior peel of the cucumber can
also be used to rub over the face in order to clean the face
and make it feel toned and fresh.
Lemon can be mixed with olive oil and drank on a daily
basis. All that is required is one organic or unwaxed lemon
mixed with one tablespoon of olive oil (preferably extra virgin
olive oil) and also a glass to a glass and a half of water
whether it be spring water, filtered water or even regular tap
This drink is an excellent detoxifier for the gallbladder
and lemon and can be consumed one hour before eating,
preferably first thing in the morning. This lemon/olive oil
drink is particularly beneficial for individuals who suffer
from gallstones or who are underweight.
Lemons are also excellent for combating cancer, projecting
the circulatory system, controlling blood pressure, as well as
smoothing and toning the skin. Back in history lemons help to
prevent the disease of scurvy. Olive oil is helpful to health
in its own right.
Olive oil helps to protect the heart and it encourages
weight loss and helps to combat cancer. Olive oil, like lemons
is good for the skin and it is beneficial for those who suffer
Quick Reflexology Fact
Reflexology has been shown to relieve many common pregnancy complaints including headache, nausea, backache, stress and anxiety, sleeplessness, fatigue, constipation, swollen ankles and digestive problems. Furthermore, in one study, women that had at least 10 reflexology sessions showed reduced labor times and complications than women who did not have the treatments. Children can benefit from reflexology in many ways as well.
Onions and garlic are the queen and king in the vegetable
kingdom respectively and it is no surprise whatsoever as both
are extremely beneficial to the functioning of the human body.
Onions help to decrease the risk of a person suffering a heart
attack and they lower cholesterol and help to combat cancer.
Not only that but onions are an antifungal agent and are very
beneficial at killing bacteria. Garlic does many of the same
things as onions do. Garlic lowers cholesterol levels and it
controls blood pressure. Garlic is also an effective defense
against cancer and it kills bacteria and fights the development
of fungus in the body.
If you enjoy eating grapes then you are in luck
because grapes are good for the eyes and help to get rid of
kidney stones. Grapes are also cancer fighters and they protect
the circulatory system and encourage the proper flow of body
throughout the body.
The olive oil when cold pressed can act as a
protective in the digestive tract and can
relive dry skin too. Olive oil is a good oil
choice for keeping your heart healthy because
it prevents a buildup of cholesterol in your
arteries. It can also heal broken or irritated
While we are on olives, the Ancient Greeks
used the olive leaf as a wound cleanser. It is
also a diuretic and research has shown that the
olive leaf can also lower your blood sugar
level and your blood pressure. They also have
antimicrobial properties for fighting against
certain bacteria, some strains of fungi, and
Grapefruit at breakfast and is an excellent way
to start the day. Grapefruit protects a person from suffering a
heart attack and it reduces the threat of strokes. Grapefruit
also lowers cholesterol, it combats the development of
prostrate cancer in men and it is effective for those
attempting to drop a few (or many pounds).