Is The Food Your Eating
Is The Food Your Eating Healthy For You?
Apricots are pretty healthy as they contain beta-carotene
that can help protect our eyes and help to prevent free-radical
damage to our cells. The body can take beta-carotene and turn
it into vitamin A, which the body then uses to protect against
Avocados contain oleic acid, which is an unsaturated fat.
This can help lower the overall cholesterol and raise the
levels of the HDL. It is also a good source of fiber.
Raspberries have ellagic acid, a cancer-cell growth
retardant. They are vitamin C enriched and are full of fiber,
which can help you to put a lid on high cholesterol and heart
The mango has vitamin C, a antioxidant that prevents
arthritis and can boost the immune system. They can make your
salad more festive and tasty too.
Cantaloupe contains vitamin C too as well as potassium.
Potassium can help lower blood pressure. Cranberries and
Cranberry Juice can help you fight bladder infections by
preventing bacteria from growing. The tomato has lycopene,
which is a strong antioxidant.
Tomatoes can cut your risk of getting a bladder, stomach or
colon cancer. Raisins are a very small but convenient healthy
snack that can be used to dress up salads too. They are a
really good source of iron. Iron is used by the body to carry
Figs are an awesome source of potassium and fiber. Figs also
contain vitamin B6, which can boost mood in the form of
serotonin. This also lowers cholesterol and can help to prevent
water retention, which cuts down on bloating.
Lemons and limes contain furocoumarins and vitamin C, which
are both cancer fighters.
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.
Onions are powerful flavornoids and can protect against
cancer. Artichokes are not pretty to look at, but contain
silymarin, which is an antioxidant that is used to fight
cancer. It also has fiber to help control cholesterol
Ginger is used to help combat queasiness in early pregnancy
and can be used to help with migraines and arthritis pain.
Broccoli protects against cancer and has vitamin C and
Spinach besides being Popeye's favorite food
has lutein and zeaxanthin, which are both carotenoids that aid
in fighting degeneration, which is a cause of blindness in
Bok Choy also known as a Chinese cabbage helps
to fight breast tumor, helps to lower estrogen
In Europe the medical condition known as
dyspepsia (an inadequate flow of bile) is
treated using artichoke leaf. Apparently there
are studies that show that the leaf of the
artichoke stimulates the flow of bile that is
useful for those who suffer from this
Squash is a orange vegetable, included are
acorn squash, butternut squash, and pumpkin. Squash is known
for its beta-carotene and vitamin C protection, which is used
to fight endometrial cancer. There you have them many different
and all healthy foods to choose from. These foods can help you
in your fight for achieving better eating habits that foster