HEALTHY LIVING : super-healing foods

Here I want to share foods with super-healing power that maybe some of you don't even know. As we knows, each food provides it's own nutrition. Every food listed here provides multiple healing effects, from fighting cancer to reducing cholesterol. Thus, eat these super-healing picks and start feeling pretty super yourself.

1. Cherries
  • low calorie
  • fight inflammation and cancer
  • inhibit tumor growth and stop cancer cell (quercetin and ellagic acid; compound in cherries)
  • have antiviral and anti bacteria properties
  • anthocyanin; lowering uric acid level in blood (avoid gout)
  • regular consumption; lower risk of heart attack and stroke
In Chinese medicine, cherries are routinely used as a remedy for gout, arthritis, and rheumatism (as well as anemia, due to their high iron content). Plus they’re delicious.

2. Guavas
  • antioxidant lycopene; cancer-fighting (20% more than tomatoes) guavas can be eaten raw or cooked but for tomatoes have to cook because our body can't process it.
  • lycopene also protects our healthy cells from free radicals including; blocked arteries, joint degeneration, nervous system and cancer
  • lower rates of prostate cancer
  • inhibit growth of breast cancer
  • protect against coronary heart disease and stroke ; contains 60% more potassium than banana
  • contains Vitamin C
  • lower LDL and boost HDL cholesterol
  • reduce triglycerides
  • lower blood pressure

3. Beans
  • lower cholesterol
  • regulate blood sugar
  • insulin production
  • promote digestive health
  • protect against cancer
  • 24% less likely to develop breast cancer (if consume twice a week)
  • reduce risk of heart disease, type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure
  • contains amino acid tryptophan; regulate your appetite, aid in sleep, and improve your mood
In Chinese medicine, various types of beans have been used to treat alcoholism, food poisoning, edema (particularly in the legs), high blood pressure, diarrhea, laryngitis, kidney stones, rheumatism, and dozens of other conditions.

4. Kiwifruit
  • contains Vitamin C (double the amount found in oranges).
  • more fiber than apples
  • more potassium than bananas
  • protect against heart disease, stroke, cancer, and respiratory disease.
  • reduce formation of spontaneous blood cots
  • lowering LDL cholesterol
  • reduce blood pressure
In Chinese medicine it’s used to accelerate the healing of wounds and sores.

5. Spinach
  • protect against eye disease and vision loss
  • good for brain function
  • guards against colon, prostate, and breast cancers
  • protect against heart disease, stroke and dementia
  • lowers blood pressure
  • great for bone health

6. Onion
  • contain potent cancer-fighting enzymes
  • lower the risk of prostate and esophageal cancer
  • reduced mortality from coronary heart disease
  • protect against stomach cancer
  • contain sulfides; lower blood pressure and cholesterol
  • contain peptine; help prevent bone loss
  • contain quercetin; reduces airway inflammation and helps relieve symptoms of allergies, and hay fever

7. Carrots
  • great source of the potent antioxidants; caratenoids
  • decreased risk in postmenopausal breast cancer
  • reduced risk of lung cancer (1 carrot per day)
  • reduce risk of kidney and ovarian cancer
  • contains alpha-carotene; inhibit tumor growth
  • promote eye health
  • prevent macular degeneration and cataracts.
In Chinese medicine, carrots are used to treat rheumatism, kidney stones, tumors, indigestion, diarrhea, night blindness, eas=r infections, earaches, deafness, skin lessions, urinary tract infections, coughs, and constipation.

8. Cabbage
  • fight free radicals before it damage DNA
  • stimulate enzymes that detoxify carcinogens in the body
  • reduce risk of cancer more effective than any other plant food group
  • build strong bones
  • dampens allergic reactions
  • reduce inflammation
  • healing peptic ulcers
In Chinese medicine, cabbage is used to treat constipation, the common cold, whooping cough, depression and irritability, and also stomach ulcers.

9. Broccoli
  • fight cancer by neutralizing carcinogens and accelerating their elimination from the body
  • inhibit tumors
  • prevent lung and esphageal cancers
  • reduce heart disease risk.
In Chinese medicine, broccoli is used to treat eye inflammation.

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