Health & Medical Nutrition

Basic Tips on Functional Foods

Most diseases in our bodies arise from improper diets.
Foods can be used as natural remedy for certain ailments and I believe that adequate nutrition will eventually be the medicine of tomorrow.
Here are some foods which may replace the use of drugs in the treatment of diseases.
Recent discoveries in natural medicine indicate that researchers in University of Southampton, UK, may have some close to a cure for breast cancer.
Watercress, a plant which boost immunity and promotes longevity, may have the ability to combat the developing cells in breast cancer.
In take of this salad leaves interferes with the development of cancer cells and the growing of cells are starved of essential blood and oxygen.
This way, damage to the cells and DNA is prevented.
This leaf is called OMISURU in Yoruba, a Nigerian language.
Other foods with anti-oxidants properties which enable cells defend themselves against damage include - peas, spinach, parsley, broccoli, carrots, red peppers, yellow fruits like mango and apricots; cabbage, cherries, grapes, beans, grape fruits and other citrus fruits, tomatoes, pawpaw, green tea, strawberries, water melon, unprocessed wheat, oats, onions, water.
Food scientists at Florida State University, USA, have come up with evidence to show that WATER MELON can be an effective natural medicine for hypertension.
When taken everyday, blood pressure is consequently lowered, thereby helping to prevent or control cardiovascular diseases.
You would be amazed at foods that you have readily available that remedy ailments, from Heart Disease to Blood Pressure, Diabetes, Constipation, Reduction of Cholesterol, immunity, Bone problem, yes the list is endless.
Poor eyesight, Prostrate, Ulcers and the basic Wounds,Weight Loss and common Colds even Mood swings.
With time good nutrition applied consistently will reduce or eliminate the need for drugs in the treatment of several diseases.
Your avocado, bananas, mushrooms, pawpaw, lemons.
Peppers and tomatoes, brown rice, water, grapes.
Olive oil, peanut, water melon, water, green tea, grapefruit and other citrus fruits.
Garlic, ginger and a variety of other foods if integrated into the diet would preserve or heal bodies better than any conventional medical procedures.
The key is integrating these into the diet on a consistent basis on the long term.

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