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Healing foods

  • Apples- protects heart, prevent constipation, blocks diarrhea, improves lung capacity, cushions joints.
  • Apricots – combats cancer, controls BP, saves eyesight, shields against alzheimer’s, slows aging.
  • Artichokes – aids digestion, lowers cholesterol, protects heart, stabilizes blood sugar, guards against liver disease.
  • Avocadoes – battles diabetes, lowers cholesterol, helps stops strokes, controls BP, smoothes skin.
  • Bananas – protects heart, quiets cough, strengthens bones, controls BP, blocks diarrhea.
  • Beans – prevents constipation, helps hemorroids, lowers cholesterol, combats cancer, stabilizes blood sugar.
  • Beets – controls BP, combats cancer, strengthens bones, protects heart, aids weight loss.
  • Blueberries – combats cancer, protects heart, stabilizes blood sugar, boosts memory, prevents constipation.
  • Broccoli – strengthens bones, saves eyesight, combats cancer, protects heart, controls BP.
  • Cabbage – combats cancer, prevents constipation, promotes weight loss, protects heart, helps hemorrhoids.
  • Cantaloupe – saves eyesight, controls BP, lowers cholesterol, combats cancer, supports immune system.
  • Carrots – saves eyesight, protects heart, prevents constipation, combats cancer, promotes weight loss.
  • Cauliflower – protects against prostate cancer, combats breast cancer, strengthens bones, banishes bruises, guards against heart disease.
  • Cherries – protects heart, combats cancer, ends insomnia, slows aging, shields against alzheimer’s.
  • Chestnuts – promotes weight loss, protects heart, lowers cholesterol, combats cancer, controls BP.
  • Chili peppers – aids digestion, soothes sore throat, clears sinuses, combats cancer, boosts immune system.
  • Figs – promotes weight loss, helps stop strokes, lowers cholesterol, combats cancer, controls BP.
  • Fish – protects heart, boosts memory, combats cancer, supports immune system.
  • Flax – aids digestion, battles diabetes, protects heart, improves mental health, boosts immune system.
  • Garlic – lowers cholesterol, controls BP, combats cancer, kills bacteria, fights fungus.
  • Grapefruit – protects against heart attacks, promotes weight loss, helps stop strokes, combats prostate cancer, lowers cholesterol.
  • Grapes – saves eyesight, conquers kidney stones, combats cancer, enhance blood flow, protects heart.
  • Green tea – combats cancer, protects heart, helps stop strokes, promotes weight loss, kills bacteria.
  • Honey – heals wounds, aids digestion, guards against ulcers, increases energy, fights allergies.
  • Lemons & limes – combat cancer, protects heart, controls BP, smoothes skin, stops scurvy.
  • Mangoes – combats cancer, boosts memory, regulates thyroid, aids digestion, shields against alzheimer’s.
  • Mushrooms – controls BP, lowers cholesterol, kills bacteria, combats cancer, strengthens bones.
  • Oats – lowers cholesterol, combats cancer, battles diabetes, prevents constipation, smoothes skin.
  • Olive oil – protects heart, promotes weight loss, combats cancer, battles diabetes, smoothes skin.
  • Onions – reduce risk of heart attack, combats cancer, kills bacteria, lowers cholesterol, fights fungus.
  • Oranges – supports immune system, combats cancer, protects heart, strengthens respiration.
  • Peaches – prevents constipation, combats cancer, helps stop strokes, aids digestion, helps hemorrhoids.
  • Peanuts – protects against heart disease, promotes weight loss, combats prostate cancer, lowers cholesterol, aggravates diverticulitis.
  • Pineapple – strengthens bones, relieves colds, aids digestion, dissolves warts, blocks diarrhea.
  • Prunes – slows aging, prevents constipation, boosts memory, lowers cholesterol, protects against heart disease.
  • Rice – protects heart, battles diabetes, conquers kidney stones, combats cancer, helps stop strokes.
  • Strawberries – combats cancer, protects heart, boosts memory, calms stress.
  • Sweet potatoes – saves eyesight, lifts mood, combats cancer, strengthens bones.
  • Tomatoes – protects prostate, combats cancer, lowers cholesterol, protects heart.
  • Walnuts – lowers cholesterol, combats cancer, boosts memory, lifts mood, protects against heart disease.
  • Water – promotes weight loss, combats cancer, conquers kidney stones, smoothes skin.
  • Watermelon – protects prostate, weight loss, lowers cholesterol, helps stop strokes, controls BP.
  • Wheat germ & bran – combats colon cancer, prevents constipation, lowers cholesterol, helps stop strokes, improves digestion.
  • Yogurt – guards against ulcers, strengthens bones, lowers cholesterol, supports immune system, aids digestion.

Add a comment February 10, 2010

Foods for beauty

  • Apricot- Pound kernel, add body lotion to blend into smooth paste, use as exfoliator.
  • Avocado- Apply ripe avocado as mask for 10mts.
  • Cucumber- Apply cucumber pieces+few drops lemon juice on face. Put slices on eyes to soothe eyelids.
  • Eggs- Spread over face & throat in upward motion 1egg white+1Thoney, leave for 15mts, rinse off with warm h20. Before shampoo, leave on hair 1Tolive oil+1egg yolk sometime. Makes a great conditioner.
  • Ginger- Scrub face with chopped ginger+body lotion.
  • Honey- Mw 10secs 1Thoney+1t h20, cool, leave on lips 10mts. Apply on spots to dry out pimples.
  • Lemon- Use once a week 1t lemon juice+1t soda+1/2t salt like toothpaste. Rub elbows & knees with slices.
  • Mayonnaise- Msg into hair after shampoo, leave sometime, rinse off. Same way on lips.
  • Milk- Apply milk soaked cotton pad on face to get rid of dirt.
  • Olive oil- Msg warm olive oil onto skin, soak hands & feet in warm olive oil. Leave on hair for 15mts & shampoo. Can remove traces of mascara using olive oil.
  • Orange- Apply on face orange juice+1Tcurd & rinse off after 10mts & splash cold water.
  • Papaya- Apply 1/2ripe papaya+2t honey to face for 10mts & rinse off to prevent wrinkles.
  • Potato- Put circles on eyes for dark circles.
  • Sugar- Rub 2Tbrown sugar(scrubs dirt)+1t lemon juice(unclogs pores)+3drops olive oil(moisturises) over knees & elbows.
  • Tea- Put tea bags on eyes or apply on face as toner.
  • Tomato- Spread on face chopped fine tomato. Works as cleanser & astringent to tighten pores.
  • Turmeric- Apply 2t haldi+1t honey+warm h20 thick paste for 20mts, rinse off.

Add a comment February 10, 2010

Anti oxidant foods

Free radicals attack us like thieves when we don’t keep our body secure. Anti oxidants protect our body like soldiers when attacked by germs. Body processes have to generate free radicals as a part of the process. They are resposible for cancers, aging etc.

  1. Beta carotene- Imp for healthy & shiny skin, prevents heart & eye problems, strengthens immunity, delays aging. Sources-carrot, papaya, orange, tomato, mango, pumpkin, spinach, sweet potato, egg, milk.
  2. Vit E- For cellular health. Sources-almonds, soybean oil, mango, spinach, broccoli. Eat 1fistful almond/day.
  3. Vit C- Prevents flu. Imp for proper functioning of blood vessels to raise immunity. Sources- Gooseberry, lime, cauliflower, drumstick, papaya, orange, spinach, strawberry, tomato, green chillies.
  4. Zinc- Need in minute quantity but very imp. Heals wounds fast, imp for cellular division. Sources- milk products, peanuts, fish, beans.
  5. Seleniums- Need in small quantity for controlling the functioning of enzymes. Sources- fish, meat, liver, whole grains, egg, garlic. Phyto acids needed for preventing large intestinal cancer are found in beans & wheat grass.
  6. Lycopene- Prevents various cancers. Sources- tomato, guava, grapes, water melon. Isoflavones that lower bad cholesterol are found in soy & milk products, dry beans.
  7. Phyto estrogens- Protect us from breast cancer. Found in soy beans, whole wheat, flax seeds.

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