In the normal course of life, we forget to take necessary nutrition that is required for our body and hence we tend to get into many diseases. It is very essential for a person to know and understand the benefits of nature's creation like fruits, vegetables, nuts,etc.
The value of food is more when it is taken in a systematic manner and also by understanding the benefits of every bite we take.The nutrition and health benefits of some of the foods are -
Custard Apple - Custard Apple promotes digestion and cures diarrhea.
Apples-Apples are rich in vitamins and helps to reduce risks of colon cancer, prostrate cancer and lung cancer.
Radishes-Radishes and their greens provide an excellent source of vitamin C and a powerful antioxidant. It has anti-inflammatory properties too.Radish leaves are a good source of calcium.Radishes contain cancer-protective properties.
Chives-Chives are known for their beneficial effect on the digestive system and blood pressure. Chives are said to reduce the risk of several types of cancers.
Coconut-Coconut is known for its anti-fungal, anti bacterial properties: Coconut oil forms the base of many Ayurvedic medicinal preparations.
Cherries-Cherries reduce pain and inflammation: Cherries are good source of many vitamins, minerals and are tasty to eat.
Plums-Plums lowers age-related muscular degeneration: Plums are sweet, juicy and are a good source of Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Vitamin B2 and Potassium.
Spinach-Spinach when cooked is an excellent source of Iron and Calcium: It is recommended for pregnant women in the first 3 months for its folic acid contents..
Beetroot-Beetroot are rich in potassium and fiber: Beetroot contains good amount of folate, potassium and manganese. They are less in calories and are effective in curing skin problems.
Cauliflower-Cauliflower is good for the heart and reduces the risk of cancer: Cauliflower is highly nutritious and is effective in curing many ailments. It is rich in folate and is good for pregnant woman.
Mangoes-Mangoes are rich in Iron and Vitamins: Mangoes supply ample potassium, making them ideal for hypertensive patients or anyone looking to replenish energy after physical activity
Tomatoes-Tomatoes reduce the risk of heart attack.Tomatoes are a rich source of lycopene. Lycopene is a potent antioxidant.
Musk Melon -Musk melon is a tropical fruit which is been cultivated for a very long time. It is a rich source of vitamin 'C' and is effective in reducing body heat.
Cabbage-Cabbage helps cure ulcers and prevents colon cancer: Cabbage is a well known common vegetable. Its is low in calories and is long known for its healing properties.
Bitter Gourd-Bitter Gourd is a tropical vegetable. It is a well known cure for diabetes.
Avocado-Avocado gives fitness and health.Avocado is rich in potassium content. The fruit is also a good source of vitamins.
Papaya -A rich source of Minerals and Fiber.Papaya has high nutritional benefits. It is rich in Anti-oxidants, Minerals and Fiber. It also helps in Skin Treatments.
Oats-Fiber food that cures constipation.Oats have some unique fatty acids and antioxidants which together with Vitamin E slow cell damage.
Watermelon-Watermelon is highly refreshing during summer. It does not contain cholesterol and helps in eye sight also.
Banana-Banana helps in the treatment of Depression, Anemia, Blood Pressure, Brain power, Constipation, etc.
Almond-A highly Nutritious fruit.Consumption of Almond lowers cholesterol levels, reduces the risk of lifestyle diseases and gives overall wellness.
Egg- A nutritious food.Egg is a healthy and nutritious food. Lecithin in eggs prevents the absorption of cholesterol of egg and other sources too.
Mushrooms-A highly nutritious food.Mushrooms are rich in minerals, vitamin D (ergosterol), thiamin (B1), riboflavin (B2), niacin (B3), dietary fiber as well as all the essential amino acids and are low in fat and calories.
Gooseberry-Rich in Vitamin C.Amla or Gooseberry has many nutritious benefits. The amla has been found to be the most abundant source of Vitamin C in the plant kingdom.
Nutritious and balanced diet is a must to free ourself from the physical and mental diseases and relieve stress.
This post has been edited by Juicy_Fucked_Vagina: Sat Jul 16, 2011 02:51 PM