14 Types of Food That Uncannily Resemble Body Organs They Treat
This article tries to show how we can tell the benefit of a particular type of food to our bodies by scrutinizing the shape of the food. We might not be aware of the usefulness of a particular type of food. We may not even know the nutritional aspects of certain foods. But, a simple look at some foods reveals much more than we expect from the food itself.
Just like human beings on earth, the foods we consume come in various shapes, color, and form. It is, however, interesting to note that some food’s appearance or shapes tell much more than meets the eye. When we consume food, rarely do we think about the food in terms of the function it will accomplish in our bodies, and specifically, in our body organs.
Scientists have proved that some foods have a link with body organs that are shaped like these foods. Such foods have adopted an uncanny resemblance to our body organs, thereby revealing a very interesting aspect of human life and plant forms. Research indicates that these foods provide a cure for ailments that afflict the body organs they resemble.
Walnuts and the Brain
Walnuts are edible nuts which have a wrinkled two-lobed seed that is enclosed in a hard shell.
They grow on a walnut tree and contain thiamine, vitamin E, and magnesium which aids in nerve functions and muscles. Walnuts help in the development of a neurochemical or organic substance that occurs in neural activity, which transmits nerve impulses across a synapse or the junction between two neurons. The wrinkled walnut resembles similar wrinkles in our brains.
Neurons are special cells that conduct nerve impulses. The organic substance also helps the transmission of impulses between neurons and muscles in our brains. Uncannily, the wrinkled walnut looks exactly like a miniature brain. It is interesting that a nut that looks like our brain pimps the brain.
Carrots and our Eyes
Carrots serve an important function in our lives. They are a well-known source of beta-carotene in our diet especially when consumed raw. They contain vitamin A, vitamin C, flavoring and chemicals which serve as antioxidants. Beta-carotene helps prevent cataracts in our eyes. A sliced carrot resembles the pupil and iris in our eyes. Carrots also help by increasing the flow of blood into the eye. When the flow of blood is enhanced in our body organs, such organs function much more efficiently.
Tomatoes and the Heart
Tomatoes are red or yellow pulpy acidic fruits that are eaten as vegetables. They have plenty of vitamin A, vitamin C, fol-ate, sodium, and lycopene – a substance that prevents prostate cancer. Like the human heart, a sliced tomato has four chambers. Fol-ate helps in the production of red bleed cells in bone marrow and heme that helps in transporting oxygen in the blood. Tomatoes, therefore, aid in things of the heart. No wonder, they resemble the heart. A tomato has four compartments which resemble the heart's chambers.
Grapes and the Heart
Grapes are juicy, succulent green or purple fruits that grow in a heart-shaped bunch or cluster on a grapevine. They contain sodium, potassium, boron, vitamin C, thiamine, and resveratrol – a cholesterol-lowering phytochemical. Various studies have revealed that grapes provide the much-needed vitality to the heart, apart from removing cholesterol from our blood.
Oranges, citrus fruits and Mammary glands
Oranges are round citrus fruits whose color tends from yellow to orange. They are a very good source of vitamin C, pectin, terpenes and folate. The last two combat cholesterol. Oranges help in keeping mammary glands healthy while speeding up the movement of fluids therein. When carefully scrutinized, oranges resemble mammary glands or female breasts.
Kidney Beans and Human Kidneys
Kidney beans are large dark-red beans that are shaped like human kidneys. They are a high source of soluble and insoluble fiber, protein, sodium, folate, magnesium, iron, thiamine, vitamin B6, zinc, and niacin. The beans aid in the functioning of kidneys.
Rhubarb, Celery and Bones
Rhubarb is a long green or reddish acidic leafstalk which is consumed after being cooked and sweetened. Celery is a widely cultivated herb with an aromatic leafy stalk that is either consumed raw or cooked. Both crops are at times used as a seasoning and contain sodium that strengthens bones. Close scrutiny shows their resemblance with bones.
Potatoes and the Pancreas
Sweet potatoes are edible starchy tubers that are widely cultivated as vegetables. They look like the pancreas which they treat during diabetic incidents.
Avocados, Pears and the Womb
Avocados are large pear-shaped pulpy green or dark fruits enclosing a single equally large seed. They contain mono-saturated fats that fight cholesterol, lutein which fights muscular degeneration, vitamin C, and E. Pears, on the other hand, are sweet juicy gritty-textured fruits containing vitamin C, sodium, and fiber. They are also high in kilojoules. The consumption of avocado balances hormones lowers birth weight while preventing cancer of the cervix. Both fruits are shaped like the womb they treat.
Courgettes, Bananas, Cucumber and Masculine genitalia
Courgettes, commonly known as zucchini are small cucumber-shaped vegetable marrow that is typically dark-green in color. Cucumber is a cylindrical green fruit with a thin rind and white flesh which is related to melons and is consumed as a vegetable. Bananas are long crescent-shaped yellow fruits with soft sweet flesh. They are rich in potassium, vitamin C, and B6. These foods have nutrients that strengthen men’s genitalia.
Figs and Masculine genitalia
Figs are sweet pear-shaped seedy fruits with yellow or purple flesh. They are potent with potassium, manganese, iron and calcium. They are consumed fresh or dried. Figs grow in pairs and have many seeds. They are credited with increasing both the number and life span of sperms while eliminating sterility. An uncanny resemblance of male genitalia while aiding in that direction.
Peanuts and the male seed
Peanuts or groundnuts are legumes grown underground in a pod or shell by a peanut vine. They are rich in vitamin E and B 6, niacin, magnesium, and folate. They are good at lowering the risk of heart disease, courtesy of the antioxidant, resveratrol found in its skin. The skin contains arginine, the key ingredient in potency drugs. The nut's shell resembles spermatozoa.
Olives and the Ovary
Olives are small oval single-seeded fruits produced by the olive tree. They are cherished as food and as a source of oil. Olives are rich in nutrients that greatly assist the ovary that they resemble.
Foods that resemble body parts
Onions and our Immune System
Onions are bulbous plants with hollow leaves cultivated for its edible bulb. They are rich in vitamin C and B 6, iron, biotin, and sodium. Onions are famed for lowering blood pressure, cholesterol, fighting cancer and keeping up the body’s immunity. The bulb is usually covered with numerous layers that seem to protect or shield the inner parts of the onion against external objects. It is not surprising to note that the onion shields us by boosting our immunity the same way it seeks to shield itself against external aggression using its numerous layers of protective covers.
We should, therefore, appreciate whatever we purchase from an informed perspective aided by the shape and outlook of whatever we buy. There are many other foods that resemble body organs they seem to preserve. Let your next shopping spree be filled with insight prior to your making purchases. You are welcome to personally find out about many more foods that have not been mentioned in this article.