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Prevention Equals Healing
Healing Properties Of Fruits
This is technically a fruit, but can be used as a grain in breads, muffins and other flour based foods.
The seeds are higher in muscle building protein than other grains and are full of immune boosting Magnesium, Copper and Zinc.
A super source of the antioxidants beta carotene and vitamin C.
Studies suggest beta carotene may help protect against lung cancer. Apricots are also full of fiber, and are more nutritious fresh than canned.
This fruit may help lower blood pressure.
The Magic ingredient? Potassium.
Bananas are rich in Vitamin B6, which research at Tuffs University found is essential to maintaining a strong immune system.
Healing Properties Of Seeds, Nuts, Oils and Fish
They are a surprising help for your heart.
A study at Loma Linda University in California found that adults on a low fat diet who ate 2 ounces of walnuts five or more times a week lowered their total cholesterol levels by 12 percent. A controlled group followed the same diet, minus the nuts, and showed just 6 percent drop. Apparently replacing saturated fat in your diet with polyunsaturated fat
in nuts pays off.
Similar to nuts in polyunsaturated fat content, but with much more vitamin E the antioxidant that fights cancer, heart disease and cataracts.
The omega 3 fatty acids in fish oils are the fix for lowering blood fats especially triglycerides (high levels of which are thought to be more harmful to women than men).
They also help in reducing blood pressure and may even ease arthritis symptoms.
Mackerel, lake trout, herring, anchovies, blue fish, salmon and
sardines have the most fatty acids, eat fish two or three times a week.
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The best prescription
Broccoli is bursting with the cancer
fighting fiber, beta carotene and
vitamin C, plus folic acid
(which helps prevent neural tube
birth defects), bone building
calcium and boron. There's more
potassium. (which helps lower
blood sugar) Researchers have
also found in broccoli
a hidden cancer fighting chemical,
sulforaphane, which stimulates the
activity of detoxifying enzymes in
It contains a substance called oryzanol,
which reduces LDL
levels by as much as 20 percent,
(the high fiber rice bran found in
brown rice may help lower cholesterol too)
bonus, brown rice shines in vitamin B6 and
magnesium, while also providing thiamine,
(important for the functioning of nerves)
niacin, copper and zinc.
And it also has vitamin E which,
studies show , strengthens
the immune system and reduces
the risk of heart disease
An important member of the cruciferous
family of cancer fighting vegetables. It's
anticancer key may be the
presence of a substance called indoles.
Scientists think that one indole in particular
may help prevent breast
cancer by decreasing the activity
of the chemical estradiol,
which is a precursor to the hormone estrogen.
(estrogen fuels the growth of certain tumors).
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