Eating a wide variety of nutritious foods, including fruit, vegetables, nuts, seeds, and lean protein can help support your overall health.
Almonds* - fight heart disease Avocados - good for your cholesterol Beans - help slash cholesterol Broccoli - has agents that fight cancer Cabbage - discourages breast cancer Celery - may help lower your blood pressure Cinnamon - good for blood sugar Cranberries - fight bladder infections Cumin & Ginger - antioxidant Garlic - may help lift your mood
Ginger - nausea and motion sickness Grape Juice - contains "blood thinners" Hot Peppers - relieve congestion Licorice - soothes ulcers Spinach - reduced risk of cataracts Wheat Bran - may deter colon cancer
* One-ounce of Almonds (2 dozen) added to your daily diet provides: Vitamin E, Protein and Fiber, Magnesium, Potassium, Calcium, Phosphorous. It also can help manage blood sugar and insulin levels, 160 calories.
Eggs are not only an excellent source of highly absorbable protein, providing 6 grams per large egg (50 grams), but also nutrients that support immune health and wound healing. As well as eggs contain vitamins A and B12, as well as zinc, iron, and selenium, all of which play vital immune roles
Leafy green vegetables like kale, spinach, arugula, mustard greens, and Swiss chard are packed with nutrients that decrease inflammation, enhance immune function, and improve wound healing, making them the perfect choice to promote recovery.
Older people who consume the equivalent of one cup of fresh blueberries each day for three months performed better on cognitive test than who were provided a placebo. A research study group of women ages 70 and older suggest that eating blueberries at least once each week or that of strawberries at least twice a week may delay brain aging up to a few years.
Cruciferous vegetables like cauliflower, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, and kale contain glycosylates, they are well known for their impressive health benefits. They may support recovery thanks to their wide variety of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.
Much more to come….