Anti-aging, anti-cancer and anti-heart disease foods
Processed foods pollute our blood and organs, clog our arteries, causes our cells to malfunction, and deadens our natural clarity, vitality and longevity. It changes our physical being and appearance from natural to unpleasant.
Real foods have more than 100,000 truly healthy substances that have powerful healing properties.
The way nature intended these powerful healthful substances to heal is in their most natural form...When they are fresh, raw, frozen and even canned, these foods are full of phytochemicals, bioflavonoids, carotenoids, retinols, isoflavones, genistein, lycopene, polyphenols, sulforaphanes, and many other substances that work to heal human bodies better than the drugs humans have manufactured to do so.
With few exceptions, all of these potent and protective substances are found in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes, and soy products and some fish.
Here is another short list of some very beneficial foods that we should be eating daily:
Apples ~ one of our favorites, need to be organic. They help lower cholesterol, stabilize blood sugar, help PREVENT LUNG CANCER, especially in smokers...and are nature's toothbrush. recipes & more info.
Bananas ~ one of the best sources for potassium (a whopping 467mg.) Essential for maintaining normal blood pressure and heart function...Protecting against high blood pressure and atherosclerosis. Men who ate diets higher in potassium-rich foods (as well as high in magnesium and cereal fiber) had substantially reduced risk of stroke.
Onions ~ rich in quercetin, one of the most powerful flavonoids (natural plant antioxidant), helping to protect against cancers.
Oranges ~ 1 orange supplies 116% of the daily value for VitC! It is a superb substitute for coffee...if it's the buzz you like. Vitamin C is the primary water-soluable antioxidant in our bodies...it works to prevent DNA mutations (cancer) which is why it is associated with reduced risk of colon cancer.
Tomatoes ~ (raw, sauced or paste, always organic) ~ rich in lycopene (powerful antioxidant) it helps reduce our risk of coronary heart disease, breast cancer, lung cancer and prostate cancer. Cooking tomatoes helps to activate the lycopene. Tomatoes are also a good source of vitamins A, C&E, and potassium. recipes & more info.