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    Re: Food as Medicine

    Green Tea


    Delay Aging Process:
    Green tea is an excellent anti-oxidant and helps fight free radicals and delay the aging process.



    Stomach Cancer:

    Recent studies suggests that increased consumption of green tea can lower the risk of stomach cancer.



    High Blood Pressure:

    Catechin found in green tea helps reduce high blood pressure.



    Cholesterol:

    Catechin in green tea also helps in preventing the excessive build-up of blood cholesterol.



    Weight Loss:

    Green tea helps improve metabolism and aid weight loss.



    Heal Wounds:

    It is useful as a astringent to control bleeding and help in the healing of wounds.



    Water Retention:

    Green tea has diuretic properties and helps reduce water retention.



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    Cinnamon

    Diabetes:
    Recent studies have found that cinnamon may have a beneficial effect on blood sugar. Add a quarter teaspoon of cinnamon to your diet helps reduce fasting blood glucose levels.



    Cholesterol:

    Cinnamon is also believed to reduce cholesterol.



    Digestion:

    Cinnamon is also believe to relieve indigestion.



    Cold:

    Cinnamon added to warm tea or honey acts as a cold remedy.


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    Re: Food as Medicine - Amazing Health Benefits of Foods

    Carrots

    Carrot has an alkaline quality and helps purify blood and reduces acidity.

    Eyes:
    Carrots has tons of beta-carotene which gets converted to Vitamin A in the body and helps with healthy eyes.



    Lung Cancer:

    Carrot is believed to help prevent lung cancer.



    Blood Cholesterol:

    Carrots are believed to help reduce cholesterol.



    Teeth:

    Carrots is believed to relieve bleeding gums.



    Constipation:

    Carrots help with digestion and helps prevent constipation.



    Skin:

    Carrots also help us get a shinny and bright skin.


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    Re: Food as Medicine - Amazing Health Benefits of Foods

    Quote Originally Posted by Nishahameetha View Post
    Carrots

    Carrot has an alkaline quality and helps purify blood and reduces acidity.

    Eyes:
    Carrots has tons of beta-carotene which gets converted to Vitamin A in the body and helps with healthy eyes.



    Lung Cancer:

    Carrot is believed to help prevent lung cancer.



    Blood Cholesterol:

    Carrots are believed to help reduce cholesterol.



    Teeth:

    Carrots is believed to relieve bleeding gums.



    Constipation:

    Carrots help with digestion and helps prevent constipation.



    Skin:

    Carrots also help us get a shinny and bright skin.
    Dear Nisha Hameetha. thank you for the detailed information on the health benefits of Carrot.

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    Re: Food as Medicine

    Quote Originally Posted by Nishahameetha View Post
    Cinnamon

    Diabetes:
    Recent studies have found that cinnamon may have a beneficial effect on blood sugar. Add a quarter teaspoon of cinnamon to your diet helps reduce fasting blood glucose levels.



    Cholesterol:

    Cinnamon is also believed to reduce cholesterol.



    Digestion:

    Cinnamon is also believe to relieve indigestion.



    Cold:

    Cinnamon added to warm tea or honey acts as a cold remedy.
    Dear Nisha Hameetha, It is very good that you have brought out the health benefits of cinnamon with respect to diabetes and cholesterol control. thanks

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    Re: Food as Medicine

    Quote Originally Posted by Nishahameetha View Post
    Green Tea


    Delay Aging Process:
    Green tea is an excellent anti-oxidant and helps fight free radicals and delay the aging process.



    Stomach Cancer:

    Recent studies suggests that increased consumption of green tea can lower the risk of stomach cancer.



    High Blood Pressure:

    Catechin found in green tea helps reduce high blood pressure.



    Cholesterol:

    Catechin in green tea also helps in preventing the excessive build-up of blood cholesterol.



    Weight Loss:

    Green tea helps improve metabolism and aid weight loss.



    Heal Wounds:

    It is useful as a astringent to control bleeding and help in the healing of wounds.



    Water Retention:

    Green tea has diuretic properties and helps reduce water retention.
    Dear Nisha Hameetha, Very nice explanation you have provided to support the goodness of Green tea. your way of explaining the benefits motivates our members to go for green tea. thanks

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    Re: Food as Medicine

    Quote Originally Posted by Nishahameetha View Post
    Ginger

    Motion Sickness:
    Ginger is an excellent remedy for motion sickness. It has the ability to calm an upset stomach and prevent motion sickness.


    Digestion:

    Ginger helps aid the digestive process and increases metabolism and weight loss.


    Body Odor:

    Regular intake of ginger is believed to remedy body odour.


    Morning Sickness:

    Sucking on a piece of candied ginger or having a warm cup of ginger tea is believe to relieve pregnant women of morning sickness.


    Joint Pain:

    Ginger helps treat joint pain by stimulating blood circulation.


    Cold Remedy:
    Ginger helps loosen phlegm and is an excellent cold remedy.
    Dear Nisha Hameetha, you have provided us with a fantastic health benefits of ginger. thanks


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    Re: Food as Medicine

    Quote Originally Posted by Nishahameetha View Post
    Almonds

    Lower Cholesterol:
    Almonds are rich in monounsaturated fats which is a healthy fat which helps lower LDL cholesterol and reduces the risk of heart disease.



    Prevent Heart Disease:

    Apart from lower the risk of heart disease by lowering cholesterol levels, almonds ability to reduce heart disease risk may also be partly due to the antioxidant action of the Vitamin E which is found in abundance in almonds. The rich source of magnesium in almonds also helps with blood flow and promotes a healthy heart.



    Reduce high blood pressure:

    Rich source of potassium in almonds helps reduce high blood pressure.



    Diabetes:

    Almonds also help lessen surges in blood sugar levels and helps protect against diabetes
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    Dear Nisha Hameetha, It is really amazing to know the health benefits of almonds through your thread, thank you

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    Re: Food as Medicine - Amazing Health Benefits of Foods

    Quote Originally Posted by Nishahameetha View Post
    Blueberries


    Healthy Immune System:
    Blueberry is an antioxidant superpower and promotes a healthy immune system.



    Boost Brain Power:

    It is also believed to help boost memory and prevent short term memory loss or Alzheimer's disease.



    Lower Cholesterol:

    Blueberries help reduce cholesterol



    Lower Blood Pressure:

    Eating blueberries regularly can help reduce hypertension.



    Heart Healthy:

    Blueberries are a heart healthy fruit and may help prevent strokes.



    Cancer:

    Blueberries is also believed to reduce the risk of some cancers like ovarian cancer, colon cancer etc.



    Urinary Tract Infection:

    Blueberries help in maintaining the urinary tract health and reduce the risk of infection.



    Sinus Relief:

    Blueberries can provide relief from sinus.



    Natural Pain Killer:

    Blueberries reduce inflammation and acts as a natural pain killer.



    Varicose Veins:

    Blueberries help reduce the appearance of varicose veins.



    Gout:

    Blueberries provide relief from gout.



    Slow Aging:

    Blueberries are rich in anti-oxidants that help to get rid of the free radicals that invade our bodies and hence slow down the aging process.
    Dear Nisha Hameetha, the health benefits of Blue Berries have been brought out by you in a very attractive way so that people will not miss it. thanks for guiding us

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    Re: Food as Medicine - Amazing Health Benefits of Foods

    Quote Originally Posted by sumitra View Post
    Dear Nisha Hameetha. thank you for the detailed information on the health benefits of Carrot.
    Quote Originally Posted by sumitra View Post
    Dear Nisha Hameetha, It is very good that you have brought out the health benefits of cinnamon with respect to diabetes and cholesterol control. thanks
    Quote Originally Posted by sumitra View Post
    Dear Nisha Hameetha, Very nice explanation you have provided to support the goodness of Green tea. your way of explaining the benefits motivates our members to go for green tea. thanks
    Quote Originally Posted by sumitra View Post
    Dear Nisha Hameetha, you have provided us with a fantastic health benefits of ginger. thanks
    Quote Originally Posted by sumitra View Post
    Dear Nisha Hameetha, It is really amazing to know the health benefits of almonds through your thread, thank you
    Quote Originally Posted by sumitra View Post
    Dear Nisha Hameetha, the health benefits of Blue Berries have been brought out by you in a very attractive way so that people will not miss it. thanks for guiding us
    You're most welcome and thanks for all your compliment and comment Sumitra mam...


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