Food as Medicine - Amazing Health Benefits of Foods
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11th Jan 2013, 11:31 AM #21
Re: Food as MedicineGreen Tea
Delay Aging Process:
Green tea is an excellent anti-oxidant and helps fight free radicals and delay the aging process.
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.
Catechin in green tea also helps in preventing the excessive build-up of blood cholesterol.
Green tea helps improve metabolism and aid weight loss.
It is useful as a astringent to control bleeding and help in the healing of wounds.
Green tea has diuretic properties and helps reduce water retention.
11th Jan 2013, 11:34 AM #22
Re: Food as MedicineCinnamon
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.
Cinnamon is also believed to reduce cholesterol.
Cinnamon is also believe to relieve indigestion.
Cinnamon added to warm tea or honey acts as a cold remedy.
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11th Jan 2013, 11:47 AM #23
Re: Food as Medicine - Amazing Health Benefits of FoodsCarrots
Carrot has an alkaline quality and helps purify blood and reduces acidity.
Carrots has tons of beta-carotene which gets converted to Vitamin A in the body and helps with healthy eyes.
Carrot is believed to help prevent lung cancer.
Carrots are believed to help reduce cholesterol.
Carrots is believed to relieve bleeding gums.
Carrots help with digestion and helps prevent constipation.
Carrots also help us get a shinny and bright skin.
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