Food as a therapy

Food is not only tasty, full of nourishment but it is a powerful “drug” that makes you well or sick. Use garlic, onion and turmeric in your food. Use ginger (adrak). Ginger’s anti-inflammatory benefit come from phytonutrients called Xanthines. These Xanthines are cyclo-oxyenase (COX) enzymes that help digestive system work properly. Deep water fish, ginger, garlic, onion, turmeric and fresh washed leafy green vegetables and fruits all together help prevent heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes, chronic pain, arthritis and so on. Many foods can help us maintain a healthy life. Apple is high in pectin, a soluble fiber that can help healthy bowel. Banana can help gastrointestinal ulcers and it is high in fiber. Cabbage can help relieve gas and soothe an irritated stomach and ulcers. Deep water fish is a good source of Omega 3 is good for maintaining the lining of intestinal tract and it refresh the brain. Figs (ingeer) are not only delicious but they are high in fiber. Garlic has best effects to our digestive system. It is also a antibacterial, antifungal and antiworm. Ginger fresh or dried is good for treating nausea, morning sickness in women, and upset digestive system. Grapefruit is high in vitamin C and pectin fiber. Mangoes are high in fiber, calcium and vitamin C. Oranges and pears are high in fiber and full of antioxidants and flavonoids. Yogurt is full of friendly bacteria helps to balance the ecology of our digestive system.

BEER BELLY!

Increased belly fat, decreasing strength, loss of muscle mass, hair loss, trouble sleeping, depression, joint pains, cardiovascular issues, low libido, erectile dysfunction, lack of passion for life.  This may help – Eat healthy complex carbohydrates with fiber, protein and supplements of multivitamins and multi-minerals. Exercise or walk every day.

I AM A SINDHI — wrote Gandhiji way back in 1929

…when I first visited Sindh in 1916, it attracted me in a special way and a bond was established between the Sindhis and me that has proved capable of bearing severe strains. “I have been able to deliver to the Sindhis bitter truths without being misunderstood” — wrote Gandhiji way back in 1929.

Actually Gandhiji delivered to Sindh more sweet truths than bitter truths. And, in any case, all these truths indeed established a very warm relationship between Gandhiji and the Sindhis. He visited Sindh seven times — in 1916, 1917, 1920, 1921, 1929, 1931, and 1934. It was “a Sindhi friend” who had helped Gandhi shift from an expensive hotel to economical lodgings when he arrived in London for his law studies. In 1893, C.L. Lachiram, a Sindhi merchant, helped him organize the Natal Indian Congress. In 1899, Barrister Gandhi successfully fought for seven Sindhi traders who were being denied entry into South Africa. He supported the case of K. Hundamal, a silk merchant of Durban, in his articles in the Indian Opinion.

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