Many modern medicines are made from plant derived substances and as we know that plants/vegetables/ herbals have few side effects as compare to modern medicine. Bitter melon is a vegetable that may help to normalize high blood sugar levels. It also has a tendency to cut the inflammation in the body and the risk of cancer. It has It has very powerful properties of detoxification of liver.
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.
The most immediate benefit from adopting a healthy diet is that it can lower blood pressure.
For people with hypertension, the low-sodium food (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) diet- which emphasizes fruits, vegetables, low-fat diary and high-fiber grains-can reduce blood pressure as effectively as taking an anti-hypertension drug.
In addition, the extra calcium in the diet could help reduce the risk of osteoporosis. The fiber in the fruits, vegetables and grains can help control blood-glucose levels in many Type 2 diabetics and even lower the need for medication. Over the long term, healthy diet may help diminish the risk of some types of cancer. “It’s a diet for all diseases,” says Doctors.
Fresh washed raw vegetables are more protective than cooked vegetables to reduce the rick of pancreatic cancer by more than half. The most beneficial vegetables that identified by the scientific studies are; Garlic, ginger, onions, carrots and dark leafy green vegetables. These simple veges have incredible power of protection from cancer. Vegetables are good source of minerals and vitamins. Vegetables can play a great role in good general health.
Vegetables are packed full of antioxidants, fiber, vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients. We need vegetables every day for a healthy, alkaline, and anabolic state. Vegetables eliminate excess toxins and waste from our body and enhance our bodies. Raw washed vegetables reduce excess cholesterol and balance blood sugar levels of the body.
Did you know that a lot of people have a body shape that falls into one of two groups? The easiest way to find out where you fit in is to think of yourself as either an apple or a pear- both are sweet, but it’s the shape that matters! 1. If most of your weight is in the buttocks and hip area, you are a pear. 2. If you gain more weight around your stomach, you’re an apple shape. It’s good to be more of a pear than apple. Carrying too much weight around your waist can be a warning sign. No matter which shape you are, remember that making healthy food choices and getting plenty of physical activity can help you control your weight- and your cholesterol. Eat fresh raw vegetable and colourful fruits and half an hour walk every day.
Whole fruits and vegetables with dark rich colours, red, orange, green, blue, purple, yellow. Black/Green tea without milk and sugar is good for health. Low sodium and tomatoes, Legumes- lentils (Dal), chickpeas (chana), Fresh garlic and Fish are heart healthy choices.