More Natural Cures Revealed To Restore Balance of the Body
Posted Apr 23 2008 6:09pm
'More natural cures revealed' is a good news to people who are moving away from mainstream health care to find cures for some of life’s smaller problems.
There is no doubt that our food is a great source of remedy. It is proven that fruits and vegetables are excellent natural cures and sources of medication.
Food as Natural Cures
Carrots: A single carrot will supply all your vitamin A needs for the whole day. It is also a great snack food. Research has shown that this vegetable has a protective effect against ultraviolet light which as a result will help skin look younger. Chinese medical practitioners recommend eating carrots to give your liver more energy.
Chocolate: Ingesting chocolate stimulates the emission of endorphins, which is the chemical substance that causes a sensation of 'happiness' soon after it is consumed. It also contains serotonin, which acts as a natural anti-depressant. Thus chocolate is known to relieve depression.
Flax seed oil: Flax seed oil is commonly used to treat high cholesterol, heart disease, eye and skin conditions. It has a high amount of protein, while it is also rich in fiber, and the combination of the flax seed oil and the fiber can be used as a laxative. Flax seed oil has some cancer fighting properties.
Honey: Honey is considered the only food that includes all the substances necessary to sustain life. It may raise polyphenolic antioxidant levels in blood, thereby reducing the risk and damaging effects of free radicals. In other words, honey provides a boost to the immune system and helps strengthen the body.
Lemon Juice: Lemon juice is a good source of vitamin C. One health benefit is that lemons and lemon juice can protect your body against germs and bacteria. It is a liver stimulant and can control irritable bowel syndrome. It can also help in relieving heart burn, some bloating and even helping in easing gas pain.
Soymilk: Soymilk, a product made from soy bean, also has more natural cures revealed recently. Soymilk is a milk-like liquid that is produced when soybean fibers are ground and then mixed with water. One popular and significant health benefit of soymilk is as a milk substitute for people conscious of their cholesterol intake. It is a good nutritional source of vitamin B1, B2, B6, and E, and minerals such as magnesium and calcium. It aids in the prevention of various cancers.
Tofu: More natural cures revealed about tofu, a strange and gross in natural food to some people. Tofu itself is a low fat and low calorie food. It can lower the risk of heart diseases by lowering the level of bad cholesterol. It can reduce the risk of osteoporosis, prostate cancer and breast cancer. It also can minimize menopausal symptoms which include mood swings and hot flashes.