41 Foods that can Heal

February 28, 2009

Food is “medicine”. And what we “eat” acts on us like “drugs” do. Below are some common healthy foods and their reputed “medicinal” benefits:

Apples
Protect your heart
Prevent constipation
Block diarrhea
Improve lung capacity
Cushion joints

Apricots
Combat cancer
Control blood pressure
Save your eyesight
Shield against Alzheimer’s
Slow aging process

Artichokes
Aid digestion
Lower cholesterol
Protect your heart
Stabilize blood sugar
Guard against liver disease

Avocados
Battle diabetes
Lower cholesterol
Help stop strokes
Control blood pressure
Smooth skin

Bananas
Protect your heart
Quiet coughs
Strengthen bones
Control blood pressure
Block diarrhea

Beans
Prevent constipation
Help hemorrhoids
Lower cholesterol
Combat cancer
Stabilize blood sugar

Beets
Control blood pressure
Combat cancer
Strengthen bones
Protect your heart
Aid weight loss

Blueberries
Combat cancer
Protect your heart
Stabilize blood sugar
Boost memory
Prevent constipation

Broccoli
Strengthens bones
Saves eyesight
Combats cancer
Protects your heart
Controls blood pressure

Cabbage
Combats cancer
Prevents constipation
Promotes weight loss
Protects your heart
Helps hemorrhoids

Cantaloupe
Saves eyesight
Controls blood pressure
Lowers cholesterol
Combats cancer
Supports immune system

Carrots
Save eyesight
Protect your heart
Prevent constipation
Combat cancer
Promote weight loss

Cauliflower
Protects against Prostate Cancer
Combats Breast Cancer
Strengthens bones
Banishes bruises
Guards against heart disease

Cherries
Protect your heart
Combat Cancer
End insomnia
Slow aging process
Shield against Alzheimer’s

Chestnuts
Promote weight loss
Protect your heart
Lower cholesterol
Combat Cancer
Control blood pressure

Chili peppers
Aid digestion
Soothe sore throat
Clear sinuses
Combat Cancer
Boost immune system

Figs
Promote weight loss
Help stops strokes
Lower cholesterol
Combat Cancer
Control blood pressure

Flax
Aids digestion
Battles diabetes
Protects your heart
Improves mental health
Boosts immune system

Garlic
Lowers cholesterol
Controls blood pressure
Combats cancer
Kills bacteria
Fights fungus

Grapefruit
Protects against heart attacks
Promotes Weight loss
Helps stops strokes
Combats Prostate Cancer
Lowers cholesterol

Grapes
Save eyesight
Conquer kidney stones
Combat cancer
Enhance blood flow
Protect your heart

Green Tea
Combats cancer
Protects your heart
Helps stops strokes
Promotes Weight loss
Kills bacteria

Lemons
Combat cancer
Protect your heart
Control blood pressure
Smooth skin
Stop scurvy

Limes
Combat cancer
Protect your heart
Control blood pressure
Smooth skin
Stop scurvy

Mangoes
Combat cancer
Boost memory
Regulate thyroid
Aid digestion
Shield against Alzheimer’s

Mushrooms
Control blood pressure
Lower cholesterol
Kill bacteria
Combat cancer
Strengthen bones

Oats
Lower cholesterol
Combat cancer
Battle diabetes
Prevent constipation
Smooth skin

Olive oil
Protects your heart
Promotes Weight loss
Combats cancer
Battles diabetes
Smooths skin

Onions
Reduce risk of heart attack
Combat cancer
Kill bacteria
Lower cholesterol
Fight fungus

Oranges
Support immune systems
Combat cancer
Protect your heart
Straighten respiration

Peaches
Prevent constipation
Combat cancer
Help stops strokes
Aid digestion
Help hemorrhoids

Peanuts
Protect against heart disease
Promote Weight loss
Combat Prostate Cancer
Lower cholesterol
Aggravate diverticulitis

Pineapples
Strengthen bones
Relieve colds
Aid digestion
Dissolve warts
Block diarrhea

Prunes
Slow aging process
Prevent constipation
Boost memory
Lower cholesterol
Protect against heart disease

Rice
Protects your heart
Conquers kidney stones
Combats cancer
Helps stops strokes

Strawberries
Combat cancer
Protect your heart
Boost memory
Calm stress

Sweet Potatoes
Save your eyesight
Lift mood
Combat cancer
Strengthen bones

Tomatoes
Protect prostate
Combat cancer
Lower cholesterol
Protect your heart

Walnuts
Lower cholesterol
Combat cancer
Boost memory
Lift mood
Protect against heart disease

Water
Promotes Weight loss
Combats cancer
Conquers kidney stones
Smooths skin

Watermelon
Protect prostate
Promote Weight loss
Lower cholesterol
Help stop strokes
Control blood pressure

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