Food as Medicine

This is a brief summary of some of the foods that can aid you in your well-being. Thought it helpful for times such as this when most folks have forgotten we can use food as medicine with no side effects.

apples
Protects your heart
prevents constipation
Blocks diarrhea
Improves lung capacity
Cushions joints

apricots
Combats cancer
Controls blood pressure
Saves your eyesight
Shields against Alzheimer’s
Slows aging process

artichokes
Aids digestion
Lowers cholesterol
Protects your heart
Stabilizes blood sugar
Guards against liver disease

avocados
Battles diabetes
Lowers cholesterol
Helps stops strokes
Controls blood pressure
Smoothes skin

bananas
Protects your heart
Quiets a cough
Strengthens bones
Controls blood pressure
Blocks diarrhea

beans
Prevents constipation
Helps hemorrhoids
Lowers cholesterol
Combats cancer
Stabilizes blood sugar

beets
Controls blood pressure
Combats cancer
Strengthens bones
Protects your heart
Aids weight loss

blueberries
Combats cancer
Protects your heart
Stabilizes blood sugar
Boosts memory
Prevents 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
Saves eyesight
Protects your heart
Prevents constipation
Combats cancer
Promotes weight loss

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

cherries
Protects your heart
Combats Cancer
Ends insomnia
Slows aging process
Shields against Alzheimer’s

chestnuts
Promotes weight loss
Protects your heart
Lowers cholesterol
Combats Cancer
Controls blood pressure

chili peppers
Aids digestion
Soothes sore throat
Clears sinuses
Combats Cancer
Boosts immune system

figs
Promotes weight loss
Helps stops strokes
Lowers cholesterol
Combats Cancer
Controls blood pressure

fish
Protects your heart
Boosts memory
Protects your heart
Combats Cancer
Supports immune system

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
saves eyesight
Conquers kidney stones
Combats cancer
Enhances blood flow
Protects your heart

green tea
Combats cancer
Protects your heart
Helps stops strokes
Promotes Weight loss
Kills bacteria

honey
Heals wounds
Aids digestion
Guards against ulcers
Increases energy
Fights allergies

lemons
Combats cancer
Protects your heart
Controls blood pressure
Smoothes skin
Stops scurvy

limes
Combats cancer
Protects your heart
Controls blood pressure
Smoothes skin
Stops scurvy

mangos
Combats cancer
Boosts memory
Regulates thyroid
aids digestion
Shields against Alzheimer’s

mushrooms
Controls blood pressure
Lowers cholesterol
Kills bacteria
Combats cancer
Strengthens bones

oats
Lowers cholesterol
Combats cancer
Battles diabetes
prevents constipation
Smoothes skin

olive oil
Protects your heart
Promotes Weight loss
Combats cancer
Battles diabetes
Smoothes skin

onions
Reduce risk of heart attack
Combats cancer
Kills bacteria
Lowers cholesterol
Fights fungus

oranges
Supports immune systems
Combats cancer
Protects your heart
Straightens respiration

peaches
prevents constipation
Combats cancer
Helps stops strokes
aids digestion
Helps hemorrhoids

peanuts
Protects against heart disease
Promotes Weight loss
Combats Prostate Cancer
Lowers cholesterol
Aggravates
diverticulitis

pineapple
Strengthens bones
Relieves colds
Aids digestion
Dissolves warts
Blocks diarrhea

prunes
Slows aging process
prevents constipation
boosts memory
Lowers cholesterol
Protects against heart disease

rice
Protects your heart
Battles diabetes
Conquers kidney stones
Combats cancer
Helps stops strokes

strawberries
Combats cancer
Protects your heart
boosts memory
Calms stress

sweet potatoes
Saves your eyesight
Lifts mood
Combats cancer
Strengthens bones

tomatoes
Protects prostate
Combats cancer
Lowers cholesterol
Protects your heart

walnuts
Lowers cholesterol
Combats cancer
boosts memory
Lifts mood
Protects against heart disease

water
Promotes Weight loss
Combats cancer
Conquers kidney stones
Smoothes skin

watermelon
Protects prostate
Promotes Weight loss
Lowers cholesterol
Helps stops strokes
Controls blood pressure

wheat germ
Combats Colon Cancer
prevents constipation
Lowers cholesterol
Helps stops strokes
improves digestion

wheat bran
Combats Colon Cancer
prevents constipation
Lowers cholesterol
Helps stops strokes
improves digestion

yogurt
Guards against ulcers
Strengthens bones
Lowers cholesterol
Supports immune systems
Aids digestion

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  1. This list is amazing. I find it hard to remember all the benefits of all the foods we try to eat. My family, me, my husband and three boys attempt to eat well. We have good intentions. This list will help.
    Another site that is helping people with weight loss is the Support Forum at http://www.weightlossmessage.com. Anyone with something to share, questions and/or advice about weight loss, health and wellness is welcome.
    Keep Writing & Stay Healthy,
    Gabby

  2. […] Burton Kent wrote an interesting post today onHere’s a quick excerptThis is a brief summary of some of the foods that can aid you in your well-being. Thought it helpful for times such as this when most folks have forgotten we can use food as medicine with no side effects. apples Protects your heart prevents constipation Blocks diarrhea Improves lung capacity Cushions joints apricots Combats cancer Controls blood pressure Saves your eyesight Shields against Alzheimer’s Slows aging process artichokes Aids digestion Lowers cholesterol Protects your heart Stabilizes blood sugar Guards against liver disease avocados Battles diabetes Lowers cholesterol Helps stops strokes Controls blood pressure Smoothes skin bananas Protects your heart Quiets a cough Strengthens bones Controls blood pressure Blocks diarrhea beans Prevents constipation Helps hemorrhoids Lowers cholesterol Combats cancer Stabilizes blood sugar beets Controls blood pressure Combats cancer Strengthens bones Protects your heart Aids weight loss blueberries Combats cancer Protects your heart Stabilizes blood sugar Boosts memory Prevents 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 Saves eyesight Protects your heart Prevents constipation Combats cancer Promotes weight loss cauliflower Protects against Prostate Cancer Combats Breast Cancer Strengthens bones Banishes bruises Guards against heart disease cherries Protects your heart Combats Cancer Ends insomnia Slows aging process Shields against Alzheimer’s chestnuts Promotes weight loss Protects your […] […]

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