Pineapples aren’t just abundant in vitamin C, but in other nutrients like calcium, magnesium and iron as well. Traditional medicine has been using it for centuries in the treatment of a number of diseases. A study published in 2013 revealed that pineapple leaf extract promotes tissue repair and healing and fight against microbial infections.
Watermelon is an excellent choice of fruit in the summer, you can eat it, drink it or blend it into a shake, it’s refreshing either way. Aside from being refreshing, watermelons have antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer properties. Some studies even say that watermelon can reduce the oxidative tissue damage, lower your cholesterol levels, reduce cancer risk, and risk of cardiovascular diseases.
Apples are rich in phytochemicals, substances linked to a decreased risk for chronic diseases such as diabetes, asthma, cancer and heart diseases. They can stop the proliferation of cancer cells and increase the serum cholesterol due to their antioxidant properties.
Aloe Vera has been used in traditional folk medicine as a remedy for diabetes for centuries. If applied topically it can relieve inflammation, swelling and the itching sensation. It promotes you overall health and protects the nerves as well, thanks to its anti-inflammatory properties.
Artichoke can protect the liver from damage. One study revealed that artichoke is a hepato-curative which means that is able to cure the effects of liver damage caused by toxic chemicals like carbon tetrachloride. It reduces the oxidative stress on liver tissue, thus protecting your liver. Include it in your diet and get an antioxidant boost.
Blackberries are very beneficial when consumed fresh but we mostly used them in cakes and pies. These berries are rich in phenolic compounds, tannins, and anthocyanins, which have powerful antioxidant properties. Blackberries possess antibacterial properties, especially beneficial in the treatment for H. pylori. They can also protect your heart thanks to their anti-inflammatory and anti-thrombotic properties.
Oranges abound in vitamin C and just like lemons give your immune system a boost. They have anti-inflammatory, anti-viral and anti-bacterial properties as well. They are also rich in lycopene and flavonoids, which have been linked to a lower risk of cancer.
Green beans are rich in phenols which is where they get their strong antioxidant properties. According to a study from 2015 drinks containing green bean can relieve fatigue and give you more energy. The study focused on the swimming time of athletes, which was prolonged after drinking green juice made from beans.
Beets have kidney-protective properties so they’re recommended for people suffering from kidney disease. Treatment with beet extracts has shown that it is able to reduce oxidative stress, inflammation, and cell death – reducing kidney damage and injury.
Mangoes are amazingly sweet and delicious tropical fruits, loved by almost everyone. Additionally, they are health beneficial as well, especially if eaten raw, but we mostly used them in shakes, pies and desserts. They’re rich in vitamin C, antioxidants and have anti-carcinogenic, anti-inflammatory and anti-diabetic properties.
Many kids dislike this weirdly looking vegies but its health benefits are amazing. It’s an excellent immune booster and has anti-carcinogenic properties thanks to the abundance of phytochemicals. Eating broccoli on a daily basis can protect you from influenza, bladder cancer, proliferation of cancer cells, and is also known to reduce flu symptoms due to its strong anti-inflammatory powers.
Cabbage may not be particularly savory, but thanks to its plain taste it’s perfectly suitable as a side dish for any type of meat as well as mixed with any type of salad. Even though it doesn’t taste like much it can actually protect you from cancer. A study published in 2015 revealed that cabbage can impede tumor growth, fighting the genomes that are responsible for cancer.