Avocado: Contains vitamin A, B, C, E, & K, copper, iron, phosporus, magnesium, potassium, fiber, protein, betasitosterol, glutathione and lutein. High calorie, has approximately 20 times the average monounsaturated fat of other fruits. Great for weight gain. Anti-Inflammatory properties. Promote eye health. Regulate the blood sugar levels. Prevent birth defects. May protect against cancer. Fight free radicals. Anti-aging properties. Boosts immune systems, encourages a healthy nervous system, cure bad breath.
Baby Spinach: Low in calories, fiber, sodium, vitamins K, A, C folate, iron, calcium, magnesium and potassium.
Black pepper: Alleviates hemorrhoids, gas, loss of appetite and constipation. Improves digestion. Promotes sweating, urination. Anti-bacterial, anti-oxidant effect. Stimulates the breakdown of fat cells. Has antidepressant properties. Contains antioxidants, effectively controls blood pressure and heart rate with its high level of potassium. Contains a high in iron which is essential in the production of healthy blood cells.
Carrot: Improved vision, good for skin, antioxidant, anti-aging, antiseptic, lower risk of heart disease, reduces cholesterol. Contains vitamin A, maintain healthy teeth and gums.
Chicken: High in Protein, contains tryptophan (antidepressant), phosphorus, selenium, niacin, vitamins A, B2, B6. It prevents bone loss, boost metabolism.
Chili: Contains vitamin C, carotene, vitamins A, B. Latest studies found red chili helps to reduce LDL cholesterol levels in obese individuals, boosts immunity. Chilies contain a good amount of minerals like potassium, manganese, iron, and magnesium. Potassium is an important component of cell and body fluids that helps controlling heart rate and blood pressure. Manganese is used by the body as a co-factor for the antioxidant enzyme, superoxide dismutase.
Cinnamon: Contains maganese, fiber, irn and calcium. Lower Cholesterol, regulates blood sugar, prevents cancer, anti-clotting, combine with honey, it releases arthritis pain. Smelling cinnamon boosts cognitive function and memory. May help to release headaches and migraine.
Coriander: Lowers bad cholesterol (LDL) and increases the levels of good cholesterol (HDL). Good for digestive system. Promotes liver functions and bowel movements. Stimulates the insulin secretion and lower the blood sugar levels.Give protection from free radical damage. Contains Vitamin K, Vitamin A, and anti-inflammatory properties. Ggood for the eyes, for the menstrual flow. Coriander promotes the nervous system. It can stimulate the memory. It helps to cure skin problems such as eczema, pimples, blackheads and dry skin. It removes toxic heavy metals from the body. Accumulation of heavy metals can cause many dangerous health problems including memory loss and Alzheimer’s Disease. Coriander contains high amounts of iron, which is essential for curing anemia.
Cumin: Iron, good for skin (psoriasis, eczema and dry skin), boost your immune system, helps for digestion, anti-oxidant, act as a relaxant, strengthen nails and hair, improve kidney function, helps the liver to detox the body, blood sugar regulator, zinc and manganese. CAUTION: contraindication for pregnancy.
Flax seeds: Contains B vitamins, magnesium, potassium zinc, manganese, Omega 3, fiber, antioxidants, and lignans. Helps the absorption of calcium. Has anti-fungal and anti-bacterial, anti-inflamatory properties. Prevents from certain type of allergies and asthma. Boosts immune system, improves memory and brain health. Helps to reduce the bad cholesterol and prevents from heart attacks, strokes, thromboses. Improves sight. Prevents again colon cancer. Helps to reduce hot flashes for menopause. good for skin, it helps for dandruff, eczema and psoriasis.
Garlic: Good for you heart and immune systems. Antioxidant properties and helps maintain healthy blood circulation, enhance the body’s immune cell activity. Contains allicin is quite powerful as an antibiotic and a potent agent that helps the body to inhibit the ability of germs to grow and reproduce. Latest studies show that garlic can reduce cholesterol.
Green olives: Contains vitamine E, polyphenols and flavonoids. Stimulate the digestive system. Eliminates excess cholesterol in the blood. Control blood pressure. Fight free radicals. Protection against anemia, enhances fertility and reproductive system. Reduces inflammation due to arthritis. May help to reduce the intensity and frequency of hot flashes menopausal women experience.
Green peas: Contain phyto-nutrients, minerals, vitamins A, B1, niacin, folate, B2, B3, B6, C, E, K, calcium, iron, copper, zinc, and manganese, helps for Alzheimer’s disease, may help to fight cancer. Anti-aging, anti-inflammatory, antioxidants, strengthen immune system. Prevent wrinkles, arthritis, bronchitis, osteoporosis. Reduces bad cholesterol.
Ground turmeric (Cucurma): Antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial agent, useful in disinfecting cuts and burns.May help to prevent certain types of cancers, multiple sclerosis and Alzheimer’s disease. Liver detoxifier. Fights colds and flu, helps indigestion and weight loss. May improve glucose control or insulin activity. Helps for depression, arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. May helps during chemitherapy treatment. Speeds up wound healing and assists in remodeling of damaged skin. Reduces the risk of heart attacks and strokes, helps to lower cholesterol, combats inflammatory diseases. May help in the treatment of psoriasis and other inflammatory skin conditions. Contraindications: Not suitable for people with gallstones or bile obstruction. Pregnant women may consult a doctor before using tumeric.
Lemon: Anti-oxidant, Vitamins A, C potassium, good for cholesterol.
Lime: Weight loss, skin care, good digestion, relief from constipation, eye care, and treatment of scurvy, piles, peptic ulcer, respiratory disorders, gout, gums, urinary disorders, etc. Lime limonoids also stay active longer in your bloodstream, mopping more free radicals than green tea or dark chocolate. May lower cholesterol. Lime contains by far more vitamin C than the lemon. The pectin content in fruit pulp is said to be beneficial in lowering blood cholesterol. Maintains the health of the teeth and other bones of the body. It prevents decay and loosening of the teeth, dental caries, toothache, bleeding of the gums and fragility of bones.
Mushroom: Contains copper, iron, magnesium, phosphorous, potassium zinc, selenium, vitamin C, D (when exposed to the sun) and B. Very low in calories, very little fat and sodium. May help to lower elevated blood pressure and reduces the risk of stroke.
Olive oil: Anti-oxidant, good cholesterol.
Onion: Contain vitamins A, K, C, B1, B6, biotin, chromium, calcium, fiber. Antioxidants, anti-inflammatory, antibiotic, antiviral, may have an antitumor effect. It thins the blood, lower cholesterol, fight asthma, bronchitis, diabetes, therosclerosis, and detoxify the body.
Orange: Low in calories, no saturated fats or cholesterol, rich in dietary fiber, pectin, which is very effective for body weight. Contains vitamin A, B, C, beta-carotene, folic acid, pectin, iron, iodine, phosphorus, manganese, sodium, chlorine and zinc, potassium and calcium. Antioxidants, free radical scavenger, anti-inflammatory. Prevent cancer, kidney stones, arthritis. Strengthen immune system. Maintain healthy skin, protects against viral infections. Relieve constipation. Prevent the formation of stomach ulcer.
Parsley: Contains vitamins A, B9, B12, C and K, iron. Strengthen immune system strong, anti-inflammatory, antioxidants. Contains oxalates which are not recommended for kidney and gall bladder problems. Parsley tea relaxes stiff muscles and encourages digestion. Parsley essential oil may have a role in inhibiting cancerous tumors. Diuretic, may help to reduce blood pressure. Prevents hair loss, dry skin. Stimulates digestion of protein, improves the hormonal balance in females helps to release cramps during menstrual cycle.
Pine nuts: Contains vitamins A, B6, C,D, E, K, lutein, magnesium, pinoleic acid, calcium, copper, manganese, potassium, selenium, iron and monounsaturated fat. Antioxidant, boosts energy, prevents against coronary artery disease and strokes. Helps sight, and boost immune system.
Pumpkin: Low calorie vegetables. Vitamins B, anti-oxidant vitamins, copper, calcium, potassium and phosphorus.
Rosemary: Contains vitamin C, iron, carnosol which may prevent against cancer. Improved memory, fights migraine, arthritis, sore muscles, and other joint and muscle pains. Anti-inflammatory, improves circulation, boosts the immune system, antibacterial , liver detoxification, improves hair growth, blood circulation. Diuretic, anti-aging, anti-allergic, anti-fungal and anti-septic properties.
White fish: Contains omega 3 fatty acids which helps the brain and they eyes. Reduces the risk of a stroke or heart disease. Good for blood clotting. Eating fish reduces the possibility of asthma in children. White fish is rich in B vitamins: They increase your metabolism which is going to further help you keep to a healthy weight. B vitamins are good for your skin, your cells and your immune system. White fish is rich in selenium. Selenium adds to some of the benefits that you’re already getting from those B vitamins. It is good for the skin and good for the cells. Proper intake of selenium can help prevent problems related to thyroid conditions. White fish is a great source of iodine, which helps with thyroid function. White fish is high in proteins which are good for protein for cell growth.