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Maryam Gold
03-01-2016, 10:28 AM
Health Benefits of Wheatgrass
Rich in A, B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B7, B9, B12, C,E,K, Alpha-carotene, Beta-carotene.
Rich in Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Sodium, Chlorine, Cobalt, Copper, Iodine, Manganese, Selenium, Sulphur, Zinc.
A phenomenal source of Chlorophyll.
Has antiseptic properties, is an excellent cleanser of the liver and bloodstream. A 1oz shot has the same equivalent nutritional value as 1 kg of green leafy vegetables.
Recommended for: Anti-cancer, heals infection, rebuilds red blood cells, increases blood platelet, boosts the immune system. Great for the skin, osteoporosis, energy, cleansing and detoxifying the blood. Ulcerated colitis, anaemia.
Studies: Wheatgrass is a fundamental aspect of the famous Hippocrates clinic that has been treating cancer patients for over 50 yrs. A study in 'Nutrition and cancer' :2007 found that drinking wheatgrass helped produce healthier blood levels whilst receiving chemotherapy thereby decreasing the need for blood building medications.

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Maryam Gold
03-01-2016, 10:29 AM
Health benefits of Watercress
Vitamins: Rich in B, C, E, Beta-carotene, Folate.
Minerals: Rich in Sulphur, Calcium, Iron, Sodium, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Chlorine, Potassium, Iodine.
High in Chlorophyll.
This plant is a mineral storehouse and is particularly useful to help detoxification and for mineral deficiencies.
Recommended for: Cleansing the liver, reducing fluid retention, kidney problems, mineral deficiencies; bad hair, bad nails, anaemia, following a kidney or bladder infection.
Studies: Studies conducted by the University of Ulster suggest eating watercress regularly could help out the chances of developing cancer.

Maryam Gold
03-01-2016, 10:30 AM
Health benefits of Tomato
Vitamins: Rich in A, C, Folate, Niacin, B6, K.
Minerals: Rich in Potassium, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Calcium, Sodium, Chromium, Chloride, Iron, Selenium, Manganese, Copper, Zinc, Iodine.
Lycopene is a natural antioxidant and anti-cancer compound.
Recommended for: Prostrate cancer, high blood pressure, cleansing the liver, lycopene has renowned anti-cancer properties.
Studies: 21 Studies published in Cancer Epidemiology Biomakers and Prevention confirms that tomatoes provide protection against prostate cancer.

Maryam Gold
03-01-2016, 10:30 AM
Health benefits of Spinach
Vitamins: Rich in A, C, E, Folate, B, K, Beta-carotene.
Minerals: Rich in Potassium, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Calcium, Sodium, Iron, Selenium, Fluoride, Iodine, Sulphur. High in Chlorophyll.
Spinach juice can help heat the lining of the intestinal tract.
Recommended for: Supports effective liver and kidney function, constipation as it cleanses the intestinal tract; Hyperglycemia; helps eyesight, can reduce arthritic pain.
Studies: In raw spinach, nature has furnished man with the finest organic material for the cleansing, reconstruction and regeneration of the intestinal tract" Dr Norman Walker.

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Maryam Gold
03-01-2016, 10:31 AM
Health benefits of Peppers (bell)
Vitamins: Rich in A, B1, B2, C, E, Beta carotene, K, Folate.
Minerals: Rich in Zinc, Manganese, Potassium, Copper, Silica, Iron, Calcuim, Phosphorus, Magnesium.
Red peppers contain lycopene, a renowned anti-cancer agent.
Recommended for: Great for cleansing the liver and intestines, great for cardiovascular health and anti-cancer.

Maryam Gold
03-01-2016, 10:32 AM
Health benefits of Parsnip
Vitamins: Rich in C, K , Folate
Minerals: Rich in Potassium, Iron, Calcuim, Manganese.
Helps to reduce blood pressure - Hypertension.

Maryam Gold
03-01-2016, 10:33 AM
Health benefits of Parsley
Vitamins: Rich in A, B, C, K, Folate.
Minerals: Rich in Iron, Manganese, Magnesium, Calcium, Potassium, Copper.
Has been found to expel worms, relieves gas, freshens breath (Holitosis), Stimulates normal activity of the digestive system, helps bladder, kidney, liver, lung, stomach and thyroid function, good for the eyes.
Studies: Dr Norman Walker states that parsley juice mixed with carrot has an event greater healing effect on eyes than carrot alone.

Maryam Gold
03-01-2016, 10:33 AM
Health benefits of Mint (a herb)
Vitamins: Rich in A, B2, C, Beta-carotene, Folate.
Minerals: Manganese, Iron, Magneium, Calcium, Potassium, Copper.
Mint contains oils, flavanoids and menthol, helping to flush and soothe the digestive system. Contains rosmarinic acid which is beneficial in asthma and has been show to block prostacyclins and keep the airways open for easy breathing.
Recommended for: Relieving symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome, colonic muscle spasms and digestive problems, flatulence, acid reflux, sickness, halitosis, asthma.
Studies: Mint has long been used by traditional healers to treat pain and discomfort from a variety of ailments, including stomach aches, fevers, flu and headaches. A study presented at the 2nd International Symposium on Medicinal and Nutraceutical Plants held in New Delhi, India, concludes the ancient herbal therapy is, in fact, an effective natural treatment for pain.

Maryam Gold
03-01-2016, 10:35 AM
Health benefits of Fennel
Vitamins: Rich in Niacin, C, Beta-carotene, A Folate.
Minerals: Rich in Calcium, Iron, Zinc, Magnesium, Copper, Manganese, Phosphorus, Potassium, Sodium, Chromium, Selenium, Silicon, Cobalt.
Widely associated with detoxification, being an excellent cleanser and calmer for the digestive system. It can also be used to suppress over-enthusiastic appetites. Fennels has also been used as a tea to help with digestion and to soothe infants suffering from colic.
Recommended for: Reducing intestinal gas, flatulence and bloating; calming effect on digestion; acid reflux, cellulite, gout; colic.
Studies: Studies have shown that the anethole in fennel can reduce inflammation and prevent the occurrence of cancer.

Maryam Gold
03-01-2016, 10:36 AM
Health benefits of Garlic
Vitamins: Rich in Vitamin C, Thamin, B2, Niacin, B5, B6.
Minerals: Rich in Calcium, Iron, Phosphorus, Potassium, Selenium, Magnesium, Sodium, Zinc, Manganese.
Helps to detoxify the body while enhancing the immune system. Garlic is helpful for virtually any disease or infection.
Recommended for: Anti-cancer, fighting colds and infections, may reduce cholesterol levels, improve circulation, well known as a natural way to lower blood pressure. Diabetics found to lower blood lipid levels, helping to stabilize blood sugar levels. May even help prevent ulcers.
Studies: The National Cancer Institute sites numerous studies (www.cancer.gov). The benefits of garlic may arise from its antibacterial properties or its ability to block the formation of cancer-causing substances or to halt the activation of cancer-causing substances or to induce cell death.

Maryam Gold
03-01-2016, 10:37 AM
Health benefits of Kale
Vitamins: Rich in A, C, Niacin, Folate, B6, K
Minerals: Rich in Potassium, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Calcium, Sodium, Iron, Manganese, Selenium, Copper, Zinc, Iron.
A member of the cruciferous family, anti-cancer properties and excellent mineral profile. Contains properties that trigger the liver to produce enzymes that detoxify cancer causing chemicals, effectively inducing cancer cell to commit suicide.
Recommended for: Mineral deficiencies.
Studies: A study in the Journal of Nutrition (2004) demonstrates that sulforaphane helps to stop breast cancer cell proliferation. Sulforaphane is purported to help clear carcinogenic substances from the body. Sulforaphane is formed when cruciferous vegetables like kale are chopped or chewed. This somehow triggers the liver to produce enzymes that detoxify cancer causing chemicals.

Maryam Gold
03-01-2016, 10:38 AM
Health benefits of Ginger
Vitamins: C, B6
Minerals: Copper, Potassium, Magnesium, Manganese, Zinc, Phosphorus, Iron, Sodium, Calcium.
Ginger is a stimulant, a natural antibiotic, decongestant and natural antihistamine. Helps to eliminate intestinal gas. Has an ability to inhibit the formations of inflammatory compounds, and has a direct anti-inflammatory effect.
Recommended for: Congestion: Sinus problems; Mucus congestion, stimulates circulation and soothes the stomach, hay fever, Rheumatoid Arthritis, gastrointestinal stress, flatulence, nausea.
Studies: Researchers from the University of Minnesota found the occurrences of bowel cancer in animals were reduced by giving them ginger compounds.

Maryam Gold
03-01-2016, 10:38 AM
Health benefits of Cucumber
Vitamins: Rich in C, A, B, Beta-carotene, K
Minerals: Rich in Potassium, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Sodium, Calcium.
Also contains: Selenium, Iron, Manganese, Copper, Zinc, Silica, Chlorine, Sulphur.
Excellent for rejuvenating muscles and also superb for giving back elasticity to the skin. The best known natural diuretic.
Recommended for: Reducing fluid retention; Superb for the hair, nails and skin, helps reduce blood pressure.
Studies: Studies have shown that consuming foods high in potassium, magnesium and fibre (cucumber has all 3) helps to reduce cholesterol.

Maryam Gold
03-01-2016, 10:39 AM
Benefits of Courgette
Vitamins: Rich in A, B6, C, Folate
Minerals: Potassium, Iron, Phosphorus, Copper, Calcium, Magnesium.
The antioxidants, Vit C and beta-carotene have anti-inflammatory properties that make courgettes helpful for conditions like asthma, osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis where inflammation plays a big role. The copper helps reduce the pain of rheumatoid arthritis.
Recommended for: Rheumatoid arthritis, Asthma, Osteoarthritis, Good for bone and teeth formation, Helps with kidney function, blood clotting.
Studies: Researchers from the University of Crete created out a study of 460 children. They found that children who consumed more than 40 grams of 'fruity' vegetables, (tomato, aubergine, cucumber and courgettes) were much less likely to suffer from asthma.

Maryam Gold
03-01-2016, 10:40 AM
Health benefits of Celery
Vitamins: Rich in Vitamin A, B6, C, K, Folate.
Minerals: Rich in Calcium, Manganese, Phosphorus, Potassium, Sulphur, Sodium, Chloride, Iron. Contains Falcarinol a natural anti-fungal compound.
An excellent inner body cleanser as well as being extremely calming for the nervous system. Helps to flush the body of carbon dioxide.
Recommended for: Reducing cholesterol, reducing acidity, so useful for arthritis and gout and pre/post exercise. Natural diuretic. Reducing fluid retention. Reducing blood pressure and relieving muscle spasms.
Studies: Researchers at the University of Chicago found that cholesterol levels can be lowered by as much as 7 points with as 2 stalks per day. Celery also acts in increasing bile acid secretion which helps to remove cholesterol from the body.

Maryam Gold
03-01-2016, 10:40 AM
Health benefits of Carrots
Vitamins: Rich in A, C, Beta-carotene, Folata, Panthotenic Acid, B, E.
Minerals: Rich in Potassium, Sodium, Calcuim, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Iron, Fluoride, Chromium.
Also contains: Selenium, Manganese, Copper, Zinc, Sulphur, Iodine, Silica. Contains Falcarinol, a natural anti-fungal compound.
Carrots are a great source of betacarotene and Vitamin A, which is believed to help in the prevention and treatment of tumours as well as being important for eye sight and skin. Regarded as the best cancer preventative in the world.
Recommended for: Promoting healthy eyes, Skin problems, Acne; Anti-cancer King, Cleansing the liver of excess fats, helping the body detoxify after alcohol consumption.
Studies: Dr B Jenson in the 1930's treated a patient with terminal cancer using carrot juice and shots of liquid Chlorophyll, after a year the cancer was gone. Kirsten Brandt at Newcastle University found that rats who were fed raw carrots were 1/3 less likely to develop full-scale cancerous tumours.

Maryam Gold
03-01-2016, 10:41 AM
Health benefits of Cabbage
Vitamins - Rich in A, C, Beta-carotene, Folate
Rich in Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Sodium.
Good source of Chlorophyll.
Phytonutrients in crucifers such as cabbage work at a very deep cellular level. These compounds actually signal our genes to increase production of enzymes involved in detoxification, the cleansing process through which our bodies eliminate harmful compounds.
Recommended for - Promotes healing of some ulcerts, reduces risk of heart disease and strokes, detoxification, alleviates rheumatism pain, great for the skin.
Studies: Dr Cheney and Jay Kordich gave 65 volunteers cabbage, carrot and celery juice for three weeks by which time 63 out of 65 patients were healed of their stomach ulcers.

Maryam Gold
03-01-2016, 10:42 AM
Health benefits of Broccoli
Vitamins - Rich in A, C, K, E, Folate.
Also contains Niacin, Pantothenic Acid, B, Beta-carotene.
Minerals - Rich in Potassium, Phosphorus, Calcuim, Sodium, Magnesium, Manganese, Chromium.
Also contains Iron, Selenium, Copper, Zinc, Chlorine, Sulphur. Sulforaphane, Trytophan.
Classed as a Superfood and hailed as one of the great anti-cancer foods. Sprouted broccoli seeds are the highest source of Sulforaphane, the anti-cancer agent. Broccoli seeds can be home -sprouted and added to the blender with any mixture of fruit and vegetable juices.
Recommended for - Anti-cancer, High blood pressure, liver problems, constipation.
Studies: Broccoli contains indol-3 which emulsifies oestrogen in women and according to the National Institute in the US, may reduce the risk of breast cancer.

Maryam Gold
03-01-2016, 10:42 AM
Health benefits of Beetroot
Vitamins - Rich in B, C, Beta-carotene, Folate.
Minerals - Rich in Chlorine, Manganese, Calcium, Iron, Sodium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Chromium, Magnesium, Sodium.
Beetroot is one of natures finest blood builders and cleansers.
Recommended for - Cleansing the liver, Anaemia, Helping reduce hardening and blockage of the arteries. A healthy cardio-vascular system, High blood pressure, PMS, Pregnancy.
Studies - A study conducted by Barts and the London School of Medicine and the Pennisula Medical School concluded that a 500ml glass of beetroot juice per day can significantly reduce blood pressure.

Maryam Gold
03-01-2016, 10:43 AM
Health benefits of Asparagus
Vitamins - Rich in A, B6, E, C, K, Niacin, Folate also contains Pantothenic Acid.
Minerals - Rich in Calcuim, Iron, Zinc, Magnesium, Selenium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Copper, Manganese, Sodium.
Asparagus is one of the best vegetable sources of Folate. Folate is essential for blood cell formation and a healthy cardio vascular system. Contains anti-cancer properties so may help with the prevention of cancer.
Recommended for Pregnancy, An excellent diuretic, kidney stones sufferers.
Studies - A study published in the Journal of food science provides evidence of how the biological functions of asparagus can help protect the liver cells.

03-01-2016, 10:53 AM
Could you just make one thread called "Beneficial Foods" or something like that.

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