Friday, March 27, 2015

Food is Medicine

Every bit of nature has a property. The property to create, restore or destroy. Nature by itself is a full circle. It has answer for every problem in it. Every food produced by nature has these properties. When the properties are utilized in the right way to the right amount the desired result can be achieved.

Any disease can cured by in taking the right kind of food. The same is with Asthma.
Below are the Asthma curing properties and its food sources

1:  Vitamin B6
Sources: Banana
2:  Vitamin C and E
Sources: Kiwi, Sweet potatoe mustard greens, Avacado, sunflower seeds
3:  Quercetin
Sources: apples, yellow and red onions, capers, broccoli, lovage, red grapes, cherries, citrus fruits, tea, and many berries including lingonberries, raspberries, and cranberries.
4:  Rosmarinic Acid
 Sources: rosemary, sage, marjoram, peppermint, oregano, lemon balm, and thyme
5:  Limit Omega-6 Fats, Increase Intake of Omega-3 Fats
 Sources: walnuts, soybeans, and flaxseeds, or cold water fish like salmon, cod, and halibut
6:  Vitamin D
Sources: Dairy Products and Eggs 
7:  Carotenoids  
Sources: yellow/orange and green vegetables and fruit such as spinach, kale, carrots, sweet potatoes, winter squash, mango, melon and apricots.
8: Lycopene
Sources: tomatoes, apricots, pink grapefruit, watermelon, and pink guavas.
9:  Magnesium and Potassium 
Sources: root vegetables and beans, flaxseed
10: Anti inflammatory food
Sources: Ginger Garlic Turmeric
These vitamins can be mimicked by us in the form of vitamin tablet. But we surely cannot the mimic the micronutrients and antioxidants that comes along with the natures food. These properties are best absorbed by the body when eaten by the ones from nature.
Avoid whichever food doesn't suit your body and take the ones that your body can accept. The above food sources listed are not the only ones. There can be other food source which contain these properties just the amount of property might vary. Also consume the ones that are locally available.

To my blog readers
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