PART USED: Fruit, Seeds.
MEDICINAL PROPERTIES: Blackberries are notable for their high nutritional contents of dietary fiber, vitamin C, vitamin K, folic acid (a B vitamin), and the essential mineral manganese. Also rank highly among fruits for antioxidant strength, particularly due to their dense contents of polyphenolic compounds, such as ellagic acid, tannins, ellagitannins, quercetin, gallic acid, anthocyanins and cyanidins. The seeds contain some oil which is rich in omega-3 and, as well as some protein, dietary fiber, carotenoids, ellagitannins and ellagic acid.
Eat at least 1/2 cup of beans daily. Try adding them to soups, stews, and salads. Dried beans are the only way. No canned for it is high is sodium (salt content) and preservatives. To avoid gas or bloating, soak dried beans for 4 to 12 hours and slow cook with vegetables.
Nutrition: Protein, Fiber, Folate, Iron, Manganese, Magnesium
Health Boost: Folate improves colon, breast and brain health and lower blood pressure. Also helps lower cholesterol, reducing the risk of heart disease and keeping your digestive system running smoothly.
Nutrition: Calcium, Protein, Fiber, Folate, Iron, Manganese, Magnesium
Health Boost: Some of the best sources of antioxidants and anti-inflammatory phytonutrients, as indicated by their dark color; protects against colorectal cancer and slow tumor growth.
Nutrition: Zinc, Potassium, Protein, Fiber, Folate, Iron, Magnesium
Health Boost: Promote heart health; help manage weight. High in antioxidants. Also strengthen the kidneys by causing a diuretic effect on the body, help lower blood pressure, aid in muscle relaxation and improve blood flow.
Red Kidney Beans
Nutrition: Tryptophan, Phosphorous, Protein, Fiber, Folate, Iron, Manganese
Health Boost: Help prevent heart disease, promote heart health. A very good source of cholesterol-lowering fiber, helps stabilize blood sugar levels, and providing slow burning complex carbohydrates, increasing your energy by helping to replenish your iron stores.
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Vegetables are loaded with fiber and micronutrients – vitamins, minerals, and pythochemicals – so eat them in abundant quantities. To increase nutrient intake and help control your appetite by starting lunch and dinner with a serving of raw vegetables, such as fresh salads or crudités.
Dark leafy greens
Nutrition: Vitamins, A, C, and K, Folate, Manganese, Magnesium, Calcium, Fiber
Health Boost: Promotes eye health (due to cartenoids, a group of pigment found mainly in green leafy vegetables, carrots, and tomatoes), fight cancer, and reduce diabetes risk (vitamin K improves insulin sensitivity and blood glucose control).
Nutrition: Vitamin C, Folate, Calcium, Fiber, Phosphorous, Potassium, Manganese, Iron, Magnesium
Health Boost: Helps promote bone health and support. Regular consumption of foods rich in vitamin C helps body develop resistance against infectious agents and scavenge harmful, pro-inflammatory free radicals.
Nutrition: Vitamin A, C, K, Folate, Fiber, Potassium, Manganese, Vitamin B6
Health Boost: Linked to helping to control the heart rate and blood pressure. Offers protection from vitamin A deficiency, bone loss, iron deficiency anaemia, and protects from cardiovascular diseases and, breast, colon and prostate cancers.
Nutrition: Vitamin C and K, Folate, Protein, Potassium
Health Boost: Boost satiety and assist in weight management. This effect is beneficial to the heart and vessels, since it helps prevent the development of atherosclerosis, the most common cause of cardiovascular disease.
Red bell peppers
Nutrition: Vitamin C (3x as much as green bell peppers), vitamins A, B6, K, Fiber, Manganese, Folate
Health Boost: Promotes hearth health. Vitamin C supports immunity; cartenoids decreases risk of certain types of cancer, including lung cancer. It contains anti-oxidant flavonoids such as a and b carotenes, lutein, zeaxanthin, and cryptoxanthin. Together, these antioxidant substances in capsicum helps to protect body from injurious effects of free radicals generated during stress and diseases conditions.
ORANGE: (Citrus Sinensis)
PART USED: Fruit.
MEDICINAL PROPERTIES: Rich levels of dietary fiber, carbohydrates, vitamin C, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium and beta carotene. Like all citrus fruits, the orange is acidic and its best to use as a cleaning agent. (do not throw the peels)
The peel of an orange has increased vitamin C and fiber, however one should only consume the peels of organically grown and processed oranges, where chemical pesticides or herbicides would not have been used on the peel. Orange peel contains citral, an aldehyde that antagonizes the action of vitamin A. Therefore, anyone eating orange peels should make certain that their dietary intake of Vitamin A is sufficient. In addition, the peel is beneficial for aroma therapy and as a insect repellent.
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