21 Super Foods: Simple, Power-Packed Foods that Help You Build Your Immune System, Lose Weight, Fight Aging, and Look Great
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Powerful, nutrient-rich super-foods that will help you lose weight, manage stress and anxiety, build your immune system, look younger, lower blood pressure, fight cancer, and so much more—without side effects!
In this first book in the series, readers will discover simple, power-packed, one-ingredient, stand-alone foods that will revolutionize their health. These 21 simple foods are nature's side-effect-free agents that have been proven by science to be:
• Cancer cures
• Blood pressure reducers
• Mood enhancers
• Brain boosters
• Age inhibitors
• Pain relievers
• Weight loss accelerators, and more
This book will also provide preparation and storage tips, healthy and delicious recipes, and little known health-tips and facts for each of these 21 super foods.
evaluated, only the tomato products with lycopene showed a measurable relationship to a lowered risk of prostate cancer.6 As consumption of tomato products increased, levels of lycopene in the blood increased, and the risk of prostate cancer decreased. The study showed that heat processing of tomato products increased lycopene’s bioavailability, meaning that it was more easily absorbed by the body. OTHER BENEFITS There are other reasons to add tomatoes to your daily menu, including one not
ordinarily associated with them: citrus. While citrus fruits are famous for their vitamin C—a valuable antioxidant linked to all kinds of wonderful benefits—these fruits are also among the best sources available of flavones, as well as fiber, folic acid, and potassium. And they contain limonoids, which have been shown to have powerful anticancer characteristics. Since these are not found in any other fruit except citrus, this gives them a unique cancer-fighting potential. Mention “citrus,” and
together, thus reducing the risk of deadly blood clots that can lead to heart attack and stroke. How powerful is resveratrol? Consider the mystery surrounding the French, whose cuisine is known for its rich sauces, gourmet cheeses, and fine wines. Why, then, do the French enjoy a relatively low incidence of coronary artery disease? The question may be answered by studies suggesting that it may be the resveratrol, a constituent of the red wine the French drink often. This may have been protecting
and switch to long-grain brown rice. Replace processed cooking oils with unprocessed oils and use extra-virgin olive oil, canola, and flaxseed oil. Make oily fish such as salmon and mackerel part of your diet. Drink more mineral/ bottled water, less caffeine, and little to no alcohol. Consume high-calorie junk foods only occasionally, as a treat. To help you during menopause, try adding seaweed to your diet. Choose nori, wakame, kombu, and arame, which contain natural hormones and plant
your body doesn’t burn protein as fuel. Fats are also the building blocks for cell membranes. Instead of snacking on high-caloric, fat-laden, chemical-rich, processed junk food, people living in the Mediterranean region satiate between-meal appetites by eating nuts. This is smart, because studies report that almond consumption may reduce colon cancer risk. Western dieticians, ignorant of the health benefits of nuts, have scared us away from them because of their high fat and caloric content.