PROTEIN PACKED FOODS: Peas. Peas are high in Vitamins K and C, fiber and other minerals in addition to being a good source of protein. Peas aren't a complete protein, though, so eat them with quinoa or cheese to get lots of amino acids into you. - Saving Dinner in an article by Leanne Ely
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Parsley - great for cleansing & detoxing, purifies the liver, blood & kidney's, helps clear up fungal infections & UTI's
Open Sesame! 10 Amazing Health Benefits Of This Super-Seed - Sesame (Sesamum indicum) is one of the oldest cultivated plants in the world, prized as an oilseed for at least 5,000 years. While it is beginning to regain favor due to its exceptionally high calcium and magnesium content, few realize it is also one of the most potent medicinal foods still commonly consumed today.
Cherries -The phytochemicals in red foods are carotenoids and anthocyanins. One of the most abundant carotenoids is lycopene. Lycopene helps reduce damage from free radicals in your body and it also prevents heart disease, cancer, prostrate problems, and reduces the skin damage from the sun. These red foods help memory function, urinary tract health, and makes your heart healthy.Red fruits and vegetables are also often very high in vitamin C, which helps encourage cellular renewal in your body.
"All citrus, from limes to tangerines, are chock-full of vitamin C, fiber, and small amounts of other nutrients and disease-fighting chemicals. It's the C that makes citrus a Superfruit, says Glassman, because this vitamin counters the effects of sun damage, regulates oils glands, and can even prevent age spots."
Dandelion is rich in calcium, which is essential for growth & strength of bones, & is rich in anti-oxidants like vitamin C & Luteolin, which protect bones from age related damages such as weakening & loss in density. Dandelion is very beneficial for the liver & gallbladder, as it improves their functioning & protects them from infections. #dherbs #healthtips