Eating plenty of antioxidant-dense foods such as nectarines may keep skin looking younger & prevent heart disease or cancer. Vitamin C in the fruit plays a vital role in keeping tissues strong, helps produce collagen, promotes healing & also helps to repair cartilage & bones. The fruit is packed with beta carotenes crucial for the production of Vitamin A which also builds & maintains healthy skin, teeth, bone, & tissue. A good source of niacin, thiamin, pantothenic acid & pyridoxine.
1-cup of Mung bean sprouts contain 50% Vitamin C & up to 30% of Vitamin K to fulfill the suggested RDA, both necessary for bone health. Regular consumption can help prevent many age-related skin changes, including elasticity & moisture loss. The sprouts can help reduce LDL-cholesterol which helps prevent atherosclerosis, the most common cause of cardiovascular disease. They also contains Kanavanin, said to be able to paralyze the seeds of cancer in leukemia, colon & pancreas. #dherbs
Brussels sprouts are high in Vitamin K which promotes healthy bones, prevents calcification of tissues, serves as an antioxidant & anti-inflammatory agent, & is essential for proper brain & nerve function. Its high fiber content lowers cholesterol by bind
There are so many food claims out there and it's difficult to determine what's healthy and what's not anymore. The mega-food companies jumping on the healthy bandwagon and making it even more confusing.
Comfrey is high in Calcium & Vitamin C & simulates healing activity. Traditionally it is referred to as “knitbone” for its ability to speed healing of broken bones & wounds due to its natural concentration of allantoin. Comfrey relieves pain & inflammation caused by injuries & degeneration, especially the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis & osteoarthritis. Comfrey's astringent tannins form a protective surface over wounds that promotes healing. #dherbs #healthtips