A healthy diet can help to save your life, and which foods are the best was discovered by Tasneem Bhatia in the book “What Doctors Eat”.
They are full of antioxidants, proteins and fibers, so they help to reduce the risk of diabetes, heart diseases, even obesity. The beans clean the toxins from your body, and lower cholesterol and estrogen.
It is full of antioxidant polyphenols, and the studies have shown that the green tea can reduce the risk of cancer of the colon, breast, stomach, lung and prostate.
It belongs to the superfoods with a good reason. The pomegranate seeds are full of important amino acids and minerals that are good for the immune system, such as zinc, which can reduce the cholesterol and protect the skin from sunburn.
Of all the berries, the blueberries have the highest amount of anthocyanin, a powerful antioxidant that gives them the blue color. Just one cup of blueberries a week can reduce the risk of diabetes by as much as 23 percent. Advice: buy eco-blueberries while they are available and freeze them in order to have them during the whole year.
They are good for the brain and raise the energy, mood and the ability to stay awake. They are rich in vitamin B, important for the functioning of the cells. The eggs from hens that are not in cages have one third less cholesterol and six times more vitamin D.
Just like the yogurt, the kefir is full of proteins and calcium, and helps in the weight loss as well.
They are rich in fibers, those that reduce the cholesterol, and they are good for the waistline as well. However, it is important that you eat “eco-apples”. Namely, this fruit is on the top of the list of fruits that are most treated with pesticides.
The brain of the older people who consumed foods rich in vitamin E and omega-3 fatty acids, nutrients that are found in the nuts, is less damaged. The walnuts help in the burning of calories.
It strengthens the metabolism and does not trouble the heart. It is best to use a less refined coconut oil.
The blend of fats and fibers in the avocado helps you not to feel hungry. If you add avocado to salads, it could help to improve the absorption of other ingredients in the salads, like spinach, carrots and lettuce.
The coffee is one of the richest natural sources of antioxidants. Studies show that the coffee reduces the risk of developing breast cancer and liver cancer. The caffeine from the coffee speeds up the metabolism by 16 percent.
It is full of vitamins A and E, it reduces the risk of heart diseases and helps in the digestion of proteins.