Full of Antioxidants. Reduces risks of certain cancers, including skin, breast, lung, and colon. It also reduces the risk of heart disease. diuretic (promotes urination) helps treat gas, improves digestion and helps regulate blood sugar. That is why it is recommended for dieters.
To increase your energy and they are high in Calcium and Magnesium, lower cholesterol, anti-inflammatory (same that is found in red wine) , and they pack a lot of protein, high in vitamin E that helps fight cancer. A great source of folic acid for pregnant woman. Eat 10 almonds a day 5 days a week and it could help reduce your chances of heart disease.
Berries (Super Foods)
Blueberries- highest in anti-oxidants, low in calories, soluble fiber, help lower blood sugar (good for Type 2 diabetes)
Strawberries - Have more vitamin C than a medium orange, lowers the risk of certain cancers
Blackberries- Great source of vitamin A, B, C, E, calcium, fiber, and iron. In fact, just a 1/2 cup of raw blackberries has about the same fiber as a serving of brown rice.
Raspberries- Anti-cancer f ighter that make it a antioxidant powerhouse only found in raspberries. Great source of fiber
Cranberries- Helps prevent urinary tact infections, and protect you from heart disease, cancer, stomach ulcers, and gum disease
Onion and Garlic
Helps with reducing high blood pressure and cholesterol, treat digestive and respiratory problems. Helps fight the common cold and cancer. Onions could help you regulate your diabetes and can be used as a diuretic.
Broccoli and Brussel Sprouts
Great anticancer foods should be eaten everyday! Brussel sprouts helps ward off some cancers, Helps your brain, eyes and skin. Broccoli is builds bones, boosts your immune system, lowers your risk of cataracts and is one of the most nutrient dense foods known. Only beets and red onions have more polyphenols (antioxidants) per serving
High in vitamin C , anticancer, and inti- inflammatory and protect the immune system, high in folic acid. Helps your skin stay healthy and young. Helps in maintaining strong bones, reduces bad cholesterol, aids in digestion (lemon water) protects your eyes (prevent cataracts) and mood enhancer.