Healing from the inside out…
Health Benefits of Cranberries
- Cranberry juice can help with pesky bladder infections.
- Cranberry extracts can prevent breast cancer cells from multiplying.
- They help to lower the bad cholesterol levels.
- Cranberries are high in antioxidants, which help to flush out your system. This in turn improves your metabolism and digestive system so that you can begin to lose weight quicker.
- The antioxidants also help your body to get rid of all the free radicals which contribute to the aging process, as well as strengthen the immune system.
- Studies show that they are good for the brain and can help to improve your memory.
- Blueberries have the highest antioxidant capacity of all fresh fruit, with a plethora of vitamins and minerals.
- The little blue gems neutralize free radicals; hello anti-aging!
- Belly Fat Beware! Blueberries have been shown to reduce abdominal fat in rats. I’ll be a human study subject! All you can eat blueberries, yippee!
- Promotes health in your pee-hole and protects against UTIs.
- Anthocyanosides in blueberries slow down loss of vision.
- Blueberries also help with brain health, proven to heal damaged brain cells and keep the memory sharp.
- Heart health: dissolving “bad” cholesterol with antioxidants.
- Fibre; ’nuff said. (Keeps you regular, hee hee!)
- Compounds in blueberries are recommended for cancer patients.
- Contrary to their name, blueberries are actually very good anti-depressants!
- Avos contain ALL of the 18 essential amino acids that allow the body to form a complete protein. Added bonus – the protein found in avocados are easily absorbed by the body because they also contain fibre.
- The good sh** – healthy fats, namely HDL, a type of cholesterol that actually helps regulate triglyceride levels and protects against free radical damage. Vo fats (omega-3) also protect against heart disease.
- Vo’s are an excellent source of carotenoids (often associated with red and orange foods.. carrot..carotenoid…). So yes, they will help you see in the dark.
- Another anti-inflammatory champion!
- Avo’s are also know as alligator pears – how eye–omatopoeic! Gator pears they are
Did you know?
- The Ancient Greeks thought our little pond dweller could heal a sick mind or a hangover, and even make you witty too!
- Watercress is rumoured to be an aphrodisiac.
- Watercress is rich in iron, calcium, and vitamins A, C, and E