Meat & Fish
It is one of the vegetables with most medicinal properties, for this reason is used in herbal medicine. You can eat it raw, cooked or in juice format.
It is a "balancing" vegetable. It helps the body get rid of impurities through its diuretic function (because it contains a volatile oil: the apiol). It helps the formation of tooth enamel. Decreases hepatic diseases, fights infection, helps eliminate kidney stones, improves memory and its external use often behaves like a scar healer.
Chard is one of the most abundant folate vegetables, with outstanding amounts of beta-carotene (provitamin A) and vitamin C. Its discreet outer green leaves are the most vitamin-enriched.
Folates are involved in the production of red and white blood cells in the synthesis of genetic material and the formation of antibodies in the immune system.
Chard has many medicinal applications, being emollient, refreshing, digestive, diuretic, diaphoretic and nutritious. Decoction of the leaves helps with bladder inflammation and is successfully used against constipation.
Cucumber contains no fat and is low in calories and cholesterol, has abundant mucilage, essence, vitamin C, carotenoids, amino acids and cellulose.
Cucumber is widely used in medicine, for its emollient qualities, soothing and refreshing and alkalizing. Cucumber is good in hot weather, especially in the Summer, thanks to its enormous water content it's good for thirst and bowel action, cools the blood and has a cleansing effect on the bowels.
The common mushroom has a neutral and delicate flavor with a slightly nutty aroma. It is popular in gastronomy and low in calories, containing only 20 calories per 100 grams. It is relatively rich in dietary fiber and vitamin B6, vitamin C, vitamin D, potassium and niacin.
It is a great natural resource for vitamins, fiber and minerals. When compared to meat, provides fewer calories and no fat. It is a plant with antioxidant properties that protect us from cell damage. Its stems are richer in fiber than leaves.
It is a vegetable that can be eaten in many different ways: raw, cooked, fried or steamed. Its characteristic orange color is due to the presence of carotenoids, including pro-vitamin A, an antioxidant compound that is converted into vitamin A which in turn is used by the eyes once it enters our body. It is also a source for vitamin E and B. Regarding minerals, the emphasis goes to its contribution of potassium, and discrete amounts of phosphorus, magnesium, iodine and calcium.
It is rich in vitamin C and has high amounts of vitamin A. It is a natural stimulant for the digestion, the cardiovascular system and has disinfecting properties. Thanks to one of its components, an alkaloid called capsaicin, it enhances the production on endorphins generation in the brain and saliva, so it is a good digestive.
It has very little nutritional value and a high water content (90-95%). It is rich in antioxidants, such as vitamins A, C, E, B1, B2, B3, B9 and K; minerals: phosphorus, iron, calcium, potassium and amino acids. The outer greener leaves are those with higher content of vitamin C and iron. If used in infusion they serve as a moderate anxiolytic stimulatig sleep.
contains phosphorus, silicon, and vitamins A, B, C, plus the benefits of sulfur, iron, iodine, potassium and moderate doses of sodium.
It has a powerful action against rheumatism. It helps dissolve uric acid (responsible for gout disease that affects the kidneys and joints), fights against infection thanks to its soda salts and potassium, which alkalize the blood.
Helps prevent osteoporosis, protects the cardiovascular system. It's also a proven problem preventer on the urinary system and prostate.
Garlic is a flavoring condiment for foods, effective as an antibiotic, fights numerous fungi, bacteria and viruses. Lowers blood pressure and cholesterol; increases the level of insulin in the body; controlls the damage caused by arteriosclerosis and rheumatism. It is also related to the prevention of certain cancers, certain complications of mellitus diabetes and helps reversal of stress and depression.
Cabbage is a rich in vitamins and minerals especially calcium, iron, phosphorus and potassium It is a good food, especially for the malnourished, anemic and debilitated. Among other properties it is antianemic, antiscorbutic and hypoglycemic, it purifies the body, slows aging, regulates the liver and intestines and relieves rheumatic pains.
Its main component is water with small caloric fotprint because it has a low content of carbohydrates, proteins and fats. However it is considered a good source of dietary fiber, vitamin B6, folic acid, vitamin B5 and smaller amounts of other B vitamins and minerals (especially potassium and phosphorus).
It has diuretic properties, due to their high water content and low content of potassium and sodium. The consumption of this vegetable helps eliminate excess fluid from the body and is beneficial in case of hypertension, fluid retention and oliguria (urine retention).
Beet is a very energetic vegetable that is recommended in cases of anemia, blood diseases and convalescence due to its high iron content, it's also rich in sugars, vitamins C and B, potassium and carotene. The sugar in the beet is sucrose, drinking half a liter of beetroot juice a day reduces blood pressure.
Its energetic and nutritional value is small compared to other fruits and vegetables. Its vitaminic content is low as well as hydrocarbons, proteins and minerals therefore water makes up 92% of its composition being the major component in your weight.
It has vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, C, and folates. In popular medicine this fruit is used to promote diuresis, choleresis, catharsis, lowering cholesterol and biliary dyskinesias
Most of its weight is water and the second constituent in importance are carbohydrates. Tomato is an important source of certain minerals (such as potassium and magnesium). It's also a source for vitamins which include B1, B2, B5 and C. Vitamin C and lycopene are antioxidants with a protective function for the human body. During the summer months, tomato is one of the main sources of vitamin C.
Broccoli has anti-cancer and anti-anemic properties, preventing gastritis and reducing the thyroid function. It can function as an antibiotic, fights bacteria that cause ulcers and cleanses the liver. Broccoli has many minerals and vitamins like C and A. It is also a source of calcium, potassium, phosphorus, iron, vitamins B1, B2, B6, iodine, zinc, copper and manganese.
is an antioxidant and anticancer tuber and has many medicinal uses. These are used to treat kidney stones, prostate ills, gastritis and hemorrhoids, aids healing of wounds, lowers glucose levels in the blood and helps regulate bowel and constipation problems.
Cassava is one of the richest in the world for its high content of protein, amino acids, vitamins, minerals, acids and carbohydrates. Contains extraordinary amounts of iron and vitamin C which is necessary for your body to absorb this nutrient. It is an excellent source of magnesium, which is needed to protect the bones, heart and arteries and also to control blood pressure. Reduces the duration and intensity of colds and other viral infections.
vegetable that contains high levels of potassium, vitamin C and vitamin B6, all heart-healthy substances. Helps enhance performance, recovery and muscle response especially for athletes. Promotes kidney function and prevents fluid retention, calms the nervous system and prevents weakness and rickets.
The artichoke is mainly used for digestive disorders, especially those linked to the liver and bladder, including indigestion, constipation and intolerance to fatty foods. It is also useful to treat nausea, bloating and flatulence. Flavonoids, supported by acids and potassium salts also act as diuretics, alleviating renal disorders.
It has different variants, with a sweet taste and especially with a hot taste (hot) Its pharmacological action is antiseptic. It contains a lot of vitamin C and beta-carotene, regulates blood circulation, strengthens the heart, arteries and nerves, eliminates pains and abscesses, it is an excellent remedy against alcoholism. The consumption of this food increases peripheral circulation and lowers blood pressure values. It has rich amounts of vitamin C and A, and contains bioflavonoids, which are necessary for proper cell growth and are contributors to the elasticity in the inner part of blood vessels.
Useful in diseases caused by vitamin C deficiency, manifested by hemorrhage, tooth loss and alterations in the joints. Also for asthma, bronchitis, coughs, colds, respiratory tract diseases, liver, gastric disorders, dyspepsia, kidney diseases, parasites, urticaria, chronic arthritis and obesity.
In herbology cilantro is used in for its properties specially as a stomach stimulant and antispasmodic. Because of its antibacterial properties it is used to fight bad breath by chewing the leaves. It also prevents smelly armpits applying the juice extracted from the soft parts of the plant on them
It taste so good that people forget they are also healthy! “It is the king of fruits”. Contains numerous polyphenols with antioxidant properties in vitro and on blood parameters of elderly humans. It prevents cancer, lowers cholesterol, clears the skin, Contributes to eye health, and alkalizes the whole body.
Has several positive benefits that many other fruits do not have. Because of its sweet taste, it is easy to implement bananas into a daily diet. Banana is a fruit which casually consumed for its taste, texture and a feeling of fullness unlike other fruits which are eaten due to their much known health benefits. The masses definitely prefer it due to its low cost. With whatever feeling it might be consumed, banana is nutritious and a wholesome fruit. This is a much lesser recognized fact. Except for its limitations for weight loss and diabetes.
Delicious and crunchy apple fruit is one of the most popular fruits and a favorite for the health conscious and fitness lovers who believe in the concept “health is wealth.” This wonderful fruit is packed with rich phyto-nutrients that are indispensable for optimal health. The antioxidants on apples have much to do with health promoting and disease prevention; thus truly justifying the adage, “an apple a day keeps the doctor away".
are a popular citrus fruit of the orange family. It has a thin skin that is easy to peel. This makes it an ideal snack for children. Due to its nutritional benefits, the fruit is widely recognized as ideal for inclusion in a healthy diet. It contains calcium, magnesium and potassium. The fruit is also a good source of dietary fiber, provides up to 80 percent of the daily vitamin C requirements for the body. Vitamin C has been established as a potent antioxidant. It strips free radicals of much of their harmful toxicity which neutralizes them. This helps to prevent damage to healthy cells. Free radical damage is a top cause of various cancers.
Juicy and sweet and renowned for its concentration of vitamin C, oranges make the perfect snack and add a special tang to many recipes; it is no wonder that they are one of the most popular fruits in the world. They are low in calories but full of nutrients, they promote clear, healthy skin and can help lower our risk for many diseases and conditions as part of an overall healthy and varied diet. An orange has over 170 different phytochemicals and more than 60 flavonoids, many of which have been shown to have anti-inflammatory properties and strong antioxidant effects.
Protects your heart. One medium-sized fresh plum contains 113 mg of potassium, a mineral that helps manage high blood pressure and reduces stroke risk. If that isn’t heartwarming enough, the reddish-blue pigment in some plums, called anthocyanins, may protect against cancer by mopping up harmful free radicals.
are some of the most popular tropical fruits in the world. They are sweet, juicy, and delicious. More importantly, they are very healthy and nutritious. It is no wonder many people who want to have a healthy lifestyle include these fruits in their diets. It is an excellent source of the famous antioxidant vitamin C. It also contains small amounts of Vitamin A and beta-carotene levels. These compounds are known to have antioxidant properties, this fruit is rich in B-complex group of vitamins like folates, thiamin, pyridoxine, riboflavin and minerals like copper, manganese and potassium. Potassium is an important component of cell and body fluids, helps controlling heart rate and blood pressure.
are vitamin C rich citrus fruits that enhance your beauty, by rejuvenating skin from within bringing a glow to your face. One of the major health benefits of drinking lemon water is that it paves way for losing weight faster. Lemon water flushes out body toxins and is extremely beneficial for the body. Warm lemon water serves as the perfect ‘good morning drink’, as it aids the digestive system and makes the process of eliminating the waste products from the body easier. It prevents the problem of constipation and diarrhea, by ensuring smooth bowel functions. Lemon, a fruit popular for its therapeutic properties, helps maintain your immune system and thus, protects you from the clutches of most types of infections. It also plays the role of a blood purifier. Lemon is a fabulous antiseptic and limewater juice also works wonders for people having heart problems due to its high potassium content.
is a delicious tropical fruit which has a great taste, mouthwatering flavor and great health benefits. Originally from the tropics of America the taste and its numerous health benefits made it popular in all the continents. Enjoys a rich history, and has been used since very long ago for medicinal uses in day to day life. The leaves, seeds and the milk of the papaya tree are used to cure intestinal problems and kill intestinal worms and parasites. The papaya fruit is a excellent fruit that has many food applications. Like many plants, both the fruit and other parts (seeds, leaves, etc.) of the papaya tree have been used for various medicinal purposes. Papain is probably the best known component of papaya and is commonly used topically for the relief of rashes, stings, and burns.
Passion fruit, is native to the Amazon, cultivated in tropical and subtropical countries. Passion fruit contains minerals like calcium, phosphorus and iron, vitamins like vitamin A and C. Its highlight is the flavonoid content in their leaves and stems that act as sedatives and antioxidants. The main benefits of passion fruit are obtained with infusions of leaves and stems. It's widely popular in the form of juice all around the world.
It is a fruit with excellent laxative, depurative, diuretic, anticancer and heart-healthy properties. The grape is a potent intestinal debugger, it is rich in potassium, which controls the balance of fluids in the body and its low levels of sodium. Has considerable amounts of vitamin B, which is involved in the metabolism of fats and carbohydrates, is very rich in natural sugars, making it a source of natural energy.
It is an exotic fruit with benefits and properties that make it a healthy fruit. It has soothing properties. That is the reason why it is normally used as an ingredient in sunscreens, shampoos, soaps, conditioners, lip balms and many other body care related products. Contains vitamins and minerals and prevents gastrointestinal disorders. Coconut milk is very diuretic and ideal to combat fluid retention. It is high in fiber which helps with constipation problems. The pulp is rich in magnesium, calcium and phosphorus and strengthens nails, hair and teeth. It is also very good for preventing skin blemishes.
it is a low calories fruit, contains high percentage of fiber, possesses antioxidant properties, which reduce the side effects of metabolism that can lead to cancer, cardiovascular diseases, arthritis and other age-related problems. Contain vitamin C and it is cholesterol and sodium free.
It is noted for its high content of vitamin C and E. The kiwi is rich in soluble fiber, helps good digestion and improves intestinal transit preventing constipation; raises the body's defenses and enhances the immune system. It is useful in the prevention of cardiovascular diseases, degenerative muscular diseases, eye diseases among other things.
Strawberries have lots of vitamin C, 85% of its composition is water. They also contain vitamin A and E and lower amounts of vitamins B1, B2, B3 and B6. Vitamin C is an antioxidant that also protects the body by strengthening the immune system. Organic acids contained on strawberries possess disinfectant and antiinflammatory effects.
It is rich in vitamin C, it is also rich in vitamins A, B, also has nutritional benefits as the flesh is considered acidic thus considered a good way of lowering levels of "bad" cholesterol
Cherries are rich in antioxidants. They help reduce the risk of cancer, inflammatory problems and heart disease. They are low in fat, calories, and have high water content.
It is high in anthocyanins and carotenoids, which are antioxidants, which neutralize the action of free radicals that are harmful to the body. It has anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties. It is high in vitamin C and contains high amounts of fiber.
It is a fruit rich in vitamin C, folic acid, vitamin B and vitamin E that provides the body with the materials that allow proper functioning of body organs. Also its skin contains pectin, which is one of the best tonics that exists in the body. On the other hand, also contains laevulose, which makes it one of the best fruits tolerated by diabetics as it controls the blood sugar levels.
This fruit gives us many vitamins, hydrates the body and has a very refreshing sweet taste that makes it ideal for warm days. It consists of 90% water and provides very few calories. This fruit is highly effective detoxifying the body. If you have it for breakfast for a week, it will clean your body, improve the appearance and health of your skin and ease stress.
This is a fleshy and juicy fruit covered by a velvety smooth skin. At the digestive level peach has stimulating effects on the gastric function of the organism. Its acids act complementarily with the ones gendered by the digestive tract thus making it an excellent laxative and an excellent cleanser.