Nutrition Facts worth Knowing

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Interested in optimizing your health? Are you sick and tired of being sick and tired? Perhaps you are suffering from debilitating ailments. Did you know that having the right nutrition facts can increase your overall health physically, mentally and emotionally? Think about it. When you’re fatigued, have a headache or any kind of muscle or joint pain you are absolutely miserable. Everything you do somehow seems more difficult. Your concentration is weakened and your mood becomes sour. You become less tolerant and easily annoyed.

The poor health domino effect can be tough for you to intercept. Once you do however, relief is a welcomed change. What if you knew which fruits and vegetables prevented certain ailments? You could then include them in your daily or weekly diet to avoid the domino effect all together. Imagine never having a headache, experiencing indigestion or worrying about poor eyesight. Are there fruits and vegetables out there that can correct these conditions? Yes. Knowing your nutrition facts better prepares you to live a longer, healthier and happier life.

Here are a few nutrition facts worth knowing when grocery shopping:

  • Strawberries – combats cancer, protects your heart, boosts memory and calms stress
  • Honey – heals wounds, aids digestion, guards against ulcers, increases energy and fights allergies
  • Prunes – slows aging process, prevents constipation, boosts memory and lowers cholesterol
  • Walnuts – lowers cholesterol, combats cancer, lifts mood and protects against heart disease
  • Water – promotes weight loss, combats cancer, conquers kidney stones, smoothes skin
  • Onion – reduce risk of heart attack, combats cancer, kills bacteria and fights fungus
  • Carrots – saves eyesight, protects your heart, prevents constipation and promotes weight loss
  • Beets – controls blood pressure, combats cancer, strengthens bones and protects your heart
  • Figs – promotes weight loss, helps stops strokes, lowers cholesterol and controls blood pressure
  • Lemons – combats cancer, protects your heart, smoothes skin and stops scurvy

 

Is there more to consider when making changes to your diet? Yes, in addition to the healing properties in fruits and vegetables, it is also good to be aware of the following:

  • The benefits of vitamins & minerals (and their sources)
  • Best food combinations for health and healing
  • Fruits and vegetables that prevent diseases
  • Various herbs and their most valuable effects



A popular and powerful plant is Aloe Vera. It helps lower cholesterol; reduces inflammation resulting from radiation therapy; increases blood-vessel generation in lower extremities of people with poor circulation; soothes stomach irritation; promotes the healing of cuts, burns, insect bites, bruises, acne, blemishes, poison ivy, welts, eczema and sunburns; aids in the healing of ulcers; promotes normal bowel movements; alleviates many colon problems.

Isn’t preventative care the best treatment for sickness and disease? Why not educate yourself and the all the benefits provided for us by nature? Keep this information handy and try to work towards to healthier life for you and your family. This information will save you time, money and a lot of discomfort caused by poor health. Take the initiative to improve your health and build up your immune system.

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For additional nutrition facts and health tips visit our Health and Nutrition page to start your balanced diet.

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Alana Johnson

Alana Johnson tries to enjoy the simple things in life and writes for the Lifestyle category on Quality Life Resources. Living in the small New England town of Norwalk, CT, she looks forward to the warm summer months. To submit your own article for my category, please click HERE. View all Self Improvement articles.