December 18, 2010

7 most useful natural products

        To maintain the health of winter need not buy expensive fruits and vegetables, which supply from distant countries. In our shop is quite possible to find the "indigenous" products whose consumption does not only add to health, but also saves money. List of seven such products provided the newspaper "Arguments and Facts."



        Beet is rightly called the leader in iodine content. This is the reason of its     beneficial effects on the thyroid gland. Moreover, this root contains a storehouse of minerals such as calcium, potassium, magnesium, zinc and iron, and vitamins - A, C, B1, B6, E and PP. In beet also has amino acids necessary for the health of the cardiovascular system, and enzymes that normalize the digestive tract. However, this vegetable is not recommended for patients with diabetes, people with weak kidneys, and thyroid hyperfunction.



           The fact that blueberries can strengthen the retina, known to many, but that its beneficial properties are not restricted. Investigation of the USDA showed that blueberries are also rich in pterostilbenom - an antioxidant that is contained in grapes and red wine. Blueberries lower cholesterol and blood sugar, prevents the development of varicose veins, strengthens capillaries and helps to cope with urinary tract infection.
         To enjoy all these useful properties, you must eat daily glass of fresh or frozen berries or 2 cups of blueberry yogurt. However, the consumption of blueberries is better to refuse patients with gastritis, as well as people suffering from atopic constipation.


       The main advantage of the cabbage - it's high content of manganese and omega-3 fatty acids. In addition, it contains a lot of fiber that are needed for normal digestion. Cabbage is also considered a product of the so-called "negative calorie" because its processing body expends more energy than it receives.
         Research scientists have found that cabbage is also one of the best natural fighters against cancer. Only three servings of vegetables a week to reduce the risk of developing colon cancer by 49% of lung cancer - 30% of prostate cancer - 44% of breast cancer in teenage girls - just 72%.
        The cabbage should be very careful to consume people with severe gastrointestinal disorders, diarrhea, and thyroid dysfunction.


Cranberries - one of the most nutritious fruits in nature and an excellent remedy for all sorts of infections, including respiratory. The components of cranberry proanthocyanidins help to prevent bacterial growth in the cells of the genitourinary system. In addition, this berry protects against stomach ulcers, blunts the inflammatory processes, and even prevents the formation of tartar, for what is called a favorite berry cranberry dentists.
      Consumption of cranberry should refrain patients with acute gastro-intestinal diseases and gastritis with high acidity.

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