Foods that nourish your body and mind
Food has known to heal, nourish and protect us from ailments and disease. There are a number of herbs, vegetables and fruits that have used by ancient seers to rejuvenate the mind and body. The same goodness can be found in a lot of food outlets. Instead of going for the coke and burger, fill your body with goodness from one of the hundreds of cafes, restaurants, juicers, and more in Perth. Looking for a dedicated vegan pizzeria, Paleo pub, organic grocer or cold-pressed juicer? You will find it at Green Goodness Co . Scientists have proved that there are a number of natural foods that are enough to provide relief from various common and not so common ailments.
Start with VitaminC. This little vitamin found in all citrus fruits like oranges, grapefruit, strawberries, kiwi fruit and vegetables like peppers, broccoli, tomatoes etc. Vitamin C needed for the growth and repair of tissues in our body and because the body does not store Vitamin C in its tissues, we need to consume it on a regular basis. It builds immunity, keeps the cold in check, improves the absorption of iron and helps make collagen. Collagen binds the body by keeping the tendons, ligaments and blood vessels together.
Another power packed vitamin is vitaminE found in nuts, seeds pf sesame, pumpkin or sunflower, eggs, leafy greens like kale and spinach and more. This vitamin has to be consumed externally as the body cannot manufacture vitaminE. VitaminE is an immunity booster and protects our body from damage. It is fantastic for skin and hair. Pop 5 almonds a day and you will keep mental disorders like Dementia and Alzheimer’s away.
Carrots contain fiber and vitamin K and also have a high carotene levels. Beta-carotene has also been shown to protect against macular degeneration and senile cataracts. They are great cleansers as the VitaminA assists the liver in flushing out the toxins from the body and the fibre keeps the colon clean.
Garlic is anti-bacterial, anti-viral, anti-fungal. It heals the circulatory, digestive and the immune system. The health benefits of garlic are mentioned here.