August, 2016

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Dates

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Today we look at “D” for Dates – great for ovaries and pancreatic cells.

Dates are an excellent source of potassium and a good source of iron and calcium. High in fiber.

Dates are one of the oldest cultivating trees and have been growing in Borth Africa for at least 8,000 years.

They are the sweetest of all the fruits having higher potassium level than bananas and oranges. They also contain iron, niacin, vitamin B6 and fiber.

The Medjool dates are from Morocco – great for snacking on or stuffing with your favourite filling such as cheese, pecans, cream cheese or peanut butter.
The Halawi Dates are from Iraq – rich creamy sweet flavour and caramel like texture.
The Khadrawy Dates are from Iraq – small and dark with dry flaky skin – high moisture content, less sugar and a mild flavour.
The Deglet Noor Dates originate from Algeria and are slightly nutty flavour not as sweet as other varieties and great to snack on.

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referenced Farmacist Desk Reference Encyclopedia of Whole Food Medicine

 

Cherries

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Let’s review “C” – Cherries – Great for the heart, blood, capillaries and pain remover.

Benefits

  • Cancer,
  • eases arthritis,
  • ends insomnia,
  • good for gout,
  • protects the heart,
  • pain relief,
  • sheilds against alzheimers and
  • slows ageing process.

Sweet and tart cherries date back to 300BC. In 1852, the “Cherry capital of the world” was started when the first cherry orchard was planted near Traverse City in Michigan.

Cherries are great for making pies, juices and jams. Sweet cherries are great for eating straight off the stem.

They contain flavinoids, fiber, potassium and traces of Vitamin A and C.

Soothes Arthritis and Gout
Cherries can relieve pain. WOW can you believe that twenty cherries were tested and believed to have as much effectiveness as other pain killing remedies including asprin, ibuprofen and nonsteroidal, anti-inflammatory drugs. For pain relief – eat a bowl of cherries.
One dried cherry equals about eight fresh ones.

Sidesteps Cancer
Also known to rid inflammation and cancer because they contain a mighty cancer chemical called perillyl alcohol that has been shown to inhibit tumours.

Do you suffer Insomnia?
Cherries are your key to falling asleep and into the land of nod. Melatonin a hormone that helps you sleep is found inside cherries. It might be a good idea to have a bowl of cherries on hand. Melatonin acts either as a direct sleep-inducing substance. Eating them just before going to bed will give you the most benefit.

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referenced Farmacist Desk Reference Encyclopedia of Whole Food Medicine

Bananas

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Let’s review “B” – The Banana – great for penile function, builds blood volume, bones & muscle.

It blocks diarrhea, controls blood pressure, protects heart, quiets a cough, strengthens bones and so much more.
There are 500 varieties of bananas. Great for people feeling depression. If you happen to have too much to drink – make a banana milkshake with honey, great for avoiding morning sickness. What about a mosquito bite – before you reach for that tube of cream – grab a banana skin and rub the inside of the skin on the bite – reduces swelling and irritation.


Bananas calm the nervous system. Girls – If you suffer from PMS – eat bananas – it regulates blood glucose levels which can affect your mood.

Want to give up smoking – then make sure you have a handy supply of bananas on hand – it helps the body recover from the effects of nicotine withdrawal.

Want to eliminate any warts – place a piece of banana skin yellow side up and tape in place.

What about some yummy natural banana ice cream – 2 bananas 1/2 cup raw or soy milk and 1 Tbsp of honey (optional) – put it all in a blender and blend until smooth and creamy or leave some small chunks in there. Yummo and enjoy


Lots to learn about bananas.

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referenced Farmacist Desk Reference Encyclopedia of Whole Food Medicine

Apples

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We’re going to be looking at the A – Z for fruits and their benefits to your body and some of the ailments that they can help with. This is by no means exhaustive, just a few little tips and hints. Please also do some more research for yourselves.
If there is anything in particular you would like us to research then please do drop us an email.

Let’s being with “A” – The Queen of all foods – The apple – blocks diarrhea, cushions joints, keeps doctors away, improves lung capacity, prevents constipation, protects heart and slows ageing process.  Eat the skin as well where just under the skin the most nutrients lie.
Apples protect and heal every body system, every organ and function: In other words all 10,000 trillion cents love apples!! Apples contain certain nutrients that sets them apart from any other food and even other fruits and makes them a food of choice for achieving our health goals. Make sure you wash your apples with clean fluoride free and chlorine free water before eating them, which washes off any chemicals. If you can buy organic apples. Always wash your fruit in sexy water to rid of any chemicals Click here to take you to Sexy Water’s website

What about a refreshing CABALA JUICE
Use 3 types of apples in a cabala juice – 1 carrot, 1 red apple, 1 beetroot, 1 green apple, 1 lemon, 1 yellow apple

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referenced Farmacist Desk Reference Encyclopedia of Whole Food Medicine