Apple – ingredient that reduces harmful cholesterol. It has a mild antibiotic and anti-inflammatory characteristic.
Asparagus –very rich antioxidant glutathione which acts anticancer.
Banana – calms the stomach, reduces the occurrence of ulcers in the stomach by reducing acid secretion.
Beans – lowers cholesterol and blood sugar. Excellent food for diabetics.
Blueberry – cures diarrhea, acts as an antibiotic to urinary tract infections.
Brazil nuts – probably the richest natural source of elements selenium, which is an important antioxidant that acts as prevention against cancer.
Broccoli – is an ingredient that is very rich with antioxidants (quercetin, glutathione, beta carotene, vitamin C, indoles, lutein, glucarate, sulforaphane). It is considered to be anti-carcinogen, and is used in fighting against ulcers. Regulates both cholesterol and blood sugar. Cooking it can destroy some antioxidants.
Cabbage – contains many antioxidants and some anticancer substances. Cabbage juice treats a stomach ulcer. Since some useful ingredients of cabbage are destroyed by cooking, the food is better off fresh or pickled.
Carrots – very rich in beta carotene, protect the arteries and eyes, boosts immunity, reduces infections, the occurrence of angina pectoris, cancer and stroke. Reduces cholesterol in blood. By boiling the beta carotene is not destroyed, and cooking it makes it easier for the organism to absorb.
Cauliflower – has antiviral activity, allegedly works miracles against cancer.
Celery – very rich in antioxidants which neutralize carcinogens. Acting diuretic and is efficient in fight against high blood pressure.
Coffee – stimulates mental activity. It relieves asthma. Larger quantities of coffee can cause insomnia, fear, increased secretion of acid in the stomach and diarrhea.
Collards – very rich in antioxidants, such as lutein, beta-carotene and vitamin C. It reduces the chances of cancer. Due to the rich in oxalate is not recommended for people with kidney stones.
Eggplant – lowers blood cholesterol and reduces the negative effects of fatty food.
Figs – acting laxative, anti-ulcer, antibacterial and antiparasitic.
Fish and fish oil – very healing and prevent the occurrence of disease. Protects the heart, minimizes the chance of stroke, rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, psoriasis, hypertension, type II diabetes, migraine, ulcerative colitis. It acts as an anticoagulant and anti-inflammatory. Increases beneficial cholesterol, and lowers triglycerides. Some fish are rich in antioxidants selenium, coenzyme Q-10, as well as fatty acids omega-3, while reducing the occurrence of colon cancer and breast cancer. The fishes that have the healthiest properties are sardines, mackerel, herring, salmon and tuna.
Garlic – considered to be a miracle of medicine. It acts as an antibiotic (it is considered that helps in the prevention and treatment of cancer), lowers blood pressure and cholesterol, reduces the incidence of heart attacks, colds and inflammation.
Grapefruit – rich in vitamin C. It lowers cholesterol and reduces arteriosclerosis. It is considered to have antibiotic properties.
Honey – has antibiotic properties. It is useful against many diseases. Has soothing effects.
Kale – rich in carotene and other antioxidants. Effective antibiotic.
Kiwi – very rich in vitamin C, and excellent in treating or preventing various diseases.
Melons – contains antioxidant beta carotene and has anticancerogenic character.
Milk – with a small amount of fat, lowers cholesterol and blood pressure.
Mustard – reduces swelling of mucous membranes, the accumulation of mucus in the airways, reducing the “congestion” caused by colds and sinusitis.
Nuts – (walnut, almond, hazelnut) contains antioxidant oleic acid and vitamin E to reduce harmful cholesterol and protect the heart. Walnut is rich in very useful oil omega-3s.
Oats – reduces cholesterol. Useful against bronchitis and some stomach problems. Good antidepressant and can help to quit smoking.
Olive oil – reduces harmful cholesterol and protects the arteries. Prevents the conversion of useful cholesterol into harmful. It regulates blood pressure and sugar.
Onion – the richest with the most powerful antioxidant- quercetin. Thanks to that quality, reduces the incidence of stomach cancer. Increases the useful cholesterol (HDL-high density lipoprotein – high density lipoprotein), and reduces harmful (LDL low densitiy lipoprotein – low density lipoprotein). Prevents blood clots, asthma, chronic bronchitis, hay colds, diabetes, arteriosclerosis, diabetes and infections. Has an antibiotic property.
Orange – contains very important carotenoids, terpenes and flavonoids, which are thought to help prevent and treat cancer of the pancreas, stomach and breast. It is rich in vitamin C and beta carotene. Reduces asthma attacks, the occurrence of bronchitis and gum disease.
Parsley – rich in antioxidants monoterpenes, phthalides and polyacetylenes. Neutralizes carcinogens in tobacco smoke.
Pepper – a very rich antioxidant vitamin C. It is also useful against colds, bronchitis, asthma, respiratory infections, cataracts, arteriosclerosis and angina pectoris.
Pineapple – antibacterial and anti-inflammatory, helps digestion, helps dissolve blood clots, and reduces the incidence of osteoporosis and bone fractures.
Plum – acting laxative and antibacterial
Potatoes – rich in calcium and lower blood pressure and the occurrence of stroke.
Pumpkin – very rich in beta carotene, an antioxidant that prevents heart attacks and cataracts.
Raspberry – has antiviral properties. It’s known as a natural aspirin.
Rice – effective against diarrhea, while rice bran is good against constipation.
Shiitake mushrooms – have long been used in Asia as a remedy for heart, breast cancer and leukemia. Cures and flu, polio, high cholesterol and blood pressure. Lentinan ingredient showed a broad spectrum antiviral activity. Component B-glucan is reportedly effective against AIDS.
Soy – rich in hormones. Reduces the occurrence of breast and prostate cancer. Lowers blood pressure.
Spinach – very rich in antioxidants, particularly beta-carotene, lutein and. Lowers cholesterol. Due to the rich in oxalate is not recommended for patients with kidney stone.
Tomato – a very rich antioxidant lycopene, which are attributed to anti-cancer properties.
Watermelon – very rich in antioxidants lycopene and glutacionom. It has slightly antibacterial and anticoagulant properties.
Wheat – whole wheat (black flour) reduces constipation (constipation), prevents the growth of polyps in the colon. Some people are allergic to certain ingredients wheat.
Yogurt – acting antibiotic. Stimulates the formation of gamma-interferon. Reduces diarrhea, colds and sore throats. Due to the rich in calcium is beneficial against osteoporosis.