Spice Up Your Health
If you are looking for a low calorie and high nutrient way to spice up your daily meals, look no further. The best foods to add into your diet are garlic, onions, and peppers. Eating healthy does not have to be boring, in fact these additions will make your food have some kick, depending on the amount that you add.
These three powerful foods can do you a world of good. Eating garlic, onions and peppers on a daily basis can protecct you from cardiovascular disease, infections, diabetes, respiratory problems, and certain types of cancer. Specifically, garlic has been known for years for its magical healing properties. Regular intake of this powerful spice can lower your bad cholesterol while increasing your good cholesterol, heighten your immune system and thereby preventing or stopping tumor growth, and reduce your risk for blood clots. Women who are on the pill should eat a lot of garlic because they are more suseptible to blood clotting. Garlic has also been proven to help you recover from a cold or sickness by destroying the bacteria or viruses causing the ailment. Garlic is best eaten raw because cooking it can destroy some of its healing properties. Similar to garlic, onions can also help the body in many ways. Their healing properties are very similar-they too lower cholesterol, reduce the risk of blood clots, and prevent disease and infection. Peppers can also provide these benefits, but their main forte is respiratory problems. Hot peppers have been used in Chinese medicine for years for this reason. Peppers contain capsaicin which helps the lungs function more effectively. They are great for both smokers and non-smokers as well as those suffering from asthma, bronchitis, or other respiratory related illnesses.
Next time that you are looking to spice up a soup, stew, or other meal add these three powerful ingredients and benefit in numerous ways. You should try to encorporate garlic, onions, and peppers into our daily meals to keep yourself healthy and prevent disease.
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