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10 Spices That Heal

10 Spices That Heal
By Vicky Uhland, Natural Solutions There’s good reason to season: Doctors and dietitians agree that your spice rack can be just as essential as your medicine cabinet when it comes to preventing and treating disease. Research consistently shows that many spices and herbs have medicinal qualities and can help prevent everything from cancer to the common cold. Cumin: Prevents Cancer HOW IT WORKS: It’s no surprise to many spice researchers that cancer rates are lower in India, where cumin is a diet staple. Ginger: Calms Nausea HOW IT WORKS: Chinese medical texts dating back to the fourth century BC tout ginger’s antinausea properties, and modern clinical studies offer scientific proof that it works–a substance in ginger shuts down a nerve receptor in the body that triggers the vomiting reflex. Basil: Combats Colds HOW IT WORKS: Basil is rich in antioxidants, which help boost immunity. Next: Diabetes, Memory, Cholersterol and Blood Pressure

10 Food Combos For Better Immunity, Disease Prevention, Energy And Weight Loss July 28, 2013 by KAREN FOSTER 10 Food Combos For Better Immunity, Disease Prevention, Energy And Weight Loss The healthiest dietary strategies ultimately depend on the right food combinations. One of the best ways to optimize food pairings is to mix foods that are neutral and not overly acidic. Here are 10 food combinations that will make staying healthy and being fit easier. 1) COMBINATION: Turmeric and salmon PROVIDES: General Anti-inflammatory and Healing Properties Salmon is low on carbohydrates and high on protein. 2) COMBINATION: Extra-Virgin Olive Oil and TomatoesPROVIDES: Better protection from diseases Tomatoes boast of four major carotenoids (alpha-carotene, beta-carotene, lutein, and lycopene) besides three potent antioxidants (betacarotene, Vitamin E, and Vitamin C) which may help fight cancer and heart disease. 3) COMBINATION: Red Bell Peppers and Black BeansPROVIDES: Better Immunity They look good at the veggie market and are expensive. Forget crash dieting.

Top 10 Foods Highest in Protein #1: Turkey and Chicken (Turkey Breast)Chicken: Chicken Breast (58g) provides 17g protein. Chicken Leg (69g) provides 18g protein. Chicken Thigh (37g) provides 9g protein. Click to see complete nutrition facts. #2: Fish (Tuna, Salmon, Halibut)Other fish high in protein per fillet(3oz or 85g): Tuna (22g), Salmon (22g), Halibut (22g), Snapper (22g), Perch(21g), Flounder and Sole (21g), Cod (20g), Tilapia (17g). #3: Cheese (Non-fat Mozzarella)Other cheese high in protein per ounce(28g): Low-fat Cottage Cheese (5g), Low-fat Swiss Cheese (8g), Low-fat Cheddar (6g), Parmesan (10g), Romano (9g). #4: Pork Loin (Chops)Sirloin Roast 3oz (28g) provides 23g of protein, Ham 3oz (28g) provides 18g of protein, 1 slice of bacon (8g) provides 3g of protein. #5: Lean Beef and Veal (Low Fat)T-Bone Steak 3oz (28g) provides 19g of protein, 1 Piece of Beef Jerky (20g) provides 7g of protein. #6: TofuClick to see complete nutrition facts. To find even more high protein foods, use the nutrient ranking tool.

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