Foods That Resemble The Body Parts They’re Good For
1. Carrots – Eyes
Eating carrots promotes healthy eyes. According to Sasson Moulavi, MD, medical director of Smart for Life Weight Management Centers, carrots are high in vitamins and antioxidants, like beta-carotene, that lower the chance ofmacular degeneration. Macular degeneration is the leading cause of vision loss in older people.
2. Walnuts – Brain
According to Lisa Avellino, a dietitian at Focus28 Diet, walnuts are nicknamed “brain food,” and they are very rich in omega-3 fatty acids, which help support brain function.
3. Celery – Bones
Celery is a delicious food. Dr. Moulavi says that celery is a great source of silicon, which is part of the molecular structure that gives bones their strength.
4. Avocados – Uterus
Avocados are good for the health and functioning of the womb and cervix of the female.”Avocados are a good source of folic acid.Folate has been found to reduce the risk of cervical dysplasia, which is a precancerous condition” says Elizabeth Somer, a registered dietitian.
5. Citrus – Breasts
Breast cancer is a horrifying disease, and it is often difficult to defeat. Luckily, citrus are here to help keep your breasts healthy. Dr. Moulavi says that citrus consists of substances called limonoids. It is proven that these substances inhibit the development of cancer.
6. Tomatoes – Heart
According to Somer, because of the lycopene in tomatoes, there is a reduced risk for heart disease in men and women who eat them. If you mix them with olive oil and avocado, it will boost your body’s ability to absorb lycopene ten times over.
7. Sweet Potatoes – Pancreas
This sweet vegetable keeps this organ healthy. Sweet potatoes are rich in beta-carotene. It is a powerful antioxidant that protects all tissues of the body, including the pancreas, from damage associated with cancer or aging, says Somer.
8. Ginger – Stomach
Ginger is one of the best spices for your digestive health. According to Dr. Moulavi, ginger consists of gingerol, which is the ingredient responsible for ginger’s pungent scent and taste. It can help prevent nausea and vomiting.
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