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15 Best Foods To Revitalize Both Mind And Body
If you are anything like most of our readers, you simply crave alternative health methods! Do you love becoming healthier by using natural means to support your immune system? Love finding ways to stop everyday little health issues without making a trip to the doctor or pharmacy? Who doesn’t love taking the natural path in life?!
Most people rely on supplements, shakes, tablets, diets, and a dozen other ways to try and improve their health, but the truth is that all we really need to do, most times, is look to Mother Nature and the way she designed this planet to work in perfect harmony.
It’s been said that there is a plant, seed, herb, or spice on this earth for every single disease known to man — we just haven’t discovered them all yet!
Therefore, to be the healthiest person you can possible be, you simply need to spend time outdoors, get some exercise, sleep at night, and eat more of the natural foods that are all around you. If you truly want to feel the power of natural foods, eat a lot more of the following 15 foods. You will really understand what it means when people say, “you are what you eat.” These foods will revitalize both mind and body in ways that even scientists don’t fully understand. Give them a try, and feel your best!
This fermented drink is loaded with more healthy revitalizing compounds than you can shake a stick at. Consumed for centuries all over the world, this drink is made by fermenting healthy types of bacteria and yeast. Although this drink is lightly fermented, it really does give you a feeling of “SWOOSH” when you drink it! This has tons of healthy probiotics that will improve your digestive system, where about 90 percent of your immune system lies. It also has all of the B vitamins, which are very important for vegans. B vitamins are vital for a healthy mind and for keeping depression at bay. Kombucha also has plenty of antioxidants for long-lasting energy. If you haven’t tried this super drink, you are missing out!
No list would be complete without this super food giant! Turmeric, whose active ingredient is curcumin, is perhaps the most powerful herb in the world. With potent anti-viral, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, and anti-fungal compounds, this disease-fighting herb has shown to work wonders on everything from Alzheimer’s disease to arthritis to cancer! Add this spice to all sorts of dishes, including vegetables, rice, and soups. Or, if you prefer, simply mix a tablespoon in a glass of warm milk and drink it every day for revitalization of both mind and body that you can really feel!
There are many, many reasons to heed that old adage about an apple a day. Apples improve the immune system, reducing cholesterol, which can stop heart disease, as well as help with all types of digestive problems. Apples also can improve your brain function, memory skills, and mood. Just one or two apples each day increase the levels of acetylcholine in your brain, which is a very important neurotransmitter vital for memory. Apples also remove toxins in the brain, which can cause things like dementia. There are dozens of ways to get your apple on if you really aren’t a fan of the flavor. Try squeezing your own apple juice, or try some of the many different varieties until you find one that tickles your taste buds.
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