Lettuce Discuss… Foods for HEART, NERVES, MUSCLES, PROSTATE, AND THE BRAIN

IMG_2873We all know that mother nature has supplied us with all we need to be and stay healthy. Here’s a little list of some important areas to take care of.

Brain:

Some quick and easy foods that keep the brain healthy.

Celery: The sodium contained within celery neutralizes acid in the body, this is one of the highest sodium foods we have. It contains magnesium, which keeps away migraine headaches too. It is a good blood cleanser and is beneficial if you have high blood pressure. Eat this raw.

Almonds: These are full of manganese and phosphorus these are the best nuts you can use. They are beneficial for the brain, muscles and the nervous system. Almonds contain two brain nutrients, riboflavin and L-Carnitine these have been shown to increase brain activity and also show a reduced occurrence of Alzheimer’s disease.

Black Walnuts: Walnuts contain manganese, copper, iron, phosphorous, magnesium, and calcium. They are also high in Omega 3 this is essential for brain. The brain is made up of 60% structural fat, which is why omega 3’s are so important they keep the brain flexible and fluid.

Is it coincidence a Walnut looks like a brain?

Heart:

Olives are the highest potassium food, potassium is essential for heart health. You can make a simple tea to help lower your LDL Cholesterol therefore reducing the risk of coronary heart disease.

Take 10 olives cut them in half, place them in a cup and cover with boiling water. Let them steep for 10 minutes and drink. Leave the olives in the cup and eat if you want too when you’ve finished the tea.

Nerves & Muscles

Almonds are a great brain food and are full of essential goodness for your heart.

Barley is full of goodness and it helps in muscle structure. Make a broth and use barley and reap the benefits.

Beans of all varieties are essential if you are very sporty or active, they give the muscles staying power. Building stamina into the muscle.

Prostate:

Pumpkin Seeds have been shown in tests to slow down prostate cancer. It has also been suggested that if you eat a handful of pumpkin seeds twice a week, you will duce the risk of prostate c