Why Eat Organic?

 

Why eat organic? Agricultural chemicals are connected to the rise in cancer over the years and the cumulative exposure to these chemicals contributes to other degenerative and neurological diseases.

The organic varieties of grain and produce contain more nutrients than the non-organic varieties. Over 200 nutrients are present in un-farmed and rich native soil. The typical fertilizers may only contain 3 nutrients. Nutritional content is fundamentally significant when it comes to fighting toxicity and associated free radical damage.

Watch out for the following non-organic produce. The reasons for the higher amounts of pesticides have to do with the type of delivery used:

  • apples
  • apricots
  • carrots
  • celery
  • Coffee
  • green beans
  • cherries
  • kale
  • leafy greens
  • nectarines
  • peaches
  • pears
  • potatoes
  • spinach
  • sweet bell peppers
  • strawberries

Eat as much organic food as possible to avoid exposure to growth hormones, antibiotics and the effects associated with chemical fertilizers and pesticides. Pay the extra bit for organic produce because in the end, conventional food might cost you your health.

 

 

 

Natural Relief

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For effective remedies for some conditions, look no further than your kitchen herb garden. Natural relief has deep roots in traditional wisdom and are recapturing the public’s attention. To such an extent, that mainstream drug manufactures are jumping on the wagon with a stream of new herbal medicines on market shelves everywhere.

Natural remedies maybe less effective in killing germs and bacteria, but they are superior in term of restoring immunity, helping the body to regain strength and overcome illnesses.

Here are a few examples: 

1. Boosting the immune system: 

A daily dose of Echinacea can strengthen the immune system drastically. A few other herbs and supplements which may help in this regard are chamomile, Siberian ginseng, wild indigo, goldenseal, stinging nettle, rosehip, rosemary, peppermint and thuja.

2. High blood pressure: 

Apple cider vinegar, garlic and cayenne pepper and celery are excellent herbs and remedies.

3. Cancer treatments:

These are cabbage, mustard seeds and turnips.  Broccoli reverses breast cancer and carrots help reverse lung cancer. Ginger, onions and garlic shrink tumors throughout the body. Broccoli offers a vast array of cancer-fighting compounds, including antiangiogenesis phytochemicals that help “starve” tumors so they die, all without harming healthy cells.

4. Muscle and joint pain 

Chilli and capsicums support healthy joints. Devil’s Claw, Glucosamine and Boswellia help to support healthy, mobile joints and muscles and keep them moving freely. Essential oils such as Peppermint, Pine and Ginger essential oils promotes circulation, soothes sore muscles and joints and promotes faster healing.

5. Gastrointestinal Illnesses 

Herbs such as Matricaria recutita (German Chamomile) and Filipendula ulmaria (Meadowsweet) support ongoing health in the entire digestive system and stomach lining and act as a tonic and a soothing remedy. You can also use basil, ginger, turmeric and even ripe papaya.

*Natural remedies are an example of the perfection that nature has given us to survive on this planet. It is there for the taking and is less expensive, works with the body and has been there for centuries 🙂