7 Foods for Healthy Lungs and Improved Breathing

 Did you know that an unhealthy diet also affects your breathing? 


In today's video, you will see seven foods that are good for your lungs and help the respiratory system work.



Although breathing is an involuntary action of our bodies, breathing correctly isn't all that simple. 


During the colder season, the dry and polluted air makes it difficult for the body to filter the oxygen correctly. It increases the chances of catching a cold or flu, of developing allergic crises, besides worsening chronic issues, such as asthma, rhinitis, and bronchitis. 



Do you suffer from any of these issues, or know someone who does? 


See now 7 foods that work great for the lungs!


Watercress

Watercress helps lubricate the lungs and, because it is expectorating, contributes to alleviating coughs, sore throats and inflammations on the up airways. 



Lettuce 

One of the most popular and most eaten green leaves of the world, lettuce is wonderful for the lungs. 


Garlic

Besides being a natural anti-inflammatory, garlic also contains allicin, capable of fighting infections, reducing inflammations, and preventing diseases. 



Onion

Rich in antioxidants, onion has important actions to strengthen the immune system and avoid chronic diseases, colds, and flu.


Carrot

Carrots are good for the specific case of coughs and phlegm, helping us breathe better and benefitting lung health.



Kale

Besides being rich in fiber and being a food that improves lung health, kale contains special phytonutrients that help defend our body against the development of cancer cells. 


Turnip 

Known for its bitter taste, which comes from a compound called glucosinolate, the turnip has anticancer actions in the body. 



So, did you know that these foods could help your breathing and lungs? 


Adding them to your daily eating is a simple way of reducing inflammation, improving lung function and healing your respiratory tract.






The Lack Of This Vitamin May Be Causing Your Hair Loss and Gray Hair

 Have you ever heard about folic acid? Do you know why women need to take folic acid during pregnancy? 



Folic acid, also known as vitamin B9 or folate, it is usually recommended for pregnant women to prevent major congenital disorders. 


But its properties can benefit everyone and even help maintain your hair healthy and beautiful. Did you know that? 



For pregnant women, folate ensures proper fetal development and the formation of the neural tube. 


For other people, folic acid strengthens the immune system and brain function. It plays a role in cognitive abilities and in emotional and mental health. 



According to studies by the Institute for Functional Medicine, in Florida, more than 40% of cases of depression are caused by folate deficiency. Did you know that? 


Folate acts as a cofactor in the production of serotonin, a neurotransmitter that ensures a good mood. Isn't it incredible? 



However, folate deficiency may be linked to dementia and cognitive issues and is more common in the elderly. 


And, if all these benefits weren't enough for you, folate is also good for the heart. 



Folic acid also helps with hair and nail growth, fights acne and dermatitis, gives a healthy glow to the skin, and controls oiliness. 


Did you know that it even helps with gray hair? 



Talk to your doctor about adding this powerful supplement to your routine.







Why Every Woman Should Drink Red Raspberry Leaf Tea

 Have you ever heard about a tea made of raspberry leaves? 


Did you know that this is one of the best teas for women? 

Drinking raspberry leaf tea is beneficial for pregnant women and also for anyone who has a cold, flu, fertility issues, psoriasis, constipation, and general inflammations. 


Made with dried and ground leaves, it doesn't taste like raspberries, but more like a floral, black tea. 


Rich in nutrients, vitamins, and antioxidants, it boosts your immune system, regulates hormones, prevents nausea, and takes care of women’s health. 



See now 8 reasons for you, woman, to drink raspberry leaf tea: 


1. Treats cardiovascular issues 

2. Improves digestion 

3. Contributes to your immune system

4. Aids infertility 

5. Reduces inflammation

6. Good for your skin

7. May help with weight loss 

8. Helps with pregnancy



However, if you have any of the following problems, do not drink raspberry leaf tea: 


Delayed birth 

If your baby is overdue, the birth contractions will be naturally stronger, and raspberry tea may intensify them, which will stress the baby. 



Bleeding or spotting 

If you had any bleeding or spotting during the second or third trimester, stimulating the uterus with raspberry leaf tea may cause issues.  


Cesarean birth 

If you plan on having a C-section, it is not recommended to drink raspberry tea before the procedure.








6 Incredible Benefits of Marjoram Tea

 Marjoram is an aromatic herb rich in nutrients and with many medicinal properties. Do you know marjoram and its benefits? 


Did you know that marjoram is part of the same family as oregano? 



With antispasmodic, expectorating, mucolytic, healing, digestive, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant actions, this herb is used to treat digestive issues and to alleviate symptoms of stress and anxiety. It can be used alone or combined with other herbs. 


Check these 6 benefits of consuming marjoram: 




Digestive and nervous systems

Did you know that marjoram tea is useful in cases of flatulence and diarrhea? 


Helps in airways and fights viral diseases

Thanks to its anti-inflammatory, bactericide,  and expectorating properties, marjoram tea is a natural medicine for coughs and colds. 




Helps fight depression, stress, and anxiety

People who suffer from depression, stress, or insomnia can find some respite in drinking a cup of hot marjoram tea every night before sleeping. 




Alleviates muscle pain

Both the tea and essential oil of marjoram are used to massage and relax the muscles. Marjoram tea calms the nervous system, which alleviates anxiety and promotes relaxation. 


The tea also contributes to improving the immune system and mood, is good for the pancreas and liver, helps prevent microbial infections, and treats stomach and intestinal gas. 



Watch the video and learn how to make marjoram tea!


Be careful as marjoram, when consumed in excess, may cause headaches and constipation. Pregnant women or girls under 12 years old must avoid consuming marjoram tea because the herb may lead to hormonal alterations that affect the development of the fetus or puberty.







8 Foods You Shouldn't Peel Before Eating

 Recently on the channel, we saw some of the benefits of eating unpeeled foods. Have you watched it yet? 


Do you have the habit of eating unpeeled foods? 



Today, you will see 8 foods that you can eat unpeeled and why you should add them to your daily routine. 


When we prepare something to eat, the first step usually is to peel the ingredients, right? 


But what few people know is that the peels are where we find most of the nutrients that our body needs to work well. Did you know that? 



When we remove the peel, we lose valuable nutrients, minerals, and vitamins that end up in the trash. 


So, let's see 8 foods that you can eat, peel and all!


Do you eat any of these foods with their peels? Some people may present allergy to the peel of certain fruits. 

But it is also possible that the allergic reaction might be triggered by a chemical substance applied to the fruit to prevent insects. 


We always recommend you to eat fruits from organic cultures, especially when you intend to eat them unpeeled. Ok?








Soaked Figs: An Incredible Home Remedy For Constipation

 Do you like figs? Today, you will learn how to make soaked figs to keep your intestine working without any issues! 


Many people don't eat figs because they don't know the benefits of this fruit. 



Or maybe it is because they aren't easy to find. But do you know why figs are good for your health? 


Either dried or fresh, figs have a lot of fiber, nutrients, a significant amount of manganese, vitamins, and minerals. 


With an eye-catching appearance and delicious taste, this fruit is low in calories and has some surprising benefits to health. 



Figs improve the skin, making it prettier and healthier, help with weight loss, control the cholesterol levels, and prevent cardiovascular diseases. They also regulate intestinal transit. 


There are numerous benefits of figs, as they are a source of polyphenols, flavonoids, and antioxidants, like carotene, lutein, tannin, chlorogenic acid, and many others. 



Thanks to its fiber, fig works for constipation, stimulating the regularity of the intestine. It keeps your body clean through a mild laxative effect and helps eliminate toxins. 



To make your soaked figs and use them as a natural laxative, we will teach a powerful recipe!


Now, tell us, did you know this benefit of figs already?  


Try the recipe and share your experience with us.








Are You Using Turmeric The Wrong Way? Here’s What You Need To Know

 You certainly have heard about turmeric already, right? If you still don't know its benefits, watch the video being suggested to you to learn more about this powerful root. 



Turmeric is a well-known spice in cuisines, thanks to its orange color that improves the appearance and flavor of many dishes. 


Its characteristic color comes from a compound called curcumin, which acts as a powerful anti-inflammatory and natural analgesic. 



To give you an idea of the power of curcumin, it regulates the inflammatory imbalances on tissues, destroys harmful pathogens, and creates a protective layer against infectious agents. 


Today, more than 2,000 published studies show the amazing benefits of this plant to treat and prevent cancer. 



Now that you know the benefits of turmeric, you must be asking yourself: 


How do I consume it? 


We will share a recipe suggested by the Canadian doctor, Carolyn Anderson. She deeply investigated the effects of turmeric. According to her, when turmeric is taken as a capsule or by itself, it is poorly absorbed by the body. It is best to combine it with other ingredients. 



The mixture of these powerful ingredients will facilitate the absorption of nutrients for your body. Isn't it amazing? 


Try it and share your experience with us.








Do You Suffer From Arthritis or Joint Pain? Try This Cheap Juice Recipe!

 Recently on the channel, we made a video about the benefits of cucumber. Have you watched it yet? But today we will talk about Japanese cucumber. 



This vegetable is rich in water, minerals, and antioxidants. It hydrates the body and keeps the intestines working. 


Besides the pulp, the skin and seeds are edible and are rich in fiber and beta carotene. They all contribute to eye, skin, and hair health. 



Cucumbers also help with weight loss, contribute to intestinal transit, keep the body hydrated, improves skin, nail, eyes, and hair health, helps with blood circulation, and prevents cancer! Amazing, isn't it? 


But, did you know that cucumbers also help treat arthritis and arthrosis? That’s right, this vegetable also helps with bone health and inflammatory processes, thanks to vitamin K and calcium. 



And, if that isn't enough, according to some scientific tests, the Japanese cucumber can also be used to treat moderate osteoarthritis. How incredible is that? 



After learning about all these benefits, you must be wondering some of the ways of consuming Japanese cucumber, right? 


So, we will teach you a simple recipe that takes ingredients that are easy to find. 








The Best Juice To Fight Diabetes and Lose Weight Naturally

 Do you have diabetes or know someone who does?


Did you know that, besides having to change to a healthier lifestyle and diet, diabetic people or those with prediabetes, must also exercise to get better results at their treatment? 



In today's video, you will learn about two natural ingredients that can regulate blood sugar. 


According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the number of diabetic patients is growing. Today, almost 250 million people in the world have diabetes. Isn't this number alarming? 



An ingredient that can reduce blood sugar is the bitter gourd.  This fruit has properties that help regulate blood sugar levels, prevent constipation, improve skin issues, wounds, lesions, eczema, and even insect bites. 


However, bitter gourd isn't recommended for pregnant or nursing women, people with chronic diarrhea, or hypoglycemia. 



Besides, the excessive consumption of bitter gourd is associated with stomach discomfort, abdominal pain, vomiting, and diarrhea. To avoid complications and side-effects, follow the daily dose recommended by a doctor.


Another ingredient that can be allied to bitter gourd is chromium. The deficiency of this mineral is associated with symptoms related to diabetes. 



If you have diabetes, try it and don't forget the most important things: keep a balanced diet, practice regular physical activities, and take your medicines. 



A healthy lifestyle doesn't equal cure, but it surely will give you a better quality of life with reduced symptoms.







Mix Star Anise and Chamomile For These Amazing Benefits

 Do you know the benefits of chamomile? What about star anise? Have you ever heard about chamomile and star anise tea? 


Did you know that this combination is excellent to alleviate and prevent many diseases? 



The tea of chamomile and star anise is rich in medicinal properties. Chamomile has healing actions and is antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, and antispasmodic. 


It is widely used to treat skin irritations, colds, nose inflammations, sinusitis, poor digestion, diarrhea, insomnia, anxiety, nervousness, and sleep troubles. 



Star anise is frequently seen in some tea recipes to treat different things. 


Some of its benefits are: 


Improves sleep 

Star anise has sedative properties that come from its antioxidants and magnesium levels.


Prevents fungal infections 

Because it is rich in anethole, star anise has a strong action against many microorganisms, including fungi.



Strengthens the immune system and fights respiratory diseases

Due to its high levels of nutrients and minerals, star anise helps boost immunity. 


Improves digestion 

Because of the big amount of fiber and its strong aroma, star anise stimulates the digestive enzymes and saliva production. 



Good for the brain

Star anise has big amounts of complex B vitamins. It helps keep the brain cells active and controls the homocysteine levels. 


Star anise also helps diuretic function, prevents bad breath, prevents acne, and is good for women. This combination sounds very interesting, doesn't it? 



Watch the video and learn how to make this amazing tea!


Attention: Even though it a source of important nutrients, star anise must not be consumed in excess. When consumed in excess, star anise may cause nausea, allergic reactions, and even intoxication.



Make sure to consume it moderately, always alternating with other medicinal herbs. Try this tea and share your experiences with us.









 

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