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Super Foods in the Daily Diet: (Aether Bios Clinic) Bridgeford’s Best Bites: Nutrition Tips

cResearch has shown that these foods can have important health benefits. The quantities required for success in some studies is large and would need supplementation rather than food. Several studies have been on animals not humans , though as you probably already have many of them in your kitchen, it may be wise to regularly include them in your diet.

CHILI  (sprinkle on salads, add to stews)

  • May increase energy expenditure and fat metabolism, reducing obesity and related disorders
  • Slows the growth of prostate cancer cells

CINNAMON (sprinkleon cereal, toast and honey, cakes, use in stews)

  • May correct cognitive impairment in Alzheimer’s disease
  • Potential role in the prevention of insulin resistance, metabolic syndrome, and type 2 diabetes
  • Induces tumour cell death, anti-cancer
  • Stimulation of progesterone secretion in adrenal cells, may help menstrual pain and infertility

COCONUT OIL (use for cooking)

  • Potential agent in the prevention of obesity, particularly of the abdomen
  • Liver protective activity

CORIANDER LEAF (use in salads and sprinkle on stews and vegetables)

  • Insulin-releasing and insulin-like activity, beneficial for diabetes and blood sugar
  • Beneficial for lead and mercury damage
  • Beneficial for memory deficits, may be helpful in Alzheimer’s
  • Protective in liver toxicity

GARLIC (use raw and cooked in salads, stews, meat and fish dishes)

  • Effective against infections, even beats antibiotic resistant hospital superbug

GINGER ( use in cooking, baking, tea)

  • Cancer preventive properties; inhibits growth in ovarian cancer cells
  • Reduces muscle pain caused by eccentric exercise, helpful in osteoarthritis
  • Effective for decreasing nausea, and vomiting in pregnancy
  • Anti-inflammatory

GREEN TEA (drink it)

  • Black, green and oolong tea (without milk) enhance insulin activity
  • Anti-oxidant, anti-viral,  anti-tumour (vascular, gastric, bone)
  • Beneficial in the treatment of external ano-genital warts
  • Effective in weight loss and weight maintenance
  • Reduced mortality due to all causes, including cardiovascular disease but not cancer, linked to reduced incidence of stroke

KALE (steam) is an excellent source of absorbable calcium

CURCUMIN (TUMERIC) (curry and stews)

  • Anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory, may be beneficial for osteoarthritis, obesity and obesity-related metabolic diseases, autoimmune disorders, liver cirrhosis, chronic renal disease, chronic obstructive lung disease, diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease, Crohn’s
  • Anti-cancer (breast and metastases to lung, head and neck squamous cell)

We are happy to advise you on your health matters.

Lin Bridgeford DO KFRP MSCC ICAK (UK) MSc
Registered Osteopath Kinesiologist

Aether Bios Clinic

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