Humankind’s natural diet
Everyone has an opinion, but not every opinion is correct. When we look around the world at humanity, those who live longest and remain healthiest all have a very good or semi-vegetarian diet. In Okinawa Japan, life expectancy amongst the older generation is in excess of 100 years because bulk of their diet is fresh vegetables.
It is one of the tragedies of Okinawa that the parents, great-grandparents and great-great-grandparents have to bury their children who are dying because they have embraced the Western high meat, high-fat and highly processed diet that has become so prevalent across the world.
In India and other countries where vegetarianism is prevalent, longevity and good health are considered normal yet in
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Miracle Drinks Kill Cancer Cells
This miracle drink idea has been circulating for a long time and it’s worth your while to take note as it helps recovery from many unpleasant health problems.
A Mr. Seto had lung cancer and he was recommended to take this drink by a Herbalist from China. He took it diligently for three months and it’s claimed his health was restored and that he wanted to make it public to draw this idea to the attention of people with cancers.
It is claimed that this drink that can protect from bad cells forming in your body or it will restrain their growth!
Take one beet root (red beet), one carrot and one apple
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The king of fruit
Durian is banned from many shopping malls in Asia because it really does smell like shit yet it is a great delicacy all over Southeast Asia. The Durian is a large forest tree and the fruit which grow slightly larger than a football are very spiky on the outside.
While elephants eat the entire fruit including the outer shell, the real delicacy is the soft yellow fruit inside. Despite the repugnant smell, the inner fruit has an appearance and texture similar to egg custard and yet the flavour is delicate, sweet and like almond, a total contrast to its fragrance.
For Westerners visiting Southeast Asia, the smell is enough to make them leave the vicinity, but
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An antioxidant from red grapes
Resveratrol is an Antioxidant substance to that recently hit the world wide market, but does it really deserve all the media attention it has attracted?
The interest in grapes came from the fact that French and some Mediterranean cultures have a high fat diet but don’t suffer from is much heart disease as other countries and this has been attributed to the fact that they drink red wine with most meals.
Although controversial, some studies have shown that resveratrol has some antioxidant benefits and it occurs naturally in:
The skin of red grapes and other fruits In the roots of Japanese knotweed (Polygonum cuspidatum). Red wine contains minute traces, too little to have any therapeutic
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The science of staying healthy
It matters not what you think about creation but it is scientifically evident that we are mammals and just one of all the innumerable species that inhabit this planet.
But if we look at all the other species that exist, they rarely ever become sick unless they live in the environment managed by us. Provided they have access to a healthy environment they don’t need any nutritional supplements and they don’t need to see a doctor.
Of course many animals get eaten but we humans are both at the top of the food chain with power to meddle with nature. Because we have this power and position, we come in to life thinking that we
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An important food in ancient times
Pomegranate tree by Captain Sugargo
A pomegranate is a fruiting deciduous shrub or tree growing to between five and eight meters tall. The pomegranate is native to the Iranian Plateau and is widely cultivated around the world and has been bred into over 400 varieties.
The pomegranate fruit has a tough outer casing and when ripe, it can be eaten out of hand by cutting off the crown end and removing with it some of the white pith. Then lightly score the skin in quarters, from the stem to the crown end. Firmly yet gently break the sections apart, following the score lines. Bend back the skin and gently scoop
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A traditional food re-labelled as a superfood
Acai Berry is a rainforest berry that grows on Euterpe oleracea palm trees in the Amazon basin. This dark purple berry that looks like a blueberry and has a fruity taste with a hint of chocolate. For centuries the local inhabitants have used the acai berry as a staple part of their diet, but over the last decade the berry has become popular in the coastal cities of Brazil and acai smoothies popular in Brazilian beach culture.
The berry is eaten by fitness enthusiasts and athletes for its energizing and detoxifying properties. With high levels of antioxidants and cholesterol fighting fatty acids, the Amazonian acai berry has been hailed as the new superfood
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Delicious treats and essential nutrition
Eating fruit plays a major role in detoxifying our body systems as well as supplying a great deal of energy and many agree that “Fruit is the most important of all our foods.” Some species of monkeys and other mammals have a diet which is almost totally consisting of fruit, and some people fortunate enough to live in a good location also enjoy a diet based on fruit.
According to Dr. Herbert Shelton who did research on this matter, he said. “If you have mastered the correct way of eating fruit, you have the Secret of Beauty, Longevity, Health, Energy, Happiness and normal weight.”
There are countless varieties of fruit available to us, and while
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Special treats and internal cleansing
Please do not confuse juices with purée!!
Juices are extracted from the fruit or vegetable, and all the pulp or fibre is discarded so you drink a large quantity of refined nutrition without the bulky fibre to support it. Purée contains the entire fruit or veggie and is the healthier option.
Extracted fruit and juices contain high levels of sugar and even when made from fresh organic fruits or veggies, they should be used sparingly. Commercial fruit and veggie juices are usually made from reconstituted juice containing high levels of sugar, and they may also contain potentially harmful additives that are used to enhance the flavour or act as preservatives.
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Another poor man’s food promoted as a cure all
Maqui or Chilean Wineberry is a small evergreen tree that grows 4–5 m in height in the wilderness of the Chilean Andes and adjacent regions of southern Argentina, it’s botanical name is Aristotelia chilensis, a species of the Elaeocarpaceae family. Maqui is sparsely cultivated and most maqui on the market is harvested by the rural poor who are paid a token amount for their labour. Maqui berries are harvested in late summer; April/May and they are traditionally used as a supplement to the native diet where they were be eaten raw, dried, or processed into jam. The berries that reach the cities are most often sold as
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