Fitness One in Kernersville N.C. You Are What You Eat!
Who knew eating foods that look like your organs could actually target and be healthy for them!
A sliced Carrot looks like the human eye. The pupil, iris and radiating lines look just like the human eye…And Yes, science now shows carrots enhance blood flow and function of the eyes.
A Tomato has four chambers and is red. The heart has four chambers and is red. Research shows tomatoes are loaded with lycopene and are indeed pure heart and blood food. Lycopene is a cancer fighting antioxidant that helps prevent heart disease. It also protects the skin from aging and helps fight against osteoporosis.
Grapes hang in a cluster that has the shape of the heart. Each grape looks like a blood cell and research shows that grapes are also profound heart-and blood-vitalizing food. They fight against heart disease, metabolic syndrome, and are linked to lowering blood pressure.
A Walnut looks like a little brain, a left and right hemisphere, upper cerebrums and lower cerebrums. Even the wrinkles or folds on the nut are just like the neo-cortex. Walnuts actually help develop more than three dozen neuron-transmitters for brain function.
Kidney Beans heal and help maintain kidney function, and yes they actually look like the human kidney. Kidney beans are full of folate and magnesium. They reduce the risk of chronic kidney disease, stabilize blood sugar, and lower cholesterol.
Celery, Bok Choy, Rhubard and many other stalk vegetables look just like bones. These foods specifically target bone strength and replenish the skeletal needs of the body.
Avocadoes, Eggplant and Pears target the health and function of the womb and cervix, and look just like these organs. Research shows that when a woman eats one avocado a week, it balances hormones, sheds unwanted birth weight, and prevents cervical cancers. And how about this…It takes exactly nine months to grow an avocado. There are over 14,000 photolytic chemical constituents of nutrition in each one of these fruits.
Figs are full of seeds and hang in twos when they grow. Figs increase the mobility of male sperm and increase the number of sperm, as well as overcome male sterility.
Sweet potatoes look like pancreas and actually balance the glycemic index of diabetics. Sweet potatoes fight Pancreatic cancer and can preserve your memory with their high levels of brain boosting vitamin B6. They are also full of beta-carotene, vitamin C and E.
Olives assist the health and function of the ovaries and look like these organs as well. They actually assist with the prevention of ovarian cancer. Olives are full of the healthy monounsaturated fat, vitamin E, and also have anti-inflammatory properties. They also provide cellular protection from free radicals.
Oranges, Grapefruits, and other Citrus fruits are high in vitamin C and look like the mammary glands. They actually assist the health of the breasts and the movement of lymph in and out of the breasts.
Onions look like the body’s cells. Research shows that onions help clear waste materials from all of the body’s cells. They even produce tears which wash the epithelial layers of the eyes. A working companion, Garlic, also helps eliminate waste materials and dangerous free radicals from the body.
At Fitness One, we recommend getting your daily allowances of fresh foods utilizing a variety of choices, while maintaining a proper caloric intake level. Put this together with 3-4 times per week in one of our level-oriented fitness Classes and you are well on the way to a healthier you!
-Ashlie Reid, AFAA primary group Fitness Instructor, is also a Personal Trainer and lead Kettlebell Instructor at Fitness One Training Systems in Kernersville. Fitness One offers Personal Training, Group Fitness, Martial Arts, Israeli Krav Maga and a host of other programs to help the entire family be fit and healthy. For more information she can be contacted at email@example.com