Now that medicine is developing so quickly, medications come in all possible forms and dosages. Whenever we face a health problem, we try to figure out what capsules, tablets, or drops we should take to ease the symptoms. Spinach, turmeric, garlic, and bananas — these products are associated with cooking. However, in many cases, their unique properties make them work just as good as conventional medications.
Today we want to tell you about the health benefits of some common foods you probably have never heard about.
So scroll down to have a read about some common foods you can eat to get rid of health issues.
Curcumin found in turmeric proved itself effective in preventing clouding of the vision and delaying the onset of cataracts. It also protects the eyes against toxins that cause cataracts and prevents the complications people can have after cataract surgery.
anti-inflammatory property in turmeric makes it effective in relieving pain and swelling, in particular, in patients with arthritis.
Banana peel is one of the home remedies you can try to lighten bruised skin and make the bruise heal faster. Apply the peel skin side up on the affected area overnight.
Bananas are rich in potassium, vitamin C, and B6, which makes them highly beneficial for heart health. Bananas will also help you to remove dryness and itching of the scalp. Apply mashed banana to your scalp as a DIY nourishing mask.
Spinach has a high content of potassium, magnesium, and other minerals. This is why spinach is recommended for stabilizing blood pressure. Studies have shown that a diet rich in spinach may decrease arterial stiffness and help maintain good cardiovascular health.
Spinach also contains vitamin A in large quantities, which makes it a good product for your skin, hair, and overall beauty.
Essential oils found in dill are perfect sedatives and pacifiers which make dill a good insomnia remedy.
Dill seeds and leaves can be used as natural mouth fresheners. Essential oils that dill contains have good antimicrobial and germicidal properties that can prevent microbial infections in the mouth cavity.
Many studies have confirmed the potential anti-inflammatory properties of pomegranate that are explained by the high contents of antioxidants in this fruit.
Pomegranates contain vitamins and minerals, the intake of these is capable of increasing hemoglobin concentration and red blood cells count.
Beetroot is rich in iron, an essential compound of hemoglobin which is crucial for the growth, development, and functioning of cells.
Beetroot is a good source of fiber that improves digestive health. Introducing beetroot to your diet can prevent constipation and other digestive conditions.
The cocoa powder that is found in large amounts in dark chocolate has proved itself effective in decreasing the amount of “bad” cholesterol that can damage arteries lining.
Dark chocolate intake improves the blood flow to the brain, significantly improving brain function.
Regular intake of garlic (both raw and cooked) can be a good preventive measure against the common cold.