Health Food Product as Medicine

July 2, 2014 in Blog by Ayurvedaadmin

It is known that diseases can be prevented by drugs. Diseases like diabetes, obesity, frequent infections, menstrual problems and high cholesterol  requires to be treated with medicine. Health conscious people follow dietary advice to experience better health by using food as medicine.

Vibrant health, mental clarity and high energy can be attained by improving our selection of food. Here are few health food products you should consider

Soup For Sinus

When the nasal passage gets blocked due to cold or an infection in the body, one can have this soup as it can help a lot in this case. Make soup by sauteing two tablespoon of crushed garlic, one tablespoon ginger, half tablespoon black pepper, two onions, one tomato and salt to taste.

Add water and boil for five minutes. Throw in diced capsicum and cauliflower. Boil them. Garnish with two tablespoon of raw radish cut into thin strips. Squeeze lime juice. Drink it hot.

Antacid Soup

Late nights and over eating are common during festival season. This may lead nausea, vomiting, gas and acidity for people with weak liver.  This cold soup will help reduce heart burn and acidity. In two cups of low fat curd, add one grated cucumber, atleast ten ice cubes, black salt and blend. Chill in the refrigerator and serve in soup bowl. Garnish with mint leaves.

Gas Fighting Salad

Gas is produced in intestine by undigested food. Excessive eating, too much non veg, insufficient water intake and alcohol contribute to it. Herbs like saunf (fennel), cardamom (elaichi) and peppermint helps reduce gas. When you want to eat light, try this salad.

Combine two pomegranates, ten black raisin, one amla finely chopped in a bowl on a bed of lettuce leaves. Dress it with few drops of vinegar and black salt. Chew your food thoroughly. When you gobble it down, you tend to swallow large lumps which are more likely to be undigested and produce flatus. Tea like chamomile and peppermint help improve digestion and reduce gas.

Fish as Health Food Product

People who eat fish are less likely to suffer a stroke than those who only eat a little or none. The omega three fatty acids in fish may lower stroke risk through their positive effects on blood pressure and cholesterol written by Nicola Orsini of Sweden’s Karolinska Institute.

A lot of evidence comes together to suggest that about two to three serving per week is enough to get the benefits.

Therefore consider above health food product as medicine to enjoy healthy life.