Eating plums reduces your chances of contracting a heart disease. Plums have certain cleansing agents that keep the blood pure & prevent complications of the heart. Researchers have found that plums have anti-cancer agents that may help prevent the growth of cancerous cells & tumors in the body. Plums cleanse your intestines, help keep a healthy heart,maintain blood sugar levels,help keep wrinkles at bay. Try stewed plums, plum jam, plum sauce, plum wine.
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Have a clove of garlic per day to keep yourself healthy as it is one of the healthiest foods. It has allicin in it which acts as an antioxidant, has anti-bacterial properties, may help prevent colds and yeast infections. Researches found that garlic has been shown to protect rats from diabetes complications such as retinopathy, kidney disease, cardiovascular disease, and neuropathy. It also has anti-clotting abilities which protects against heart attacks and stroke. Add to soups, roasts, etc
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I think for the worst thing about excess weight is becoming pre-diabetic, and realizing all the complications weight does to oneself. High Triglycerides( fat in the blood) Possible srtoke or heart attack, vision complications, kidney and liver complications, gum disease and a host of other problems. I have changed my life for good and will lose weight...I'm down 46lbs in 8 months. Even though I am pre-diabetic I live and eat like I have diabetes.
Wish I knew more about how foods can heal at an earlier age.
Buying fruit and bringing it home won't make teens eat it. I got tired of throwing away fruit that spoiled in the refrigerator/icebox so I filled a bowl of fruit and placed it in the center of the kitchen table. Within half an hour there was fruit missing. Teens will eat it if it's easy to grab and run.
Fill a large bowl with apples, clementines, nectarines and plums it makes a beautiful centerpiece and also a healthy after school snack.
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