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Remedies

Prostate Problems

Consume a fibre rich, whole foods diet consisting of whole grains and fresh vegetables. Include plenty of fresh and cooked tomatoes as they are an excellent source of lycopene, a phytochemical that has an important protective effect on the prostate. Pumpkin seeds and sunflower seeds should be consumed on a regular basis for their high…

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Parkinson’s Disease

The diet should consist of a high percentage of raw foods (fruits, vegetables, nuts and seeds), which are high in fibre, and which will help to keep the body regular. Follow a diet that is composed of 75 percent raw, organic foods, as pesticides, insecticides, and herbicides are directly linked to Parkinson’s disease. Consume a…

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Obesity

The diet should consist of fresh fruit, fresh vegetables, whole grains, and unroasted seeds & nuts, and legumes. Aim for a high percentage (ideally 80%), of your food in its’ raw form. Include a wide variety of foods; eat all of the colors of the rainbow. Good vegetable choices include cabbage, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, cucumber,…

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Osteoporosis

Avoid acid forming foods which deplete calcium from the bones. This includes foods that are high in sugar, refined grains, soda pop drinks, red meat, dairy products, high salt intake, and too much cooked foods. Consume old fashioned oatmeal (slow cooking) as it contains high amounts of silica which maintains strong bones. Consume foods which…

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome

High fibre diet is a must, as it will regulate the bowels and soothe the digestive tract. Include whole grains, raw or lightly cooked vegetables, and legumes. Avoid wheat bran though, as it can propel waste matter through the intestines faster than is comfortable. Ground flaxseeds are a good fibre choice. Drink a glass of…

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High Cholesterol

Consume a diet high in fibre, by increasing the amount of vegetables, fruits, nuts, seeds, and whole grains in the diet. Soluble fibre is a great choice as it binds cholesterol as it passes through the digestive tract. Oats, oat bran, brown rice, beans, and fruits are all great example of soluble fibre. Carrots help…

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High Blood Pressure

Eliminate saturated fats, shortening, margarine & refined vegetable oils. Eliminate all foods containing trans-fats. Reduce salt intake. Reduce consumption of refined sugars. Increase consumption of fibre. Avoid aspartame, red meats, diet foods, commercially prepared foods, or any foods containing MSG. Consume fresh raw vegetables & fruits in abundance. Beans & nuts are excellent sources of…

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Heart Disease

A whole-foods, plant-based diet has been shown to sweep away arterial plaque. Meals should emphasize vegetables, fruits, legumes, and whole grains. Include foods high in essential fatty acids such as flaxseeds, olive oil, nuts (except peanuts). Eat lots of fibre. Garlic & onions reduce levels of bad cholesterol and lower blood pressure. The skins of…

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Fibromyalgia

Follow a sound diet that is based on whole, unprocessed foods. Emphasize raw or lightly cooked vegetables, especially greens, and other foods that are high in nutrients and fibre. Flaxseed and flaxseed oil helps to relieve the inflammation of fibromyalgia. Avoid coffee and tea as these interfere with mineral absorption. Alfalfa sprouts can be useful…

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Eczema

Consume a whole-foods diet, rich in fibre, fresh fruits, fresh vegetables and their juices. Include essential fatty acids daily. Good sources are flaxseeds, flaxseed oil, and wheat germ oil. Do not heat these oils! Eat pumpkin and sunflower seeds daily, as these are excellent sources of zinc which encourages the proper metabolism of essential fatty…

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