This is flawless. I can’t even remember where I read this first, but it’s perfect. That’s what recovery is aiming towards. Flexibility. We can become so rigid, so overcome with our EDs that we forget what it is, to be flexible and relaxed around food and our bodies.
Figs are useful in various respiratory disorders including whooping cough & asthma. For maximum benefit, soak 3 dried figs in water overnight in a covered glass container. The figs will soften & break down. In the morning, drink the water & eat the soaked figs on an empty stomach. The nutrients will quickly enter the bloodstream to help support the respiratory system, increase immunity & prevent asthma attacks.
Its pectin has a detoxifying effect & can help with colitis, IBS & other digestive disorders. The triterpenoids in apple peel have potent anti-growth activity against cancer cells in the liver, colon & breast. Eating apples may reduce the risk of metabolic syndrome, linked to heart disease & diabetes. Increased production of acetylcholine that helps memory & lowers risk of Alzheimer's has been linked to its juice. Quercetin, an antioxidant in the fruit can improve lung function. #dherbs
Switching to a balanced, whole-food diet, your body will get the necessary amounts of vitamins and minerals for its vital functions. Most people in the US eat unhealthy foods, and thus lack essential nutrients.
Passion fruit has anti-oxidant as well as anti-fungal qualities. The juice/leaves contain alkaloids which has blood pressure lowering, sedative & antispasmodic action. The flowers have been used in the treatment of nervous & easily excited children, insomnia, gastrointestinal disorders & bronchial asthma. Purple passion fruit extract can reduces wheezing by 75% & increased forced vital capacity. Yellow passion fruit extracts has been found to kill cancer cells in vitro. #dherbs #healthtips