Researchers have found that foods that resemble body parts often have health benefits that correspond to that particular body part. When you are at the market, identifying the resemblance of these fruits and vegetables to parts of the body might help you remember what to buy so that you can get a little extra support, for your eyes or your bones or so forth.
Red wine, in moderation, has long been thought of as heart healthy. The antioxidants in wine, known as resveratrol, may help prevent heart disease by increasing levels of high- density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol (the “good” cholesterol). It may also protect against artery damage. Red wine resembles blood. A limited amount of wine can aid in blood thinning and reduce blood clots associated with stroke and heart disease. Two small
glasses daily are said to aid in longevity.
Celery and rhubarb have many health benefits. Their long ribs are like the bones in our body and contain vitamin K, which is needed for healthy bones and joints. Interestingly, both celery and bones are 23 percent sodium. When our bodies lack sodium, it pulls sodium from our bones, making them weak. Celery and rhubarb replenish and maintain a
healthy bone balance.
Walnuts are housed inside of a shell, and the meat resembles the folds of the neocortex of our brain. Walnuts may reduce or prevent Alzheimer’s. Because of their high concentration of omega-3s, walnuts promote healthy brain function.
Mushrooms, when sliced in half, resemble the shape of the human ear. Mushrooms contain vitamin D, which is known to improve hearing and help strengthen the three small bones in the ear that transmit sound to the brain.
Carrots, when cut in the round, resemble the human eye, including the iris and pupil. Carrots protect our vision and help build strong night vision.
Female And Male Genitalia
Figs with their rich history are said to increase sexual powers. When halved, there is a resemblance to female genitalia because of the abundance of seeds. As for looking like male genitalia, figs grow in pairs and are pear-shaped. They are known to increase the numbers and lifespan of sperm and eliminate sterility.
Grapes hang in clusters and resemble the shape of the heart. Dark grapes have a higher concentration of phytonutrients, which help reduce blood clots, platelet clumping, and heart disease. Tomatoes also resemble the heart with its four chambers and red color. Tomatoes are rich in lycopene, which is known to help to prevent heart disease.
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Zucchini, bananas, cucumbers are all shaped like male genitalia and are known to have nutrients that strengthen the male sex organ.
Oranges, grapefruits, and other citrus fruits have been compared to the female mammary glands. These citrus fruits contain many nutrients including limonoids, which have been shown to inhibit the development of cancer in the breast.
Olives are a small, oval single-seeded fruit that resembles the ovary. Olives assist the ovary with their rich antioxidant and anti-inflammatory nutrients.
Sweet potatoes have a shape that resembles the pancreas. Sweet potatoes are beneficial for diabetics as they have a low glycemic index count.
Ginger root looks like our stomach and aids in digestion, nausea, and motion sickness. Ginger has been said to slow down the growth rate of bowel tumors.
Avocados are shaped like a uterus and are a good source of nutrients for reproductive health. Foliate in avocados has been found to reduce the risk of cervical dysplasia.
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Source: The Ultimate Book Of Modern Jucinig by Mimi Kirk