During Autumn, the body becomes more sensitive to diseases. You don’t want to have health problems and that’s why our friend Dr. Lawrence Chukwudi Nwabudike, dermatologist, acupuncturist and homeopath, advises you to strengthen your immune system consuming more autumn fruit. Well, not him directly, but we had a discussion over coffee this morning and this is the summary of what he said.
Plums are a great source of energy because they contain sugar and stimulate the muscle and nerve cell activity. Plums also contain fiber, which help your body eliminate toxins and reduce cholesterol absorption by stimulating and normalizing bowel movements. In addition, vitamin A, which is very useful for skin and eyes.
A quince a day provides between 15 and 20% of the recommended dose of vitamin C and therefore keeps away a neck inflammation. Grind the seeds as these have a soothing effect in case of cough and bronchitis. Also, Vitamins A, B, C, calcium, potassium, phosphorus, magnesium and iron in their composition help strengthen the immune system to fight against respiratory virus diseases. Infusion of bark and leaves of quince, combined with honey calms coughs and respiratory issues. The fruit is effective in treating diarrhea and constipation, “cut” nausea, vomiting and also stops heavy salivation as well as aging.
Pears are amazing! Containing copper, vitamin C, and antioxidant substances that protect cells from free radicals harm, Pears are also very rich in fiber: great for your heart and colon. These tasty fruit also reduce bad cholesterol levels, promote elimination of toxins and prevent colon cancer and breast cancer.
An apple a day can prevent cardiovascular diseases and is good for healthy teeth and gums. This fruit helps balance blood sugar levels because it contains fructose. Natural Apple juice reduces the risk of calcium accumulation and kidney stones. For more information, please read this article: 9 Reasons for An Apple a Day
Nuts have a protective effect against cancer because they contain antioxidants and phenols. Walnuts are useful in treating neurological diseases and, moreover, are helping your heart, because they are rich in Omega 3 fatty acids. Moreover, nuts are protecting you from gum disease due to an important content of polyunsaturated fats. Also, tea made from walnut shell can treat cough and digestive disorders. For more information, please read this article: How to use Walnuts as Medicine
First of all, Grapes have Anti-Aging effect due to polyphenols and polyunsaturated fatty acids and second, grapes calm irritated skin. Grapes contain glucose, fructose and sugar, substances which provide a source of energy for the body, and thanks to silicon and phosphoric acid, grapes make your hair shiny and healthy. Also, grapes have diuretic properties and help eliminate fat. Black grape juice may be helpful in treating blood diseases while the oil made from grape seeds helps your cholesterol go lower.
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