by Elizabeth Renter
December 2, 2012
“Everything you eat is either
fighting disease or fueling it.”
We know foods have the potential to be
What you eat can either harm your health
or make it better. And nowhere is that more true than with medicinal
foods like garlic, turmeric, and ginger. All three of these foods
have amazing flavor and incredible benefits. They can help prevent
disease and even cure certain illnesses and complaints.
These three represent the trinity of
Ginger has been used for thousands
of years as a healer. Its benefits are widely recognized and
extremely varied. It is seen as a “warming” food that can
increase circulation and reduce general inflammation.
While the list is long, here are
just a few of the benefits of this remarkable root:
Cancer prevention (Shown in
one study to shrink prostate tumor size by a
whopping 56% in mice)
Morning and motion sickness
Ovarian cancer treatment
General digestive tonic
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benefits of ginger.
Closely related to ginger and among
the most powerful of healing foods,
turmeric has similarly been
used to treat and prevent illness and disease for hundreds if
not thousands of years.
This orange-hued root vegetable has
a more smoky flavor and is found in curries and dishes around
According to GreenMedInfo, the root,
“has been scientifically
documented to have over 500 applications in disease
prevention and treatment.”
Among these are:
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benefits of turmeric.
Garlic is a more commonly used food
in the U.S. and other western cuisine.
This means it is widely available,
and you can easily reap its benefits at mealtime. But this bulb
isn’t just “good for you”, it packs a serious medicinal punch
and has even been shown to cure drug resistant tuberculosis.
Other benefits include:
These are 3 of some of the most powerful