These fascinating trees are easy to spot in Hawaii, often growing along salty coastlines and these trees have a solid place in Polynesian culture. They are adaptogenic and can be used for low energy, sluggish digestion, hangovers, etc. The medicine of this tree is said to strengthen mind and spirit. Common names include Thatch Screwpine, Hala (Hawaiian), Bacua (Spanish), and Vacquois (French).
The fruit of the hala tree only grows on the female tree. It can be eaten when it turned brought yellow. It was used throughout Polynesia as a food during times of famine. The round fruit is a cluster of seed pods. As it ripens, the fruit breaks apart into single seeds called keys. A new hala tree will sprout from these seeds.
Every part of this tree is useful! The leaves are used in weaving. The male flowers are fragrant and the pollen is thought to be an aphrodesiac. The ariel roots are very phallic in appearance. They are an alterative, used as a blood cleanser. They are also diaphoretic and diuretic.
Homaro Cantu is an inventor, entrepreneur, chef, and molecular gastronomer. Homaro Cantu owns and operates the Cantu Designs Firm in Chicago, as well as Moto Restaurant in Chicago. Ben Roche is Executive Pastry Chef in the mentioned restaurant. And they explain a couple of things about “future food”.
These “super” foods are proven, expert beloved disease fighters and energy boosters. Add them to your meals and get on the fast track to a completely healthy body.
Just one lemon has more than 100 percent of your daily intake of vitamin
C, which may help increase “good” HDL cholesterol levels and strengthen
bones. Citrus flavonoids found in lemons may help inhibit the growth of cancer cells and act as an anti-inflammatory.
Few foods measure up to the disease-fighting potential of broccoli. This
veg is packed with antioxidants that help reduce the risk
of stomach, lung and rectal cancers. One medium stalk of broccoli contains more than 100 percent of your
daily vitamin K requirement and almost 200 percent of your recommended
daily dose of vitamin C (two essential bone-building nutrients). The same serving also helps stave off numerous cancers.
And because broccoli is rich in
beta-carotene, vitamin C and folate, it is also good at boosting your
immunity to colds and flus.
Though technically a fruit, tomatoes are most often served like a
vegetable. Full of lycopene, these teasty red balls are renowned for
their cancer-fighting capabilities. They are full of vitamins from
vitamins A to K, they
also keep our blood pressure normal and help to reduce the number of
free radicals in our bodies.
Rich in healthy, satisfying fats proven in one study to lower
cholesterol by about 22 percent. One has more than half the fiber and 40
percent of the folate you need daily, which may reduce your risk of
heart disease. Each serving of avocado offers nearly 20 vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients!
Spinach is an excellent source of almost every vitamin and nutrient you need.
Scientists believe a diet heavy in spinach may be able to prevent
everything from heart disease to colon cancer, and arthritis to
These orange-wonders are loaded with eye, skin and hair-enriching
nutrients. They’re also the richest vegetable source of some important
antioxidants, like vitamin A. And because they’re rich in vitamin C,
carrots protect your cardiovascular system from damage.
Story of an Australian nurse who spent several years caring for patients in the last 12 weeks of their lives. Most common regret was this: They wish that they would have courage to live life true to themselves rather than what others expected of them.
Ana Kasparian and Cenk Uygur discusses about this topic in next video.
Soy is mostly known as food for vegeterians and vegans and a lot of people thought that soy is very healthy, I have to disappoint you that is really opposite. Natural health physician and Mercola.com founder Dr. Joseph Mercola speaks about of the health problems with soy and why it is not the healthy and it should be banned and removed!