Eight healing foods that will help you improve your health at any age

To maintain a healthy mind you have to have a healthy body. It is what that millennial saying in Latin that we all know means: 'mens sana in corpore sano' But to have a healthy mind and a healthy body you have to resort not only to study and exercise: feeding is essential when it comes to leading a healthy lifestyle.

To achieve this it is vital to take care of ourselves and the simplest formula to do it is eating healthy foods, that contribute to our body the necessary nutrients and that, at the same time, serve so that our brain works perfectly. So there are many recommended foods to have good health and we have compiled them in this list.

It's about food or food groups that help us in our day to day: not only are healthy and healthy products, but also meet the requirements of help our health through its natural properties. Eight tips that you must follow if you want to take care of yourself in the most natural way.

Healing foods

The first group of foods that we are going to recommend are the rich in organic protein. These are foods that are high in protein and can help us by stabilizing both the blood sugar and the energy levels we need to heal or build up strength. That is why it is advisable to eat chicken meat that is fed naturally, wild salmon, organic eggs and foods such as lentils, beans or peas.

Wild salmon, organic eggs and foods like lentils, beans or peas are great for our health

The seeds are also highly recommended: they not only add flavor to the kitchen, but also have healing properties thanks to the presence of fiber, vitamins B and E, calcium, phosphorus, potassium and iron, among others. Sesame seeds, sunflower seeds or chia seeds can be added to yogurts, salads or smoothies, although to make their intake easier it is better to grind them first.

We all already know the importance of vegetables in our lives, that's why there is no lack of any self-respecting diet either to lose weight, to maintain weight or simply to take care of ourselves. A healing food is the Vegetables soupIt helps to detoxify and to the body to improve naturally when we are sick. That yes, we use organic vegetables so that the effect is unbeatable.

A couscous of chicken and vegetables is a very healthy recipe (EFE / Javier Otazu Elcano)

And in a list of curative foods, the garlic: avoid depression, help fight cancer of breast and prostate and makes the tumors already present in some people slow down. Not only that: it is indicated for people with hypertension problems and also for those suffering from Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.

Say yes to the acids

Did you know that lemons are coated with a thin layer of wax to keep their skin fresh and shiny? Well in this case we're not going to ask you to eat your skin, but you squeeze the inside: the lemon is a natural detoxifier You can use it in almost all meals, but it is also recommended to take it dissolved in warm water in the morning. More energy and health with an explosive taste.

If you like that acid taste, you're in luck: the next curative food we're going to talk about is the Apple cider vinegar. Obtained, logically, from apples, a fruit that contains fiber, vitamins, minerals and many nutrients, including pectin. The best thing is to make sure that it is organic apple cider vinegar so that it contains all the intact properties.

I do not know if you are one of those who are in favor or against coconut oil but their antibacterial and antifungal properties They deserve that we give him the benefit of the doubt. It is also good to stop viruses and it is advisable to take it in its extra virgin version to dress all kinds of dishes in the kitchen: salads, vegetables, desserts, etc.

Coconut oil has antibacterial, antifungal and antiviral properties

The last curative food we recommend is a spice, the cinnamon. Help to regulate blood sugar levels and, at the same time, to strengthen the immune system. In addition, it is indicated for people who want to lose weight and can be used in many sweet and salty recipes without distinction.