Foods That Fight Diseases

by Monica Barthalomeo | Sep 14, 2016

The best way to fight any disease is through the food you eat. Medicines do work wonders but the food we take in is the best weapon we can use to fight any of our immune system enemies. Here are some super foods which will help you fight certain diseases and help to stay healthy, enriching your life with bolsters of energy.

The Apple Miracle:

We are aware of the famous quote which says that having an apple everyday will save you from seeing the doctor. It is true indeed. This miracle fruit stood the test of time and is proven to reduce the cholesterol levels, lower the blood pressure and reduces the risk of breast and colon cancers. Being a rich source of a component called pectin, this miracle fruit pulls this off easily.

The Beetroot Aficionados:

Most of us love beetroot for its burgundy colour. This is indeed one of the sought after hair colours by women. Rich sweet flavoured vegetable is fights inflammation, heart disease and the risk of cancer. It is a powerhouse which helps people getting rid of anemia. The Vitamin C content in this vegetable makes this a naturally sweet vegetable to munch on.

The Zesty Oranges:

The tangy fruit rich in Vitamin C, Orange has been proved as a vigorous fighter against cancer and a huge immunity booster. Filled with antioxidants, this amazing fruit is also a good source of calcium, potassium, fiber and Vitamin B.

The Spinach Strength:

How few of us loved Popeye and his spinach strength? This iron rich food source also contains massive amounts of calcium and fights various types of cancers like colon, breast, ovarian cancers and much more. It also combats cardiovascular diseases and fights aging all the more. So all those who have aging concerns can consider munching on this green leafy vegetable more.

Sweet Potato Craze:

Rich in vitamin B6, Vitamin C and potassium, the sweet potatoes are prevents your arteries from getting clogged. Baked or roasted they taste awesome and helps you get your beta carotene levels correct which gives your gorgeous skin and a does wonders to your eye as it helps increase the Retinol levels as well.



We Indians are one such race on the earth which cannot do without yogurt in every meal. This pro-biotic dairy product fights various common illnesses we face like indigestion, bad breath, boosts the immune system as well. This is also proved to be one of the factors which helps people live longer. As it is a dairy product, it forms a rich source of calcium strengthening your bones.

Walnut Wonders:

Thinking about controlling your obese condition, consider munching on walnuts. Including it in your diet will help you lose weight faster. Known for fostering brain health, improving heart health, and cancer fighting properties, it also helps in fighting diabetes and is also a powerful source of supplying key antioxidants to the body.


A rich source of omega 3 fatty acids, fish reduces the risk of developing strokes and heart attacks, fights Alzheimer's, depression and a good source of Vitamin D.

Including these foods in your diet will help you live a healthy life rather than consuming medicines which can have adverse effects on your body.

About the author
Monica Barthalomeo
Monica Barthalomeo

Monica is an avid reader who is obsessed about Rado and Armani. She loves writing about luxury living spaces in her free time and loves Rhythms and blues.

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