Food Therapy

Some foods are good for us and have been proven to be so, whilst many others do us harm, ie. cause weight gain, cancer promoting foods, etc.

Below is a list of foods classed as ‘food therapy’ or ‘life giving foods’, all of which are beneficial to the human body and provide a good supply of your daily recommended allowances of vital minerals and vitamins:

 

LONG-LIFE NUTRITIONAL FOODS

FOOD GOOD SOURCE OF
   
Dried Apricots Fibre, betacarotene and potassium.
Dried Bananas Fibre, carbohydrate, potassium, thiamin and iron.
Dried dates Carbohydrate, fibre, potassium, iron, niacin, thiamin and riboflavin.
Dried figs Fibre, calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium and zinc.

Currants, raisins, sultanas

Fibre, iron, potassium, B vitamins and vitamin C.
Tinned fish High quality protein, magnesium, copper, zinc, iodine and B vitamins.
Bran biscuits Fibre.
Oat cakes Fibre, protein, iron, sodium and vitamin A.
Yoghurt Protein, calcium, potassium and thiamin.
Tinned pulses and beans (chickpeas, lentils, kidney beans, lima beans, navy beans, pinto beans, soybeans).

Fibre, protein, calcium, iron, potassium and zinc.

Nuts (not salted or dry roasted) and nut butters (without salt or sugar)

Protein, B vitamins, vitamin E, manganese, zinc, selenium and chromium.

Seeds (pumpkin, sunflower, poppy, sesame) Protein, calcium, iron and omega-3, fatty acids.

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