Did you Know that Oats Contain Powerful Antioxidant Flavanoids that can Help Break-down Cholesterol and Reduce Risk of Cancer?
Grains, pulses and beans have been known for centuries to contain some pretty powerful compounds to build resistance to disease, enrich skin health, aid in detoxification, and improve bowel health.
The ‘King of Beans’ Aduki beans are rich in anti-viral zinc, calcium and Magnesium. Wheatgerm, the tiny wheat seed is rich in Vitamin E to neutralize free radicals. Considered the ‘mother grain’ by the Incas, quinoa could be considered a ‘perfect food’. And the black-eyed beans are a good source of vitamin B7 biotin, which is needed for the desired generation of white blood cells linked to boosting immunity.
Combining beans and rice actually make for a complete protein meal with all 9 essential amino acids.
They are also a fantastic source of water-soluble B vitamins which the body requires every day.
However, there is so much more to these fibrous goodies that can aid in Boosting Immune Function.
Let’s take a look at the blooming potential of grains, pulses and beans.
Now that you know about the immunity benefits of grains. How would you incorporate some of these foods into your diet? My favourite has got to be sweet corn, whether eaten straight from the cob, or as corn fritters. How do you like yours?