Over the years, studies have looked at the relationship between food and their impact on the body and in particular, it’s fascinating to learn that healthy food can help certain organs that resemble their same shape! While there are many theories, we have put together a selection of our favourites, showing the power of food and its function.
A sliced carrot looks just like the human eye. Cut one open to reveal the pupil, iris and radiating lines, which look just like the human eye. And what’s more, science shows that carrots greatly enhance blood flow to and function of the eyes, so while that old adage of carrots helping you see in the dark might not be entirely true, there is some logistic in the statement.
A tomato has four chambers and is red, just like the heart. Current research indicates that tomatoes are indeed pure heart and blood food, so up your intake today!
Grapes hang in a cluster that adopts the shape of the heart, and when opened, each grape looks like a blood cell. Recent studies show that grapes are a profound heart and blood vitalizing food.
A walnut looks like a little brain, with a left and right hemisphere, upper cerebrums and lower cerebellums. Even the wrinkles or folds on the nut are just like the neo-cortex. What’s more, we now know that walnuts help develop over 3 dozen neuron-transmitters for brain function.
Kidney beans actually heal and help maintain kidney function and yes, they look exactly like the human kidneys.
Celery, bok choy, rhubarb and more look just like bones. These foods specifically target bone strength. Bones are 23% sodium and these foods are 23% sodium. If you don’t have enough sodium in your diet the body pulls it from the bones, making them weak. These foods replenish the skeletal needs of the body.
Onions look like body cells. Today’s research shows that onions help clear waste materials from all of the body cells. They even produce tears which wash the epithelial layers of the eyes!
Shaped like the pancreas, ironically, the ‘sweet’ potato has great health benefits for an organ that helps with sugar load in the body! Despite its name, a sweet potato actually helps the pancreas do its job, balancing the glycemic index of diabetics.
Resembling the shape of ovaries, olives assist the health and function of the ovaries. The healthy fats, vitamins and minerals found in these tasty fruits of the olive tree have been shown to reduce the risk of ovarian cancer. Furthermore, olive oil is excellent treatment for skin and hair, delays old age and treats inflammation of the stomach.
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Information checked & correct on 16th May 2018.
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