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10 Foods That Look Like The Organs They Heal

10 Foods That Look Like The Organs They Heal

 " We are what we eat ". This sentence has been repeated throughout our lives and we must admit, it is not totally false. A healthy diet, rich in fruits and vegetables, allows us to maintain our body in good health. Better yet, some foods have an anatomical shape similar to the organs of our body and that, therefore, they are beneficial.

We have already had to notice that there are foods that are strangely similar to the organs of our body and that, in addition, allow their healing or simply their nutrition. For this purpose, there are 10 foods that look like specific parts of our body and are beneficial to them.

1 - Carrot: Eye
Simply cut a carrot in the width direction to find that this vegetable looks like our eye with radiating lines that have the shape of the pupil and the iris. And the saying that eating carrots is good for eye health is not wrong. Indeed, and according to Sasson Moulavi, medical director of Smart for Life Weight Management Centers in Boca Raton, Florida, this vegetable is full of vitamins and antioxidants such as beta-carotene that helps reduce macular degeneration, which occurs with the 'age.

2 - Nut: Brain
What is more representative of the brain than a nut. The latter is surprisingly close to this organ of the body both by the folds it has and by the existence of the two parts that represent the left hemisphere and the right hemisphere of our brain. According to dietitian Lisa Avellino, nuts contain a high content of omega-3 fatty acids, which help maintain good brain function.

3 - Celery - Bones
The stalks of celery look like bones. This vegetable is rich in magnesium and iron but especially in calcium, which is essential for healthy bones.

4 - Avocado - Uterus
The shape of a avocado looks like that of a uterus. This food promotes reproduction. Moreover, its high folic acid content reduces the risk of dysplasia of the cervix and also prevents the fetus certain malformations.

5 - Clams: Testes
Clams that look like testicles are actually good for male sex organs. According to some research in the Netherlands, clams are rich in folic acid and zinc and can significantly improve the quality of sperm in humans thus boosting its fertility.

6 - Grapefruit: mammary glands
Round citrus fruits in general, such as lemons and grapefruit, have a great similarity with the woman's mammary glands. For this purpose, grapefruit contains substances called limonoids that allow the inhibition of cancer development in human breast cells.

7 - Tomato: Heart
By cutting a tomato in half, you will undoubtedly notice that it has cavities that resemble the structure of a heart. For this purpose, lycopene, a powerful antioxidant contained in tomatoes, reduces the risk of heart disease in both men and women who consume it. Also, the body's absorption of lycopene will be increased tenfold if you associate olive oil or avocado with tomato.

8 - Red beans: Kidneys
Red kidney beans have a significant resemblance to the kidneys and it is not surprising that they maintain their proper functioning. Indeed, their fiber sources can balance the cholesterol level may increase during kidney disease.

9 - Ginger: Stomach
According to Dr. Moulavi, gingerol, the main compound of ginger and which gives it its scent and pungent taste, has a great ability to reduce nausea and vomiting. Moreover, this food is included in the database of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), as containing phytochemicals, to prevent this inconvenience of the stomach.

10 - Sweet potatoes: Pancreas
The similarity of the sweet potato with the pancreas is striking, moreover this food helps maintain the proper functioning of this organ. In fact, its high beta-carotene content, which is a powerful antioxidant, protects the body's tissues, including the pancreas, from the bad cells associated with cancer and aging.