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Your body is a temple, but only if you treat it as one.

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Superfood - Leeks

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Leeks owe many of their superpowers to their organosulfur compounds, phytochemicals that may carry immune-boosting benefits. Those compounds have been credited with everything from boosting immunity to kicking cancer and can be found in other allium family vegetables too, including garlic, onions, and shallots. Studies have shown leeks could help protect the digestive system from stomach and gastric cancers— though researchers believe garlic may be more powerful than other allium veggies— but further studies are needed to be sure . Getting a healthy dose of allium veggies could also protect against prostate cancer. Researchers are still uncertain exactly why leeks may help prevent cancer, but it’s been suggested they could stop the spread of cancer cells, foil carcinogens’ evil plots, and beat up damaging free radicals . These veggies know how to get down to business!

But leeks have more than just cancer-fighting skills. They’re low in calories and high in vitamins and minerals, to…

If you can't pronounce it, don't eat it.

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Sweet potatoes

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Sweet potatoes, especially when consumed with their skins on, are a superb food for digestive health. They provide dietary fiber, complex carbohydrates and manganese. Sweet potatoes help in treating peptic ulcers, duodenal ulcers and some other serious bowel ailments.

"I think it has become obvious that medicine companies have no idea what fruit tastes like!"

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