30 Things We’ve Learned Along the Way: Food Tips

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Here at Burnalong we like to collect nuggets of wisdom on some of nature’s healing tricks. We haven’t tried and verified all of them, but hey they all involved healthy eating, so why not give them a try? Let us know what works for you, and any tricks you have to share!

  1. Strawberries reduce the signs of aging
  2. Bananas are both a fruit (the part you eat) and a herb (the peel)
  3. Honey produced locally is better for both you and the bees
  4. Kiwi has more Vitamin C than an orange
  5. Speaking of Vitamin C, it’s known to be a great nutrient to reduce arm fat
  6. Bananas help reduce headaches because of the high levels of potassium
  7. Peppermint oil not only helps ease migraine pain, but it can also help give you a boost of energy when you’re feeling sluggish
  8. Tomatoes are botanically a fruit but named a vegetable in the U.S.
  9. Plums, peaches, and pears are actually members of the rose family, as in the roses you get on special occasions
  10. It takes more calories to digest celery than calories that are actually in it, and they help cleanse the digestive tract
  11. Licorice extract can help thinning hair grow
  12. A spoon of peanut butter can cure a bad case of the hiccups
  13. Consuming a high amount of vegetables is a great way to prevent female hair loss
  14. Coconut oil can speed up metabolism
  15. Manuka honey can be used to heal wounds
  16. Tomatoes help fight inflammation and help clear skin
  17. Turmeric helps fight colds
  18. 1/2 lemon and 8oz of hot water first thing in the morning will jump start metabolism and help with constipation
  19. Cow milk actually reduces bone calcium
  20. Drinking 3L of water a day helps you lose weight and improve complexion
  21. Enzymes in apples speed up digestion and can make some people hungrier
  22. Lavender oil is good for cuts, scrapes, and burns, and it also helps reduce stress
  23. Bananas are packed full of beta blockers, which helps fight anxiety and stress
  24. Grapefruit essential oil can speed up metabolism
  25. Consuming 200 milligrams of caffeine then immediately taking a 20-minute nap can hypercharge alertness
  26. Eating small amounts of carbohydrates spikes blood sugar and increases carb cravings
  27. Handwritten notes are remembered more than typed
  28. Activated charcoal can help alleviate an upset stomach
  29. Almonds and walnuts can ease inflammation, increase brain power, and give smoother skin
  30. Honey, whole grains, bananas, beans, dairy, nuts, and oats can help you catch some more z’s

Do you have any others? Leave your ideas in the comment section below or send us a quick note!

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