Whether you are suffering from acid reflux, dealing with weight control, or osteoporosis if you watch the pharmaceutical ads on television, it appears there is most likely a magical pill to take care of your problem. But wait! Now comes the mandated list of side-effects; nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, heart palpations, liver problems, and possible death. You think to yourself you would rather just deal with your twenty extra pounds or aching hip than experience any of the side-effects of the treatment.
Over 100,000 people die every year from prescription drugs alone, which is more than die from illegal drug use. That does not take into account all the damage we are doing with over the counter medications.
Fortunately, nature does provide treatments and sometimes even cures for many of our common ailments. Two superfoods that individually have healing problems and are made even more powerful through the synergy of combining them are sesame seeds and raw honey.
Properties of sesame seeds:
The unassuming little sesame seed, it is not just for hamburger buns anymore. Sesame seeds were used in ancient Egypt thousands of years ago for their medicinal properties. Today nutritionist and scientists have rediscovered the importance of this little seed. Check out what you will find in each 100 grams that make this little seed such a terrific addition to your diet:
• Protein- 22.2 grams- produces antibodies and digestive enzymes
• 21.9grams mono-saturated fat- 62mg calcium- protects bones and teeth
• 340mg magnesium- helps with muscles, nerves, and anxiety
• 24.4 grams Omega 6- produces linoleic acid, assisting with growth and reproduction