Watermelon

Watermelons are a great summer fruit.  The red juicy center of the watermelon is chalked full of vitamins and minerals.  It contains high levels of vitamins C as well as Vitamin A, B1, B6 and magnesium.  And, don’t forget about the seeds which contain iron and zinc.   The lycopene found in the refreshing red part of the melon is great for cardiovascular health.  Watermelon is also an antioxidant and has anti-inflammatory properties.  This fruit is electrolyte rich which is good for keeping hydrated.   And, the water and fiber can help with constipation.

In the United States, watermelons are primarily grown in Florida, California, Texas, Georgia and Indiana.  Help strengthen your immunity and have some watermelon.

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Nervous System

The nervous system contains the central nervous system, the brain and spinal cord, and the peripheral nervous system, the senses for the rest of the body.  Herbs that are beneficial for the nervous system include:

Vitamins and supplements that help the nervous system are: copper, fish oil, lecithin, magnesium, and vitamin B12.

Chlorophyll

Chlorophyll is found in plants including the cereal grasses like wheat grass, barley grass, rye grass, kamut, and alfalfa.

Function

  • anti-bacterial
  • anti-microbial
  • help deliver oxygen to organs in the body
  • antioxidant
  • improves energy
  • neutralizes toxins

Chlorophyll is high in magnesium and is also good for anemia.