Seeds and Nuts
Studies show depressed people often lack a fatty acid known as EPA. Omega-3 from walnuts, flaxseed & chia seeds can help decrease anxiety, sleep disorders, feelings of sadness, & suicidal thoughts. Vitamin C & folic acid in Cabbage can protect against stress & many types of cancers. Foods like raw cacao, dark molasses & brazil nuts (high in selenium) are excellent for boosting brain function & eliminating depression. Avocados provide tryptophan which becomes serotonin, which promotes relaxation.
Chestnuts are the only “nuts” that contain vitamin C with about 25% of the RDI in 4 raw nuts. They are recommended in cases of emaciation (wasting away of body tissues). Chestnut aids in the care of the teeth & treatment of pyorrhea. These nuts are use to help with convulsive cough such as whooping cough & in other condition of the respiratory organs. Chestnut can help repair microscopic holes & leaks in vessels & capillaries; also helps make the vein wall elastic, preventing swelling & damage.