Cardamom possesses antibacterial, antiviral, antioxidant, anti-carcinogenic, and aphrodisiac properties. According to scientists, this spice inhibits the growth and spread of disease-causing bacteria, lowers cholesterol levels, and treats urinary disorders. The natural compounds in cardamom helps relieve stomach pain, IBS, and digestive disorders.
These foods are loaded with natural compounds that fight bacteria and harmful microorganisms. Unlike synthetic antibiotics, they don’t damage gut flora or mess up your digestive system. When consumed regularly, they enhance your body’s natural defense mechanisms and prevent infections. Some can even cut off the food supply to viruses and bacteria, keeping them for spreading and causing further damage.
If you have the cold or flu, choose foods that are rich in vitamin C and sulphur compounds, such as berries, garlic, lemon, and grapefruit. Eat them raw, or make smoothies and add a teaspoon of honey to boost their effectiveness.