Onion has numerous beneficial properties for our body. Its regular consumption is good for the heart, in fact the sulfur compounds present in the onion perform an anticoagulant action, improve the cell membrane of red blood cells and reduce blood levels of cholesterol. Thanks to the presence of quercetin and sulfur compounds, it has an antimicrobial action, eliminating harmful microorganisms such as yeasts and bacteria from our body. The high water content makes the onion an excellent natural diuretic that promotes the elimination of waste by fighting water retention and cystitis, given its antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties. The folates present in the onion promote sleep and good mood, in fact they regulate the level of homocysteine in the body, whose excessive presence would be an impediment. In addition to having antioxidant properties, it regulates blood sugar levels by lowering blood sugar levels. In addition to the aforementioned anti-inflammatory action, the onion also has a mucolytic and antibiotic action, thus fighting pharyngitis, sinusitis, cough, bronchitis and bronchial asthma. Regular consumption of onions is a valuable aid in fighting osteoporosis and improving bone mass. It prevents breast, prostate, stomach and colon cancers. Onion is very often indigestible due to Fodmaps, short-chain carbohydrates, which can cause dysentery, cramps and aerophagia. It is not recommended for people with irritable bowel syndrome. It is absolutely to be avoided in the diet of dogs, cats, horses, as the sulfoxide and sulphide compounds could lead to a disease called Heinz Body Anemia or Hemolytic Anemia
It is said that seeing it in a dream indicates a positive period while dreaming of its scent the arrival of splendid news. We are talking about the Mandarin, a shrub that arrived in the Mediterranean basin in the nineteenth century, coming from Southern China and the tropical areas of Asia. His is a glorious name, it derives in fact from the Mandarins: the highest existing Chinese authorities. There are many different species: King, Tangerine, Satsuma, Cleopatra. This citrus fruit has remarkable properties. Thanks to the considerable presence of flavonoids, it is very useful for combating neurodegenerative diseases, for preventing atherosclerosis, tumors of the gastrointestinal tract, cardiovascular ones, to keep the cholesterol level under control (lowers the bad and raises the good). In particular, the floavonoid called naringenin makes Mandarin an excellent natural anti-inflammatory, while the phytonutrients present have an antioxidant action by stimulating our immune system and protecting the liver from damage caused by DNA. Mandarin is rich in vitamin C which is very useful against colds and stress. Furthermore, the polyphenols contained in this fruit are a valid ally for body weight loss as they act on lipid metabolism.
Succulent fruits of trees typical of mountain forests, also known as "Cereals that grow on the tree", Chestnuts spread in the Middle Ages. Food rich in nutrients and very versatile in the kitchen, in the past it was the basis of the diet of mountain people and for this reason nicknamed "food of the poor", while the chestnut tree referred to as "the bread tree". Chestnuts perform prebiotic activity by feeding the bacterial flora present in the body. The phenolic acids present play an important antioxidant and anti-inflammatory action. Source of energy thanks to the considerable presence of minerals, chestnuts are also excellent in case of weakness and convalescence after a flu: in fact, they possess antibacterial properties. Thanks to fiber and omega3 and omega6 fatty acids, they help reduce bad blood cholesterol. The rich presence of vitamin E, necessary for the well-being of our nervous system, makes chestnuts an ally for the prevention of age-related neurodegenerative diseases. Very useful for preserving and / or restoring intestinal regularity, they do not contain gluten and are therefore suitable for people suffering from celiac disease. With all these wonderful properties we could only consider the Chestnuts Semperunagioia!
The Ever-Joyful Food we offer is Grapes as they are rich in antioxidants, vitamins and minerals that are excellent for our health. Very useful for heart health thanks to the presence of potassium and the high content of polyphenols, natural anti-inflammatories, this fruit reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease and fights hypertension. In particular, the polyphenol quercetin helps in case of allergies by relieving symptoms such as hives, watery eyes and a runny nose. Moreover, thanks to the presence of polyphenols, grapes are an excellent ally in the prevention of lung cancer, esophagus, endometrium, pancreas, colon, mouth, prostate, pharynx. Rich in resveratrol, this fruit helps with Alzheimer's disease, protects against retinopathy and diabetic neuropathy, both diseases that affect vision and are caused by diabetes. During menopause we recommend the consumption of grapes to decrease mood swings, heat and to keep blood sugar under control. Grapes have a high water content which, together with the fibers present, regulates the activity of the intestine, keeping the body hydrated.
Thanks to the low sugar and carbohydrate content, green beans are an excellent food for diabetics, as they keep blood sugar low and are particularly suitable for low-calorie diets. They prevent osteoporosis by promoting the assimilation of calcium thanks to the presence of vitamin K which facilitates blood clotting. Green beans contain many fibers that help intestinal activity, fight constipation, protect the colon and finally help keep blood cholesterol at the correct level. Rich in mineral salts such as manganese, vitamins A and C and antioxidants such as beta carotene and lutein, green beans fight free radicals by preventing skin aging as well as strengthening our immune system. The high water content makes this vegetable highly digestible and an excellent ally for improving the digestive system. Of course, green beans are diuretics thanks to the presence of potassium which favors the elimination of excess fluids from our body. We consider Green Beans to be an Ever-Joyful Food because they have almost no contraindications and are truly a healthy, flexible and appetizing food!
The Semperunagioia fruit that we offer you are the Mulberry Blackberries. Rich in vitamins A, E, K, group B in particular the vitamin C content, if you consume 100 gr of mulberry blackberries, it corresponds to 60% of the daily daily requirement of this vitamin in a healthy adult. Fruit recommended for diets as it is low-calorie, it contains many mineral salts such as iron, phosphorus, magnesium, calcium, potassium, therefore absolutely recommended for those who practice physical activity or during the summer heat. Mulberry Blackberries contain a high amount of antioxidants that are excellent in countering the damage of free radicals, while the minimum amount of sodium combined with the considerable amount of potassium mentioned above makes Mulberry Blackberries an excellent diuretic and detoxifier. Rich in fiber, they facilitate intestinal regularity.
In Summer, a fruit par excellence is Peach with its infinite varieties. We have the Tobacco Peach with its flattened shape, the Walnut Peach with its dark colors and smooth skin, the Percoca Peaches, ideal for making peaches in syrup and fruit juices and finally the Yellow Common Peach with white pulp. This very tasty fruit has significant benefits for our health, for example it is an excellent ally to reduce bad cholesterol (LDL) thanks to the phenolic compounds present. Peach has a high water content, therefore it stimulates diuresis and, by helping to eliminate excess fluids, protects the health of the kidneys as well as fighting excess cellulite. Highly digestible, it refreshes and quenches thirst by preventing typically summer dehydration. Rich in potassium, it reduces blood pressure. Thanks to the presence of beta-carotene, zeaxanthin, vitamin E, lutein, vitamin C in the peel, Peach possesses anticancer and antioxidant properties, strengthens the immune system. In particular thanks to the mentioned lutein and zeaxanthin, the Peach protects the retina of the eyes from the damage of light radiation. Do we have to add something else or have we convinced you?
The Sempreunagioia® Food that we recommend today is the Melon. It contains a lot of water, so it is an excellent ally in the fight against cellulite and water retention, it protects the health of the kidneys by stimulating diuresis. Moreover, thanks to the potassium present it is a valid help to keep blood pressure under control. Thanks to the presence of adenosine, Melon thins the blood, preventing heart attacks and strokes. Rich in vitamin A, it promotes eye health, fighting ocular degeneration due to eye aging, while the considerable presence of vitamin C ensures the stimulation of the body's immune defenses, preventing the proliferation of bacteria and viruses as well as carrying out a healing action, as it stimulates the production of collagen in the skin. Rich in beta-carotene which stimulates the formation of melanin, the Melon stands out because it promotes tanning and is an excellent antioxidant, therefore perfect for fighting cellular aging, skin cancers, damage caused by free radicals and rays. UV. Good feast to all! Cinzia & Sergio
The fruit Sempreunagioia® indeed…. the fruits of the forest Everunagioia that we offer you are the Blueberries. They represent an excellent ally for improving eyesight thanks to the presence of anthocyanins which are also useful for fighting dysentery and cystitis as they have an antiseptic effect. Rich in vitamins A, C and group B (in particular B1, B2 and B3), mineral salts (calcium, phosphorus, iron, sodium and potassium), flavonoids, tannins, sugars, thanks to Blueberry, Blueberries improve blood circulation , in fact, they strengthen the blood vessels making the capillaries less permeable. They fight the formation of free radicals, which cause cell aging, as they possess antioxidant properties guaranteed by the presence of vitamins and mineral salts. In addition to all this, the blueberry leaves help in the fight against hypertension, in that against diabetes, since they lower the blood sugar levels, disinfect the urinary system. In addition, Blueberry juice helps fight LDL (bad) cholesterol, while it seems by popular belief that Blueberry jam regulates intestinal functions.
It is well known that vegetables are very healthy for our body and in fact the Everunjourn Food we offer you is Chard. Thanks to the presence of vitamin K it helps to maintain proper functioning of the nervous system and brain. Furthermore, thanks to the synergy between this vitamin and potassium, Swiss chard protects the bones by fighting osteoporosis. In addition to all this, the presence of potassium prevents hypertension. The consumption of this vegetable is recommended for people suffering from diabetes, as it contains the syringic acid present, a flavonoid that keeps glycemic peaks under control, regulates the blood sugar level. Chard is diuretic, refreshing and purifying, so it is an excellent ally for defeating cystitis and for eliminating toxic substances from the body. With its leaves you can make compresses on the skin in case of burns and abscesses and the high content of antioxidants facilitates the elimination of free radicals by fighting premature cell aging, as well as protecting the eyes in the prevention of eye diseases. Rich in fiber, Swiss chard helps intestinal transit, consequently protects the intestine by facilitating digestion, while the strong presence of iron helps prevent anemia in the blood.
Cucumbers are undoubtedly an Sempreunagioia® food. These vegetables have a high content of minerals (in particular magnesium and potassium) and vitamins, therefore they bring numerous benefits to our body. Diuretics and purifiers thanks to the important presence of water and potassium, fight hypertension, counteract water retention, moisturize the skin and the body helping it to eliminate the toxins present. Excellent allies in the fight against hypertension thanks to potassium, they are rich in sterols, very important for fighting high cholesterol. They are therefore effective for the well-being of the cardiovascular system. Useful in diets, they contribute to weight loss thanks to tartaric acid which does not allow the conversion of carbohydrates into adipose tissue. Cucumbers fight gout as they lower uric acid levels and free radicals thanks to vitamin C, beta-carotene, lutein and zeaxanthin, antioxidants present. They combat the formation of kidney stones, bladder and diabetes since the high amount of fiber present and the low amount of carbohydrates ensure that blood sugar levels remain low. Cucumbers are very useful for soothing joint pain such as fibromyalgia or arthritis thanks to the silicon contained. They also have a notable vermifuge action as they prevent the formation of intestinal parasites
Tomatoes are a fantastic Sempreunagioia® food. Excellent allies in the fight against cancer of the prostate, breast, pancreas and ovaries as they contain many antioxidant substances, Tomatoes protect the eyes from the ultraviolet rays of the sun thanks to the presence of lutein and zeaxanthin which, associated with the beta-carotene present, make Tomatoes protectors of sight. Rich in potassium, they represent an excellent vasodilator, therefore they help lower blood pressure and the risks associated with the onset of stroke. Thanks to the vitamin K and calcium present, Tomatoes strengthen the bones, while the presence of Vitamin C, Beta-carotene and Lycopene which fight free radicals, ensures a slowdown in cellular aging. Diuretics thanks to the strong presence of water and potassium, tomatoes help reduce the formation of cellulite and the retention of liquids. Also thanks to potassium they prevent the appearance of muscle cramps, promote digestion by stimulating intestinal transit.
An Ever-Jewelery Food is undoubtedly Watermelon. Rich in water, it is an excellent ally in the fight against cellulite and water retention, as it facilitates the elimination of excess fluids. Diuretics to detoxify the kidneys, fighting the proliferation of bacteria in the bladder, so its regular consumption is excellent for the prevention of cystitis. Thanks to citrulline it fights hypertension, counteracts erectile dysfunction, facilitating fertility. Watermelon contains many antioxidant substances. Rich source of vitamins and minerals, it fights fatigue as well as promoting weight loss, as the water present creates a sense of satiety. Watermelon is an excellent natural anti-inflammatory thanks to the presence of lycopene, a valid ally for bone and heart health. Last but not least, vitamin C and beta-carotene keep the skin healthy.
Zucchini promote sleep and have significant positive effects on the skin which, thanks to the presence of vitamin C, is protected from UV rays. They are also very often recommended to soothe bags under the eyes and wrinkles. Definitely very useful for fighting excess cholesterol and hypertension, they also have significant benefits for the heart. Their regular consumption ensures weight loss as they are very satiating, but they are low in calories and rich in water, therefore friends of those who want to keep fit. Zucchini fights inflammation of the urinary tract as well as having a diuretic action. Although they are laxatives, they are recommended after episodes of dysentery to restore mineral salts and replenish the loss of water. Highly digestible. therefore they can be safely consumed by children even at an early age.
Thanks to the fibers present, sulfur and water, radishes detoxify the body of toxins, facilitate weight loss, as they are low in calories, and are also excellent purifiers for the liver and kidneys. They hinder the formation of parasites in the intestine (anthelmintic action), soothe the itching resulting from insect bites and are also recognized as having an antibacterial function. Radishes are excellent for fighting water retention, cellulite, and the increase in the level of blood pressure thanks to the high presence of potassium and water. They are very useful for relaxing the nervous system and calming coughs, thanks to the presence of vitamin C, beta-carotene, lutein and zeaxanthin which counteract cell aging as well as fight free radicals present in the blood.
Artichokes are valid diuretics thanks to the potassium and cynarin present, therefore they are very important to purify the kidneys and to protect the liver. Their regular consumption therefore helps to counteract cellulite, lower blood pressure, and fight the onset of hepatitis and cirrhosis. Also thanks to the presence of cynarin, artichokes are very useful for digestion, as they promote bile secretion. They also help to regulate intestinal transit, given the considerable amount of fiber they contain, which are essential to free the colon from waste. onset of tumors. Rich source of inulin, a polysaccharide that is not used by the body for energy production, artichokes are a perfect food for diabetics, as they help lower blood sugar levels. Thanks to the presence of inulin, they prevent cardiovascular diseases as well as lowering the level of bad cholesterol and triglycerides.
The Sempreunagioia® food that we recommend today is Pepper. Rich source of B vitamins, it gives energy, while the high amount of potassium and the low amount of sodium make it an excellent ally for diuresis. The large amount of vitamin C present in pepper increases the absorption of iron in the blood, counteracting anemia, while thanks to carotenoids such as lutein, cryptoxanthin and beta-carotene it is very effective against degenerative ocular diseases, glaucoma, cataracts. Excellent ally in preventing cardiovascular diseases, it reduces bad cholesterol by increasing the good one thanks to the presence of active plant compounds. The pepper gives general well-being to the muscles, digestive system and bones thanks to the minerals present and vitamins. It is also very useful in preventing colorectal cancers.
Eating eggs is good for memory and concentration, promotes the development of bones and muscles, prevents iron deficiency and arteriosclerosis. Thanks to the antioxidants lutein and zeaxanthin present, eggs are very useful in the prevention of eye disease. Excellent allies for the fragility of nails, hair loss, thanks to choline they contribute to the good functionality of the nervous system. A boiled egg contains about 80 calories: indicated in low-calorie diets, it gives great energy and contributes to the sense of satiety. The supply of eggs is particularly important for children and young people in the growth phase, the elderly and for those who follow a vegetarian diet. Don't overdo it, but never miss it from your diet.
Rich source of vitamins C, of group B, especially B2 and B6, E, K and of mineral salts such as iodine, calcium, copper, iron, zinc and phosphorus, Watercress, belonging to the cruciferous family, is considered a particularly useful natural antibiotic in the fight against colds and lung diseases. In addition to being antiemetic (it fights nausea) thanks to the folic acid present, it is diuretic and purifying, therefore excellent against water retention and hypertension. Useful in cases of fatigue and loss of appetite, it has detoxifying and digestive properties and fights osteoporosis. It is also used in cosmetics as a cleanser for deep cleansing of the skin. The leaves of the Watercress are also recognized antiseptic properties thanks to the zinc and vitamin C present.
According to legend, the Strawberries were born thanks to Venus, who wept tears that turned into small red hearts, on the occasion of the death of Adonis. Belonging to the genus Fragaria, strawberries are actually containers of real fruits (yellow seeds) called achenes. The consumption of strawberries is very useful for preventing chronic and degenerative diseases thanks to the phenolic compounds and antioxidant molecules contained, as well as to regulate the level of glucose in the blood. They fight the spread of cancer cells in the case of cancers of the oral cavity, colon and prostate due to the presence of ellegic acid and oak. They also appear to be a neuro-protector thanks to gallic acid. Through the xylitol contained, Strawberries help prevent the formation of plaque and whiten the teeth. Rich source of Vitamin C, Iodine, Manganese, Folate, they are an excellent protector against cardiovascular diseases as well as helping to fight chronic and systemic inflammation. Furthermore, being low in sodium, they perform an effective draining and purifying action.
In the Indian medicinal tradition it is called "Blessed Basil", this says a lot about its beneficial properties. Containing antioxidants, it is important for the fight against free radicals that cause premature cell aging. It is an excellent digestive that can be used natural or as an herbal tea, but it is also excellent for stimulating the appetite. As an essential oil, Basil also works very well against nervousness, stress and states of anxiety. Being so relaxing it helps against insomnia problems. Valid help also against seasonal ills such as sore throats and colds due to its high content of Vitamin C. Also excellent against intestinal inflammation, it contains many mineral salts such as Manganese, Potassium, Calcium, Magnesium, Iron and Phosphorus.
A precious ingredient always present in our kitchen is garlic, whose regular consumption brings significant benefits to our body. Natural antibiotic and antibacterial thanks to the presence of a high percentage of vitamin C and sulfur, it reduces blood pressure thanks to its active ingredient, allicin, whose recommended daily intake is contained in four cloves of garlic. Valid help in the fight against intestinal parasites and headache, it protects us against toxic damage caused by heavy metals. Garlic is an excellent ally in the fight against colds as it strengthens the functioning of our immune system, as well as lowering the level of total and / or bad cholesterol. Furthermore, its regular consumption is good for the bones and has beneficial effects on osteoarthritis.
Valid help in protecting the skin thanks to the considerable amount of vitamin C they contain, Broccoli are equally essential for the protection of our eyes from sunlight, thanks to Zeaxanthin and Lutein. Broccoli help us in the prevention of various cancers such as gastric, prostate, lung, breast, colorectal, pancreas. Thanks to the sulforaphane contained, these vegetables fight the damage caused by hyperglycemia to the cardiovascular system. Rich in fiber, but low in calories, they are useful in the prevention of diabetes, in regulating blood sugar levels by facilitating intestinal transit and therefore digestion. Broccoli is also rich in vitamin K which fights bone fractures.
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Rich in vitamin C, lemons lower the levels of histamine, a substance that makes the nose runny and inflamed the eyes, they are excellent allies to fight the flu as well as useful in healing wounds or cuts as they help our body to produce collagen, a substance which holds the cells together. They also contain the B vitamins that are very important for the balance of the skin, for nervous balance and nutrition. They have haemostatic, antiseptic, vermifuge, tonic, fluidifying, alkalizing, carminative properties. They also contain mineral salts (citric acid and citrates) which are natural acidity regulators. Lemons are rich in antioxidants and therefore excellent in the fight against bad cholesterol and, thanks to substances such as limonin and limonene that limit cell damage, they are also useful as an anti-cancer.
Asparagus has countless benefits on our health. They are antioxidants, laxatives, contain vitamin C counteracting the formation of tumors. Low-calorie, purifying and diuretic help to fight type 2 diabetes. Rich in Rutin, a bioflavonoid that counteracts the formation of edema, and therefore essential in the protection of our capillaries, they are also diuretics par excellence and useful in reducing blood pressure. Excellent allies in the fight against fetal malformations, during pregnancy they bring folic acid very useful to the baby's nervous system. The potassium present in them contributes to the proper functioning of the cardiovascular and muscular systems. Asparagus, containing rutin and quercetin, are natural anti-inflammatories. They are also an excellent adjuvant in the defense of the skin against atmospheric agents and pollutants thanks to the presence of Glutathione. Wild ones are rich in Tryptophan which is the precursor of Serotonin responsible for good mood.
Oranges, as we know, are a fruit rich in vitamin C which is very useful support for our body to fight flu, colds and for the absorption of iron from plant foods. Rich in vitamins, minerals and carotenoids, they help improve vision. Source of fiber and antioxidants, they help the digestive system to eliminate toxins, contributing to the proper functioning of the colon by relieving constipation. Valid help to fight some types of stomach, breast, colon, lung and skin cancers, they also have a high potassium content which is very important for our blood circulation and the proper functioning of our heart.
There is a fruit that, in addition to being very useful, is so loved as to recall the popular saying "One leads to another ...". We are talking about Cherries. Rich in natural melatonin, they are antioxidants and therefore allies of our body in promoting sleep and counteracting our natural aging, also thanks to the anthocyanins present especially in the wild ones called "Visciola". Valid help for the purification and regular functioning of the liver, they are energetic and remineralizing. Rich in Vitamins A, B, C, mineral salts such as Iron, Magnesium, Potassium, Sulfur, Calcium and Iron, they also contain important trace elements such as Manganese, Cobalt, Zinc and Copper. Particularly indicated against stress and exhaustion, they are also recommended in case of constipation because they are diuretic and slightly laxative. Some experts recommend its consumption, accompanied with plenty of water, especially in the morning and in any case after an overnight fast in order to purify and detoxify the body
Our relationship with chocolate is bittersweet, but sometimes we can give in to some little temptation! Eating a square a day can really have health benefits and can reduce the levels of cortisol, the stress hormone and other hormones related to anxiety. Chocolate is a rich source of antioxidants known as flavonoids, which can lower blood pressure and bad cholesterol. Of course, to have these benefits, chocolate must be of quality, for example dark chocolate must contain at least 70% cocoa and as little sugar as possible.