Benefits of Eating CHRISTMAS

If you’re going to stuff yourself this holiday season, at least try to have foods that will give you some health benefits…try these….

C is for Cherries

H is for Honey

R is for Raisins

I is for In Moderation

S is for Shrimp

T is for Turkey

M is for Mustard

A is for Almonds

S is for Sweet Potatoes

CHERRIES…

Help Fight Cancer and Disease

Help Relieve Pain of Arthritis and Gout

Eliminate Oxidative Stress and Prevent Premature Aging

Help Cure Migraines

Help You Sleep

HONEY…

Is a natural antioxidant

Helps improve the digestive system

Can help lower cholesterol

Gives a natural energy boost

Acts as a sleep aid when taken with warm milk

Is a natural sugar replacement

RAISINS…

Increase your energy levels

Help aid digestion

Enhances mouth health

Stimulates sexuality

Protects eyes

Treats infections

ICE CREAM….

Provides calcium

Makes you happy 😀

Contains Vitamins D, A, B12 and K

SHRIMP…

Excellent source of selenium

Has anti-inflammatory properties

Good source of Vitamin D

Low in calories and saturated fat

TURKEY…

Contains less cholesterol than chicken, pork or beef

Contains anti-cancer properties

Believed to have mood enhancing properties

MUSTARD…

Speeds up metabolism

Reduces the severity of asthma

Decreases symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis

Lowers of high blood pressure

Helps in the prevention of migraines

ALMONDS…

Can help lower cholesterol

Are high in good mono-saturated fats

Have cancer reducing nutrients

Rich in protein and fiber

SWEET POTATOES…

Are a high source of beta carotene

Help prevent oxidative damage to our cells

They have the ability to actually improve blood sugar regulation—even in persons with type 2 diabetes

Enjoy some of these beneficial foods over the holidays…then you won’t feel so guilty about eating that whole tin of cookies!

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