Normally it is said that if you want to achieve something good, then you have to go through hardship and if you do not go through hardship, then you cannot get anything good. The same principle is also for food; tasty food is never good, and good food is never tasty. Because of that, we should keep on trying bitter food time to time to keep our health in good condition. Here is a list of top 10 bitter foods which are good for your health.
Bitter Melons are recognized due to their bumpy skin, and they are very bitter in taste. These have antibacterial properties which help tone down inflammation, ramp up the immune system and clean blood throughout the body.
Dandelion greens are very useful in cleaning blood, relieve diarrhea, clean the liver, reduce building of gas, relieve constipation, reduce inflammation, prevent low blood pressure, and there are many more benefits.
Dill is good for flushing out all the toxins in your body. It is good if you use it as a mouth freshener as well. It is a natural antibiotic and contains a compound called carvone which is good for flushing out toxins, releasing gas and much more.
Kale is one of the most popular foods, and it is used in a lot of recipes. It’s also advised to most of the athletes because it has got antioxidants, vitamins, calcium, anti-inflammatory properties and it’s a detoxifier.
Arugula is from a Brassicaceae family of vegetables, and it has a lot of properties which are good for our health. It helps regulate the immune system, stimulates bile production in the liver, cools our body, prevents cancer, and it hydrates the body.
Jerusalem Artichokes is rich in inulin starch which helps in controlling blood sugar. Jerusalem Artichokes also helps in regulating the immune system, and they have high availability of iron, vitamin B, potassium, and magnesium.
Turmeric is very useful for our health as it regenerates liver cells, reduces inflammation, reduces indigestion, clears blood, enhances muscle power and repair muscles as well. It’s also very helpful as in the time of injury, as you can use it as a painkiller.
Many people believe that Sesame Seeds are cultivated from and used from Egyptian times (around 360 years ago). Sesame seeds are rich in magnesium and calcium and are known to cleanse the colon.
Saffron is one of the most expensive spices in the world, and it has a lot of health benefits. Only a few threads of saffron are good to give flavors to complete the dish. It is excellent antioxidants and reduces fatigue, lactic acid levels, and inflammation.
Coffee has many benefits of its own and can boost up the performance of athletes. Coffee proves to be a powerful detoxifier, and it contains caffeine, theophylline, and theobromine. Not only this, but coffee also helps in regulating liver.
These are some of the foods which do not taste good, but if eaten then these prove to be most beneficial.