Hazelnut is the nut from the hazel tree. Hazelnuts amazing health benefits includes supporting healthy heart, managing diabetes, supporting brain health, preventing cancer, supporting weight loss, preventing neural damage, promoting healthy muscles, supporting bone health, supporting nervous system health, and enhancing the skin.
Saffron is a plant that uses dried stigmas as a seasoning. Almost 75,000 saffron blossoms are needed to produce one pound of saffron. That’s why the hand-picked herb is one of the most expensive spices in the world. Saffron stigma and sometimes its petals are used as medicine. Important measurable factors in saffron include crocin (dye), picrocrocin and odor. The higher the amount of these components, the higher their quality.
Barberry is noted in folk medicine as a cure for nearly every gastrointestinal ailment, lymphatics, urinary tract and respiratory infection. It has been used as a bitter tonic and antypyretic. Berberine, the primary alkaloid, is a potent antibiotic, astringent and anti-fungal. When taken for infections, it controls the overgrowth of candida albacans as well as functioning as a bactericide. This is a real advantage over conventional antibiotics. It also controls infectious diarrhea and increases the production of the digestive enzymes
Figs can be eaten either fresh or dry and has a sweet taste and variety of health benefits that it provides. The high amount of calcium, iron and potassium present in it along with the high amount of fiber and low fat makes it a healthy food to include in your diet which can be eaten alone or mixed in yogurt, salad and toppings on cereals and oatmeal.