There are always new power foods hitting the market, and while eating raw, organic foods straight from your own garden is still the most sure-fire way to steer clear of GMOs and pesticides, as well as keeping your Pineal gland open so that you can avoid calcification, and avoid deterring enlightenment, the following are some power foods for yogis. Power up!
- Goji Berries for Enlightenment – these are not only full of all 8 essential amino acids, but they grow in some of the harshest and dramatic climates on the planet. Most often found in the foothills of the Himalayas, they also grow in heat extremes of up to 125 degree Fahrenheit and well below the freezing point, too. In Qigong, and Chinese medicine they are considered a ‘teaching food’ the will show you the entire universe of natural healing.
- Maca Root- Maca Root is a must. This incredible Peruvian food is an adaptogen. It is good for almost every system int he body. It helps the entire endocrine system, the pancreas, the liver, the heart. It boosts the immune system, and supports the hypothalamus. It was also used by ancient cultures as a natural sexual libido enhancer. It can enhance fertility, and support an overly strained hormonal system while it comes back into balance. It enhances memory and learning and also gives the skin a more youthful appearance.
- Raw Cacao- Raw Cacao is amazing. This food is usually processed into coffee or chocolate that is filled with sugar and devoid of any nutritional content. the raw version, is a health food healing powerhouse! Antioxidants are preserved when the cacao nut is still raw. It keeps you from aging as fast, and is full ofmagnesium, an important mineral many of the processed foods we eat is entirely devoid of. In fact, cacao has the highest quantity of magnesium in any food source. (One of the most depleted minerals in the western world). If you are familiar with David Wolfe’s work, he talks extensively about the benefits of cacao as a super food.
About the Author:
Christina Sarich is a humanitarian and freelance writer helping you to Wake up Your Sleepy Little Head, and See the Big Picture. Her blog is Yoga for the New World. Her latest book is Pharma Sutra: Healing the Body And Mind Through the Art of Yoga. You can find more information about her here.