Food Shapes

Food shapes affect your health

Did you know that many of the foods we eat resemble the body part or organ they help? Here are a few examples of how food shapes influence your health.

  • food-shapesCarrots: The carotene in carrots helps protect and improve your eye sight, and when you look at a carrot that has been sliced, it looks like the human eye.
  • Tomatoes: Just like your heart, a tomato has four internal chambers and tomatoes provide your heart with a vital nutrient called lycopine.
  • Walnuts: Shelled walnuts look like a brain and contain the brain boosting food, Omega-3’s.
  • Beans: Kidney beans look exactly like their body counterpart, the kidney and contain nutrients that help heal and maintain kidney function.
  • Vegetables: Stalky veggies like celery, bok choy, and rhubarb resemble the body’s skeletal bones. These veggies specifically help strengthen bones.
  • Sweet Potatoes: Sweet Potatoes are shaped like the pancreas and contain nutrients that help balance the glycemic index of diabetics.
  • Onions: Onions look like cells in your body and research has shown that onions can help eliminate waste materials from all of the body cells.