Why is eating vegetable important to me?
Plant base nutrition helps to function properly the roles of internal organs such as liver, pancreas and kidney. These organs need vitamins and minerals to function well to be able to help the digestion system- giving life to blood which in turn makes us healthy and living life to the fullness as God’s gift to us. The carbohydrates fats and protein are the energy forming but the vitamins and minerals are the enzymes needed for the internal organs to work well. It builds the immune system to make your day healthy.
The endocrine component of the pancreas consists of islet cells that create and release important hormones directly into the bloodstream. Two of the main pancreatic hormones are insulin, which acts to lower blood sugar, and glucagon, which acts to raise blood sugar. Maintaining proper blood sugar levels is crucial to the functioning of key organs including the brain, liver, and kidneys. It
Needs calcium and magnesium, Vitamin B Complex and Vitamin C.
The kidneys filter out toxins, excess salts, and urea, a nitrogen-based waste created by cell metabolism. Urea is synthesized in the liver and transported through the blood to the kidneys for removal.
Blood pressure regulation: The kidneys need constant pressure to filter the blood. When it drops too low, the kidneys increase the pressure. One way is by producing a blood vessel-constricting protein (angiotensin) that also signals the body to retain sodium and water. Both the constriction and retention help restore normal blood pressure. The kidney needs Vitamin D, Vitamin C,Vitamin B-6 , Calcium and Potassium
The liver plays important roles: It stores energy from food, makes proteins, and helps remove toxins. The liver also makes bile, a fluid that helps in digestion.
The vitamins B2, B3, B6, B12, folic acid, beta-carotene, vitamin C and vitamin E. Minerals to promote liver function are copper, manganese, selenium and zinc.
Malunggay is high source of
beta-carotene, calcium, iron,
potassium. Okra- contains- Zinc,Vit A,
vit K and Luya – potassium and
Drinking M2, malunggay ice tea is a good source of phytonutrients.