Surprising - Foods that look like body parts are good for those body parts

Maintaining a nutritious diet can help keep your body healthy. But when it comes to which foods can specifically benefit which body parts, science remains surprisingly sketchy.

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But nature gives us a big clue as to what foods help what part of our body!

Here are 10 foods that mirror the body parts they provide nutrients for.

For example, brain-boosting walnuts actually look like a brain. Coincidence? Maybe.

Though these healthy foods are beneficial to the whole body, the list below is a fun reminder of what to eat to target specific areas.

1. Carrot - Eye

A sliced Carrot looks like the human eye.

As we all know, eating carrots greatly enhances blood flow to the eyes and is good for vision. Beta-carotene in carrot reduces the risk of developing cataracts in eyes.

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Beta-carotene also protects against macular degeneration an age-related sight problem that affects one in four individuals over the age of 65.

2. Tomato - Heart

A Tomato has four chambers and is red in color, so also the heart is red and has four chambers.

Research has confirmed that tomatoes are loaded with lycopine and it is indeed a pure heart and blood food.

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3. Grapes - Alveoli of Lungs

Grapes resembles the alveoli of the lungs. The lungs are made of branches of ever-smaller airways that finish up with tiny branches of tissue called alveoli.

A diet high in fresh grapes has shown to reduce the risk of lung cancer and emphysema.

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Grape seeds also contain a chemical called proanthocyanidin, which is thought to reduce the severity of asthma triggered by allergy.

4. Walnut - Brain

A Walnut looks like a little brain, a left and right hemisphere, upper cerebrums and lower cerebellums. Even the wrinkles or folds on the nut are similar to those of the neo-cortex.

Scientists claim that walnuts help in developing over three dozen neuron-transmitters within the brain enhancing the signaling and encouraging new messaging link between the brain cells.

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Walnuts help warding off dementia.

5. Celery - Bones

Celery, Rhubarb, Bok-choy and more look just like bones structure. These foods specifically target bone strength.

Bones are made up of 23% sodium and these foods have sodium in them. If you don’t have enough sodium in your diet the body pulls it from the bones, making them weak.

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These foods replenish the skeletal needs of the body.


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