Over the last several years, more and more research has been published showing the considerable health benefits of plant-based diets that include fruits and vegetables. Not only are they rich in essential vitamins and minerals that our bodies need for normal function, they also contain anti-oxidants and good cholesterol that keep our hearts and brains healthy.
An allergy is your immune system’s reaction to certain plants, animals, food, insect bites or other things. Your immune system protects you by fighting germs like bacteria a virus. When you have allergies, the immune system overreacts and tries to “fight” ordinary things like grass, pollen or certain foods.