There are various food items which are beneficial for health:
1. Garlic: is very useful for lowering high blood pressure, cholesterol, acidity; also acts as a blood purifier.
2. Amla (Indian gooseberry) contains the highest amount of Vitamin C and can be taken raw or in juice form or made into chutney during season or as a morraba (sweet pickle) out of season.
3. Karela (bitter gourd) also contributes in keeping a check on blood sugar.
4. Papita (papaya) is yet another fruit with sterling qualities; it helps to reduce cholesterol level and if taken daily keeps the stomach in top working condition.