They’re important organic compounds in oregano that can defend the body against a wide range of diseases in the gut and other parts of the body. Oregano is a slightly stimulating agent, which can increase the production of white blood cells and speed up the metabolism, making recovery from illness even faster.
Researchers have discovered a compound called fucoxanthin in wakame that actually inhibits the accumulation of fat in the cells and stimulates fat oxidation. This unique compound, rarely found in vegetables, is the reason that wakame has its unusual brown color, because it also helps in photosynthesis.
Cantaloupes not only have beta-carotene and phytochemicals working in its favor against toxins, but they also have a healthy dose of antioxidants. Antioxidants similarly scavenges disease-causing toxins and act as an important line of defense for the cells. Cantaloupes also stimulate the production of white blood cells, which seek out and destroy dangerous toxic substances of foreign bodies that may have found their way into your bloodstream.