Food as Medicine

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  1. Sakina

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    Food as Medicine


    HEADACHE? EAT FISH!

    Eat plenty of fish -- fish oil helps prevent headaches.

    So does ginger, which reduces inflammation and pain.


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    HAY FEVER? EAT YOGURT!

    Eat lots of yogurt before pollen season.

    Also-eat honey from your area (local region) daily.


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    TO PREVENT STROKE DRINK TEA!

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    Prevent build-up of fatty deposits on artery walls with regular doses of tea. (actually, tea suppresses my appetite and keeps the pounds from invading.... Green tea is great for our immune system)!


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    INSOMNIA (CAN'T SLEEP?) HONEY!

    Use honey as a tranquilizer and sedative.


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    ASTHMA? EAT ONIONS!!!!

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    Eating onions helps ease constriction of bronchial tubes. (when I was young, my mother would make onion packs to place on our chest, helped the respiratory ailments and actually made us breathe better).


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    ARTHRITIS? EAT FISH, TOO!!

    Salmon, tuna, mackerel and sardines actually prevent arthritis. (fish has omega oils, good for our immune system)


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    UPSET STOMACH? BANANAS - GINGER!!!!!

    Bananas will settle an upset stomach.

    Ginger will cure morning sickness and nausea.


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    BLADDER INFECTION? DRINK CRANBERRY JUICE!!!!

    High-acid cranberry juice controls harmful bacteria.


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    BONE PROBLEMS? EAT PINEAPPLE!!!

    Bone fractures and osteoporosis can be prevented by the manganese in pineapple.


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    PREMENSTRUAL SYNDROME? EAT CORNFLAKES!! !!

    Women can ward off the effects of PMS with cornflakes, which help reduce depression, anxiety and fatigue.


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    MEMORY PROBLEMS? EAT OYSTERS!

    Oysters help improve your mental functioning by supplying much-needed zinc.


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    COLDS? EAT GARLIC!

    Clear up that stuffy head with garlic. (remember, garlic lowers cholesterol, too.)


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    COUGHING? USE RED PEPPERS!!

    A substance similar to that found in the cough syrups is found in hot red pepper. Use red (cayenne) pepper with caution-it can irritate your tummy.


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    BREAST CANCER? EAT Wheat, bran and cabbage

    Helps to maintain estrogens at healthy levels.


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    LUNG CANCER? EAT DARK GREEN AND ORANGE AND VEGGIES!!!

    A good antidote is beta carotene, a form of Vitamin A found in dark green and orange vegetables.


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    ULCERS? EAT CABBAGE ALSO!!!

    Cabbage contains chemicals that help heal both gastric and duodenal ulcers.


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    DIARRHEA? EAT APPLES!

    Grate an apple with its skin, let it turn brown and eat it to cure this condition. (Bananas are good for this ailment)


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    CLOGGED ARTERIES? EAT AVOCADO!

    Mono unsaturated fat in avocados lowers cholesterol.


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    HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE? EAT CELERY AND OLIVE OIL!!!

    Olive oil has been shown to lower blood pressure.

    Celery contains a chemical that lowers pressure too.


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    BLOOD SUGAR IMBALANCE? EAT BROCCOLI AND PEANUTS!!!

    The chromium in broccoli and peanuts helps regulate insulin and blood sugar.


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    Kiwifruit: but mighty. This is a good source of potassium, magnesium, Vitamin E &fibre. It's Vitamin C content is twice that of an orange.


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    Apple: An apple a day keeps the doctor away? Although an apple has a low Vitamin C content, it has antioxidants &flavonoids which enhances the activity of Vitamin C thereby helping to lower the risks of colon cancer, heart attack & stroke.


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    Strawberry: Protective fruit. Strawberries have the highest total antioxidant power among major fruits &protects the body from cancer causing, blood vessels clogging free radicals. (Actually, any berry is good for you..they're high in anti-oxidants and they actually keep us young....... ..blueberries are the best and very versatile in the health field....... .they get rid of all the free-radicals that invade our bodies)


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    Orange : Sweetest medicine. Taking 2 - 4 oranges a day may help keep colds away, lower cholesterol, prevent & dissolve kidney stones as well as lessen the risk of colon cancer.


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    Watermelon: Coolest Thirst Quencher. Composed of 92% water, it is also packed with a giant dose of glutathione which helps boost our immune system. They are also a key source of lycopene - the cancer fighting oxidant. Other nutrients found in watermelon are Vitamin C &Potassium. (watermelon also has natural substances [natural SPF sources] that keep our skin healthy, protecting our skin from those darn suv rays)


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    Guava &Papaya: Top awards for Vitamin C. They are the clear winners for their high Vitamin C content. Guava is also rich in fiber which helps prevent constipation.


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    Papaya is rich in carotene, this is good for your eyes. (also good for gas and indigestion)


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    Tomatoes are very good as a preventative measure for men, keeps those prostrate problems from invading their bodies.

     
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