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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. HAY FEVER? EAT YOGURT! Eat lots of yogurt before pollen season. Also-eat honey from your area (local region) daily. TO PREVENT STROKE DRINK TEA! Prevent buildup of fatty deposits on artery walls with regular doses of tea. (actually, tea suppresses my appetite and eeps the pounds from invading....!reen tea is great for our immune system)" INSOMNIA CAN!T S"EEP?# HONEY! #se honey as a tran$uili%er and sedative. ASTHMA? EAT ONIONS!!!! Eating onions helps ease constriction of bronchial tubes. (when & was young, my mother would ma e onion pac s to place on our chest, helped the respiratory ailments and actually made us breathe better). ARTHRITIS? EAT FISH$ TOO!! Salmon, tuna, mac erel and sardines actually prevent arthritis. (fish has omega oils, good for our immune system) UPSET STOMACH? %ANANAS & GINGER!!!!! 'ananas will settle an upset stomach. !inger will cure morning sic ness and nausea. %"ADDER INFECTION? DRINK CRAN%ERRY 'UICE!!!! (igh-acid cranberry )uice controls harmful bacteria. %ONE PRO%"EMS? EAT PINEAPP"E!!! 'one fractures and osteoporosis can be prevented by the manganese in pineapple. PREMENSTRUA" SYNDROME? EAT CORNF"AKES!!!! *omen can ward off the effects of P+S with cornfla es, which help reduce depression, an,iety and fatigue. MEMORY PRO%"EMS? EAT OYSTERS! -ysters help improve your mental functioning by supplying much-needed %inc. CO"DS? EAT GAR"IC! .lear up that stuffy head with garlic. (remember, garlic lowers cholesterol, too.) COUGHING? USE RED PEPPERS!! A substance similar to that found in the cough syrups is found in hot red pepper. #se red (cayenne) pepper with caution-it can irritate your tummy. %REAST CANCER? EAT ()ea*$ +,an and ca++a-e (elps to maintain estrogen at healthy levels. "UNG CANCER? EAT DARK GREEN AND ORANGE AND VEGGIES!!!

Ki. magnesium. thereby helping to lower the ris s of colon cancer.. &t2s /itamin . eeps those prostrate problems from invading their bodies. !uava is also rich in fiber which helps prevent constipation.they get rid of all the free-radicals that invade our bodies) O. it has antio. Strawberries have the highest total antio. blood vessels clogging free radicals.. heart attac 1 stro e. (watermelon also has natural substances 9natural SP: sources. A001e/ An apple a day eeps the doctor away3 Although an apple has a low /itamin . U"CERS? EAT CA%%AGE A"SO!!! . 0hey are also a ey source of lycopene ...the cancer fighting o.. it is also pac ed with a giant dose of glutathione which helps boost our immune system.3e1on/ .5 oranges a day may help eep colds away.i/ 0iny but mighty.abbage contains chemicals that help heal both gastric and duodenal ulcers. content is twice that of an orange.+e... this is good for your Sweetest medicine. %"OOD SUGAR IM%A"ANCE? EAT %ROCCO"I AND PEANUTS!!! 0he chromium in broccoli and peanuts helps regulate insulin and blood sugar. (a*e.idant.. (also good for gas and indigestion) To3a*oes are very good as a preventative measure for men. S*. .elery contains a chemical that lowers pressure too.they2re high in anti-o.omposed of 748 water. Pa0a2a is rich in carotene. HIGH %"OOD PRESSURE? EAT CE"ERY AND O"IVE OI"!!! -live oil has been shown to lower blood pressure. 0hey are the clear winners for their high /itamin . /itamin E 1fiber. any berry is good for you... 0a ing 4 . DIARRHEA? EAT APP"ES! !rate an apple with its s in. that eep our s in healthy.A good antidote is beta carotene. a form of /itamin A found in dar green and orange vegetables..2/ Protective fruit. prevent 1 dissolve idney stones as well as lessen the ris of colon cancer.oolest 0hirst 6uencher.. (Actually. protecting our s in from those darn suv rays) G4a5a 6Pa0a2a/ 0op awards for /itamin .idant power among ma)or fruits 1protects the body from cancer causing. content. 0his is a good source of potassium....a..idants and they actually eep us young. let it turn brown and eat it to cure this condition. ('ananas are good for this ailment) C"OGGED ARTERIES? EAT AVOCADO! +ono unsaturated fat in avocados lowers cholesterol.idants 1flavonoids which enhances the activity of /itamin .blueberries are the best and very versatile in the health field. 1Potassium.. lower cholesterol. content.. . -ther nutrients found in watermelon are /itamin . .