Close [X]
LOG IN
Close [X]
PLEASE LOG IN OR REGISTER

Sorry, you need to be a registered member and logged in to access this page.
Please login or register below.

REGISTER

It's easy, quick and FREE!



  1. #1
    veenaissack123 is offline New ILite
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    City
    Silvassa
    State
    U.T. of Dadra & Nagar Haveli
    Country
    India
    Posts
    42

    Default Food as Medicine


    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 keeps the pounds from invading....Green tea is great for our immune system)!

    INSOMNIA (CAN'T SLEEP?)
    HONEY!
    Use honey as a tranquilizer and sedative.


    ASTHMA?
    EAT ONIONS!!!!
    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).

    ARTHRITIS?
    EAT FISH, TOO!!
    Salmon, tuna, mackerel and sardines actually prevent arthritis.
    (fish has omega oils, good for our immune system)

    UPSET STOMACH?
    BANANAS - GINGER!!!!!
    Bananas will settle an upset stomach.
    Ginger will cure morning sickness and nausea.


    BLADDER INFECTION?
    DRINK CRANBERRY JUICE!!!!
    High-acid cranberry juice controls harmful bacteria.


    BONE PROBLEMS?
    EAT PINEAPPLE!!!
    Bone fractures and osteoporosis can be prevented by the manganese in pineapple.


    PREMENSTRUAL SYNDROME?
    EAT CORNFLAKES!!!!
    Women can ward off the effects of PMS with cornflakes, which help reduce depression, anxiety and fatigue.


    MEMORY PROBLEMS?
    EAT OYSTERS!
    Oysters help improve your mental functioning by supplying much-needed zinc.


    COLDS?
    EAT GARLIC!
    Clear 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. Use red (cayenne) pepper with caution-it can irritate your tummy.


    BREAST CANCER?
    EAT Wheat, bran and cabbage
    Helps to maintain estrogen at healthy levels.


    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.


    ULCERS?
    EAT CABBAGE ALSO!!!
    Cabbage contains chemicals that help heal both gastric and duodenal ulcers.

    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)

    CLOGGED ARTERIES?
    EAT AVOCADO!
    Mono unsaturated fat in avocados lowers cholesterol.


    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.


    BLOOD SUGAR IMBALANCE?
    EAT BROCCOLI AND PEANUTS!!!
    The chromium in broccoli and peanuts helps regulate insulin and blood sugar.


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

    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.

    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)

    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.

    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)

    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.

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

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





    <!-- |**|begin egp html banner|**| --><!-- |**|end egp html banner|**| --><!-- |**|begin egp html banner|**| -->






  2. #2
    sweety is offline Junior ILite
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    City
    Panama city
    State
    Florida
    Country
    United States
    Posts
    81

    Default Re: Food as Medicine

    Hey

    Thank you for sharing such a useful information. Keep posting such stuff.


Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
All times are GMT +5.5. The time now is 06:34 AM.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282