Tuesday, September 25, 2007

Food for health problem prevention

Here are a list of useful tips and information for your reference on how you can prevent certain common health problems:-

Headaches: FISH (PROTEIN)
Eat lots of fish as fish oil helps to prevent headaches. So does ginger which reduces inflammation and pain.

Hayfever: YOGHURT
Eat lots of yoghurt before pollen season

Strokes: TEA
Prevents build-up of fatty deposit on artery walls with regular doses of tea.

Insomnia: HONEY
Use honey as a tranquilizer and as a sedative.

Asthma: ONIONS (RED)
Eating onions helps ease constriction of bronchial tubes.

Arthritis: FISH
Salmon, tuna, mackerel and sardines actually prevent arthritis.

Upset stomoch: BANANAS, GINGER
Bananas will settle an upset stomach. ginger cures morning sickness and nausea.

Bladder infections: CRANBERRY JUICE
High-acid cranberry juice controls harmful bacteria.

Bones problems: PINEAPPLE
Bones fractures and osteoporosis can be prevented by te manganese in pineapple.

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

Memory problems: OYSTERS
Oysters help increase your mental functioning by supplying much needed zinc.

A substance similar to that found in cough syrup is found in hot red pepper.

Breast cancer: WHEAT BRAN, CABBAGE
Wheat bran and cabbage help maintain estrogen at healthy levels.

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

Cabbage contains chemical that help heal both type of ulcers.

Diarrea: APPLES
Crate an apple with its skin. Let it turn brown and eat it to this condition.

Clogged arteries: AVOCADOS
Mono-unsaturated fat in avocados lower cholesterol.

High blood pressure: OLIVE OIL, CELERY
Olive oil has been shown to lower blood pressure. Celery contains a chemical that lowers blood pressure too.

Blood sugar imbalance: BROCCOLI, PEANUTS
The chromium in broccoli and peanuts helps regulate insulin and blood sugar.

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