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Food vs Medicine

Discussion in 'Healthy Living' started by Chilbuli Imli, Nov 16, 2005.

  1. Chilbuli Imli

    Chilbuli Imli Senior IL'ite

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    HEADACHE? EAT FISH!
    [font=&quot]Eat plenty of fish -- fish oil helps prevent headaches.
    [font=&quot]So does ginger, which reduces inflammation and pain. [/font]

    [font=&quot]HAVE FEVER?[/font][font=&quot] EAT YOGURT! [/font]
    [font=&quot]Eat lots of yogurt before pollen season.[/font] Also-eat honey from your area (local region) daily.


    [font=&quot]TO PREVENT STROKE[/font][font=&quot]? DRINK TEA![/font]
    [font=&quot]Prevent buildup of fatty deposits on artery walls with regular doses of tea. [/font][font=&quot](actually, tea suppresses my appetite and keeps the pounds from invading... Green tea is great for our immune system)![/font]


    [font=&quot]INSOMNIA (CAN'T SLEEP?) [/font][font=&quot]HONEY![/font][font=&quot]
    Use honey as a tranquilizer and sedative. [/font]


    [font=&quot]ASTHMA? [/font][font=&quot]EAT ONIONS!!!![/font]
    [font=&quot]Eating onions helps ease constriction of bronchial tubes.[/font]

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    [font=&quot]BONE PROBLEMS?[/font][font=&quot] EAT PINEAPPLE!!![/font]
    Bone fractures and osteoporosis can be prevented by the manganese in pineapple.

    [font=&quot]PREMENSTRUAL SYNDROME?[/font][font=&quot] EAT CORNFLAKES!!!![/font]
    Women can ward off the effects of PMS with cornflakes, which help reduce depression, anxiety and fatigue.

    [font=&quot]COLDS?[/font][font=&quot] EAT GARLIC![/font]
    Clear up that stuffy head with garlic. (remember, garlic lowers cholesterol, too.)

    [font=&quot]COUGHING? [/font][font=&quot]USE RED PEPPERS!![/font]
    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.

    [font=&quot]BREAST CANCER?[/font][font=&quot] EAT WHEAT, BRAN AND CABBAGE!!
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    Helps to maintain estrogen at healthy levels.

    [font=&quot]LUNG CANCER?
    [font=&quot]EAT DARK GREEN AND ORANGE AND VEGGIES!!! [/font]
    [font=&quot]A good antidote is beta carotene, a form of Vitamin A found in dark green and orange vegetables. [/font]

    [font=&quot]ULCERS? [/font][font=&quot]EAT CABBAGE ALSO!!![/font][font=&quot]
    Cabbage contains chemicals that help heal both gastric and duodenal ulcers. [/font]


    [font=&quot]DIARRHEA? [/font]EAT APPLES!
    [font=&quot]Grate an apple with its skin, let it turn brown and eat it to cure this condition. [/font][font=&quot](Bananas are good for this ailment)[/font]

    [font=&quot]CLOGGED ARTERIES? [/font][font=&quot]EAT AVOCADO![/font]
    [font=&quot]Mono unsaturated fat in avocados lowers cholesterol. [/font]

    [font=&quot]HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE? [/font][font=&quot]EAT CELERY AND OLIVE OIL!!![/font][font=&quot]
    Olive oil has been shown to lower blood pressure. Celery contains a chemical that lowers pressure too. [/font]


    [font=&quot]BLOOD SUGAR IMBALANCE? [/font][font=&quot]EAT BROCCOLI AND PEANUTS!!! [/font]
    [font=&quot]The chromium in broccoli and peanuts helps regulate insulin and blood sugar.[/font]
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    [font=&quot]ARTHRITIS? [/font][font=&quot]EAT FISH, TOO!![/font]
    [font=&quot]Salmon, tuna, mackerel actually prevent arthritis. [font=&quot](fish has omega oils, good for our immune system)[/font]

    [font=&quot]UPSET STOMACH? [/font][font=&quot]BANANAS - GINGER!!!!![/font]
    [font=&quot]Bananas will settle an upset stomach. Ginger will cure morning sickness and nausea. [/font]


    [font=&quot]BLADDER INFECTION? [/font][font=&quot]DRINK CRANBERRY JUICE!!!![/font]
    [font=&quot]High-acid cranberry juice controls harmful bacteria. [/font]
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  2. Chilbuli Imli

    Chilbuli Imli Senior IL'ite

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    Food Vs Medicine Cont.

    [font=&quot]Kiwi:[font=&quot] 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. [/font]

    [font=&quot]Apple:[/font][font=&quot] 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. [/font]

    [font=&quot]Strawberry:[/font][font=&quot] Protective fruit. Strawberries have the highest total antioxidant power among major fruits & protects the body from cancer causing, blood vessels clogging free radicals. [/font][font=&quot](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)[/font]

    [font=&quot]Orange:[/font][font=&quot] 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. [/font]

    [font=&quot]Watermelon:[/font][font=&quot] 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. [/font][font=&quot](watermelon also has natural substances [natural SPF sources] that keep our skin healthy, protecting our skin from those darn uv rays)[/font]
    [font=&quot]Guava & Papaya:[/font][font=&quot] 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. [/font]

    [font=&quot]Papaya[/font][font=&quot] is rich in carotene, this is good for your eyes. [/font][font=&quot](also good for gas and indigestion)[/font]

    [font=&quot]Tomatoes [/font]are very good as a preventative measure for men, keeps those prostrate problems from invading their bodies.
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  3. nuggehallipankaja

    nuggehallipankaja New IL'ite

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    wonderful!

    The health-tips given by chilbuli is simply wonderful! Such educative articles should come often!
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    Nuggehallipankaja
     
  4. Chilbuli Imli

    Chilbuli Imli Senior IL'ite

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    Thanks

    Dear NP,

    Thank you for the lovely words. Yes the article is really useful and it has help many in the past. I will keep posting more as and when i get them

    Keep reading

    Cheers
     
  5. suganthiezhil

    suganthiezhil Senior IL'ite

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    hi chilbuli,:)
    Nice tips and keep sharing.:cheers
     

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