Eat well and be Healthy

Sunday, March 26, 2006

Eat Well and be Healthy !

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
TO PREVENT STROKE DRINK TEA!
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 before pollen season.
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 VEGGIES!!!
A good antidote is beta carotene, a form of Vi
tamin A
found in dark green and orange vegetables.
ULCERS? EAT CABBAGE ALSO!!!
Cabbage contains chemicals that help
heal both gastric and duodenal ulcers.
DIARRHOEA? 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.
FRUITS
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.

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4 Comments:

  • At 5:00 AM, Blogger Shwagon said…

    Very good information. If you don't mind, I'm going to post this on my blog.

     
  • At 5:38 AM, Blogger turquis said…

    Its wonderful information. But how to eat all these things in one day? or one week? and not get big and fat? I think I am going to make some oyster stew, thanks to you and freeze some for another day. and print out your page. Thanks.

     
  • At 9:40 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    IT IS A WELL ORGANIZED COLUMN. I WOULD LIKE TO POST THIS ON MY BLOG IF YOU DON'T MIND.

     
  • At 12:24 PM, Blogger Rahim said…

    I love how simple and direct this article is. I'd like to post this on my blog as well please.

    Rahim Samuel
    Publisher, Wellnessbymanymeans.com

     

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