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 estrogens at healthy levels.
LUNG CANCER ? EAT DARK GREEN & 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.