For a healthier you, here are
some healthy tips that can help you prevent and even cure certain illness without taking the conventional over-the-counter and prescribed medicines:
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 daily.
TO PREVENT STROKE - DRINK TEA!
Prevent build-up of fatty deposits on artery walls with regular doses of
INSOMNIA (CAN'T SLEEP)? - TRY SOME HONEY!
Use honey as a tranquilizer and sedative.
ASTHMA? - EAT ONIONS!
Eating onions helps ease constriction of bronchial tubes.
ARTHRITIS? - EAT FISH, TOO!
Salmon, tuna, mackerel and sardines actually prevent arthritis.
UPSET STOMACH? - EAT BANANAS… AND GINGER!
Bananas will settle an upset stomach. Ginger will cure morning sickness and
BLADDER INFECTION? - DRINK CRANBERRY JUICE!
High-acid cranberry juice controls harmful bacteria.
BONE PROBLEMS? - EAT PINEAPPLE!!!
The manganese in pineapple can prevent bone fractures and osteoporosis.
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.
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.
Wheat, bran and cabbage help 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 duodena ulcers.
DIARRHEA? - EAT APPLES!
Grate an apple with its skin, let it turn brown and eat it to cure this
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.
Other fruity and healthy
Tiny but mighty. This is a good source of potassium, magnesium, Vitamin E
& fiber. Its Vitamin C content is twice that of an orange.
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.
Protective fruit. Strawberries have the highest total antioxidant power
among major fruits & protect the body from cancer causing, blood vessels
clogging free radicals.
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.
Coolest thirst quencher. Composed of 92% water, it is also packed with a
giant dose of glutathione that 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.
GUAVA & PAPAYA
Top awards for Vitamin C. They are the clear winners for their high Vitamin
C content. Guava is also rich in fiber that helps prevent constipation. Papaya
is rich in carotene, this is good
for your eyes.
Tips on how to stay young...
Researches have found that people who
generally live longer do so partly because of good habits. Here, are some of the
following good habits for longevity.
Laugh & have fun. Don't be gloomy.
Let bygones be bygones. Dwelling on the past inflicts unnecessary stress.
Early to bed, early to rise is healthy & wise.
Stay lean. Being just 30% overweight is bad.
Keep learning, reading & socializing - an alert & active mind
keeps brain cells healthy.
Keep working, doing something you like. Don't retire. It slows down your
Be the boss of your own life. Letting others push you around produces
Too many pills ruin your body. Take just what you need.
Constantly alternating between weight gain & loss is bad.
Exercise, quit smoking & eat less fatty foods.
Do not worry about health or death. Just get on with your life &