Food as a Cure
Food as a Cure

Food can have an influence on our mood and when we are cranky, eating foods from the bakery might be the solution. Dr. Mehmet Oz believes that specific food can make us feel better. Some groceries are considered a true weapon when you are having a cold or symptoms of an illness. We present you some of the foods we can use to combat the common health issues.

Painful PMS – What can help?

Flax

Two tablespoons of common flax should be mixed in your oatmeal to reduce the inflammation. Flax contains a large amount of omega-3, and with the reduced inflammation, the cramps will be less painful.

Flax
Flax

Salmon

Salmon is also rich in omega-3, and just like flax, it will help you go through the PMS with less pain. Eating salmon three times per week can reduce chest swelling and chest pain.

Salmon
Salmon

Eggs

Eggs are a great source of vitamin D, B6, and E all of which will minimize the pain of your PMS.
Flatulence – What can help?

Eggs
Eggs

Parsley

Dice this magical plant into the salad or your soup to help your digestion and reduce flatulence. Parsley is excellent in the prevention of water retention in your stomach.

Parsley
Parsley

Papaya

Papaya contains papain, an enzyme which facilitates digestion. Once cup of diced papaya will solve the issues you have with your digestion track.

Papaya
Papaya

Whole Grain

Use whole grain in your diet, and it should prevent flatulence from occurring. For those who are just starting with whole grain, five grams a week should do it, but you can slowly increase the intake after that.
Headache – What can help?

Whole Grain
Whole Grain

Pickle juice

In order to fight with morning headaches, drink ¼ of a cup of pickle juice before you go to bed. This liquid is rich in electrolytes which will prevent your headaches.

Pickle juice
Pickle juice

Watermelon

The common cause of a headache is dehydration, and a sweet watermelon will help you recover.

Watermelon
Watermelon

Green leafy vegetables

Any green leafy vegetable will do, but spinach is the best choice by far. This green plant is filled with magnesium which is necessary to kill off a migraine.

Green leafy vegetables
Green leafy vegetables

Fatigue – What can help?

Quinoa

Quinoa is rich in iron, and it will increase your energy quickly. One cup of boiled quinoa and you will once again have a desire to wake up early and jump out of bed.

Quinoa
Quinoa

Coconut oil

Put a drop of oil into your morning coffee, and fatty acids will absorb caffeine more slowly, extending the state of feeling awake.

Coconut oil
Coconut oil

Cherry juice

Drink a glass of cherry juice in the evening for the better rest. Cherries have a high concentration of melatonin that regulates sleep.

Cherry juice
Cherry juice

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