|Ask Your Supermarket Shelves – By Susan Jimison
|Eat plenty of fish – fish oil helps prevent headaches. So does ginger, which reduces inflammation and pain.
|Eat lots of yogurt before pollen season
|Prevent buildup of fatty deposits on artery walls with regular doses of tea.
|Use honey as a tranquilizer and sedative.
|Eating onions helps ease constriction of bronchial tubes.
|Salmon, tuna, mackerel and sardines actually prevent arthritis.
|Bananas will settle an upset stomach. Ginger will cure morning sickness and nausea.
|High-acid cranberry juice controls harmful bacteria
|Bone fractures and osteoporosis can be prevented by the manganese in pineapple.
|Women can ward off the effects of PMS with cornflakes, which help reduce depression, anxiety and fatigue.
|Oysters help improve your mental functioning by supplying much-needed zinc.
|Clear up that stuffy head with garlic.
|A substance similar to that found in the cough syrups is found in hot red pepper.
|Wheat, Bran, Cabbage
|Wheat, bran and cabbage help maintain estrogen at healthy levels.
|Orange & Green Veggies
|A good antidote is beta carotene, a form of Vitamin A found in dark green and orange vegetables.
|Cabbage contains chemicals that help heal both gastric and duodenal ulcers.
|Grate an apple with its skin, let it turn brown and eat it to cure this condition.
|Monounsaturated fat in avocados lowers cholesterol.
|High Blood Pressure
|Olive Oil, Celery
|Olive oil has been shown to lower blood pressure. Celery contains a chemical that lowers pressure, too.
|Blood Sugar Imbalance
|The chromium in broccoli and peanuts helps regulate insulin and blood sugar.