Common Health Disorders and their Dietary SolutionsWritten by Weight-Control-Services.com
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COMMON COLD These foods are helpful for fighting colds: grapefruit and other fruit juices and sections, garlic, horseradish, zinc lozenges, slippery elm tea and other vitamin C foods; broccoli, kale, potatoes and tomatoes. CONSTIPATION Remedies include cod liver oil, dandelion coffee, fresh fruits and vegetables, parsley, warm water, and slippery elm tea. COUGHING Drink warm, unsalted water in which potatoes were boiled. Or try warm milk with molasses and nutmeg added. CRAMPS Potassium-rich foods help bananas! DIARRHEA Include in your diet: warm milk, sweet potatoes and RAB (rice, apple sauce and bananas). FLU Healthy food choices include grapefruit and garlic and beef broth. GALLSTONES Ease up on fats and refined sugars, eat more fiber; fresh fruits and vegetables (steamed veggies, too). Clear liquids are best; apple juice, broth, gelatin, 7-Up. Also include whole grains cereals, pastas and breads like pumpernickel and wheat rye, popcorn, wheat crackers and add oat bran in recipes. Lean meats and low-fat dairy products are recommended. GOUT Go light in protein end and drink lots of fluids. Avoid foods with high purine content; animal organs, some shellfish and seafood (herring, mackerel, anchovies, sardines, roe, mussels, scallops) and gravy. Skip alcohol consumption. Eat carbohydrates like rice, pasta, fruits, vegetables and potatoes. HEADACHES Almonds are good for pain relief. So if Gatorade and ginger. HEART TROUBLE Onions and tarragon are good choices. Also skip alcohol consumption; go low of caffeine and no smoking. HEMORRHOIDS Increase fiber in your diet- - slow-and-steady. And drink lots of fluids. Food choices are wheat bran, whole grain cereals, vegetables, apples, berries, prunes, figs, dates, beans, lentils and peas. HIC-CUPS Drink water and then eat some bread. Other cures are a teaspoon of honey or slowly drinking a glass of ice water covered with a paper towel (and drinking it through paper towel). INDIGESTION For stomach trouble, try a teaspoon of baking soda in a glass of warm water. Other food choices are eating cucumbers or apples with their peels on, bay leaves, parsley, watercress, fresh pineapple, raw carrots, grated horseradish and herbal teas: chamomile, peppermint, dill, rosemary. Lemon in coffee and mint tea with honey also help. INSOMNIA Eat a boiled onion before going to sleep. MENOPAUSE Keep going with calcium, ladies. Go light now on coffee, tea, salt, proteins. Better are decaffeinated beverages, herbal teas, herbs instead of salt like garlic, onion and lemon. Chose lean cuts and lower-fat dairy products, whole grains, bran, fresh fruits, vegetables, lentils. MORNING SICKNESS Before bed, eat a healthy fruit or vegetable that is difficult to digest, like a carrot or apple with skin on, or celery. OSTEOPOROSIS Go low on caffeine, salt and tobacco. And choose decaffeinated beverages and herbal teas. Instead of salt, use onion, garlic or lemon seasoning. Up your calcium / low-fat dairy intake; yogurt, cheese, milk, soy milk, tofu, shellfish, sardines, salmon, oysters, dark green vegetables (not spinach); cabbage, collards, broccoli. STOMACH ACHE / UPSET Warm cinnamon tea, hot mint tea, herbal peppermint tea or ginger spiced tea will help. STRESS Combination of drinking water, relax / exercise first. Later slowly eat small amount of healthy foods fruits, veggies. URINARY TRACT INFECTIONS Cranberry juice or barley water can help.
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Stop Smoking Without Weight GainWritten by Barbara Mascio
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Most smoking cessation programs and products do very little to settle nerves. When a person is trying to quit smoking and at same time, trying to refrain from overeating nervousness, jitters, crabbiness, will drive a person to either eat or smoke.
Tony Latina, owner of Advanced Laser Solutions, located in Garfield Heights Ohio now offers same low-level laser therapy for those that want to loose or control their weight. Tony said, The same principles apply, we use painless low-level laser treatments and target points in body to increase endorphins. This allows a person to remain calm and removes cravings.
Yes! You can quit smoking and you can accomplish this without weight gain! Advanced Laser Solutions has helped hundreds of smokers quit for good from all over tri-state area. Contact Advanced Laser Solutions by phoning 216-663-0766 or by visiting www.seniorsapprove.com/stopsmokingnow
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