Heal Yourself with Food

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Hey everyone today's post is certain foods to help remedy your health issues. It's so interesting learning that certain foods really work as a remedy for minor health issues and I wanted to share that knowledge with all of you as well. Lets get into it.

Ease Achy Muscles by Drizzling on Extra Virgin Olive Oil: olive oil is rich in a component called oleocanthal that speeds up muscle repair. In fact, research shows that consuming about 3 and 1/2 tbsp oil throughout the day is the anti inflammatory equivalent of approximately 10% of the standard ibuprofen dose. Add some in a post workout salad iron top of mixed steamed vegetables.

Reduce Bloating Time by Sipping on Chamomile Tea: Chamomile helps relax the muscles around your GI Tract, and the water in the tea improves digestion to shrink a bloated tummy. For the best relief, look for teas that are all chamomile rather than a blend.

Feel Perky in the Afternoon by Snacking on Cheese and Crackers: Crackers pack energizing vitamins B6 and B12, while low fat cheese has protein. The combo stimulates the production of the feel-good chemical serotonin in your brain, which gives you energy to power through the PM.

Zap a Headache by Snacking on Watermelon: This water-rich fruit transports key nutrients to the brain and keeps you hydrated. A little bit of sugar from the fruit will fuel brain cells to increase alertness, too.

Heal Bruises Fast by Snacking on Pineapple: This tropical fruit contains bromelain, a compound that calms skin inflammation that happens when you get a bruise. 

I hope you all enjoyed this post, be sure to leave a comment if you know of any other foods that help in health issues. Have a beautiful day everyone!

Credits: Womansday Magazine
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