Even though the majority of us are aware of the things and routines that need to be done in order to maintain a health and mental balance, only a few follow these.
Having a healthy lifestyle includes eating whole grains, no sugar, no soda, no alcohol, no processed foods, and of course, regular exercise.
Unfortunately, these healthy foods are last on the menu of many people.
We all know the popular saying: You are what you eat! So, make sure to eat healthier food and keep a health and mental balance. Bear in mind that foods are medicines, so it is very important to choose carefully!
Your body will thank you!
1. Ginger for aching muscles
According to a Danish study, ginger has the ability to reduce muscle and joint pain, swelling by 63% due to its active compound known as gingerol. Take 1 teaspoon ginger every day in order to prevent pain
2. Cloves for tooth pain
The experts recommend clove chewing for teeth and gum pain. It contains eugenol and it has anesthetic properties. In order to regulate blood sugar and cholesterol, you should add ¼ teaspoon cloves in your meal.
3. ACV for heartburn
You should sip a spoon of ACV in 8 oz water before a meal, and you will eliminate acid reflux in one day. MD Brasco Joseph, an expert for gastro medicine and digestive diseases, claims that ACV contains malic and tartaric acid beneficial for digestion of proteins and fats.
4. Garlic for ear pain
To eliminate your ear pain, you will need 2 drops of garlic oil. Apply this in your ear and repeat the procedure for 5 days.
Garlic is considered as better than meds because it contains powerful active compounds, sulfur and selenium, known for their ability to eliminate pain as well as bacteria. To prepare the oil, you should simmer 3 cloves with ½ tablespoon of olive oil for 2 minutes.
5. Cherries for joint pain and headache
Headache, arthritis, and gout are the most common conditions that a number of people experience every day. Cherries can help you to treat your headache and joint pain.
All you have to do is to eat a bowl of cherries on a daily basis. According to a study, cherries are even 10 times better than ibuprofen and aspirin.
6. Fish and belly pain
18 oz fish weekly can cure indigestion, IBD, and IBS. You can consume trout, salmon, tuna, mackerel, herring, and sardines. Barry Sears, a biology chemist, claims that EPA and DHA are most effective for inflammation, having no side effects. Fish can prevent inflammation, cramps, and belly pain.
7. Yoghurt for PMS
When having PMS, the nervous system is sensitive and spikes up and down of estrogen and progesterone. It is estimated that more than 80% of females have PMS.