Learn what foods can help you to avoid sickness and disease.
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Audra Lowe: If you are not feeling well you might think a little Advil to solve all your problems right? Well it might not be the final answer, a fitness magazine is pull together a list of the best foods that you can eat to treat the most common elements and Executive Editor Pam O’Brien is here to tell us about a quite of few of them, welcome back. So it’s a lot of stuffs here and a lot of people want to know about this because people is getting sick specially this time of year. Pam O’Brien: Yes, right. Audra Lowe: And we want to know you can try before you will have to take. Pam O’Brien: Exactly or to prevent getting sick in the first place. Audra Lowe: Right, great! So the first category we are going to go to are things that you can to defend out of cold. Pam O’Brien: Right which is really important right now, so first of all you want to eat white button mushrooms because they’re loaded with the substance polysaccharides which help destroy cold and flu viruses. Audra Lowe: All new? Pam O’Brien: Yeah. Audra Lowe: Okay. Pam O’Brien: And then also have some yogurt, people who eat yogurt have higher lever of substance called Gama Interferon which again helps your body fight of colds and flue. Audra Lowe: Wow, okay. Pam O’Brien: Okay and then finally I have a few sunflower seeds; they can reduce your risks of getting a cold by 20% because they’re loaded with vitamin E. Audra Lowe: It’s like the most random items. Pam O’Brien: I know right, yeah you wouldn’t know. Audra Lowe: Yeah a lot of people are stress out, they got a lot of stuffs going on and so these are some items that you can use some surprises with the red bell peppers. Pam O’Brien: Yeah, will you know red bell peppers actually have a lot of vitamin C in them so they lower levels of stress hormones and they boost levels of fill good chemicals. So eat your red peppers and then have them with the glass of milk and it turns out that the calcium in milk helps ease of muscle pains and aches and it also makes you it reduces your ability and anxiety so use of psychologically feel better too. Audra Lowe: Interesting, okay the pistachios I heard before— I just like them because they’re really good they do anything with the stress so? Pam O’Brien: Yeah, actually they help lower your blood pressure because they’re high in vitamin E. Audra Lowe: Got you, is that curry or anything? Pam O’Brien: Yeah curry, also lowers stress hormone levels. Audra Lowe: Okay, yeah. So too hot items over here, okay headaches a of people get headaches specially at the office if you are steering at the computer too much too so if you have what items that your desk can this help with the headaches? Pam O’Brien: Well first of all what you want to do maybe with your lunch instead of having something with rice have Kinwa which is a whole grain, it’s loaded with magnesium and that’s a nutrient that people with migraines are deficient in and it helps to relax your blood vessels. Audra Lowe: Very fine, are these blank beans? Pam O’Brien: Yeah, black beans they’re loaded with riboflavin and study show that they can reduce by half the number of days that you have a headache. Audra Lowe: Okay and you guys like the hot spices stuffs. Pam O’Brien: Yeah and spicy stuffs is good for you and actually the spicy stuffs in the pepper is what helps to treat the headache pain. Audra Lowe: So it’s the pepper particular in the desk that too. Pam O’Brien: Yup. Audra Lowe: Okay. And also let say you fill a little squeezes and you got an upset stomach or are there few things that the last thing we want to do is put something else and your vitamin makes it worst. Pam O’Brien: Right you would think I want to eat but it turns out there are a few things you can do and ginger, you’ve heard about ginger before and it’s really true so if you have motion sickness, morning sickness, even sickness after a chemotherapy or surgery eating ginger helps stop the nausea. Audra Lowe: Wow, okay and this is phenol