Cranberry

 


Cranberries have been found to have an "anti-adherence" effect on several types of bacteria that are found in the urine and stools. This means that the Cranberries can help to flush the bacteria out of the body. One study was showed that people were given a combination of orange juice, vitamin C, and cranberry juice, which was found to make their urine more acidic.

                Broccoli

 


Broccoli is believed to play a role in protecting against cancers of the lung, stomach, mouth, ovaries, breast, cervix, colon, and prostate. It is rich in several potential anticancer substances such as indoles, glucosinolates, beta carotene, and vitamin C.


                 Garlic
 


Ajone, one of the volatile substances that is produced once garlic is cruched, appears to reduce the formation of blood clots. Research has shown that the clotting mechanisms reduce significantly when people are given daily supplements of garlic for one month.

                 Diet in Gallstones

 


A low-fat, high-fiber diet (that contains 50g of fat or less) rich in vegetables may help to prevent gallstones.
The benefit foods include:
-- Skimmed milk and low-fat yogurts
-- Wholemeal breads, and wholegrain pasta


                 Diet in Hypertension

 


The major risk factors for hypertension are as follows:
-- Persistently high levels of "stress" chemicals
-- Being male or a post-menopausal woman
-- Smoking
-- Family history
-- Work or social stress
-- Anxiety
-- Race (black people suffer more than other races from hypertension)

                 Diet in Herpes (HSV)

 


The virus lives in the nerves and can also inflame the eyes and even the brain. The related herpes zoster virus causes chickenpox. This can re-emerge as shingles, causing mild, flu-like symptoms, a localized rash and blisters and pain that settles in one place. Intense pain, known as post-herpetic neuralgia can persist long-term.


           Diet in Alzheimer΄s Disease

 


-- Salmon, sardines, mackerel,
anachovies, pumpkin seed, and flax seeds, supply the body with omega-3 fatty acids. Pumpkin, sesame, and sunflower seeds provide omega-6 fatty acids.

-- Oranges, grapefruits, and other citrus fruits, and berries, peppers, sweet potatoes, and green leafy vegetables are all rich sources of vitamin C. Daily intakes of this natural antioxidant may help to protect against nerve damage.

                 Diet in Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)

 


A week or two before menstruation, women often suffer discomfort and distress. The symptoms (PMS) can be physical or emotional, include:
- Anxiety (irritability, mood swings, and insomnia)
- Craving (increased appetite, headache, palpitations, fatigue, and fainting)
- Depression (forgetfulness, confusion, and lethargy)
- Fluid retention (weight gain, bloating, and breast tenderness)


                 Diet in Acne

 


Symptoms
range from being mild to severe. Most people with acne have clusters of angry red spots, often with pus, usually on the face and also possibly on the shoulders and back. The distended areas of skin may include whiteheads and blackheads.

 
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