Tuesday, June 27, 2006

Healing foods

Its a common knowledge that certain foods have healing power, and these foods are easily available in market too! Below I have listed the type of foods for some common health issues:

  1. Acidity: Grapefruit, Coconut, Groundnut, honey
  2. Arthritis: Apple, Banana, Mango, Cucumber, Garlic
  3. Asthma: Garlic
  4. Cancer: Carrot, Garlic, Lime, Lemon
  5. Cholera: Bitter Gourd (Karela), Coconut water, Cucumber, Onions
  6. Cold and cough: Garlic, Ginger, Lime and Lemon
  7. Constipation: Almonds, cabbage, carrot, cucumber, lime, lettuce, banana, beetroot, corn, cucumber, dates, figs, raisins, soyabeans, spinach, whole wheat (bread, pudding)
  8. Diabetes: Bengal gram, Bitter gourd (Karela), fenugreek (methi seeds), grapefruit, amla, groundnuts, jambufruit (jamun), rajmah, lime, lettuce, mango leaves, soyabeans
  9. Dysentry: Banana, carrot, garlic, groundnuts, amla, rose apple, jamun, mango seeds, anar
  10. Heart Disease: cabbage, carrot, honey, apple, asparagus, garlic, onions, oranges, grapes, grapefruit, amla, lime, lemon, raisins
  11. High Blood Pressure: apple, banana, garlic, lemon, lime, oats, raisins, soya beans, sunflower seeds
  12. High Cholesterol: apple, curry patta, garlic, grapefruit, lime, lemons, oats, raisins, soyabeans, sunflower seeds,
  13. High Blood sugar: Bitter melon (karela), fenugreek (methi seeds)
  14. Impotency: almonds, black gram (Urad dal)
  15. Intestinal worms: carrot, freshly ground coconut papaya, tomatoes, anar
  16. Jaundice: radish, sugarcane
  17. Kidney stones: apple, tomatoes
  18. Peptic Ulcers: Lime
  19. Piles: Beetroot, bitter gourd, figs, rose apple, jamun, onions, radish, lime, pigeon pea
  20. Pimples: cucumber juice (apply on face), lime, lemon
  21. Teeth & Gum problems: Lime, fresh groundnut, apple, onions, anar, spinach
  22. Whooping cough: garlic, onion

1 comment:

Pixie said...

Always interested to know what foods can be helpful in one's health. Thanks for sharing.

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