Wednesday, 28 October 2015

How to defeat the cold

Lemon & honey 

Honey  has antibacterial properties, drawing water out of inflamed tissue which reduces swelling and discomfort.  Add it to boiling water with lemons or eat it.

Vitamin C is boosting your immune system and can fight off infection, you can have it naturally or through fruits, such as oranges.

Saltwater gargle every hour, as salt is drawing water out of mucous membranes in the throat. 

Tradition states you can cure a sore throat by taking 3 tablespoons each of honey, lemon juice and red or white vinegar, 3 times a day for 3 days.

According to recent studies, a half cup of chopped chill peppers delivers 107.8 mg of vitamin C. The compound that makes chill peppers hot can relieve joint and muscle pain. A cup of chopped red bell pepper contains nearly three times more vitamin C than an orange-190mg . Then red peppers contain vitamin A too , broccoli with 132 mg, papaya also for cleaning your sinuses,brightening your skin at 88.3 mg of vitamin C, followed by strawberries 84.7 mg while whitening your teeth naturally, cauliflower at 127.7 mg plus fibre and protein, brussels sprouts loaded with cancer preventing phytonutrients and 74.8 mg of vitamin C,  can roast to get a sweeter taste, kiwi 137.2 mg of vitamin C, mango 122.3 mg of vitamin C, also great for your sight. Pineapple is reducing bloating and acts as a natural anti inflammatory, having 78.9 mg of vitamin C.  Try Kale for vitamin K and 80.4 mg of vitamin C


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