November 27, 2015

Diet Against Cold and Flu

During the colder months of the year, it comes to the appearance of viral and bacterial infections, and most often infections are manifested in the form of flu and colds.

The symptoms that accompany these diseases are:


- Elevated temperature
- Cough
- Headache
- Malaise
- Pain in muscles and joints
- Pain in the lungs

How to beat  flu?


Since it is known that in viral infections antibiotics are not effective, especially not without prior consultation with the doctor, it is necessary to find a way to win against disease and lifted immunity to a higher level.

It is possible to make corrections in the diet, which may include as many intake of vitamin C, through fresh fruits and vegetables, then vitamins A and E, which are present in fish, eggs, pumpkin, carrots, nuts, seeds and integral food.

Beverage, which also helps in the fight against the virus, is mulled wine in combination with cinnamon and cloves, which are known to have antiviral and anti-inflammatory action.

During the colder months of the year comes to the appearance of viral and bacterial infections, and is most often manifested in the form of flu and colds.


What to avoid during flu and cold?


During the flu or the common cold, it is advisable not to take milk and dairy products because they encourage mucus production in the body, and this impedes breathing and makes you cough.

Also, avoid sugar, sweets, all of which complicates the bowels and the whole metabolism.

In any case, honey is an excellent substitute for sugar, so take advantage of its medicinal effects.

Zinc in the fight against viruses


Zinc is a mineral that has proven to be an antivirus mineral, because viruses do not like it. 

Therefore, during conditions such as flu or cold, you need to use foods that contain zinc - pumpkin, peas, broccoli, lentils, and cabbage or compensate the needs for zinc trough supplements.

Perfect Foods that Kill Bacteria


1. Garlic


Garlic is a natural antibiotic, which effectively kills bacteria, because it contains matter - allicin, which is equal to penicillin after operation. 

It is best to use one clove in the fresh state, or it can be added to meals, and also be prepared alcoholic tincture of garlic and used in drops.

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2. Chicken Soup


Protein chicken soup is excellent in the viral and in the bacterial infections. 

It contains the amino acid cysteine, which makes it easier to breathe and reduces the secretion of mucus in the body

In addition, hot chicken soup is also an excellent inhaler for stuffy nose or wheezing. Just inhale the steam that is generated over a bowl of soup and you will feel easier breathe, because the clogged airways are open.

3. Ginger


Recipe for the treatment of cough (moist cough with phlegm)

Take cup of water, put 2 teaspoons chopped fresh ginger in a pot and cook over low heat about 30 minutes. Then add 2 tablespoons of honey and cook another minute. It will prepare the exquisite sweet syrup that you will take a day, 1 tablespoon.