Natural foods to Protect you Against Cold Season
Natural foods to Protect you Against Cold Season
We must give preference to vegetable soups as satisfying, warm and low in calories, and to rediscover the typical traditional dishes such as Grandma's soups, purees of vegetables full of fiber and vegetable protein.
Not to mention the potatoes, you can do a thousand different ways: baked, in soups and stews with other vegetables, and stewed.
During the winter months do not forget the water, a real winter nutrient that helps to keep hydrated mucous membranes, favoring the expulsion of mucus when it is cold.
Bread or biscuits with white flour, refined or sugary cereals, crisps, cakes and pastries of white flour.
Peanuts and all nuts oil roasted and salted.
Canned vegetables, canned fruit juices and preserves, fried vegetables.
Canned fruit and sweeteners, bottled fruit juices or frozen.
Whole milk, high fat cheeses, ice cream and whipped cream.
Pork, veal, lamb, chicken and fried fish.
Margarine, hydrogenated oils, tropical oils and saturated animal fats all.
Coffee and soft drinks.
GROUP CEREALS, bread and potatoes: All whole grains such as wheat, millet, brown rice, steamed potatoes or baked, and pasta.
GROUP Pulses: Dried beans, lentils, soybeans and derivatives, and bean sprouts.
Groups of seeds and nuts: walnuts, hazelnuts, figs, raisins, almonds, and all natural.
VEGETABLE GROUP: All and especially green cabbage, carrot and pepper.
Fruit Group: All types of fresh fruit raw or fresh juices, especially apple, orange, kiwi, pineapple and grapes.
Milk Group: Milk and yogurt and low fat cheese. You can also substitute soy milk or milkshakes.
MEAT GROUP: Skinless chicken, and all types of fish or crustaceans, especially fresh fish.
GROUP OF FAT: Four to six tablespoons of olive oil a day.
Some foods can guarantee us to have a good winter and we should never fail in our pantry
Ginger: This is a good natural anti-inflammatory that is good in case of sore throat that should be integrated into our diet.
Pineapple: Bromelain contains fresh pineapple reduces inflammation and swelling. The pineapple is considered an important traditional natural remedy for sore throat.
GARLIC, ONION AND LEEK: The allicin in these products is very effective against certain bacterial infections typical of winter.
Berra: They are very rich in vitamins A, C and E, and also contain a substance that acts as a potent antibiotic. They are very beneficial for respiratory infections.
Honey, pollen and royal jelly: These excellent products of the hive focus what we most need to fight the cold: Vitamins, minerals, trace elements and rapidly assimilated energy to lift the spirits and raise our defenses.
COL: It is rich in vitamins and minerals (sulfur, copper, calcium). Liquefied, softening the taste of carrot juice or apple, detoxifies and is antiinflammatory.
Getting a Flu
As we mentioned in other sections, following a diet pro-defense throughout the year, to develop a satisfactory work activity, practice regular physical exercise appropriate to each person and enjoy a balance between work and leisure are the best Flu vaccines. But if even then you do not get rid of it, here are some natural remedies that will help you recover faster and better.
Rules for better spent Flu
REST: If you are still active, breathing quickened and viruses penetrate deeper, attacking the bronchi and lungs.
Stay warm, not enough to wrap up well, but we must also avoid the ups and downs in temperature. The cold decreases the activity of the filters that protect the airways and thus allow viruses and bacteria descend into the lower respiratory tract. Water, linden or hot liquids help fight the flu, the most widespread during the months of the winter season.
DRINK A LOT: This fluid retain fluids that keep the lungs. Herbal teas such as tires, coltsfoot, thyme, MAUVE, willow, eucalyptus or PINE BUDS, taken alone or in mixtures advised, I can be of great utility in combating both the characteristic symptoms of the flu as any cold .
Avoid taking medications (except some aspirin or paracetamol) WITHOUT PRESCRIPTION , because although they may relieve symptoms temporarily, may cause a false recovery, bearing in mind that the flu is a viral disease and it is shown that antibiotics do not kill viruses .
How to Avoid Infection
Much of the influenza virus and colds are spread by direct contact. Simply touching an object used by a sick person to get it. Therefore, you have to disinfect light switches, telephones, remote control TV ... and all objects for shared use.
Wash your hands often with antibacterial soap.
Change the sheets every day.
Disinfect the thermometer after each use.
Ventilate the room every three or four hours.
Replace the towels and sponges every two days, as if wet are the ideal spot to develop the virus.
How to avoid spreading
To avoid infecting others when coughing or sneezing, do not put your hands in front of the mouth, because germs and viruses attack the skin, is best done turning, withdrawing from others and lowering the head, or putting before mouth a tissue.
Blow your frequently to avoid accumulation of mucus. If you do, you risk to provoke a painful congestion in the ears.
Avoid cotton handkerchiefs as they are an excellent breeding ground for germs.
If you have a stuffy nose, wash with a mixture made with a tablespoon of sea salt and baking average in 250 milliliters of hot water. Fill a bulb syringe with the liquid and insert one of the nostrils while holding the other covered, to clean the nose of bacteria.
If you have throat discomfort, and make gargling with salt water SALVIA ,3-4 times a day.
Did you know ...?
Fever is the proof that the body is defending itself against infection and, therefore, is a good sign. So, while not exceeding the 37.5 to 38 degrees is best not to take anything for download. In addition, the warm atmosphere created by fever circulates faster proteins which destroy germs in the blood.
The severe discomfort that accompanies the flu, is a warning to the agency must stop all activity to reserve all his energy in defending against invading viruses.
Very nice... but i love pastries and cake and white flour items.. but i will try to reduced them as well.
dumb question but how often do you eat "millet" I don't think I ever have, unless my mom tricked me into it when I was younger....lol
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very interesting to know about the details of fever. It means if you are down with fever you are fit.
If you're fat, listen up: I lost like 20 lbs once with an upper resp. infection. Try it, it works.
Greta article, too bad America is brainwashed into taking pills to cure all their ills...
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Now this was informative! Great stuff! Thanks
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