11 Foods that Fight Common Ailments


The remedies that can help you with the ability to fall asleep easier, prevention of PMS, or easing the pains and aches of arthritis could all be easily found in your very own kitchen. All it takes is stocking the right foods in your kitchen. You can radically improve your health with some simple upgrades to your nutrition. Now, foods won’t replace the benefits of certain medications, however it can be a vital part of fulfilling a solution that is healthier for you. Here are the top 11 foods that can be used to fight the most common of ailments.

Ailment: Arthritis

11. Ginger

Ginger is a spicy root containing various compounds that have some similar benefits of anti-inflammatory medications. It’s best to check with your doctor before you begin consuming this root because it could act as a blood thinner. Ideally, the best way to get a little bit of ginger in your diet every day is to take a few slices and let it steep in hot water to make tea and drink it. You can also grate it on to your favorite stir-fry or add it into your smoothies for a little extra kick.

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