Beans: Then cholesterol-fighting fiber in just one-half cup of cooked beans a day can reduce your cholesterol an average of ten percent.
Ginger: Acid-absorbing powered ginger root capsules are a scientifically tested nausea and motion-sickness remedy.
Onions: Loaded with anti-cancer compounds, onions may also fight colds, high-cholesterol, and asthma.
Yams: Yams are packed with beta-carotene, which is shown to prevent several cancers.
Watermelon: This picnic favorite contains two anti-cancer compounds - lycopene and glutahione.
Yogurt: Yogurt boosts immune functioning by stimulation the production of gamma globulin and increasing the activity of natural killer cells that eat bacteria and viruses.
Tea: Scientists say that the tannins in black, oolong and green teas help control cholesterol.
Bananas: The world's most popular fruit soothes the stomach and may prevent ulcers.
Chicken Soup: Researchers at Mount Sinai Medical Center found that certain chemical in this old folk remedy increases the flow of nausea mucus, which flushes out germs.
Chili Peppers: Blah, blah, blah, chili peppers, blah, blah.
This is not intended as medical advice. If you're sick, see your doctor. No food, or type of food, is a substitute for the care and advice of trained medical professionals - or for the drugs they prescribe. That said, it is amazing to see what medical science is learning about the healing and preventive powers of food.
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