Written By Admin
Thursday, June 9, 2016
Spring is the time of year for seasonal allergies. If you’re one of the millions of people who have spring allergies, it also means sneezing, congestion, a runny nose and other bothersome symptoms.
Each year, 58 million Americans fall prey to seasonal allergic rhinitis, more commonly known as hay fever.
Sring allergies signs and symptoms can flare up when there’s a lot of pollen in the air.
Rainy days, on the other hand, cause a drop in the pollen counts, because the rain washes away the allergens.
There is a way to treat allergies to prevent annoying and troublesome symptoms.
If you are prone to allergies, you can include some anti-allergy superfoods in your diet to prevent as well as alleviate the problem. Most of them are available in abundance at your local green market or grocer.
Medicine and alternative health practitioners agreeing that nature’s top edible antihistamines are found in foods containing Vitamin C, and quercetin.
Foods rich in Vitamin C should be eaten as soon as possible when fresh, as they lose their strength after being exposed to air, boiled, or stored for long periods of time.
Good food sources of Vitamin C are: citrus fruits, cauliflower, red cabbage, strawberries,papayas, green and white cabbage, spinach, bananas, kiwi, cucumbers…
Quercetin is a natural antihistamine that helps stabilize mast cells to prevent both the manufacture and release of histamine, as well as other allergic and inflammatory compounds.
Good sources of Quercetin are citrus fruits,onions, garlic, apples, parsley, tea, tomato, broccoli, lettuce, legumes, berries…
Amazing Drink That Treats and Prevents Spring Allergies
1 medium sized carrot
2 large oranges
5-10 mint leaves
20g fresh ginger
Combine all ingredients in a blender or food processor and blend until smooth.