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Article by Marie Cargill:
FOOD TIPS FOR SPECIFIC PROBLEMS

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This article offers dietary food tips for dealing with specific problems, such as arthritis, constipation, bone loss and more. Sometimes, just changing what you eat can make all the difference in the world!

Allergies:
Decrease protein to about 15% of daily food intake and replace animal protein with vegetable or plant protein; eliminate all dairy; use organically grown vegetables and fruits

Asthma:
Eliminate wheat, corn, soy, and sugar

Anemia:
Increase up-intake of red meat, dried beans and leafy greens for “heme” type; for non-“heme” type, spinach, potatoes with skins, dried beans

Inflammations:
Eliminate polyunsaturated vegetable oil and partially hydrogenated oils; instead use extra virgin olive oil and increase essential fatty acids

Irritable bowel syndrome:
Eliminate all dairy and increase dietary fiber such as grains, bran, fruits, and vegetables

Kidney disease:
Eliminate poor quality protein but give good quality protein such as meats from animals grown organically

Prostate problems:
Decrease intake of animal foods and saturated fats; add soy foods, cooked tomatoes, olive oil, whole grains, nuts, seeds especially pumpkin

Diarrhea:
Avoid raw vegetables and fruit; fast or greatly reduce food intake for a day; add back small meals such as chicken soup or stew.

Liver problems:
Limit fat and protein to under 20%

Heart disease:
Reduce animal meats and refined carbohydrates; increase intake of cabbage, broccoli, kale, turnip, cauliflower, red and green vegetables, dried beans, nuts, and seeds, oily fish and spirulina

Candida:
Eat green and yellow fruits and vegetables, oats and nuts

Eczema:
Increate essential fatty acids through fish, nuts, oats, seeds, and green vegetables

Gallstones:
Keep fats down, use soy foods and calcium rich foods; cook with olive oil

High blood pressure:
Use soy and raw vegetables and fiber rich foods

Mouth ulcers:
Dark green leafy vegetables for zinc

Stroke:
Eat nuts, berries and other fruit for flavonoids

Cholesterol:
Lower it with barley, grapefruit, prunes, rice bran

Thyroid:
Hyper type - give whole grains and seeds
Hypo type - seaweeds

Diabetes:
Complex carbohydrates and food high in water soluble fiber such as apples, oats, buckwheat, oatmeal, raw cabbage. Chinese cabbage, zucchini, avocados, nuts, melons, mangoes, apricots, kiwi; use mono-unsaturated fats such as olive oil.

Arthritis:
Eat fatty fish for omega-e fatty acids such as Atlantic mackerel, king mackerel, Pacific herring, albacore tuna.

Constipation:
Fiber from mustard plant family such as broccoli, cabbage, mustard greens, turnips, pumpkin, kale, cauliflower, collard greens

Bone loss:
Apples, pears, grapes, legumes and nuts for absorption of calcium through boron; broccoli, kale, almonds and oatmeal for magnesium to remodel bone; and kale, sardines with bones, salmon, good yogurt, mustard greens, tofu for calcium intake.

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