Category: Nutrition

What to Eat to Treat Indigestion

Indigestion affects the nervous, glandular, and digestive/detoxifi­cation immune centers. “I stand in awe of my body,” said Thoreau. You should, too—espe­cially your gut. More than 60 percent of the body’s antibodies are produced there....

What to Eat to Treat Insomnia

Insomnia affects the nervous, glandular, musculoskeletal, and respiratory immune centers. Don’t toss and turn—simmer and sip. Forty million of us, including 30 percent of seniors, don’t get forty winks regularly. That’s bad; fail­ure to...

What to Eat to Treat Cancer

Cancer affects all six immune centers. Think indole-3-carbinol (I3C) to sidestep or help heal from cancer. In nature, I3C is a cancer-blocking constituent of cruciferous vegetables (cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, kale, bok choy, brussels sprouts)...

What to Eat to Treat Headaches

Headaches affect the cardiovascular, nervous, and glandular immune centers. There’s Motrin and then there’s minestrone when it comes to migraines or even a garden-variety headache. Whole foods that sup­ply muscle relaxants like calcium, magnesium,...

What to Eat to Treat Diabetes

Diabetes affects the cardiovascular, glandular, musculoskeletal, and respiratory immune centers. Chicken soup may be good for the common cold, but onion soup is just what the dietician ordered for diabetes. Both onions and garlic...

What to Eat to Treat Depression

Depression affects the nervous, glandular, and digestive/detoxifi­cation immune centers. If you’re down in your cups, maybe you need a bowl of mood-elevating minestrone or a Bitter Greens Salad. And don’t hold back on those...