RadioMD: Inherently You with Dr. Holly Lucille

Foods That Have Healing Powers

January 7, 20159 min
If you're feeling tired, bloated or fighting a cold, eating the right foods can help you feel better and get back to normal.In today's world, life is pretty much done on the go This can without a doubt lead you to chronically feeling exhausted and sick. There's always something that needs to be done and you may feel like there's no time to do it.However, when your body starts acting sluggish, sore, or fighting a cold it's trying to tell you it's under stress. The foods you might be eating could be contributing to a prolonged problem of feeling unhealthy and not your best self.When you're feeling sluggish:

Power up with protein
Eat healthy fats
Always eat your veggies

When you're feeling a flu or cold coming on:

Incorporate herbs like thyme, turmeric, ginger, and rosemary
Try fermented foods like miso, sauerkraut, kimchi, and yogurt
Reduce your sugar intake

When you're feeling bloated:

Eat as many detoxifying foods as you can
Eat foods low on the glycemic index like sweet potatoes, eggs, fish, whole grains
Try some bitter foods like kale, lemon, and green apples
Incorporate green or white tea into your daily morning routine

How else can we protect ourselves from getting sick this winter with food?Holistic practitioner Dale Bellisfield, RN, RH (AHG) joins Dr. Holly to discuss the amazing healing benefits food has on your body.

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