If you are suffering during allergy season, consider trying some of these foods below. As always, talk to your doctor, if you feel any of the foods may go against their medical advice.
- Local Honey – Local unprocessed honey contains microscopic amounts of local pollen. This may be beneficial to add a little honey to your toast or tea daily during pollen seasons. Honey has been known to have benefits of anti-inflammation and cough suppressant properties.
- Yogurt – Most yogurts including dairy-free, vegan, and regular milk-based yogurts, contain probiotics. Probiotics have been shown to help with your gut health and it may reduce allergy suffering symptoms. It is unknown why, but with the perks that probiotics have on the digestive tract, having a healthy gut adds benefits to your immune system.
- Turmeric – This spice can easily be added to many of the foods that you are already eating. Your morning cereal or morning coffee, your salads, shakes, or sprinkling on your vegetables are just a few ways to be creative in adding this natural anti-inflammatory to your diet.
- Foods Rich in Omega Threes. A lot of multivitamins will contain omega threes as well as many different fish. Fish are also rich in fatty acid EPA which has been known to lower seasonal allergy symptoms. Omega threes are well known for their anti-inflammatory properties as well.
Allergy season will come whether you are prepared or not. Consider adding some of these simple additions to your diet to see if you can suffer less. If you are able to eat better and feel better, you will prepare yourself to survive the season.Tags: allergies, health