Many of us suffer from seasonal allergies
Allergy symptoms can range from irritating and slightly frustrating to depending on the severity. There are many natural remedies and over the counter treatments that can reduce allergy symptoms, but experts are also now recognizing that diet can help relieve allergies as well. Here are 5 foods that may help with your seasonal allergies.
Honey can be incredibly beneficial in fighting seasonal allergies. Bees play a vital role in pollination and as a result, honey can have small amounts of pollen in it. Consuming a small amount of honey may help to build up a tolerance to allergens.
Onions and garlic are rich in quercetin, a flavonoid known to help reduce inflammation. This ingredient acts similar to over the counter antihistamines and can fight inflammation and congestion associated with allergies.
We all know that fish is a great source of omega-3 fatty acids, which can have positive effects on heart health, mood and much more. Omega-3 fatty acids also provide anti-inflammatory properties that can help boost the immune system to reduce your allergy symptoms.
Turmeric is a yellow-colored spice commonly found in Indian foods. Turmeric contains curcumin, which is a powerful antioxidant and anti‑inflammatory that can be found in both fresh and dried varieties and can be added to many different foods.
Kale, collard greens and broccoli have all been found to help relieve seasonal allergies. Broccoli is high in vitamin C while both Kale and Collard Greens are rich in carotenoid, believed to help fight allergy symptoms.
Try integrating some of these healthy, delicious foods into your diet to help relieve your seasonal allergies!
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