Spices Of Life From Your Kitchen Shelf

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Throw Your Flu Antibiotics Away And Use This Fruit Instead


This remedy for the seasonal flu is not a capsule or syrup. And it’s definitely not a prescription.
You don’t even have to go to a health food store to pick it up. You just need to stop in the produce section of your local grocery store.
It only weighs four ounces but packs a major punch when fighting the flu.
The British Journal of Nutrition recently published a study that showed how this small fruit reduced the severity and duration of upper respiratory infections.1
For the study, researchers followed 132 older adults. Half the group ate a diet rich in the fruit. The other half consumed bananas. After 28 days scientists saw a decrease in symptoms in both groups. However, in the non-banana group head congestion was relieved four days sooner and sore throats three days sooner. Blood tests also showed that subjects that ate this powerful fruit had an increase in electrolyte concentration in their red blood cells Read on to find out...