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by John McGran, Columnist

 
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You really gobbled up our recent feature 23 Foods That Heal so we went shopping for 23 more foods that not only taste great but also help your body heal its ills.

Honey
Heals wounds, aids digestion, guards against ulcers, increases energy, fights allergies

Lemons
Combats cancer, protects your heart, controls blood pressure, smooths skin, stops scurvy

Limes
Combats cancer, protects your heart, controls blood pressure, smooths skin, stops scurvy

Mangoes
Combats cancer, boosts memory, regulates thyroid, aids digestion, shields against Alzheimer's

Mushrooms
Controls blood pressure, lowers cholesterol, kills bacteria, combats cancer, strengthens bones

Oats
Lowers cholesterol, combats cancer, battles diabetes, prevents constipation, smooths skin

Olive oil
Protects your heart, promotes weight loss, combats cancer, battles diabetes, smooths skin

Onions
Reduce risk of heart attack, combats cancer, kills bacteria, lowers cholesterol, fights fungus

Oranges
Supports immune system, combats cancer, protects your heart, strengthens respiration

Peaches
Prevents constipation, combats cancer, helps stops strokes, aids digestion, helps hemorrhoids

Peanuts
Protects against heart disease, promotes weight loss, combats prostate cancer, lowers cholesterol, aggravates
diverticulitis

Pineapple
Strengthens bones, relieves colds, aids digestion, dissolves warts, blocks diarrhea

Prunes
Slows aging process, prevents constipation, boosts memory, lowers cholesterol, protects against heart disease

Rice
Protects your heart, battles diabetes, conquers kidney stones, combats cancer, helps stops strokes

Strawberries
Combats cancer, protects your heart, boosts memory, calms stress

Sweet potatoes
Saves your eyesight, lifts mood, combats cancer, strengthens bones

Tomatoes
Protects prostate, combats cancer, lowers cholesterol, protects your heart

Walnuts
Lowers cholesterol, combats cancer, boosts memory, lifts mood, protects against heart disease

Water
Promotes weight loss, combats cancer, conquers kidney stones, smooths skin

Watermelon
Protects prostate, promotes weight loss, lowers cholesterol, helps stops strokes, controls blood pressure

Wheat germ
Combats colon cancer, prevents constipation, lowers cholesterol, helps stops strokes, improves digestion

Wheat bran
Combats colon cancer, prevents constipation, lowers cholesterol, helps stops strokes, improves digestion

Yogurt
Guards against ulcers, strengthens bones, lowers cholesterol, supports immune systems, aids digestion





@ 8:40am ET on September 26, 2008
i love these foods!! once again thank you so much for listing them all, it's very informative!!

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