12 Natural Ways to Prevent and Cure the Cold and Other Seasonal Ills – The Daily Green

Great list of suggestions of natural remedies for treating the usual aches and pains – 

Carrots for Headaches

If the foot traffic at the mall gives you a headache, fortify yourself ahead of time with this natural remedy: a simple salad. Phytonutrients in fresh produce, like the beta-carotene in carrots, can reduce inflammation in the blood vessels of the brain. Eating two cups a day can help some people reduce headache incidence by 70 percent!

Nuts for Energy

There’s nothing like watching the sunset from your office window night after night to suck the energy out of you. No question: Winter can be tough. Find time to exercise and to laugh, get enough sleep — and look to unsalted nuts like almonds for a good energy booster. Raisins or dried apricots are also good options. 

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