3 Conditions a Healthy Diet Can Help You Keep at Bay

28th May 2020 - by Indre Daukintyte

There comes a time in each and every one of our lives when our body just cries for help!

At times it sends subtle signs but in others, they are not so subtle.
Have you ever had the feeling that you have a million and one things to do, but just don’t have the energy to do them?

Or had the need to prepare for a very important meeting or presentation and could not muster the concentration to do so?

These are only a couple of signs that your body is asking for your attention.
Now one may say, I get enough sleep, I exercise and take care of my wellbeing! But is that really enough?

Good nutrition is the base of good health – and are we really taking good care of what we eat?

Making sure the food you eat is packed with nutrients and helps feed your body in the right way?

Join us to explore some common ailments and what we can eat to improve them:


Fatigue is a term used to describe an overall feeling of tiredness or lack of energy. It isn't the same as simply feeling tired. When you're fatigued, you have no motivation and no energy.

Foods which fight fatigue include:

  • spinach,
  • chickpeas,
  • kale,
  • beets,
  • cinnamon,
  • salmon,
  • blackberries,
  • onions.

Suggested Recipes:

  1. Pasta With Chickpeas (A Journey To A Happy You) P.204


Chronic Pain

Chronic or persistent pain is pain that carries on for longer than 12, sometimes there may be no obvious cause nor cure for this therefore good nutrition which helps reduce inflammation in the body is always a helpful tool to handle this condition.

Foods which ease inflammation are:

  • Salmon,
  • ginger,
  • green tea,
  • soy products,
  • turmeric,
  • quinoa,
  • oats,
  • avocado,
  • bananas,
  • garlic,
  • butternut squash,
  • blackberries.

Suggested Recipes:

  1. Pumpkin Turmeric Soup (A Journey To A Happy You) P.250
  2. Baked Salmon and Vegetable Salad (A Journey To A Happy You) P.130
  3. Avocado & Tomato Salad (A Journey To A Happy You) P.71


Anxiety is a normal and often healthy emotion. However, when a person regularly feels disproportionate levels of anxiety, it may become a medical disorder. Having more control over your life helps to feel more confident and worry less.

Here are a few foods which will help if you’re battling anxiety:

  • peaches,
  • blueberries,
  • oats, salmon,
  • broccoli,
  • melon,
  • beef,
  • soy products,
  • grapefruit,
  • barley,
  • tuna.

Suggested Recipes:

  1. Barley Soup (A Journey To A Happy You) P.228
  2. Pearl Barley Risotto With Salmon (A Journey To A Happy You) P.132
  3. Smoked Salmon Frittata (A Journey To A Happy You) P.92
  4. Parma Ham & Melon Salad (A Journey To A Happy You) P.76

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WRITTEN BY Indre Daukintyte

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