Today’s Health Tip ~ Spicy Foods Help with Allergy Symptoms

Spicy foods with a little kick can help kick out allergy symptoms. “Anise, fennel, horseradish, and hot mustard can all act as natural decongestants — they offer allergy relief by stimulating the mucosal cilia to help break up congestion,” says Janet Maccaro, PhD, CNC, a clinical nutrition consultant in Scottsdale, Ariz. Look for recipes with those ingredients or add them to your favorite standbys when you start feeling stuffy.


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