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Benefits of horseradish Blueberries Honey and Flax

1. Heal sinus problems with horseradish

Latest studies show sinusitis is the nation's number one chronic health problem. And this condition doesn't just spur congestion and facial pain, it also makes sufferers six times more likely to feel achy all-over.
Horseradish to the rescue! According to German researchers, this eye-watering condiment naturally revs up blood flow to the sinus cavities, helping to open and drain clogged sinuses and heal sinus infections more quickly than decongestant sprays do.
The study-recommended dose: One teaspoon twice daily (either on its own or used as a sandwich or meat topping) until symptoms clear.

2. Beat bladder infections with blueberries

Eating 1 cup of blueberries daily, whether you opt for the fresh, frozen or in juice form, can cut your risk of a urinary tract infection (UTIs) by 60 percent, according to researchers at New Jersey's Rutgers University.
That's because blueberries are loaded with tannins, plant compounds that wrap around problem-causing bacteria in the bladder, so they can?t get a toehold and create an infection, explains Amy Howell, Ph.D. a scientist at Rutgers University.

3. Heal mouth sores with honey

Dab painful canker and cold sores with unpasteurized honey four times daily until these skin woes disappear, and they'll heal 43 percent faster than if you use a prescription cream, say researchers at the Dubai Specialized Medical Center in the United Arab Emirates.
Raw honey?s natural enzymes zap inflammation, destroy invading viruses and speed the healing of damaged tissues, say the study authors.

4. Fight breast pain with flax

In one recent study, adding 3 tablespoons of ground flax to their daily diet eased breast soreness for one in three women within 12 weeks.
Scientists credit flax?s phytoestrogens, natural plant compounds that prevent the estrogen spikes that can trigger breast pain. More good news: You don't have to be a master baker to sneak this healthy seed into your diet.
Just sprinkle ground flax on oatmeal, yogurt, applesauce or add it to smoothies and veggie dips.