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5 FOODS TO HELP REDUCE SPRING ALLERGIES

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Tired of pollen and other allergens that are keeping you from living your best life this spring?Suffering from allergies in the spring can be a nightmare. Not being able to go outside and enjoy the beautiful weather can make one feel like a hostage. While there are a slew of OTC and prescription medications to reduce flare-ups, there are also a few foods that can naturally help with seasonal allergies.

Fish

Omega-3 fatty acids in seafood have natural anti-inflammatory effects that boost the immune system. Eating six ounces of salmon,[1] tuna or mackerel, twice a week, is just as effective as taking allergy meds. Dry skin and eczema, which are common during allergy season, can also be avoided with a diet rich in Omega-3.

Nuts

Nuts are another great source of omega-3s, which help relieve allergy symptoms. Theyre high in magnesium and vitamin E. Magnesium protects against the wheezing that accompanies asthma, and vitamin E boosts immunity while protecting the body from free radicals, which can cause tissue damage and inflammation.

Vitamin C

Studies show Vitamin C can build your tolerance against asthma and respiratory issues. Vitamin C is an immune ...

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