9 Weird Food Cures

Beat everything from hangovers to colds with the right organic foods.

By Emily Main


Eat pork and beans to ease PMS Prevent PMS with pork ’n’ beans.

Both are rich in thiamine and riboflavin, two B vitamins that could prevent you from developing PMS, according to research from the University of Massachusetts–Amherst. The study found that women who consumed 1.9 milligrams per day of thiamine and 2.5 milligrams of riboflavin per day had a 25 to 35 percent lower risk of developing PMS than women who consumed less, but they didn’t see those same benefits when they took supplements. And pork and beans are your best sources of both vitamins. Eating a 3-ounce serving of the meat and a cup of cooked beans on a regular basis will provide you with the amount you need to keep those cramps away.

Yum: Slow-Cooked Pork with Black Beans

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