It is known that if you consume the right amount of select fatty acids and anti oxidants that are found in fruits, oils and vegetables, you could save yourself from seasonal illnesses such as hay fever.
Health enthusiasts are well aware that foods that are rich in antioxidants are extremely beneficial to health; they not only keep the heart healthy but also prevent cell damage. In the same way, when one consumes certain foods that are rich in fatty acids and antioxidants, it will reduce the risk of one developing season allergies. It is important however, to be particularly careful about the foods they choose as other foods that are rich in antioxidants and fatty acids could only aggravate allergies.
One can find fatty acids in vegetable oils as well as fish oils. Antioxidants are found in abundance in fruits, vegetables and fortified foods. Studies have shown that when one consumes foods that are rich in Omega 3 fatty acid eicosapentaenoic acid are at a lower risk of contracting hay fever. On the other hands, those who consumed oleic acid, a fatty acid that is the predominant component of olive oil, are more likely to develop hay fever.
A diet that is rich with the beneficial antioxidant, Vitamin E, is known protect people against hay fever. Certain fatty acids are known to produce substance in the body that can cause allergy symptoms like coughing, sneezing and wheezing.
Hay fever is a condition that is very difficult to diagnose and very rarely occurs in adults. It is important that one takes care of themselves and eats the right foods by paying attention, to what is good for health. A Registered Holistic Nutritionist can help one understand the difference between helpful and harmful antioxidants and fatty acids, by developing a diet that is perfect for seasonal allergies. You should also speak with a Homeopath to learn about some herbal remedies that can make your life healthy and beautiful.