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8 Unexpected Allergy-Fighting Foods

If you’re among the many North Americans still suffering with late summer allergies—yes, I’m giving you the stink eye, ragweed—I empathize and sniffle alongside you.

The good news is that you may find some solace in the following 8 rather surprising allergy-fighting foods (with doctor approval, of course)…

1. Oranges

It turns out that oranges and pure orange juice are not only effective as a immune-boosting flu-fighter—oranges fight allergies as well! Immunologists at New York’s Nassau University Medical Center, found that consuming 100- to 200-miligrams of vitamin C daily was enough to thwart histamines, reduce nasal inflammation, nasal congestion, and relieve itchy, red eyes thanks to the powerful antioxidant and anti-histamine assets of vitamin C.

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