Cancer rules the breasts and the stomach. This part of the anatomy has always symbolized
nourishment and motherhood. Cancer women often have beautiful bosoms, with soft creamy
skin and a curving figure. Men of this sign have well-shaped chests and flat stomachs.
All of this can change as Cancerians age, for they are susceptible to gaining weight
in later years. Tension, anxiety, and emotional stress are the leading causes of
illness among Cancerians. You tend to have a delicate stomach and digestive problems.
You may be prone to ulcers, gall bladder upsets, gas pains, nausea, and gastritis.
Born under a water sign, you tend to overindulge in wine and alcohol, which you do
not tolerate well. Drinking alcohol aggravates your stomach problems, increases weight,
and causes fluid retention in your body tissues.
When your spirits are low, food means security to Cancer people, and you turn to
pies, cakes, ice cream, and candy to make yourself feel better. This is a self-accelerating
spiral, for excess sweets make your stomachs worse. Cancerians need to watch their
diets very carefully in order to keep their digestive systems healthy and their weight
Cancer's cell salt is calcium fluoride, which unites with albumen and oil in the
body's system to keep elastic and connective tissues healthy. It Is also an important
ingredient in tooth enamel, fingernails, bones, and the lens of the eyes. Deficiency
of this mineral can cause varicose veins, receding gums, curvature of the spine,
& eye problems. Food sources for calcium fluoride are egg yolks, whole grain rye,
yogurt, beets, watercress, fish and oysters. You are prone to skin disorders when
there is a lack of calcium in your diet. You should consume milk, cheese, kale, lettuce,
and tomatoes, which are high in calcium. Okra, which also contains calcium, is an
aid in reducing stomach inflammations. Fresh vegetables, fresh fruit, and lean protein
are a daily must for the Cancerian. Starches, sugar, and salt should be avoided.
The first two cause constipation, and salt produces bloating. Cancer people should
stay away from spicy, highly seasoned food, and should forego hot pepper sauce and
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