People have used foods to treat illness and poor health for longer then recorded history has kept track. With many of the more time-tested cures even still in use today. Such as ginger ale for an upset stomach, which comes from the use of raw ginger or ginger candies for the same symptoms.
The list below, located after the link, doesn't contain any of the more well-known cures like the one above, but it does show more then a few of the stranger ones which actually seem to work.
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