Most days, lunch is simply a means to an end, whether that purpose is alleviating hunger pangs or providing a tasty distraction from the work day. But these five recipes go one step further -- each contains ingredients that can be used to battle a particular ailment if you're not feeling so great. Tend to get headaches? Try foods with magnesium, like winter squash. Craving a much needed energy boost? Protein and B vitamin-rich quinoa will wake you right up. You get the idea.
Check out the slideshow below to get all the helpful recipes for common maladies like the ones above, as well as an upset stomach, congestion and even bloating.