They’re not called a ‘superfood’ for nothing! These little seeds pack a powerful and healthy punch and most importantly, also help you get rid of those extra kilos. Chia seeds are a very good source of magnesium and dietary fiber that makes it one of the most famous superfoods for weight loss. It is high in nutrients, protein, Omega-3 fatty acids, antioxidants, and calcium. Listed below are a few benefits of chia seeds that will help you with weight loss: High dose of Nutrient Packed with an interesting amount of nutrients, chia seeds provide you with good health while helping you is burning your belly fat. Curbs hunger cravings Chia seeds come with high fiber content that makes you feel full for longer, curbing your food cravings and urge to have frequent meals. This keeps you away from weight gain. Packed with Energy Also known as ‘Indian Running Foods’, chia seeds provide you with abundant energy that keeps you active throughout the day. This ensures you don’t put on extra weight. Easy-to-use Since chia seeds don’t have a particular taste, you can make use of it in your smoothies, salads, and desserts. Rich in Antioxidants Chia seeds are quite rich … Continue reading 5 ways chia seeds help you lose weight →
Cholesterol is a substance produced by the liver and is naturally present in the human body. There are two types of cholesterol, namely LDL (bad cholesterol) and HDL (good cholesterol). A balance in the levels of HDL and LDL are essential for maintaining healthy levels of cholesterol in the body. However, several factors may contribute to an imbalance in these levels, which in turn could result in the occurrence of a heart attack, stroke, or other serious health disorders. While medications and drugs are commonly used to treat high cholesterol, by simply adding the right foods into your diet, one can effectively lower high cholesterol levels. Learn More: Truth About LDL & HDL Cholesterol Fish & high cholesterol Fish meat is a protein rich food which contains cholesterol, but it’s high Omega 3 fatty acids content makes it an ideal food for lowering and controlling high cholesterol levels. Here is a list of the top cholesterol lowering fish varieties: Salmon Mackerel Tuna Trout Sardines The above mentioned fish are high in essential fish oils, as well as Omega 3 fatty acids, which makes them excellent foods for treating high cholesterol. However, certain varieties of seafood are high in cholesterol, and should … Continue reading 5 reasons to eat fish for managing cholesterol →
Tomato is an excellent and readily available health choice. Have it as a fruit/salad, or chop it and make it a part of your vegetable recipe, or just grind it into a paste and prepare soup or gravy. This sweet and tangy little vegetable, not only has an attractive red appearance, but also is loaded with essential nutrients that our body requires. There are many advantages of eating tomato, and the best part is that it is readily available and suits everyone’s budget too. It helps us lose weight the natural way while giving us many other health benefits. Promotes healthy skin Eating tomato every day will give you a healthy and glowing skin. The vegetable comprises of beta-carotene that offers protection to the skin from the harmful UV radiations. Further, ripe tomato has the antioxidant lycopene, which makes the skin tough enough to bear the hazardous sun rays, thus, preventing the formation of fine lines and wrinkles. Lycopene is an essential ingredient of most of the artificial facials available in the market. If you don’t like eating tomato, then you can enjoy its health benefits by using its pulp as a natural face cleanser. It’s very good for healthy weight … Continue reading 8 health benefits of tomatoes →
The most common cause of type 2 diabetes is eating too much of the wrong kind of carbohydrates. This is a path to self-destruction, eventually leading to high Blood pressure, high triglyceride, and low HDL (good cholesterol). Other reasons include a genetic predisposition to the disease, stress, and decrease in physical activity. Effective tips to manage type 2 diabetes Eat low glycemic foods such as oats, barley, bran, jowar, whole pulses, vegetables, nuts, and seeds. Avoid sugar and foods containing sugar such as chocolates, desserts, sweets, soft drinks, white flour, cakes, biscuits, pizzas, rice, high sugar foods. Don’t drink fruit juices as they contain too much sugar (more than what a type 2 diabetic can handle). Reduce intake of saturated fats and hydrogenated fats as it increases insulin resistance. Fish oils have shown to improve insulin resistance. So eat fish 3 times a week or take fish oils supplements. Increase fiber in your diet by increasing your intake of green vegetables and whole grains. Walk for 30-40 minutes every day. We are not alone in our concern that type II diabetes is a growing national crisis. There are too many lives at stake and you have nothing to lose by … Continue reading Managing type 2 diabetes →
Here are top 4 reasons you should eat foods that are rich in Vitamin C for fighting a bout of cold: Vitamin C battles flu When it comes to knocking out a cold Vitamin C is sure winner. Foods rich in Vitamin C or its supplements go a long way in protecting your lungs from congestion. People who consume a lot of fruits and vegetables or those taking Vitamin C supplements are less prone to health conditions such as cold, flu, and asthma. Have Vitamin C at the very onset of cold Take 1000-2000mg of Vitamin C supplements at the very onset of a cold. Along with it, take B-complex and zinc. This will keep make sure that your cold would not aggravate any further. Vitamin C the antioxidant It is important to note that Vitamin C is a vital antioxidant that the body uses to ensure that you are strong and healthy. Moreover, your body uses Vitamin C to maintain the bones, your muscle, your blood vessels. Vitamin C forms collagen Further, Vitamin C helps our body in the formation of collagen while absorbing iron. Vitamin C is generally found in its natural form in numerous vegetables and fruits, … Continue reading 4 amazing benefits of Vitamin C for fighting a cold →
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