It is said that beauty is an inside job! Certain foods help the skin maintain its elasticity.
Detox is a process, which involves flushing out of toxins that have accumulated in our body.
High cholesterol and diet go hand in hand. If you consume a healthy diet high in fruits and vegetables, and low in junk food, your cholesterol levels should be under control. However, if you consume a diet high in junk food and low on healthy foods, you may soon fall victim to high cholesterol. Junk food is high in unhealthy trans and saturated fats which lead to a build-up of LDL or bad cholesterol in the body. Cholesterol is found in two types, namely LDL (low-density lipoproteins) also known as ‘bad cholesterol’ and HDL (high-density lipoproteins) also known as ‘good cholesterol’. High levels of LDL have a see-saw effect on the total cholesterol in the body. As LDL (bad cholesterol) levels rise they lower HDL (good cholesterol). Excess amounts of cholesterol in our system lead to the cholesterol being deposited into the arteries, where it can form into plaque and lead to the following health problems: Severe heart pain Heart attack Stroke Blood clotting But the good news is that adding certain cholesterol-friendly foods, such as fish and chickpeas to our diet can help lower high cholesterol levels, and protect us from these health problems. Get fishy! The high levels … Continue reading Fish & chickpeas for cholesterol →
The irony is that ‘late-onset diabetes’ or type 2 diabetes is occurring to children at 13 who are simply eating too much junk food. This can shorten life span but the most important thing that you must know is that it is totally preventable. The best time to act is now. It is interesting to know that childhood obesity often precedes the hyperinsulinemic state. An association of obesity with insulin resistance, hypertension, and abnormal lipid profile is seen nowadays among the younger generation as well. Several researches have emphasized on the fact that a substantial amount of weight loss leads to an improved insulin sensitivity and reduced insulin resistance. Prevention of childhood obesity should be the main focus. More attention should be paid to increasing physical activity and decreasing calorie consumption. Once obesity is established in a child or adolescent, vigorous clinical efforts should be directed at treating it. Bringing about a change in behavior and lifestyle could be a long-term solution but one cannot neglect the pharmacological approaches that are available today. Obesity is one of the biggest causes of various lifestyle or excess weight-related health issues such as diabetes and many more that include cholesterol, high BP, and … Continue reading Childhood obesity →
Weight loss goes beyond dieting and working out. Many factors could either aid or hamper weight loss. Here are 5 factors that could affect your weight. It’s in your genes Your genes are the answer to all your weight loss woes. Your genes can tell you if you are prone to weight gain or not, and what type of diet and exercise will best suit you. Lose weight, boost memory It is seen that people who are on a weight loss program are able to improve on their memory also. The entire procedure of losing weight alters your brain activity since obesity is closely connected to poor memory. Reach out to peppermint Peppermint is like a magic wand if you really want to lose weight. Smelling peppermint curbs your hunger and makes you less prone to binge on calorie laden food items. Bye-bye stress Stress is a big NO if you want to shrink your waistline. Stress makes you crave for rich foods, especially those with high sugar content. So the foremost thing that you need to do is get yourself rid of stress. More sleep, less weight If you are looking out for the cheapest treatment for weight loss … Continue reading 5 things you need to know about weight loss →
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