In ancient times, in the primitive cultures, high blood pressure was unknown. We have brought about this health issue upon ourselves owing to modern lifestyle. Modernization has given us refined foods such as sugar, maida, refined oils, eating out frequently, inactivity, stress, overeating, smoking, excess alcohol intake, irregular eating and sleeping patterns. All this leads to a whole lot of degenerative diseases including cancer, heart disease, diabetes, and asthma. Although some people may require medication to keep their blood pressure under control, most of them can control it with diet, weight loss, correct intake of vitamin supplements and proper stress management. Your blood pressure is a major reflection of your heart health. There are three major consequences of high blood pressure – a stroke, kidney damage, or a heart attack. Therefore, keeping BP normal is unquestionably important. Research shows that foods are laden with blood pressure boosting or reducing compounds. If you are overweight, begin a gradual weight loss program. As you begin to shed off pounds you will lower your blood pressure. If you are stress out, set some of your time aside for yoga and meditation. Along with this, you need to follow a nutritious diet and supplement … Continue reading High Blood Pressure and lifestyle →
The key defender against free radical attacks, vitamin E revs up the infection-fighting ability and body’s protective mechanisms against infection attacks. It prevents premature aging and clogging of arteries thereby arresting the progression of heart disease and stroke. Foods high in vitamin E are as follows: Almonds Peanuts Vegetable oils Cashew nuts However, it’s preferable to rely on vitamin E supplements as these foods are calorie dense. Carotenoids Carotenoids in combination with vitamin C and E make the ultimate threesome of immunity boosters. Foods like watermelon, green leafy vegetables, tomatoes and mangoes aid the natural production of natural killer cells and T-lymphocyte increases and thereby preventing growth of cancerous cells. Zinc Zinc is another valuable mineral associated with immunity. It is found abundantly in wheat bran, jowar, bajra, shellfish, peanuts, and other types of nuts. It modulates the immunity system and protects from cold and cough. Often our food may not provide sufficient amounts of all essential nutrients, therefore it would be wise to include a multivitamin supplement as a part of a healthy diet. Garlic Several studies have identified a host of super foods which if had on daily basis keep you fit and raring. Garlic is among these … Continue reading Vitamin E to boost immunity →
Have you ever wondered why eating certain foods significantly help improve your health while certain foods precipitate disease?
Cholesterol is a waxy fat-like substance which is produced naturally by the human liver. Cholesterol is found in two types, mainly HDL (high-density lipoproteins) or good cholesterol and LDL (low-density lipoproteins) or bad cholesterol. The primary functions of cholesterol include the production bile, hormones, and vitamin D which is required for the healthy functioning of the body. Thus, an imbalance in cholesterol levels could put one on the path towards serious health issues, such as a heart attack or a stroke. It is important to know that Health Total has been a specialist in the field of lifestyle and heath management for over 2 decades and has been using food as medicine to manage healthy life for its clients. This gives Health Total a unique commanding position to recommend health foods. Health Benefits of Olive Oil Olives, also known by their botanical name ‘Olea europran’ are a superfood when it comes to lowering high cholesterol levels. These little fruits are well loved for their tangy flavour and numerous health benefits. The health benefits olives prove us with are as follows: Maintains healthy cholesterol levels Weight loss Promotes heart health Prevents anaemia Prevents blood clots Treats high blood pressure Strengthens immunity … Continue reading Health Benefits of Olive Oil – Cholesterol Friendly Olives →
The liver plays a crucial role in keeping the body and the bloodstream free of all toxins besides performing a host of other important functions. It supplies glucose to the blood whenever one has low blood sugar or hypoglycaemia. It stores glucose in the form of glycogen, vitamins A, D, and B, and minerals such as iron and copper. It acts like a ‘washing machine’ and is the main organ involved in the natural detoxification process. A healthy liver eliminates toxins efficiently by either deactivating them or by adding a chemical substance to the toxin to get rid of it. Unless the liver functions properly, we cannot lose excess weight and gain health. Here are a few things that tell you that your liver needs a wash: Feeling of bloatedness after a heavy meal Feeling bloated after heavy meals is one of the first indications that your liver needs cleaning. Indigestion Suffering from indigestion, mood swings, bad breath, a coated tongue, and memory loss are signs of mild liver dysfunction and may occur even though all your liver function tests are normal. Raised liver enzymes These are found only when the liver cells are damaged. Don’t wait for that stage … Continue reading 3 things that indicate your liver needs a wash →
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