Although age brings you experience and wisdom, it also has the tendency to bring excess weight, health disorders, and a lot more into your life. Out of all these health disorders, weight gain could be a major concern for your health. This is simply because excess weight makes you vulnerable to high blood pressure, high cholesterol, increased risk of heart disease, and joint pains among other metabolic disorders. If you are able to get your weight under control, then nothing can stop you from becoming fit and healthy. Listed below are the 4 best ways to help you fight weight gain as you age: Stay away from stress As you grow, your responsibilities also increase. With greater responsibilities comes greater amount of stress that can take you that much closer to weight gain. The best way to avoid stress is to practise meditation, pranayama, or deep breathing. Exercise to stay fit Exercise or physical activities such as walking, swimming, or yoga is very important specially for those who are ageing. It keeps you active and allows you to stay away from gaining extra pounds. Increase protein intake Ageing is a phase where your bones get weak, your body becomes fragile, … Continue reading 4 ways to fight weight gain while you age →
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 →
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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 →
Are you one those who feel that for a perfect weight loss a meal with fish or chicken is sufficient? In case you feel that having salads and brown rice are all that are needed to shed kilos then you are seriously missing out on some amazing Indian spices which help weight loss. Just one tablespoon of these herbs and spices help burn fat cells making you lose a few extra kilos. So, if you are serious about shedding those kilos take a look at the below mentioned Indian herbs and spices for weight loss: A spoonful of Coconut Oil Whether you want to drop those last stubborn kilos or simply maintain the weight you’re at, utilizing coconut oil in your diet can help you lose weight. How does coconut oil help in weight loss Coconut Oil is rich in saturated fat that makes you feel full and curbs your hunger pangs. It increases your metabolism and helps you burn your fat naturally and also gives your food a rich texture.It is made up of a medium chain saturated fatty acids (MCT) that are about three times more effective than longer chain fatty acids in fighting extra weight. How to take Coconut oil … Continue reading 5 one-spoonful of weight loss foods →
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