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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Dietary fiber refers to the roughage or indigestible portion of food derived from plants. Dietary fiber can be broken down into two main components, namely insoluble fiber, and soluble fiber. Insoluble fiber, also known as bulking fiber is the one which does not dissolve in water. Instead, it absorbs water as it moves through the digestive system and thus eases the passing of stool. Soluble fiber, on the other hand, dissolves with water. Soluble Fiber & Cholesterol This type of fiber is sticky and soft in nature and absorbs water to form a gel-like substance in the digestive system. Soluble fiber plays an important role in keeping our system clean and helps lower high levels of cholesterol in the blood. Here’s how soluble fiber lowers high cholesterol levels naturally. It binds with cholesterol and sugars in the blood and prevents them from being absorbed into the bloodstream. Soluble fiber helps regulate blood sugar levels and lowers high blood pressure, which are common causes behind high cholesterol. It keeps the arteries clean and prevents plaque from building up, and thus protects against heart disease. Soluble fiber boosts the production of good bacteria in the gut which in turn boosts immunity naturally. … Continue reading Soluble fiber for cholesterol →
Biochemists refer to FAT as lipid and it is solid at room temperature. However, oil is liquid at room temperature. All fats and oil are made up of fatty acids. It is the individual fatty acids that make all the difference to our health. This makes a good case for understanding good and bad fats. Excess body fat is more than just a cosmetic problem. It’s a health problem, which you should not ignore. Your waist circumference helps our experts predict the presence of VISCERAL fat in your body. Visceral fat surrounds your liver, pancreas, and intestines. It is metabolically active and dangerous for your health. Presence of this fat is the most vital indication that you need to lose weight. Visceral fat harms It releases harmful chemicals, which could lead to any/all of the following lifestyle problems: Heart disease High blood pressure Knee pain Acne Hair loss Type 2 diabetes PCOD Skin infection Breathing difficulty Infertility Sleep disturbance Certain cancers Gastro intestinal problems Low immunity Getting rid of the visceral fat should be the first major health objective for you if you want to lead a healthy and confident life. Ignoring it simply makes you vulnerable to any … Continue reading What is visceral fat →
Liver is an organ significant in the process of weight loss since it plays an important role in fat metabolism.
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