Foods are an essential part of our life. They can either better your health or lead you towards dangerous health disorders. Health Total understands the importance of a healthy diet and therefore works to give you a complete solution for various disorders. Here are top four foods advised by our health experts that is a must for those suffering from PCOD: Green leafy vegetables Green, leafy vegetables have the most nutrients per calorie than any other food. They are rich in iron, calcium, potassium, and magnesium, as well as vitamins K, C, E, and many of the B vitamins. Vitamin B, in particular, plays a vital role in managing PCOD symptoms. Here are some of the things that Vitamin B is responsible for; sugar and fat metabolism, thyroid function and hormone balance, among others. Fruits Fruits are a rich source of fiber, vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients and should be included as part of a PCOD diet. So, try to eat fruit that has a lower GI and have a handful of seeds or nuts with your fruit as protein helps to regulate the sugar spike resulting from fruit. Fruit with a low GI value include cherries, plums, grapefruit, apples, pears, … Continue reading 4 top foods to include in your diet during PCOD →
The exact cause of acne is not known, but androgens, oily skin, and heredity do play a big role in the development of acne. Here are a few common culprits that can cause acne: Heredity If both parents have a history of acne, their offspring might develop a tendency as well. Menstrual cycles Women experience pimples before their menstrual cycles because of the increased progesterone levels. Wrong eating pattern A faulty eating pattern builds up a lot of toxins in the body, which cause unwanted eruptions. Psychological stress Mental stress may influence hormones, which could result in the secretion of oil giving rise to acne. Certain Medications Certain medicines such as steroids, anti-epileptic and TB drugs, pollutants, and cheap cosmetics give rise to the accursed acne. Oral contraceptives Use of oral contraceptives that are high in progesterone can also cause a breakout of acne. Other common factors Constipation, insufficient intake of water, consumption of excess heaty foods such as walnuts, soybeans, and almonds also precipitate acne.
A very important phase in most young people’s lives is their Honeymoon and how it goes is a period of anxiety for both partners. Wanting this time to go smoothly and successfully has spelled tension to all family members involved and age old remedies are often pandered to help the young couple. References to this situation abound in Indian cinema and are often hilarious and comical but the fears are real and need to be addressed in a scientific and systematic way. Through the ages, some of the most tempting foods were considered as aphrodisiac’s. Although the actual value of such foods is frequently debated and scientific research and thought process seems to suggest that there isn’t much scientific ground for the belief in the actual “workability” of aphrodisiac foods.You can see for yourself here But human faith is a power unequal in nature. Known to have a direct impact on your sex life, aphrodisiac foods affect your hormones, brain chemistry, energy and stress levels and increase the blood flow to your genitals, making it a sure shot way to up the action in the bedroom. Some of these foods have a suggestive shape. Many have arousing aromas or a … Continue reading Top 5 Foods For A Great Honeymoon – Aphrodisiac Foods →
What Is Detoxification? Detoxification means removing harmful or potentially damaging substances from our bodies, diet and our overall lifestyle. Detoxification is a process which is naturally done inside your body to flush out all the unwanted toxins out of your system. It is an essential function of the body, wherein it needs to be perpetually working and interacting with various functions within the body. Our Liver is the main organ involved in detoxification and bulk of activities are done by it, other parts of the body such as intestinal tract, the kidneys, lungs, lymphatic system and skin are also involved in this complex process. However, unlike certain other systems in our human body, it is very difficult to judge how well our liver and certain other internal cleansing organs are functioning. This is the reason that some external support is needed to aid the body to clear out toxins effectively. The aim of any detoxification regime is primarily to help the internal organs involved in elimination so that toxins present in the body can be metabolized and excreted properly. Common Type of Toxins Food preservatives, additives, and artificial sweeteners. Air pollutants including industrial waste material & vehicle fumes. Cosmetics, hair dyes, … Continue reading 5 reasons to detoxify your body for improved energy levels →
Belly fat refers to the accumulation of fat around your midsection. It is unappealing, undesirable and could also be a sign of obesity. However, adding the right foods to your diet might help. Here are 5 foods which help burn away belly fat. Ginger Ginger root can be an excellent weight loss aid and is in fact found in many weight loss supplements. Ginger root has appetite suppressing qualities, and it has been shown to rev up the metabolism. Fresh ginger, which is said to be the most effective form of ginger, is available all year round in the supermarkets. Oatmeal Regularly eating a bowl of oatmeal for breakfast is a great way to start a day off right. Research shows that oats are among the most filling foods, and eating them early in the day can reduce the number of calories consumed throughout the rest of the day. This is not surprising as oats are an excellent source of protein and fiber that are well known to enhance the feeling of satiety. In addition, oats are an excellent source of B vitamins and zinc. Apples An apple a day keeps the doctor away, goes the age-old saying. But did … Continue reading 5 foods that burn belly fat →
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