Take vitamin supplements One of the most important nutrients to build the immune system is vitamin A. Taking vitamin A in supplemental form as well as natural form (carrot juice) helps by building up immune function. Moreover, one can get rid of most of the warts effectively. Cooked turnip greens and mustard greens, spinach, fresh parsley, carrots, milk, eggs, liver, fortified cereals, sweet potatoes, pumpkin, and fruits such as apricots, peaches, papayas, and mangos are all good sources of vitamin A. Consume fiber-rich foods Foods high in fiber such as fresh fruits and vegetables are known to promote a healthy immune system. Base your diet on whole grains and fresh produce and minimize your intake of sugary and refined foods. Many vital nutrients are necessary for the optimal maintenance and function of the immune system. This would help get rid of most of the warts effectively. Increase vitamin C intake A lack of Vitamin C and Zinc are often related to the increase in viral infections, which are the infections that bring on warts. Eat citrus fruits Rich in vitamin C, citrus fruits are excellent antioxidants and help the immune system by accelerating the production of antibodies. Citrus fruits are … Continue reading 6 ways to beat warts →
Assuming that you have followed the cholesterol lowering diet given on 21st May 1998 you may want to know how to continue further. Diet Therapy If you are one of those with the worst cholesterol readings i.e. very high LDL and very low HDL, then diet therapy would work best for you. But if you are slightly above the normal range, then the efficacy of the diet in reducing cholesterol is also proportionately less. To recap the last article on cholesterol lowering strategies; I had mentioned that as long as your body is well nourished and you have sufficient supplies of antioxidants available as in fruits and vegetables you need not worry about your body’s ability to handle cholesterol. However if you are eating a lot of processed and refined foods, whole milk and red meat and your blood tests shows a bad HDL to total cholesterol ratio and very high cholesterol readings, then you must get down to some serious thinking about your dietary habits. I have seen that people with a very high cholesterol reading are often surprised at their lipid profile and wonder where they could have gone wrong, especially, if they are vegetarians. My advise to … Continue reading Strategies for Reducing Cholesterol – Part II →
Diabetes mellitus is an acute metabolic disorder wherein the body is unable to convert sugars, starches, and other foods into usable energy. Most of the foods you eat are normally converted into a kind of sugar called glucose during the process of digestion. The bloodstream then transports this glucose throughout the body. The hormone, insulin, then converts glucose into active energy or is stored for future use. Eat This, Not That! Those with diabetes can either not make enough insulin or their bodies cannot use the insulin correctly. This is the reason why too much glucose gets accumulated with the bloodstream. There are certain kinds of foods that can help manage your blood sugar levels efficiently. They are as follows: Bitter gourd Indian gooseberry Jambool Fenugreek Seeds Effective supplements Helpful Herbs Bitter Gourd (Karela) If you wish to keep blood sugar levels under control, drink a cup full of fresh bitter gourd (karela) juice first thing in the morning Karela is known to be effective in lowering elevated blood sugar levels in type II diabetes. You can also have it in the cooked form. Karela helps improve carbohydrate metabolism, supports the immune system and is rich in Vitamin A and C. It is also beneficial in … Continue reading Diabetes foods →
Liver is an organ significant in the process of weight loss since it plays an important role in fat metabolism.
From among all the other factors, stress seems to be a prime culprit in precipitating high blood pressure. Although stress is universal, individual responses to stress are different. If you fall into the following categories you are more prone to develop hypertension. Workaholic If you are a highly work-oriented person who tends to operate under enormous pressure, you are prone to high blood pressure. Highly Aggressive Nature If you are highly aggressive, short tempered, and a person who possesses more capacity to work compared with others at your workplace, you are prone to high blood pressure. All Work, No Play If you are least interested in fun-loving activities and consider it a waste of time, you are making yourself highly vulnerable to high blood pressure. Hard Worker driving others to perform If you are not only a hard worker, but also drive people around to deliver the goods consistently, you are highly prone to high blood pressure. One Who enjoys pressure If you are a person who enjoys being under pressure, although it’s a good quality to have, it makes you vulnerable to high blood pressure. If stress-sensitive persons are exposed to stressful conditions over a prolonged period of time, their … Continue reading 5 types of people more prone to high blood pressure due to stress →
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