Man has made amazing progress over the years and in all areas, things are constantly improving. However, the quality of food eaten in urban cities all over the world has worsened. Cholesterol; a national problem The urban population has turned to eating more refined foods and refined sugars that remove essential nutrients from our food supply and cause a whole range of degenerative diseases. It is this nutrient deprived type of food that plays havoc with our system and upsets the ability of our body to handle cholesterol correctly. Cholesterol by itself is an essential substance, and it is harmless as long as it doesn’t get organised. Increasing number of free radical are produced in the body due to pollution stress, and everyday metabolic procedures of our bodies. These free radicals oxidize cholesterol and start the process of heart disease. Antioxidants are your friends When we are adequately nourished we can control the free radicals by a series of nutrients and enzymes known as antioxidants. Antioxidants are found in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, whole pulses, legumes, nuts and seeds. A well nourished body can prevent oxidation of fat with the help of antioxidants like, vitamin C, Vitamin A, Vitamin E, … Continue reading Strategies for Reducing Cholesterol →
Here are 4 effective home remedies that can help prevent the effects of menopause symptoms: Soy for hot flashes & night sweats Soy has isoflavones, which are phytoestrogens (plant estrogens). Some studies have observed that soy may be effective in reducing menopausal symptoms. However, other studies have found no benefit. Only food forms of soy such as tofu and soy milk are recommended. Soy in tablet or powder form is not advised. Flaxseeds oil (or powder) for hot flashes Flaxseed has omega-3 fatty acids and lignans, which act as phytoestrogens. Results from studies have been mixed, but it may help symptoms in some women. It is also believed to help lower cholesterol. Mix one or two tablespoons of freshly ground flaxseeds in a glass of water. Drink it daily for a few months or until you are satisfied with the results. Avoid whole flaxseeds because it is difficult to digest. Yoga for mood swings & sleep disruption Exercise and meditation reduce irritability, even hot flashes in some women. Yoga combines both. Exercise also helps most people sleep better. Perform yoga at least 1-2 hours a day to treat these symptoms. Cold drinks for hot flashes & night sweats Cold drinks help … Continue reading 4 simple home remedies for menopause →
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 →
Weight loss doesn’t always have to mean painful gym workouts or crash dieting. Here are five lifestyle tips that will help you lose weight the smart way. The most suitable way of losing weight is to follow a good diet and indulge into some physical activities. If you are looking for quick weight loss tips to make yourself feel beautiful inside out, here it is: Cut Out White Bread Cutting out white bread or anything made from white flour can help you with better weight loss results. Make whole-wheat bread a way of life since it is rich in fiber and prevents you from indulging in frequent meals. Avoid Skipping Meals Do not skip a meal! In order to lose weight, it is important to eat at least three meals a day that keeps you full, and supplies your body with a regular amount of energy. Switch To Soy Milk Avoid whole milk and make a quick switch to soy milk. It is low in fat and helps you stay energized throughout the day. No Painkillers Avoid any medication containing cortisone, steroids or antibiotics as it can slow down your weight loss procedure and cause major water retention in your … Continue reading 5 smart weight loss tips for women →
There is no specific diet that can prevent or treat PCOD.
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