Diseases and Symptoms

Diseases and Symptoms

With our lives continuing to be pretty busy all engrossed in daily activities, we tend to forget to maintain our bodily machine that each one of us possess. And this is when we start to disturb our body thus welcoming all sorts of diseases. Today we will look into few common diseases and their symptoms in order to take immediate medical action. 1. ANEMIA: A disease associated with low level of Hemoglobin in our blood. What is Hemoglobin? It is made up of protein called globulin chains that is present in red blood cells and helps to carry oxygen from our lungs

Indian diet chart for weight loss

Indian diet chart for weight loss

Indian weight loss diet: You must believe what you are about to read. I have been running through several forms of exercise and diet programs and tried my best cutting down on calories and checked every week which plan really helped me lose pounds while I weighed myself. Trust me people there is nothing known as universal diet plan that will help you lose extra pounds if you are trying to shed and nothing which can be the master diet plan for every type of human body. Losing weight depends on many factors like your activity level, age, gender, current

Get stomach bloating remedies

Get stomach bloating remedies

It really used to get me screaming with bloated stomach that makes me look very fat at my belly area. Well! below practices should work wonders for you and get you all set for the party dress. 1. Avoid Constipation and get bloating remedies: Consume lots of fibre, fluids and stay active during the day ensuring that you include a regular exercise routine in your life. These can definitely help you get stomach bloating remedies. When I say lots of fibre, I mean 25 grams for women and 38 grams for men. You can get this from whole grains, fruits, vegetables, legumes,

Egg Protein

Egg protein

Egg protein the white part is a clear alkaline solution contained in an egg that constitutes 50 % of protein content. One boiled egg white contains 6-7 grams of protein and has 16-17 calories. Other contents in an egg protein are: Sodium (55 mg) Calcium (2.3 mg) Folate (1.3 mcg) Potassium (53.8 g) Selenium (6.6 mcg) Magnesium (3.6 mg) Phosphorus (4.9 mg) Our daily egg protein intake should be = 0.8 grams * our body weight (in kg) What is sedentary living? If you live a lifestyle that does not include

Health tips for the new year

Health tips for the new year

Each one of us have been promising and making resolutions to do something new and constructive, every new year.  But, lemme ask you all, “Did we ever consider to live an active life than the past year? Did we take up any resolution which is for ourselves, so as to live a healthy life, a life better than the last year when you have to visit your doctor rarely?” If yes, then I must say we are getting keen to stay fit and are learning how important it is to stay active and live a “happily ever after life” just like in movies

Management of stress

Management of stress

Did you ever know that stress can be fatal? So, why not learn tricks for management of stress to stay away from it FOREVER. Causes and Management of stress: Personal: Learn about management of stress as these days we live a life full of rush hours. If you are going through any of these situations in your life you might feel stressed: Self health issues Family health issues Relationship problems Major life changes like change in city of living, marriage and cultural changes job change etc Stress in family due to financial crunch Conflicts in beliefs and values between family members Difference

Home fitness

Home fitness

Home fitness is possible with HIIT programs. Many of us think going to a gym is the last solution for weight loss and which requires dedication to get those muscles worked out at least 5 days a week. I must say partly you all think right, when we are talking about activating our muscles and home fitness. However, we don’t really need to join a gym when we are planning to lose fat%. It is always great first to lose those extra fat% from the body and then hit the gym for muscle growth. Now, let’s see why do we

The best diet plan

The best diet plan

Who doesn’t want to enjoy food during celebrations?  Christmas, New year and many other occasions are coming up and you can imagine the pressure on our body as it will have to handle all those lovely dishes in order to digest well and still keep us happy with the best diet plan! I know, even I used to be scared thinking of all those planned trips, vacations and picnics and yes not to forget the increased number of functions even at your offices as the best diet plan would be missing somewhere. So, the questions here is how to still maintain

Best digestive aid

Best Digestive Aid

If you are one of many people who always wanted to get a remedy in the form of best digestive aid, then you must read this. Learn which food takes longest to digest and what is the best way to combine food to obtain better digestion. Always make sure that food is eaten in right order, considering the time taken for digestion. List of food in order of time taken for best digestive aid: 1. Juices(fruits and vegetables): 15-20 minutes Example: Fruit juice, Vegetable juice, Vegetable broth 2. Semi-liquid blends: 20-30 minutes Example: Blended salad, Blended veggies or fruits 3. Fruits(whole): 20-40 minutes Example:

Source of vitamin

Source of Vitamin

It’s time to learn about the best source of vitamin, as these days people tend to pick those multivitamins from the nearby pharmacy and still not include them in diet. Note: This article is an extension to one of the previous articles: Minerals for Health. Source of vitamin are required for normal growth of human body and human beings obtain vitamins from food as it cannot be synthesized by the body. Vitamins are either fat soluble or water soluble. Let’s see what are the great source of vitamin? Fat soluble vitamins include Vitamin A, D, E and K. These can be stored

7 Calcium Rich Food for Your Diet

Calcium plays a very important role to keep us healthy and strong.

  1. For both Men and Women over age 65: 1500 mg per day
  2. For Women (pre-menopausal) age 25-50 and post-menopausal (who are on Estrogen level therapy): 1000-1200 mg per day
  3. For Women (pregnant/lactating) : 1500 mg per day
  4. For Women (post-menopausal): 1500 mg per day  (who are not on Estrogen level therapy)

Let’s talk about 7 Calcium Rich Food for Your Diet that helps provide calcium and that should be included in our diet to maintain the above mentioned calcium level depending on which category you belong.

  1. Milkshake

Serving for 2: Add 10 fresh strawberries with 1 scoop of strawberry ice cream and blend it well with ½ tsp of honey. Next add 2 glasses of whole milk or skimmed milk (as per your preference) and blend it again to get a thick and rich milkshake.

 

 

Food Item Calcium Content
Strawberries 16 mg /100 gm
Strawberry Ice cream 120 mg/100 gm
Whole milk 113 mg/100 gm
Skimmed milk 125 mg/100 gm
Honey 6 mg/100 gm

 

2. Yogurt Spinach Salad:

Serving for 2: Take 2 spoonful of yogurt and add 1 tsp of honey and beat it nicely. Not add salt as per taste and cut shreds of spinach and add to the yogurt. Add ½ tsp of lemon juice for tangy taste and mix it well. Add a pinch of cumin powder (roast the cumin seeds and then crush to get powder).

 

Food Item Calcium Content
Yogurt 110 mg /100 gm
Salt 24 mg/100 gm
Spinach 99 mg/100 gm
Lemon Juice 26 mg/100 gm
Cumin 931 mg/100 gm
Honey 6 mg/100 gm

 

3. Soya Beans and curd:

Add 1 whole onion to boiled olive oil (1 tsp) and let it get golden brown to add ½ cup of curd. Add salt to taste. Add masalas like turmeric powder, pepper, cumin powder for taste. Now add 20 chunks of boiled soya bean and let it cook till the dish is ready.

 

Food Item Calcium Content
Curd 83 mg /100 gm
Salt 24 mg/100 gm
Turmeric 183 mg/100 gm
Soya bean 277 mg/100 gm
Cumin 931 mg/100 gm
Pepper 18 mg/100 gm
Olive Oil 1mg /100 gm

 

4. Lady’s Finger and Yellow Mustard seed Sabzi:

Wash ladies fingers or okra before you slit them lengthwise. Prepare a paste of yellow mustard seeds and then heat a tbsp. of oil in a kadai. Once the olive oil is hot, add chopped ginger and half sliced onion. Then add the yellow mustard seed paste and add a pinch of turmeric powder and pour ½ glass of water. Let it cook for 2 minutes and then add some salt and okra. Keep it in low flame until okra is cooked.

 

Food Item Calcium Content
Okra 82 mg /100 gm
Salt 24 mg/100 gm
Turmeric 183 mg/100 gm
Olive Oil 1 mg /100 gm
Ginger 16 mg /100 gm
Onion 23 mg /100 gm

 

5. Cheese:

Adding cheese to food may be pasta you make or sandwich that you grab in the morning breakfast contains high amount of calcium that is equal to 1045 mg/100 gm (American cheese). Cheddar cheese contains calcium up to 721 mg/100 gm.

6. Almonds:

Try and grab at least five soaked almonds every morning. It makes a great snack and starter for your day. Try and add almonds in your diet without failure. They contain calcium up to264 mg/100 gm. It is also good supplier of dietary fiber as it provides up to 48% for every 12 gm.

7. Sardines:

 

If you plan to prepare anything in no-vegetarian dish make sure you get sardines more often and this is not just good for your calcium content but also great supplier of omega -3 fatty acid that helps if you are following a diet and trying to reduce those unnecessary weight. Sardines contain 382 mg of calcium for every 100 gm.

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