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

Weight Loss and Fat Loss – IV

This series is very important like all the last 3 for weight loss and fat loss.

This weight loss and fat loss series introduces you to the food that must be consumed, and also those food items which should be deleted from your shopping cart.

Welcome to the new era of Nutrition:

Food- Essential:

These food items belongs to the category that has high nutrient value. The nutrition obtained from the food cannot be generated in the human body on its own. It is always great to pick a good lot of veggies when you plan for weight loss and fat loss.

Veggies and fruits play a great role in providing maximum amount of vitamins and minerals to the body. They are also a good source of essential fatty acids, antioxidants. The fruits and veggies have anti-inflammatory properties.

The best part of veggies and fruits is that they keep you full for longer and always constitute healthy calorie consumption. This allows you to lose weight and fat faster.

You must remember that our body needs 80% proper nutrition in order to show results, after we sweat out hard during our 20% of daily workouts.

Always make sure that your plate is half filled with veggies and fruits rather than carbohydrates.

You can also use these to snack. Carrots, celery, and berries of all kinds can be your great snacks.

Vegetables: These are low in calories and high in vitamins and minerals.

  1. Kale
  2. Collard Greens
  3. Bok Choy
  4. Arugula
  5. Spinach
  6. Chard
  7. Broccoli
  8. Brussels Sprout
  9. Garlic
  10. Mushroom
  11. Asparagus
  12. Squash
  13. Cabbage
  14. Lettuce
  15. Tomato
  16. Cauliflower
  17. Radish
  18. Bell Pepper
  19. Onion
  20. Carrot
  21. Cucumber
  22. Sweet Potato
  23. Yam
  24. Beet
  25. Potato

Fruits: Fruits are also a good source of vitamins, minerals and fiber. Fruits listed in orange colour are good source of fiber.

  1. Avocado
  2. All berries
  3. Coconut
  4. Cherry
  5. Apple
  6. Banana
  7. Orange
  8. Pomegranate
  9. Lemon/Lime
  10. Guava
  11. Kiwi
  12. Pear
  13. Mango
  14. Peach
  15. Cantaloupe
  16. Pineapple
  17. Plum
  18. Grapes
  19. Watermelon

Note: The feeling of satisfaction is high when you consume veggies and fruits. Your body gets all the essential nutrients to function normally and does not crave for bad food.

Other Essential Food: These are also required for the supply of carbohydrate, fats and protein to the body.

Meat, Eggs and Sea food [Major Protein Sources]:

Below mentioned food items from 1-8 are also a good source of omega-3 in addition to vitamins, minerals and protein.

The rest are good sources of vitamins, mineral and protein.

  1. Salmon
  2. Eggs 
  3. Liver 
  4. Beef
  5. Mackerel
  6. Trout
  7. Sardines
  8. Anchovies
  9. Bison
  10. Oysters
  11. Clams
  12. Chicken
  13. Venison
  14. Pork
  15. Turkey
  16. Lamb
  17. Tuna   [good source of omega-3]
  18. Crab
  19. Lobster
  20. Shrimp   [good source of omega-3]

 

Oil and Fats: These oils and fats are categorized as good for health:

  1. Virgin Coconut Oil
  2. Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  3. Avocado Oil
  4. Tallow
  5. Ghee
  6. Butter  (it is also a source of omega -3)
  7. Palm Oil
  8. Walnut Oil
  9. Flax Oil

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Food -Moderate Quantity:

This category includes food items that are to be consumed in moderation and amount should never be exceeded. These are nuts, seeds, dairy, beverages, legumes, grains, sugar.

Nuts and Seeds: They are beneficiary in unsalted and unsweetened versions.

  1. Almonds
  2. Walnuts
  3. Macadamia Nuts
  4. Flaxseeds
  5. Hazelnuts
  6. Pecans
  7. Sunflower Seeds
  8. Sesame Seeds
  9. Cashews
  10. Pistachios
  11. Cocoa (Dark Chocolate)

Dairy:

  1. Greek yogurt
  2. Cheese
  3. Whole milk
  4. Cream cheese

Beverages: 

  1. Coconut milk
  2. Red wine
  3. Hard liquor

Legumes: They are considered as a high source of fiber.

  1. Lentils
  2. Green Beans
  3. Peas
  4. Chickpeas
  5. Kidney beans
  6. Alfalfa
  7. Peanuts
  8. Natural peanut/butter
  9. Soybean (even tofu)

Grains:

  1. Quinoa
  2. Barley
  3. Oats
  4. Buckwheat
  5. Rice (long grain)
  6. Whole wheat bread
  7. Corn – cob

Sugars:

  1. Honey

Note: The dark honey has more anti-bacterial and antioxidant properties. 

 

Food – Must Limit:

The food that are included in this category are:

Sugars:

  1. Agave Nectar
  2. Cane Juice
  3. Dextrose
  4. Glucose-Fructose
  5. High-Fructose Corn Syrup
  6. Jam
  7. Malt/Maltose
  8. Sauces
  9. Sucrose
  10. Sugar
  11. Syrups

Beverages:

  1. Beer
  2. Energy Drinks
  3. Fruit Juice
  4. Low-Sugar or Sugar-free Drinks
  5. Milkshakes
  6. Cocktails
  7. Soda

NEWS FLASH: A can of coco-cola has more calories than 1 tbsp of butter.

 

Oils and Fats:

  1. Trans Fats
  2. Vegetable Oil
  3. Sunflower Oil
  4. Soybean Oil
  5. Canola (Rapeseed) Oil
  6. Cottonseed Oil
  7. Margarine
  8. Partially Hydrogenated Oil
  9. Peanut Oil
  10. Safflower Oil

NEWS FLASH: These oils have high amount of omega-6 polyunsaturated fats. Consumption in excess can increase the chances of heart disease.

Tip: Never deep fry and try spraying oil instead of pouring oil. Avoid processed food.

A tip that works best is not to get any of these “Must Limit” food to your kitchen.

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