Tank up on calcium-rich foods (RDI: 1,200 mg/day), soy products, fresh fruits and veggies to cope with hot flashes and compensate for the declining estrogen levels. Consume vit D-rich foods like fatty fish, eggs, and fortified milk daily (30 ng/mL) to reduce your risk of heart attack or stroke. Cut down on caffeine; spicy, white, and refined foods. Ban the booze!
When it comes to its nutritional potential, pickles can be polarizing. While they do have antioxidants, probiotics, they are also high in sodium and sugar. Thus, when consumed in large quantities, pickles can mess with your blood pressure and blood sugar. People with hypertension, diabetes, renal/heart disease must limit their intake of pickles to avoid further complications.
A recent study from Sweden suggests that a synergistic combination of CoQ10, selenium supplements may slash heart-failure related mortality risks by ~50%. The credit goes to their high antioxidant levels that helps protect the damaged tissues by reducing oxidative stress and improving cell-efficiency. Natural food sources include whole grains, fish, nuts, and seeds.
Food doesn’t just amp up your libido, it could just as easily kill it too. Did you know that all those processed foods and snacks you unconsciously pop into your mouth, that extra serving of bread, or even the bottled water you buy could be responsible for dampening that sex drive? Here’s a quick guide to the foods you may want to distance yourself from if you’re hoping to warm things up in the sack.
Curejoy Expert Gina Hodge Explains: The Health Benefits of Kissing Generally, when it comes to kissing, medically, you will probably think of it as a means to share germs, unhygienic act but obviously it is romantic too. However, kissing has a lot to offer to your health condition, provided both[.....]
Hibiscus is a very safe herb, and it is good for all blood types. Read more to learn about its miraculous health benefits.
A basked filled with luscious purple fruits and vegetables does much more than look good in still life paintings or on your kitchen counter. It contains a wealth of incredible health benefits. Dark-colored foods such as purple onions and blackberries are loaded with healing antioxidants. Here are 6 reasons you[.....]
Blood pressure In Pregnancy Blood pressure is one of the parameters your gynecologist will check during every prenatal visit. It is normal to have a slight dip in your blood pressure during pregnancy, especially in the first and second trimesters. This can be attributed to the hormone progesterone that relaxes[.....]
A plant-based diet focuses on eating more plants than animal sources. It’s like vegetarianism without the restriction of animal products. Instead, it’s about reducing the volume of those animal foods. Healthy options like egg whites and skim milk are welcome. Processed and refined goods are also limited, if not excluded.[.....]
Both men and women can have well known symptoms of heart attack like cold sweats, crushing chest pains, and light headedness. But, some less well known symptoms like pain in the abdomen, neck, jaw, or back, fatigue, shortness of breath, nausea are said to be more common to women. However, this doesn't mean that you should ignore them if you're a man.
Fennel Tea has been used as a medicinal and culinary herb since the times of the ancient Greeks. For those who have trouble with poor digestion, gas and bloating, a simple cup of fennel tea after a heavy meal can be the simplest and most effective remedy. Fennel reduces bad[.....]
You may think that your heart is healthy as long you eat and exercise right. But there are umpteen silent yet deadly factors in close proximity to you that can weaken your heart and increase the chances of a heart attack. Sometimes, maintaining a healthy lifestyle will still fall short[.....]
This drink is both delicious and healthy, making it the perfect accompaniment to your meals. It’s also a great way to cool off when the heat is unbearable! Here are 9 amazing health benefits of buttermilk. 1. Lactose-Intolerant? This Is The Drink For You Many people who are lactose intolerant[.....]
Guavas are plants in the Myrtle family (Myrtaceae) genus Psidium. Health Benefits of Guava include eye care, brain health, immunity booster, cancer cure, skin care and many more. The term “guava” appears to derive from the Arawak (indigenous peoples of the Caribbean) guayabo “guava tree”, via the Spanish guayaba. Another term[.....]
Hypertension also known as high blood pressure is responsible for an increased risk of kidney disease, heart attack, vision problems, heart failure, stroke and many other life threatening health conditions. Reducing your blood pressure ensures that you do not suffer from the drastic side effects of these symptoms. Unfortunately, many[.....]
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