You need at least 75 mins of a vigorous aerobic activity, or 150 mins of moderate-intensity aerobic exercise every week. Running, cycling or skipping rope are the simplest and most cost-effective routes to burning off those calories. Opt for swimming if you have knee trouble or can’t take the high impact of running or jogging. Martial arts and power yoga are other options you should try.
Healthy gut bacteria synthesize short-chain fatty acids and increase good cholesterol (HDL) levels. They carry out biotransformation of bile that improves metabolism of cholesterol, lowering bad cholesterol (LDL) levels. Interestingly, changes in cholesterol metabolism also cause dramatic shifts in the gut microbiota. Restore it by consuming fiber-rich fruits, veggies, fermented foods, and exercise.
Vegetarianism can work against you if not planned well. A vegetarian diet runs the risk of lacking crucial nutrients as plant sources do not necessarily account for all the requirements of the body. Lower sperm count, cancer, and deficiencies in bone minerals, iron, and vit B12 are repercussions of vegetarianism that are under scrutiny. The right mix of foods with a focus on essential nutrients is vital.
Lithium balances neurotransmitters - dopamine and serotonin. In safe small doses, lithium orotate prevents depression, PTSD, Alzheimer’s and can stop ALS progression. It improves your mood, lowers stress, and enhances focus. A dietary pill typically contains 5 mg lithium and 115 mg orotate. Ask a doctor before popping it. Pregnant or nursing women should avoid these pills.
Eating chicken skin may be a little sinful but not all that bad. There is fat in it, but it is good unsaturated fat. Lowered blood pressure and cholesterol are perks of munching on crispy golden brown skin. Chicken skin has oleic acid too (like olive oil) that inhibits cardiac, inflammatory, and autoimmune diseases. It is not high in calories so removing it won’t help much in your calorie-cutting plans.
Minimize joint inflammation to enable free movement of bones. Keep off foods containing harmful lectins (specific to blood types): wheat, corn, and white potatoes for type O; red meat, cow’s milk, and kidney beans for type A; chicken, peanuts, and buckwheat for type B; chicken, bell peppers, sesame oils and seeds for type AB. Aerobics and strength training build lean muscle while reducing joint swelling.
Exercise to burn sugar for fuel and to increase insulin sensitivity. Avoid carbs and stock up on soluble fibre-rich foods to regulate your sugar spikes. Stay hydrated to prevent your liver from producing sugar. Chew slowly, eat chromium and magnesium-rich foods (with low glycemic indices), and reduce your portion size. Glucagon and cortisol spike sugar - avoid stress and sleep well.
1000 calories meal plan: Breakfast - 1/2 cup greek yogurt, 1/3 cup nutrition paste, 1 cup kale salad, and 60 g sweet potato with guacamole. Snack - 1 clementine. Lunch - 1 whole wheat tortilla, 1 stir fried egg with 2 tomatoes, and 1/2 cup orange juice. Dinner - 1 cup mutton soup, 14g each steamed buckwheat and brown rice, spinach salad, and 1/2 an apple. Swipe left for more meal plans.
A balanced diet is essential during dialysis. Keep a strict tab on your fluid intake. Legumes, beans, and cottage cheese will provide safe protein. Eat oatmeal and oat bran to keep cholesterol levels low. Keep salt in check by cutting down on processed foods; use lemon zest, vinegar, mustard for flavoring. Choose foods low in potassium - apples, pears, berries, radish, asparagus, and zucchini.
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Have a meal plan and shop accordingly. Buy good-quality same-size containers and weigh every food item on a food scale to restrict calorie intake. Start slow by prepping meals for 2–3 days. Don't try new recipes. Chop veggies beforehand and store for use later. Roast different veggies together. Cook lunch the night before and spice up your meals with fresh ginger and lemon. Eat healthy snacks out of small jars.
If you WANT the food, leave it. If you NEED it, eat it. Its OK to leave some food on your plate. Mentally calculate the calories in the food in front of you. Avoid distractions like TV and pay attention to what you eat, taste and how full your tummy feels. Use a smaller plate and a larger fork, and drink calorie-filled fluids from tall glasses to fool your brain into eating less.
Focus on strength training. Start slowly. Do each exercise until you can’t perform another rep. When you can do more than 15 reps, advance to harder exercise. Do different variations aimed at same muscle group to activate growth. Best exercises to build muscle and strength are pull ups, dive bomber push ups, dips, split squats. Eat carbs and protein rich meals.
Bell's Palsy (facial paralysis) caused as a side effect of herpes virus infection and nerve inflammation. 80% patients recover naturally within 6 months. Physiotherapy, acupuncture, moxibustion, ayurveda therapies - abhyanga, mridu swedana and nasya help speed up nerve repair. Herbs like garlic, mustard, clove, blackgram and castor are also effective.
If you've broken a bone, eat a high-calorie diet rich in calcium and protein – like milk and meat – the building blocks for the bone. Eat citrus fruits to reduce inflammation and vitamin D foods like eggs and fatty fish to absorb calcium better. Eat fruits like apricot and prunes for potassium, oysters for zinc, and red meat for iron, all of which speed healing. Skip alcohol and coffee till you recover fully.
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