Plain clarified butter or ghee, used in ayurveda for centuries, is a simple natural alternative hair-care therapy. A natural conditioner owing to its essential fatty acid content, it can improve circulation to the scalp through simple massages or shiro abhyanga. Or consume it to benefit from vitamins A, D, and E that support sebum production, fight hair loss, and protect your locks from oxidative stress and hair fall.
If you want to fortify your bones, muscles, and nerves with calcium, take your pick from a variety of vegan, dairy, and nondairy sources. Legumes such as red kidney beans or mung beans and soy-based foods like tofu can be just what your body needs. Or how about wolfing down dried figs or nuts such as almonds? Even leafy greens make the cut. And then, of course, there are the old favorites milk, yogurt, and cheese as well as bony fish!
Gastritis is an umbrella term for any condition that occurs due to an inflammation of the stomach. The causes of acute or chronic gastritis can vary in each person. But what you eat can either worsen or improve your health. The best bet is to avoid any irritants, which include spicy foods, dairy products, alcohol, smoking, caffeine, processed foods, and anything you're allergic to.
A wholesome breakfast during pregnancy is important to let you and your baby begin the day on the right note. Easy-to-make and healthy breakfast recipes save your time and energy. These recipes have the right balance of complex carbs, proteins, good fat, omega-3, and vitamins. Fresh fruits, yogurt, and berries further enrich their nutrition value.
Native to West Africa, and derived from the oil-rich seed of the fruit of the shea tree, shea butter is going places! It is packed with vitamins and fatty acids and is known for its moisturizing and healing powers. Shea butter is a natural and gentle remedy for a host of skin concerns like dryness, eczema, acne, stretch marks, and rashes. It's also great for hair. Use shea butter for a soft, shiny, and thick locks.
Even the most descriptive adjectives cannot express the terrible, pathetic and disgusting feeling we experience when we suffer from a cold and flu. Appetite is lost, body aches all over and the head is just about to explode. You’d give anything to escape this feeling of sickness and you’re even[.....]
Pregnant women shouldn’t eat unpasteurized soft cheeses. These are more likely to have Listeria, a genus of bacteria that causes listeriosis infection. It can lead to miscarriages, preterm labor, and newborn death. If you’re pregnant, avoid soft cheeses made with raw milk. These include brie, camembert, chèvre, Danish Blue, gorgonzola, and Roquefort. Mexican-style cheese, like raw Queso Fresco, also shouldn’t be eaten. However, if any of these cheeses are made with pasteurized milk, they are safe to consume.
You don't have to chop off your hair to remove split ends. Here are a few natural home remedies to deal with it. Coconut oil, avocado, olive oil, and shea butter can moisturize split ends. The proteins in milk, yogurt, and beer; the antioxidants in bananas and vitamin E oil; and honey work at locking in the moisture.
Ghee or clarified butter is a rich source of ready energy enriched with vitamins. It can give you an antioxidant boost, keep you guts healthy, help your heart by lowering cholesterol and triglyceride levels, and may even help you lose weight. The ancient science of ayurveda considers it an ideal fat that protects you from diseases, promotes longevity, lubricates tissues and keeps your body flexible, improves digestion and can treat inflammatory swellings and blisters when applied to skin.
Butter coffee or bulletproof coffee, as some call it, is a creamy oil-laden version of your regular cuppa. It is also one that’s been in the spotlight for some fairly big claims, including of improved metabolism, weight loss, in spite of the high amount of saturated fat it packs in. To avoid it being harmful - do not have the drink in lieu of a healthy meal, use only grass-fed butter.
When it comes to healthy eating, cheese has a pretty bad reputation. It makes people think about pizza and mozzarella sticks. But did you know that cheese is high in protein? It’s also rich in calcium, a mineral that many people don’t get enough.1 So you might not want to[.....]
A dairy allergy is an overreaction of the immune system to milk proteins whey and/or casein. Symptoms can range from mild (such as hives, swelling, itching, rashes) to a severe and potentially fatal allergic reaction known as anaphylaxis. Diagnosis by a qualified allergist by means of a skin or blood test is often the most effective way of confirming a dairy allergy.
They say that we need to eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and dinner like a pauper. And in all honesty, breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but what’s more important is what you have for it. Breakfast is essentially filling your body with[.....]
Eat protein-rich foods like lean meat and casein shake to burn more calories. You should sleep for at least 7 hours to keep your cortisol levels low and your appetite in check. So also have tryptophan foods like turkey and melatonin foods like cherries, both of which improve sleep quality. Avoid fatty food, sweets, ice creams, caffeine, and frozen food in the evening. Meditate or relax to calm your nerves for good sleep.
Foods not cut into conveniently ingestible shapes or sizes, hard candy and chewing gum that can stick to your food pipe, whole grapes that can slip down the windpipe, popcorn, peanut butter, marshmallows and nuts need to be carefully eaten. Restlessness poses a higher risk of choking in children than adults. Avoid distractions and be mindful of what you eat to avoid choking mishaps.
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