If you feel tired, and suspect that you have a deficiency of vitamins, your doctor may give you a list of blood tests to find out how low you are and on which nutrient. Sometimes these blood tests can be very expensive. But there are other ways to find if[.....]
Grape Seed Oil: Overdose of omega-6, is inflammatory and has processed substances like hexane. Canola Oil: Over 87% is genetically modified and contains erucic acid. Vegetable Oil: High on phytic acid and trypsin which blocks vitamin digestion. Vegan Butter Substitutes are a mix of canola and soybean oil. Corn Oil: Again genetically modified and inflammatory.
Everyone deserves and occasional junk food binge without having to deal with the guilt trip that would follow. Though you cannot turn back the clock and prevent all those potato chips and ice cream from jumping into your mouth, you can cancel out the effect of all the unwanted calories[.....]
Produce processors frequently spray fruits and vegetables with a fine film of approved wax, lacquer or resin coating. This improves their shell life by protecting them from dehydration and other hazards. It’s suggested to wash off these coatings under running cold water. Commercial produce rinses are available but they're no more effective than rinsing in cold water.
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.
Blend 1 lemon, 1 cucumber, 1 tbs grated ginger, 1 tbs of aloe vera juice, a bunch of cilantro/parsley and ½ glass of water until smooth and drink before bedtime. This drink boosts your metabolism rate and burn fat as you sleep. Cucumber and lemon flush fat and toxins respectively, while ginger eases digestion and parsley/cilantro is rich in antioxidants.
Coke is a popular sugary drink. One can of Coke has 39 g or 9.75 teaspoons of sugar in it. A half-liter bottle of Coke has 65 g or 16.25 teaspoons of sugar in it whereas a liter bottle of the beverage has 108 g or 27 teaspoons of sugar in it. While one can of Coke has 165.75 calories, a half liter bottle of the beverage has 276.25 calories and a one-liter bottle has 459 calories. A soda a day translates to 35 pounds or 16 kg of sugar a year which can add 15 (or more) pounds or 7kg or more to your bodyweight in a year!
Eat right by adopting a Mediterranean diet, loading up on vitamins B3, B12, K, D, and cutting back on salt, sugar, red meat. Indulge in mentally stimulating activities such as solving puzzles, crosswords and/or learning new languages. Practice cardio and strength training 3-5 times a week for at least 30 mins. Aim for 6-8 hrs of deep sleep every night. Quit alcohol, smoking.
Prenatal vitamins are essential for the healthy growth of the fetus. Vitamins A, B, C, D, and E need to be supplemented during this stage, so are folic acid, iron, and calcium. While you can get these through synthetically-derived and store-bought supplements, there are natural source of prenatals, too. Good quality natural prenatals can be derived from substances like raspberry leaf, olive oil, milk thistle, ginger and more. Cod liver oil, probiotics and pregnancy teas are also popular sources of prenatals.
Vitamin D from sunshine has long been recognized by Ayurvedic medicine as a natural blood thinner. Water is a very effective blood thinner. Drinking about 1/2 ounce of water per pound of body weight (50 oz. if you weigh 100 lbs.) every day will help keep the blood from thickening and clumping. Moderate daily exercise will also help thin the blood. Remaining stationary for long periods of time (a long trip or hours on the couch) will increase the risk of a blood clot.
A fresh-squeezed glass of orange juice contains 20.83 gm of natural sugars and 25.79 gm of carbs that turns into sugars too upon digestion. In essence, if you're a diabetic, be sure to stick to a small glass of fresh, homemade orange juice. Also adjust carb, sugar intake from other meals that day to compensate. Better yet, choose to eat the whole fruit instead.
The holiday season is inevitably a desperate time that calls for desperate measures. The pressure to look your best has you looking around for miracle diets, pills, or equipment that help you shed 10 dress sizes instantly. No gimmick seems too far-fetched when it comes to losing weight. (Who knows? It[.....]
Watermelon is an excellent snack for dogs, especially in summer. Loaded with vitamins like A, B6 and C, watermelon is low in calories and is a refreshing food for your furry friend. However, before giving the fruit to the dog, all the seeds, including the white ones, need to be removed from it. The rind of the watermelon too should be avoided because both rind and seeds are difficult to digest and could cause digestive issues in dogs.
Do you feel bloated and uncomfortable? Do you develop rashes or itching after a meal? Ever wondered if the food you eat could be causing this bloating? Think about it. It is true, we are what we eat. In fact, it’s safe to say that what we eat can affect how[.....]
Having negligible fat content, a meager 46 Calories in a cupful, and a low glycemic load of 8, watermelons will not make you pack on more pounds. On the contrary, they may help you lose weight by promoting muscle growth in place of fat accumulation. Drink half a liter watermelon juice an hour before your workouts to reduce morning-after soreness.
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