Certain foods can worsen the rheumatoid arthritis inflammation that leads to joint pain. So here is a rogue’s gallery of the worst offenders in the pantry!
The high vit C content of cabbage reduces free radicals in the body lowering your risk of cancer, degenerative neural diseases, heart disease or stroke. Its potent antioxidant properties may help restore kidney function, cure peptic ulcers, regulate blood glucose levels. Cabbage juice can also serve as a viable probiotic drink for those who are lactose intolerant!
Lightly roasted for a quick snack, blitzed into a dip, or featured in your main course – chickpeas can fit in anywhere. And good thing, too, because they’re great for your health! This powerhouse of protein and fiber can not only help you lose weight but also defend you against cancer and heart disease. So for a healthy addition to your diet, check out the chickpea!
Avocado leaf has more protein, fiber, minerals, and phytochemicals like flavonoids and phenols than the fruit. It can prevent convulsions, lower the blood glucose level, fight ulcer with its antioxidants, and lower body weight by burning fat stored in adipose tissues. The leaf has a licorice or anise-like flavor but can be bitter. So start with one raw or freshly toasted leaf of the Mexican variety to flavor soups, as salad dressing, and as tea.
Wine has antioxidants like quercetin which lowers LDL cholesterol. Its low sugar content also helps in weight control. But because wine has calories, weight loss is possible only if you drink in moderation – 5 oz wine for women and 10 oz for men in a day – counting the wine calories within your diet. Don't drink before bed; it will likely affect your sleep quality. Also note that wine is no substitute for fresh fruits and veggies which contain more nutrients and in larger quantities. Nor is it a replacement for exercise.
Low in carbs, high in fat, and loaded with many health benefits, the ketogenic diet is helping thousands of people lose weight efficiently, and it will help you too. All that you needed to know about ketogenic diet is right here. What Is Ketogenic Diet? Often referred to as keto,[.....]
Take 1 tbsp ACV diluted in 1 cup water or juice before a meal daily to lose weight and fat. It has just 3 Cal, and it can cut your calorie intake by up to 275 Cal by delaying digestion and keeping you full longer. It can influence your genes to promote fat burning and reduce fat storing. It can also drop post-meal blood sugar and insulin levels. Don't have more than 2 tbsps a day. If you have gastroparesis, ask your doctor first.
Eggs are packed with protein so they’ll keep you full all day. Legumes like kidney, garbanzo, and black beans are plant-based sources that vegans can eat. Soy products, like tofu and soy milk, also offer protein. Seitan is similar but is made out of wheat gluten. Many fake meats are made with soy or seitan. Nuts are extremely high in protein, and they’ll lower your risk for breast cancer and type 2 diabetes.
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.
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