Almonds are a rich source of folic acid, which helps the brain and neurological development of the fetus, and vitamin E that protects the baby from future risk of asthma. They are a healthy source of dietary fat, carbs and helps knock off excess pregnancy pounds because of its high satiety index. Equally beneficial are almond milk and almond butter.
For some Americans, water chestnuts might seem like an exotic ingredient. Yet, they're a staple in Asian cuisine, Ayurveda, and traditional Chinese medicine. From hernias to sore throat, these intriguing aquatic vegetables can treat a variety of ailments. They're also versatile enough to be used in both savory and sweet dishes. You might be surprised to learn that water chestnuts might be exactly what your diet needs.
Tree nuts and peanuts are among the top eight food allergens in the United States. And if you have a close family member with a nut allergy, you’re probably concerned that you might have one, too. But do you know how to spot an allergic reaction? And what should you do to prevent one to begin with? Brushing up on these facts could save your life.
Can what you eat affect your lungs? It’s true. You are what you eat. Individual reactions to food vary a great deal, but here are 6 best and worst foods for your lungs. Smart food choices will help you breathe easier if you have asthma. 1. Apples People who eat[.....]
Walnuts are rich in omega 3 fats, phytosterols, polyphenols, carotenoids, and melatonin – all of which help reduce oxidative stress and retard tumor growth both in terms of size and number. They influence gut microflora, precluding colon cancer. They also prevent prostate and breast cancers. Brain booster, anti-inflammatory agent, cholesterol fighter, and now anti-carcinogen – more reason why you should eat this super-nut.
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.
Walk barefoot to ground your body and for anti-inflammatory benefits. Hug a pet or loved one. Munch on a bowl of antioxidant-rich blueberries to stall early aging. Drink refreshing spa water. Treat your sweet tooth with beneficial dark chocolate. Don’t be stingy with spices. Take regular time-outs and go on a holiday. Get enough sleep. De-stress by taking a walk in nature.
Nuts and seeds are super healthy and most of us aren’t eating enough of them! They are important additions to our daily food consumption. You can incorporate small amounts of a combination of the following 10 nuts and seeds in your diet to enjoy their health benefits. 1. Almonds Many people consider almonds[.....]
Simply crush a tsp of coconut or papaya or pomegranate to make an enzyme peel paste. Apply it as a thin mask on face and neck in mild circular motions. Rinse with cold water after 15-25 mins and apply a moisturiser. It cleanses pores, improves skin tone, removes dead cells and promotes skin renewal. It also fights wrinkles, dryness and whiteheads.
Soy milk has good protein, calcium and is low in saturated fats. But look for a non-GMO certified milk. Almond milk has high sodium and high level of beneficial Vitamin E. Macadamia milk has omega-3 fatty acids. Hazelnut milk is high in carbs and calcium. Coconut milk has low protein and high-fat content. Hemp milk has low protein and high omega 3 fatty acids.
Coconut water contains a high amount of potassium and antioxidants. Hawaiians refer to coconut water as “Noelani”, which means ‘Dews from the heavens’. Here are are all the immense benefits of coconut water that justifies this name. It helps prevent dehydration, contains anti aging properties, is great for the skin, aids in weight loss, is a natural hangover remedy, improves immunity, digestion, regulates blood pressure, improves kidney function and fuels the brain and the body.
Turmeric contains curumin that has medicinal benefits like anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, anti-tumor, antibacterial, and antiviral activities. Blend until smooth : 1 cup hemp or coconut milk, 1/2 cup frozen pineapple or mango chunks, 1 fresh banana, 1 tbsp coconut oil, 1/2 tsp turmeric (or 1 tsp), 1/2 tsp cinnamon, 1/2 tsp ginger, 1 tsp chia seeds, 1 tsp maca (optional).
Consuming almonds helps a person in burning away belly fat, in addition to protecting against heart diseases. According to research, consuming almonds weighing at least 1.5 ounces, or 42 grams, daily also led to improved levels of low-density lipoproteins and total cholesterol, reductions in waistlines and decreased amounts of leg fat.
One of the most terrible allergies that have shaken the world in a massive way is caused by nuts, precisely, peanuts. Speaking of numbers, peanut allergy affected 1 in 125 children in 2002. However, there is now 1 in every 17 children (over 1 million in the USA) suffering from[.....]
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