Alkalize Your Body for Better Health

Alkalize Your Body for Better Health

It is easy to get lost in the whole health-food terminology and discourse on clean living. One can’t really tell where healthy stops and unhealthy begins. One major factor in determining the healthfulness of a food can be by looking at it from an alkaline or acidic point of view. The more alkaline it is the better. Alkaline diets have gained more importance from the cancer world, as many research studies are now showing an obvious connection between acidic diets and rise in cancers. Alkaline balance- In order for your…

Grow Your Own, Own Your Grow.

Grow Your Own, Own Your Grow.

If there’s anything that the farm-to-table movement makes us realize, it’s that life really comes full circle. From childhood days when our food was served fresh by our mothers or grandmothers, we moved into a decade or two of ready-to-eat dinners………. Only to realize that the journey from packaging to table will never benefit one as much as the journey from farm to table. While many of us buy organic these days, a few intrepid ones actually grow their own vegetables and herbs to ensure freshness. However, if you are…

Align Your Diet with Exercise Regimen for Best Results

Align Your Diet with Exercise Regimen for Best Results

Exercise and nutrition are twp peas in a pod. The quality of nutrition impacts performance, recovery, immunity, hormones and even the results we are striving for. The most common mistake people commit is considering food as a reward, forgetting that 70% results depend on nutrition and the remaining 30% on exercise, sleep or the lack of them and your level of stress. For example- while eating that cupcake might seems harmless, eating processed sugar post workout triggers somatostatin release that blocks the human growth hormone ( necessary for lean muscle),…

The Right Antioxidants for the Brain

The Right Antioxidants for the Brain

Vitamin E- vitamin E is a fat-soluble antioxidant, which is very important in the protection of brain and peripheral nerve cells. Vitamin E is able to cross through the blood brain barrier, but it does not have some difficulty. Researchers have to use very high doses of vitamin E in supplementation in order to increase the level of vitamin E in this area of the body. Therefore, vitamin E is an important antioxidant in protecting brain cells but probably not the best one in this situation. Vitamin C- Vitamin c…

Quality Of The Food In U.S.

Quality Of The Food In U.S.

No other nation on the face of the earth has produced the abundance of food that America has over the past half century.but, when you look at the quality of our food from a health perspective, there are definite concerns. The processes used to produce and preserve our foods today have had a serious effect on the quality of this tremendous food supply. Do you know that most of us are suffering from certain dangerous diet deficiencies, which cannot be remedied until the depleted soils from which our foods come…

Nutritional Supplements-Protecting Your Health

Nutritional Supplements-Protecting Your Health

Nutritional supplementation is really about health, not disease. Attacking the root cause of chronic degerative disease is true preventive medicine. We must realize that most of us enjoy good health and want to continue. Although, the patients who have developed a serious illness and were able to take back control of their health again, everyone would agree that it’s much easier to maintain health than it is to try to regain it. By applying these simple principles, which are in a good health can decrease the risk of developing these…

A Perfect Diet, We Eat To Lose Weight?

A Perfect Diet, We Eat To Lose Weight?

Good news for all those trying to lose extra kilos, you needn’t starve to get thin. For what it’s worth, those extra inches around your belly may not always be fat. Forget crash/fad diets, you can beat the bulge by eating. Beat the bloat- The first step to lose weight is to figure out the reason for it. Most of the people suffer from gastric problems like constipation and indigestion and many a time bloating is result of that. One of the most common reasons for bloating is eating breakfast…

The Heartbreak Diet

The Heartbreak Diet

Best comfort foods to nurse that diseased heart WALNUTS- walnuts are great for providing omega-3 fatty acids. These acids are proven to help give your brain the nourishment it needs to curb depression. FISH- Another source of omega-3 fatty acids. Stick to oily fish like salmon, tuna and sardines. TURKEY- Turkey contains Aristophanes that triggers neurotransmitters. Neurotransmitters are chemical messengers that are found in your nervous systems that control your mood. These transmitters can make you feel better. ROI-BOOS TEA- Riotous is a slightly sweet non- caffeinated tea that is…

Nectar for a Healthy Baby

Nectar for a Healthy Baby

Amazing as it sounds, the simple act of breastfeeding a new born baby is the first step towards a healthy human and has a huge impact on the health of an individual throughout their lifetime. As per UNICEF, putting the baby to the breast also provides them with the essential nutrients, antibodies and skin to skin contact with their mother that protects them from diseases. A delay in this first critical contact not only decreases the newborn’s chances of survival, it limits milk supply and reduces the chances of exclusive…

BALANCED DIET

BALANCED DIET

The human body requires a continuous supply of nutrients. These nutrients are utilized by the body to maintain health. The nutrients ought to be supplied daily in the right proportion for optimum utilization and proper body maintenance. This can be achieved by taking a balanced diet every day. A BALANCED DIET is one which includes all the nutrients in correct proportion or adequate amounts to promote and preserve health. The recommended food and dietary allowances as per the ICMR 1988 have been shown in the following tables. This table gives…