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Showing posts with label Food. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Food. Show all posts

Thursday, April 16, 2015

COFFEE DRINKERS ARE MORE LIKELY TO BE SUCCESSFUL

I love coffee. I hope you do too. There is a ritual that comes with making it and the smell is wonderful. While others are yawning and trying to get their days going, coffee is like a punch in the face to wake you up into the real world. Perhaps you drink coffee all the time or merely sometimes, yet do not quite fully understand how pivotal it is to your success. If so, here is some news for you!

1. They are more physically active
When caffeine enters your blood stream, it acts like fuel. It also increases the adrenaline level in your body to significantly enhance your physical performance. Some suggest that you have a cup of coffee roughly an hour before you hit the gym or engage in a physically engaging exercise.

Friday, August 22, 2014

THIS VIDEO WILL CHANGE OUR HABITS OF EATING (video)

A PSA posted to YouTube by Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta is making people think twice.

The video points out that obesity doesn’t happen overnight.

“You’ll get a shocking sneak peek into the future to see what life might be like for a child who carries unhealthy habits.”

WARNING: This video may be upsetting for some viewers. Viewer discretion is advised. 

Thursday, August 21, 2014

FOODS TO REMOVE BELLY FAT



Are you really working hard and still finding it very hard to lose tummy fat? There are millions of people from all over the globe who wish to burn stomach fat. Nobody really likes to be overweight and have lots of excess pounds around their stomach. More and more studies show that packing on too much belly fat can harm your

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

WHICH VEGETABLES HAVE THE MOST PROTEIN

Vegetables aren't typically known for being a great source of protein, but there are some sneaky ones out there that contain a decent amount—so we asked Emily Gilbert, R.D., for the best plant-based ways to get this essential nutrient.

Something important to keep in mind: "Plant proteins are 'incomplete' proteins, meaning they don't contain all of the essential amino acids," says Gilbert. To make sure you get the different types of amino acids you need, make sure to combine these veggies with whole grains.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

12 FOODS FOR DIABETIC PERSON

We all know that maintaining a healthy diet is vital in terms of diabetes prevention and treatment. Generally, the advice given to diabetics is relevant to the general population as well: consume adequate vegetables, fruits, legumes, whole grains, low-fat dairy products, poultry and fish, and less industrial sweets and foods high in fat and salt. It is known that patients who use professional advice and expert dieticians and nutritional supervision have a much better chance to maintain balanced levels of sugar, and avoid the complications of the disease. Diabetics should also keep meals at regular times throughout the day to avoid sharp rises in blood sugar levels.

CHILLI BURNS AND MILK SOOTHE THE PAINS

Whether it’s a few flakes on a pizza or the spiciest vindaloo known to humankind, most people can tolerate or even enjoy the tingling, burning sensation chilli can bring.


So how does chilli deliver its sting? And why is it that milk can take the edge off a spicy meal, while water doesn’t work as well?

Our senses of taste and smell are collectively known as the chemosenses; they detect certain chemicals in the environment.

Monday, August 18, 2014

ANOTHER USE OF LEMON AS A MEDICINE

Lemons are so versatile and can be used in many ways to enhance your health. Lemons have been used for medicinal properties since ancient times. They have been cultivated in China and India for about 2,500 years. There are a lot of culinary uses for lemons in food and drink, and lemon is also used as a cleaning agent. This time I would like to share with you 10 uses for lemons that can improve your health. There are many more uses for lemon as a medicine, but let’s look at some of them:

Sunday, August 17, 2014

THE BENEFITS OF DRINKING WATER ON EMPTY STOMACH



It is popular in Japan today to drink water immediately after waking up every morning. Furthermore, scientific tests have proven its value. We publish below a description of use of water for our readers. For old and serious diseases as well as modern illnesses the water treatment had been found successful by a Japanese medical society as a 100% cure for the following diseases:

Saturday, August 16, 2014

45 USES OF LEMONS

Most people are familiar with the traditional uses for lemons to soothe sore throats and add some citrus flavor to our foods. However the diversity of applications for lemons far exceeds general knowledge and once you read the following list, you'll likely want to stock at least a few lemons in your kitchen 24-7.

Friday, August 15, 2014

10 FOODS THAT BURN FAT

1. Oats
Its not only tastes great but also reduces your hunger. Oats contains fiber which helps and stabilizes the levels of cholesterol.

2. Eggs
Eggs are the rich sources of proteins and low in calories. Eggs helps us to build the muscles and develops the good cholesterol.

Monday, August 11, 2014

THE MAGIC OF DRINKING WATER



Sufficient daily water intake is vital for virtually every function within our bodies yet fewer than one in five of us drinks enough. Read on to see the results of this experiment.

Sarah Smith is a 42 year old mother of two young kids in the UK. She, like many others, openly admitted to not drinking the recommended 2 to 3 liters of water daily. She suffered from poor and sluggish indigestion and regular headaches. Following consultations with medical professionals for both issues she decided to take heed of the advice given – in both cases she had been told that she needed to up her intake of water.

Friday, August 8, 2014

THE BEST DIET FOR A HEALTHY HEART

Do You Eat What's Best for a Healthy Heart?

Chocolate is bad for your heart. No, it's good. Wine is unhealthy. No, it's healthy. Pack your plate with protein and cut back on bread to lose weight. No...

With all the mixed messages about "good" and "bad" foods in the media, it's not surprising that many people just give up trying to figure out what they should eat. If you're confused, you're not alone.

Friday, March 21, 2014

HIGH SALT CONSUMPTION SPEEDS UP AGING IN OVERWEIGHT AND OBESE TEENAGERS

Consuming too much salty food may speed up cellular aging in overweight and obese teenagers, according to a recent study HealthDay reported.

The new research was presented at the American Heart Association's EPI/NPAM Scientific Sessions 2014.

"Lowering sodium intake, especially if you are overweight or obese, may slow down the cellular aging process that plays an important role in the development of heart disease," lead researcher Haidong Zhu, assistant professor of pediatrics at Medical College of Georgia, Georgia Regents University in Augusta, GA., said in a statement.

Friday, March 14, 2014

WHAT TO EAT AFTER WORKING OUT

Everyone knows that athletes must plan and time their meals and snacks very carefully to reach their performance goals. But what about the rest of us? You try to squeeze in 30-60 minutes of exercise most days of the week. Do you have to be careful about what you eat before and after your workouts, too?

Friday, February 7, 2014

CLEAN YOUR KIDNEY IN A NATURAL WAY

Years pass by and our kidneys are filtering the blood by removing salt, poison and any unwanted entering our body. With time, the salt accumulates and this needs to undergo cleaning treatments and how are we going to overcome this?

It is very easy, first take a bunch of parsley or Cilantro ( Coriander Leaves ) and wash it clean.

Then cut it in small pieces and put it in a pot and pour clean water and boil it for ten minutes and let it cool down and then filter it and pour in a clean bottle and keep it inside refrigerator to cool.

10 SPICES TO BOOST YOUR BRAINPOWER


You may have heard suggestions like using meditation, deep breathing, brainwave entrainment, visualization, and several other exercises to harness your brain’s potential and promote mental clarity.

But did you know that diet plays an important role in how well your brain works? What you eat influences your cognitive functioning. In fact, the herbs and spices in your kitchen spice rack can be very helpful in enhancing your memory and brainpower.

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

MULTIVITAMINS HAVE NO HEALTH BENEFITS

Supplementing already nutritious diet may in fact be harmful, doctors warn

If you're one of those countless people who gulp down a packet of mulch-vitamins in the hopes that it will improve your health or stave off disease - you're wrong. Researchers are now saying that these multi-vitamins have no foreseeable positive consequence on overall health, Furthermore, they warn, adding vitamins to an already nutritious diet may have negative side effects.

"We believe that the case is closed -- supplementing the diet of well-nourished adults with (most) mineral or vitamin supplements has no clear benefit and might even be harmful." Such were the findings in an editorial published this week in the Annals of Internal Medicine. "These vitamins should not be used for chronic disease prevention. Enough is enough."

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

GAC: FRUIT FROM HEAVEN

It is commonly known as gac, from the Vietnamese gac or quaả gac (quaả being a classifier for spherical objects such as fruit). It is known as mùbiēguo) in Chinese, and variously as Baby Jackfruit, Spiny Bitter Gourd, Sweet Gourd, or Cochinchin Gourd in English. In Thai it is  pronounced fahk khao.

The latin name is Momordica cochinchinensis. It can be found throughout the region from Southern China to Northeastern Australia, including Thailand, Laos, Myanmar, Cambodia and Vietnam.

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

AVOCADOS (THE WORLD'S HEALTHIEST FOODS)

The avocado is colloquially known as the Alligator Pear, reflecting its shape and the leather-like appearance of its skin. Avocado is derived from the Aztec word "ahuacatl". Avocados are the fruit from Persea americana, a tall evergreen tree that can grow up to 65 feet in height. Avocados vary in weight from 8 ounces to 3 pounds depending upon the variety.

Sunday, December 8, 2013

11 REASONS TO DRINK COFFEE EVERYDAY

There really can't be any adult in this great big world that has never tried coffee. It's consumed everywhere, and judging by the amount of Starbucks locations in the United States alone, (in 2012, there were 10,924!) we love our caffeine.

And that's fine. In fact, there are many advantages to being one of the 54 percent of Americans over 18 who drink coffee everyday. Coffee can be pretty amazing for your brain, your skin and your body. Read on to discover 11 reasons you should wake up and smell the coffee...