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Smart Diet Tips for the Healthy Woman

‘When virtue and modesty enlighten her charms, the lustre of a beautiful woman is brighter than the stars of heaven, and the influence of her power it is in vain to resist.’ Akhenaton

Your health needs to be at the front & center because Health is the real Wealth.

From menarche to menopause, the body of a woman undergoes various hormonal changes that directly affect her physical & mental health, mood & potential.  Balanced hormones, right food & optimum physical activity are the pillars of a healthy woman.

Let’s study how you should keep an eye on your health & what you can do for a more healthy you.

1. Watch your weight

If your BMI (Body Mass Index) ranking is from 19 to 24, it indicates a healthy weight. Anything above 24 indicates that you weigh more than you should. As a result, it’s time for some exercising. Involve yourself in some physical activity so that you lose weight so that it does not become difficult.

2.Drink enough water

Start your day with at least one glass of water when you wake up. Drink clean water throughout the day. Water helps you to clean intestines and regulate your digestive system. Water also helps in detoxification of the body.

3. Cut caffeine intake

 Americans are used to drinking a lot of coffee. But too much coffee means too much caffeine. Instead of tea & coffee, take alkaline foods like fruits, salads, juices & soups.

4. Healthy hair & glowing skin

Hair & skin make you look more beautiful. Eat cucumber, melons, coconuts, tomatoes, garlic & walnuts for clear skin & healthy hair.

5. Mind the Menopause Menace

Eat food stuffs containing phyto-estrogens like tofu, green tea, ground fresh flax seed, black tea, flax seed, and strawberries.

Also stay active, keep exercising & try to go for a walk. It’s more easy when you make it a routine

Everything you need is already inside you. . Just be positive & patient.

 

Why Japanese live longer

Why Japanese Live Longer?

Japan has the highest life expectancy in the world. The average life of men in Japan is 79 years whereas that of women is 86 years. But what makes the citizens of nation of the rising Sun live so long. We have discovered some of the secrets and here they are.

The Diet
What we eat has a huge impact on our health. I can tell you that what Japanese people eat is healthy. Japanese people don’t eat as much Red meat. Red meat is high in cholesterol and thus is not considered good for health. Japanese eat a lot of vegetables although in America, most people hate eating vegetables.

They also eat a lot of rice & fish. Thus they make sure that there is no lack of vitamins & minerals in the body. Although increase in western habits of eating breads, sweets and refined sugars are some of the reasons which has deteriorated the healthy aspect of Japanese nutrition to some extent.

Lot of Tea
Whereas Americans drink a lot of coffee, Japanese drink a lot of tea. When there is so much said about the benefits of tea & coffee, I can say that tea is overall better than coffee specially when you are drinking a lot of it every day.

Different Cooking Techniques
Some techniques that Japanese use are fermenting, boiling and slow cooking. They also drink a bowl full of hot soup before every meal.

Walking
A large chunk of Japanese prefer walking. They take buses & trains to commute. Hence Japanese stand for a long duration of time. There are several studies which show a direct correlation between how long you sit and how early you are likely to die.

Cleanliness
Japanese are obsessed with cleanliness. So much is their obsession that Japan is one of the cleanest countries in the world. There is no denying the fact cleanliness leads to good health.

Poop Squatting
It’s healthy to do squats. When you don’t have time for exercising, it’s good to squat while you poop. It helps you get rid of hemorrhoids. While hemorrhoids are pretty common in Western countries, they’re nearly nonexistent in Asian, squatting countries.

What You can do to live longer
Who does not want to live longer. But life without good health is only a curse. So just change your lifestyle. Eat what is healthy and take time for exercise. if you can’t take time out for exercise, then go the Japanese way and make walking, standing & healthy eating part of your life.

Benefits of running

Benefits of Running

Running is considered as one of the most effective & enjoyable exercise in the world. The health benefits of this form of the workout has always attracted people to indulge in running & jogging. It is easy to perform, does not need any equipment or practice and can be performed by people of all ages. That is why it is one of the most preferred exercises in the world.
 

Let’s explore the benefits of running. 

  1. Weight Loss
People who have gained extra weight or fat are the ones who fall for running. Running is an activity that helps burn calories pretty quickly as compared to any other exercise. Extra fat or calories can be easily shred with running. Gain the slim trim body shape with running.

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Quit Sugar

Why Should You Quit Sugar?

Here is a shocker to start with. Every person takes 22 teaspoons of sugar, more than three times as suggested by the American Heart Association. Has sugar been an irresistible part of your diet?

Have you been a sweets fan from childhood days?

Then this article is for you and I sincerely hope that the information I am going to share will make some difference in your life, especially your diet, sugar in particular.

Here are the 5 reasons why you should quit sugar.

Sugar Makes You Fat

A diet which has high levels of sugar or includes fructose in particular makes you over eat. Above this, sugar forces your pancreas to secrete high levels of insulin. As a result, other hormones which balance out weight, stress, digestion & metabolism are neglected by the body. Hence you gain weight & become fat. Plus when these hormones are unbalanced, body experiences fatigue and you need more energy leading to you eating even more.

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Do you prefer juices over fruits

Do you prefer Juices over Fruits?

Do you begin your day with a glass full of canned juice? Do you prefer Juices over Fruits? You might not be helping yourself gain good health or lose weight.

Fruit juice which is considered very good for your health might not be as effective as fruits. Let me take some liberty here. Canned fruit juices might even be bad for your health. Surprised???

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Are you listening to patients

Are You Listening to Your Patients?

We all know that communication is really important. But do we actually care for it? Do you as healthcare providers care about listening to your patients?  The Wall Street Journal of last year highlighted an alarming fact. It said that the nurses and technicians were afraid to speak up about anything that they saw was going wrong. This is because they don’t want to annoy or disturb the physician who could be their job provider or an influencer to the business owner. Although Clinics and hospitals are doing a lot to improve communications but it seems like there is still a long way to go. Continue reading →

How to Lose Weight in Thyroid

How to Lose Weight in Thyroid?

What is Thyroid

Thyroid is a butterfly shaped gland located in the neck below the larynx. It’s job is to make thyroid hormones. These hormones are secreted in the whole body through blood. The Thyroid hormone helps the body to stay warm, use the energy and keep all the organs working. This hormone is called Thyroxin or T4. The T4 name comes from the fact that this hormone contains 4 Iodine molecules in its structure. Thyroid hormones manage the way how our tissues utilize the energy. Thyroid maintains the temperature of body, blood pressure, heart rate and the body metabolism, which is the rate at which food is converted into energy.

What is Hypothyroidism?

When your Thyroid gland is under active, that means you have Hypothyroidism. Continue reading →

Benefits of Aloe Vera

Benefits of Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera does not need an introduction. The plant is used for medicinal purposes since ages. Natively grown in north African countries, it is now sold in all parts of the world. Know for relieving heartburn to moisturizing the skin, there are many more benefits of using Aloe Vera. Researchers have just started unlocking the benefits of Aloe Vera and I am sure there are many more benefits which shall be unlocked in the coming times.

Because of the benefits, Aloe Vera has earned a permanent place in most households. The succulent plant has much more to offer. It stores water in its leaves which are quite thick. There are magical health benefits of Aloe Vera some of which are written below.

Prevents Signs Of Aging

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Drinking Water On An Empty Stomach

7 Benefits Of Drinking Water On An Empty Stomach

Your parents must have been telling you to start drinking water on an empty stomach as the first thing to do when you wake up, but like always, they have struggled to convince you. Early in the morning,  drinking a warm glass of water is not the the nicest thing in the world but this is the best way to start off your day. I am sure once you know the benefits of this 1 minute activity, you will be compelled to start drinking water on an empty stomach. Read the blog completely for full benefits.

Drinking water on an empty stomach flushes your bowels and cleans up any blockage or waste in the body. It also improves your appetite, reduces acidity and prevents headache.

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Elements that make your Brand.

Elements that Make Your Brand.

Are you also one of those who think that they know what is a brand! Do you think that brands are only as big like McDonalds, Levis, Tommy Hilfiger, Uber etc, then answer this easy question. Why do you always go to the same barber, tailor, doctor, small restaurant? There are several factors which make you loyal customers/ patients to these businesses. A customer goes through the below given circle before they become loyal customers or patients to a business. Continue reading →

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