STROKE

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Stroke occurs when the supply of blood to the brain is either interrupted or reduced. When this happens, the brain does not get enough oxygen or nutrients which causes brain cells to die.A stroke may be caused by a blocked artery (ischemic stroke) or the leaking or bursting of a blood vessel (hemorrhagic stroke). Some […]

CONSTIPATION

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Constipation is a condition of the digestive system where an individual has hard faeces that are difficult to expel. In most cases, this occurs because the colon has absorbed too much water from the food that is in the colon. The slower the food moves through the digestive tract, the more water the colon will […]

BAD FATS

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What are bad fats? Trans fts are a by product of hydrogenation & is the worst dietary fat. Eating foods rich in trans fats increases the amount of harmful low density lipoproteins(LDL) cholesterol in the bloodstream & reduces the amount of beneficial HDL(good) cholesterol They also create inflammtion which is linked to heart disease, stroke, […]

GOOD FATS

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  What are good Fats? Good fats come from Vegetables, nuts, seeds & fish.These fat differ from saturated fats by having fewer hydrogen atoms bonded to their carbon chains.Good fats are liquid at room temperature. These are of 2 types:- Monounsaturated Fats- These include Olive oil, Peanut, Canola,Avocados & most nuts, also high Oleic safflower […]

VITAMIN D FIX

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Best sources of Vitamin D 10-15 minutes of sunlight 2-3 times a week (before 10am ) Salmon Sardines Cod liver oil Goat’s Milk Eggs ¬†Healthy fats present in nuts, seeds(sunflower,flaxseed) and seed oil, pure ghee, milk, olives-these enhance the absorption of Vitamin D. Vitamin D fortified foods & supplements( under the guidance of a physician) […]

BERRIES

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Berries are strong anti oxidants and protective against infections.¬†Berries are among favorite foods. In no specific order, these are berries that are extremely high health benefits: Goji berries-Deep red in color, goji berries are composed of 18 essential amino acids, 21 trace minerals, vitamins B1, B2, B6, and E, linoleic acid, selenium, germanium, and more […]

COLOR YOUR PLATE

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Use all colour foods and food products to get all types of Vitamins, Minerals, Proteins, Carbohydrates & Fats. Always include foods from all food groups like Milk & milk products, Vegetables, Greens, Cereals, Pulses, Meats, Poultry, Fruits, Dry Fruits, Wholegrains, Oils,etc Choice of food should be according to personal needs. A Health conscious person will […]