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, […]

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,etcChoice of food should be according to personal needs. A Health conscious person will look for […]

SODIUM

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50% of Body’s Sodium is present in Extracellular Fluid, 40% in Bones, 10% in intracellular fluid.Sodium content of Blood Plasma is 14 times that of intracellular fluid.FUNCTIONS OF SODIUMIs the principal electrolyte in extracellular cell for the maintenance of Osmotic Pressure and Water balance.It supplies the alkanality of the Gastrointestinal Secreations.It functions mutually with some […]

INSULIN

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Insulin is a hormone made by the pancreas that allows your body to use sugar (glucose) from carbohydrates in the food that you eat for energy or to store glucose for future use. Insulin helps keeps your blood sugar level from getting too high or hyperglcemia¬†or too low or hypoglycemia. The cells in your body […]