Guide for a healthy BP

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It is called a silent killer since it slowly gets worse without any serious symptoms. Here’s what you can do to thwart hypertension or high blood pressure. SLEEP 7 HOURS IN A DAY- Peolpe who sleep less than 7 hours per day are at higher risk of developing hypertension because lack of sleep could hurt […]

Sugary Devastation

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Excessive consumption of sweetened foods is contributing to growing rates of Heart disease, Obesity, Hypertension, Diabetes, etc. Let us how it happens Sugar is very dangerous for our health, it not only rots our teeth and adds Padding to our thighs, it can devastatingly alter our Metabolism. The main ingredient is Fructose present in sugar. […]

AVACADOS

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Avocado is a large berry which contains only one seed. The avocado tree is native to Central Mexico. It is a pear shaped fruit which is about 7 cm wide and 20 cm long. It is commonly used in Mexican cuisine. It is an expensive nutritious fruit. They are green skinned and have a fleshy […]

Hypertension

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Blood pressure is the force exerted by the blood against the walls of blood vessels, and the magnitude of this force depends on the cardiac output and the resistance of the blood vessel Hypertension is defined as having a blood pressure higher than 140 over 90 mm Hg. This means the systolic reading (the pressure […]

NATAL NUTRITION

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Here are the top five Nutrients for Mothers- to- be to ensure the Foetus is safe and healthy! Folic Acid The most important nutrient that helps in preventing birth defects is Folic acid.Two common defects that occur duirng pregnancy due to deficiency of folic acid are Spina Bifida & Anencephaly. Foods rich in Folic acid […]

OMEGA 3 FATTY ACIDS

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The human body can make most of the types of fats it needs from other fats or raw materials. That isn’t the case for omega-3 fatty acids (also called omega-3 fats and n-3 fats). These are essential fats—the body can’t make them from scratch but must get them from food. Foods high in Omega-3 include […]

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, […]