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, […]

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 ┬áHealthy 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) […]

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 SODIUM Is the principal electrolyte in extracellular cell for the maintenance of Osmotic Pressure and Water balance. It supplies the alkanality of the Gastrointestinal Secreations. […]

CALCIUM

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Of the approximately 1200gms of Calcium in the adult body, 99% is combined as the salts that give hardness to the bones & teeth.The remaining 1% of the calcium in adults about 10-12gms is distributed throughout the extracellular and intracellular fluids of the body.The important functions are:- 1.Activates enzymes 2.Helps in transmission of Nerve Impulses. […]

Healthy lifestyle

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EFFECTS OF FOOD ON YOUR BODY High protein foods turn into amino acids which help in building muscles. High carbohydrate food items turn into sugar which turns into Fat. Green vegetables, fruits give fibre & Energy to your body which puts body into wellness mode. Foods rich in Omege 3 fatty acids turn into vital […]

Antioxidants

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Oxidation is a chemical reaction that can take place in the body and it produces free radicals leading to long chain reactions which damages the cells of the body. Antioxidants prevents this damage caused to the cells. Antioxidants like Vitamin A, C, E helps in reducing the free radicals in the body. Incorporate the foods […]