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Cholesterol Management

Cholesterol is present in every cell of the body and has important natural functions when it comes to digesting foods, producing hormones, and generating vitamin D. The body produces it naturally, but some foods also contain cholesterol. It is waxy and fat-like in appearance. Conditions that can lead to high cholesterol levels, include: diabetesliver or kidney diseasepoly-cystic ovary syndromepregnancy and other conditions that increase levels of female hormonesunder-active thyroid glanddrugs that increase LDL cholesterol(bad cholesterol) and decrease HDL(good cholesterol), such as progestin, anabolic steroids, and corticosteroidsSince 2013, guidelines on reducing or preventing high cholesterol have focused on addressing lifestyle risks, even at a young age.
Since 2018, new guidelines published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology also urged doctors also to discuss with individuals the following factors that may increase a person’s risk: family history…
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Healthy lifestyle with Healthy munching snack

Most of the working or non-working population ignore healthy foods because its preparation are time consuming. They can wisely choose healthy traditional dry fruits for good health. As most of us continue to stay home, and practice social distancing it’s important to pay attention to our family, our lifestyle and diet. One of the easiest ways to make our diet better is by simply adding a handful of traditional dry fruits to it every day.Basically,we include Pulses, rice, cereals, milk, fruits are the food groups in our daily diet but research proves that Dry fruits like almonds, walnuts, dates, raisins etc. are traditionally known to be a powerhouse of nutrients. They are said to provide us with a host of health benefiting properties, if eaten in moderation. However, they should not be confused with the candied fruits that are less fruit and more of a sugar bomb. Such candied fruits can do more harm than good as they are loaded with sugar, so one must be careful before consuming any …

The Divine Grace and Vibrant Aura with OM

The vibrations of Om sound creates are thought to energize the chakras throughout the body, especially the third eye and crown chakras, which help us connect with our Divine selves. THE USE OF OM SOUND TODAY  Both the Om symbol and the Om chant are frequently used around the world today. The meaning of the Om symbol is very powerful and can hold significance because many people can relate to it. The symbol is one of peace, tranquility and unity and reminds people to slow down and breathe. Thus, the symbol is very popular as a form of jewelry. Elements of the Om Symbol - The Om symbol is a combination of curves, a crescent and a dot. The meaning of the Om symbol, while purely looking at its visual form, comes from the states of consciousness that Aum represents. The letter 'A' represents the waking state, 'U' represents the dream state and 'M' is the unconscious state, or state of deep sleep.
In the symbol, the waking state is represented by the bottom curve, the…

The potential use of fruits and vegetables by-products

Food processing industry including fruit and vegetable processing is the second largest generator of wastes into the environment only after the household sewage. 
Thegrowing, processingandpreparation offruits & vegetablesresult inthe productionof varying degree of waste material. However, this Waste product, which is thrown into the environment, is rich in valuable compounds. Theyarenovel, naturalandeconomic sourcesofflavoring, colorants, protein, dietaryfiber, antimicrobial andantioxidants, which can beused in thefood industryasa sourceof naturalfood additives Thus,newaspects concerningthe use ofthese by-products forfurther exploitationon the productionoffoodadditivesorsupplements withhigh nutritionalvalue havegained increasing interest because these are high-value products and their recovery may be economically attractive. Different studies have shown that free radicals present in the human organs cause oxidative damage to various molecules, such as lipids, proteins and nucleic a…

DIET REVOLUTION

ADA (American Dietetic Association) has very much in favor for vegetarian diets to cure many lifestyle diseases. Well-planned vegetarian diets are appropriate for individuals during all stages of the life cycle, including pregnancy, lactation, infancy, childhood, and adolescence, and for athletes. ADA recommendation for vegetarian diet that does not include meat (including fowl) or seafood, or products containing any type of red or white meat. The key nutrients in vegetarian diet including protein, n-3 fatty acids, iron, zinc, iodine, sodium, calcium, vitamin-B, vitamin-A, vitamin-C.  In some severe cases, supplements or fortified foods can provide useful amounts of important nutrients. The results of an evidence-based review showed that a vegetarian diet is associated with a lower risk of death from ischemic heart disease. Vegetarians also appear to have lower low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels, lower blood pressure, and lower rates of hypertension and type 2 diabetes than non…

35+ best health and happiness

35+ best health and happiness First thing is to be in yourself. Regular exercise/yoga (10 to 20 mins/day) can help improve your mood swings, weight gain issues, and even (ironically) your hot flashes. Just don’t work out before bedtime, as this can increase insomnia. Getting enough rest can seem impossible if you’re dealing with insomnia. Try doing a relaxing activity right before bed, such as peaceful bedtime music. Avoid daytime naps, as this can interfere with your ability to sleep at night. Here are a few other methods you can try to relieve symptoms: Avoid large meals.Quit smoking.Avoid alcohol.Limit caffeine to small quantities (and only in the morning). 35+ is a time when your body is going through numerous changes. Because of those changes, your body could use a little bit more of certain nutrients. So you’ll want to up your daily intake of protein. Protein can assist in maintaining muscle mass. With fluctuating hormones, balance is the name of the game. Pro…

'Use of Fenugreek leaves have miraculous benefits'

Fenugreek leaves or Methi leaves are one of the most widely used green leafy vegetables. These aromatic, bitter leaves can instantly enhance the flavor of any food and are used in many cuisines, particularly Indian.
1)Cure of Respiratory Problems or Anaemia: Any kind of allergies or congestion in the respiratory tract can be easy cures with the use of fenugreek leaves. The fenugreek leaves have high level of iron too to cure Anaemia. The powder of fenugreek leaves with coriander seeds are then made in the form of tea, which is to be had three days in a week, to keep health problems at bay. Ingredients: Dried Fenugreek Leaves Powder – 1 tbspWaterCoriander seeds-1tspPinch of black pepperPreparation Time: 5 minHow To Do: Take some dried fenugreek leaves with coriander seeds in water.Bring it to a boil.Strain and add pinch of black pepperServe this tea warm.How Often Should I Do: 3 days/week
2) Keeps Cholesterol In Check: The fenugreek leaves have a high capacity level for loweri…