Home Health Nutrition Nutrition oi-Neha Ghosh By Neha Ghosh on June 12, 2018 We are sure you must have heard of many exotic fruits that are widely grown in India. But probably you haven't heard of this exotic fruit known as persimmon. In this article, we will be writing about the benefits of persimmon. Persimmons are delicious and fall under the category of exotic fruits. There are different types of persimmons, such as the Japanese persimmon, the American persimmon, the Indian persimmon, the Black persimmon, and the date-plum tree. This exotic fruit is rich in quite a number of minerals like calcium and phosphorous and vitamins like vitamin C and vitamin A. Some of the common names of the persimmon fruit are 'Jove's Fire', 'The Fruit of the Gods', and 'Nature's Candy'. In Hindi, the persimmon fruit is called 'Tendu'. So, let's have a look at the health benefits of the persimmon fruit. 1. Helps In Weight Loss 2. Loaded With Antioxidants 3. Supports Eye Health 4. Reduces … [Read more...] about Do You Know These 11 Health Benefits Of The Persimmon Fruit?
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Home Health Nutrition Nutrition oi-Amritha K By Amritha K on May 24, 2019 Scientifically termed as Citrus x sinensis, oranges are one of the most popular fruits in the world. Many are unaware that oranges are in fact a cross between the pomelo and mandarin fruit. A storehouse of nutrition and various other beneficial compounds, oranges can benefit your health in numerous ways. The most popular types of oranges are blood oranges, navel oranges, acidless oranges and common oranges. Low in calories and packed with nutrients, these fruits can improve one's overall health. The wide popularity of oranges can be attributed to the natural sweetness and versatility, making it an ingredient for juices, jams, pickles, candied orange slices and even cosmetics   . A healthy source of fibre, vitamin C, thiamine, folate, and antioxidants, these fruits are a must include in your daily diet  . So, continue reading to know about the various health benefits as well as the uses of … [Read more...] about 11 Amazing Health Benefits Of Oranges
Source: Krystine I. Batcho Recent studies have revealed the prevalence of loneliness in the United States. One online poll of 20,096 adults suggested that nearly half of Americans reported sometimes or always feeling alone or left out, one in four rarely or never feel as though there are people who really understand them, and one in five rarely or never feel close to people or feel there are people they can talk to. The undesirability of loneliness is clear. Research has shown loneliness to be associated with poor physical health as well as adverse psychological wellbeing. Psychologists are exploring multiple reasons for widespread loneliness. One observation stands out as particularly instructive. Only around half of the Americans surveyed reported having meaningful in-person social interactions, such as an extended conversation with a friend or quality time with family, on a daily basis. Has our lifestyle become increasingly less personally … [Read more...] about Are You Afraid of Being Loved?
Thomas Kaufman for Les Cardes de Belville Despite the report this week in the Daily Mail regarding the increasing risk of STDs among those over 50 as demographic has more sex than ever -- there was good news reported at the Gerontological Society of America, the 64th Annual Scientific Meeting in November noting "Sex A Significant Predictor of Happiness Among Married Seniors." Are seniors enjoying sex more than the rest of us? It looks as if we are equal on that score. This report seems to underscore what we learned in 2007 that despite bothersome sexual problems, "sexually active Americans aged 57-85 have sex as often as those aged 18-59." "The findings come from a nationally representative sample of 3,005 U.S. residents. They show that sexual intimacy remains an important part of most people's lives as they age, says researcher Stacy Tessler Lindau, MD, of the University of Chicago." Sex and the Older American - WebMD The new findings on sex and happiness Seniors … [Read more...] about Are Seniors Enjoying Sex More Than the Rest of Us?
by Nicole Caccavo Kear Single motherhood comes with a unique set of emotional challenges that can, at times, feel overwhelming and are best understood by women who share them. Countless other moms grapple with exactly the same issues – from self-doubt and anxiety over money to the stress of making decisions alone – and they've come up with some creative solutions that may work for you too. Challenge 1: Having No One To Turn Toparenting moment (or day)," says Amelia Shaw, an American mother of two young daughters living in Tijuana, Mexico, "and this can lead to parent tantrum-ing." Single mom solutions: "When you need a moment, put those kids to sleep. Better you put them to sleep than act out in anger toward them because you need a moment. Or just sit them in front of the TV and go in your room for a breather." –Tiffany Komba, 25, a mother of two sons (a 5-year-old and 1-year-old) in North Hollywood, California Challenge 2: Self-Doubt Single mom solutions: "Take … [Read more...] about Seven Challenges of Being a Single Mom