Home Health Diabetes Diabetes lekhaka-Chandana Rao By Chandana Rao on July 2, 2018 Are you someone who loves to start your day with a chilled glass of guava juice? If yes, it could be a very healthy habit! Firstly, consuming fresh fruit juices in the morning can boost your health, as fruit juices (without sugar) contain a lot of antioxidants and fibre. Next, guava juice is especially healthy because guava is a fruit which comes with a number of health benefits. In fact, most of the natural ingredients found in our kitchens and that which grow in our gardens come with powerful nutrients and have a number of health benefits. A number of diseases and ailments, especially lifestyle-related ailments can be treated using just natural ingredients, along with positive changes in lifestyle. Research studies have found that not just the fruit and vegetables, but even other parts of a plant, such as leaves and roots can also be used in the preparation of natural medication used to … [Read more...] about Here Is How Guava Leaves Help People With Diabetes!
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Home Health Wellness Wellness oi-Shivangi Karn By Shivangi Karn on December 8, 2019 Diabetic individuals need to be conscious about many high-sugar fruits and food items they consume as they may spike the glucose level in the body. Bananas are considered one of the nutritious fruits, which contain a great number of vitamins and minerals along with proteins and antioxidants. They are a good source of healthy carbs and makes up for a delicious and power-packed snack. Ripe bananas are sweet to taste which often makes a diabetic think whether it is good for their health or not. To clear this doubt, let's delve into the health benefits of bananas. Nutritional Value of Bananas 1 small banana (101 g) contains 89.9 kcal energy, 74.91 g water, 1.1 g protein, 23.1 g carbohydrate, 2.63 g dietary fibre, 5.05 mg calcium, 27.3 mg magnesium, 0.26 mg iron, 362 mg potassium, 22.2 mg phosphorus, 0.152 mg zinc, 1.01 mcg selenium, 20.2 mcg folate along with vitamin A, E, K, B1, B2, B3 and … [Read more...] about Are Bananas Safe For Diabetics?
Home Health Wellness Wellness oi-Luna Dewan By Luna Dewan on December 4, 2017 Have you ever felt that your feet, fingers, hands and joints have become stiff and swollen without any reason? Well, if you have, then you need to be careful, as this can be due to fluid retention in the body that has led to excess weight gain too. Fluid retention, or water retention, in the body is a condition which is commonly known as oedema. This is generally caused due to the build-up of fluid in the circulatory system or within the tissues and cavities. Fluid retention is very common among women during their pregnancy. However, oedema is also commonly found among those who are inactive or who are bedridden. So, what exactly causes fluid retention weight then? Consuming foods that are high in salt content, processed and canned foods that are high in sodium content and, most importantly, drinking inadequate amount of water are among the major causes for oedema. However, in certain cases, … [Read more...] about 40 Foods To Get Rid Of The Fluid Retention Weight
Home Health Nutrition Nutrition oi-Neha Ghosh By Neha Ghosh on June 14, 2019 Guava is a sweet fruit with a tangy smell. It is an oval-shaped fruit with light green or yellow skin and contains small edible seeds. The high nutrient content gives guava their innumerable health benefits. The leaves of the guava tree is used for preparing guava leaf tea, which is used for treating diarrhoea in India and China. Nutritional Value Of Guava 100 g of guava contains 80.80 g water, 68 kcal energy and it also contains: 2.55 g protein 0.95 g fat 14.32 g carbohydrate 5.4 g fibre 8.92 g sugar 18 mg calcium 0.26 mg iron 22 mg magnesium 40 mg phosphorus 417 mg potassium 2 mg sodium 0.23 mg zinc 228.3 mg vitamin C 0.067 mg thiamin 0.040 mg riboflavin 1.084 mg niacin 0.110 mg vitamin B6 49 mcg folate 624 IU vitamin A 0.73 mg vitamin E 2.6 mcg vitamin K Health Benefits Of Guava 1. Improves heart health The antioxidants and vitamins in guava protect the heart from damage caused by free … [Read more...] about 9 Incredible Health Benefits Of Guavas
Weight gain is a well-established side effect of drugs used to improve clinical depression and stabilize mood in bipolar disorder. Yet many patients on such drugs are not told that they may gain a great deal of weight while on these medications. Indeed, the first sign that the drugs are affecting their weight may come only after they find themselves no longer able to control their food intake. They realize that they are eating larger portions at meals and not feeling full. Pre-medication, they rarely snacked. Now eating between meals or late at night is routine. And the snacks themselves have changed from fruit, raw vegetables or yogurt to cookies, chips and other sweet and starchy items. “I am always thinking about eating,” a weight-loss client told me. “I feel as if something has changed in my brain.” Although even after the weight gain becomes noticeable, it is not obvious that it is connected to the medication. One woman told me she thought her weight gain … [Read more...] about Weight Gain Your Doctor Didn’t Warn You About