Month: September 2016

11 FOODS YOU SHOULD AVOID BEFORE SLEEPING

8SHARESShareTweetSubscribe 1. Ice Cream   A bowl of ice cream might be the most comforting bad-breakup bed accompaniment, but there’s a limit to its soothing properties. For starters, ice cream is loaded with fat, so you’re not going to give your body a chance to burn any of it before bed, and then all of the sugar is going to pump your body full of energy right before you hit the hay, so you’ll be sending your body divergent messages. On top of that, the sugar just gets stored and turned to fat, too, so this is a lose-lose...

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ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CHOLESTEROL

9SHARESShareTweetSubscribe What is Cholesterol? Cholesterol is a fatty substance, also called lipid, that is found in your blood. The liver produces about 75% of the cholesterol that the body needs; the balance enters the body in foods high in saturated fat e.g fatty meats,egg yolks and whole-milk dairy products. The body needs cholesterol to continue building health cells, making hormones and helping with your metabolism. However, when there is too much cholesterol in the blood it can cause problems such as an increased risk of heart disease.  The question is….how can something the body needs be harmful? The answer...

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HEALTH BENEFITS OF COCONUT!

4SHARESShareTweetSubscribe Commonly found in tropical regions,coconut has a “long respected history”.Scientifically, it is known as Cocos Nucifera. Nucifera means “nut bearing”. It was first called coco(monkey face)by Spanish explorers who felt the three indentions on the hairy made it look like a monkey face. Coconut can be enjoyed in three ways: Juice, Milk and oil. The juice(coconut water)can be found in the inner hollow of the coconut;its refreshing and good for rehydration. It contains five essential electrolytes that are present in the human body:Calcium, magnesium,phosphorous, potassium and sodium,and because of this unique composition,its used for medicinal purposes. Coconut water...

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HEALTH BOOK:STOMACH CANCER,SYMPTOMS AND PREVENTIONS

4SHARESShareTweetSubscribe Stomach cancer is the second most common cancer worldwide,after lung cancer. It is particularly common in Japan and China, probably due to dietary factors. Unfortunately, the incidence of this cancerous tumor of the stomach lining is increasing in the Western   World. Stomach cancer tends to spread rapidly, so treatment is often focused on slowing the disease’s  progression rather than curing it. In Japan, where there is extensive screening,the disease is diagnosed at an earlier stage and about 90 percent of those affected are cured. Stomach cancer usually develops in the lining of the stomach, but may spread...

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THE WONDERS OF HONEY!

4SHARESShareTweetSubscribe  Honey is not only deliciously sweet- twice as sweet as sugar ,in fact honey possesses a range of health-giving properties. It is a potent antiseptic and a well known remedy for colds, coughs and sore throat. However, it should be used in moderation as it is high  in calories and, like sugar itself, can cause tooth decay. AN ANTISEPTIC- INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL: As an antiseptic, honey is renowned for calming cough and fevers. One of the most common surviving folk remedies is a drink made hot water, honey and lemon for treating cold and other respiratory ailments. Honey...

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