Vitamin is an essential nutrient that an organism needs in small amounts. That means, vitamin is very important for the smooth functioning of our body. There are so many types of vitamins that our body needs such as Vitamin A, C, D etc. Among them one of the most important vitamins for our body is Vitamin A. Vitamin A is a group of unsaturated nutrients which has different forms such as retinol, retinal and retinoic acid. This vitamin is very important for almost all parts of our body and their functions. Vitamin A is good for growth and development of our body cells, maintenance of the immune system and good vision. Vitamin A is needed by the retina of the eye in the form of retinal which is necessary for both low-light and colour vision. Vitamin A functions as retinoic acid which ...
Motherhood brings in a variety of changes in a women’s body. Along with a range of common and expected changes, alike fluid retention and swellings to changes in the vision, the hormonal and physiological changes that shows up with pregnancy and post pregnancy are unique in nature. Pre-delivery hormonal changes During pregnancy women experience sudden increase in the two hormones - estrogen and progesterone along with experiencing changes in the function and amount of other hormones. Although these hormones are critically important for a successful pregnancy, they can make a lot of things difficult. As during these phase of motherhood the ligaments are looser, women are at a greater risk of sprains and strains of the ankle and knee. At this phase the postures and body chang
We add it in our morning cup or tea or coffee. Even we sprinkle some on our favorite breakfast cereals for added flavor and bake it into pastries, cookies and cakes. And this is not all, it is even added in some of our favorite treats that we consume on daily basis like ice creams, candies, sodas and even fruit juices. It is an all important component in almost most of the processed foods like ketchup, sauces, breads and meat products. It is none other than our all-time favorite ‘sugar’. Most of us view it as something which is very tasty, satisfying and irresistible. It is a known fact and perhaps all of us know the facts and dangers associated with sugar. It won’t be wrong if we describe it as something that is: toxic, addicting, and deadly. Mainly sucrose (table sugar) has been t
Detoxification – the phrase itself seems so soothing. Every day we all are exposed to a number of toxins that are present everywhere – our food, the environment and the ones that are produced in our body as a system process. These toxins could be anything from harmful chemicals, pesticides in foods, metals and chemicals or even pollutants present in the air. The thing that is to be worried with is that these substances are often poisonous and can negatively impact our health in a big way. The process of detoxification helps our body to get rid of these unwanted and harmful elements that gets accumulated in our body over a period of time by extracting them out. Our body has its natural ability to remove toxins from inside, where our lungs along with several other organs and systems w
WEIGHT LOSS: Weight loss refers to the act of shredding and losing the body fat that has accumulated into the body due to overeating or bad eating habits. Weight loss is a very slow process and a lot of effort has to be done in order to lose body fat and to tone body. Many people do not understand the reason of why the weight loss process is slow for some while very fast for others. To check how much time you need to lose a goal weight, use weight loss calculator by calculators.tech. This is because of the metabolism rate. The rate of metabolism might be different among two people. Boosting the metabolism is also a very important thing especially when it comes to weight loss. People do not understand what metabolism basically is. Metabolism includes all the essential chemical processes...
Resisting the habit of alcohol is quite a challenge. More significantly, the cravings are hard to deal with, especially experiencing withdrawal symptoms, unpleasant feelings like that of depression and anxiety. Saying all these, learning to take care of yourself mentally and pay attention to physical components are the key components to success. And all this starts with eating healthy, high-energy and nutritious foods along with getting good exercise. Alcohol cravings comes due to several factors, you can effectively battle the urge and control alcohol consumption with foods that you eat. Some foods that can help the body to reduce the urge and cravings effectively are as mentioned here below: • Vegetables and Fruits Fresh fruits and vegetables are a part of every diet, but just b
- Reena Selvaraj, Psychologist In India, parameters for marriage are vast (caste, creed, religion, age, financial status, height, weight, family background) though the reason for it remains single ( to have an active sex life with the permission of the society). When matched to the numerous parameters, it often happens that the man or the woman end up in sacrificing the physical attraction part. Majority are lucky enough to have been coupled up with partners who can arouse passion in just a single look or a wink. Those partners get to know what their spouses want. The unlucky lot can be super good to stay strong with each other in their social lives but fail in bed. I am not speaking about bigger issues like early ejaculation or impotency. The issue which I speak right now may...
With the summers already setting, we are eager to hand out by the beaches and enjoy the outdoor activities that we have missed during the winters. But with the summers stepping in many of us struggle coping with the hot weather outdoors and sweating, as it increases the risks of many health issues like – dehydration, skin sensitivities and vitamin and nutrient deficiencies. Well, this summer gear yourself up with some easily available and healthy foods that will not only let you enjoy the hot months and vacation in a much better way but will also help you fight the heat. Here are some great foods that will make you summer ready in the healthiest way: Get with the watery melons to begin: Summers are incomplete without this great summer fruit. Apart from being loaded with
Every day we make choices about our food, but have we ever realized that how these choices makes a big difference on our health – how we feel today and how we would feel in the future. Of course it is a fact that we all love to eat good and tasty food, but what exactly is eating healthy? Well, to begin with, we need to understand first that healthy eating is not only about following dietary limitations, being unrealistically thin and depriving ourselves of the foods that we love. The truth is eating healthy is about feeling great, budding with energy, improving our health and staying at the best of our mood. Healthy eating can include homemade foods and as well store-bought foods but has to well balance and should include the following food groups: • Vegetables and Fruits.
The article is authored by Dietitian Sheela Seharawat. She is one of the youngest successful entrepreneurs of India and founder & chief mentor of Diet Clinic Health Care Pvt Ltd http://www.dietclinic.co.in. It could be a very heart-breaking and terrifying to know a child have diagnosed with cancer. Cancer is the leading cause of death by disease in children from 1 to 14 years old. The International Childhood Cancer Day observed on the 15th of February every year, highlights the needs for global actions to address the growing challenge posed by this non-communicable disease in children. The ultimate goal in observing this day is to create awareness and show concern for children fighting with cancer and their families and also to raise awareness for prevention, dia