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Simple and general nutrition tips for healthy eating-“Health and Nutrition Tips”

Simple and General Nutrition tips for Healthy Eating Eat whole, fresh, unprocessed foods. When buying packaged foods, read the nutrition labels carefully Keep track of your food intake to know which food group you need to eat more or less from. Take the skin off before eating chicken. Eat fish at least once a week. Never cut any food group out of your diet including carbohydrates. When eating outside, watch...

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Simple and general nutrition tips-“Health and Nutrition Tips”

Simple and General Nutrition Tips Eat breakfast every day: People who eat breakfast are less likely to overeat later in the day. Breakfast also gives you energy and helps you think and learn. Use fats and oils sparingly: Olive, canola, and peanut oils, avocados, nuts and nut butters, olives, and fish provide heart-healthy fat as well as vitamins and minerals. Understand Food Claims and Labels: A product labeled with a...

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Simple and important health tips for Healthy Heart -“Health and Nutrition Tips”

Simple and Important Health Tips for Healthy Heart Avoid smoking: Smoking reduces life expectancy by 15-25 years. If you are a smoker, you are twice more likely to have a heart attack than a non-smoker. The moment you stop smoking, the risk of heart attack begins to reduce. Cut down on salt: Too much salt can cause high blood pressure, which increases the risk of developing coronary heart disease. Watch...

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Simple and important health tips for Diabetes Patients-“Health and Nutrition Tips”

Simple and important health tips for Diabetes Patients Cook with olive oil instead of butter or vegetable oil. Trim any visible fat off of meat before cooking and remove the skin before cooking chicken and turkey. Instead of frying, choose to grill, broil, bake, or stir-fry. Add avocado to your sandwiches instead of cheese. This will keep the creamy texture, but improve the health factor. Regular exercise can help your...

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Simple and important health tips for Men-“Health and Nutrition Tips”

Important health tips for Men Stay Away from Dangerous Trans Fats. While it’s important to reduce your overall fat intake, it’s even more important to watch the types of fat you eat. Deep-fried foods and anything made with hydrogenated oils (margarine, peanut butter, shortening, store-bought pastries and cookies) contain trans fats that raise your risk of heart disease. Eat only healthful fats, such as olive oil and the omega-3 oils...

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Herbal treatment and health benefits of Stevia herb-“Herbal Medicinal Plants” 

Health benefits of Stevia herb Stevia herb parts are very low in calories. Parts by parts its dry leaves are roughly 40 times sweeter than sugar. The sweetness of sugar in stevia is due to several glycoside compounds including stevioside, steviolbioside, rebaudiosides A-E, and dulcoside. Stevioside is non-carbohydrate glycoside compound. Hence, it lack of properties that sucrose and other carbohydrates have. Stevia extracts, like rebaudioside-A, are found to be 300...

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First aid treatment of Hypoglycemia its causes and diagnose- “Hypoglycemia”

   Hypoglycemia It is a condition characterized by a drop in blood sugar level below normal. It occurs in a person suffering from diabetes mellitus, who takes his medication but does not eat as required. The condition is diagnosed by the following features.         The person behaves abnormally. There is excessive sweating , weakness, faintness, and tremors He may become unconscious. First aid If the patient is conscious, give him...

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First Aid Treatment of Hypothermia its causes and diagnose

Hypothermia Fall of the body temperature below 35 degree C is called hypothermia. Mild and moderate cases are reversible, but recovery is unlikely if the body temperature falls below 26-24 degree C. Hypothermia occurs in the following conditions. Very low environmental temperature without adequate protection in the form of warm clothes, properly heated house etc. Prolonged immersion in cold water. Wearing wet clothes. Exhaustion in cold climate. This condition is...

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Effects of Temperature change and its factors

Effects of Temperature change and its factors The human body has some mechanisms that help it adapt to changes in the environmental temperature. However when the changes are extreme and last for long duration, the protective mechanisms may fail, and the person may suffer from illness. The following factors increase risk of adverse effects of extremes of temperature change on the human body. Infect and elderly people. People who are...

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Medicinal use of Balm of Gilead, Basil Sweet, Black Haw, Blue Cohosh

Balm of Gilead: Populus Balsamifera or Candicans Part Used : Buds Stimulant,  expectorant The resinous substance is not acted upon by water alone. An infusion cannot be made. Boiled in oil makes an excellent ointment or salve. Valuable in colds, lung, kidney and urinary difficulties.   Basil(sweet) : Ocium basilicum, Ocymum Part Used: Root Relaxant, expectorant, slightly narcotic sedative, antispasmodic , nervine Exerts a marked influence over the nervous system....

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Medicinal uses of Alfalfa in Diabetes, TB, Jaundice, Neuralgia, Insomnia, Nervousness,Lumbago, Hardening of the arteries, Dropsy, Prostatitis, Anaemia, , Skin eruptions and Poor complexion

Alfalfa: Buffalo herb, Lucerne Alfalfa is one of the rashest land- grown sources of sub- nutritional trace food minerals. The deep feeder roots go down deep into the soil, fifty feet and more, to bring those much needed trace minerals. Most food plants are shallow surface feeders. Alfalfa is considered one of the best sources of iron, magnesium, phosphorus, sulphur, sodium potassium, chlorine and silicon. It is particularly rich in...

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Medicinal uses of Golden Seal in Cold, Flu, Stomach,Liver Trouble ,Eczema, Ringworm, Erysipelas, any Skin disease

Golden seal: Hydrastis Canadensis Part used: Root Laxative, tonic, alterative, detergent, opthalmicum , ant periodic aperients, diuretric, antiseptic, deobstruent .   One of the best remedies in the whole herbal kingdom. Excellent for colds, ‘flu, stomach and liver trouble. Exerts a good influence on all mucous membranes. Excellent for open sores, eczema, ringworm, erysipelas, any skin disease. In small doses, will allay nausea during pregnancy. Equalizes circulation. Combined with skullcap...

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