How To Treat Bunions
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A bunion is a deformity that is mainly made up of a lateral deviation of the great toe which enlarges due to a tissue or a bone. It is a serious foot problem. These are formed within the foot and not on the surface of the foot. An arthritic condition and  a result of bone degeneration it is found as  a lump on the outside portion of the big toe. Bunions are seen near the joint of the toe and sometimes  [...]

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12 Power Foods That Can Fuel You With Energy - part1

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Do you start feeling sleepy after the lunch and go to a candy shop to stay awake for your four o’ clock meeting? This is because the foodstuffs we eat affect our energy levels. The foods that are high in fats and calories actually makes feel sleepier as they require more energy to digest. Therefore, it is necessary to fuel yourself with such foods which can provide energy throughout the day. Hence, check the 12 power-boosting foods that will make you stay alert all the day.

Carbohydrates have recently started getting bad reviews, but that is not the whole truth as someone has rightly cited “Half truth is more dangerous than lies.” Therefore, before you swear off the bread, let me inform you that not all the carbohydrates are created equally. They stimulate the body by providing glucose and this is the best source for the brain and the central nervous system. Both of which are the crucial body systems. For filling in energy the two essential components that are required are whole grains and complex carbohydrates. So, for attaining these, eat fruits and vegetables like sweet potatoes and consume foods prepared with whole meat.

Brown Rice
It is rich in manganese which is a mineral that triggers energy out of proteins and carbohydrates. Consume this resourceful stuff and be energetic throughout the day. It is a versatile product that can be served as side dish with your favorite lean proteins. For getting a burst of energy, toss some nourishing vegetables in it.

Sweet Potato
They are loaded with high content of carbohydrates and beta-carotene (vitamin A) and vitamin C. This is a comprehensive stuff that provides for a varied package in one dish. Also, it will help you combat lethargic feeling that starts sprouting after the midday. Don’t worry that will your children like it or not? Because kids love the sweet stuff, if not, then mash it or cut it into strips and bake it in little oil. Consume it as a healthier substitute of French fries.

A spoonful of honey refuels your energy levels, consume this natural substance instead of energy drinks. It has low content of glycemic and actually acts as a time-released muscle fuel during the exercise and helps restore muscles after workouts. Sprinkle this natural sweetener in your bowl of yogurt or simply add it in your tea.

Fruit supplies a surge of glucose, through this it becomes easier for your body to metabolize into energy. And most of the fruits can be digested rapidly in a short period of half an hour which will be helpful to extract the nutrition from them and slosh you with energy.

Most of its essence comprises of sugars like glucose, fructose, sucrose and fibers, banana serves instant energy. Eat it with a combination of peanuts or almond butter and it will make a good snack. Or during your morning breakfast chop it in your bowl of cereal, this will make you going energetically until your lunchtime.

As you might know that “an apple a day keeps a doctor away,” but there are other advantages of eating an apple too. As it is rich in fibers, it takes a long time to digest and keeps you energetic for long time compared to other fruits. This will make your energy levels high, so pick an apple and start chewing it. Or add an appealing lure by cutting it into pieces and applying cheese.

Oranges are high in vitamin C, potassium and folate. Also, eat this citrus fruit so that you can extract pectin and fiber from the orange’s membranes. This is an effective fruit that will fill in rapid flow of energy.

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