Alternative treatments for arthritic conditions
September 30, 2013 – 4:31 am | No Comment
Alternative therapies for arthritic conditions are inclusive of treatments like acupuncture or magnets, chondrotin or glucosamine. People having arthritis usually suffer with conditions like stress, stiffness, pain, and depression. So it is imperative that there are alternative treatments for arthritis, which will help patients cope with this in a better way and in a healthier manner. If you do not  [...]

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Tips to Avoid a Heart Attack Through a Healthy Diet
January 25, 2013 – 12:45 am | No Comment
Tips to Avoid a Heart Attack Through a Healthy Diet
Food habits slowly achieve a certain pattern in an individual and it becomes a way of life. Although you might be aware that there are certain food habits that are detrimental to the health of your heart, yet unknowingly you might have them. So a healthy diet for to avoid a heart attack is that which attains a balance between lifestyle and food habits. Whether you have had years of not eating in a healthy manner or whether you just want to monitor a healthy diet in your life, the fact remains that you should be aware about what is a healthy diet and what exactly should be done to maintain it. Controlling what you eat First, you should have total control over what you eat. If you overload your plate and eat until you feel stuffed then it results in more calories thus in more fat and thus with lot of cholesterol which is the key factor for a heart attack. The restaurants normally serve portions that are more than what one needs. So just, keep a track of what you eat and how many servings  [...]


How to Gain Weight
November 23, 2012 – 12:05 am | No Comment
How to Gain Weight
There are many women who have a problem of being underweight and thus experience a lot of discomfort and tiredness. How best to gain weight then? Being underweight leads to fatigue, weakness and anemia alongwith other problems like infertility and menses. The best way to beat this problem is to have a good and balanced diet and become healthy. This diet should be free of pesticides and stuff and should be low calorie based. Women can thus gain weight and put their health towards a better and constructive cause. There are a number of calories that you find everyday. Consume more servings that you normally do and increase the number of meals thus giving yourself a chance to gain weight. Do not skip meals. Make sure you have around 250 to 500 calories more than your daily calorie intake. This would ensure that you gain at least one and a half pound per week. Make sure that you increase the calorie content of your food but do not increase the volume of food that you eat. Sauté the eggs and  [...]


Does Diet Have Any Role to Play in Building Six Pack Abs?
October 14, 2011 – 12:05 am | No Comment
Does Diet Have Any Role to Play in Building Six Pack Abs?
Are you dying to get those sculpted six pack abs? You probably think that sit ups, abdominal exercises and a lot of weight lifting will do the trick. All these help to form six pack abs but your diet makes all the difference. You will have to reform your eating habits and adopt a six pack abs diet. Increasing Metabolic Rate In a six pack abs diet you eat to lose weight. Sounds weird? Well, actually it’s not. Your diet should optimize your metabolism rates. Eating smaller meals at regular intervals can improve digestion and metabolism. This will be conducive for burning fat and you’ll find those six pack abs faster. Intake of fish, eggs, almonds and cottage cheese can boost up your metabolism because of their protein content. Nuts help control hunger pangs. Include More Fiber A high fiber diet can translate into hot six pack abs. Fiber is detoxifying and has a low calorie content. Whole grains, fruits and vegetables are fiber rich food. Eat the Right Carbohydrates Food that is rich  [...]


Dietary Guidelines of Ulcerative Colitis Patients
September 5, 2011 – 12:05 am | No Comment
Dietary Guidelines of Ulcerative Colitis Patients
Ulcerative colitis is defined as a digestive disorder marked by inflammation in the rectum and colon. Chronic inflammation occurring due to ulcerative colitis might end up destroying the patient’s intestinal lining leading to ulcers that might bleed. One may develop this condition at any age; however, the disease is more common among individuals between 15 and 30 years of age. Doctors other than suggesting medication also prescribe a specific diet plan for patients diagnosed with ulcerative colitis. The discussion below will explain the some essential dietary guidelines these patients should follow. The intensity of ulcerative colitis symptoms might vary from one patient to another. Generally, dieticians ask these patients to follow a diet low in volume. Such diets produce residues in modest amount, which is helpful for people suffering from ulcerative colitis. Frequent bowel movement might result in further swelling of the patient’s rectum and colon. Eating low-residue diets will minimize  [...]


Dietary Advices for Nephrotic Syndrome Patients
July 5, 2011 – 12:05 am | No Comment
Dietary Advices for Nephrotic Syndrome Patients
Patients with nephrotic syndrome have damaged kidneys. The condition is marked by kidney malfunctions like decreased protein levels and increased cholesterol levels in blood. Besides prescribing medications, the doctor also asks the patient to follow a suggested diet plan; diet is extremely important for managing nephrotic syndrome. This article will discuss about the changes to be incorporated in the daily diet plan of a patient with nephrotic syndrome. The diet plan for nephrotic syndrome patients must aim at compensating the protein loss occurring due to the disease. These patients must take a diet rich in health proteins; this will protect the kidney from any further damage. The food items that can be taken as a source of protein include: eggs, dry fish, lean meat, legumes, sprouts etc. However, excess protein intake must also be avoided. Taking surplus protein will force the damaged kidney to function vigorously for filtering the extra protein, which might result in tubular damage  [...]


Flat Belly Diet Recipes – Scrumptious Ways to Losing Weight
February 28, 2011 – 12:05 am | No Comment
Flat Belly Diet Recipes – Scrumptious Ways to Losing Weight
These delicious recipes are the ideal options for busy-bees and have stomach-fat fighting MUFA (monounsaturated fatty acids) constituents. Less Fat Frittatas with Scallion & Smoked Salmons This is a simple, express & wholesome meal ideal for lunches or brunches. Time Taken: Twenty-five minutes Serves: Six Ingredients Two teaspoons EVOO Scallion – six (white portions & one inch of green), trim & chop Six white part of egg Four big eggs One-fourth c chilled water Half teaspoon tarragon (freshly picked diced or dry form) Half teaspoon sodium Two ounces fine diced salmons (smoked) & slit into smallish broad pieces Three-fourth c black olives Method Preheating oven till 350 degree Fahrenheit. Heating a pan on moderate heat for sixty seconds, adding oil & heating for twenty seconds. Adding all the scallion, sautéing & mixing intermittently using a ladle for two minutes or till softened. Combining white of the eggs, eggs, the herb, sodium plus water into a medium-sized  [...]


Muscle building diets - The Super Seven Ways
November 3, 2010 – 12:05 am | No Comment
Muscle building diets – The Super Seven Ways
Those people seriously into altering their bodies are possibly following the right diet, obtaining plentiful protein for muscle development and avoiding sugared carbohydrates for preservation of their abs. Despite these amendments here are some muscle building diets for keeping your body in top form. 1. Switching from fat-less flavourful yoghurts to Greek yoghurt. Most firms when removing fats from yoghurts are generally including sugars for restoring lost flavours. Greek variety has innately more creaminess as compared to plain ones hence one could not truly decipher that it is fat-less and has two folds greater protein & merely fifty percent of the carbohydrates. Try adding some fruits of your choice for enhancing flavours. 2. Switching from Chunk-white tuna to tinned variety. Although chunk-white variety of tuna is protein-laden it has nearly three folds greater mercury presence as compared to other tuna forms & lesser amounts of healthful omega-3 fatty acids. Muscle building  [...]


Negative Calorie Diet – A Sober Way of Weight Loss
October 19, 2010 – 12:59 am | No Comment
Negative Calorie Diet – A Sober Way of Weight Loss
How many ways have you tried to shed some extra pounds off the body? How much tough efforts have you put in to shape up yourself to replicate yourself into your movie idol? How much have you cut down on your diet to achieve the desired weight and inches? One last question – any improvements? Well, not all benefit from these trials to weigh low and measure less. But, fortunately, there are other great ways that motivate you to work on yourself to carve your body and mind in a beautiful manner. A negative calorie diet is the answer. A negative calorie diet is an awe inspiring way of losing the few extra kilos that are the top reason for all your bothers. It is informally called as fad diet. People have tried this alternative for weight loss and have achieved great results. Unlike crash diets that guarantee nausea, giddiness and headaches, this method is a safe one that guarantees just weight loss by a cool way out. In fact, you would be surprised when I reveal the secret of this technique  [...]