How To Treat Bunions
March 29, 2013 – 12:00 am | No Comment
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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De- bloat and Float
October 14, 2010 – 2:33 am | No Comment
De- bloat and Float
Stomach bloating is not in any link with obesity. Many people misunderstand bloating as the extra set of pounds running around the tummy. This condition occurs when one overeats under the impression of hunger and later on suffers from a well blown, dilated abdomen. The major reason of stomach bloating is the gas of the intestines. But, like there are hangover fixtures that shun the alcoholic hangover, similarly there are de- bloating foods and drinks that relieve the bloating condition. Contradictory to the people’s misconceptions that fluids, juices and water are the causes of bloating, the best de- bloaters are fluids and juices. Watery fruits like watermelon, musk melon, papaya, plums, etc. are the best de- bloating foods. Fresh juices of vegetables and fruits, but the ones without added sweeteners, are also helpful in releasing the stomach from painful bloats. Juices of bitter gourd, gourd and Neem leaves are also good de- bloaters. Warm, skimmed milk is a good de- bloater, when taken  [...]


Angelina Jolie’s Folly that Nearly Killed Her
September 20, 2010 – 3:19 am | No Comment
Angelina Jolie’s Folly that Nearly Killed Her
SALT star Angelina Jolie lately confessed about her unfavourable experiences with going vegan. An avid steak lover, Jolie had been vegan for a considerable period of time only to realize that she was not obtaining ample nutrition and spoke about how veganism almost killed her. Such complaints are not unusual amongst ex-vegans – the restrictions of a vegan diet needs additional assiduousness for ensuring that one gets appropriate nutrients. Jolie’s statements have ruffled a storm of sorts with huge debates regarding which diet type is best-suited for an individual and if or not one must ever consume meats. Expert Opinion about being Vegetarian Daily consumption of good-quality freshly cultivated local produce of veggies offer a power-house of nutrient gains which could immensely enhance health. Even huge amounts of fruits could cause skyrocketing triglyceride levels among some people. Raw organic milk is believed to possess the most healthful proteins that improve health due  [...]


Going Gluten-free for Weight Loss – Part II
August 31, 2010 – 1:38 am | No Comment
Going Gluten-free for Weight Loss – Part II
Several parents of kids with autism state that they have noted drastic enhancements once their kids avoided gluten as well as casein (protein form present in milk product forms). Till present times, randomized-controlled studies examining these dietetic intakes have been small-scaled and outcomes have been diverse, however additional studies are in-progress in this regards. Doctor Fasano, a celiac specialist points out that some extent of this outcome might be a ‘placebo-effect’ and researchers have just begun to piece together the small parts of this intriguing puzzle. Fasano recommends all parents coming to him to firstly get their kids checked for anti-gliadin antibodies or AGA prior to starting off on any restricted diet. Undeniably, specialists insist on all those with GI issues, weariness, diabetes, inexplicable infertility or family past of celiac disease to firstly undergo testing prior to adopting a gluten free dietetic existence as gluten elimination ahead of time would  [...]


Going Gluten-free for Weight Loss – Part I
August 29, 2010 – 10:55 pm | No Comment
Going Gluten-free for Weight Loss – Part I
Gluten-less food forms are available far more commonly nowadays – however they are more than simply a health trend. The multitudes of novel gluten-free products ranging from pastas, pizzas, beers are a blessing of sorts for those sensitive to gluten intake and have restricted dietetic intake, celiac disease sufferers or ones with wheat allergies. For inexplicable reasons there has been a drastic rise in the numbers of this group noted in the last ten or so years. Are these helpful to the rest of the populace? Possibly not. The idea that a gluten free dietetic intake could assist individuals in loosing pounds or avoiding carbs is a fallacy. Many eminent dieticians point out that several gluten free food products that have undergone packaging have even greater amounts of sugars, carbohydrates, fats and calorific value as compared to their normal equivalents. Thus they have a tendency of being lesser in vitamin, iron and fiber hence not being all that wholesome after all. Gluten  [...]


Lycopene - Are You Getting Adequate Antioxidant From your Diet?
June 10, 2010 – 9:05 am | One Comment
Lycopene – Are You Getting Adequate Antioxidant From your Diet?
Lycopene is a deep red carotenoid, carotene pigment present in the organs like prostate, liver, colon, lungs and even the skin. It is prevalently found to be present in red coloured veggie and fruit forms like tomato, carrot, papaya and watermelon. Several research findings have corroborated that lycopene has antioxidant properties and might be the key to upholding ideal health. During later part of the eighties, when antioxidants in lycopene were found to be two folds that of beta-carotene, there was huge attention and several researches were initiated for probing its part in preventing cancer. Lycopene and Your Health With the identified antioxidant properties of lycopene, investigators have been researching and are still doing so regarding lycopene's effects on overall health. Elucidated herewith are several of the noteworthy possibilities. Antioxidant Advantage A study based on rodent models indicated that lycopene similar to other carotenoid types might possess antioxidant  [...]


The ABC for ‘Asthma’ with ‘Food Allergy’
January 8, 2010 – 3:21 am | No Comment
The ABC for ‘Asthma’ with ‘Food Allergy’
‘Food’ is supposed   to be a very demanding material on the earth for every creature including human being. With the developments of various epochs corresponding with the time and weather changes the verities ,forms, recognition and classifications of ‘food’ have changed with their basic values and appearances. Although the word ‘food’ is a significant reason of life, it can be life-threatening if causes to any kind of reaction, infection or allergy. The allergies that are related to any kind of ‘food’ can also lead to Asthma or any other kind of infection. At some point of time, the food allergy or the infections from food create an influence approximately everyone. What is a food allergy? Most of the times, whenever people eat anything and get an unpleasant result or reactions on or inside the body, they find that they have an allergy to that particular food. Nevertheless, many clinical researches have found these kinds of allergies in 3 percent of children and 1 percent  [...]


Effective Tip For Children: Obesity Risk
October 28, 2009 – 4:01 am | No Comment
Effective Tip For Children: Obesity Risk
Promote healthy eating habits so that your child stays hale and hearty, and fortify him against deteriorating health conditions. Most of us are very well aware that in today’s times, the number of over-weight kids is more than before. Also, you might have come across kids who are overweight and suffer ‘adult’ problems such as blood pressure and diabetes. Y. Claire Wang, MD, Assistant Professor of health policy at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health in New York City says that research has proved that the below mentioned points are the key for keeping kids at a healthy weight. Lesser sweet drinks and more water intake Dr. Wand suggests, “Many sugary beverages including sports and juice drinks are being marketed as healthy.” Therefore, avoid drinks loaded with added sugars. Pick 100% fruit juice and serve 4 to 6-oz twice on a daily basis. Lessen the screening time This is an effective method which will play a crucial role for betterment of your kid’s health.  [...]


Effective Weight Loss Tip: Eat Slowly
October 26, 2009 – 5:04 am | 2 Comments
Effective Weight Loss Tip: Eat Slowly
Check ahead how slowing down in your meals will help you for eating less. Reminiscing your mother’s words, hmmm… she was right when she advised to slow down while eating. Yeah, we too back her views. A recent study of about 3000 people has concluded reporting, “People who eat quickly are three times more likely to be over-weight than those who eat at moderate pace.” This happens because when we eat fast, we tend to go overboard and in the meanwhile, our brain doesn’t get a chance to realize that the stomach is complete. Deborah Enos, CN, wellness coach who has penned the book ‘Weight a Minute!’ suggests of trying the following tips to pace yourself. Move ahead and check his tips which will ultimately help you for flaunting a slim and slender body. After each bite, put your fork down While eating maintain this habit, you just need to do is eat, chew, swallow, then put your fork down, sip water or inhale a deep breath, before you pick it again. Leave the table for a while When  [...]