While most folks are busy watching what they eat, staying away from carbs and going on the South Beach diet, others are trying toput weight on, and there are many reasons they might want to do that. Some younger people haven’t filled out after puberty and want to kickstart that process, some may want to beef up for a sport or to lift weights and others just don’t like the way they look and want to change their image. Whatever the reason is for wanting to put on weight, this process should be done in a controlled and healthy manner and after consulting your doctor or a dietician.1) Eat a lot of good things –
You need to eat a ridiculous amount of calories (probably 3500+ [...]
There is always one fine morning when you pledge to be more health and calorie conscious. You make a decision to take care of your body and be physically fit and active. But soon you’re seen eating nachos, and indulging yourself in happy-hour drinks. Sounds familiar, isn’t it? There will be countless excuses for consuming calorie-heavy indulgences, but only one reason to avoid these guilty pleasures-and it is that you want to be fit. What better way than to start this year on a healthier note? Here are 6 simple habits that will make sure you become fit and fine in no time.1) They pile on the veggies
Experts recommend having a minimum of three or more servings [...]
1. You’ve noticed unpleasant skin changes Dark, velvety patches in the folds of skin, usually on the back of the neck, elbows, or knuckles, are often an early warning sign of too-high blood sugar levels. Although genetics or hormonal conditions can cause the skin disorder, called acanthosis nigricans, “when I notice the patches, the first thing I do is test my patient’s blood sugar,” says Sanjiv Saini, MD, a dermatologist in Edgewater, Maryland. “High insulin levels promote the growth of skin cells, and melanin, a pigment in these cells, makes the patches dark.” The test may show that the patient already has diabetes, but, more likely, [...]
Water is essential for our life. Nearly all of our systems do not function as well without the proper water intake so drinking water is a need for life.
But if we drink water in large quantity it will keep our all body systems healthy.
Here are the surprising benefits of drinking a lot of waterLose weight.
Sometimes we think we are hungry, when actually we are thirsty. Our body just starts turning on all the alarms when we ignore it. For those of you trying to drop some pounds, staying hydrated can serve as an appetite suppressant and help with weight loss.
Yes, that’s right – various research says staying hydrated can [...]
Today we bring you a vegetarian, simple and delicious recipe: carrot cakes. The croquettes are a well accepted dish, especially children and the elderly. The prepared from carrots have health benefits compared to meat or fish.
These croquettes contain very little saturated fat, contain beta-carotene (provitamin A) and fiber. The beta-carotene remains undamaged skin and mucous membranes, and also is a powerful antioxidant that stops premature aging and protects against arteriosclerosis and cancer.
For those who need to control their cholesterol levels it is advisable to make this recipe without eggs and milk plant.
Ingredients (for 4 servings):
250 grams of [...]
One of the important part of nourishing a baby is Breastfeeding…. one should exclusively breastfeed a baby upto 6 months…
The decision to breastfeed is a hugely personal one.
Moreover, not all women are able to breastfeed. For instance, some women who have had breast operations can have difficulty breastfeeding.
Fortunately, there are a number of aids for breastfeeding available on the market.
Talk to your lactation consultant, midwife, doctor or health visitor about it.
Benefits of breatfeeding:
1. Nutrients and Protection
Breast milk is the best food to help your baby to [...]
These days only companion of mankind is stress. Our head is full of stress of various kinds.
This Stress is decreasing our overall Productivity and Happiness.
Fortunately, there are many things you can do to minimize and cope with stress.
Here are 10 tips to ease you out .
1. Find out the cause of stress :
Oftentimes, when we’re stressed, it seems like a big mess with stressors appearing from every angle. We start to feel like we’re playing a game of dodge ball, ducking and darting so we don’t get smacked by a barrage of balls. We take a defensive position, and not a good one at that.
Instead of feeling like you’re flailing day to day, [...]