Vitamin D, group of vitamins found in liver and fish oils, essential for the absorption of calcium and the prevention of rickets in children and osteomalacia in adults. They include calciferol ( vitamin D2 ) and cholecalciferol ( vitamin D3 ).
we can get easily this vitamin, even if we spend 5 minute in sunlight, but due to lifestyle changes we are deficient of it.
Here are 5 signs your Body is deficient of Vitamin D:
1. Excessive sweating
It’s often difficult to tell if newborns are deficient, but a sweaty forehead is one of the first noticeable symptoms, Holick says. The same rings true for adults, so if you’re “glowing” while [...]
It is no secret that pets give companionship and fulfillment to their owner.Though they may be cute and cuddly, wild animals may carry germs, viruses, and parasites.
Animal diseases that people can catch are called zoonoses. Many diseases affecting humans can be traced to animals or animal products. You can get a disease directly from an animal, or indirectly, through the environment.
So we should be extra cautious while handling them…
Hence think twice before sharing ice-cream or kissing your pet.
Although the numerous health benefits of pets far outweigh the risks, it can’t hurt to know what to watch out for: 1. Lyme disease if your [...]
Perimenopause, or menopause transition, begins several years before menopause. It’s the time when the ovaries gradually begin to make less estrogen. It usually starts in a woman’s 40s, but can start in her 30s or even earlier.
Perimenopause lasts up until menopause, the point when the ovaries stop releasing eggs. In the last 1 to 2 years of perimenopause, this drop in estrogen speeds up. At this stage, many women have menopause symptoms.
How Long Does Perimenopause Last?
The average length of [...]
Obesity occurs when energy intake is higher than the energy spent in the body metabolism. It also occurs due to unstable eating habits, physical changes, and even genes. When excess calories are taken but not converted into energy, they accumulate to be called fat in body. The most common outcome of obesity is increase in the mass of fatty tissue and an increased production of fat cells at cellular and metabolic level.
The health risks associated with fat or obesity are at a steep increase. Obesity is not only limited to adults, but spans from children to fully grown adults.
Here are the top 10 health problems associated with obesity.10. Type 2 Diabetes
While it’s certainly important to limit no-no ingredients (like white, refined breads and pastas and fried, fatty, processed foods), it’s just as crucial to pay attention to what you should eat.
There is a great deal of information out there and it can be hard to sort through sometimes. So how do we navigate it all? For starters, it will help to know the general principles of healthful eating listed below.
Beans have more to boast about than being high in fiber (plant compounds that help you feel full, steady blood sugar, and even lower cholesterol; a half [...]
Things you must consider before choosing any contraceptive method :Health related Considerations : Smoking. If you smoke more than 15 cigarettes a day and are 35 or older or have high blood pressure, a history of stroke, a history of blood clots, liver disease, or heart disease, you may not be able to use combined hormonal methods.
Migraines. If you have migraine headaches, talk to your health professional about whether you can try combined hormonal contraception.
Diabetes. If you have advanced or long-standing diabetes, discuss the risks of taking hormonal birth control methods with your health [...]
Green tea has increasingly become a very popular drink worldwide because of its immensely powerful health benefits.It is extraordinarily amazing what green tea can do for your health.And if you’re not drinking 3 to 4 cups of green tea today, you’re definitely NOT doing your health a big favor.
1 Weight loss “Green tea increases the metabolism. The polyphenol found in green tea works to intensify levels of fat oxidation and the rate at which your body turns food into calories,” Kolkata-based fitness expert Souman Bose told us. Several studies show that green tea leads to decreases in body fat, especially in the abdominal area. One of these studies was a [...]