Soybeans or soya beans are legumes which grow throughout much of the world and constitute one of the world’s major food crops. The beans can be processed into soy protein, which is a powder; soymilk, which is a beverage that may or may not be fortified with extra calcium from the soybeans; or soy fiber, which contains some of the fibrous parts of the bean. Soy are turned into a wide array of foods, including tofu, miso, soymilk and tempeh. Soybeans have been in use as a food crop in Asia for around 5000 years, but didn’t make their way to the United States until the 19th century. In the modern world, the vast majority of soybeans are either [...]
A Pap smear, also called a Pap test, is a procedure to test for cervical cancer in women. A Pap smear involves collecting cells from your cervix — the lower, narrow end of your uterus that’s at the top of your vagina.
A Pap smear can also detect changes in your cervical cells that suggest cancer may develop in the future. Detecting these abnormal cells early with a Pap smear is your first step in halting the possible development of cervical cancer.
It is the best tool to detect precancerous conditions and hidden, small tumors that may lead to cervical cancer. If detected early, cervical cancer can be [...]
Cucumber is a fruit cum vegetable.It is loaded with lots of health benefits.
It has a slightly sweet flavour and is mainly eaten raw in salad or sandwiches or in the form of juice.
Here are the health benefits of cucumber which makes it incredible:1. Fight Constipation:
The amount of calories in cucumber is very low and it contains just 15 grams of calories per 100 grams. It contains no saturated fats or cholesterol. Daily consumption of cucumbers can be regarded as a remedy for chronic constipation .
2. High Fiber:
Cucumber peel is a very good source of dietary fiber . It helps to reduce constipation and indigestion and [...]
Number of patients with breast cancer in Indonesia could be said to be the highest among the other types of cancer. Hospital Information System (SIRS), noted, total outpatient and inpatient at the highest breast cancer is 12 014 people (28.7%).
This makes anyone looking for ways to prevent this disease. A number of studies also continue to analyze compounds in certain foods.
Nutritionist Dr. Claire Robertson and expert Dr Miriam Dwek Biochemistry from the University of Westminster, said there are some foods that may need to limit or reduce to prevent breast cancer.1. Red meat
Saturated fats are often associated with breast cancer risk after [...]
People living with mental illness have a very high rate of smoking. A study by The Journal of the American Medical Associationreported that 44.3 percent of all cigarettes in America are consumed by individuals who live with mental illness and/or substance abuse disorders. This means that people living with mental illness are about twice as likely to smoke as other persons.
A positive note is that people who live with mental illness had substantial quit-rates, which were almost as high as the group without mental illness.Smoking incresaes suicidal tendencies and affect your psyche too:
Over the years, researchers have found that smokers are [...]
Snack on nuts. Drizzle a little olive oil on your salad. Dine on salmon. Have a little chocolate—guilt-free! These eating strategies (and more) can help reduce your cravings for high cholesterol foods and lower “bad-guy” LDLs, maintain “good-guy” HDLs, AND help you reduce your risk of heart attack and stroke.What follows are Prevention‘s choices for the healthiest foods that lower cholesterol. If you’re already eating plenty of them, keep up the good work. If not, begin adding them into your diet today.1 Soya Foods :
Being naturally low in saturated fat, soya foods help lower cholesterol. The special proteins in soya also appear [...]
Fluoride is added to the majority of US water supplies (on the premises of preventing dental cavities) even though it is a toxic industrial waste product. Even in trace amounts, it can act as poison for our bodies.
But is it justifiable? Or as some say, are there some safer and better options for decreasing tooth decay than taking in hazardous pollutants? Turns out there are and you would be delighted to know its name: chocolate extract!
All Hail the Chocolate Toothpaste :
According to a recent study presented at the American Dental Association (ADA) 2013 Annual Session, fluoride toothpaste may have a new competitor, toothpaste containing [...]