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Food Cravings - What They Actually Mean

Do you ever have a munch for Ice-cream? A chocolate? salty chips? Or are you Coffee lover? Before listening to your cravings keep it in mind; a poor food choice is directly related to overall health and cravings often leads to major nutritional deficiency and you may be surprised to find that a healthy alternative may be close by. ·         Ice-Cubes Desire of ice its chewing and carving it in every drink is may be a sign of iron deficiency, called “ anemia ”. It is very bizarre addiction to ice, clay, soil or paper is very real and it is known as ‘pica’ in medical terms. To boost up your iron reserves you need to add meat products to your meals specifically red meat consumption to at least twice per week and it will be likely you will notice a change in energy and vitality levels (as well as an aversion to indulging in a glass of ice!). intake of organ meats will also increase your bod iron levels. But make sure when you are thinking about iron intake you should must

The Health Benefits Of Dark Chocolate

Dark c hocolate is the processed and sweetened food produced from cocoa.  Real dark chocolate  actually comes with many health benefits.  D ark chocolate is good for you in many ways, C hocolate is the ultimate comfort food,  there are a lot of factors to take into consideration when adding this sweet treat to your diet.  Health Benefits Of Dark Chocolate: This  delicious chocolate has some powerful health benefits.   Here are some scientifically proven health benefits of dark chocolate. Good For Cardiovascular Health: Dark chocolate keeps your heart strong and healthy and reducing the risk of cardiovascular diseases.The magnesium and flavanols present in dark chocolate improve the cardiovascular system by keeping blood vessels open and regulating the heart rate. F lavanols helping lower blood pressure, inflammation and improving blood flows and can also help make blood platelets less sticky and less able to clot, which reduces the risk of blood clots and stroke. Dark chocolate may al

Foods That Fill You Up Without Gaining Weight

Food is a necessary part of the life. Today, t he big problem is all of those foods available that are typically loaded with calories, potentially harmful additives, lots of sugar and unhealthy fats. Those foods can be incredibly addicting, simply due to the nature of their ingredients, which is why it can be so tough to diet. We all love to eat foods, it would  be great if there were some foods that fill you up, without gaining weight. W eight loss or weight maintenance isn’t just about eating until you feel full. It’s about choosing the  right  foods that make you feel full for the least amount of calories. Foods List That Fills You Up Without Gaining Weight: You s hould always make sure that your diet is well balanced with a sensible variety of foods. Now, Let's take a look at our list of foods that fill you up without gaining weight. Legumes: In legumes  Black, red kidney and pinto beans (without added fat), green peas, black-eyed peas are included. These legumes fill you up w

Health Benefits of Fermented Food

Fermented foods and beverages are staples of the human diet. These foods have been consumed and produced since the start of human civilizations. Fermented foods are those foods which are grown through controlled microbial growth and enzymatic reactions. Food fermentation processes can be categorized by the primary metabolites and microorganisms which involved alcohol, acetic acid, lactic acid, fatty acid, propionic acid and carbon dioxide. Food substrates can also describe fermentations. These foods include fish , meat , dairy , vegetable legumes , cereals, starchy roots , and grapes . Yeast or lactic acid bacteria ferment those materials which contain the high concentration of monosaccharides and disaccharides . Benefit Of Fermented Food Fermentation is a biological method of food preservation . Food which is produced in this way that has reduced the risk of contamination . The fermented food contains the desirable tasted and textures which are missing in starting materials for exa

Something is Lost : Drawbacks in modern medicinal systems

Nature acts as Prophylaxis. Countless, fatal and unstoppable disorders don’t enter our body just because of the strong mechanism of sustaining a life that developed under evolution. Nature is basic mindset behind this entire Phenomenon, believe or not, Nature is kind. By the time we started to understand natural laws of healing . It started from Philosophy that emerged after observation. Time was the key player to evaluate the rights and discard the wrong ones. From 4 basic elements to modern scientific DNA Decoding, this journey owes a great respect to the contribution of minds that put their lives to understand systems on every level and started to use things properly for the survival of humans. Yes, medicine has been the powerful instinct and weapon to ensure the theory of “ survival of fittest ” and it enabled humans to dominate and justify their existence. Humans are stronger enough now to drive the planet anywhere they want to. Being conservative on to the topic humans have got c

Foods To Eat That Promotes Healing After Surgery

The majority of people experience  surgery of some kind during their lives. After surgery, the food you eat can make a great impact on your recovery and on how quickly your wound heals. For to healing your body  needs carbohydrates, protein, fat, vitamins, minerals and water (called “nutrients”) to support the repair process.  Foods That Promotes Healing After Surgery: A  nutritious diet   is an essential part of a fast healing after surgery. It is important that you maintain a diet of soft nutritious foods to help speed healing,  The consistency of your diet will vary from liquid, pureed or soft foods after many surgery cases for example: The mechanical soft, liquid diet is appropriate for patients who are recovering from head, neck, or mouth surgery, who have dysphagia (difficulty swallowing), narrowing of the esophagus (food tube), or who are too ill or weak to chew. The diet also benefits those who have poorly fitting dentures, no teeth, or other dental problems. Here are some foo

How badly junk food can affect your body?

Junk food also called as fast food. Food is needed for our body and act as a fuel for our body. It is a food that is processed highly and has a high amount of carbohydrates, sugar, sodium salts and unhealthy fats. Fast food has a high amount of calories but has little nutrition. Mostly causes weight problems and health illnesses. Junk food includes soda, French fries, sausage sandwiches, fish and chips, bacon cheeseburger, pepperoni pizza, tuna melt, nachos, hot dog, cheesecake, chicken nuggets, taco and different salad types etc. Now day junk foods are highly used all over the world. Some junk food also has high nutrition value such as pizza, fish and potato chips. Mostly junk food has replaced our nutritional food in our diet. Mostly children’s become addicted to this food. But they also have effects on our body. Junk food increases childhood obesity, diabetes, heart diseases and chronic diseases. Some studies have shown that they can cause brain damages. Mostly high consumption of j

Poppy Seeds Health Benefits and Side Effects

The botanical name of poppy seeds is Papaver somniferum L. from the family Papaveraceae. Poppy seed, commonly known as ‘ khus khus ‘ in Hindi,  ‘ khashkash ‘ in Urdu,  ‘ Gasagasalu ‘ in Telugu, ‘ Kasa Kasa ‘ in Tamil, ‘ Kas Kas ‘ in Malayalam, ‘ Gasagase ‘ in Kannada, ‘ Khuskhush ‘ in Gujarati, ‘ Khas Khas ‘ in Marathi, ‘ Posto ‘ in Bengali and ‘ Khush khush ‘ in Punjabi.  Poppy seeds are oil seeds obtained from the poppy plant.  The poppy plant comes from Asia and the East Mediterranean. They are Tiny Kidney-shaped seeds, slate-blue in color, having a crisp texture and nut-like flavor.   The seeds, indeed, are very safe to use as food, these are used in baking bread , cakes, rolls and cookies.The negative drawback of these seeds is that they are used by people for drug abuse. The effects have caused many people to become thorough addicts. Judicial and law enforcement systems have hence banned many of the substances. Natural health supplements sometimes have unexpected side effects or

Legalization Of Marijuana : Why Marijuana Should be Legalized?

The legalization of marijuana is a controversial issue all over the world. Peoples are confused about its uses. It is not always easy to research on its health effects and to answer the people about its effects on their health when they use it as a drug. We know that marijuana has also its good effects when it is used as a chemical agent in some medicines. But here we have to discuss the legalization of marijuana. In a survey that was conducted in America in 2014, 43% people were in favor of the legality of marijuana and according to 65% people, it would be legalized in next 10 years.   Marijuana has legitimate medical effects T he discussion about marijuana as a harmful drug has been dominant for a long period that a large number of people had trouble to accept its demonstrated medicinal effects. The opinion of people on the legalization of marijuana has dramatically shifted in last two decades. This year some states passed a law permitting epilepsy patients to use strains of marijuan

Secret Diet That Will Lighten and Glow Your Skin Tone Naturally

Healthy and glowing skin is a natural desire of everyone. Clearer, fairer, glowing and healthy looking skin is a sign of beauty.    I t is observed that majority of women, especially in Asian nations, have a liking for fair skin tone. Although there are many skin whitening products available in the commercial market, often they don’t give the desired results.   Many of these commercial products or methods may also contain harmful chemicals that might trigger skin irritation or other skin conditions. Simple lifestyle changes like incorporating some nutrients rich foods in your daily diet can give you  glowing.  Foods That Lighten and Glowing Your Skin: Vitamin E: Vitamin E is antioxidant and has  potent ability to neutralize damaging free radicals,   through protecting cell membranes it prevents damages to enzymes associated with them. Vitamin E maintains good skin health and successfully combats the damage of stress. It helps eliminate pimples, blemishes and scars and help to glow skin

13 amazing Health benefits of Plum

Plum are juicy and delicious fruits that belong to the genus Prunus of the Rosaceae family which also include peaches, nectarines, and apricots. These fruits have many colors and shapes they have almost 2000 different verities. They are chiefly grown in China, United States, Serbia, and Romania. Plums are the trees which grow about the height of about 10-15m high and the fruit which grows on them depends on the origin of the countries where it is planted. The fruit is called stone fruits with pulp around that stone and with a crease running downwards on one side. The color of the outer skin varies from yellow to red or sometimes it can be black it depends on the condition of the fruit. There are lots of health benefits of plum which includes the relief from the influenza infection, problems regarding indigestion and anxiety. Not only have these it also has the antioxidant present that helps in the treatment of osteoporosis, macular degeneration, cancer, diabetes, and obesity. It helps