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Top Foods That Must Be included in diet regularly.

Introduction :
Eating few healthy foods on regular basis gives you freedom from illness. As you know ," We are What we eat." It also helps you recovering from illness faster and makes you active all through the day. Let's go, through few foods to be included in diet regularly.

Eggs :
We all are aware that Eggs contain protein and is the best option as breakfast.  It also contains antioxidants lutein and zeaxanthin which plays an important role in eye health. Eat an egg a day . If you are physically active person you can add on an extra as per requirements. A medium sized egg contains 70 calories and 6 gm of protein.







Carrots:
A great inclusion as it is rich source of carotenoids ,fiber,Vitamin K
It is antioxidant rich which prevents cancer, cardiovascular disease and good for eye health. It also aids in weight loss providing necessary fiber and vitamins.

Sweet potatoes:
Rich in fiber and antioxidants it is must to include sweet potatoes in your diet. Other vegetables like beet…

21 Ways To Improve Your Gut Health Naturally - Wellness Love

Introduction :
"Health starts in the gut." A healthy gut is a healthy you and without much intro, let's go on to the tips for good digestive system.







1. Chew your food properly :
In today's busy life, we tend to hurry the process of eating and doesn't chew the food properly.  Chewing the food helps in release of salivary enzymes that aid in digestion.



2. Do not eat large meals at once :
Control your food portions or break up into 4 or 5 meals instead of heavy 3 meals. If you find it difficult include healthy snacks in between ..



3. Schedule of meals :
You would have heard a saying "Have breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dinner like a pauper." Take light meals , avoid high calorie and fat foods at night and have dinner 3 hours before the bedtime. Cultivate this habit for healthy gut.
4. Include probiotics :
Probiotics are food rich in healthy bacteria. Naturally you can include yogurt in your diet to increase Lactobacillus which is good gut bacteria…

Moringa Leaves - A Super Food That Must Be Included In Our Diet.

Introduction :
Drumstick leaves is highly nutritious green  leaves containing Vitamin A, Vitamin B2, B6, Vitamin C, calcium, iron, phosphorus, magnesium, protein, beta carotene, folic acid. Scientific name of drumstick plant is Moringa Oleifera.

Mrs. Asha, was feeling tired frequently.  Her haemoglobin levels were 9 gm/dl which is low and reason for her tiredness.  Doctor suggested her dietary modifications to increase her haemoglobin levels and drumstick leaves topped the list.
Let, us look into the health benefits of Drumstick leaves in detail.
Nutritive value :
1. As I told in introduction , it is rich source of calcium which is 4 times more calcium content than milk , 3 times the potassium content of bananas, 4 times vitamin A content of carrots , 7 times more vitamin C than oranges and 2 times the protein in yogurt.
2. Moringa leaves is rich source of anti oxidants . Thus, it helps our body in preventing many diseases caused by oxidative stress by free radicals.





3. Drumstick leaves al…

Top 10 Foods For Healthy Eyes and Eye Care Tips..

Introduction :

Eyes is a vital sense organ and we face lot of eye related disorders these days due to many factors , it may be genetical factor which we cannot prevent but life style changes can prevent age related macular degeneration by healthy intake of food rich in vitamin A, vitamin C, leutin, zeaxanthin, beta carotene , omega 3 fatty acids. Let us go through some of the foods which help us to improve our eyesight.








1. Fish :

Certain fish mainly oily fish are a good source of omega 3 fatty acids which helps in vision. Fish like tuna, mackerel, salmon ,sardine comes into this list.


2. Eggs :
Egg yolks have vitamin A content which is beneficial for our eyes.
Apart from it , it is packed with proteins,antioxidants like leutin, zeaxanthin which prevents chronic eye diseases.


3. Carrots:
We were told that eat carrot as it is good for your eyes since we were child. Yes , carrots contain beta carotene which helps to protect our vision. The beta carotene in carrot is converted into vitamin A in…

Health Effects of Smoking - Chemicals found in cigarettes and list of diseases caused by them.

''Smoking causes Death'' is the Statutory warning on the screens displayed when the is a scene displayed shows a person smoking. Even on the cigarette packets we see a scary image of oral cancer with a message " Smoking Causes Cancer". Inspite of all these warnings there is increased incidence of smokers succumbing to cancer or other ailments associated with smoking.





Smoking releases nearly 4000 harmful chemicals which are toxic to health.   Few of the chemicals are-

Tar - A dark colour substance which gets accumulated in lungs which may lead to cancer.





Carbon monoxide - A gas which interfere with oxygen carrying capacity to the cells of our body which affects all the organs.

Nicotine- A powerful drug derived from tobacco plants which enters the brain in seconds releasing dopamine and endorphins which makes it highly addictive.

Arsenic- This is a chemical found in rat poisons.

Cadmium- A poisonous chemical used in batteries.

Toluene- It is used in industries as a so…