Foods That Are Great For Your Heart

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Which foods to eat to have a healthy heart or if you have heart disease

Keeping your heart constantly healthy, even after you have developed heart disease, does not have to be a complicated process if you always eat right. But does that mean that you have to compromise on taste? No, it does not. There are a lot of different types of food you can eat, so there is enough to feel satisfied by in the long-term but always choose food that can fight the primary causes of heart disease, such as high cholesterol.

Vegetables: count in vegetables such as broccoli, tomatoes, peas and carrots in your diet.

Carbohydrates: the carbohydrates which you should eat are potatoes, legumes, brown rice and oatmeal.

Fish: fish that contains omega-3 and are oily too, like herring and anchovies, can reduce triglycerides (or lipids) in your body; triglycerides are fat which provide energy.

Protein: sources of protein that are good for your heart are nuts, tofu and lean meats.

Fruits: include fruits such as oranges, papaya and pomegranates in your diet to keep your heart healthy.


Top Nutritive Vegetables

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Which vegetables to eat to stay appropriately healthy

Selecting vegetables to eat this summer should be about personal choice. Although, a really wide variety of seasonal vegetables are always available in the market to choose from, vegetables taste the best when it is from among your favorites. Cooking vegetables is an easy process too because from having them as soups to boiling them with your favorite condiments, the process to make your favorite veg dish doesn’t take too long, thus making it appear more attractive to include in your daily meal plan. Top vegetables to eat:

Spinach: helps your bones, hair and with having good eyesight.

Pumpkin: eating pumpkins helps your eyesight and your body’s inbuilt defense system against illnesses – your immune system.

Green beans: eating green beans helps your digestive system, diminishes the danger of getting heart disease and aids you to avoid cancer.

Carrots: eating carrots help to stave off cancer and helps you hang on to your good eyesight.

Peas: battles inflammation on your skin and aids with digestion.

Sweet corn: helps you have good skin, stronger hair and more energy.

Eggplant: helps you have more energy, your bones and hair growth.

The Causes Of Prostate Cancer

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Prostate cancer can be a fatal disease but exercising greater care and also knowing more about it early on can aid with stopping it from being so

Prostate cancer is a disease which mostly men can develop – the cancer matures on the prostate gland and could with time get bigger. Prostate cancer can happen for a myriad of reasons such as a first-degree relative history of prostate cancer, eating habits, smoking, being of African-American descent, height, less exercise and so on.

The most concerning of all reasons is arguably the one that puts men at greater risk of getting prostate cancer quite easily, which for Caucasians (and Asians) are their eating habits; bad habits of any kind should always be avoided because they can obviously be detrimental to your health. When prostate cancer is thrown into the picture (for a man), there is just so much care that needs to be exercised over what you eat daily. When you eat a lot of fat (especially, animal fat), there is a greater risk of getting prostate cancer because when you eat more fat, then your body starts to create more testosterone which can give you prostate cancer faster.

Although, prostate cancer is commonplace among older men really (those over the age of 50), it is not physically impossible for younger men (those in their 30s and 40s) to get it as well. Geographically, the cancer is also mapped like this: there is a strong indication that nations where more men eat meat than let’s say other foods (such as vegetables) because it is a part of their food customs, prostate cancer is more commonplace among men belonging to those nations.

Food Coloring

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Is there an ounce of truth in the idea that eating food that has food coloring can be detrimental to health?

Food coloring certainly makes a dish look very appetizing. It really ignites this feeling inside that eating that dish must be one of the tastiest experiences in the world. But can food coloring really harm your health? Food coloring is not a rare concept in the United States, with an increasing amount of dependency seen on the idea of adding color to food since the fifties.

Plenty of this food coloring is artificial in nature and research has pointed towards it being harmful for your health, even attaching itself to being a cause for cancer. However, it’s really important to add that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has ruled out the possibility of labeling food coloring as a cause for concern.

It might still be hard to console yourself, when certain studies (which were carried out on animals) point towards the opposite direction but the research is not still not solid enough to formulate a change of opinion over food coloring. The use of color on food is widespread actually: it appears on a variety of food such as processed food (bacon, microwave popcorn and margarine are three examples), candy, condiments and ice cream.

Why Hair Loss Happens

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Hair loss is often a temporary problem, and if taken care of early on, it will not result in any permanent issue

After experiencing too much loss of weight or plenty of stress, an individual might also experience ‘telogen effluvium’, where daily they will lose a lot of hair, but hair fall occurs for other reasons too. Hair growth actually happens in a cycle program, comprising three stages:

• ‘anagen’ – when hair grows; the life of this part of the cycle is 3-5 years,
• ‘catagen’ – it occurs for about 1-2 weeks as hair growth stops,
• ‘telogen’ – when hair fall happens, for the cycle to repeat itself again.

A whopping 90percent of your hair continuously grows. When hair fall happens, it could be because of any of these following reasons:

Not eating enough proteins: It is a good idea to include milk, chicken, fish and eggs in your diet to feed your body a sufficient amount of proteins, because otherwise your body (possibly 2-3 months after you have started to cut back on proteins) might start to borrow protein from your hair to fill its needs.

Not eating enough vitamin B: Some good sources of vitamin B are lentils, eggs, spinach, collard greens and liver.

Stress: Stress can make you lose hair and it can be any kind of stress experienced, even the kind from getting a flu, but the experience should go away once you start to recover. If the stress is of a physical nature, then chances of that individual experiencing hair loss is greater than when the stress is of an emotional type.

A rapid loss of weight: Sudden weight loss means having an irregular eating pattern, which gives rise to deficiencies, such as that of vitamins, in your body; the hair loss process that occurs because of this should correct itself after six months of experiencing hair fall.

Too much styling of hair: Styling hair concepts, such as corn rows or braiding your hair too tight, or even using hair treatment options, such as hot-oil care for your hair, can make you experience hair loss to such an extent that your hair could never grow back again.

Causes Of Heart Attacks

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What should a person with heart disease avoid to lower chances of having a heart attack?

A little over 40,000 people die annually in the United Kingdom because of heart disease before they turn 75. Also in the United Kingdom, approximately the same number of men and women – 3.5 million, suffer from heart disease; a person suffering from heart disease run into the risk of having a heart attack – what are the causes behind that?

Inappropriate Sleep: Sleeping is good for the heart. People who get at least 6 to 8 hours of sleep regularly are less likely to get a heart attack, in comparison to people who have slept less than 6 hours everyday. If a person loses sleep then their blood pressure rises and this could link to inflammation – in other words, they run into serious risk of having a heart attack.

Pollution: If a person lives in an environment where pollution in the air is quite common, then they run into greater risks of having a heart attack. This is because when they breathe in polluted air daily, they run into the risk of having blocked arteries, plus heart disease.

Bad Eating Tendencies: It’s important to always eat right – eating too much food all at once can increase blood pressure, as well as the heart rate. Another cause for concern is a meal rich in too much fat, which can cause the fat in a person’s bloodstream to rise.

Emotions: Emotions of rage, happiness, sadness and stress can give a person a heart attack.

Migraines: If a person regularly experiences a migraine headache, then at a later point in their lives, there is a greater possibility of them having a heart attack.

Extreme cold: Spending too much time out in the cold can lead to a heart attack because the cold weather can narrow your arteries and make it difficult for blood to get to your heart.

Turmeric: The Healing Ingredient

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Turmeric is a local Southeast Asian spice, which also has the power to heal

Turmeric – the yellow-colored spice often used in cooking has surprise healing powers, as well. Used in various supplements these days, turmeric can do more than help you detox as part of a spice-blended detox drink: it helps to fight off inflammation, avoid cancer, lower cholesterol levels, avert prostate cancer (for men), and eliminate bacteria too.

Turmeric is an important part of cuisine in India and has been regarded as something of a naturalistic healer of various illnesses. The spice contains curcumin, which can both energize routes to effectively eliminate cancer cells early on and obstruct routes for those cells, which multiply and divide inside the body. With cholesterol, turmeric can lower high HDL levels and increase LDL levels, which is a beneficial outcome for people who have high cholesterol.

The primary drawback with turmeric acting as a healing source is that you have to eat a lot of turmeric to reap the healing benefits of the spice. Eating it with black pepper, oils and fats, helps your gut absorb more of it to reap its healing powers; cooking with the spice and the other ingredients is just as great an option as having them altogether with salads.

Turmeric can flavor foods really nicely but it’s really difficult to eat the amount of turmeric that is required (a ‘500mg’ daily intake) to also have it properly function as a healing ingredient. A way to do that is to consult your local doctor and get it in the form of a supplement. Apart from that, it’s wise to include it as a part of your diet too.