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SWIMMING & NUTRITION- 3

Swimmers must focus on eating balanced and nutritious foods all the time. It boosts the energy levels and helps in good performance.

After your swim

  • It’s super important to re-hydrate with water or a fruits juice after a swim to help replace electrolytes.

  • Within two hours of the swimming eat a full balanced meal rich in proteins and carbohydrates.

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Foods after swimming: Low-fat chicken, fish, potatoes, rice, eggs and milk

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Weight Loss & Nutrition Myths-3

Myth: Egg raises Cholesterol and adds to your weight.

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Fact: Egg doesn’t increase serum cholesterol but decreases LDL (Bad Cholesterol). Prefer egg whites as they are rich in protein.

Myth:You Need Eight Glasses Of Water Per Day To Stay Healthy

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Fact: A study recommended at least 4.5 liters of water per day,   but the amount of water you need to consume per day isn’t a constant. On hot days, for instance, or after drinking alcohol, you’ll need more water than usual in order to fend off dehydration.

How to Curb Your Sugar Intake – 1

Cut sugar from your breakfast    

                                 

 

  • Instead of eating a jam or marmalade sandwich, go for a stuffed vegetable sandwich.
  • Substitute the sweet breakfast cereal with oatmeal and eat it without sugar.
  • Add more protein in your diet, like eggs and fish.
  • Proteins stimulate your energy and boost mood.
  • Replace juice boxes for fresh fruit juices as packed juice contain lots of added sugar.

Healthy Food For Hairs

  • Biotin: Biotin, a water soluble vitamin of the B complex, encourages hair and scalp health.  Dietary sources of biotin include nuts, brown rice, whole grains, eggs/egg yolk and oats.
  • Boost Mineral: The minerals silica and zinc are also critical for hair growthFood sources of silica include cucumber, mango, green leafs, beans. Foods high in zinc are pumpkin seeds, beans, almonds and nuts, eggs.

  • Protein: Hair is made of protein; hence protein in your diet helps for making hair strong and healthy and is mainly found in fish, chicken, dairy products, eggs, legumes and nuts.
  • Omega-3 fatty acids: Food containing omega -3 fatty acids such as flax seed, dry fruits, fish are required to maintain scalp healthy.
  • Vitamin A, C & E: Helps in strengthening the capillaries and nourishes damaged growth. Vitamin ACE mainly found in carrot, pumpkins, sweet potatoes, mango, guava, oranges, papaya, wholemeal, eggs, vegetable oil etc.,
  • Drink plenty of water to keep the hair moisturized. Also, hair becomes healthy and grows faster as water flushes out the toxins.
  • Minimum 8hours of sleep everyday helps in fast hair growth as hair grows when at rest.

If you notice more than the regular hair falls visit a doctor right away.         

Causes of Hair Loss – 4

Skin conditions of the scalp: An unhealthy scalp can cause inflammation that makes it difficult for hair to grow. Skin conditions that lead to hair loss include seborrheic dermatitis (dandruff), psoriasis, and fungal infections such as ringworm.

  Healthy Tip: Prefer mineral rich foods such as cucumber, mango, pumpkin seeds, beans, almonds, nuts etc and also include dairy products to improve hair growth and to make scalp healthy.

                                                                              

Hereditary hair lose :Hair loss that is genetic is known as “androgenetic alopecia” and is the most common cause of hair loss. The gene can be inherited from either your mother’s or father’s side of the family.

    Healthy Tip: Healthy balanced diet rich in flax seeds, green leafy vegetables, citrus fruits, walnuts, fish and eggs.

 

Causes of Hair Loss-1

Our hair grows at the rate of 5mm per day. Following are the major factors that effecting hair loss

  Fever and viral diseases: One of the contributing factors for hair loss is high fever and viral diseases and typhoid is the most prominent disease to cause of more hair loss.

Healthy Tip: include vitamin rich foods such as carrot, pumpkin, oranges, whole grains, sweet potatoes etc to treat the hair fall while suffering with fever.Have raw garlic and onions. You can also use them in cooking, best would be to make soup having lots of garlic and onion. 

Telogen effluvium: It is a phenomenon that occurs after pregnancy, major surgery, drastic weight loss, or extreme stress, in which you shed large amounts of hair every day

Healthy Tip: Include foods such as mushroom, eggs and fish. Eat a healthy diet rich in vegetables, fruits, and proteins to get plenty of nutrients to get healthy hair.