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“Health Benefits of Whole Grains”-1

Consumption of Whole grains instead of refined grains lowers the risk of many chronic diseases. Whole grains:

  • Provide bulk in the stomach and helps prevent overeating.

  • Slows the digestive system for blood sugar control.

  • Cleanses the digestive system to keep the intestines disease free.

  • Reduces the risk of heart disease, colon cancer, and type 2 diabetes.

    Barley-Health benefit: the fibre in barley helps lower cholesterol very effectively

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Tips: Can be used in soups, salads.

Corn –Health benefit: corn has high levels of antioxidants and is identified as a major contributing factor in decreasing the risk of cardiovascular problems

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Tips: Can be used in vegetable dishes, popcorn, soups, and salads

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Improve Digestive Health-5

Fibre helps in constipation:

  • Fill up your plate with foods like berries, grapes, whole grams, whole grains, vegetables and nuts.

  • Fibre rich foods like these help digestion and keep your bowel regular.

  • Your body needs a recommended 20-30grams of fibre daily.

Yogurt/Curd:

   • We have trillions of bacteria in our gut that help us digest food, and yogurt contains some types of these healthy bacteria’s such as Lactobacillus Acidophilus, Bifidobacterium Lactis etc.,

  • Yogurt has bacteria, which replenishes the normal flora within the gastrointestinal tract and so it’s healthy.

 

 

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.