30 November 2014

Natural ways to Lower High Blood Pressure..

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A heart in a person's body acts as a pump for circulating the blood to different body organs by implying force through the artery walls. The pressure or force by which blood circulate inside a person’s body is known as blood pressure in medical terms. Health issues such as low blood pressure and high blood pressure are very common and people often heard about them. High blood pressure is a condition when the pressure of blood flow exceeds the normal limit referred as high blood pressure while, low blood pressure is a condition in which blood pressure decreases below the normal value. Both of these conditions accompanied by plenty of health related problems such as heart attack, depression, fatigue and even heart attacks along with vital body organ failure. There are various techniques and medications available for controlling hypertension as well as low blood pressure, in this article we are focusing on natural solutions for preventing hypertension by lowering the blood pressure to the normal limits. Remember to consult your doctor before using any heart related cures so he may suggest you the suitable solution according to your body’s capability.

Do not drink alcohol signOne of the best and permanent solution for preventing as well as lowering high blood pressure problem is to adopt a healthy diet routine which referred as DASH (dietary approaches to stop hypertension).This includes discontinuation of your regular food courses and start eating health friendly nutritious food that not only help you in relieving from hypertension but also strengthens your overall body fitness. Use green vegetables frequently because of their good nutritional values, in addition, consume fruits, whole grains, fat-less dairy items, fish and legumes in regular intervals. You may use potassium in adequate quantity by consulting your doctor as well for lowering saturated fats and normalizing high blood pressure.

Another important step to counter hypertension and bringing down high blood pressure to normal limit is monitoring your daily sodium intake. Sodium if taken in large quantity may cause water retention that may further result in high blood pressure. According to experts, recommended amount of salt or sodium for a normal person is 2,400 milligrams per day; however, by following DASH you may decrease your daily intake of sodium to 1,500 mg approximately. Avoid using too much frozen or processed food, which contains sodium in large amount.

Do not smoke signAlcohol consumption is another factor in causing high blood pressure and hypertension. High amount of alcohol if taken at once may trigger hypertension instantly whereas; regular consumption of alcohol by a habitual drinker ultimately weakens his heart. For a hypertensive habitual drinker, quitting alcoholism is the best solution however, limiting the frequency and amount of alcohol might provide some relief as well. 
An overweight person requires more blood then a normal person for supplying adequate amount of Oxygen and essential nutrients to the body. Increased amount of blood increases the blood pressure as well in the body of overweight person. Therefore, for a hypertensive and overweight person, decreasing an adequate amount of body weight would be the best solution for bringing back high blood pressure to normal limit. Regular workout is very helpful in lowering high blood pressure resulting from decreasing body weight. Habit like smoking also exceeds the chances of high blood pressure therefore; a hypertensive person should always avoid smoking as well.


28 November 2014

The amazing Fig


Nature has countless wonderful things for humankind and Fig indeed is one of nature’s precious gift. Although it has very limited season but still its sweetness, freshness and tenderness pleases millions of people around the world. A few weeks harvesting season of fig begins with the ending of summer and ends in initial days of fall however, this does not affects the liking of its admirers. Fig contains varieties of essential nutrients including minerals, vitamins, fiber and various other beneficial supplements within it, some of them are discussed bellow.  


Fig is a powerful source of minerals that are essential parts of our regular nutritional intake.  Fig contains usual minerals such as potassium, copper, magnesium, calcium, iron, zinc, fluoride, phosphorus and selenium. Copper found in fig is essential for producing red blood cells in our body while, potassium is important for our body fluid, which further maintains our body’s blood pressure and controls heart rate. A fresh fig is capable of fulfilling 10% of a person’s required nutritional intakes per day. Fig is also free from fats cholesterol and sodium as well.


Figs are very rich in vitamins also; it contains vitamin K, vitamin E and vitamin A, vitamin B 12, vitamin C, vitamin B 6 and vitamin D, which protects us from infections, diabetes and even cancers as well. Other important vitamins like pentatonic, acid, folates, thiamin, choline, riboflavin and niacin also found in figs.


FigsA normal person requires 25-30 grams of fiber per day; a fig may contribute 10 percent of our daily-required intake of fiber that means a fig contains 2-3 g of fiber within it. Fiber is an essential requirement for our body that serves in lowering cholesterol and regulating sugar level in our blood. Another important function of fiber is to ensure our feeling of stomach fullness for long duration to maintain our body weight.

Antioxidant Properties

Figs are very good source of antioxidants as well, chlorogenic acid, lutein, carotenes antioxidants found in fig are very useful for keeping a person physically fit. Another important antioxidant found in fig is phenol that helps in countering various health disorders such as cancers, heart problems and harmful infections.  

How to Use Figs 

You can buy both fresh as well as dried fig for use because both contain plenty of essential nutrients. Using figs with or without its skin is totally up to you so use it according to your taste and needs but remember to clean it with fresh water before using it. Many people like eating fresh figs while others love it dried. There are plenty of ways one can use figs, add it with ice cream, cheese chicken or beef it always tastes delicious. Adding figs in salad is also a way enjoying this healthy fruit as well.


27 November 2014

How to prevent unpleasant body odor

Smelly body odorEvery human being has a particular odor or smell, and surprisingly a person’s body odor never matches with the odor of another person, same as happens with our fingerprints. Sometimes, a person’s body odor not only smells ill to the surrounding peoples but also to the person himself. There are wide variety of products such as deodorant and perfumes available in the market now days that claims eliminating ill odor instantly however, the facts are not always the same. These products may remove your body odor for a short duration but not for the whole day as often claimed by their manufacturers. These products are manufactured artificially and therefore, may cause side effects; moreover, people with allergies may find difficulty in tolerating the odor of these products as well. Fortunately, nature posses’ solution for everything and so do for smelly odor as well. There are plenty of natural resources available for preventing the foul body smell. Manufacturers often label their product as natural even if its’ not, it happens due to the absence of an international regulatory authority for defining the word ‘natural’ and monitoring its use in order to prevent manufacturers falsely using it. Therefore, always read ingredients of a product to avoid being cheated by false natural products. 

 Regular Wash

pic to promote bath daily A human body is highly susceptible to the wide varieties of bacteria found in the atmosphere, often these bacteria comes in contact with a person’s body and cause foul smell. However, regular bath and body cleanups might eliminate any such threat easily and prevent smelly body odor. One should always remember to clean specific areas like feet, armpits, private parts, and finger gaps because these are the areas, bacteria love the most. In addition, avoid leaving your body wet for long duration because damp body parts are like heavens for bacteria.   

Use Vinegar

Vinegar is natural bacteria, virus and fungi killers because it contains antibacterial and antiseptic capabilities. Applying white vinegar or apple cider vinegar is very effective in eliminating and preventing bad body odors. The best way of application is soaking clean cotton in vinegar and applying it over armpits, feet and other body parts then wiping out with a clean cloth.

Green Supplements

Adding green supplements like wheat grass in your daily intake is also effective in eliminating the foul body smell because they are natural deodorizers and pleasant in odor.

 Wear clean cloths

Researchers have found that, persons using materials like silk, cotton or any other natural fiber fabrics have fewer chances of smelling ill as compared to the persons wearing synthetic cloth materials. Natural fabric allows air to pass through it easily and keeps you dry whereas, synthetic clothing lacks this capability and dampens the body and attracts fungus and bacteria. In addition, try to wear comfortable dresses and avoid wearing tight dresses that blocks air circulations.

Sterilize your body with natural sterilizers                                                          

SpinachNatural sterilizers such as tea tree oil, hazel, eucalyptus oil are very effective in preventing the bad odor of your body. Theses natural sterilizers contain antiseptic and antibacterial properties that help in bad odor removal. Additionally they keep body’s ph level in control as well which is effective in preventing bacteria as well. Another thing you may use easily is baking soda; use the same technique you used for applying natural sterilizers.

 Diet Routine

Avoid using onion and garlic when going out because these may also cause ill odor sometimes. Moreover, milk products are also sometime responsible for the bad body odor as well. Therefore, avoid using while visiting places. People who are having digestion problems should avoid frequent eating of foods like eggs and fishes. If you are a habitual smoker or drinker than it would be wise for you to reduce you dependency on these products, as they may only add bad odors to your body as well.  
Eating green vegetables like spinach is also useful in decreasing foul body odor; spinach is a good detoxifying agent therefore limiting bad odor. Other green vegetables you might found useful are Parsley, Kale, artichokes, fennel, broccoli, dandelion roots, thistle and other green veggies.


22 November 2014

Suggestions for Reducing Your Omentum Size

Omentum is a fatty organ held between the stomach and the pelvic portion of our body in a suspended position. Decreasing omentum fat is quite easy; you can easily achieve this goal of omentum decrease by adopting regular exercise routine and adding health beneficial foods to your daily diets. You have heard about beer belly, which used for a person having excessive omentum fats in his body.

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Various researchers have found that omentum cells prevent abdominal infections and counter harmful germs from reaching the abdomen. Omentum can be divided into two categories healthy and unhealthy omentum. A healthy omentum is one that has transparent and lace shaped appearance while, omentum with a thick and opaque omentum referred as unhealthy omentum. Abdominal inflammation, body’s sugar level fluctuation and arterial disorders are some common problems that might occur because of an unhealthy omenetum.  The normal omentum size suggested by experts for women is 32 inches while for men 35 inches omentum considered within the normal limit. Carry on reading the following paragraphs to know about simple ways of achieving a healthy omentum.

 Effects of Diets

Taking health friendly food is one of the best options for decreasing the size of your omentum.  Healthy diet ensures a healthy body and therefore a healthy omentum. Foods containing omega-3, which is a fatty acid mainly, found in vegetables, whole grains, fruits and fishes (biggest source of omega-3). The fiber contents found in whole grains and fruits are very effective in preventing you from excessive eating moreover, it helps you in achieving longer stomach fullness feelings. You may also decrease your omentum size by avoiding processed foods and also increasing the frequency of your eating i.e. eating in small quantities multiple times instead of taking full meals three times a day.   


Fitness experts and medical professionals often recommend regular exercises for increasing the fitness level of their clients. Same thing applies for reducing omentum size as well. A half an hour walk in regular frequencies along with 20minutes of weekly power lifting sessions are the best methods for achieving your omentum reducing goal. A 20-minute weekly workout is also helpful in this regard.


A glass of smoothieBreakfast contents and timings also play a key role in building up of your body fats and therefore you should take your breakfast in a fixed daily schedules, additionally you need to add health friendly and nutritious items in your breakfast as well. According to various researchers and dietary experts, a nutritious breakfast with its
fiber contents keeps your body’s sugar level balanced in addition with controlling your excessive eating habits. Regular use of nutritious drink in your breakfast is also helpful in cutting your omentum fat as well.

How to make a Nutritious Breakfast Drink:

Making a nutritious drink is quite simple and anyone can do it. You require half tablespoon of flaxseed oil, blueberries (frozen), banana, soy protein, psyillium seed and half tablespoon of honey. In order to blend the ingredients together, you need to first mix them with water depending upon the quantities of ingredients. With a few minutes of blending, your nutritious breakfast drink is ready for consumption.


16 November 2014

Foods for Relieving Depression..

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Fish Oil

 Its’ often seen in depression relieving product’s advertisement that the main reason that causes depression is the fluctuation of serotonin level in our brain, the serotonin level of your brain when unbalanced causes depression. While, some experts say that even if you increase the amount of serotonin in your brain then also you cannot be relieved from the depression. If its’ true then why many physicians prescribe such medicines for depression despite of the fact that it causes severe side effects including mood fluctuations, violent behavior and sometimes suicidal tendencies, moreover, such medicines lacks the ability of countering depression as well.
                     There are many options available for countering depression other then the tablets, improper diet habits and insufficient nutrition may cause depression, fatigue and mood fluctuation as well. One can minimize the chances of depression and fatigue by consuming foods rich in essential nutrients, these foods not only controls depression but also sharpens the mind. Some of them are

 Depression Relieving Foods

Brown Rice:

Brown Rice
Brown Rice
 Brown rice contains many essential nutrients such as Vitamin B3, folic acid and vitamin B1 that energizes our minds to perform daily activities. Brown rice supports our body to release glucose, additionally, the low glycemic properties of brown rice lowers the sugar and decreases the possibility of mind fluctuations as well. Essential minerals found in brown rice help your body in properly functioning and minimizes the cholesterol level, moreover, the rich fiber contents of brown rice help us in digestion as well.            

Fish Oils

 Fatty acids’ deficiency in the body is the major cause behind the state of depression in any individual. Several researchers have found that fish oil is good source of omega-3 fatty acid that effectively performs variety of body functions and controls mind fluctuations. As a result, omega-3 decreases symptoms like suicidal tendency, anxiety, sleep related problems and decreasing sexual activeness. Moreover, omega-3 also strengthens the cardiovascular activities and decreases body’s cholesterol level as well.

Brewer’s Yeast

Brewer’s Yeast is very rich source of essential nutrients such as Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2 and Vitamin B3 moreover; brewer’s yeast also contains sixteen types of fatty acids and fourteen types of minerals essential for our body. As indicated above that amino acid is essential for keeping a person's nervous system in perfect condition for the adequate performance.

Whole-Grain Oats

Essential nutrients like vitamin B6 and vitamin B1 found in whole grain oats are very effective in controlling the mind fluctuations by maintaining body’s blood sugar. Whole grain oat has folic acid and pantothenic acid as well that decreases body’s cholesterol level and enhances digestion.


Similarly, Cabbage has Vitamin C and folic acid that supports our body against heart diseases, cancer and infections. In addition, cabbage is very effective in relieving stress along with preventing stomach ulcer as well.