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August 24, 2010

Weight Losing Excercises

Exercise is healthy way to lose weight even without remaining deprive of food. Human body is made in such a way that it likes slow changes whether it is related to food or exercises. If you want to start exercise for loosing weight, you must view the video given below. Here is a tip for you not to start hard and tough exercise if you don’t have done exercise before. This video will provide you some basics steps of exercise that are specifically for beginners. You must follow the exercises given here:


August 6, 2010

7 Don’ts after a Meal

Here is very useful information for you regarding what to avoid after eating a meal. Continue reading:

Don’t Smoke: Smoking after meal is very dangerous and increases the risk of cancer. Experts say that smoking after meal is equal to 10 cigarettes and badly affect the health.

Don’t Eat Fruits Immediately: Avoid eating fruits immediately after meal as it causes your stomach blotting with air. Better suggestion is that fruits should be eaten after 1-2 hours after eating meal.

Avoid Tea: Tea leaves contain acid. Tea makes the eaten food hard to digest so avoid taking tea immediately after meal.

Don’t Walk: This concept is absolutely wrong that walking 100 steps will keep you healthy and live long. Walking immediately after meal is very harmful for health and digestive system cannot absorb the nutrition from eaten food.

Don’t Sleep Immediately: If you sleep abruptly after eating meal, food intake will not properly digest and you will also feels some gas trouble. So sleep 2-3 hours after meal.

Avoid Bathing: bathing immediately will weaken the digestive system and stomach also. It is always forbidden from bathing after meal because it increases the flow of blood to hands, legs and feet and amount of blood in stomach decreases.

Don’t loose your Belt: Avoid loosing your belt after eating meal as it twists or blocks the intestine.

Hope you will like this information and will find it very beneficial to maintain your health.

July 23, 2010

What Exactly is True Health?

Health is condition of equilibrium, stability, good functioning and maintenance of all body parts. To get vigorous body and mind is main target regarding good health and attitude to bring bad health to our lives. Any unfair physical and mental condition is known as bad health. It is very important that each body part should work well and effectively. Good coordination among psychological, physical and spiritual sections of body parts is considered good health. The true health means we are comfortable in each body part existence and there is no pain and uneasiness in our internal system. We can perform up to level and give our best having healthy body and mind. From these wording you can better understand what exactly is true health and how can you maintain it?

Many things are required for maintaining good health as balanced and moderate diet, self esteem, positive attitude towards life and proper exercise. These two things contribute as a whole to our health and keeping us satisfied. We must be satisfied within our current condition and looking for the best also to improve our life. Staying happy and positive is also important to keep body and mind in good condition. We should awake with a smile on face and have courage to meet the challenges of our surroundings. These are simple and small points that we can do to maintain good health. You don’t need to be worry about your health if you have adopted these principles in your routine.

June 26, 2010

Family Health Care Strategies

Managing the health issues of family can be a difficult chore. But this thing is well worth of your efforts for keeping your family healthy and happy. Health care strategies for family can go long toward better care of your family. Some family health care strategies include:

Be in contact or work with family doctor, pediatrician and other specialist. Your relationship with your doctor must be two-way street and you should make most of your appointments. Give necessary information regarding your family history, allergies, inherited diseases, chronic diseases and medications so that your doctor can give better treatment to your family members in case of any illness.

  1. You must be proactive to manage chronic conditions like diabetes, asthma, high cholesterol and blood pressure in better way.
  2. Keep comprehensive record of your family health as it can be a valuable resource for you to cure and treat your family members.
  3. Adopt healthy eating and teach your kids to have good eating attitude. Kids learn from you so you should present yourself before kids as a role modal having good attitude and habits. Also take good care of diet and food according to family member’s physical needs. Limit use of smoke and alcohol and also avoid variety of sweet dishes. Use lots of vegetables and fruit in trying different dishes for your family.
  4. Be careful in travelling and also tell your family to buckle seat belt during travel. These precautions will make you safe from injuries and illness.
  5. Make wellness of family affairs and take advantage form different events to keep your family together and enjoy the time. Arrange weekly hiking and bicycling tips with your family.
  6. Get your family members involved in preparing menus and dishes for meals. Family bonding can be done in this way.

Take good care of your family health and try to provide them enjoyable time when they are with you. Good health of your family members should be your first concern than anything else.

June 12, 2010

Health Vitamins and Supplements

Vitamins are group of organic food substances and are necessary for good health. These vitamins can be taken from natural food items and alternate way of taking vitamins is use of supplements. Vitamins are based on solubility and can be classified into two classes. These tow categories are:

  • Fat- soluble vitamins like vitamin D, A, E and vitamin K.
  • Water-soluble vitamins include vitamin B12, biotin, vitamin B6, niacin, thiamin, riboflavin, pantothenic acid, and vitamin C (ascorbic acid).

Vitamins should be taken in small amount as they keep the metabolism normal and maintain your good health. Vitamins are not source of energy and do not provide calories to the body but are valuable in keeping your body in running condition. Vitamins play very vital role in digesting, absorbing and metabolizing eaten food. Remember, excess use of vitamins can lead you to acute and chronic diseases. Vitamins exist in the form of blood cells, genetic material, nervous system chemicals and hormones. Fundamental growth of cells depends on vitamins that perform such functions:

  • Keep cells strong
  • Tissue binding
  • Fighting against infections and diseases

Vitamin A plays very important role in body functioning and making good health. It is responsible for bone growth, cell division and reproduction.

Vitamin B Complex makes the body resist to stress and depression. It is also good for healthy skin, digesting and muscles toning. It regulates the blood pressure and also good for reducing leg cramps and muscles spasms.

Vitamin C performs well to strength immune system and maintaining tissues.

If you take adequate amount of vitamin D, you will have less risk of bone loss and diseases.

Vitamin E is very effective that stands in fat-soluble category and is very important for better functioning of eyes. It is also better for physical stability.

Vitamin K is also very important that is effective for good health, bone massing and blood clotting.

In conclusion taking adequate amount of vitamins in the from of natural food or any other way can be taken to maintain good health.

May 28, 2010

Weight Chart

Having obesity and inanition with respect to age both are harmful for good health. If you are overweight you will suffer in obesity disease like high cholesterol and blood pressure. On the other hand if your weight is low with respect to your age it will lead you towards weaknesses and your health will badly effective. So maintaining a healthy weight is very important in order to protect yourself from obesity diseases and disabilities. You must think of starting weight maintaining programs recommended by nutritionist or according to condition of your health. You also have to follow some important points that include:

  • Eating adequate amount of diet
  • Changing your behavior
  • Adopting good eating habits
  • Do some physical work
  • Follow the weight chart

Before you start doing things mentioned above you need to be aware of levels of weight having different age and height. Considering weight chart can be very useful for you to maintain your weight and overall health.

You can buy an authentic weight chart like:

April 20, 2010

Exercises for Stress Relief

Stress can be defined as physical, mental and chemical fatigue that makes the person feel irritate, painful, annoy and stimulate. Stress has become very common problem among people all over the world. To better deal with stress I have brought some useful information regarding exercises for controlling stress. Proper physical exercises give the body an opportunity to better work and relief tension and stress. Regular exercises are considered very helpful for the individuals who are mentally weak and often suffer in stress.

These exercises are:

Walking is a better treatment in case of any stress as it smoothen the muscles and relief in pain. Stimulate relaxation can also be get from walking slowly. Walking is such exercise that requires very less efforts and can be easily done by any person at any place. Walking makes the stressed person, calm, good and unstressed.

Stretching exercises are also very good for nerves system. It loosen the nerves and person feel relax from intense stress and tension. Stretching is also beneficial in increasing blood flow in the body and muscles feel better.

Swimming is another exercise that is recommended by physician to get relief from any type of stress and tension. Different types of body movements in swimming can make the muscles and nerve system smooth and also make the mood of person very pleasant.

Deep breathing in fresh air can also change the mood of a person and he/she will feel much better if stressed. Breathing of some seconds can make the person unstressed. It is very useful exercise in case of stress.

Yoga is best exercise for self development, getting rid of negative thinking and making mood pleasant and unstressed. Yoga is oldest form of exercise and is considered very helpful for better physical and mental health.

March 10, 2010

Diet for Diabetic patients

Diabetes is a common disease and people suffer in this disease across the world. In this disease, amount of sugar enhanced in blood and this thing cause shortage of insulin in the human body. Diabetes may be an inherent disease.

Special diet is recommended by doctors for the patients of diabetes. Here are some eating and diet tips for the patients of diabetic patients.

  • Add lots of fruits and vegetables in your meal.
  • Choose grain products food items on regular basis.
  • Fish must be necessary item of your diet at least 2-3 times in a week.
  • Avoid food having lot of fate and cholesterol.
  • Include dried beans in meal like kidney and pinto beans.

Here are some food items that diabetic patients should avoid eating. These include:

  • Sugar food items like sweets, jam, jellies, ice cream and cold drinks etc.
  • Food items of bakery as cake, pastries, sweet biscuits, pudding.
  • Fruit juice s, chew gum, chocolate and packed fruit.

The points mentioned above are necessary for the health and recovery of diabetic patients. These points are recommended by American Diabetic Association for specifically diabetic patients while planning their meal of the day.

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