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Keep a check on your diet and eliminate processed and junk food to keep your mood swings from fluctuating. Exercise regularly to keep negative thoughts at bay and for better sleep. Mingle with people, join a support group, try volunteering to boost your confidence. Practice meditation, deep breathing exercises and yoga to relieve stress and anxiousness.
To support your daily water intake needs, add foods like apple, grapes, plum, watermelon, strawberries, pineapple, grapefruit and cantaloupe that have on avg. 90% water for every 100gms. Other water-rich foods include tomato, lettuce, zucchini, spinach, radish, cucumber, eggplant, coconut water, green cabbage and buttermilk. Avoid protein rich foods and alcohol.
Boost testosterone levels by doing weight training regularly, taking natural supplements like ashwaghanda, taking adequate rest, eating zinc and magnesium rich foods like spinach and chard and reducing sugar and alcohol. Consuming organic fats from oily fish, peanuts and avocados and skin exposure to early morning sun helps in boosting testosterone levels.
There's no doubt that holidays are the best time of the year for all of us. Unfortunately, it's also the time of the year we gain those extra pounds. Follow these five tips and stay healthy: don't skip meals, eat small portions of food, offer to cook a healthy dish for a party, avoid alcohol, and add exercise to your holiday fun list.
Consume sufficient fluids and foods like watermelon, lemon juice, berries, apples and pumpkin seeds. You could use herbs like dandelion which help strengthen kidneys and clear water retention. Marshmallow root helps treat kidney stones, red clover stimulates excretion of water and wastes and nettle is a good diuretic. Also, practice meditation.
Improper food combination is one of the primary factors causing gas, flatulence, heartburn and upset stomach. It is best to avoid combining fish and milk, different kinds of proteins, milk and any other food, fruits and any other food, freshly cooked and stored or reprocessed food, and cold water with meals.
If consumed moderately, alcohol may increase your metabolism but excess consumption can damage the liver, create blood sugar imbalances and cause weight gain. It contains empty calories and has no nutritional value. Your body can’t store it, so it must metabolize it right away, which can have a detrimental effect on other metabolic processes.
Don’t confuse drinking while nursing, with drinking while pregnant. Having a few glasses of alcohol while you’re nursing may be okay if there are celebrations. But, it’s better to avoid it. If you have to drink, wait for at least 30-45 mins before breast-feeding your child, so that your alcohol levels can drop and your child will be away from harm.
Stress can be a major cause of weight gain. Following these five tips will help fight stress induced weight gain. 1. Control snacking, eat only when hungry, say goodbye to unwanted calories. 2. Deep breath when stressed and reduce overall stress levels. 3. Limit alcohol, it spikes you blood glucose like nothing else. 4. Eat timely, balanced meals. Eat early and avoid late night meals. 5. Get enough sleep. Lack of sleep can increase weight overnight. Follow these simple tips and feel the difference.
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Here is a list of the 5 most dangerous ingredients found in commercial gum. Gum base, Aspartame, Sugar Alcohols, Butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT), and Acesulfame potassium. When a psychiatrist found that aspartic acid, a key ingredient in aspartame, created holes in the brains of mice, an investigation into Searle’s claims began. Animal studies done on acesulfame potassium have demonstrated a link to this substance and various tumors. Butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT) is a preservative that has been linked to cancer. Sugar Alcohols can increase blood sugar just as much as sugar.
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1. Stress: Releases Cortisol which weakens testosterone levels. 2. Relationship Problems: Can kill the urge or interest to have sex. 3. Alcohol: Slows down overall circulation and sensitivity to nerve endings. 4. Lack of sleep: Reduces production of important hormones. 5. Obesity: Can cause impaired blood flow to genitals. 6. Depression: Kills ability to have sex.