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Alzheimer’s disease and the resulting dementia are a serious concern because the numbers keep increasing every year. According to The Alzheimer's Association's 2017 report, more...
Osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis. If you have it in the knee, it can be hard to walk or climb up stairs. Treatment should focus on reducing inflammation and pain. Aside from exercise, foods can help. Anti-inflammatory nutrients include omega-3 fats in salmon, vitamin K in leafy greens, and sulforaphane in Brussels sprouts. Oxidative stress may worsen knee osteoarthritis, so eat oranges and almonds for anti-oxidative vitamins C and E.
Knee pain can not only hinder our day-to-day activities, but can also lead to several other complications, such as osteoarthritis. Get relief from the pain by altering your diet to include food that is rich in vitamins and antioxidants. Spinach, ginger, non-fat milk, fish and leafy vegetables are certain foods that you must eat to lessen knee pain.
Infertility can affect both men and women. Increasing intake of folate present in yam, citrus fruits, and leafy greens can prevent ovulation disorders. Foods rich in vitamin C can improve sperm fertility by protecting it from oxidative damage. Zinc present in pumpkin seeds and sunflower seeds can help you increase your sperm count. Lean red meat can prevent anemia and increase the fertility rate.
Your body has the capacity to lighten or thicken your blood and it regulates the thickness of your blood based on certain situations, like...
Fruits and vegetables are the main sources of nutrition and good health. A daily serving of three types of fruits and five types of vegetables are recommended for optimal health. Fruits and vegetables supply dietary fiber, can give you an instant boost of energy and help in weight maintenance, disease control, and immunity. Red vegetables are very rich in carotenoids, while purple ones have anthocyanin in them. Leafy greens have minerals in abundance and yellow produce boasts of vitamins A and C.
Everyone wants to live a healthy, long life. However, the right way to go about this is not as straightforward. People are constantly bombarded...
One of the most common criticisms of the vegan diet is that plant-based foods don’t contain as much iron as meat. Iron is an...
Fresh fruits and vegetables are a sight to behold at the farmer's market. But once you bring them home, they seem to wear a sad look. This is because you aren't storing them properly. Tubers need to be stored with enough air circulation to prevent the formation of mold. Leafy greens must be stored in paper bags and consumed quickly. Likewise, paper towels come in handy for wrapping and storing produce in the refrigerator.
To improve concentration, we often turn to unexpected sources of nutrition such as seaweed, or we even take the radical approach and decide that we are just stressed out. However, you can opt for foods and practices that can help you focus better, such as spinach, yogurt, blueberries, almonds, and having breakfast every day. Nuts and seeds are recommended as are cruciferous vegetables.
If you want to lose weight by eating salads, do it the healthy way. Start by replacing iceberg lettuce with dark leafy greens like kale, spinach, and Swiss chard. Add lean high-protein foods to make the salad satisfying and filling. Finally, boost the flavor with unsalted almonds, light dressing, or spices. When paired with a regular exercise routine, salads will help you lose weight.
While spinach itself has a lot of nutrients, throwing in some strawberries with it only enhances its nutritional value. Both spinach and strawberries have almost the same amount of fiber, so they give you twice the amount of fiber in combination. Strawberries are rich in vitamin C, so combining them with spinach can benefit you greatly. This combination can also increase your folate and manganese intake.
Breast cancer can occur for any women and of any age. Although there are a lot of medical treatments for this problem. It can be controlled if the proper foods are consumed. These foods can limit the growth of the cancer cells and also control them. These foods include, leafy vegetables, flax seeds, garlic, salmon, berries, Brazil nuts, pomegranate, broccoli, green tea and peppers.
Making healthy lifestyle choices helps people suffering from erectile dysfunction (ED), which is a common type of male sexual dysfunction. A balanced diet is...
Green, leafy vegetables like spinach and kale boost your iron intake and ease menstrual pain because of their calcium content. Foods like chocolate and almonds lift your mood when you're feeling down during periods. Try ginger tea for nausea and bloating and fish oil capsules and pumpkin seeds for relief from menstrual pain.