An Important Trace mineral: Magnesium

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We all know that there are 4 macro nutrients; carbohydrates, proteins and fat. But there are also micronutrients which consist of several trace minerals that the body requires in minute amounts. Deficiency of any such trace mineral can lead to innumerable health problems. Lets learn about one such trace mineral, what health issues Continue reading “An Important Trace mineral: Magnesium”

Fermented Foods

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There are a lot of myths around fermented foods like dosas, idlis, dhoklas on whether they are good or bad for you. A lot of people complain of bloating and flatulence, indigestion and acidity post eating fermented foods. I know south Indians whose staple diet used to be fermented foods or comprised mainly of Continue reading “Fermented Foods”

Health Benefits of Ancient Ayurveda Medicine Oil Pulling

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Oil Pulling is an age old Indian practice which originates from Ayurveda and which is about 3,000 years old. The process involves using a tablespoon of a good quality cold pressed or wet coconut oil. Many people also use sesame oil or olive oil. You put this oil on your mouth first thing in the morning before you brush Continue reading “Health Benefits of Ancient Ayurveda Medicine Oil Pulling”

How to Beat Smoking ill Effects

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It’s easy for us to keep telling people to stop smoking, which is the right thing to do because we all know smoking leads to a number of diseases. Ailments are caused by free radicals in the human body.  It is said that one puff of a cigarette contains up to a million different free radicals and free radicals in the body is what gives rise to Continue reading “How to Beat Smoking ill Effects”

Inflammation is the Cause of Many Diseases

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Inflammation is the body’s natural response to injury, viruses, pathogens, bacteria’s. We need inflammation to kick protectors into doing their job and then switch off. The problem with inflammation is when it doesn’t switch off and when it becomes chronic. Continue reading “Inflammation is the Cause of Many Diseases”

Power in Simple Carrot Juice

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Carrot is one of the most nutritious vegetable available on this planet. We use carrot or carrot juice in the treatment of almost every disease ranging from cancer to even obesity. Carrots are rich in vitamin A and beta-carotene. It is one of the simplest juices to make. Continue reading “Power in Simple Carrot Juice”

Stop Thinking and Start Living

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As human beings we are thinking all the time. From the time we wake up to the time we sleep. And that’s a good thing because as a human being if we were unable to think our life wouldn’t be that significant. Just like breathing, thinking is also an unconscious action which is constantly happening every second of the day. Continue reading “Stop Thinking and Start Living”

The Art Of Drinking Water

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There’s art of eating and there’s also the art of drinking water. Human bodies are built up of 70 to 80 billion cells and 75 to 80 percent of these cells live are made up of water. They require water for metabolic activity, for a strong immunity, for weight loss, for cellular function. And the way that we drink water is extremely important. There is an art of drinking water. Continue reading “The Art Of Drinking Water”

Hormonal Imbalance and How to Balance Them Naturally

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Almost every disease and every medical condition including weight gain or weight loss and a whole number of other complications and ailments in the human body has a connection with hormones.Hormonal balance is the right way to maintain health in the body and an imbalance of the same creates Continue reading “Hormonal Imbalance and How to Balance Them Naturally”

Can Hair Loss Due to Chemotherapy be Minimized or Reversed?

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Hair loss during chemotherapy and radiation can be depressing and upsetting especially for women. But if we handle it the right way there is a possibility that your hair will grow back for sure and in a way better than your previous hair growth. Continue reading “Can Hair Loss Due to Chemotherapy be Minimized or Reversed?”