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8 Most Essential Nutrients for a Healthy Heart

Eating the right food is one of the seven steps recommended by the American Heart Association for a healthy heart, and starting right away always works. For a hearty start to your day include these nutrients in your diet: 1. Fiber Fiber is the number one nutrient for protection against heart diseases, actually it has so many benefits that you may say it helps keep you live longer. There are two types of fiber that we get from our food: Soluble fiber: It is the soft sticky stuff that absorbs…

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8 Foods You Must Load Up For Healthy Gums

Oral hygiene is defined as the practice of keeping one’s mouth clean and free of diseases and other problems like bad breath. Looking after the health of your teeth to prevent tooth decay is only a part of good oral hygiene practice and not the whole thing. To make sure you are taking good care of your oral health, it is as important to take care of the gums too, which are the soft tissue lining of the mouth. They surround the teeth and provide a protective seal around them….

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Not so healthy after all. Here are five superfoods that you can avoid

Acai berries, goji berries, kale, pineapples and now mares’ milk — according to nutritionist Raphaël Gruman, there’s no need to rush out and buy these trending “superfoods”. Better and less expensive dietary options are available to people who want to get in greater quantities of natural vitamins and antioxidants. * Acai berries: The fruit of the South American acai palm is a big seller in organic grocery stores. Acai berries are rich in vitamin C, but so are a majority of fruits, notably kiwi fruit and in particular golden kiwi fruit….

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Stay healthy on a budget. Here are five inexpensive superfoods for you

There’s more to superfoods than kale and chia seeds. And not all superfoods require you to spend a lot of money. Nutritionists suggest natural superfoods to ensure you stay in good health. * Turmeric: An excellent anti-inflammatory, turmeric can be used to relieve aching joints and tendinitis. It also activates serotonin, the ‘good mood’ hormone. According to a 2014 Australian study published in the Journal of Clinical Nutrition, a gram of turmeric every morning can improve the memory power of people at risk from age-related cognitive decline. The powdered root can be sprinkled on…

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Avoid processed food, ditch hot beverages and sugary drinks: Tips for healthy teeth

There are many myths around dental care, right from only sugar causes cavities to all mouthwashes do the same job. During the monsoon though, sensitivity and trouble in jaw/teeth is a common thing. To prevent that, avoid having steaming hot food or beverages and floss regularly, say experts. Romsha Vashishth, Consultant, Oro-Dental Surgeon and Implantologist at Columbia Asia Hospital and Aarti Bhasin, Consultant Dentist at Prive Skin & Wellness Clinic have listed few tips: * Follow an oral hygiene routine: Brush your teeth twice a day and use desensitise toothpaste to avoid sensitive teeth…

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Healthy Shravan Recipe – Sabudana spring roll by Chef Ranveer Brar

If you are fasting this Shravan, you need to eat something filling and nutritious as you are eating lesser than usual. Most people prefer eating sago or sabudana in a khichdi form but here is an innovative and healthy twist to it. Make yummy spring rolls with a desi flavour. Here is the recipe. Here’s a healthy diet plan for Shravan. Ingredients: Soaked sago or sabudana – 1 cup Lemon juice – 2 tbsp Ginger – 1 tsp Chopped green chillies – 2 Boiled, sweet potato – 1 Few chopped coriander leaves Salt…

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