Premenstural syndrome (PMS) management

Do you yell, scream and show anger for small things, only to realize later that you over reacted? Do you then remember that you are just a week away from your monthly cycle, which makes you realize that you are already in distress – bouts of headache, stomachaches, and backache have all returned after 28 days. Your body is unwillingly welcoming those dreadful days of the month and those thoughts of painful days haunt you. Ever looked for a solution to get freedom from these pains and live those days like just any other day of the month – happy, active and feeling healthy? If you are looking for a solution, then you have banged on the right page. For a start let’s first understand the melancholy of hormones and their effect and what works the best for you….
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Its time for cakes and cookies: This time Let’s try the Healthy way …….

December where all about vacations, get together, parties and yummy food, we bring out to you a list of healthy cakes and cookies along with their nutrition facts for special diet demanding health conditions, be it diabetes, high cholesterol (cholesterol issues calling to keep a check on the heart conditions), gluten free conditions, lactose intolerant, allergic to eggs and so on. The well-known chefs and nutrionists design these recipes for good quality products and have more health valuing ingredients. We ourselves have tried out some of these recipes in our kitchen.
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Stroke and Preventive Foods

Stroke commonly called as a “brain attack occurs as a result of stop in the flow of blood to the brain. This results in the death of brain cells causing loss of memory, locomotory functions, speech and paralysis depending on the functions of those cells that are affected. Statistical studies signify that about 15 million people worldwide are afflicted by stroke per year [1]. Considering the increasing rate of stroke cases, campaigns have been carried out to bring in awareness among the people around the world

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World Sight Day: Healthy foods for healthy vision

Vision impairments and avoidable blindness are the most common issues with regard to eyesight problems. Most common vision impairments are untreated refractive errors (near sighted, far sighted, presbyopia, and astigmatism), cataracts (causes blindness), and glaucoma [1]. Eating right foods that include nutrients that help in maintaining healthy vision during all ages plays a major role in avoiding vision impairments.

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Oil pulling – an everyday therapy at home. Fact or Fad ?

Ever wondered if any healing practice exists which could detox your body as soon as you got off the bed and even before you could squeeze out the toothpaste on to your brush! And the answer would be a ‘yes’ for there exists a very effective technique called ‘oil pulling’. The popularity of this practice runs not only among the Asians but also in the west. Well-known celebrities Gwyneth Paltrow and Shailene Woodley have both recently shared their love for the all-natural teeth-whitening trick through “oil pulling”

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De-stress yourself with lemon balm

Your herbal solution for stress, anxiety and insomnia

Daily stress and anxiety not only creates havoc with our sense of well-being, but also kills our lives by contributing to heart disease, diabetes, and cognitive impairment. Drug companies offer medications to treat the symptoms of anxiety, but fears of addiction and side effects cause most health conscious people to avoid them. Imagine that there is an herbal solution to it. Yes your search ends at LEMON BALM. Lemon balm has long been known to relieve anxiety, promote sleep, and sooth agitation.

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Cumin – the coolant

Introducing the coolant herb- Cumin:

Cumin, scientifically known as Cuminum Cyminum, belongs to family Apiaceae. It is called ‘Jeera’ in common language. It has a pungent, sharp, and slightly sweet taste and is greenish brown in appearance. It can be used in form of either as whole seeds or as jeera powder [1,2]. From the same family Apiaceae are other beneficial herbs black cumin (shahi jeera), nigella (onion seeds), fennel seeds, caraway (Persian cumin) and ajwain which are unique herbs by themselves and are not to be confused with cumin/jeera

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The white clove remedy – GARLIC

The knowledge on health benefits of garlic dates back to ancient Hindu epics. An incident in the manuscripts quotes that drops of heavenly nectar were accidentally spilt on the Himalaya Mountains, and after a few days a small plant with the divine properties of the next was found growing. This plant was called ‘Rason’ meaning ‘king of rasas as it possesses five out of six tastes (taste, sweet, salt, pungent, bitter and astringent except sour). Rason is known as garlic in English, and its biological name is Allium sativum. For over years it has been used as a natural flavouring agent in cuisines and extensively used for its medicinal value. The potential health benefits of garlic reside in one of its natural component, allicin, a strong antimicrobial. Allicin is the main active component in garlic, which in turn forms the other active components of garlic accounting for a list of health benefits.

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