Fruits And Their Rules

  Fruits are one of nature’s numerous wonderful gift to mankind; indeed, they are life-enhancing medicines filled with healthy natural deposits of vitamins, water, nutrients and other helpful elements.  However, not many people are aware of the actual fact that eating fruits at the end of lunches or dinners can actually be harmful to the body. Incorporating fruit into our diet, in the right manner, gives our digestive system more powerful benefits through vitamin intake and improved digestion. Looking at the nutrition of fruit, most fruits offer excellent supply of fiber, potassium, vitamin C and folate and many more. Their nutrients facilitate guard against disease, lower rates of heart disease, stroke and high blood pressure. Specialists counselled that eating fruit carelessly without any nutritional knowledge might bring about more problems to our health than benefits and here are a number of the major rules of eating fruit that will help us rip maximum benefits from eating them: Make A Habit Of Eating Fruits On An Empty Stomach This habit will actually do more good to your state of health. Your stomach and digestive system will have no need to use further mechanism to balance the process of digestion, it is […]

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Healthy Facts: Strange But Really True

Dear Readers, Enjoying your day I hope. Well here are some facts to make it even better. As this is the maiden series,which there willl be more regular ones, so do sit back and enjoy! Don’t brush your teeth immediately after a meal photo credit: bbc Ok,so I’m sure you’re thinking ‘strange’ right? , but it’s actually proven to be true. According to Howard R. Gamble (fmr. President of the Academy of General Dentistry). It was proven that the tooth enamel actually softens up after meals like wet sandstone. Especially if it’s acidic foods – Citrus fruits,sports drinks,tomatoes, soda (coke,sprite etc) and brushing your teeth at this stage can speed up acids effect on your enamel and erode the layer underneath. It’s better to hold off brushing till 30-60 min after your meals. Skip Energy drinks when you’re tired Photo credit: Caffeine Informer I know,I know….I also thought the same thing; “What’s now the point?”. Well I would have you know that energy drinks contains high level of taurine , a central nervous system stimulant ,and upwards ⬆of 50 grams of sugar per can (average of 13 teaspoons )😨! The sugar rush spikes blood sugar temporarily, only to crash soon […]

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Water; The Ideal Fluid To Take During Ramadan

Dear Readers, It’s Ramadan. We pray that Allah (s.a.w.) accept our ibadah and solat.  I’m positive we’re all getting accustomed to the fast,our bodies getting used to the shortage of food intake. As we tend to know a balanced diet is important to keep up our good health, sustain an active lifestyle and attain the full benefits of Ramadan. There is no need to consume excess food at predawn meals sahur and evening meals or breaking fast iftar.    Therefore for us to achieve these, we have to follow some healthy routines. We will not begin something without talking about the basic and essential part of the meal; water.                                                        WATER. I don’t need to stress how important and necessary this particular fluid is. Unfortunately though, most people do not drink enough but only take small amounts at iftar and so forget to drink water until the next day!! About 60-70% of your body is made up of water and any reduction in your body’s cells and nerves prevents it from functioning properly. This is the reason why it is fully essential to make up for the loss of water in your body by making sure you drink an average […]

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Miraculous Intervention Of Exercises On The Body

People are less active nowadays, partly because technology has made our lives easier. We drive cars or take public transport. Machines wash our clothes. We entertain ourselves in front of a TV or computer screen. Fewer people are doing manual work, and most of us have jobs that involve little physical effort. Work, house chores, shopping and other necessary activities are far less demanding than for previous generations.We move around less and burn off less energy than people used to. Research suggests that many adults spend more than seven hours a day sitting down, at work, on transport or in their leisure time. The benefits of exercise extend far beyond weight management. Research shows that regular exercise can help reduce your risk for several diseases and health conditions and improve your overall quality of life. Regular exercise can help protect you from the following health problems. Heart Disease and Stroke : Daily exercise can help prevent heart disease and stroke by strengthening your heart muscle, lowering your blood pressure, raising your high-density lipoprotein (HDL) levels (good cholesterol) and lowering low-density lipoprotein (LDL) levels (bad cholesterol), improving blood flow, and increasing your heart’s working capacity. Optimizing each of these factors can provide […]

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10 Reasons Why You Should Drink More Water

Sure everything has its benefits and side effects but not water, there is literally no amount of water a man can take that is too much for the body. Here are a lot of plethora reasons to take water everyday. 1. Increases Energy & Relieves Fatigue Since your brain is mostly water, drinking it helps you think, focus and concentrate better and be more alert. As an added bonus, your energy levels are also boosted!  2. Promotes Weight Loss Removes by-products of fat, reduces eating intake (by filling up your tummy if consumed prior to meals), reduces hunger (hello natural appetite suppressant!), raises your metabolism and has zero calories! 3. Flushes Out Toxins Gets rid of waste through sweat and urination which reduces the risk of kidney stones and UTI’s (urinary tract infections). 4. Improves Skin Complexion Moisturizes your skin, keeps it fresh, soft, glowing and smooth. Gets rid of wrinkles. It’s the best anti-aging treatment around! 5. Maintains Regularity   Aids in digestion as water is essential to digest your food and prevents constipation. 6. Boosts Immune System A water guzzler is less likely to get sick. And who wouldn’t rather feel healthy the majority of the time? Drinking plenty […]

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