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Benefits of Mushroom Types: Benefits, Coffee Alternative Recipes

  The following types of mushrooms have immune-enhancing effects as well as additional health benefits: Cordyceps  for supporting endurance, stamina, and energy levels. Lion’s mane  for boosting mood, overall brain health, and memory. Chaga  and  turkey tail  for immune support and antioxidant effects. Nutritional Benefits of Mushrooms Mushrooms are rich in bioactive compounds such as  beta-glucans , flavonoids like  quercetin  and other polyphenols and triterpenes. The health benefits of these ingredients are well-established. But even more exciting is the emerging data on the unique amino acid   (ERGO).  Ergothioneine is an anti-aging and health-promoting amino acid produced by mushrooms. Dr. Bruce Ames, a famous scientist at the University of California, has suggested that ERGO be considered a “longevity vitamin” based on extensive research. ERGO is a thiol, meaning it is a sulfur-containing compound. Some of its antioxidant and anti-aging effects are similar to other thiol-containi

Chia Seeds: 7 Incredible Benefits, Nutritional Info, + Easy Chia Pudding Recipe

  Chia Seeds: 7 Incredible Benefits, Nutritional Info, + Easy Chia Pudding Recipe ( Manage your Blood Pressure the easy way ) What Are Chia Seeds? Chia seeds   are small white or black seeds from the chia plant, part of the Lamiaceae, or mint, family. They have a nutty flavor and are free of common allergens. Chia seeds originate from Central America, where the seed was a staple in ancient Aztec and Mayan diets. The word “chia” actually means “strength” in Mayan.  Chia seeds provide a variety of nutrients such as fiber, antioxidants, plant protein, vitamins, and minerals. They also have an incredible capacity to absorb liquid. When chia seeds are submerged in liquid, they form a gelatinous texture that can help delay gastric emptying and promote the feeling of fullness and satiety, slow the digestion and release of sugar, which helps balance blood sugar and energy levels and help absorb cholesterol and dietary toxins from the body for bowel elimination.  These nutritious, versatile see

It’s No Coincidence That Ancient Romans Called It ‘The Herb Of Sight’. Slows Down Cataract Progression & Promotes Vision Wellness

New research is now confirming what Romans observed centuries ago – that regularly eating fennel and other foods containing antioxidants may help delay cataract progression. A cataract is a clouding of the eye’s natural lens that leads to blurred or hazy vision. As we age, cataracts tend to develop slowly over time. Modern medicine treats cataracts surgically, but this new research suggests regularly consuming fennel could potentially postpone the need for cataract surgery by slowing the formation of lens clouding. In today’s article, we’ll take a closer look at the science behind fennel and vision health. We’ll explore how the antioxidants in fennel may protect the eyes from oxidative damage and reduce inflammation that can contribute to cataracts and other age-related eye issues. We’ll also discuss other lifestyle factors like diet, exercise and UV light exposure that impact long-term eye health. Read on to learn more about how integrating this ancient “herb of sight” into your routi

Chocolate benefits for your health, effects on digestion, blood pressure

Chocolate ,the biggest craving of all chocolate lover ! One of the most favourite desert of all people DARK CHOCOLATE: chocolate specially dark chocolate has many health benefits  1. Contains flavinoids that act as an antioxidant protect our body from oxidative stress and damage  2.prevent many cardiovascular disease as it help the body in lowering the blood flow , prevent high blood pressure maintains flow of blood  3.it improves our mood swings ; it contain such compounds such as phenlyethylamine and serotonin which are involved in mood enhancement . Eating chocolate makes u feel good by enhancing the release of endorphin hormone  4 : moderate consumption helps in better attention, memory and problem solving skills  Lindt: A swiss chocolatier known for high quality chocolate products . Their excellence line offers a variety of dark chocolate. With different cocoa percentages ranged from 70-99 percent .  Girardelli:  Girardelli, a popular chocolate brand ,popular for high quality dark

Calcium and its importance for our body for healthy lifestyle

  Calcium: calcium is an important mineral for our body . Plays very important role in transmission of nerve impulse helping in movement . It is an important component of food that needs to be consumed .   IMPORTANCE:  Plays an important role in strengthening of bones and teeth Important in muscle funtioning  Nerve transmiision Blood clotting Cell signaling  SOURCES: The main sources of calcium are dietary products such as milk and milk products like cheese and yougurt Other sources include leafy green vegetables , fortified plant based milk alternatives , fortified cereals and nuts and seeds MIlk: Milk is the main souce of calcium ! Naturally rich in calcium.The exact amount can varry depending on the type of milk and milk products One cup (240)ml of cows milk provides us 276-352mg of calcium. RDA:  The recommended daily intake of calcium varies depending apun age and gender For adults it ranges ,1000 - 1300mg per day  However individuals needs may varry! ABSORBTION AND VITAMIN D Body

ROASTED GRAM FLOUR

 Growth regions Its most commonly consumed in india and various regions of india particularly bihaar , rajhistan,utar pardesh and west bengal where it is widely consumed and produced   ROASTED GRAM FOUR aka   sattu also known as roasted  chickpea flour or roasted besan is a type of flour made from dried and roasted chickpeas (garbanzo beans ).chickpea is first of all roasted to brown colour with specific odour , after that roasted chickpea is ground into fine powder resulting in roasted ground flour . In indian cuisine ;  roasted chickpea is used in different variety of food items such as pakoras ,sev, dhokla . It can also be used to make gluten free bread, crepes and pancakes. Usually it contain hydrating properties and its commonly consumed in regions of india during hot summers to combat dehydration here is how sattu helps in controlling dehydration: 1. Helps in maintaining electrolytes balance  2. Retain water as it has high water holding capacity . 3.prevent excessive loss as it h

FIBER AND ITS ROLE, Effects on Health

Constipation , a major issue in health !infrequent bowel movement , difficulty in passing stool . A major issue rose because of insufficient diet containing fiber .Fiber consumption can surely help release and regulate bowel movements .  ROLE OF FIBER: 1.Muscle stimulation which causes bulk movement . Fiber help in increased bulk stool. 2.improved bowel motility it makes the stool soften and make it easier to pass by absorbing the digestive system  3.helps in relieving the straining and  bowel movement regulation  4 . Diet rich in fibers can increase the frequency of bowel movement , ensuring that waste material is regularly eliminated from the body. This reduces the chances of constipation and helps maintain normal bowel function .  5. Prevent hemaorrhoids : constipation and straining during bowel movement can contribute to the development of hemorrhoids . By promoting regularity and softening the stool, fiber helps to prevent hemorrhoids .  WHAT HAPPENS IN CONSTIPATION :  Constipatio

Easy Way to Control Sugar with Okra

  Bhindi, commonly known as okra, is a fantastic source of both soluble and insoluble fiber, which takes time to break down and digest. This makes it a great choice for diabetes because it is also high in antioxidants. Elevated blood sugar levels are a symptom of diabetes. It is currently one of the metabolic illnesses that is most common worldwide. Diabetes patients must be particularly careful about what they put on their plates. Recently, researchers have learned that many fruits and vegetables naturally fight diabetes. Okra, often known as our own bhindi, is one among them. Okra is described as “a rich source of many nutrients, including fiber, vitamin B6, and folate” in the book “Healing Foods” by DK Publishing House. B vitamins lower homocysteine levels, a risk factor for diabetic neuropathy, and decrease the progression of the condition. The soluble fiber also aids in sugar stabilization. Vegetable consumption of okra is very common in India. With chapatis, it is prepared using

5 Food Items That Can Get Rid of Knee Pain Forever

  If you frequently experience joint pain, changing your diet will help to lessen your discomfort and inflammation. What foods relieve joint pain is a question you might have. A number of foods can ease joint discomfort brought on by rheumatoid arthritis, inflammation, and injury. Even though you might not enjoy all foods that are good for the joints, you should be able to discover one or two on this list that will assist you ease joint pain. Here is a list of foods that include chemicals or active elements that are known to naturally ease joint pain. Chilli (Hot Pepper)  Capsaicin is a compound found in hot peppers. It lessens inflammation, eases pain, and lowers the risk of cancer. Habanero and serrano peppers are hotter than poblanos and green peppers, which are milder in terms of capsaicin content. Peppers can be a part of your diet if you can handle their heat. However, if you don’t like peppers, you can still benefit from capsaicin’s anti-inflammatory properties by taking it as a