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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

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 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