Friday, 17 June 2016

Health benefits of "Apricot"

      1.  Macular degeneration is a disorder of the eye and one of the major causes of loss of sight in older people. It also helps in strengthening the optic nerves in your eyes.

2.Apricots have moderate amounts of all the minerals necessary for healthy bone growth. Calcium, phosphorous, manganese, iron, and copper all play a certain role in the creation of bone matter. So, eating apricots can healthy growth and development of your bones.


3.  Apricot fruit is high on fiber content, it helps to reduce the bad cholesterol content in the body and your heart is protected. Also, it increases the good cholesterol. 


     4.  Dried apricots are a very good source of iron that is useful to fight anemia. Including dried apricots in your daily diet helps in hemoglobin production that can be useful for women who experience heavy flow during periods.

5. Antioxidants are required by the body to aid the body’s natural functioning. Higher the amount of antioxidants in the body, higher is the rate of elimination of toxins from it. 


6. Apricot juice is given to patients suffering from fever because it provides necessary vitamins, minerals, calories and water to the body. Some people use steamed apricot to relieve fevers. 


7. The dietary fiber in the fruit improves your digestive system. And it’s recommended that you eat a few apricots as a snack when you are feeling hungry, especially if you are on a diet. It fills you up but doesn’t add unnecessary calories. Remember to rinse your mouth after you eat the dried version.


     8.  Dried apricots juice can be used to treat itching due to sunburn, eczema and scabies. This also helps to clear acne and other skin problems. Apricot scrub is used to exfoliate the skin.

9.  Dried apricot has been used as herbal medicine in pregnancy. This can cure infertility, hemorrhage and spasms. The paste of this dried fruit can cure vaginal infections. This must be consumed moderately by pregnant and lactating mothers. During pregnancy, dried apricot fruits serve as excellent snacks instead of eating sweets and other snacks.


10. Dried apricots contain potassium which is necessary for bodily functions like improving metabolism and roles of the tissues, organs and other cells. Thus, it is important for muscle-building and normal body growth. It helps to regulate the levels of acid in the body and useful for protein synthesis. 


Monday, 13 June 2016

Basic health care tips for rainy season

1.      Keep the items like Umbrella, rain coat when you are going outside the home.

2.      In rainy season, having balanced diet because the process of digestion during monsoon is slow than other seasons so you have to eat less as well as at the time when you feel hungry. 

3.      Most of the times use soap free cleansers and a good scrub so as to keep your skin moist all the time.

4.    Wash all fruits and vegetables particularly leafy vegetables and cauliflower which not only contain larvae and worms, but also collect dirt from the streets.

5.      Try to avoid walking through rainy water. It can lead to numerous fungal diseases of the feet and heels.

6.      Away from mosquitoes during monsoon is really important because dirty water is the most common place of mosquitoes breeding. Drain out coolers which you do not use, use mosquito nets as well as creams.  

7.      Always wash your face, hands and feet as soon as you reach your home with lukewarm water. This makes you feel refreshed and stay healthy.

8.       Exercise is an important part of your monsoon health and its very look at different option to regulate the exercise to stay active, fit and healthy. There are multiple exercise options you can try.

9.      Avoid colds and coughs by keeping your body moderately hot and dry.

10. Avoid going in sudden temperature change. Whenever you come back to home and don’t go immediately inside the AC room. Sudden temperature change may cause of cold and cough. Same as while you are sweating, do not take bath, take 5-10 minutes rest then go and take bath.