Many parents are concerned about their child’s height and weight. They want their child to be strong and tall as it is often regarded as a sign of good health. If your child complains about getting bullied in school because of his short height, then it is time to take care of his food habits and lifestyle patterns. Also if your child is a fussy eater, chances are that he might not be gaining enough height compared to his age and peer.
Keep reading to know the best diet plan that is not just healthy for your child but will also help in increasing the height. Besides, we’ll also give you some other tips that might contribute to increasing height.
With a hoard of health benefits, Omega-3 fatty acids are the healthy fats that must be a regular inclusion in the diet. Studies have shown that omega-3 reduce inflammation, control blood triglyceride levels and also lowers risk of developing dementia.
Most vegetarians and vegans think that it is difficult to get an adequate dose of omega-3 as fish oil capsules and fish are the best sources of these fats. However, contrary to the popular belief, there are six sources of omega-3 for the vegetarians and the vegans.
When plastics were discovered in 1907 everybody was overwhelmed that now they can use something which could be molded in the shape they want. But as the modernization started taking its course without even realizing plastics crept into our daily lives. Right from simple candy wrapper to big things like the body of your laptop, it’s everywhere. Almost after 100 years of its discovery, we realized that’s it’s harming our mother earth and also our health. But what are we doing to avoid it and how can it be done, but before all this, we shall understand what is harmful in them.
Vitamins and minerals are very important for the proper functioning of our body. It is the fourth abundant mineral found in the body. About 60% of the magnesium is found in bone, while the rest are in muscles, soft tissues, and fluids, including blood. It is a cofactor in more than 300 enzymatic actions which regulate many biochemical reactions in the body, like protein synthesis, muscle and nerve function, blood glucose control, and blood pressure regulation.
Vitamin D deficiency is the most common vitamin deficiency that people deal with. However, it is very important for your dental and overall health but owing to the modern lifestyle, avoiding the sun, allergy and adhering a vegan diet puts you at risk of Vitamin D deficiency. Health experts have estimated that an average of 50% of the world is Vitamin D deficient. Vitamin D is made from the cholesterol in our body when the skin is exposed to the sun. It functions as a hormone and we can get it from fatty fish and fortified dairy products. However, diet alone cannot give you the daily dose of Vitamin D, sunlight plays a very important role in Vitamin D synthesis.
Ketogenic Diet had started a rage a couple of years back and I am sure most of you who want to lose weight must have tried it. So, have you lost the amount of weight you wanted? Or it did not help you? Have you done your keto right? Well, there are a number of questions that you must have had in your mind. And also for the newbie aspirers of weight loss, here is a beginner’s guide to a ketogenic diet that might help you to understand the diet better and how it works.
Gone are the days when nuts are considered unhealthy and we were asked to refrain from having nuts, as they were believed to increase cholesterol levels and fats. But recent studies have shown that nuts should, in fact, be made an integral part of the diet as they are rich in omega-3 fatty acids and is a good source of healthy fats for vegetarians and vegans. You can have a fistful of them instead of chips and chocolates in between meals or cut them in slivers and sprinkle them as dessert toppings. You can also add them into your salads for a hearty meal. Badam ka sharbat or Badam Doodh used to be a staple in old Indian households as it is filling and was deemed highly nutritious. But sadly these recipes have lost with the bygone generations, as we are the healthy types.
Stress is one of the worst lifestyle diseases that adversely affect the mental health of a person. Juggling between work and family, it is almost certain for a person to get totally stressed out and that starts showing on his physical self gradually. Stress releases hormones like adrenaline and cortisol that is good at times as it keeps us alert and under pressure to overcome any situation and danger. But when it happens regularly, it can lead to chronic anxiety that gives rise to grave health issues. Don’t let stress overpower your good health.
There are millions of cases in India is the recent years where people are suffering from high blood pressure. It is a very common condition where the blood forces against the arterial walls with a very high pressure that a prolonged continuation of this condition can lead to severe heart diseases and in some cases heart attacks even. High blood pressure is also known as hypertension and it is a dangerous condition. It makes the heart to work harder to pump the blood throughout the body.