Tag: lifestyle

Home / lifestyle
Cumin’s many benefits
Post

Cumin’s many benefits

What is cumin?  Cumin originated in Egypt. Ancient Egyptians used it both as a spice and as an element in preserving mummies. It comes from the dried seed of a plant known as Cuminum cyminum, which is a member of the parsley family. Cumin is one of the most popular spices and is commonly used in...

Unhealthy diets, the world’s biggest killer
Post

Unhealthy diets, the world’s biggest killer

According to WHO, more than half of worldwide deaths were due to the top 10 causes, which include ischemic heart disease, stroke, COPD, lung cancer and diabetes, in addition to mental disease like Alzheimer’s and dementia, road injuries and communicable disease like diarrheal disease and tuberculosis. The top 5 causes of death can be prevented...

Living with Diabetes
Post

Living with Diabetes

Diabetes is a chronic disease. It occurs when the pancreas is no longer able to make insulin, or when the body cannot make good use of the insulin it produces. The pancreas produces insulin, which is a hormone that helps glucose to go into the cells to produce energy. When the body cannot produce insulin or use it effectively,...

by November 23, 2018December 31, 2018
Lifestyle changes to manage PCOS
Post

Lifestyle changes to manage PCOS

PCOS or Polycystic ovary syndrome is a hormonal disorder common in women in the reproductive age. It is characterized by irregular periods and cysts on the ovaries.The male hormone androgen level may increase resulting in the development of facial and body hair and occasional acne. The exact cause of PCOS is still unknown, however we...

by November 10, 2018December 28, 2018
Dangers of a Sedentary lifestyle
Post

Dangers of a Sedentary lifestyle

A sedentary or inactive lifestyle is a lifestyle that has little physical activity with lots of sitting down time and little or no exercise. According to the WHO, 2 million deaths per year are attributed to physical inactivity. People nowadays are spending more time doing sedentary activities. At work, they sit most of the day...

by September 20, 2018January 31, 2019
How to stop Menopause weight gain
Post

How to stop Menopause weight gain

Most women gain weight or find difficulty in maintaining their weight as they age, especially around menopause. This Menopause weight gain can have serious implications for your health. Excess weight increases the risk of heart disease, type 2 diabetes, breathing problems and various types of cancer, including breast, colon and endometrial cancer. However, this is...

Side effects of diet pills
Post

Side effects of diet pills

Side effects of diet pills: 3 types of drugs used in weight loss and their side effects: Stimulant-like drugs that stimulate the central nervous system and reduce appetite. They can cause: Pulmonary hypertension, a rare potentially fatal disease due to high blood pressure in the arteries of the lungs Valvular disease of the heart Elevated...

Tips for eating out
Post

Tips for eating out

Some people eat out occasionally, others have it as a way of life. Either way, there are few things you can do to make it a healthy meal and lifestyle.  Tips for eating out:  Don’t be very hungry before you go. Have a light snack such as a fruit or a cup of fat free...

Food Sources of omega-3
Post

Food Sources of omega-3

Omega-3 rich foods We all know the many benefits of omega-3 fatty acids. However, we are going to talk about the sources and needed amounts of this essential fatty acid  for a healthy body. A healthy adult needs 250-500 mg of omega-3 per day. People with known heart disease and heart failure should aim for...

Lose weight without dieting
Post

Lose weight without dieting

Lose weight without dieting: You do not have to go on a diet to lose weight. However, some lifestyle changes can lead to eventual weight loss and healthier body.  1. Time your meals for 20 minutes savoring each bite. This will trigger leptin, the fullness hormone. You can also pause while eating. This will help...

  • 1
  • 2