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Why Ghee is good for your Hairs

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Apart from being a versatile culinary favourite with Indian women, ghee aka butter is also packed to the brim with ample beauty benefits, especially for your hair. While its health quotient might still be under some amount of debate, here are the many ways in which you can use it to treat your hair. Prompts hair growth There are many reasons that cause hair loss, some being stress, undernourished hair and deficiencies et al – but ghee comes in handy to treat hair fall with its high Omega 3 and Omega 9 fatty acids, conjugated linoleic acid, vitamin and mineral content. Ghee also contains carotenoids and vitamins A and E, these antioxidants fight free radicals and promote skin cell growth which in turn leads to a nourished scalp all of which nourish the scalp and prompt healthy hair growth. Deep conditions dry hair Loaded with antioxidants and fatty acids that make it easily absorbable into the scalp, ghee is capable of deep conditioning and repairing dry, frizzy, damaged hair. How to:…

What Is DASH Diet for Diabetes?

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There are specific diets that work wonders for diabetic patients and can be very useful in controlling diabetes. The DASH diet is a popular diet pattern for diabetic patients. Now, to begin with let us make it clear that in reality the DASH diet was not prepared by keeping mind of the diabetic patients. So, for whom it is meant for? The full form DASH will give you the answer. DASH stands for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension. Thus, the DASH diet is for people suffering from hypertension.
According to the US Department of Agriculture this DASH diet can be considered as one of the fittest and healthiest diet plans that one can adopt for healthy living. This is one of the best diets as preventing diabetes and high blood pressure is the primary goal of this diet plan. Moreover, if you can follow it properly, eventually you will be able create a situation where you will no longer need any sort medication.

As per DASH diet it gives more importance on having vegetables, whole grains,…

2 Most Essential Diet Tips for Diabetes

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Choosing a perfect diet for diabetes is really a complicated issue. A planned diet should be considered to gain control over diabetes and to avoid complications.  Focus on consuming a whole foods dietCheck carbohydrates
Focus on consuming a whole foods diet
It is worth mentioning that a whole food is a well recommended diet not only for diabetics but for. Whole food is something that one should always give preference since junk or processed foods are not at all good for anyone. These foods cause quite a lot of problems for diabetics.
Now if you inquire: what actually a whole food diet is? It is nothing but a diet that focuses on the right category of whole grains, fruits, vegetables, healthy fats and proteins.
However, it makes things a bit complicated because then we include the entire carbohydrate thing to compete with.

Monitor carbohydrates
Carbohydrate is the main macro-nutrient that greatly influences blood sugar levels. Therefore, it is absolutely necessary to monitor on a carbohy…

Two Types of Diabetes: The Differences

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Diabetes is becoming increasingly common among the general population, especially among the urban population due to the adoption of sedentary lifestyles and unhealthy dietary habits in modern work culture. People though are getting more aware of the situation and trying to counter the scenario with consumption of healthy foods and switching to meals and diet plans that are diabetic friendly.
Even if you are not diabetic, the threat always looms on you and it often becomes frustrating to monitor calories at every instance of taking food. The associated threat of obesity plays a crucial role as well, prompting you to closely monitor your daily calorie intake. Balancing your blood sugar is indeed essential, particularly if you have a history of diabetes in your family and you are reaching 40. High blood sugar level has severe health consequences that may include hardening of arteries, kidney failures, nerve damage and other serious disorders that cannot be ignored.
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Three Situations When Not to Have Ginger

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Ginger is a common ingredient that is used as spices in different types of food preparation in various countries. It is quite popular in several Asian dishes. Although ginger is quite famous for its various health benefits, but certain circumstances demands avoiding this spice. You should always avoid ginger in these sorts of circumstances!!!
Ginger is truly an amazing spice that cures a number of diseases. It mitigates problems associated with arthritis, nausea, cramps, migraine (headache), hemorrhoids, diarrhea, menstruation, constipation, belching, gas, cough, poor circulation. It also increases immunity and develops proper circulation, reduces the chances of blood lumps formation, heart problems, controls diabetes, cholesterol, prevents cancerous growth, remove body toxins etc.
Due to its ability to prevent a number of diseases, including the most serious and the difficult ones, ginger are often considered as a Universal remedy.
Due to its effective antiseptic property, ginger ha…

Five essential facts about your favorite soda drinks

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After water, soda is the most commonly consumed beverages in the modern world. Most people are concerned about the health effect of the sugary part of soda, and tend to go for the sugar less one. But, in reality, soda itself poses a threat to your health as it can produce several adverse effects. So, let us have a closer look at the happenings in your body after you take a sip of your favorite soda beverage.

The moment soda enters your system; pancreas gets notified and starts creating insulin as a response to the sugar present in it. The hormone insulin actually helps to move the sugar from foods after digestion to the bloodstreams. This sugar present in bloodstreams is then taken up by the cells to suffice their energy needs through utilization of the sugar. Thus, the blood sugar level gets heightened within 20 minutes of consuming soda and as the body does not need that much energy at that moment; liver turns the excess sugar in the blood stream into fat to store energy.

In case o…

Low Carb Diet in Indian Context

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The new trend in diet is the concept of low carb diet with high protein. Everyone seems to be following it western world. But, the question is whether it is worth considering in Indian context and if considered how to have a nice low carb Indian menu. There are different opinions on whether to stick to a low carb diet or not. My personal feeling is to focus more on a balanced diet rather than a low carb one. You can still maintain your shape and lose weight while eating rice and other carbs. Same goes for high protein diet. If low carb diet suits you then here are some useful Indian foods to try. 
The problem for the Indians is that with low carb diet to follow you cannot take rice, chapatti, roti, suji, parathas that we commonly take as staple food. Moreover, we cannot take the western counterparts like burgers, pastas, momos and pizzas along with potatoes. So, it seems almost impossible to eat to maintain low carb status. Isn’t it?

The good thing is with low carb diet now you have …