Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Coconut Water Helps Relieve Back Pain

Pain in the back is the most common type of back pain. This disorder will improve on its own over time.

According to The National Health Service, one can speed recovery by making some small lifestyle rewards. One of them by drinking coconut water.

Nutritionist Dr Josh Ax claims coconut water helps reduce back pain because it is rich in potassium and potassium. This substance reduces swelling and helps improve nerve function.

"Potassium reduces swelling and is an important electrolyte for muscle and nerve function," says Ax, as quoted by Express on Wednesday (18/4).

Ax reveals drinking more coconut water can also help relieve stress and muscle tension. Coconut water is known to contain about 40 mg of sodium, equivalent to 10 percent of daily human calcium and magnesium needs.

In addition to coconut water, it should include potassium-rich foods that also tend to be high in beneficial magnesium content. Like, green leafy vegetables, avocados, bananas, and milk. But for people with kidney disease should limit foods high in potassium.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

5 Foods to Avoid When Constipation

Experiencing constipation or constipation must cause discomfort. According to the National Institute of Health, defecating less than three times a week or feeling pain during bowel movements can be a sign of getting constipated.

This disorder can be avoided by improving eating habits. It is important for you to avoid some of these foods in order not to get constipated.

Dairy products

If you have constipation, avoid consuming dairy products. Especially if you are intolerant of lactose. Because the body may find it difficult to process sugar in milk and eventually lead to constipation.


These foods are high in fat and have no fiber. Quoted from the Times of India, Tuesday (17/4), eating high fat foods make digestion difficult and takes longer to metabolism.

Raw bananas

Avoid eating raw bananas if you have constipation. An immature banana will make it difficult to defecate.

Monday, April 16, 2018

Seven Benefits of Yellow Melon Consumption

Melon musk or family yellow melon such as honeydew, crenshaw, and casaba, is a sweet fruit and delicious to eat. This fruit also contains a lot of folic acid which has anti-coagulant effect.

Nutritionist Apoorva Saini from Santoshiarogyam Diet E Clinic, New Delhi, and Dr Aditi, a nutritionist from Columbia Asia Hospital, Ghaziabad, then gave some more excuses for consuming this delicious and sweet melon.

Relieves muscle cramps during menstruation

As quoted from The Indian Express, melon musk contains many folic acid which has anti-coagulant effect. It helps in dissolving blood clots, reducing water retention and reducing muscle cramps. Consuming melon musk also keeps away from the pain.

Sharp eyesight

The rich content of vitamin A in melon musk comes in beta-carotene form. Beta-carotene is good for vision and low chance of getting cataracts. Vitamin A is also useful for epithelial cells of the skin and make healthy eyes.

Build immunity and stop premature aging

Melon musk contains Vitamin C. Vitamins that help boost immunity by stimulating and increasing white blood cells that help destroy viruses and bacteria. It also stops premature aging and prevents heartburn.