Thursday, October 30, 2014

Five Reasons For Choosing a Healthy Breakfast Oatmeal

Need ideas for a healthy breakfast? Try selecting oatmeal.

A cup of oatmeal contains up to 4 grams of fiber, about the same as an apple or a bowl of steamed brussel sprouts. Oatmeal, as quoted by the Huffington Post, Friday (31/10), it is also relatively easy to dikreasikan and can be found anywhere.

There are five reasons why eating oatmeal can be a good choice for health.

1. Satiety longer than other breakfast
The fiber in oatmeal has the power to prevent you snacking between meals. The study published this year in the Journal of Nutrition showed that eating oatmeal study participants satiated longer than the breakfast cereal in the same dose.

2. Lowering Cholesterol
Foods rich in beneficial fiber to lower cholesterol levels. The fiber in oatmeal helps reduce the absorption of bad cholesterol in the body which can increase the risk of heart attack and stroke.

Can We Do to Avoid Stroke

Stroke is a disease that strikes without warning. Even so, there are many things we can do to avoid stroke.

The theme of World Stroke Day which falls on October 29 is What Can I Do? This theme invites everyone to contribute even the slightest to prevent stroke.

"Stroke occurs due to ruptured or blocked blood vessel. This is because the blood vessels are not healthy, so we have to keep our blood vessels are always healthy," said dr.Roslan Yusni Hasan, a specialist neurosurgery of RS.Mayapada Jakarta, to (29 / 10/14).

He explained that there are two factors that stroke can be controlled and can not be controlled. "What can not be controlled such as age, the increasing age of the blood vessels will be stiff. Other factors are male sex, race-specific taste, and also a history of previous stroke," he said.

Factors that cause the actual strokes that can be controlled more. For example, high blood pressure, untreated diabetes, high cholesterol, obesity, and smoking. Such diseases will accelerate clogging and damage blood vessels.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

This Six Benefits of Turmeric for Health

Turmeric is a spice that is often used to provide color to yellow naturally in foods. Moreover, turmeric it has many benefits for health. Here are six benefits of turmeric.

1. Relieves stomach ache 
Heartburn or stomach pain can be relieved by mengosumsi turmeric? According to a 1989 study, derived from turmeric supplement is more effective to cope with stomach pains and indigestion symptoms when compared with placebo.

2. Preventing a heart attack 
Turmeric contains curcumin. This substance is assessed is behind the many health benefits of turmeric for. A study in 2012 examined the content of curcumin in turmeric is considered able to prevent heart attacks. This study followed 121 patients who underwent heart bypass surgery between 2009 and 2011.

Eating Fruits and Vegetables Can Make You Happy

Eating plenty of fruits and vegetables it can make people happier. This was revealed in a recent study conducted by researchers from the University of Queensland (UQ), Australia recently.

The study, involving more than 12,000 people are researching people's choice of fruits and vegetables. As a result, it can be concluded consume eight servings of fruits and vegetables, or more every day can improve mental health.

One researcher from UQ, Dr Redzo Mujcic said that the current guidelines regarding the consumption of fruits and vegetables mostly focused on physical health. Though these two types of foods also have an impact on mental health.

"The result is that the more you eat (vegetables and fruit), the better the results," said radio Mujcic told the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC), Wednesday (22/10).

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Researched, Benefit for Breast Cancer katuk leaves

This leaves a lot of used katuk during breastfeeding mothers to increase milk production. However, other benefits of cinnamon leaf for women's breast health has not been known. Curiosity with cinnamon leaf benefits make Fitriya vet Dewi Nur Annisa (32) want to do further research.
Mubarak said katuk leaves contain compounds that belonged flovonoid kaempferol. These compounds are known to have structural similarity to estrogen or compounds that function as the primary female sex hormone.
Mubarak wants to know whether kaempferol compounds in cinnamon leaf can be useful to prevent the risk of breast cancer. To know that, in his research Fitr will use the normal epithelial cells of the mammary gland, or female breast. He will see whether kaempferol can protect epithelial cells from cancer.
"I will use the normal epithelial cells that have not had cancer at all. Then I will describe kaempferol of cinnamon. Then, I would see if (epithelial cells) were challenged with cancer inducer substance, different response about baseball with a baseball exposed (kaempferol), "said Fitri in Jakarta, Tuesday (10/14/2014).

Broccoli Sprouts Extract Improve Autism Symptoms

Chemical compound called sulforaphane derived from broccoli could potentially large decrease symptoms of autism in some people who suffer from this disorder.

The study was conducted on a small scale to the 40 boys and men who suffer from autism. They were aged between 13 and 27 years. For 18 weeks, 26 participants get between 9-27 mg daily supforaphane. Meanwhile, 14 people get a placebo.

This research was inspired by a 2007 study that showed that when children with autism have a fever, increased their social interaction skills.

"We hypothesize that changes when the fever may cause changes in the cells that is triggered by cellular stress response," says lead researcher, Dr. Andrew Zimmerman, a professor of pediatrics and neurology.

He explained that there are some chemicals that trigger changes in the behavior of children with autism during a fever, which hyrdoxyurea, a drug used for sickle cell disease, and sulforaphane. The substance has also been used in 20 studies of cancer.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Fruit juice worsens High Blood Pressure

During this community assess fruit juice is a healthy drink. But research from Australia found that regular drinking fruit juice instead lead to high blood pressure. The problem is not the fruit that is rich in vitamins, minerals and fiber but high in sugar content.

"Despite juice contains essential vitamins, juices have a high sugar content with a low fiber," said Dr. Matthew Pase, researchers from Swinburne University of Technology, Hawthorn, Australia.
"Consumption of bottled juices with added sugar of course increase the intake of sugar, something that is typical of the style of Western public consumption. This is actually exacerbate the prevalence of hypertension and cardiovascular disease," he said.
British Society blames fruit juice as one of the causes of obesity and diabetes epidemic in the UK. The reason, one packing 250 ml fruit juice contains 115 calories which is equivalent to the consumption of seven teaspoons of sugar. One can of cola contains 139 calories.

The World Health Organization recommends we consume sugar to no more than six teaspoons every day.

Know How to Properly Eat These Foods Ingredients

Did you know, not all types of nuts, apples, or even vegetables are eaten by us will bring the same benefits as are eaten by others.

There are many factors that can affect the amount of nutrients we get from food diasup. For example, how to cook, how these foods are harvested, other complementary food in the dish, until the bacterial flora in the gut, a big influence on how much benefit we can.

According to Kristin Kirkpatrick, nutrition experts from the Cleveland Clinic Wellness Instititue, there are the most appropriate ways to consume these foods. You also need to know that a raw diet as it is now being trend is not always the best.

1 Potato 
The most common way to eat potato is fried, mashed, or baked. Potato is the most popular white potatoes. But a study found that ungulah potatoes turned out best benefits, such as lowering blood pressure and reducing the risk of cancer. Purple potatoes and white potatoes are superior because it has a high amount of polyphenols and reduce the effects of the blood sugar response.

2 Carrots 
Although carrots in small pieces makes it easier to chew, but it was cut up carrots can reduce the nutritional content. Because it after cleaned and washed carrots should be included in the pot in the form intact. Carrots should be cooked rather than eaten raw. The cooking process will increase the amount of carotenoids in it.

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Insects, High-Quality Protein Source

Talk about healthy protein, usually we will remember eggs, fish, white meat, low-fat milk, and so forth. In fact, there is still a cheap source of quality protein, infinite in number, and environmentally friendly, namely insects.

Insects as food is not a stranger, in some countries in Africa, Asia and some parts in the country often puts insects as food. Besides delicious, insects also contain good nutrition. An estimated 2 billion people worldwide consume insects regularly at meals.

However you should only eat insects that are bred for food. This is to avoid insect pesticide contaminated or contain toxic substances. Now in some countries have also made ​​a snack of protein (protein bars) are made from a mixture of nuts, fruits, and insects.

Know what insects can be a source of protein.

- Grasshoppers and crickets
It is the most common type of insects consumed worldwide. Insects are good at this jump is easy to find, easy to grasp, and it tasted delicious. In 3-5 ounces raw grasshoppers contained 14-28 grams of protein. Locusts are also rich in calcium and iron.

Turmeric May Help Repair Brain estimated

Turmeric spice commonly used for seasoning mix curry or yellow rice, may help the brain to repair itself, according to a report published in the journal Stem Cell Research and Therapy.

Studies conducted in Germany is mentioned, a substance present in turmeric or turmeric can encourage the growth of nerve cells, which is thought to be a part of the brain repair.

Scientists said the study, which is based on research using mice, may be paving the way for drugs for stroke and Alzheimer's disease in the future.

However, according to them, many trials still need to be required to determine whether this is true in humans.

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The researchers from the Institute of Neuroscience and Medicine in Julich, Germany, the BBC reported recently, studying the effects of aromatic-turmerone or substances found in turmeric.

Friday, October 10, 2014

Balding Men More at Risk Prostate Cancer

Thin hair began to appear bald it could be a sign of a problem in the male reproductive organs. According to one study, men who have a distinctive pattern baldness more at risk of prostate cancer.

In a study conducted by a team from the National Cancer Institute, men who go bald at the front of the mid-scale and also balding at the crown of the head at the age of 45 years have a risk of up to 39 percent of prostate cancer.

However, keep in mind that only 10 percent of the respondents who experienced hair loss. Men who go bald at the front of the head of the prostate cancer risk was not increased.

The researchers do not yet know the explanation between baldness and prostate cancer, but they said it was related to the hormone testosterone and dihydrostestosteron. Both these hormones do play a role both in the typical male pattern baldness or prostate cancer.

Want to Slim? Eat Potatoes

When confused looking for healthy snacks, it's time to try to eat boiled sweet potatoes in between meals. There are at least three reasons why potatoes healthy and can even help you lose weight.

Ideal boiled potato snack made ​​thanks to its delicious taste. Sweet potato flavor is naturally sweet without added sugar and low in calories. With so satisfying curiosity boiled potatoes to eat a sweet in the morning. We can also make the potato as an ingredient to make a dessert.
In addition, potatoes contain healthy carbohydrates, about 33 grams per serving. Carbohydrate content in it does not cause blood sugar levels to skyrocket because of potato including foods with a low glycemic index. Eating foods low in glycemic index prevents us crave sweet foods when blood sugar levels become low. Sweet potatoes also contain compounds that increase levels of adiponectin, a hormone regulating blood sugar levels in the body.