Thursday, December 28, 2017

Water Diet Risk Harm Body

Many people set achievement targets for the new year. One of them diet to make the body proportional and appear more confident.

However, before choosing what type of diet will do, should consider the health factor. One of the trends is the water diet (#waterfast) or withholding food and consuming only water.

This way for some people assessed quickly lose weight. However, some health experts assess the risk of harm to the body. "It can be bad for your organs. That's why people with anorexia disorders can die of a heart attack, "said US food-based food disorder expert Joanne Labiner who thinks it is similar to anorexia as quoted

"The body consumes their heart, the body considers it urgent and tries to prevent the storage of fat used, and give it to the muscles."

Meanwhile Australian Medical Association president Dr. Lorraine Baker warned of risks regarding this type of diet. Especially when done during the summer. "If they limit it only to white water and do not get a balanced nutritional intake as well, there is a risk of serious fluid imbalance," Baker said.

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Healthful Lung Fruits

Recent research found that eating apples and tomatoes can repair lung damage in former smokers.

The study revealed that adults who consumed 2 tomatoes and more than 3 apples a day showed a decrease in lung function is smaller than those who rarely eat apples or tomatoes.

However, these benefits can only be obtained when eating fresh apples or tomatoes. This means processed foods have no similar benefits.

Studies from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health assessed the diet and lung function of more than 650 adults in 2002, and then repeated the same test in the same group of participants 10 years later.

The research participants came from Germany, Norway and the UK. They were asked to fill out a questionnaire about diet and overall nutritional intake, as well as undergoing spirometry - a procedure that measures the capacity of the lungs to take in oxygen.

The study also considered factors such as age, height, sex, body mass index, socioeconomic status, physical activity, and total energy intake.

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Is the Myth of Yogurt Can Lose Weight?

There are many ways to lose weight. Even many developing myths related to weight loss. One of them by eating yogurt as a daily food replacement.
Actually, yogurt is good for the gastrointestinal tract and makes the body healthier. However, according to nutritionist Emilia Achmadi, losing weight can not be supported by eating only yogurt.
"To get down the body can not just with one thing wrote, there are three things that I always emphasize to people," he said.
Emilia explained, if you want to lose weight instead of not eating and instead replace yogurt. When you want to lose weight, there must be a good eating arrangement.
In addition, adjusting the meal would not be good if not accompanied by physical activity. Moreover, weight loss drastically will have temporary effects if not simultaneously with the sport.

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Routine Cycling Reduce Stress and Anxiety

Cycling is one easy way to maintain health. In addition to being able to control weight, apparently menggowes bike called can reduce depression, stress, and anxiety.

RM Anjana as Managing Director in Dr. Mohan's Diabetes Specialties Center and Deepali Badoni as a physiotherapist at AktivHealth Clinic share information about the benefits of cycling. Quoted from the Indian Express page, here are some interesting cycling sundries to note:

Cycling is a healthy aerobic exercise. This activity reduces the risk of heart disease. Bersepda is also able to encourage the production of serotonin, dopamine, and fenilethylamine hormones in the brain. These three hormones make one feel happier. For people with knee or foot injuries, experts recommend using a static bike.

Provide Drinking
People with type 1 diabetes must always be hydrated while cycling. Therefore, bring supplies and snack foods berkabohidrat if planning to pedal a bicycle for more than an hour. People with diabetes can monitor their blood sugar before, when, and after cycling with blood sugar measuring sticks.

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Other Benefits of Red Rice

White rice may be a staple food that can not be separated for most Indonesian citizens. But did you know that rice actually has about 40 thousand species and more than four types are very easy to get in the commercial market.

Red rice, often targeted by women who are undergoing a diet program as a substitute for white rice because it has a low glucose content. In addition, brown rice also contains zero fat and bran that can reduce cholesterol levels and is believed not to gain weight. But brown rice turns out to contain many other benefits that may not be known.

Reported by the Times of India, according to food experts in addition to having a good nutritional content, brown rice is also rich in antioxidants that serves to reduce the danger of air pollution in the body. In addition, a good magnesium content in brown rice is also able to control the respiratory system and prevent asthma.

The iron content in brown rice can also produce oxygen in the blood cells thus helping to improve the circulatory system. Fiber in brown rice is also able to remove toxins in the intestines and digestion.

Monday, December 18, 2017

Tea Drinking Habs Keep Diabetes Risk, How Can It Be?

For most of us, the morning will be more perfect with a cup of warm tea.

In fact, for some people, sipping tea in the morning is like a religious ritual.

Tea leaves do have many benefits for health. Tea is also known for its caffeine effect, which gives instant energy boost.

In addition, tea is an excellent source of antioxidants.

Antioxidants are very important for the body, as it helps the body fight free radicals that are known to increase the risk of cancer and heart disease.

Antioxidants found in tea leaves are compounds known as polyphenols.

According to one study, polyphenols also proved useful for regulating blood sugar levels.

The study states, tea can significantly reduce blood glucose in adults, thus preventing the arrival of diabetes.

Sunday, December 17, 2017

The Hidden Dangers of a Low Carbo Diet

A low carbohydrate diet or diet that limits carbohydrate consumption is on the rise. Claimed to quickly lose weight, many people are interested in trying to run this diet. However, is this diet safe for health?

There are a variety of low-carb diets, but what is popular today is the ketogonic diet. Adherents of this diet restrict carbohydrates and increase fat intake. Apparently, this kind of diet can make the body become weak.

Nutritionists also consider this diet to be a boomerang for health. "The body gets the energy it needs by breaking down carbohydrates from the foods we eat, but because of these vital nutritional deficiencies, the body will begin to break down fat," says Rachel Clare, a registered dietitian.

It does sound good. But when the body breaks down fat, it releases ketones, which are molecules produced by the liver from fatty acids.

These high levels of ketones can cause dehydration and alter the chemistry of blood. What's more, a low-carb diet is difficult to survive in the long run so it causes your weight to fluctuate. All of these things are bad for health.

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Overcome Stroke with Cheese Consumption Every Day

During this time many do not consider cheese as part of health. Apparently there is some goodness that can be taken by placing a cheddar on a sandwich and sprinkling parmesan on the pasta you make.

According to a new meta-analysis published in the European Journal of Nutrition, eating cheese every day can reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke

In the study, Chinese scientists conducted a review of 15 studies to see the effects of daily cheese consumption on the heart. This review was conducted by observing over 200 thousand people and monitoring the consumption of cheese they ate for 10 years.

The results found were individuals who ate about 40 grams (1.41 ounces or about one serving) of cheese each day decreased 14 percent risk of heart disease. The risk of stroke is also lowered by 10 percent.

Sunday, December 10, 2017

8 Fruits That Can Help Lower Cholesterol

If not controlled, high cholesterol can trigger a stroke or even a heart attack. In addition to exercising and taking cholesterol drugs, you should pay attention to what you eat.

Begin to reduce foods high in saturated fats, such as fried foods, and multiply eating healthy foods such as fruits and vegetables. Yes. There are many fruits that can help lower cholesterol.

High cholesterol levels in the blood over time cause fat accumulate and harden in the walls of blood vessels. In the end, this fatty plaque will narrow the blood vessels so that blood can not flow smoothly. This narrowing of blood vessels increases the risk of a heart attack and / or stroke.

Fruits contain water-soluble fiber. Water-soluble fiber can bind bile acids, so it can lower the absorption of fat and cholesterol in the blood. One type of soluble fiber that is proven to lower cholesterol by 10% is pectin.

In addition to fiber, fruits also contain chemical compounds that can increase good HDL cholesterol levels, which help smooth the blood flow and prevent heart disease. Well, what are the cholesterol-lowering fruits that must be consumed regularly?

1. Apple

Apples, especially the skin, contain pectin - a water-soluble fiber that works to lower cholesterol. Pectin works to absorb cholesterol and bad fats in the small intestine, to take out the body through urine and feces.

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Foods That Make Long Life

The researchers revealed how a person's way of eating has an effect on the length of our short life. Lucky in this world there are thousands of delicious and nutritious food that the body needs.

Each food contains certain nutrients, but to get all the body needs, we need to consume various types of food. Put these foods and drinks in your diet to get the anti-aging benefits:

1. Vegetables
Vegetables such as broccoli, pok coy and red cabbage can help prevent cancer.

2. White water
What you drink is also important. Staying hydrated with water can lower the risk of blood clots and increase energy

3. Berries
Fruits in the Berries family, such as strawberries, blueberries, and raspberries, are all sources of antioxidants. Antioxidants can help prevent disease and cell damage.

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Why Trans Fats in Milk Are Not Harmful

Milk does contain trans fats, but is harmless compared to trans fats contained in other foodstuffs.

Trans fats have a bad predicate as one of the triggers of heart disease and blood vessels. However, trans fats contained in milk form naturally.

According to nutritionist Dr.Mududut MPS, trans fats in hazardous foods are derived from the hydrogenation process or added hydrogen atoms.

Foods containing trans fat include margarine, fried foods with lots of oil, and various types of snacks.

"In contrast to the milk that trans fat is formed through the process of bio hydrogenation, this process occurs from the digestion in the body of livestock with the help of enzymes into trans fat," he said in a media discussion held by Frisian Flag in Jakarta, Tuesday (5 / 12).

The difference in the hydrogenation process, according to Marudut, will give unequal effects to the health of the body.

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Know the Benefits of 12 Essential Oils

Essential oils or also known as essential oils are identical to their distinctive aromas. In addition to the ingredients of cosmetic products, essential oils are often used for aroma therapy because of its ability to provide a calm effect.

But not only for beauty and aroka therapy, essential oils are also efficacious to overcome a number of health problems. Arlin Chondro, Founder of Peek Me Naturals, describes 12 essential oils and their health benefits:

The essential oil of lavender flowers can help overcome allergies. Therapeutic content in the form of antidepressants help to overcome dizziness, reduce depression and also trauma. For topical use, this oil is also good for treating external wounds and burns.

In lemons, essential oils are produced from the skin. For the use of inhalation, lemon essential oil is beneficial to strengthen the immune system and reduce nausea. For those who have oily skin and acne, essential oil is best used with topical use.

Cinnamon Bark
Essential oil extracted from the bark of the cinnamon tree is efficacious to raise blood pressure. With a certain dose, essential oil is also useful to reduce bloating with topical use.

Monday, December 4, 2017

Want to Lower Cholesterol? It's an Effective "Home" Solution

High cholesterol is one of the main reasons for heart disease.

While mapping out risk factors, doctors usually advise patients to test their total cholesterol levels, Low Density Lipoprotein (LDL), and High Density Lipoprotein (HDL).

High cholesterol and high LDL levels increase the risk of heart disease, while high HDL levels are a protective factor.

A daily diet plays an important role in achieving and maintaining a health condition.

High cholesterol can be prevented and controlled effectively with a combination of good diet, regular exercise, ideal weight, and overall healthy lifestyle.

In addition, Dr. Rupali Datta, Clinical Nutrition Expert quoted by the NDTV page also has a "home" solution by using kitchen materials, which can help control high cholesterol levels.

1. Garlic

Garlic has long been known for its health enhancing properties.

Garlic contains amino acids, vitamins, minerals, and organosulfur compounds such as allicin, ajoene, s-allylcysteine, s-ethylcysteine, and diallylsulfide.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Obesity, Children Can Also High Cholesterol

Overweight children alias obesity face health risks that are not mild and have long-term effects, including high cholesterol levels.

According to dr.Klara Yuliarti, Sp.A, obese children are often found to have high bad cholesterol (LDL), good cholesterol (HDL) low, and also high triglycerides.

"Therefore, children who have high body mass index before age 5 to 7 years should be checked cholesterol levels," he said in an educational media event titled "Long-Term Impact of Childhood Obesity" held in Jakarta (20/11/2017).

In addition to high cholesterol, obese children can also experience high blood pressure. "These are all risk factors for coronary heart disease, but when the age of childhood the effect is not seen, but heart disease later when aged 30-40 years," he said.

Another complication of obesity is insulin resistance which puts her at risk of developing diabetes mellitus, sleep apnea, joint problems, and gallstones.

"In other words, obesity is the cause of various chronic diseases. To manage child obesity is not easy so it is better to do prevention as early as possible, "explained the teaching staff in the Division of Nutrition and Metabolic Disease, Department of Child Health, FKUI / RSCM.

Monday, November 20, 2017

Combating Dangers in Wet Hair Time

Frequent combing hair when the condition of wet hair? Try to note, when combing hair in wet must find a strand of hair on the comb. Hair loss or breakage can occur while combing in wet times.

Skin specialist Dr Sari Chairunnisa, SpKK, said combing in wet condition after shampooing can excessive pressure on hair that causes broken or hair loss. "What is often a common mistake is that when her hair is wet it is actually not good," he said.

According to him, when wet hair then combed there will be a fliksi too strong so that the hair will become easily broken. It could be hair loss or broken hair is not due to lack of nutrients, but because combing at the wrong time, causing the perception is experiencing hair problems.

"So it would be nice if you wait for the hair to dry to comb after shampooing," he said.

If you do not have time to dry your hair, use a hair dryer. But it is important to note also how to use it, one-one way later even cause hair damage.

Sunday, November 19, 2017

Want More Mind Relax? Try Wearing the Blue Color Sleep Lights

Lighting in our environment-both in intensity and in color, can affect emotions and psychological well-being.

So when you face stressful situations in the social environment or in personal relationships, try staring a little at the light in the blue spectrum.

A small study published in the journal PLoS One, focuses attention on short-term pressures stemming from social or interpersonal relationships.

For example, when you are at loggerheads with your spouse, or you should give a presentation at an important meeting, which determines career success.

In the study, the researchers involved 12 volunteers with a method called the Montreal Imaging Stress Task.

A total of 12 volunteers were divided into two groups.

One group rested in the chromotherapy room with blue lighting, while the others rested in a room lit by white light.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

The Benefits of Tomatoes For Male Sexual Vitality

Tomato is a staple food commonly found in every household kitchen. The round red that tastes sour has many benefits. Starting from maintaining heart health, protect the skin from the dangers of solar radiation, to maintain eye health.

But almost rarely do you hear the natural benefits of tomatoes as a male vitality medicine. Yes, in addition to a healthy body and diligent exercise, food fact also plays an important role to increase male sex drive.

So, what is contained in the tomato so crowned as male virility medicine?

Male sexual arousal is affected by the smooth flow of blood from the heart to the rest of the body, including the penis. Well, tomatoes offer a myriad of benefits for heart health that will affect your sexual arousal.

Tomatoes rich in lycopene and a number of other important micronutrients are believed to help facilitate the circulation of blood and control the excessive levels of fat in the blood.

Some studies also show that lycopene has the ability to lower levels of bad cholesterol and triglycerides in the body. High cholesterol levels are known to be a major risk factor for blockage of blood vessels (atherosclerosis). Without sufficient blood flow to the penis, men find it difficult to feel passionate and produce an optimal erection.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

TV Watching Habits Increase Blood Clot Risk

Do you have a habit of sitting for long while watching TV? Be careful, according to research people who have these habits have a higher risk of blood clots. Blood clots can occur in the legs, hands, hips, and lungs.

This is called venous thromboembolism or VTE. The potential for VTE is higher in those who are less mobile or have less physical activity. "Watching TV is not a bad habit, but we tend to chew snacks and snacks while staring at the TV screen," said Mary Cushman, a professor at the University of Vermont in Burlington.

Quoted from the pages of The Indian Express, this study involved 15,158 respondents with age ranges between 45 to 64 years. Those who watch TV 'very often' have a 1.7 times greater risk of blood clots than those who 'rarely or never' watch TV.

While people with frequent 'very often' watched TV at risk 1.8 times greater than the 'rarely or never' watch TV.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

5 Mistakes That Should Not Be Done After Sport

Exercising at the gym will have a positive impact on the body if done regularly. However, physiologist Susan Paul and program director at the Orlando Track Shack Foundation say there are some things that can mess up the results.

Women who have trained 1,350 runners say there are still some athletes who make mistakes during the training process. Here are five habits that should not be done after exercise, quoted from page Women's Health.

- Do not change clothes
Immediately change damp clothing full of sweat after exercise to prevent bacterial growth and stabilize body temperature. The same thing applies to shoes and socks to leg muscles have a chance to relax.

- Lie down all day
Exercise is exhausting, but that does not mean that after doing so one can sleep all day. Keep doing mild activity to smooth blood circulation such as walking for a moment, light stretching, or standing while breathing deeply.

Monday, November 13, 2017

9 Amazing Things of Coffee for Your Body

A cup of coffee in the morning will probably give you a similar freshness like a one-hour exercise. But in excessive amounts, coffee will actually harm the audience.

Reported by the Journal of Applied Social Psychology, too much coffee consumption can lower confidence and concentration when under stressful situations. This is certainly contrary to the beliefs of coffee enthusiasts.

But, that does not mean you have to turn away from the drink. A recent research shows that coffee can be a helpful stimulant when consumed in the right way and amount. What's the point?

Here are 9 amazing benefits that you can get from coffee.

1. Fight cancer

Previously, coffee is suspected as a carcinogen. However, the opinion was denied by The World Health Organization which states that there is no relationship between coffee with cancer-causing.

In fact, after reviewing more than 1000 studies, the world health organization found the conclusion that consuming a cup of coffee every day can reduce the risk of liver cancer by 15 percent.

Sunday, November 12, 2017

Efficacious Mushrooms Prevent Aging

A new study shows, the fungus contains high-level health boosting compounds that can help fight aging. The team of scientists found 13 species of edible mushrooms contained large amounts of antioxidants. Is a substance that potentially eliminate other harmful substances such as free radicals in the body.

The theory is, free radicals are unstable molecules that react with other substances in the body to damage cells, proteins and even DNA. It can also create something that is not normal.

This highly reactive substance travels through the body to pair up with other electrons, causing the body to oxidize. According to study author Robert Beelman, refilling the body with antioxidants helps protect from this stress. He and his team found the mushrooms contained two antioxidants, ergothioneine and glutathione.

"What we found was that, without a doubt, the mushrooms are the highest dietary source of these two antioxidants combined, and some are actually packed with both," said Beelman, director of the Penn State Center for Plant and Mushroom Products for Health, quoted from page BT, Saturday (11/11).

"There is a theory, the theory of free radical aging, which has long been said when we oxidize our food to generate energy, there are a number of free radicals produced which are a by-product of the action and many of them are quite toxic," he continued.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Here's the Best Way to Drink Lemon for Diabetisi

Lemon is one of the recommended fruits for people with diabetes mellitus (people with diabetes) because it is rich in fiber and low in sugar. On the other hand, the lemon skin also contains a good hesperidin compound for blood vessels.

"Hesperidin can prevent the plaque in blood vessels, and he becomes elastic in his blood vessels," explained clinical nutrition specialist from MRCCC Siloam Hospitals Semanggi dr Samuel Oetoro Ms spgk (K) in commemorating World Diabetes Day with Bistro Baron and Imam Bondjol House in Jakarta, Wednesday (8/11).

However, the consumption of lemon peel in the community is not common. For one thing, lemon skin tends hard and has a bitter taste. Some people outsmart the way to 'consume' lemon and skin by making infused water from pieces of lemon.

Samuel says infused water has no health benefits. In other words, the various nutrients contained in the lemon can not be absorbed optimally through infused water. "No use, just (add) flavor, lemon flavor," continued Samuel.

Samuel revealed a simple way to consume lemon and skin. The simple way is to make lemon juice at once with the skin.

Thursday, November 2, 2017

5 Beneficial Benefits of Spicy Food

Do not be too anti eating spicy food. Because instead of causing stomach pain, consumption of spicy food is beneficial.

But the people of Indonesia almost all like with spicy food. There are many culinary spicy flavors and flirting.

Experts reveal, chili actually be one of the foods that contain high vitamin C compared with oranges. Behind the spicy chili, there is a good benefit for your health.

Reported by Self, Thursday (2/11/2017), here are five benefits of spicy food that you must know. Check out the following reviews further.

Maintain heart health

Studies show, a person who consumption of spicy food can reduce the risk of heart attack. The reason, chili can control blood sugar and bad cholesterol levels. Therefore, you have to increase the spicy food so delicious.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

12 Amazing Benefits of Garlic

What comes to mind when you hear the word garlic? Are you just about the smell that interfere with breathing? Or, any other benefits?

Apparently, garlic has long been known as a natural remedy for various health problems.

Not only that, garlic can be used to "solve" the problems around you.

How, then, could the small plant have such diverse benefits?

Sulfur and allicin compounds found in fresh garlic have antibacterial and anti-fungal properties.

Allicin is an active compound in garlic that is unstable, and effectively kills microbes, such as infectious germs.

In fact, some surprising claims mention that the content in garlic can help prevent the emergence of cancer.

Garlic is also fortified with vitamins B1, B2, B3, B6, folate, vitamin C, calcium, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, potassium, sodium, and zinc.

Let's look at the advantages of garlic.

1. Prevent and treat flu

The content of antioxidants in garlic can be used for immunity. Well, when the flu whack, garlic can be used as a medicine.

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Why Broccoli Is Not Exposed In Canned Packaging

Green broccoli is a kind of healthy vegetables and healthy for consumption. Moreover, broccoli to be one of 33 healthy foods that have a lot of nutritional content.

Because the nutritional content and taste quite good, not a few people store broccoli in the refrigerator or refrigerator to be used as food stock. But, the question is, why are these popular vegetables not present in the form of cans packaging for easy carrying?

If we want to consume vegetables such as carrots, mushrooms, or potatoes, we can easily find them in almost all canned food products. But, canned broccoli does not seem to exist.

As is known, canned foods can remain fresh because the process of canning eliminate oxygen and destroy the enzyme first by boiling so that bacteria and fungi can not grow once the container is closed.

However, it does not seem to be a suitable way for broccoli, which is not as hard as corn or peanuts. Boiling broccoli that aims to kill bacteria will turn broccoli finely brown flowers and then pulp.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Why Eat White Rice Can Make Sleepy

Rice has become the main food for the people of Indonesia. Not complete when eating without rice. Some people also think if you have not met rice like not eating yet. But many also mentioned that eating rice makes sleepy.

Drowsiness and weakness after eating can be one of the body's reaction to the process of chemical changes in the digestive system. This means that this is normal for everyone. However, is it true to eat rice make sleepy?

White rice is a good source of calories. One cup of white rice contains about 165 calories. Most of the calories in rice come from carbohydrates, with carbohydrate content per portion of 35 grams.

Because of the high content of carbohydrates and calories, then white rice is usually used as the main food menu. As a staple food, white rice can provide a great source of energy for the body.

Rice also contains a protein of 3.3 grams. Not to forget, white rice contains many minerals and vitamins that are beneficial to the body such as vitamin D, iron, fiber, calcium, riboflavin and thiamine.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

5 Ways to Prevent Excessive Eating

Unhealthy eating habits can be a major reason why weight does not go down, even increased constantly. The problem is, we often do not realize already mengasup many calories because the stomach is still hungry or the mouth still want to continue to chew.

Well if you want to stop the habit of "eating without knowing" it, you can try to follow the following tips.

1. Know the false hunger

We often feel hungry all the time so want to eat continuously and end up eating with excessive portions. In fact, it could be that hunger is just simply hungry eyes or also called false hunger.

This kind of hunger can come when we are feeling bored, angry, or sad. So, the brain makes food as an escape. As a result, we overeat and get away with the ideal weight desired.

To overcome this, we can make notes when it began to feel hungry and eat with a lot of portions, then write also what is felt at that time, whether feeling sad, stressed, or depressed. That way, we will know exactly what triggers the hunger so that it can cope later.

Thursday, October 19, 2017

According to Recent Research, Here are 5 Best Sports

If you think running a marathon is the fastest way to make the body fit and healthy, not so, according to experts from Harvard Medical School, America.

According to professor I-Min Lee, the old-style sport is not as good as many people think. Instead of running long distances, which can make joints and digestive systems problematic, Lee recommends five other types of exercise.

According to his research entitled "Starting to Excercise" the 5 types of exercise produce various benefits ranging from weight loss and muscle formation to protect the heart and brain, and strengthen bones.

Check out what the best sports he recommends.

1. Pool

Swimming can be the most perfect sport. In addition to moving almost all the muscles of the body, swimming also increases the heart rate to improve heart health and keep the brain from aging problems. Plus, being in a floating position makes this sport almost free from cramps.

"Nice pool for people who have arthritis because the body does not lift weights," Lee said.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Clean Miss V with Betel? Here's the Rule

Betel is a leaf that has antiseptic, antibacterial, antioxidant properties and can help heal skin wounds. With these properties, betel water is believed to be able to assist women in overcoming the troublesome whitish problems.

There are several bioactive compounds in betel which can inhibit the growth of bacteria and fungi, for example essential oils. One of the bacteria that can be inhibited by the growth of essential oil is E coli is known to trigger the occurrence of vaginal discharge.

Betel also has a bioactive compound hydroxychavicol which has antifungal properties. This compound can actively fight a very wide strain of fungus, reaching 124 strains.

"Scientifically, (sirih) is indeed a one-way benefit (to help overcome the whiteness)," said Head of Bogor Agricultural University Bogor Agricultural University (IPB) Dr Irmanida Batubara SSi MSi, in a health discussion held Resik V Godokan Sirih from PT Kino Tbk, in Jakarta.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Apples should not be eaten with the skin

Eating apples is practical, because no need to cut or process them into juice. Although the fiber content in the apple is also found on the skin, but, apples are recommended consumed without skin.

"I do not recommend people eat apples with their skins, except organic apples," said Professor of the Faculty of Human Ecology (FEMA) Bogor Agricultural University (IPB). Ahmad Sulaeman in the event "Roaming Nutrition 2017" in Malang, East Java, Friday (13/10/2017).

He explained, in the apple skin contained a candle that is useful for apples still look fresh and not easily rot in the process of delivery. In addition, apple skin also contains pesticide residues.

"Especially the imported apples, added not one kind, there are candles and pesticides," he said.

Candles in apples are actually different from ordinary candles, because it is "food grade" so it is safe to eat.

Monday, October 16, 2017

Good Fruits for Breakfast

Starting the day with breakfast can help provide early energy to run your day's activities. Research has shown that a healthy breakfast in the morning can help meet nutritional needs, can help lower cholesterol levels, help improve concentration and performance for activities, and can also give strength and endurance to face the day.

Some foods can be a breakfast menu, such as cereal, oatmeal, bread, eggs, until fruits. Yes, fruits are one of the menus that make breakfast healthy. Inside the fruits contained essential vitamins and minerals that the body needs.

For example, the high vitamin C content in the fruit can help prevent certain diseases, the potassium content in the fruit can help to nourish the muscles, and much more. Fruit also contains lots of fiber that can make you feel full longer.


Banana is one of the fruit that is easy to find in any season. Eating bananas in the morning is a great idea. Bananas contain carbohydrates and also fiber that can make you full longer.

In addition, bananas also contain potassium which can help lower blood pressure, so good for people with hypertension. You can eat bananas in various ways. Can be eaten directly, made smoothies, added to cereal or oatmeal, and can be other ways.

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Prevent premature aging with eating an apple routine

Benefits of eating fruits are very diverse for health. Not just a source of vitamins and fiber, regular eating apples was also able to prevent premature aging.

According to Professor of Faculty of Human Ecology (FEMA) IPB Prof. Ahmad Sulaeman, apple is a fruit that has antioxidant penolik and flavonoids.

"If the apple is cut into brown, then there is a compound that is anti-oxidant," said Ahmad Nutricia Sarihusada when exploring Nutricia in apple orchard, Malang, East Java, Friday (13/10/2017).

The aging process occurs due to oxidation. Now with the existence of these two compounds said Ahmad, will catch free radicals will be neutralized again. "By eating apples can also maintain skin hygiene and fitness," said Ahmad.

So, how much to eat apples to keep skin healthy and prevent premature aging? Ahmad said there is actually no limit to eating fruit, because the content is abundant and healthy. However, Ahmad said the World Health Organization (WHO) recommends eating fruits five to seven times a day.

"Consumption is also better juiced, because the fiber obtained more than directly eaten," he said.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

This is the Most Healthy Length of Hand Washing Time

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) says the ideal time of hand washing is about 20 seconds. About one-third of cases of diarrhea and 16 percent of respiratory infections can be prevented by hand washing properly.

RPS adds hand washing for 20 seconds is the only way to get rid of some viruses and bacteria that cause colds, infections, stomach aches, and even the flu. RPS President, Ash Soni said people do not often wash hands with a long time to get rid of disease-causing bacteria.

"Even when we are not affected by the virus, if we do not wash our hands, we can transmit the infection and become more real, more vulnerable problems, such as children and the elderly," Soni said on Wednesday.

Sounds basic, but most people do not wash their hands for 20 seconds. According to a poll conducted over 2,000 more people by RPS, 84 percent of people did not wash their hands for long periods of time.

Meanwhile, about 65 percent and 32 percent of people do not wash their hands before eating or even when preparing food. Half of those surveyed did not wash their hands after touching pets and other creatures, and another 21 percent did not wash their hands after the toilet, according to The Guardian.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

When is the Best and Worst Time to Eat Fruit?

Vegetables and fruit are the must-eat foods in your daily menu. The recommended portion of vegetables and fruits for adults is 400-600 grams per day. From the portion, 2/3 consists of vegetables and 1/3 of them are fruits.

If the analogy, in a day you are advised to consume 2.5 servings of vegetables (or equivalent to 250 grams) and 3 pieces of fruit (eg 3 medium banana Amber, or 3 medium-sized oranges)

What are the factors that determine the best time to eat fruit and vegetables? The work of our digestive system in food processing is one of the determinants when we should eat fruits and vegetables.

Most fruits consist of fructose fruit sugar. Since the first bite, the mouth will produce enzymes that work to break down carbohydrates into more easily digestible components.

Furthermore, the work of carbohydrate breakdown enzymes in the stomach is stopped because the environment is too acidic. This process will continue again in the small intestine to produce a simpler carbohydrate component so it can be absorbed by the body.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

6 High Fruits Vitamin C, In addition to Orange

During this time if asked what fruit contains vitamin C, which became our first answer is citrus fruit. In fact, oranges are not the fruit with the highest vitamin C content.

Yes, it turns out the fruit that contains the highest vitamin C is guava fruit. The content of vitamin C in guava is 206 mg, higher than the citrus fruit containing vitamin C of 59-83 mg per one fruit.

Vitamin C is one of the important vitamins needed by the body, especially for the growth and repair of cells in bone, teeth, skin, and other tissues.

In addition, vitamin C also has other roles, such as helping to increase the absorption of iron from plant-based sources, helps prevent cell damage that can reduce the risk of cancer, and also can protect your body from various infections because vitamin C can help keep the immune system .

Because of this important function, it's no wonder our body needs a lot of vitamin C intake from food. One source of vitamin C is fruits. Not only oranges, there are many more fruits that contain vitamin C.

Read also: Fruits and Vegetables with Vitamin C Content Exceeded Citrus

Some other fruits that contain vitamin C are:

1. Guava

Guava is a fruit that contains the highest vitamin C. As mentioned above, guava contains more than 200 mg of vitamin in one fruit, exceeding the vitamin C content of oranges.

Monday, October 9, 2017

Sweet Food and Its Impact on Heart Health

Sweet foods are good, but if consumed too much can have a bitter impact on the body. More than just making fat, it turns out the hobby mengasup high sugar foods also have an impact on heart health.

Several studies have proven this, and now there is more evidence to support. The latest is a study published by Clinical Science.

In the study, the researchers recruited 25 men who underwent fatty liver conditions - a condition called non-alcoholic fatty acids (NAFLD), which is also identical as a sign of heart problems - and compared those with low-fat liver.

Body conditions associated with NAFLD conditions include high blood pressure, high cholesterol, or diabetes.

The researchers gave each of two groups of foods with the same number of servings for 12 weeks: foods with high sugar, containing 650 calories of added sugar per day and; low-sugar foods, which contain 140 calories of added sugar a day.

This is similar to a recommendation for additional sugars, in which no more than five percent of total daily calories, according to the study.

Sunday, October 8, 2017

Prevent Blood Pressure Increases Not So Hypertension

When blood pressure increases slightly, also called prehypertension, you may not be too concerned about it. Many consider this not a serious matter. However, blood pressure that is less than normal can turn out to be a danger. Is this prehypertensive condition bound to develop into hypertension (high blood pressure)?

Prehypertension is a new category in blood pressure measurement. In fact, prehypertension is a warning sign of hypertension. This sign is made so that you pay more attention to your blood pressure so it does not progress to worse in the future.

People with prehypertension have slightly elevated blood pressure, but can not be included in the category of high blood pressure or hypertension.

You belong to the prehypertension category if you have systolic blood pressure (top number in blood pressure reading) of 120-139 mmHg or have diastolic blood pressure of 80-89 mmHg. Meanwhile, people with normal blood pressure have blood pressure below that number (120/80 mmHg).

Will prehypertension be hypertensive?

Blood pressure in the range of hypertension is practically abnormal. This is because people with prehypertension are twice as likely to develop high blood pressure than people with normal blood pressure, according to Harvard Health Publishing. People with prehypertension also have a higher risk of heart disease and stroke.

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Avoid TV If You Want Kids to Achieve

Parents should be more careful about television. Placing the television in a child's room will give them 24 hours of access to turn on the television, while the parents will have difficulty controlling. Too often access to television can have a negative impact on the physical, psychological, and socialization of children.

Indian Express page reported, there is a new research on putting the television in the child's room. Some activities on the television monitor can be accessed easily, one of them playing a video game.

Based on a study written in The Journal of Developmental Psychology by Professor of Psychology from Iowa State University, United States (US) Douglas Gentile, television in the child's room will reduce their time sleeping, reading, to participate in social activities. This will affect the increase in education level.

"When children turn on television in their rooms, they will not watch educational games or anything like that," Gentile said. But the child will actually watch the opposite event.

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Banish Insect Bearer Germ with Citronella Scent

Citronella is included in the spice plant that has many benefits, including to repel insects that carry disease germs, such as cockroaches and flies.

According to dr.Kartika Mayasari, flies and cockroaches could be the intermediary of entry of germs into the house. "Because flies and cockroaches like to be a dirty place like a ditch or a trash can," he said at the launch ceremony of Sereh S.O.S floor cleaner in Jakarta (3/10/2017).

Germs that can be carried by these insects, among other causes of typhoid, cholera, to diarrhea.

Surveys conducted by S.O.S in 2017 to more than 500 mothers revealed, 73 percent of mothers considered mosquitoes and cockroaches as the most disturbing insects, followed by ants and flies.

Kartika added, it is very important to maintain home sanitation to maintain family health. Dirty houses are vulnerable to the development of germs, insects, and diseases.

"The glossy and scented floors are not necessarily clean, the house is considered clean and healthy if the family members are free from disease and disease sources," he said.

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Innocent Breakfast Affects Heart Health

Breakfast is an important routine that can affect the health of the body. According to a recent study, neglectful breakfast can even trigger an increase in atherosclerosis or constriction and thickening of the arteries due to plaque buildup.

The trigger plaque of atherosclerosis consists of cholesterol, fatty substances, calcium, and fibrin (substances in the blood). It can cause blockage causing the circulation of blood and oxygen from the arteries to the body organs is inhibited. Aterclerosis is often classified as a cardiac disorder. However, it can also occur in arteries in other parts of the body such as the brain and kidneys.

"The greater the percentage of energy consumed early in the day can have a good impact on cardiovascular health (such as heart and blood vessels)," said study head. Valentín Fuster director of Mount Sinai Heart of New York City at the same time and Managing Editor in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, quoted by Channelnewsasia, Tuesday (3/10).

Researchers of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology have previously linked breakfast negativity with an increased risk of problems that can lead to heart disease such as obesity, diabetes, and high cholesterol.

Monday, October 2, 2017

Know the Types of Carbohydrates: Which Is the Most Healthy

Many people who reduce even avoid carbohydrates in the diet. Most consider that carbohydrates are 'bad', because they cause weight gain and blood sugar levels to soar.

But, did you know that your body actually still need carbohydrates as the main source of energy? Yes, you can not avoid carbohydrates at all. All you have to do is choose a healthy type of carbohydrate. Then, what kind of carbohydrates? Which is the healthiest for the body?

Carbohydrates are a type of nutrient that has a primary function as a source of energy for the body. In fact, carbohydrates - especially sugars - are the main food for the brain. So, you can not avoid carbohydrates at all just to make weight down. If you do, then many health problems will arise afterwards.

Basically, there are two types of carbohydrates, namely simple carbohydrates and complex carbohydrates. Both of these carbohydrates are processed and digested in a slightly different way by the body. Both, it will affect blood sugar levels, but the speed to be blood sugar is different.

Simple carbohydrates

This simple carbohydrate is contained in sweet foods, sugar, honey, and brown sugar. Among other types of carbohydrates, these simple carbohydrates are most quickly absorbed and processed into blood sugar. this happens because of its simple shape, making it easy to digest.

Sunday, October 1, 2017

Reduce Carbohydrates Or Increase Protein, Which Is Better

A low carbohydrate diet is one of the most popular diet types undertaken to reduce and maintain weight, while preventing obesity. The key to the success of this diet is to replace the intake of carbohydrates by multiplying eating high protein foods derived from meat, fish, eggs, and nuts.

Many believe that carbohydrates are the main cause of weight gain. This is not always the case. Carbohydrates include macro nutrients that are needed by the body in large quantities to generate energy.

But indeed, carbohydrates are a food source that tends to be easy to consume in large and excessive portions. Moreover, simple carbohydrates that can make you hungry fast.

Meanwhile, high protein foods can cause longer satiety because it is broken down longer in the digestive system, unlike carbohydrates. Protein can also keep your blood sugar levels stable so as to avoid excessive hunger.

This has been proven in various studies. One of them, a study published in the Journal of The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. In the journal said that the protein has the ability to activate the hormone that regulates satiety in the body. So, when the protein is consumed in large quantities, hence the hungrier buffer produced is also a lot.

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Diligent Eating Fish Cobbler Can Prevent High Blood Disease to Stroke

Indonesia is promoting a fish-eating culture to improve public health. Of the many types of fish, you may need to consume cobs.

Yes, tuna can be your healthy daily menu. This type of fish will provide many health benefits, including preventing heart disease. Here's why quoted page Organicfacts, Thursday (28/09/2017).

Blood pressure

The combination of omega-3 fatty acids is anti-inflammatory and can help reduce blood pressure, along with potassium, vasodilator, make tuna is very good for lowering blood pressure. Reducing high blood pressure can significantly improve health by lowering blood pressure in the cardiovascular system. This will help prevent heart attacks and strokes, as well as conditions of atherosclerosis that can lead to a number of health complications.

Weight loss while preventing obesity

Obesity is one of the most troubling conditions, but it has steadily increased in recent decades. Thankfully, the tuna fish is low in calories, but is loaded with useful nutrients and proteins. Furthermore, omega-3 fatty acids in tuna stimulates a hormone called leptin. This hormone balances the body's food intake with the desire to eat more. This can ensure that your body is consuming what is needed.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Foods to Avoid to Maintain Skin

A study published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics finds out exactly which foods cause acne and other skin problems. The study involved two groups consisting of 32 participants. One group has clear skin, others have moderate to severe acne. Each group was asked to complete a five-day diary and then do blood work.

As quoted from the page, Reader's Digest, of all participants, about 61 percent believe their food affects their skin, and that's true. But it's not the greasy foods that cause problems. Participants who have the worst acne have a high carbohydrate and high food diet with high glycemic load.

The food glycemic load is determined by how sharply a person's blood sugar rises after consumption. The glycemic load index is measured from one to 100, and food above 20 on a scale is considered to have a high glycemic load. Foods with a score of 10 or less are considered to have low glycemic loads.

Some important foods with high glycemic content and high carbohydrate content include white rice, roasted grilled potatoes, spaghetti, white bagels, and instant oatmeal. Some foods with low glycemic load and low carbohydrate content include apples, grapefruits, red beans, cashews, and carrots.

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Prevent Wind Entry For Your Frequent Night Out

People say, do not go out often because it will catch a cold. Do you know if the cold is not an official disease in the world of medicine?

Cold wind is a name that exists only in Indonesia. But that does not mean a cold is a myth. The symptoms are real and certainly have been complained by almost everyone.

Well even though there is no medical name for him, you can still prevent the cold with a variety of easy ways in order to continue smoothly on the move. What the heck really is it?

There is no term "catch" in the medical world. According to dr. Noble Sp. PD, specialist in internal medicine from Pantai Indah Kapuk Hospital, the wind is more accurately said to be a group of symptoms (syndrome) that indicates a combination of symptoms of two types of health problems, namely ulcer (dyspepsia) and flu.

The most common symptoms of gastritis are flatulence, abdominal pain, gas, heat in the chest, and often belching. Meanwhile, flu symptoms can include sore throat, runny nose, cough, nasal congestion, and fever. The flu can also make you feel unwell and muscle aches or aches. Begin to feel familiar with this series of symptoms "catch the wind" is?

Monday, September 25, 2017

Avoid These Foods For Acne Free Skin

What we eat does affect the skin condition. This is not just a myth, but it has been proven through research. For example, about the types of foods that can trigger acne.

A study published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics finds out what foods cause acne on the face. Experts involve two groups of 32 people each.

One group has clean skin, others have moderate to severe acne. Each group was asked to fill the food diary book for five days and blood tested.

About 61 percent of respondents believe that the food they consume affects their skin, and that's true. The cause of acne facial skin is apparently not only derived from oily foods. In fact, participants with severe acne are those who eat high carbohydrate and high glycemic foods.

The food glycemic index is determined by how quickly a person's blood sugar rises after the food is consumed.

Thursday, September 21, 2017

How To Avocado Does Not Change Color Fast

Avocado immediately turns brown shortly after you open. This color change as a result of oxidation, chemical reactions that occur when alpuka exposed to air. In addition to not beautiful, avocado that turns brown color is also uncomfortable consumed.

These color changes can be inhibited in a number of ways. First, add acid such as lemon juice to avocado. This technique can be useful because the acidic fluid prevents the enzyme that causes the appearance of brownish color to stop working.

The second way, using plastic food wrap to block the oxidation event. Make sure to wrap the avocado tightly so that no air enters. Harold McGee in his book, On Food and Cooking: The Science and Lore of the Kitchen, this solution is very useful for the avocado that has been split in two and there is a hole in one part.

"Plastic can act as a barrier against oxidation, so if you only use half of the avocados at once and save the rest for later, wrap the rest," McGee said as quoted by page.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

This is the Excess Nutritional Sweetened Milk

Concerns of some parties to the consumption of sweetened condensed milk is considered unwarranted. The National Consumer Protection Agency (BPKN) considers the circulation of the issue of unhealthy sweetened condensed milk is a concern that should not happen.

"In essence, people consume any milk," said BPKN Chairman Ardiansyah Parman in Jakarta, Tuesday (19/9).

Ardiansyah said, sweetened condensed milk and other dairy products that are in the community today have been through health tests by the Food and Drug Supervisory Agency (BPOM). According to him, as long as there is no statement from BPOM that a product is not worth consuming, so people do not have to worry about consuming it.

He also asked the parties who feel a problematic product to be consumed report to BPOM. It is considered more intelligent than spreading the issue through a media that is counterproductive.

"If it is not safe to be consumed report BPOM, if all just beropini in public even make chaotic," he said.

Monday, September 18, 2017

5 Things You Can Do If You Have No Breakfast

Some people claim to often skip breakfast or breakfast. The reason, among others, is not usually breakfast, or do not want to eat that morning with the reason the stomach still do not want to eat, and there are also because of lazy breakfast.

Breakfast is literally meant to "break the fast" (taken from the English word, "break-fast") of all hours you spend after sleeping overnight. The habit of skipping meals in the morning can trigger a variety of physiological processes - both good and bad.

This is what happens in the body if you do not have breakfast:

1. Weight loss

Yes, this idea seems logical, because you effectively eliminate one meal out of your diet every day. Some studies even show that skipping breakfast can reduce overall caloric intake to 400 kcal per day.

However, the relationship between skipping breakfast and losing weight is not as simple as you think. Reporting from Prevention, a study from Ohio State University shows you will indeed lose weight when skipping breakfast in the short term. Ironically, these few missing pounds are not derived from recalcitrant fatty deposits, but rather from muscles - which is an unhealthy weight-loss method.

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Artificial Sweetener Precisely Triggering Diabetes

Artificial sweetener is an alternative to get a sweet taste but still low in calories. Although artificial sweeteners proved safe, but there was also a danger, one of which triggered diabetes type two.

According to a recent study, the consumption of artificial sweeteners increases the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. This happens because the body's ability to control glucose levels in the blood is disrupted.

The study, conducted by professors at the University of Adelaide, Australia, is small, involving only 27 healthy people. The study was conducted by giving some capsules containing artificial sweeteners, which amounted to five cans of diet drinks.

The capsule contains both sucralose and acesulfame K and should be taken three times a day for two weeks. Another group of participants was given a placebo capsule.

After the study was completed, tests showed those who consumed artificial sweeteners had impaired body's ability to manage glucose, which had a direct impact on the onset of type 2 diabetes in the long run.