Wednesday, June 21, 2017

8 Benefits of Black Cumin Seed for Your Health

Black cumin seeds can not only be used as a curry flavor. This spice proved to have some health benefits.
Black cumin seeds are plant seeds Nigella Sativa, originating from South and Southwest Asia. It tastes bitter, has a pungent smell, and its color is black as the name implies.

You can eat black cumin seeds directly, or mix it with honey. In addition, you can boil black cumin seeds with water or milk.
Here are 8 benefits of black cumin seeds for your health are quoted from the page Boldsky:

1. Boost the immune system
Many studies have proven, black cumin seeds or oils are beneficial in boosting the immune system. Black cumin seeds have antibacterial properties and can fight pathogens. Honey and cinnamon in black cumin seed oil is a popular natural remedy for boosting immunity.

2. Curing fever and flu
Black cumin biki has anti-inflammatory, antiviral and antibacterial properties, making it an essential ingredient in home remedies for fever, flu and sore throat. Black cumin seeds help the body sweat, lower the temperature and release toxins.

Monday, June 19, 2017

Broccoli Consumption Helps Control Blood Sugar

In a recent study conducted by researchers from the University of Lund, Sweden, eating broccoli was found to reduce blood sugar. Broccoli is finally considered to help people with Diabetes Mellitus disease (DM) to be able to control their blood sugar.

There are at least 300 million people with type 2 diabetes worldwide. As many as 15 percent of the total amount can not run metformin therapy because it has a risk of kidney damage.

In order to find a better solution, researchers from Lund University identified a number of compounds that can counteract the expression of genes caused by the disease. One of the researchers, Annika Axelsson, carried out the specific gene construction of type 2 DM.

This construction is based on 50 existing hen data. Then, these data are used to look for compounds that have the potential to fight the disease. One of the most promising chemical compounds to do such is sulforaphane, which is usually found in vegetables.

This compound can decrease the production of blood sugar by growing cells in the liver. In addition, these compounds also alter gene expression in the liver, especially those who have experienced abnormalities due to type 2 diabetes mellitus.

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Carrot and Egg Yolk Juice Help prevent premature ejaculation

Premature ejaculation is the main enemy of men, in addition to erectile dysfunction, in sexual relations because it means he is unable to satisfy his partner. A man is considered to have premature ejaculation if he has reached a climax of less than two minutes.

As adults know, making love can only be fun if it can get a climax in the same way.

Premature ejaculation can be caused by various factors, ranging from neurological disorders, problems in urology, anxiety, hormonal imbalance, to impotence. To make sure it takes a physical exam.

Premature ejaculation can cause frustration, either in a man or partner. However, this condition can be prevented, one of them with regular eating nutritious foods, one combination of carrots and egg yolks.

Carrots are believed to contain nutrients that can normalize testosterone levels. In addition, the content of beta carotene can smooth blood flow and provide a relaxing effect, and minimize anxiety.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Benefits of Broccoli for Diabetes Patients

According to a new study, eating broccoli can help diabetic patients to control blood sugar sufferers.

According to Boldsky, currently, type 2 diabetes affects about 450 million people worldwide and as many as 15 percent of diabetic patients can not use first-line metformin which is a drug often used by diabetic patients, because of the risk of kidney damage.

From the results of the research, broccoli is very rich on sulforphane content known to be able to renew the production of enzymes and protect blood vessels and prevent cell damage due to high levels of sugar in the blood.

"In studies conducted on mice, these compounds reduce the production of glucose by growing liver cells and alter the expression of liver genes from the potential of diabetes Sulforaphane can reverse the disease and cut excessive glucose production and glucose intolerance with the same amount of metformin," explained the researcher. From Lund University, Annika Axelsson quoted from Boldsky.

In addition, Broccoli also contains chromium, which increases this compound in the body will encourage increased insulin sensitivity in the body that is useful in controlling glucose and other related factors that accompany the onset of diabetes.

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

This Is What Happens If We Avoid Carbohydrates

Have you ever smelled the unpleasant smell of your friend's body on a paleo diet or just eating fatty foods? The smell did not come from an unwashed suit.

Scientific explanation of the smell was in fact related to the diet without carbohydrates are done. And the strange smell of the breath is not the only result if one does not consume rice, bread, sweet potatoes and friends.

Here are the things that will happen if we avoid karbo in our menu:

Looks slimmer
Not eating carbohydrates will make people get slim faster. This happens because a lot of water is released from the body.

"The carbohydrates consumed will be stored in the form of glycogen (sugar) in the liver and in muscles with water," says Laura Cipullo, a dietitian and diabetes researcher. "The body will use these deposits when we are not eating or exercising. When we use it, the fluid in the muscles will also disappear, making us look slimmer.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Hobbies Eat Potato Fries Increase Risk of Death

The fries are included in the accompaniments of fried chicken or a delicious burger. But we also know that the likes of fries, like other fried foods, are unhealthy.

Healthy fried dangers are not just making fat, more than that the hobby of eating french fries twice a week increases the risk of death.

Thus, according to a study conducted for 8 years involving 4,400 men and women aged between 45 and 79 years. At the end of the study, 236 people died.

The researchers found that people who consumed fries more than twice a week had a higher risk of death. However, there is no direct connection between fries and death.

French fries are considered unhealthy because besides containing high fat derived from cooking oil, this food is also often added a lot of salt. When consumed often, not only cause obesity, but also can make unhealthy blood fats and blood pressure increases.

Monday, June 12, 2017

Beware If Cholesterol Begins Uncontrolled

Ordinary people need to know that there are two types of cholesterol in our blood, good cholesterol (HDL) and bad cholesterol (LDL). High LDL cholesterol (hypercholesterolemia) is a condition when the cholesterol level in the blood is higher than normal the body needs.

But many people are less aware that the excess levels of bad cholesterol can be negative for the sufferer. "High cholesterol can be fatal, such as heart attacks and strokes," said the cardiologist, Dr. Dr. Antonia Anna Lukito, SpJP, in a special seminar "Peeled High Cholesterol Problems" at Siloam Hospitals Lippo Village, Saturday (10/6).

The seminar attended by adult participants from Tangerang Raya and surrounding area also shared the knowledge of the community about the danger of bad cholesterol in the blood, as well as efforts to increase public awareness to diligently control their cholesterol as directed and doctor's advice. Also present in the seminar that specialist in dr. Mozes LJ Silaban, SpPD.

Sunday, June 11, 2017

The Secret of Cheese for Heart Health

According to the study, eating cheese is good for health. Reported by Time, rumors about cheese that is not good for health is not entirely true. Many assumptions about cheese are high in calories, sodium, fat, and cholesterol. But that does not mean cheese should not be consumed and disrupt health.

A study conducted by the University of Copenhagen and has been published as the Journal of The American Heart Association. The study found the fact that eating cheese regularly can actually reduce the risk of heart disease. It can even make a person's age longer.

This research is known as 'French Paradox'. The facts mention, the French population of cheese eaters on a regular basis have the lowest risk of heart disease in the world. Another secret of cheese, fermented milk also contains high in protein, vitamin B12, and calcium. The content of protein and fat balance also makes a person full longer.

Thursday, June 8, 2017

The Dangers of Smartphones Are the Same as Drugs

Giving kids freedom to use a smartphone is like giving them one gram of cocaine. The assessment was disclosed a child therapist in the UK to describe how a smartphone can cause addiction like someone addicted to narcotics.

Mandy Saligari, who is also the Chief Clinic of Harley Street Charter in the UK, reminded the parents to be more strictly watching their children play smartphones. The time children and teenagers spend sending messages through Snapchat or Instagram is as dangerous as drug addiction and alcohol.

"I always tell parents, when you give a tablet or smartphone to children it is just giving them wine or cola," he said at an educational conference in London.

Addiction to smartphones has the same effect on the brain as people who are addicted to alcohol or narcotics. Launched from the UK Independent survey page shows a third of 12-15 year-old children claimed to have no balanced activity between playing smartphones and other activities.

"When someone is addicted to something, then opium will affect his behavior in the future," Saligary added. In terms of smartphone addiction, Saligari exemplifies the potential for an obsession with food, self-harm, and sexting.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Hemp the Ugly Mood with the Consumption of Two Kiwi Fruits

Food is often a solution to eliminate bad mood for some people. In addition to chocolate or ice cream, kiwi fruit also has benefits in dispelling an unpleasant mood.

Nutritionist DR Fiastuti Witjaksono Sp. GK (K) said, based on bioavailability studies, it was found that by eating two kiwi fruit a day, in addition to increasing vitamin C intake, apparently this fruit can also reduce the bad mood that sometimes settles on someone.

"In addition to improving the mood, kiwi also works for the often fast fatigue and depression," he said in a media briefing held Zespri International Limited, in Jakarta, some time ago. Therefore, kiwi can be a solution of daily nutritional intake.

Moreover, the content of vitamin C in kiwi is very important for the body and can improve immunity. In addition, Kiwi is also optimal in improving the formation of collagen is very good for the skin.

Delam activities, Zespri International Limited as the world's largest kiwi fruit marketer as well as launch a campaign that aims to provide education about the benefits of kiwi. Through the campaign, it is hoped that the community can improve health as well as promote healthy lifestyle.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Star fruit juice is dangerous for kidney patients

Carambola is one of the fruits that are full of vitamin C and relatively easy to obtain. Not a few people who believe this fruit juice can help lower blood pressure. Even so, this fruit is not recommended for those who have kidney disorders.

Reported from the page, starfruit juice has levels of neurotoxins that are difficult to be neutralized by the kidneys. The recommended consumption is no more than 100 millimeters daily for those with kidney disorders.

The dangers of star fruit consumption are also said dr. Salim Lim Sp.PD-KGH, in the seminar "Kidney and traditional medicine" at Husada Hospital, Jakarta as reported by Kompasiana.

Doctor Salim said, starfruit contains oxalic acid. In a healthy person, this acid can be filtered by the kidneys and discharged out of the body. While in renal patients, these toxins can not be removed and worsen the state of the kidney.

"Because of obstruction or blockage in the kidney, so it becomes acute or sudden kidney failure," said consultant in Renal Medicine Singapore.

Monday, June 5, 2017

Extraordinary! Eating Papaya Can Prevent Cancer

Fruit is not only beneficial to launch a bowel movement. But, it turns out the fruit can also be a powerful weapon to prevent cancer.

A number of fruits are known to have compounds that are able to fight cancer. Here are 5 pieces you need to consume to fight cancer as reported from Boldsky, Tuesday (6/6/2017):

The rich wine of a special flavonoid called resveratrol has been found to contain strong anti-inflammatory antioxidants. Therefore, wine is known as one of the best fruits to be consumed to fight cancer. Consumption of wine is not only effective in preventing cell damage from cancer, but also reduce the growth of cancer cells in the colon, stomach, lymph, liver and breast cells.

Papaya can beat cancer with antioxidant lycopene. Some cancers can be prevented by taking regular papaya, such as cervical cancer, breast, liver, lung and pancreas.

Sunday, June 4, 2017

Dangers of Consumption of Too Much Protein for the Body

Protein is an important nutrient that the body needs, in the recommendation to eat balanced protein has an important role, especially the song for the diet. It's just that anything excessive can be dangerous, including protein.

The minimum protein intake that people should have every day is about 50 to 75 grams. However, with the amount of food around that has the protein in it, many people will pass the recommended amount.

There must be a calculation to make this protein a supporting nutrient, not even a bodyweight. If you want to consume protein to build muscle, then the amount must be measured with the need.

If the protein is consumed too much, then be prepared with kidney problems that will appear. Why? Because the kidneys help filter out the entire waste generated from protein intake. A large amount of protein in the diet can cause the kidneys to work overtime and become more tense than usual.

When your kidneys pass through the waste management process, one of the products released is blood urea nitrogen. When it has more protein in the body, this causes the kidneys to produce more blood urea nitrogen.

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Want to Live Longer, Run

Physically inactivated is the cause of six per cent of premature deaths, and is the fourth risk factor that causes human deaths after high blood pressure, smoking habits, and high blood sugar levels.

And to be physically active, one does not have to bother trying it. Running is one of the easiest ways to move, and science proves that running not only makes you healthier, but also helps you live longer.

Analysis of the various studies published in the journal Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases says that runners live about three years longer than not runners. In addition, an hour of running is called adding about 7 hours of a person's age. Runners also have the risk of various causes of death 30 percent lower than those who perform different activities or those who are totally lazy to move.

Researchers suspect running profits for the health of the body, especially improving heart and lung fitness, are the main reasons for increasing life expectancy. In the analysis found that running also improves body composition, reducing the chance of death from heart disease by 45 to 70 percent compared with those who do not run, and can reduce the risk of death from cancer between 30 to 50 percent.