Monthly Archives: September 2013

Add fiber to the diet only slowly

Fiber is a plant substance that is required for a healthy diet. Lots of fiber is needed each day to help reduce the risk of heart disease, improve digestion, prevent constipation and maintain a healthy body weight. Fiber can be … Continue reading

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Weep and laugh together to distress

Sometimes it happens that by laughing, suddenly you find tears also start coming together with it- very confusing, because ordinarily we think they are contrary. When you are full of tears it is not a time to laugh,or when you … Continue reading

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LPRD & CHOCOLATE

People with heartburn should avoid chocolate as it can worsen the heartburn. One should also avoid other reflux-inducing foods (fatty foods, peppermint and excessive alcohol, which may reduce lower esophageal sphincter pressure). A number of beverages have a very acidic … Continue reading

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Air pollution can raise blood pressure

Breathing polluted air for even two hours can boost blood pressure, potentially raising the risk of cardiovascular disease in those exposed to smog. In susceptible patients this small increase may actually be able to trigger a heart attack or stroke. … Continue reading

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Fruit juice & risk of diabetes

A research published in British Medical Journal has shown that eating blueberries, apples and grapes may be linked to a reduced risk and type 2 diabetes. However, increased consumption of fruit juice was linked to a higher risk. It is … Continue reading

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