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EGGS AND CHOLESTEROL LEVELS IN BLOOD

Upon awakening this morning, the obvious answer to the question "what's for breakfast?" was eggs. You see, I like eggs and tend to eat a lot of them. I mean, who doesn't love a good omelet, right?

Now, I’m sure you’ve heard a time or two before that you should be mindful of consuming too many eggs as their cholesterol content is rather high.

I’ve even heard the recommendation that eggs should only be eaten once per week to avoid cholesterol issues. If that’s the case, I’m probably due to die rather soon.

Fortunately, it’s not.

You see, for years we have been told that cholesterol intake should be kept to a bare minimum as doing so will help to decrease blood cholesterol levels and promote overall health, and although the theory of lowering dietary cholesterol intake to lower internal cholesterol makes logical sense, the theory doesn’t quite pan out, as our bodies are, generally, more complex creatures than our logical minds give them credit for.

Fact is, when dietary inta…

HEALTH BENEFITS OF SWEET POTATOES

Not only are sweet potatoes readily available, inexpensive, and delicious, they have many other benefits for your health
They are high in vitamin B6.Vitamin B6 helps reduce the chemical homocysteine in our bodies. Homocysteine has been linked with degenerative diseases, including heart attacks.  They are a good source of vitamin C. While most people know that vitamin C is important to help ward off cold and flu viruses, few people are aware that this crucial vitamin plays an important role in bone and tooth formation, digestion, and blood cell formation. It helps accelerate wound healing, produces collagen which helps maintain skin’s youthful elasticity, and is essential to helping us cope with stress. It even appears to help protect our body against toxins that may be linked to cancer They are a good source of vitamin D, which helps build healthy bones. .Vitamin D is critical for immune system and overall health at this time of year.  Both a vitamin and a hormone, vitamin D is primarily…

HEALTH BENEFITS OF KIWI

Kiwi is a surprising little fruit, and is unlike any other. First, it's small and light brown in color with a fuzzy skin surface. Inside, the fruit is not only lime green and studded with tiny black seeds in an oval pattern when sliced, but it's also delicious, rather like the flavor of a strawberry. Peeled, sliced, and chilled, kiwi is an excellent addition to any fruit salad combination or by itself.The various health benefits of kiwi include; Helping the  Digestion with Enzymes Raw kiwi contains actinidain, a protein-dissolving enzyme that can help digest a meal much like the papain in papaya or bromelain in pineapple.  Helps Manage Blood Pressure Kiwi’s high level of potassium helps keep our electrolytes in balance by counteracting the effects of sodium.  Protects from DNA Damage A study by Collins, Horska and Hotten showed that the unique combination of antioxidants in kiwi helps protect the cell DNA from oxidative damage. Some experts suggest this can help prevent cancer.  B…

Health benefits of Bitter leaf

Studies conducted at the University of Texas have concluded that incorporating bitter leaf into your routine diet could reduce risk factors for such health conditions as breast cancer and type II diabetes. It is normal for African cuisine to contain bitter leaf as an ingredient. Even though it is called bitter, the taste is actually described as having a mild flavor. Bitter leaf carries several health benefits for many people around the globe who consume it regularly.

Even though many people are very familiar with bitter leaf, this type of food ingredient may be completely new to others. This food will grow anywhere, unlike other leaves that require specific temperatures and locations in order to maintain growth. Therefore, these leaves are able to flourish in any location.Bitter leaf  is also known as Veronia Amygdalina in scientific parlance. It can be cooked ,juiced or chewed raw it is rich in proteins vitamins and minerals.Battles against breast cancerAccording to BreastCancer.org,…

7 ANTI- AGING FOODS( By Dr.Matt ,Biotrust Nutrition)

If you're over 40 and want to defy each passing year while promoting more youthful hair, nails and skin, the below 7 foods will help you stock up on some of the most powerful anti-aging nutrients around.

1.  Olive Oil - Not only do the monounsaturated fats contained in olive oil support healthy arteries and a healthy heart, but olive oil also contains polyphenols, a potent anti-oxidant that may help prevent a number of age-related diseases.  We recommend organic extra virgin olive oil for the most anti-aging bang for your buck.

2.  Red Wine - That's right, a glass of wine daily may indeed have a positive effect on your health due to its resveratrol content, a unique anti-oxidant that can help fight against diabetes, heart disease, and age-related memory loss.

3.  Beans - The unique proteins in beans thicken and strengthen your hair cells, so you can enjoy a full head of hair as you lengthen your years. :)

4.  Brazil Nuts - Brazil nuts are rich in selenium, a mineral which aids in …

Is it possible to get pregnant while menstruating? By Indira IVF •

Quite a lot of people mistakenly believe that sex during menstruation does not cause pregnancy. However, IVF doctors from the top infertility centers and IVF hospitals claim that this  is very far from the truth.
Menstruation, also addressed as periods or menses, is a natural phenomenon that occurs  in woman's life. But what exactly is menstruation? According to experienced  gynecologists and experts from admired Fertility clinics in Delhi, the ovaries in a woman's  body expel an egg every month. This process is called ovulation. Before ovulation, the  uterine wall gets thickened in order to prepare it for fertilization and the consequent  implantation of the egg. If the egg is not fertilized by a sperm within a day or up to  48 hours of ovulation, it is expelled out of the body along with the blood that had  lined the uterine wall. This is when a woman menstruates. 


Menstruation lasts for two to eight days for most women and repeats after a gap of 28 to  32 days. It is believed that sin…

Why Men Should Eat Berries And Citrus Fruits

While women are more worried about their weight and beauty, men are constantly worried about their manliness. They tend to have concerns about their blood circulation to the privates and their stamina levels. Men love to take pride in growing muscles, possessing good energy levels and staying productive. Well, when it comes to enjoying such benefits, diet plays an important role. In this post, let us discuss why men must include berries and citrus fruits in their diet to enjoy better health. The flavonoids present in them can cure erectile dysfunction. Many studies claim that men who consume berries and citrus fruits can prevent erectile dysfunction.Eating berries and citrus fruits regularly can also prevent cardiovascular risks and blood pressure. Flavonoids can enhance blood circulation and can also help in maintaining healthy blood vessels. Both your brain and your privates get enough of blood.Certain studies also indicate that berries can prevent urinary tract infection. So, men …

Gynecological Cancer Symptoms that Should Never Be Ignored• By Ben Tennyson •

A majority of people who die from medical complications could have been saved. This is only if they had had the issues diagnosed well in advance. A good number of young, vibrant women lose their lives to cancer every single year. This is because the cancers were diagnosed at their advanced stages. This makes them difficult to treat. Female cancers such as breast, cervical and ovarian cancers are among the leading causes of death in women today. This is why it is important to seek the services that holistic gynecology NYC has to offer. Read Also :- Bleeding During Pregnancy- What Does it Mean for You and Your Baby? Gynecology is one of the most sensitive forms of medical care. Generally, medical care is a sensitive field because you will be dealing with people's issues and secrets and their lives are in your hands. Gynecology involves assessing the most secret aspects of an individual. These medical practitioners want to know about your sex life and sometimes even your sexual orien…

Energy and Sports Drinks Damage Tooth Enamel • By josephwilliams •

Health • Dental Care If you are one of our Westend orthodontics patients, we want you to know about
the dangers posed by energy and sports drinks.  While most of us know that sodas
 are bad for us, many do not realize that energy and sports drinks can be just as
harmful.  These drinks are quite tempting.  When you are feeling tired and just need that
extra boost of energy, it is hard to turn down an energy drink that promises to get
your juice flowing.  And when you are exhausted from working out, wouldn't you
 think that sports drinks are the best option?  But they aren't, especially if you are concerned about the health of your teeth—
which most of our braces and Invisalign patients in Westend are.  The problem
with these drinks is that they can cause permanent damage to tooth enamel,
increasing your risk for many dental health problems, including cavities.  A recent study has proven what dentists and orthodontists have long known.  This
 study soaked tooth enamel in 13 diff…

Important things to know about an ear ache ( By Mike Nielsen)

In this article I will show you the basic symptoms associated with ear aches and some simple ideas for what you can do to prevent you and your loved ones from experiencing this awful feeling associated from having an ear ache. What causes an ear ache?

While ear aches are most commonly found in children, they are something that
everyone experiences at one time or another. The most common causes of ear aches are otitis media, an infection of the middle ear, or otitis externa, an inflammation of the outer ear canal. Ear aches are usually caused by either a minor injury to the ear canal or by fluid that becomes trapped in the inner ear. Swimming, bathing, or just by using those all so common cotton-tipped swabs can cause bacteria to grow and lead to discomfort and pain in the ear canal. This can lead to a swelling of the Eustachian tube (a small tube that connects the ear to the nose that regulates the pressure in the ear). As the Eustachian tube swells it can no longer drain through the…

Does Food Have An Impact on How Your Thyroid Functions(by Krish Leo)

There's no such thing as a hyperthyroidism diet, yet what you eat matters. when your thyroid organ creates an excessive amount of hormone can not be avoided or treated however eat less carbs alone. It's frequently treated with doctor prescribed medication. What to Eat to Keep Your Weight And Your Metabolism Running Smoothly? Apples
An apple a day keeps the doctor away is something I think most of us have heard. Your thyroid easily absorbs mercury, chemically similar to iodine - a component the thyroid needs. But, we all also know that mercury is no good, so what to do? Grapefruits, oranges, peaches an specifically whole apples are all rich in pectin, a gelatin-like fiber that like a soap flushes out toxic compounds in the urine. Additionally, pectin limits the amount of fat your cells can absorb. The more the better; four pieces of whole fruits including the peels and you are all set. Seaweed
You need iodine for your thyroid and in the western world iodine is added to the salt. …

Bloating - 60+ Million People Live With It, What Can Be Done?(by Linda Enright)

Do you live with chronic bloating? Would you guess that 1 in 5 of your friends and family may as well? It is one of the most prevalent symptoms that we endure - when you wake up, after each meal, and ... Do you live with chronic bloating? Would you guess that 1 in 5 of your friends and family may as well? It is one of the most prevalent symptoms that we endure - when you wake up, after each meal, and getting worse and worse throughout the day. Statistics show that about 20% of the U.S. population has bloating. I would think that is a low estimate. The digestive system isn't the sexiest of systems in the body, and people are embarrassed to talk about it. But the chronic symptoms that so many people are living with can be changed! I lived with IBS and bloating for years. It is the reason I chose to study nutrition. I never got answers, no one had a solution for me. Not only did I regularly feel physically uncomfortable, I felt emotionally uncomfortable because it was embarrassing! T…