A balanced diet and regular workouts are essential for staying healthy in modern times. Food not only provides energy but also improves the daily functions of the body. Vitamins and minerals are found in abundance in foods such as fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and legumes, which are helpful in keeping the body healthy. Iron is essential for blood, calcium is essential for the formation of bones, and zinc immunity. Especially women should pay special attention to their diet. Due to hormonal changes, women have to go through many types of problems. For this, these 5 beneficial things must be included in the diet. They have a favorable effect on mental and physical health. Let's know these beneficial things.
Different types of nutrients are found in spinach. Spinach is very beneficial for skin and hair. Also, the consumption of spinach removes the lack of water in the body. Spinach contains 90% water. In addition, spinach contains lutein, potassium, fiber, folate, and vitamin-E. All these qualities make spinach a superfood in winter. It also contains magnesium which reduces the effect of PMS symptoms. Spinach is also beneficial for bones. This keeps blood sugar under control and reduces the risk of asthma.
Linseed is the major source of omega 3 fatty acids. Omega 3 fatty acids are effective ingredients to keep the retina of the eye healthy. Therefore, flaxseeds are considered beneficial for the eyes. Also, flaxseed is beneficial for heart and blood sugar levels. It also has anti-inflammatory properties. This lessens the effects of irritable bowel syndrome.
Cranberries are very tasty in taste. It removes the problem of urinary tract infections. Also able to remove tooth decay. Cranberries are called energy powerhouses. For this, women must consume cranberries.
Many people take tomatoes lightly, but the tomato is a very beneficial vegetable. It contains lycopene, which reduces the risk of breast cancer and heart diseases. Also strengthens bones and controls cholesterol.
In addition to strengthening the digestive system, keeping the heart healthy, oats control blood pressure. Oats also reduce mood swings from PMS. Fiber is found in high amounts in it, which reduces cholesterol and continues the digestion process smoothly.
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For someone affluent with a fast metabolism, preserving a healthy weight is so easy. Better metabolism helps the body burn calories more instantly and stops weight gain. But not all of us are lucky sufficient to be gifted with a naturally fast metabolism.
People with gentle metabolism increase weight immediately and even find it hard to shed kilos. Fortunately, there are some foods that can help to boost metabolism and speed up weight loss procedures. If you are among those who are scrambling to shed kilos then it is time to mention these vitamins and minerals in your routine diet.
There are some general nutrients:
When it applies to boosting metabolism, one cannot ignore this nutrient. A low level of iron in the blood indicates shortness of oxygen will be shipped to the muscles. This obstructs the fat burning procedure and tampers with the metabolic rate. It is an important nutrient required for healthy growth, development, and boosting metabolism. Some usual roots of iron are almonds, soybeans, fish, and meat.
2. Vitamin B
Vitamin B makes sure that all the food you eat is consumed for generating energy and is not contained in the body as fat. Be it protein, fat, or carbs, this nutrient can help metabolize all kinds of food. The reduction of this nutrient often outrages metabolism and indicates weight gain. Except, it can also prompt your mood. Lean meat, whole-grain, banana, apple, spinach, and dairy are some bases of Vitamin B.
Various studies recommend that calcium can help to control blood sugar levels and boost metabolism. It is argued that the nutrient can flabbily enhance the core temperature of the body, called the thermogenesis result. This may boost metabolism and indicate our bodies to burn fat. almonds, seeds, and Dairy products should be a part of your diet if you want to enhance calcium consumption.
Magnesium plays an important role in chemical responses that take place to produce energy. In the absence of this nutrient, our metabolism and the procedure of energy production slows down. Different from this, magnesium is needed for more than 300 enzymatic responses that help the brain function and support muscles to calm. normal roots of magnesium are nuts, legumes and potatoes, and seeds.
5. Vitamin C
Vitamin C is another classic mood and metabolism-boosting nutrient. As per some studies, Vitamin C can help to fight oxidative stress, which quiets down the metabolic rate of the body. People who lack this nutrient have a hard time losing kilos. oranges, lemon, and tomatoes are some usual roots of vitamin C rich food.
This content loaded with advice gives general information only. It is in no way a change for an eligible medical view. Always consult with an Ayurveda doctor for more information.
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) During a session held at the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM), the health experts stressed the need for inclusion of vitamins and minerals in daily diet to build immunity for the battle against the COVID-19.The present pandemic has brought the focus back on the role of vitamins as part of nutrition going beyond popular proteins and carbohydrates, they said on Saturday.The experts weighed in that traditional Indian foods and natural herbs are a potent combination to avert threat from the deadly virus."There are several foods which are rich in natural minerals and nutrients, but we destroy their nutritional value in the course of our cooking and consumption practices. Wheat, which in its original form is Dalia, it has important minerals like phosphorus. Still, in our strange wisdom we powder it into a refined maida which is nothing but starch and increases weight and risk of diabetes," said Dr Shikha Sharma, founder and managing director of Dr Shikha's NutriHealth.Dr Sharma named traditional food items and Ayurvedic herbs that can increase immunity level in the body."Barley, Channa, Sattu, seeds - pumpkin, sunflower, chia and flax among others that can be included in diets for a nutrition boost across all age groups. Ashwagandha and Giloy are potent herbs that can be given to both seniors and children. They purify the blood, build the body's immunity, reduce stress and keep intact, healthy pH level in the body," she added.The session was held while concluding the second edition of the 'Illness to Wellness' series themed 'Building immunity through nutritious food during COVID-19' by ASSOCHAM. The experts also dismissed the need for a protein or carbohydrate-rich diet, instead advocated for a wholesome, balanced diet especially in times of Corona."The beauty of Indian traditions during COVID times is that we need the support of this amazing knowledge of Indian Ayurveda and traditions to beat it," Dr Sharma said.The coronavirus has individually turned fatal for individuals with existing comorbidities, for such cases, Dr Sharma emphasised that the first course of action needs to address the health issues through long-term preventive measures such as exercising, avoiding sugar and a maintaining a balanced diet.Meanwhile, Sangeeta Narayan, nutrition educator and wellness expert, commenting on the impact of proper diet on the mental health said, "Stress plays an essential part in mental health considering the current times. With everything changing, we have to be adaptive. The first and foremost thing is to have a proper 6-8 hour sleep, plan your day in advance, doing all the chores can be overwhelming so allocate tasks for each day whether living with a family or alone. Add fruits or food items rich in Vitamin C. They act as a stress buster and immunity booster. Having proper meals is important, especially a nutritious and nourishing breakfast. Exercising also plays a vital role in managing stress and keeping the mind clear."Besides, the experts also commented on other aspects which have been impacted after the onset of COVID-19 pandemic.Anil Rajput, Chairman, ASSOCHAM CSR Council, weighing in on the economic and personal effect of coronavirus, said, "COVID-19 has had a destabilising effect on almost all walks of life for almost five months now. Right now, from nations to societies to economies to health of individuals, it has been an extremely stressful period for all. It has forced on us an unprecedented situation. One has taken quite a bit of time for us to understand the magnitude and painful reality of how slow the recovery is likely to be. It is the individual who has been at the centre of all-round anxiety and insecurity be at economic or personal health front."--IANSstr/rt