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Sleep Deprivation

Posted by Millicent Daphne on Saturday, October 22, 2011, In : Facts/ Articles/ Humor about HEALTH 
Sleeping Pattern Problems?

I am not an expert but I can share some knowledge that I have about this issue. It is also my issue before so I did some research about it too.

Who are usually the ones who are suffering from this "Sleep Deprivation"?

People who are suffering from:
- depression
- Obesity
- no Exercise or Physical Activity
- Frequent Use of Prescription Drugs
- Poor Diet
- Overly Stressed

What are the effects of lack of sleep?

- It depends on the severity. It can only cause mild tiredness to da...

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Tips for a Healthy Heart

Posted by Millicent Daphne on Saturday, October 22, 2011, In : Facts/ Articles/ Humor about HEALTH 
Just some nutritional tips on how to have a healthy heart. 

Tips for a healthy heart

1. Switch to mono-unsaturated oils like olive oil,mustard,til or groundnut oil.Olive oil is known to be the most heart-friendly oil.Consume no more than 3-4 teaspoons of edible oil per day per person.

2. Avoid maida(white flour)based foods.Switch to whole wheat bread.

3. Restrict sugar intake as far as possible.

4. Increase intake of fruits and vegetables.

5. Switch to low fat milk instead of 'bhaiya' or 'dabba' mi...

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Facts About Red, Green and Orange Fruits

Posted by Millicent Daphne on Saturday, October 22, 2011, In : Facts/ Articles/ Humor about HEALTH 
Red fruits contain vitamin A

Red fruits contain beta-carotene, the plant version of vitamin A. Fruits with a higher level of beta-carotene are redder in colour. Colour therapists say red fruits have a warming and energising quality. Thus eat lots of watermelons, cranberries, red apples, raspberries, red cherries, red plums, strawberries, tomatoes etc.

Green fruits are good for your heart

This is true. Green fruits are the most vital of all fruits since they contain a chemical that protects you a...

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Potassium: How important is it in our body?

Posted by Millicent Daphne on Saturday, October 22, 2011, In : Electrolytes 
Potassium is a very important mineral for the proper function of all cells, tissues, and organs in the human body. 

It is also an electrolyte, a substance that conducts electricity in the body, along with sodium, chloride, calcium, and magnesium. 

Potassium is crucial to heart function and plays a key role in skeletal and smooth muscle contraction, making it important for normal digestive and muscular function. 

Many foods contain potassium, including all meats, some types of fish (such as salmo...

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