For Your Well-Being

These are the questions what the people generally make formally or informally to the friends, relatives, specialists or the experienced ones and the answers given are also some sort of hear-say. I would welcome if they are added and/or attributed authentically. Further, none should rely on information provided here for health problems. Any questions regarding health should be addressed to own physician or other healthcare provider.

Question No.1: Does butter-milk have good bugs in it like yougurt?
Ans.:Yes. Butter-milk is one of the probiotic foods that helps promote healthy intestinal flora, along with yogurt, kefir, cottage cheese, sour cream and sauerkraut. Buttermilk usually contains the bacteria streptococcus lactis. It’s probiotic value is not as high as that of yogurt.

Question No.2: What’s the best kind of honey to use?
Ans.: Buckwheat honey is the best at slowing the oxidation of LDL (bad) cholesterol.

Question No.3.:
What can I add to my diet to lower my heart disease risk?
Ans.: In an Australian study, 20 adults who drank a cup of tomato juice each day for three weeks reduced their blood clot risk.

Question No.4: How can I get dairy calcium when I’m lactose intolera?
Ans.: Eat yogurt regularly. The probiotics in yogurt have already digested the lactose. The milk sugar that causes lactose intolerance symptoms, 53% of Mexican-Americans, 75% of African-Americans, and 15% of Whites are lactose intolerant.

Question No.5: What is Ashwagandha?
Ans.: Also known as Indian ginseng for its ginseng like properties, Ashwagandha can lower cholesterol, raise red blood cell count and improve sexual function. It also has been shown to combat stress, ease arthritis and act as an anti-inflammatory.

Question No.6: Is there an herb that can help me to cut back on drinking alcohol?
Ans.: Kudzu leaves are edible. In a Harvard study, those who took kudzu extract for a week drank 1.8 bottles of beer over 1.5 hours. The placebo group drank 3.5 beers over the same period of time. Kudzu seems seems to reduce the desire to drink alcohol.

Question No.7
: sweets is stevia?
Ans.:The Guarani Indians in south America have used stevia for over 1,500 years. It is 300 times sweeter than sugar. It contains phytonutrients and mineral nutrients.

Question No.8:
How healthy is kiwifruit?
Ans.: A study examined the 27 most popular fruits and it found kiwifruit to be the most nutrients dense. It is one of the few fruits with high vitamins content, plus it contains more vision-saving lutein than any other fruit or vegetable, except for corn.

Question No.9:
How can I lower my risk of dementia?
Ans.: Having Nutrients is your best bet in warding off dementia. A study published in the journal “Neurology” demonstrated that those who consumed 2.8 servings of green and cruciferous vegetables per day showed a 40% slower rate of cognitive decline than those who ate 1 serving of vegetables per day.

Question No.10: Are Canned fruits more nutritious?
Ans.: Canned fruit is almost as nutritious as fresh fruit, and it has almost as much fibre as well. Choose fruit packed in its own juice instead of sugary corn syrup. Canned fruit loses over time so make sure it’s not near the expiry date.


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