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:
What is the golden rule of weight loss?
Ans.: Take in 500 fewer calories per day, and you drop one pound per week. Vigorous exercise accelerates the process


Question No.2:
How do cranberries stack up in nutritional value?
Ans.: A recent nutritional analysis revealed that cranberries have more antioxidant power than coffee, blueberries, even red wine.


Question No.3:
Does coffee have any anti-cancer benefits?
Ans.:Two or more cups a day cut rectal cancer risk by 52%.

Question No.4: What gives me high cholesterol?
Ans.: Most of the cholesterol in your blood doesn’t come from high-cholesterol foods. Cholesterol is produced by your liver and it’s triggered by foods with high saturated fat content. the more saturated fat you eat, the more cholesterol your liver makes.

Question No.5: What is the best way to cook broccoli to preserve its nutrients?
Ans.:
Boiling broccoli depletes 34% of its nutrients. Steaming broccoli destroys 22% of its nutrient content. A new study says that microwaving broccoli preserves 90% of its cancer fighting phytonutrients.

Question No.6:How can I benefit from drinking green tea?
Ans.: Green tea helps keep cholesterol in check. It is, therefore, thought to help prevent heart disease.

Question No.7: How much dark chocolate do I need to lower my blood pressure?
Ans.: A study published in the archives of “internal medicine,” 2006, showed that men who ate just 10g of dark chocolate per day had lower blood pressure than men with low chocolate intake.

Question No.8: Is the sugar from fruit harmful?
Ans.: Your body doesn’t assimilate naturally occuring sugar in the same way as added sugars. Fruits contain the natural sugar, fructose, as well as other vital nutrients added sugars shouldn’t exceed 10% of total calories, about 40 to 45% grams per day.

Question No.9: What is super green tea?
Ans.: By adding 2-3 tablespoons of citrus juice (orange, lemon) to a cup of green tea, you can increase the antioxidant benefit by up to five times.

Question No.10: What does coffee contain other than caffeine?
Ans.: Plenty. There are over 1,000 chemicals in coffee. Only 26 of those chemicals have been tested. Half of them caused cancer in rats.


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