Health Tips

Health Tips

  • Drinking a cup of warm milk with a pinch of turmeric powder before bed keeps sore throat away.
  • Application of menthol on temples can tame the tension headaches.
  • 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar in one 1 cup of water before each meal helps in dissolving kidney stones.
  • Cucumber promotes digestion, reduces cholesterol and helps weight reduction.
  • Keep a gap of 2 hours between dinner and sleep to prevent indigestion.
  • Reduce your blood sugar and cholesterol levels. Add garlic to your daily food.
  • A healthy diet should include a good variety of nutritious foods. These include breads, pastas, fruits and vegetables.
  • Eating breakfast is also an important part of a healthy diet.
  • Keep fat and salt intake low and eat foods rich in calcium and iron.
  • A good balance between exercise and food intake is important to maintain a healthy body weight.
  • Eating with other people has numerous social and emotional benefits—particularly for children—and allows you to model healthy eating habits.
  • Eating in front of the TV or computer often leads to mindless overeating.
  • Chew your food slowly, savoring every bite.
  • Ask yourself if you are really hungry, or have a glass of water to see if you are thirsty instead of hungry.
  • During a meal, stop eating before you feel full.
  • A healthy breakfast can jumpstart your metabolism, and eating small, healthy meals throughout the day (rather than the standard three large meals) keeps your energy up and your metabolism going.
  • Include a variety of whole grains in your healthy diet, including whole wheat, brown rice, millet, quinoa, and barley.
  • Opt for fresh or frozen vegetables instead of canned vegetables.
  • Cut back on salty snacks such as potato chips, nuts, and pretzels.