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Garlic chutney: Low in calories and rich in nutrients

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Garlic chutney: Low in calories and rich in nutrients

Tasted garlic chutney? No?! You should, for sure!! Because it provides ample health benefits. Garlic is a plant in the onion family that’s grown for its distinctive taste and health benefits. It contains sulfur compounds, which are believed to bring good number of health benefits.

Not just that garlic is low in calories, it is rich in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6 and Manganese. The benefits include –

1. Reduces blood pressure

2. Improves cholesterol levels

3. Reduces the risk of heart disease

4. Prevents dementia and Alzheimer’s disease

5. Improves bone health

6. Detoxifies the body

Recipe for garlic chutney:

Ingredients:

Garlic – 3-4 cloves

Curd – 200 g

Pepper- ¼ tbsp

Salt – as per the taste

Process:

Chop the garlic into fine pieces

Whisk the curd and then add salt, pepper and finely chopped garlic

Mix it thoroughly

That’s it!!

Nutrition facts: 

No. of servings: 2 and standard serving is 100 g

Energy – 163 Kcal

Proteins – 5.8 g

Fat – 3.8 g

For further information and consultation:

Doctor name: M.Lakshmi Tejasvi

Specialization: Sports Nutrition and Clinical Nutrition

Timings- 3pm to 6pm

Mobile number: 8374649479

Degree: Masters in Clinical Nutrition, Certified in sports Nutrition, certified in Autistic Care nutrition, Nutritigenetics and P.G Diploma in healthcare management

 

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Know about some common types of cancer

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Know about some common types of cancer

Cancer is not just one disease. There are more than 100 types, which can start anywhere in the body. They are named by the organ or tissue in which they start growing. They can form in organs, bones, muscles, tendons, fat, blood vessels, an lymph fluid.

Examples of more common types include:

  1. Carcinoma- This is the most common type, which forms a solid mass of tissue (tumor). Brest, lung, an colrectal cancer are types of carcinomas.
  2. Leukemia– This cancer starts in the blood, occurring when large number of abnormal white blood cells build up in the blood an bone, crowding out healthy blood cells. A lack of healthy blood cells can lower one’s immune function, increasing the risk of frequent infections, fatigue, and recurrent bruising or bleeding.
  3. Lymphoma- this cancer arises in lymphocytes, a type of white blood cell.lymphocytes normally fight infection, but here they grow out of control. This can cause swollen lymph nodes, shortness of breath, and fatigue.
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Here are some sleep hygiene tips
  1. Try to avoid large meals, heavy snacking, or alcohol 2-3 hours before bed.
  2. Ensure a comfortable temperature, as feeling too hot or cold can disrupt sleep.
  3. Stop using electronic devices an hour before bed, especially those emitting blue light such as smartphones, tablets, and televisions.
  4. If your are sensitive to caffeine, try to avoid drinking caffeinated beverages 4-6 hours before bedtime.
  5. Schedule before-bed activities to signal that you are winding down, such as changing into pajamas and brushing teeth.
  6. If you awaken and can’t return to sleep, don’t stay in bed. Get up and do quiet Relaxing activities, such as reading, until you feel tired enough to fall back asleep.
  7. create a quiet, dark, relaxing environment in your bedroom. Dim lights and turn off your cell phone’s sound and vibration modes if possible.
  8. Set a sleep schedule and stick to it. Try to go to bed at night and awaken in the morning around the same times, even on weekends. This helps to regulate the body’s sleep cycles and circadian rhythms.
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How do you know if your back pain is serious?

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How do you know if your back pain is serious?

Back pain:

Back pain develops without a cause that your doctor can identify with a test. Conditions commonly linked to back pain include muscle or ligament strain.repeated heavy lifting or a sudden awkward movement can strain back muscles and spinal ligaments.

Signs that indicate, that its time to consult doctor for your back pain:

  1. If you have been in pain for over a week
  2. If the pain extends to other body parts
  3. If you have numbness, tingling or weakness
  4. If you have pain after an accident
  5. If your pain is worse at certain times or in certain positions
  6. If you are having problems with bowels or urination
  7. If you have unexplained weight loss
  8. If you have a fever
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