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’s the healthiest part of the apple?
Ans.: 75% of the fibre of the apple is found in the skin. 13 anti-cancer chemicals are in red delicious apple peels. The peel is the most important part of an apple.

Question No.2: How many years can a healthy lifestyle add to my life?
Ans. It has been demonstrated that if you eat lots of fruits and vegetables, don’t smoke, exercise regularly and drink in moderation, you can add 14 years to you life span

Question No.3: Can yogurt help my IBS?
Ans.A British study found that women who took 100 c.f.u. of Probiotics reduced their IBS symptoms by 20% more than those who took a placebo.

Question No.4:
Can learning a new language help me stave off dementia?
Ans.: Canadian study showed that those who studied a new language pushed back dementia by four years.

Question No.5:
How common are spider veins?
Ans.: Spider veins affect half of all women. To prevent them, avoid prolonged periods of standing, sitting or wearing tight–fitting support stockings, which decrease pressure on the veins.

Question No.6:
What supplement can I take to cut my cancer risk?
Ans.: Calcium and vitamin D are proven to cut cancer risk. Women who took the combination of nutrients cut their overall cancer risk by up to 77%. 1.100 IU per day is an adequate dose.

Question No.7: What are the healthiest spices to add to my food?
Ans.: Curry, turmeric, garlic cayenne, sage and fennel all have been shown to offer health benefits in additional to spicing up your favourite recipes.

Question No.8:
What’s the best way to eat broccoli: cooked or raw?
Ans.: Lightly steaming broccoli releases the maximum amount of sulforaphane, a powerful. Anti-cancer compound. Microwaving broccoli produces uneven temperatures that decrease sulforaphane. Steam 3-4 minutes.

Question No.9:
Why should I eat avocados with my salad?
Ans.: A recent study revealed that those who ate a sliced avocado with their salad had 5 times the blood levels of lutein and 15 times more beta-carotene than those who ate the salad without avocado. The nutrients in vegetables absorb nectar when eaten with healthy fats, like avocado.

Question No.10:
Can spinach help my macular degeneration?
Ans.: Spinach contains lutein, a substance known to increase the pigment on the macula in the eye. In one study, macular pigment levels increased by 19% in those who ate spinach daily.