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 best oil to use for stir-frying?
Ans.: Sesame oil and peanut oil are both well suited for use in stir-fries because they can be heated to a high temperature without smoking or breaking down. Choose dark rather than light sesame oil: it has a stronger, almost smoky flavour.

Question No.2: Is cloudy apple juice healthier than clear?
Ans.: Unfiltered (cloudy) apple juice contains almost four times as many antioxidants as clear apple juice, according to a recent study.

Question No.3: Does dyeing my hair increase my cancer risk?
Ans.: Recent research suggests that those who have been dyeing their hair since before 1980 have a 37% greater risk of melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, than hair dye. The products produced after 1980 don’t contain carcinogens that older products once did.

Question No.4: What is a natural way to reduce hot flashes?
Ans.: Deep breathing cuts hot flashes by about half. Sit in a comfortable chair, breathe slowly and deeply through nose, exhaling through your mouth. Your belly, not your chest, should rise and fall as you breathe.

Question No.5: Which is better for your eyes – carrots or eggs?
Ans.: Eggs contain even more of the crucial carotenoids lutein and zeaxanthan than carrots. Also, the carotenoids in eggs are more easily absorbed than from carrots or dark green, leafy vegetables.

Question No.6: What’s a good food source of plant sterols?
Ans.: Plant sterols, or plant fats are a good natural way to lower cholesterol. Pistachio nuts are one of the best sources of plant sterols. In one study, test subjects lowered their LDL (bad) cholesterol by an average of 6.7% cholesterol by reduction in heart disease risk.

Question No.7: How long is my colon?
Ans.: It’s as long as you are tall!

Question No.8: Is there a healthy way to eat fries?
Ans.: Yes, Potatoes eaten with the skin are packed with vitamin C, Potassium and fiber. It’s best to avoid the deep fryer and bake your potatoes. Preheat oven to 425 degrees and cook for 40 minutes, or until brown.

Question No.9: How loud is snoring?
Ans.: Snoring can reach as loud as 90 decibels.

Question No.10: How big of a problem is interaction from taking multiple medications?
Ans.: At least 1.3 million Americans experience symptoms resulting from multiple drug interactions. This figure represents only those covered by insurance, the actual figure is undoubtedly much higher.