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what can I do to relieve constipation ?
Drinking lots of water is helpful in relieving constipation. Also adding fiber to your diet is very important. Eat whole foods, which naturally contain fiber. Also All- Bran cereal or a psyllium husk supplement can be helpful in getting you back in balance.
What can I do to cut down on migraines?
Try Quinoa. It relaxes blood vessels leading to your brain and stops them from constricting during a migraine attack. Quinoa is a rich source of magnesium, which has been shown to reduce migraines by 40%. See pictures of quinoa
Do carrots stop cancer cell growth
The majority of commonly consumed vegetables have little effect on slowing cancer cell growth. Theses vegetables include potatos, carrots, lettuce, and tomatoes. The most effective vegetable at stopping cancer growth is Garlic
Does an apple a day really keeps the doctor away?
A british study of middle aged men showed that those who ate 5 apples a week had significantly better lung function than those who ate no apples
What foods help to boost my brainpower?
Eat fatty fish twice a week. Include colourful leafy greens, broccoli and cauliflower in your diet. Flavonoids like apples, grapes, onions , tea and dark chocolate are also brain boosters. High vitamin E foods like avocados, olive oil, nuts and sunflower seeds lower Alzheimer’s risk by 67%
Will listening to Music help me to lose weight faster?
In one study, those women who listened to tunes while walking dropped 2 times more weight than those who didn't
What is good about Turmeric ?
Turmeric is a more powerful immune booster than vitamins C & D. As an antioxidant, it is 40 times more powerful than blueberries. It cuts heart diseases risk by 78%, cancer risk in half and it shows promise in stopping or reversing brain plaque found in Alzheimer's patients
How much exercise do I need
to lower my blood pressure
How much does walking lower my heart-attack risk?
Ans. One large study demonstrated
that those men who were moderately active had 30% fewer deaths from heart
attacks than mode sedentary men. The duration of activity necessary to make a
difference was 30 to 69 minutes per day.
Q. As an adult, how much sleep do you need?
Ans. In General, to function best you should get a total of about 8 hours in every 24 hours period
Q. Is there any harm in eating an unusually heavy meal?
A. If you have a heart disease, an unusually heavy meal may increase your chances of heart attack after eating.
Q. Are cough medicines safe ?
A. Some are. But if your cough medicine contains phenylpropanolamine, discard it . It can increase your chances of stroke.
Q. Do meditation and relaxation exercises benefit your health?
A. Yes. They are beneficial especially if you have a problem involving stress, such as high blood pressure, insomnia etc.
Q. Can you catch HIV if someone with HIV sneezes on you?
A. No. You can catch HIV only by sexual contact, contaminated blood, contaminated needles or during birth.
Q. Why is it important to drink plenty of water every day?
A. It helps prevent constipation and bladder cancer, helps regulate body temperature and nasal and lung tissues moist.
Q. If you don't exercise, how much do your muscles shrink ?
A. After age 30, you lose about 1% of your muscles mass each year. Exercising regularly prevents this.
Q. Why do most people who take off weight gain it back eventually ?
A. Simple. They go back to their old lifestyle of too many calories and not enough exercise
( Courtesy: Times of Oman - By Dr.Micheal A.Petti M.D )