Amazing Coconut Oil

A few of the benefits of ingesting this healthy fat that have been verified by medical studies include: lowering cholesterol by increasing HDL levels which promotes heart health, reducing high blood pressure, boosting immunity, aiding in digestion and supporting digestive issues, supporting brain health and reducing the effects of Alzheimer’s disease, curing urinary tract and kidney infections, protecting the liver, reducing the effects of arthritis, and having a number of anti-cancer and anti-inflammatory properties. Some studies also suggest that ingesting it can slow cancer growth and aid patients in recovery. It has also been shown to aid in weight loss, help build muscle, increase endurance and increase energy. There are ongoing studies which may reveal even more benefits of and uses for this incredible plant. While these benefits would be reason enough to keep coconut oil on hand this amazing oil can be used externally as well!

Putting coconut oil …

Opioid Addiction

The intervention suggested by Sigmon would save patients from frequent visits to a doctor or a clinic. The opioid addiction treatment combines buprenorphine, a medication approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and an electronic dispenser that provides a single daily dose on its own. The mechanism involves locks and alarms to ensure medical adherence and prevent tampering. It also has an automated phone-based monitoring system and a random callback visits for pill counts and urine testing. This is a temporary arrangement for waitlisted patients seeking opioid treatment, allowing them to start taking medication immediately while they wait for a community-based comprehensive program.

The 12-week trial focused on establishing the efficacy of the intervention showed positive results. The study found that the interim buprenorphine helped waitlisted opioid-dependent participants experience abstinence from illicit drug use. The researchers recommended the interim therapy as an effective approach to help patients prevent …

Benefits of Using Castor Oil

In pregnancy and labor

It is very helpful to induce labor in pregnant women. The labor is induced by pushing the uterus and causing contractions. This makes it very much easier to deliver the baby

For skin related issues

Castor oil has been an aid for skin issues, for example, Acne and blemishes Burns Dry, patchy skin Stretch marks and other spots etc.

It has a characteristic emollient property that goes into the deepest skin layers and empowers the generation of collagen and elastin, which keeps the soft skin by keeping it hydrated. It also diminishes signs of aging by rejuvenating skin.

For the treatment of wounds and injuries

A major character of castor oil is that it keeps skin hydrated and moisturized. This helps to give strength and keeps it safe against infection.

It also speeds up the process of healing of wounds. Another thing it is very effective …

Healthy Meals With Ragi

Ragi is one such highly regarded millet which has numerous health benefits. More than the conventional millet, organic Ragi is well regarded for its nutrients. It’s rich in fibre, proteins, calcium, and other minerals.

Karnataka is the highest producer of Ragi in India, but this crop is native to the Ethiopian highlands. People in South India used to consume it as their staple diet. Many people consider it above wheat and rice with its high nutritional value. Organic Ragi grains are harvested from the crop cultivated in organic, eco-friendly farm lands. It is cultivated without using pesticides and fertilizers. It doesn’t require polishing and, therefore, can be consumed in its purest form with all its goodness intact.

Also known as Finger Millet, it is not only rich in calcium, iron & protein but also some rare nutrients such as methionine. It easily digests from infancy through old age and thus …

Weight Gain Formula

First and foremost, someone who wants to increase in weight should start with the essential requirements for the body’s overall health. Making sure to eat three well balanced meals each day. Making it a habit to do movement exercises along with drinking accurate amounts of fluids daily, plus getting proper rest each night is a huge step in the right direction for supplying the body with what is needful.

Beyond the essentials, I believe there are other factors which contributes to properly gaining healthy weight. In fact there are six areas I consider needs to be well balanced and they are mindset, knowledge, nutrition, supplements, exercise as well as support.

I want to briefly touch on each area, starting with mindset. Having a right mindset is highly important to the weight gain process. It requires making a sound decision and seeing it through.

Once the decision is made then comes

Clean Eating In a Busy World

  • Take a little time to sit down and put together a clean eating plan, a little planning will go a long way. What kinds of foods do you like? What are some of your favourite quick and easy simple recipes? Look in your cupboards and put together a grocery list of what you need in your pantry and fridge that will give you delicious and healthy meals for the week.
  • Pull out your calendar and create a meal plan. You may find that your breakfasts and maybe even lunches are fairly routine, these should be easy. Based on your pantry and grocery list pre-plan your meals so that when you get home after a long day you know exactly what you are going to cook and can get started right away. Ensure you have plenty of fresh groceries stocked up each week so you have no excuses to open that

Nutrition Message Nobody Wants to Hear

Not Connecting the Dots

When I was training to be a life coach, one of the instructor coaches was between 40 and 50 pounds overweight. One day she said, “I’m addicted to sugar, but I’m okay with it.”

This woman clearly didn’t connect her addiction to sugar with either her weight or any of the health problems she had. That’s what I’d call not connecting the dots.

Cravings that Never Go Away

I receive newsletters with articles on sugar cravings that “never seem to go away.” The various authors present themselves as nutrition experts. As a solution, they typically recommend products – that you can buy! – that taste just like chocolate and take away the sugar cravings.

Apparently, whatever these experts do with their daily food plans isn’t keeping food cravings from returning.

Fact: Sugar cravings absolutely DO go away over time – potentially permanently – so it’s a …

Benefits of Dry Fruits

Dry fruits are the dried form of fruits you can buy in the market. They offer a lot of health benefits, such as better stamina. Therefore, experts often recommend eating dry fruits prior to doing exercise. Dry fruits are also sent as gifts on Diwali and many other festivals. Given below are some prominent health benefits of eating dry fruits.

Dry fruits have zero fat

These fruits don’t contain fat and are rich in calories. If you are trying to lose weight, you may want to eat dry fruits on a regular basis. Since they are heavy with fiber, you will feel full throughout the day.

Cholesterol level

As far as protein goes, nuts are on top of the list. The reason is that they are rich in antioxidants, phytonutrients and fiber. Moreover, they contain good fats that help you control your cholesterol level

Migraine relief

If you or your …

Reduce Bloating Naturally

  • Lemon Water. Drinking water with fresh lemon and a dash of cayenne pepper is my favourite de-bloating tonic. To add some extra de-bloating properties, adding some fresh ginger to your tonic would improve your efforts. Ginger is one of the best things you can use for this. Ginger eases nausea and has anti-spasmodic properties. Enjoying this tonic each morning is a great way to start your day and jumpstart your digestion. You could also be experiencing belly bloat due to indigestion or gastrointestinal distress. The cayenne pepper in your tonic stimulates digestion, eases gas, and can relieve pressure and cramping.
  • Chew Your Food. A key cause of bloating is poor digestion, which can be a result of not chewing your food thoroughly. When you chew your food well, it assists your body in digesting the food you’re consuming more easily. Aim to chew each bite 15-20 times to allow your

Eating Almonds During Pregnancy

  • Ensure Proper Growth Of Unborn Baby: Almonds are the powerhouse of vitamins and minerals that are a must for the proper development of the unborn child. These are high in protein and are rich in iron also considered as the brain food, thus, have the ability to take care of the growth of your child.
  • Improve Your Digestion: Almonds are rich in fiber and therefore highly recommended for the expecting women with constipation issues. The fiber presence in it helps to improve your digestive system and take care of your baby inside the womb.
  • Keep Your Heart Healthy: These nuts are packed with a number of nutrients that not only help in the proper growth of your baby but also take care of your heart. Eating them in limited quantity reduces the risk of many heart diseases, thus, you should add them to your regular diet.
  • Improve Blood Circulation: During