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Aliv seeds effective in PCOS

Garden cress  is considered an important nutritional and medicinal plant in India. Garden cress seeds [Aliv/Halim] seeds contain phytoestrogen which acts like estrogen hormone, it has the ability to regulate

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Sleep is important in curing PCOS

Why sleep is important in PCOS treatment. Sleep deprivation may cause hormone changes that could lead to fat storage. Feeling tired could also stimulate cravings, leads to over-eating and is

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Why to not have fried foods in PCOS

Foods that are fried in oil contain high saturated fats and trans fats, which are considered unhealthy. Such foods increase the risk of inflammation, weight gain. Fried foods increase blood

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Vitamin D relation with hypertension

It is important to encourage adults with hypertension (HTN) to consume adequate amounts of vitamin D to meet the Recommended Dietary Allowances. While important for health, vitamin D may or

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Behavioral changes to make in PCOS

To make life-long healthy eating changes to the diet, it is important to look at the external (situations) and internal factors (feelings) which affect eating habits. Here are some suggestions:

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Why to reduce stimulants in PCOS

It is important to reduce stimulants. Stimulants may trigger the release of stress hormone cortisol, so causing your blood sugar and insulin to rise and then triggering further testosterone production

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Why protein is important in PCOS

Protein helps stabilize blood sugar. Blood sugar that see-saws up and down makes you feel cranky, lead to cravings, bingeing. Protein is also important for proper function of the adrenal

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Hazards of processed foods in PCOS

All processed foods usually contain high amounts of sodium and unhealthy fats. Also, they are high in trans fat with negligible amounts of nutrients. Hence, consumption of processed foods leads

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Green tea to reduce cholesterol

Some research indicates that antioxidants found in tea may help lower cholesterol. A meta-analysis from the American journal of clinical nutrition suggests that green tea significantly reduces total cholesterol, including

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Eat soy to reduce cholesterol

Soy products include tofu, soy milk, soy beans and edamame beans. Evidence shows that regularly eating soy products can help to slightly reduce ‘bad’ LDL cholesterol and triglycerides.  Eating soybeans

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Okra help to reduce cholesterol

  Okra (Ladies Finger) is a flowering plant known for its edible seed pods. It’s cultivated in warm and tropical climates, such as those in Africa and South Asia. Okra

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Steps to build low cholesterol salad

Salad for lunch seems like the perfect cholesterol-friendly option, but adding the wrong toppings and dressings to your greens can cancel out the health benefits. Use these guidelines to build

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Lentils lowers the cholesterol

Lentil are rich in fiber, containing per 100-g portion. Fiber can prevent the body from absorbing cholesterol into the bloodstream. A small study that included 39 participants who had type

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Palm oil is bad for cholesterol

Palm oil increases cholesterol levels: Although some researchers claim that it raises “bad” cholesterol levels. Palm oil has a comparatively high saturated fat content as compared to other liquid oils.

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Cholesterol lowering nuts

Nuts are good source of unsaturated fats, which can help lower LDL cholesterol levels, especially when they replace saturated fats in the diet. Nuts are also rich in fiber, which

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Barley to reduce cholesterol

Barley is a healthy grain that is rich in vitamins and minerals and high in fiber. Beta-glucan is soluble dietary fiber found in barley, can help lower LDL cholesterol. Beta-glucan

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Fish helps you to reduce cholesterol

Omega-3 fatty acid such as eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), are essential polyunsaturated fats found in fish such as salmon, mackerel, and sardines, with well-documented anti-inflammatory and heart health benefits. EPA can

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Avocado helps lower bad cholesterol

There’s more to avocados than just guacamole. They give you oleic acid, which helps lower the bad cholesterol in your bloodstream. Try putting a few slices on your sandwich, or

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Apple help to reduce cholesterol

A small study found that among 40 participants with mildly high cholesterol, eating two apples a day reduced both total and LDL cholesterol levels. It also lowered levels of triglycerides,

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Try these snacks to control cholesterol

Try the following snacks in moderation as part of a cholesterol-lowering diet: fresh fruits raw vegetables dipped in hummus or guacamole whole grain pretzels or crackers roasted chickpeas rye crisps

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Type of rotis diabetic should eat

1. Bajra roti- Bajra is rich in magnesium which improves insulin response by improving insulin resistance. It is also rich in iron. 2. Jowar roti- Jowar is complex carb, will

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Exercises to lower cholesterol

Go for run or walk- Easy jog for a few miles may be better for lowering cholesterol than a fast sprint around the block. Some research suggests that resistance training

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What is cholesterol?

Cholesterol is a waxy substance. Our body needs it to build cells and make vitamins, hormones. But in excess it can cause problem. HDL Cholesterol: Good cholesterol. High levels seem

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Add up banana to reduce hypertension

Bananas contain plenty of potassium a mineral that plays a vital role in managing hypertension. According to the American Heart Association, potassium reduces the effects of sodium and alleviates tension

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Turmeric in lowering the blood pressure

Turmeric is popular for its antioxidant curcumin which helps in lowering blood pressure. Its antioxidant properties are responsible for regulating blood pressure in the body. Turmeric also protects against vascular

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Cinnamon decreases the blood pressure

  Hypertension is managed by a combination of medications and lifestyle changes such as decreasing dietary sodium and improving food choices. The addition of cinnamon to the diet has also

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Garlic to reduce blood pressure

Garlic supplements have shown effectiveness in reducing blood pressure. It contains allicin, a substance that lowers blood pressure and relaxes blood vessels. Collectively, these factors may help lower blood pressure.

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