Did You Know?
Drinking Cold water after a meal = Cancer!
Can you believe this?? This article is applicable to those who like to drink cold water. It is nice to have a cup of cold drink after a meal. However, the cold water will solidify the oily stuff that you have just consumed, and it will slow down the digestion. Once this 'sludge' reacts with the acid, it will break down and be absorbed by the intestine faster than the solid food. It will line the intestine. Very soon, this substance will turn into fats and lead to cancer. It is best to drink hot soup or warm water after a meal.
A serious note about heart attacks
The symptom of heart attack is not only the left arm and chest hurting. You may never have the first chest pain during the course of a heart attack. Also, be aware of intense pain in the jaw line. Nausea and intense sweating are common symptoms as well. Sixty percent of people who have a heart attack while they are asleep do not wake up. Pain in the jaw can wake you from a sound sleep. Let's be careful and be aware.
How can you not love eggs?! They are so easy to make, really versatile and very nutritious.
So what's with the bad reputation? Are you still hearing that you should avoid the yolk or eggs all together because they are high in fat and can raise your cholesterol? Here are some great reasons to forget the bad advice and get cracking:
■ One egg contains 6 grams of high-quality protein and all 9 essential amino acids.
Eggs are a source of healthy fat. One egg contains just 5 grams of fat and only 1.5
grams of that is saturated fat.
■ Eggs are one of the only foods that contain naturally occurring vitamin D.
■ According to a study by the Harvard School of Public Health, there is no significant
link between egg consumption and heart disease, In fact, according to one study,
regular consumption of eggs may help prevent blood clots, stroke, and heart attacks.
■ New research shows that consumption of eggs does not have a negative impact on
cholesterol. In fact, recent studies show that regular consumption of two eggs per day
does not affect a person's lipid profile and may actually improve it.
■ They are a good source of choline, which is an important nutrient that helps regulate
the brain, nervous system, and cardiovascular system.
■ Eggs are great for the eyes. According to one study, an egg a day may prevent
macular degeneration due to the carotenoid content, specifically lutein and
zeaxanthin, which are more readily absorbed by our bodies from eggs than from
other sources. Also, the lutein and zeaxanthin in eggs may lower their risk of
■ Eggs promote healthy hair and nails because of their high sulphur content and many
other vitamins and minerals.
Remember that organic free-range eggs are always better. Conventional eggs contain hormones and antibiotics.