Tips for a Healthy Lifestyle :October Episode 1
Tips for a Healthy Lifestyle
Fat Fighting Foods:
- Yoghurt, high in protein.
- Cinnamon stabilizes sugar & reduces appetite.
- Hot peppers/ Capsicum, speeds up metabolism.
- Green tea, burns abdominal fat.
- Grape fruit, high in fiber & promotes satiety.
- Watermelon, high in water. Low in calories.
- Apples & pears, high in fiber.
- Raw vegetables, high in fiber.
Gym Risks :
- Safety first: Make sure that things are not left around on the floor and avoid areas of water and oil spillage
- Don't overdo it: Do not exercise when injured or sick
- Infection Control: Ensure that the equipment and benches you use are wiped dry, used towels and gear should be kept in bins, showers should be periodically disinfected.
Fatigue Fighting Foods:
- Walnuts are high in omega-3 fatty acids that can easily counteract fatigue symptoms.
- They can also help relieve symptoms of mild depression. Plus, walnuts contain both protein and fibre, which help boost energy after a workout.
- These nuts also have functional amounts of manganese, magnesium, phosphorus, iron, copper and vitamins.
Do you have Gambling Addiction?:
- For most gamblers, any outcome determined by chance (sporting event, lottery draw, casino table and slot machine) can become an addiction.
- Gambling addicts have several characteristics; the most common of which are poverty, impulsive control disorder & family history.
- To know if you are struggling with a gambling disorder, answer these three questions. During the last 12 months Have you become irritable, restless or anxious when trying to stop or cut down on gambling?
- Have you tried to hide the extent & amount of your gambling from your family & friends?
- Has your gambling activities resulted in financial trouble such that you needed to get help to manage fixing expenses & routine bills? In case your answer is yes to any of these questions, seek family support, psychotherapy or contact Gamblers Anonymous, for help.
Benefits of Tea:
- Regular consumers of green and black teas have a reduced risk for heart disease
- Tea’s health benefits are largely due to its high content of flavenoids plant-derived compounds that are antioxidants.
- Green tea is the best food source of catechins.
- Catechins are more powerful than vitamins C and E in halting oxidative damage to cells
- The antioxidants in teas can help block the oxidation of LDL (bad) cholesterol, increase HDL (good) cholesterol and consequently improve artery function