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Alpha carotene health benefits – Natural sources of alpha carotene

by Dr. Subba Rao | No Comments | Posted in Home Remedies, Wellness

Alpha carotene sourcesPeople who include higher levels of alpha carotene in their diet is likely to live longer. Campared with participants whose blood levels of alpha carotene were between 0 to 1  micrograms per deciliter  the risk of death was 23 percent lower among participants who had alpha carotene leveles between 2 and 3. The martality rate continued to decline as alpha carotene levels rose, with a 39 per cent lower risk seen at levels of 9 mcg/DL or higher. Alpha-carotene is one of the most abundant carotenoids in the North American diet. It is a “provitamin A”compound, one of approximately 50 carotenoids able to be converted in the body into retinol, an active form of vitamin A. Alpha-carotene has approximately one-half of the vitamin A activity of beta-carotene. Read More

Disadvantages of Polyunsaturated fatty acids. sources of essential fats

by Dr. Subba Rao | No Comments | Posted in Alternative treatment, Home Remedies

The human body is unable to make polyunsaturated fatty acids such as omega-3 fatty acids and omega-6 fatty acids. Many people buy supplements such as fish oil, omega-3 fatty acids, flaxseed oil to get and preserve these nutrients. However when a polyunsaturated fatty acid is oxidized, a hydrogen atom is stripped away from the molecule causing it to form a new compound with the oxygen in the blood stream that impairs the functions of cell membrane. Read More

Ideas and tips to build positive thinking , building positive attitude

by Dr. Subba Rao | No Comments | Posted in Alternative treatment, Wellness

Resilient people respoind to stressful situvations with thinking and behaviour that helps them adapt to change and recover from adversity. Building Positive thinking or positive attitude towards challenges is a major component of resiliency. You can copy the thinking styles and behaviours of resilient people that will help you to cope with life’s problems. Read More

Health benefits of wheatgrass juice , side effects of wheatgrass

by Dr. Subba Rao | No Comments | Posted in Alternative treatment, Wellness

Wheatgrass is a type of grass similar to oats and rye and which is commonly grown in fields across America. Usually wheat grass which is rich in chlorophyll ,minerals and amino acids is often available in juice junction. It is believed that the consumption of wheatgrass in the Western world began in early 1930s.Health benefits of wheat grass is innumerous.Few are listed below. Read More

Benefits of Aerobic exercise – Mental health and Aerobic exercise

by Dr. Subba Rao | No Comments | Posted in Wellness

The mental benefits of aerobic exercise have a neurochemical basis. Exercise reduces levels of he body’s stress hormones. Such as adrenaline and cortisol. It also stimulates the production of endorphins, chemicals in the brain that are the body’s natural pain killers and mood elevators. Endorphins are responsible for the runner’s high and for the feelings of relaxation and optimism that accompany many hard workouts or at least, the hot shower after your exercise is over. Read More

Skin care tips in summer, home remedies for glowing skin in summer

by Dr. Subba Rao | No Comments | Posted in Wellness

In summer it is very common that your skin will be looking dull, blemished and oily. The UV rays from the sun will causes sun tan, sun burn and dehydration.Most of the wrinkles in your face are caused due to sun exposure.To counter these problems here are some tips with easily available things from your kitchen. Read More

Does Powdered milk contain oxidized cholesterol?

by Dr. Subba Rao | No Comments | Posted in Wellness

You might have noticed browning of apple slice or a potato when it is exposed to air for sometime.This is because of the oxidation which is a chemical reaction that occurs in the presence of oxygen.Similarly oxidized cholesterol called oxysterols or cholesterol oxidation products-COPs is harmful to our body. It is advertised in many places about the dangers of oxidized cholesterol in food. Read More

Health benefits of Orange Juice – beauty tips , Importance

by Dr. Subba Rao | No Comments | Posted in General, Wellness

Orange juice is the one of the main ingredient for most of the beauty products for your skin. Most of the cosmetic companies make use of orange extract. Orange can refresh tired eyes smooth skin and may help you in preventing  wrinkles over time. Orange’s zingy aroma can pep you up too. Orange juice has many nutrients and minerals in it. This result in improving your immune system. It contains folate which helps to increase growth of skin cells and blood cells. It also helps to lower the inflammation that is related to heart disease. Read More

Bumps in eyelids , symptoms of cholesterol, heart disease

by Dr. Subba Rao | No Comments | Posted in Wellness

If you are seeing bumps in your eye lids, it is time to check your cholesterol before you go to your dermatologist to get them removed. These kind of bumps in your eyelids could be deposits of additional fats which is known as xanthelasmata.  It is popularly believed that eyes are windows to your heart. Read More

Health benefits of Omega-3 fatty acids for your teeth and gum

by Dr. Subba Rao | No Comments | Posted in General, Home Remedies

The omega-3 fatty acids from fish oil that protect our heart is also proved to be good for our teeth and gums. A new study reports that relatively modest amount of omega 3 fatty acids in your diet associated with significant decrease in risk of gum disease. Read More