Lifestyle

How to Stay Fit, For Adults

As an adult human, chances are you’re too busy working or studying, and this could lead to failure of taking care of your health. To make things fast, you might swap your lunch with fast food, and you might stay up late to read or watch stuff, and this will lead to lousy health due to your lifestyle.
In this article, we’re going to give you some tips on how to stay fit despite your busy lifestyle, read more in case you want to know what those healthy tips are.

Change Your Diet

DietChances are when you already know your diet consist of fast food and soda; you might have to change your diet as soon as possible. A bad diet might lead to heart disease, stress, obesity and many more, so better get your veggies game on.
Veggies like spinach are full of vitamin E, which might help in preventing prostate cancer, this is much better than eating a supplement as you need to consult first before you do it. At the same time, make sure to substitute your fast food with something else.
Fried chicken can be easily substituted with smoked or grilled chicken. Meanwhile, sugary drinks can be replaced with fruit juice.

Do More Exercise

ExerciseWe get it though; you’re busy with your work so you might complain that you don’t have time to exercise. But exercising can be done when you’re working, or outside your house.
For example, if your workplace is reachable by feet, why not walk over there? And at the same time, squeeze in fifteen or thirty minutes of walking or jogging in your daily regimen, which is enough for your daily exercise. If you don’t like heavy exercises consider for lighter ones, such as swimming, yoga or pilates.

Tip: Make sure to drink water and avoid drinking too much sugary drink. Drinking too much sugary drink might lead to diabetes and obese.

Sleep More

If you have eyebags under your eyes, chances are you lack some sleep. Our tip is to sleep more whenever you can, and you might want to reduce your coffee intake.
If you have trouble falling asleep, don’t worry as we got some tips on how to fall asleep faster. Make sure to turn on the dim lights, and make sure to put your gadgets away at least an hour before you go to bed as those gadgets might excite you and in the end, you wouldn’t get the sleep that you need.…

Herbs

Health Benefits Of Curry Leaves

These leaves are used as natural flavouring agents due to their numerous health benefits. They are used in making your food tasty and healthy. Curry leaves have potent antioxidant properties which have a strong ability to control diarrhea and other gastrointestinal problems including peptic ulcers, excessive secretion of acids, indigestion, and dysentery. They are also used in maintaining a healthy cholesterol balance in the body. Additionally, these leaves are known for their potent cancer-fighting properties which are very helpful in protecting the liver.

These leaves are obtained from the curry plant whose botanical name is Murraya koenigii. The origin of this tree can be traced back to India. It is currently grown in most of the subtropical and tropical regions. In addition to the leaves the leaves, the bark, and roots can also be used for medical purposes.

Nutritional value

This plant is rich in nutrients and minerals such as fiber, calcium, iron, phosphorus, copper, magnesium as well as energy. It is also rich in essential vitamins such as vitamin, vitamin E, Vitamin B, nicotinic acid, antioxidants, amino acids, flavonoids, glycosides and plant sterols. These leaves are also rich in chemical constituents including carbazole alkaloids. The following are some of the health benefits associated with curry leaves

Stopping diarrhoea


Research has proven that curry leaves processes anti-diarrhoea properties. These leaves have also been experimented with rats in the lab and proven toย be very effective in controlling castor oil-induced diarrhoea. To control diarrhoea, you should grind up these leaves and then consume the paste or juice obtained.

 

Anti-oxidant properties

These leaves are rich in essential antioxidants. Additionally, they are rich in vitamins A, B, and C, all of which help in minimizing the effect of oxidative stress and the damage caused by the free radicals. You can add these leaves to your vegetable soups and stews. These leaves can also be dried and the ground to produce a powder.

Good for eye health

Curry leaves are rich in vitamin C which is required for good eyesight. This vitamin is known for containing high amounts of carotenoids which help in protecting the cornea which is located at the surface of your eye. Deficiency of vitamin A can lead to loss of vision and night blindness.

 

Fighting cancer

The various chemical constituents obtained from curry leaves are used in fighting cancers. They have been proven to be effective in fighting colorectal, prostate and leukemia cancers. Other useful chemicals which are helpful in fighting cancer are carbazole alkaloids which are also extracted from curry leaves.

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