Health News – Beetroot Juice Improves Heart Muscles in Heart Failure Patients

Nitrates are the active ingredient in beet juice, as well as spinach and other leafy vegetables, including arugula and celery. During exercise, these nitrates are converted into nitric oxide, with various beneficial effects on blood pressure and cardiovascular health. The benefits are most commonly found during aerobic exercise – that is, when breathing is increased to… Read More Health News – Beetroot Juice Improves Heart Muscles in Heart Failure Patients

Health News – Sea Food best for Heart Health

Seafood generally is a low-fat source of high-quality protein and is the best dietary source of omega-3 fatty acids.  With a few exceptions for selected species, fish is usually low in saturated fats, carbohydrates, and cholesterol.  Seafood contains healthful natural compounds known as “omega-3 fatty acids“. Both fish and shellfish, referred to as “seafood,” are… Read More Health News – Sea Food best for Heart Health

Health News – Spicy Food linked with Long Life

Chilies add wonderful flavour and kick to foods, and have very few calories, boost metabolism, help burn fat and keep us feeling full longer. Rates of ischemic heart disease, respiratory diseases and cancers were all lower in hot-food eaters. Researchers noted that capsaicin, the main ingredient in chili peppers, to have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects. Researchers from the Chinese… Read More Health News – Spicy Food linked with Long Life

Health News – It is better to Eat at Home for Weight Control

To maintain a healthy weight, you need to balance the amount of calories you consume through food and drink with the amount of calories you burn through physical activity. The amount of calories you should eat depends upon:- Age, height and gender Daily activity level If you want to lose, maintain or gain weight Other… Read More Health News – It is better to Eat at Home for Weight Control

General Measures to improve Maternal Nutrition

Delay teen pregnancy Increase birth intervals, Birth spacing of  three years or longer Promote optimal breast feeding practices. Promote  family planning  and  health nutrition intervention counsel on the  need for a reproductive  period  to build  energy  and  micro-nutrient  stores. Consider breast feeding status when prescribing contraception period. Mother may initiate  breast feeding  in the  first … Read More General Measures to improve Maternal Nutrition

Maternal Malnutrition Problems

The  most  common  maternal nutritional problems are Protein deficiency, Iron  deficiency Vitamin A deficiency ,Iodine  deficiency  Folic Acid  deficiency, Zinc deficiency, Vitamin B6 and  Vitamin B12 Deficiency Macro nutrition deficiency Protein Energy Mal-Nutrition.  It  is  due  to the  deficiency of  protein fat  and  carbohydrate in the diet  due  to which  body starts breaking  down the muscle  to… Read More Maternal Malnutrition Problems