- Black Tea
- Rosemary and Sage Tea
- Curry Leaves
- Ridge Gourd
- Ginger & Honey
When we think about health it often goes hand in hand with weight loss or reducing calories. In many cases people want to do the opposite. Many of my friends are athletes who have been struggling to gain weight for years to improve their athletic ability. Some people are just naturally underweight and need to gain a few pounds in order to be healthy in general. A common mistake while attempting to gain weight is eating extremely high calorie foods with absolutely no nutritional value. That will lead to poor fitness and increased fat mass instead of lean muscle. In this article I will give you 10 foods that will help you gain healthy weight.
An average egg contains 70 calories, 5 grams of fat, 6 grams of protein, and hardly any carbohydrates. They are a popular food among body builders because its extremely easy to add half a dozen eggs to a meal for the extra calories. It is risky to eat raw eggs and meats because of the possibility of salmonela, but eggs can be put into milkshakes or other drinks completely raw. You won’t even be able to taste them (If you do this I HIGHLY recommend that you make sure the egg has no cracks in it).
The protein in eggs give the body building blocks for muscles. The fats provide an efficient source of energy and it also increases testosterone levels. Eggs contain high levels ofOmega-3 fats which aid in joint mobility and body cell health.
In recent years egg yokes (the yellow part) has gotten a very bad reputation. As and example, it has become extremely popular to order egg white omelets, or scrambled egg whites instead of the whole egg. The reason for its bad rep is that it contains high amounts of cholesterol which was believed to be a risk factor for heart disease.
The truth is that eggs contain good cholesterols which actually decrease the amount of unhealthy cholesterol in the body. An element called choline is also present in egg yolks. Choline actually reduces fat build up in the heart and helps to rebuild cells. It has also been shown to benefit your mood.
Have you ever experienced a stinging sensation in your teeth while sipping hot tea or soup? Do you avoid eating ice creams or candy bars because of the excruciating pain in your teeth? This intense pain and discomfort is the result of teeth sensitivity, which is a common problem faced by people of all ages. Such people feel an acute piercing pain while consuming drinks or foods which are extremely hot, cold, sweet or sour. They can also experience sensitivity while brushing or flossing their teeth.
Home Remedies For Sensitive Teeth:
Sensitive teeth are painful and also impact your daily life. Most cases of teeth sensitivity are treatable. Here are a few remedies for treating sensitive teeth at home:
1. Use Desensitizing Toothpaste:
The best way to reduce your teeth sensitivity is by using desensitizing toothpaste. These are widely available in the chemist shops or super stores. Desensitizing toothpaste contains chemicals that block the hot or cold sensations from reaching the nerves in the teeth.
Birth control pills and patches, when used correctly, are very effective in preventing pregnancy. They’re safe for most healthy women and can even be used to treat a few health problems. However, as with almost all drugs, there are also some potential unwanted side effects and risks.
Effects of Birth Control on the Body
Hormone-based contraceptives are available in many forms, including pill form (oral contraceptives), as a patch that is placed on the skin, implantable preparations, and others. They each have about the same benefits and risks. To be effective, hormonal birth control use must be consistent. Skipping a day increases the chances of pregnancy.
Birth control pills and patches are dispensed only with a prescription. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, with typical use, about 8 percent of women will become pregnant in their first year of taking the pill. If the pill is used perfectly (defined as the pill being taken every single day at the same time), the rate falls to only 1 percent. That potentially makes the pill a very reliable method of birth control for very diligent women.
Neither the pill nor the patch protect against sexually transmitted diseases. According to the Mayo Clinic, if you’re a healthy non-smoker, it’s unlikely you’ll have serious side effects from oral contraceptives.
Though turmeric is notorious for leaving a yellow stain on almost anything and everything, it can be a great tool to naturally brighten and whiten yellow teeth. Although the exact reason as to why it works is not known, many swear by it. Try it to believe it!
Turmeric is also good for sensitive teeth and dental problems like toothaches and gingivitis, thanks to its anti-inflammatory, antiseptic and antibiotic properties. The medicinal properties mainly come from a component in turmeric called curcumin.
Along with turmeric, this homemade natural teeth whitener includes baking soda and coconut oil. Baking soda, also known as sodium bicarbonate (do not confuse with baking powder), works as a mild abrasive to remove stains from your teeth.