Thursday, November 29, 2012

Brain foods

These are considered Super food or Brain food as they are scientifically proven to improve brain health.
1. Spinach
It is high in Potassium.
2. Broccoli
3. Water
Water constitues 85% of Brain's weight.
4. Avocado
Avocados are know of their "good cholesterol  content. The help blood circulation through out the body and are very good for the Heart and the Brain.
5. Acron Squash
This contains Folic acid which is essential for Brain functioning
6. Blue berries
They contain Flavonoids
7. Wheat Germ
Wheat Germ contains Vitamin B-complex
8. Walnuts
They contains Omega 3 fatty acids are found to help memory and cognitive function. Food rich in Omega 3 & 6 fatty acids is found to help Behavior function of the brain as well.
9. Brazil Nuts
They contain Magnesium and also have healthy monosaturated fats.
10. Acai Berries

There are more foods such as Almonds, Mangosteen, Flax seed oil that reportedly boost Brain health.

Friday, October 26, 2012

What to eat to relieve knee pain

One needs to have calcium, Omega-3 fatty acids, Magnesium in their diets to have healthy knees, bones. Here are some food that can help alleviate knee pain.

1. Ginger
Ginger has been used as medicinal food for ages. It is anti-inflammatory and helps soothes knee pain.

2. Spinach
Spinach has always been lauded for its goodness. Eating Spinach will also help in alkalizing your body. It soothes your tummy, provides all the required nutrients for good health.  Spinach helps relieve knee pain.

3. Spices - Indian food
Turmeric, cumin and other spices used in moderation can prove beneficial for health.
Traditionally Indian curries are prepared with spices such as turmeric, cumin, cinnamon, pepper and many more.

4. Onions
Onions have anti-inflammatory properties.

5. Orange juice
OJ not only is rich in vitamin C but also contains calcium which protects against knee pain.

6. Vitamin C
Fruits and vegetables rich in vitamin C like blue-berries, Strawberries, grapefruit, green peppers help.

7. Omega-3 fatty acids
Organic Flax seed oil is a good vegetarian source of Omega-3 fatty acids. It helps immensely in having strong bone structure.

Flavonoid compounds are reported to be of great for bone health. These are naturally occurring plant pigments with anti-oxidant properties. Food rich in flavonoids are green leafy vegetables, fruits, vegetables, tea, nuts, chocolates, spices, herbs. Everyday intake of these ensures good health and healthy bones.

Monday, October 8, 2012

Blue Berries

Blue berries contain a compound called polyphenols. This compound is also to be found in other dark colored fruits like black berries, dark grapes etc. This compound is reported to aid in good health by reducing heart disease risk, protecting against Alzheimer's, it is also good for arteries, blood vessels and brain cells.

Daily intake of one cup of blue berries is very good for brain cells, blood vessels and the heart.


An Apple a day keeps doctor away. There are many health benefits to apple. Berries are considered excellent sources of anti-oxidants and very good for health.

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