8 Facts About Food That Will Totally Creep You Out

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We all eat what we eat because it’s delicious but have we ever stopped for a moment and thought “Hey! what are these food made of, how and why?! is it healthy to consume them?”

Here’s a video that’ll show you 8 terrifying facts about some foods..

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5 super foods for your hair: Eat your way to great locks

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Who doesn’t crave for those thick luscious locks? Healthy shiny hair is the envy of every woman. But due to several lifestyle factors, genetics and wrong diet, our hair becomes prey to serious damage. The only remedy to all your hair problems can be found in your diet. Here are super foods that can manage all your hair worries.

Salmon

Salmon is the complete beauty food. Loaded with omega-3 fatty acids; it is a high quality protein food and rich in vitamin B-12 and iron. Omega-3 essential fatty acids provide the required support to the scalp’s health and that’s why no other food can beat salmon in this area. A deficiency of Omega-3 fatty acids can leave your hair dull looking hair and your scalp dry.

In case you are a vegetarian, there is no need to worry! Add two tablespoons of ground flaxseeds in your daily diet and you will be benefitted in the same manner.

Dark Green Vegetables

Vegetables like Spinach, broccoli and Swiss chard are excellent sources of vitamin A and C, which help to produce sebum in the scalp .Sebum is the oily substance secreted by our follicles of hair which works like natural hair conditioner. These vegetables also provide iron and calcium to your body. Continue reading

Adopt a Brain-Healthy Diet

According to the most current research, a brain-healthy diet is one that reduces the risk of heart disease and diabetes, encourages good blood flow to the brain, and is low in fat and cholesterol. Like the heart, the brain needs the right balance of nutrients, including protein and sugar, to function well. A brain-healthy diet is most effective when combined with physical and mental activity and social interaction.

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Manage your body weight

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for overall good health of brain and body. A long-term study of 1,500 adults found that those who were obese in middle age were twice as likely to develop dementia in later life. Those who also had high cholesterol and high blood pressure had six times the risk of dementia. Adopt an overall food lifestyle, rather than a short-term diet, and eat in moderation.

Reduce your intake of foods high in fat and cholesterol. Studies have shown that high intake of saturated fat and cholesterol clogs the arteries and is associated with higher risk for Alzheimer’s disease. However, HDL (or “good”) cholesterol may help protect brain cells. Use mono- and polyunsaturated fats, such as olive oil, for example. Try baking or grilling food instead of frying.

Increase your intake of protective foods. Current research suggests that certain foods may reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke, and appear to protect brain cells.

  • In general, dark-skinned fruits and vegetables have the highest levels of naturally occurring antioxidant levels. Such vegetables include: kale, spinach, brussels sprouts, alfalfa sprouts, broccoli, beets, red bell pepper, onion, corn and eggplant. Fruits with high antioxidant levels include prunes, raisins, blueberries, blackberries, strawberries, raspberries, plums, oranges, red grapes and cherries.

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