A garlic a day: Garlic is the mother of all cures. Researchers in Liverpool have found that 5ml of garlic extract lower levels of a disease-causing chemical by up to 48 per cent.
wholegrain foods: Make sure you have whole-grain bread, rice or pasta
at least four times a week and you will reduce the chance of having
cancer by 40 per cent.
care of your skin: Always wear sun-screen lotion during summers. It is advisable to use winter care creams to overcome the harsh and cold winds. The best cure is to smile through and your skin will shine with
an extra dash. It’s no big secret!
Tea: Tea is always good. Being a heavy tea-drinker can never have
negative effects. The protective effects of tea increase with the amount
drunk, and people who are regular tea drinkers are the least likely to
die of a heart attack.
smoking: Do not smoke your health away. Nicotine patches, gums or
inhalers might work for some individuals, or other methods, from
hypnosis to acupuncture. More you are to smoke, more likely your are to
develop cancer or heart disease.
for Health: There is nothing better than walking. Walking a mile
everyday, or taking reasonable exercise three times a week, promises to
reduce the risk of heart disease, as well as strengthens bones and keeps
sleep over a backache: It is never advisable to sleep over a backache.
Research shows that people who take to their beds with backache take the
longest time to recover. Those who avoid bed-rest and continue normal
activities as much as possible have less pain.
spells health: Water flushes out the toxins. A good amount of liquid
intake helps the entire system and of course is best for curing skin
ailments. The average man needs 2.9 litres, or about 12 cups of water, a
day and woman needs about 2.2 litres.
bad breath: You can prevent that unfriendly odour. It is caused by oral
bacteria. A tongue scraper may help, but dental care may be needed.
Mouth rinses are effective, as are flossing and brushing teeth twice a
down on the junk: Research shows that eating too many high-fat-food
contributes to high blood-cholesterol levels, which can cause hardening
of the arteries, coronary heart disease and stroke.
back on salt: Health Organisation recommend no more than five grams a
day. Too much salt can lead to stroke and heart problems.
wine: Research suggests that the equivalent of a couple of glasses of
wine a day may be good for health. It can also help you keep a good
can matter: A man in poor health in his 50s is six times more likely to
be affected if married to a woman who is also in poor health.
Eat right for better teeth: Your pearly whites can gleam. Eat apples, oranges, celery, carrots and high fiber green.
diets don’t work: The so called new-age diets do not add to health
prospects. There is no easy way to lose weight so the best way is to do
it over a period of time.
Coffee is good: Researchers have found that two to four cups of coffee daily can lower the risk of colon cancer by 25 per cent.
overweight is dangerous: Loose the extra kilos. Over weight people cut
20 weeks of their life for every excess kilogram, according to new
research.Keeping a personal weight machine at home really helps. Buy one
with selenium: Research has shown that people who took a daily
supplement of selenium had a 37 per cent reduction in cancers.
your cholesterol: Work on reducing your cholesterol. This can reduce
the risk of heart attack and stroke even when your level is not high.
Exercise to reduce weight.
is a wonder drug: Asprin can actually do wonders. It helps to reduce
the risk of conditions such as heart disease and cancers, including of
the colon, oesophagus, stomach, rectum, prostrate. cent.
your job: If the workplace is what bothers you. Simply quit! Consider
becoming a salesperson. Salespeople are least likely to have a
is good: Meeting friends and relatives is recommended. Weekly
socialising improves the memory, concentration and problem solving
Learn to relax: Unwind, take up a hobby and start socialising. This fights stress and depression.
Fruits and vegetables help: Have at least five portions of vegetables and fruit a day, especially tomatoes, red grapes.
Sing to stay healthy: Singing is good for the mind and body. it is relaxing, improves breathing and muscle tone.
Vitamins are vital: A multivit a day keeps the tablet away, but be sure it contains at least 200 meg of folic acid.
well: There is nothing like a good sleep. Sleep primes the immune
system. Most people need between seven and nine hours of sleep a night.
Or just hum…: Humming helps. Daily humming is a good way to increase ventilation in the sinuses.