White Salt, White Sugar, Refined Oil, White Rice – Can we stop these Unhealthy Foods?

White Salt, White Sugar, Refined Oil, White Rice – Can we stop these Unhealthy Foods? To save our society from dangerous diseases like cancer it is important to change our food habits immediately. We followed white rice, white sugar, white salt and refined oil over the years. Definitely we will find hard to change our food culture that is followed from our parents and even from grandparents. This is not the food habits that were followed by our ancestors for several centuries. These modern food habits were invented in middle of 20th century by the invasion of foreign business giants. Right from the toothpaste we are used with foreign items that have heavy chemicals. Studies find the habit of drinking tea and coffee that too with white sugar and plastic cup or paper cup is one of the major causes of cancer. Paper cups are applied with wax that our stomach cannot digest and plastic cups have highly poisonous elements that are dissolved in hot drinks. When we take white salt which is made up of Sodium chloride will affect blood pressure and thyroid. Naturally occurred salts like sea salt, rock salts have natural iodine that helps in balancing thyroid,

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Spirulina Health Benefits and Uses

Spirulina Health Benefits and Uses Spirulina, a green-blue algae represents the biomass of cyanobacteria has the wide range of market across the global. It is used as the natural supplement for humans and animals throughout the world. The natural colour obtained from spirulina gets attraction from world market. Natural blue and green colour produced from it has the high demand and witnessed strong market in last few years. It is widely used in food and beverage industry for its nutritional values, texture and colour. Governments in several countries encourages and promoting the production of Spirulina. According to FDA, Spirulina has significant amounts of iron, protein, calcium, potassium, magnesium and vitamins. It is also rich in anti oxidants and has essential amino acids. It has average of 60% protein; 100 gram spirulina contains 290 calories, B vitamins (thiamin 207% DV, riboflavin 306% DV), iron (219% DV) and manganese (90% DV). Spirulina is cultivated at a temperature around 30 °C and thrives at a pH around 8.5 and above, which will get more alkaline. It is considered as the very suitable food for rich iron and protein. The World Health Organization described it as the good food for children without any risk.

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Risks Of Tuberculosis – How To Prevent?

Risks Of Tuberculosis – How To Prevent? Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease that commonly affects the lungs caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis. It is transmitted through air, when someone with pulmonary TB coughs, sneezes, spits or speaks. Infected droplets protected into the air. If TB is diagonised earlier it is treated in better way and can avoid transmission. It will easily affect children, people with HIV, elders and smokers. Symptoms Continuous cough more than 3 weeks Coughing with blood Fever Night Sweats Weakness Fatigue Loss of Appetite Weight loss Chest Pain and Shortness of breath. TB is the top 10 cause of the death worldwide. It kills over 2 million people a year globally. 50% of HIV related deaths are due to Tuberculosis. A report says, India is also among the six countries that account for 60% of the total TB cases globally. In 2015, TB was reported to have killed 1.8 million people and 60% of them belongs 6 countries including India, Indonesia, China, Pakistan, South Africa and Nigeria. The infection could spread to other parts as well. Treatment could last from 6 to 9 months or even more. Breathing exercise and other exercises are important and necessary part

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Indian Traders Preferring Local Beverages

Indian Traders Preferring Local Beverages Following Tamil Nadu several trade unions in Kerala stopped Coca Cola and Pepsico products for sales. The traders prefer local cool drinks and beverages in their stores. Kerala Government plans to restrict the multinational companies to use the ground waters. To take care of their state ground water level in the drought conditional the government is supposed to take measures. Due to deficiency of rainfall Kerala had declared the state as drought hit last year. Meanwhile Coca cola is planning to come up with packaged tender coconut water in India. There is increase in coconut water demand all over the world. It is one of the fast growing beverages in the world. People are being conscious about their health and demanding the natural products. The band for Coke and Pepsi products started in Tamil Nadu from March 1st. The traders are welcoming local products including the natural healthy drinks. Benefits of Tender Coconut Water It has amazing benefits which has components including vitamins, minerals, sugars, electrolytes, amino acids, phytohormones, and cytokine. It promotes Cardiovascular Health, Improves Lipid Metabolism, Prevents Kidney Stones, Strengthens Bones, Lowers Blood Pressure, Provides Instant Energy, Boots Immunity and many more. It

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Swine Flu In Coimbatore: Symptoms and Remedies

Swine Flu In Coimbatore: Symptoms and Remedies It has been reported in Coimbatore at least 19 died due to Swine Flu in 45 days. In a week alone 5 people were died due to this. About 35 people with Swine Flu symptoms had been admitted and treated at Government hospital at Coimbatore. Government had taken steps to prevent the disease across the state. The symptoms of the Swine Flu is said to be throat infections, continuous dry cough, fever, body pain, diarrhea and vomiting. People are asked to get treated at the early stage when they find the normal symptoms. They are advised not to treat by themselves with help the help of medicine. The H1V1 virus is reported to cause damage to lungs. The blood test is required to identify the virus. It will be spread easily to other people when they contact affected one. According to the reports when people touches the infected person and keep their hands near nose, ears or mouth would spread the virus. Home Remedies To Avoid Swine Flu 1. Tulsi is the best for any lung disease. Take 5 to 10 leaves of Tulsi daily to protect from the disease. Tulsi can be

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Pathimugam Herbal Tree Wood Benefits: Drinking Water

Pathimugam Herbal Tree Wood Benefits: Drinking Water Pathimugam is the popular herbal tree in Kerala where its benefits are used extensively. They use the bark of tree in hot water and get its benefits. Kerala is known for the Ayurvedic herbal medicines and they use this in their daily lives. We can see the Ayurvedic water that is slight pinkish in color in all places including homes and hotels across the state. They use the bark of the medicinal tree Pathimugam that is also known as East Indian red wood. People usually drink this herbal water and it is one of the main reasons for their healthy living. The wood of the tree is hard with thorns and white when it is cut out fresh but it becomes red when it is exposed to air. It is added to the boiling water and filtered. This wood purifies the water and it prevents disease that spread through water. This herbal has the several other benefits that can cure disease like kidney disorder, piles, cholesterol, skin diseases, purifying blood, diabetics and even cures certain types of cancer. The wood is used as the natural colouring agent for commercial purpose in textiles, ink, paints,

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Clay Pot Cooking Benefits (Man Paanai Samayal)

Clay Pot Cooking Benefits (Man Paanai Samayal) Indian traditional way of cooking method is Man Paanai Samayal (Clay pot cooking). Our ancestors used clay pot to store water, cereals, rice and others. When water is stored in this pot we can feel the taste of water increased and nice aroma can be felt in addition to health. When food cooked in the clay pot retains the nutrients as it is cooked slowly and temperature spreads equally throughout the vessels. It is porous and heat will be transformed uniformly. The taste will be better than it is cooked in steel vessels. There is no need to add more oil to the food when cooked. Alkaline nature of clay will interact with acidity in the food, neutralizing the pH balance. It will give relief from gastronomic pains. It will take on some natural sweetness when cooked in a clay pot. Heat will be retained for the long time unlike steel vessels. Healthy tasty cooking and retains freshness of the food. It cooked in metals like aluminium, ceramic and other pans there is lot of chances metals like nickel, chromium dissolves in food and get inside our body. Thus by long time may

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Things To Do After Jallikattu Success

Things To Do After Jallikattu Success Tamil Nadu government brought emergency law to conduct Jallikattu on Jan 23rd. After one week of strong protest to lift the ban of Supreme Court made on 2014 against bull taming sport. The state government after consulting the Center and the law experts on Monday passed the jallikattu bill unanimously in the assembly. Meantime on the same day, police tried to remove peaceful protesters who are waiting to see bill passed in assembly. It turned in to violence and the videos circulated in social media shows police setting fire to vehicles and greatly involved in violence. Several protesters were arrested and harmed in the violent action. There are wide based supports for students and youngsters protesting to save the culture and tradition of the state. It is termed as a great historic victory of students. Animal rights activists today filed plea against the bill passed by the state. They have state Tamil Nadu government is trying to crush the verdict passed by SC on 2014 against jallikattu. Meantime the people of Tamil Nadu thoughts against the harmful foreign foods are changing to action. Several people avoided coke and pepsi products in the state. Meanwhile

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Basic Steps To Prevent Cancer

Basic Steps To Prevent Cancer Now-a-days everybody in the world have the risk of getting cancer which is unusual with our ancestors. The exact cause of cancer to a person is unpredictable, but there are many factors that have high risk of causing cancer. That includes Alcohol, Tobacco, Radiation, Diet, Hormones, Chronic Inflammation, Chemicals and others. Cancer is formed when there is long term wound in our inner organs and while bacteria called Helicobacter. These bacteria lead to cancer. World is trying to find the medicine to kill this bacteria. In the research they have find and astonished that Probiotics are responsible to kill this Helicobacter. Tamils took one crore Probiotics in their daily diet that saved all of them from this Helicobacter. It is in butter milk. Experts say the people who do not do the four fundamental concepts will get struck with deadly diseases like cancer. There are 4 fundamental steps to avoid this dangerous disease. We should do basic exercises or fast walking or breathing exercise or yoga that simulate our inner organs. The person Lymphatic system should work well for the well being. If it fails then there is a door opened for diseases to enter

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Broiler Chicken Has Dangerous Side Effects

Broiler Chicken Has Dangerous Side Effects Don’t eat broiler chicken that was artificially grown within short period. It has the dangerous side effects than any other foods that we take. Today all foods are grown with chemicals and pesticides that also trouble our health. Among those artificially grown, hormone injected chickens gives the dangerous side effects and finally kills us and our generations. Chicken usually takes 200 days to grow completely. Our native (domestic) chicken grows naturally taking worms, insects and herbs. But broiler chickens have faster growth within 45 days. For the fresh meat and fast growth they inject hormones and chemicals which have direct impact to the consumers. To gain fat and meat production, broiler chickens are given harmful chemicals to eat. Several harmful chemicals and hormones are injected into it that grows 3 times faster than normal chicken. It does not get proper wings; bones are weaker and lack proper nutrition. Instead their bodies are contaminated with full chemicals. If we consume those meet, our body will directly get those harmful chemicals and changes our hormones. There are lots of side effects like kidney, liver and breast cancers, stomach ulcer, lack of fertility in men, girls attains

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Scientist Found New Antibiotic from Human Nose

Scientist Found New Antibiotic from Human Nose Antibiotics are antibacterial drug used to prevent bacterial infections. It is used to eradicate some diseases in the 20th century. For decades antibiotics are found from the bacteria live in the soil, now the researcher discovered it from human nose. The first antibiotic Penicillin was discovered by Alexander Fleming in 1928. There are over 100 antibiotics found till now. But for past few decades no new drug found. Due to high prescription of the same drugs the bacterium are becoming high resistant to the modern drugs. The German researchers found antibiotics from good bacteria present in human nostrils. The scientists say they have found new promising drug from nose dwelling bacterium that kills the disease causing antibiotic resistant. In the lab experiment the newly discovered antibiotics cures skin infections to the larger extent without toxic side effects say the researchers. They have tested this in mouse that cured skin damage and deeper layers of skin affected by infections. This antibiotic reduced the presence of bacterium in the mice skin. This discovery is promising to cure infections by Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus) referred as often harmful bacterium commonly found in nose and in skins.

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World No Tobacco Day

World No Tobacco Day Every year May 31st is observed as World No Tobacco Day. This day is observed for draw attention of the smokers. World Health Organization created World No Tobacco Day in 1987. In 2015 WHO highlights the health risks due to the use of tobacco. They also advocated some effective policies to reduce the consumption of tobacco products. Several attractive and effective ads are being published by them. All smokers know Smoking kills them. They even know as long as somebody smokes it affects their health badly. Once they start smoking, it automatically drives them to do it again and again. When smoked in the house, it will also affects your loved once. When smoked in public, it affects the people around you. If you know what is the result when you quit smoking, you may think leaving it. What happens when you quit smoking? Within 20 minutes you will start feeling the change. Blood pressure and pulse rate become normal in 20 minutes. In 12 hours – Carbon Monoxide in your body decreases to lower levels. The amount of oxygen in your blood increases at normal level. In 24 hours – Risk of coronary heart disease

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Healthy Delicious Native Snacks to Kids

Healthy Delicious Native Snacks to Kids Snacks are always the most favorite food for children. Even adults can’t avoid eating snacks. Today we prefer to buy branded company snacks that are packed and shopped in bakeries. We are mesmerized with the colorful packs and rich advertisements. We began to fell on their feet without knowing what is inside those products. Today doctors advice their patients to avoid bakery items including burger, pizza, soft drinks, and packed snacks like kurkurey and lays items. They are advising to take fresh juice without sugar not the packed juice that has high calories with high sugar. Parents should be more conscious about the food they are giving to their kids. The richest people go organic way of buying food in organic shop whatever the cost may be. Poor may go with what they have on that day. But the middle and lower middle people have the tough time in choosing their food today. Most of the people are used to buy the food that their parents did, they don’t want to change their habits. They think a lot when they want to buy some good things which cost more than the usual. They are

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Adverse Effects of Paracetamol on Humans

Adverse Effects of Paracetamol on Humans Many recent studies suggest that intake of Paracetamol or pain killer should be avoided. It has the worst effects on humans if taken at regular basis. Many doctors and medical experts had stopped recommending Paracetamol for their patients. Genuine medical experts suggest their patients to take up yoga and stretching exercise for the back pain and other pains if necessary. In case of headache due to stress of any other issue meditation is suggested. The recent study about paracetamol shows this medication can affect the brain ability to detect an error. It has been proved in the recent research. It also has adverse effect with blood pressure, liver, kidney, stomach ulcers, asthma, blood sugar, cardiac disease and others. Taking of pain killer is not a good choice in regular mode or without doctor’s prescription. It will take to the liver or kidney damage when used regularly or by its’ over dosage. In many individuals there will be no symptoms of side effects in taking these pain killers. But has adverse effects in inner organs. Some may have symptoms like diarrhea, losing appetite, abdominal pain, nausea and others. Three types of painkillers are available in

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Avoid using Tooth Paste and Brush

Avoid using Tooth Paste and Brush The chemical rich tooth paste and brush are always danger to our health and teeth. Using these things regularly damages our healthier teeth sooner. Teeth care is must to lead healthy life. Dental care on daily basis is necessary as it is directly connected to health. Teeth whitening make our face look brighter and fresh breath leads to fruitful day. To maintain our teeth it is not necessary to brush our teeth with chemical tooth paste. Brushing our teeth twice is important but not with this chemicals. Instead it will slowly break drown our enamel of our teeth. Tooth Enamel is the hard substance that protects our teeth. It is a hardest substance in our body that contains high minerals. Our primary concern is to maintain the enamel of the teeth life-long. If we brush our teeth hardly and chemicals using in tooth paste affects enamel slowly and leads to high sensitivity in that part. No need to worry if we follow our traditional practices. We have lots of the traditional methods to maintain our dental. Aerial roots of Banyan tree, Neem stick are key brushes that our ancestors used. Banyan tree roots have

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