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Sugar provides taste but also rises calorie of the food.   (Author - Dr.S.Banerjee)

Why stay away from refined sugar- 

1.    Bad for oral health, sugar provides easily digestible energy as sugar has no nutrient which results in bacteria in the mouth.
2.    Effect the liver – Extra sugar can lead to inflammation of liver
3.    Metabolic syndrome and diabetes – Too much sugar when enter blood stream then it commands cell to use sugar instead of fat. High sugar leads to toxicity and complication like diabetes. Metabolic dysfunction occurs due to the insulin resistance. 
4.    Carcinogenic effect – high sugar leads to high insulin level. Elevated insulin level leads to carcinogenic cell formation.
5.    Obesity- High refined sugar food provides more calorie than that of nutrient. This empty calorie is consumed more than required then it ends as body fat.  
6.    High dopamine release – The high sugar consumption can lead to excessive dopamine secretion, people who are susceptible to addiction can get develop a strong affinity towards sugary foods.
7.    Hyperactive syndromes- High sugar gives high energy. High energy need to be channelized in right direction like any sports activity (weight lifting running, jogging,  etc)  
Instead of using refined sugar jaggery, fructose can be used.

 

10 TIPS TO GET RELIEF FROM YOUR DAILY STRESS BY YOUR HOBBY   (Author - Dr.S.Banerjee)

 

Stress emerges from marital, educational, professional, social and marital life.

10 tips to relief stress with hobby 

1.    Drawing – Drawing give you an opportunity to express our mind, pent up emotion reflects through drawing.
2.    Knitting – The recitative motion give an outlet for nervous system and a sense of flow
3.    Playing video games – The games are designed to cope with state of anxiety and relieve stress
4.    Social networking – people chat through different networking site, upload photos,  which make them heroine or hero in their own domain, that gives a feeling of self-satisfaction
5.    Dancing – Dancing mingle music with muscular activity relaxes the mind and it releases good hormones endorphin.
6.    Reading – good writing improves cognitive abilities and it is quite distressing. 
7.    Traveling- Traveling beyond the boundary of the nation, color, race delights our mind and help us to gain many experiences. 
8.    Jamming – Playing instruments alone or group of friends relax mind and flush out the stress
9.    Cooking or baking –baking or Cooking is gateway of expressing culinary delights
10.    Collecting – Collecting can be, dress, mementos, coins, books, and pictures. Collecting can give sense of completeness and pleasure 
Hobbies keep stress at bay.

 

 

 

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Author name: Dr.Saroj

Best Tips for Dysentery patient –

 

  1. No fast, junk, saturated , trans fat based foods or meals like pizza, burger, Biriyani all types, chowmin etc. ,
  2.  STOP all kind of fried foods like street/Restaurant foods, even home based no fried foods , no fried vegetables.
  3.  No cola products, no alcohol, smoking, Gutkha, Tobacco products etc.
  4. Sleep 8-9 hours on average. can have  day time sleep/nap.
  5. No red meat, butter ,ghee ,cheese, or NO oily or fried foods.bhaji at all .
  6. Greens ,vegetables, fruits as guided above are only helpful for you. No refined sugar, too much sweets, sweet juices.
  7. No salt or salted products like chips, mixtures of open market.
  8. It’s better to uses Olive Oil or white Oil as said quantity ,but not mustard oil, palm oil, rapeseed oil
  9. Try to avoid more animal foods, not at all out side as meals, always home made simple soft or semi solid low salt, no spicy foods.
  10. Do not add hot spices like red chillies , elachi/cardamom/cumin or even too much addition of any open market branded spices, are not fully  safe. All you must count very low in quantity before cooking.
  11. Patient like you, it’s better to have mostly strew, soup based homemade soft & bland meals
  12. Do not consume now a days ,nuts, almond, cashew, similar types of dry fruits, even dates, sweet mangoes are not good for you.
  13. This is always to have fruits, or fruits salad, green salad in your all staple meals for better digestion & help towards for lipid profiles. So can be maintained good health of Liver, Heart, Kidney.
  14.  Egg white max one pc in a day ,so 7 pcs/ 7 days. No Red meat like Mutton etc. Also cut down, excessive animal foods.
  15.  Best Fruits to Eat –  Berries, Cucumbers, papaya, water Melon, small apple  all citrus fruits like 1 pc Mosambi, amala, Lemon juices, Orange as per season available. Avoid all sweet fruits like ripe mangoes, coconut, Black grapes, dates, of course all dry fruits,
  16. Best Vegetables to eat – All gourds Like Bottle Gourds, snake gourds, bitter gourds, also beet roots, carrots, all whole skins vegetables good.
  17. Avoid vegetables like spinach, logcal greens, all seeds,brinjal, Cabbage, Cauliflower etc (or if check allergy).
  18.  No wine or alcoholic products ,No smoking also.
  19.  Drink water after 10mins.of each meal & avoid heavy meals at a time, small but frequent meals (every 2-3 hours interval) are always helpful for all. Do not sit or sleep just after staple meals but some mild movements.
  20. Recommended Fruits –can be 400 gm total per day ]

Add - Cucumber, Guava, berries, small apple, all citrus fruits like musambi, orange, amla, plums,medium size grapes, some cherries,Pineapple etc.

Fruits Restricted/Very less

NOT NOW - Banana, coconut, all sweets fruits mango, etc. including juices, black grapes, jackfruit, all dry fruits like Dates, almond, cashew, Akhrot ,all nuts.etc.

  1. Recommended Vegetables  –can be 500 gm total per day (Lunch, Dinner)

Add – All gourds like bottle gourd, papaya, Snake gourd(Lau), Bitter Gourd (Corela) , Parbal, Ladies finger, Broccoli, etc.

Vegetables Restricted/Very less

NOT NOW/Less – Potatoes, sweet potatoes, local greens , pumpkin, cabbage, cauliflower, brinjal etc.or anything creates gas or indigestion

More to add -

  • Rehydration therapy - initially this is done using oral rehydration; the patient is encouraged to drink plenty of liquids. 
  • Never  poor hygiene, 
  • Regularly washing  hands, especially before and after going to the toilet and preparing food.,
  • only drink water from reliable sources Aqua Gaurd or bottled water or hot water duly normal.
  • Make sure the food you eat is thoroughly cooked, hot or lukewarm, fresh ,same day based
  • No back dated, challan, old, rotten foods
  • No processed ,spicy outside packeted foods like out side soups.
  • No use of ice cubes, Drinking vinegar with some water or soup/strew on Sunday or holidays
  • Use purified water to clean your teeth.
  • Blood test, Endoscopy/ colonoscopy – may go for tests.

 

 

 

 

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Author name: Dr.Swapan Banerjee

Olive oil is the best oil because of its several health benefits as it is rich in antioxidants (polyphenols, sterols) and monounsaturated fatty acids which are a healthy fat as it lowers oxidative stress, LDL (bad) cholesterol and keeps our heart and digestive system healthy. It is safe cooking oil, having a low smoke point around 2000 C. It is the best option for salad dressing, sautéing and light frying of veggies. It is good for skin and hair as it prevents aging, wrinkles, elongates youthfulness, regenerates skin, checks split ends and frizzy hairs.continued.          (Disclaimer: Result may vary from person to person)

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Supplements are the special foods for whom who are unable to take properly balanced diet either due to time crisis, choosy nature, vegetarians or due unavailability of food. It is good for malnourished or athletes who need extra protein and energy. These may be taken as pills, tablets, liquids, powders as all the form contains enough protein, calorie and other important nutrients like calcium, potassium, magnesium, and Vitamins like A,C & D. If supplements used safely with a recommendation by a physician it can be useful for CKD, Diabetic, Weight gaining or Reduction, Paediatrics.   (Disclaimer: Result may vary from person to person)

 

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A sound Sleep is very helpful to everyone for a fresh positive mind and a disease free good health. Sleep deprivation is common in today’s youth because of tough competition in career and in adults, old age because of familiar stress and financial problems. Those who sleep less than 7 hours regularly may face the concentration, memory and learning problems and even their body is not able to repair cell damage. A quality sleep is very important to tackle stress, anxiety, depression, irritability, and other medical problems or even for absorption of medications.              (Disclaimer: Result may vary from person to person)

 

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Water is the vital nutrient for all organisms. Though it has no calorific value it controls all metabolic functions. It regulates our body’s hydration and also helps in elimination of toxins from the body. Its requirement varies with ages and clinical conditions like a Diabetic, pregnant and lactating and athletes needs extra water than normal adults. A kidney, heart, and liver failure patients need less water as it’s difficult for their body to excrete extra water which results in edema. The conditions like diarrhea, vomiting, fatigue, tiredness, digestive problems and ulcers increase fluid demands.

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It is very important to keep our immune system healthy as it helps us to fight against the disease. A good lifestyle is a must to boost immunity. The lifestyle factors associated with the immune system’s fitness are- diets, exercise, sleep, stress, isolated life, lack of amusement, smoking, and alcohol. The foods rich in Vit-C, E, D, B-6, Zinc, Bio-flavanoids, Selenium, and Iron enhance our body’s immune system. Some boosters of immunity system are citrus fruit, red bell peppers, broccoli, garlic, ginger, turmeric, spinach, yogurt, almonds, green tea, papaya, kiwi, sunflower seeds, poultry, and shellfish etc. (Disclaimer: Result may vary from person to person)

 

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Tuberculosis is an airborne, communicable, deadly disease and can affect all ages but people with weak immune system and malnourished and people living unhygienically are more prone to infection. The disease not always shows symptoms and can infect lungs and other organs like brain, joints, lymph nodes, and spine. A well-balanced diet with high protein, Vitamin-A, B, C, and iron rich foods are very important to cure tuberculosis. An antioxidant-rich diet consisting of Fruits and vegetables such as carrot, squash, tomatoes, and cherries helps in recovery. Avoiding tobacco and alcohol is very essential.  

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Cucumber is a very demanding fruit for all seasons for everyone because of its lots of beneficial properties. It is easily available, cheap fruit with low calorie and fat. It can be taken as fruit, salad as well as used in cooking. Though it contains many antioxidants it has several health benefits like- It helps in brain development, increases memory, lowers risk of cancers, avoids bad breath, manages stress, eases digestion, manages weight, and lowers hypertension, migraine pain reliever. It is also used as good beauty remedy for skin and eyes to removes dark circles and puffiness.   (Disclaimer: Result may vary from person to person)

 

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Swimming requires enough calories. A properly balanced diet with carbohydrate rich, lean proteins and low fats and fibers increase their capacity for a training or competition. The special diet plan is required for swimmers like morning snacks before training and there must be a gap of one hour between breakfast and training, a regular snack at mid-morning followed by light lunch and mid afternoon snack before training along with proper dinner and light snack prior bed time. Along with proper diet, they must drink plenty of water and fluids to combat dehydration.

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