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Best Foods For Vision Protection

Best Foods For Vision Protection


Shahid | October 9, 2017 | category: Health and Beauty

Best Foods For Vision Protection. Eye is the most sensitive organ of our body. So it needs more protection and attention. It is a fact that we learn 90 percent with our eyes in our life. Do not consider health of eyes for granted. You should learn how you can protect your vision up to age of ninety and more. Sound health of vision depends on the type of food you consume on daily basis. Nutrients which may help you to protect yourself from age related eye problems like macular[a very small area at the center of the retina]degeneration and cataracts, are omega-3 fatty acids, lutein, zinc, vitamin C and E. To take required amount of these Nutrients you should include following ingredients in your daily diet.

Best Foods For Vision Protection

1: Vegetables containing green leaves

Like spinach, lettuce and other vegetables you can eat as salad with your meal.

2: Oily fish

Like Salmon, tuna, etc.

3: Protein Sources

Other than meat eggs, nuts and beans are the best food for eye health. Almonds, nuts and seeds should also be included in daily diet. The yolk is a main source of lutein and zeaxanthin—plus zinc which reduces the possibilities of macular degeneration risk.

4: Orange-colored and citrus fruits

Citrus fruits and carrots are also helpful in maintaining healthy vision. These fruits are very important for vision protection. A type of vitamin A called Beta-carotene found in these fruits keep the function of retina and other parts of eye in proper condition. These fruits are a great source of vitamin which is also helpful to reduce the risk of macular degeneration and cataracts.

5: Billberry

This is a vaccinium herb which is found natively in North America and Europe. It is a rich source of antioxidant, helpful for the remedy of diabetes and improvement of vision. It protects blood vessels from damage due to blood sugar. Billbery is also useful to enhance night vision during evening maneuvers.

6: Lutein and Zeaxanthin

It is important for healthy vision also. It forms a protective yellow pigment in the retina of eye. It lowers the risk of cataracts and macular degeneration. The low consumption of this ingredient can cause age related eye problems. It is found in spinach, tomatoes, and carrots. It is also available in form of  supplement.

7:Vitamin B complex(including vitamins B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B12 folic acid, biotin and chorine).

These types of vitamin reduce chronic inflammation and prevent elevated homocysteine levels in the blood, which have been associated with vascular problems affecting the retina. It also helps to reduce risk of macular degeneration and in the treatment of uveitis common cause of blindness.

8: Phytochemical Antioxidant

Photochemical are found in plants extracts, such as those from ginkgo balboa and billberry, it provides protection against oxidative stress in entire body as well as in the eyes.

      Tips for buying Supplements

Best Foods For Vision Protection

When you decide to buy vision supplement you should keep in mind the that these supplements contain popular multivitamins such as,

  • ICaps (Alcon)
  • PreserVision AREDS 2 Formula + Multivitamin (Bausch + Lomb)
  • Oculair (Biosyntrx)
  • Macular Health Formula (Eye Science)

While buying read their labels carefully, check expiry date and seal on the bottle, read about serving size according to age .Avoid eye supplements containing dairy products, corn and wheat as filler especially when you are facing allergies and other intolerance problems. To make sure that you are choosing a well-known brand and must consult your eye doctor, nutritionists and health care physician.

Moreover if you are pregnant or nursing or are taking blood thinners (anti-coagulants), speak to your doctor before using any type of nutritional supplements. Never exceed the dosage instruction mentioned on the bottle to ward off from toxicity or drug reaction although these supplements are non prescription items.

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10 Foods That You Should Never Eat If You Don’t Want to Die Early


Sumera Saeed | July 14, 2017 | category: Health and Beauty

Today we will discuss with you about the foods that are really harmful for your health and you should avoid eating them if you want to live long life.
Foods are not actually bad, the ways you use them and the strategies that the companies use to sale them lead people to become the pray of different diseases. These foods contain lots of unhealthy ingredients which cause serious damage to health. These foods can cause breast cancer, liver damage, diabetes, heart disease, prostate cancer, etc.
So it’s better to avoid these foods to live healthy life.
The foods you should never eat if you don’t want to die early are mentioned below:
• Microwave Popcorn
• American Apples
• Margarine
• Palm Oil
• Sugar free candies
• Diet Soda
• Shrimps
• Eggs
• Smoothies
• Red and Processed Meat (including lamb, beef)
In the video below you will find about the complete details about the above mentioned foods that you should avoid living healthy life.



Avoid These Foods if You Want to Evade Ageing


Sumera Saeed | July 3, 2017 | category: Beauty Tips

Women are really worried about their ageing. They don’t want to look aged and elderly and for looking young they pay heed to a number of anti-ageing items but forget to avoid those foods which are contributing a lot in ageing.

Today we will discuss some of the foods which are the cause of ageing in women. If you avoid and make the less use of these foods you can definitely combat your ageing.

If you really want to look young and attractive so keep a check on your diet. There are a number of foods that are very delicious and tasty but you can imaging they contribute a lot in making you aged.

Fried Food items:

If you are fond of fried food items like samosas, pakoras, fritters. Potato chip, French fries and other fat oriented items instantly terminate their consumption.

The excessive oil in fried foods not only makes you obese, increase cholesterol level but also contributes in make you old with a bunch of diseases.

Soft Drinks and Carbonated drinks:

Soft drinks and carbonated drinks contributed a lot in ageing. Excessive sugar in these drinks not only makes you fat but is extremely dangerous for your health as it may cause diabetes, heart problems and other diseases. Soft drinks and carbonated drinks also include caffeine and salt that decrease the water level in the body. The experts say water deficiency is extremely harmful for our body as the 2% of water deficiency 20% slows down our performance.

Sugar:

Eating too much sugar and processed carbohydrates foods including pasta, bread, and baked goods can lead to harm in your skin’s collagen, which keeps your skin supple and defies wrinkles. Avoid sugary food as much as you can to have younger looking skin.

 Margarine:

Margarine has been used as a substitute of butter but it’s not good for health. It also causes water deficiency in our body. Loss of moisture in body causes wrinkles and you start looking aged.

These are some of the food you should avoid to evade ageing. Stay tuned for further updates.

Necessary Precautions and Foods to Combat Air Pollution

Necessary Precautions and Foods to Combat Air Pollution


Sumera Saeed | November 2, 2016 | category: Health and Beauty

Necessary Precautions and Foods to Combat Air Pollution. The pollution in air reached dangerous level and creating hazardous health issues. The atmosphere in Lahore and adjoining cities is polluted with the smog blanket and the smog is to stay for more days in the city, said Pakistan Meteorologist Department. The polluted air in Lahore is causing eye burning, heavy breathing and respiratory problems.

We would tell you some foods that are helpful in combating the air pollution. These foods contain the natural antioxidant and nutrients that can stimulate your body to deal with this present air pollution.

You need to take fruits and vegetables rich in vitamin C. The use of vitamin C is very much essential in this current atmosphere condition because it contains antioxidants that helps to remove toxins. The regular use of Vitamin C oriented foods is necessary for maintain the lungs function. The body also needs Vitamin E,  the Fat soluble vitamin. The use of Vitamin E rich foods helps to repair the damage human body tissues.

Vitamin C Rich Fruit and Vegetables:

Necessary Precautions and Foods to Combat Air Pollution

Oranges, Lemon, citrus fruit, guava, banana, grapes, berries, coriander leaves, parsley, cabbage and turnip.

Vitamin E Rich Foods:

Fish, Olive Oil, Sunflower oil, Canola Oil, Almonds and Nuts are the rich source of Vitamin E.

You need also to eat leafy green vegetables including the cabbage, parsley, coriander leaves, fenugreek, Onion, peas Lettuce, spinach and carrots to have Beta Carotene that converted into Vitamin A.  The use of Vitamin A is very essential for the body. It is an antioxidant that fights toxins.

Herbal Tea:

Necessary Precautions and Foods to Combat Air Pollution

Furthermore, if you feel throat irritation and flue due to pollution Ginger, black pepper, basil leaves (tulsi), nutmeg, mint tea for relaxation.

Necessary Precautions:

For avoiding the dense polluted air you need to take some precautionary measures, minimize going out for long and if possible wear masks to protect yourself and your children.

Use glasses when going out and wash eyes frequently to avoid burning.

The government does its bit to improve the air quality and calls for emergency closing down of schools, public places so people could come in contact of this danger as less as possible.

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Manage your Stress with Foods


Sumera Saeed | June 30, 2016 | category: Health and Beauty

Manage your Stress with Foods

All you are fully aware that our modern life is full of stress and anxiety. Stress becomes the integral part of a number of people due to the certain happenings in their life. They even can’t control over it and have to go through it. They remain under the control of strong mental pressure due to work, financial crises, relationship, and many other problems. Stress can affect the way of life. You can’t get proper diet, sleep and offer full attention to work. Stress can also leads to different ailments like headache, muscular pain, hypertension (high blood pressure), fatigue and dizziness.

You can manage your stress as stress is not a disease itself.  You can manage your stress by practicing on the following tips:

  • Do involve yourself with your social relationship. You can spend a variety of time with your friends and family.
  • Avoid doing thing that make you stress.
  • Do exercise daily.

There is no proper way to cope up with stress but the consumption of certain food will help to relive you stress level.

You can use banana in your daily diet, as it has relaxing properties. Rich source of potassium and carbohydrates it normalizes the blood sugar level and relax the nerve system.

Another food is dark chocolate. It’s a rich source of antioxidants. Its uses help to normalize stress level and boast endorphin and serotonin levels. Dark chocolate eating makes you happy as it stimulates the brain to discharge the happy chemicals.

The use of cashews increases energy levels. It contains mood lifter compounds known as magnesium and tryptophan. Their uses also boast immunity.

All type of berries like strawberries, raspberries, and blackberries, are a rich source of vitamin C, which has been revealed to be supportive in struggling stress.