Posts Tagged ‘vitamins’

Personal hygiene is most important for the health

Thursday, November 11th, 2010

HygieneThe personal hygiene more effectively than vitamins protect the body from seasonal colds and infectious diseases. The impact of vitamin C, and most dietary supplements in this regard is greatly exaggerated, say experts from the German Institute for Quality Assurance and effectiveness of medical care (IQWiG). “When the days grow shorter and the temperature outside drops and the approaching flu season, many people start to drink vitamins to reduce the risk of cold. Such maintenance, however, is highly questionable benefit, because the high, inconsistent with personal characteristics doses of vitamins may be even harmful, but the benefit of antioxidants is overrated in most publications in the popular press, “said German doctors said on AMI-TASS. They say the increased use of vitamins are not a panacea against respiratory infections, whether it comes to flu, cold or sore throat. They advise instead to pay more attention to good personal hygiene – wash hands regularly as possible with warm water and soap, and to avoid unnecessary contact with others at work and outside: “This is the most efficient and effective active prevention of communicable diseases.

Deficiency of vitamins increases the risk of diabetes

Thursday, November 19th, 2009

Vitamins DiabetesDiabetes is a condition that is usually characterized by an elevated level of sugar (glucose) in blood. One problem is that glucose can interact through the biochemical process (glycation) to tissues in the body, which can damage tissues and lead to complications. Namely glycation is a major cause of the problems associated with diabetes, including nerve damage, loss of eyesight or heart disease. A new study by researchers from the University of Essex in Colchester, United Kingdom shows that there is another potential mechanism that causes complications in diabetes. The results, published in the journal Diabetes showed that patients with diabetes is very characteristic deficiency of vitamin B1 (thiamine). In patients with diabetes by type of first and second levels of vitamin B1 in the blood is reduced by 3 / 4. Low levels of vitamin B1 can be explained by an increase in its loss through the kidneys. Deficiency causes deterioration of appetite, fatigue, muscle aches, paralysis of the arm or leg, difficulty walking, heart failure. Many of these problems are well known complications of diabetes.

16 vitamins for the Mother and the Baby

Tuesday, November 10th, 2009

Beautiful Pregnant WomanAll have heard the phrase that the prospective mother should eat for two, to walk every day in to take special vitamins for pregnant women.
Ideally future parent to take vitamins before conception, ie during the planning of pregnancy. This allows her to prepare for the most demanding months and full breastfeeding. According to doctors, the adoption of vitamins – best done by a variety of foods, allows to avoid fatigue, anemia, the risk of miscarriage and premature birth, spasms of the vessels, bleeding and other unpleasant conditions. Alphabet of the future health of mother and her child, counts 16 different substances and vital micronutrients: vitamins C, D, E, C, K, magnesium, zinc, iodine, iron, copper and others. If they begin to act in the body of the woman before conception, reducing the risk of birth defects and the likelihood of vatreutrobno and orderly slowdown of the future child, and furthermore it is unlikely to suffer from insufficient weight at birth and T . etc.

How to beat seasonal Avitaminosis

Wednesday, October 21st, 2009

VitaminsThe modern diet (a predominance of greenhouse vegetables and fruits known. Fast food, etc.) we can not provide the necessary vitamins and minerals. First suffer from this deficiency, of course, children. Experts believe that malnutrition may even cause changes in the genetic program for growth and development of the child. Vitamins and minerals affect the growth, neuro-psychological and sexual development, participate in the processes of biological and social adaptation of personality, regulate metabolism. They protect the body from an early age from the effects of stress, the impact of eco-patological factors and infections contribute to the absorption of new knowledge and thus to some extent determine the possibilities of knowledge. How to recognize the deficiency of vitamins. In practice this is not so difficult as long as you know the symptoms that accompany auto-minozata:
– Dry skin;
– Tendency to rashes;
– Tearing hair;
– Decreased hemoglobin;
– Frequent allergies;
– Dis-bacteriologic bowel

How to prevent our health from cold

Tuesday, October 13th, 2009

ColdWith the onset of colder autumn days significantly increased the amount of colds and infectious diseases. How to strengthen your immunity and to resist cold?
1. Take vitamins
Vitamin C is needed to stimulate the body’s defense mechanism. His shortage inevitably leads to susceptibility to disease. Many vitamin C contained in citrus fruit, kiwi, red pepper, fresh fruits and vegetables. If you or your doctor decide, take a multivitamin or extra vitamin C tablets. Other important vitamins for immunity are those of group C, contained mostly in meat, fish and eggs. Brewer’s yeast also enhances immunity. Propolis has a toning and regenerative property.
2. Saltwater nasal
Spray with sea water (twice daily – morning and evening) use in the treatment of fever, but is useful for prevention of colds, flu and viral diseases.
3. Wash your hands often to
Viruses causing colds are highly contagious and is transmitted most often through the hands. The easiest way is to catch the places where they congregate or pass by many people. Viruses live for hours on the surface of objects. Suffice it to adhere to dirty your hands and breathe in the nose to get infected.
4. Dress with warm clothes
If you frost your feet or hands, hurry them warm. Other parts of the body at that time receive less blood, therefore less protective blood cells able to resist the virus. Cover your nose with a scarf and his mouth in cold weather. Protective cells work best at temperatures around 37 degrees and icy breath of air will reduce the activity of the immune system.

Diet before pregnancy

Sunday, September 27th, 2009

Pregnant GirlYou and your husband want to have a baby, and you’ve already taken some steps to be successful it – you have stopped coffee, take appropriate vitamins. But your biggest problem is that you work a lot, you do not have time to eat full, do not eat enough fruits and vegetables. And your question is: What should I do? To deal with this important work to build their health habits and then you feel better during pregnancy stick to the four basic tips on nutrition.
Make sure your weight is normal according to your height. Not to admit you are overweight. If you are overweight, consult your doctor or gynecologist home.
Start a balanced diet. Try to bring into your daily menu variety or eat different foods each week. This will help your body to receive a variety of nutrients. Remember restrict intake of fat, oils and sweets products.
Sport. Let sport becomes part of your life. If you spend time three times a week for sport will be an excellent formula, but even once a week you will still be useful. Can deal with various things – walking, bicycling, aerobics, swimming, etc. bring diversity into their training not to be bored.

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