10 foods that calm your anxiety

Being anxious makes you feel restless and agitated, something like an anguish in which you do not really know what to do. Even anxiety can be one of the causes of you eating and eating foods that do not go well and increase your weight. Therefore we will give you a list of 10 foods that calm anxiety:

Avocados

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Avocado is rich in vitamin B, improves the health of the nerves and brain cells, which are those that control the symptoms of anxiety. Vitamin B relieves stress. Avocado lowers blood pressure and delivers potassium to the body.

Almonds

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They offer you a couple of almonds and you reject them, well do not do it. Maybe this is the remedy to reduce your anxiety, almonds are rich in vitamin B2 and E, also reinforce the immune system during times of stress.

Blueberries

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A handful of blueberries as food between meals would not go amiss. These have vitamin C and antioxidants that reduce stress. When stress is reduced by the consumption of vitamin C anxiety disappears, it is best to put some yogurt or fiber cereal to supplement.

Oats

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Oats contain a compound called serotonin that induces calm to flow in your body. Getting oatmeal is easy, if you prefer it in flakes, take a recipe from your grandmother and prepare an oat cake or drink a glass of instant oatmeal with milk and go.
Asparagus

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Anxiety is frequent when you have depression and the latter is often caused by low levels of folic acid, where the asparagus that are rich in this compound and improve energy appear. For today’s lunch a pair of steamed asparagus would be fine.

Spinach

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Magnesium regulates cortisol levels and promotes the feeling of well-being, this compound is in all spinach, even in those that Popeye eats. Well a spinach pie turns out well at noon, right?

Milk

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If you have anxiety, take a glass of warm milk before going to sleep. Milk knows how to cure insomnia and anxiety, all due to its components of antioxidants, vitamin B12 and calcium. It even has a protein that reduces blood pressure.
Orange

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Most people usually take an orange juice in the morning, is that vitamin C is a compound that helps reduce blood pressure and the stress hormone. Maybe you should not put sugar, pure orange juice will be good to start the day.

Turkey

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Most people usually take an orange juice in the morning, is that vitamin C is a compound that helps reduce blood pressure and the stress hormone. Maybe you should not put sugar, pure orange juice will be good to start the day.

Salmon

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Salmon is a meat rich in Omega-3, helps maintain adrenaline and cortisol regulated. Also, it’s delicious. It is about you eating a piece of salmon a week, this also protects your heart and decreases the risk of serious diseases.

I hope that these 10 foods that calm anxiety can help you achieve your peace of mind and the well-being you deserve. Needless to say that you have to eat fair amounts of these healthy foods, if you exceed them, they may not benefit you.

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Ney

Myths and facts about Diabetes

This post deals with some of the most common beliefs, facts about diabetes and its management. You probably know someone with diabetes or maybe you have diabetes. For every person diagnosed with type II diabetes, there is another one that remains undiagnosed. It is time to learn more about this epidemic.
Myth 1. Diabetes is a disease that only fat people suffer from
Having extra weight, especially around the waist, is an important risk factor for type II diabetes. But, genetics also play a key role. That is, some people who have extra weight do not develop diabetes.

While others who are thin will suffer from the disease.

It is the interaction between our genes and our lifestyle that influences the development of type II diabetes. Genetically predisposed people pay the price for following the Western lifestyle, developing diabetes. Weight does not play a vital role! In fact, most people with type I lose weight before being diagnosed due to lack of insulin.

Myth 2. Diabetes is not a serious illness
Unfortunately, it is not true with the increase of diabetics in the coming decades, diabetes is something we should all take seriously. The sad reality is that diabetes, especially when it is not managed well, can lead to health problems such as:

Heart disease.
Nephropathies
Neuropathies
Retinopathies
Problems in blood vessels, etc.
There can even be problems that lead to amputations.
The good news is that, with proper management, the risk of these complications is significantly reduced.

We also know that up to 60 percent of cases of type II diabetes can be prevented with lifestyle changes. Early diagnosis and current treatments allow many people with diabetes to live a life relatively free of complications.

Myth 3. Should I forget about my favorite food?

Living habits, including a healthy diet, play an important role in the management of diabetes.But, there is no special diet for diabetics. A person with diabetes should follow a healthy diet, just like the rest of us. And this may include your favorite foods. There are some foods (for example, cakes, cakes, cookies, chips, candy, soda and fried fast food) that it is better to eat occasionally (in small portions) and not daily.

The timing and amount of food becomes more important, particularly for people who take medications or insulin, since the goal is to keep blood sugar levels as stable as possible. For a person with type II diabetes who is overweight, a healthy eating plan should also aim for gradual weight loss. The approach to type 1 diabetes is more about the insulin dose than the foods you eat.

What is insulin?
Insulin is a hormone produced by the cells of the pancreas.

When we eat carbohydrates, they are processed into glucose (the simplest form of sugar) that is absorbed into the bloodstream.

When glucose enters the bloodstream, insulin is released and helps in the transport of glucose to our muscles and cells, where it will be used as energy.

Without insulin, glucose accumulates in the blood (high blood sugar levels) and we are unable to use it as energy.

Myth 4. Too much sugar causes diabetes
There is no evidence whatsoever that by itself sugar causes diabetes.
While diabetes means having too much sugar in the blood, the relationship is not so simple. Type I diabetes occurs as a result of the immune system attacking its own insulin-producing cells. That has nothing to do with eating sugar.However, it would be valuable to know why the attack occurs.

And, in type II diabetes, insulin is unable to function properly to get glucose (sugar) from the bloodstream to access the muscles and cells.

This is made worse by being overweight, sedentary, and eating too much saturated fat.
Sugar, per se does not cause insulin resistance – although obviously when you eat in excess it can contribute to gain weight, which then increases the risk.

1. Facts about diabetes: There is no such thing as ‘mild’ diabetes
Some people with type 2 diabetes who do not take medications assume that their diabetes is mild or less severe, but unfortunately this is not really the case.

The reality is that if blood sugar levels are not controlled and the body stays at consistently high levels, then complications develop.

We also know that type II diabetes is a progressive disease and therefore, over time, the disease usually progresses to the point of needing tablets and then insulin.

Taking diabetes seriously from the start includes introducing appropriate lifestyle changes and taking medications when necessary.

Measures that will help slow down the progression and reduce the chances of developing complications.

2. Facts about Type 1 Diabetes
It occurs when the body’s immune system destroys the insulin-producing cells of the pancreas. Without insulin-producing cells, the person with type I diabetes must obtain insulin either by injections or with an insulin pump.

It is also necessary to balance food, activity and insulin to maintain blood sugar levels as close as possible to normal values.

Type 1 diabetes accounts for about 10 percent of diabetes cases. It is usually diagnosed in children and young adults, but it can occur at any age.

3. Facts about type II diabetes
It develops because the body’s insulin is unable to function properly or when the body can not produce enough insulin to maintain normal blood sugar levels.
The risk of developing type II is greater in overweight and sedentary people.

Diet and exercise are the first line of treatment. But most people with type II diabetes will need oral medications and possibly insulin injections over time.

Type II diabetes accounts for 90 percent of people with diabetes. It is usually diagnosed in older people, unfortunately it is becoming increasingly common in children.

What you need to know about type II diabetes
Type II diabetes begins with a problem called insulin resistance.

The body’s insulin is unable to function properly, and the cells can not absorb glucose for energy, so glucose (sugar) stays in the blood.

Misconceptions about Diabetes
Therefore, eventually blood sugar levels increase, and prediabetes begins to develop, ending in type II diabetes.

For most people it is a gradual progression that lasts for many years.

But unfortunately often it is not diagnosed until in advanced stages when they have had high blood sugar levels for some time.

The main problem with diabetes is the damage to the blood vessels that occurs when blood sugar levels remain high for prolonged periods of time.

This can lead to heart disease, kidney disease, circulation problems and eye damage.

With lifestyle changes and the addition of medications as needed, you can avoid or significantly reduce the risk of developing these complications.

Early diagnosis and maintaining good control of blood sugar levels, cholesterol and blood pressure are key.

How to know if you are at risk
It is possible to have type II diabetes without symptoms, so knowledge of risk factors is key to early diagnosis.

The symptoms of diabetes can include excessive thirst, frequent urination, blurred vision and fatigue.

If you have a family history of diabetes, extra weight around the waist, or have high cholesterol and high blood pressure, your risk is higher and you should check yourself regularly.

Women who have polycystic ovary syndrome  or who have had gestational diabetes or large children are also at greater risk.

The risk of type II diabetes also increases as we get older.

If you are worried, talk to your GP for a simple blood glucose test.

Taking early action significantly reduces the risk of developing diabetes.

Research has shown that people with prediabetes who make changes in diet, exercise and weight can reduce their risk by almost 60 percent.

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Amazing benefits of Maca

Maca, a root native to central Peru, grows in the heights and near the Andes, and may become one of the few vegetable lives you see in the area. Maca is ideal for women because it acts as a hormonal regulator and is also a great help to improve overall health and raise libido.

Maca and benefits for women
The properties of maca are recognized as a natural remedy to increase physical energy. Also, its properties make the maca an ally to improve endocrine problems, which is why it is recommended especially for women who suffer from some type of hormonal disorder and also for people who perform physical activity or athletes who need to improve physical performance.

Maca is a source of fibers, proteins, essential amino acids, also the vitamins of the B complex (B1, B2, B6 ..), it has minerals such as calcium, iron and phosphorus among several others that are essential for the body. Due to these components and properties of maca, we can identify it as a very important source of health.

-Maca can replenish energy and be of great help to improve energy efficiency.
-It can give us more vitality
-It causes the increase of libido in both women and men.
-It can be a hormonal regulator of the pituitary gland and hypothalamus.
-It can treat some cases of infertility in men and women.
-Relieves problems of the menstrual cycles of the woman (typical menstrual pains, abundant rule, ect)
-Maca can be considered a natural rejuvenation, especially the face area.
-It helps to grow hair with greater intensity.
-Strengthens the growth of bone mass.
-It helps to counteract the symptoms of chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia, because it acts as a natural stimulant of adrenaline.
-An ally to treat stress problems.
-Relieves muscle and rheumatic pain, arthritis or osteoarthritis.
-It increases cerebral circulation, which improves memory and concentration.

How to consume maca?
Eating powdered maca may be more useful if we need to better control the dose we take, the idea is to start with less dose and try their effects, but as we have already mentioned, consultation with a specialist is appropriate. We should also take it always in the morning.

It is best to consume the maca root with a meal, especially in the stages when your body is only getting used to supplements like maca. No matter what mode of consumption you decide to use, maca powder or maca pills (maca capsules), start with small doses if it is new in your body and gradually increase it.

There are people who do not care about the taste of maca powder that approximates a nutty flavor, so you can add it to yogurt, juice, smoothie or salad.

Many of its benefits can be noticed immediately, however if we want it to have more profound effects (as an endocrine regulator for example) it is recommended to take it at least three months and then assess it together with a specialist. Keep in mind that it has prolonged effects even after you stop taking it

Before starting to use natural supplements or make any important changes in our diet and eating habits is important to consult a specialist to guide us to take the best decision. In this case we must be alert in cases of hypertension without control, and control the dose a lot in cases of over excitation of the immune system.

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Amazing Diets that you should try in 2018

Getting in shape is a typical new year’s determination. Notwithstanding when spruced up as a promise to eat all the more steadily, it can be tinged with self-hatred. Those pigs in covers, mince pies and Baileys. Why, gracious why? Be that as it may, in any event any individual who needs to enhance their eating regimen has a fabulous asset to help them. With idealize timing, a US board of specialists in consume less calories, heftiness, diabetes, coronary illness and nourishment brain science has examined and positioned 40 abstains from food. Its postings, which are delivered yearly, indicate which eating regimens are best for short-and long haul weight reduction, which are least demanding to take after, which you are well on the way to stay with – and which are risky in light of the fact that they don’t supply enough supplements.

The Answer

In the classification of best eating regimens by and large, the Ketogenic eat less, which expands fat admission and lessens sugars and is allegedly trailed by Kim Kardashian and Mick Jagger, comes in second to base. Specialists were worried at the wellbeing dangers of such elevated amounts of fat, particularly for individuals with liver or kidney issues.

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The triumphant space is shared between two downplayed eats less carbs – the DASH eat less carbs and the Mediterranean eating regimen. While you may be acquainted with the Mediterranean eating regimen, the previous is less notable however has been topping the specialists’ yearly best eating methodologies leaderboard for a long time. In any case, both – and also a portion of the other best 10-positioned diets – have confirm that backings their adequacy: individuals who tail them get thinner and lessen their danger of hypertension, diabetes and most likely different conditions, as well.

DASH was concocted by the US National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute and elevates six to eight servings of grains, four to five of vegetables or natural products, six of lean meat (chicken or fish), nuts or seeds, and a few servings of fats. Each serving is little; for instance, 1oz (28gm) of meat or 1 teaspoon of vegetable oil. Sodium is topped at around a large portion of a teaspoon. Studies demonstrate that the eating regimen, especially when joined by work out, decreases weight and circulatory strain. The specialists say it is anything but difficult to take after and you will feel full on it.

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The Mediterranean eating regimen, brimming with natural products, vegetables, entire grains, olive oil, angle, nuts, poultry, eggs, and cheddar and yogurt with some restraint, is like DASH, yet without the particular serving confinements. A few examinations demonstrate weight diminishment while others are obscure, however a Mediterranean eating regimen is likewise thought to secure against diabetes and coronary illness. It is likewise simple and even happy to take after. By and large, the best-positioned diets are not very prohibitive. So the Flexitarian eat less carbs – vegetarianism with the infrequent expansion of meat – scores more profoundly than a veggie lover slim down. The WHOLE30 eating regimen is positioned with the crude sustenance consume less calories as the slightest sound – both are excessively prohibitive, making it impossible to be the “best eating routine” for anybody.

I really recommend Mediterranean diet because eating primarily plant-based foods, such as fruits and vegetables, whole grains, legumes and nuts is extremely healthy and Using herbs and spices instead of salt to flavor foods is an amazing way to improve the quality of the food that you eat.

Mediterranean Diet Recipes

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