The Unexpected Benefits of Sugar

Sugar has always been categorised by as villain as far as health is concerned. But sugar has health benefits too. While it is true that sugar makes you put on weight, it is also true that your body needs sugar to stay healthy. The health benefits of sugar are not implicit under normal conditions. But when your health is down, nothing works like sugar.

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THE TRUTH ABOUT VITAMIN C

Vitamin C strengthens our immune system and helps to maintain its normal function during and after intense physical exercise, Increases iron absorption; As an antioxidant it protects cells against oxidative stress and reduces tiredness; It is important for normal collagen formation and for the proper function of blood vessels, bones, cartilage, gums, skin and teeth; It helps to control metabolism; Helps to improve functioning of the nervous system.

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HOW BAD IS FAST FOOD FOR YOUR HEALTH?

Food makes us who we are. If we talk about physical strength, presence of mind, our height, weight etc all these things depend on the type of food we eat. Food provides us nutrients, vitamins and minerals which are required for our growth and wellbeing. Sadly, not all food is good for us and for our health.

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IS TOO MUCH TEA / COFFEE BAD FOR YOU?

Tea is an ancient drink that is made by steeping the leaves of the Camellia sinensis plant in boiling water. The resulting drink contains active ingredients such as caffeine, flavonoids and fluoride. Many health benefits have been linked to regular tea consumption, including one observational study that noted an 11 percent decrease in heart attack risk for subjects drinking three or more cups of tea per day. However, excessive consumption can lead to some adverse side effects.

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HOW MUCH SUN FOR VITAMIN D

Sun exposure to the skin is the human race’s natural, intended, most effective and most neglected source of vitamin D.Vitamin D sufficiency, along with diet and exercise, has emerged as one of the most important preventive factors in human health. Hundreds of studies now link vitamin D deficiency with significantly higher rates of many forms of cancer‚ as well as heart disease‚ osteoporosis‚ multiple sclerosis and many other conditions and diseases.

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