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Health benefits of Cabbage

Cabbage is a rich source of Vitamin C and Sulphur, which are known to remove toxins such as free radicals and uric acid from the body. Increasing the consumption of cabbage decreases the risk of diabetes, obesity and heart disease.

Is it okay to skip meals?

Skipping even one meal causes your blood sugar levels to plummet. Consistently skipping meals will not cause any weight loss but might lead to issues such as poor concentration, poor-quality diet and slowed metabolism for some. The hunger pangs may cause you to over-eat at your next meal.

Prevent dental cavities

Limit your frequent snacking and sipping to prevent cavities. Eating or drinking a little here and there throughout the day puts your teeth under constant attack, especially when you eat sugary foods. The bacteria in your mouth feeds off of the carbs and sugars to produce an acid that destroys tooth enamel. Sip on water frequently and keep snacking to a minimum.

Swim for a healthy heart!

Swimming is a great aerobic exercise that helps lower your heart rate. The average human has a resting heart rate of approximately 60 – 70 beats per minute, while most athletes, have a resting heart rate as low as 40 – 60 beats per minute. Swimming strengthens your heart, and makes your heart pump more blood with each beat. A low heart rate decreases your risk of heart disease.

Know the signs of vertigo

Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo is among the common causes of vertigo. It is the sudden sensation of the spinning of your head which occurs with the change of position of your head. It is a disorder of the inner ear. Even daily movements like rolling over the bed or quick head movements can trigger this condition.

Is your child underweight or obese?

A balanced diet consisting of essential nutrients will address this. Avoid junk food, plan a diet chart and ensure that your child has enough physical activity to maintain a healthy weight.

Are you a breast cancer survivor?

For all breast cancer survivors a constant fear is relapse! "Recurrent breast cancer" is a cancer that has come back in the same or opposite breast or chest wall after a period of time when the cancer couldn't be detected. Make these lifestyle changes, reduce your chance of recurrence: Eat healthy, reduce stress, be regular with your screenings, maintain a healthy weight, exercise regularly, continue medications as prescribed by your doctor.

A sedentary livestyle is dangerous

The time you spend sitting daily increases your likelihood of developing cancer, especially for women. A research suggests that women who spent 6 hours or more each a day sitting when not working had a 10% greater risk for invasive breast cancer.