Health benefits of #turmeric

#Curcumin, the active compound in turmeric is a polyphenol which has antioxidant and anti inflammatory effects.  Research shows benefits in obesity related #inflammation, arthritis, cancer, diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease and weight loss. Cancer: blocks the spread of certain types of cancer and reduces tutor promotion. Brain health: blocks the formation of amyloid plaques. Arthritis: reduces pain…

Impact of Social Media Use

Greater social media use is associated with depression among #teenagers due to greater online harassment, poor self-esteem, greater body dissatisfaction and poor sleep quality, with #girls disproportionately affected compared to boys, UK researchers have discovered. This important new research confirms that we need to increase awareness amongst parents, schools and policy makers about the role…

#RecipeOfTheWeek: Walnut and zucchini salad

#Summertime is #salad time! Ingredients-1 serve Dressing: • ½ tbsp olive oil • 3 tbsp mayonnaise • ½ tsp lemon juice • ¼ garlic clove • 1⁄8 tsp salt • 1⁄10 tsp chili powder • ¼ tbsp olive oil • salt and pepper Salad: • ½ zucchini • ¼ head of  lettuce • 1 tbsp finely chopped fresh spring onions • 3 tbsp chopped walnuts or pecans Instructions…

#RecipeOfTheWeek

Suitable for fat loss, sugar management and also suits the keto/vegetarian and vegan lifestyle!
#RecipeOfTheWeek: Chocolate avocado smoothie
Ingredients: 2 servings

1½ cups unsweetened Almond Milk
½ med. avocado pitted and scooped out
2 Tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
Stevia as per taste

Method:

Add all ingredients to the blender and blend until smooth.
Enjoy chilled!

#Hypothyroidism

#Hypothyroidism is a common disorder of the endocrine system in which the thyroid gland does not produce enough thyroid hormone. Causes: 1) Iodine deficiency 2) Autoimmune condition called Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. 3) Less common causes include: previous treatment with radioactive iodine, injury to the hypothalamus or the anterior pituitary gland, certain medications, a lack of a…

#DidYouKnow?

Gum infection may play a central role in the development of mental health diseases like #Alzheimer’s disease (AD), new research suggests. AD patients exhibit neuro inflammation consistent with infection. Chronic #periodontitis (gum infection) caused by P. gingivalis — a keystone pathogen has been identified as a significant risk factor for developing amyloid plaques and #dementia. Oral infection…