Chocolates-despite taste they are heart friendly too

Chocolates have been around for many years, but besides being mood lifters, their consumption also has great benefits on general health.

Go for Dark Chocolate:
Dark chocolate has far more antioxidants than milk or white chocolate and also Dark chocolate contains a large number of   antioxidants, nearly 8 times the number found in strawberries.
Addition of this, dark chocolate is good for your heart. A small bar of it a day can help you to keep your heart and cardiovascular system running well.
Two heart health benefits of dark chocolate are:

  1. Lower Blood Pressure: Studies have shown that consuming a small bar of dark chocolate everyday can reduce blood pressure in individuals with high blood pressure.
  2. Lower Cholesterol: Dark chocolate has also been shown to reduce  cholesterol  by up to 10 percent.

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Mantra for healthy way to live life-“live vegetarian”

Fact:

1 No deficiencies. There is no nutrient necessary for optimal human functioning which cannot be obtained from plant food.

2 Easy substitutes. There are vegetable based substitutes for every meat product imaginable.

Ethics:

1 Love of animals. I love animals as I love myself. I have no desire to kill them or cause them harm.

2 Clear conscience. I know what I’m doing is right. I feel good inside about my decision to remain “meatless”

3 To live this way is to protect the underlying values of those around me.

4 Respect for Sentient Life. I show gratitude to my Creator by eating as low on the food chain as possible.

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Five basic funda’s to weight loss

1.  Drink lot of water. You don’t have to fill up like a tub, but ensure that you drink 8 to 10 glasses of water every day.
Your kidneys will thank you as it can easily flush out the waste. With adequate water intake your body will be able to
metabolize fat more effectively.

2.  Add fiber and fruit to your diet.It absorbs unwanted, excess fats; cleans the intestines.

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