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Showing posts with label Health & Wellness. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Health & Wellness. Show all posts

Monday, October 30, 2023

Uses of salt in the kitchen

Post by Idongesit Jones

1. To remove the odour from your hands after cutting onions, chicken or fish, just wash your hands with salt and water, then you will have no more smell.

2. To avoid the feeling of the hotness of pepper on your hands after cutting/slicing it with your hands, rub them with salt and vegetable oil or red oil and wash them.

3. When pepper mistakenly enter your eye, put a pinch of salt in your mouth, the hotness of the pepper will disappear and you will see the magic.

4. When storing empty containers or bottle, throw in a pinch of salt to help them from getting stinky.

5. Sprinkling some salt on your fresh peppers while pounding it, helps to make it pound quickly.

6. Soaking bitter leaves in salt and hot water, helps to remove extra bitterness before cooking with it.

7. If your liquid milk always spoil before you finish it, You can add pinch of salt when you first open it, it will help the milk to stay fresh longer.

8. Salt and detergent mixture can help you to kill ants and cockroaches disturbing you in the kitchen.

9. Placing your overripe tomatoes in a cold and salty water overnight, will help to make them fresh and firm.

10. If you cut lemon and you do not want to use it finish, sprinkle salt on it, it would stay fresh for 3 days. Make sure you rinse it before using it again.

11. Salt can be used as a preservative method for preserving meat, fish or vegetables. It helps to prevent bacteria growth.

12. Grease fires or small fire can be put out with the use of the salt.


Monday, June 19, 2023

Trying to calorie deficit diet today

A balanced diet is necessary for both good nutrition and health. You are shielded from a variety of degenerative, non-communicable diseases, including cancer, diabetes, and heart disease. A healthy diet must include a variety of foods and be low in salt, sugar, saturated fats, and trans fats made in factories. As part of a balanced diet, experts from all around the world urge people to eat a range of foods. A well-balanced diet gives your body the energy it needs to function properly. Without a healthy diet, your body is more vulnerable to conditions like cancer, diabetes, and heart disease.

Here are some foods that are low in calories and can help you maintain a calorie deficit:
  • Apples
  • Arugula
  • Asparagus
  • Bell peppers
  • Broccoli
  • Brussels sprouts
  • Cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Cauliflower
  • Celery
  • Cucumber
  • Grapefruit
  • Green beans
  • Kale
  • Leeks
  • Lettuce
  • Mushrooms
  • Onions
  • Oranges
  • Papaya
  • Pineapple
  • Radishes
  • Spinach
  • Strawberries
  • Tomatoes
A nutritious diet helps reduce the chance of developing chronic and dangerous conditions like heart disease, diabetes, stroke, and some types of cancer. Additionally, it can help the immune system, digestive system, bones and teeth, muscles, and even the brain. Maintaining a healthy weight and avoiding obesity are both possible with a good diet. By experimenting with new foods, a healthy diet can also increase energy and enhance life. Infants should nurse as part of a nutritious diet that begins early in life.

I have some colleagues who died just because they don't do diet.

Friday, January 28, 2022

Stay in good health

Today, after going for a health checkup, my physician told me I have problem with me left lung. I am diagnose with pulmonary tuberculosis. I need to under four months of treatment and I did so. I am lucky enough still that I didn't catch corona virus while I am having this disease. Keep healthy and be wise.

Friday, February 16, 2018

People living long these days

We are living longer these days. That's because of medical care has advanced so significantly. Filipino's life expectancy rate is around 75 years old and above according to some sources. But in reality, one can live a longer because of faith in God, not for anything else.

In our modern era, we are witnessing remarkable advancements in medical care and technology that have significantly contributed to increased life expectancy worldwide. These advancements have revolutionized healthcare practices, enabling earlier detection, more effective treatments, and improved overall quality of life. As a result, Filipinos, like many others around the globe, are experiencing longer lifespans, with the average life expectancy reaching approximately 75 years and above, according to some sources. This trend reflects the positive impact of medical progress on population health and well-being.

However, beyond the realm of medical science, there exists a profound and often overlooked factor that influences longevity: faith in God. For many individuals, faith serves as a source of strength, resilience, and hope in the face of life's challenges and uncertainties. It provides a sense of purpose, meaning, and belonging that transcends physical health and material possessions. In times of adversity or illness, faith can offer solace, comfort, and the courage to endure, fostering emotional and spiritual well-being.

While medical advancements undoubtedly play a crucial role in extending life expectancy, the power of faith should not be underestimated. Numerous studies have explored the relationship between spirituality, religious beliefs, and health outcomes, highlighting the potential benefits of a strong faith in promoting longevity and overall wellness. From reduced stress and anxiety to enhanced immune function and faster recovery rates, the positive effects of faith on physical and mental health are increasingly recognized by healthcare professionals and researchers alike.

In the Philippines, a predominantly Catholic country, faith holds a central place in the lives of many individuals and communities. The strong religious traditions and practices embedded in Filipino culture provide a framework for spiritual growth, moral guidance, and social cohesion. Whether through prayer, meditation, or participation in religious rituals and ceremonies, Filipinos draw strength from their faith to navigate life's joys and sorrows, fostering resilience and a sense of interconnectedness with the divine.

In conclusion, while medical advancements have undoubtedly contributed to increased life expectancy in the Philippines and beyond, the role of faith in promoting longevity should not be overlooked. For many individuals, faith serves as a cornerstone of their existence, providing a sense of purpose, hope, and inner peace that transcends the physical realm. As we celebrate longer lifespans and improved healthcare outcomes, let us also recognize and honor the profound influence of faith in shaping our lives and well-being.

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