Tuesday, July 29, 2014

 VitaminA and vitamin E are the fat-soluble vitamins, which are necessary for good health. They have an important role as an antioxidant in preventing damage of cells by free radicals. Appropriate amounts of both vitamins are important for good eyesight, the proper function of the immune, skeletal, respiratory and reproductive systems, and connective tissue (skin, hair and nails).


Vitamin supplements

 


Use
 
  Vitamins A and E are essential for optimal functioning of the immune system, healthy eyes and skin, and protect the entire body. Also, they are associated with the prevention of many diseases. Therapeutic benefits are:


Prevention and treatment of cancer - Vitamins A and E are known antioxidants that contribute to reducing the risk of cancer of the gastrointestinal system, cervix, prostate, lung and breast cancer. As adjunctive therapy in the treatment of cancer have been shown that they inhibit the growth of prostate tumors and induce self-destruction of cancer cells. It is believed that high doses of antioxidants can increase the effectiveness of radiation therapy, and at the same time can protect healthy cells from damage.


Protecting the immune system - Vitamins A and E strengthen the function of the immune system.


Stimulation of regeneration of the skin and mucous membrane - shorten the time of prolonged cough after respiratory tract infections

Skincare - It is believed that vitamins A and E increase tolerance to UV rays. They also slowed the appearance of wrinkles and spots on the skin. Also, they are used in the treatment of wounds to heal them faster. Have a favorable effect on the growth of hair and nails

skin care

 


Prevention of eye diseases - supplement therapy with vitamins A and E significantly reduced the risk of cataracts and macular degeneration

Treatment of liver diseases - Vitamins A and E can protect the liver from diseases.


Treatment of diabetes - vitamins A and E can help patients with diabetes to utilize insulin more efficiently. Also, it is shown that they are effective and for the treatment of diabetic neuropathy

Fertility - Vitamins A and E improve sperm function and reproductive system in general.


Deficiency of vitamins A and E


  Lack of these vitamins is more likely to occur in people who are malnourished, as alcoholics, the chronically ill, and those with impaired absorption of fat and suffering from type 1 diabetes, in whom the disease is not well controlled.

vitamin e food


Side Effects
 
  Vitamin E is generally well tolerated and side effects are rare. But at some people who have a deficiency of vitamin K, vitamin E can increase the risk of bleeding. An overdose of vitamin E (536 mg over) can cause nausea, diarrhea, headache, abdominal pain, bleeding, high blood pressure and fatigue.
  An overdose of vitamin A can cause dry lips and skin, pain in bones and joints, diarrhea, vomiting, headaches, blurred or double vision, confusion, irritability and fatigue. Symptoms are usually reversible, but we should seek medical advice. It is particularly important to avoid overdose during pregnancy because it may cause miscarriage and fetal malformations. Patients with kidney disease are also at high risk for vitamin A toxicity and should not take vitamin A supplements without consulting their doctor.


Interactions

 
 Vitamin A supplements should not be taken with other retinoid drugs because of the high risk of toxicity. A diet with low fat intake impairs absorption of all liposoluble fats, including vitamins A and E. 
 Mineral oils and antacids containing aluminum, as well as medication to lower cholesterol also inhibit absorption of vitamins A and E. Many substances are reducing stocks of these vitamins, including alcohol, barbiturates, caffeine, cortisone, tobacco etc.. 

vitamin E oil

 
  Surveys in children and pregnant women with iron deficiency anemia have shown that this condition is better treated with a combination of iron supplements along with supplements of vitamins A and E than just iron supplements, given that inorganic iron supplements has revoked effect of vitamin E. 
 Persons who are on anticoagulant or anticonvulsant therapy should consult a doctor before starting using vitamin E supplements.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

 Raw food diet is actually a way of life, in which 75% of the products are eaten raw without any heat treatment.   Raw food diet has a rich history since antiquity, but modern interest in it began around 1930. 
  Anne Wigmore is first that recommends a raw food diet to detoxify the body. The expert in  healthy diet Dr. Herbert Shelton is also among the first supporters of the raw food diet.
In the 80s, the raw food diet was recommended for preventing various types of cancer. In the 90s, celebrities like Demi Moore and Woody Harrelson openly support the raw food diet, and in 2000 already has the boom in raw food restaurants, especially in California.

  The raw food diet is much more a philosophy and a way of life than classic slimming diet.

raw food diet
Raw Food




 The basic rule in nutrition is that at least 75 % of consumed food must not undergo the heat treatment. Staunchest supporters of this diet eat 100 % raw food.


The raw food diet includes:



*Fresh fruit and vegetables

* Seeds

* Nuts

* Legumes (peas, green beans)

* Natural fruit and vegetable juices

* Marine Algae

* Stubs

* Water

* Unpasteurized milk and dairy products

* Raw eggs

  Although attenuation is not the main goal of a raw food diet, it still exists. The diet is low in fat, protein and calories. In addition, raw food is a natural remedy and a regular diet protects against many diseases.

healthy food
Healthy Food

Key Benefits of raw food diet are:

 

* Weight loss

* Tidal of energy

* Good digestion

* A strong immune system

* Improved mental activity and creativity

* Beautiful skin

* Reduced risk of cardiovascular disease and cancer

Benefits of raw food diet
Benefits Of Raw Food Diet


Disadvantages: 

 Converting to this kind of a diet may initially cause unpleasant symptoms such as headache, vomiting, depression and hunger, but it will be only periodically. The diet with raw foods can lead also to a lack of vitamin B12 and proteins, which are usually supplied by the meat, and you need to upgrade this lack of B vitamin through supplements.
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