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13 Health Benefits of Fasting

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Fasting can be done in many ways. A complete fasting is normally defined as the refraining from all the food and water for a specific period of time. Then there is fasting where you only consume water. There are many other types of fasting which are restrictive in terms of food to consume, water intake and time duration. Whether you fast for a day or for a month as in Ramadan , fasting has spiritual as well as health benefits. Health Benefits of Fasting 13 Health Benefits of Fasting 1. Fasting Helps To Lose Weight Studies have shown that fasting for limited time duration helps to lose body weight. During fasting the body absorbs the fat which is reserved in the body. Lower level of insulin combined with increase in growth hormones and increase in the level of norepinephrine contribute to the breakdown of body fats into absorbable energy. This is the reason why many athletes fast to lose body fat percentages for competitions.   2. Reduces Insulin Resistance

7 Types of plastic and their uses

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You might have seen number's written below the plastic bottles inside the triangular area. Ever wondered what it indicates? Then tighten your seat belts and read carefully to see what impact it has on you. These numbers indicate the type of plastic and for what uses they can be used for. Types of plastic and their uses 7 Types of plastic and their uses 1. Number 1 written in the triangular area The plastic used to make this type of bottle is made from Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET). This type of plastic is used to make bottles for soft drinks, water, mouthwash and sports drinks. It's safe for single usage and should never be heated. This kind of plastic leaches or degenerates into its contents over time. 2. Number 2 written in the triangular area The plastic used to make this type of bottle is made from high-density Polyethylene (HDPE). It is used to make bottles for milk, shampoo, detergents and water. It has a lower risk of leaching and is genera

7 Health benefits of hijama cupping therapy

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Hijama also known as Cupping is gaining more popularity these days. It is said that American Swimmer Michael Phelps and many other Olympians had undergone cupping before the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games, Brazil 2016. Health Benefits Of Hijama Cupping Therapy Could Hijama or Cupping therapy be possible reason for that? Many Athletes, Movie Stars and Sports Personalities are undergoing Cupping therapy. They say that it helps them to get relief from pain and aches and early recovery from their physical toil of constant training and competing. We all know about Michael Phelps . He has broken so many records in swimming, Olympics and has many Guinness World Records in his name. History and Methods of Cupping Wet Cupping or Hijama Hijama or Wet Cupping's first usages are found in the Islamic hadith. Hadith from Muhammad al-Bukhari, Ahmad ibn Hanbal and Muslim ibn al-Hajjaj Nishapuri support its recommendation and use by Islamic Prophet Muhammad (Peace and blessings

How to make mint detox water for weight loss?

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Mint are aromatic, perennial herbs. Mints (pudina) grows all year round and can be grown even in full sun. Mint or pudina grows very fast and requires minimum care.  How to make Mint Detox Water for weight loss? Mint or pudina can be used to make refreshing summer drink. Mint water can be made with combination of lemon or cucumber or both. All the three ingredient's give the drink a mesmerizing taste.   How to make mint detox water for weight loss? Ingredient's required are: 1. 1/4 cup of fresh mint leaves 2. 1 medium sliced lemon 3. 1 medium sliced small cucumber  4. 2 Liters of water 5. Thinly sliced small piece of ginger 6. 1 medium sliced orange Procedure to make mint water for weight loss: 1. Take 2 liters of water. 2. Add some pieces of ginger to it. 3. Add 1/4 cup of fresh mint leaves to it. 4. Add the sliced lemon pieces, cucumber pieces and orange pieces to the mixture. 5. Our detox mixture for weight loss is ready. 6. Keep the mixture in fridge overnight, so that

How to improve memory and concentration?

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People say that as you grow old, your memory starts to decline. But this is not the true case. It is as simple as that - if you don't use a particular skill, it starts to fade away. How to improve memory and concentration So if you keep giving your mind what it needs to grow, it will ultimately develop and remain active, irrespective of your age. Your brain gets the opportunity to grow new cells and form new neurological connections. The ability of your brain to change and grow, to get better throughout your lifetime is called "neuroplasticity".  How to improve memory and concentration? 1. Eat right Avoid eating processed foods, foods rich in sugar and Tran's fats, but don't skip healthy fats. Start eating Mediterranean type of diet. It helps in maintaining good health and longevity. It helps to boost your memory. 2. Foods known to improve memory There are certain foods, which when consumed regularly tend to improve your memory.

15 Health Benefits of eating Dates (Khajoor)

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Scientist have discovered lots of benefits associated with dates. Dates are one of the sweetest fruits found across the globe. It is curative and has amazing healing power. Best time to eat dates : eating 7 dates in the morning every day is believed to help get rid of body poison. Do you know Muslims break their fast with dates? After a full day of fast, the body requires energy and dates are packed with sugars, which gives it the much-required boost. Other foods take time and may not help get rid of the fatigue from fasting so quickly. There are references to Prophet Muhammad (Peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) stating that dates are the best way to break a fast, and when not available, water should be used, as they are both pure and curative. Health benefits of eating dates 15 Health Benefits of eating Dates (Khajoor): 1. Benefits of eating dates on an empty stomach Dates are easy on the empty stomach and are easy to digest, and so do not take a tol

11 Foods to Eat to Lose Weight Naturally

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Weight gain has become a common problem these days. It may be due to the increase in the consumption of junk foods, our daily hectic life, increase in stresses, irregular meal habits and so on. There are in numerous reasons for weight gain. Food to eat to lose weight naturally There are also in-numerous ways to lose the weight too. Every method has its own pros and cons. There are weight loss friendly foods which help you to lose weight naturally. Today we will see one such method which is totally natural and will have no side effects on your body. 11 Weight loss friendly Foods to Lose Weight Naturally  1. Eggs Egg is one of my favorite foods. I eat it regularly but when I came to know that it helps to lose weight it was a kind of surprise for me and at the same time I felt happy. We humans if we get something extra that we didn't except, it's gives us an immense satisfaction and pleasure. Eggs are rich in protein, fats and essential nutrients. Eatin