Liver strengthening measures
Oct 20, 2019
How to strengthen the liver: Liver is one of the important organs of our body, which performs many functions of the body. Due to liver damage many problems may be faced, as well as weakness in the body. Liver is very important for good health. Today we will know some easy home remedies by which we can keep our liver healthy- 1. Papaya - In the case of liver cirrhosis disease, drinking half a teaspoon of lemon juice mixed with papaya juice can be cured. Daily intake of papaya strengthens the liver. 2. Spices and Oil- If liver is weak, then fruits and green vegetables should be consumed more. At the same time, eating hot spices and oil items should be reduced, all these things weaken the liver. 3. Turmeric- Turmeric is very good for liver strengthening. Turmeric having antibacterial elements helps in keeping the liver strong. Use it before going to bed and drink a spoon of turmeric in a glass of milk, after a few days the difference will be felt. 4. Gooseberries- Amla has vitamin C, which is very beneficial for liver. By taking amla for 1 month continuously, weakness of liver can be overcome. 5. Green vegetables- To cure weakness of the liver, definitely include green vegetables, carrots, spinach, peas, bitter gourd, etc. Also include fruits such as pomegranate, apple, litchi, berries. Buttermilk should always be consumed. It cures weakness of liver.
Vitamin D may lower glucose levels and reduce risk of developing type-2 diabetes
Mar 19, 2019
The benefits of vitamin D in promoting bone health are already well known. A new study out of Brazil suggests that vitamin D also may promote greater insulin sensitivity, thus lowering glucose levels and the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Results are published online today in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society (NAMS). Other recent studies have shown a clear relationship between vitamin D and glycemic control, suggesting that vitamin D increases insulin sensitivity and improves pancreatic beta­cell function. In this cross­sectional study involving 680 Brazilian women aged 35 to 74 years, the goal was to evaluate the possible association between vitamin D deficiency and increased glycemia. Of the women interviewed, 24 (3.5%) reported using vitamin D supplements. Vitamin D supplementation was found to be negatively associated with high glucose levels. Habitual exposure to the sun also provided the same association, demonstrating that vitamin D deficiencies are associated with high blood glucose levels. Study results appear in the article "Higher serum levels of vitamin D are associated with lower blood glucose levels." "Although a causal relationship has not been proven, low levels of vitamin D may play a significant role in type 2 diabetes mellitus," says Dr. JoAnn Pinkerton, NAMS executive director. "Vitamin D supplementation may help improve blood sugar control, but intervention studies are still needed."
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