Food for Eye Protection

Eyes are the senses that we desperately need. Without eyes, we can not do the work and activities to the fullest. Therefore, maximum effort in keeping the eyes we need to do. Among them is by eating a variety of foods that contain vitamin A.

During this time, known as a vegetable carrot berhasiat to protect eyesight. In fact, in many studies note that the eye needed to protect different types of nutrients. There are a variety of food as a source of vitamin A that is cinnamon leaves, boiled carrots, andaliman, lamtoro gung, gung lamtoro tempeh, boiled cassava leaves, fish meal, fish belida, eggs, flour anchovies, eel, and corn.

Here, examples of foods that contain three pieces of major nutrients to protect the eyesight:

Egg yolks are rich in lutein, an antioxidant that may reduce the risk of developing cataracts. Other food sources are also rich in lutein include broccoli, brussels sprouts and kiwi fruit. Continue reading “Food for Eye Protection”

Importance of Sports for People with Diabetes

Regular exercise is important for health and fitness. But how detailed explanations for diabetes mellitus?

Benefits are:

Lowers blood glucose levels and prevent obesity.
In the resting state, requiring only a few muscle metabolism of glucose as an energy source. But during exercise, glucose and fat will constitute the main source. After exercising for 10 minutes, it takes 15 time compared to glucose at rest.
Help overcome the occurrence of complications (blood lipid disorders / deposition of fat in the blood, increased blood pressure, hypercoagulation of blood / blood clots).
In patients with type I diabetes mellitus, because the production of insulin is impaired / no, then not so great exercise affect blood sugar levels, but the other advantage is to reduce the risk of heart disease, peripheral vascular disorders. Need to look out for in the severe insulin deficiency, the exercise will lead to a more severe metabolic disturbances (occurring hyperglycemia and ketones in the blood poisoning). Continue reading “Importance of Sports for People with Diabetes”

Benefits of Water For Fitness

Every day we come into contact with water because from early morning until about to go to sleep we also use it to clean your face and body. Water also as a reliever when thirsty. Water has become a faithful old friend. It works to nourish and revitalize your body is not foreign, but actually there are many secrets that water benefits may not be realized.

Glass of water during hot weather thirst is a great relief. The doctors also suggested that we consume 8-10 glasses of water every day so that your metabolism running well and normal. We can not be separated from the water because the water is important in our lives.

Approximately 80% of the human body consists of water. Brain and blood are two important organs that have a moisture content above 80%. The brain has a component of water by 90%, while blood has a component of 95% water. At least, we normally need two liters a day, or eight glasses a day. For smokers, this amount shall be increased by half. The water needed to replace the fluid out of the body through urine, sweat, respiration, and secretion. Continue reading “Benefits of Water For Fitness”

The First Fruit Heart Disease

In the first year, normal babies are generally healthy. Even if he was sick, almost all common illnesses experienced by infants in those days, for example allergies, coughs, colds, ear infections, or diaper rash. The first pain suffered by babies often make parents anxious. Recognizing the symptoms of the disease are very helpful to decide the appropriate action at the right time. Hopefully the following information can help you identify your child illness.


Symptoms: Runny nose, stuffy sometimes, cough and fever followed. This disease can occur throughout the year.

Care: When is urgent (eg baby can not breathe), given nose drops 1-2 drops in each nostril. Then remove the mucus with “ball vacuum”. When mucus is hardened, you can use nose drops to soften it. When the baby is sleeping, put your head higher than his body or telungkupkan. To reduce nasal blockage, while the baby away from air-conditioned room.
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Benefits of Tamarind

Tamarind (Leguminosae) derived from Africa. Tamarind generally thrives in tropical areas. Containing tamarind flavor is acidic tatrat acid, malic acid, citric acid, succinic acid, and acetic acid. Almost all parts of the tamarind has benefits. People often consume a mixture of tamarind for cooking, such as bacem, seasoning stir, put in a sour vegetable, or fish to fry.

Tamarind useful to smooth bowel movement, improve blood circulation, reducing menstrual pain, eliminate vaginal discharge, body slimming, prevent hair loss, and so on. Fruit acid can also be used to clean items made of metal and brass. Acid leaves can be launched while defecating and relieving pain. Flavonoid contained in tamarind leaves are as anti-inflammatory, helps remove sweat, and relieve pain.

Research says that estrak tamarind seeds have strong anti-bacterial, especially against bacteria E. Coli. From research conducted in Surabaya known that carrying herbs containing tamarind experience less contamination with bacteria. Tamarind drinks also been shown to boost immunity. Tamarind in calories, protein, fat, carbohydrate, calcium, phosphorus, iron, vitamin A, vitamin B1, and vitamin C.


Tetanus is caused by anaerobic bacteria Clostridium tetani. Of Clostridium tetani spores can live for years in soil and animal feces. If the tetanus bacteria enter the human body infection will occur, either on the inside or on the wound superficial wounds. Moreover, after delivery, infection can also occur in the mother’s uterus and newborn navel (called neonatal tetanus). Causing symptoms of infection are toxins produced by the bacteria, not from the bacteria itself.

Symptoms of tetanus usually appear within 5-10 days after infection, but can also occur within 2 days or 50 days after infection. The most common symptoms are stiffness in the jaw. Other symptoms such as restlessness, trouble with swallowing, headache, fever, sore throat, chills, and muscle spasms, arms, and legs. Spasm of the muscles of facial expression causes sufferers like grin with raised eyebrows. Stiffness or spasms in the muscles of the abdomen, neck, and back of the head and heel can cause sufferers attracted to the back, while his body bent forward. Sphincter muscle spasms in the lower abdomen will cause constipation and urine retention.

External disturbances are mild, such as noise, wind flow or shock, can trigger muscle spasms with pain and excessive sweating. During the occurrence of seizures in the whole body, the patient can not speak because his chest muscle stiffness or spasms of the throat occurs. This causes breathing problems that people be deprived of oxygen. Tetanus is usually limited to the group of muscles around the wound. Seizures around the wound may persist for several weeks. Continue reading “Tetanus”


Traffic jam. Cars crept like a snail. Though still a long way home. While it’s about time the baby is breastfed. Panic? Do not! Now it’s time you learn to save milk.

Expressing milk

Wear hand
Practical and economical manner. In fact, many mothers feel expressing milk by hand faster than bantu.tentu tool before doing so in a public place, enclosed spaces and comfortable looking.

Before you start flushing, washing hands with soap to clean. Gently massage the breast in a circular motion from the outside toward the central (nipple). Do not touch the nipple.
Put a storage container near the breast milk.
Milking a little milk, then apply on the nipple and areola (the area blackish breast)
Put your thumb and forefinger on the border of the areola at 6 and 12 hours, then apply pressure to the top and bottom without changing the position of the finger in 6-12 hours. Repeat this until the milk flow down, then change the position, for example at 9 and 3 o’clock. Do the same thing on every corner. Continue reading “Saving”

Suffering Stroke risk to be Changed

One of the biggest risk factor for stroke is high blood pressure or hypertension. But for those who have normal blood pressure, also it is possible to suffer a stroke.

Other risk factors, such as smoking and obesity, a risk factor that can be modified. These risk factors can be modified so as to reduce the risk of suffering a stroke.

According to a study conducted by experts at Malmo University Hospital, Sweden, were followed by more than 28,000 people. The research was conducted over six years to determine the risk factors for stroke. During the study, a total of 466 people had a stroke.

Most of those who have a stroke have high blood pressure, but 12% of them had normal blood pressure, with blood pressure less than 140/90. Those who had a stroke with normal blood pressure have other risk factors, such as older age, obesity, smoking, heart disease and peptic ulcers (stomach ulcers). Continue reading “Suffering Stroke risk to be Changed”

Saving Calcium for Bone and Dental Health

Calcium Do We Need

After bone growth has peaked, this means that there is no other way, unless enough calcium early as possible. According to the National Institutes of Health Consensus Development Conference Statement, Optimal Calcium Intake, intake of calcium each age group and gender diverse.

Age 0-1 years, calcium 600 mg / day.
Age 1-5 years, calcium 800 mg / day.
Aged 6-10 years, calcium 800-1200 mg / day.
Aged 11-24 years, calcium 1200-1500 mg / day.
Age 25-50 years, calcium 1000 mg / day.
Age> 50 years, calcium 1000-1500 mg / day
Meanwhile, according to nutritionist doctor Siti Fatimah Moeis MSc, graduated from the University of London, adequacy rate average calcium recommended for Indonesian people ranging from 500-800 mg per person per day. For elderly and postmenopausal women greater calcium intake, which is about 1,000 mg / day. Excess calcium intake does not need to worry, if the child does not have abnormalities in her organs, excess calcium is excreted through urine and feces. Continue reading “Saving Calcium for Bone and Dental Health”

Constipation, What and How?

Constipation or medical terms is called constipation is one of the problems of indigestion are often found. Is actually constipation itself is impaired in spending stool (feces) with unusual frequency. The disorder is usually caused by a hard stool making it difficult to discharge the stool, and can be interpreted with the feeling can not be put out stool perfectly.

Actually included in the criteria for a normal bowel movement is the limit of three times a day to three times a week. So it should not once a day, although it is well done. Someone will start getting constipated when bowel movements magnitude is much reduced from the usual place.

The older a person, the easier constipation occurs. Approximately one-third of people who have over 65 years of general experience constipation. In addition, a lot of things that can cause constipation, for example:
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