Homemade Juice for Better Blood Count for Chemo Patients

Chemotherapy is a long-term treatment for patients with tumor. The process can be accompanied by nausea, fever, pain in the bones… Apart from these symptoms, chemotherapy can lead to a significant weakening of the blood and anemia.

To prevent anemia, reduce nausea, and to provide the necessary vitamins to your body, except given medication by a doctor you need to change your lifestyle.

Beets, carrots and apple are an excellent fruits for improving health condition. In combination with honey and lemon you can get a magical drink, which not only significantly improve your blood but also completely refresh the whole your body.

Ingredients

– 0.5 kg of beet

– 0.5 kg of carrots

– 3 apples

– 3 lemons

– 3 tablespoons honey

Preparation

Peel and grated beets and carrots on grater (to be grated on smaller pieces to produce more juice).

Then peel and grated apples.

Squeeze three lemon and immediately added to the already prepared mixture (the mixture should not oxidized).

Add three tablespoons of honey.

All this mix, cover and leave to cool place for two hours.

Then, in small portions (one to two tablespoons) strain the mixture through a clean gauze by clutching hands.

Drained mixture is stored in a glass bottle in the refrigerator and drink 100 ml 2-3 times a day.

Healthy and Tasty Oatmeal Breakfast Ideas

Oats is one of the healthiest grains. It can be used to prepare the bread, flavor essence in soups, preparing cakes and more. High energy value and the few calories is make it one of the most commonly used supplements in our meal. Using oatmeal for breakfast allows us to provide the necessary energy for performing everyday activities.

Lenten breakfast of oats

3-4 teaspoons of oat bran

1 tablespoon of oat flakes

1 tsp ground flax

1 tsp chia

1 tsp honey

half teaspoon cinnamon

all this mix in soya milk and wait 15 minutes.

For fans of the flavor of menthol

– 40 g oat flakes

– 250 ml. milk / water (I use half – half)

– A little salt

– Half good mashed banana

– 2-3 teaspoons cocoa

– 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

– 1/4 k.l extract mint

– A few cubes of dark chocolate

Pour the water / milk with a pinch of salt to boil

Then decreases over medium heat, add oat and banana.

Once you have soaked up some of the liquid, add cocoa, mint extract and vanilla and boil until you have the desired density.

Serve with pieces of chopped chocolate.

Oatmeal with coconut and almonds

Ingredients:

– 40 g of oat flakes

– 250 ml of water / milk (I use half – half)

– Pinch salt

– 2 tablespoons grated coconut

– 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

– A few almonds

– A little dark chocolate

Pour the water / milk with a pinch of salt to boil, after which add oat flakes, vanilla and boil on medium heat until you achieve the desired density (which depends on the type of oats from 1-5 min for regular oat flakes)

Then transferred to a plate, add a bit more milk (optional) and pour on top with coconut, chopped almonds and chopped / grated chocolate.

Adds sweetener of choice (stevia, maple syrup, honey, etc.).

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Winter Tea Ideas

Tea is a great drink in the cold winter. Tea, not fattening, and it can even help you burn off calories. Here are some ideas for preparing delicious and healthy hot drink in winter.

Ginger

In 200 milliliters of  boiling water add  half tablespoon of ginger and cook for another 5 minutes. Leave to stand for 15 minutes and then add a few drops of lemon and a half tablespoon of honey. This drink also helps burn calories and increases the immune system and can be drunk every morning on an empty stomach.

Chamomile

Chamomile is known for its calming effect. In prepared chamomile tea, once cooled add half a tablespoon of honey. Chamomile and honey relaxing and it would be good to drink in the evening before bedtime.

Apple and cinnamon

Grate an apple and add it in a liter of water. Boil the mixture for 15-20 minutes. Then add a spoonful of cinnamon and leave to stand for 10-15 minutes. This tea improves digestion.

Cranberry and pomegranate

Cranberry and pomegranate are rich in vitamin C, which is the best for increasing immunity especially in the cold winter days. Also cranberry and pomegranate help in urinary infections. If you prefer sour, this is a great tea to wake you up, reenergize you, especially if you add a few drops of lemon.

Parsley and nettle

Parsley and nettle are the best allies in case of anemia. In half liter of boiled water favored half tablespoon parsley and half a tablespoon of nettle. Allow to stand for 10 minutes. For better taste add lemon. Will not only improve blood but help burn calories.

What to Do in Case if You Have Constipation

Constipation is one of the most common intestinal disorders.  Persons who suffer from constipation often complain of irregular and difficult bowel movements, the occurrence of abdominal pain and a feeling of bloating in the stomach. When you say irregular bowel movements, many are wondering what exactly it means. The fact is that among the various people between discharges is different. Some people need to discharge 3 times a week and some 2-3 times daily. It is estimated that 95% of people out of 3 to 21 bowel movements per week and this is considered normal. From the medical point of view, constipation is defined as less than 3 bowel movements per week. A woman more often suffer from constipation than men, and also frequently appears in older people.

The most common causes of constipation are: insufficient fluid intake or dehydration; lack of physical activity; changes in lifestyle (diet, travel, pregnancy, etc.). stress; ignoring the need for a bowel movement or postponement of the discharge; certain medications …

What to do in case if you have constipation

  1. Consume foods rich in fiber. The best sources of fiber include: fruits (apples, black plums, pears, apricots, oranges, and grapes), vegetables (tomatoes, broccoli, spinach, cauliflower, carrots, beetroot, and cucumber), legumes and cereals.
  2. Exercise regularly. Walk several times a day for 10-15 minutes and will improve the performance of the digestive system. It is thought that certain yoga postures to ease the symptoms of constipation.
  3. Olive oil. Many argue that olive oil helps in constipation. Consume 2-3 tablespoons of oil per day.
  4. Drink enough fluids. How much fluid should drink a person depends on many factors such as gender, age, health, physical activity and other environmental factors, but is generally accepted that you should consume 2-3 liters of water every day.
  5. Ginger powder – ginger plant that is in the eastern traditional cuisine and medicine is recognized and appreciated as tasty spice but above all as a remedy for headaches, colds, sore stomach and all those diseases caused by poor metabolism. Ginger powder stimulates the production of stomach juices, relaxes the digestive muscles acting on their tone, absorbs and neutralizes toxins in the stomach which helps with cramps, bloating and indigestion.
  6. Avoid strict diets. Many girls are starving themselves to lose weight and it can cause a disorder of the digestive system. Avoid diets that do not include foods rich in fiber.
  7. Flax seed is also known as a good laxative. It contains omega-3 unsaturated essential fatty acids, and fiber present help in regulating capital and digestion. 2 tablespoons of minced linseed you can add a meal of cereal or mix it with yogurt.

 

Top Weight Loss Teas

Winter is the ideal period for drinking tea. These teas are not only to warm up in the cold winter days but may also help us in reducing weight.

Nettle is extremely suitable for cleaning the body. Nettle leaves can be eaten fresh as a salad, seasoned with lemon juice and olive oil. It can be consumed as fresh juice or tea. Nettle purifies blood and helps release toxins from the body. It is scientifically proven that nettle lowers blood sugar. Nettle improves the digestive system. Often used as a natural remedy for constipation. Nettle strengthens the natural immunity of the organism, so often used in reumatic diseases and gout, as well as colds and reduced immunity.

White tea has the highest levels of antioxidants of all types of tea. Antioxidants may boost metabolism and burn fat. It has the highest level of theanine, an amino acid that acts relaxing and soothing. It has been established that white tea has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and other properties that can reduce the development of rheumatoid arthritis, some cancers, heart disease, and the development of wrinkles.

Parsley tea helps weight loss by dumping toxins from the kidneys, bladder, liver and stomach and thus prevents the creation of cellulite and increase fat and lose weight.

It can freely say that green tea is one of those products that should not skip. Not only is miraculous source of health, but also a perfect ally in the fight against weight. It speeds up the metabolism and stimulates the burning of fat in the body. It happens due to the substance caffeine and EGCG (Epigallocatechin Gallate), entering the composition of green tea.

Ginger improves digestion and accelerates fat burning, increases metabolism by 20% and helps to discharge toxins from the body. All this makes it indispensable helper in diets.

Hibiscus is one of the most beautiful flowers in tropical countries. There is the recognized red and sour flavor, and beneficial properties that are appreciated for centuries. One of those properties is the regulation of body weight. Hibiscus is a valuable source of vitamin C and flavonoids that help detoxify the body. Hibiscus is also a diuretic, so it reduces the feeling of bloating.

But drinking tea will not bring tangible results overnight. Include them in your diet, but be careful of the number of calories.

Stay Healthy this Winter by Eating Citrus Fruits

Lemon, orange, tangerine and grapefruit include the family of citrus fruits and equally positively affect the body. They are rich in vitamin C which is particularly needed in summer and winter days. Vitamin C is an antioxidant which has been proven to prevent the occurrence of wrinkles.

 Many consider the lemon as a synonym for vitamin C, but few know that contains vitamins B1, B2, B12, riboflavin, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, protein and carbohydrates, iron and essential oils. It is excellent for skin -removes freckles, blemishes, lichens, and can be used as a means to treat minor burns because cools and heals. Lemon increases the level of the base environment in the body. In addition, contributes to weight loss (breaking down fat), helps with arthritis or pressure. Lemon juice is recommended for energy decline, instead of a cup of coffee, because it awakens and raises mood. It is also used for: colds, flu, diseases of the nose and throat, headache, diabetes, depression, insomnia, anxiety, improve concentration, disturbances in metabolism, circulation, hair loss and so on.

Orange is a valuable source of vitamins and minerals: vitamin C, thiamine, riboflavin, pantothenic acid, folate, potassium, calcium and magnesium.

The present vitamin C takes part in many important processes in the body. Improves absorption of iron accelerates metabolic processes, participates in the production of collagen and improves the defense capability and vitality of the body. This vitamin helps combat fatigue, colds and flu. Orange and rich in carotenoids and flavonoids, which have antioxidant activity expressed in protecting the body from free radicals. Increase the defense capability and protect the skin from harmful sun rays.

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During the cold winter days is to enable his body enough energy to keep the immune system strong and to meet its needs for vitamins and minerals. Ttangerines are perfect for this time of year because they are rich in vitamins, minerals and fiber, no fat and are recommended for healthy skin. These fruits have a low calorie and high nutritional value. Rich in antioxidants (vitamin C, B1, B3, B6, E, beta carotene, folic acid), minerals (potassium, calcium, magnesium), flavonoids, terpenes and xanthophyll.

Grapefruit or extract from the seeds is strongest available natural antibiotic that destroys a wide range of microbes, including viruses, bacteria and fungal infections. And has antioxidant activity. It is rich in vitamin C, contains vitamin A, B, D, E, and calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, manganese, zinc, copper and iron.

Grapefruit affects the following ways:

Lowers blood cholesterol

Prevention of influenza and colds

Treatment of acute and chronic inflammation

It helps in the treatment of gastrointestinal infections

Ideal for rinsing the mouth, is good against the formation of plaque on the teeth against cavities

It helps with sore ears and their chronic inflammation

Antioxidant.

Stay Healthy this Winter by Eating Citrus Fruits!!!