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Healthy Diet Tips Through Food and Exercise

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Fat body is often the reason for someone to go on a diet. There are some diet tips for getting the ideal body weight. But the fact is, not many people know how to diet tips that are healthy and safe. Reducing the portion of food does not even eat at all, it is not uncommon for some people to lose weight. Instead of getting the ideal weight, you actually fall ill. A healthy diet is not a diet that makes you sick, but a diet that improves body health. Therefore, if you want to lose weight, it's good to know what foods are good to consume and which are not. You also need to balance it with exercise that can increase the body's metabolism. Follow these diet tips to get the ideal body weight while staying healthy. Diet Tip 1: Healthy Foods for a Healthy Diet To carry out its functions properly, the body needs complete nutrition, namely carbohydrates, proteins, fats, minerals, vitamins, and fiber. No need to bother looking for expensive food that is difficult to find everywhere…

Benefits of Green Tea for Health

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The benefits of green tea for physical health have been discussed for centuries. Research conducted in the last few decades shows that green tea contains high antioxidants, can prevent cancer, good for heart health, also helps maintain weight. Green tea comes from the Camellia sinensis plant species. This drink originally came from China. Green tea can be served hot, cold, mixed with honey, or made into tea without sugar. Not only delicious to drink, you can also reap the benefits of green tea from a variety of nutrients contained in it. Ingredients and Benefits of Green Tea Good for the Body One of the benefits of good green tea for the body comes from its high antioxidant content. Antioxidants themselves have uses in fighting free radicals in the body. Excessive free radicals can damage body cells, which can cause premature aging and cause diseases, such as cancer. Other benefits of green tea are from the catechin compounds contained in it. Catechin compounds in green tea have…

Understand the Phases in the Menstrual Cycle

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Menstruation is a natural thing experienced by a woman. Although it has been experienced since I was a teenager, not all women know what really happens in the body during the menstrual cycle. Menstrual cycles are changes in a woman's body, especially in the reproductive organs. Menstruation occurs when the lining of the uterine lining (endometrium) is thickened due to the absence of fertilization of the egg. Menstrual cycles vary from woman to woman, can occur between 23-35 days, but the average menstrual cycle is 28 days. Hormones That Affect Phases in the Menstrual Cycle Basically, the menstrual cycle is divided into several phases that are regulated by five hormones in the body. The hormones in question include: Estrogen Hormones produced in the ovary play an important role in the body, especially in ovulation in the female reproductive cycle. The hormone estrogen also plays a role in adolescent body changes during puberty and is involved in the re-formation of the lining…

Problems That Can Occur if Your Fetus is Too Large

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Being overweight during pregnancy turns out not only to be experienced by mothers. The fetus can also experience it, you know! This fetal condition is called large for gestational age (LGA), which is a fetus that has a size above the average based on gestational age and sex. To find out the size of the fetus during pregnancy, one way to be done by a doctor is to measure the height of the uterus. This measurement is done by measuring the distance between the pubic bone and the top of the uterus. Usually, this measurement starts when the gestational age enters 20 weeks. At 20 weeks' gestation, the normal height of the uterus is around 17-23 cm. If the uterus is 3 cm higher than the normal size, it can be suspected that the fetus is too large. Causes of Large Fetus There are several conditions that can cause large fetuses, namely: 1. Pregnant women who suffer from diabetes Gestational diabetes or diabetes during pregnancy is the most common cause of large fetuses. High blood su…

Benefits of Guava Overcoming Dengue Fever

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Changing weather from heat to rain or vice versa is a sign of the arrival of the transition season. At this time, Aedes aegypti mosquitoes can freely breed by inhabiting places that are not maintained or run-down, especially in pools of water. Aedes aegypti mosquito is very dangerous as the main cause of dengue fever. Daily activities at home for housewives, such as cleaning the house, taking care of children, or serving favorite dishes for the family, are often overwhelming. This of course requires excellent health conditions. However, living in a tropical country with high rainfall that often makes the surrounding environment flooded can be a barrier. Be aware of the symptoms of Dengue Fever If no precautions are taken, standing water will give the Aedes aegypti mosquito a chance to breed. Aedes aegypti mosquito bites have a high risk of transmitting dengue virus to humans. Patients infected with mild dengue virus are usually characterized by symptoms of spots all over the bod…