Monday, May 31, 2010

It is very simple to explain you why my approach is better. If somebody asks for counselling and diet plan the procedure is as follows:

• They have to go to my home page, download the Aaron Analysis Form in counselling, fill the form completely and send to me.
• I go through that and I chat with them once to understand exactly what they need, what should I do and what is possible with their situation.
• I write them an elaborate diet plan by considering their metabolism.
• They read it and I chat with me and ask their doubts and questions.
• I explain them exactly why I recommend the different foods in the diet plan.
• I accompany them further. They contact me by mail or yahoo messenger or with Skype for anything. Mostly about the hunger which they can’t stop. I give them tips and recommend them how to master the situation. They pay me only once to get my service always.
• They can not only reduce their weight but also save money. It is because many take several unnecessary and wrong supplements. I have heard from many that they save more money from this that they pay me.
• I master many fields which are important for our life and so they get information and advice from all fields and this is also an important reason fort he success of my weight reduction methods.
• My metabolism based diet plans are individual, tailor-made for your requirements.
• You can maintain your weight without any problem because you are eating during weight reduction and afterwards only with very little changes.

Sure, you can also get rebate form my counselling with diet plan. This is also individual.

Contact me in Facebook or mail me, or in Skype, paddica. The success is always yours with my counsellings and diet plan.

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Saturday, May 29, 2010

Crash diets or sacrifice will not help you to reduce your weight. The weight lost is regained very quickly as you think. You must plan properly and enjoy your food. This could help you to reduce and maintain your weight.

You need not change everything drastically. You need not reduce the amount of food also drastically. You should not put yourself under pressure to reduce the weight quickly.

The good tips to reduce weight include:

• Drink more fluids, 70% must be water. Prefer fresh fruit juices. Coffee or tea can be a maximum of two cups per day
• Eat more raw vegetable salads and other vegetables preparations
• Prefer eggs, these have less calories and has got all the necessary nutrients
• Lean meat, poultry without skin and fish are good
• Reduce sugar, particularly hidden sugars
• Use healthy plant fats
• Select food with lot of fibre e.g. wholegrain products
• Eat enough fruits
• Milk and diary products can have low fat
• Eat cucumber or fruits when you watch TV in the evening
• No carbohydrates after 6 p.m. For dinner you can take protein rich food
• Reduce the amount of butter and jam or sausage for your sandwich
• Breakfast, lunch and dinner are enough. The time between meals are important to burn the fat. If you are hungry eat cucumber or fruits
• Take small portion to eat and you can take more if you are still hungry
• Select small portion of food in the restaurants and this is applicable to snacks also
• Do not say from the beginning you want to sacrifice something; select small amounts to eat. This is applicable to nuts, chocolates and ice cream and snacks
• Try to reduce the stress
• Have enough physical activity
• Have enough sleep

With this tips it is easy to reduce weight. If you still have problems feel free to ask me.

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Infertility is not only a female problem. 30% are due to male infertility and almost 50% female infertility. The rest 20% are mostly unexplained causes involving both partners.

The reasons for male infertility include:

• Low sperm count
• Abnormal shape of the sperm
• Low sperm mobility
• Retrograde ejaculation, here the semen is ejaculated into the bladder and so no fertilization is possible
• High temperatures of the testes – High temperature can affect the production and mobility of the sperm. Testes have not descended into the scrotum. Inside the body cavity the temperature is higher than the external scrotum. Tight underwears and pants, hot bath and enlarged veins in the scrotum can also increase the temperature of the testes.
• Blocked sperm ducts
• No sperm are produced
• Problems with the form and structure of the sperm
• Autoimmune problems, here the immune system considers the sperm as a foreign bacterium or virus, attacks and damages them
• Sexually transmitted diseases or other infections
• Hormonal problems
• Erectile dysfunction
• Premature ejaculation
• Excess alcohol
• Malnutrition
• Smoking
• Abuse of drugs, cannabis, cocaine, party drugs
• Side effects of prescribed medicines
• Toxins and environmental poisons like pesticides, heavy metals etc.
• Female sexual hormones from drinking water from birth control pills
• Exposure to radiation
• Obesity
• Stress

Consult with your doctor and mostly he could help you. Right food and healthy lifestyle help in many cases.

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Friday, May 28, 2010

A peptic ulcer is a sore on the lining of the stomach or on the beginning of the small intestine or at the end of oesophagus. If the peptic ulcer is in the stomach it is called a gastric ulcer. The ulcer in the small intestine is duodenal ulcer. One can have both ulcers at the same time and can develop these more than once in his/her lifetime. Peptic ulcers are common in the world.

The stomach produces acid to help to digest the food. The lining of the stomach and the beginning of the small intestine have a layer of mucus which protects them from the acid. If there are problems in this protection mechanism the acid can eat into the stomach or intestine linings and can cause an ulcer.

The causes of peptic ulcers include:

• Stomach infection by a bacterium called Helicobacter pylori. About half of the world’s population is infected, but it does not cause always ulcer
• Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs can cause peptic ulcers. Examples include aspirin, ibuprofen, diclofenac and naproxen
• Smoking tobacco products
• Drinking excess alcohol
• Stress can also increase the production of acid in the stomach
When the mucus lining is damaged the acid can cause inflammation which can lead to peptic ulcer.

The symptoms of peptic ulcers include:

• Pain when the stomach is empty
• Pain can be relieved by eating food
• Difficulty in swallowing food
• Weight loss without dieting
• Nausea
• Bloating
• Heartburn
• Bitter taste in the mouth
• Regurgitating food

The alarm symptoms include:

• Blood in the vomit
• Bloody or black stools
• Sharp, sudden, persistent and severe abdominal pain

The alarm symptoms can be noticed when acid or the peptic ulcer breaks a blood vessel or

The peptic ulcer blocks the way of food trying to leave the stomach to the small intestine or

The ulcer may eat very deeply into the wall of your stomach or small intestine making a hole.

When there is a blood loss the chance of anaemia is there.

You must go to your doctor immediately. He will do the necessary checks and treat you.

Do not have foods or drinks which give you more severe symptoms. The spicy food can give problems, but hot chillies helps to prevent peptic ulcers. Milk increases the symptoms by producing more acid. Avoid alcohol and it is good to stop smoking. Your doctor can advise you which pain killers are better.

With medicines your doctor can cure your peptic ulcers today.

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Thursday, May 27, 2010

Vitamin B12 has the largest and most complex chemical structure of all the vitamins and it contains cobalt ion. That is why it is called cobalamin.

Human body needs methyl cobalamin and 5-deoxyadenosyl cobalamin. Most of the supplements contain cyanocobalamin which is readily converted to methylcobalamin and 5-deoxyadenosyl cobalamin in the body.

The functions of vitamin B12 include:

• Needed for building proteins
• For the production of red blood cells
• Normal function of nervous system
• Important to our metabolism, e.g. DNA synthesis, regulation of fatty acid synthesis
• Important for the transfer of hydrogen atom between two adjacent atoms, transfer of methyl group between two molecules and removal of halogen atom from an organic molecules in the body

The deficiency symptoms include:

• Decreased red blood cell production leads to pernicious anaemia
• Affects the gastrointestinal tract resulting nausea, vomiting, bloating, gas, heartburn, diarrhoea or constipation, loss of appetite and weight loss
• Can damage the nervous system with all the negative symptoms like numbness and tingling in the hands and feet, unsteadiness, difficulty walking, confusion, depression, memory loss, and dementia
• Pale skin, cold hands and feet, weakness, sore mouth and tongue
• Confusion or dementia

The overdose side effects include:

• Can increase the danger of narrowing blood vessels in patients receiving coronary stents
• Skin problems
• Peripheral vascular thrombosis
• Can worsen liver diseases
• Can cause loss of fibres in optic nerve
• High numbers and abnormal red blood cells
• Allergy or sensitivity to cobalt or cobalamin

The recommended dietary allowance (RDA) for an adult is 2.4 microg per day. The RDA for pregnant women is 2.6 microg per day and lactating women is 2.8 microg per day. Excess vitamin B12 should not be taken during pregnancy and lactation.

Organ meat, milk and dairy products, egg, fish, clams and oysters are rich in vitamin B12.

Vegetarians can get vitamin B12 from Brewer’s yeast or nutritional yeast or from vitamin B12 fortified soy milk and cereals.

The vitamin B complex tablets have different amounts of vitamin B12. Consult your doctor always before you decide for a supplement.

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Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Blood is carried from the heart to all parts of your body in blood vessels called arteries. Blood pressure is the pressure of blood on arterial walls. It is produced by heart contractions and depends the elasticity of the arterial walls and the volume of blood. It is measured in millimeters of mercury.

There are two types of blood pressure: systolic and diastolic. The systolic pressure (as the heart beats) corresponds to the pressure of the blood when the heart has imparted the maximum pressure. The diastolic pressure (as the heart relaxes between beats) is the pressure when the heart is in the resting phase.

The blood pressure measurement is written one above or before the other, with the systolic number on top and diastolic number on the bottom. For example, 120/80 mmHg (millimeters of mercury). It is verbally told "120 over 80". The normal blood pressure is less than 120 mmHg systolic and less than 80 mmHg diastolic.

A single high blood pressure reading does not necessarily mean that you have high blood pressure. However, if readings stay systolic 140 or above or diastolic 90 or above over time you need treatment. If systolic is only high or only diastolic is high you have the problem of high blood pressure. Examples are 170/78 mmHg or 120/100 mmHg.

You have low blood pressure if you have the reading 90/60 mmHg or lower. Examples are 95/55 mmHg or 80/65 mmHg.
Young and healthy persons can control their blood pressure every two years. Persons above 30 years must go to the doctor once in a year to check.

Normal weight, healthy lifestyle, enough physical activities and the right food can help to keep the blood pressure normal. Try to avoid always personal or office stress.

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Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Niacin is a water-soluble vitamin of vitamin B complex. It is important for our metabolism.

The important functions of niacin include:

• Important in the release of energy from carbohydrates
• Needed to maintain the integrity of all body cells
• Supports antioxidants and detoxification functions
• Assists the production of sex and adrenal hormones
• Lowers LDL-cholesterol and increases HDL-cholesterol
• Helps fat metabolism
• Useful to skin health
• Important tot he health of myelin sheath, the protective covering oft he spinal nerves
• Helps digestion and vital fort he production of hydrochloric acid in the stomach
• Useful for pancreas health
• Relaxes blood vessels
• Increases joint mobility and muscle strength

Niacin is found in animal and plant foods. It is rich in beets, brewer’s yeast, sunflower seeds, nuts, liver, poultry and fish.
18 to 20 mg Niacin is the recommended dietary intake for adults.
Chronic alcoholism or malnutrition can cause niacin deficiency and the disease caused is pellagra. Pellagra causes skin problems, mouth sores, digestive problems, dementia and diarrhoea. The nervous system may also be affected.

Excess Niacin intake can cause skin rashes, liver damage and peptic ulcers. The symptoms of overdose of Niacin include:

• Skin flushing
• Skin itching
• Low blood pressure
• Headaches
• Lightheadedness
It is important to consult your doctor before you take food supplements which contain high amount of Niacin.

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Monday, May 24, 2010

Vitamin B complex has eight B vitamins. These are water soluble vitamins are are important for our health. In normal doses there are no side effects. In overdoses there are side effects. This is the reason I advise you to consult with your doctor before you take any supplement.

Folic acid or folate is vitamin B9. The daily recommended intake is:

0 – 6 months -----------30 microg
6 – 12 months ---------50 microg
1 – 18 years ------------100 – 400 microg
18 years + ---------------400 microg
Pregnant -----------------1000 microg
Lactating -----------------1000 microg

Deficiency symptoms and risk factors include:
• Haemolytic and megaloblastic anaemia
• Abnormal faetal development, eg. Neural tube defect
• Vascular degeneration
• High homocynteine levels
• Low energy
• Confusion
• Forgetfulness
• Irritability
• Depression
• High blood pressure
• Insomnia (sleep disorders)
• Risk to develop some cancers
• Cervical dysplasia

The overdose side effects include:
• Increases LDL/HDL ratio
• Nausea
• Bloating
• Zinc and potassium deficiency
• Loss of appetite
• May mask anaemia from vitamin B12
• Kidney damage
• Worsens some forms of childhood leukemia
• Increased risk to develop some cancers from vitamin B complex supplements
• Reduces or interferes with the effectiveness of methotrexate (an anticancer drug used in chemotherapy), anticonvulsant drugs, barbiturates, estrogen and sulfasalazine

Folate is the natural form of vitamin B9 and folic acid is the synthetic form. Anything in excess is dangerous for our health and a doctor can give you always the right advice.

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Sunday, May 23, 2010

Low blood pressure is blood pressure that is so low to supply adequate blood to the organs of the body.

The common causes of low blood pressure include:

• Heart disease
• Reduced volume of blood
• Medications

The symptoms of low blood pressure include:

• Insufficient blood flow to the brain can cause lightheadedness, dizziness or even fainting. These symptoms are mostly experienced when a person go from the lying or sitting position to the standing position. This is because standing can make the blood to stay in the lower part of the body and this can make blood pressure to go further low. Persons with normal blood pressure can compensate this quickly and this is not possible if you have low blood pressure.
• When there is low blood pressure the caronary arteries which supply blood to the heart muscles cannot deliver enough blood. This means the heart muscles get less oxygen and nutrients. One can develop chest pain or heart attack or even a stroke.
• Insufficient blood flow to the kidneys fail to eliminate wastes from the body. The amount of urea, creatinine and other wastes are increased in the blood.
• Shock is a life-threatening condition where continuous low blood pressure causes organs such as kidneys, heart, brain, lung and liver fail rapidly.

Low blood pressure alone without symptoms usually is not unhealthy.

With blood and other test your doctor can find out the cause for low blood pressure and treat it properly.

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Saturday, May 22, 2010

The biggest problem with high blood pressure is that more than 90% have no symptoms. Many do not even know that they have high blood pressure.

If your blood pressure is very high you can have symptoms and they include:

• Difficulty in breathing, this you can see even if you climb from one floor to another
• Chest pain
• Pain in the left shoulder which ins radiated in the whole left hand
• Irregular heartbeat
• Pounding in your chest, neck or ears
• Headache
• Confusion
• Dizziness
• Fatigue
• Nausea and vomiting
• Blurred vision
• Blood in the urine

If you have diabetes you may not feel many of these pains. It is better to control the blood pressure regularly. Once in a year is normally enough. If your blood relatives suffer from high blood pressure it should be controlled regularly.

If you have any one of the symptoms go to your doctor immediately. Untreated high blood pressure can cause heart attack, stroke, eye problems and kidney failure.

The high blood pressure could be treated well with drugs, right food and lifestyle changes.

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Friday, May 21, 2010

It is extremely hot in some parts of the world and we suffer much. It is easy to select the right foods during hot summer.

The right foods include:

• Enough fluid intake – water is the best. Fruit juices are good. Avoid sport and other drinks which contain excess of salt, caffeine and sugar. Chronic dehydration is mostly the reason for fatigue, dizziness and lack of concentration in summer.
• Fruits with high water content – Water melon, apple, oranges, lemon, grapes, grapefruit, honey dew melon, cantaloupe, berries, cherries, apricots, peaches, plums, papaya and mangoes
• Vegetables – All leafy vegetables, cucumber, tomatoes, radishes, lettuce, spinach and bell pepper are very good. Herbs such as mint is also good.
• Spices – It ins good to eat spicy foods. Chillies, ginger, turmeric, black pepper or cayenne pepper are good. Spicy foods warm your body in the beginning but ultimately they cool the body. Sweating regulates the body temperature.
• Yogurt
• Salted peanuts. It makes you to drink more water.

Raw fruits and vegetables are good. Do not eat too much and avoid food rich in protein. Less protein intake reduces the metabolic heat of the body.

Last summer when I was in Chennai, India I drank lot of coconut water, fresh lemon juice with little salt added and water melon. I had many of the available local fresh fruits and vegetables and almost avoided meat and meat-products.

Think of your dress and sunscreen in Summer always.

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Thursday, May 20, 2010

If you plan for a baby you must take enough folic acid. Here the folic acid supplement plays a vital role.

The functions of folic acid include:

• Important in reducing blood homosysteine levels
• Cell growth and division
• Formation of red blood cells
• Protein metabolism
• To prevent neural tube defects, spina bifida and anencephaly. Neural tube defects occur in the early days following conception.

The foods rich in folic acid include:

Excellent food sources of folic acid include:
• Asparagus
• Broccoli
• Brussels sprouts
• Chick peas
• Dried beans
• Pulses
• Spinach.
Very good food sources of folic acid include:
• Cabbage
• Cauliflower
• Leeks
• Oranges
• Orange juice
• Parsley
• Peas
• Wheat germ
• Wholegrain products
Good food sources of folic include:
• Nuts, unsalted
• Parsnips
• Potato
• Seeds
• Salmon
• Strawberries
• Tomato
• Liver is a very good source of folic acid, but not good for pregnant women because of high vitamin A content
• Eggs
All leafy vegetables are excellent source of folic acid. Milk, yogurt, fats, cheese, oils and sweets are poor sources of folic acid.

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Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Almond is a unique package of nutrients which are vital to your health. It is good to use it everyday.

The numerous health benefits of almond include:

• Helps to reduce the risk of heart disease
• Helps to bring down cholesterol and LDL-cholesterol
• Helps to reduce the risk of diabetes
• Helps to rejuvenate the skin. Almond paste is good to prevent wrinkles and dry skin
• Provides high quality proteins to vegetarians
• Helps to build muscles
• Helps your nervous system
• Helps your digestive system
• Can reduce the risk of cancer
• It is a very good food during weight reduction
• It is believed to improve memory
• Almond milk is a good substitute if you have cow milk allergy
• It is rich in iron and is a good food to fight against anemia
• It is a good laxative
• It is a good food to pregnant woman

We can say that almond is a complete food.

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Friday, May 14, 2010

There is no need to eat for two during the pregnancy. It is recommended that for the first trimester the food intake should remain about the same as it was prior to the pregnancy. During the second and third trimesters the food intake should be increased upto 30%. It is easy to achieve this with more fruits intake.

It is important to eat variety of foods to ensure the nutritional needs of both mother and the baby. The recommendations include:

• Fruits and vegetables very generously
• Whole grain products and cereals, but not milled grain products
• Milk and dairy products should not be eaten in excess
• Lean meat, chicken and fish in moderate amounts
• Avoid excess intake of fats, sugar and salt
• Beans, pulses, nuts and seeds
• Drink enough water

Do not diet if you are a pregnant. This bad for you as well as to your baby. Green leafy vegetables are very important for the intake of folic acid. Folic acid supplement is recommended for the health of your baby. It is better to consult your doctor before you take a supplement.

With proper food it is possible to manage the iron content of your body also. Iron supplement could be taken only if your doctor recommends it.

Avoid excess of vitamin A intake and vitamin A supplements are not required. The excessive intake of vitamin A may cause birth deformities.

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Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Almond is a complete food with vitamins, minerals, proteins, fats, carbohydrates and many other vital nutrients. It is an important food for our health.

The nutrients in 100g almonds include:

• Water – 5.7 g
• Protein – 18.7 g
• Fat – 54.1 g, more than 50% ins monounsaturated fats
• Carbohydrates – 9.0 g
• Fibre – 9.8 g
• Minerals – 2.7 g – sodium 25 - 40 mg, potassium 835 mg, magnesium 170 mg, calcium 250 mg, iron 4000 micro g, copper 850 micro g, zinc 2000 micro g, selenium 4 micro g, iodide 2 micro g.
• Vitamins - vitamins A, B1, B2, B6, nicotine amide, pantothenic acid, biotin, folic acid, vitamin C, vitamin E
• Purine – 30 mg

Almond plays an important role in diet plans for weight reduction. It is low in carbohydrates, has many of the vitamins and the minerals. It is rich in fibre and as a plant food no cholesterol.

100 g almond has 598 calories. During weight reduction I advise this to Stop the hunger at any time of the day. 10 to 20 g is enough to stop your hunger. It is only 60 to 120 calories. On the other hand, 100 g chips have nearly 300 calories and you feel also quickly hungry. The fibres play a vital role here for this. It has only 9% carbohydrates and this makes it also an ideal food for persons who have diabetes.

In the weight reduction it is easier to select the right food if you have enough knowledge about different foods.

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Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Flavours are often added to processed foods to restore or upgrade the taste lost during processing or simply to improve the taste.

To explain these terms you can vanilla, the most widely used flavour in our foods.

Natural flavour – If we add a particular substance which is taken from a natural product then it is called the natural flavouring. When vanillin is taken from the vanilla bean, then it is a natural flavouring substance. This must be obtained from a plant food or animal materials.

Nature identical flavour – Today our food chemists are in a position to analyse the substances which give the natural flavour of any food. This substance could be then made with different chemicals; so to say it is copied exactly. The product result is called nature identical flavour. You may enjoy your strawberry ice cream, but the taste may be only from chemicals. If the vanillin is made from chemicals it is not artificial, but is only a nature identical flavour.

Artificial flavour – The chemical structure of the natural flavour is found out and then modified according to the necessity the taste and flavour and this is called the artificial flavour. From vanillin they made ethylvanillin which is three to four times stronger than the normal vanillin. If you eat these strong flavours regularly you may not like the natural one.

It is clearly written on the label. We have to read it properly and buy only the products containing natural flavours if possible. In many developing and emerging countries nothing is written on the label and this is a big problem.

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Monday, May 3, 2010

Everything started in the 1950s with non-nutritive sweeteners. They helped to reduce the cost and considered a good alternative to sugar, thus to reduce the weight.

The FDA-approved non-nutritive sweeteners are:

• Saccharin
• Aspartame
• Sucralose
• Acesulfame potassium
• Neotame

Twenty years later, in the 1970s, studies reported that the consumption of non-nutritive sweeteners has connection with cancer. Even today the controversy is great. For every positive argument, there is an equally compelling negative argument against their use.

Saccharin has no calories, does not raise blood sugar levels and is 200 to 700 times sweeter than the table sugar. It may cause bladder cancer in humans and allergy is the negative reports.

Aspartame was discovered in 1965 and the FDA approved it in 1996 as a “general purpose sweetener”. More than 6000 foods including the carbonated soft drinks contain this. It is 160 to 220 times sweeter than the table sugar.

Aspartame is one of the most controversial non-nutritive sweeteners. Headaches, depression, cancer and increased hunger are the reported negative aspects of aspartame.

Sucralose is the newest non-nutritive sweetener and it is 600 times sweeter than the table sugar. It has few calories from the raw materials and is not fully absorbed. It is approved as a general-purpose sweetener in 1999. It is found in more than 4500 food products.

The controversy surrounding sucralose comes from the fact that it was discovered while trying to create a new insecticide. Sucralose contains chlorine and this may bring health problems. There are no long-term studieson humans done. The available studies are only short-term animal studies. The alleged symptoms are gastrointestinal problems, skin irritations, wheezing, cough, runny nose, chest pain, anxiety, mood changes, anger, itchy eyes and depression.

Acesulfame potassium is approved as a non-nutritive sweetener from 1988. It is 200 times sweeter than the table sugar. It is used as a flavour enhancer or to preserve the sweetness of the sweet food.

Acesulfame potassium contains the carcinogen methylene chloride and long-term exposure to methylene chloride can cause headaches, depression, mental confusion, liver and kidney problems, visual disturbances and cancer. Long-term studies are necessary in humans to know more about this sweetener.

Neotame is approved by the FDA in 2002 and this new version of aspartame. It is chemically related to aspartame, but it is not dangerous to individuals with phenylketonuria. It is 7000 to 13000 times sweeter than table sugar.

Neotame may have all the negative effects of aspartame. Here also long-term studies on humans are missing.

If you have diabetes to have the sweet taste you can use these non-nutritive sweeteners. Infants, children and pregnant must avoid these. Read the label well before you buy sweet foods.

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Saturday, May 1, 2010

Cinnamon is the brown bark of the cinnamon tree. When dried it rolls into a tubular form. It is available as sticks or as ground powder.

There are more than hundred varieties of cinnamon, but the well known varieties are Ceylon cinnamon and the Chinese cinnamon which is known as cassia. Both are relatively similar in characteristics and feature a fragrant, sweet and warm taste, the flavour of the Ceylon variety is more refined and subtle. The Chinese variety is the cheap one.

Ceylon cinnamon is produced in Sri Lanka, Madagascar, Brazil and the Caribbean, while cassia is mainly produced in China, Vietnam and Indonesia.

It is a good source of manganese, calcium, iron and dietary fibre.

The health benefits of cinnamon include:

• Anti-clotting actions
• Anti-microbial activity
• Blood sugar control in type-2 diabetes patients
• Improves colon health
• Protects against heart disease
• Used as a medicine in the Traditional Medicine

With all these good qualities still Cinnamon is a spice and should not be eaten in excess.

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