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Wednesday, January 1, 2020

0 What is 'Infused Water' and its Benefits

Maybe you have often heard about the term of 'infused water'. Or even, you also used to consume it. As you know that infused water is water mixed with various kinds of fruit or leaf slices or vegetables which can be stored in the refrigerator for 8 hours and after that, it can be consumed to maintain the health.

Many people believe that this type of drink is so rich in benefits and some other people have made it as a lifestyle. When people use it as a lifestyle, they always carry infused water wherever they go. People call this water as detox water because it is believed to eliminate toxins in the body..

How to make infused water
Infused water

Actually, this infused water has been known since a long time ago. Infused water is not a new thing. For a Muslims, infused water has been practiced by their Prophet, Muhammad SAW by using date palm fruit ingredients. So the dates are put in the water, then the water which has been mixed with dates is stored overnight and it can be consumed in the morning.

Infused water using lime
Infused water using Lime

The Benefits of Infused Water

The following are some of the benefits we can get by consuming infused water diligently :
  • Detoxification
  • Infused water can help detoxify the body because it contains alkali which can balance the acids in the body.

  • Contains an Iron Compound
  • Infused water can increase the endurance of the body because it contains iron. Consuming infused water regularly can avoid the possibility of dangerous diseases.

  • Relieve Constipation
  • For those of you, who have poor digestion or constipation, you can try making and consumes infused water. Warm drinks of infused water can overcome constipation. Detoxification produced from these drinks can make the body works more optimally in the exhaust system.

  • Contains Vitamins from Fruit
  • Of course, this has happened if you make infused water from fruits. If you make infused water from vegetables you also will get the nutrition and vitamin from vegetables. Consuming infused water could become a fun way to take vitamins.

  • Substitute Water
  • The need for water is very important for the human body because about 60 percent of our body weight consists of water. Humans need about 8 glasses of water per day. If you want to get fresher, then try infused water instead of natural water. If you want to be healthier by only drinking water, then this infused water can be a good option.

  • Lose Weight
  • This is the most preferred benefit of infused water. Many people consume infused water because of this benefit. You can combine it with body exercise, healthy eating patterns and drinking infused water to get the ideal body weight. This drink is your best way to get vitamins while hydrating the body.

  • Anti Aging
  • Fruits like strawberries and pomegranates have very rich antioxidants. Both of these fruits are able to fight the effects of aging and are able to ward off free radicals. You can combine those fruits with mineral water so that the amount is more leverage to complete the diet every day.

lemon infused water
Lemon Infused Water

So this is a little review of infused water. Hopefully, this article is useful and makes us more diligent in consuming infused water so that the body becomes more healthy.

Friday, October 18, 2019

2 The Benefits of Spinach for Health

Around 10-15 years ago (maybe until now), there is very popular children's animated film, the title is 'Popeye the Sailor Man'. This film tells the story of a sailor named Popeye. Actually, he is a common sailor, but when he consumes spinach he can become very strong. After eating spinach, his muscles suddenly enlarged, especially in the arms and upper chest.

Popeye has a girlfriend named Olive. But his relationship with Olive is often interrupted by his nemesis named Brutus. On the other hand, Brutus himself also likes Olive. However, Olive prefers Popeye because Popeye is a good person while Brutus is a bad person.

Inspiration from Popeye

Because Brutus often teased Olive, in the end Popeye did not accept that. He wants to beat Brutus. In the initial battle, Brutus can beat Popeye easily. Brutus is far stronger than Popeye. However, after Popeye ate spinach, the conditions turn around. Popeye suddenly became very strong. With that strength, Popeye was finally able to beat Brutus.

Popeye and Spinach

Actually, in this article, I am not talking about the Popeye film. However, I will explore more about the benefits of eating spinach to maintain a healthy body. Hopefully, this article can make people aware of the importance of consuming vegetables, especially spinach. [Read also : Little things that will improve your health]

Spinach is known to have a high protein content. By consuming it every day can protect the body from various dangerous diseases such as stroke, brain and heart disorders.

Benefits of Eating Spinach

The following are some of the benefits of consuming the Spinach for your health :
  • Low Calories

  • According to the United States Department of Agriculture, 250 grams of raw spinach only has about seven calories. So by consuming it diligently, it will be very good for those who want to lose weight.

  • Rich in Vitamins and Minerals

  • Eating spinach every day can help to meet the body's daily nutritional needs. The nutritional contents of Spinach are folic acid, vitamin C, vitamin A, calcium, iron which can help protect the body from a variety of serious diseases such as diabetes, kidney stones, cancer, heart attacks, and strokes.

  • Fight Osteoporosis

  • Spinach is very rich in sources of vitamin K. This vitamin has efficacious for maintaining healthy bones and teeth. Not only that, but vitamin K in the Spinach is also claimed to prevent and treat osteoporosis.

  • Can Improve Brain Health

  • Mineral content found in Spinach such as folic acid, vitamin A, vitamin B6, vitamin C, and antioxidants, can help prevent neuronal and cognitive impairment of the brain.

    Spinach can improve brain health

  • Prevents inflammation

  • Spinach has high anti-inflammatory properties. This substance can prevent and also treat inflammation caused by germs and bacteria. If we consume spinach regularly, it can also prevent the emergence of atherosclerosis, narrowing, and thickening of the arteries due to the buildup of plaque on the artery walls.

  • Improve Eye Health

  • Spinach has a high content of beta Carotene, Xanthene and Lutein. These three substances are beneficial for maintaining healthy eyes. In addition, consuming spinach regularly can also prevent inflammation and eye irritation.

  • Increase Metabolism

  • Spinach contains protein that functions to smooth digestion and increase the body's metabolism. In addition, inserting spinach in the daily diet will also make the stomach stay full for a longer period of time.

Thus, a little explanation about the importance of consuming spinach to maintain a healthy body.

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

2 The Benefits of Salmon for Health

Some time ago, one of my colleagues at office gave a little story to me. When he was going home from work, he planned to buy Salmon for his son at home. He said the Salmon is very good for the growth of children (especially for children which have age under 1 year). Salmon can give more nutrients which is needed for the baby's development. But on the other hand, actually for me who already have two children, so far I have never give salmon to my children. Actually, for me this is something new and it will be new knowledge for me. After I search information about Salmon on Internet, the fact that it turns out Salmon is very beneficial for children's health. Because this information is valuable, then I will write it on my blog.

the benefits of salmon for health

After I searched for information from various sources, Salmon is a type of fish that has a great reputation in the world of health and fitness. Salmon is part of a family of fatty fish, such as herring, mackerel, and sardines. During this time, Salmon is famous for its meat that has great benefits for heart health, and its role in helping weight loss. In addition to its amazing benefits for health, this Salmon fish also has a very delicious flavor. Want to know the various recipes from Salmon fish dishes?

Variations of Salmon Fish Dishes

  • Salmon Miso Soup
  • salmon miso soup

    How to make it is mix Miso pasta into the water then cook until the water boils. Enter the salmon meat which has been cut into small pieces and mushrooms enoki. Cook until well done. Final step, enter the seaweed then cook it until well done. Try tasting it. If it is tasty, it can be lifted and served.

  • Salmon Teriyaki
  • salmon for health but also delicious

    In order to make Salmon Teriyaki is quite easy. First, cut the salmon into smaller pieces. In a separate bowl, add soy sauce, lime juice, and sugar. Put it in the refrigerator for 30 minutes to 1 hour. Prepare broiler pan, please spread with vegetable oil, heat with a small fire only. Cook the salmon pieces for 1-2 minutes. Do not forget to turn it over in order to mature evenly. Once cooked, teriyaki salmon can be enjoyed with warm white rice.

  • Salmon Satay
  • benefit of sate salmon for health

    For the ingredients, prepare the salmon fillet cut into strips, 5 pieces of spring onion, take the white part then cut into pieces. For sauce, prepare 3 tablespoons of sweet soy sauce, one tablespoon of oyster sauce, one tablespoon of tomato sauce, one mashed garlic clove, one teaspoon of brown sugar, and salt to taste. For how to make it, mix all the sauce, soak salmon pieces into this sauce. Paste this salmon into a satay puncture. Bake until cooked.

Here are Benefits Salmon for Health

  • Rich in Amino Acids.
  • Recent research revealed that salmon is rich in amino acids. The function of these nutrients is to maintain joint health, maximize the function of insulin, and prevent inflammation of the digestive tract.

  • Lower Blood Pressure
  • Referring to the book Healing Foods published by DK Publishing, salmon is rich in omega-3 fatty acids, eicosapentaenic acid (EPA), and docosahexaenoic acid. Combination with abundant selenium, and omega 3 fatty acids help lower blood pressure.

  • Reducing Weight
  • Salmon is one of the foods with a very large proportion of protein. Thus, the large amount of protein makes salmon become one of the best friends to lose weight in a healthy way. Salmon has fewer saturated fat than most red meat.

  • Anti-inflammatory
  • The anti-inflammatory properties of Salmon make it one of the most favored foods in the world of health. Salmon is also known to be a low-fat pro-inflammatory omega 6 fatty acid found in many "modern" foods. Inflammation or also known as inflammation, is the body's efforts for self-protection. The goal is to eliminate harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens, and begin the healing process.

With the benefits of salmon as mentioned above, it is no wonder if salmon became a favorite as one of the healthy foods. Wanna try?

Sunday, May 27, 2018

2 Little Things That Will Improve Your Health

In a day, we may have an extraordinary busyness. So busy, so sometimes we forget to take the time to drink enough water. Being healthy all the time, should be done on the sidelines of our busy life. Actually, It does not take much time to do simple things that can make us healthy always. Health is the right of our body. So in this post, we will be discuss small things that can be done so that we can be healthy all the time. Agree?

healthy life with more steps

Multiply Your Steps

Try to multiply your steps every day. Whatever the condition, try to find an opportunity to be able to walk longer. Just like when leaving for the office, then find a parking place located a little distance from your desk. Then we will walk more with such conditions.
Or for example if you are riding a train, then if the distance between stations is quite close, try dropping at one station before your destination station, then you will run more. If there is an escalator in your office, then try going upstairs through the stairs. In this way, then you will be active every day. Your body will often activity and this will make you become healthier.

walking make you health

Enough Sleep

Sleep is one of the most important activities of the human body. When we sleep, our bodies are most efficient at recovering and healing themselves. Most adults need at least 7-8 hours to prevent depression and keep stress hormones. Enough sleep will prevent you from overeating. Instead of continuing to hold the smartphone on a trip or a break in the office, it's better to spend the time to sleep, even if only briefly.

enough sleep will make you more health

Take a Deep Breath before Looking at the Smartphone Screen

According to a researcher, take a deep breath before looking at the smartphone screen could help you to cope with stress. Make this your daily habit. So if we do this routinely, then it will be able to help you to stay in shape all day long. Try taking a breath for 60 seconds each time you look at your smartphone screen, and feel the different.

take a deep breath before looking smartphone

Fill Your Drinking Water Bottle

It is very important to be know that we should drink enough water every day. Make sure that you can drink about 8 glasses each day to keep the fluid levels in your body at standard level. Because of our busyness, sometimes we forget to drink. Then, what is the function we should drink enough water every day? the benefits are :
keep the skin fresh, watering the toxins in the body, helping to keep the intestines in the stomach healthy, and keeping the muscles tired. In order to keep our drinking patterns, we should invest some of our money to buy bottles that can be used many times. Make enough filling of our drinking bottle so that the water needs in our body is maintained.

drinking enough water every day

Cook Your Own Food

Home food is definitely healthier and hygienic than we eat out. Home cooking gives you confidence with the herbs used, the main ingredients used wether are either fresh or wilted. In addition make you can save your money, cooking your own food will give you full control over what goes into your body. If we buy food outside, we do not know, the content of any substance that enters our body. It may be that the substances that enter our body from the food we buy from the outside are more toxic than the nutrients. When we cook at home, we can meet the nutritional needs of the body with fruits, vegetables, grains, eggs, meat, seafood, nuts. Then make it a habit to stop eating before full. Do not let us eat glut, because the body has a limit on the amount of food that goes into the body.

cooking your own food

Say Honest

Get used to telling the truth in any circumstance eventhough it is bitter. Accustomed to tell the truth will bring peace to the heart. When the heart is peaceful, then the mind will also be clear. When the mind is clear, the body will respond with a fit physique. Is not the origin of the disease a heavy burden of thought? Accustomed to lying will create conflict in the mind, it will make you easily to sick. Living a life of honesty brings great personal satisfaction and makes your life healthier.

say honest to make your healthy

Thus, are some trivial things that we can do every day to keep us fit and healthy. Good luck.


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