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Mooning Over Your Health

Tip: On the days of the complete Full Moon and New Moon, it’s advisable to avoid foods containing salt. If you cannot fast, eat only fresh fruits, sweets or foods that have low or no salt content.
“Well, what’s the Moon got to do with it?”
A lot! All of us know the tremendous effect the moon exerts on our planet and its denizens. Who does not know of the moon’s effect on the oceans’ tides? Have we not read and heard about – or even seen the havo Mooning Over Your Health

Tip: On the days of the complete Full Moon and New Moon, it’s advisable to avoid foods containing salt. If you cannot fast, eat only fresh fruits, sweets or foods that have low or no salt content.
“Well, what’s the Moon got to do with it?”
A lot! All of us know the tremendous effect the moon exerts on our planet and its denizens. Who does not know of the moon’s effect on the oceans’ tides? Have we not read and heard about – or even seen the havoc wreaked upon thousands of unsuspecting sailors over the ages wh…

Fruits for diabetics

Kiwi
Many researchers have shown a positive correlation between kiwi consumption and lowering of blood sugar level

Black jamun
Undoubtedly, this is one of the best fruits for diabetics. It is known to improve blood sugar control. Seeds of these fruit can be powdered and consumed by patients to control diabetes.

Peaches
These tasty fruits are a great healthy treat, with a low GI and good for diabetics.
( Glycemic Index (GI) is a measure of how quickly blood glucose levels (i.e., blood sugar) rise after eating a particular type of food. Glucose (the defining standard) has a glycemic index of 100. )

Apples
Apples contain antioxidants, which help to reduce cholesterol levels, cleanse the digestive system, and boost the immune system. Apples also contain nutrients that help in the digestion of fats.

Pineapples
Good for diabetics, pineapples also benefit the body as they are rich in anti-viral, anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties.

Star fruit (amrakh)
Similar to jamuns, starfruits help …