Apple cider vinegar is that vinegar which is made up of apples (guess all know that). To be precise it is made up of fermented apple juice. Apples are cut in small pieces and covered with water and leave them in room temperature. This will make the sugar which is present in apple to ferment and turns it to alcohol. This apple cider vinegar is fermented twice once to make alcohol and second time to make vinegar (acetic acid).
Bhastrika is one of the important pranayam. It enhances our energy levels. It purifies our blood and get rid of toxins from our body. Sanskrit word for Bhastrika means breathing like bellows. As many might know bellow means the instrument which is used to deliver additional air to fuel and raising the rate of combustion and thereby increasing the heat. Hence this pranayam is called yoga breath of fire as this increase heat in our body by doing this yogic breathing which involves fast breathing and exhaling.
Padmasana is a pose of yoga which has immense benefits. It is an extremely powerful pose. Padmasana comes from Sanskrit word which means the Lotus flower. It is a simple posture. Padmasana ensure that you have done sufficient warm up and are comfortable in few of elementary postures. It was originated in ancient time to do meditation practice. By doing this asana it helps in improving the breathing in body. This pose is also good for women’s as by doing this yoga it helps in connecting your mind, body and soul.
Kapalbhati is one of the important and effective pranayam today. It is a breathing technique which involves fast, breathing in by using belly muscles and then breathing out at quick pace. It is a Sanskrit word wherein “Kapal” means ‘forehead’ and “Bhati” means ‘shining’. It also known to generates heat in the body.
In our day to day life when we do several activities at one time, working in hotter environment or when there is change in weather. We tend to get tired as our body works in and out. Hence we need to put some time to cool down and rest. Sheetali Pranayama is yogic way to cool down your body. Sheetali means “the one that cools you down”. ‘Sheet’ in Sanskrit means cold. Also this pranayama is called Sheetali as when we do this pranayama we make a small hissing sound like “Si…Si..”. Doing this activity regularly will relax and remove excess body heat.
Chickoo or Sapota is one of those fruit which is nutritious and has high amount of calories in it. It has 83 calories per 100 grams. It is an excellent source of dietary fiber and the pulp of this fruit has excellent laxative. It is very sweet and has delicious flavor. It will provide excellent source of energy as it is loaded with fructose and sucrose which is natural boosting energy food. It is loaded with Vitams A, C, folate, iron potassium and copper.
Cough is caused by virus which inflames your throat, windpipe and lungs. Cough can last for more than 1 week. Coughing is a reflex action from your body to clear its airway of foreign particle and protecting your lungs from infection. It is a body way to clear the breathing passage. Continuous coughing can leave your neck aching.
Cold can be challenging and very irritating too at the same time. You cannot concentrate on your work due to runny or stuffy nose, sore throat or sneezing. This is caused by rhinovirus which is most common and contagious too. Normally they last for 8-12 days but can last longer. It can spread through direct or indirect contact. Kids and infants get easily affected because of their less developed immune system. Here are the 7 tips that may relieve you from your cold.
Liver is one of the important organs in our body. The weight of our liver is approx 3 pounds. It also takes support from other parts of our body likely pancreas and gallbladder. Liver controls most chemical levels in our blood and excretes a product called bile. With this process our waste are carried away. It is an essential organ which has much function in our body. All the blood which leaves our stomach passes through our liver.
Flexibility is one of them most undervalued and which most of often try to skip. Flexibility should be addressed just as another workout before any training session. A good flexibility program would prevent injuries and reduce muscle soreness thereby allowing greater freedom of movement and decreasing risk of injury.