Wednesday, October 31, 2018

The Right Food Habits During Monsoon

OPT FOR RIGHT FOOD DURING MONSOON


Eating during the monsoon season always becomes a cause of concern as one is prone to falling ill as the air triggers growth of microbes. Experts suggest food items to add in the diet during monsoons to stay free from infections.

Include garlic, pepper, ginger, asafoetida, jeera powder, turmeric and coriander in food as it help enhance digestion and improve immunity. (Rasam)

People usually fall sick during monsoon as the moisture in the air triggers growth and proliferation of many harmful micro-organisms. You must be very cautious about your food during rainy season as the wrong food will give rise to a variety of infections and diseases. Reema Narang, Dietician at Doctor Insta and Mehar Rajput, Dietician, Fitpass advise people to include the following foods in their daily diet.

JALJEERA With GINGER


Have you ever heard the elderly talking about benefits of ginger and jaljeera? If not, we are here to tell you. By simply making a drink of jaljeera spiked with crushed ginger will kill the microbes and germs in body and empower your immunity system. It also keeps the seasonal cough and cold at bay. You will remain energetic through the day with no laziness.
Ginger is a miracle spice and has several health benefits. Herbal teas with ginger like tulsi ginger tea, ginger, and black pepper tea will warm you up and improve your immunity. It is a rich source of chromium, magnesium, and zinc that improves the overall blood flow. It has antibacterial and antiviral properties that help in fighting against cold and flu. Coughing and congestions are a common problem during monsoon. Ginger’s expectorant properties loosen the mucus from the lungs. It also soothes lung tissues.


SOUPS


Instead of eating chaat and pakodas try having soups during your snack time. Soups are full of nutrition and give satiety. As well as it is easy to digest and is light on your digestive system. It is recommended to drink soups with ginger, garlic, and black pepper. These spices not only increase its taste but also help in improving your immunity. It also acts as a hydrant for your body during the humid weather as humidity speeds up the dehydration in your body and leaves you with fatigue and nausea.

STEAMED VEGETABLES

 Steaming softens vegetables while maintaining most of their nutrients, especially water-soluble compounds that are easily damaged by heat like Vitamin C. Steaming vegetables not only removes germs from them but also helps them retain more texture and flavor. Some of the staples of steamed vegetable are cauliflower, broccoli, mushrooms, carrots, and tomatoes.


SEASONAL FRUITS' JUICE


You may limit the intake of leafy vegetables during rains, but there is no stopping from consuming seasonal fruits drinks and juices. Make sure you drink juices made from freshly cut fruits, and not those that were already chopped and kept aside. Avoid roadside fruit juices but make a glass for you at home. Fresh fruits to try in monsoon are cherries, kiwis, guava, oranges, which offer vitamin C – important vitamin for strengthening immunity.

SPROUTS


Sprouts are good for your health and it should be included in diet especially during monsoon as they will boost your immunity. You can have sprouts of green moong dal, kala chana, and chole with chopped onion, tomato and lemon juice. Make your sprout chaat tangy and tasty and you can have it in breakfast, lunch and in snack time.

CORN


Whether you are eating it from the cob or the bhel version, corn has many health benefits. It lowers blood pressure, reduces cholesterol and acts as a diabetes manager. Corn is also rich in fiber and starch, which ensures smooth functioning of the digestive system. Corn bhel is very healthy as well as a treat for your taste buds.

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Broiler Chicken & Egg- Side Effects


Non-vegetarian food is very essential for health. Chicken plays an important role in satisfying all the required nutrients. Chicken is the rich source of protein, calcium, amino acids, Vitamin B-3, Vitamin B-6, magnesium and other important nutrients. Not all type of chicken is healthier for health. Especially, broiler chicken is very dangerous for human health. 
Broilers are feeding harmful chemicals, antibiotics with their food. This only helps them to grow faster within 40 days. Eating Broiler chicken regularly can cause various dangerous effects on your health. Now, we are going to see the broiler chicken side effects.
Broiler Chicken Side Effects : The possible side effects of eating broiler chicken are
1. Can Cause Cancer

A study( Poultry consumption and prostate cancer risk ) states that eating broiler chicken cooked at high temperature can have the chance of causing cancer. Especially, males have more chance of causing prostate cancer. Kindly aware of that and do not cook any meat at high temperature. Nowadays, people are crazy about grilled chicken. Grilled chickens are cooked at high temperature and it is very dangerous to health.

2. Bacteria

Most poultry farms and broiler chicken has deadly bacteria( Spoilage bacteria of fresh broiler chicken carcasses ) in itself. Getting fresh and hygienic meat is very important.This is because the bacterias present in the broiler chicken can cause many health problems.

3. Most Dangerous than Cigarettes                                                                         


Eating grilled and tandoori broiler chicken is very dangerous to health. Eating them can cause hazards more than cigarette smoking1 roast chicken leg toxicity equal to 60 cigarettes? ). The protein molecules in the broiler chicken can change and will cause dangerous health problems when cooked at high temperature.

4. Unhealthy Fats

Broiler chicken contains unhealthy fats which are not good for a healthy person. Regular consumption of broiler chicken can cause problems like obesity, high blood pressure, heart problems etc. So, stop consuming broiler chickens and go for healthy country chicken meat.

5. Harmful Chemical Content

Broilers are injected with harmful chemicals, antibiotics and growth hormones to get high meat production and gain weight. Eating them will cause a dangerous effect on the health.This can cause the problems like obesity, male fertility problems, early puberty in females etc.

6. Large amount of Antibiotics


To prevent disease and get rapid growth, Broilers are injected with antibiotic drugs. A recent study states that eating broiler chicken thrice in a week is equal to taking three antibiotic injections.

7. Male infertility

Male infertility problem is the common problem seen in nowadays.Consuming broiler chicken is one of the important reasons for that. The chemicals present in the broiler chicken destroys the sperm count in males and cause them impotent.
8. How Chicken can be Harmful for Young Girls?
Eating chicken sounds scrumptious but the disadvantages it is adding to our youth are honestly horrifying. Of course, the media is constantly promoting chicken and its product but the problems created by its consumption are not much high-lighted. Before I let you know the health issues (especially in young girls) raised by its consumption, it is fairly imperative to know what these "Broiler chicken & egg" are fed and why?
They are fed huge amount of anti-biotic and drugs to keep them alive. Otherwise their survival becomes very difficult as per the conditions imposed on them. This also include caffiene and arsenic as well. Feather feed is commonly added in chicken's feed. It does contain not only one but almost 10 types of antibiotics which eventually is consumed by us causing somewhat faster growth of antibiotics-resistance in bacteria.
The feed they are given includes residues of:
1. Anti-biotic (to make them grow faster rather than to keep them away from diseases)
2. Anti-depressant (to keep them calm and reduce anxiety in birds)
3. Caffiene (to keep them calm for a longer period of time and eat more)
4. Arsenic (to make their meat more pink and fleshy).
Arsenic intake is kind of slow poisoning. It is highly toxic and can cause Cancer, Dementia, neurological problems and many more in young girls are suffering these days are a lot typically developing due to its consumption. Some of the are as follow:
9. Bodily hair growth
The hormones included in feather feed ultimately becomes part of our food intake which dissuades our own hormones to work as it should be in the body. The hideous result is bodily over grown hair which many young girls are facing.
10. Hormonal disturbance
Hormonal disturbance not only effects the body over grown hair but the working of major hormonal activities which are responsible for the overall growth of the body and mental health.
11. Hypertension
You must have noticed that kids these days are always behaving hyper in any situation. That also is the side effect of consuming too much farm chicken which is totally brought up in completely unnatural way.
12. Disturbed menstruation cycle
Extremely common problem in our young girls is disturbed period’s cycle. That also is linked to our hormones and troubled hormones are result of malnutrition. Chicken now days has become a compulsory part of our food. Almost every product has got some amount of chicken which is causing disruption in body and mental health.
Knowing what the chickens are fed is significant because their feed becomes our food at the end and not them, but we become the victims of whatever they are fed. They have to eventually die by hook or by crook, but what about us? Should we die before time? Should we accept this slow poisoning? Should we take our lives for granted? Many countries have taken steps against this and we too should pay attention to this matter as this is directly effecting the health of our youngsters!

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

How to Lose Weight Without Diet or Excercise


Sticking to a conventional diet and exercise plan can be difficult.

However, there are several proven tips that can help you eat fewer calories with ease.

These are effective ways to reduce your weight, as well as to prevent weight gain in the future.

Here are 11 ways to lose weight without deit or exercise. All of them are based on science.


1. Chew Thoroughly and Slow Down
  • Your brain needs time to process that you've had enough to eat. 
  • Chewing your food thorougly makes you eat more slowly, which is associated with decreased food intake, increased fullness and smaller portion sizes. 
  • How quickly uou finish your meals may also affect your weight. 
  • A recent review of 23 observational studies reported that faster eaters are more likely to gain weight than slower eaters.
  • Eating your food slowly can help you feel more full with fewer calories. It is easy way to lose weight and prevent weight gain.
2. Use Smaller Plates for Unhealthy Foods
  • The typical food plate is larger today than it was a few decades ago.
  • This trend could contribute to weight gain, since using a smaller plate may help you eat less by making portions look larger
  • On the other hand, a bigger plate can make a serving look smaller, causing you to add more food.
  • Smaller plates can trick your brain into thinking  you're eating more than you actually are. Therefore, it's smart to consume unhealthy foods from smaller plates, causing you to eat less.
                                

3. Eat Plenty of Protein
  • Adding Protein to your deit has been linked to weight loss, even withpout exercise or conscious calorie restriction.
  • Protein has powerful effects on appetite. It can increase feelings of fullness, reduce hunger and help you eat fewer calories.
  • This may be because protein affects several hormones that play a role in hunger and fulness, including ghrelin and GLP-1.
  • One study found that increasing protein intake from 15% to 30% od calories helped participants eat 441 fewer calories per day and lose 11 pounds over 12 weeks, on average, without intentionally rectricting any foods.
4. Store Unhealthy Food Out of Sight
  • Storing unhealthy foods where you can see them may increase hunger and cravings, causing you to eat more.
  • This is also linked to weight gain.
5. Eat fiber-Rich Foods
  • Eating fiber-rich foods may increase satiety, helping you feel fuller for longer.
  • Studies also indicate that one type of fiber, viscous fiber, is particularly helpful for weight loss. It increases fullness and reduces food intake.
  • Viscous fiber forms a gel when it come in contact with water. This gel increases nutrient absorption time and slows down the emptying of your stomach
  • Viscous fiber is only found in plant foods, Examples include beans, oat cereals, Brussels sprouts, asparagus, orange and flax seeds.
  • A weight loss supplement called glucomannan is also very high in viscous fiber.
  • Viscous fiber is particularly helpful in reducing appetite and food intake. This fiber forms gel that slows down digestion.
                                

6. Drink Water Regurlarly
  • Drinking water can help you eat less and lose weight, especially if you can drink it before a meal.
  • Drinking water before meals may help you eat fewer calories. Replacing a sugary drink with water is particularly beneficial.
7. Eat Without Electronic Distractions
  • Paying attention to what you eat may help you consume fewer calories.
  • People who eat while they're watching TV or playing computer games may lose track of how much they have eaten. This, in turn, can cause overeating.
  • Additionally, absent-mindness during a meal has a even greater influence on your intake later in the day. People who were distracted at a meal ate 25% more calories at later meals than those who were present.
8. Sleep Well and Avoid Stress
  • When it comes to health, people often neglect sleep and stress. Both, infact, have powerful effects on your appetite and weight.
  • A lack of sleep may disrupt the appetite- regulating hormones leptin & ghrelin. Another hormone, cortisol becomes elevated when you're stressed.
  • Having these hormones fluctuate can increase your hunger and cravings for unhealthy food, leading to higher calorie intake.
                       
9. Eliminate Sugary Drinks

  • Added sugar may very well be the single worst ingredient in the deit today.
  • Sugary beverages like soda have been associated with an increased risk of many diseases.
  • Healthy beverages to drink instead include water, coffee and green tea.
10. Serve Unhealthy Food on Red Plates
  • One unusual strategy is to use red plates to help you eat less. Research indicates that this technique at least seems to work with unhealthy snack foods.
  • Red plates may help you eat fewer unhealthy snak foods. 
  • This may be because the color red triggers a stop reaction.




Tuesday, September 18, 2018

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Wednesday, September 12, 2018

GET READY TO PEDAL WOODEN BICYCLE - COIMBATORE


There is no doubt that necessity is the mother of invention! Otherwise, this Coimbatore- base interior designer wouldn't have come up with wooden bicycles.
Last year, When P K Murugesan, 33, searched for a new frame for his bicycle that was damaged transit, he couldn't find one. This led him to desigm a frame using engineered wood or plywood.

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In the process, he decided to modify his bicycle completely using wood, except for the crucial parts such as the handle bar and the seat. "I started it an experiment. Also, as I had interest in enviromental issues, I thought making a wooden bicycle would attract people's attention(to bicycles), as they are one of the most important ways to tackle vehicular emissions, which account for a significant portion of global emmissions" Murugesan said.
Murugesan, who has been a cyclist for 10 years now, says.
As he expected, when Murugesan took his wooden bicycle out for a ride, it grabbed people's attention, "People started stopping me on road and asked me about the cycle. Many wanted one made for them, " he says. This and the traction it recieved on social media, gave Murugesan the idea of starting a firm to make wooden bicycles.
                         
It took Murugeasan around 15 days to sketch the design and fabricate the first wooden bicycle. "It cost me around 25,000 to make the first one. But Iam planning to improve the design, which would bring down the cost to 18000, "Murugesan said. He also has plans to register his design and start a firm.

In the first wooden bicycle he made, Murugesan used the tyres of city terrain bikes, which are suitable to ride only on paved surfaces. "In the forthcoming design, I am planning to use multi-terrain bike tyres which would be suitable for long rides too, Iam also planning to incorporate a seven-gear assembly, an adjustable seat and a quick release front wheel, "he says.

Except for the parts such as the tyres, wheel rims, handle bar, seat, gear assembly, front fork and crank assembly, which he would purchase and assemble, Murugesan says the entire body of the cycle would be made with wood. "The cycle now weighs more than 30kg. I am planning to use a hollow frame rather than a solid one to bring down the weight to around 15kg. Also I am planning to engrave the name of the buyer on the wooden frame." Murugesan says.

While wooden bicycled are already present in some european countries, their cost in India starts from Rs 1.5 lakh. Murugesan says he believe hid innovation would be an afforadable alternative in both the health and the enviroment fronts.



Tuesday, September 4, 2018

GIVE THEM YOUR TIME

Don’t let the busy lives we lead today keep us from spending time with our extended families more regularly. Time is scarce, making it even more crucial whom we choose to spend moments of our lives with. So how do we want to spend our precious time? With our grandparents, of course—and it’s well worth every minute! Here’s why

Grandparents Teach Us Valuable Skills


Whether it’s quilting, whipping up a meal or fixing a bicycle, grandparents may possess skills that we, or our parents, do not have. Hanging out with our grandparents gives us the window of opportunity to pick up these valuable skill sets!

Grandparents Provide Comfort and Support 

Our grandparents love us unconditionally – it is simply in their nature to do so! When we encounter difficulties in life, we can seek comfort from knowing that they will always be there when we need them. With decades more of life experience under their belts, the best advice can sometimes come from our grandparents, who can then set us on the right path. With their support, life can be a breeze!  

Grandparents Help Us Learn More About Our parents 

Believe it or not, our grandparents can help us see our parents in a different light through anecdotes and stories to tell – stories that we will enjoy and even treasure. Instead of just seeing our parents as authoritative figures, we can learn to see our parents as the children they once were.  

Grandparents Give Us A Glimpse Into A World We’d Never Lived In


Naturally, our grandparents are a wealth of knowledge. They can share with us about periods in history that they’d lived through, either during their childhood or young adult years. Some of our grandparents may even have had a part in important historical events that we never knew about!

Our grandparents are also the link to our personal past. Learning about our ancestral roots and family history can be very interesting, and help us understand and build on each of our unique identities.

Most Importantly, We Bring Happiness To Our Grandparents  

As grandchildren, it is our duty to care for and appreciate the seniors in our family. We have the ability to light up our grandparents’ lives and to bring happiness to their home, giving them a sense of warmth and fulfilment knowing that they are not alone. Visiting them will help us get happier, and also keep them very happy. The time we have on this earth is short, but the time we have with our grandparents is even shorter. Make the most out of intergenerational interactions with them before we realise it’s too late. You'll certainly will not regret it! 

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

KNOW ABOUT NUTS



If you love nuts as much as we do, you might have some questions about them. Is it bad to eat too many of them? Which kinds are actually legumes?
Can you survive on a diet made purely of nuts?
  • The unsaturated fatty acids, fiber and protein in nuts help lower high cholestrol, reduce blood clots(which lead to heart attacks), and improve the lining of our arteries, they also keep us full for longer periods of time and provide a good dose of Omega-3s.
BADAM - ALMONDS


Almonds are incredibly popular tree nut. Highly nutritious and extremely healthy
A 1 ounce (28 grams, or small handful) serving of almonds contains (1):
  • Fiber: 3.5 grams.
  • Protein: 6 grams.
  • Fat: 14 grams (9 of which are monounsaturated).
  • Vitamin E: 37% of the RDA.
  • Manganese: 32% of the RDA.
  • Magnesium: 20% of the RDA.
  • They also contain a decent amount of copper, vitamin B2 (riboflavin) and phosphorus.
This is all from a small handful, which supplies only 161 calories and 2.5 grams of digestible carbohydrates.
  • Almonds are a fantastic source of antioxidants. Antioxidants help to protect against oxidative stress, which can damage molecules in cells and contribute to aging and diseases like cancer. The powerful antioxidants in almonds are largely concentrated in the brown layer of the skin.
  • Almonds are high in vitamin E, which protects your cell membranes from damage.
  • Almonds can assist with blood sugar control, reduced blood pressure and lower cholesterol levels. They can also reduce hunger and promote weight loss.
  • Magnesium decreases stress on blood vessels, promotes oxygen flow and decreases free radical damage to the heart.
  • Flavonoids: In almond skins, there are 20 potent flavonoids that work together with vitamins C and E to produce antioxidant action.
  • Copper: As with manganese, it is essential to the body's metabolic enzymes.
  • Fibre and protein: One-quarter of a cup of almonds has more than four grams of fibre (which helps your digestive system work efficiently) and 7.62 grams of protein.
  • Eating almonds reduces hunger, Lowering your overall calorie intake.
Avoid IF:

You have kidney problems. Almonds are high in oxalates, which can cause problems with the kidney and gallbladder and interfere with calcium absorption.

WALNUTS - AKHROT


Walnuts are a wrinkly, globe-like nut that is the fruit of the walnut tree. They grow in a hard shell, which when opened reveals the walnut. This is then split in two and hence you will be familiar with seeing them as flat segments. Walnuts are usually eaten raw or roasted.

  • Nutritional value of walnuts
Like all nuts, walnuts contain good fats, such as monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats (PUFAs), but they are also a good source of the essential fatty acid omega-3. They also contain iron, selenium, calcium, zinc, vitamin E and some B vitamins.

  • Walnuts good for the brain

Walnuts contain important phytochemicals as well as high amounts of polyunsaturated fats which do offer potential benefits for both brain health and brain function. Omega-3 plays a part by helping to reduce oxidative stress in the brain, but also by helping to improve brain signalling and neurogenesis, which is the creation of neurons.  
As well as the good fats, other important nutrients such as vitamin E, folate and ellagic acid all found in walnuts also contribute to neuroprotection and memory function.

  • Walnuts boost mood
Omega-3, found in walnuts, is important in the development and function of the central nervous system. There has been positive research and clinical evidence to indicate that omega-3 fatty acids could well play a role in certain mood disorders.

  • Walnuts good for heart health

The Journal of Nutrition reports that consumption of walnuts may reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease and that walnut oil provides more favourable benefits to endothelial function, which is the lining of the inside of our blood and lymphatic vessels. There has also been research into whole walnuts and how they can improve cholesterol levels and markers for inflammation, which is also connected to a reduced risk of heart disease.
A study by the British Journal of Nutrition found that those who consumed nuts more than four times a week reduced their risk of coronary heart disease by as much as 37%.

  • Walnuts help with weight loss

There has been some evidence to demonstrate that consuming walnuts in the place of other foods does not cause weight gain even though they are energy rich, offering a great snack alternative for those looking to manage their weight.
  • Walnuts good for the digestive system
A recent animal study has shown that consuming walnuts can enrich the gut microbiome and increase particular good bacteria strains, which could offer benefits to humans with more research.

PISTACHIO NUTS
Pistachio, commonly famous by the name ‘Pista‘ in (Hindi,Gujarati,Marathi,Punjabi) also known as ‘Pistha Pappu‘ in Telugu is from Western Asia but it is mostly also available in the Mediterranean region. The nutrient rich pistachio is a nut. Actually pistachio is a fruit, but the the outer shell of the fruit is removed and the yellow coloured seed kernel is usually eaten as it is edible.


  • Healthy Heart

Pistachios help in reducing bad cholesterol, LDL and increases good cholesterol, HDL in the body thus preventing heart diseases. It also increases strength of the nerves making heart stronger.

  • Anti-inflammation Properties

Pistachio benefits include the presence of vitamin A, vitamin E and anti-inflammatory properties reducing the inflammation in the body caused due to any problems .

  • Prevents Diabetes
60% of the daily required phosphorous is present in a cup of pistachios which can prevent even type-2 diabetes. Also phophorous in pistachios
helps in breaking down proteins into amino acids resulting in glucose tolerance.

Pistachios’ Skin Benefits

Natural Moisturizer

Pistachio oil is an excellent natural moisturizer. It happens to be naturally infused with demulcent properties which tend to have highly hydrating and smoothening effects on the skin. You can consider substituting your regular moisturizer with Pistachio oil in order to get that smooth and silky skin .

Fights Aging

Did you know that Pistachio is highly beneficial when it comes to ageing? They contain a variety of potent antioxidants that tend to neutralize free radicals, a chief culprit behind premature aging and in ensuring soft & silky skin for a longer time.

Gives Skin Natural Glow

Pistachios contain a considerable amount of essential fatty acids which are vital for maintaining a healthy, glowing complexion. Including green apples in your routine diet help you ensure a robust, radiant skin all the time.

Maintains Skin Health

Being a rich source of vitamin E, a fat soluble antioxidant, Pistachios play a vital role in maintaining hale and hearty skin. They protect your skin from sun damage, thereby reducing the odds of skin cancer and sunburns .

Improves Vision

Pistachios help promoting healthy vision and are highly recommended to those struggling with any vision related issues .

Pistachios’ Hair Benefits

Similar to skin, pistachios have much to offer for hair care as well:

Stimulates Hair Growth

Thanks to being the host of various hair benefiting fatty acids, pistachios stimulate the growth of healthy strands .

Makes Hair Strong

It is also an excellent treatment for strengthening the locks.

Increases Flexibility Of Hair

A hair mask using pistachios deeply nourishes and moisturizes your hair while improving the flexibility of hair fibers. In addition, it is also a great remedy for treating split ends, dehydrated and colour damaged hair.

Fights Hair Loss

Biotin deficiency is among the key factors contributing to hair loss. Pistachios contain considerable amount of biotin and their regular consumption may help you combat hair-loss effectively.

Pistachios: How To Select And Store Them?

  • Pistachios are available in many different forms such as unshelled, shelled, salted, roasted, etc. It’s is always advisable to settle on raw, shelled pistachios rather than processed and salted ones as they lose large nutritious values while processing.
  • Also make sure not to pick the pistachios having some cracks other than the natural cleave or having rancid smell.
  • Stock up the shelled pistachios in a sealed, airtight container and unshelled in a cool, dry place. You can also freeze or refrigerate pistachios for almost one year.
CASHEW NUTS


Cashews have a buttery, sweet, and salty taste, an unmistakable shape, and they are an excellent source of vitamins and minerals. They grow on cashew nut trees, which are native to subtropical climates. Raw, unsalted cashews are often used in vegan recipes as well as in Indian cooking. Many of us eat cashews after they have been roasted and salted, which turns them into a delicious snack.

Blood Health

The copper and iron in cashews work together to help the body form and utilize red blood cells. This in turn keeps blood vessels, nerves, the immune system, and bones healthy and functioning properly.

Eye Health

We’ve all heard that carrots are good for your eyes, but it might come as a surprise that cashews are too! They contain high levels of lutein and zeaxanthin, which act as antioxidants when consumed regularly. These compounds protect the eyes from light damage (which can turn into blindness in the elderly), and can even help decrease the instance of cataracts.

Weight Loss

According to Harvard research, two servings of nuts a day is helpful in fighting against cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and cancer. Replacing animal fats and proteins with the mono-and polyunsaturated fats found in cashews is an excellent way to manage your weight and reduce the build-up of fat and cholesterol in the heart.
What About the Fat?

Cashews contain a lot of vitamins and nutrients, but they also contain a lot of fat. The good news is that these fats are mostly monounsaturated and polyunsaturated.
When substituted for saturated fats and eaten in moderation, mono- and polyunsaturated fats can help improve heart disease as well as reduce the risk for stroke and prevent weight gain.
Polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fats also contribute vitamin E to the diet. Vitamin E is a powerful antioxidant that is great for promoting positive cell growth and overall health in the human body.