Thursday, April 26, 2012

Nutrition from vegetables (part-2)

CORN: (One large yellow corn.)
Protein – 4.02g
Fiber – 2.89g
Calories – 113

Potassium – 257mg
Phosphorus – 91 mg
Calcium – 4mg
Iron – 0.53mg
Magnesium – 31mg
Zinc – 0.75mg
Copper – 0.058mg
Manganese – 0.197mg
Selenium – 0.2mcg
(Also contains small amounts of other minerals)

A310 Iu
C – 6.5 mg
B1 – 0.11mg
B2 – 0.067mg
B6 – 0.164mg
K – 0.5mcg
E – 0.11mg
(Contains some other vitamins in small amounts)

(Half a cup sliced with skin.)
Protein – 34g
Fiber – 3g
Calories – 8

Potassium – 76mg
Phosphorus – 12 mg
Calcium – 8mg
Iron – 0.15mg
Magnesium – 7mg
Zinc – 0.1mg
Copper – 0.021mg
Manganese – 0.041mg
Selenium – 0.2mcg
(Also contains small amounts of other minerals)


A – 55 Iu
C – 1.5 mg
B1 – 0.014mg
B2 – 0.017mg
B6 – 0.021mg
K – 8.5mcg
E – 0.02mg
(Contains some other vitamins in small amounts)

Friday, April 20, 2012

Nutrition from vegetables (part-1)

ASPARAGUS: (half cop cooked with no added salts contains)
Protein – 2.16g
Fiber – 1.8g
Calories – 20

Potassium – 202mg
Phosphorus – 49 mg
Calcium – 21mg
Iron – 0.82mg
Magnesium – 13mg
Zinc – 0.54mg
Copper – 0.149mg
Manganese – 0.139mg
Selenium – 5.5mcg
(Also contains small amounts of other minerals)

A – 905 Iu
C – 6.9 mg
B1 – 0.146mg
B2 – 0.125mg
B6 – 0.071mg
K – 45.5mcg
E – 1.35mg
(Contains some other vitamins in small amounts)

BEET ROOT: (One half cup with no added salts)
Protein – 1.43g
Fiber – 1.7g
Calories – 37

Potassium – 259mg
Phosphorus – 32 mg
Calcium – 14mg
Iron – 0.67mg
Magnesium – 20mg
Zinc – 0.3mg
Copper – 0.063mg
Manganese – 0.277mg
Selenium – 0.6mcg
Sodium – 65mg
(Also contains small amounts of other minerals)

A – 30 Iu
C – 3.1 mg
B1 – 0.023mg
B2 – 0.034mg
B6 – 0.057mg
K – 0.2mcg
E – 0.03mg
(Contains some other vitamins in small amounts)

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Exercise for diabetes

Exercise for diabetes is very important. Some limes it may see easier to pop a pill or even take a shot than to put on your walking shoes and hit the trail. But the truth is that exercise in combination with a healthy diet is one of the best things you can do to take care of yourself if you have diabetes.

Why exercise?

Exercise burns calories which will help you lose weight or maintain a healthy weight.

Regular exercise for diabetes can help your body respond and is known to be effective in managing blood glucose. Exercise can lower blood glucose and possibly reduce the amount or medication you need to treat diabetes, or even eliminate the need for medication.

Exercise can improve your circulation especially in your arms and legs when people with diabetes can have problems.

Exercise can help reduce your cholesterol and high blood pressure. High cholesterol and high blood pressure and lead to a heart attack or stroke.

Friday, April 6, 2012

Diet for diabetes

Diet for diabetes plays a significant role in controlling the diabetes. The diabetic diet may be used alone or else in combination with insulin doses or with oral hypoglycemic drugs. Main objectives of diabetic diet is to maintain ideal body weight; by providing adequate nutrition along with normal blood sugar levels in blood. The diet plan for a diabetic is based on height, weight, age, sex physical activity and nature of diabetes. Before planning or following any diet plan consult with your physician and take his advice seriously.

Diet for diabetes is actually a medical nutrition therapy for diabetes. There is no specific diabetic diet for all diabetic patients. The foundation for a healthy diabetic diet is about the same as recommendations for heart healthy and weight management which is choosing food wisely and eat the correct portion of each type of food. All carbohydrates, fat and protein take in should be balanced to maintain the blood sugar at normal level. A healthy diabetic eating should always be low in sugar, sodium and fat but high in fiber. Meals and snacks regularly with more whole grain food, fruits and vegetables but limit the alcohol in take.

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

foods for pregnant woman

Choosing foods for pregnant woman is very important. When you are pregnant you have to ensure that you get a nutrition diet and also that you eat regularly. It is also good to have a balanced diet and totally avoid dieting when you are waiting for a baby. This can harm both you and our child. If you are afraid to gain too much in weight you can avoid sweet and unnecessary calories and eat regularly. During pregnancy, you should be careful not to take supplements and always consult with your doctor if you thinking, you are having any problem.

Here are some basic tips for things to look out for during your pregnancy. What you eat really important, as it affects the baby as much as you.

  • You should eat at regular times; avoid sweets if you do not want to gain too much weight.

  • Eat fruit every day. Fruits provide a lot of vitamins and they are good for everyone.