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Listen to Music a Lot of Benefits

Posted by Rifki Hakim Saturday, 17 January 2015 0 comments

Bob Marley once said a very famous sentence,  "One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain". That sentence mean that music has the benefit of magic to heal yourself both physically and emotionally. With music, physical coordination goes well, you will increase the linguistic capabilities, and you can avoid the risk of dementia in old age. But the benefits are not only that, here are other magical benefits of listening to music :

Relieves pain
Music has great benefits in treating pain. Music works with the nervous system which then automatically able to relieve chronic pain. That is why music is used as a therapy in the hospital for childbirth, anesthesia, or post-operative pain relief. Music will make the body excrete endorphins to counteract pain, slow heart rate, and breathing relaxes.

Improving the health of blood vessels
Tempo, intensity and speed of the music affects the heart. Music will be able to increase your heart rate and breathing.

Improve intelligence
Music education is very important given to children because it can improve brain health as well as visual or verbal skill of their. Playing a musical instrument is also the best way to improve intelligence and IQ of your baby.

Improve brain health
Listening to music on old age will help keep your brain in order to stay young and healthy. Listening to music is also able to function as a training tool because the brain is able to exercise the power of your imagination.

Improve mood
When listening to music, your brain releases dopamine which can relieve tense mood

Controlling blood pressure
Listen to music with a gentle rhythm will help patients of high blood pressure to control their blood. Research conducted by the American Society of Hypertension showed that just by listening to classical music for 30 minutes per day, the high blood pressure can drop significantly.

Improving the quality of sleep
Listening to music helps calm the mind and soul that helps you to sleep well. Music is also able to cure your insomnia.

Boost the immune system
When listening to music, the body will secrete certain hormones that can boost the body's immunity. Listen to music for 50 minutes can increase levels of antibodies the body and reduce stress levels of the hormone cortisol.

Support fetal growth
Pregnant women who listen to music has a positive fetal development. The baby who as a child listening to music also has a progress in terms of motor, intellectual and linguistic experience growth from birth.

Make you excited
Many people choose to listen to music while exercising. This is because the music will make their excited, increased durability, as well as distract you from all forms of discomfort

Sharpen memory
Music can help someone to remember something well. For the part of the brain that processes music right next to the brain memory

Accelerate the recovery period
Listening to music can make up your mind to relax muscles and relieve you from pain. As a result, you can speed up the recovery process.

Controlling appetite
Not many know that listening to music can control your appetite. Listening to music also makes you become slowly in digesting food.

Listening to music in fact has a myriad of benefits for your health. However, you also have to be careful in listening. Don't let the volume of your music so loud that damage your hearing.

Almonds Can Get Rid of Your Belly Fat

Posted by Rifki Hakim Wednesday, 14 January 2015 0 comments

Nuts are known to be healthy and low calorie snack. Eat almonds every day can make you a long life. In addition, the nutrients in almonds also can prevent heart disease and reduce cholesterol in the blood vessels

Not only that, it turns out that eating almonds are also beneficial to get rid of belly fat makes you look bloated. Choosing almonds as a simple snack can help increase the body's metabolic system because of nutrition in it. The researchers also found that eating nuts are high in protein can help to suppress your appetite. This combination is able to get rid of fat deposits in the abdomen known as the muffin top.

According to Dr Claire Berryman, research leader of the Pennsylvania State University, there are 160 calories in 1 ounce of almonds. Almonds also contain manganese which helps strengthen bones and regulate blood sugar. While the content of magnesium in it is important for the health of organs, muscles, and nerve function. Handful of almonds high in unsaturated fatty acids and vitamin E, which protects the body from the damage of UV rays.

So, you're confused looking for a healthy snack menu? Try to eat almonds or almond milk. :)

Keep Your Eyes Healthy With This Nutrition

Posted by Rifki Hakim Sunday, 11 January 2015 0 comments

It is undeniable, what we eat determines the health status of our body. Including the health of our eyes. Here are some nutrients that determine your eye health status. 

Antioxidants not only provide benefits to prevent cancer and help prevent premature aging, but it's also beneficial to help the health of your eyes. Vitamin A, vitamin C and vitamin E are nutrients that are rich in antioxidants. Due to the antioxidant, eye health will be supported and prevent eye disorders related with age (aging) and other eye diseases.

Besides antioxidants, you should too pay attention to intake of selenium and zinc in order to optimize the absorption of antioxidants needed. Source of antioxidants can be obtained from fruits and vegetables with bright colors, such as carrots, pumpkin, sweet potatoes, grapes, oranges, etc. The concentration of antioxidants is more abundant in raw form.

But for the sake of simplicity, the following is required nutrients eyes and is also the food source of acquisition:

Vitamin A
Rich in vitamin A contained in the liver, eggs, and vegetables such as carrots or spinach. In addition to the antioxidants from vitamin A, it's important in supporting the function of the retina that can help the eye in the process of adapting to the bright light and dark. Not only that, vitamin A has also prevent and reduce the risk of cataracts and age-related macular degeneration.

Vtamin C
Vitamin C with a series of benefits is also beneficial to maintain eye health. Where with its antioxidants can prevent cataracts and age-related eye damage (macular degenerative). Vitamin C for the eyes you can get on Strawberries, oranges, peppers and broccoli.

Vitamin E
In line with vitamin A and vitamin C, vitamin E can be beneficial for eye health as it helps slow the progression of cataracts. Vitamin E can be obtained from nuts, and green leafy vegetables. Although not as much in green vegetables, vitamin E is also found in eggs, milk and olive oil ati gizzard.

Selenium and Zinc
Selenium and zinc for eye health as inseparable. Because, with this both mineral, oxidation process occurs. Both minerals have a key role for the absorption of antioxidants in food. Selenium is found in macaroni and cheese. While zinc found in cheese, yogurt, red meat, and some cereals are fortified with zinc minerals.

Some Surprising Headache Triggers

Posted by Rifki Hakim Friday, 9 January 2015 0 comments

Headaches can appear suddenly and can be very annoying because it interferes with daily activities. You might be wondering what the cause. Is the food just eaten? or is it because of lack of sleep?

There are some things that you may not realize that it can trigger headaches. Some triggers of headaches such as:

The Food
Keju, makanan yang mengandung monosodium glutamate (MSG), alkohol, kafein, ice cream/makanan dingin, produk susu, atau produk daging dapat memicu sakit kepala. 

Skip a mealWhen you skip a meal, usually will appear headache before realizing that you are hungry. It is related with blood sugar levels in the body.

The Weather
Temperature changes can trigger a migraine, be it cold or warm weather. Warmer temperatures most often cause headaches. Use goggles and sufficient the needs of your fluids if you have to leave the house during hot weather. 

Perfume can lead to a sense of comfort and confidence, but in some particular scent can trigger a headache. Allegedly pungent smell will stimulate the nervous system and cause migraines.

Mobile Phone
If you ever find yourself bowing while playing games on your phone for hours, you may have to take a short break. Rays from your mobile phone screen activates the retina and nerve behind the eye, which can cause eye strain and pain in the head.


Grapes Protects the Body from the Cancer

Posted by Rifki Hakim Wednesday, 7 January 2015 0 comments

Who doesn't know the grapes? This fruit is already known by the public for a long time. Although the price is relatively more expensive compared to other fruits such as apples, bananas, and others, but the grapes shown to have health benefits that can not be underestimated. Researchers reveal that the substance in grapes may protect the DNA, prevent heart disease, and cancer.

These substances called polyphenols, antioxidants that have been known to reduce the risk of heart disease and improve health. Other than that, polyphenols also claimed to prevent cancer, and preventing the aging process and help you lose weight.

Besides polyphenols, resveratrol found in grapes are known good for health. So far, researchers believe that the benefits of resveratrol have been exaggerated so many people have a reason to consume wine, made from grapes and contain resveratrol. However, researchers revealed that resveratrol can indeed help the body to protect the chromosomes and DNA.

However, consumption of wine just to just get resveratrol will not provide much benefit. Because consumption of wine can also be harmful to health if excessive. Because of this, researchers suggest to get resveratrol from the fruits other than grapes.

Some foods that contain resveratrol is cranberry, blueberry, and pomegranate. Red grapes are also known to contain a lot of resveratrol. So, if you want to protect your DNA from the cancer, don't hesitate to eat these fruits.

Vitamin Supplements Can Make People Addiction. Really?

Posted by Rifki Hakim Thursday, 18 December 2014 0 comments

Vitamins are substances that are very important for health. Many people consume vitamin supplements to increase endurance and to get the nutrients they can't get from the daily food. However, some people refuse to consume vitamin supplements because they think can make them addicted. Is this correct?

Vitamin supplementation is not a substitute for food, because in fact no one can replace the nutrients from whole foods. According to Roberta Anding, MS, RD from the American Dietetic Association. Vitamins can fill nutritional gaps in your menu, but there is still a major force on your plate and not the pill. 

Therefore, if the nutrients are not being met through your foods, vitamin supplementation can help the malnourished. Some studies have shown the effectiveness of supplementation of vitamins for the body. For example: A National Institutes of Health (NIH) found an increase in bone density in older women who take calcium and vitamin D addition.

If you stop taking vitamins and feel weak, it doesn't mean you are addicted to the supplement. What actually happened is you are not meet the nutritional needs so that you are not powered. 

Before you take vitamin supplements, be sure you check these three important things:
1. Consult with your doctor to find out if you really need extra vitamins a daily life.
2. Note the levels of vitamin supplements that you consume, some vitamins such as vitamin A, D, and E can give side effects when levels exceed the recommended dosage.
3. Always be careful if you want to consume vitamin supplements when you are in the care of certain drugs. Some types of vitamins can interfere with the function of drug action in the body.

In addition to eating a healthy-foods, multivitamins also needs to be taken to make the body fresh. Especially if every day you undergo strenuous activity and dense, making it impossible to exercise regularly.

Omega-3, The Healthy Fats That Are Often Ignored

Posted by Rifki Hakim Sunday, 2 November 2014 0 comments

The myth that all fats bad for health seems to have been stuck in the minds of many people. Although the information has shown that the myth isn't true, and has explained that there are different kinds of fats are healthy, but researchers still find the lack of consumption of healthy fats.

Based on a survey of 12,000 adults, researchers from the American Heart Association found that trans fat consumption has dropped by 30 percent. This is good news. The bad news, there are still many people who don't consume healthy fats which are needed by the body, one of which is omega-3 fatty acids.

Over the years, the consumption of omega-3 remained the same. Fatty acids are classified as important is often ignored and rarely consumed. Although many people know the benefits of omega-3 fatty acids are very rarely people who are trying to fulfill it.

Researchers recommend some foods that can meet the needs of omega-3 fatty acids. One of them is fish. Tuna, salmon, mackerel, and sardines are an excellent source for getting omega-3. Other sources of omega-3 is hemp milk and kefir. But of course you should choose fish that are still fresh, not canned or processed fish and fish contain fewer minerals. Good Luck and keep Healthy!!!

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