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5 Foods Keep You Warm During Winter Season!!!

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1~ Honey:

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Honey is also highly effective when it comes to warming the body. It is an antimicrobial agent.It is an excellent source of carbohydrates, minerals, vitamins and antioxidants and can do wonders to maintain your body temperature. You can also use it as a face pack for nourishing.It helps to keep you healthy and fight disease like cold, cough and common flu symptoms during winter.

2~ Nuts:

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Nuts are liked by most of the people so it is easy to make them a part of your diet.Peanuts, almonds and walnuts are amazing for your body. This makes your diet healthy. It tastes amazing and does a great deal when it comes to warming your body. They not only warm you up instantly but also provide your body with good cholesterol, omega 3 fatty acids, vitamins and fiber. You can also eat roasted nuts as snacks.

3~Cinnamon:

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Cinnamon is one of the best warming spices. The sweet and warm taste of cinnamon is perfect for the winter months. Cinnamon is also an important ingredient to keep healthy and warm in winters.Ground cinnamon can be added to add flavor to baked foods as well as your soup and salad. Cinnamon sticks can also give a wonderful taste to many warm beverages, such as tea.

4~Garlic:

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Garlic is rich in anti-bacterial and antiviral properties, making it very helpful for those people who had bronchitis and asthma.It is well known fact that garlic can lower high cholesterol level, but very few people are aware of the fact that garlic can help to keep your body warm.

5~ginger:

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Ginger contains gingerols and shogaols that have thermogenic properties that can keep you warm but it also helps boost the immune systems. Ginger can be used in salad dressings, soups such as ginger carrot soup, and baked goods.Ginger also promotes blood flow that also helps a lot to keep you warm from your nose to your toes. For the most warming benefits, drink ginger tea three to four times a day.It also helps to boost your metabolism to keep winter colds at bay.

Walnuts Vs Cancer! Best For Cancer is Walnuts|Nayab Khan

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Walnuts Can Slow Down Cancer

A small amount of Walnuts a day can slow the growth of tumours by reducing blood supply to the tumour, noticeably slowing down its growth.

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Black walnuts are American natives, but English walnuts have become one of the most popular nuts in the United States. Although all nuts fit into a cancer-preventive diet, walnuts are most studied for cancer. They contain the omega-3 fat – alpha-linolenic acid – which can make walnuts more susceptible to becoming rancid. That’s why you won’t find them in most commercial nut mixes.

Walnuts contain Omger-3 fatty acids and they can help slow the spread of cancer tumours.

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Doctor Christos Mantzoros of Harvard Medical School carried out a first of its kind study to observe the impact of walnuts on micro-ribonucleic acids (miRNA), which control how genes mold to environmental factors.

‘Our research demonstrates that a walnut diet causes significant changes in the expression profile of miRNAs in colorectal cancer tissue.’ said Doctor Mantzoros.

Compounds in walnuts cause more Omega-3 fatty acids to assemble in tumour cells, he added.

Researchers fed a group of mice with 57gram of walnuts per day for humans and second group of mice was fed a controlled diet without walnuts.

After 25 days researchers found out that, mice with walnuts in their diet had miRNA that affects cancer cell swelling, blood supply and rapid increase.

The tumours of mice were fed with diet consisting of walnuts were found to have 10 times the amount of total Omega-3 fatty acids compared to the mouse that were fed with controlled diet with no walnuts.

.However, the studies were conducted on lab animals the results may vary in the case of human subjects.

The study published in the Jouranl of Nutritional Biochemistry.

Bowel cancer or colorectal cancer is the third most common type of cancer in the world and after lungs cancer it is the second leading cause of death in Western Countries.

In Birtian 41,581 people were identified with bowel cancer in 2011 and in the coming year 16,187 people died from the disease.

In US, the American Cancer Society estimated that there will be 132,700 new cases of bowel cancer in 2015 and it will cause 49,700 deaths.

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Collected And Prepared By Nayab Khan