Exercise And Allergy

Exercise and allergy

People with pollen allergy find great difficulty to stay outside their homes, even for a short while, and it may represent a huge challenge for one to think of exercising outside in the morning, when the pollen is in highest counts. Morning, outdoor exercises should not trigger any problems/symptoms with the right types of medications, even in bad cases. But to make your usual exercise habits less itchy and easy, there are a few things to keep in mind before thinking of an outdoor workout. 1- Identify your pollen: Understanding the type of…

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Seasonal Allergies

Seasonal allergies

Seasonal allergy – or seasonal allergies – is a term used in most allergy cases to describe a group of symptoms that occur in certain seasons due to pollen, dust, hot weather…etc. Seasonal allergy is experienced by people who are allergic to different types of pollen such as tree pollen, grass/weed pollen, and flower pollen. It usually affects the respiratory system of the patient, but in some cases it affects the eyes and skin and it can trigger asthma symptoms as well.   Pollen Allergy For long time, the above…

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Why Pollen Count Is Important

Pollen count

Most of us have seen in the news a pollen count report/forecast, but we may want to understand the further significance of pollen count for reducing allergy symptoms, and how it is measured or obtained. The pollen report is usually displayed as “low – medium – high “, to indicate the amount of pollen in the air. It is usually displayed with daily notes on the different types of pollen existing in the air. How pollen count is measured? Pollen counts are measured in easy methods; commonly a small detector…

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Antioxidant Effect Of Flavonoids

Flavonoids are divided into 2 types of compounds which, both, have powerful antioxidant properties; Flavanols and Flavonols. It was thought before, that the importance of fruits, vegetables, cancer fighting foods and even green tea, lays in the antioxidants they contain. But actually the fact of reducing the risk of diseases and reinforcing the immunity lays in the flavonoids that these foods contain and not the antioxidant itself. Some food manufacturing companies became so interest in getting benefit from the existence of such compounds in plants and plant-based foods. They add…

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Understanding Flavonoids

flavonoids

Flavonoids are water soluble compounds that exist in plant pigments and have some powerful properties that protect the plants from microbes, fungi and insects; and help treating some diseases in humans. They are commonly known as “bioflavonoids”, vitamin P and Citrin. Flavonoids are classified as secondary metabolites that are basically ketone-containing compounds of different ployphenol structures. Effects on plants and soil: Flavonoids are responsible for the colors in some flowers such as clover, as they basically produce yellow, blue and red colors to attract the animals that help in pollination…

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Interesting Heart Facts

Interesting heart facts

We all know that the heart is the organ that keeps us alive and keeps the other organs working by pumping the oxygen-rich blood. But most of us lack the knowledge of how it works and what are the basic facts about the human heart. – The heart is a tireless, reflex muscle that pumps the blood to the whole body, so that the dissolved nutrients and oxygen can reach the other organs and body cells. – The heart contains 4 basic valves that ensure transferring the blood in its…

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Jujube Importance And Nutrition Facts

Some of you may have heard about Jujube fruit. Some know the name as just related to a type of colorful, fruit-flavored candy, but not many know the fruit itself for its benefits. Jujube is a real type of fruits that grow in Asian countries, like China, and it is well known in some festivals. The Jujube tree is kind of a pitted tree with strong branches and plenty of leaves. The fruit itself is used as fresh and dried fruit in the market, depending on how you want it.…

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Facts About Fruits

Facts About Fruits

Some housewives, when they buy unripe mangoes or bananas, cover them and let in a dark place for a few days until they are suitable for eating. Of course many of us have followed such technique before, but we may not know the fact about unripe fruits/vegetables, and if all fruits will ripen after being picked off their trees. Fruits and some vegetables normally grow on trees and they take their mineral and nutrient supply from the soil and water. They take such supplies ever since being blooming flowers, and…

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The Importance Of Dates

Dates

Dates were known hundreds of years ago in the Middle East as a staple fruit for curing many diseases and were eaten in Ramadan to break the fast. Dates are considered good sources for many important nutrients due to the minerals they contain and the variety of types. They can provide a good diet for giddiness and other health problems that result from the lack of iron and red blood cells. Modern researches attached dates with curing many diseases and proved its importance in supplying the human body with sugar,…

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