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Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Honor Z1 Band Fitness Tracker Goes on Sale

Posted By: Oluwaseun Ogunshola - 2:49 PM


The Honor Z1 Band features a 1.06-inch (128 x 128 pixels) Oled circular display and is powered by a Cortex M4 STM32F411 chip made by STMicroelectronics, clubbed with 128kb RAM. Compatible with both Android and iOS, the wearable is also IP68-certified, which makes the device water resistant and dustproof. The device additionally houses Bluetooth connectivity option with a range of 10 metres and uses MyFitnessPal app to deliver information on user's sleep schedule and tracks fitness. Notification alerts, customised dial, call reminding, SMS notification, calorie consumption tracker, calendar function are few more features added in the device.

Sporting a polished metallic finish, the Z1 Band is backed by a 70mAh battery, which rated to deliver up to 4 days of working time and up to 14 days of standby time. Using the magnetic charging dock, the band can be fully charged in 1.5 hours or can be charged for 10 minutes for a full day's use.
Interested users can buy the device in two colours - subdued black strap with Gun-Metal Black Band and Cool cream strap with Silver Band from Flipkart.
"We are pleased to announce the launch of new Honor Z1 Band in India today. Consumers in India are becoming serious about their fitness regimes and are therefore looking for a gadget that tracks their overall health. The Z1 Band is our latest offering under Honor umbrella that deliver information on user's sleep schedule and tracks fitness. We are hopeful that this new band would be received well by the Indian audience," said P. Sanjeev, Vice President Sales, Huawei India.

10 foods that help reduce stress

Posted By: Oluwaseun Ogunshola - 2:48 PM


Life is full of pressure, deadlines, frustrations, and demands, these days it is so common that it has become an unavoidable part of life, so, what exactly is stress?

Stress is a normal physical response to events that make you feel threatened or upset your balance in some way, when you sense danger, whether it’s real or imagined, the body's defenses kick into high gear in a rapid, automatic process known as the “fight-or-flight-or-freeze” reaction, or the stress response.

In the right circumstances, stress is a life saver as it is the body’s way of protecting you. When working properly, it helps you stay focused, energetic, and alert.
However, stress in large doses is simply bad as it stops being helpful and starts causing major damage to your health, your mood, your productivity, your relationships, and your quality of life, here are ten foods that help reduce and manage stress the healthy way.
  1. Oatmeal- This helps fight the negative effects of stress on the body.
  2. Avocado- Eat half an avocado a day in order to reduce the stress in your life.
  3. Dark chocolate- Eating dark chocolate has been said to be lower stress level hormones.
  4. Water- Drink water to take your stress away.
  5. Wine- One glass of wine a day keeps the stress away.ps:only one glass.
  6. Milk- A glass of warm milk is very calming and keeps the stress away.
  7. Orange- A German study in Psychopharmacology found that vitamin C, present in oranges, helps reduce stress and return blood pressure and cortisol to normal levels after a stressful situation. Vitamin C is also well-known for boosting your immune system.
  8. Turkey- This contains an amino acid called L-tryptophan. This amino acid triggers the release of serotonin, which is a feel-good brain chemical. This is the reason why many people who eat turkey feel relaxed, or even tired, after eating it. L-Tryptophan has a documented calming effect.
  9. Sweet potatoes- These can be particularly stress-reducing because they can satisfy the urge you get for carbohydrates and sweets when you are under a great deal of stress. They are packed full of beta-carotene and other vitamins, and the fiber helps your body to process the carbohydrates in a slow and steady manner.
  10. Walnuts- A handful of walnuts helps tame stress.

Cool Reasons Why You Should Eat Banana Everyday

Posted By: Oluwaseun Ogunshola - 2:46 PM


Adding a banana to your daily diet has an array of benefits in your body. Bananas help you reach your weight-loss goals, keep your bowels healthy, provide nutrients that regulate heart rhythm and have vitamin compounds for eye health. Keep a bunch of bananas on your desk at work and replenish your stock each week. You'll be more likely to reach for a healthy banana -- instead of heading to the vending machine -- if you have a bunch sitting in front of you.

Weight Loss-

Finding foods to fit into your weight-loss diet can be challenging, but bananas make a perfect fit. Bananas are naturally sweet and can help curb your sweet tooth if you get that afternoon sugar craving. A 6-inch banana has a minimal 90 calories, about one-fourth of the calories you would get from a chocolate candy bar. Additionally, about half of the fiber content in bananas is soluble. When soluble fiber reaches your digestive tract, it absorbs water and slows digestion. Food is forced to sit in your stomach for a while, making you feel full. If you have a banana before lunch, you'll be less likely to overeat when your food comes to the table.

Regularity-

Enjoying a banana each day aids in keeping you regular. One 6-inch banana has more than 2.5 grams of total fiber, about half of which are insoluble. As insoluble fiber travels through your digestive tract, it sweeps up waste and helps push it out. You'll have more regular bowel movements that are soft and easy to pass. Keep your bowels healthy by getting 14 grams of fiber in your diet for every 1,000 calories you consume, reports Colorado State University Extension. For example, if you tend to stick to an 1,800-calorie diet, you need about 25 grams of total fiber. You get nearly 10 percent of your daily fiber needs -- for this number of calories -- from one 6-inch banana.

Normal Heart Function-

Having a banana at breakfast every day adds a nutrient to your body to support normal heart function. Bananas are rich in a mineral electrolyte called potassium. When potassium enters your body, it absorbs directly into your bloodstream through intestinal walls. Potassium travels around to cells all over your body and dissolves in fluid inside of cells. It travels across cell membranes if needed to keep fluid balanced in and around cells. This process keeps electricity flowing throughout your system, which is required to make your heart beat. In cases of severe potassium deficiency, your heart rhythm may become irregular, which can be deadly. According to the Linus Pauling Institute, you need 4,700 milligrams of potassium on a daily basis. Bananas provide more than 360 milligrams per 6-inch piece of fruit.

Eye Health-

Adding a banana to your diet also helps keep your eyes healthy. Bananas have a small amount of vitamin A, a fat-soluble vitamin that is vital for protecting your eyes and normal vision. The term "vitamin A" refers to a series of compounds, including beta-carotene and alpha-carotene. These compounds preserve the membranes that surround your eyes and are a component of one of the proteins that brings light into your cornea. Adequate daily vitamin A intake also lessens your risk of night blindness and is essential for everyday vision. Women require 700 micrograms of daily vitamin A, and men need 900 micrograms, explains the Office of Dietary Supplements. One 6-inch banana has nearly 10 micrograms of vitamin A. Bananas also contain alpha-carotene and beta-carotene, which convert to vitamin A to further keep your eyes healthy.

You Won’t Believe What Happens When You Eat A Piece Of Garlic First Thing In The Morning On An Empty Stomach.

Posted By: Oluwaseun Ogunshola - 2:45 PM


Have you heard that consuming garlic on an empty stomach is really useful? Someone may think that only grandmothers think this is a good thing and only they can consume it. Nevertheless, this is very beneficial habit that can help you in more than one way. It is efficient when it comes to preventing as well as treating numerous diseases.


Many researches have been done on the topic of garlic consumption benefits. They have all showed that consuming garlic prior to eating or drinking anything will increase it power and this powerful natural antibiotic can start working. Do you know why it has higher efficiency when it is consumed before meal? The bacteria in your body are becoming overexposed to it and its antibiotic influence and cannot defend themselves.

Why is it Good to Eat Garlic on an Empty Stomach

It has been proven many times that garlic is good for relieving the symptoms of hypertension. It is also very useful for regulation of the blood circulation, for preventing many heart diseases and triggering the appropriate function of the liver and the bladder.

Garlic can also be of great help when it comes to certain stomach problems, including diarrhea. According to some, it also can have positive effects on some nerve problems, but only when it is consumed on an empty stomach, before breakfast.
Besides for diarrhea, garlic is also very beneficial for other stomach problems because it triggers appropriate digestion and it regulates the appetite. If you consume garlic, you will deal much easier with stress, and thus the stomach acid is going to be produced in lower amounts, since your body produces it mostly when it is under stress.
Garlic is well known for its advantages all over the world. Almost all people are aware how beneficial it is, and that is one of the reasons why people have started calling it “a healing food” many years ago.

Garlic And Alternative Medicine
Alternative medicine places the garlic at a high pedestal and considers it to be one of the most effective foods for detoxification of the body. Many medical practitioners from this area claim that garlic is so potent that can cleanse the body from worms and parasites, and can prevent many illnesses such as depression, typhus, diabetes, and even some cancer types.
If you happen to be allergic to garlic, never forget two things: never consume it raw, and if there is some skin outbreak, a headache or increased body temperature, stop consuming it immediately.
However, some studies have discovered that eating garlic can have side effects in patients that take pills for treating HIV/AIDS. In case you deal with these conditions, pay special attention and be very, very cautious. The first thing you should do before you start consuming garlic is to make sure that it is safe for you to consume it.
Even though it has strong flavor and aroma, you should consume it anyway and utilize its all health benefits. Instead of raw garlic, you can even use garlic supplements and utilize its benefits in this way.

Health Benefits of Watermelon Seeds

Posted By: Oluwaseun Ogunshola - 2:43 PM


You might be accustomed to spitting them out as you eat — seed spitting contest, anyone? Some people just opt for seedless. But the nutritional value of watermelon seeds may convince you otherwise.

Watermelon seeds are low in calories and are nutrient dense. When roasted, they’re crispy and can easily take the place of other unhealthy snack options.
Nutritional Benefits
How much nutrition you reap from watermelon seeds depends largely on how many you eat. Because they’re small, you need to eat quite a few to get their considerable benefits. However, when you compare their nutritional value to that of other snacks out there, watermelon seeds come out far ahead.


1. Low Calorie
One ounce of watermelon seeds contains approximately 158 calories. That’s not much lower than an ounce of Lay’s Potato Chips (160 calories), but let’s take a look at what constitutes an ounce. There are approximately 400 watermelon seeds in a single ounce, far too many to eat in one sitting. By contrast, there are only 15 potato chips in an ounce, far less than most people would normally munch in one sitting.
A large handful of watermelon seeds weighs about 4 grams, which contains about 56 seedsand just 22 calories. Far less than a bag of potato chips!
2. Magnesium
One of several minerals found in watermelon seeds is magnesium. In a 4 gram serving, you’ll get 21 mg of magnesium. The FDA recommends adults get 400 mg of this mineral daily. Magnesium is essential for many of the body’s metabolic functions. It’s also required to maintain nerve and muscle function, as well as immune, heart, and bone health.
3. Iron
A handful of watermelon seeds contains about 0.29 mg of iron. It might not seem like much, but the FDA only recommends adults get 18 mg in their day. Iron is an important component of hemoglobin — carrying oxygen through the body. It also helps your body convert calories into energy.

4. Folate
There are 2 μ of folate in a single serving of watermelon seeds. The FDA recommends adults get 400 μ each day. Folate, also known as folic acid or vitamin B-9, is important for proper brain function and also works to control homocysteine levels. Women of childbearing years need even more, since folate deficiency has been associated with certain neural tubal birth defects.
5. ‘Good’ Fats
Watermelon seeds also provide a good source of both monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fatty acids — 0.3 and 1.1 grams, respectively. According to the American Heart Association, these fats are useful in protecting against heart attack and stroke, and lowering levels of “bad” cholesterol in the blood.

The Takeaway
Watermelon seeds have many health benefits. Although the amounts of some minerals and vitamins within them may seem low, they are still far preferable to potato chips and other unhealthy snacks. 

Beer Company To Sell Drinks Made From Wastewater

Posted By: Oluwaseun Ogunshola - 2:42 PM


A beer company received approval from the Oregon Environmental Quality Commission to use filtered wastewater to produce beer. The light yellow lager beer will be brewed by home brewers using recycled wastewater.

Clean Water Services of Oregon, said it hopes to show consumers soon how pure recycled wastewater really is. Drinking recycled wastewater is quite common in some parts of the world, but to a lesser degree in the United States.

Clean Water Services said that they are proud of its recycling system and applied to the Commission on Environmental Quality to be allowed to brew beer. Permission was granted on Wednesday. Oregon Brew Crew now produces a wastewater beer and serves it at company events, but the final product will have to be approved by health and safety officials.
One health authority approved the idea, giving credit to the high quality of treated water, additional microbial reduction in the process of brewing and a low risk of health in general.

Unpleasant Odour From Your body And Breath Reveal Something About Your Health! Find Out What?

Posted By: Oluwaseun Ogunshola - 2:41 PM


You are pretty sure that you brush your teeth, floss and wash your mouth with a liquid but the bad smell remains… The situation is the same with your amrita and feet you’ve just come out of the bathroom, but the smell remains. The unpleasant smell has nothing to do with your hygiene but with your health.
Unpleasant Odor from the v**ina, Feet, and Breath Reveal something for your Health! Find out what ?

Unpleasant Odor from the v**ina, Feet, and Breath Reveal something for your Health! Find out what ?
Bad smell of v**ina – “Like bread”
It reminds you of freshly baked bread, but little unpleasant and do not comes out of the oven, but down there. This fragrance is derived from vaginal secretions that lost his balance, often as a result of an outbreak of fungal infections such as candida.
If this is the case, it is best to look at the clothes and avoid synthetic materials.
Bad smell of v**ina – “Scent of fruit’
You have the impression that comes scent of fruit from your bathroom. It is your urine that has more sugar; if this is your problem, it is best to consult a specialist, because the smell is emerging as a result of excess sugar in the urine, a sign of diabetes.
Bad smell of v**ina – “Fresh Fish”
According Natasha Johnson, this odor is due to the increasing number of bacteria in the v**ina. Mostly noticeable is when you have s*x or menstruation, and is accompanied by itching and redness. The most effectively way to treat is with oral antibiotics.
Unpleasant breath
If I could not get rid of this smell, you probably have sinusitis. It is a bacterium that causes inflammation of the sinuses and nasal cavities which are connected with the mouth and unpleasant odor appears.
In most cases the smell disappears by itself, but if this is your problem, probably for the best is start treating your sinuses with warm water; you will need to inhale every night to get rid of mucus.
Feet
The odor of feet is caused by bacteria and fungi that can heal only with adequate preparations.
Be mindful of your personal health and hygiene

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