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High cholesterol level is one the major reason for heart attacks. You often try many things but your cholesterol level doesn’t seem to change its position. While proper medication is always one to reduce it, eating the right kind of food will also help in lowering your cholesterol level.

Your diet plan plays a vital role in maintaining and achieving your health goals. The high level of cholesterol can be prevented and managed with a combination of a healthy diet, regular exercise or any physical activity and overall healthy lifestyle.

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5 MOST EFFECTIVE HOME REMEDIES THAT REDUCE YOUR CHOLESTEROL

Here we present most commonly used kitchen ingredients that will surely help in reducing your cholesterol level and there won’t be any risk of heart disease;

1. GARLIC

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Garlic -the most commonly used in every Indian Kitchen and which is known for its overall health enhancing qualities. It possesses amino acids, minerals, vitamins and many Sulphur compounds. All these properties help in reducing the cholesterol levels and even your blood pressure.
All you have to do is just consuming ½ -1 single piece of garlic daily especially in the morning which could help in reducing your cholesterol level by up to 8%.

2. AMLA

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Amla is known to be the richest sources of vitamin C, amino acids, and minerals. Even the fruit of amla has been used in Ayurveda for curing many diseases. It has been found that amla not only helps in reducing the bad cholesterol but also lowers the damage due to oxidation.
So, you should consume 1-2 amla fruits every day to reduce the risk of heart disease.

3. METHI SEEDS

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Methi seeds or Fenugreek seeds possess the quality of absorption of cholesterol from the body which is coming from the fatty foods we eat. You should make the most from these seeds by placing few seeds on a pan and roast on a medium heat for about 2-3mins by stirring it constantly. Then let them cool down and after that grind it to make powder. Now you can add 1tsp of the powder to cold, hot or lukewarm water according to your convenience and drink the same twice a day. You can even sprinkle the powder on salads or while cooking the veggies.

4. FLAXSEED

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Flaxseeds are the richest source of omega-3 fatty acids which have a protective action on your heart. These seeds prevent the arteries from thickening due to the settling of cholesterol. It also helps in reducing hypertension.
All you need to do is that grind these seeds till it becomes as a powder, then add the powder in your food while cooking or sprinkle it on your breakfast meal, mix it with your chutney powder, on your salads, raitas, etc.

5. ONION

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Onions are known to be the strongest antioxidant among all the vegetables as it prevents the damaging effects on tissues of your body. Most commonly it lowers the bad cholesterol level.
So, if you can consume the raw onion then it would be best for you. If you can resist it smell, then just cut the raw onions and extract the juice from it and drink it in one go or mix the juice with other vegetables while cooking.

The journey started from 58kgs to over 75 kgs of Ishita Singh who has gained 17 kgs within a period of few months. So, here we present the real story- how Ishita Singh got back to 63kgs just with yoga.

It’s not the reason that just your genes or by your eating habits which can make you gain your weight. Even being on medications due to many reasons and not exercising also helps you to add extra inches to your waistline. And that’s the thing which was happened with Ishita Singh, she met with an accident which was very serious on 2nd may,2016. She was supposed to spend 32 days in the hospital for many surgeries and after that also she was prescribed for 5 months bed rest. At that time, she was under medications which made her weight to 75 kgs from 58kgs in the next 5 months.

Once she was cured of all this, she decided to throw off that extra flesh and went on the weight loss trip.

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ISHITA SINGH WHO LOST 12KGS IN JUST 10 WEEKS WITH YOGA

Here’s a short summary of her weight loss story;

DIET PLAN THAT WORKED A LOT

She started her day with 2 full glasses of lukewarm water in she put 2tbsp of methi which she soaked overnight. Just after that she does 1hr yoga followed by 15min meditation. Her breakfast was loaded with sprouts/fruits and lunch consists of a bowl of boiled veggies or any type of dal and fruits. And on some days, she used to have Dal with rice or chapati but it was not done daily. After spending 10hrs at work, she used to have a brisk walk of 45mins daily after coming back to her home. Even on some days, she plays an outdoor game for 45 min. She does not take any snack but would have 4 glasses of lukewarm water daily and have dinner before 8 pm and after 8 she was not required to eat anything as she wants to lose weight. Her dinner comprises of 2 glasses of boiled gourd juice with a bit of salt, black pepper and a pinch of lime. You may feel hungry in starting days but it will work. If you are not able to control the urge to have tea or coffee, then have it but without a pinch of sugar.

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HOW YOGA WORKED FOR HER?

She starts her yoga session with Vrikshasana for about 1-2min and then does various asanas such as Chakrasana, Ardhya Chandrasana and many more of 2 sets of 30 reps each for the right one and for the left of the body. After all these, she used to do Surya Namaskar. In the starting, she used to do only 10 reps, then 20 reps and then soon. But one day it goes 100 reps daily and this was the thing which helps her a lot in throwing off her kilos.

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Doing all this is not an easy task, you need some motivation also so, she used to put Hanuman Chalisa on loop while doing the yoga sessions as it gave her strength but also helped a lot in finishing her journey. For relaxing she used to do a few mins meditation and chant OM every time she took a deep breath. At last, she lies down with the palm facing upwards and eyes closed for a while.

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KEEPING A TRACK OF WEIGHT LOST

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She used to weigh her daily, which always motivates her as she could see results every time. At first, she lost 500gms and then 2kgs in a week, after that 5kgs in a month the most surprising thing it was. But keep in mind you don’t have to lose hope as it will work slowly and gradually and just remember to be focused on inches not only weight. She not only just lost her weight, yoga gave her strength emotionally and physically also.
So, never say tomorrow, it’s always TODAY as tomorrow never ever comes.

Healthy sleep habits can make a difference in your quality of life. Having a healthy sleep habit is often referred to as having good sleep hygiene. Getting a healthy sleep may seem like an impossible goal when you’re awake at 3.a.m, but you have much more control over the quality of your sleep than you probably realize. Those unhealthy day habits and your lifestyle choices will leave you turning on at night and will have an adverse effect on your moods, brain and your heart health, immune, etc. from this you will not be able to get a healthy sleep.

5 EASY TECHNIQUES TO HAVE A HEALTHY SLEEP AT NIGHT

You can enjoy a healthy sleep at night, by following the tips which will work best for you, improve your mental and physical health and improve how you think and feel during the daytime.

1.REGULAR SLEEP-WAKE SCHEDULE

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Try to go to sleep and get up at the same time every day. Choose a bedtime when you normally feel tired, so that you don’t toss and turn. You should avoid sleeping in-even on weekends. If you are required to awake for a late night, then you should opt for a daytime snap rather than sleeping in odd hours. You should limit your naps to not more than 15-20 min in the afternoon. If you are getting sleepy even right after your dinner then do something different such as washing dishes, calling a friend, etc.

2.CONTROL EXPOSURE AT NIGHT

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The closer to the time you get up, the better. The light which is coming on your face will make you wake up. You should take a break from your work outside in the sunlight, exercise outside or walk your dog during the day only instead of at night. You should avoid bright screens within 1-2 hrs. from your bedtime. Say a complete NO to the late-night television. When its time to sleep, make sure the room is dark. If you are in a habit of requiring some light to move around your room safely, just try to install a dim night bulb on the wall. It will be easier for you to fall again on your bed to sleep.

3.EXERCISE DURING THE DAY

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People who exercise regularly sleep better at night and feel less sleepy during the day. Exercise speeds up your metabolism, elevates your body temperature and stimulates hormones. You should try to finish off the moderate to vigorous workouts in at least 3 hrs. before your bedtime. If you are still now facing many sleeping issues, then change your workouts even earlier than from before. Relaxing, low-impact exercises such as yoga in the evening can help to promote sleep.

4.HEALTHY EATING HABITS

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Even your daytime eating routine plays an important role in how well you are sleeping, especially in those hrs. which are before your bedtime. You should limit the intake of caffeine and nicotine that can disrupt your sleep. Avoid big meals at night, dinner should be like a pauper. You should avoid alcohol or any other liquids before bed. Cut back on sugary foods and refined carbs which can make you wake at night and pull you out of the stages of sleep.

5.IMPROVE YOUR SLEEP ENVIRONMENT

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If there will be a peaceful bedtime routine then it will help in sending powerful signals to your brain that it’s time for letting go of the day’s stress. Keep your room dark, quiet, cool and noise down. You have to make sure that your bed is comfortable for you if you often wake up with a heavy back or aching neck, then you need to change with different levels of mattresses, firmness, and pillows that may provide you more or less support to your body.