Saturday, 20 April 2019

What Exactly are Calories?


Counting calories seems to be an essentia​l part of healthy eating. But how many of us have a clear idea of what calories mean? A calorie is a unit of measurement for the energy value of food.

WHERE DO CALORIES COME FROM?
The energy that fuels your body mainly comes from fats, carbohydrates, and proteins. These nutrients take different forms, like how carbohydrates can be sugars or starches.

WHY DO WE NEED CALORIES?
We need calories for energy to fuel our daily activities – from simple breathing to intense exercise. But… consuming more calories than what your body needs causes weight gain, which may lead to health problems.

HOW MANY CALORIES DOES MY BODY NEED?
Age, gender, physical activity level, and body size– these all have an impact on the amount of calories our bodies need to keep going. Active people, like those who exercise regularly, would require more calories than someone who is mostly desk-bound.

CALORIES AND WEIGHT LOSS
It's best to lose weight through healthy eating and active living. Here are simple things you can do daily to help achieve your ideal weight.

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Friday, 19 April 2019

Good Friday 2019

Holy Friday

Good Friday, the day on which Christians commemorate the death of Jesus Christ on the Cross, falls on a different date each year. It is the day on which Jesus Christ, having been betrayed by Judas and sentenced to death by Pontius Pilate, was crucified for the sins of mankind.

From the earliest days of Christianity, no Mass has been celebrated on Good Friday, since the Mass is a celebration both of the sacrifice of Christ on the Cross and of His Resurrection. Instead, the Church celebrates a special liturgy in which the account of the Passion according to the Gospel of John is read, a series of intercessory prayers (prayers for special intentions) are offered, and the faithful venerate the Cross by coming forward and kissing it. The Good Friday liturgy concludes with the distribution of Holy Communion. Since there was no Mass, Hosts that were reserved from the Mass of the Lord's Supper on Holy Thursday are distributed instead.

The service on Good Friday is particularly solemn; the organ is not played, and all vestments are red or (in the Traditional Latin Mass) black. Since the date of Good Friday is dependent on the date of Easter, it changes from year to year.

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Thursday, 18 April 2019

21 Health Tricks to Teach Your Body

The human body is a very complex machine made up of thousands of cells that are unique and very sophisticated. To fully understand any aspect of the human body, we need to understand everything that works underneath.  Your thoughts are influenced by minuscule processes involving billions of neurons that give off chemicals to biologically interact with their environment.

Below are the 21 epic health tricks to teach the human body.

21.Mind over Bladder

When the urge to go to the toilet suddenly strikes and immediate relief is not an option, distract your mind by focusing on a complex task that will need all your mental energy. Researchers actually suggest thinking about sex as an effective mental distraction.

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