7 Reasons Why you Should Get a Good Night Sleep

Sleeping has become a very essential and inevitable part of our life, it is the time when our body rest and be relief of work.
Depriving the body of not sleeping well is not OK at all. It's affects your health in various ways, chronic sleep deprivation can cause fatigue, daytime sleepiness, clumsiness, high blood pressure, stress, stroke and weight loss or weight gain.
According to my recent research, i have found that more people are sleeping less than six hours a night, for whatever the reason sleep is too important to shortchange.
Today am goning to share with you the health benefit of sleep and these benefit should be enough to tell why you shouldn't deprive yourself of sleep. Below are the health importance of sleep.

7 Reasons Why You Should Always Sleep At Night

#1. Creativity, it make u more creative. It has been attest that people who always sleep well are more creative than the individuals who don't.

#2. Having a good sleep at night, can help lower the chances of been affected by disease such as heart diseases, strokes, diabetes etc.

#3. It also enhance your memory. It has proved that when you're learning something new, you mind can combine what you're trying to learn while you're sleeping.

#4. Having enough sleep needed for your body will also keep you away from daily stress, tensions etc as those who have a sound sleep feel fantastic when they wake up.

#5. In as much as good sleep makes you look healthier it also makes you look attractive. A research held in 2010 has proved that people who take enough sleep score more as being more attractive than those who don't.

#6. Good sleep also increases your attention span, if you notice, children always look active while adults look woozy and tired, it's just because children do have a solid night sleep than the adults do.

#7. Finally you should always maintain and keep yourself healthly, because part of our brain control sleep also connection with metabolism syste
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7 Amazing Facts About Moringa Oleifera

Moringa is a native flowering plant commonly found in the West region of Africa.
This plant is widely cultivated here in Nigeria due to it's medicinal and nutritional values.
Today i will be sharing with you the health benefits of the Moringa plant, and why i think you should integrate moringa into your daily diets.

#1. Moringa has the ability to control the cholesterol level in the body and also has essential amino acids and balances the sugar level, thus making it potent in the fight against diabetes

#2. Daily intake of moringa increses the mechanism of the body’s natural defence, it also stimulate immunity as prescribed for AIDS-afflicted patients.

#3. The plant is a very rich source of Vitamin A with as four times more Vitamin A or than found in carrots, the leaves also contain seven times more potassium than bananas and have large quantities of zinc.

#4. It is highly rich source of Vitamin C, it contains Vitamin C five times more than oranges. also the amount of calcium present in moringa leaves is way higher than in milk.

#5. It is very useful for mothers, who just gave birth as the consumption of moringa will help in increasing the quantity of breast milk.

#6. Regular consumption moringa leaves can also help in losing weight loss, it also a non-sugar based energy drink.

#7. And finally it help in protecting the liver, kidneys and can also be used as a water purifier also people suffering from insomnia find the use of moringa beneficial for it helps in regulating sleep cycles.


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Eat Grapefruit to Lose Weight

 Are you looking for a better, quick and easy way to lose some pounds of your weight?....
Then sit back and watch as today's post on Naira Health will be sheding more light and revealing to you a fruits that will help you lose few pounds of weight.

Some people do say if you want to lose weight, avoid fruits? That's WRONG!
Though, there are some fruits you should avoid like ALL canned and packaged fruit juices.
But there are some fruits that if you consume them, not only help in your weight loss efforts, they also help burn belly fat.

One of such fruits is the grapefruit Eating just half a grapefruit before or with a meal. Preferably, or adding it to your morning breakfast (or for a snack), will really help you in losing belly fat or body fat.
A recent study from the Scripps Clinic in San Diego by Dr. Ken Fujioka after a 12-week study on 100 obese volunteers who ate fresh grapefruit showed that......certain chemical properties of grapefruit reduce insulin levels and encourage weight loss.
Let have look at how grapefruit helps you shrink your belly and body fat

1. It helps you feel fuller by slowing down the digesting process.

2. It contains a fat-burning “flavonoid” called Naringenin that has fat burning properties.

3. This naturally occurring flavonoid found in grapefruit balances out blood sugar levels and helps to prevent metabolic syndrome, a pre-diabetic condition associated with weight gain around the waist. Scientists at the University of Western Ontario found it worked by programming the liver to burn up excess fat, rather than store it.
4. It is also rich in vitamin C which is super healthy for you. Vitamin C helps the body process fat faster and also stimulates the carnitine amino acid which speeds up the body’s fat-burning capacity. Vitamin C dilutes the fat and makes it less effective and helps in releasing the fat from the body.

5. It is a good source of fiber with cholesterol controlling properties.

6. It contains anti-oxidants which help in reducing cancer risk and also assist in weight loss.

7. It also helps reduce hunger pangs.

8. And lastly, if you’re the calorie counting type then you’ve also got a friend in grapefruit since half only has around 52-60 calories.

CREDIT: Part of this post is culled from Weight Loss Tips For Nigerians by Dr. Ela Maris a Nutrition Biochemist, Sign up for Dr Ela's daily update here

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