Renal calculi or kidney stone
A stone in the urinary tract anywhere in kidney, bladder, ureters or urethra. It could be associated with blood in urine or intense pain and frequent painful urination.
Common age group - 30-45 years
The end products of protein metabolism ( or digestion) like uric acid, phosphates and oxalates of sodium, potassium or magnesium , concentrate and precipitate or deposit to form stones.
Over sweating, warm climate, reduced water intake , infection of urinary system can induce stone formation.
Increased fats , calcium, meat, sugar and tea in diet and deceased fibres and vegetables cause stone formation.
Increase water intake to 2-2.5 litres per day to avoid .
Diet For Stone Patients
High fluids content
Yogurt and dahi
Fresh fruit juices like beetroot juice, watermelon juice, ginger lemon water etc
High protein foods
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Dietary fibres and constipation in kids or adults
Dietary fibres or roughage is that portion of food which is not broken down completely by human digestive enzymes. It consists of starch,cellulose etc.
They have high water holding capacity and viscosity therefore if we take less fibre diet, we are prone to constipation..
Constipation in kids is a major problem we face at our clinic. Mothers are usually very worried because their kids are prone to constipation and thereby nutritional deficiencies. We train mothers at Ayushmaan homeopathy to make their kids diet rich in fibre and also tasty and attractive to kids.
Include the following in daily diets of your kids and see the magical difference...
Oatmeal- make it attractive by adding berries, walnuts, almonds and maple syrup.
Apples- 1 apple gives your kid 3.6 gm fibres
Popcorns- usually kids favourite...make it healthier by adding peanut butter.
Whole grain bread with peanut butter- we call this a FIBRE BOOST BREAKFAST...
Beans , lentils like rajma, chickpeas, yellow daal, green daal are all rich in fibres.
Nuts are an all time favourite.
Guava and banana are a tremendous source of fibres. Have these daily.
Prevents heart diseases
Reduces blood cholesterol
Helps in iron absorption
Repairs bones,teeth and cartilage
Pain in joints
Delayed wound healing
Slow bone growth
Rough dry damaged skin
These are some wonderful sources of vit c...easily available in our kitchens...Guys...add all of them in your daily diet and be healthy and fit...
Dates – khajoor
An oddly wrinkled brown exterior, but satisfyingly flavourful (sweet) and chewy, dates or khajoor are highly nutritious.
Minerals, vitamins A and K, and dietary fibres rich dates are also very rich in iron, potassium and carotenoids. Vitamin A protects the eyes, maintains healthy skin and also protects lungs from cancer.
Dates are also rich in antioxidants which help in fighting diseases.
Copper, magnesium, manganese, zinc and niacin all are present in dates in good amount. These have great preventive as well as healing functions for the body.
The best nutritional aspect is that it contains no cholesterol and no saturated fat thereby making it highly favourable for anyone to eat. Since they are dried, their calorie content is high. Moreover calories in dates come from carbohydrates. It is rich in proteins also.
Dietary fibre in khajoor benefits by preventing constipation, improving stool frequency and maintain blood sugar control.
Dates are natural excellent sweetener, good source of fructose and thus can make healthy substitute of white sugar.
Dates contain minerals like phosphorus, potassium, calcium etc. which can prevent osteoporosis. Not only they promote bone health but also make the skin beautiful. Consuming 2-3 dates daily will strengthen your hair follicles making them healthy.
A 100gm serving provides
Proteins 2 gm.
Iron 5% of RDI (Recommended daily allowance)
Potassium 20% of RDI
Be careful – Dates are high source of calories so always eat them in moderation. Only 3-4 dates chopped (1/4 of a cup) at a time make a snack rich in nutrients. A smoothie can also be made with milk, fruits (seasonal) and khajoor. Date milkshake and khajoor ka halwa (with no white sugar) are two healthy snacks which are rich in nutrition plus also can be taken by everyone.