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MAGNESIUM RICH FOOD STUFFS

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Magnesium is a key mineral in human metabolism . An adult body contains approximately 25 grams of  magnesium ,with this amount nearly 50 to  60 % of the magnesium is stored in the bones and most of the rest in soft tissues  . It is play an important role in the active transport of calcium and potassium irons across the cell membranes a process that is important to nerve impulse conduction ,muscle contraction and  normal functioning of heart .
Magnesium is a co-factor in more than 300 enzyme systems that regulate the bio chemical reaction in the body ,including protein synthesis ,muscle and nerve function ,blood glucose control and blood pressure regulation etc .
Magnesium is naturally present in many natural foods stuffs ,added to other food products ,available in a dietary supplement and present in some medicines such as antacids and laxatives .
 - It is required for energy production within our cells , oxidative phosphorylation and glycolysis .
- It contributes to structural developmen…

HEALTH BENEFITS OF TAMARIND ( TAMARINDUS INDICA )

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The sweet and sour tamarind is one of the widely used  ingredients found in every  Indian and south east Asian kitchen .Tamarind tree is very large with long and heavy drooping branches and dense foliage .During each season the tree bears curved fruits pods in abundance covering all over its branches .Each pod has hard outer shell encasing deep brown soft pulp enveloping around 2 to 10 hard seeds ,Its pulp and seed held together by extensive network .
Tamarind trees are evergreen tropical trees native to Africa grown throughout the tropical and sub tropical regions of Africa ,south east Asia ,south America Caribbeans is lands for their fruits .India is the largest commercial cultivator of tamarind .
Biological name of the tamarind is tamarindaus indica , the other langugages tamarind is called as Lmli in Hindi , urudhu and punjabi ,puli in tamil and malayalam ,amli gujarathi ,tentuli in bengali .
Tamarind is available  in the market throughout the year in the form of  dried pods ,press…

MUDRA FOR WEALTH ( KUBERA MUDRA )

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Mudra means seal in Sanskrit .Mudras are  symbolic or ritual  hand gestures .Kubera mudra  is very powerful mudra for increasing  ones intent of desires , confidence and achieving goals .This mudra is dedicated to the God of wealth ( Lord kubera ). Kubera mudra is also known as " three finger technique or wealth mudra .This mudra is very simple and every body  can do it easily .

- Sit properly with sugasana on a proper mat .
- Join your tips of the  thumb ,index finger and middle finger together and press slightly .
-  Fold and place  the other fingers in the middle of your palm .
- Do this with both hands at a time without any strain of palms .
- Take slow and deep breathing while focussing on your heart desires .
- Do it for  15 to 30 minutes .
- Intensity of focus is more important than time for this mudra .
- It is also helps for  decongestion of  the frontal sinuses .
- It is also one of the best way to program your mind and body to bring out the specific important goal or wish .