Diabetes is one of the leading disease worldwise and increasing at an alarming rate. Modern life style is the major reason for that. Although high sugar level is very damaging but by life style it can be easily managed. This lecture explains the major causes of diabetes, damages and management methods. First important thing is food. Avoid starchy food and use multigrain flour for chapati or bread, regular use of moringa and quinoa helps sugar control.
Diabetes mellitus is a condition in which the body either does not produce enough, or does not properly respond to insulin to absorb glucose in order to turn it into energy. Moringa has a large number of compounds those prevent apoptosis of pancreas and help reduction in damage. Moringa also contains
Vitamin D : essential for the islet cells in the pancreas to secrete insulin properly
Ascorbic acid : helps in insulin secretion and healing of diabetes-related lesions.
Vitamin A : as an antioxidant helps to convert beta-carotene efficiently, which reduces the risk of blindness in diabetics.
Vitamin B 12: supplementation has been used successfully to treat diabetic neuropathy
Vitamin-E: improves membrane physical characteristics and related activities in glucose transport.
Magnesium: helps in the metabolism of glycogen
While quinoa is also rich is similar compounds those help maintening body sugar level.
- What is effective daily dose of Moringa? Shahzad Basra
Minimum recommended dose of moringa dried leaf powder for a normal person or a patient. Usually people take very low dose of moringa as a result the desired results are not received. According to clinical trials there is no moringa toxicity even 8 g for 28 days. However the minimum effective dose is 3 g per day and can be safely taken for life time. While for diabetic, Blood Pressure (BP), cholesterol, arthritis the minimum recommended dose 5-7 grams of dried leaf powder per day.
- Yoga, gym. A complete fitness plan by Shahzad Basra
Body fitness is necessary for every one. Majority of the people duly to busy life routine cannot spare time for fitness. This results in early aging, reduction in immune system and suffering from diseases. A good fitness plan is very important so than one can follow it and keep himself fit and active. A combination of muscle and stretch exercises is ideal. In this regards light weight exercise at a gym or home gym along with yoga are ideal combination. Mere weight exercises will make the body stiff and mere yoga will be incomplete. This video demonstrates a basic combination of these.
- Weight loss: Diet and fitness plan by Dr. Shahzad Basra
If you want permanent and safe weight loss plan then follow these 10 points (no need of crash dieting, keto food, fiber dieting, aggressive gym) 1. reduce carbs, 2. Avoid bakery products and all types of drinks (say no to mithai, cakes, biscuits, bread, pasta, pizza, drinks, fries) 3. Avoid while wheat flour, use multigrain flour 4. Walk 40 minutes minimum (10,000 steps) 5. Grow your own salad or use fresh 6. Green tea preferably moringa tea 7. Chia 2 teaspoon per day 8. use boiled quinoa mixed with salads as meal once a day 9. Moringa powder start 1/4 teaspoon and then gradually increase to 3-4 spoons 10. Reduce long hour sitting. After every hour try to go outside, upstairs, 10 minutes movement. No need to crash diet plan, keto diet, fiber diet or extra gym. IA gradually you will start losing weight. This is all change in life…
- Funny poetry by Shahzad Basra
Laughter is the best medicine. It is very common saying. Create opportunities to laugh with family and friends. A dinner was hosted in my honor and I narrated a funny poetry.
- Amazing mango cutting by shahzad basra
Mango is the most favorite fruit worldwide. Pakistan is among the leading mango producing countries. Traditionally mango is eaten directly by simple cutting. I am trying to try some different methods. Let us enjoy.
- Shahzad Basra Speech at Literary Magazine
Kish-e-Nau is an annual student magazine of University of Agriculture, Faisalabad. In its applauding ceremony I was assigned the duty of conclude and say thanks to organizers. My speech comprised some verses from Shakar Shujabadi, a famous saraiki poet and then a joke and some talk about the magazine.
- Urdupoint funny interview with Dr Shahzad Basra
جب ایک فیصل آبادی پروفیسر سے پوچھا جاے کہ آپ بڑے ہو کر کیا بنو گے تو پھر ایسا ہی جواب آے گا Jab aik Faisalabadi Professor se poocha jaye k aap bade ho kr kia bano ge to phir aisa hi jawab aye ga. #FunnyTv, #BarayHoKrKiaBanoGay, #urdupoint, #funnyinterview, #faisalabadi
- Healthy life style by Dr Shahzad Basra
Being healthy is not merely exercise or organic food, it is a complete set of life style. Dr Shahzad Basra is talking on Healthy Life Style on Radio FM 93. Healthy life style is an attitude towards life including interaction with people, food and exercise. This interview explains the basics of eating habits, food to eat and yoga. Special emphasis on behavior.
- Daily Yoga for weight loss with Shahzad Basra
If you want a good advanced 30 minutes yoga session then this video is a good choice. It is a bit advanced stage so beginners should not follow as such. The asans (yoga postures) demonstrated in this video are Cobra, Camel, Plow, Fish, side, front and backward bends. Following this video will help to get flexibility, muscle strength, weight loss, shaping the body and keeping diseases away.
- Obesity: Causes and Remedy by Shahzd Basra
Obesity is increasing at an alarming rate. Main reasons are sluggish life style, Lack of exercise, over sitting, junk food and stressful life style. Obesity is also cause of many diseases like diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular diseases, kidney failure etc. This lecture describes the basic causes and some tips to overcome it. Change in life style and using healthy food are ultimate tools to control weight gain.
- Yoga for beginners complete session by Shahzad Basra
Yoga is ideal exercise for fitness for all ages and gender. Majority of the people think that yoga is very difficult and ordinary people cannot perform it. Secondly trainers are not available or very expensive. This is a series of yoga sessions for beginners. People of all age (10 to 60 years old) can follow it. This video is for first week. Follow as instructions. Never try to overdo and forcing the body during postures to reach the extreme position. Such practice may hurt. Gradually you will achieve flexibility. Always perform yoga before meal
- Kitchen gardening day significance by Dr. Shahzad Basra
Why we celebrate kitchen gardening day or festival? Modern life style is use of refined, processed and chemical rich food resulting in obesity, reduced immune system and early aging and diseases. The solution is to change this eating habit by growing organic vegetables and salads at domestic level. The salads and vegetables available in market are usually contaminated and instead of health results in bad impact on health. The safest and best option is grow your own. Kitchen gardening is one of the best hobby. The day highlights the significance and hands on training about the ways to grow at home.
- Duration of using Moringa by Dr. Shahzad Basra
Moringa oliefera is a miracle tree having enormous health benefits. It is used for improving immune system and nutrient deficiencies. Moringa is also very effective against diabetes, cholesterol, blood pressure, arthritis, inflammation, body pains and arthritis. Moringa dried leaves are used by majority of the people. How long moringa can be used? Is there a specific dosage and period for using moringa? Is prolonged usage is harmful? No, moringa is a food supplement and can use safely used for prolonged period, even for whole life.
- Drawbacks of eating too much wheat by Dr Shahzad Basra
Wheat ( bread/ chapati/Naan) is the major staple food world wide. Majority is habitual of too much wheat consumption not only as bread but also in sweets, snacks etc. Wheat, rice and potato are fillers not healthy foods. So when you consume too much wheat without balancing by vegetables, fruits etc then people suffer from so many diseases like diabetes. Many people have wheat allergy due to gluten protein in wheat.
- Making fun while Moringa sowing by Dr. Shahzad Basra
Laughter is the best medicine. This is the way I work with students during nursery preparation, sowing and field work. I love to work with students. It not only keeps me active but students also love it. The work efficiency is also good. Moringa a passion for me and I involve my students and colleagues. We not only prepare nursery but also launch a distribution and plantation campaign.
- Without cooking quinoa recipe by Shahzad Basra
Food is the most important part of life. A lot of people are now aware of healthy food for healthy life but most of them are unaware about the superfoods. Superfood is a relatively new term. A superfood is that food which is heavily rich in the nutrients required by a human body. Quinoa is one of such foods. Quinoa is getting popularity world wide due to its very high nutritional and health benefits. Now it is being grown in Pakistan and easily available. However, majority is still not used to its taste and usage. Quinoa is used as a whole grain and is a excellent plant protein and fiber source. A cooked cup can provides 8 g protein and 5 g fiber. Quinoa provides complete protein dislike other plant source proteins. Because it has all 9 essential amino acids that a human body cannot make. Quinoa is gluten-free food…
- How to use moringa for maximum benefits by Dr Shahzad Basra
Moringa is getting popularity as a nutrient dense and lot of health benefits. However, there are always confusions about its methods of usage. This video explains the different methods being used and their benefits.
- Best Iftaar Drink of Moringa during Ramazan by Dr. Shahzad Basra
Moringa is the "Mother's Best friend", The miracle Tree. How to use during Ramazan.
- Is moringa a medicine or not?
Moringa is known for one the best natural supplement. A food which is very dense in most of the nutrients and vitamins required by a human being. Moringa is very effective in supplementation of poor unbalanced food. Moreover, lot of bioactive compounds are also present those are effective against many diseases. There is a misconception that moringa is a medicine, rather it is dietary supplement.