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If you are one of those people who want to lead a healthy lifestyle and love to choose your diet cautiously, you should include these types of foods in your diet for a healthy life. So lets get started with these extra-ordinary foods which are full of nutritional value.

Besides its cooling effect on the body, 'sattu' also helps people with gastric problem, as per ancient scripts of Ayurveda. It also aids fat and weight loss,is excellent for strong sexual health and is a natural colon cleanser as it is high in insoluble fibre that makes it good for your intestines. Its low  glycaemic index makes it good for diabetic patients.

In summers people love to swim and swimming in itself is a pretty much good workout but what if we tell you some health benefits you get while you are having fun in water filled pools.

 If you feel that using just lemon juice can be harsh on your skin, combine it with  cucumber juice and rose water.  The lemon juice will work to remove the tan while the cucumber and rose water will soothe burnt and blemished skin.

We all know that exposure to sunlight helps our body produce more vitamin D but we do least efforts for it. Vitamin D derived through sunlight circulates in the body for twice as long as compared to vitamin D from foods or supplements. Thus, this is the best medium to have your daily intake of vitamin D.

About 42 million people living in India are suffering from this problem and the difficulty they face to lose weight is unexplained. A person suffering from hypothyroidism is not able to burn calories due to the reduction in the level of thyroid hormones and hence they start gaining weight.

Green tea improves cholesterol levels by lowering the bad cholesterol and increasing the good cholesterol. A study by the Vanderbilt University Medical Center in 2003 showed that in a 12-week trial, participants who were given green tea supplements showed a reduction in cholesterol level by 16 percent.

Grinding ourselves through long workday without breaks and often without physical activity results into late dinner and late bedtime. This in turn translates into poor sleep. When we do not give ourselves the chance to reset and renew throughout the day, we come home stressed and exhausted.