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Be Healthy And Fit to live longer years

1) Eat The Right Foods The first habit you need to develop for a long life full of health and fitness is the habit of eating a proper diet. You have to develop the habit of eating the right foods, in the right proportions, at the right times. Everyone knows that they should eat a more balanced diet, containing more fruits, vegetables, and whole grain products. In addition to this basic principle, there are several things that you can do to modify your diet and develop the habits of good nutrition, which will lead to a combination of weight loss and higher levels of energy and fitness. In addition to eating the right foods, you should develop the habit of eliminating the  “three white poisons”  from your diet, which are salt, sugar, and flour. This change in your diet is so simple and yet so powerful that every one of my students who tries it is absolutely amazed at how quickly they get noticeable results.

Businesswoman, 29, hasn't eaten hot food for SEVEN years and says she's still mistaken for a teenager

Susan Reynolds, 29, eats nothing but raw fruit, vegetables, nuts and seeds The Edinburgh entrepreneur says the diet is the reason for her good skin She says she doesn't miss eating junk food and gets no cravings for it Existing on a spartan diet of nuts, seeds, fruit and vegetables might not sound particularly appetising, but Susan Reynolds, 29, says it keeps her looking so young, she is regularly mistaken for a 16-year-old. Susan, who hails from Edinburgh, last ate cooked food seven years ago

Air Purifying House Plants

1. Bamboo Palm: It removes formaldahyde and is also said to act as a natural humidifier. 2. Snake Plant: It absorb nitrogen oxides and formaldahyde. 3. Areca Palm: One of the best air purifying plants for general air cleanliness. 4. Spider Plant: Great indoor plant for removing carbon monoxide and other toxins or impurities. Spider plants are one of three plants NASA deems best at removing formaldahyde from the air.

Health Benefits from Magnesium

Magnesium is an essential mineral for staying healthy and is required for more than 300 biochemical reactions in the body. Multiple health benefits of magnesium include transmission of nerve impulses, body temperature regulation, detoxification, energy production, and the formation of healthy bones and teeth. Health specialists have always emphasized the importance of including adequate amounts of vitamins and minerals in our daily diet. Zinc, calcium, and magnesium are three of the most

Sambong, herbal medicine

What is Sambong? Scientific Names: Blumea balsamifera L. DC Also knows as: Alibum,Lakad-bulan, Alimon, Lalakdan. Sambong (Tag.), Dalapot, Sob-sob, Gabuen. Subusub, Blumea camphor (Engl.), Kambibon, Ngai camphor (Engl.). Sambong is used as herbal medicine and is a shrub that grows wild in the tropical climate countries such as Philippines, India, Africa and found even in eastern Himalayas. Sambong is widely used in the

Ashitaba: History and Benefits

One of the oldest and prominent herbal plants native to Asia, grown in rich volcanic soil is Ashitaba. The herbal plant described like "celery - like vegetable". In China medicinal properties of the plant date back 2000 years, during the Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644 1 ) and Shogun warriors (1192 -1867 2 ). 4 A Chinese book written by Dr. Lee (1518 - 1593) first describes the medicinal value of Ashitaba during the Ming Dynasty. 8 Ashitaba known to purify blood and circulation, cleanse the colon, relieve muscle, joint, and nerve discomfort and enhance lung function. Ability of the herbal plant

Harmful Effects of Lead

Lead is more harmful than you think. Children with elevated body lead burdens had a four to five-point deficit in mean verbal IQ scores compared with children from same communities with lower lead burdens. Early exposure may cause intelligence and learning disabilities, poor concentration and behavioral problems. The human brain has little capacity for repair, these effects are untreatable and irreversible. They cause diminution in brain function and reduction in achievement that last throughout life. 

Get the Facts on Stroke

Definition Stroke is a brain injury. It occurs when the blood supply to the brain is interrupted. Without oxygen and nutrients from blood, brain tissue dies in less than 10 minutes. The tissue death causes a sudden loss in function. Causes A stroke occurs when there is a loss of blood flow. It may happen because of a blockage in blood flow, called ischemic stroke, or because of bleeding in the brain, called hemorrhagic stroke. A sudden decrease in the flow of blood may be caused by: A clot that breaks off from another part of the body (such as the heart or neck) and lodges in blood vessel of neck or brain—there are certain conditions which predispose people to form blood clots, such as:

Ovarian Cancer

Most ovarian growths in women  under age 30 are benign, fluid-filled cysts . There are several types of ovarian cancer. The exact causes of ovarian cancer are unknown. Risk factors that increase the chance of developing ovarian cancer include a family history of  cancer , being over 55 years of age, and never being pregnant . The ovarian cancer symptoms and signs can be vague but may include abdominal swelling, pressure, or pain, frequent urination or urinary urgency, back pain, leg pain, unusual vaginal bleeding , and feeling full quickly.

Researchers to Unlock Mysteries of Human Mind

President Obama unveiled the “BRAIN” Initiative—a bold new research effort to revolutionize our understanding of the human mind and uncover new ways to treat, prevent, and cure brain disorders like Alzheimer’s, schizophrenia, autism, epilepsy, and traumatic brain injury. The BRAIN Initiative — short for Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies — builds on the President’s State of the Union call for historic investments in research and development to fuel

The Top 5 Most Common Sports Injuries

If you are an individual who are very active in sports and in your work, you should be particular with the following injuries on how handle and probably avoid having them. Our body is our vehicle, we should learn to protect and maintain it.

Nap Benefits

Have a break from your hectic and tiresome schedule, if you don't have time to leave your work  have some sleep, to relax and unwind your mind. Here are some benefits of nap, consider them to get its benefits. Napping Boosts Alertness Once you blink away those first few seconds of grogginess after a nap, you're likely to benefit from a boost of alertness. A NASA study found higher measures of alertness in pilots after a 40-minute snooze , compared to pilots who got no rest. Even just 20 minutes has been shown to perk up shift workers , according to Harvard

Some Remedies for Kidney Problems

Our kidney had played an important role to protect and maintain our body, here are some ways to protect and maintain it. 1. With a kidney infection, germs and bacteria take up house within your kidney and multiple. 2. Drinking extra water helps your kidneys be able to flush those germs and bacteria out of your body, taking the bug along with it. 3. In case of burning urination, lemon juice assorted with sugar and water should be given 2 to 3 times a day. 4. Asparagus, cucumber, celery, garlic, parsley are

The Healthy Snacking

There are plenty of delicious and nutritious foods around, but here are what identified as healthy food for our body that can be eaten during snack time.. Healthy eaters identified fruit, yogurt and nutritional bars as some of their top picks, but we wanted more. After all, we may need a bit more variety to deny ourselves the plethora of snack options available (thanks to office vending machines, must-try food trucks and co-workers' candy dishes). So, we turned to the experts: We asked 10 nutritionists what they like to munch on when hungry in between meals. The R.D.'s were not short on snack food: From avocado halves to portable seaweed snacks, there's bound to be a tempting (and healthy) treat in the mix to keep you satiated. Check out their answers below for some snack-spiration, then let us know in the comments section what you love to nosh on.