Friday, November 17, 2017

Vitamin K2: A Crucial Nutrient for Heart and Bone Health

When you buy vitamin K, be that it's K2 that you're buying.
Vitamin K is a fat-soluble vitamin that is well-known for its role in blood clotting. However, there are two different kinds of vitamin K,1each providing its own set of health benefits. Vitamin K1 is primarily responsible for blood clotting whereas vitamin K2 works synergistically with calcium, magnesium and vitamin D to impart a number of important health benefits, including but not limited to:2 Read more

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Acid Reflux Folk Remedy: Baking Soda

Acid reflux is a medical condition that is experienced by almost one-third of the populace at least once a month. Using baking soda for acid reflux is an old folk remedy, but its value in treating heartburn has been verified by science. There are many solutions for relieving heartburn and other digestion issues, so why would something so simple work so effectively?

Monday, November 13, 2017

Chocolate and Red Wine Prevent Wrinkles

Good news for a change: Scientists find chocolate and red wine help rejuvenate old cells,
The secret to staying youthful is eating chocolate and drinking red wine, researchers claim.

Scientists discovered both helped to rejuvenate old cells, making them look younger and start to behave more like young cells.

When we age, the strands of DNA in our cells gradually lose the protective telomeres, which that act like the plastic tips at the end of shoelaces.

The team applied compounds based on chemicals naturally found in red wine, dark chocolate, red grapes and blueberries to cells in the laboratory. Read more

Friday, November 10, 2017

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Satisfying a Sweet Tooth on a Diabetic Diet

Sometimes life doesn’t seem fair. You are known for your sweet tooth but since you have been diagnosed with diabetes you are afraid you can’t have sweets anymore. This isn’t completely true. It is true that if you previously indulged in a lot of sweets, you can no longer do that, but there are ways for you to satisfy your sweet tooth while still sticking to your diabetic diet.

Monday, November 6, 2017

4 Natural Aids Can Reduce Your Chance of Contracting the Plague

Plague, which killed 3060% of Europe's total population during Middle Ages, is spreading again, but three natural aids can reduce your chances of contracting it.
We’re picking up where we left off: an outbreak of Bubonic plague is occurring in Madagascar and the island of Seychelles off the coast of East Africa.  The plague turns into pneumonic plague as it migrates into the lungs and causes pneumonia and a host of other respiratory problems.  The causative organism of plague is the bacteria Yersinia pestis, and it is transmitted primarily by vectors (in this case fleas) from infected rodents to human beings.  That is the normal route of transmission for the bubonic plague, also known as the Black Death during the Middle Ages, where 1/3 of the population of Europe died. Read more

Friday, November 3, 2017

Why You Need to Eat More Fat

Hopefully, you're not still trying to follow the debunked low-fat diet. Eating more good fats is what can lower your heart disease risk.
Many people fear the word fat, as it has a negative connotation. We are bombarded by packages that say “low fat,” “reduced fat,” or “no fat,” which clearly goes to show that as a society, we don’t want fat anywhere near us. But in actuality, we need fat, and knowing which fat to eat can go a long way in improving our health. Read more