Essential Fats are vital to our health. They help regulate body chemistry at every level. All cells in our bodies use fats as part of the membrane that lets the right things in and keeps the wrong things out. Good fats also help keep tissues lubricated and supple. Most people are deficient in good fats because they are not present in the typical American diet, and the types of fats that are present in typical diets actually block the action of good fats. Good fats are also depleted by eating too much refined grain – particularly wheat and corn.
Bad fats are known for increasing inflammation, increasing cholesterol, increasing blood clotting, and disrupting hormone balances. Good fats help decrease inflammation, decrease cholesterol, decrease blood clotting and balance hormones. Here is a list of symptoms of essential fat deficiency: Read more
Monday, September 29, 2014
Margaret Durst reveals twenty signs that you may not be getting enough essential fats.
Friday, September 26, 2014
Are you taking any of these common over-the-counter and prescription drugs that Christina Sarich says destroy your brain?
You wouldn’t think that taking a little pain pill would cause long term cognitive impairment, but that’s just one of the commonly prescribed (or even OTC) pharmaceutical medications which were studied in a six-year test to see what kind of neurological damage was caused. Unfortunately, the research found that these pharmaceuticals, commonly taken for a variety of common medical conditions including insomnia, allergies, or incontinence, cause long-term damage to the brain. The findings point to a class of drugs called anticholinergics, which block acetylcholine, a nervous system neurotransmitter. Read more
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
People have been trying to stave off the aging process for a long time. Here are ten traditional homemade anti-aging medicines that are proven to work.
It’s natural for people to want to look as young and fit as possible, and there are hundreds of anti-aging products on the market which will help you do just that. However, many of the commercial products available can have ingredients such as artificial dyes or perfumes that actually damage and dry the skin and the price tag can often by high. There are however, homemade antiaging products which use all-natural ingredients and which are simple to make and will save a lot of strain on your pocketbook! Read more
Monday, September 22, 2014
Herbs can increase female sex drive, says Edward Group, and these are ten of the best.
Maybe you haven’t felt the urge in a while. Perhaps it just hasn’t felt as good as it used to. It could be stress, or it could be something more. When it comes to boosting your sex drive, the topic may seem a bit taboo to discuss. Regardless, a healthy sex life is important for reducing stress, building a healthy relationship with your partner, and improving overall wellbeing. Diet and exercise offer the best solutions for stimulating sexual desire; yet, a number of herbal tools may also provide support. When you need a little boost, turn to these 10 herbs for help. Read more
Friday, September 19, 2014
Did you know that you probably have a natural pain reliever in your kitchen? Dr. David Williams reveals three ways to use turmeric to treat painful joints.
Feeling the cold winter temperatures right down to your bones? You aren’t alone, especially if you suffer fromarthritis or any other kind of joint pain.
For relief, you may be tempted to reach for over-the-counter painkillers, but these medications have many unwanted side effects. Instead, I recommend that you consider the natural pain-relieving properties of turmeric. Read more
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
For years people have been urged to cut their salt intake, but researchers claim that sugar is more related to high blood pressure than salt is.
Sugar - not salt - is to blame for high blood pressure, US researchers claim.
They argue that high sugar levels affect a key area of the brain which causes the heart rate to quicken and blood pressure to rise.
The scientists from New York and Kansas also highlight a recent study of 8,670 French adults which found no link between salt and high blood pressure. Read more
Monday, September 15, 2014
What position do you sleep in? Joe Martino examines the pros and cons of every sleeping position.
It has been said that we spend about 1/3 of our lives sleeping. Since we know sleeping is quite important for our health, physical body, mental function and overall mood, it’s important we get good sleep. Having trouble with sleep can be caused by a number of things ranging from a bad mattress, a room with too much light, eating or drinking the wrong things before bed or even something like your sleeping position. Read more
Friday, September 12, 2014
Ginkgo biloba has been found to natural help improve ADHD symptoms in children.
According to the CDC, ADHD, the ‘disease’ that causes children to have difficulty focusing and to act hyper is rising every year. Millions of parents put their children on medications to try to help them do better in school and to tame their unruly behavior, but a what everyone should know is that dietary adjustments is often the only solution necessary. In some cases, a single herb – Ginkgo biloba - can help to lessen ADHD symptoms in very little time. Read more
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Monday, September 8, 2014
Apple cider vinegar is not just a salad dressing ingredient. Here are ten ways apple cider vinegar can improve your health.
When most people think about apple cider vinegar, it is usually in terms of salad dressing. While this will certainly zest up your lunchtime greens, however, there are many more benefits to consumption. A regular dose (defined as 1 tablespoon vinegar diluted in 1 cup of water) taken daily with meals can benefit many of the body’s systems and it can be used topically as well. Read below to find out more about it. Read more
Friday, September 5, 2014
Recent discoveries have shown that vitamin D is crucial to good health. Edward Group lists nine symptoms that indicate that you may be deficient in this critical nutrient.
Despite the positive discoveries of Vitamin D over the past decade, many researchers are still unsure as to the extent of which vitamin D deficiency plays in disease development. Many experts also disagree on whether or not supplementation or sun exposure is best, with many believing that natural sunlight promotes more balanced blood levels. Despite the barrage of research hitting the scene, organizations continue to differ on recommendations for vitamin D intake. Read more
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
Monday, September 1, 2014
Instead of playing "brain games" to stave off age-related cognitive decline, why not keep your brain young by learning something new?
Do you speak more than one language? If so, you could be less likely to suffer from age-related cognitive decline, as reported by recent research. If you don’t speak another language, don’t worry; it’s never too late to learn! Read more