How to Make Halloween Safer for Your Pets

Posted in Healthy Living No discussion yet on October 25th, 2010

As per startling information provided by the NRA (a top employer body which represents retail, service & fast-food business) the current Halloween is anticipated to jolt out six billion dollars in the United States with end users splurging an average of above sixty-six dollars being shelled out per person – a noteworthy growth over that from past year’s. A typical of twenty dollars per individual would be used up on candies & chocolates. Even as most parts of the confectionary would be wolfed down by us bipedals, several of these would alas be falling into the mitts & maws of our quadrupedal buddies. Candies could be rather harmful to the Fluffies and Fidos. Irrespective of the type, Chocolates – in particular darkish or baking varieties could be exceptionally unsafe for canines and felines. Signs & Symptoms of excess intake of chocolates could entail any of the following: Feeling increasingly thirsty and urinating. Loose Bowels. Puking. Hyperactive Behaviour. Augmented  [...]

Stepwise Guide to Working Out with Hectic Schedules

Posted in Fitness & Exercise, Healthy Living No discussion yet on October 22nd, 2010

Vocation, kin, laundering, volunteer work & myriad others in the lengthy commitment list serve as pretexts to evade exercising. Even as agendas appear to be getting hectic at most times, it is imperative to prioritize exercising since it enhances fitness & health levels. Miniscule amendments in one’s hectic time-table would most possibly make ample space for an express workout – be it heading off to an aerobics class or walking about the block or working out at one’s in-home gym. Building off of one’s existing form and striving for no less than thirty minutes of exercising daily is imperative. Move I Looking for any commitment in the schedule which could be eliminated or shifted to another time or delegating it to another person for creating time for working out. Start reviewing your everyday agenda for identifying likely workout breaks during the daytime. Move II Waking up half an hour sooner during dawn times for squeezing in a quickie exercise session. Working  [...]

Proven Intriguing Home Cures for Common Health Woes

Posted in Healthy Living No discussion yet on September 17th, 2010

Many of us often resort to granny’s home cures and several of these truly do appear to have a favourable effect. Although science has not corroborated it, in case it is not causing any harm and one is able to comprehend the encouraging effects then they are definitely worth trying. Outlined herewith are several highly effectual, fascinating & unusual home cures. Foul Breath Yoghurt Eating a mini cup of curds or yoghurt daily could have an inhibiting action on odour-producing bacterial forms. Carrot Chomping down raw carrot is a good idea when one is sensing foul-smelling breath. Frequently, putrefying food specks lodged in the mouth trigger foul breath and chewing on carrots helps in stimulating salivation that provides riddance from them. Moreover, fibre presence in carrots has a tooth-brushing effect on the gum and tooth areas. Bruising Onion Mixing onion post-grating alongside some salt, packing it over the bruises and grasping it in place for around 10 minutes  [...]

For Health’s Sake Give Limu Moui A Chance

Posted in Healthy Living No discussion yet on September 6th, 2010

Limu moui or limu is the brownish aquatic macro algae thriving in oceans and the most wholesome algal type present beyond Tonga. It is a nutrient warehouse and deemed a useful food form containing an array of mineral, vitamin, EFA, antioxidant, phytochemicals, fiber and amino acids. Limu could proffer the apt recuperative means necessary for tiding over an illness. Fucoidan is an innate constituent present in limu that has potent cancer combatant features. In regards to boosting immune system, limu is comparable to breast milk since it offers commendable immune support. The extraordinary sugars known as glyconutrients present in limu are believed to egg on NK (natural killer) cells for combating varied ailments. In study findings, glyconutrients also aid in mobilizing WBC (white blood cells) for ably engulfing and destroying communicable micro-organisms. It has high levels of active plant enzymes which are totally lacking in foods post-cooking and are crucial for immune functioning, protein  [...]

Top Reasons For Trying Tai Chi

Posted in Healthy Living No discussion yet on September 3rd, 2010

Tai chi is a form of low impact, aerobic, weight bearing as well as unwinding exercise form practiced extensively in China for over two thousand years. It started off as a martial art form and gradually took on the function of improving health mentally and physically. Practising of tai chi is done in an array of styles involving gradual, gentle moves, deep-breathing and meditating at times known as ‘moving meditation’. Several tai chi practitioners have cited improved feelings of happiness & health alongside a plethora of health gains. It is also believed that tai chi helps in improving the flow of chi or energy via the body which leads to improved wellness and wide-ranging advantages that comprise of: Improvement in vigour, co-ordination, suppleness and conditioning. Lowered pains and rigidity. Improved equilibrium and lesser likelihood of falling. Improved sleep patterns. Heightened alertness, feeling calm and general feeling of well-being. Enhanced heart health. Lessening  [...]

Microwave Sickness – ‘No-Nukes’ Policy Is The Best

Posted in Healthy Living No discussion yet on August 30th, 2010

Although it is widely known that ‘you-are-what-you-eat’ but equally important is what one buys or also how it is cooked. Consuming food in raw form as much as possible is best. However, majority of people are incapable of accomplishing this and end up cooking some extent of foods. Prudent ‘food preparation’ begins with good-quality foods and the manner in which they are prepared which translates to bidding adieu to your microwave oven. These gadgets that are created for simplifying existences are in fact detrimental to our bodies in more ways than one. Here are the myriad ways microwaves are hampering our health. The rapid heating is causal to structural changes in the chemical composition of foods and saps their nutritive worth. Cancer-causative free radicals were observed to form in root veggies and in many cases the plant alkaloids transformed into carcinogenic substances. Milk, meats, grains, frozen fruits when thawed or prepared in microwaves have been found to transform  [...]

Coke and Your Body – Minute by Minute Account of Assault

Posted in General Health, Healthy Living No discussion yet on August 16th, 2010

How many of us have pondered why a smiley accompanies a Coke- Since it gives the drinker a high. Here is what actually transcends in your body after chugging down Coke. In the initial ten minutes Ten teaspoonfuls sugar of hits the drinker’s body (that comes up to one hundred percent of one’s suggested everyday ingestion). The added phosphoric acid slyly tames the awesome puke-inducing sugariness and helps in keeping the beverage down. Twenty minutes The drinker’s blood glucose levels spike leading to an insulin explosion and the liver responding to it by converting any glucose it could acquire into fats. And after ingesting the soft drink there is bound to be plentiful of it. Forty minutes Assimilation of caffeine has concluded. The coke drinker’s pupil dilatation starts and a surge in blood pressure levels occur. Responding to this change, the liver starts dumping increasing amount of glucose into the blood. As a result blockage develops in the brain’s adenosine  [...]

Fluoridated Water – Is it Good or Detrimental to Health

Posted in General Health, Healthy Living No discussion yet on July 23rd, 2010

Since the later part of the nineties, the US Food and Drug Administration has made it compulsory that all toothpaste brands mention a caveat about fluoride use. The FDA posting a caveat on a toothpaste component has raised many eyebrows as to why the step was taken. Researches on fluoride have revealed that the chemical is presently deemed a potentially lethal drug and an adequate amount of ingestion can be damaging. As is already known, fluoride is the chemical prevalently found in majority of the toothpastes available in the markets. Fluoridated toothpastes are used by individuals as a way of strengthening their teeth (cavity prevention) and general public usually does not mull over it beyond that, which it alright since its marketing is done till that extent. One need not be alarmed nor scared to brush one’s teeth using fluoridated toothpastes since it is not harmful. Neither is the usage of gel-form of fluoride therapy during dental check-ups damaging to health. These forms of  [...]

The Feingold Program ADHD Diet

Posted in Healthy diet, Healthy Living No discussion yet on June 17th, 2010

Feingold program ADHD diet is vastly opted by families that have a kin member identified with the condition. Scientists have observed that ADHD is a grouping of symptoms whose onset is noted during infancy and affects an individual’s performance at school or home. The brainchild behind this immensely effective diet was Dr. Feingold who started using the diet for treating ADHD affected kids and found that thirty to fifty percent of them showed improvement. The diet was initially known as K-P diet and following elimination of BHT, BHA petrochemical preservative types, Dr. Feingold noted that seventy percent of the kids showed improvement. Nearly fifty percent of the kids or adults do not require any other kind of intercession. How the Simple Feingold Program ADHD Diet Works? The Feingold Program ADHD Diet involves eradicating some detrimental food dye forms; however it could have drastic and different outcomes. The prevalently employed dye, tartrazine (FD&C Yellow#5) is an ideal  [...]

Prudent Tips for Preventing Lower Back Pain

Posted in Healthy Living No discussion yet on April 1st, 2010

Back Pain afflicts eight among ten individuals. Innately, some form of accident and sport-related injury could be one of the reasons for back pain; however there are several other aspects that could play a key role in causing back pain such as: Pitiable posture. Being obese or overweight. Improper bodily conditioning favoured by being largely inactive. Being psychologically or emotionally stressed. Any internal ailments like infection, blood clot formation or kidney stone presence. Bone deterioration or loss – Osteoporosis. Often several individuals are unable to comprehend that on several instances the pain in fact initiates from the opposite side of the pain-causing site. For instance, being seated for protracted time spans could lead to the iliopsoas muscles which attach the lumbar area to the top part of the femur condensing leading to acute pain when one stands up. However, several measures when adopted would vastly assist in avoiding it. One of the most ideal  [...]

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