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Feb 15, 2016 - 0 comments Take Control of Your Health Since 1976


1 Kidney: How to Prevent and Treat Kidney Problems With Food. 02/15/'15 read 02/15/'15\
2.Lung: Boosting Your Lung Health and Other Surprising Benefits of Eating More Fiber. 02/15/15 read 02/15/15
3.Carrots: What Are Carrots Good For? 02/15/'15 read 02/15/'15
4. One in 15 American Homes Is Affected by Major Lung Cancer Hazard (Radon Gas) 02/17/'16
5.How Dangerous Is Your Deodorant? 02/17/'16
6.Is This an Exploding Nightmare or Natural Evolution? (Obesity) 02/17/'16
7. The Science of PsychoneuroimmunologyHow Psychological States Influence Immune Function 02/18/'16
8. Some of the Top Tips for Sleep 02/18/'16.
9. Turmeric Powder - Health Benefits, Uses & Side Effects 02/18/'16


9. Turmeric Powder - Health Benefits, Uses & Side Effects 02/18/'16
used for liver disease and diabetes blood sugar control. Add to food. It is rich in dietary fiber, iron, potassium, magnesium and vitamin B6. “5 to 8 times stronger than vitamin E and stronger than vitamin C, this antioxidant breakthrough may help boost your immunity, maintain normal cholesterol levels, and put the brakes on aging.
Anti-inflammatory and Anti-oxidant Property – Free radical causing oxidative damage of DNA and proteins are associated with a variety of chronic diseases such as cancer,Liver Disease, Development of Type 2 Diabetes, Promote Weight Loss, Improves Rheumatoid Arthritis, Turmeric is a great pesticide. Sprinkle turmeric (powder) water near all the entry points of your house to ward of insects, ants, and termites.• Women in India use turmeric in skin products such as creams and body scrubs to boost the glow factor.

8.Some of the Top Tips for Sleep 02/18/'16
Women who have trouble falling or staying asleep all or most of the time have a 45 percent greater risk of type 2 diabetes than women without sleep problems
Women who reported four or more sleep difficulties were more than four times as likely to develop type 2 diabetes than women with no sleep troubles
Tweaking factors such as temperature, light and darkness, and ambient odors may significantly improve your sleep

7.The Science of Psychoneuroimmunology — How Your Psychological States Influence Your Immune Function
Connections between your nervous system and immune system allow for crosstalk between them. The science that studies this is psychoneuroimmunology
Pessimism promotes ill health and can shave years off your life; the tendency to always expect the worst has been linked to a 25 percent higher risk of dying before the age of 65
Sociable, outgoing people tend to have stronger immune function, and happiness, optimism, life satisfaction, and other positive psychological attributes are associated with a lower risk of heart disease

6.Is This an Exploding Nightmare or Natural Evolution? (Obesity) 02/17/'16
The number of children under the age of 5 who are obese or overweight worldwide is an “exploding nightmare,” according to the World Health Organization (WHO)
Some experts suggest obesity isn’t a crisis at all but rather just the latest stage of evolution
Research shows that nearly 1 in 5 U.S. deaths is associated with obesity

5.How Dangerous Is Your Deodorant? 02/17/'16
Habitual use of deodorants and antiperspirants has a significant effect on armpit bacterial density and variation
Aluminum in antiperspirants is known to accumulate in breast tissue and may be linked to an increased cancer risk
Antiperspirants block sweat production in your underarms; sweating helps your body to eliminate toxins, which supports proper immune function and helps prevent diseases related to toxic overload

4.One in 15 American Homes Is Affected by Major Lung Cancer Hazard (Radon Gas) 02/17/'16
Radon is a radioactive gas created by the normal breakdown of uranium in rocks. Exposure causes an average of 21,000 lung cancer deaths each year
Hazardous levels of radon can be found in nearly 1 out of every 15 American homes. Levels in heavily contaminated homes can in some cases exceed the established standards permitted for underground miners
Common sources include building materials; contaminated air seeping into your home through cracks in the foundation, walls and floors; deep wells; ionization-type smoke detectors; and watches with luminescent dials

3. What are Carrots Good For?
Carrots are associated with a 32 percent lower risk of coronary heart disease. Carrots contain falcarinol, a natural compound that may stimulate cancer-fighting mechanisms in your body. Carrots are a valuable source of antioxidants, which may help to ward off damage from free radicals, slowing down cellular aging Superfood: Simply eat your carrots without peeling them, as much of their nutrition lies just below the skin. It's important to choose organic carrots, especially when eating the skin.: TIP: Baby carrots are not actually "baby" carrots at all but rather are less-than-perfect carrots that have been shaved down to a smaller size. Not only are baby carrots more expensive than whole carrots, they're also typically given a chlorine bath to prolong shelf life. TIP: Use large always try to buy organic.Peaches; Carrots; Strawberries; Green Beans; Sweet Bell Peppers; Hot Peppers; Tangerines; Nectarines; Cranberries; Sweet Potatoes:  

2. Boost Your Lung Health and Other Surprising Benefits of Eating More Fiber 02/15/'15 read 02/15/'15
Low fiber intake was associated with reduced measures of lung function. A diet rich in fiber-containing foods may play a role in improving lung health. People who ate a lot of fiber scored better on two breathing tests, indicating larger lung capacity and the ability to exhale more air in one second. Fiber Rich Superfoods:
Organic whole-husk psyllium is another great fiber source, as are sunflower sprouts and fermented vegetables, the latter of which are essentially fiber preloaded with beneficial bacteria. The following whole foods also contain high levels of soluble and insoluble fiber. Flax, hemp, and chia seeds; Berries; Vegetables such as broccoli and Brussels sprouts; Root vegetables and tubers, including onions, sweet potatoes, and jicama; Almonds; Peas; Green beans; Cauliflower; Beans

1.How to Prevent and Treat Kidney Problems With Food  02/15/15 read 02/15/'15
Poor kidney function is associated with diabetes, hypertension, and heart disease. Common signs of kidney problems include frequent urination, problems urinating, and constant thirst
Good kidney function is essential for maintaining homeostasis in your body, including your pH level and electrolyte balance; your kidneys also produce hormones that make red blood cells and regulate blood pressure
Most Americans consume three to five times more protein than they need, and two to four times more fructose than is safe. These two dietary factors places significant stress on your kidneys, promoting kidney disease and stones
Kidney-Friendly Superfoods
Besides monitoring your protein and sugar/fructose intake and drinking plenty of water, adding the following foods to your diet can also help promote optimal kidney function. (low in potassium)
Red bell peppers; Cherries; Cabbage; Red and purple grapes; Cauliflower; Watermelon; Garlic; Lemon juice; Onion; Pumpkin seeds; Apples; Raw organic apple cider vinegar; Kale; Berries; including blueberries, raspberries, and strawberries; Sweet potatoes; Herbal Kidney Cleansers: Ginger: purifies the blood and kidneys of toxins

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