Do you believe in healing through nutrition? Have you ever heard about the famous saying, “Let food be your medicine”? With nutrition and the right combination of foods, nothing is impossible with a good diet meal plan. Many would want a holistic approach for disease intervention, but do not know how it is done. In taking charge of your health, you should know better than to pay attention to what you eat!
Amazing, but how much sleep you get and how well you sleep is profoundly affected by how much light you have been exposed to during daytime. It means maintaining a day to day natural exposure to daylight, and being in total darkness at night is critical in achieving optimal health and a sound sleep regardless of your diet and exercise. Your quality of sleep has a lot to do with light and darkness.
The ability of fluoride to damage the brain reminds me of the movie I just saw – zombies! Several studies claimed the overexposure in varying levels can damage the human brain (not yet a zombie) and reduce intelligence or develop an impaired capacity to learn. Water fluoridation and putting fluoride in toothpaste have been creating debates around communities across the world. Is this toxic fertilizer byproduct used to prevent caries and tooth decay doing us harm?
We all know the billion dollar weight loss industry is full of tricks and myths. We get all sorts of crazy advice from know-it-all individuals who are trying to get some kind of confirmation what they do is right and effective. Well, if you want to be their guinea pig, then go follow, but if not, try to read more about nutrition and plant based fat loss strategies that are easier and proven to be safe. Just how do you lose weight fast in a world surrounded with addictive processed food products and fast food takeaway restaurants?
Alugbati is a fast growing smooth, twining, succulent, soft stemmed vegetable vine, that grows abundantly on its own, without much care, and reaches a length of several meters. This vine is also called as the Malabar spinach, Ceylon Spinach, basella, or simply the red vine, because of its fleshy round and somewhat heart shaped leaves that can truly replace the spinach. The young leaves are popularly used as a food ingredient in the Philippines. The vegetable vine is widely found in tropical Asia and in Africa, where it is commonly prepared as leaf vegetable.
Pito Pito is literally a blend of seven seeds or leaves of traditional herbal medicinal plants in the Philippines. These seeds and leaves are usually prepared as a decoction to treat a wide variety of illnesses and diseases, such as headaches, fever, cough, colds, migraine, asthma, abdominal pains, diarrhea, fever, flu, acne scar reduction, and many more. The traditional combination is banaba leaves, ampalaya leaves, mangosteen leaves, mango leaves, pandan China leaves, guava leaves, and honey.
Sciatica is a symptom of structural problem in the lower back, where the sciatic nerve becomes trapped or pinched. The pain tends to affect the buttocks and the back of the thighs, can travel down the back of the leg and even as far as the feet. It may also cause numbness, feel pins and needles, or weakness in those areas. The most common cause is a trapped nerve, but it can also be caused by a slipped or bulging disc in the lower back, causing pressure on the sciatic nerve.
If you are reading this, you have probably heard discussions about how beans can cause and trigger your arthritis. Old folks say you should avoid eating mongo beans, because it can make your arthritis a real pain. Is there some truth to this? I, for sure, is interested to know because beans have low glycemic index and are good for the diabetics, and people with high blood pressures.
Coffee drinkers cannot face the day without their cup of coffee in the morning, which is not surprising given the mildly addictive stimulant caffeine component in the coffee. Tea is the second most consumed beverage in the world, next to water. This may come as a surprise to you, but if a person drinks coffee or tea, cola or indulge in the occasional piece of chocolate, then it is considered as having a narcotic drug.
Over consumption of sugar causes a metabolic dysfunction, interferes with your anti aging solutions and weight fat loss goals, and increases your risk for developing diabetes. The bottom line is that sugar either displaces more nutritious foods in your diet, which means you’re screening out nutritious-dense foods, or it adds calories to your diet that puts you at risk for weight gain.