Being Proactive With Your Health Decisions

 
In today's world, there's a definite need to be proactive in protecting our health. But that assumes there's something you CAN do to protect it. See, most people figure they're pretty powerless. That's a good thing for the healthcare establishment. They like that. You're the one with disease and they're the one with the solution. Only one small problem, though. In 2001, now get this, in 783,000 people died from healthcare-related screw-ups. That's a fact. Imagine that. That's 2,100 people a day....
 

Death, Aging, Rejuvenation (Part 2)

 
Death Death. Why it happens? Why do we die? Why do animals die? Why do plants die? What is the need of this? In my opinion mechanism of death was selected during Evolution. From the position of Darwin's theory of Natural Selection everything, that benefits survival of species and gives advantage in Natural Selection, is preserved in following generations. Improvements were often left unchanged from the moment of life appearance. Though there could be other ways, certain mechanisms were accidentally selected....
 

Garlic - Join Me And Iґll Show You Why Garlic Can Save Your Life

 
Are you worried yet about your health? Are you anxious about your heart, or about the possibility of contracting cancer? If so, you are not alone, and your concerns are quite valid. Cancer and heart disease are today's major killers, and as of now, we are yet to find a safe and effective drug, that can prevent these diseases. Some will argue that taking one or two aspirins a day can reduce the risk of heart disease, and it saddens me to see how many people are doing this, because I know the problems brought by aspirin over use, if these people knew about the long term damage caused by this drug, they would think twice, before popping another one into their mouths....
 

Cherries - A Natural Joint Pain Killer

 
Fruit Advantage Tart Cherry capsules are a nutritious, all-natural alternative for the more than 70 million people in the U. S. who suffer from arthritis and other chronic joint pain. Recent research has shown that tart cherries contain powerful antioxidants that may help relieve the pain of arthritis and gout and also protect the body against cardiovascular disease and inhibit cancer tumors. Researchers believe that the pain relief may not come from a specific antioxidant in cherries, but may come from the synergistic effect of all the natural compounds in cherries....
 

The Importance of Good Nutrition in Keeping Your Smile Beautiful and Your Mouth Healthy

 
A beautiful smile and healthy mouth actually can come from in addition to regular brushing and flossing a daily diet that does not lack the essential vitamins and minerals that make vital contributions to a person's oral health. Many people overlook the importance of good nutrition in keeping their smile beautiful and their mouth healthy. The mineral calcium and Vitamin D are of particular importance to obtaining healthy teeth. These two substances work together as calcium absorption is enhanced by Vitamin D....
 

The Hidden Price of Being Healthy

 
What I am also going to point out is the not-so-obvious cost of not being healthy. But, as you know, nothing in life is free. If there is a benefit, there is a cost. What most people do not see is the cost, the price you have to pay for the benefits you are getting. There are also tons and tons of hidden costs that most people never see. I will list some of the biggest ones. This is the price you have to pay for not being healthy: 1. Vitality 2. An abundance of energy to do everything you want to do 3....
 

Train Your Self To Eat Healthy

 
Did you know that you think in pictures? You are motivated by the things that you want to move away from that might cause emotions you don't want such as pain, grief, anger etc. Examples: Ill health, overweight, not being able to join your family due to sickness is certainly things you want to move away from. You are also motivated by the things you want to move towards. Emotions that would go with this are feeling happy, satisfied, loved, forgiven, respected, etc. Decide which type you are. Which are you most motivated by?...
 

Food Labels: Fact or Fiction?

 
How often do you pick up items at the grocery and scan the labels? Do you understand them? Ever wonder if they are really accurate? Many consumers probably glance at them, but based on the current obesity rate today it seems as if people should pay more attention. What about daily values? Typically, the label reveals the % of daily value for total fat, saturated fat, total carbohydrates, dietary fiber and protein, which is based on consuming 2,000 calories per day. The daily value does make it easy to compare similar foods because the serving size is usually the same....
 

7 Bad Eating Habits You Should Change Immediately

 
People are obsessed with dieting and weight loss! Don't believeme? Just tune-in to any source of advertising...you're instantlybombarded with the latest diet schemes and "Hollywood" foodfads. Here in America, we have built a thriving industry trying tocontrol our weight and treat the consequences of over-indulgence. The cost of weight loss and obesity related health caretreatments is staggering...Americans alone spend around $114billion every year! And even with all this interest in losingweight, we continue to pack on the pounds like never before....
 

Where Does Your Drinking Water Come From?

 
Have you ever thought about where your drinking water comes from? Most of us never give this question a thought. Yet, the sources of our water tell us a lot about its quality. The Importance of Water Sources Very early in the development of civilizations, people recognized the importance of finding reliable water sources. A clean, constant supply of safe drinking water is essential for every community. Consequently, the earliest civilizations developed near sources of clean water. As time passed, people began to migrate and settle in areas many miles from a reliable water source....
 

Functional Foods Are Becoming More Popular...

 
Established in 1989 by Stephen DeFelice, "Foundation for Innovation in Medicine" defined "Nutraceutical", as a food, dietary suppplement, or medical food that has a medical or health benefit, including the prevention and treatment of disease. Today, it is hard to separate the definition of Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods. In 2002, the Nutraceutical or Functional Food industry had evolved into a lucrative 20.2 billion dollar a year market, and is here to stay. According to a Business Communications Co, Inc....
 
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