Category Healthy Living

Walk Your Way To Health

November 22, 2016 FitnessHealthy Living  

We have become a lazy world. We rarely get time to walk around anymore. Machines have taken that role, for example, taking the bus or driving your own self from one point to the next. Maybe it is time we went back to those earlier days, when walking was a day-to-day activity. It is a physical activity that provides us with health benefits. 30 minutes of walking each day will work miracles. Now get ready to walk your way to health.

Why Walk?

Walking alleviates depression and fatigue. It increases attention and decision making, reducing stress and improving the general mood. It limits chronic diseases, halves the risks of getting Alzheimer’s disease as well as lowering the risk of heart diseases...

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Cancer-Causing Foods

November 16, 2016 Healthy FoodsHealthy Living  No comments

Every person has cancerous cells. The only issue is that they have not developed to be deadly (yet). This development can be somehow attributed to our own choices. Health experts have agreed that 60-70% of cancers are preventable through simple dietary and lifestyle changes.

An effective way to battle cancer is to starve the cancer cells by not feeding it with the foods it needs to multiply. These are some of the foods that you should stop consuming so as to halt the growth and development of cancerous cells:

GMO’s:

Genetically modified foods have become part of our everyday lives. However, did you know that they have been linked to different types of cancers? Stay away from GMO’s as much as possible.

Soda:

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It is no secret: sodas are nothing other than a step closer to the grave...

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Do Not Drink This In The Morning!!

November 8, 2016 Healthy Living  No comments

So, as previously posted, drinking the water immediately after waking up, has been proven to be more beneficial, especially in fighting diseases. However, water is not just water…well, not in the morning.nightstand-with-glass-of-water-next-to-bed-with-floral-sheets

Many will put a glass of water next to the bed, so that they take it if they get thirsty during the night or in the morning. If you do this, or are planning to start doing this, STOP YOURSELF FROM DOING IT!! Health experts have advised against this as it is not healthy, and will not help you.

Tap water does not contain carbohydrates or any protein, which makes it easily susceptible to pollution by microorganisms. This water binds with air taking in some carbon dioxide, some of which converts into carboxylic acids. This results in changes in the water structure...

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Lemon Juice

November 2, 2016 Healthy Living  No comments

Lemon is a worldwide famous fruit that has lots of health benefits. Lemon and lemon juice, have been used in treating variety of diseases. Lemon is great source of vitamin C that’s why is good as treatment in many health issues.

Lemon is also beneficial for treating cancer. It has been known that lemon has anti-cancer properties beneficial for treating different kinds of cancer confirmed with studies. Lemon has power to act even on 12 types of cancer. This is even confirmed by the largest drug manufactures. Lemon works magic as compared to chemotherapy.

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Lemon juice contains about 5% of citric acid, which gives it a sour taste. The distinctive sour taste of lemon juice makes it a key ingredient in drinks and foods such as lemonades and lemon meringue pie...

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Health Benefits of Specific Fruits and Foods

October 30, 2016 Healthy FoodsHealthy Living  No comments

Many are the foods and fruits that we take in, without knowing how they may impact on our health. There is too much of junk food in the world today, that is taking us a step closer to the grave. However, there are some foods and fruits that should be taken in, not because they are healthy, but also because they help in fighting or preventing most ailments affecting us today.

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Here are some of them:

Blueberries: they help improve learning ability and memory

Blackberries: they help enhance both libido and sexual endurance

Strawberries: they help fight breast cancer

Raspberries: they promote weight loss

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Pearl millet: it helps in pain relief resulting from piles/hemorrhoids

Papaya: just like pearl millet, they treat piles/hemorrhoids

Mangoes: they clear clogged pores and eliminate pimples...

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Benefits of Watermelon Seeds

October 24, 2016 BeautyHealthy FoodsHealthy Living  No comments

Much is known about the watermelon. We all know of its nutritious benefits, added to the fact that it is a pretty sweet fruit/vegetable. However, less is known about the watermelon seeds. This is maybe because we usually throw them away, or just swallow them together with the deliciousness. Have you ever taken a minute to ask what those seeds may mean to you and your health?

Maybe you never knew, but the watermelon seeds are pretty nutritious, just as much as the watermelon itself. They are a rich source of essential proteins, vitamins B, B3 (niacin), B1 (thiamine), fatty acids, minerals, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, zinc, folate, copper, potassium, iron, and manganese. Just chew them and enjoy the aforementioned contents.

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Also, did you know, it is possible to extract oil from these se...

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Honey

October 21, 2016 Healthy Living  No comments

It is the sweet food made by bees foraging nectar from flowers. They convert nectar into honey through regurgitation and evaporation. They store it as a primary food source in wax honeycombs inside the beehive.

Its main uses are in cooking, baking, desserts, as a spread on bread, and as an addition to various beverages, such as tea, and as a sweetener in some commercial beverages. Honey-barbecue and honey-mustard are other common flavors used in sauces. It can also be an ingredient in alcoholic beverages.

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Honey for Human Health:

In as much as the evidence is not conclusive, there is some evidence that it may be effective in treating diseases and other medical conditions such as wounds and burns. It provides 64 calories in a typical serving of one tablespoon (15ml)...

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Kidney Diseases

October 12, 2016 Healthy Living  No comments

The kidneys are integral organs of the human body. They not only filter the blood of toxins, but they also get rid of the extra fluid from the body, regulates blood hormone levels, manage electrolyte levels, regulates blood pressure, make new red blood cells and keep your bones strong. Kidneys are so efficient that it’s possible to survive with just one of the two. Kidney diseases have however become common in our day-to-day lives.

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Kidneys have become a part of the most attacked organ by diseases in the human body. For example, in the United States, kidney diseases kill more people than breast or prostate cancer. Actually, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in 10 American adults (more than 20 million) have some level of CKD – chronic kidney disease.

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Drinking Water Immediately After Waking Up

October 3, 2016 Healthy Living  

It is said that ‘water is life’. However metaphoric that phrase is, water indeed is life! We are advised to take lots of water each day, for a healthy life. Drinking the water immediately after waking up, has been proven to be more beneficial, especially in fighting diseases. This is how:

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There are a lot of studies which have proven that drinking water on an empty stomach, immediately after waking up, has several benefits. This treatment will help in fighting many serious diseases...

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Right Food, Right Time

September 27, 2016 Healthy FoodsHealthy Living  No comments

There are lots of foods that we eat, and end up harming our health, regardless of how healthy they are. This is because we eat them at the wrong hours of the day.

The following 10 foods have been highlighted, and a solution offered. Let’s keep up with the time slot offered for their consumption, and completely avoid the highlighted wrong hours for the same.

Apple:

apple-tree-429213_640Apple peels have the fiber pectin that helps in bowel movement and prevents constipation.  Moreover, it also eliminates carcinogens.

BEST TIME TO EAT: Morning

WORST TIME TO EAT: Evening/Night

Apple’s organic acids will increase the acid levels in your stomach, leading to discomfort. Moreover, pectin too will burden your digestive system at night.

Banana:

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Being highly fibrous, bananas help in digestion...

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