Friday 31 May 2019

10 Health Benefits of Valerian



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Three keys of Gratitude - Jane Ransom



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Thursday 30 May 2019

the Simple Bay Leaf Can Heal You!




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Wednesday 29 May 2019

Mushrooms are ‘the richest source’ of two antioxidants which fight age-related diseases!

Mushrooms could be a boon against ageing and age-related diseases thanks to their high content in antioxidants, new paper reports.
Porcini mushrooms.
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A study from the Penn State Center for Plant and Mushroom Products reports that mushrooms contain high levels of ergothioneine and glutathione, two compounds with important antioxidant properties according to Robert Beelman, professor emeritus of food science and director of the center. The amount of the two compounds varied greatly between the different mushroom species, he adds.
“What we found is that, without a doubt, mushrooms are highest dietary source of these two antioxidants taken together, and that some types are really packed with both of them,” said Beelman.
He explains that certain by-products released when our bodies break down food to produce energy, called free radicals, which are toxic to living organisms. That’s because they produce oxidative stress — free radicals are oxygen atom species with free electrons in their electron shells. They’re so highly reactive, that their efforts to pair up with anything and satisfy that electron deficiency can cause damage to cells, proteins, even DNA strands they come into contact with as they travel through the body.
Antioxidants are substances that protect the body against oxidative stress.
“The body has mechanisms to control most [free radicals], including ergothioneine and glutathione, but eventually enough accrue to cause damage, which has been associated with many of the diseases of aging, like cancer, coronary heart disease and Alzheimer’s,” Beelman adds.
Porcini mushrooms (Boletus edulis), the paper reports, has the highest concentrations of both ergothioneine and glutathione among the 13 species tested. Porcini is a wild variety of mushroom, “really popular in Italy where searching for it has become a national pastime,” according to Beelman. More common types, like the white button (Agaricus bisporus) so ubiquitous in grocery shops, contained lower levels of these compounds — but still more than most other foods.
Cooking wasn’t found to have a significant effect on the compounds, although there is evidence that suggests cooking impacts mushrooms’ nutritional properties and levels of other antioxidant compounds.
“Ergothioneine are very heat stable,” said Beelman.
In the future, the centre will study the role that ergothioneine and glutathione have in decreasing the likelihood of neurodegenerative diseases, such as Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease, he added.
“It’s preliminary, but you can see that countries that have more ergothioneine in their diets, countries like France and Italy, also have lower incidents of neurodegenerative diseases, while people in countries like the United States, which has low amounts of ergothioneine in the diet, have a higher probability of diseases like Parkinson’s Disease and Alzheimer’s,” he explains.
“Now, whether that’s just a correlation or causative, we don’t know. But, it’s something to look into, especially because the difference between the countries with low rates of neurodegenerative diseases is about 3 milligrams per day, which is about five button mushrooms each day.”
The paper “Mushrooms: A rich source of the antioxidants ergothioneine and glutathione” has been published in the journal Food Chemistry.
https://www.zmescience.com/medicine/nutrition-medicine/mushrooms-antioxidants-rich/

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CANCER CELLS DIE IN 42 DAYS: THIS FAMOUS AUSTRIAN’S JUICE CURED OVER 45,000 PEOPLE FROM CANCER AND OTHER INCURABLE DISEASES! (RECIPE)

Rudolf Breuss is an Austrian man who spent his entire life looking for a natural cure for cancer.



He came up with a special juice which provides amazing results when it comes to the treatment of this disease. As a matter of fact, he has cured over 45,000 people diagnosed with cancer and other deadly diseases. According to Breuss, cancer thrives in the presence of proteins.

He created the Breuss therapy, which is a 42-day therapy which consists of drinking tea and his special juice, using beetroot as a key ingredient. The cancer cells strive and die within these 42 days and the overall health improves as well.
Ingredients:
  • Beetroot (55%),
  • Carrots (20%),
  • Celery root (20%),
  • Potatoes (3%)
  • Radishes (2%)

All you have to do is to put all the ingredients in a blender and blend well. As simple as that!

Note: Don’t consume too much of it, drink as much the body needs.

Beetroot is rich in antioxidants, folic and pantothenic acid, vitamins B1, B2, B6, and C as well as minerals like zinc, iron, sodium, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, and calcium. Therefore, beetroot is one of the healthiest vegetables out there. Its strong red color comes from betacyanins, a magenta pigment.  It is also abundant in betaine, an amino acid which possesses potent anti-cancer properties. It has been scientifically shown that this amino acid has the ability to destroy cancer cells in tumor tissues. It is worth mentioning that it provides antioxidant, detoxification, and anti-inflammatory properties.

Many studies have shown that cancer, especially leukemia patients can benefit a lot from the consumption of beetroot. In fact, it works against many cancer types and the results from a study have shown that 100 percent of the participants diagnosed with cancer responded well to this treatment.


Last but not least, beetroot contains high levels of folic acid, which makes it beneficial for pregnant women. It helps with toothaches, headaches, bone issues, skin issues, menstrual pains, and dysentery and it prevents constipation. It stimulates the function of the liver and gallbladder, promoting the proper function of these organs. Therefore, this amazing plant works as a cure-all and it should be a key ingredient in every diet.



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Tuesday 28 May 2019

How to make a skin detox cleanse smoothie



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HOW MEDITATION CHANGED MY LIFE!



I’ll never forget the first moment I meditated.

Although I had grown up with quite a religious upbringing, and regular group soulful prayer as a family was a common thing, this was something brand new. I had never done a particular breathing exercise. I was 19 years old, on the stunning beach in Byron Bay, an inspirational young man had captivated me with introducing me to two new things that day. Swimming naked in the sea, as well as meditation.
Let’s talk about the meditation; just for now.

He showed me a meditation practice where you gently place your hand on your lower face and as you breathe in your breath through the left nostril only whilst covering the right nostril then as you breathe out you cover the left nostril and breathe out through the right. As it turned out; this is called Alternate Nostril Breathing or Nadi Shodhan Pranayama.

It was as simple as five or so minutes of this concentrated breathing technique. What was amazing was that I noticed the effects immediately. I felt different. Instantly a feeling of peace and calm that I had never experienced in my life. My mind did not seem so busy all of a sudden. Something soothing had swept over me. That’s what was so memorable. I knew now that there was so much more to learn.

Fast forward twelve years and my journey had to lead me to deep explorations of meditation; becoming a meditation teacher and a mindfulness instructor. I became obsessed. I went to India at 21 and learned all kinds of meditations. Stayed in ashrams and yoga centres and discovered all I could. Soaked up everything I could learn about meditation and spirituality. I started to listen to guided meditations on my iPod as I found being guided in meditation was like having someone hold my hand while walking through a wild jungle, showing me the way through the chaos. I found it so easy and relieving. Since then I’ve led many meditation groups and have been fascinated at how powerful it is to meditate together as a group and concentrate on similar thoughts and visions.

I loved leading guided meditations as I loved the experience of being guided on a meditation journey myself.
Then mindfulness came into my life. This was the real game changer. I went down to the Yarra Valley in luscious countryside Victoria and undertook the mindfulness teacher training. I have a lot of respect for the Gawler Foundation and the incredible work they do. I developed the ability to feel my feelings, to be present with my emotions in a new way than ever before. To be really grounded and present in my body. Mindfulness helped me find a serene acceptance of absolutely everything that is taking place in the little universe inside of me. I think this is how meditation really changed my life. My ability to navigate the world of emotions. The reality of being a human, with powerful feelings and sensations that flow through my body. I struggled for a long time with depression and emotional instabilities and using meditation to have more control over my thoughts allowed me to have more control over my emotions. To cultivate more love and compassion for the “negative” or “dark” emotions. I discovered this magical place I could go, being present with my breath, then changing my emotional state as quickly as changing one thought in my mind. I was amazed at the interrelation of thought and emotion, at how intrinsically they are connected. Meditation changed my life because I knew a mind is a precious tool, a wondrous gift, and I learned how to be more in harmony with my own mind. To let it be my friend, the thing that works best for me. And the benefits to my own health, wow, they are endless. The most notable being the immediate effect meditation has upon your nervous system which simply promotes better health in general.

Less stress, more clarity, more focus and greater happiness.

Oh yeah swimming naked in the ocean is a must do; if you never have. It really is another kind of meditation.

Azriel Ferro

Azriel is a mindfulness teacher, entrepreneur, health freak, adventurer and lover of life.

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Monday 27 May 2019

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Friday 24 May 2019

Why you shouldn't get water into your contact lens!





Why you shouldn't get water into your contact lens image
Don't get water into your contact lens. This simple piece of advice can stop wearers from getting an infection that has increased threefold in the past few years, and which can cause blindness.
People sometimes clean their lenses with public water or get water in their lenses when they swim—but this increases the risk of an infection of Acanthamoeba Keratitis.

Researchers at University College London say they have seen a threefold increase in cases since 2011 and contact lens wearers are more likely to get infected, usually because of poor hygiene.

People who don't follow good hygiene practices—such as not using a good cleaning solution, or showering, washing or swimming while wearing the lenses—are three times more likely to get infected, the researchers say. Although the risk is greater for those who use reusable contacts, it's still there for those who use daily disposables.

Trying to understand why some became infected, the researchers discovered that hygiene was the key factor. "People who wear reusable contact lenses need to make sure they thoroughly wash and dry their hands before handling contact lenses and avoid wearing them while swimming, face washing or bathing," said Prof John Dart, one of the researchers.

Cases are rare, although they have increased from 10 to up to 65 a year in the UK in the past few years. It affects just 2.5 people in every 100,000 contact lens wearers, and around a quarter of those infected could go blind. In some cases, a corneal transplant is possible.

References

(Source: British Journal of Ophthalmology, 2018; bjophthalmol-2018-312544)


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Walnuts lower high blood pressure!

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Eat walnuts if you have high blood pressure (hypertension). They contain compounds that can lower a blood pressure reading and reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.
The nuts are a healthy saturated fat that should be part of the daily diet of anyone who is already more likely to suffer from heart disease, such as an obese person.
Researchers from Penn State University gave 45 overweight or obese participants three different diets: some ate the whole nuts for two weeks, a second group was given a diet rich in ALA—alpha-linolenic acid, an omega-3 fatty acid—that is in walnuts, and the third ate similar quantities of oleic acid, which is also found in walnuts.
Although each group saw some drop in their blood pressure, those who ate the nuts had the most dramatic decrease.
This suggests that there's something about the nuts themselves, rather than just their constituent parts, that work synergistically to improve heart health. "There's a little something extra in walnuts that are beneficial that you don't get in fatty acids alone," said researcher Penny Kris-Etherton.
References
(Source: Journal of the American Heart Association, 2019; 8: doi: 10.1161/JAHA.118.011512)
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Thursday 23 May 2019

The link between intense fitness and fertility!


Above: Amber Dobecka, online coach at AmberMichelleFit.com, struggled with infertility as a result of her previous experience in fitness competitions.LIFESTYLE | yesterday | 
While regular exercise has shown to have numerous health benefits, including weight loss, strengthening muscles and bones, increasing energy levels and helping with relaxation and sleep, intensive exercise can negatively affect your health.
Women who intensively exercise and/or compete in fitness competitions put a lot of demands on their bodies, which can take a toll and result in decreased fertility.
According to the CDC, “About 6 percent of married women ages 15 to 44 in the U.S. are unable to get pregnant after one year of trying.”
Studies have shown intense physical exercise can decrease fertility. A few reasons why exercise can lead to infertility can be a luteal phase defect, low levels of progesterone, hormones that regulate the female reproductive system are changed in ways that interfere with ovulation; or a change in leptin levels, which regulates appetite and metabolism.
Amber Dobecka, the online coach at AmberMichelleFit.com, struggled with infertility as a result of her previous experience in fitness competitions. Dobecka is also the ZYN22 Program Director for THE22, a strength and conditioning workout, and a certified Group Fitness Specialist through the International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA), headquartered in Phoenix.
Dobecka has always prioritized fitness — she taught fitness classes, was a personal trainer, trained and competed in fitness competitions, and is now an online fitness coach and is a wife and mother of two.
She started training for competitions in 2012, competing in 2013 every few months before she stopped competing at the end of 2014. She began in the bikini division and finished in the fitness division. Dobecka said being in the bikini division “was so aesthetic and it’s so hard on your spirit because you train so diligently and nobody sees that. You get about 20 seconds on stage for a panel of judges to assess you. However with the fitness division, I performed a 10-minute routine that demonstrated various skills and strength elements, so there was a lot more value to that division for me because it revolved around physical strength,” Dobecka said. “It was much more affirming in the progress I had made, and correlated with what I wanted to stand for.”
She said while she was competing, she taught group fitness classes and people took notice her body was changing and she was becoming stronger through her training and started approaching her about helping them in their own fitness journeys.
Dobecka took a leap of faith and left her full-time job to pursue a career in fitness. Although at the time she said she wasn’t sure doing what. She took a job as a personal trainer at a private, local training gym, and grew her clientele.
Dobecka since transitioned from being a personal trainer to an online coach at ambermichellefit.com, her fitness and nutrition website, the Program Director and instructor with ZYN22, and as a Group Fitness Specialist with ISSA, a distance education certification company.
“Now I’m a mom of two, so that has opened so many doors and how to fulfil my purpose in inspiring others, while at the same time prioritizing my faith, my family and making the most of my time and energy,” Dobecka said. “ISSA has helped me tremendously with that because they’ve given me certifications that I can do from home, so I can further develop my education, and then they’ve given me a writing outlet as well, which helps build clientele.”
The Dallas Fort Worth resident struggled with infertility due to the intense toll fitness competitions took on her body, but she said through her first pregnancy she learned how to adjust her fitness routines and refined her motivations to workout, which involved breaking her previous mindset of training for aesthetics or adding muscle to prepare for a competition.
“I learned what I wanted to do in training people, and in nutrition and fitness and coaching… and with the second pregnancy, it was definitely refining that and learning how nutrition and fitness and becoming your strongest self physically requires mental, emotional and spiritual transformation as well.”
Dobecka utilizes this holistic wellness approach in her roles as an online coach for her business, and as a Group Fitness Specialist with ISSA. She said this approach stemmed from what she learned while training for fitness competitions. “I learned what it’s like to become strong and the strongest version of yourself,” Dobecka said. “I really learned what it means to be strong from the inside out and that’s my motivation to keep going and disciplining my body; but more than anything, it required me to discipline my mind.
“And for me, I learned how to discipline my spirit at the same time. So I made my own training more of a spiritual training as well because for some reason that’s the way God communicates with me, so in the midst of a really tough workout, I can relate it to how God is strengthening me from the inside out. And my time working out is also my time to be reminded of what this life is about and to be grateful for the body I have and what I’m going to be doing with it.”
She said this realization is also why she decided to stop competing, she wanted to have a family and still have a career in fitness, but in a different way.
She had to adjust her mindset and figure out what her new purpose would be for working out if not for a competition. That thought process turned into how she could train and positively impact others’ lives – through coaching.
“I looked holistically at it, and I decided I wanted to become the best version of myself, and every chance I got I could track my progress. And other people were so inspiring to me.
When people started to say, ‘Can you help me do this?’ and I’m like, ‘the fact that you’re humble enough to ask me, somebody, who is struggling right alongside you and want my help, that inspires me.’”
Dobecka said seeing people that support each other in the fitness community is valuable to her since training can be very isolating, so she translated the community aspect into coaching her own clientele.
“I have them journal and answer a series of questions like, ‘Did I work out today? Did I feel like working out today? Did I work out even if I didn’t feel like working out? If so, what helped me get there? If I didn’t work out, why didn’t I?’” she said by answering those questions, clients can refocus on why they’re working out instead of a “fleeting motivation and come to the realization that working out is a daily habit and is helping them get stronger.”
By going through this self-reflection process, Dobecka said her clients figure out what triggers them to make negative wellness decisions or being too harsh on themselves, such as restricting their diet or their confidence was affected because of negative comments about their weight.
“There are so many wounds that we deal with. It’s so deep to talk about fitness and nutrition, it’s so much more than the surface, and I think that’s why so many people constantly struggle with it without any real success that lasts because they never get to the root of the problem or the root of the wound.”
Her approach to working with clients in a holistic way also contributes to her desire to share her challenges she’s overcome and hopefully help others learn from their own journeys.
“When I struggled with infertility, as strong as I was physically, I still had this deep wound in my heart and I was scared of being a bad mother and losing myself, yet the coolest part and the biggest reflection was I learned who I was going through that struggle,” Dobecka said. “That’s my story to share with other people and my hope is that people have their own story revealed to them through their own struggle by asking those tough questions.”
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The Secret Power of Fasting for Longevity!




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Wednesday 22 May 2019

Amazing uses of Castor Oil!




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They Are Being Laughed At, But They Don’t Get Cancer!

In today’s article, we are going to talk about the Amish people. The Amish people are known for using horse-drawn buggies, avoiding modern conveniences, and wearing old-fashioned clothing.
Cancer is a deadly disease and one of the most painful ways to die. But, there is a certain clan of people, Amish people, who almost never die the painful death of Cancer. This feat is achieved by their old-fashioned lifestyle and their refusal to lose their traditional way of living. According to a recent study, Amish people have the lowest cancer rates than the rest of Americans according to a study recently published in the Cancer Causes and Control journal.
It is discovered that Amish people are far healthier than most Americans because of their exclusive lifestyle which not only keeps them fit but also prevents deadly diseases like cancer. It was previously believed that Amish people had a higher rate of contracting the cancer disease since they intermarry among themselves and are closed off from the outer society. But, after detailed research on the Amish population the medical specialists from the Solove Research Institute and Ohio State University’s James Cancer Hospital found that contrary to the belief, Amish people are more fit and healthy than their American counterparts since their lifestyle promotes good health and lower chances of contracting cancer.
What Makes the Amish Population Healthier?
Amish people have high morals; they do not support drinking, smoking or promiscuous sex. They are also very hardworking and believe in physical labour. They employ themselves in construction work, farming and other production jobs which keep their body in shape. Their habits play a vital role in maintaining a healthy lifestyle and reducing the chances of cancer.
What Do Amish People Eat?
Amish food is highly nutritious and organic since Amish people grow their own crops and stay away from chemicals and artificial fertilizers. Their time-tested organic methods give them uncontaminated fruits, vegetables, milk and other dairy products since everything is nurtured in an untainted environment.
Unadulterated food and living in a natural environment helps Amish people in achieving a strong immune system which in turn reduces their cancer rates and boosts their life. Amish food is known best for its natural taste, living enzymes and a high dose of nutrients being totally organic. A lot of people make fun of Amish people because of their conservative ways to stick to their simple and productive living, but their tradition and values are helping them to get a long and healthy life without any hint of diseases.
Get Healthy like Amish Population
Amish population lives by their high morals, local nutritious food and simple living which keep them away from all deadly diseases and medications. If we compare the lifestyle of Amish people to that of their lazy, medicine ingesting, processed food eating counterparts, it becomes clear which lifestyle is worthy of applaud. Amish people may be old fashioned, still using buggies instead of cars, doing their own farming instead of buying from supermarts, but inadvertently their traditional thinking makes them healthy and saves them from Cancer.  Physical exertion, local and organic food and staying away from smoking and drinking can you achieve a healthy lifestyle just like Amish people.

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Tuesday 21 May 2019

73 Questions with a nutrition professor!


Can you think of any more questions?

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10 Bad consequences of eating bad food!


This may help you resist the temptation of eating fast/food

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