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[14 May 2012 | No Comment ]
hard water

Hard Water
These days water safety is a big issue. Many people are concerned about the the kinds of minerals and contaminants that get into their water supplies and this has led a great many consumers to look for a reliable water softener.

Ineffective softeners can create unwanted conditions, such as excessive sodium, mineral deficiency and environmental damage. Attempts have been made to allay these fears by depicting soft water as the lesser of two evils.

Here are the 5 major myths associated with hard water:

1) The minerals found in hard water are …

Anxiety and Depression, Herbs For Health, Headline »

[12 May 2012 | No Comment ]
passion flower

Passion Flower
Passion flower (passion vine) is found in every country except Europe, Africa and Antarctica. There are over 500 known species of passion flower and they are almost always vines. Some of the species grow as shrubs but they are few and far between. The passion flower plant bears an edible fruit called passion fruit.

The name “Passion Flower” has given rise to many names which relate it to sex or romance. However, the name does not relate to these things at all. The word passion actually refers to the passion …

Headline, Health and Vitality »

[11 May 2012 | No Comment ]

Gluten-free diets are prescribed to folks who have been diagnosed with celiac disease. Celiac disease bears upon the small intestine and harms the bowel, which keeps food from being digested and assimilated the right way.

A gluten-free diet is the sole way to forestall any recurrence of symptoms affiliated with celiac disease. The following is a list of foods that had better be avoided when you’re appointed a gluten-free diet.

* Any processed food had better be avoided. It might seem like a hard task granted the nature of numerous foods on …

Guest Articles, Headline, Health and Vitality »

[11 May 2012 | No Comment ]
benefits of yoga

Benefits Of Yoga
One of the most surprising sights I have ever seen was walking into a senior citizen center [at the time I was a driver for FedEx] and seeing a “physical fitness” class in session. I kind of chuckled to myself until I saw the actual class in session and began realizing the benefits of yoga.

I was amazed to see people in their 70’s and 80’s going through a Yoga class. And that age, I was amazed to see how nimble and healthy these people truly were.

And it wasn’t …

Guest Articles, Headline, Nutrition »

[9 May 2012 | No Comment ]
sweet potato

The Sweet Potato
Ah yes, the sweet potato. The broccoli of root vegetables, the sweet potato eludes the diets of most people because of a poor marketing campaign.

It’s terribly misunderstood, which is quite because it’s one of the healthiest tastiest foods available. Many people associate sweet potatoes with the holidays either in a candied form or whipping into oblivion with cream.

But there are far better ways to cook this tuber, and you’d do well to include it among your meal stables. I know, I know: it seems weird to treat a …

Headline, Respiratory Conditions »

[7 May 2012 | One Comment ]
natural allergy treatments

Natural Allergy Treatments
Why some individuals develop allergies remains a mystery throughout the medical community.

Until the time when we have more research and information about allergies, the first, and best, line of defense is to avoid or eliminate the offending agents. Allergies can manifest a wide range of symptoms including sneezing, runny nose, watery eyes, sinus congestion, hives, and swelling.
What are Allergies?
Nearly any area of the body can be affected by allergies. Substances which irritate the skin, adverse reactions to drugs, detergents, and various other chemicals can all be culprits. Additionally, …

Headline, Heart, Blood, Circulatory »

[4 May 2012 | No Comment ]

Cardiovascular Disease
Making nutrition and lifestyle changes is  crucial for anyone who has been diagnosed with cardiovascular disease. Simple lifestyle changes can help you avoid further damage to your heart and cardiovascular system. Eating a diet which is heart healthy should be one of the first changes you make.

In this day and age, high cholesterol has become a major concern for everyone. This is particularly true of those who have already been diagnosed with cardiovascular disease. The good news is, maintaining cholesterol levels within the normal range can be accomplished with …

Headline, Nutrition »

[3 May 2012 | One Comment ]
whole grains

Whole Grains
Despite the low-carb craze, whole grains continue to be a critical component of a healthful diet. When you hear the term “whole grains,” do you think instantly of whole wheat? While whole wheat is a healthful and tasteful grain, it’s not by a long sight the only one.
The benefits of whole grains
Whole grains are inexpensive and may be stashed away for a long time in their whole form. Here’s a listing of a few of the “alternative” whole grains, their health benefits, and a few hints on how to …

Diabetes, Guest Articles, Headline »

[2 May 2012 | No Comment ]

For people who have type 2 diabetes, there is good news. The more studies that come in, the more it seems real that you don’t have to commit to expensive, debilitating and sometimes deadly (in the case of the Actos cancer lawsuits) prescription medications.

You can aggressively combat your condition with nothing more than proper nutrition, exercise, stress management, and insulin balancing supplements. Combined, these efforts can reverse your diabetic condition without any side effects.

In fact, the only consequences will be positive, life-changing improvements to your life, such as better sleep, …

Headline, Home and Family »

[2 May 2012 | No Comment ]

In order to create a peaceful bedroom for your kid, there are many elements you want to take into consideration. Here are a few pointers on how to make your kid’s bedroom surroundings relaxing and peaceful.

1. Pick out a relaxing color, like blue. There are numerous shades and hues of blue. Avoid brilliant, stimulating, “electric” blues and shades of blue that are really dark (except for trim). Aspire for a soft, tame blue that’s reminiscent of an evening sky.

Green works well, too, if it’s not too brilliant, “minty,” or dark. …

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