Alternative treatments for arthritic conditions
September 30, 2013 – 4:31 am | No Comment
Alternative therapies for arthritic conditions are inclusive of treatments like acupuncture or magnets, chondrotin or glucosamine. People having arthritis usually suffer with conditions like stress, stiffness, pain, and depression. So it is imperative that there are alternative treatments for arthritis, which will help patients cope with this in a better way and in a healthier manner. If you do not  [...]

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Natural Cures for Mood Swings
March 1, 2013 – 6:05 am | No Comment
Natural Cures for Mood Swings
Moods are a condition of the mind when a person feels happy or sad. If you are suffering from mood swings then you have to understand that you are the sole cause for it. Mood is a state of mind and it is possible to alter it only if you promise to help yourself. Mood swings have the ability to make you feel totally listless or run down and gives you a feeling of being out of touch with this world. Filled with frustration it makes you mentally weak and unable to deal with the simplest of situations. Symptoms of mood swings are depression irritability, insomnia, and fatigue. Mood swings are the result of a hormonal imbalance and result in affecting the chemical in the brain, which reacts, with a change in the mood patterns. They change the pattern of structure of the hormones in the brains and the medicines given usually are based on lithium and valium. But there are many natural cures for mood swings so let us see how. Serotonin is the main chemical that alters and changes mood  [...]


Belly Fat vs Thigh Fat
January 16, 2013 – 12:05 am | No Comment
Belly Fat vs Thigh Fat
Fat is a substance which when deposited in the body tends to show a lot of changes and is a great deterrent in health sectors. Fat is what is stored in the body when there is a lack of exercise. Men show a tendency to store fat more in the abdominal area and they do not have any way of storing it on the thighs or hips. Women on the other hand show a tendency to store fat more other hips and thighs than on the belly. So why exactly do we have this difference between men and women and why is fat normally associated with greater risks of heart disease and also diabetes? Why should hip and thigh fat play a lesser role for these conditions and why should belly fat play a greater role? This and many other factors intrigue all and thus the question of fat and health comes into play. It is believed  that genes are very active in belly fat than that compared to thigh fat. The genes in a person's thigh fat are very different from the fat  that is found in the belly fat. Around 125 genes are found  [...]


Food and Its Interesting Facts
January 8, 2013 – 1:17 am | No Comment
Food and Its Interesting Facts
There is a new study, which says that hot chocolate alters its taste and smell according to the colour of the cup you drink it in. If the cup is cream or orange coloured then the flavour and aroma of hot chocolate gets enhanced. Food and drink can taste and smell differently according to the plate and the cup it is served in. the colour of the container in which food or drink is served certainly goes a long way in enhancing the taste and aroma of the food consumed. This is information, which is of interest not only to scientists but also the dinner hosts who want to be the best host to their guests and also to the restaurateurs who are interested to entertain their guests. It has been seen that people have different preferences to have their coffee, tea out of their favourite cup or mug. There was in fact a research, which called some participants to have hot chocolate in various types of cups. The cups varied in colour. Some were white, some were red or orange, and some were dark cream  [...]


Nutrition for People With Cancer
December 25, 2012 – 12:05 am | No Comment
Nutrition for People With Cancer
Cancer is a condition that affects anyone without knowing. Cancerous condition has to be dealt with the right kind of nutrition .Nutrition is thus a very important part of cancer treatment. Eating the right kind of food is very crucial to cure cancer. This would help you to be strong and better. Good nutrition is very important because if you have cancer because the illness affects your appetite. Cancer and cancer treatments affect the ability of the body to certain kinds of food and also to use nutrients. The best way to fight the disease is to have good and nutritious food. After the tough chemotherapy and other cancer treatments, the food choices for a healthy diet are very important. It is very important to avoid extreme diets that may leave you deprived of key nutrients. Have a lot of vegetable and fruit juices and ensure that the food is pasteurized. You are more susceptible to infection during cancer so the food has to be pasteurized. Fill your plate with fruits and vegetables  [...]


News on Food
August 17, 2012 – 3:05 am | No Comment
News on Food
There is a new research that talks about egg  therapy. It is said that if we gradually increase the consumption of egg powder, then it helps a lot of children to get cured of the egg allergy. But the research warns people not to try it at home as the related conditions have to be monitored by a doctor who is trained for this. Reasearch showed thah 75% of the children who were fed everyday dose of the white powder of egg white  were seen to be free of symptoms forl nearly almost two years when they were on treatment. Around 27% of  the children were free of symptoms after a year without any treatment. During this time they ate eggs and the products of egg as much as they wished to. This is a study that has been funded by the government and there have been many trials of immunotherapy where an individual who is suffering from the food allergy takes a larger amount of the allergenic food such that the allergy could be treated. This is a very small study which provides a lot of information  [...]


Major Breakthrough in Weight Loss Theories
May 11, 2012 – 12:00 am | No Comment
Major Breakthrough in Weight Loss Theories
There are major breakthroughs in the world regarding weight loss recently. A new research propagates the brown fat theory that may give the scientists a great weight loss program to adopt. In mice, brown fat is a tissue that burns a lot of fat and then creates a lot of weight loss. Till recently the scientists were not aware if the adult humans also have this fat. It is also not known if the mice and the humans behave the same way. There is a small study that has more new evidence for the brown fat helping in weight loss. Brown adipose tissue is that kind of fat that is entirely fat that is totally brown in colour. This is a tissue that has more mitochondria that has standard white fat that is darker. Mitochondria are those regions in the body that have a great energy production. Unlike the white fat mitochondria, the brown fat mitochondria use fat for energy and also help in burning out more quantities than other tissues. In mice there are studies that prove that there is an increase  [...]


Food for the skin, and other healthy tips
April 10, 2012 – 3:20 am | No Comment
Food for the skin, and other healthy tips
Did you know that the simple avocado is not only for eating? There is a great source of biotin in these avocados which help to prevent the dryness of the skin and also help to prevent brittle nails and hair. When this is applied topically the dry skin is aerated and thus health is maintained. A moisturizing mask can be created with the help of the pit of the fruit and its puree. Mash the pulp and pat it on your face. The entire oil is a perfect emollient which contains the absolutely healthy Vitamin E. Green tea is top on the list of the health beverages that are very skin friendly. There is a great content of polyphenols and so it is good that you have at least four cups a day. Have this and improve the texture of your skin. Iced tea is not only cool but is also healthy if made with green tea. So brew some ice tea and help check your weight. Overweight is burned off a lot if you have green tea instead of any other normal beverage. Protect yourself against cancer. There were  [...]


What Are the Side Effects of Probiotics?
December 29, 2011 – 4:05 am | No Comment
What Are the Side Effects of Probiotics?
Probiotics which are also known as friendly bacteria are generally considered to be safe like other nutritional supplements but many a times they may also pose harmful side effects. The live bacteria content of probiotic supplement can over colonize the intestine and cause infection which is one of the probiotic side effects. This type of risks generally occurs in newborns, elderly people and people having severely compromised immune system. Antibiotics may be needed in order to treat this type of infection. Thus proper care should be observed while taking large doses of probiotics. One of the most common probiotic side effects is the gastrointestinal distress. In cases when large doses of probiotics are taken they do adjust the floral balance but there is a possibility that they might also result in abdominal discomfort and gas. Along with the large doses of probiotic, biological adjustment is also the reason for these problems. These digestive problems occur temporarily only for  [...]