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Sunday, November 27, 2011

Dew From Heaven

Hawaiians call coconut water "noelani," which means "dew from the heavens." Many tropical cultures prize coconut water above all other beverages due to its rehydrating and health renewing properties. Not only is coconut water good for you, it's good for plants too, having been traditionally used as a growth supplement in plant propagation. As a result of the rich volcanic soils and mineral-rich seawater in which coconut palms grow, coconut water's nutritional profile is very impressive.

Coconut water is:
• Rich in natural vitamins (especially the B vitamins), minerals, and trace elements (including zinc, selenium, iodine, sulfur, and manganese). Vitamins are necessary for the enzymatic reactions your cells need in order to function.
• Full of amino acids, organic acids, enzymes, antioxidants, and phytonutrients.
• Rich source of electrolytes and natural salts, especially potassium and magnesium.
• Light, low calorie and nearly fat-free, as well as low in sugar but pleasantly sweet—contains about a fifth of the sugar of other fruit juices, like apple or grape juice, as well as containing a little fiber to moderate absorption.
• Rich in cytokinins, or plant hormones, which have anti-aging, anti-cancer, and anti-thrombolytic effects in humans.
Coconut water also has an alkalizing effect on your body, which can help correct the cumulative effects of acidifying foods that make up most diets today. For a complete nutritional profile, refer to the tables at the Coconut Research Center site. The list of health benefits of coconut water is impressive, and growing by leaps and bounds with each new scientific study.

Friday, November 25, 2011

8 Ways To Keep Wrinkles At Bay

There's nothing like your first few wrinkles to announce to the world that you're coming on in age. Some people wear them like a badge of honor, but unlike distinguished gray hair, there's hardly anything attractive about the process of slowly resembling a prune.

With these simple skin care tips, plus smart diet and lifestyle choices, you can fight the onslaught of wrinkles in a natural, non-invasive way.

1. Keep hydrated. As we age, our skin loses its elasticity, thus resulting in wrinkles and fine lines. If you never heeded Mom's admonitions to drink eight glasses of water a day, you'll start to see the wrinkling and dulling effects on your skin as early as your 30s.

An abundant intake of water naturally cleanses our system and flushes out the toxins, promotes better digestion, joint lubrication, and skin hydration. It's the cheapest skin care regimen ever.

2. Moisturize. Aside from hydrating from within, quench your parched skin with moisturizing oil or lotion.

For the body, pick moisturizers with organic emollients like shea butter and jojoba oil to soothe and smoothen skin. For the face, pick a moisturizer that specifically address fine lines and wrinkles. Use a light moisturizer to layer under makeup for daytime, and switch to a heavy-duty cream at night.

Oily-skinned individuals tend to skip this part of the beauty routine, but they need moisturizing, too. The solution? Pick light, non oil-based moisturizers that won't clog pores or contribute to the oil slick (try tinted moisturizers that do double duty), or simply just moisturize at night.

Do you have sensitive skin or easily break out in rashes? It's best to ask a dermatologist to recommend a moisturizer suited to your skin type.

(For more moisturizing tips, read "Why Everyone Needs To Moisturize")

3. Be sun-smart. The beach isn't the only place where we should be slathering on the sunblock. You can be susceptible to overexposure to the sun even while walking to your car, watching junior's soccer game, or having coffee at an outdoor cafĂ©. Don't worry—these days, there's a whole range of sunblock in lower SPF and light formulations especially made for city living.

For those who don't like piling on the products, simply choose makeup with built-in sunscreen to make it easier to protect your skin against the damaging UVA and UVB rays. And don't forget to wear shades—aside from protecting your eyes, it prevents squinting, which can cause wrinkles.

4. Eat your greens. Collagen is the stuff that keeps our skin firm, elastic and smooth. As we age, our capacity to produce it drops, resulting in wrinkles, fine lines, and, saggy skin.

Boost collagen by drinking soy milk, eating Vitamin C-rich dark green veggies like spinach, broccoli, and asparagus, and red fruits and veggies, like tomatoes and beets.

Foods rich in omega fatty acids help stimulate the production of collagen, so load up on salmon and tuna, as well as almonds, cashew nuts, and even avocados.

5. Drink green tea. Instead of going for another coffee run, put the kettle on. While overindulging in coffee may dehydrate skin, sipping soothing anti oxidant-rich green tea protects skin against free radicals and helps delay the aging process.

6. Detox. Kick all your toxin-filled habits; clean living, blood-circulating exercise, and a healthy lifestyle can do wonders for your face. If you can't quit smoking for health reasons, do it for vanity. The more you puff, the more you snuff out the collagen that keeps wrinkles at bay.

Meanwhile, excessive alcohol consumption dehydrates and thins skin, causing wrinkles and that unattractive splotchy look.

7. Get some beauty sleep. Pulling all-nighters or constantly partying till dawn will translate to raccoon eyes and dry, lackluster skin—and not even the most potent moisturizers can repair the damage. Get at least eight hours of shuteye every night to give your skin a chance to regenerate, and you'll be rewarded with a supple, radiant glow.

8. Adopt a positive attitude. Sounds simplistic, but it's true! Worrywarts tend to develop deep creases across their forehead and between their brows from too much frowning. Whenever you catch yourself scrunching up your forehead, channel optimism, and feel your facial muscles relax instantly (bonus: this method helps headache-sufferers, too!).

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Flashing Smile

There is nothing like a nice looking set of teeth, when compared to a not-so-nice set of teeth. We make judgments, subconsciously about new people we meet and how their teeth look. In turn, others are also factoring our teeth into the equation when they 'size us up'. Therefore, having a nice looking set of teeth is desirable. Often times, people can tell when our teeth are not real. In addition, replacement teeth can be quite expensive. Therefore, it is desirable to keep our own natural teeth. Our teeth are very important for our survival. We need to eat. We need to rend and tear our food and mix it with saliva for the rest of the digestive cycle to continue. To maintain a perfect healthy body, we need to take extra care of our teeth to have healthy teeth. If you do not take care of them and lose them, there is no get back from it.

Make it a point to visit the dentist at least twice a year and if you're looking for an orthodontist, why not try San Antonio Cosmetic Dentist in the lone star state. If your teeth need to be straightened they can do it for you and give you a flashing smile. Wow, this is what I needed but it's too late now. Most of my bad teeth were already pulled and replaced with dentures.

Friday, November 11, 2011

Cleanse Your Kidneys

Years pass by and our kidneys are filtering the blood by removing salt, poison and any unwanted entering our body. With time, the salt accumulates and this needs to undergo cleaning treatments and how are we going to overcome this?

It is very easy, first take a bunch of parsley (MALLI Leaves)and wash it clean
Then cut it in small pieces and put it in a pot and pour clean water and boil it for ten minutes and let it cool down and then filter it and pour in a clean bottle and keep it inside refrigerator to cool.

Drink one glass daily and you will notice all salt and other accumulated poison coming out of your kidney by urination also you will be able to notice the difference which you never felt before. Parsley is known as best cleaning treatment for kidneys and it is natural!

Monday, November 7, 2011

Removing Gallstones Naturally

Removing Gallstones Naturally by Dr Lai Chiu-Nan

It has worked for many. If it works for you please pass on the good news. Chiu Nan is not charging for it, so we should make it free for everyone. Your reward is when someone, through your word of mouth, benefits from the regime. Gallstones may not be everyone's concern. But they should be because we all have them. Moreover, gallstones may lead to cancer. "Cancer is never the first illness," Chiu Nan points out. "Usually, there are a lot of other problems leading to cancer.

In my research in China , I came across some materials which say that people with cancer usually have stones. We all have gallstones. It's a matter of big or small, many or few.

One of the symp tom s of gallstones is a feeling of bloatedness after a heavy meal. You feel like you can't digest the food. If it gets more serious, you feel pain in the liver area." So if you think you have gallstones, Chiu Nan offers the following method to remove them naturally.

The treatment is also good for those with a weak liver, because the liver and gallbladder are closely linked.

1. For the first five days, take four glasses of apple juice every day. Or eat four or five apples, whichever you prefer. Apple juice softens the gallstones. During the five days, eat normally.
2. On the sixth day, take no dinner.
3. At 6 PM, take a teaspoon of Epsom salt (magnesium sulphate) with a glass of warm water.
4. At 8 PM, repeat the same. Magnesium sulphate opens the gallbladder ducts.
5. At 10 PM, take half cup olive oil (or sesame oil) with half cup fresh lemon juice. Mix it well and drink it. The oil lubricates the stones to ease their passage.
PS. 1cup=250ml, ? cup lemon juice=3 lemons (aprox.)

The next morning, you will find green stones in your stools. "Usually they float," Chiu Nan notes. "You might want to count them. I have had people who passes 40, 50 or up to 100 stones. Very many."

"Even if you don't have any symp tom s of gallstones, you still might have some. It's always good to give your gall bladder a clean-up now and then.

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