Quit Smoking For Yourself & The Environment! |

Added May 31, 2011, Under: Diseases, Environment, Health


  Although May 31st is World No Tobacco Day, perhaps every day should be No Tobacco Day because not only is cigarette smoking damaging for our bodies (and our health and that of those around us) but also for the environment. The production of tobacco crops uses valuable agricultural land that could be put too good and urgent use in the growing of food crops. In addition, as the tobacco crops are particularly vulnerable to pests and more, they are sprayed with ...


10 Ways To Help Prevent Your Child Becoming Obese |

Added May 30, 2011, Under: Children's Health, Diets, Diseases, Nutrition, Parents


  Sadly, obesity in children has become a major health issue world wide with millions of children, in many first world countries, suffering from this problem. And unless parents take a stand now, the numbers are going to continue to rise. Parents the first line of defence in struggle against childhood obesity So what can you do to help? 1. As soon as your children start on solids, make it a rule that you will help them become familiar with healthy food so that ...


Treating The Symptoms of Arthritis In A Natural Way |

Added May 29, 2011, Under: Diseases, Drugs, Health


  Arthritis can be a very debilitating condition to live with and most people will resort to pharmaceutical drugs to deal with the pain and discomfort. But you can go a less toxic and safer route when you choose a natural remedy for treating this condition. With any long term condition, it makes good sense to look for a doctor who specializes in natural and holistic treatments. Essential oils are such a natural treatment and have a long history of healing. What is ...


Coconut Oil is Known as the Healthiest Oil in the World |

Added May 28, 2011, Under: Diseases, Health, Nutrition

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At one time, coconut oil was thought to be unhealthy because of its high saturated fat content, but now there has been a complete change of heart because it is known that the fat in coconut is unique and different from most all other fats, possessing many health giving properties. This top nutritious health food is now described as "the healthiest oil in the world" The coconut, as a food source, has fed and nourished populations especially in tropical islands for generations. On ...


Do You Feel You Are Growing Old Too Quickly? |

Added May 25, 2011, Under: Diseases, Health, Nutrition

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  No one wants to grow older and when it starts happening to you or those close to you, it is easy to sink into an aging way of thinking. But it does not have to be like that because today the knowledge is out there and there is so much you can do to slow down that aging process. Stress never helped you in your younger days and it is certainly not going to help now so make the decision to ...


Top 10 Remedies to Reduce the Redness of Rosacea |

Added May 23, 2011, Under: Skin Conditions

pink rose for rosacea

If you have the skin condition known as rosacea, you need to take extra special care of the skin on your face because it can so easily become irritated, leading to a flare up of the symptoms of rosacea. But it does take some discipline and perseverance to ensure a gentle but consistent regimen of skin care. You may well be rewarded with a clear and healthy skin when you take the natural approach for cleaning, moisturizing and looking your ...


10 Reasons Why You Might Have Swollen Or Bleeding Gums? |

Added May 22, 2011, Under: Diseases, Health

Mouth checkup

There are signs and symptoms in your mouth that can be an indication of underlying health problems. One of the main signs is swollen or bleeding gums. Here is what you can learn from this problem in your mouth and what you should do with this knowledge Are your gums swollen or bleeding? This could be because of: 1. Incorrect brushing – don't be too harsh in your efforts to get those teeth clean and sparkling as although your teeth are quite tough, ...


12 Great Health Excuses To Eat Chocolate & Drink Cocoa |

Added May 21, 2011, Under: Diseases, Health, Nutrition


  Many of us love chocolate and, while those things that we love often turn out to be sinful and forbidden, chocolate and cocoa can actually be good for our health. And here are 12 reasons why: 1. Cocoa plant flavanols (these are called epicatechins) help our artery walls to relax and so improve our blood vessel function. We can get the equivalent of 450 mg of flavanols by drinking a cup of hot cocoa twice a day. 2. Consumed daily for at ...


The Cruisin’ Motion Soother & Is This The Answer To Your Baby’s Sleeping Problems? |

Added May 19, 2011, Under: Babies, Environment, New Moms, Parents


Many parents find that one of the easiest ways to get their restless baby to sleep – perhaps they have become over tired or are teething – is to place their baby in a car seat and drive around the neighborhood until he or she falls asleep. They then carry through the baby seat to the baby's cot and if a deep sleep has now taken over, they move their baby into his or her normal sleeping place. This method is ...


The Humble Bee Is An Example To Us All |

Added May 18, 2011, Under: Environment, Nutrition

jar of honey with honeycomb on wooden table

  Nearly everyone is fascinated with the honeybee and more has been written about the bee than any other species of insects. Bees are the stuff of legends, folklore and especially children's stories. We humans have been fascinated with the bee for thousands of years – ever since we discovered the taste of honey! The extra side to the honey bee The difference between bees and other insects who consume nectar is that honeybees refine and concentrate nectar to make delicious honey. They ...

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