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Wrinkles & The Link With Glycation

Added May 25, 2015, Under: Diets, Environment, Skin Conditions

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Glycation is a natural part of the aging process but is the chemical reaction that occurs when sugars in the body attached to the proteins in the body. The sun is not the only culprit in causing wrinkles. In fact other causes can be smoking, alcohol, sugars and grains. But part of the problem is the glucose or sugar circulating in our body. While glucose is an important fuel for our bodies, it can be damaging in the long run if ...

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Is Your Diet Helping to Prevent Your Asthma Attacks?

Added December 8, 2014, Under: Diets, Diseases

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Diet is surprisingly important when you are suffering from asthma. Whether you are an adult or a child, it can make all the difference between triggering or avoiding an asthma attack. Even if you do not suffer from this condition yourself, you probably know someone who does - today 1 in 12 of those living in the USA will have this condition. What does having asthma mean? It means having airways that are inflamed, making you and them especially sensitive to substances ranging ...

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B.R.A.T. & How To Handle Vomiting

Added November 18, 2014, Under: Diets, Doctors, Health, How To, Pregnancy, Sickness

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We have written about the use of acronyms before in our posts. Examples include STROKE, ICE and more. They can be very useful to help people remember what to do in certain circumstances. Even so, it is still a good idea to refresh the memory from time to time. BRAT is yet another acronym and it helps you to decide what you can safely eat when you have been ill when symptoms include vomiting and/or diarrhea. This bland-food diet is suitable ...

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Glutathione Is A Powerful Antioxidant & So Much More

Added July 2, 2014, Under: Diets, Diseases, Health, Nutrition

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According to Wikipedia, glutathione (or GSH) is an important antioxidant in plants, animals, fungi and some bacteria and archaea, preventing damage to important cellular components caused by reactive oxygen species such as free radicals and peroxides. But some natural health experts will go on to say that glutathione is so much more than important, even calling it "the mother of all antioxidants". Glutathione is pronounced “gloota-thigh-own". For example, Joe Martino tells us “This is a powerful detoxifier and immune booster and is crucial ...

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Is It Time For Radical Innovations In Dental Procedures?

Added June 24, 2014, Under: dental care, Diets, Nutrition, Vitamin D

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For how many decades has the long-suffering dental patient been suffering at the hands of the dental profession? Think of all the drilling and filling of holes in the teeth, the root canal procedures and the teeth extractions. Isn't time (with the help of modern technology) that some radical changes were made? Well it seems that perhaps that day has now arrived A new tooth-rebuilding technique has been developed at King's College, London, England, where fillings are disregarded and our teeth are ...

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Bowel Cancer & What Can You Do To Prevent It?

Added May 15, 2014, Under: Diets, Diseases, Doctors, Health, Nutrition

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Two things happened today that made me decide to write this post. First was the death of Stephen Sutton from bowel cancer - whose inspirational story went viral on social media and touched the hearts of people around the world. For those who do not know his story, this 19 year old teenager with incurable bowel cancer tried to enjoy life as much as possible, while raising funds for a charity to support teenagers with cancer. He started a facebook page called ...

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Hair & How to Limit its Loss

Added April 23, 2014, Under: Diets, Environment, Men's Health, Nutrition

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Are you one of those who is losing their hair, even whilst relatively young? It is possible that you can blame your mother and father as both parents contribute to their offspring's chance of going bald. But while male pattern baldness through an inheritance trait is the most common cause, there are other reasons too, as well as ways to limit hair loss.  DHT is one of these reasons In male pattern baldness, hair loss typically results in a receding hair line ...

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All the Red Richness of Rhubarb

Added April 18, 2014, Under: Diets, How To, Nutrition

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(Image courtesy of http://chefhermes.com/rhubarb-rhubarb-rhubarb/) This is the time of the year in the northern hemisphere when rhubarb is growing profusely and, though this is described as a vegetable, it is mostly used for fruity desserts. Since moving to the countryside in England, we have taken on an allotment (part of a communal garden) and every plot boasts its own rhubarb patch so we have been given many bunches of these stalks, ensuring that we bake plenty of rhubarb and apple crumbles! The redder ...

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5 Bits of Food Advice Not To Take | Amoils.com

Added April 11, 2014, Under: Diets, Environment, Health, Nutrition

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Over the past few decades, we have been inundated with “advice” on what to eat and what not to eat (mostly by the mainstream media) and there is a strong probability that this is why, today, the general public is more obese and less healthy. Unfortunately, this advice is actually downright harmful. Are you aware of what this advice might be?  Here are five of them... Eating only the whites of eggs Whites are higher in protein, magnesium, potassium, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, ...

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Has the Modern Peanut Allergy Scare Been Blown Up Out of All Proportion? | Amoils.com

Added February 8, 2014, Under: Children's Health, Diets, Vaccines

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According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, the peanut allergy is one of the most common causes of food-related death, with some 3.3 million being allergic to nuts. Nevertheless, in spite of what you might have gathered from the media, more than twice that number are actually allergic to seafood – and there is very little publicity about this. There is an increasing body of medical opinion that the measures taken in response to the threat may be an ...

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