Calcium products: milk, dairy and supplements

Calcium products: milk, dairy and supplements Source: Flickr Whilst calcium is vital in building bones and maintaining its density, most people tend to disregard or are not taking in the required daily recommendation for calcium. The average person needs 1000mg of elemental calcium each day, and up to 2000mg. Too much calcium in the diet…

Juicing Is The Way To Go (2)

Juicing Is The Way To Go If you find it hard to eat the recommended daily six to eight servings of fruits and vegetables, one option that many people have turned to is juicing. Juicing is quick, easy, and affordable, Plus, it offers numerous health-related benefits, such as weight loss, improved energy, and can help…

Helpful Organic Gardening Information, Advice, And Tips (2)

Helpful Organic Gardening Information, Advice, And Tips Source: Flickr It's really no secret that not everyone has a green thumb. Some people couldn't grow mold if their basement flooded. Gardening is really an acquired skill and not something you luck into. So if you want to grow a garden but just don't have the confidence…

Magnesium 101

Magnesium 101 Magnesium is an important mineral that serves numerous essential functions in the body. There are more than 300 biochemical processes in the human body that require the use of the mineral magnesium. From the center of the human body, the heart, to the framework, the bones, some of the body’s most fundamental systems…

Pharmaceutical Grade Vitamins vs. Regular Vitamins

Source: Flickr Vitamins are necessary for human life and health. They are required in minute amounts, and with the exception of Vitamin B12, cannot be manufactured in your bodies. These organic compounds need to be obtained from diet, and if deprived of a particular vitamin, you will suffer from disease specific to that vitamin. It…

The Advantages Of Having A Healthy Diet

The Advantages Of Having A Healthy Diet Source: Flickr One of the major reasons why people get overweight or suffer from minor and major health risks is that they don’t practice having a healthy diet. Healthy diet—which include eating balanced amount of food from all food groups—along with exercise or regular physical activity can lessen…

What to Consider When Choosing a Weight Loss Center

What to Consider When Choosing a Weight Loss Center If you are interested in losing weight, you may have thought about joining a weight loss center. Weight loss centers are often used to describe weight loss programs that are locally operated. If this is your first time looking to join a weight loss center, you…

Virgin Coconut Oil: The Elixir for Health.

Virgin Coconut Oil: The Elixir for Health. Source: Flickr Coconut trees can be found in almost all of the 7, 107 islands of the Philippines --- a hot, humid, and tropical country located in Southeast Asia. For centuries, the inhabitants of these islands have turned to the coconut tree --- the so-called “Tree of Life”…

Home Remedies for the Ordinary Headache

Home Remedies for the Ordinary Headache If you are suffering from frequent headaches, there is always some medication available over the counter which can help alleviate the pain that they bring. But if you are the type of person not usually keen on taking over the counter drugs, there are also some home remedies that…

icinal Herbs – Maximizing the Use of Basil

Medicinal Herbs – Maximizing the Use of Basil Whenever we hear the word BASIL, we often associate it with food and recipes. True enough, this is one culinary herb that is widely used in Italian cuisine, not to mention, there are a number of Southeast Asian chefs, notably from Indonesia, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and Taiwan,…