Weight loss surgeries are not a cure. . . but a tool

Weight loss surgeries are not a cure. . . but a tool Source: Flickr Weight loss surgeries are not a cure for obesity. Infact you only have a few years to enjoy the sole benefits of weight loss surgeries. Permanent weight loss is not assured through weight loss surgeries; rather it is about a change…

Whats Cool About Coconuts

Whats Cool About Coconuts Source: Flickr A switch to a raw, vegan, natural foods lifestyle requires a little creativity and a lot of getting used to. It may feel at first as if we are giving up more than we are gaining. When I became a 'raw dude' I expanded my tastes by experimenting and…

Recipe: Chocolate Peppermint Slices

Chocolate Peppermint Slices 2/3 cup self-rising flour 3 tablespoons cocoa 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/3 cup granulated sugar 1 tablespoon butter 1/3 cup water 1 egg Peppermint Filling 2 1/4 cups confectioners' sugar 1 tablespoon oil 2 tablespoons milk 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract Chocolate Topping 4 (4 ounce) squares dark chocolate, chopped 3 tablespoons unsalted…

Chamomile

Chamomile The term “chamomile” is commonly heard in different infocommercials today. But did you know that chamomile is a medicinal herb? Yes, it is. In fact, chamomile is one of the safest medicinal herbs, that it is a tender relaxant with comforting effect. It has been demonstrated from different studies that chamomile works for various…

Herbal Remedies For Rheumatoid Arthritis

Herbal Remedies For Rheumatoid Arthritis Rheumatoid arthritis is a condition which is considered to be a chronic, inflammatory disorder that causes the immune system to attack the joints. This debilitating disease is a disabling and painful inflammatory condition, and can often lead to a major loss of mobility due to pain and joint expiration. Since…

It’s the element that counts – Elemental calcium

It's the element that counts - Elemental calcium Elemental calcium is the 5th element in the periodic table and the third most abundant metal in the earth's crust. Ironically, calcium can never be found in nature as an element since it easily reacts with oxygen and water (2 atoms of hydrogen + 1 atom oxygen)…

Potassium

Potassium KWD: 21/582 = 3.62% Potassium Potassium is one of the most abundant mineral in the human body next only to calcium and phosphorous. In most cases, people are not really required to take food supplements of potassium because it is available in foods such as bananas, orange juice, avocados, yogurt and potatoes. It serves…

Make Great Juices With These Juicing Tips (2)

Make Great Juices With These Juicing Tips Source: Flickr This article is all about juicing. Whether you are juicing for general health, juicing for weight loss, or juicing to fight a specific illness, you will find tips here that can help. These tips will help you to select the best tools, the best fruits, the…

Exploring The Benefit Of Organic Food

Exploring The Benefit Of Organic Food In today’s society – with an ever vigilant eye towards health consciousness – we are forever in search of those factors that will give us the edge in achieving maximum health. As we’ve learned, a healthy diet, a consistent regime of physical activity, and plenty of rest all has…

Calcium/Magnesium

Calcium/Magnesium Source: Flickr When dealing with calcium/magnesium, it is understandable that calcium/magnesium is basically a combination of two vital minerals into one convenient product. It is considered that such combination is just one of the best means to prevent or treat myriad complaints such as from back pain and perimenopausal to PMS and endometriosis. Many…