Oyster Shell Calcium

Oyster Shell Calcium Source: Flickr Generally, the body needs calcium which is one essential component to build and preserve healthy bones. However, a lot of people require supplementing their diets to have adequate calcium for good wellbeing and prevent osteoporosis. Calcium supplements can assist the body reach its daily needed calcium. Calcium supplements hold calcium…

Potassium and Its Benefits to the Human Body

Potassium and Its Benefits to the Human Body Source: Flickr Potassium is a mineral that serves a variety of purposes within the body. Despite its importance to so many of the body's functions and systems, most people do not consume the standard recommended daily levels of this essential mineral. This is unfortunate as long-term deficiency…

Great Advice For Making Tasty Juices At Home

Incorporating juicing into your lifestyle can add many healthy benefits. It does take a little time to juice, but the health benefits you get from juicing far outweigh the little bit of time it takes. These tips will help you to be able to juice with ease and simplicity. Drinking vegetable juice can help you…

What Is Organic Chicken?

What Is Organic Chicken? Source: Flickr We all know about organic fruit and vegetables but did you know that you can now buy organic chicken? People must have heard about the nasty conditions which broiler chickens - which are bred for their meat - are raised in? These chickens have no more floor space than…

Did You Know Calcium Needs Magnesium To Be Absorbed?

Did You Know Calcium Needs Magnesium To Be Absorbed? Source: Flickr For all the people suffering from bone loss, did you know that calcium requires magnesium in order to be utilized by the body? Magnesium by its self doesn’t need calcium to function in the body. Calcium should never be taken without magnesium if you…

Vitamins: Fat Or Water Soluble?

Vitamins: Fat Or Water Soluble? Vitamins are organic substances essential in small amounts for the body's normal growth and activity. They are obtained naturally from plant and animal foods. Vitamins have two classifications, fat- or water-soluble, depending on the materials in which they dissolve. Fat-Soluble Vitamins: Fat-soluble vitamins include A, D, E and K. These…

What Is A Balanced Diet?

What Is A Balanced Diet? Source: Flickr A good diet is important for good health. A healthy and varied diet can help to maintain a healthy body weight, enhance general wellbeing and reduce the risk of a number of diseases including heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes and osteoporosis. A healthy diet consist of four main…

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…