Tag Archives: Calcium

Preventing Osteoporosis

Preventing Osteoporosis Source: Flickr Last month my 74-year-old mother while walking, tripped on a small tuft of grass, fell - and broke her rib! Her recovery has been painful, debilitating and at times depressing. It also affected my elderly father who relies heavily on her day to day. Surprisingly, this instance of fracture was not…

Mammograms for Breast Augmentation Patients

Mammograms for Breast Augmentation Patients Source: Flickr Despite the possibility of your implant rupturing from the pressure, doctors still recommend that women who have undergone a breast augmentation have a mammogram. Women who are considering breast augmentation should be aware that implants can interfere with finding breast cancer during a mammogram. This is because the…

A Tasty way to Do the Raw Food Vegan Diet

A Tasty way to Do the Raw Food Vegan Diet Source: Flickr Many people see the raw food diet as being healthier and giving them more energy, despite the lack of any long-term analyses of the successes of a raw vegan diet as compared to other types of raw food diets. To try a raw…

Effective means of preventing kidney stones

Source: Flickr Urolithiasis, commonly known as kidney stones develop in a person's body when there is a collection of materials—such as minerals—to a small stone. These stones are commonly found in the kidney, but there are also those that stay in the ureter or in the bladder. Also called "nephrolithiasis," by physicians, kidney stones can…

The Importance Of Good Nutrition In Keeping Your Smile Beautiful And Your Mouth Healthy

The Importance Of Good Nutrition In Keeping Your Smile Beautiful And Your Mouth Healthy Source: Flickr A beautiful smile and healthy mouth actually can come from in addition to regular brushing and flossing a daily diet that does not lack the essential vitamins and minerals that make vital contributions to a person’s oral health. Many…

To Bran Mash Or Not To Bran Mash

To Bran Mash Or Not To Bran Mash Source: Flickr Bran mashes have traditionally been touted as being good for older horses to help them keep their weight on - the result of worn and aging teeth. Now, it seems that feeding bran mash may dangerous for your horse's hooves. The long and short of…

To Bran Mash Or Not To Bran Mash

To Bran Mash Or Not To Bran Mash Source: Flickr Bran mashes have traditionally been touted as being good for older horses to help them keep their weight on - the result of worn and aging teeth. Now, it seems that feeding bran mash may dangerous for your horse's hooves. The long and short of…

Back Pain and Fractures

Back Pain and Fractures Source: Flickr How it is defined: Fractures are defined in medical terms as breaks in the permanence of bones. However, several types of fractures doctors consider before diagnosis is set. The types of conditions include thirteen different types, such as pathologic, complete, avulsion, incomplete, compressed, comminuted, depressed, greenstick, oblique, simple, spiral,…

Got milk? Reasons Not to Grab for the Glass

Got milk? Reasons Not to Grab for the Glass Source: Flickr Many Americans, including some vegetarians, still consume large amounts of dairy products, but here are several strong reasons to eliminate dairy products from your diet. Milk has long been praised as a ‘weapon’ in the war against osteoporosis, but recent clinical research shows that…

Are There Any Health Benefits In Using Dead Sea Products?

Are There Any Health Benefits In Using Dead Sea Products? Firstly, it is important to understand a little about the location of the source. The Dead Sea has a unique climate which has been shown to offer excellent natural treatment for many health problems. The Dead Sea is the lowest place on earth, over 400…

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