Tag Archives: Calcium

Travertine Information

Travertine Information Source: Flickr Travertine is a compacted form of limestone that forms in rivers and hot springs. Water, especially river water, has a lot of minerals in it. Sometimes these minerals become deposited on the river bed. These wet minerals then dry out, and combine in compositions at the chemical level. When the minerals…

Vitamin Tips

Vitamin Tips Source: Flickr (NC)—Physical activity and athletic performance can be enhanced through good nutrition. This can be achieved by eating the right foods and drinking the right fluids at the right time, coupled with nutritional supplementation. Regular physical activity might increase the body's nutritional needs. So it's important to have an adequate amount of…

Weight-Bearing Exercises to Strengthen Bones

Weight-Bearing Exercises to Strengthen Bones Source: Flickr Osteoporosis doesn’t have to rob you of your life. There are ways to build that bone and prevent it from being lost in the first place. Exercise is an important part of that equation. Osteoporosis results in brittle bones. The bones have a hard time avoiding fractures because…

Beet – A Great Fighter Of Diseases

Beet - A Great Fighter Of Diseases Source: Flickr Beetroot is one of the most common ingredients used in a salad. With a hard exterior the sweet mouth-watering interior makes it worthwhile to have this vegetable. There are different types of beet like reddish-purple hue, other varieties like white, golden-yellow or sometimes even multi-colored. It…

24 Good Reasons Why You May Need Vitamin Supplements

24 Good Reasons Why You May Need Vitamin Supplements Source: Flickr Many people believe that eating a well balanced diet provides all the vitamins and minerals necessary for good health. In ideal circumstances, this is the case, but in reality there are many reasons why you may need vitamin supplements to cope with living in…

Medicine or Talk Therapy: Common Bipolar Disorder Treatment

Medicine or Talk Therapy: Common Bipolar Disorder Treatment Source: Flickr It is not forever that you or your loved one will suffer from the destructing symptoms of bipolar disorder. There are ways to combat the said illness such as undergoing bipolar disorder treatment. There are two types of bipolar disorder treatment, pharmacological and psychotherapeutic. Pharmacological…

The Vegetarian Mom to Be

The Vegetarian Mom to Be Whether you are already a vegetarian and have learned you were pregnant or you are adopting the vegetarian lifestyle along with your pregnancy, its important to be aware of the special needs of your body and the body of that infant inside you so you supplement your diet appropriately for…

Magnet Water Treatment

Magnet Water Treatment If you are one of those people who are concerned about the quality of water they drink, then you may have encountered the phrase “magnet water treatment” before. But what is it? First, let’s try to understand what water treatment is. It is a system by which water contaminants, whether naturally occurring…

Recipe: homemade tofu

Homemade Tofu 2 3/4 to 3 cups (400 grams) whole soybeans 3 tablespoons (15 grams) calcium sulfate Clean whole soybeans by removing dirt and damaged soybeans. Soak cleaned dry whole soybeans in 5 times tap water weight overnight or at least 8 hours at room temperature. Drain and rinse with cold water (weight of the…

Is A Vegetarian Diet Safe For My Child?

Is A Vegetarian Diet Safe For My Child? Source: Flickr If you are vegetarian parent, you have probably considered putting your child on a vegetarian diet. Not only would it save time and make meal-planning easier, but for dietary and ethical reasons, you believe it is a better choice for your child. Conversely, you might…