Day: February 12, 2013

Mediterranean flourless orange and almond cake

February 12, 2013

Description This cake is an easy healthy delicious special and it will serve 10 to 12. No flour in this recipe makes it a suitable for gluten sensitive persons. Orange is healthy, vitamin C alkaline fruit, egg is a  powerhouse providing iron, lutein, vitamins, high quality protein, while almond is rich in healthy vitamin E, […]

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Warm-up stretching doesn’t prevent injuries

February 12, 2013

U.S. scientists believe that warm-up stretching before exercise doesn’t help prevent injuries. Scientists from an orthopaedic clinic near the U.S. capital reported that their study followed almost 2.750 runners who ran 15 kilometers every Sunday for three months. Half were assigned to stretching for three to five minutes before a run and others were asked […]

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Renal Disease Diet

February 12, 2013

Kidney failure means the kidneys are unable to filter out toxins from the bloodstream and dispose of them through urine. Waste originates from food and drink. In most cases, kidney failure develops slowly over time (so called chronic disease) and some individuals might develop a complete kidney failure (end stage renal failure) which requires dialysis. […]

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Antioxidant found in grapes may protect against Alzheimer’s disease

February 12, 2013

A new research has shown that a natural antioxidant found in grapes may protect against Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia and it affects about 24 million people worldwide. Now scientists at the Mount Sinai Medical School in the United States discovered that chemicals called polyphenols can prevent the creation […]

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Liver diseases diet

February 12, 2013

Liver, as an organ, is subject to many diseases caused by external provocatives, way of life, or they arise as the effect of some patological processes in organism, products of which are metabolised in liver, and damage it that way. Most frequent liver diseases are: acute and chronical viral hepatitis (caused by viris type A, […]

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Influence of probiotics on our health

February 12, 2013

Our health starts in intestines (immunity, skin health, organs health and the absorbed vitamins and minerals). Ideal ratio of intestinal flora is 85% of „friendly“, good bacteria and 15% of decay bacteria. Unfortunately, nowdays many people have reverse ratio which leads to perturbnce of balance in organism. The effect of intestinal disbiosis is autointoxication i.e. […]

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Diet and depression

February 12, 2013

Food selection is often determined by current emotional state, and vice versa: the food we often eat influences our mood. It is obvious that people, since the beginning of written history, have represented the opinion that food influences emotions and behaviour. For example, Chinese medicine names garlic as medicine for depression, and ancient Egyptians believed […]

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What to eat when your triglycerides are high

February 12, 2013

Triglycerides belong to lipids (fats), some examples of pure triglycerides are butter, corn sprouts oil, olive oil, and they can be of plant or animal origin. They get at our blood after the meal, even when we are not eating oily meals, which can be confusing – but we need to know that they are […]

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Cherry anti-aging

February 12, 2013

Cherries lower bad cholesterol which contributes to the development of atherosclerosis and causes heart attack and stroke. Cherries have always been used as a cure for arthritis and food for good sleep. The Greeks are responsible for growing cherries, and Roman legions for their distribution in Europe. Cherries are on the third place among fruits […]

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3 day diet with sauerkraut quickly takes pounds off and detoxicates

February 12, 2013

In just three days of this diet it is possible to lose 6 pounds and thoroughly detoxicate your organism. This can be done more times monthly because sauerkraut is extremely healthy. This is an ideal combination of detox diet and fat loss diet anyone can apply. Sauerkraut and brine diet is ideal for winter season. […]

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Mediterranean Diet fights cancers

February 12, 2013

The major characteristics of the Mediterranean diet favourably affect cancer risk. The Mediterranean countries are considered favourable not only on cardiovascular disease, but also on cancer risk. Researches today are focusing on the consumption of olive oil, wholegrain carbohydrates with low GI – glycaemic index and GL – glycaemic load, fish, and diet rich in […]

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Kidney stones men’s or women’s health problem?

February 12, 2013

Three times more common in men than women with highest incidence in summer as urine is more concentrated – mostly due to loss of fluid via sweating. Underlying cause mostly unknown although could be caused by mild chronic dehydration (inadequate fluid intake in a hot climate). Men suffering from gout could have renal stones as […]

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My top 3 festive spices for great health

February 12, 2013

Gift you give to yourself! CINNAMON This superseasonal spice is great for everyone- diabetics and non-diabetics. The study of the Journal of the American Diabetes Association (2003) found that those taking a small amount of cinnamon every day had lower blood sugar and cholesterol. Cinnamon is a mild circulatory stimulant so it will warm you […]

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Interesting facts about collagen

February 12, 2013

COLLAGEN- THE ANTIAGING KEY? What is collagen? Collagen is a protein found naturally throughout our body and one of the main building blocks for our teeth, skin, hair, tendons, muscles, bones. It comes from the Greek name that means ‘glue-producing’ and it is really a wonder binder within our body. A constant supply of collagen […]

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The festive season is at the door but can hangover spoil your day?

February 12, 2013

Once alcohol is in our body? It takes around 20 minutes for alcohol to come into your stomach where 20% of alcohol is being absorbed and the rest of the absorption is done via the small intestine. But how quick does BAC – (blood alcohol concentration) can affect our body? Of course, it depends how fast […]

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