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How To Protect Your Heart: The sodium-potassium ratio is more important than pure salt intake

Posted by on Feb 17, 2017 in Health | 0 comments

The denigration of salt is similar to that of fats. Just as there are healthy fats that are available for optimum health, and unhealthy fats that lead to health problems, there are healthy and unhealthy types of salt. „The devil is in the detail “, as the saying goes. Salt contains two vital, essential elements – sodium and chloride. The human body can not produce itself these elements, so they must be supplied in the form of food. Note is that not all salts are the same. Natural, unprocessed salt, like sea salt and Himalayan salt, containing about 84% sodium chloride. Almost 37% of them are pure Sodium. The remaining 16% are naturally occurring trace elements, including silicon, phosphorus and vanadium. Processed salt contains 97.5% sodium chloride. Just over 39% of these are Sodium. The remainder consists of man-made...

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A healthy colon protects the next generation brain

Posted by on Feb 15, 2017 in Health | 0 comments

That a healthy colon for every person of immense importance, which we have already reported more often. That its importance goes far beyond their own health, a recent animal study, which looks at how sterility in mice effects. It turns out that the healthy development of mouse embryos dependent on a intact bacterial flora in the gut of the dam. The blood-brain barrier is an important “bulwark” of the brain. She is responsible for ensuring that harmful substances or pathogens that are circulating in the body, can’t penetrate into the brain. In healthy people, this protective mechanism is a nearly fully dense layer of cells in the blood vessels of the brain reached (so-called “tight junctions”). Thus nutrients and other important for brain function substances can still reach the brain. The cells form respective “pores” that strictly control what may...

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Gluten-free diet, low-carb diets and Paleo

Posted by on Feb 13, 2017 in Health | 0 comments

For those people who has celiac (chronic inflammatory disease of the small intestine) avoiding of gluten (a protein found in wheat, rye, barley and crosses of these grains) has of vital importance. Now many doctors are beginning to realize that a large proportion of their patients has a Gluten Intolerance , and see the health benefits of a gluten-free diet.Many food products, which had had the “gluten-free label” sometimes contaminated with high amounts of gluten. In an American scientific study demonstrated that naturally gluten-free products contain traces of gluten, which were then released at a processing. “A new regulation is (…) support the estimated 3 million Americans who suffer from celiac disease, in their health.“ “Maintaining a gluten-free diet is the key to treating celiac disease … “ as the FDA Commissioner Margaret A. Hamburg … ” The new...

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Advantages of linoleic acid in asthma therapy

Posted by on Feb 11, 2017 in Health | 0 comments

The root cause of wheezing in asthmatics is the chronic inflammation in their cells, which triggers the airway hyperreactivity and wheezing attacks. Although the conventional drugs that affected again to catch his breath in the long run but they can not prevent asthma. Although the conventional drugs that affected again to catch his breath in the long run but they can not prevent asthma. An opportunity for sustained improvement involves the therapeutic use of linoleic acid(CLA). What is linoleic acid and how can it help with asthma? Linoleic acid, CLA short, is an omega-3 fatty acid, which is contained in meat and dairy products from ruminants. However, the daily average intake of CLA during the industrialization of our food has fallen sharply. Those who increasingly have certain molecules called leukotrienes in the blood tend predisposed to develop asthma. Leukotrienes...

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Gardening is a pleasure without remorse

Posted by on Feb 9, 2017 in Health | 0 comments

It’s that time again: The grass grows, the fruit trees get buds, terrace and garden beds have been waiting. Gardening is after the long gray winter relaxing and thanks to the nice results also highly satisfying. Some tips and basic rules provide for unalloyed pleasure without back pain. The spine, consisting of movable vertebrae and intervertebral discs interposed therebetween is amazingly resilient, but one you should not expect too much. In winter many mutate into a couch potato – correspondingly the muscles that support the spine become stiff and flabby. A spring is like burst of enthusiasm for work,but it can be poison for the musculoskeletal system. A spring-like burst of enthusiasm for work is then almost poison for the musculoskeletal system. Basically, two principles should be observed: Regular exercise in the winter keeps fit accordingly. The spring sun...

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