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Fwd: Schizophrenia Warning Signs. Providing information on Vitamin D. Green tea health risks: Could green tea actually be bad for you? Green tea has received a lot of positive media attention in recent years.

Green tea health risks: Could green tea actually be bad for you?

But is it really good for everyone? Not necessarily. There is a group of people for whom green tea may be hazardous. And given green tea’s popularity these days, it’s critical to share this information with anyone interested in health. Green tea has a wealth of research behind it demonstrating a number of health-promoting benefits including anti-inflammatory, anti-carcinogenic and antioxidant properties. Many of green tea’s benefits are due to its effects on the immune system, which is also where it can cause problems. But before telling you how green tea impacts the immune system, let’s take a quick look at a simplified version of how it works.

Fwd: What to Do During a Heart Attack. Fwd: Surprising Reasons You're in Pain. Fwd: Foods That Are Shockingly High in Salt. 7-household-chores-with-unexpected-health-benefits?ref=mail&mtype=weekly_newsletter&mid=20160801&uid=773392&email=bmike1850.mb@gmail. Not everyone enjoys household chores — that’s a given.


But what if you knew that there were more benefits to them than just making your home look more presentable? Once you realize how these simple tasks can boost your happiness, lower your stress, or protect your body from diseases, your to-do list will never look the same again. 1. Making the Bed Studies have shown that those who make their beds each morning take on the day with increased productivity and a greater sense of well-being. Those who make their bed will also tend to feel more rested and energized throughout the day, rather than tired or groggy. 2. Here’s some motivation to get your yard in order: those individuals who do the most yard work, DIY projects, and housecleaning have about a 30 percent lower risk of suffering a first-time heart attack or stroke, as compared to those who are more sedentary. As you spend time outside sweating (and re-hydrating!)

3. 4. 5. Completing-goal-drink-more-herbal-tea?ref=mail&mtype=weekly_newsletter&mid=20160801&uid=773392&email=bmike1850.mb@gmail. Day 7 Secret Today’s recommendation: Rooibos Herbal Tea Consider how many toxins your current drinks contain.


Why it matters? Most of us don’t realize that typical drinks are loaded with harmful toxins, such as caffeine, arsenic, and chlorine. Believe it or not, drinking water also contains some of these toxins, unless it’s boiled. Lavender Lemonade with Honey. 1134StumbleUpon Lavender is beginning to bloom now in my garden, not only looking and smelling beautiful, but attracting bees and other pollinators to the rest of my plants.

Lavender Lemonade with Honey

I harvest it for its beauty, and dry it for use as food and medicine. Growing Lavender Lavender is easy to grow in full sun and any well-drained soil, and is a relatively drought tolerant, perennial plant that adds interest to any garden with its grey leaves and tall, purple blooms. Like many plants grown for their essential oils, a lean soil will encourage a higher concentration of oils. While you can grow lavender in USDA Zone 5, it is unlikely you will ever have a lavender hedge.

It is dampness more than cold, that is responsible for killing lavender plants. Lavender planted where the ground routinely freezes and thaws throughout the winter will need a thick layer of mulch applied after the ground initially freezes. Heal Your Organs With the Secret Powers of Fruits and Veggies. ~ David Kovacs. You may not see what your organs are doing all day long, but you know they’re important.

Heal Your Organs With the Secret Powers of Fruits and Veggies. ~ David Kovacs

When one starts to have problems, there’s a very real risk that your entire body will be impacted. Do your organs a favor and drink fresh juice every day! Why fresh juice? Check out some of the amazing things your fresh juices can do: * Apple juice can cleanse your intestinal tract, quash hunger pangs, and stop cravings. * Citrus fruits like oranges and lemons contain toxin-killing, immune-boosting Vitamin C. * Beet juice is loaded with phytonutrients that will lower your blood pressure, fight inflammation in your organs, ward off cancer, and detoxify your body. * Carrot juice is one of the best sources of beta-carotene, a form of Vitamin A that your body needs in order to have healthy skin and eyes. * Parsley makes your green juice very healthy, as it’s loaded with detoxifying, immune-boosting chlorophyll—which will aid in digestion and fight carcinogens as well. Fwd: Is Your Liver Healthy? Fwd: Is It OK to Drink Your Pee? Fwd: Steroids: How They Help, How They Hurt. Fwd: 20 Tips to Help You Sleep Better.

Fwd: Things That Look Scary but Aren't. Fwd: Three things. Thyroid, Depression and Mental Health. Forget Prozac - Try Probiotics to Ease Anxiety, Curb Depression and Elevate Mood. By Carolanne Wright Contributing Writer for Wake Up World Could eating yogurt be a replacement for antidepressants?

Forget Prozac - Try Probiotics to Ease Anxiety, Curb Depression and Elevate Mood

A group of scientists believe so. Groundbreaking research has shown that a common strain of probiotic can create GABA within the gut while also enhancing brain receptors for this neurotransmitter. Naturally produced GABA is a safe alternative to dangerous psychiatric drugs — it calms the nervous system, promotes tranquil sleep, minimizes anxiety and alleviates depression.

Perils of a Prozac nation. Pinterest. 3 Herbs That Are More Effective Than NSAIDs. If you take NSAIDs for aches and pains on a daily basis you need to be aware of the risks associated with these seemingly innocuous over-the-counter medications.

3 Herbs That Are More Effective Than NSAIDs

The term NSAID is an acronym for a class of drugs known as “non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs”. This anti-inflammatory and analgesic (pain killing) drug class includes over the counter medications such as aleve, motrin, advil and aspirin. Because they suppress inflammation and reduce pain they are widely used for everyday complaints such as headaches, joint pain or fever. While NSAIDs do provide comfort to many people for those everyday complaints, these drugs can have serious effects on the gastrointestinal tract, liver, kidneys and heart. Taking NSAIDs on a daily basis for pain or inflammation can increase your risk for high blood pressure, ulcers, kidney failure, heart failure, Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. 1. Turmeric is a brilliant yellow spice common in Indian cuisine that you can find in any grocery store. What Are The Healthiest Sources of Carbohydrates? Carbohydrates are fuel for metabolism.

What Are The Healthiest Sources of Carbohydrates?

Chemical reactions in cells require fuel. Muscles, from heart to digestive system to biceps and quads all use carbohydrate, in the form of glucose. Brain cells need twice the energy as other cells. The brain runs almost exclusively on glucose, using up about 20 percent of your daily calorie needs. Because glucose is so critical to brain function, your body maintains blood glucose above a certain level, with a complex set of hormone signaling systems. Carbohydrate in food comes in two forms: sugar and starch. Fish Oil and Prostate Cancer: Fact or Fiction? Part 1 of 7: Overview Overview Prostate cancer is one of the most common cancers in men.

Fish Oil and Prostate Cancer: Fact or Fiction?

The disease occurs when the cells of a man’s prostate begin to multiply in an abnormal way. In addition to traditional cancer treatments, some people are looking to alternative therapies for relief. Fish oil is purported to have many uses, including reducing your risk for prostate cancer. Fwd: Could You Have an Enlarged Prostate? Fwd: Eat These Cancer-Fighting Foods. Fwd: Best Foods for Fighting Depression. Fwd: Which Vitamins Do You Really Need? Fwd: 10 Ways to Wreck Your Liver. Fwd: Why You're So Tired. Fwd: Best and Worst Foods for Sleep. Fwd: See What Skin Reveals About Your Health. Fwd: This Is What Your Liver Does. Coconut Oil vs. Coconut Butter: Benefits. Most people are familiar with coconut oil.

Coconut Oil vs. Coconut Butter: Benefits

It’s frequently in the health and wellness spotlight. Coconut butter isn’t as well-known. The two products look and smell similar, but each has different characteristics. Here’s a look at the benefits of each. What’s the difference between coconut oil and coconut butter? Coconut oil is made by cold-pressing oil from coconut meat. Coconut butter is arguably the peanut butter of the tropics. Pros of oil It’s good to cook with and can withstand moderate to high temperatures.

Coconut oil and coconut butter nutrition Coconut oil is made entirely of fat, mostly saturated. Coconut butter is made from the whole coconut, so it also contains saturated fat, around 10 grams per tablespoon. Fwd: Vitamins and Minerals From A to Z. Medical Information & Trusted Health Advice: Healthline.

Healthline Media - Signup. Fwd: How to Get Water Out of Your Ear. Healthline. Healthline on Pinterest. Healthline. Healthline (@Healthline) Fwd: Men: Stop Worrying About This in Bed. How To Make Natural Viagra Using Only 2 Ingredients. Did you know that you can make Viagra at your very own home by using its main ingredients? These ingredients can be easily found in grocery stores and are known to be extremely potent aphrodisiacs. Viagra is known to be a strong drug for men, which is used to increase sexual performance and function. A lot of people don’t know that it can also be made at home. Here are the ingredients needed for homemade Viagra:– Watermelon – Lemon Citrulline and Lycopene are one of the main aphrodisiac elements of watermelon and it also consists of many nutrients. Chop the watermelon in small parts and put them into a juicer. Let it aside for an hour to cool down. Consume this beverage in the morning on an empty stomach before dinner.