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by Lawrence Wilson, MD © January 2015, The Center for Development Water is not only the most essential substance next to oxygen for human life. It is also complex, often containing hundreds of dissolved minerals and chemicals. Most water is also “structured” or clustered in complex ways. This is the most important part of this article. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Oddly, packaging it in plastic jugs, even the cloudy type of plastic water containers found in the supermarket, does not ruin its properties, although it will add a little contamination to it. Also, I find that running water through copper or steel pipes also does not ruin it, as many health authorities contend. 6. 1. Drinking more than this, by the way, is not as good. Other beverages such as coffee, tea, juices, or others do not tend to hydrate the body nearly as well, and are discussed below. Also, do not drink with meals. An excellent idea is to drink about a quart of water upon arising and at least half an hour before breakfast. 2. 3. Related:  Water Nutritionface and body infoWater

How to prevent spending the last 10 years of your life in a diaper and a wheelchair Everything you have every experienced, felt, or conducted in life is due to brain function. The ability to enjoy, perceive, sense and experience live is dictated by the firing rate and health of your brain. It is impossible for a person to become healthy mentally or physiologically without a healthy brain.” – Datis Kharrazian, DC, M.S Maybe this goes without saying, but I think it’s worth pointing out: our ability to enjoy life is brain-based. The capacity to taste food, appreciate and create art and music, smell a flower, feel the sun or wind on our skin, experience orgasm, and contribute to life in a meaningful way is entirely mediated by the brain. In fact, everything we’ve ever done, are doing now or will do depends on brain function. With that in mind, consider this. We are all going to die.Our brains are going to degenerate before we die. While this might seem morbid to some, it’s the simple truth. Aging = neurodegeneration Depression Okay. These include:

How to Make Distilled Water in a Coffeepot Chocolate Stout Chocolate Chip Muffins Chocolate stouts are a thing of beauty. From sweet and rich to dry and savory, I haven’t met a chocolate stout I didn’t like. 6 Healthy Game Day Snacks I was recently asked to attempt the Ziploc® Fresh 180 “Declare a Team Snack Victory” challenge, which inspired me to come up with cleaner alternatives for game day snack foods everyone would love. See all posts

Human Performance: Mental & Physical Fitness | Cross Fusion Fitness Mental Fitness- work capacity across broad time and modal domains as it applies to (in no certain order): Instinct- natural impulse, inclination or tendencyIntellect- the faculty of thinking, knowing and understandingCharacter- moral or ethical qualities and traits that makeup the personal natureEmotions- an affective state of consciousness caused by personal environment These four categories of Mental Fitness are both applications and results. The more one applies any quality of mental skills, whether beneficial or non-beneficial, the more that particular quality and similar qualities will present itself and create the personal reality of the individual. 10 Mental Fitness Skills/Attributes I. II. III. IV. Physical Fitness- total work capacity across broad time and modal domains as it applies to (in no certain order): Skill is a purposeful application that is enhanced as a result of knowledge and practice. CrossFit’s 10 Physical Fitness Skills 1- agility 2- balance 3- coordination 5- mechanics

The 5 rules for a high-performance body by John Berardi, Ph.D. Alright, brace yourself. This lesson is a bit longer than the others, but it's also perhaps the most important. So stick with me, because we're going to cover the most critical question, namely: What is good nutrition? Do you know what types of things you have to do to look better, feel better and be healthy? What do you think it means to “eat well” or “eat healthy?” Jot down a few notes on what you think it means to eat healthy. Then take a second to think about your list. Who taught you what you know about nutrition? Perhaps you learned what you know about nutrition from parents or family – what you were told at the dinner table growing up, what comfort foods you ate. And of course, no one is immune to the influence of the media – heck, every 3rd talk show is about food and dieting. And, no doubt, you’ve probably been influenced by your past dieting efforts – whether you’ve been successful or unsuccessful. Here's the point: So let’s start from the top. The 3S Criteria

How to Make a Water Distiller That Makes Dirty Water Drinkable With Supplies you Already Have How cool is this, a very simple water distiller that will turn dirty or salty water into fresh, clean, drinkable water with supplies you most likely already have at home. In the video posted below is an example of a small scale system made only using a plastic bowl, a cup, plastic wrap, a rubber band and a rock or weight. This simple technique can be expanded to be larger to clean much more water if needed. Take this info and keep it in mind, you may need it one day if the water grid goes down or becomes contaminated. This is also a good idea when camping or out in the wilderness to lighten your pack weight. This mini-distiller is able to remove bacteria, pollutants, salt, fluoride and 99% of other contaminants in your water.

The Facts About The Blood Type Diet The Facts About The Blood Type Diet We had a request here at PositiveMed to inform about this particular diet, so here it is: The Blood Type Diet is a nutritional diet advocated by Peter D’Adamo, the premise of this diet being that your blood type determines the food and exercise you need to be healthy. Food is divided into 3 categories 1)Highly beneficial 2)Neutral and 3)Avoid. Type 1 foods work as medicine, Type 2 work as food, and Type 3 are toxic to that person. The blood types O, A, B, and AB determine your diet and exercise personality according to D’Adamo, Type O is the hunter, you should have vigorous exercise and a high protein diet. Dr. The problem with this diet program, according to many experts, is that there is no scientific evidence to support these claims, many of the claims he has made for many years state studies in progress but these studies have not been published and others are unable to duplicate results. Related Posts

Naturally Flavored Water Say goodbye to soda, juice, and bottled water with these refreshing, healthy flavors! I'm keeping 2-3 flavors of this "spa water" in my fridge now, so I have a variety to motivate me to drink more water. I was a hardcore Dr. Pepper girl for years. Simply water At the end of the day, regular old tap water--or at least a filtered version of it--seems to be the way to go. Aside from my morning coffee, I honestly forget to drink fluids throughout the day. Subtle flavor without sweetnessThese aren't sweet waters, so they'll be disappointing if that's what you're expecting. The KISS (Keep It Simple Stupid) approach to Flavored WatersMy natural tendency is to go overboard and overcomplicate things, so I really have to fight that when I'm developing recipes. How to makeNaturally Flavored Water Supplies Needed: fruit -- whatever kind you like (except no bananas); make sure it's good and ripe for maximum sweetness and flavor. Fresh vs. frozen fruit. A variety of fresh herbs. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

The 10 Best Foods for Flat Abs: What to Eat to Boost Abs Exercise Effectiveness and Control Belly Bloat | Fitness Magazine Their cancer-preventing carotenoids won't help shrink your waistline, but their low calorie count definitely will. One cup of spinach contains only about 40 calories, while a cup of broccoli has 55 calories and satisfies 20 percent of your day's fiber requirement. Most leafy greens are also a good source of calcium, an essential ingredient for muscle contraction. In other words, they help fuel your workouts. Try for: Three servings daily. Keep a bag of prewashed baby spinach in your fridge and toss a handful into soups, salads, pasta dishes, stir-fries, and sandwiches. Try these healthy recipes: Spinach Ricotta Frittata with Tossed Green SaladHummus, Spinach, and Tomato WrapSauteed Broccoli with Poached Eggs

Human Skeleton Advertisement. is a user-supported site. As a bonus, site members have access to a banner-ad-free version of the site, with print-friendly pages.Click here to learn more. (Already a member? Click here.) The human skeleton consists of 206 bones. The longest bone in our bodies is the femur (thigh bone). Joints: Bones are connected to other bones at joints. Differences between males and females: Males and females have slightly different skeletons, including a different elbow angle. Worksheets to Print

The Healing Power of Rain Water Living amidst nature can be such a beautiful learning experience, one of the lessons we learned while we were living in the countryside was the importance of water. During summer, temperatures would soar up to 42 degrees Celsius (107 Fahrenheit) inside the house and it was even more outside. But the most gruesome challenge was the lack of water; we were living on rain water that collected in the ground. By summer the water well would run dry, changing the entire landscape – trees would loose their leaves or they look all shriveled up, the only time we would hear a bird would be early in the morning or at the time of sunset. We would eagerly await the arrival of monsoons, as that drastically changed the barren landscape to a spectrum of luscious green. When we were young it was natural for us to go out and get wet in the first rains, the cure for the prickly heat. Back to my story, in a week after the rains start, the ground water is replenished.

Startup Will Soon Offer Home Test for Telomere Length Testing to Assess Disease Risk and Longevity « phase2minds Posted by David Korsunsky on May 25, 2013 in Health | 2 comments In this post I’ll cover an exciting new company I discovered at the recent Quantified Self Silicon Valley Meetup Group. The company is called “Telome Health” and they are close to launching a service that will offer high quality telomere testing for individuals who want to measure their telomere length. This is an extremely exciting service because telomere length is considered to be the most accurate predictor of an individual’s disease risk and life expectancy. According to the Telome Health website: “Telomere length is one of the best biomarkers of overall health status. Telomeres are the protective caps at the end of our DNA and they protect cells from the diseases of aging, much like the plastic tips at the end of a shoelace protect the lace from fraying. Not surprisingly, one of the most common sources of premature telomere damage is emotional stress. Additional resources: Press release Did you find this post helpful?

How to Love the Taste of Water: 8 Steps Edit Article Edited by DifuWu, Carolyn Barratt, Thomas, Garshepp and 31 others Water is good for you. However, many find water rather bland compared to sweet drinks like sodas or juices, especially after years of relying on these sugary or nutrient-depleted sources of fluids for hydrating. Ad Steps 1Reconsider your water source. 8Know how much water you need. Video Tips Jan Marini Skin Research, Inc. - Age Intervention Retinol Plus : Reviews Age Intervention Retinol Plus is among the better moisturizers with retinol. The somewhat creamy lotion formula is best for normal to dry skin and we're pleased to state that the opaque pump bottle packaging will work beautifully to keep the retinol stable during use! What makes this such a good option is that it's not just a one-note product. Retinol is included, yes, but so are antioxidants, non-fragrant safflower oil (a good source of repairing fatty acids for skin), and some peptides, each of which has theoretical cell-communicating ability. Because the formula is fragrance-free, it's suitable for sensitive skin, too, assuming you know that your skin can tolerate retinol. Price-wise, this can be considered expensive because you can find other moisturizers with retinol for less money. Pros: Fragrance-free formula. Cons: None (though some may argue this is expensive).