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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 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

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.

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

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.

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).

DIY: HOW TO DISTILL WATER AT HOME - Prepared For That Distillation is a process of filtering and purifying water, resulting in pure, pH-balanced H-TWO-O. The process consists of: 1) Boiling/evaporating the water, 2) Collecting the water vapor, 3) Cooling it to allow it to condense back into liquid, and then 4) Collecting the liquid. The boiling causes the pure water molecules to evaporate, leaving all impurities behind in the boiling pot. There are various ways to distill water. 1. You can distill water at home. A stoveA large pot (5+ gallons ideally) with a convex (curving out) lid.A smaller bowl that fits into the pot Fill the pot about half way with the water you’d like to distill. The water will turn into steam, and collect on the lid. Another adaption you can make is using glass bottles instead of a bowl to collect your water. 2. These devices extract humidity from the air and convert it into potable water. 3. If you have two bottles available to you and warm sunny weather, you can distill water. 4. 5. Distilled water Please Share !

Diet & Dumbbells: Alkaline vs. Acid Foods - The 80-20 Ratio Most of us think of getting lean before getting healthy, and preserving muscle mass before eating vegetables. This mindset is leading to acidosis and bad eating habits. Alkaline Foods And Acid Foods - The 80-20 Ratio! Many of us get so caught up in eating to look good that we often forget to stick to the basics and focus on our health. Our typical mode of focusing on the outward physique and less on our insides tends to ruin most attempts for a stronger, leaner, healthier body. In order to keep your body functioning at its peak, you must make sure that all of the processes involved aren't overloaded with toxins and overwhelmed by bad lifestyle choices. It is funny how most of us get so frustrated when our bodies do not respond how we want them to when all we have to do is just listen to what the body needs. Alkalines And Acids - The Balance of Our Foods First the basics. Acidosis Protein And The Acid-Alkaline Balance Proteins and starches are acid, vegetables and fruits are alkaline.

Burn 500 Calories in 45 Minutes You heard right — this circuit cooks, and you'll have the skinny to prove it. We dared top Hollywood trainer Jeanette Jenkins to design a routine that would fry your ass and firm you fast. Result: You'll melt about 500 calories doing her mix of multipart toners and kick-butt cardio. Watch this video Articles - Fluoride & the Pineal Gland: Study Published in Caries Research Fluoride & the Pineal Gland: Study Published in Caries Research International Fluoride Information Network March 27, 2001 IFIN Bulletin #269: Fluoride and the pineal gland. Luke published. Dear All, The wheels of science grind very slowly. Finally, the first half of the work that was the subject of Jennifer Luke's Ph.D. thesis; presentation in Bellingham, Washington (ISFR conference) in 1998 and a videotaped interview I had with her (see, has been published in Caries Research (see abstract below). In my view this work is of enormous importance and could be (or should be) the scientific straw that breaks the camel's back of fluoridation. The one activity that Luke is particularly interested in is the onset of puberty. When one considers the seriousness of a possible interference by fluoride on a growing child's pineal gland (and for that matter, elderly pineal glands) it underlines the recklessness of fluoridation.

What The World Eats - Shocking Photos This photographic report exposes the proliferation of processed foods in the western diet and in the diets of many developing countries the world over. Is it any wonder that we are seeing increases in diet & lifestyle related diseases? What are your thoughts? About the project: These images are from the book 'Hungry Planet: What the World Eats' by Peter Menzel and Faith D'Aluision. Mexico Britain North Carolina, USA Australia Germany California, USA Italy Canada France Japan Texas, USA China Luxembourg Poland Kuwait Mongolia Turkey Mali India Bhutan Chad Ecuador Guatemala Source: Buy the book here: Related DVDs