healing

The process of healing

Healing is the return of wholeness of the body, mind and spirit. It may or may not include a cure. Its focus is restoring the balance. It is the process by which the cells in the body regenerate and repair to reduce the size of a damaged area. The healing energy is part of every person. Normally it provides the regeneration process for every injury and disease we get. Nature, or more specifically, the body’s natural healing mechanisms, is the …

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digestion-explained

The Process Of Food Digestion Explained

When food is solid we chew it. We swallow it if it is liquid. Then it goes down our throats. It is interesting to learn what happens to food in entire digestive track and how our food habits influence our health, fitness and wellness. What happens in the mouth? When we chew our food in mouth it gets broken into small pieces and gets mixed with saliva. Saliva is a colorless watery liquid which is always present in our mouth. …

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Moderation and Balance is The Key To Good Health

Good health is not just “the absence of disease”. It is the absence of disease or discomfort. “Good Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” – World Health Organisation. We think we are healthy as long as we progress or decay at the same rate as others around us. Normally unhealthy condition does not develop overnight. Pathological development is always accompanied by warnings. Our body is …

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The Truth Behind Milk and Calcium Supplements

In this article I am going to explain why pasteurized cow’s milk and calcium supplements are not the answer to bone health. The dairy industry spends 300 million dollars per year to convince you that milk is the answer to osteoporosis and strong bones, but the scientific evidence is simply not there to support their claims. Here are some facts that you may not be aware of: Countries with the highest per capita milk consumption also have the highest rates …

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Why You Can’t Trust The “Governing Bodies”

Why You Can’t Trust The “Governing Bodies”

The American Dietetic Association (ADA) now known as the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) is trying to limit your access to nutritional advice by monopolizing who can legally provide this advice.  In order to protect Registered Dieticians from competition, they are actively trying to put laws into place that would make it illegal for anyone other than an RD to give nutritional advice. If they are successful, anyone who is not a licensed dietician would be breaking the law …

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Pro-inflammatory Foods To Avoid

Pro-inflammatory Foods To Avoid

Inflammation is beneficial when we get sick or injured.  It’s a necessary immune response that’s helpful in the short-term. But low-grade chronic inflammation (also known as silent inflammation) is unhealthy for your body. This inflammation is thought to be the root cause of many diseases: Cancer, Diabetes, Alzheimer’s, Osteoporosis and Heart Disease.  Both traditional & holistic practitioners agree that this inflammation causes cellular damage. What are some causes of inflammation? Sugar: Overuse results in the conversion of sugar to fat. …

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How we have been fooled by the statin drug industry

How we have been fooled by the statin drug industry

There are many reasons that I am not a big fan of using statin drugs to treat high cholesterol levels. The primary reason being they do not treat the underlying cause of elevated cholesterol. They are also routinely prescribed for the primary prevention of heart disease where they have been shown to be minimally effective. Drug industry’s deceptive advertising The best way to lower your cholesterol is by making the right lifestyle choices. Cholesterol drug manufacturers don’t want you to …

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Low Cholesterol Is Just As Deadly As High Cholesterol?

Low Cholesterol Is Just As Deadly As High Cholesterol?

While high cholesterol levels are a sign of poor health, cholesterol itself is not bad at all. In fact, without cholesterol we would not exist. So while too much is harmful, having the right amount is necessary for good health. Here is some of the important work that cholesterol does in the body: Synapses. Cholesterol helps form synapses in the brain. These synapses are how neurons in the brain communicate. This may explain why one of the side effects of …

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Conventional vs. Pasture Raised Nutritional Content of Eggs

Conventional vs. Pasture Raised Nutritional Content of Eggs

When looking at the nutritional content of eggs, it is important to consider what the hens are fed as well as how they are treated. The terms “organic” and “free range” can be very misleading. Here are some tips to help you decide the best eggs to buy. Don’t be fooled by the terms organic and free range According to a study done by the Cornucopia Institute over 80% of all organic eggs produced are from factory farms. These farms …

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Are Eggs In Your Diet Plan To Lower Cholesterol?

Are Eggs In Your Diet Plan To Lower Cholesterol?

Eat Eggs and Lower Cholesterol If you are looking for a diet plan to lower cholesterol you may be assuming that it will not include the consumption of eggs, but is this really necessary and healthy? High cholesterol is more the result of the types of fats that we eat as well as the lack of fruits, vegetables, fiber and other cholesterol-lowering foods that we don’t. When eating a balanced, healthy diet cholesterol intake from dietary sources has very little …

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