I believe the digestive system is the core of life energy, intuition and longevity. Unfortunately, we're turning into a bloated and constipated nation. We spend millions on laxatives, antacids, fiber, and enzymes when often a healthy diet is enough to regulate things. To maintain optimal digestive health and avoid many modern diseases, I recommend adding these seven happy belly foods to your diet.
Grapes, especially varieties from the Vinifera group are widely used in wine making. Its oil has been extensively used for its medicinal properties. Grape seed oil is an important ingredient in several skin and hair care products. It is processed from the tiny seeds of grapes. In addition to enjoying those succulent grapes, you can now use grape seed oil for its marvelous skin, hair and health benefits.
Have you ever wondered what the difference between "good" and "bad" cholesterol is? Well, you're certainly not alone. Many people want to know why low-density lipoprotein (LDL, or "bad" cholesterol) is bad, while high-density lipoprotein (HDL, or "good" cholesterol) is good. We will see in a moment. Lipoproteins are molecular aggregates of lipids (which are fat-soluble molecules) and proteins. Cholesterol is a lipid and therefore does not dissolve in blood, which is mostly water. To be transported throughout the body from its source in the liver, it must be incorporated into lipoproteins, which do dissolve in blood. Thus, all the cholesterol in your bloodstream is a component of one kind of lipoprotein or another.
What can you do to protect your child from the endless array of germs and viruses he's exposed to every day? Unfortunately, in some ways, getting sick when you're a kid is simply part of the job description. "We all enter this world with an inexperienced immune system," says Charles Shubin, M.D., an associate professor of pediatrics at the University of Maryland, in Baltimore. Slowly, children prime their immunity by battling an ongoing series of germs, viruses, and other organisms -- which is why many pediatricians consider six to eight colds, bouts of flu, or ear infections per year normal. But there are healthy habits you can adopt that will give your child's immune system a boost.
Some days we all just need an extra boost of health and this beautiful glass of green goodness is the best way to get it. Finishing this smoothie is seriously one of the most amazing, empowering feelings as you know that you’ve just taken in everything that your body needs and that you’re treating yourself with so much sef-love, which is so important for a healthy happy attitude. If you’re new to healthy eating and are yet to try a green smoothie.
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