Archive for the 'Miscellaneous Useful Info' Category

September 5, 2013

apples and blueberriesThe advantages of consuming a diet rich in organic fruits and vegetables are very well known. These natural foods are packed with natural vitamins, minerals, flavonoids and antioxidants, as well as other essential nutrients important for our health and able to help us prevent many serious diseases. There are plenty of fruits and vegetables which can be a great natural solution to lower diabetes risks and assist us in managing our insulin levels more effectively. According to the findings of an international research group from the United States, the United Kingdom and Singapore, using blueberries, apples, raisins and grapes can help us decrease diabetes risk to a great extent. The report about the study was published in August 2013 in British Medical Journal. Read the rest of this entry »

herbal remediesMore and more people who suffer from various ailments and health conditions could experience the effects of natural and herbal remedies. A great deal of experts would agree to the fact that our Mother Nature has effective and very powerful solutions for virtually any disease, and all we need is to find those herbs or plants which should be used to treat one or another health condition. That is why a great number of research groups around the world are currently working on analyzing chemical content and checking out the properties of plants and other natural substances hoping to find new effective natural remedies for common diseases, including such serious ones as type 2 diabetes, arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis, cardiovascular diseases, and even cancer, the curse of our epoch. Though still any cure for cancer has not been found, from time to time scientists report about their finding a clue to possible creating one. Read the rest of this entry »

August 6, 2013

quit smoking helpRecently, many experts point to the fact that the amount of smokers in the world has reached really threatening number, putting health of the smokers at very serious risks and making the problem of smoking one of the top social health problems of modern times. Millions of people around the world are suffering and putting themselves to huge stresses due to their inability to quit smoking and find an effective quit smoking help. Plenty of studies are being carried out and reported suggesting great tips and help to quite smoking. You can read about the findings of one interesting related study in this report. Also, there are plenty of suggestions as to using specific foods to quit smoking. These days, the findings of a group of American specialists on how meditation can work as a great help for those who want to give us this terrible habit were published and reprinted by many world’s media. Read the rest of this entry »

July 15, 2013

Omega 3It is reported that in modern days, the demand and consumption of Omega 3 supplements reached their peak. Thousands of people, especially aging people around the world, buy the highest quality omega 3 supplements in order to benefit from numerous therapeutic and preventive effects of this natural remedy. It is a known fact that Omega 3 acids are essential elements for controlling out cholesterol levels, keeping our LDL  cholesterol levels low, and this way giving maximum protection against developing various serious cardiovascular disease including heart attack, a stroke, heart disease, and so on. Besides, Omega 3 acids are famous for their very powerful antioxidant effects, and they work for slowing down oxidative processes in our body, this way protecting us against a great number of degenerative diseases, including many common types of cancer. However, not everything about Omega 3 supplements is that simple and advantageous as it may seem. Read the rest of this entry »

July 11, 2013

DishwasherIn today’s developed countries, it is hard to find a house without such an appliance as dishwasher. Most of modern housewives use this simple device to help relieve housework load, use water in a more economical manner, and increase the quality of cleaning and disinfecting dishes. Dishwashers are very popular, and for very long time these kinds of appliances were considered quite safe type of devices. However, according to the findings of one of the latest studies, using dishwashers can actually be linked to one very serious potential danger to our health. The report about a related research by a group of American scientists was published this week in the journal Medical Mycology. The study has shown that every two of three dishwashers in modern houses are filled with very dangerous fungi and bacteria which impose our general health to a serious risk of catching infectious diseases caused by these microorganisms! Read the rest of this entry »

Sun ExposureMost of us are aware about the fact that sun exposure may have both good and bad effects to our health. Though some people mistakenly believe that sun exposure is linked to nothing else but danger, increased risks of skin cancer and other types of cancer, this idea is actually not true. Sure, staying on sun for hours, especially in between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. can lead not only to serious skin burns, but also to very bad health effects. At the same time, some regular moderate sunlight exposure is even essential for our health since this is the only way for our body to get vitamin D necessary for our normal health and development. Just recently it was reported that moderate sun exposure is linked to reduced risks of arthritis and arthritis related health conditions (see the related article here). The effects of sunlight on our health are being studied by many scientific groups and expert teams around the world. Read the rest of this entry »