Discover the Keys to a Healthy Lifestyle and Reduce your health Risks!
Do you have at least one relative/friend with cancer, heart disease or another chronic disease?
If you answered "YES" (like most of us), keep reading:
40 years ago, Cancer was considered a rare condition.
How come it is so common today?
Health scientists relate it to modern lifestyle, chemical manipulation of foods, and many other environmental factors.
Consider this: More than 70% of cancer, diabetes, chronic heart disease, obesity and other chronic diseases are attributed to non-genetic factors!
Some of the risk factors are modifiable, which makes it possible to reduce your own risk by leading a healthier life.
All you have to do is know the keys to a healthy lifestyle and put them into practice...
And another thing: it's no secret that the many commercial corporations tend to put their own financial interests ahead of public health. By being aware of the HEALTH MODIFIERS, and by getting the word out about unsafe products - we can reduce their potential to compromise our health.
Improve your nutrition just by adding a few essential elements!
Certain foods are cancer-friendly (such as sugar, white flour, saturated fats, hydrogenated oils, processed foods, etc.), promoting chronic inflammation and autoimmune diseases. On the other hand, there are vegetables, fruits, whole grains foods and certain herbs and spices that can boost your immune system and fight against harmful agents.
Overweight is reversible! You can lose weight just by understanding the true weight-loss mechanism!
Fatty tissues (especially abdominal) are hormonally active, releasing hormones such as estrogen and leptin. Hormonal imbalances can wear down the body's defenses, making it more vulnerable to chronic health conditions, such as cancer, diabetes, osteoporosis, depression, chronic heart disease, additional weight gain, and worsening of hormonal imbalances.
Be physically active without being a slave to the gym!
Just move more! There is a close link between lack of physical activity and the development of chronic illnesses. When inactive, chronic inflammation begins to occur in your body. This can harm the normal functions of many organs and facilitate the development of certain types of lesions and tumors.
Enjoy the beneficial power of meditation.
Meditation power is greater than thought! The health benefits of practicing meditation include improvement of stress management, blood pressure regulation, chronic pain, mood and cognitive efficiency.
Make stress your friend!
Could it be that stress will harm your health only if you believe it will?
Research suggests that stress may actually be a life saver if a person doesn't view it as a negative factor! Discover how to do it in the link below.
Don't smoke (and don't let your relatives smoke either)...
One of the keys to a healthy lifestyle is keeping your lungs clean! Smoking (active or passive) is associated with chronic lung disease, chronic heart disease, stroke and certain types of cancer! The good news: the harmful smoking health effects of are reversible, in part, so its definitely worth the effort.
Avoid personal-care harmful chemicals.
Most personal care products contain potentially harmful ingredients which may penetrate the skin, enter the blood stream and build up in different tissues. These substances can either irritate the skin or disrupt hormonal balance.
Avoid hazardous household pollutants.
Commonly used household products, such as cleaners, paints, air fresheners, dry cleaned clothing, garden pesticides and other chemicals might contain toxic substances that can harm external tissues or the respiratory system if inhaled.
The most interesting facts about chocolate relate actually to its health benefits rather than to its good taste! Health benefits of dark chocolate include antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and more health effects.
Everyone should be aware of the common risk factors for overweight, in order to prevent excessive weight gain. However, if overweight is already present - the best weight loss plan will specifically address each of the individual risk factors, present at the time. So, what is the best weight loss plan for you?
In recent decades, meditation power is being revealed by neuroscientists looking to better understand its neurological effects. Advanced neuroimaging techniques enable us to identify long term effects of meditation on brain structure.
Energy drinks are very popular - especially among young adults. However, side effects of energy drinks are fairly common, so before you rely on energy drinks to replace sleep and soberness, better be aware of all the health risks involved.
We've always been told that there's a close relationship between salt and blood pressure, and that salt is actually the major risk factor for hypertension. Could it be that another factor has been hiding here all along, framing salt for high blood pressure? Can it be that salt cravings are a genuine physical need?
Screening breast mammography leads to many false alarms (almost half of screened women!). Most of those falsely alarmed women are reassured later that they are fine, but unfortunately, it seems that mammography may also lead to false positive results and to needless aggressive treatments.
The knowledge of Breast Cancer and prevention of the disease among women (but also among men!) is essential. Be familiar with the breast cancer risk factors as well as the agents that might protect you against it!
Are you just sad, or clinically depressed? Depression warning signs are very helpful for early recognition and treatment of depression. Moreover, natural treatments for depression are more effective in the early stages of depression.
Most cases of eczema can be treated naturally. There are many expensive over-the -counter products, as well as prescribed medications that offer temporary relief. Luckily, there are home remedies for eczema that have been proven effective for the treatment and prevention of eczema outbreaks.