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June 3, 2011

herniated discIn the context of modern tendency to being overweight, having a lack of physical activities and being pinned up to our PC screens, many of us start complaining about constant back pains. Sometimes, people are diagnosed with serious problems like herniated disks or others, which can affect the life to a great extent and make them suffer from constant lower back pains, lumbago, feeling of tickling in the toes or knees, and being someway unable to lead their normal lifestyle. Here, I have a word of hope for those who suffer from herniated disks and are forced to watch their movements all the time. It is ozone treatment. Read the rest of this entry »

March 18, 2011

cocoaCocoa is known mostly for being the most important ingredient for dark chocolate, and many of us being well aware that dark chocolate is a rich natural source of antioxidants have an idea about potential heart benefits of cocoa. Dark chocolate if consumed in moderate amounts of 30-40 grams a day is associated with better cardiovascular health, especially in women. And modern scientists are currently working on understanding the causes and mechanisms of dark chocolate being so beneficial for heart. Read the rest of this entry »

Zinc Helps Ward Off Common Cold

Author: Carla Fiscina
February 17, 2011

ZincWinter season is the time for colds and flu. A lot of us suffer from these problems in winter, and some of get sick really quite often. Unfortunately, there’s still no effective remedy for common cold, which would be able to protect us and ward off this disease with a high efficiency. That is why we are usually doing everything we can: receive preventive shots, drink a lot of warm teas, use herbal supplements, eat lots of natural foods high in vitamins and microelemnts, and use other natural solutions to boost the immune system. These days, scientists opened for us one more way to prevent colds: they say that zinc supplements can help reduce length and severity of common colds. Read the rest of this entry »

heart attackQuite often we see diet soda being advertised as an element of a healthy lifestyle. However, it turned out that diet soda is not as harmless as it is promoted. The researches of American specialists from Columbia University and MiamiТs Miller School of Medicine have shown that drinking diet soda on a regular basis may not be such a good idea. According to the findings of the study, presented lately at the American Stroke Association International Stroke Conference in Los Angeles, regular consumption of diet soda is linked to increased chances of heart attack, stroke or other serious cardiovascular problems. Read the rest of this entry »

February 8, 2011

natural superfoodsAs an ardent chocolate lover, I could not skip this news and give up the pleasure of sharing it with you, my dear readers. According to British nutrition experts, dark chocolate (over 65% of cocoa) should be considered AS RICH in health promoting antioxidants AS all known natural sources of these compounds: cranberries, blueberries, pomegranate and others. That is why we can now say that our favorite dark chocolate has joined the legion of top natural superfoods! Wonderful! Read the rest of this entry »

February 5, 2011

the way they lookModern British ladies tend to spend more attention and money for their looks but not for their health, the scientists say. According to the results of a new study recently published in British mass media, an average woman in the UK spends more money for make-up, hair care and other various cosmetic products (annual amount is estimated as ?336) than for vitamin supplements, a sport club membership or other health care procedures (annual amount is about ?228). Read the rest of this entry »

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