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Why 80% of Us Are Deficient In Magnesium

Why Magnesium is Important to Your Health?  It plays a role in virtually every aspect of your health. Some of the main functions are: Energy production, the energy storage unit of the body’s cells Helps promote proper digestion The body’s internal instructions for building proteins and new cells Enzyme activity, it helps enable thousands of bio-chemical processes It is the trigger that activates more than 300 enzymes. Enzymes regulate many body functions, including energy production and muscle contractions. Magnesium works…

Sleep on Your Side, not Your Back in Late Pregnancy

A pregnant mother sleeping on her back during late pregnancy may cause problems for the fetus, according to new research published in The Journal of Physiology. This is the first study to monitor unborn babies overnight and at the same time record the mother's position during sleep. The sleep position of women in late pregnancy has been shown to be related to an increased risk of late stillbirth (after 28 weeks gestation). Researchers at the University of Auckland investigated sleep position of pregnant women by setting up…

The Placenta is Not Suitable as a ‘Superfood’

More and more women want to take their own placenta with them after childbirth in order to eat it for "health reasons." This phenomenon is growing, especially in the USA, but also in Europe, although physicians are increasingly expressing concerns about it. One example is the gynaecologist Alex Farr from the University Clinic for Gynaecology at the MedUni Vienna, who has now published a recent paper in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Young celeb mothers from the USA tell us in social and other media in…

You Use Baking Soda For What?

In its simplest description, baking soda helps regulate pH. If you mix it with either an acid or an alkaline substance it has a neutralizing effect on it. It is perfect for neutralizing acidic odors and maintaining a neutral pH. It also has a gentle abrasive ability to help scrub. It deodorizes, neutralizes, and cleans all without the toxic mess of most commercial products. There are literally countless ways you can utilize baking soda around your household. It even has various medicinal uses too! It is extremely versatile,…

Common Risk Factors for Breast Cancer

During National Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October, women have even more reason to start paying attention to preventative measures: According to recent research taking specific steps to help lower your risk and can make the difference between a healthy checkup and a dangerous diagnosis. Researchers analyzed years of studies and data from the International Agency for Research on Cancer to deduce that one-third of all breast cancer cases can be avoided simply through diet and exercise—a surprising conclusion that…

How to Naturally Improve Your Health and Your Performance

When you seem to struggle getting through the day, aren’t very productive, and find your life overall lacking, you need to change. You need to change for yourself, for your health, and for your happiness. Making the changes that you need to get your life back on track will be difficult, but it can be done. You’ll need to constantly fight yourself and your cravings to improve your health and your performance. Follow this quick guide to help you get started: For Physical Health and Performance These tips will help you…

Fluoride Warnings Issued by Dentists

October is Dental Hygiene Month, but not all dentists will be touting the alleged benefits of fluoride.  In fact, the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology(IAOMT) is using this month to raise awareness of the health risks associated with fluoride.  This is especially timely because of recent news about a study linking fluoride exposure in utero with lower IQs. The IAOMT is an organization of over 800 dentists, physicians, and research professionals in more than 14 countries, and the non-profit organization…

The Silent Impact of Being Overweight

The new research, published in the journal PLoS ONE, uses UK Biobank data to reveal -- for the first time -- the direct damage that being overweight has on the heart's weight and size, and implicates a range of other modifiable risk factors including high blood pressure. The British Heart Foundation-funded research, which included academics from University of Oxford, used cardiac magnetic resonance imaging to carefully study the structure and function of the hearts of 4,561 people from the UK Biobank database -- an…

5 Reasons to have an Orange Every Day

Loaded with antioxidants, oranges are delicious and healthy. This citrus fruit is one of the popular fruits for making juices, marmalades and jams because of its natural sweetness and tanginess. It is also used in many face packs and peels. Oranges are low in calories and are rich in flavonoids and phytochemicals that have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Orange is one of the fruits with highest vitamin C content. Eating oranges will lower risk of many health issues. It is also beneficial for your skin. Here are…

How To Stop A Headache Without Medication

Headaches happen. The good news is there are several simple things you can do to ease the pain without having to reach for aspirin or ibuprofen. When you suffer from a headache try these tips and get to feeling better fast. Causes of Headaches Headaches can be a symptom of all kinds of conditions, from allergies to migraines. Some common headache causes include: Migraines: While medical science doesn’t know for sure what causes migraines, a number of things that may trigger their onset including certain foods, hormones,…