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Aromatherapy and essential oils

May 21st, 2009 · No Comments

Aromatherapy is the use of natural plant essences (Essential Oils) in healing, relaxation and stress.
Plant essences are natural concentrations of the “power” in the plant. Authentic essential oils are rarely used directly on the skin and certainly never rubbed into the skin. They are much too strong and need diluting in water (as in a [...]

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The science of food energy

May 21st, 2009 · No Comments

For fuel, the body converts the three body fuels (carbohydrates, proteins and fats) into ATP (adenosine
triphosphate). As the name suggests, adenosine triphosphate (ATP) is made up of adenosine linked to three
phosphate groups. When one of the phosphates is detached from the adenosine energy is created, leaving ADP (one adenosine and two phosphate groups). This process [...]

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Rules that lead to Beneficial Nutrition

May 21st, 2009 · No Comments

Rules on Good Nutrition are numerous. Listed here are some of the easy to remember ones that are quite beneficial.

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Herbs

May 21st, 2009 · No Comments

The medical benefits of herbs have been known to man for centuries.
Many herbs contain powerful ingredients that, if used correctly, can help to heal the body.
Roots, bark, and other herbs will retain their medicinal value for years when thoroughly dried and kept dry.
Many believe that the healing properties of herbs are just as effective as [...]

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Vitamins in Fruit and Vegetables

May 21st, 2009 · No Comments

Vitamins are chemical compounds needed in regular small amounts for the body to function. They regulate the chemical reactions by which the body converts food into energy and living tissue. Without vitamins we become susceptible to disease. Use the following vitamin profiles for maximum nutritional benefit.

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Your body and nutrition

May 21st, 2009 · No Comments

Nutrition is the most intimate mixing of a man with nature
The latest findings of nutritional science, convincingly prove there are no universal nutritional programmes that can be formulated for large groups of people or, for that matter, for any “standard” man/woman.
Nevertheless, standards of food consumption are fixed in each country. Recommendations on Daily Nutritional Requirements/Allowances [...]

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Natural weight loss: when you do not have to go over

May 21st, 2009 · No Comments

You just have read all that you need to know about how to prevent being overweight. That simple set of instructions should be easy to follow, but not for 35% of Americans who are unable to prevent being overweight.
Of course, once we are overweight, we usually want to trim down for a whole lot of [...]

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Does More Fiber Mean More Weight Loss?

May 21st, 2009 · No Comments

Fiber supplements and foods with added fiber advertise the possibility of easier weight loss and fewer hunger pangs. But these products note that such statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. Is adding more fiber really a step toward easier weight control? And if so, does the amount and source of [...]

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Aloe vera leaf and aloe vera gel extract benefits

May 20th, 2009 · No Comments

Aloe vera has various health benefits. Can I extract the sap from aloe vera and drink it without mixing or processing it to juice?
A thick fleshy plant which finds its origins in North Africa, Aloe Vera is a plant that has been long acknowledged for its healing properties and for its amazing capacity to moisturize, [...]

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Weight loss: conquer emotional eating

May 20th, 2009 · No Comments

Our emotions can trigger us to eat; this makes it difficult to lose weight and to keep it off.
Emotional eaters most prone to regaining weight says: “People who overeat when they are depressed or anxious tend to have the hardest time losing weight and keeping it off, finds a new U.S. study published in the [...]

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