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Friday, 16 June 2017

The Importance of Calcium, Vitamins D, and K in maintaining Good Heart and Bone Health

According to health experts, Calcium, Vitamins D and K, are very useful in the optimum functioning of your Cardiovascular Health as well health of your bones.

Neil E. Levin is the Senior Nutrition Education Manager, and a product formulator for NOW Foods; he is also a board-certified clinical nutritionist. He talks about three very important nutrients for both bone health and cardiovascular health. He stresses the great importance of knowing the unquantifiable benefits derivable from calcium, and vitamins D and K. But there is still so much that scientists are grappling with regarding these nutrients. And Neil tries very hard to resolve some of these perplexities as we gain from his insights.
Heart at optimum function

Friday, 19 May 2017

Cancer is not a disease? Griffin, Vitamin B17, and a Lesson from Hippocrates

We have often heard of conspiracy theories, but there is no smoke without fire as they say. Very often too we hear medical experts say they do not know exactly what causes cancer except that cancer is any malignant growth or tumour caused by abnormal and uncontrolled cell division; it may spread to other parts of the body through the lymphatic system or the blood stream. And so there is no particular virus or bacteria, etc. that is known to be responsible for cancer! Is there a (natural) cure for cancer hiding somewhere; is it really a disease?

Nature holds the key to cancer menace

Wednesday, 3 May 2017

16 Health Benefits of Honey, According to Science (+2 Delicious Honey Recipes)

Honey - known to some as the nectar of the gods - is a delicious, thick golden liquid that’s made by honeybees and savoured by people around the world. Honey’s one of the sweetest substances you can find on the planet, making it a favourite for children with a sweet tooth! Honey makes a great alternative to processed sugar. It’s certainly sweet enough to replace it, and it also has a more intricate flavour. Not only does it have a richer flavour, but it has a lot of health benefits that you won’t find in your everyday processed table sugar.


Wednesday, 19 April 2017

Dealing with two forms of stress from hectic road travels

Ordinarily road travel is supposed to be an exhilarating experience especially if you are doing so by day, and going through exciting places – some of the places that have especially natural views for the tourist’s eye such as the Zuma rock in Abuja, the old Jebba bridge, Mungo Park monument, the Niger bridge, Badagry beach, etc. But this breath of fresh air is soon forgotten as you begin to hit the bad roads which unfortunately tend to outnumber the very good ones. This is the beginning of stress!

Monday, 27 March 2017

The importance of meditation, and how to do proper deep breathing for great health

Modern day society is full of stress and we are yet to come to grips with what exactly can be done to put it under perfect check. Especially in industrialised society where man has become used to a somewhat mechanical lifestyle on a daily basis, coupled with the nature of foods and assorted types of drinks and beverages that we consume, stress and stress-induced diseases have become rampant. But research has shown that meditation and deep breathing have become some of the most effective antidotes available to you.

Deep breathing gives greater oxygen