Monthly Archives: February 2016

  • water

Water … how much do I need to drink?

By |February 29th, 2016|

The Down Low on H2O

We human beings are all roughly 66.666% H2O (water).

It makes up about three-quarters of our lean body mass, about 10% of our fat, and in terms of the amount of time we could live without […]

  • memory

7 easy and efficient ways to improve your memory!

By |February 27th, 2016|

Here are some great tips on how to improve your memory – and this applies to peeps of ALL ages … not just the older generation.  For both young and old alike, I find that these tips can […]

  • paleo diet

Just how safe is the Paleo diet?

By |February 26th, 2016|

Scientists have warned against following celebrities into “fad” diets that are not supported by scientific evidence, as findings published in the journal Nutrition and Diabetes reveal that just 8 weeks on the “Paleo” diet can pile on the […]

  • rheumatoid arthritis

Rheumatoid Arthritis – its basic symptoms and key treatments

By |February 24th, 2016|

Importance
Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease, which means that our immune system attacks its own body, by assuming and treating its own tissues as strange attackers. One to two percent of the world populations suffer from this […]

  • cranberry juice

Cranberries help urinary tract infections – but not as cranberry juice

By |February 23rd, 2016|

Dashing out for a bottle of cranberry juice when a urinary tract infection hits may not be so helpful after all.  Research published in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology suggests it could just be an old […]

  • anxiety

Anxiety: symptoms and treatment 

By |February 22nd, 2016|

Importance
Anxiety is a wide spread disorder which is characterized by extreme and not realistic worrying, fear, nervousness, impatience and doubt. Depending on its degree and severity, it has many different symptoms, such as restlessness, irritability, headache, backache, nausea, […]

  • alzheimer's

Food preservative Nitrosamine linked to Alzheimer’s disease

By |February 19th, 2016|

Importance
Nitrosamine is a chemical compound that can be found in high amount in many food products, such as fish, meat (processed), beer, cheese, pickling salt, tobacco, snus (swedish).  It is often carcinogenic, which means it causes cancer and […]

  • colitis

Ulcerative colitis may be treatable with vinegar

By |February 18th, 2016|

Vinegar, the centuries-old culinary ingredient and traditional remedy, could help fight ulcerative colitis, say researchers, after testing its effects on mice with the disease.

Millions of people around the world have ulcerative colitis – an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) […]

  • vitamin d

Vitamin D effect in Multiple Sclerosis

By |February 17th, 2016|

People with the Multiple Sclerosis (MS) suffer from vitamin D deficiency. Low level of vitamin D is related to development of MS disease. MS patients with low level of vitamin D are prone to more disability and a […]

  • arthritis

Rheumatoid Arthritis symptoms and treatments 

By |February 16th, 2016|

Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease, which means that our immune system attacks its own body, by assuming and treating its own tissues as strange attackers. One to two percent of the world populations suffer from this […]