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Monday, September 10, 2012

The Story About Masturbation

Monday, September 10, 2012
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What is masturbation? Masturbation can be defined as the stimulation by self which led to some sexual sensation. Usually the word masturbation is used for people who are exploring their genitals to achieve sexual satisfaction or orgasm. Not just male who enjoy masturbation, but also female. To most male or female, masturbation is a normal behavior. It is the first overt sexual act done by most of them.

In fact, the habit of masturbation has been entrenched for a long time. In the 18th and 19th centuries, the parents strongly opposed to this one activity. Boys and girls had been frightened that masturbation would lead to blindness, madness and other diseases. Various different ways used in accordance with their respective cultures to prevent masturbation.

In the opinion of health care experts, masturbation is a way to express and explore the quality of sex, and release of sexual desire without having to bear the risk of a sexual relationship, such as pregnancy. But, after the fun is over, many people come to feel guilty and ashamed of it. The reason, sex has to do with the purpose of reproduction, and masturbation deviated from that goal. Clearly, there are differences of opinion among experts of various disciplines about masturbation. Religious expert opinions will obviously be very different with opinions of health care experts.

According to the study, masturbation can provide benefits to the body. More than 70 percent of women reported having a good orgasm while masturbating. It is also useful to prevent urinary tract infections. For male, masturbation helps get rid of the old sperm and create way to new sperm. In addition to medical benefits, masturbation has emotional and psychological benefits.

But masturbation that is uncontrolled with high frequency and unhealthy way, can cause health problems. Male masturbation in high frequency can cause prostate cancer. Unhealthy female masturbation can also trigger cervical cancer in women. There is no standard standard or how much masturbation is considered excessive. Too much or excessive masturbation also can not be determined simply from the number of times you masturbate in a day or a week.

You need to dig deeper and start asking yourself some questions about masturbation habits, such as the following:
1. Does masturbation cause you stress?
2. Does masturbation cause physical pain or damage to the body?
3. Does masturbation change the way you live?
4. Do you really can not stop masturbating?

If the answer is 'YES' to all of these questions, then perhaps your masturbation is considered too much (addiction). If you begin to interfere with the activity of masturbation, maybe it is time for you to stop. Life is not just about indulging your sexual needs. First tips for stopping masturbation addiction is looking and doing positive things that make you happy and fun in the activity.

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Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Cholesterol

Wednesday, August 29, 2012
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Cholesterol is a substance that contributes to the many essential compounds formation, including estrogen, testosterone and vitamin D. But too many cholesterol intake can make trouble. Unused portion of cholesterol gets stored as plaque in arteries and in some condition this can disturb blood traffic.
Sources of Cholesterol
Food and beverage that contain Cholesterol such as milk, cheese, poultry eggs, meets, and fish.
The Type of Cholesterol
There are two type of cholesterol HDL (good cholesterol) and LDL (bad cholesterol).
1. HDL
HDL is a good cholesterol, the higher number of HDL, means better. Low level means `beware` of heart disease. An HDL less than 40mg/dL is considered low.
2. LDL
We call LDL as a bad cholesterol because it builds up plaque in the walls of arteries.

Total Blood Cholesterol
Total Blood Cholesterol number refers to the amount of cholesterol circulating in the bloodstream. It provides a direct correlation the amount of plaque in the arteries.
Total Blood Cholesterol is a combination of HDL and LDL. The Total Blood Cholesterol level less than 200 mg/dL is desirable.
How much fat and cholesterol intake each day? Here the recommendations of The American Heart Association.
1. less than 200 mg of dietary cholesterol each day,
2. between 25% and 35% of the day`s total calories should come from fat,
3. less than 7% to 10% of the day`s total calories should come from saturated fat.

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the Benefits of Fat

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Some people especially women afraid with fat. Low fat diet lifestyle is very popular to make good looking and healthy body.
When eating in excess, fat can cause many health problem. However, our body needs fat. Fat performs vital roles in our body.

What is fat? Fat is one of the substances needed by the body to help maintain normal functions of our body organs. According to health experts require 20-30% fat of the total foods we eat.

According to the source, fat can be classified into two types namely fat derived from animals and plants -also known as vegetable fat.

Fat derived from animal contain a lot of cholesterol whereas vegetable fat contains phytosterols, which contains more unsaturated fatty acids that are beneficial to the body.

Fat Benefits
1. Fat supports the body`s cell walls
2. Fat supports develop healthy skin and hair
3. Protects vital organ. Fat surrounds the body vital organs for support and protect it.
4. Fat supplies essential fatty acid.
5. Fat enables the body absorb, store and circulate the fat soluble vitamins A,D,E,K.
6. Fat is a ready source of energy.
7. Fat provides a layer of insulation just below the skin. People who are overweight are often warm because tend to have too much layer of subcutaneous fat.
8. Children need fat to grow up properly.

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Monday, June 25, 2012

Prevent Obesity and Diabetes with Fruits

Monday, June 25, 2012
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Failure to maintain a healthy lifestyle can lead to diabetes and obesity. Both the entrance of various diseases. But with diligently eating fruits, some studies reveal that these two health problems are no longer a threat.

Although diabetes and obesity often haunt society in some countries, at least the disease can be resisted by some kind of fruit, like peaches, nectarines, and plums. According to research conducted at Texas AgriLife Research recently, the three fruits contain bioactive components that can fight diabetes and heart disease.

From research results show that compounds in these fruits can be a weapon against metabolic syndrome. A syndrome that causes metabolic health problems are more serious. In addition, phenolic compounds contained in the three pieces can also reduce LDL levels are usually associated with cardiovascular disease.

Other research also mentioned that the three pieces has four phenolic substances that work actively in the fight against four diseases such as obesity, inflammation, diabetes, and heart disease. Keep in mind, from the statistical data showed that about 30 percent of residents in the U.S. population, have increased the severity of diabetes and obesity each year in an alarming number.

As recognized by Prof. Cisneros Zevallos from Texas A & M University, unhealthy lifestyle, and genetic predisposition of the families who have obesity, is the largest contributor of these two diseases.

So let's fix dietary and lifestyle for the better and healthier. Do not forget to always have breakfast, eat vegetables and fruits in sufficient quantities.

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Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Health Benefits of Dark Chocolate

Tuesday, May 1, 2012
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Good news for dark chocolate lovers. A study conducted at San Diego State University said that the dark chocolate is effective in reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease such as heart disease.

Researchers said the reduction in risk, due to cardiovascular-related occurs because the content of flavanols that play a role in lowering blood pressure, blood flow, and improve blood lipids.

In a report published by Health India, they concluded that dark chocolate may reduce risk of heart disease by increasing levels of glucose and lipid profiles. But they cautioned that it should be eaten in moderate amounts, because if consumed in excess, it will easily affect the accumulation of calories and saturated fat.

Flavanols is also able to ward off the evil role of oxygen molecules - known as free radicals not only damage healthy cells, but also alter the DNA cells and is known to cause at least 60 different health problems.

Choose dark chocolate with pure cocoa content of not less than 70 percent. For best results, eat dark chocolate in a portion of 50 grams per day.

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Thursday, April 26, 2012

Popular Kinds of Massage Therapy

Thursday, April 26, 2012
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Massage therapy is one that can help you relieve stress. Massage can relax tense muscles, making you more comfortable. Consists of several types of massage techniques and variations with slightly different alloys in accordance with the requirements. To help you decide which option in accordance with the conditions and needs, the following five most popular types of massage and may be beginning choice for you.

1. Shiatsu Massage
In this kind of massage which originated from Japan, the massage therapist will press acupuncture points on the body by using a finger. Pressure at each point will be held for 2-8 seconds to improve the flow of energy and help balance the body. Shiatsu massage uses techniques that tap fast enough but it is very relaxing and usually without leaving any pain or pain afterwards.

2. Swedish Massage Therapy
This is a popular type of massage because it is very softly and relaxing. If you have not had a massage before, this is the best type for the early stages. In practice, the massage therapist will use techniques such as push, squeezing and making a circular motion on the outer surface layers of muscle using lotion or oil.

3. Aromatherapy Massage
In aromatherapy massage, the massage therapist will use fragrance oils derived from plant extracts. Type of oil used depends on the specific purpose for example to relax, reduce stress, balance the body's energy or other purposes. One of the most common type of oil used is lavender. Aromatherapy massage is the best massage
for treatment related to stress or other emotional disorders. So, if you feel depressed with all the daily routine, this one kind of massage can be your choice.

4. Hot Stone Massage
In this massage, the massage therapist will place smooth stones that had been heated at certain points on the body. It aims to relaxes strained muscles and balance the energy centers in the body. Therapists would also push and hold the stone in a particular area. The warmth of the stones will also make you feel comfortable. This type of massage therapy is perfect for you who suffer from muscle tension but prefer soft massage.

5. Deep Tissue Massage
This massage focuses on the inner layers of muscle and connective tissue. The therapist will perform a slower tap techniques along the tensed muscles. Deep Tissue Massage is suitable for you who suffer from chronic muscle tension and muscle pain. After the massage, the patient usually still feel a little pain until two days later.

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Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Healthy Fruits to Look Younger

Wednesday, April 25, 2012
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Both men and women, would not want to look older even though age increases. In addition to maintaining physical fitness through exercise, there are kinds of fruit that helps you to look younger.

1. Berry fruit
Kinds of berry fruit known as a source of antioxidants and vitamin C in abundance. The fruit is able to provide blood flow and minerals are required to maintain and protect the body against aging and free radicals.

2. Avocado
Fruit with an alkalising effect and abundance of vitamin E is able to prevent the aging of the skin. Avocados also provides otassium, which can prevent high blood pressure and aid in fluid retention in the body.

3. watermelon:
In addition to having effect alkalising, watermelon also contains selenium, vitamin A, B, C, and vitamin E. There are also essential fatty acids and zinc that provide essential fluids for the body. Moreover, choose food that have strong alkalising effects, if you want to boost your diet.

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Spinach to Increase Cognitive Ability

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Good news for you who like green vegetables, especially spinach. Spinach - vegetable that is included in the Amaranthaceae family is said to help improve a person's cognitive abilities. Moreover, in a study published in the journal Brain Research found that the mice who ate spinach extract, increased release of dopamine in the brain after eating spinach extract and vitamin E.

Every 100 grams of spinach contains 2.3 grams of protein, 3.2 grams carbohydrates, 3 grams of iron and 81 grams of calcium. Spinach is also rich in various vitamins and minerals, namely vitamin A, niacin, thiamin, phosphorus, riboflavin, sodium, potassium and magnesium. Spinach also contains vitamin C and vitamin E.

For best results, make sure the spinach to be one type of food into your daily menu variation.

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Grape to Fight Fat

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The study published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, reveals that the compound named Piceatanmol, which is found in red and green grapes are able to block the fat cells in the body to grow.

According to researchers at Purdue University, United States, Piceatanmol is similar to the compound of the resveratrol structure which also plays a role in the fight against cancer, heart disease and neurodegenerative diseases.

In the presence of piceatannol, the development of fat cells can be inhibited. Piceatannol actually change the timing of gene expression, gene function and insulin action during adipogenesis, the process by which fat cells entered the early stages of mature fat cells.

Piceatannol could bind to insulin receptors than fat cells in the first stage of adipogenesis, and hinder the ability of insulin to control the cell cycle and activating genes that perform more advanced stages of the formation of fat cells.

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Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Massage for Pregnant Women

Tuesday, April 24, 2012
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Massage as a treatment media has been used for centuries to improve overall health, relieve stress, and relieve stiffness and muscle tension. Investigation and modern research proves that therapy with a prenatal massage can be a very good way to treatment before the mother having a baby, if it is given in the right way.

Prenatal massage is recommended during pregnancy because many pregnant women showed that the general anxiety associated with the skeletal system and circulatory system changes due to hormonal changes during pregnancy.

Research conducted 10 years ago showed that hormone levels associated with relaxation and stress, which promotes improved cardiovascular health, when massage therapy was introduced for prenatal care. Hormones such as norepinephrine and cortisol ("stress hormone") is reduced, and increased levels of dopamine and serotonin in women who do massage every two weeks for only five weeks. Changes in hormone levels reduce the difficulties during the birth and minimize the difficulties of the newborn, such as weight / low birth weight.

benefits of pregnancy massage
The study showed that massage therapy performed during pregnancy can reduce anxiety, decrease symptoms of depression, relieve muscle aches and joint pain, and improve the health of newborns. Massage therapy show different needs through varying techniques, one of which is a traditional massage, which is useful for relaxing muscle tension and improve circulation of lymph and blood circulation through a softly pressure to the muscle group in the body.

There are several requirements regarding the massage of pregnant women :
1. pregnancy is not problematic -talk to your doctor about this.
2. to keep unwanted things, it is better done at womb by the age of 5 months, where the body was starting to feel more tired as the starting heavy loads.
3. performed by a trained therapist (professional) to massage pregnant women because there are certain body parts which, when massaged would cause early uterine contractions. Massage for pregnant women should only be done on certain parts like hands, feet, back, and neck. Hips, stomach and waist should not be massaged.

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Thursday, March 29, 2012

Complications of Influenza Can be Serious

Thursday, March 29, 2012
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For the majority of people, flu is considered normal and included only light illness. Stay of rest and take medicine and then cured. Many others are still doing business as usual when suffering from flu.

In fact, according to World Health Organization (WHO), every year there are five million people are hospitalized because of severe flu, aka influenza. In fact 500,000 people worldwide die from flu and its complications!

Although both are caused by viruses, influenza is very different from the common cold with cough illnesses. If cough and cold disease with fever can heal itself by getting enough rest, influenza can cause serious complications such as pneumonia.

Many diseases are caused by a virus called flu but it is really not influenza. This of course caused great confusion. Influenza disease caused by three types of virus, ie virus A, B, and C. It all spread from one person to another through saliva splashes or direct contact such as shaking hands with someone who has just sneezed.

Influenza usually strikes along with fever, chills, muscle aches and fatigue, weakness, malaise and sore throat. All the signs and symptoms are almost the same as regular cough and cold but tend to be more severe. If symptoms occur more than three days, it is usually influenza.

Influenza epidemics that occur every year can affect anyone, but there are certain groups that have a high risk of influenza complications. Groups include children aged less than two years, people aged over 65 years, pregnant women, people with chronic diseases, and medical service officers.

More than 90 percent of deaths from influenza occurred in the age group over 65 years old. they have low body immunity so that it can lead to complications of pneumonia, some even cause infections of the heart.

Patients with chronic diseases like heart disease, lung or asthma are also potentially more likely to suffer complications from influenza. Meanwhile, the medical services personnel such as doctors, nurses, or midwives are also vulnerable to exposure to influenza virus and spread it to other patients.

Primary way to prevent against flu is to keep the immune system and clean life. Eating a nutritious food and do not forget the fruit. Frequent hand washing with soap is also recommended because the virus can spread through direct contact.

Patients with influenza are also advised to rest at home until the disease is cured. In addition to accelerating healing, rest at home also can prevent transmission of disease to others -very bad if the service at the office is disrupted because many employees have the flu!

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Monday, March 26, 2012

Food to Prevent Migraines

Monday, March 26, 2012
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Some foods are often touted as an alternative treatment of certain diseases, including migraine headache. Nutrient content in it is believed to have important benefits for health. Such as magnesium for migraines.

Some foods can be natural migraine relief. You can eat following foods while undergoing treatment of migraine.

1. Eggs
the type of foods that contain omega-3 may reduce inflammation are suspected as the cause of migraine. You can find in eggs enriched with omega-3 content, because it was believed to fight migrain headache.

2. Salmon
Salmon is often mentioned as fish with the largest content of omega-3. And worth knowing, salmon is also entered into a series of foods that have potential to prevent migraines.

3. Flaxseeds
grains with small size has a high nutrient content of omega-3 would have been proved to reduce the inflammation caused by migraine. No wonder it because flaxseed is also often mentioned as a drug to reduce the risk of hypertension, stroke, cancer, immune disorders, and also problems with certain skin diseases

4. Nuts
a number of studies have linked between magnesium deficiency and migraine. From the results showed that half of migraine sufferers have a number of ionized magnesium in the blood in small quantities. Try to frequent consumption of nuts. Magnesium in nuts protects the body from headaches by relaxing the blood vessels. Other things, magnesium believed effective for calming the mind in a state of tension during migraine headache.

5. Skim milk
riboflavin or commonly known as vitamin B2 has an important role in forming red blood cells, antibodies in the body, and also plays a role in releasing energy from carbohydrates. Closely associated with migraines, riboflavin in skim milk has an important role in producing energy for the lack of energy -could be expected to trigger a migraine.

6. Spinach
Spinach is one of the most famous of green vegetables. Spinach is loaded with magnesium, a powerful block of migraine. Magnesium and minerals contained in spinach not only as a contributor to health, but also able to reduce stress that is often disturbing. According to the researchers, magnesium and mineral can relieve headaches, overcome fatigue, and also lowers the level of tension.

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Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Almonds and its Benefits for Health

Tuesday, March 6, 2012
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Almond was not only delicious eaten with ice cream or cookie dough mix. In various studies have shown that almond or its Latin name Prunus dulcis has many health benefits.

Almond is a plant that originated from the Middle East, but now is planted in many countries, including the United States, Spain, Syriac, Italy, Iran, Morocco, Turkey, and China. Almond is actually not a nut, but a drupe consisting of the outer skin is covered with a hard shell.

Almonds can be consumed directly, and also to be processed. Sliced of almonds can be added to ice cream, chocolate, or cake. Almonds can also be made into "almond milk", especially designed for people who have lactose intolerance and vegetarian.

The content of nutrients in almonds
Almonds is pretty nutritious. Almonds containing 26% carbohydrate (12% dietary fiber, 6.3% glucose, and 0.7% starch). Besides almonds are rich in vitamin E, which is 24 mg per 100 grams. Almond also has a lot of unsaturated fatty acid content, which can lower LDL cholesterol. Other nutrients found in almonds are vitamin B, vitamin C, calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, and zinc.

Almonds contain 49% oil, which is composed of 62% omega-9 fatty acids, 24% omega-6 fatty acid, and 6% palmitic acid. There is also an Oleum amigdalae - a kind of oil obtained from almonds - which belong to glyceryl oleate. This oil has a mild aroma and taste nuts, alcohol-insoluble, but readily soluble in chloroform or ether.

The health benefits of almond
Almond is claimed have the benefits of accelerating the movement of food in the colon, and prevents colon cancer. Several recent studies linking the almonds with a decrease in LDL cholesterol. Almond also has anti-inflammatory, strengthens the immune system and protects our heart.

Others benefits of almonds

1. Increase blood flow
in many studies say almonds contain vitamin E, unsaturated fats, magnesium, and antioxidants that help in increasing blood flow. Regularly consume almonds also help the health of your liver.

2. good for people with heart disease
a study by Mayo Clinik, almonds is believed to lower LDL cholesterol by 12 percent.

3. Slimming the body
a study published in the International Journal of Obesity revealed, consume a handful of almonds a day, along with a healthy diet, can help burn fat as much as 18 percent compared to those who just restrict the daily menu.

4. Natural moisturizer
pure oil produced by almonds are a natural moisturizer that keeps skin from dryness. This almonds oil naturally provides food and restore the dead skin cells.

5. Strengthen hair
almonds oil also contained the potent role in treating hair loss and promote hair growth.

Although it has many benefits, but for some people almonds can lead to allergies whose symptoms vary from local symptoms (eg contact urticaria) to systemic symptoms (eg, angioedema, urticaria, or also in abdominal discomfort / respiratory). so make sure you or your family are not allergic to almonds before eating.

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Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Sports for Children with Asthma

Wednesday, February 22, 2012
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Parents who have children with asthma would have a major concern when their children participate in sports. Often, parents forbid their children to participate in sports or any activity that can trigger asthma attacks.

Parents should realize that every child still need physical activity to stay healthy and fit. Prevent children doing sports activities in total will hamper the ability of children to be active, learn sportsmanship, and being part of a team.

If you are a parent of a child who had an asthma attack due to sports activities, there are several types of sports that can be followed without having to worry. Some things to consider before exercise are as follows.

1. Talk to your doctor and express your concerns. Doctors can offer tips and guidance on what the appropriate sport for children and how to prevent asthma attacks.
2. Choose the right sport for your children. Some examples of sports that do not deplete energy include golf, bowling, swimming and archery. Do not engage in activities such as running and jumping in order to minimize the occurrence of asthma attacks.
3. Pay attention to your child's asthma triggers, if the asthma appears as cold air, avoid swimming in the pool with a low temperature or jogging in the mountains.

4. If such a child chooses to do basketball, or football, you have to prepare them before playing. Encourage children to bring an inhaler. Inhalers used 15 minutes before activity can help prevent asthma attacks. Be sure to tell the child to rest if he feel troubled to breathe.
5. Talk to the principal or sports teacher about the child's condition. School management usually understand the limitations of children with asthma, so they'll pay attention when the child participate in sports.
6. You can read articles from magazines or the internet to find more information about this case. Additional information will help you choose a safe and suitable sports for your child.

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Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Benefits of Exercise for Bone

Tuesday, February 21, 2012
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Stop the lazy habit of exercising! It turned out that exercise not only burns calories, increase blood flow, but also can prevent bone fragility later in life. Exercise makes bones strong and solid. Physical activity at age 10-30 years is very important. Men who regularly exercise at least three times a week for two decades, have stronger bones than those who did not exercise. Of course this applies to women.

Exercise performed as a youth, will stimulate bone growth, thereby reducing the risk of bone fragility. Actually the future of bones is determined in the children and adolescents period. Besides calcium, exercise regularly will make bones dense, strong and lasting until old age.

In the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, the researchers found an increase in bone density, especially in the hips, arms, legs, and spine in 800 Swedish men aged 19-24 years who diligently exercising. Meanwhile, those who are less physically active during the period of adolescence to young adulthood, is more at risk of bone fragility.

As is known, an increase in bone development during childhood to young adulthood, may reduce the risk of fractures and osteoporosis in the future. Those who can improve or maintain physical activity levels tend to have greater bone and dense on the arms and lower legs.

Almost all kinds of sports good for the bones. Ranging from as simple as jogging, walking, climbing stairs or jumping rope, to exercise such a football, tennis, or basketball. Exercise should be done regularly at least 3 times a week for optimum benefit.

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Monday, February 20, 2012

Tips for a Safe Exercise for Children

Monday, February 20, 2012
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Sports and physical exercise both uses physical and emotional that are beneficial to children. However, participating in sports always carries the risk of injury. Since children's bodies are still growing. Potential injury to the bones, tendons, and muscles is greater than adults.

Growth of bones contain anatomic region known as the growth of a circular (the area of cartilage where bone growth occurs) is much weaker than the surrounding tissue is very susceptible to injury. This means that the injuries resulting in minor damage in adults can cause injury to fractures in the growing child. Children who play sports also have a risk of physical trauma to the spinal cord and neck.

Therefore, to make sport and physical activity are safe for children, parents and coaches can follow these steps to help reduce the risk of injury to their kids:
1. Visit your doctor for a physical check before starting exercise (especially if your kid has a health problems such as asthma)
2. Ensure that all sports equipment and playground are safe and maintained. More than 200,000 injuries occur on playgrounds each year, and the insecurity or counterfeit equipment may increase the risk of injury.
3. Find out about the facilities and coaches in your sport facilities.
4. Try to form groups based on weight, size, and different ability rather than age, particularly for physical exercise.
5. Never force a child to play sports if he/she feels uncomfortable or physically is not possible to participate in that sports.
6. Always look for medical care when the child's injury and interfere with their ability to play.

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Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Jasmine and its Benefits for Health

Tuesday, February 7, 2012
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Jasmine (Jasminum officinale) is a flowering shrub that is widely known for its stunning beauty and charming smell. During this time, people familiar with jasmine flowers merely ornamental plants, cosmetics, and perfume ingredient mixture or tea makers.

More than that, jasmine actually has a lot of benefits as medicine. Jasmine - which is not Aladin's girl friend- is one of the best known herbal medicines in the Mediterranean region and has been used as medicine for centuries.

Many herbal experts realize that the jasmine flowers are rich in natural components such as etheric oils - smelling substances contained in plants.

The important chemical compounds contained in jasmine : indole, linalcohol, acetate benzilic, benzilic alcohol, and jasmon. The content of these compounds when used, it can provide many health benefits.

The benefits of Jasmine for health
1. Jasmine is considered very effective, especially in dealing with sore muscles, joints, and headache.

2. Jasmine is a natural remedy that can be used to stimulate and improve the functioning of the digestive system

3. Jasmine tea is known as a natural tonic that can stimulate all the functions of major body systems and organs.

4. The extract and jasmine tea may help in losing weight more effectively.

5. Jasmine has antiseptic character that can be recommended to treat all kinds of skin infections.

7. Research shows that Jasmine is safe detoxification means that can be used by almost all people to eliminate toxins and cleanse the body.

8. In aromatherapy, jasmine oil can be very effective for treating nervous tension, apathy, anxiety, and more serious neurological disorders.

9. Adding jasmine oil to the mixture of essential oils can treat the most common symptoms of respiratory infection.

10. Jasmine can be used to combat depression and other negative effects of stress.

11. Since ancient times, tea and jasmine oil are known as a strong natural aphrodisiac so these herbal medicine are recommended to increase libido, sexual power, stimulates sex drive, and maybe even treat infertility in both men and women. Jasmine has the effect of making peaceful and comfort for body and mind. With the softness, the smell of jasmine create a romantic feel for you and your partner. Try to serve hot sweet jasmine-scented tea after dinner, which caused calm, it will excite passion in bed.

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Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Coffee and Tea may Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

Wednesday, January 18, 2012
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Consuming coffee and tea effectively reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes. Studies done by researchers from Australia found, the more coffee you consume, the lower your risk of diabetes. Every cup of coffee equivalent to a reduction in diabetes risk by 7 percent.

Evidences show that consumption of coffee, including decaffeinated coffee, and tea separately associated with reduced risk of type 2 diabetes. To study the relationship between coffee, decaffeinated coffee and tea with risk of diabetes, Rachel Huxley from The George Institute for International Health at the University of Sydney and her friends review of 18 studies have been done previously with the involvement of 457.922 participants. Six of the study involves information regarding the consumption of decaffeinated coffee, while the other 7 information involves drinking tea.

Researchers found that those who drank 3-4 cups of coffee a day have 25 percent lower risk of type 2 diabetes than those who did not drink or who drank up to 2 cups of coffee a day. Decaffeinated coffee and tea also showed positive results. Those who drank 3-4 cups of no caffeine coffee per day had a risk of 1 / 3 times smaller than those suffering from diabetes who did not drink coffee. Those who drank 3-4 cups of tea a day had a risk of 1 / 5 times lower than those suffering from diabetes who did not drink tea.

Previously, the caffeine content in coffee is believed to be the source of the positive benefits of coffee. But now researchers have started to reveal that other components, such as magnesium, lignans and chlorogenic acid also played a part. These components, according to Huxley, is useful in regulating blood sugar levels and insulin secretion. This study adds to evidence that diet and lifestyle is an important determinant of diabetes risk further. Although it is still too early to recommend the addition of tea and coffee intake as a way of preventing diabetes, if the findings are confirmed by clinical experiments, then the subsequent identification of the protective components in these beverages could open new therapeutic pathways in primary prevention of type 2 diabetes.

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Friday, January 13, 2012

Benefits of Vitamin K and Its Sources

Friday, January 13, 2012
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When getting hurt, what makes the blood stop slowly? Vitamin K! Imagine if the body lacks of vitamin K, to be sure the consistency of blood flow in the body will be disturbed and when the condition of a lot of blood coming out, the body will be difficult to freeze it.

There are several types of vitamin K include vitamin K1 (phylloquinone), which is the type produced by plants, vitamin K2 (menaquinone) the type generated from the good bacteria in the digestive system, and the last is the type of menadione or vitamin K3 which is vitamin-made for those who unable to absorb it from food.

One's needs for vitamin K are diverse, according to the standard RDA (Recommended Dietary Allowance), vitamin K a person needs depends on their weight. For adults, it takes at least 1 micro gram per day per kg of body weight.

Source of vitamin K
1. Types of green vegetables which have abundant leaves, like spinach, as well as asparagus and cabbage can be an option.
2. Various types of healthy drinks, such as cow's milk, soy milk, and green tea.
3. Types of foods that contain pro biotic bacteria healthy-active, for example yoghurt.

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Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Acupuncture Therapy is Safe for Children

Wednesday, January 11, 2012
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The traditional method of acupuncture is declared safe and allowed its application in children, when performed by a trained practitioner, Canadian researchers said on Monday (21/11), in the online journal Pediatrics.

Researchers at the University of Alberta previously been monitoring data from 37 studies of acupuncture needles for 60 years in children since birth until the age of 17 years. They assessed the relationship between acupuncture needles and varying levels of side effects in children. Found, of 279 adverse events identified, 253 were mild, 1 moderate, and 25 seriously.

Serious adverse events including bleeding, infection, and heart problems and lung. One child may have contracted HIV. But the researchers said the more serious side effects associated with standard conditions of service providers rather than acupuncture technique itself. They concluded that in the hands of trained, pediatric acupuncture is fairly safe.

The technique of acupuncture has been present for thousands of years. The theory of traditional Chinese shows the placement of the needle to help balance the body's energy flow, which is called 'q'. Acupuncture is often used to treat headaches, migraines, back pain and joint pain, cramps, and nausea caused by chemotherapy. Estimate shows 150,000 American children undergo acupuncture each year.

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Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Prevent Back Pain at Work

Wednesday, January 4, 2012
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Back pain seems to has become part of modern life. About 7 out of 10 employees is estimated to have experienced. Back pain is a major cause of days off work, and is the second most common cause of long-term illness in Britain, after stress.

Most cases of back pain is not caused by lifting heavy objects or move too much, but precisely because it is too long sitting in office chairs. Many employees who did not even move from their seats and many others who choose to eat lunch at their desk rather than walking to the cafeteria.

Not only sit that can hurts your lower back, but also the position of bending and poor posture. To prevent the development of back pain due to too long in front of the desk, try the following tips.

1. Relax while sitting in a chair. Make sure your lower back touching the back of the chair.
2. Make sure your feet touching the floor or use a foot rest.
3. There should be space between the front of your seat and the back of the calf.
4. Your hips should be higher than the knee.
5. The arm should be parallel with the level of the elbow or table you use.
6. Use chairs with armrests.
7. Resting on a regular basis. Do not always sit in front of the computer for more than 40 minutes.
8. When it breaks, take a walk or stretching.
9. Remove all unnecessary objects from under the table so you have enough legroom.
10. The same position without a break also increases the risk of neck pain.
11. Position the monitor should be straight and make sure it is directly in front of you, not in the corner.
12. The top of the screen should be aligned at eye level and you do not need to look for, rotate the body, or leaning forward to using it.

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