The recommendation to drink six to eight glasses of water daily to prevent dehydration is a “thoroughly debunked nonsense”, says an expert.
There is currently no clear evidence of benefit from drinking increased amounts of water, according to Margaret McCartney, medical expert with the National Health Service (NHS), yet the “we-don’t-drink-enough-water” myth has endless advocates.
The NHS Choices website states: “Try to drink about six to eight … full story
Watermelon, apart from being rich in nutrients, has been found to lower pre-hypertension, a precursor to cardio diseases.
Assistant professor Arturo Figueroa and Professor Bahram H. Arjmandi of the Florida State University conducted the study on the health benefits of watermelon.
They found that extracts of watermelon, given daily for six weeks, lowered blood pressure in a group of pre-hypertensive men and women aged between 51 and 57 years, reports … full story
Correct timing to take water will maximize its effectiveness to Human body.
Two (2) glass of water - After waking up - Helps activate internal organs
One (1) glasses of water - 30 minutes before meal - Help digestion
One (1) glass of water - Before taking a bath - Helps lower blood pressure
One (1) glass of water - Before sleep - To avoid stroke or heart attack full story
Dry skin is characterized by dull and rough appearance. Some individuals are born with dry skin, while others develop it over time, due to a host of factors. Dry skin tends to age faster as it lacks the necessary oil and moisture to keep skin soft and supple.
Individuals may develop dry skin due overexposure to sunlight, harsh climatic conditions like severe cold or heat, or artificial room heating or cooling. An improper skin care regimen, especially … full story
Water is the most needed chemical compound of our body. Without the daily necessary amount of water our body functions would be forced to shut down. The human body is anywhere from 55% to 78% water depending on body size. To function properly, the body requires between one and seven liters of water per day to avoid dehydration; the precise amount depends on the level of activity, temperature, humidity, and other factors. Most of this is ingested … full story
The immune systems are defending our body many diseases are responsible for prevent entry into our body undesirable and dangerous individuals (viruses, batteries, allergens ...). When one of those diseases get into our body, immune come on alert and prepare defense strategies where they see 2 situations:
1 - Meet the villain because he had entered before, our defense system has stored all the information sheet on who is, where it tends to attack, … full story
Do easy ways to lose weight exist? Everyone knows that diet, lowering caloric intake, and exercise, increasing the number of calories you burn, combine into a formula for losing weight. But sticking to the diet is the hard part. It won’t be easy, but with a little work it sure is easier. Here are some tips to make it easier. Keep a daily log of everything that passes your lips. Writing down everything you eat and drink, even water, will help you … full story
Read this article before you consider paying for your drinking water. Wouldn't it be nice to stop poisoning ourselves with polluted or unhealthy drinking water? I, for one, felt that I would love to find a source of safe inexpensive drinking water. (Ideally, I'd love to turn on the tap, and out it would flow!) Whether it's curing cancer with magnets or herbal wonder-remedies or Vioxx, we've all seen the fantastic claims people make about their health … full story
Skip the steroids and head to your pantry cupboard. It could be that all your eczema-ridden skin needs is a good soak, a warm wrap, and a ton of TLC. Here are some easy home remedies that you can whip up yourself to relieve your itchy eczema and to calm your body and soul along the way.
* Oatmeal Bath – Soothe dry skin with an oatmeal bath. Oatmeal is known to reduce inflammation of the skin and cut back on itchiness and redness. And it’s cheap … full story
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