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How Common Is Fluctuating Blood Pressure?

We all know about dangers of hypertension, however recent studies have pointed out that it is actually pressure fluctuations, not just high blood pressure, that is most ominous. It is no longer just hypertension as previously thought, but erratic blood pressure that causes most of the cardiovascular accidents. Strokes, heart attacks, shortness of breath, sudden weakness, and falls can be traced back to excessive cardiovascular swings.

Cardiovascular statistics in developed countries are not favorable. Heart disease is the number one cause of death in North America. And since one third of all adults have hypertension we only can ponder how many people actually “suffer from” the bigger danger, circulatory ups and downs.

The answer is surprising, but hopefully not scary. Fluctuating blood pressure is common to ALL of us. We all have it regardless whether we are actively looking for it or not. Yet I must clarify. It is not just any fluctuations, but erratic fluctuations that should concern us. So, although we all experience fluctuations we first must distinguish the good from the bad or, to be more exact, the erratic from the normal. Only then we can make any conclusions about our heart health.

Healthy circulation is dynamic and intelligently responsive. It changes according to time of the day and adjusts to different circumstances. For example, healthy blood pressure goes up during exercise and then down during sleep. It goes up during laughter and down again during meditation.

Healthy heart should never keep the numbers at 120/80 mmHg. Blood pressure that does not change is a sign of a seriously compromised circulation. In fact, the numbers should swing effortlessly from hypertension to hypotension if life demands it. Here are just two examples.

  • It is normal to get into the hypertensive zone when lifting heavy objects
  • It is normal for healthy people to go into hypotensive zone overnight.

However, not all fluctuations are good. Some are a sign of compromised health. Here are just a few examples of such:

  • The numbers drop on standing; in a healthy body they should go up when one stands up
  • One has white coat syndrome; this indicates difficulty coping with stress and increases chances of developing hypertension in the future
  • The numbers keep low during the day; this may substantially increase dementia risk; hypotension has many negative long-term effects including hearing loss, glaucoma, depression, and anxiety.

We are being told to measure blood pressure while sitting, but by the time we find something wrong with the numbers at rest, we have likely missed at least a decade of circulatory problems. With heart diseases being so widespread it would be foolish not to know own heart details in advance.

Don’t count on your doctor to give you an early warning. It will not happen. The term “erratic blood pressure” has not been entered in a medical dictionary as of yet. And as it is with every “just discovered” phenomenon, early detection of such is near impossible. Today when health care practitioners are looking mostly for hypertension, fluctuating blood pressure is left unnoticed.

Three Most Common Causes For Low Blood Pressure

Poor circulation and low blood pressure is more common than generally believed. As health practitioners and patients keep focusing on hypertension, hypotension is usually overlooked or dismissed. Yet, many of us may be experiencing blood pressure dips without being aware of it.

Sporadic bouts of fatigue, chronic exhaustion, frequent yawning, daytime sleepiness, mental dullness, poor memory and even brittle nails all may be signs of insufficient circulation.

The causes of hypotension may vary from person to person and depend on genetic, environmental and circumstantial factors. However, many of those can be controlled, provided that the individual is aware of them. Here is a list of just three most common controllable causes for low blood pressure.

    • Dehydration: Experts say that one should drink 8 glasses of water a day, yet despite this straightforward advice we frequently end up below the guidelines. It is because many of us rely solely on the sense of thirst. Yet, thirst has been found to be consistently unreliable. It simply cannot be used as a hydration gauge.

 

    • Nutritional deficiency: Everyone knows that nutrition is a very important determinant of health. Heart cannot pump without energy and blood cannot flow without being propelled. For that you need nutrients, and lots of them. Yet, a multivitamin won`t do in this case as crucial macronutrients for blood flow must come from food, not from pills. Among the most vital circulatory macronutrients are: sugars, electrolytes, and protein. These three are responsible for increasing blood pressure.

 

  • Adrenal fatigue: Stress, worry, and grief are very hard on the body and if prolonged they may lead to adrenal fatigue or even adrenal exhaustion. Fatigued adrenals alter production of hormones and neurotransmitters which in turn cause changes in the blood flow. Adrenal fatigue is largely an under-recognized phenomenon, although its extreme form called Addison`s disease is a well-known to health practitioners reason for chronic hypotension.

The above conditions are three most common reasons for low blood pressure. Fortunately, they are also easily reversible, especially if one works with a qualified health care provider that is capable of detecting the causes, determining the needs, and also the one that will be assessing the progress.

Causes for hypotention however, are not limited only to dehydration, nutritional deficiencies, and adrenal fatigue. There are also other reasons. Among them are: hidden blood loss, anemia, nervous system failure, dysautonomia, food sensitivities, POTS, and others. Regardless of the underlying reasons follow these four simple circulatory boosters below, so you can experience an immediate improvement in your well-being:

    • Keep on drinking plenty of water and if possible drink it extra cold. Cold water has been shown to boost circulation to the same degree as coffee does.

 

    • Do not skip meals; low blood sugar that results from non-eating can contribute to hypotension

 

    • Add a pinch of salt to food; sodium lost during digestion and sweat must be replaced. Insufficient sodium contributes to low blood pressure and chronic fatigue

 

  • Adjust your diet to support adrenals; adrenals need large quantities of vitamin C. Add oranges, grapefruit, kiwis, and lemon to your diet to ensure a good supply of this nutrient.

What Is Blood Pressure and Why Should I Care About It?

Blood pressure is the measurement of the force created by the pumping of the heart as it sends blood through the blood vessels of the body. The blood vessels which are called arteries are the pathways that send blood to all of the organs of the body. When the heart pumps, it pushes blood out of the heart into the arteries. This pressure when the heart contracts is called the systolic pressure. When the heart relaxes after each contraction, the pressure inside the heart falls and valves opened to allow blood to go into the main pumping chamber (ventricles). This is called the diastolic blood pressure. A typical pressure might be 120/80 with the 120 representing the “systolic” pressure when the heart contracts and 80 being the “diastolic” pressure when the heart is relaxed. We measure these pressures in millimeters of mercury which is abbreviated “mmHg”.

We care about these numbers because high pressure (“hypertension”) can cause damage to blood vessels (from big arteries such as the aorta to small arterioles that go to the very small capillaries). High blood pressure can and does damage all of the arteries but causes particularly noticeable havoc to the arteries of the heart, the brain, the kidneys, and the eyes. When blood is too high, the force of the blood causes direct damage to blood vessels and leads to such problems as heart attack, stroke, kidney failure, blindness and actual blood vessel rupture. So we care about high pressure because we want to prevent all of these problems. By controlling blood pressure along with fixing other risk factors such as high cholesterol, excess weight, high sugar and smoking, over years, the arteries avoid the damage and patients tend to do much better.

Two misconceptions are common about high pressure (“hypertension”). First, many people think that when doctors refer to “hypertension”, that we are talking about someone who is anxious (too much tension). While it is true that anxiety and stress can raise blood and cause hypertension, the term “hypertension” doesn’t refer to someone who is tense. People who are perfectly calm can still have hypertension.

Second, many people think that they can “feel their blood” but in most cases, high blood pressure is a “silent killer”. Specifically, people may have headaches that they think is caused by their pressure and say that they can feel when their pressure is up. Basically the anxious feelings or pain due to the tension headache (often due to contraction of the muscles of the scalp) may cause the high pressure. So the high pressure and stress or pain may be associated but usually the blood pressure does not cause the headache (unless a blood vessel has ruptured which is usually severe and fairly dramatic and not the run of the mill headache).

 

Heart Surgery And The Pain Management You’ll Need

Heart surgery is a serious surgery, that isn’t anything you don’t already know, right? After all, you wouldn’t be reading this right now if you or somebody you know wasn’t about to have a heart surgery. And you’re probably curious as to how painful this will be during and after, and you should know, it’s going to be pretty painful. But your doctor will put you on a pain management regimen before you’re discharged.

However, by discharge time, your pain will be at a mild to moderate level, because if it isn’t, then your doctor most likely won’t release you. You’ll be prescribed pain management medication when you go home, be sure to take it as instructed. This is prescribed to assist you in getting up and moving around. Don’t worry about being addicted to it as long as you take it only as prescribed.

Then when your appointment for follow-up comes around, your pain level will be at a minimal level by then. There are patients that have expressed concern about chest and shoulder pains, causing them alarm that it may be angina. This is understandable and you shouldn’t hesitate to call your doctor if you do experience this pain.

However, this is typically nothing more than your bones and muscles aching. Again, don’t be afraid to call your doctor, though! Better safe than sorry.

With effective pain management medication, you will heal faster and in comfort. This medication you’re prescribed will keep possible complications risks minimal too. Believe it or not, you will be up walking around quick because your doctors will a physical therapist teach you breathing exercises. Those exercises will get your strength back sooner and they are also good for pain management.

Where Will The Pain Be Felt?

During your recovery period, you’ll feel burning, pain, or pressure in your chest and especially around the incision site while the tubes are still in place. When the doctor and nurses remove the chest tubes, you’ll have some discomfort and you’ll find it painful as you begin to move around and when you a cough, sit up, walk.

You will have pain in other areas as well. Your throat will be scratchy and sore from the breathing tube that was inserted during your surgery. If the doctor took an artery or vein from other areas of your body, you will have some pain there as well. And you’ll have some soreness and stiffness from lying down during your surgery and while you were in ICU. Again, your doctor will prescribe pain management medication and treatments that will ease the discomfort and pain.

Incision Area Numbness

Some patients have complained about having temporary numbness in their arm, chest, hand, or leg where an arterial line was inserted. This is completely normal and will improve over time. It can take months for some people and others just a few weeks. This happens because of the manipulation during surgery to the nerves.

Controlling and Monitoring Your Pain

Once the anesthesia you are under has worn off in the ICU, you will be given pain management medication by an IV line and after you are returned to your room your pain management medication will be in pill form or a suppository if you’re unable to swallow.

Or you may be kept on an IV line for another day or two. The nursing staff will keep regular checks of your vitals and ask you about your pain level so they can keep you comfortable following the doctor’s orders for pain management medications.

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Proof That Butter Is NOT a Heart Risk

Butter is not bad for you, and it does not increase the risk of developing heart disease, research has found.

A major study by scientists from Tufts University in Boston, Massachusetts, has shown that eating a tablespoon of butter a day has no ‘significant’ link with heart disease and strokes.

The study also found that butter could even marginally help to reduce the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes.

The research is one of the biggest studies ever conducted on the effects of butter on health. This dairy product has for long been accused of being ‘bad for you’.

The results of the study add weight to demands for an end to the ‘demonizing’ of all saturated fats – not only butter.

The study follows reports in June 2016 that the UK Government is reconsidering its advice to ‘restrict saturated fat intake’. This is due to two other studies also having found no link to heart disease.

For over thirty years the public has been warned by official health guidelines to avoid eating butter and full fat milk. This advice was given in the hope of reducing the number of deaths from heart disease and stroke.

First issued in 1983, the UK population was asked to significantly reduce its saturated fat intake. Now that advice is changing, no doubt much to the relief of the dairy industry.

There has been steadily growing evidence that saturated fats are not to blame for heart disease. In fact there has never been any real evidence.

Indeed, some experts claim that the 1983 guidelines have actually ‘increased’ obesity levels by encouraging the consumption of more and more carbohydrates. With the disaccharide fructose being added to many processed foods, the suspicion now is that this particular sugar is the main cause of the obesity epidemic.

The Tufts University study analysed the results of nine other studies published since 2005, from a total of 15 countries. In all, nearly 640,000 adults were covered.

The scientists found that a daily serving of butter of roughly a tablespoon was associated with only a 1 per cent higher risk of death. However, butter consumption was found to have no ‘significant’ association with any kind of cardiovascular disease. It has no link with coronary heart disease or stroke.

A smaller sample produced results indicating that eating butter every day was associated with a 4 per cent lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes. However, the researchers did say that this needs further investigation.

The scientists ended their report suggesting that their findings support only minor changes in public dietary guidelines on butter consumption.

It appears that health scientists are at last beginning to ask ‘serious’ questions about the reliability of current health guidelines. High levels of obesity do not just happen; they are caused by the foods people are eating.

Man-made products such as polyunsaturated spreads and cooking oils are looking like the chief causes of illnesses such as heart disease and stroke. Butter, especially that made from the milk of grass-fed cows has far more nutrients than any man-made alternatives.

Is it really no wonder that butter should no longer be demonized?

The Causes Of Heart Disease And Lack Of Cure By Modern Medicine

Heart disease just didn’t develop out of nowhere to that extent as is today. There are more medications available now than ever before. Yet illness and heart attacks are increasing and not being cured with all its expert knowledge and the many available increasing drug medications. When you look at the skills of our surgeons around the world, they are able to remove organs from one body to replant into another most successfully. Which is a wonderful achievement and yet there is no cure for simple high blood pressure.

When a medication described for high blood pressure and the patient is on the same medication or similar still years later, or for the rest of his life as many being told, surely this is not a cure, is it? There is information, statin drugs don’t lower blood pressure nor prevent heart disease. If drugs would be so good why is heart disease still the number one killer today? High cholesterol is often talked about by the medical profession, is it really such a big issue though? It just has become an endless parade of pills used only to treat symptoms, not to cure. Doctors don’t read independent research reports; they only read drug companies sales literatures. Why is it that drugs don’t cure? There is a very good reason for this but it is not a humane one. There is little or no money in cures and prevention. The goal is not to cure, instead to treat people with expensive patent drugs over a long period. Preferably as long as they live because that’s where the big money is.

Cholesterol

In a cholesterol study in Japan, researchers couldn’t believe to find the highest deaths occurred in people with the lowest cholesterol levels. One of the major studies published in the journal of critical care have found that reduced cholesterol and triglycerides levels caused a 90 percent increased risk of death within 30 days of following a heart attack. Another fact come out of this which found people taking statin drugs to lower cholesterol were over 80 percent more likely to develop diabetes. Also a survey taken by a cancer research centre of 900 women aged 50 to 70 who been taking statin’s for 10 years or longer has doubled the risk of breast cancer.

Heart Attack

As in cholesterol, this been confirmed, LDL cholesterol does not cause heart disease. According to findings the most people who die of heart attacks and strokes have normal and low levels of cholesterol. What that also means a high level of cholesterol is not necessary the reason for a heart attack. So the theory of cholesterol and heart disease is mostly false.

However, the trigger of heart disease, cholesterol may indirectly be involved in heart disease because of a change in nature of one of the LDL cholesterol particles. What this means, LDL cholesterol being made up of two types of particles, A and B. Type A is described as a fluffy buoyant particle that safely moves around the arterial. It will do no damage to the lining of the arterial walls nor will it be making any arterial plaque. However, type B is a smaller particle. It is most prone to oxidation, and when this happens it becomes sticky. Because of its sticky effect it can embed in the lining of the arteries. Plaque is starting to build and damages the arterial linings, which becomes blockage to the arteries. This is where inflammation creates free radicals. This in turn damages the linings of the arteries and oxidizes the LDL particles. This is the combination needed to set the arterial plaque into motion. Inflammation is like an octopus with its tentacles and the cause for many chronic diseases.

About Cure Rather Than Treatment

Alternative health has gained momentum over the years because it prevents illness and is better in curing the core problem. This is what you can do to protect your heart and health in general. The fact is, and there is no denying of it, the most sickness is food related or the way food is prepared; this can also include how food is grown in some cases (GMOs).

Limit and avoid processed foods as much possible, which contain refined vegetable fats, sugars and chemical additives. Avoid all sugary drinks that include most fruit juices. A very important point to always keep in mind to avoid anything that has sugar. Sugar is the culprit, not salt as thought over the last few decades of misinformation, although don’t use table salt, only natural salt. Most of our wheat today has a chemical that damages your gut flora and can trigger many chronic diseases.

Include in your diet plenty of fresh organic vegetables and fruits, the more the better. You should have also such foods as fatty meats, butter, cream, and cheese, at least in moderation. These won’t hurt you. Animal fats neither raise cholesterol nor causes heart disease, nor will it make you obese; our body needs fat. Make sure your body stays hydrated, don’t force down water but drink plenty when thirsty and the odd glass between meals, not with your meal. Get moderate exercise at least four to five days per week, even just go for walks. Avoid extreme exercise as this can increase inflammation and free radicals that can damage your arterial linings and oxidize your type B LDL particles.

We all could be much healthier if we learn more, gain knowledge, find out what the body needs because the body is able to do its own repairs.

My name is Josef Bichler I have a passion for wellness and showing others how to live healthy lives. I have corrected my own health problems with the use of alternatives only. I have helped many others achieve their health objectives through lifestyle changes, the meaning of right supplementation and understanding the benefits of eating healthy. For more ongoing health information subscribe to my free weekly

Naturally Fight Back Against Heart Disease

Heart disease is a complex and important topic, especially for Americans. Being the number one cause of death in America, it is optimal to be informed about ways that you can naturally prevent your risk of developing some form of heart disease. The sad thing is that many Americans don’t realize the extensive damage they are doing to their bodies until it is too late.

Heart diseases can include: hypertension (high blood pressure), heart attack, arteriosclerosis, or even a stroke. Many people develop these diseases because of a long history of eating poorly. An average American gets about 57% of his/her calories from polyunsaturated oils or refined cereals. Behind grains, the third calorie source of calories is sugar or high fructose corn syrup. This type of diet contributes to inflammation and oxidative damage.

Below are 5 tips you can use to naturally fight back against heart disease.

1. Change Your Diet: Making an intervention in your diet can be a great starting point to combating heart disease naturally. Eating lots of grains, hydrogenated oils, sugars, salty foods, processed foods, meat & poultry, and dairy products can have negative long-term effects on your diet. It’s crucial to supply your body with a lot of plant-based foods to give your body the essential nutrients it needs while also helping to alkalize your body.

2. Reduce Your Stress: This may seem like it is easier said than done, but there are many ways one can easily reduce stress. First, identify what makes you stressed and then eliminate it or channel that energy towards something like yoga, meditation, or Tai Chi. You can also increase your daily intake of magnesium, as it helps to naturally lower stress. You can take a magnesium supplement, or you can incorporate magnesium-rich foods like bananas, avocados, spinach, raw almonds, pine nuts, cashews, lima beans, chickpeas, or Swiss chard into your diet.

3. Exercise: When it comes to the health of your heart, it is important that you are getting proper circulation. A little exercise goes a long way to helping to promote circulation and reduce high blood pressure. It’s important to exercise daily. Start off by incorporating a daily walk into your routine. Make a scheduled time every day to exercise and stick to it. If you are limited by knee, hip, or back injuries, try swimming, yoga, rebounding, or using a recumbent bike. Aim for 40 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity when you exercise if you want to lower blood pressure or cholesterol.

4. Get Down To The Essentials: Essential oils, which can have a wide variety of healing properties, can help decrease inflammation or other symptoms that are common in patients with heart disease. Depending on your condition or symptoms, you can use essential oils like frankincense, ginger, lemongrass, lemon, or helichrysum. You can massage these oils into your body, or you add them to baths in order for your skin to absorb their properties. If you have hypertension, consider taking an Epsom salt bath with lavender oil to lower stress levels.

5. Get Garlicky: Garlic is a powerful herb, plain and simple. It has incredible anti-inflammatory, antiviral, and antibacterial properties that have been known to aid over 150 different illnesses. Not only does it help reduce build-up in the arteries, which is common for arteriosclerosis patients, but it also may lower your risk of getting a heart attack or stroke. Garlic

Heart disease is a serious epidemic in America, but you can fight back against it or prevent yourself from developing it if you follow these steps. Additionally, you can consume plant-based foods that are high in B vitamins, omega-3 fatty acids, and vitamin D to stay healthy and promote circulation. Let us know how these tips worked for you and contact us if you have any questions about how Dherbs can help you combat heart disease.

 

Your Guide To Naturally Healing Your Body

Let’s be honest. With all the prescription drugs, antibiotics, painkillers, and antidepressants, in combination with unhealthy diets comprised of lots of meat, dairy, and processed foods, it makes sense that we get sick or develop medical conditions. It’s amazing that we don’t sick more! But we don’t have to live like this. You can take steps to heal yourself naturally before medication is an absolute necessity.

Just think for a second: your body can naturally heal itself. If you fall and scrape your elbow, it will bleed, scab, and then your skin will repair the wounded area. Think of the poor diets and overconsumption of unnecessary medications as a fall that we have taken. Our bodies have the abilities to repair themselves, but we need to take actions to naturally help the process.

Diet and Lifestyle:

Your diet is the thing that can make or break your health. If you are eating a lot of sugar, salty foods, junk foods, processed foods, meat, or dairy products all the time, you can develop health problems such as obesity, heart disease, or even diabetes, all of which are continually rising health issues in America. Add little to no exercise on top of a poor diet and it’s a recipe for disaster. The problem is that people aren’t aware of the damaging effects of the foods they are eating.

Staying healthy can be as simple as eating a lot more fruit and vegetables, cutting out high quantities of meat, limiting dairy consumption, and avoiding processed foods. Let food help you on your quest to health. If you eat real food (veggies, fruit, whole grains, and nuts & seeds), you don’t have to take vitamins and minerals, which may have added chemicals you aren’t aware of. The foods deliver you the essential nutrients your body needs. Combine that with about 30-60 minutes of exercise five days a week and you’ll be well on your way to a healthier life.

Healthy is a Mindset:

Living healthy is more than just eating an apple or salad once a week. It’s more than doing a cleanse and then reverting back to old habits. While a cleanse helps detoxify the body, it doesn’t mean that you’ll be healthy even if you start eating fried foods and things like candy or chips again. Being healthy is about understanding how you can use food, herbs, and natural remedies to your advantage. For instance, eating dandelion greens can help cleanse the liver and decrease inflammation, cranberries help cleanse the blood, and apple cider vinegar can be used to take off moles and skin tags. It’s amazing what you can do with what is naturally available to you.

Lack of Movement is Crippling:

Unless you are walking around through the eyes of your phone and playing Pokemon Go, people have no problem sitting down and watching television or movies for hours everyday. Exercise becomes a lingering thought in the back of your head, but gets flushed away with the release of a new TV series. In addition to this, sitting down at a desk job, for instance, can take a toll on your health. Your posture can suffer, and that can cause chronic neck and back pain. And sitting can promote laziness, which means you aren’t getting outside and absorbing much-needed vitamin D.

We at Dherbs believe in our products. They are 100% plant-based and don’t contain any chemical additives. They are designed to set you on a path to a healthier life. They are a way for you to rethink your way of life and discover what healthy living truly means. We wouldn’t sell our products if we didn’t believe in them. In a world of distorted health views and misinformation about medicine, we assure you that our products are genuinely natural and can aid in your path to proper health.

The Dangers of Smoking and Pregnancy

Even though pregnancy is a natural condition, women should be aware of the risks that pregnancy may face and also they need to be always in touch with their doctor in order to have an uncomplicated pregnancy and a healthy baby. In addition to this, pregnant women should avoid certain things that may harm their baby’s life.

For example, smoking is a dangerous habit that not only is harmful for adults but also the health of the unborn babies can be seriously affected. Moreover, smoking during pregnancy is related with premature delivery, breathing problems and severe disease among children, such as asthma.

Furthermore, a woman should think better before having a baby and try to quit certain bad habits, such as drinking alcohol, medicines which may harm the baby and moreover smoking. What is more is that pregnancy is a great moment for quitting smoking in order to prevent future tobacco-related health complications, such as lung and heart disfunctions and even cancer.

Even though, the future mother reduces the frequency of smoking, the danger is still present for the unborn baby. So, by reducing the number of cigarettes, a pregnant woman tends to inhale more deeply and take more puffs to get the same amount of nicotine as before.

Much more, by smoking, the nicotine and carbon monoxide reach not only to the mother’s body but also the baby through the placenta. This nocive substances prevent the fetus from getting the nutrients and oxygen needed to grow. Much more, the baby can take the nicotine from the breast milk and in some cases, smoke can lead to severe complications.

Taking all these into consideration, a future mother should be aware and informed regarding all the things that may harm her pregnancy. A proper healty life and the lack of smoking and alcohol is important to preven the risks that dangerous substances may cause to the mother and the unborne baby.

Is This The Best Weight Loss Supplement Available Today?

People who are trying to lose weight have often tried many various methods to shed the pounds. No matter what they try though, the weight just will not come off. Does this sound familiar to you? If so, you should definitely consider this healthy new weight loss supplement called Lipitrex.

Lipitrex has a 4-in1 forumla which helps with, the controlling of appetite, the decreasing of fat, the increasing of metabolism, and the increasing of energy. It is also 100% natural, with all 10 ingredients combining to produce a product which promotes healthy fat loss.

You are probably wondering what exactly are these 10 ingredients of lipitrex. So here they are:

Vitamin B5 – To burn dietary fats and carbohydrates.

Vitamin B6 – Encourages fats and proteins to work more efficiently.

Caffeine – Enhances metabolism by burning fatty acids for energy.

Chronium – Aids the burning of fat and promotes lean body tissue.

Magnesium – Helps to energise the body.

Citrus Aurantium extract – Helps to increase metabolism. Also increases the rate at which fat is released from the body.

Plinnothin – Stimulates the release of hunger suppressing hormones.

Conjugated Linoleic Acid – Interferes with the enzymes responsible for depositing and storing fat. Also helps decrease abdominal fat, and build lean body tissue.

Licorice extract – Supresses adominal fat and has anti-diabetic qualities.

Guarana extract – Promotes fat and weight loss.

Lipitrex has beeen specifically designed using these ingredients to give the product optimal fat loss performance. Also because all the ingredients are 100% natural it does not come with the side effects that other weight loss supplements have, such as, nervousness, tremors, diarrhea, and a racing heart.

The product is easy to adminster, with 3 capsules needed to be taken a day. For optimal reults it is recommended that Lipitrex is taken for an 8 – 12 week period. When combined with exercise and a healty diet, Lipitrex can help you lose the weight you have always wanted to get rid of.

Love, Life and Laughter

Essential Ingredients to Good Health!

Love, Life & Laughter – Sounds wonderful doesn’t it?

Have you ever really thought about the true meaning of each of these valuable words; in your words only; solely relating to you.

Let us exam “Love” first. I believe, and you would probably have to agree, you can’t have Life and Laughter successfully without the most important “Love”.

To Love is to be Loved first. You know the saying “Love, love your brother, as much as you love yourself”. Well it is true. If you don’t LIKE who you are, which really is a stronger verb than LOVE then you really have less chance of liking or loving someone else very much at all. So how do we do this ‘LOVE YOURSELF’ or ‘LIKE YOURSELF’ thing successfully.

First and foremost you must make sure the relationship you have with yourself is unconditional. Don’t BEAT yourself up over small insignificant things. None of us are perfect – all of us have faults, just some more than others. We must learn to accept every aspect of “ME” (YOU) – every simple tiny detail. We don’t necessarily have to like everything, as that allows room for a CHANGE – IMPROVEMENT even. That’s a good thing; a Healthy Thing.

“Love doesn’t erase the past, but it makes the future different.” as quoted by Gary Chapman in THE FIVE LOVE LANGUAGES. Therefore be open to the fact that you will perform acts you utterly dislike about yourself and regret will be a major possibility, but if you recognise these acts and forgive yourself of them, then you will be able to move forward, thus making your future different. We must Learn from our Mistakes and make every mistake benefit our future. Don’t waste mistakes with regret – prosper with excitement of a lesson learnt improving everything in your path for tomorrow. Life really is an amazing adventure and if we look at every moment of it with excitement, even in the tough times, we will succeed.

So accept yourself unconditionally, love yourself unconditionally, & enjoy your life unconditionally. This brings me to the next point.

‘LIFE’ – Fun, Disaster, enjoyment, disappointment, laughter etc. etc. As different a life each one of us has from the other, we all experience many different angles to many different situations. How we deal with those completely satisfying or disastrous situations is the crucial point to the destiny of our “LIFE”!

A positive outlook on a negative situation can only make the unwanted, hard to deal with situation, much easier to resolve, not to mention, live through. A positive outlook on a positive situation can only enhance the outcome by 150% at least. Both situations end up with a much better ‘MOVE FORWARD WITH A SMILE OF CONTENTMENT’ outlook on Life.

Which leads me to the next paragraph “LAUGHTER”. This, I believe, is the Cream on Top of the whole recipe to Good Health; the essential ingredient that sits up high oozing down through all the above, flavouring, sweetening and softening all to a totally, healthy blissful life!

Laughter is the medicine that makes a healing power totally possible. The old saying ‘It takes more effort to Smile than to Frown’ only enhances the fact that a wiser person is a happier person. If you have the energy and willpower to smile and laugh through the most difficult and life stretching moments, you have the very recipe for great wisdom, strength, positive ingenuity, and a total understanding of the meaning of LOVE, LIFE & LAUGHTER!

Take all of the above and gulp it, swallow it and completely digest it into a healty love and life stream, which will only result in complete satisfaction of your heart. Try the Special Recipe of Life – it really does work!

It’s Up to Parents to Curb Childhood Obesity

Parents of overweight children are well aware of how frustrating the problem can be.  They quickly realize that no matter what they do at home to help their children lose weight, those efforts can quickly be thwarted as soon as your child leaves the house and is exposed to the various external pressures that are beyond their control.

As soon as children begin attending school, they enter that system and daily routine that takes up many years of their lives.  Things are not the same at schools as they were when these children’s parents were in school.  There is far less time spend on physical education and recess time has shrunk as more and more requirements have been added to academic curriculum.  When I was growing up, physical education classes (P.E) took place at three times a week and lasted for an hour to two hours.  Additionally, we had a couple of 30 minute recesses every day.  Today, P.E. is a once or twice a week activity, and frequently only lasts 20-30 minutes.

Combine this lack of physical activity with a poor diet, which is common at most school cafeterias, and the fact that childhood obesity numbers continue to grow should come as no surprise.  Most cafeteria food has minimal nutritional value and is high in bad, refined carbohydrates.  The healty foods that are available (salads, for example) are not the kind of things that many kids opt for, and even though some meals include fruits and veggies, it often isn’t “cool” to eat them.

As easy as it may be to point the finger at schools, the truth is that they have been limited by decreasing budgets and stricter academic requirements.  The bottom line is that it is up to the parents of these children to fight the problem – either on their own or with the help of something like a weight loss camp.

At a weight loss camp for kids, children learn how to choose healthy foods for their diet.  They learn fun ways to exercise and get active.  They also learn about the potential negative health consequences associated with being overweight – things like heart disease, diabetes, and so on.

While weight loss camps can be perfect in many cases, it is also important that parents do what they can at home.  Parents need to ensure that the food they serve their children is healthy and that they provide opportunities for their children to exercise.  Encouragement is also important, as kids that have developed bad habits over the course of many years will be unlikely to make an instantaneous switch.

While parents can’t control everything that goes on away from home in their child’s life, they can control some things.  Taking the steps to educate themselves about healthy living habits for youth and considering weight loss camps are great ways to get started.  I doubt many of us work for employers who serve us square meals every day and provide planned physical activities for us, so it is imperative that parents establish healthy living habits in their children today.

David Kraft is a freelance author with many areas of specialization. He promotes healthy living for today’s youth and provides information about teen weight loss camp. You can learn how his camp is not a fat camp in the typical sense.

Every Other Day Diet Reviewed

What is The Every Other Day Diet (EODD)

The Every Other Day Diet is a complete and very comprehensive diet plan. More of a long term eating plan really. It encourages steady long term weight loss of 2lbs a week and a permanent change in eating habits. It is based on sound nutritional and scientific ideas. It is simple to follow and does not need any calorie counting, weighing or measuring. It has a psychological input where you are encouraged to think about and change your attitude to food and to your body. It allows you to eat all your favourite foods on ‘feed’ days which curbs cravings and stop that feeling of diet deprivation. The program uses the SNAPP eating plan which I explain later.

What Do You Get for Your Money?

The Every Other Day Diet is great value for money in my opinion. Alongside the 119 page Handbook and 120 page ‘Radical Fat Loss Blueprint’ you also get five other free bonus books – Perfect Posture, Cholesterol Lies, Hormones 101, Skinny Mini Meals, Female Power, and No Struggle Plan and audio interviews with Kelli Calabrese – personal trainer of the year.

The book is divided into:-

1. Introduction – which covers the topic of ‘useless supplements’, what to expect and the benefits of the program such as increased energy, ease of preparation, all foods are available and accelerated ‘on going’ fat loss.
2. Chapter one covers the history of fat.
3. Chapter two exposes the myths and lies of the diet industry.
4. Chapter three shows us the keys to fat burning.
5. Chapter four explains the building blocks of the EODD.
6. Chapter five explains the SNAPP system of eating.
7. Chapter six covers the five plans: the primer plan, lifestyle phase one, lifestyle phase two, extreme plan and ultimate plan.
8. The conclusion brings it all together.

120 page ‘Radical Fat Loss Blueprint’ gives you the option for a faster weight loss plan if you want to speed things along with more exercise. Once you sign up you get all masses of nutritional advice, tips, recipes and special offers and support from Jon Benson himself.

Who Is It For?

The Every Other Day Diet is for people who want and effective long term diet or eating plan. The author calls it a “lifestyle solution” which “delivers consistent results…” I would agree whole heartedly having tried the diet myself. It re-educates your eating habits which means the effects of this diet plan will be long lasting. It is for people who like to understand the principles behind things and think about what they are doing. You can do as much or as little cooking as you like. There are delicious recipes to follow if you enjoy cooking. Shopping is easy with no special foods required. It suited me as it included exercise which is the best way to keep your metabolism high, spirits up and shape up too. It used the 9-2-5 exercise protocol where you complete 9 minutes in the morning, 2 in the afternoon and five in the evening. Simple, quick and effective.

How Does It Work?

The basic principle of the diet every other day plan is that you alternate ‘feed’ days where you eat more regular food with ‘burn’ days where you eat less. This means that the overall calories you eat balance out so that over the week you eat less than you need and so lose weight. Also your metabolism doesn’t get used to surviving on less and so slow right down. The every other day diet plan is NOT a quick weight loss diet, there are better quick weight loss diets on the market. But if you want to diet healty and maintain your weight, the Every Other Day Diet is the best diets for weight loss I have found.

This was a problem I had when I was trying to lose weight. I got to the stage where I was eating practically nothing and exercising like a maniac but still not losing. That was until a trainer at my gym suggested I eat MORE as my metabolism had effectively shut down! The foods you get to choose from are wide and varied. For example, chicken, turkey, lean beef, shell fish, all fruit and veg, wholegrain breads, bagels, rice, oats, beans and lentils, cottage cheese, nuts. You can use butter and oils sparingly, and non fat milk products too.
What is SNAPP?

SNAPP stands for Shake, Nuts, Apples, Protein and Produce.

Basically, this is what you need to eat on a SNAPP or ‘burn’ day. The portions depend on your height etc. It is all clearly explained in the book. A delicious shake made from the recipe sections such as a pineapple and banana energizer, nuts and up to three apples, a dish containing protein with unlimited salad and vegetables, berries for desert, chopped produce i.e vegetables such as celery and peppers. A glass of wine with dinner is permitted if you want one. On ‘feed’ days you eat all the food from the SNAPP days and can add a meal from the feed meals in the recipe section or add you own choice of foods. Not too much Pizza and Ice-cream though! Just enough to not feel deprived!

Pros and Cons

If you need a quick lose weight diet regime for a special event say, this is not the way to approach things. There are quicker acting diets for the short term on the market. There is a lot to read-if you want to understand the principles behind the diet although you don’t need to of course! It will be just as effective anyway.

This a great value for money program which works if you want long term permanent weight loss. I felt energized throughout and I liked the exercise component. It is easy to use, prepare, uses everyday foods and I found that once I got the hang of it I did things automatically, like taking my apples and nuts with me! The program can’t fail to work if you follow it.

 

The Amazing Health Benefits of Wine

Wine is one of the most popular beverages in the world. Each country in the world has its own way of making wine. It is an important drink during celebrations, events, rituals and celebrations throughout the world. Most health conscious people take wine for better digestion.

Because of the taste and alcohol that is present in wine, many people like to drink wine. This is actually good. Beneficial effects of wine can be favorably gained through slight or moderate consumption.

The healthful effects of wine are a subject of debate and great study. In the US, there is a significant increase of the sales in red wine. This was initiated from health news reports coming from France.

The French reports stated that there is a lesser incidence of coronary heart disease in France than in USA. This was quite surprising for US dieticians considering that the traditional French diet has high amounts of saturated fat. Experts suggested that this could be due to the significant consumption of wine by the French.

Studies, though, have shown a J curve association between wine consumption and heart disease. This means that heavy drinkers and those who never drink wine have higher chances of having heart diseases. However, slight drinkers have a less risk. Moderation is always the key to good health.

Another healthful effect of wine that is being theorized is that moderate consumption of wine can improve a person’s resistance to cancer. This is especially true for red wines. There is evidence that red wine contains a lot of polyphenols that are responsible for cancer prevention.

Many researchers have observed that a chemical called resveratrol is responsible for the healty effect of red wine. This chemical is naturally produced by grape skin in reaction to fungal infection during fermentation. White wine, though, has less resveratrol because of the absence of grape skin during fermentation. Resveratrol is both cardio-protective and chemo-protective, as shown in animal studies. Aside from this chemical, red wine also contains antioxidants and flavonoids.

Red wines from southwest France and Sardinia, Italy have high levels of the compound procyanidin.. Procyanidin helps suppress the production of a peptide called endothelin-1 which is responsible for constricting blood vessels.

If too much wine is drunk, however, the consumption of alcohol can have adverse effects. That is why people are always cautioned to drink wine in moderation.

 

Celebrate Mother Nature

Mother Nature provides us with so many splendors. She supplies us with life, beauty, nutrients and sustenance to blossom. For instance, trees blooming in spring are phenomenal sights, the sun setting on the horizon will render one speechless, skin that radiates inner peace & happiness is beyond beautiful.

We need to celebrate what is given to us naturally. We are exceptional individuals that are equally unique. That is a gift from the “Mother”; we should value our blessings and not abuse them. Our Creator provided us everything that we needed to survive on earth. Now, I am sure we have all heard this time and time again and why should this time be any different? Well, if you think about it from a logical position it is the only reply that makes sense. So, today let’s say, “thank you” and I will do my best to care for what I have been given!

Today, there are so many beauty/body products on the market that contain harsh chemicals that cause deliberate damage to our skin, hair and nails. It is time that “we” as consumers know what we are spending our hard earned dollars on. But, more importantly, it is imperative that we know what we are being sold (learn how to read ingredient labels). Most consumers don’t realize that their skin is the largest organ and that approx. 60% of what we put on our hair, skin and nails is absorbed into our system. Our skin needs to be cared for like your heart, kidney’s, liver and other vital organs. See, without skin we can’t live! Let your skin thrive and use products that are exceptional for your skin. After all, you deserve it!