Category Archives: General health

DEFEATING DISEASE: TRAVEL SAFE

Mountain climbing in Nepal. Scuba diving in Honduras. Gorilla watching in Rwanda. If you don’t travel, you’re reading only one page in the book of life. But if you do travel, you’re at risk for diseases virtually unheard of in the good old United States. “Of the 20 million Americans who leave the country each […]

6 TIPS FOR PREVENTING IMPOTENCE

For some individuals, impotence results from unavoidable accidents or injuries. Scientists have also identified certain genetic factors as being instrumental in many of the physical conditions associated with impotence. For all of those men, prevention is beyond their control. Most men, however, do have several options when it comes to preventing dysfunctions such as impotence. […]

HEART ATTACK

Four High-Risk Factors For Having A Heart Attack (1) Diet— foods that are high in saturated fats and cholesterol (mainly from animal fats) increase the risk of heart attacks. (2) People who eat large amounts of salty food have a higher risk of high blood pressure and heart attacks. (3) People who live sedetary lives […]

YOUR OWN ORGANIC GARDEN

For many people, planning a garden is a source of great enjoyment. How and when a garden is planted is the key to getting the most food savings, as well as to the quality and quantity of the harvest. So the prime objective should be a well-planned, well-planted, well-cared-for garden that produces a good yield. […]

LIQUID DIETS

Liquid protein diets—also known as “fasts” and “Very Low Calorie Diets” (VCLDs)— are liquid formulas which contain a relatively high proportion of protein. This type of diet takes in no solid food for up to 16 weeks, just several flavored protein drinks per day. The diet supplies a total of 400 to 800 calories per […]

SHOULD YOU TAKE MINERAL SUPPLEMENTS?

Most people get adequate amounts of minerals from their diets and have no need of supplements, which are available over-the-counter in liquid or tablet form. Iron is the most commonly used mineral supplement. It is used to treat iron-deficiency anemia and is often needed by women who are pregnant or who are breastfeeding. You can […]