Maintain Good Health with Living a Healthy Lifestyle. Be Free from Injury or Disease.

Stop health decay by adopting healthy living habits. Prevent or minimize the risks of illness by making a few simple lifestyle changes

What are the Easiest Foods to Digest? Part I

Food to eat when having gastrointestinal problems or conditions.

easy digestion

Eating constitute a great part of our life and it turned the way we eat and the food we pick have a big impact on the way we look, feel or even the way we behave.
While there are heavy foods for our stomachs to digest, the good news is that there are easy to digest food too and it is plenty.

Easy to digest food must be known especially if you’re suffering from viral infections, if you have chronic digestive conditions or gastrointestinal system issues. Remember that the simpler the better. Foods that are difficult to digest exacerbate the gastrointestinal symptoms associated with many of the digestive conditions.

What should include an easy to digest diet?

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First Aid – Proper Reaction in Time (electric shock, burns, drowning, heart failure and more…)

Learn how to react in different life situations in case of electric shock, burns, drowning, heart failure and more…

first aid electric shock, burns, drowning, heart failure

First aid is the kind of treatment you give for sudden injuries. Any normally intelligent person can carry them out. All it takes is the ability to make definite decisions and the courage to follow them through. Any lack of decision may be fatal.

Burns:  when young children are burned by hot liquids, stoves, radiators, fire cracks, irons, gas fires, and sunburn.

1.    Immediate application of ice or the coldest water you can get will often limit the extent of damage.

2.    After the cold treatment, you may gently sponge the area with soap and warm water, then apply a vaseline dressing. Bandage this firmly in place.

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Tips for Healthier Eyes

Rules and recommendations for those concerned about their eyes health

Tips for Healthier Eyes

Eye problems could arise from nutritional deficiencies or they could be a symptom of problems elsewhere in the body.

For example blurring of vision could be due to high blood pressure or diabetes, under eyes dark circles could be due to anemia, yellowing of the eyes due to jaundice.

Recommendations for healthy eyes:

•    Drink a glass of carrot juice everyday. It is rich in vitamin a, calcium, iron and a whole lot of essential nutrients which help to detoxify the body and cleanse the blood.

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Obesity, Its Constituents and Ways to Fight It

How can obesity affect life and health and how lose pounds while staying healthy?

obesity affect life and health

Obesity is the most common nutritional problem in the United States.

What is the cause of obesity? There is a certain metabolic interrelationship between the various tissues and organs of the body. There is also a cyclic condition in the body with regard to food intake and the rate of breakdown of stored food in the body. Most of the stored food in the body is stored as fat and protein. The source of the fat and protein is either the diet or the liver. Protein is stored in muscle tissue; protein build-up in muscle tissue is only through growth in children. In adults protein buildup occurs through muscle building repetitive exercise.

The cycle of fed and starved state is an ongoing situation throughout life:
When the fed state predominates over the starved state, obesity is likely to result. There are many factors that influence the length of each of these states, below are some of them:

1. Level of Physical Activity 2. Hormones  3. Emotions  4. Genetics

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Food Safety and Protection from Bacteria Causing Digestion Problems

Tips on How to Keep Cooked or Uncooked Products as Safe as Possible

Food Safety and Protection from Bacteria

Summer is the time for family reunions, road trips, summer vacations, and days off. Cooking out always brings out family, friends, and neighbors following the lingering aroma of charcoal and chicken, and the sounds of the radio blasting.

As we eat together, laughing and sharing stories, swatting away flies and mosquitoes that can spoil a great cookout, we often do not think about bacteria, which could spoil it also.

Salmonella, Escheria coli, Campylobacter, Clostridium, Staphylococcus, and Listeria are toxins that can grow in your food and destroy your event. These pesky little bacteria can cause symptoms like diarrhea, stomach pain, headaches, muscle aches, exhaustion, dizziness, nausea or vomiting.

Remember these tips to keep your products safe:

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Preventing Dehydration and Heat Illnesses

As high heat and humidity scorch the country, emergency physicians are sending out their annual alarm about the dangers of dehydration and heat illness. Every year hundreds of people across the country die as a result of heat-related-causes, but the good news is that education may be the key to saving lives. Every summer the number of heat-related emergency visits soars because people don’t recognize the seriousness of symptoms caused by heat. All of us need to be careful, especially children and the elderly; dehydration and heat illness can lead to heat exhaustion, heat stroke, and in some circumstances, the heat can kill.

Heat-related illnesses are 100% preventable. Research shows that many of us simply don’t drink enough, especially when active in the heat, which explains why many heat-related problems like dehydration occur.

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What factors have a greater impact on our health and what can we do in order to influence, improve, change or avoid some of them?

Key factors that have been found to influence people’s health include:
Gender Social environments Genetics Healthy child development Income and social status Healthcare services Working conditions Education Social support networks Personal health practices Culture
A research has found three interdependent fields as key factors of an individual’s health.
The first is lifestyle and includes the aggregation of personal decisions that may contribute to or cause illness or death.
The second is environment or all external maters related to health over which the individual has little or no control.
The last is the biomedical factor or all aspects of health including physical and mental, developed within the human body as influenced by genes.

The maintenance of strong health is achieved through different combination of physical, mental and social well-being.
The maintenance and promotion of health is achieved through different combination of physical, mental, and social well-being