Amino acids are chemical structures that build the different types of proteins. Today we know 21 amino acids. These 21 types are separated in two main groups – essential and non-essential. They are both extremely important for the body since they are great sources of energy and prevent the development of cardiovascular diseases.
Food and Devices to Control Snoring
Has your partner been put off due to the cranky sounds that you make at night? Have you become the center of the jokes that revolve around your snoring habits? If yes, then be assured that the tough time for you and your loved ones is over as snoring can be cured with a few simple techniques.
Lactose Intolerant to your Medication?
Lactose is present in more than 20% of prescription drugs and about 6% of over-the-counter medication, especially in birth control pills and, ironically, those that treat stomach acid and gas. Compared to milk and foods measured in grams, medications contain small amounts of lactose measured in milligrams, which is why most pharmacists claim that none or an extremely small reaction will occur.
Local Food = Better Health, for You and the Environment
To me, there are two sides of “healthy eating.” One side is about making sure that you’re getting the proper nutrients – vitamins, minerals, protein, calcium, iron, and all the rest. But the other side has to do with the idea of environmental health: when we eat healthy, we’re not only concerned with our own health, but that of the world around us.
Home Probiotics – Making Your Own Yogurt
We’ve read about probiotics. They’re good for us, they help us digest, and they can even be beneficial in healing illnesses (like urinary tract infections) and restoring the body’s natural systems after a course of antibiotics. One of the best ways to get your probiotics is simply by eating some yogurt.
1 – 888 – Not – Milk
Dr. William Douglass, MD’s The Milk Book has reams of data showing that it’s not the milk, it’s how the cows are treated and what processes they perform on the milk that damages an otherwise healthy product.
2007 Skrewtips Recap: Health Lessons of the Year
It’s usually not until the end of the year when I realize the journey that I’ve endured for the preceding 365 days. 2007 was all about overcoming and accepting health challenges. Most of the time, I was busy making green shakes, or trying to conjure up new ways to get my child to eat broccoli.
Should We Legalize the Sale of Raw Dairy?
States like California currently sell raw dairy on the public market. Some raw foodists are citing the benefits of raw dairy in battling Cancer. Yet, it still remains one of the only food products that cannot legally be sold raw. What will it take to increase our standards of dairy farming so that we can allow healthier raw dairy to be sold?
Cow’s Milk is a White Poison — It’ll KILL You and Your Family
Human bodies are not designed to drink the milk from other animal species. Dr. Benjamin Spock, America’s leading authority on childcare, was one of the first to warn the world against the dangers of consuming cow’s milk. There are so many vegan alternatives to dairy products and they are available in all health food stores and supermarkets.