Swine flu is a respiratory ailment that affects pigs seasonally, and although cases of transmission to humans have occurred in the past, it usually didn’t spread past just a few people. However, now the infection has begun to affect larger numbers of apparently healthy people.
Fasting with only water is the most challenging form of fasting. Fasting, though, is the ancient and traditional way to turn the focus back to your body and its physiological needs. In particular, fasting on only water is the fastest way to detoxify your body and help it restore its functionality.
Many kinds of toothpaste out on the market today contain Fluoride as a preventative anti-cavity measure, along with harmless ingredients like baking soda and inactive matters. But did you know that by using toothpaste that contains fluoride, you might be contributing to some serious future health problems in you or your children?
There are plenty of drink myths out there – what’s good for you and what’s not are easily confused as drink companies label their empty calorie-laden, corn-syrup filled liquid candies with labels like “antioxidant” and “all-natural.” But it’s healthy to choose fruit juice, right?
Many people have discovered that the low-calorie, low-in-fat fad that has made its way to every aisle in the supermarket has one major caveat: these foods don’t leave you feeling full for long. Here are some great naturally filling food and drink options that can be found in any grocery store.
Alkaline water has a pH level greater than 7 and is also called ionized water. The term pH refers to the potential for hydrogen as it determines a certain quantity, referred to as hydrogen ions in the water. Among the ‘claimed’ benefits of switching to alkaline water are that it helps to neutralize the (over) acidic condition of a person’s body, and being an anti-oxidant, it may improve resistance to oncoming diseases.
Alkaline or ionized water is different from normal tap water because of its higher pH level. The proponents of ionized water claim that it becomes a very powerful antioxidant that cleans up harmful radicals coursing through your bloodstream. It is also claimed to help in reversing degenerative diseases including cancer.