Avoiding Disease

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Stories about foods and drinks that contribute to or prevent cancer abound in the media. On an almost daily basis, we hear varying reports that eating enough of one thing can significantly decrease your risk of developing a range of cancers, or that just a small amount of something else can greatly worsen your odds.


Lose weight naturally

by on 21/01/2013

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Losing weight is complex: there are usually both physical as well as emotional causes of being overweight and all factors need to be addressed.
You certainly do need to be kind to yourself. Guilt is just not an option! Guilt is a useless emotion. Accept where you are and move forward.

With a simple plan, a desire to get healthy, and a willingness to review regularly weight loss can be achieved like any other aim. Just allow yourself to fail, come up with a new idea, and try again and continue with this approach until you find the route that works for you.


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Losing weight is tricky – there are many factors which conspire against you. So it takes a determined effort, a good plan and a regular review.
Obesity is exploding in the developed world. To keep a normal weight you are going to have to stand out from the crowd. Don’t be part of the obesity epidemic: be part of the cure!
You family may not respond: but you have to accept that. At least be a good example and hope they eventually catch on.


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Enemas were more widely used in the mid-20th century. Indeed, there is evidence of them being admininstered in ancient Egyptian times to the Pharaohs as well as in the far East.
Is there a place for them in modern medical treatment?
Today’s naturopaths see enemas as definitely having a place in modern treatment, whether to treat emergency constipation or to help flush out toxins in various conditions.

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The call to eat “”five a day”” has spread right across the world. Unfortunately there are still too many not listening to it.
The benefits of eating vegetables and fruit (especially vegetables) are massive. And vegetables are not expensive. The main reason people are not eating more is: it takes a bit of effort to change habits.
The more vegetables you eat: the less likely you are to get cancer. That is a fact. Yet even the increased chance of an early and horrible death is is not enough incentive, it seems, to incorporate more of those lovely red and green things (vegetables!) into the diets of ourselves and our children.

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Laughter as medicine

by on 18/01/2013

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Laughter has many benefits for our health – both physical and mental. A lot of this is due to the reduction in stress which accompanies a good laugh.
Sharing laughter always brings us closer and smooths over difficulties. A workplace, for example, with no laughter is a stressful place to be.
Similarly, in our personal relationships. If we can find something to see which will be found funny by all parties the event is bound to bring you closer.


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Alexander Technique teaches efficient use of all of our muscles. In other words, it helps us to eliminate “bad habits” which can lead to aches and pains and muscle strain.
This is important for general posture, for musicians and for sports people.
The main aim of Alexander Technique is to achieve any body position by the minimum use of muscle tension. The elimination of excess and unnecessary muscle tension eases pain and discomfort and can head off long term disabilities including headaches and migraine, back ache and back weakness – leading to slipped discs and so on.


Mercury and Fluoride

by on 17/01/2013

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Mercury is a deadly poison. And the mouth is one of the most biologically active areas of the body. So how can it be that putting large amounts of mercury into fillings in our teeth is completely safe – as the dental associations assert so boldly?
It just beggars belief. It cannot be true.
Similarly, fluoride “falls between arsenic and lead” in terms of toxicity. So why do dentists use this, too, so freely?


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Swine flu, or a variant, will happen over and over again. And because of the cytokine storm it provokes it is hard to treat it.
The evidence for the cytokine storm is that a disproportionate number of otherwise healthy people are dying of this.
One idea for dealing with it is put forward by Professor Art Ayers.


Some proponents of Cat’s claw suggest that it is more powerful than other immune powerhouses, echinacea, golden seal or astragalus.
It does seem that Cat’s Claw is a modern elixir with suggested benefits for all aspects of intestinal problems – from Crohn’s disease to parasites; and many ailments associated with immune system deficiencies.
It is native to the Peruvian jungles where is wraps itself around trees in the rain forest.