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Happy Birthday Walter Breuning

Walter Breuning turned 114 years old on September 21.

According to Wikipedia, Mr. Breuning is the fourth-oldest living person in the world and the world’s oldest living male.

Born in 1896, Walter has lived in three separate centuries.

View the video to see how sharp this gentleman still is at 114 – and hear his advice on the simple, natural secrets to living a long, healthy life.

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Low Calorie Diets and Water

A very grueling topic for people to amply realize is when it comes to their low calorie die,t is that they should be drinking more water. Why water?  Why can’t you drink whatever you desire? There is one big reason for this on this type of diet or any diet. All types of drinks, except plain old water (preferably Alkaline Water), have calories. These calories are hidden and are the worst way for you to consume your calorie intake on, for the day. Think about this this. Would you prefer to eat a few more vegetables or fill up on a few more ounces of chicken or would you like to drink a can of soda? When you can in effect learn to give up drinking wasted calories and drink ionized water, you will save yourself cherished calories to use properly in your diet.
When you are dieting, calories are not easy to come by. You truly need to cut them out wherever you can , and that includes calories in the beverages that you drink A can of soda or pop will contain any where from fifty calories well up into the one hunded to two hundred plus range, also they are very high in sodium . Something else to consider is just what are you getting for those calories. You don’t get a full sensation in your stomach so you are still hungry. There is not much of a lasting taste as it is normally gone inside a few seconds.  You do get caffeine, sugars, sodium, and even fats that you definitely don’t need or want .

To make water from an Alkaline Water Ionizer a more tasty option, add something to it.  A uncomplicated yet effective way to do this is to just add some lemon or lime or even vitamin c crystals into your water. You should be drinking about threequarts/litres of ionized water per day. If your not sure how much fluid you consume , each morning fill a container in the refrigerator with three litres/quarts. If you don’t finish it, you haven’t consumed your alkaline water for the day. By the time you have learned to replace your drinks with ionized water , you will have saved consuming a lot of empty calories.

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Raw Diet Help

Nowadays, everyone in the human race are getting attracted towards a good health, they are interested in getting a good health . Diet, Raw Food Diet Plan, raw foods are buzzwords today. Before we fetch with the raw food diet we should know what exactly it is and what benefits will be there for our body. Basically, the Raw Food Diet is a diet that comprises of Uncooked and unprocessed plant foods, like cherubic vegetables, fruits, seeds, nuts, sprouts, beans, grains, seaweed and dried fruits.

The food when heated losses all its enzymes and the quality of food is lowered down and does not help the growth of our body . These enzymes in food play major role in the absorption and digestion of food. Also, cooking can shrink the life force and requisite nutritional prize of food. In general, it is recommended that at littlest 75% of our diet should contain raw food .

Many of us have doubts in their mind ‘why to go for raw food diet’. Let us have a look at Benefits To Eating Raw food diet which will make clear the numerous health benefits of raw food diet.

1.    Weight loss

2.    Increased energy

3.    Improved skin tone

4.    Minimizing the risk of heart diseases

5.    amend digestion

6.    Healthier body

7.   Healthier heart

8.   Decreasing the risk of diabetes

The fat saturation in the raw food is less compared to the fats that are present in the western food diet.  . Also it has high fibre, magnesium, folate, phytochemicals and potassium contents and low sodium contents. Thus it minimizes the risk associated with the diabetes, cancer, and heart diseases. The raw food diet contains large number of benefits that are not present in the normal food diet   Edit this text  . So, why to go for others? Eat food that give you energy and make you healthy and fit.

The risk is reduced for the diseases like diabetes, heart disease with usance of raw food diet. With this intake it also helps in lowering the total cholesterol and triglyceride concentrations from the body which helps in maintaing the health of our body.

Avocado is rich in magnesium that reduces risk of excess belly fat, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and high blood sugar. Some of you might not know that you can also blend an avocado pit in your smoothie. It is packed with very good nutrients. It has the life force. It is very high Qi food! It’s also the highest in soluble fiber. This soluble fiber binds to the fat and excess cholesterol. Then we can lower cholesterol and improve heart function naturally. We can improve the blood circulation by pulling out all the fatty deposits in our circulatory system with the soluble fiber of the avocado seed. Soluble fiber is very difficult to get in our diet. Oatmeal has some, but it cannot compare with the avocado seed. Any heart disease patient must eat the avocado including the seed. Avocados offer a generous supply of healthy fats, vitamin A, alpha-carotene, beta-carotene, and vitamin E. There are tremendous benefits to adding fresh avocado to your smoothie, it makes many of the nutrients in the other foods you eat much more easily absorbed. Vitamin A, vitamin D, vitamin E, vitamin K, alpha-carotene, beta-carotene, lutein, lycopene, astraxanthin, zeaxanthin, and calcium are all 50 to 1000 per cent better absorbed in the presence of fats from avocado. It is not necessary to use a lot of avocado to enhance absorption of fat-soluble nutrients. As little as 1 teaspoon of avocado is enough. Avocados are high in good fat, but they also deliver a day’s supply of magnesium, and half a day’s supply of fiber! The avocado smoothies that are very popular in Vietnam, the Philippines, Malaysia, and Indonesia are made with sweetened condensed milk. You can make a dairy-free version with almond, coconut, or rice milk. For a traditional Mexican avocado smoothie, sweeten with agave nectar. Use a half to one whole fresh avocado for every two cups of milk or milk substitute to make an avocado smoothie. For flavored smoothies, use half of the avocado for every two cups of milk or milk substitute with peaches, mangos, pineapple, or any kind of berries. Really the friut added is totally up to your taste and the consistency of the smoothie. As they say “Have it Your Way” season to taste so to speak. You will quickly develop your own recipe and hopefully learn to love avocado smoothies and avocados daily as they are one of the planets most delicious and nutritious foods.

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    Eating to Live-Living to Eat!

    At the core of the wholesome meal may be the fact that you are consuming not just for the enjoyment of eating – but for the truth which you have to consume to survive!

    Nicely, we all know that, but regrettably, couple of of us truly put it to practice.  In fact, the vast vast majority of us often consume what we really feel like consuming, as opposed to what we should be consuming.

    Enough from the lecture though – the stage is the fact that your real objective of consuming ought to be to obtain nourishment from the food that you’re consuming. What’s much more, you ought to be conscious that different types of food can provide various types of nourishment.  Depending on this, it would seem to create sense that the really first step you’d have to take would be to make sure that you are getting sufficient nourishment.

    To complete so is tough, especially considering which you, like most people, probably only possess a very basic idea of what your entire body actually needs. Do not worry although – it is not heading to be a large impediment, and truly, we’ll be fixing that soon.  For now though, let us get back to the main stage at hand, and that’s really more to do with the truth which you don’t wish to be eating bland, tasteless, but ‘healthy’ food.

    Should you believe about it a minute although – you’ll realize that we’ve really been talking about something that interconnects with just that. Think about it this way: Now which you know that your body requirements particular kind of nourishment, from certain kinds of food, and that’s the only thing you truly have to be concerned about.  Why does your food have to become bare lifts?

    Could it not be totally possible to construct a tasty meal out that fills out all the nourishment needs of the human entire body? Exactly where does ‘blandness’ even come into play, considering that it doesn’t truly affect the nourishment that a meal can supply?

    Of course, yes, you don’t know enough concerning the different types of food that provide nourishment just yet, but we’re slowly working our way in the direction of that.  And now which you have realized how essential it is, let us begin searching into it much more deeply, shall we?

    Healthy Food Healthy Life w/Jamie Oliver

    “In the next 18 minutes when I do our chat, four Americans that are alive will be dead from the food that they eat.”

    Jamie Oliver delivered that powerful opening line at this year’s TED conference. But who’s Jamie and why should you listen to him? http://www.jamieoliver.com

    jamieoliver2Jamie cares. He cares about the health of his children, and your children. He cares about the health of this nation, and all nations. He cares about making a difference in the epic fight against obesity and diet-related disease.

    And Jamie’s no ordinary bloke. He’s an accomplished international chef. But more importantly, he’s a charismatic, honest, and impassioned leader at the helm of a global movement to revolutionize food and health.

    Here’s Jamie in his own words – delivering the most important message on healthy food and life, ever.

    There is much to learn from Jamie’s insights and opinions. Here are the bits I believe to be the most profound, organized by theme. Please share your favorites in the comments below.
    Unhealthy Truths:

    * “Your child will live a life 10 years younger than you because of the landscape of food that we’ve built around them.”
    * “Fact: diet related disease is the biggest killer in the United States right now, here today.”
    * Obesity costs the United States 10% of its healthcare bills = $150 billion/year; in 10 years this cost will double = $300 billion/year

    The Health Revolution:

    * “There needs to be a new standard of fresh, proper food for your children.”
    * “We’ve got to start teaching our kids about food in school, period.”
    * “Under the circumstances, it’s profoundly important that every single American child leave school knowing how to cook 10 recipes that will save their lives.”

    Healthy Responsibilities:

    * “The big brands, the food brands, need to put food education at the heart of their businesses.”
    * “You can care and be commercial. Absolutely.”

    Healthy Hope & Inspiration:

    * “I profoundly believe that the power of food has a primal place in our homes that binds us to the best bits of life.”
    * “I believe, truly, actually, that if change can be made in this country beautiful things will happen around the world. If America does it I believe other people will follow. It’s incredibly important.”

    Jamie’s Wish & Your Call-to-Action:

    Jamie concludes his talk with his wish…

    “My wish is for you to help a strong, sustainable movement to educate every child about food, to inspire families to cook again, and to empower people everywhere to fight obesity.”

    Let’s all help Jamie bring his wish true by spreading his idea onwards. Of course, by helping Jamie succeed we greatly help ourselves and our loved ones live healthier, happier lives. And that’s entirely the point!

    So please share!
    Written on 5/10/2010 by Matt Gartland. Matt is a healthy lifestyle geek extraordinaire. He writes at Healthy Lifestyle Design (HLD), where he unleashes his passion for remarkable and unconventional living propelled by amazing health. Follow Matt on Twitter and join the HLD Tribe on Facebook.Photo Credit: nertzy

     

    Chlorella/Sea Vegetables-Wonder Foods Wonder Drugs?

    I cannot say enough about the wonderful vegetables of the sea, I mainly ran into their wonderful benefits by accident, while trying to find natural ways to rid the body of mercury toxicity,  from old mercury amalgam  dental fillings and the environment. I have have had allergies and skin problems all the way to back to when I was very young growing up in the Windsor,  Ontario area. Very industrial and right on the Detroit river we even used to swim in it as kids …..yuck now ;-(

    Anyway, a couple years back my teeth starting chipping, and exposing the metal fillings to my gums, and within a few month’s, my heavy metal symptoms got worse, and, I have been tingling everywhere ever since. This led me to natural heavy metal detoxing, which led me to the herb cilantro, and chlorella, considered, to be the best natural form of removing metals from the human body, without drugs.

    I have not 100% verified the link below but it seems just like a good information site .

    That being said I tend to agree with most of what I read there so I thought I would leave it to your discretion.

    http://www.chlorellafactor.com

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