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The best diet

Low-fat, low-crab, high protein…, approaches are several but what works? millions of people struggling with the weight and probably have treaty with all diets, but with little success.

Dr. Frank Sacks, professor at the Harvard School of Public Health and principal author of a new study published in the journal New England Journal of Medicine, whose results confirm that a diet is no better than another, when it comes to the weight loss, because no matter where derived their calories, provided and when you eat less.

We have a very simple and practical message for the people, “it is not the type of diet that applies to succeed in weight loss, but that is the amount of food that one leads to his mouth,” says Sacks. Read the rest of this entry »

Esofagealcancer related with alcohol consumption

The flushing would be an indicator of increased risk caused by alcohol, in relation to suffer esophageal cancer, something that in the Asian communities is very marked, researchers reported on the hopes to increase awareness of this trait inherited expressed through the flushing.

Since it is directly related to a third of the population of Japan, China and Korea, because it offers valuable information on health.

Alcohol is a well-known risk factor for a variety of cancers, including the esophagus and more serious even.

Many people takes a little red color if drinking too much, it is a facial flushing motivated by a small amount of alcohol, which is due to a deficiency in an enzyme that helps metabolize the alcohol, called ALDH2.

People with a serious enzyme deficiency often do not drink because makes them feel very badly, in addition feel nauseated and palpitations. Read the rest of this entry »

Acidity and heart burn

The Burning of stomach is a common theme in the world today that receives the name also acid reflux, gastric reflux, GERD ( gastro esophageal reflux disease) are terms hears all the time and that basically means the same.

The term acid reflux describes a chronic disease and acidity is the symptom more frequent, if you suffer from heartburn frequent, therefore your doctor may diagnosis with the acid reflux disease.

Meanings of different terminologies in this connection:

The acid reflux describes a flow of ascending acid the stomach to the esophagus and burning of stomach describes a burning sensation that feels behind the breastbone, that occurs when stomach acid are put in contact with the lining of his esophagus.

GERD is a chronic disease in which it suffers from acidity several times a week and also often the acid reflux starts to damage the esophagus. Read the rest of this entry »

Meditation and your health

Many of the meditation techniques require one to sit still and silent. But the tune in which we live every day and stress that accumulate hinder that maybe we can achieve that false.

The Active Meditations were created by Osho, the well-known spiritual master Hindu, dedicated to teaching to address since different angles the issue of the development of human consciousness, to reach the degree known (in many traditions) of the lighting.

What we are trying to them, is that consciously express and experience emotions and feelings often repressed, and to learn and implement the art of observe our standards of conduct daily in a new way.

These meditations may be accompanied by breathing exercises and body. This will help us to change our axes.
Do not require previous experience and is for people of any age.

It is to change the vision Antigua and monotonous that we have of the things, without having checked throughout the time, if still should sustain it.
To look really each thing is happening in our lives, deeply or not superficially as every day. Read the rest of this entry »

What is diet alkaline ?

A diet alkaline is a diet that emphasizes, in varying degrees on fresh fruit, vegetables, roots and tubers, nuts and vegetables.

It’s History:
Our ancestors hunter-gatherers consumed a diet very different from what is typical today, because the diet is based in minimally processed foods, but with the advent of agriculture, the western diet was changed completely, as:

* The Grains were introduced in the diet after the emergence of stone tools, of refined grains or flour after the invention of the milling.
* Milk, cheese and other dairy products were introduced with the domestication of animals.
* The salt consumption increased when the technology, the process and the transport were made possible.
* The meat consumption increase with the breeding of animals, also its largest increase occurred with the arrival of the technology that allowed feeding livestock in an efficient manner with the grains, allowing the fattening faster, and leading to higher consumption.
* The sugar consumption increased since the beginning of the Industrial Revolution. Read the rest of this entry »

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