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Healthy Food

To put a good food is necessary to consider details often unknown. The food should be balanced and should consume food of the five core groups forming the food pyramid.

The starches are in cereals, pasta, bread, vegetables C (potato, sweet potatoes, and corn) and pulses, and troop complex carbohydrates, protein, iron, B vitamins and fiber.

The vegetables and fruits of station and of different colors, troop vitamins, minerals and fibers. The milk are milk, yogurt, milk cultivated and cheeses of all kinds, provide calcium, protein of excellent nutritional value, matches and vitamins A, B, B2.

The red meat lean meat, chicken, fish, shellfish, luncheon meats meager and eggs, troop iron, zinc, vitamin B12, B2, B6, niacin, magnesium, and proteins of high nutritional value. Read the rest of this entry »

Pollution and Lung Cancer

The newly discovered free radicals that adhere to the small particles of atmospheric pollution could cause lung damage and even lung cancer, report researchers.

Confirmed in other investigations, the discovery may help explain why non-smokers develop diseases related to tobacco as lung cancer, said the principal investigator H. Barry Dellinger, professor of environmental chemistry Patrick F. Taylor of the Louisiana State University.

For years it is known in the existence of free radicals in the atmosphere and these atoms, molecules and fragments of molecules can cause damage to the cells. It was believed that these particles, which can be produced by the combustion, lived less than a second and then disappeared.

“I found that the particles generated by the combustion contain free radicals who survive in the environment,” said Dellinger. “When the radicals are associated with particles, can exist apparently indefinitely”.

These free radicals are remarkably similar to those found in the tar cigarette, Dellinger said. “The inference is that a person can get the same diseases related to the environment if exposed to the fine particles of air or cigarette,” he warned. Read the rest of this entry »

How To Combat Low Back Pain ?

When we spent several hours a day sitting, it is likely to finish with back pain. The low back pain is the result of the muscle tension in the lumbar region, due to bad posture or movements inadequate.

But the causes of low back pain are not there. Perhaps neither rest enough nor you take the necessary time to relax and exercise. Even, a poor diet also plays a role in this problem.

So don’t wait until you prove insupportable! Learn how to combat the low back pain.

Adopts a good posture. Nothing of rare positions to sit! Be aware of your body. If you are in a rigid position, remedies to the moment the tension in the muscles. Sit properly, with the back straight and supported on the back.

Make the appropriate movements. When lift something very heavy, beam force with your legs bending your knees and keep the back right. Use backpacks instead of bags to distribute the weight throughout the body.

Keep the light to the front. Placed the screen of your computer well in front of your eyes. You have to keep your head in high, since the low back pain begins with the tension in the neck muscles.

Sleeping well. One of the best positions to sleep is the fetal position, i.e. sleep on your side with the legs bent. Placed a cushion below the knees to reduce tension in muscular the lumbar region. Seeks enough rest. Read the rest of this entry »

Cough Treatment

The cough is the way that is our body to eliminate the foreign substances and the mucus for our lungs and respiratory tract. Usually productive and we should not be eliminated. However, it is sometimes so severe that makes it difficult breathing and prevents us from rest. In such cases we give you a series of tips. Through them learn how to cure the cough.

- Prevents the dehydration. The liquids can help to dilute the secretions and squid a sore throat. For dry cough opts for hot water with honey, tea or lemon juice. If it is a child under one year you should not give honey.
- Uses pillows to raise your head during the night.
- Takes a pill for the cough to alleviate a sore throat.
- If you are with cough abandons the tobacco.
- Avoids exposing to smoke, dust and other contaminants.

In addition, there are two types of cough: expectorants, and suppressants.

The expectorants help dilute the mucus, making it more single elimination. Using an expectorant if you cough with thick mucus and you have difficulties in spit it out. The suppressor, on the other hand, will help you to control or remove the cough. Work best when we have a dry cough and upset that keeps us awake. Read the rest of this entry »

Do You Know About Renal Failure ?

The kidney failure is the condition in which the kidneys fail to function properly. The kidney failure is described as a decrease in the leaking of the blood gfr. Clinically, this is manifested in a creatinine serum high.

The kidney failure is the final stage of the deterioration slows the kidneys, which is a process known as nephropathy.

Diabetes is the most frequent cause of renal failure, and constitutes more than 40 percent of the new cases. Even when the drugs and the diet can control diabetes, the disease may lead to nephropathy and kidney failure. The majority of diabetics do not develop a nephropathy serious enough to cause kidney failure.

Treatments:

* When the disease is well advanced, the treatment becomes a dialysis, which is the method to eliminate waste products of the blood in which the dissemination leads toward the liquid dialysis. In this treatment is necessary to increase the consumption of proteins, as they are lost around 20 gr (almost 50 per cent of the protein required in 1 day) in a treatment of 6-8 hours. Read the rest of this entry »

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