Benefits of Olive Oil – Homemade Skin Care and More!

Olive oil comes from the Olea Europaea tree.  This tree is found, mostly, in the Mediterranean basin, Asia and Africa.  It grows approximately twenty-six to forty-nine feet tall, has a twisted trunk, small white flowers and silvery-green, oblong shaped leaves.  It has a study and extensive root system. Olive trees are very hardy, drought, disease…

The Pros and Cons of the Oatmeal Diet

The oatmeal diet is a weight loss program that at its most extreme has you eating nothing but oatmeal for a week and slowly introducing back other foods while still eating oatmeal to lose weight. More moderate versions use oatmeal as a replacement for things like pasta, bread and other more fatty grains. What are…

Fit and Fat?

When you see an overweight person, do you automatically assume they couldn’t possibly be fit? While carrying too many pounds can be a signal of current or future health problems, it isn’t necessarily that way for everyone who is overweight. Health professionals define overweight as a body-mass index (BMI) between 25 and 29.9, and obesity…

First Aid for a Heart Attack (Myocardial Infarction)

According to the World Health Organisation, Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) is the leading cause of death worldwide. Heart attacks make up a significant proportion of these deaths. Being able to quickly recognise the signs and symptoms of a heart attack is incredibly important, as early medical treatment significantly improves the prognosis. What is a heart…

Food Poisoning and Specific Ways to Handle It

Food poisoning occurs when a person takes in food contaminated simply by bacteria, parasites or even virus. It may also happen whenever one eats meals that are not really ready, prepared or foods that are usually not handled properly during the process of preparing them. Symptoms of food poisoning After a person consumes poisoned foods,…

Some Infant Formulas Contain Omega 3

Are you aware that Omega 3 DHA is being added in the infant foods? Top experts recommend the addition of both, omega 3 DHA as well as omega 6 AA in the infant foods. This recommendation came from a group representing 11 different countries. Although breast feeding is considered to be the best, but if…

Being Free From Anxiety Disorder

Curing anxiety disorders can be very challenging. So challenging in fact that curing anxiety disorders need nothing less than the patient's full intention and commitment as well as a good cognitive therapy program. For curing anxiety disorders, the cognitive therapy should also be supplemented by self help from the patient. Curing anxiety disorders will be…

Pleurisy Symptoms

Pleurisy is an infection of the pleura, the delicate membranes separating the lungs from the chest wall. It is usually the result of a virus infection, but it can also be caused by pneumonia, a chest injury, inflammation of the pericardial heart lining, a blood clot of the lung, and, rarely, lung cancer. Pleurisy root…

Food Poisoning and Specific Ways to Handle It

Food poisoning occurs when a person takes in food contaminated simply by bacteria, parasites or even virus. It may also happen whenever one eats meals that are not really ready, prepared or foods that are usually not handled properly during the process of preparing them. Symptoms of food poisoning After a person consumes poisoned foods,…