Older Americans Need Protein to Keep Muscles Strong

The type of protein you eat matters just as much as the amount. Substantial amounts of protein can be found in meat, fish, eggs, dairy products, legumes, nuts, and seeds. Some vegetables also contain generous amounts of protein—for example, broccoli. Whey protein is a particularly good source of protein to consume after exercise because it contains not only high-quality protein, but also extremely high amounts of leucine, which is particularly important for muscle growth and repair.

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By Dr. Mercola

Proteins are found in every cell in your body. These chains of amino acids are important for repair, maintenance and growth of cells, and are essential for healthy muscles, organs, glands, and skin.

As protein is broken down and used up in your body, you must replace it by consuming protein via your diet. There’s no question that eating enough high-quality protein is essential to good health, but in the US most people eat more protein than they need.

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):1

“…most adults in the United States get more than enough protein to meet their needs. It’s rare for someone who is healthy and eating a varied diet to not get enough protein.”

As you get older, however, this isn’t necessarily true. As you age, your muscle mass and strength begins to decline at an accelerating rate…

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14 Practical Reasons to Stock a Bottle of Castor Oil at Home

It’s said that castor oil is just as effective as anti-fungal drugs in treating common infections like ringworm, jock itch (tinea cruris) and athlete’s foot.

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By Dr. Mercola

Many of you are probably familiar with castor oil as the go-to concoction that old-time healers recommend for a wide range of ailments — from constipation to colds and fever, and even as treatment against parasitical worms.1 Castor oil is claimed to be one of the best remedies there is.

I have previously written about the mysteries — and potential health uses — of castor oil, and despite having minimal research backing up its potential medicinal effects, I do believe that there are notable benefits from using this versatile oil.

It’s one of the most well-known natural remedies with a long enough history to at least warrant greater scientific exploration — nevertheless, a little careful at-home experimentation before using it wouldn’t hurt.

The Uses of Castor Oil Date Back Centuries Ago

Castor oil is made by pressing the seeds of the castor plant (Ricinus communis)…

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The Ketogenic Diet Versus The Paleo Diet

Carb Detox: The Ketogenic Diet Versus The Paleo Diet

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Ketogenic diet (Keto diet, Atkins diet)

Strategy for weight loss

What is a Ketogenic Diet? – Ketogenic Diet Definition

This is a diet for weight loss that works by limiting the total calories and reducing the carbohydrates in your daily meals. The most popular ketogenic diet is the Atkins diet. With this type of eating the protein foods are consumed in significant quantities and so are the fat foods as well. The product of oxidation of the fats are ketones, hence the name of this regime. Carbohydrates are reduced to insignificant amounts.

Ketogenic Diet foods:

The preparation of the food plan for this diet largely consists of foods high in protein and high in fat and low in carbohydrates. Good examples of such foods are:

  • meat fillets, ham
  • egg proteins, to every 7-10 egg whites it is desirable to add 2-3 yolks
  • full-fat cheeses, cottage cheese
  • white…

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Kombucha assist with digestion, support the immune system, and are necessary for countless other physiological functions. Hippocrates, commonly known as the Father of Modern Medicine, said, “All disease begins in the gut.” Conversely, health begins in the gut and kombucha can help.

One tip, Make your own at home, very easy.

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6 Kombucha Health Benefits Your Gut Is Begging For

by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFMPublished on September 20, 2016, Last Updated on September 21, 2016

Two glasses of kombucha. Kombucha is made from bacterial colonies and holds a significant amount of live probiotic strains.

Well known as a good source of probiotics, kombucha is a sweet tea beverage fermented with yeast and bacteria. It is commonly called the “immortal health elixir” and it’s more popular now than ever before. In fact, the market is expected to grow at a healthy pace of approximately 25% per year until 2020. In addition to its strong, robust flavor, kombucha is an incredible tonic with many health-promoting properties. Let’s explore six ways kombucha supports gut health.

1. Kombucha Contains Probiotics

True kombucha contains a significant amount of live probiotic strains including Lactobacillus.[1] Lactobacillus is a genus of friendly bacteria that encourage normal digestion, soothe the digestive tract, and promote easy bowel movements. If…

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Top Ten Drugs That Cause Kidney Damage: Use with caution

Usually when I hear of an overdose I think of someone taking more medication than they needed on purpose more less . The average person don’t realize how toxic prescription drug are, they are made in a lab and we are not taught to fear them like we fear illegal drugs. Like a person taking Tylenol for let’s say a toothache, they could easily take too much. If the liver can get toxic at 3,000 mg and a person is taking 2 ‘500 mg’ tablet’ every 4/hrs. then 3 doses would be the cut off…. but so many people don’t realize this.

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Top Ten Drugs That Cause Kidney Damage: Please Share For Information
Medicines or as people also call them drugs, can cause numerous different side-effects on and inside the human body. They particularly cause damage to the kidneys, which are a part of the group of the most important organs in our body. The list of these drugs is extremely long, but there, we’re presenting you the top 10 of them that cause the greatest damage. They include antibiotics, analgesics etc.

Top ten drugs that cause kidney damage:

1. Antibiotics that include ciprofloxacin, methicillin, vancomycin, sulfonamides.

2. Analgesics, including acetaminophen and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID): aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, and others available only by prescription.

3. COX-2 inhibitors, including celecoxib (brand name Celebrex). Two drugs in this class have already been withdrawn from the market because of cardiovascular toxicity: rofecoxib (brand name Vioxx), and valdecoxib (brand name Bextra). These drugs are a special class of NSAID and were developed to be safer…

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The Anti-Inflammatory and Healing Power of Boswellia Serrata

My continued search for natural alternatives to prescription medications for pain and inflammation.

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Unassuming as it is dotting the parched hills of Southeast India and large swaths of arid land spanning the distance from Northern Africa to the Middle East, a branching tree with a powerful reputation stands proudly tall as one of world’s most healing shrubs. This cultural and religious treasure of a plant has terpene-rich sap and oils which have been used as a multifaceted healing elixir for many centuries. The uniquely ragged and almost oversized-Bonsai-looking tree from which these precious substances are extracted is known scientifically as Boswellia serrata, and the medicine itself is more commonly known as frankincense.

You might recognize this latter name from various Biblical texts that regard it as a paragon of sacred significance. More precious even than gold, frankincense (as you may recall) was one of the gifts fit for a king that the magi brought with them to present to the newborn Christ after traversing…

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Paleo diet to reduce inflammation

Guys, seem that keeping down inflammation is so important as we age. Getting older, our bodies cannot handle a lot of processed foods and pesticide latent fruits and vegetable. Ageing, we have to be so careful as to what we put in our mouths and especially careful as to what we rub into our skin because our bodies absorbs them through our skin, if you wouldn’t eat ‘processed baby oil’ don’t rub it into your body, try to stick with more natural food sources like coconut oil.

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You’ve heard of the benefits of the Paleo Diet but still don’t fully understand what it is? Or you’re looking for a simple guide to share with your family and friends who keep asking about it? ThePaleoDiet.com guest writer Paul Vandyken has created a visual, clear and very simple guide to what you should eat and not eat on a Paleo diet. Enjoy!

What to Eat on the Paleo Diet

Infographic courtesy of http://rigorfitness.com/

About Paul Vandyken

Paul VandykenPaul Vandyken is a personal trainer and nutrition coach. His personal website is RigorFitness.com. His blog has articles, videos, and pictures with tips and tricks about fitness, nutrition, and healthy living. If you are on the journey to your healthy and happy lifestyle, visiting his blog may help you enhance your process. Visit Paul’s website at RigorFitness.com

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