5 Habits of healthy people

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You surely know at least one person who doesn’t usually get sick and goes through life with a bunch of energy and a constant smile. These people are very optimistic and are rarely in pain. You must be curious about the way they do that.

 

Healthy and balanced diet

This method might seem easy at the start but the truth is that it’s not that easy for everyone. The reason for not keeping a balanced diet is mostly the lack of the time, except our appetite that doesn’t always get satisfied with the light and healthy food. We tend to eat a lot of salty food, meat, sugar. Along with the industrial food like burgers and barbecue – they can harm us in long terms.

If you take a moment and balance the fruit and vegetables with at least two liters of water per day (including tea, fiber, juice) , you will get surprised how better are you going to feel after a short period.

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Physical activity

Our bodies are made for gentle and constant movement. At least half an hour walk every day would be very helpful and refreshing in case you are not being physically active.

There are many ways of practicing. You can do it without even going out of your house. You can dance, find some workout tutorials and do it yourself or even start with yoga. Of course, there are more activities outdoors so you can take long walks, swim, run or any other interesting and useful thing that you feel like doing.

 

Take care of your health

Avoiding the stress, taking care of your cholesterol, brush your teeth, wash your hands regularly, take care of the hygiene and of course – stop smoking, are some of the things that you could start doing now if you haven’t already. If you have any issues with your health, instead of deciding alone which medicine you should or shouldn’t take, it’s highly recommended to go to your doctor who will prescribe you exactly what you need.

 

Take care of your emotional health

Being happy is not always an easy task. Anxiety, stress, and problems that we come across daily are affecting us more than we think. Being unhappy can provoke heart problems, stomach pains, headaches and other conditions.

You should learn how to deal with all these worries. Try to make yourself and keep in mind that you deserve all the happiness. Take a deep breath and decide to be healthy in every possible way.

 

Enjoy your social circle and stay open-minded

Enjoy the time you spend with the people that you love. Whether it’s a partner who loves you because of the way you are, your friends that you share many memories with, your children who look up to you (if you have them) or any other person around you that brings you joy and has a meaning in your life.

Keep the people who matter to you close. Laughter, little talks or any activity with them will mean a lot to you and make you happy all over again.

Once again, remember that you have to decide to be happy. Bringing yourself down and not doing things that you love won’t bring you joy or happiness and your physical health is related to those factors more than you can imagine.

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Growing your own food

Whether you are looking for a way to save money, be healthier, prepare for difficult economic times, or simply taste the best food, growing your own food in your backyard is a wonderful idea. There are so many things you could be growing on your own. You will save an incredible amount of money and also find that your food will taste much better. Since you are growing the same food you know you are safe from pesticides and other harmful chemicals that are often used in larger commercial farms.

The benefits of growing your own food in your backyard

  • Nutrition and taste

Many studies have shown that organically grown food has more minerals and nutrients that we need. There is a good reason why many chefs use organic food in their recipes which make it taste better. Organic farming starts with soil nutrition, which eventually leads to the nutrition of the plant and consequently nourishes our bodies.

  • Saves money

Instead of spending too much money and time in the supermarket, on food that does not really nourish your organism, it is more beneficial spend time in the garden, outside, exercise and learn how to grow your own food.

  • Protect future generations

The average child receives four times more exposure than an adult of at least 8 carcinogenic pesticides widely used in food. Food choices they make today will impact the future health of their children.

The Soil Conservation Service estimates that more than 3 million tons of topsoil are eroded from croplands in the United States each year. That means the soil erodes 7 times faster than it is built naturally. The soil is the basis of the food chain in organic farming. However, in conventional agriculture, soil is used more as a means for holding plants in a vertical position so they can be chemically fertilized. As a result, farms are suffering the worst soil erosion in the history.

  • Protects water quality

Water makes up 2/3 of our body mass and covers 3/4 of the planet. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that pesticides (some cancer-causing) contaminate groundwater, contaminating one of the main sources of drinking water.

  • Saves energy

Modern farming uses more petroleum than any other industry, consumes 12% of the total energy supply of the country (USA). Now more energy is used to produce synthetic fertilizers. If you are growing your own food in the city, it is reducing transport costs and pollution.

  • No chemicals

If you are growing your own food, you have control over what you want and don’t want to do. The conclusion is that pesticides are poisons designed to kill living organisms and can also harm human beings. In addition to cancer, pesticides are implicated in birth defects, nerve damage, and genetic mutations.

  • Protects farms

A study by the National Cancer Institute found that farmers exposed to herbicides were 6 times more likely than non-farmers of contracting cancer. Pesticide poisoning among agricultural workers have increased an average of 14% per year since 1973 and doubled between 1975 and 1985. Field workers suffer the highest rates of occupational disease.

  • Biodiversity

Monoculture is the practice of planting large plots of land with the same crop year after year. While this approach tripled farm production between 1950 and 1970, the lack of diversity. Nature has left the soil lacking in natural minerals and nutrients. To replace the nutrients, chemical fertilizers are used, often in increasing amounts. These are also much more susceptible to pests, which are the most dependent on pesticides farmers.

  • Helps the community

Besides being used to grow food, community gardens are a great way to beautify the community and your home.

Learn how to grow your own food here: www.wikihow.com/Grow-Your-Own-Food

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How To Handle Dental Emergencies

Anу dental emergency lіkе аn injury tо thе teeth оr gums саn bе potentially ѕеrіоuѕ аnd ѕhоuld nоt bе ignored. Ignoring а dental problem саn increase thе risk оf permanent damage аѕ wеll аѕ thе nееd fоr mоrе extensive аnd expensive treatment lаtеr on.

Here’s а quick summary оf whаt tо dо fоr ѕоmе common dental problems.

 

  • Toothaches. First, thоrоughlу rinse уоur mouth wіth warm water. Uѕе dental floss tо remove аnу lodged food. If уоur mouth іѕ swollen, apply а cold compress tо thе оutѕіdе оf уоur mouth оr cheek. Nеvеr put aspirin аnу оthеr painkiller аgаіnѕt thе gums nеаr thе aching tooth bесаuѕе іt mау burn thе gum tissue. Sее уоur dentist аѕ ѕооn аѕ possible.

 

  • Chipped оr broken teeth. Save аnу pieces. Rinse thе mouth uѕіng warm water; rinse аnу broken pieces. If there’s bleeding, apply а piece оf gauze tо thе area fоr аbоut 10 minutes оr untіl thе bleeding stops. Apply а cold compress tо thе оutѕіdе оf thе mouth, cheek, оr lip nеаr thе broken/chipped tooth tо kеер аnу swelling dоwn аnd relieve pain. Sее уоur dentist аѕ ѕооn аѕ possible.

 

  • Knocked-out tooth. Retrieve thе tooth, hold іt bу thе crown (the part thаt іѕ uѕuаllу exposed іn thе mouth), аnd rinse оff thе tooth root wіth water іf it’s dirty. Dо nоt scrub іt оr remove аnу attached tissue fragments. If possible, trу tо put thе tooth bасk іn place. Mаkе ѕurе it’s facing thе rіght way. Nеvеr force іt іntо thе socket. If it’s nоt роѕѕіblе tо reinsert thе tooth іn thе socket, put thе tooth іn а small container оf milk (or cup оf water thаt соntаіnѕ а pinch оf table salt, іf milk іѕ nоt available) оr а product соntаіnіng cell growth medium, ѕuсh аѕ Save-a-Tooth. In аll cases, ѕее a dentist in union аѕ quickly аѕ possible. Knocked оut teeth wіth thе highest chances оf bеіng saved аrе thоѕе ѕееn bу thе dentist аnd returned tо thеіr socket wіthіn 1 hour оf bеіng knocked out.

 

  • Extruded (partially dislodged) tooth. Sее уоur dentist rіght away. Untіl уоu reach уоur dentist’s office, tо relieve pain, apply а cold compress tо thе оutѕіdе оf thе mouth оr cheek іn thе affected area. Tаkе аn over-the-counter pain reliever (such аѕ Tylenol оr Advil) іf needed.

 

  • Objects caught bеtwееn teeth. First, trу uѕіng dental floss tо vеrу gently аnd carefully remove thе object. If уоu can’t gеt thе object out, ѕее уоur dentist. Nеvеr uѕе а pin оr оthеr sharp object tо poke аt thе stuck object. Thеѕе instruments саn cut уоur gums оr scratch уоur tooth surface.

 

  • Lost filling. Aѕ а temporary measure, stick а piece оf sugarless gum іntо thе cavity (sugar-filled gum wіll саuѕе pain) оr uѕе аn over-the-counter dental cement. Sее уоur dentist аѕ ѕооn аѕ possible.

 

  • Lost crown. If thе crown falls off, mаkе аn appointment tо ѕее уоur dentist аѕ ѕооn аѕ роѕѕіblе аnd bring thе crown wіth you. If уоu can’t gеt tо thе dentist rіght аwау аnd thе tooth іѕ causing pain, uѕе а cotton swab tо apply а lіttlе clove oil tо thе sensitive area (clove oil саn bе purchased аt уоur local drug store оr іn thе spice aisle оf уоur grocery store). If possible, slip thе crown bасk оvеr thе tooth. Bеfоrе dоіng so, coat thе іnnеr surface wіth аn over-the-counter dental cement, toothpaste, оr denture adhesive, tо hеlр hold thе crown іn place. Dо nоt uѕе super glue!

 

  • Broken braces аnd wires. If а wire breaks оr sticks оut оf а bracket оr band аnd іѕ poking уоur cheek, tongue, оr gum, trу uѕіng thе eraser еnd оf а pencil tо push thе wire іntо а mоrе comfortable position. If уоu can’t reposition thе wire, cover thе еnd wіth orthodontic wax, а small cotton ball, оr piece оf gauze untіl уоu саn gеt tо уоur orthodontist’s office. Nеvеr cut thе wire, аѕ уоu соuld еnd uр swallowing іt оr breathing іt іntо уоur lungs.

 

  • Loose brackets аnd bands. Temporarily reattach loose braces wіth а small piece оf orthodontic wax. Alternatively, place thе wax оvеr thе braces tо provide а cushion. Sее уоur orthodontist аѕ ѕооn аѕ possible. If thе problem іѕ а loose band, save іt аnd call уоur orthodontist fоr аn appointment tо hаvе іt recemented оr replaced (and tо hаvе missing spacers replaced).

 

  • Abscess . Abscesses аrе infections thаt occur аrоund thе root оf а tooth оr іn thе space bеtwееn thе teeth аnd gums. Abscesses аrе а ѕеrіоuѕ condition thаt саn damage tissue аnd surrounding teeth, wіth thе infection possibly spreading tо оthеr parts оf thе body іf left untreated.

    Because оf thе ѕеrіоuѕ oral health аnd general health problems thаt саn result frоm аn abscess, ѕее уоur dentist аѕ ѕооn аѕ роѕѕіblе іf уоu discover а pimple-like swelling оn уоur gum thаt uѕuаllу іѕ painful. In thе meantime, tо ease thе pain аnd draw thе pus tоwаrd thе surface, trу rinsing уоur mouth wіth а mild salt water solution (1/2 teaspoon оf table salt іn 8 ounces оf water) ѕеvеrаl times а day.

 

  • Soft-tissue injuries. Injuries tо thе soft tissues, whісh include thе tongue, cheeks, gums, аnd lips, саn result іn bleeding. Tо control thе bleeding, here’s whаt tо do:

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1.Rinse уоur mouth wіth а mild salt-water solution.

2.Use а moistened piece оf gauze оr tea bag tо apply pressure tо thе bleeding site. Hold іn place fоr 15 tо 20 minutes.

3.To bоth control bleeding аnd relieve pain, hold а cold compress tо thе оutѕіdе оf thе mouth оr cheek іn thе affected area fоr 5 tо 10 minutes.

4.If thе bleeding doesn’t stop, ѕее уоur dentist rіght аwау оr gо tо а hospital emergency room. Continue tо apply pressure оn thе bleeding site wіth thе gauze untіl уоu саn bе ѕееn аnd treated.

 

 

 

 

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Why do people blush?

Sure you’ve asked this question more than once, right? For shy people, blushing is the “informer” that reveals them. Although it is something that is of utmost importance for shy people it becomes a problem because it is something that escapes their control. To deepen the full over timidity, we include this aspect of flush or blush.239E928600000578-0-image-4_1417379258362

What does blushing mean?

The skin makes the face get red due to shrinkage of the small arteries of the face, especially in the area of the cheeks and ears. The change in skin color is due to an increase in blood pressure, with the result of blood flowing faster. When someone blushes in a given situation, the body establishes a mechanism of emergency due to the pressure felt by nerves and the heart starts beating faster. Blushing is a natural reaction of our body just like sweat, hunger, thirst, etc. It is natural.

People who take blushing as a problem face some of the following reactions:

  • When someone blushes, one or more other people will make a mocking comment.
  • The person who feels shame blushes by the reaction, thinking that people are going to notice that they are shy and nervous.
  • The concern of that person is rising and all they want is never blush again, but inevitably they get involved in more situations over and over again. It’s like attracting precisely what you want to avoid.
  • Seeing that they cannot beat this reaction, things start complicated increasingly, thereby affecting self-esteem, especially among younger people (teenagers).
  • They start avoiding eye contact with others and even to talk with people that they used to talk to before. All this can trigger a social phobia.

 

How stop blushing from affecting you?

 

It is very easy and very simple – you should simply stop caring and take it as a normal reaction. We have all blushed occasionally, some more and some less, but absolutely everyone has been through that.

We can all blush due to the heat, to make a physical effort, by mistake, by drinking alcohol and because of many other reasons. Take blush as a natural reaction and whoever thinks that it’s something inappropriate is very wrong and far from reality.

When you take blushing as a normal reaction and realize that it is not inappropriate, you are even going to stop blushing so often and the reaction will gradually disappear. You will begin to accept yourself as you are. Even when you get to blush again, by accepting everything will return to normal and you will still have confidence in yourself and see that absolutely nothing happens.

Take it without stressing out, when you start to blush, tell yourself that it will pass soon and  with that attitude you will discover soon that does not affect you so much and it’s not something it seemed as important as the “blush”.

In the stage of adolescence this advice might seem too simple so if you think that this is a really serious problem for you, you should go to specialist advice to help you overcome it. Do not waste your time or let it pass by living with burdens.

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Why does eating organic food help you become healthier?

Those who decide to practice organic farming help the environment seek either conserving soil, taking care of the water or using renewable resources. The result of this type of farming is that organic food appears without fertilizers and pesticides. But what does this really mean? Why can it be beneficial to our health?

Benefits

Undoubtedly, the consumption of organic products is beneficial to health: without the use of chemicals such as pesticides, growth hormones, and other artificial substances, food grows in the most natural way possible without generating changes in the land and, of course , environmental short and long-term damage. Another advantage of consuming organic food is to have a color and flavor of unique quality.

Health benefits

High levels of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, carbohydrates and proteins and are organic food which is beneficial to the body, balanced diet and, above everything, our health. Alternative treatments that fight cancer have achieved good results relying on the exclusive consumption of organic food; some say that is because no chemicals are used for planting and conservation.

Antioxidants

Fruits and vegetables that are organic, according to studies, have up to 40% more antioxidants than conventional plants. What does this mean?

Antioxidants help prevent and protect the body against premature aging and diseases such as hypertension, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, diabetes mellitus, arteriosclerosis. The greater the number of antioxidants in our body is, the lower the possibility of contracting diseases such as cancer, heart problems, and neurological disorders are.

You may find them in garlic, coffee, cauliflower, broccoli, eggplant, ginger, parsley, onion, citrus, tea or rosemary, among others. Also, organic food has a higher level of Vitamin C and protein in cereals and vegetables.

Because they have highest levels of quality

 

Organic foods come from organic farming, which uses a production system for maximum reliability because it is subject to traceability from the field to the table by the European Regulation 2092/91.

All actors involved in the food chain are subject to the control and inspection of the raw materials used, the process of processing, packaging, labeling, etc. by companies accredited control and certification.

Organic food does not contain synthetic additives that can cause health problems such as heart failure, osteoporosis, migraines, and hyperactivity. Notably, biological products, grown without the use of agrochemicals, respecting the natural rhythms without additives, are balanced and rich in nutrients. On the other hand, different studies have shown that it is not essential the inclusion of synthetic substances in farming or food production or in subsequent conservation. No need to look off-season to fill the nutritional needs of our organism.

Cost

While organic food can be more expensive than those that are not, in the long term it’s much cheaper, since in addition to the advantages mentioned above helps improve fertility and the immune system; and also help prevent global warming and help us take care of the environment.

Without any doubt, eating organic food has a lot of benefits. If you have the chance, you can choose to have your own garden. Find out what sells organic food store in your area, sure there are probably several!

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Herbal remedies for the common cold

Early treatment is the key to preventing cold, cough and flu take over or result in more serious complications. Here are some important features to combat fever medicinal plants, reduce congestion and inflammation, and improve the natural defenses. They work best if it is used to relax and reduce daily stress.

  • Yarrow

Reduces fever of colds and flu, it makes you sweat and also increases the natural defenses. You can make a traditional infusion for colds combined with elder flower and peppermint, it must be taken 3 times a day. Avoid if pregnant.

  • Garlic

This is an excellent respiratory and antiseptic herb. Used for all kinds of conditions like pectoralis, bronchitis, colds, flu, ear infections and runny nose. Add to food, take capsules or make a cough syrup.

  • Echinacea

Being an antibiotic and stimulating natural defenses, Echinacea has been efficient in helping with the common cold. It’s usually taken in tincture but blends well with elderberry. Used for colds, flu, cough, otitis, pharyngitis and any infection or virus.

  • Eucalyptus

Coming from Australia, the eucalyptus has antibacterial properties and activator of natural defenses. Make an infusion of leaves or use the essential oil with a steam inhaler to clean the chest colds, flu, common cold, sinusitis, cough, bronchitis, asthma and throat infections.

  • Enula

Enula is grass valuable herb used for respiratory conditions; it helps remove mucus and has a tonic effect on the lungs. It’s also used for chest infections, bronchitis, asthma or a chronic cough. Usually taken by decoction or tincture.

  • Licorice

This is an anti-inflammatory and expectorant herb, used in Chinese and European medicine. Add the licorice powder or tincture to combinations of other herbs indicated for coughs, colds, respiratory infections and bronchitis.

  • Thyme

Thyme is a grass antiseptic for the respiratory and expectorant, useful for infections that cause coughing system. This herb is used to treat common cold, chest infections, throat, bronchitis, pleura and whooping cough. Take in infusion or tincture combined with other herbs mentioned.

  • Sage

Sage is an excellent tonic and astringent herb to relieve a sore throat. Use it in infusion or tincture and drink or gargle for a sore throat, bronchitis, laryngitis or problems in the mouth or gums. Avoid during pregnancy.

  • Elderflower

The remedy for both adults and children in the prevention and treatment of colds, coughs, and sore throat. It has antiviral and revitalizing natural defenses and shortens colds and flu. Take decoction, syrup or tincture.

Soothing and expectorant (it helps to expectorate mucously) for irritant coughs, tracheitis (inflammation of the windpipe) and bronchitis. Combine with coltsfoot and take an infusion. The macerated oil is a remedy for an earache: Dip a cotton ball and place it inside the ear.

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Don’t put this in your ear though!!!!!!!! Probably not the best way to drink.

 

  • Propolis

Propolis is used as an antioxidant Present and anti-inflammatory agent. It’s used for viruses, (common cold, flu, H1N1) bacterial infections, fungus, single-celled organisms called protozoans. It’s also used for the nose and throat issues and for improving the immune system.

 

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Treating the flu at home

The flu is a common infectious disease worldwide that occurs mainly in cold climates or during the winter season and therefore has been linked to deficiencies of certain vitamins such as C and D promoting the general weakening of the immune system.

General flu symptoms are a cough, nasal congestion, headache, fever, chills, and cramps. Usually, it does not require treatment and remits spontaneously within a few days or a week at most, but you should pay attention to a possibly exacerbated accentuation of some symptoms such as a too high fever, especially in children, the elderly or people with the depressed immune system because they are the most sensitive groups.

Cases of flu complication that are not controlled properly can cause respiratory infections of the gravest internal organs such as pneumonia.

People with hypertensive cardiovascular problems should pay attention to flu-like symptoms because as any infectious disease raises the rate of inflammation in the body and can aggravate complications of their condition.

Home remedies for flu

There are several home remedies to treat flu that can help us to combat and mitigate its symptoms.

  • Orange juice

Orange juice in addition to vitamins and minerals is also ideal to fight the flu or the common cold, because their properties are very good for this kind of ailments. Just to prepare a juice daily for breakfast, you can keep up with the high defenses and reduce the risk of flu or cold.

  • Lemon tea

Taking such infusions is good when you have the flu because it helps to sweat and eliminate toxins, while a relaxing place to our throat. Grate the zest of a lemon, add water and heat for a period of 5 minutes, then taking her to go steady.

  • Eucalyptus

Eucalyptus has antiseptic, balsamic and helps with bronchial problems. It is, therefore, an excellent tea to take when suffering from a cough, cold or flu.

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  • Honey and lemon

It is one of the most popular remedies for this ailment. Fill a saucepan with the juice two glasses of lemon, add seven tablespoons of honey and let it simmer for an hour and a half approximately. Take two tablespoons every hour the first day and the second day takes scoops every three hours.

  • Chicken Soup

Take a warm bowl of soup a day while it lasts flu. This remedy will help relieve symptoms of a cough and throat flu thanks to its beneficial effects it brings to contribute much iron and zinc among others. It also provides antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties throat.

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  • Onion

Cut an onion into small pieces and set it on a plate alongside his bedside all night. Replace every night.

  • Aloe Vera

A piece of aloe vera with a little black pepper and honey will be useful too. Take it every morning while cold.

  • Ginger

Take a tablespoon of fresh ginger and add it to a cup of boiling water. You can add honey and a little lemon. Ginger will help you better feel for their analgesic, antipathetic and antibacterial properties, according to a study in the Archives of Family Medicine.

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