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Yearly Archives: 2010
Diet is one of the best ways of improving your pH. Some foods are more acid or alkaline forming then others in the body. Here is a list of alkaline and acid foods that if eaten regularly can help to balance your pH. There are several different versions of acidic and alkaline ...Continue reading
An allied health field that is an important part of any clinic or hospital is the dietician. These specialists are there whenever a patient needs counseling about what foods they should eat to be healthy and they also help when there are special cases, such as when someone has a health issue to make ...Continue reading
One of the best ways of determining the state of your health is by performing simple pH tests daily. Saliva and urine tests are two methods of testing you can very easily do at home. The results from these quick and easy tests can give you a broad idea of whether you are ...Continue reading
As you may already know, your body’s ideal pH is slightly alkaline at between 7.0 and 8.0 on a 10.0 scale. This slight alkalinity is carefully maintained with the help of mineral reserves that are stored in case of a mineral deficiency. People who suffer with a weak carbohydrate metabolism are not able to completely ...Continue reading
Many diseases and allergic reactions are caused by over acidification of the body fluids. In many instances with diabetes, hypoglycemia and other widespread conditions, over acidification is caused by a dysfunctional organ or gland. Often digestion problems, weak blood sugar regulation and poor carbohydrate metabolism lead to over acidity. People with a weak carbohydrate ...Continue reading
I remember first learning about pH in my high school chemistry class. We used litmus paper and tested the acidity of different solutions. I didn’t appreciate that class at the time. I had no idea of how important my body pH actually was in regards to my overall health and well-being. ...Continue reading
The three doshas in Ayruveda are kapha, vatta, and pitta. They are considered to be responsible for the huge variety of individual differences and preferences that people have. The Ayruvedic philosophy believes that these three doshas influence who we are and what we do, from our choices of food to our styles of ...Continue reading
Recently I have become interested in learning more about Ayurvedic medicine. I have always found alternative methods of healing fascinating. Ayruveda is possibly the most ancient of all medicinal traditions. It is considered to be the origin of systemized medicine because there are no references to foreign medicinal insight found in any ...Continue reading
Whenever massage and slimming are mentioned together, a cynic is bound to say that massage is of no use, and that the only one to lose weight is the masseur. This is not true. Massage can help you to slim. While living on the Island of Kaua'i I have seen individuals transform from ...Continue reading
I did not understand hemorrhoid commercials until after my first child was born. Up until then, I had no idea why someone would be so uncomfortable sitting down. Only after the miracle of labor and delivery did I fully appreciate hemorrhoid cream. In case you are not familiar with hemorrhoids, they are basically varicose ...Continue reading