Eat Well, Age Better

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What nails tell us: White spots on nails can be due to zinc deficiency. Fine lines under the nails, near the tip, are caused by vitamin C deficiency. A shortage of vitamin D can lead to soft, peeling or brittle nails.

The problem of white spotted nails is not an uncommon one. It is something which has several causes and with good nail care tips and tricks it can be well treated. Nutritional deficiencies in body

Breakfast-in-a-box: In the late nineteenth century, the overfed women and men of America's Gilded Age had digestive problems. One of their chief problems was constipation. John Harvey Kellogg, a doctor at Battle Creek Sanatorium, and his brother William set up a lab to develop high-fibre foods. They came up with a technique to take soaked corn kernels, crush them flat and toast them. The result was the first cornflakes. (The brothers Kellogg also developed All-Bran)

Kellogg Corn Flake packets since the 1950s

Oil of oregano, available at health food stores, is a powerful anti-infectious agent, and in common with all natural antibiotics, it is also antiviral and antifungal. A few drops of oregano oil on the tongue at the first sign of a runny nose of a sore throat may prevent a full-blown cold.

Oil of oregano, available at health food stores, is a powerful anti-infectious agent, and in common with all natural antibiotics, it is also antiviral and antifungal.

Needles from white cedars are rich in Vitamin C. Chewing on cedar buds can relieve a sore throat. Members of the Canadian First Nations will make a strong tea from cedar boughs to drink over the winter months.

Needles from white cedars are rich in Vitamin C. Chewing on cedar buds can relieve a sore throat. Members of the Canadian First Nations will make a strong tea from cedar boughs to drink over the winter months.

Morgan Spurlock's self-experiment in the documentary 'Supersize Me' powerfully illustrates the old adage "You are what you eat." After 30 days of only eating McDonald's meals, Spurlock's blood sugar, triglycerides and cholesterol levels had risen, and his liver functions were abnormal. His doctors diagnosed him as a pre-diabetic, and said the changes in his blood tests were comparable to those of a heavy drinker.

Pinner wrote: Super Size Me -- While examining the influence of the fast food industry, Morgan Spurlock personally explores the consequences on his health of a diet of solely McDonalds food for one month. Nominated for an Academy Award.

In the 18th century, many sailors died of scurvy. The disease was then attributed to lack of hygiene, but Scottish naval surgeon James Lind believed it to be caused by absence of fresh food, especially fruit. To test his hypothesis, he conducted the one of the first clinical trials. He gave some sailors one lime a day and compared them to sailors who got none. Those who did not get a lime developed scurvy, while those with limes stayed healthy.

is a hybrid citrus fruit, which is typically round, lime green, containing acidic juice vesicles. It is less acid and has more flavour than lemon.

The gift of garlic: Garlic is as strong an antibiotic in the lab as penicilin. It is antifungal, antiviral, and acts as an antihistamine. To treat a cold, crush four or five cloves of garlic into a small dish and add a dash of liquid honey to bind into a paste. At the start of symptoms, take a small quantity of the paste and place it on the back of your tongue and wash it down with a whole glass of water. Cold symptoms should disappear for an hour or two. Take another dose when symptoms…

Garlic Health Benefits Including Hair and More

Garlic Oil Ointment Treatment: 3 Garlic Cloves, 3 Tb Coconut Oil, 3 Tb Olive Oil, Blend until smooth and apply to soles of feet when you feel a cold coming on. Cover with socks.

Green tea is known to have powerful antioxidant properties, and inhibits the formation of age-induced collagen cross-linkings. Two to three cups of green tea a day can prevent age spots and wrinkles, and may also protect against cardiovascular and other diseases caused by damaged collagen. An extract of green tea has also been shown to reduce symptoms of colds and flu.

Green Tea Green tea is an ideal healthy drink for our human body which this drinks reduces risk about cancer, osteoporosis and heart disease. Green tea is an effective health drink which contains natural antioxidants.

Cod liver oil, rich in vitamin D, was once commonly given to children to prevent rickets. It also helps with arthritis and osteomalacia, the adult version of rickets.

Cod liver oil, rich in vitamin D, was once commonly given to children to prevent rickets. It also helps with arthritis and osteomalacia, the adult version of rickets.

Cod liver oil is equivalent in vitamin A content to 5 quarts of milk, 1 lb. of creamy butter, or 9 eggs. There is also vitamin D in cod liver oil which helps prevent tooth decay.

Nourished and Nurtured: Why We Stopped Taking Fermented Cod Liver Oil - fermented or not, that is the question.

The Discovery of Micronutrients: Many ancient cultures including the Chinese, Egyptians and Romans, realized that eating raw liver could cure night blindness. They didn't know it was the vitamin A in the liver that made it an effective treatment.

Liver is by far the most nutrient dense organ meat to consume on the planet. A powerful source of pre-formed vitamin A (retinol) vitamin A, and is very rich in bioavailable folate.

Author AILEEN BURFORD-MASON is a distinguished immunologist and an expert on micronutrients and supplements. She lectures widely to medical professionals and has developed a continuing medical education course on the use of diet and nutritional supplements in clinical practice.

Author AILEEN BURFORD-MASON is a distinguished immunologist and an expert on micronutrients and supplements. She lectures widely to medical professionals and has developed a continuing medical education course on the use of diet and nutritional supplements in clinical practice.

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