Category: health

10 Step Cure for Obesity

One of the ails of the 21st Century is Obesity. At the 70th World Health Assembly Dr.Margaret Chan declared Obesity a number one problem for health organizations. For the first time ever, non communicable diseases are the leading cause of death. 

These are diseases like Cancer, Diabetes, Heart Attack, Asthma, and Stroke. Which are 100% preventable.

Based on scientific evidence the following list are 10 methods to guard against Obesity.  

#1 Eat according to activity level.

#2 Eat a diet high in Fiber. 14 grams of Fiber for every 1000 calories ▪ Almond, Apples, Avocado,  Artichoke, Beans, Blackberries, Bran, Brown Rice, Dates, Dried Apricots, Kale, Lentils, Pears, Plum, Potaotes, Spinach, Quinoa, Wheat Pasta

#3 No more than 4oz of Juice a day

#4 Limit Sodium 

#5 Eat Plenty of Fruits, Vegetables, and Grains

#6 Be active. Do 1hr a day of moderate-vigourous activity

#7 Eat 1oz of Nuts a day ▪ Brazil Nut, Cashew, Hazelnut, Walnut

#8 Eat 2-3 Servings of Fish a week

#9 Take Niacin and Omega Fatty Acid Supplements.

#10 Include more Plant Sterols in the Diet ▪ Corn/Hemp/Olive/Soybean Oil, Margarine, Raw Coriander, Avocado, Almonds, Broccoli, Hazelnuts, Pistachio.


Fish Oils and Omega Fatty Acids Prevent Heart Attacks.

Its is a scientific fact that supplementation with Omega fatty acids can prevent cardiovascular disease, decrease the risk of heart attack by 10%, and the risk of sudden death.

You can have your omega status evaluted at a labratory and this can indicate any risks if your status is low. Only a small fraction of the population has on optimal omega-3 index. Having high levels of omega-3 in the diet can provide cardiovascular protection.

What is a Longetivity Diet?

Heart Disease, Obesity and Cancer plauge millions each year. In modern times many people have lived to 110. And in rare cases age 120. 

How do they achieve this?

Most of the data collected has proven that fortified grains, beans, legumes, and garden vegetables in the diet contribute to this longevity.

Japanese and Mediterranean diets both have elements which assist in disease and cancer prevention. 

The Japanese use rice in their diet with fish, soy, sesame seeds, sunflower seeds, beans, nuts, soybeans, carrot, parsley, rosemary, sage, thyme, miso, tempeh, natto and sesame seed oil.

In the Mediterranean diet they eat fish, poultry, olive oil, cereals, couscous, polenta, bulgar, and plenty of vegetables. It is high carbohydrate and low-fat. Moderate drinking and limited red meat intake.

Vegetarian Diets

Healthful, nutritionally adequate, vegetarian diets provide lower rates of obesity and plenty of health benefits. 

Reduced risk of coronary heart disease, diabetes, some cancers. In addition to that, increased life-span. In general people who eat vegetarian are more health conscious and eat less processed foods. Organic food contains more phytochemicals which have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. The investment is worth it. The nutritional quality is much higher.

Staying Hydrated

Keeping electrolytes balanced is not as easy as it sounds. Milk, contributes protein.

Tea, fruit juices, coffee, and wine can assist in polyphenol supplementation.

Water is contained in many foods but additional hyrdation is required for optimal balance. Potassium causes fluid retention, but is required by athletes to prevent dehydration. In addition sodium is neccesary to absorb large amounts of fluid.

Mixing carbs and protein is an optimal way to stay hyrated and get maximum nutrients.

Foods to Combat Enviromental Pollution

Green Tea, Jasmine, and Oolong tea can protect the immune system and can defend against disease.

Immune reactions to external pollution or enviromental substances can lead to cell and tissue injury. Nutritonal supplements or enhancing the diet with protien rich foods can assist the body in repair. 

In addition to this, excess of food leads to cell death. Over-eating also causes obesity and cancer. Therefore overnutrition is a problem. The composition of your diet can either contribute to or prevent disease. Drinking tea five times a day can help with weight loss and boost immunity, prevent obesity, cancer, and cardiovascular disease.

In addition a list of foods to add to the diet include: Carrots, Cauliflower, Cucumber, Whole Chicken, Celery, Corn, Oats, Olives,Orange Peel, Ginko Leaf, Mushrooms, Onion, Peas, Potatoes, Red Korean Ginseng, Spinach, and Turnips.

Soup is a great way to add vegetables, natural herbs and spices to your diet.

Stewing, Boiling, Braising, Steaming, and Frying are all acceptable methods of consuming nutritious foods.


Ginseng in Recipe

Discover the Secrets to Chinese Health Advantages. 

How do the Chinese maintain good health and skin? There are a plethora of natural ingredients the Chinese rely on. In China women drink Dong Quai tea. It is an expensive product, but very effective. Dong Quai increases circulation and helps improves your complexion. The benefits of using natural ingredients for beauty and health are limitless.

In Chinese culture it is common to use Cucumbers, Yam, HoneyPine Nuts, Sesame Seeds, Lychee, and Lotus Flowers for home made beauty products.

This can help produce increased elasticity of the skin, limit wrinkles, remove dark pigments from the face, and increase blood circulation in the skin.

You can stew the vegetables, add citron, or astragalus to your face mask.

Astragulus is an immunostimulant, antiviral, anti-inflammatory, and has stamina-increasing effects. It is an excellent supplement to be taking to boost immunity and revamp skin condition.