In Middle East and Asian countries and parts of Africa, the proper toilet is one that you squat down and eliminate into a hole.
Growing up in the Middle East, I refused to use these types of bathrooms, but now that I know the wonderful health benefits associated with it, I am proud that I know about it, and can inform others. Our bodies are meant to eliminate at a 35 degrees, because if you look at the anatomical position of the colon's end (rectum), it curves & when we sit
Don't you find it extremely fascinating that Walnuts resemble the shape of the human brain? You should also know that walnuts are considered one of the best foods towards the health of the brain! According to a recent randomized clinical trial, the WAHA study (The Walnuts and Healthy Aging), there are some rather promising results with respects to cognitive decline and walnut consumption. This study assessed a 2 year cognitive progress of individuals who consumed 60 grams of
By 2050, 33% of Americans (1/3) will be diabetic (type 2). It is fair to say that consuming excess amounts of sugar is not the only cause of this devastating disease, but it sure is a gateway, towards a multitude of complications brought directly and indirectly by this disease. A high blood sugar can cause a gradual build up of fatty deposits, clogging up arteries and blood vessels, leading to cardiovascular disease. In fact, cardiovascular disease, is the leading cause of de
High Omega-6 to Omega-3 ratio and what it means to our health I wanted to post this and explain the relationship between an omega 6 to 3 ratio. I believe knowledge is power and what you do with it is your own decision. I don’t want to monger fear, nor do I want to take away anyone’s favorite food away from them! I believe in having a balance and making the right decisions. I have been wanting to write a post about this for a while, but didn’t know which angle to tackle first,
This is a 2 part blog post. In this blog I will discuss how the food we eat can alter our health and our microbiome, and in the following blog I will expand further in terms of which cancers are related to our diet. In the last blog I discussed how the diet plays a major role in one's overall health. Our digestion tract goes through processing about 60,000 to 100,000 pounds of food in our lifetime, so it becomes crucial what foods we eat and what lifestyle habits we choose to