Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Usefulness of Aloe Vera

Aloe vera, it contains many nutrients needed by the body. Components to form a gel which is mostly water reached 99.5% of the total, and total dissolved solids with only 0.49%, 0.067% fat, carbohydrates 0.043%, 0.038% protein, vitamins, 0.49%, 3.476 mg vitamin C (Furnawanthi , 2002). While the high nutrient content in it is vitamin C.
Here are some of the content of aloe vera and its benefits:

Saturday, February 25, 2012

Prevent Stroke With Citrus Fruit

Recent research shows that eating citrus fruit regularly can help reduce the risk of stroke. For this study, researchers focused on compounds called flavanone, which is found in citrus fruits.

"These data provide strong support for eating more fruit juice as a daily consumption to reduce the risk of ischemic stroke," says study leader Aedin Cassidy, head of the nutrition of Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia, England.

Friday, February 24, 2012

Chilean avocado Fight Antibiotic Resistance

Antibiotic resistance or drug-resistant bacteria is a health problem now faced by the medical world. Hope of solving this problem falls to the avocado fruit from Chile.

In a study published in the Journal of Microbial Chemotherapy is shown that the content in Chilean avocado able to resist the mechanisms of resistance of Staphylococcus aureus (also called staph infeksek).

Staph infection that is known as a type of bacterial infection that most often experienced by people after surgery. The impact of serious bacterial infections, ranging from sepsis to food poisoning.

Thursday, February 23, 2012

Spicy chili, Relieve Pain To Prevent Cancer

Including in Indonesia culinary condiment that can make food taste better and stimulate appetite. Beyond that, it turns out the nutty flavor of the sauce has a benefit for reducing pain and even cancer prevention.

Capcaisin, spicy substance in chili peppers, known to be effective for reducing pain from arthritis, itching, pain and even nerve.

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

4 Consuming Excess Salt Body Signs

Sodium salt is a major source and becomes a very important element for health. Our bodies need it to help maintain body fluid balance, helps transmit nerve impulses and muscle contraction and relaxation processes.

However, consumption of excessive amounts of salt can be detrimental to health, which could lead to disruption of calcium balance and lead to high blood pressure, leading to the risk of heart disease.

Monday, February 20, 2012

Research: Proven Fasting Can Extend Age

Recent research findings, fasting one or two days a week can help prolong the life expectancy of a person and can help protect the brain against degenerative diseases (the regression function of the cells) such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's, according to a study done by researchers as quoted by The Huffington Post .
Researchers from the National Institute on Aging found that by not eating at all for one or two days a week not only increases the possibility of avoiding dementia later in life, but also could be the key to a longer life, as fasting increases the lifespan of mice by 40 %.

Triglycerides also Spur Stroke

Bad cholesterol is better known as a cause of heart disease. But not many people know that the triglycerides, or blood fats, play a major role in the incidence of stroke.

Some experts even say that the reading levels of triglycerides are very important to know a person's risk of stroke compared bacaa bad cholesterol (LDL).

Sunday, February 19, 2012

Minimal consumption of 5 Various Fruits Every Day

Fruit is the best source of antioxidants to counteract free radicals. However, to obtain such benefits are encouraged to consume at least 5 servings of fruit with 5 different colors each day. In fact, most people had had enough to eat a serving of fruit after a meal.

"Fruit is a good source of vitamin C, but to get the antioxidant effect, we should consume at least 5 pieces," said dr. Samuel Oetoro, Sp.GK, a lecturer in the Department of Nutritional Sciences Faculty of medicine in a talk show titled Fruit Promotion and Branding Nusantara in Jakarta (16/02/2012).

5 Super Foods Fighting Pain

By eating these foods, you do not need to rely on the intake of vitamin supplements and health just to support performance.
1. "Wheat grass"


Thursday, February 16, 2012

4 Step Men Prevent Metabolic Syndrome

For the men, the accumulation of fat around the abdominal area is one of the signal threat of metabolic syndrome - a condition that indicates a greater risk of developing diabetes and heart disease.
Metabolic syndrome override at least one third of men and a quarter of women over the age of 50 years. This condition is a signal that a person is diagnosed twice the risk of heart disease and five times greater risk of diabetes.
Diagnosis of metabolic syndrome can be enforced when a person has at least three of five risk factors like high blood pressure, HDL (good cholesterol) is low, high blood triglycerides, high blood sugar and a large amount of abdominal fat. The cause is poor diet, less exercise, excess weight and genetic.

6 Ways To Healthy Eyes

As the senses of sight, the eye has a vital role in supporting all forms of human activity. Without a healthy eye, you may experience a bit of resistance, for example in a career.
Many ways to keep your eyes stay healthy, for example by eating nutritious foods that are good for the eyes. In addition, you can also follow some guidelines below to keep your vision remains in optimal condition:

1. Wear sunglasses


Wednesday, February 15, 2012

High cholesterol may trigger Alzheimer's

Alzheimer disease is one of the most common form of dementia was found. Alzheimer's risk usually increases with age. But a recent study showed that those who have high cholesterol levels at risk for Alzheimer's.
The findings, published in the journal Neurology suggests that high cholesterol levels may increase the risk of Alzheimer's disease by creating more plaque in the brain. 

Sleep Is Often Hard to Sign Senility

Disturbed sleep not only makes a person feel tired often. A new study has revealed that poor sleep quality can also be a sign of risk for developing dementia in old age.
Recent studies in the United States found that the poor quality of sleep at night associated with preclinical Alzheimer's symptoms. Scientists from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis studied the sleep patterns of 100 people aged 45 and 80. Volunteers are involved in this research did not have dementia, but half of them is derived from people with Alzheimer's. 

Food and Beverages Can Cause Migraine Recurrence

Headache or migraine is not deadly, but if not addressed will greatly interfere with the activity and productivity. Nothing wrong with that you avoid foods and drinks that can trigger migraines. Migraine is a neurological problem that causes pain, nausea and sensitivity to light. These headaches can be debilitating, sometimes preceded by visual disturbances, known as aura.

Here are some specific foods and drinks can trigger a recurrence of migraine:

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Anyone can attack cancer

The human body is composed of billions of cells. On the way, the growth of these cells could be that raged out of control and become cancer cells. This condition makes the cancer can strike anyone.

"Cancer cells exist in every human body," said Chairman of the Association of Physicians Internal Medicine Hematology Medical Oncology Indonesia (Perhompedin) Prof Haryanto Reksodiputro Arry on the sidelines of the National Congress Perhompedin I in Jakarta in early February. 

These 4 Exercises to Stimulate Libido

It is said that the sport with a dose sufficient to improve and increase your energy, even making activity becomes increasingly warm bedroom. All of this happened because of the sexual organs to function properly.
Sports health expert Dr. Sadoso Sumosardjuno, Sp.KO mention, regular physical activity can increase sympathetic nervous activity that increases blood flow to the genital area.
Following this exercise the power to shape and stretch the muscles. These movements strengthen and flex the muscles that are related to sexual activity. Perform each movement as much as two sets, each repeated 10 times. 

How To Prevent Cough Productive and Traditional Medicine

Coughing is a natural process that is important to keep the throat and the airway is always clean. On a productive cough or cough with phlegm a person suffering from such complaints may experience discomfort due to phlegm in the respiratory ropes and breathing difficulty that often leads to stress. Most people always assume cough is a mild disease that can heal itself. Nevertheless, it is not impossible cough that lasts longer than a very disturbing and annoying and can even be transmitted, can also cause secondary infection of the respiratory tract.

Monday, February 13, 2012

Eat fewer Permanent Brain Young

A recent research shows, a little food (low calorie diet) was very useful to keep the brain young. Instead, eat to excess it will cause the brain to get old.
Recent research conducted by researchers from the Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, led by Giovambattista Pani, and working with a number imuwan of the Institute of Human Physiology. Their results are published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA (PNAS). 

Excessive Eat Can Brain Damage

During this overeating is often associated with obesity or overweight. But recent research shows, eating too much can also increase the risk of decline in the ability of the brain, especially in the elderly.
The experts say, people aged 70 years or older who mengasup between 2100 and 6000 calories per day had twice the risk of memory impairment, which could be early signs of dementia or Alzheimer's disease.
"The consumption of excess calories per day is not good for brain health," said lead researcher Dr. Yonas Geda, who is also professor of neurology and psychiatry at the Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, Arizona United States. 

Broccoli Effective Against Cancer

Broccoli has long been known as one of the vegetables that are healthy because the nutrients in it. Green vegetables and also potentially protect against development of cancer.

Vegetables not only contain antioxidants including vitamin C, broccoli is also a natural source of folic acid. Intake of folic acid to help prevent heart disease.

Herbal Drugs Safe And Feasible Consumption

Herbs, standardized herbal medicine, and fitofarmaka have the same benefits for health. Which distinguishes between three types of traditional medicine Indonesia is supporting data on the drug benefit, which is based on empirical data, preclinical data, or clinical data.

"All kinds of drugs that have gone through a standardized assessment conducted BPOM (Agency for Food and Drug Administration) that guaranteed the safety, efficacy, and quality," said Director of Standardization of Traditional Medicine, Cosmetic and Complementary Product BPOM Hary Rev. Triestanto Wibowo said here on Saturday (02/11/2011).

Sunday, February 12, 2012

7 Plants For Overcoming Cough

Coughing is not a disease but a symptom of a disease. Coughing is the body's defense mechanism to clear the airways.

Cough medicines commonly used are those containing antitussives, decongestants, expectorants, or a combination. For treatment other than conventional medicine can also be with herbal medicine.

Overcoming Honey Wound Infection In

There have been many studies that revealed the hidden properties of honey as a natural herb to support health. There are various types of honey available in nature, and one that is known is manuka honey.

Manuka honey is a type of honey that were previously claimed to be the experts able to fight super bacteria. Recent research by scientists from Cardiff University in Wales shows that the Metropolitan manuka honey can overcome the infection in chronic wounds, as well as "scuttle" the movement of bacteria in the wound.

Thursday, February 9, 2012

Assorted Herbal Lowering Blood Sugar

A number of medicinal plants have such an effect of insulin in the human body. Plants reduce excessive blood sugar in people with diabetes. Combined diet and exercise, herbal consumed after a meal to control levels of blood gala.
The number of persons with diabetes mellitus in the country recently on the rise. "One reason is the consumption of too many carbohydrates. Much the rice produced in Indonesia, must be exhausted. We should reduce the intake of carbohydrates," says Prof. Dr. Sumali Wiryowidagdo, Apt, The Center for Natural Ingredients Drug Studies, Faculty of Pharmacy Departermen Mathematics, University of Indonesia.

Safe tips Herbal Consumption

The existence of medicinal plants has been known for thousands of years in the country. Some plants that have been studied up to the stage of clinical trials, but are still a lot more knowledge from generation to generation. Know how to safely consume herbal products.

Plant parts that are commonly used as herbal medicines are the roots, rhizomes, and simplicia, the plant is sliced ​​thin, either in the form of fresh or dried. There are several techniques to process medicinal plants, namely by boiling, brewing, and make it as a powder.

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

5 Signs Your Heart Trouble

Among you, there is never read the signs or symptoms of a heart attack from the literature. Among these many symptoms, chest pain and tightness are the most popular signs of a heart attack. But, what about the other signs that are important to know in order to anticipate heart problems?
Heart experts say, the symptoms of heart disease can actually be seen from the complaints in many parts of the body. "The heart, along with arteries that sustaining it is one big muscle. When the heart fails, the symptoms can be seen in many parts of the body," said Jonathan Goldstein, a cardiologist from St. Michael's Medical Center in Newark, New Jersey.
Here are five hidden clues that could be a marker of the emergence of disorders of the heart. If you have two or more symptoms as below at the same time, Goldstein suggested to immediately go to the doctor for further examination:
1. Neck pain

7 Easy Steps to Relieve Stress

Busy with office jobs, child care or housework are the things that make a person susceptible to stress. The more often you are in an uncomfortable situation, it is not likely this will affect your health condition.
"When you repeatedly experience stress, your nervous system is still tense. Even small levels of stress can make you feel overwhelmed," said Dr. Henry Emmons, who is also the author of The Chemistry of Calm.
Emmons explained, there are 7 (seven) stage to make a person more calm when faced with stress, as described below:
1. Recognize the signs

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

10 Causes of Fatigue and How to Overcome It

Fatigue or extreme tiredness really is not something alien. Each person must have experienced, just sometimes do not realize whatever causes.
In this paper, the unfolded what causes fatigue and how to overcome them. Hopefully useful.
1: Not enough sleep
It seems familiar, lack of sleep affects concentration and health. Fatigue will also occur if the body has trouble sleeping.
Solution: MAKE THE SLEEP AS SET PRIORITIES AND SCHEDULES. SLEEP. TURN OFF LAPTOP, PHONE REMOVE FROM THE BEDROOM AND TELEVISION. Still have trouble sleeping? Maybe it's time to consult with your doctor: Does anyone know you have a sleep disorder.

Green tea Inhibition Tuberculosis

Two million people worldwide die each year from tuberculosis. World Health Organization (WHO) reported in Indonesia in 2006 found 14.4 million cases of tuberculosis with 38 deaths per 100,000 population. As many as 98 percent of deaths occur in the productive age population.
Although it has been available antituberculosis drugs (TB), TB remains a major global health problem. The causes, characteristics of the bacteria that causes TB, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, is able to evade the human immune system so it is sometimes less effective therapy.

Monday, February 6, 2012

Assorted Flowers Tuberose Benefits

Tuberose is better known as ornamental flowers. Smelled the fragrance of jasmine useful reassuring those around him. However, tuberose flowers actually have some health benefits, ranging from the treatment of insomnia complaints, influenza, until rheumatism.
Interest arising in Mexico is also favored in many countries. Japanese society uses tuberose flowers as a symbol of love. In Thailand, the flowers are fragrant at night is the favorite among floral because it is fragrant and not easily wither. 

Jasmine efficacy as a medicine

Jasmine (Jasminum officinale) is a flowering shrub that is widely known for its beauty is stunning and charming aroma. During this time, people familiar with jasmine flowers was limited to ornamental plants, cosmetics, and perfume ingredient mixture or tea makers.
More than that, jasmine actually save a lot of benefits as a drug. Jasmine is one of the best known herbal medicines in the Mediterranean region and has been used as medicine for centuries.
Many herbal experts realize that the jasmine flowers are rich in natural components such as etheric oil-smelling substances contained in plants. Jasmine also has a number of important chemical compounds, such as indole, linalcohol, acetate benzilic, benzilic alcohol, and jasmon, which if exploited could offer many health benefits as mentioned below: 

Sunday, February 5, 2012

Three Secrets of Slim Stomach

Have a lean and flat stomach is now no longer just a beautiful dream. So, for those of you who intend to flatten the stomach, there are three things that can help. Condition, and ensure optimal do become your own lean stomach.

Choose the right food
Choose foods that are healthy and rich in good fats
Eat avocados. Good fat in this fruit will help get rid of the fat from your belly.
Eat chocolate. Look for chocolate that contains 70 percent cocoa for maximum results
Do not forget the almond. In one study revealed, dieters who ate a handful of almonds every day can dissipate about 18 percent of abdominal fat.

Beware of Side Effects Vegetarians

Many people think, pursue a vegetarian diet is one healthy choice. This is true, with due regard to your notes and follow the nutritional needs of a balanced diet.
But do not ever think that you can live healthier when not eating food of animal origin, such as beef, chicken and so on. By avoiding all animal products, it will take you on the bad side effects. Want to know what the side effects? Here is the explanation, as quoted by National Geographic:
1. Deficiency (deficiency) of vitamin B12

Better Health in Old Age thanks to Green Tea

Since the first, green tea has been known to provide many health benefits. This is because green tea contains antioxidants. A recent study in Japan said the older adults who drink green tea regularly may make them more nimble and independent.
Green tea contains specific antioxidants chemicals - especially a compound known as EGCG - that may help prevent cell damage in the body. Even some experts have also studied the effects of green tea in fighting cholesterol to the risk of certain cancers with mixed results.

Thursday, February 2, 2012

For the sake of the Brain, Limit 5 Food is

Poor diet not only causes us more susceptible to cardiovascular disease, skin wrinkles, but also more rapid decline of brain function.
This was evidenced in the U.S., in an area called the "stroke belt" because of the high incidence of stroke in the area. Apparently, the residents in the stroke belt region is also quite a lot of people with dementia.
Indeed, dementia is characterized by dementia, many factors. However, lifestyle factors such as lack of exercise, high consumption of bad fats, also contribute to memory impairment.

Inhibition of Aging Skin Can Mangosteen

There is exciting news for those of you who want to look younger. Now, there are discoveries of scientists to inhibit aging. One study conducted by scientists, Bogor Agricultural University found that the skin of the mangosteen fruit (Garcinia mangostana L) can be beneficial to inhibit the aging process (anti-aging).
"In the inner skin of the mangosteen fruit are the compounds 'xanthone', which are active ingredients that are anti-cancer and anti-oxidants that are very high, even several times more than the power of vitamin C and E, where 'xanthone' is also capable of inhibiting the process aging, "said Dr. Ir Beautiful Yuliasih, researcher Food Science and Technology Faculty of Agricultural Technology, IPB in Bogor, West Java, Thursday (2/2). 

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Overcome Depression with Mushrooms 'psilocybin'

Since the first fungus has been widely used not only for food but also drugs. Some people believe that the fungus efficacious in overcoming hypercholesterolemia, flu, prevent cancer and fight free radicals.
There are various types of fungi that are known to have health giving properties. One of the well-known drug is efficacious as psilocybin mushrooms or so-called "magic mushrooms". A recent study found that psilocybin mushrooms have the potential to help treat depression, and how it works similar to antidepressant drugs.

In order for No Need to Diet Again

For anyone who wants to lose weight, manage your diet is absolutely necessary. However, the exact arrangement is not a diet that forbids you to eat this because it will only provide short-term benefits.
In order for diet programs that do survive in the long run, make sure you are comfortable in living. Here are a few things you need to know for successful weight loss program without torture.