Monday, September 29, 2014

Healthy Tranquility Without Rice

No longer eat rice? This is not an extreme diet. There have been many actors do not eat rice can live peaceful, healthy, and fit. It was undertaken not only because of severe pain.

Almost a year ago, Lena (33) often suffered tremendous headaches every before menstruation. The entire head was tightened up to the base of the neck. The right side of his head felt like drilled. He then went to the doctor gynecology. After the checkup, the doctor diagnose Lena having some sort of hormonal balance disorders. The doctor asked him to try changing your diet, which is to reduce as much as possible the intake of carbohydrates, rice, and sugar.

Doctor's advice that he lived with half disbelief. "However, it turns out after three months of reduced rice and sugar and stop at all the fourth month, my pain is completely gone. Fourth month feels awful, mens baseball would hurt at all. Serene peaceful, "said Lena.

After enjoying a stable body fitness, one time Lena could eat a plate of rice again. A few days later before menses, headache flogging plunged back feel. "I remember eating anything, it is clear that because of the rice again," said Lena.

Five Shocking Facts about Soda

Love of country western society with soda slowly began to fade. Based on data reported by the Huffington Post, in 2014 noted that 63 percent of Americans are trying hard to avoid soda. The number is up from the previous 51 percent of Americans try to avoid soda in 2004.

Soda had to be reduced. Five of this surprising fact might make the desire to drink soda so much more easily reduced.

1 Build fat around organs
Yes, this is the dangerous fat that is difficult to detect with the naked eye. That is, you may not know have health ririsko because there is no change in the body. Danish researchers conducted a study of the effects of soft drinks by asking study participants drank sugary soda, milk with the same calorie soda, diet soda, or water every day for six months.
As a result, total fat mass remained the same among all participants. The difference, regular soda drinkers saw no increase in dangerous hidden fats. Increased drastic happens, such as near the liver and bone.

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Brown Seaweed Can Press Obesity

Researchers from Ma Chung University Malang Leenawaty Limantara, revealing brown seaweed commonly found in coastal Sumenep, Madura Island, able to suppress obesity.

"We've done the research and result in Sumenep, brown seaweed could be the anti-obesity drug. Seaweed could be a new hope for farmers to survive the onslaught of various products marketed widely in the era of globalization," said Leenawaty Limantara in Malang, East Java, Sunday (28/9).

Research conducted Rector Ma Chung University is funded by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation through Ma Chung Research Center for Photosyntetic Pigments (MCRPP).

According to him, the price of raw seaweed (not processed or packaged) highest average of only Rp15 thousand per kilogram, but if it is processed into medicinal products, in particular anti-obesity drugs or herbs can reach 4,000 times the original price.

He said to develop seaweed cultivation, the institute has been working with the East Java provincial government through innovation program "Center of Downstream Products Pigments Indonesian Seaweed".

Junk Food Consumption Reduce Child Intelligence

It's no secret if often mengasup junk food like burgers or fries can make quick weight soared. But scientific studies also proved that predilection for junk food can make dumb.

Research conducted in Australia on 602 adolescents shows, children are often mengasup western food at the age of 14 years tend to have lower scores on tests of the ability of the brain when they were aged 17 years.

Western diet including tooth blackener often eat potatoes, red and processed meat, as well as soft drinks. Too often mengasup such a diet effect on mental abilities, visual attention, learning and memory ability, and reaction speed.

According Dr.Anett Nyaradi, researchers, the decline in the ability of the brain is partly due to an imbalance in the amount of omega-6 fatty acids derived from in fried foods and red meat.

The ideal composition is 1: 1 ratio between omega-3 and omega-6. However, in the western diet, the ratio becomes 1:20 or 1:25.

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Maybe Saturated Fat Not as bad as the Superficial

During this terlanjut saturated fat has been labeled as evil and should be avoided. But according to the latest studies, saturated fat was not as bad as it seems.

Previous studies indeed mention saturate weakly inhibit blood vessels that eventually trigger a heart attack. Therefore we recommended to choose low-fat milk to avoid obesity, diabetes, and heart disease.

In a large study conducted by a team from Sweden, it is known that full cream milk turned out to actually reduce the risk of diabetes mellitus.

The researchers studied 2,500 people who consumed 8 or more servings of fatty dairy products every day. Apparently, they had diabetes risk 23 percent lower than those who only eat one serving or less.

Another study in Canada that was published in the journal Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism, found that the consumption of dairy products such as cheese and cream can lower blood pressure and blood sugar, or in other words, also prevent from diabetes mellitus and obesity.

Researchers found that the blood test results the people who are actually healthier containing associated fatty acid derived from dairy products.

Benefits of Drinking Warm Lemon in the Morning

What activities you normally do after waking up? If not drinking warm lemon water, immediately began virulence million beverage consumption benefits you should eat in the morning.

Warm lemon water helps the liver cleansing process. Sour lemon flavor also relieve digestive acids work in the morning. As with other types of citrus fruits, lemon is rich in vitamin C and ascorbic acid. Vitamin C may fight the flu virus and ascorbic acid helps absorb iron which is useful to improve the body's immune system.

Although it has a sour taste, turns lemon has a unique effect to the body. Lemon makes the body pH level becomes alkaline unbalanced again. Today many people who have not balanced body pH levels caused by too much acid food intake. Acidic foods like meat, cheese, and alcohol was not healthy for the body.

This drink also helps the body to detox. Benefits of lemon water has a diuretic (causing the urge to urinate). So the lemon water helps the body remove toxins through urine.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

High Blood Pressure due to stubborn "Snoring"

If you suffer from hypertension, and blood pressure is difficult to control even have to drink more than 3 kinds of anti-hypertensive drugs, consider your sleep. Snoring? Snoring? Enough sleep, but still sleepy?

Sleep apnea and hypertension 

Early discovery of sleep apnea (stopping breathing during sleep), the actual beginning of hypertensive patients. A group of researchers found that hypertensive patients tend to be sleepy during the day, whereas the number of sleep enough. At that time, it was known as the main symptom of narcolepsy. Therefore, the hypertensive patients diperiksakanlah. Not narcolepsy, instead found the presence of snoring and stopping breathing during sleep.

Since then, examination bed equipped with recording functions of the heart and breathing, in addition to recording brain waves, eye, and muscle. Prof. Guilleminault named this disease as obstructive sleep apnea.

Snoring or snoring proved to be a sign of narrowing of the airway during sleep. Airway can be repeatedly clogged during sleep to a chain reaction that caused causes an increase in high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, stroke, death, and impotence.

Artificial Sweeteners Make Blood Sugar Rise

Artificial sweeteners have been considered as an alternative to reduce the consumption of sugar, especially in people who suffer from diabetes and obesity. But recent studies show the opposite effect.

According to Israeli researchers, the chemicals contained in artificial sweeteners may disrupt the body's metabolism and increase blood sugar. This happens because the sweetener interactions with bacteria in the gut.

However, it does not mean eating regular sugar is healthier than artificial sugars. "Sugar can made ​​a bad effect on some people," said Dr. Eran Elinav, researchers from the Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel.

The study initially tested mice. They add artificial sweeteners to drinking water rats, whether saccharin, sucralose, or aspartame. As a result, these animals had higher blood sugar than regular sugar water, or water without sugar.

The researchers found that the artificial sweeteners such as changing the function of rat intestinal bacteria. When they give antibiotics to fight the bacteria, the blood sugar levels of the mice to be the same again.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

How Influential Food on Mood

Is it true that too many children mengasup sweet foods will not be silent? Most parents would answer "true". Unfortunately, studies have not shown a link between sugar with hyperactivity. However, food does affect mood.

"The link between emotions and food is not a myth. People would eat to feel better, the terms," said Sherry L.Pagoto PhD, an expert in the field of disease prevention.

Here is the effect of what we eat with feelings and emotions.

1. unhealthy food and depression 
Not only that prolonged stress can lead to depression. Mengasup unhealthy food habits also have the same effect. The food can be unhealthy fast foods, processed foods, and high sugar.

2. sugar and food addiction 
Research in 2012 mentioned, of 81 about 57 percent of obese people experience food addiction. Especially foods high in fat and sugar.

"Sweets and fats are equally trigger the pleasure centers in the brain, the same area will be active when a person taking drugs," said Pagoto.

Enjoy this Innovative Way Water

Do you hate drinking water though for the health and needs? Many people do not like the tastelessness of water. This is especially true for small children who refuse water as tasteless.

Tak undeniable, white water have health benefits for countless. Reporting from on Tuesday (23/9), many innovative ways to enjoy the water. Many ways to make the water taste is much more enjoyable to be enjoyed.

Make Water White bubbly
You can get it with a dispenser and clear glass. Water is seen falling in gales, would have the effect of making it look shiny bubbles in a glass of clear glass.

Lemon Fruit Juice 
You can squeeze lemon and enter into the drinking bottles or glasses. Give him a little salt to give a better taste. In this way, in addition to enjoying the water, you also get extra vitamin C from fresh lemons.
Chunks of Ice Cubes 

Monday, September 22, 2014

Prediabetes, Opportunities for Preventing Diabetes

Diabetes is a disease which is quite a long journey. Prior to becoming diabetic, a person will experience an increase in blood sugar levels above normal. This condition is also called prediabetes. With lifestyle changes, priadiabetes not always going to be diabetic.

Prediabetes is characterized by blood sugar levels are constantly high or above normal in recent times, but it can not be said to be diabetic. Given no visible physical symptoms, the only way to find out is to do a blood sugar checks.

More and more doctors are beginning to realize the importance of the diagnosis of prediabetes that this condition can be treated immediately to avoid complications and other serious illnesses.

Those at risk 

There are some groups who are more prone to diabetes mellitus:

1 People who have children with diabetes.
2 Women with diabetes during pregnancy or birth weight more than 4 kg.
3 Patients with obesity or those who are overweight, especially with a distended abdomen.
5. People with cholesterol, triglycerides, LDL (bad cholesterol) and high HDL (good cholesterol) is low.
6 Those who are lazy to move.
7 The elderly.

Beard Can Prevent Skin Cancer & Infection

Beard not only be a sign of masculinity, but is often considered a woman can increase the level of male beauty and maturity. Underneath it all, it turns out there are health benefits from the hair that grows around the lips of this man.

Do you prefer the style of Johnny Depp or a beard like Zach Galifianakis? Whatever your choice, here are some reasons why a beard is good for health.

Preventing skin cancer 

Recent studies show that 95 percent of UV exposure from the sun to be blocked by your face beard. After keeping the skin from exposure to UV rays, it also can prevent cancer.

Reduce asthma and allergy symptoms 

Facial hair can actually help the body to work as a filter and prevents allergens settle in hairy skin. It is not much different from the function of the nose hair.

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Sports Have an Effect Make Happy

Sport is not only good for the health of your body. More than that, exercise can make a person a feeling of being happy.
Researchers from the University of Vermont found that by exercising just 20 minutes can make a better mood for 12 hours. Exercising can affect a person's mental state when in a bad mood.

However, sports are generally not used for someone to treat their mood. Most exercise undertaken when not feeling very happy or sad. When sad, people usually just doing unhealthy activities such as smoking, overeating, or drinking alcohol.
People who are actively doing physical exercise, feel happier in his life. Why? Because exercise can increase endorphins, known as the hormone of happiness and good for your brain. Then, exercise can reduce stress hormones cortisol and adrenaline that triggers the body. Sports proved to be a drug used to treat depression and anxiety.

A person who is exercising 30-60 minutes three or five days a week will have a healthy life based study of US Department of Health and Human Services. Researchers show, walking a short distance can improve mood even better.

Happify, a site that aims to help people create happiness through science-based activities and games, giving tips on how to make your sport or physical exercise more fun so make happy.
strength training

Sore Throat? Natural Ways to Overcome It

Sore throat is the first sign of the emergence of the flu, or a side effect of the injury of the vocal cords. Sore throat can also be an indication of the emergence of more serious illness, such as strep throat.

Whatever the cause, a sore throat should be treated immediately. Expert in diseases of the Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, as quoted from the pages of Health, Jeffrey Linder, dividing the natural way of treating sore throat.

* Gargling with salt water 
Several studies showed that gargling with salt water several times to reduce the swelling in the neck and loosen mucus, which helps get rid of bacteria or cause inflammation.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Risks Behind Sweetness Soft Drinks

Soft drinks do not affect taste as sweet. These drinks make weight fast ride. Compared to food, the calories in the drinks are not filling nature.

Calories in liquid form is said to quickly gain weight because it goes into the body very easily. Drink it removes the thirst but not get rid of hunger. That's why they were sipping sodas very sweet does not reduce the number of calories of food that was eaten.

"Many people do not think about what they are drinking and its impact on the overall diet," said Rachel Johnson, PhD, RD, a researcher from the University of Vermont.

In contrast, with soft drinks, there is a tendency to eat more. Studies from Yale University analyzed 88 studies about soda and found a clear link between soda intake and extra calories from food.

"The most convincing study concluded that when people sip soft drinks, they consume more calories from food than in the days they do not sip soft drinks," said Marlene Schwartz, a researcher of the study.

Health Benefits of Spicy Taste Sensation

Spicy food is perfect for the tongue of Indonesia. There are many ways to cultivate chili, ranging from those made sauce, used as a spice in cooking, sliced ​​in food, until the sprinkles made ​​food. With the spicy sensation, not only increases taste, but spicy foods have health benefits.

1 Weight loss 
The sensation of spicy taste in chili come from the compound capsaicin. Studies show that consumption of spicy and hot foods will increase your metabolism as much as 8 percent, resulting in weight loss.

In addition, people who eat spicy foods usually feel pretty with smaller portions. As a result, calorie diasup also less. In a Canadian study, men who ate spicy appetizers consume 200 calories less than that is not spicy.

2 heart health 
Another benefit of eating spicy foods is increasing heart function. Capsaicin also proved to be lower bad cholesterol. Foundation for Chemical Research of America claimed that capsaicin helps reduce cholesterol due to blood flow faster because capsaicin inhibits genes that can narrow the arteries.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Press the Adverse Effect of Sugar, rutinlah Walking 12,000 Steps

People who like to consume beverages containing added sugar, such as soft drinks, have a risk of various diseases. However, these risks can be minimized if you want to move and routine walk at least 12,000 steps every day.

Additional sugars such as high fructose syrup is usually used as a sweetener in processed foods and almost all kinds of soft drinks. This sweetener is metabolized in the liver. In this organ fructose is converted into fatty acids most of whom live in the liver and lead to fatty liver disease.

The rest of the fatty acids was going to move to salurah blood and metabolic damage. Research has shown that consumption of fructose in moderation dangerous to blood sugar levels, increase fat around the abdomen, obesity, improve cholesterol, and other metabolic disorders.

Even so, the study also shows the result of interaction between physical activity and fructose. Through physical activity and sedentary lifestyle, there will be changes in the way the body uses energy, including fructose.

Food Women Should Avoid

Diet affects hormones in women. In contrast to men, women menstruate until menopause. Women are also more often feel bloated. For that women need to maintain a healthy body with healthy food.

"What we eat affects our health," said dietitian Ashley Koff and also author of the book "Recipes for IBS" and "Mom Energy: A Simple Plan to Live Fully Charged" is.

Here are five foods that should be avoided women.

Low-calorie soda 
Low-calorie soft drinks is not necessarily healthy. The women think drinking diet soda will help them lose weight. It's not always the case. One study showed that there is no nutritional value to the diet soda and it can be bad for health. Women are advised to consume an apple or peanut butter, and a cup of tea instead.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Milk and Cheese Consumption Reduce the Risk of Diabetes

A recent study found that eating eight servings of fat-rich milk, cream, cheese, and butter per day can reduce the risk of type two diabetes about 23 percent. One serving means 200 ml of milk or yogurt, 20 grams of cheese, 25 grams of cream and seven grams of butter.

These findings reinforce the findings of other studies that show, the fat in milk is more healthful than other saturated fats and may protect against type two diabetes.

To come to this conclusion, the researchers enrolled 27 thousand participants aged 45 and 75 years. They examined the participants was 14 years. During the study, nearly three thousand people at risk of developing type two diabetes.

During the study, the researchers took into account various factors such as smoking, weight, physical activity, diet and calorie intake plays in the risk of diabetes.

The results of the study showed, 30 ml cream per day is associated with a 15 percent lower risk of a person suffering from diabetes. Then, 180 ml ​​of yogurt rich in fat reduces the risk of diabetes by 20 percent when compared with those who did not eat them.

Why Women Need Drinking Water More than Men

When we do strenuous physical activity, the body will naturally sweat, whatever our gender. Sweating is the body's way of maintaining the stability of temperature.

But every drop of sweat contains electrolytes and fluids are essential to maintain optimum body performance. If too many components lose it, you can become dehydrated. Symptoms are felt was fatigue, dizziness, and fatigue, in addition to thirst.

Drinking enough water is the way to restore the lost liquid electrolyte. However, not all people have the same hydration needs. The woman turned out to need more fluids dibanidng men.

Estrogen and progesterone levels of women who change each month can affect their ability to hydration. Researchers added that women who drink within the limits recommended can not achieve the best performance. The reason, limit consumption recommendations were developed based on research on men.

According to nutritionist and exercise physiologist, Stacy Sims Ph.D., Women have a risk of gastrointestinal disorders when exercise five times greater than men.

Sunday, September 14, 2014

This Food Can Make Quick Face Looks Old

Eating not only can cause your weight to increase. A nutritionist, Jaime Mass said, some foods and beverages it can also make the skin so that the appearance of wrinkles look older.

There are two reasons why this is so. First, some foods can cause inflamsi and free radical damage in the body that can damage the skin, just like when you bask in the sun and smoking cigarettes.

Secondly, according to Samantha B. Conrad, MD from Northwestern Medicine health system in dermatology clinician, if you mengosumsi food is not good for the skin, the food can not reduce damage to skin cells to make you look younger.

Here are five foods and drinks that votes can make your face look older

food Sweet 
Sugar was not as sweet as the taste for health. Excess sugar in the body is not good for health. When the sugar in the blood bound to a protein, it will be helpful not form a protein known as advanced glycation end products (AGEs). Not only make the protein functions in the body, but also make the skin is damaged. Glycation process that produces inflammatory proteins in the body can accelerate skin aging.

Beware, Smartphone Dangerous for Children, Why?

The rapid development of technology makes the child easily find porn video sites that would be bad for their development even to the rest of his life. It was submitted by physicians Boy Abidin, SpOG.

"Therefore, it needs extra supervision from parents to children, especially toddlers to avoid pornographic sites or videos on the internet," said Dr. Boy told reporters in Pekanbaru, Riau, on Sunday (14/9).

He said, in particular children under five has a record or a very good memory so any any seen and heard will always dititu.

Other than that and the more danger, he said, their memories in time toddlers will continue to be recorded until adulthood.

"So in fact, to determine the future of the child have to start early. Fact, starting from the womb," he said.

Irene F. Stimulation Mongkar Children as experts on the same occasion said the current technological advances can not be controlled already and will continue to evolve with the progress of time.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Caring for Skin from Kitchen Home

Clean and glowing skin is the desire of every Kailan. To be able to have the ideal skin, the skin must be cleaned and maintained regularly.

If you have more time trying to take care of skin with a homemade concoction at home. Here are some skin care ingredients that can be formulated using fresh ingredients that are readily available in the kitchen, as quoted from page Dailymakeover, Wednesday (10/9).

* Mix the mashed papaya meat, two tablespoons of milk, and one tablespoon of honey. This concoction can be used as a mask that will restore the skin's radiance.

* 10 grains Mix blueberries with a tablespoon of plain yogurt. This UnMasker then leveled to the face for 15 minutes, aim to brighten the skin.

* To instantly brighten skin, mix one egg white grains with a tablespoon of honey. Wear on the face for 10 minutes before cleaning.

Save Many bacteria, Immediately Wash Sportswear

Sportswear made ​​of polyester material will probably make you feel cool and dry during exercise, but if left alone after use without direct washed, the amount of bacteria will multiply.

Bacteria which breed in these clothes will also cause odor. Micrococci bacteria that trigger type smell known to be easily breed in polyester than cotton.

Although you feel the sweat released during exercise does not smell, but micrococci can turn into smelly sweat. These bacteria are also known to change the long-chain fatty acids, hormones, and amino acids into smaller components that will cause body odor.

Research on bacteria in the polyester material is done by Chris Callewaert of Ghent University. In his studies he examined 26 healthy people who do not have a skin infection or illness.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Medicinal Herbs From Global Market Interest

Herbal remedies began ogled the global market so that there should be an increase in production of the country, said Director of PT Phapros Tbk Iswanto.

"For Phapros own products made ​​from natural herbal remedy traditionally managed sales accounted for 5 percent," he said in Semarang, Tuesday (9/9).

According to him, two herbal products that contribute to the sales Phapros Tensigard and X-gra. The product contains herbs cat's whiskers and celery for Tensigard, while the plants of the earth pegs used for X-gra.

"To increase sales, we plan to market the product abroad because there are many herbal products in demand by foreign markets," he explained.

In the near future these two Phapros will export these products to Afghanistan and Nigeria, he said the two countries had already become a destination countries PT Phapros one of them for products Antimo.

Drinking Coffee Good for Dental Health

The benefits of drinking coffee for oral health is still debated. Many studies suggest that drinking coffee can only make your teeth color becomes dull or yellow. Tooth discoloration was due to the caffeine content of coffee attached to the outer layer of the tooth.

However, another study from Boston University found that drinking coffee can be beneficial to dental health. According to this study, drinking coffee can actually help protect you from periodontal disease such as inflammation of the gums and jaw bone.

Based on the results of a survey of 1,000 men aged up to 30 years, researchers found that people who drank one or more cups of coffee each day, much less susceptible to interference in the teeth, such as periodontal disease.

Periodontal is a network that connects between the teeth and bone supporting the teeth. The disease is caused by an infection caused by bacteria on the teeth. This disease causes the teeth to shake or not strong. Then your result in tooth loss.

Monday, September 8, 2014

6 Tips to Make Your Life More Simple

Practical steps that will make your life easier. Little things sometimes efficacious to make life more enjoyable. Here are six tips to make more simple hidupmy, quoted from, Tuesday (9/9).

1 Take time for people, not for the things 
We sometimes feel that our lives are complicated, not other people, but because of the things we do. A simple example, you spent the weekend just to think about what haircut suits you, what is a good nail polish these days, or what color lipstick to your lips sweet.
Another example, you are busy spending the weekend with choosing appropriate color skirt what you buy at the mall, belts and what model you have not yet, or what glasses are suitable for outing tomorrow afternoon.
Well, managing the things that are like the example above would drain more time. Why do not you spend more time trying to invite friends diacara informal in your home. Or, you and your friends can go out together, get-togethers, and talking about things that cheer. So, your life will be much simpler.

Several Health Benefits of Drinking Tea

IF you think a cup of tea everyday just to help start the morning commute, it was not enough. Experts say, the tea has a number of health benefits.

Antioxidants present in tea, called flavonoids, good for overall health. Flavonoids are known to lower the risk of heart disease by improving blood flow, and slightly extending vital artery. Thereby reducing the possibility of clumping.

Tea was not simply a substitute for a drink of water. Some studies say, a good tea to hydrate the body. Just do not go overboard and stick to two to three cups a day.

Tea contains fluoride, which protects tooth enamel from erosion so as to prevent tooth decay. Antioxidants also fight gum disease.

For dieters, as reported on page Free Malaysia Today, tea beneficial to keep body fat at the bottom by burning calories quickly.

Sunday, September 7, 2014

Obesity Sufferers Will Tend Smoking

Patients with Obesity (overweight) tend to consume cigarettes. This conclusion is a response to community concerns and myths about obese people at high risk of using drugs.

This research was conducted by the American Journal of Healthy Behavior, to 15,000 adolescents. The question revolves around the mental and physical health, body mass index, and use of cigarettes, alcohol, and narcotics.

In the statistical analysis, they found a high correlation between obesity for adolescents with smoking. Relief, individuals with excess weight is considered unlikely to abuse drugs, compared to those with normal weight.

"Usually, the urge to smoke comes because obese people want to hang out and be accepted by their social environment," said Isabella Lanza, researchers at the Univesity of California Los Angeles, quoted by Science Daily, Sunday (7/9).

Kidney Stones Can Be Prevented

Kidney stone disease is included in pretty much the sufferer, the number reached one in ten people. Most people who have suffered from this disease will never forget the experience of experiencing pain due to kidney stones.

Kidney stones are small hard lump in the kidney. Its very annoying, kidney stones can cause severe pain when passing urine channel in the body.

Kidney stones are generally formed from lumps of calcium, magnesium, and uric acid. When the urine is too concentrated, calcium salts, uric acid, cystine and other substances in the urine can crystallize and eventually formed a rock shaped mineral deposits.

There are several symptoms that you can feel when this kidney stone disease. Among them, quite severe pain in the hips, very sick sense as pulsating and fluctuating, pain during urination, bloody urine, nausea and vomiting.

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Benefits of Good Bacteria Not Just for Digestion

Regular exercise not only makes the body fit, but also can increase the population of good bacteria in the gut. Having a good number and diversity of bacteria was very influential on health.

Humans have these good microbes from birth and continues with age. In the past, scientists did not understand the benefits of these good microbes, but later the role of good bacteria for the body continues to unfold.

Here are 5 reasons why we need to keep the population of good bacteria in the gut:

1 Preventing diabetes 
According to a small study in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, the consumption of probiotics (good microbe) daily can prevent weight gain and insulin resistance. Insulin resistance is a condition of initial or type 2 diabetes mellitus.

2 Healthy urinary tract 
In an another study published in the journal Drugs, probiotics can prevent urinary tract infections in women.

Want Longevity, Reduce Time Sitting

Reduce time sitting and more active not only make us fitter, but also extend the life because our DNA so younger.

Experts have long warned of the dangers of sitting too long. The more time spent sitting, the shorter the length of DNA called telomeres.

Telomeres serve to protect the ends of chromosomes. With age, telomere shortening will continue to some extent. At its maximum to longer telomeres can not be shortened, then the cell will die.

"Our data suggest that telomere lengthening is one way to improve health," said Per Sjogren, lead investigator and professor of at the University of Uppsala, Sweden.

However, the researchers still caution against conclusions of this study because of the small-scale research.

"Telomeres have attracted a lot of attention the last few years. Reason, telomeres located at the ends of chromosomes and proved essential for DNA replication and cell survival. Interest to know what affects telomere length of a person's health and age of the higher," said Sjögren's.

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Triclosan in Toothpaste Safety Questionable

Triclosan, an antibacterial content that is widely used in soaps and toothpaste products, began to question its safety.

And experts do not give more benefits triclosan in killing bacteria, but can lead to drug resistance to environmental conditions. Even in December 2013, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) states that products containing triclosan is no more effective than plain soap and water.

Some products soap and hand sanitizer is also no longer use triclosan in their products. However, there are still products toothpaste containing triclosan because it is claimed to prevent gum disease (ginggivitis).

Triclosan impact on human health is not yet known. However, animal studies show triclosan can disrupt endocrine hormones that have an impact on the delay of pregnancy.

"Disorders of the endocrine hormone receptor dependent means and disrupt hormonal function, including thyroid and reproductive hormones," said Joshua Klein U, obstetrics and gynecology doctor from Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, USA.

7 Dangers of Cigarettes for Women

In matters of health hazards, women are far more vulnerable than men. This can be understood as natural, physical women are different from men. Women experiencing hormonal cycle that causes them to experience menstruation, pregnancy, and lactation. While the male, no. Women have breasts and uterus were not those of men.

For business smoking, women are more vulnerable and need extra medical attention. Here are seven dangers of smoking for women.

1 Lung Cancer 
Lung cancer is usually dominated by men. But now, the incidence of lung cancer in women shows an upward trend. Believed to be strong, this happens because of the habit of smoking.

2 Cancer of the oral cavity, pharynx, and esophagus 
This is the third part of the organ directly exposed to smoke before it reaches the lungs. Pharynx is the back of the palate. Chronic stimulation of cigarette smoke on these organs can also lead to the formation of cancer cells.

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Danger Behind the cup Instant Coffee

The growth of coffee consumption were higher in Indonesia, led to instant coffee product that is now being exploded in the market. Instant coffee offers ease of presentation, and especially, affordable price.

Although coffee can stimulate the performance of memory in the brain, people need to be careful in consuming instant coffee. Instant coffee contains sweetener with a strong sense that it reduces the main benefits of the coffee.

"The composition of the sugar and milk in coffee instead of instant coffee more than. So, it actually closed the original quality of the coffee, "said Adi W Taroepatjeka, expert coffee, Nescafe Dolce Gusto at the launch, Senayan City, Jakarta, Tuesday (2/9).

Instant coffee is generally made from robusta coffee are produced in Indonesia. Coffee types are commonly sold cheaper than Arabica coffee. Making use of the main reasons robusta instant coffee producers.

Low Carbohydrate Diets Better Than Low-Fat Diet

If you want to lose weight and improve heart health, choose a low-carbohydrate diet than low fat.

In an attempt to obese adults, researchers found that those who follow a low carbohydrate diet lose more body weight over one year than those who carry out low-fat diet.

In addition, another advantage gained is decreased levels of cholesterol and triglycerides. The authors report in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine.

"On average, they lost more than 8 pounds and body fat," said researcher Dr. Tian Hu, from Tulane University School of Public Health in New Orleans.

Meanwhile, although some experts say low-carb diet is not good for heart health, this latest finding shows just the opposite.

"Low-carbohydrate diets are traditionally seen potentially risky," said Bazzano, a professor of nutrition researcher at Tulane.

Monday, September 1, 2014

6 Interesting Facts Fruit Coconut

Who does not know about the fruit that is always there throughout the year. All parts of the coconut can be used for anything. Not surprisingly, in many supermarkets appear various refined oil. More recently, the coconut can be called mnyembuhkan diseases, ranging from Alzheimer's to heart.

Consultant The Glen Spire Hospital Bristol and founder Sally Norton explains some facts about coconut. Here are the explanations.

coconut water 

Many thought, blinking water consumed after exercise. However, coconut water are presented in packs containing sugar are not good and there are potassium, sodium, magnesium and
calcium. The composition is considered not enough protein or carbohydrates to restore energy after an hour of heavy exercise. He said in a statement, coconut water can only eliminate dehydration and
Water has always been the best option.

Benefits of Good Bacteria Not Just for Digestion

Regular exercise not only makes the body fit, but also can increase the population of good bacteria in the gut. Having a good number and diversity of bacteria was very influential on health.

Humans have these good microbes from birth and continues with age. In the past, scientists did not understand the benefits of these good microbes, but later the role of good bacteria for the body continues to unfold.

Here are 5 reasons why we need to keep the population of good bacteria in the gut:

1 Preventing diabetes 
According to a small study in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, the consumption of probiotics (good microbe) daily can prevent weight gain and insulin resistance. Insulin resistance is a condition of initial or type 2 diabetes mellitus.

2 Healthy urinary tract 
In an another study published in the journal Drugs, probiotics can prevent urinary tract infections in women.

3 Prevent allergies 
The study in the journal Pediatrics claims that women who regularly consume probiotics during pregnancy may reduce the risk of children suffering from allergies.