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The Truth Behind Your Energy Levels And How To Seize It!

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Have you had a hard time waking up with an active mind in the early hours of the morning? Do you wonder why you feel sleepy in a quiet, cold environment especially at night?

This experience is quite sweet but it can put a hold on your daily productivity. Wouldn’t it be wonderful if you understand how your body works & how to gear yourself to be active daily?

Most people have made it a habit of sleeping below or above the healthy time range of 6-8 hours. Being guilty of this (especially having a short sleep) can affect your mental & physical performance during the day. Try not to.

By the way, what if your sleep-wake time is healthy but you still feel groggy in the morning? It is time to do something different. I want to help you clear out this obstacle & establish the habit of sleeping right & waking up energized.

Do You Know?

I’m pretty sure you were taught back in your secondary school days that humans are “warm-blooded” animals with a constant body temperature. This turns out to be false.

Your body temperature rises & falls by 6 degrees every day. This rise & fall of temperature is known as your “body temperature rhythm“.

In the early hours of the morning, your body temperature rises continually but slumps at mid-day. Then it keeps on rising till in the evening where it drops all through the night as you sleep.

The 30-Second Secret.

Believe it or not but your body temperature rhythm plays a key role in how much energy you have. A low body temperature tunes your body to the “tired” side which then makes you feel sleepy. An increased body temperature tunes your body to the “active” side which makes you alert & energized!

When you wake up tired in the morning, fix your eyes to a bright natural light for at least 30 seconds. This is it!

A certain hormone exists in your body known as Melatonin. It’s also referred to as the “vampire” hormone or “sleep” hormone. The longer your eyes are exposed to darkness, more of this hormone is secreted into your blood which will make you sleepy. The instant your eyes are exposed to light, melatonin decreases rapidly and you become alert & energized.

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Extra Tips To Stay Awake..

*Have a good reason for waking up early and staying awake. As a philosopher said, a man can achieve any WHAT if he has a BIG enough WHY.

*Use an alarm clock on your phone to control your sleep-wake time. Use a loud, repeating tune for this will kick you off your bed. Do keep your phone away from reach so you’ll be forced to stand up 🙂

*When you’re barely awake, try to sit up & put on the lights in your room. You can also step outside into the daylight.

*Don’t study or do paper-work in a dimly lit place, (especially on your bed). Sit on a sturdy chair & use a table exposed to bright light.

*If you want to study for hours, a little break is vital. When you feel overwhelmed through your study, rather than lie down, take a walk.

*Early to bed. Early to rise! Decide on your sleeping time (7 or 8 hours) and stick to sleeping and waking up at the same time everyday. This will make the habit easy to establish. Do set your alarm clock.

REMEMBER

It doesn’t matter how many times you miss as long as you don’t give up. Do something new consistently for about 3 weeks and it becomes your habit!

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Why Foods Are Losing Vitamins And What You Can Do About It

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Vitamins are “organic” compounds found in food which are vital for growth and sustenance of life. I believe you know your body doesn’t make all the vitamins. So, if there’s a short supply of them in your food, different health problems such as infertility, low immunity, poor vision and others could come up.

What Do Vitamins Do?

Vitamins are “spark plugs” that work in many processes in your body. They are classified into 2 groups: Fat soluble vitamins (Vitamins A, D, E, K) & water soluble vitamins (B complexes & Vitamin C). Fat-soluble vitamins control specific metabolic activity while water-soluble vitamins act as co-enzymes. Co-enzymes join with a protein in your body to form enzymes that promote release and use of energy. It’s obvious that vitamins are important to you & I. The need for them is increased during pregnancy & lactation.

Where Are Vitamins Found?

Almost all foods contain a mixture of vitamins but some foods have them more. For example, citrus fruits (lemon, orange, apple etc) contain lots of Vitamin C as well as small amounts of other vitamins & minerals. There is no perfect food so the best source of all vitamins is a well-balanced diet.

Foods Are Losing Their Value!

Vitamins are sensitive so can be lost by heat, light & leaching in water. If you consider the stages your food goes through before getting on your table, you’ll realize that you eat foods with little to no vitamins in it.

Let us briefly examine what has happened to the quality of our foods in this modern age.

*During the manufacture of tinned and processed foods, excessive temperatures are used to preserve the food. This HEAT also destroys the vitamins & minerals in it.

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*An increase in POLLUTION from factories, cars & open fires has affected the atmosphere. The smoke stays in the air where it mixes with rain to form “acid rain”. This toxic rain then falls onto food crops, destroying its nutritional value. If the rain is much, it leaches away nutrients in the soil which should be in our food crops.

*Other activities that affect the value of our foods include over-fertilization of the soil, applying pesticides to soil, freezing & addition of chemical flavours & colourants to food.

Your health is so important for it affects every other thing in your life. Please take care of it for prevention beats cure.
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A Recipe To Handle A Problem We All Face!

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So much has changed in our world today when compared to the times centuries ago. This change should be of concern to you & I for it has brought unto us more & more responsibilities. Now, an average man for example isn’t just a provider for his family but strives to be a loyal employee and an active contributor to his society. The average woman also has her own share of new responsibilities.
When these responsibilities are mis-managed or abandoned, they create negative emotions like fear, anger, & frustation. These emotions eventually affect our bodies leading to STRESS.

The Problem We Face..

Stress is the one of the major problems of our time and it’s the root of almost all the diseases that affect our emotional and physical health. It’s simply a response of our body to energy-draining activities. When stress stays too long, it weakens your immunity and leaves you prone to illnesses.

It’s obvious that the way to avoid stress is to stay away from what causes it; to stay away from responsibilities. It’s easy to do this but such a person who does, puts his life at risk in the long-term. The price of greatness is responsibility. To a live the happiest life possible for you, you must be responsible.

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The Rich Benefits Of Omega 3, 6 & 9 You Shouldn’t Neglect

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Omega 3, Omega 6 and Omega 9 are known as Essential Fatty Acids (EFA) and they are very important for the normal functioning of your body system. Omega 3 and Omega 6 cannot be produced by your body so you have to ingest them from foods. These two are important for brain development, immune system function and blood pressure regulation.

 

What Is Omega-3 Fatty Acid?

Omega-3 fatty acid is an essential fatty acid found primarily in fish oils which plays an important role in brain function and may help you fight cardiovascular disease. Research on the health benefits of omega-3 fatty acid has shown that it may be useful against the following: asthma, diabetes, arthritis, osteoporosis, some cancers, skin disorders, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, attention disorders, depressive disorders, eye problem, & digestive difficulties.

Apart from fish oils, Omega-3 is found naturally in: grains, brazil nuts, hempseed oil, mustard seeds, pumpkin seeds, chia seed oil, canola oil (rapeseed), flaxseed oil, spirulina, wheat germ oil, green leafy vegetables & raw walnuts.

What is Omega-6 Fatty Acid?

Omega-6 fatty acid combined with omega-3 fatty acid produces many of the health benefits mentioned above. It’s best to eat them in the right amounts. You should be eating about twice as much omega-6 as omega-3, so that your omega-6 to omega-3 ratio is 2:1. It’s rather unfortunate that in today’s world of fast food and high calorie snacks, most people are getting 15 times more omega-6 than omega-3!

The best sources of omega-6 are seeds, nuts, grains, green leafy vegetables and in certain raw vegetable oils. Care should be taken in preparing vegetables because cooking destroys the
benefits of the fatty acids in it.
Omega-6 fatty acids are also found naturally in: seeds, pistachios, sesame oil, hempseed oil, pumpkin seeds, chia seed oil, safflower oil, sunflower oil, cottonseed oil, olive oil, wheat germ oil & grape seeds.

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What Is Omega-9 Fatty Acid?

Omega-9 is the only non-essential fatty acid, produced naturally in your body whenever there is enough of either Omega 3 or 6. However, if you do not have enough omega 3 and omega 6, then you must get omega 9 from your diet or supplements. This fatty acid plays a vital role in promoting heart health by regulating cholesterol levels and improving immunity.

Omega-9 fatty acids are also found naturally in: avocados, pecans, cashews, almonds, hazelnuts, pistachios, macadamia nuts, chia seed oil & olive oil.

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The Fascinating Benefits of Gingko Biloba

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Have you heard of Gingko Biloba before? This plant has been traced back nearly 300 million years making it the oldest surviving tree species on earth! The Chinese have used this herb medicinally for eons but many of the modern applications come from the recent discovery of its many benefits. Take some time to read through as much as 15 cases in which Gingko Biloba proves useful. You may identify with one of them.
Benefits Of This Herb..

<> This ancient herb acts to enhance oxygen utilization and thus improves memory, concentration, and other mental faculties.

<> The herbal extract has also been shown to significantly improve long-distance vision and may reverse damage to the retina of the eye.

<> A great deal of research suggests that antioxidants such as Gingko Biloba may play important roles in preventing or delaying heart disease, cancer and other ills. Antioxidants may even halt the damage to cells, thereby slowing the effects of aging.

<> Studies have also confirmed its value in the treatment of depression in elderly persons.

<> The Ginkgo extract may provide relief for persons with headache, sinusitis and vertigo.

<> It may also help relieve chronic ringing in the ears known as tinnitus.

<> In studies, Ginkgo biloba has been reported as demonstrating anti-oxidant abilities with improvements of the platelet and nerve cell functions and blood flow to the nervous system and brain.

<> It has also been reported as reducing blood viscosity. It’s ability to increase vascular dilation, may help reduce retinal damage due to macular degradation and may reverse deafness caused by reduced blood flow.

<> The extract of Ginkgo biloba has been studied for its effectiveness in the treatment of acrocyanosis, alzheimer’s disease, cerebral atherosclerosis, cerebral insufficiencies, cochlear deafness, dementia, depression, menopause, raynaud’s syndrome, retinopathy, senility & vascular diseases.

<> It is said to be effective in improving the blood flow to the hands and the feet as well as stimulating the brain and reducing short-term memory loss. It increases blood flow to the brain, the uptake of glucose by brain cells, and has been said to improve memory & mental function and the transmission of nerve signals.

<> Impotency: Another use for ginkgo biloba is in the treatment of impotency. The main cause of male impotence is poor circulation and impaired blood flow through the penis, which is often the result of atherosclerosis. Since Ginkgo Biloba increases blood flow, it’s been found to help up to 50% of patients after six months of use.

<> Antioxidant Properties: Although oxygen is essential for life, it can have adverse effects on your body. Unstable oxygen molecules can often be created during our body’s normal break down and use of oxygen or can form in response to external factors and pollutants. These unstable molecules, called free radicals, can damage cells and structures within cells. If the genetic material in cells is affected and not repaired, it can replicate in new cells, contributing to cancer and other health problems. These free radicals may also weaken artery walls, allowing fatty deposits that can lead to heart disease. As an antioxidant, Ginkgo Biloba combats free radicals and repairs molecular damage.
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Alzheimer’s: Since doctors are still not sure what causes Alzheimer’s disease, we do not have a definite idea of how ginkgo works to stabilise, and in some cases, improve the quality of life for those suffering from this degenerative disease. Scientists have noted that Alzheimer’s is marked by a major loss of nerve cells in the brain, particularly those in areas controlling memory and thinking. Since doctors have found antioxidants to help slow the destruction of nerves, it is not a stretch to see ginkgo’s antioxidant properties helping in this
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The disease is also believed to have a connection to decreased blood flow to the brain. If so, ginkgo’s vasodilating effects may be a big help in the treatment process. Either way, prominent doctors and scientists believe Ginkgo to be the supplement of choice to help hold off and possibly treat Alzheimer’s.

Strokes: Scientists continue to study the prevention and treatment benefits to stroke patients that are attributed to Gingko. It’s believed that by preventing blood clots from developing and increasing the blood flow to the brain, this herb may help stop strokes from occurring. It’s also believed that the herb inhibits free-radical damage of brain cells after a stroke.

Parkinson’s Disease: The lack of dopamine is believed to produce the progressive stiffness, shaking and loss of muscle coordination typical in Parkinson’s disease. Doctor’s theorise that along with other treatments, Ginkgo Biloba may help symptoms by increasing the brain’s blood flow and there by allowing more of the depleted dopamine to be circulated to the areas that need it most.

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The Healing Benefits Of Nature’s Own Aloe Vera

imagesThere’s so much nature has in store for us that you perhaps do not know of. Knowledge is power and that’s why I’d love you to take just few minutes to learn a lot about the Aloe Vera and how much it can do for you.Although Aloe Vera is about 99% water, the remaining 1% is extremely powerful and it’s thought so because the close to 100 ingredients in it work so well together. The ingredients in Aloe can be grouped into the following categories: Vitamins (A, C, B12 & E), Minerals, Sugars, Enzymes, Lignins, Amino Acids, Anthraquinones, Saponins, Fatty Acids, Salicylic Acid. Combined together it’s easy to see why Aloe Vera is such an effective healing plant.

Below are more than 10 amazing benefits Aloe Vera has for the human body.

<> Aloe is an excellent treatment for skin conditions such as burns and eczema. Burns can be healed remarkably and pains reduced with topical application of Aloe Vera to the affected area.

<> Aloe works greatly on membranes of the body when taken orally. It works on mouth and stomach ulcers, nasal and sinuses, bowels, lungs and the genital tracts.

<> Aloe also seems to be excellent at regulating the immune system (an immunomodulator). This means it can stimulate the immune response for those with weak immunity and also calm the immune response when necessary.

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<> Aloe Vera is one of the only known natural vegetarian sources of Vitamin B12 and also contains many minerals vital to the growth process and healthy function of all the body systems.

<> It’s believed to treat certain types of cancer (particularly leukemia) and may even have a role to play in managing diabetes.

<> Drinking the juice can help mitigate asthma symptoms due to its stimulation of the immune system and the presence of naturally occurring anti-inflammatory agents in the plant.

<> Vitamin C, found in the juice helps maintain tone of blood vessels, promotes good circulation and is essential to the health of the adrenal gland which supports our body in times of stress.

<> The juice is said to soothe digestive tract irritations such as colitis, ulcers and irritable bowel syndrome. It’s ability to encourage the release of pepsin (a gastric juice enzyme necessary for digestion) when the stomach is full is a possible reason for its ulcer-healing effects.

<> On-going studies worldwide show that taking in highly concentrated doses can stimulate the production of white blood cells that may help fight viruses, especially the HIV and also tumours.

<> The juice is said to be one of the finest body cleansers, cleaning morbid matter from the stomach, liver, kidneys, spleen & bladder and is considered the finest, known colon cleanser.

<> Studies have shown that it is healing and soothing in the relief of heartburns, indigestion, stomach distress and ulcers, arthritis, bladder and kidney infections, leg cramps, hemorrhoids (piles), insomnia and vaginitis.

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What You Should Know About Ginseng!

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Hello Dear!
You and I live in a world, blessed by Nature. However, many of us are ignorantly trying to disrupt the balance and cause havoc on ourselves.

Nature has put in place quite a number of things, among which is food, meant to keep us alive and well. One of these life-saving foods you should know about is the Herb, Ginseng. It is one of the most popular herbal medicines in the world and comes in two variants – the Asian/Korean Ginseng and the American Ginseng.

There are other herbs called Ginseng such as the eleuthero or Siberian ginseng but they don’t contain the active ingredient called ginsenoside, present in those 2 variants.

Different varieties of the ginseng root have been used traditionally as treatments, in Asia and North-America for centuries. It now gains popularity globally.
Read On To Learn About 9 Benefits, One Of Which You May Relate With The Most.
1. Ginseng improves the immunity & health of people recovering from illness.

2. It increases a sense of wellbeing and stamina, and improves both mental and physical performance.

3. Ginseng can help with erectile dysfunction, infections as well as symptoms relating to menopause.

4. Studies have shown that it helps address cancer, heart disease, hepatitis C and other conditions.

5. It helps in regulating blood sugar levels and blood pressure.

6. Ginseng has been shown to reduce the levels of stress in both men and women. Those that take ginseng regularly are able to withstand higher amounts of physical and emotional stress.

7. Its adaptogenic effects make it widely used to lower cholesterol, increase energy and endurance, reduce fatigue and the effects of stress.

8. Ginseng is one of the most effective anti-aging substance, with the capability of alleviating some effects of aging such as skin wrinkling.

9. Ginseng is well known for its ability to fight fatigue and ward off colds and flu.
Ginseng is amazing but you have to be careful though, about using it, especially in its oral form. It has potential side effects so should be taken by quantity and ONLY if you have a need for its benefits. Since Ginseng has estrogen-like effects, pregnant and lactating mothers should stay off it.

The herb cannot be found in your everyday foods. It comes in a range of forms, from capsules to tablets, softgels, extracts, teas and creams. The good news is that you can easily find FOOD SUPPLEMENTS that contain a safe amount of Ginseng.

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