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Monday, May 27, 2013

Ginseng's Power


Native to the mountain forests of the northeastern China, Korea and the far eastern regions of Russia, Ginseng is a slow-growing herb. Its use in traditional and cultural settings may be different from the concepts of the Western medicine. It is somehow similar to ginger. It is a kind of rhizome or a horizontal underground stem that makes the shoots to rise above the ground.

It is used to improve and enhance the body's resistance to stress and increase vitality. There are several number of ginseng species that are used in herbal products around the world. Some include dwarf ginseng, Korean ginseng, American ginseng and Himalayan ginseng.

How do you take ginseng? It is actually prepared using its roots. It comes in powdered form and can be either mixed with water or consumed in a capsule.

What are the side effects? These include nausea, diarrhea, headaches, insomnia and allergic reactions like difficulty in breathing, swelling of lips, face or tongue and closing of your throat. It has side effects but it is generally safe.

Ginseng reduces stress. It leads to increased long life, youthfulness and good health. It is very popular among elder people. It is also used by sufferers of reduced libido because it tends to increase sexual performance and it contains ginsenosides that strengthens male erectile tissue. It has been used as a cure for Erectile Dysfunction and also used as an aphrodisiac. It is also believed to boost the immune system. There was a 2000 study that says that it can help control the levels of the blood sugar and may be reduced to 60%. It can really aid the Type II diabetics who normally go through sugar spike after consuming glucose. After consulting the doctor, diabetics should only take one ginseng. Aside from that,  ginseng is known that it can reduce certain risks of cancer. But there is insufficient research about this because of the lack of committed support for the research.

Aside from the ginseng's herbal power, it is also used as one of the ingredients of Asian cuisine such as the Japanese, Korean and Chinese while in Europe and in North America, it is found in energy drinks that are commercially available.

According to a recent study from the University of Hong Kong, ginseng has an anti-inflammatory effect. It appears to have some characteristics associated with cancer. It may reduce fatigue among cancer patients. Ginseng has not been evaluated by the FDA for its purity, effectiveness and safety. There may be possible risks and benefits that this may have. Certain herbal medicines should be purchased from a reliable source. It is still advisable that you consult first health care professionals when you try to consider using any herbal remedies.

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Sunday, May 5, 2013

10 Tips On How To Lower Cholesterol


Seriously high levels of 'bad' cholesterol (LDL) represent a menacing cause of heart disease. By lowering the LDL level in your blood, you will automatically lower the total level of the cholesterol in your body (the HDL also known as the 'good' cholesterol and the LDL - the 'bad' cholesterol) and it will prevent the occurrence of heart disease. You can use a drug treatment to lower the cholesterol level, but you can also use a more healthy method - the dietary agents and food supplements that will lower your cholesterol in a natural way. In other words, a diet low in saturated fats and rich in fibres may help you lower cholesterol levels downwards to a normal limit.

We will offer you some piece of advice on what exactly to eat and what not to eat during a diet in order to lower cholesterol level. Keep in mind that this diet it is not very difficult to respect, it requires strength of will and determination to retain yourself from eating the 'bad' foods. The tips below should be followed for a period of one month, and then you should get your cholesterol level checked again to see the results of the diet.

1. The first thing you have to do is to reduce the amount of red meat in your daily alimentation. You will replace it with white meat (poultry) and fish which have a low fat level.

2. It is absolutely necessary for you to eliminate or at least to eat less saturated fats. This means that you should start having skimmed milk, low cholesterol spread or light cheese, instead of your normal foods. These light products may not be as tasty as the fat ones, but they care save your life.

3. A healthy diet means a healthy digestion. Foods that are high in fibre (like whole grain cereals or muesli) will eventually help you lower cholesterol by eliminating the dietary fats.

4. Stop frying your food and start grilling them. It prevents the loss of vitamins from the vegetables; therefore you will eat healthier.

5. Eating out can be a test for your determination to lower cholesterol. The best method to pass this test is to eat mainly in restaurants that are serving low cholesterol dishes. In order to avoid ruining your diet, you should ask for the dressings and gravies to be served separately so that you will control the quantity you are eating. Don't eat them in excess. Try to eat a healthy salad instead of French fries. We know, it is not as tasty but it will lower the 'evil' cholesterol.

5. Stop being a 'couch potato', start exercising every day. You can do aerobics, you can walk or jog, you can even play basketball, but it is absolutely necessary for you to do it every day.

6. Tropical oils don't do you good. If you want to get a lower cholesterol level you must start using vegetable oils (olive oil is the best choice) or canola oils.

7. Always read the label on the food products you are buying to be sure of what you are buying in terms of fats level.

8. Now let's talk about alcohol. Drinking is not exactly your best activity during a diet, as it can ruin your efforts, but latest research has shown that a glass of red wine per day can lower cholesterol in some cases.

9. A cholesterol lowering medication if it is prescribed or recommended by a physician will have maximum effectiveness for your diet if you will respect it entirely.

10. And we saved the best for last. Always remember that a diet for reducing cholesterol level will definitely help you lose weight. Happy eating!

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Saturday, May 4, 2013

Meet the New Ginseng

Ginseng which mainly originates in Asia is a medicinal plant. Its roots are used to prevent sickness as it has healing and preventative properties. Ginseng is so widely used such that it has begun to show up in many of the everyday products available on the market, including soft drinks, juices and more.

Ashwagandha is known as Indian ginseng as it has a various array of healing properties. Ashwagandha fights the signs of aging and is one of the best herbs for the mind in terms of creating clarity. There are many positive attributes of this herb but only a few will be mentioned in this article. When used externally Ashwagandha aids in the healing of skin diseases and swelling on the skin. Similar to ginseng the herbs root is used in many forms, such as ground up to a fine powder to add to teas or to create a paste.

Herbs are very powerful substances and like anything else can become toxic to the system if too much of it is used. To prove how powerful this herb is it has been shown that it aids in the fight or relief of such diseases as AIDS, MS, cancer and alcoholism. It is wise to consult your Ayurvedic physician prior to the use of this herb so that you learn the proper ashwagandha preparation method and dosage amount according to your body type and constitution. Live healthy by being aware of the natural herbs that are available to you, but also do proper research and ask a professional.

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