Previously, scientists and doctors recommended no exercise within two to four hours before bedtime. It was thought to disrupt your sleep pattern because of the adrenaline rush and rise in body temperature.
But new research by the US National Sleep Foundation has shown this is not true. They surveyed 1000 people between the ages of 23 and 60 and what they discovered was pretty remarkable. Exerci... ››› more
There's a hormone in your body the primary function of which is to make you strong and good-looking.
It's no joke!
It's called growth hormone. And, despite its simple name, human growth hormone (GH) does a lot more than stimulate growth. It causes tissue to grow and stored energy (fat) to be burnt off.
The problem is, that as we age, our bodies make less and less of this youth chemical!
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Face it, Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) is one of the most difficult problems you could face - just when you thought you had life all worked out and under control.
It's embarassing and it can control YOU if you don't get your treatment plan just right. Eventually, you'll be chasing all different kinds of advice just to rid yourself of this pesky problem... You may even consider finasteride ... ››› more
It's probably in your spice rack right now, but if you're like me, you only use it occasionally when you bake.
Besides, its amazing aroma, and slightly sweet taste, it packs a host of health benefits, especially for:
• Heart disease
• Macular degeneration
• Alzheimer's disease
• And more...
After today, I'm sure going to be including it in more of my m... ››› more
The average non-organic fruit contains more than 20 pesticides.
Think of that next time you pick up an apple.
In fact, clean food activists have identified the ‘dirty dozen' - 12 fruits and vegetables that are known to have the highest residues of chemicals when conventionally grown. Meet the 'dirty dozen'
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You're probably wondering why men need to even think about their oestrogen levels. But, the fact is even the manliest men produce some oestrogen. In fact, your body actually turns testosterone into oestrogen in a process called aromatisation.
If everything functions as it should, only a small fraction of your total testosterone becomes oestrogen. Unfortunately, as men get older, there's a tende... ››› more
If libido drugs were harmless and inexpensive, it wouldn't be as important to consider using natural therapies.
But the reality is they pose too many risks to be considered the treatment of choice - especially when there are safer, natural options readily available for you to try.
Keep reading... L-arginine: Just say yes to NO...
The first step is to make sure your testosterone levels are... ››› more
Even though our ancestors have genetically prepared us to handle exposure to sunlight, intense or prolonged exposure does impose a certain amount of extra stress on your skin.
And, while lathering yourself with sun cream may seem like a good idea, there's another completely natural way to prevent sunburn.
Keep reading... The one vitamin that helps prevent sunburn
For most creatures, spe... ››› more
If you suffer from sore muscles and joints, you can make your own soothing elixir tea at home.
The main ingredient in both recipes below is a traditional natural compound, used in Chinese and Indian Ayurvedic medicine to treat arthritis.
It blocks inflammatory cytokines and enzymes to reduce swelling and pain, and improve mobility.
Read on for these two easy recipes you can make in your ... ››› more
You struggle to focus, your brain is all fuzzy, you can't think straight, and you're in a bad mood…
That's what you feel like when you have a poor night's sleep.
But, if this is what you feel like more often than the odd occasional day, there's something you should know...
Along with more than 50% of the adult population, especially older folk, sleepless nights are actually very common... ››› more
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