New research by UK margarine brand Flora has suggested that consumption of Omega 3 in the UK remains low as families are still not consuming sufficient quantities of foodstuffs rich in the important nutrient. The survey indicated that more than 80% of people were concerned that no one in their family was consuming enough Omega-3.
Good bacteria do exist and even the dreaded E coli bacteria is not as bad as you might think, provided it is not a genetically mutated strand outside the body. Escherichia coli are found naturally occurring in the lower intestine. It gives off Vitamin K and helps you with digestion. Unfortunately, the bad press surrounding these bacteria is a result of the harmful bacteria strands that can make you very, very ill.
Hydrotherapy massage is a form of natural healing that works by using the movement of water, as well as its warmth and even its turbulence, to perform a number of useful healing functions in the body. Hydrotherapy, which first came out of the Popular Health Movement started by Frances Wright in 1830, is a method of reducing stress, decreasing discomfort from a number of health problems and encouraging healing after surgery. Popular in Europe, water massage therapy is gaining ground in the western hemisphere as more and more people become aware of its many benefits to health.
Trans fats have been around since the 1940’s. It was then that scientists discovered that by injecting hydrogen into vegetable oil, the oil would partially harden. This not only made food tastier but also made it last a good deal longer as well. The consequence was a more cost-efficient method to produce food. Fifty years on and scientists discover in 1990 that trans fat is very bad for our health.
Tetanus shots protect against the Clostridium tetani bacteria found in soil and animal faeces and are given as protection against lockjaw
If you have problems getting off to sleep or not sleeping as soundly as you would like, here are five tips on how get better sleep that may help you. Read on to see which bad daytime habits you have developed that may be impacting the quality of your sleep. Then realize that you will sleep better simply by making a few changes in your routine.
If you are looking for a great way to improve certain health conditions or to achieve an overall healthy experience for both your body and your mind, then you may want to consider infrared sauna therapy.
Occasionally an athlete will put undue stress on tendons and joints during a training program and when this happens, there is the risk that the individual may develop a case of tendonitis. Tendonitis occurs when a tendon rubs repeatedly over a joint, causing friction. The friction in turn causes soreness and inflammation. This can be a painful condition, which causes stiffness and can limit mobility.