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‘Dirt is Good’: Why Children Need More Exposure To Germs

Being a parent, especially for the first time, can be scary and challenging at first, and parents are often bombarded with information.  Yet, it can be difficult to determine what information will benefit the family and children’s well-being, and what is just being marketed for profit.

The scientist Jack Gilbert, who studies microbial ecosystems at the University of Chicago, adopted a more relaxed approach toward child-rearing when his second son was born.

He decided to investigate the science behind germs, and found that most germ exposure was actually beneficial.

Even though it is hard to suppress the urge to protect our children from anything that could hurt them, we can sometimes hinder their ability to develop a strong immune system, for instance, when we wipe their hands after playing outdoors, or keep them away from our pets.

Gilbert says that previously, children ate more fermented foods, rich in bacteria, and lived exposed to animals and plants and soil regularly, while nowa…

These 5 Exercises Women Over 40 Should Do Every Week

As we age, our bodies weaken, the muscle strength reduces, and the bones lose their density, so it is important to exercise in order to strengthen them.
Women older than 40 experience numerous benefits from regular exercise. Yet, the key component in workouts and strength-training exercises is proper form, which prevents stress onto unintended parts of the body, as well as injuries to the tendons, muscles, and joints.

However, women after 40 should be very careful with their high-intensity impact strength training and start out slow in order to avoid injuries.

Strength training makes the bones of women over the age of 40 denser, which is of high importance, since after menopause, their estrogen levels drop, the hormone that protects their bones.

Lisa K. Cannada, M.D., associate professor of orthopedic surgery at the Saint Louis University School of Medicine and a spokeswoman for the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, claims says that just a 5 percent increase in peak bon…

Flush Away Fat with this Detox Water Recipe

Most of you have probably heard about Fat Flush Water or read about it online, but do you actually know whether this method is really helpful or not?

25 years ago, this concept was brought by Ann Louise Gittleman. The Fat Flush Plan and 4 other Fat Flush books afterwards were featured as New York Times bestsellers. Though the diet plans have improved over the years to keep up with the research on weight loss, the main goal is to detoxify the liver and thus, enhance the loss of weight.

Why is a healthy liver so important for weight loss? –Because a liver full of toxins and fat cannot optimize its fat-burning capacity. This is where the Fat Flush Water can help. Continue reading the article to learn more about it.

Fat Flush Water: Amazing Method to Lose Stubborn Fat This remedy was first presented on Dr. Oz’s show and since then, its popularity has only increased. Thanks to the all-natural ingredients in it, it helps better the digestion, fight off oxidative damage, and boosts the body…

Consume Ginger Each Day For 1 Month

Ginger is a popular ingredient in Asian and Indian cuisine and has been used since ancient times, due to its miraculous properties.  Namely, this amazing plant can be used as fresh, ground, or capsule form, and it will help you improve overall health in various ways.

It is a rich source of important minerals and vitamins, and gingerols, a compound with potent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties it contains, boosts health in unique ways.

It has an impressive nutritional profile, and 100 grams (about 3.5 ounces) of raw ginger provides:

80 calories17.8 grams carbohydrates1.8 grams protein0.7 grams fat2 grams dietary fiber415 milligrams potassium (12 percent DV)0.2 milligrams copper (11 percent DV)0.2 milligrams manganese (11 percent DV)43 milligrams magnesium (11 percent DV)5 milligrams vitamin C (8 percent DV)0.2 milligrams vitamin B6 (8 percent DV)0.7 milligrams niacin (4 percent DV)34 milligrams phosphorus (3 percent DV)0.6 milligrams iron (3 percent DV)
Ginger also contains c…