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Toxic Overload in the Body Causes Belly Fat, Weight Gain & other Health Issues: Remove them with this DIY Drink

Do you have problem with surplus weight, joint ache, food allergies, acne, frequent headaches, tiredness, insomnia, and depression? If the answer is yes, your body may be out of balance and is probably full of toxins. Having surplus toxic buildup in the liver is known to trigger weight gain and abdominal fat, experts explain.

The liver’s two major functions is the metabolism of fat and blood detoxification; however, when it becomes overload and fatty, one can start to gain weight and struggle with other health problems. Toxins can also be stored in the nervous and muscle tissues, as well as in the brain tissues and cellular membranes.

The Link between Weight Gain & Toxic Overload According to Dr. Paula Baillie-Hamilton, the main reason for weight gain has to do with the weight management system being overburdened and full of toxins. We come into contact with these toxins on the daily through the skin care products we use, the food we eat, the cleaning products we use, and the env…

13 Brilliant Uses For Baking Soda In The Garden

Baking soda represents one of the most common and multi-purpose products we have at home. Historically speaking, baking soda grew in popularity and is today used for a number of purposes.

Composed of 100 percent bicarbonate, baking soda mixed with acid causes a bubbly reaction in the product, thus also releasing carbon dioxide.

Experts consider baking soda a nahcolite, a compounds which is part of the natron, a natural mineral high in sodium bicarbonate. Because of its composition, baking soda has a number of uses, as listed below.

Common Baking Soda Uses Versatile and beneficial, baking soda is oftentimes used as:

Heartburn treatmentMouthwashCanker sores treatmentTeeth whitenerDeodorantAnti-itching and as sunburn treatmentCalluses treatmentNatural repellant of odors in the fridge, garbage and elsewhere.Air FreshenerLaundry whitenerKitchen and bathroom cleanerStain remover.Vegetable and fruit cleaner.Silverware polishOil and grease provoked fire extinguisherShoe deodorant
However, amo…

LED Lights in Your Home Can Permanently Damage Your Eyes, Study Finds

A 400-page report released by the French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety confirms that LED lights cause almost irreversible damage to our eyes. LED lights may lead to macular degeneration and blindness.

Officials need to revise the maximum limit for exposure to LED lights which emit blue light. LED lighting is 90 percent more efficient than incandescent light bulbs. It’s cheaper and dominates half of the lighting market. The production will increase up to 60 percent by 2020.

The damaging effects of blue lights Blue light causes photoreceptor damage, leading to vision loss. It causes phototoxicity, a condition in which damaged eye and skin cells are more sensitive to light than normal cells.

LED lights may cause irreversible damage to retinal cells and vision loss. Eye cells die, and this triggers the development of macular degeneration. It’s a leading cause of vision loss in the US, and more than 10 million Americans.

These lights are everywhere – in…

Hollywood Superstar Keanu Reeves Has Secretly Been Financing Countless Children’s Hospitals

We read so much about Keanu Reaves and his incredible talent on screens. However, most fans don’t know a thing about his personal life and the way he acts around people. Truth is, Keanu Reeves’ life story is really sad, and that’s exactly what made him such a great person.

Keanu’s dad left the family when the actor was three, and Keanu was 13 the last time he met his dad. There were many stepfathers and many homes, scattered between Sydney, New York and Toronto.

The actor went to various high schools, and it was a tough challenge for him. His partner, Jennifer Syme, gave birth to a stillborn baby when she was eight months pregnant. Jennifer died in a car accident weeks later.

Keanu’s younger sister Kim had leukemia in the 1990’s, and struggled it with the terrible disease for a decade. Keanu was always by her side and he was Jennifer’s caretaker. This decade made Keanu a strong person, and he donated money to cancer charities. This was the reason he established his foundation in hono…

Keep Your Sciatic Back And Hip Pain Under Control With 6 Stretches

Stretching improves your flexibility and strengthens muscles. Do it regularly to prevent and fix discomfort, injuries and sciatica. Do you know what sciatica is?

Sciatic nerve pain may be caused by the following triggers:

1. Lumbar herniated disc

2. Degenerative disc disease

3. Isthmic spondylolisthesis

4. Lumbar spinal stenosis

5. Piriformis syndrome

6. Sacroiliac joint dysfunction

Other causes of sciatica and sciatica-type symptoms:

PregnancyScar tissueMuscle strainSpinal tumorInfectionFracture
Sciatica can be really uncomfortable, and some sufferers are unable to move. It’s a rather serious condition that requires full attention and care. This type of pain won’t go on its own, and stuffing your body with painkillers won’t treat your problem. Painkillers provide short-term improvement, but the problem is still here.

Common sciatica symptoms
The pain usually affects one side of your lower body, and goes from the lower back and down the leg.

Constant pain in one side of the hip/legPain th…

A Thyroid Juice that anyone with Inflammation or Hormonal Imbalance Should Drink once a Week

The thyroid gland, as seen on Healthy Holistic Living, is in charge of transporting numerous hormones throughout our bodies. Some of its responsibilities include the regulation of fat and carb metabolism and body temperature, brain development, respiration, cholesterol and calcium levels, menstrual cycles, skin quality, and the nervous system and heart.

Taking into consideration the importance of a healthy thyroid gland, today’s article will be focused on presenting one of the best natural remedies that can help with inflammation and hormonal imbalances.

Common Thyroid Gland Problems Hypothyroidism is a condition characterized by an underactive thyroid and the main symptoms are tiredness, dry hair and skin, poor focus and concentration, and weight gain. On the other hand, hyperthyroidism is a result of an overactive thyroid and it is characterized by symptoms such as hypertension, loss of weight, fast heartbeat, and diarrhea.

In conventional medicine, these two health issues are addr…

Raw Honey: The Liquid Gold with Unique Antiviral, Anti-aging & Anti-Cancer Properties

Often times, raw and organic honey is often referred to as ‘liquid gold’ due to its astonishing healing properties, i.e. antifungal, antiviral, restorative, anti-aging, and anti-cancer.

Unstrained and not warmed over 115 degrees Fahrenheit, this honey is rich in good chemicals, amino acids, minerals, vitamins, and fatty acids. All of these substances play a major role in preserving the optimal health and reducing the risk of diseases and infections.

Continue reading to article to learn more about why you need to regularly consume raw and organic honey.

Raw Honey’s Amazing Healing Potential This honey will help you better your overall health in numerous different ways. Namely, it will strengthen your immunity, improve the digestion, better the blood flow, help speed up the healing of ulcers, alleviate cold and flu symptoms, relieve sore throat, cleanse the kidneys, and more.

Thanks to the probiotics present in it, honey helps maintain optimal gut health. If we take into account that a…

A Simple Workout That Can Transform Your Entire Body in One Month

We all want to see healthy, toned, and beautiful bodies when looking into the mirror. If you think that you need some super complicated exercises, with lots of athletic equipment, to get a perfect body, you’ll probably be surprised to know there’s an easier solution.

It turns out that simple exercises organized in a curated workout plan may work wonders on your body and tone all your muscles pretty fast.

1. Plank
Which muscles are trained: This one-move, static exercise is often underrated. Meanwhile, it’s perfect for strengthening your core, toning your abs, and building up your shoulders.
How it’s done: Get into a push-up position on the floor, maintain a 90 degree angle in your elbows, and prop yourself up on your elbows and your toes. Keep a straight line from head to heels.

2. Push-ups
Which muscles are trained: If you do push-ups correctly, you are using your triceps, shoulders, back, and chest, which provides your entire upper body with a workout.

How it’s done: Lie flat o…

What Causes Water Retention and How to Avoid It

Swellings in the hands, feet, and legs are a result of water retention, or otherwise known as edema. Edema is manifested by the buildup of fluids in the tissues, circulatory system, and cavities.

The most common reasons for water retention include premenstrual syndrome, physical inactivity, sedentary lifestyle, pregnancy, and use of certain medications.

Swellings often occur during a long flight as well. Edema is most often not serious, but at times, it can indicate a kidney disease or heart failure. Due to this, you should always find a way to treat edema.

These are the main reasons for water retention and ways to treat it:
Excessive Consumption of Processed Foods
Processed foods are loaded with sugar and sodium, which is one of the main causes of edema. They are also rich artificial food additives which have toxic nature, and thus put a load on the kidneys and the liver. Foods high in sugar lead to insulin spikes and high blood sugar.

Excessive Sodium Intake
In case you consume foods…

15 Foods You Can Eat A Lot Of And Still Not Gain Weight

If you are trying to lose excess weight and maintain the body figure, you should know that there are some foods which will be of great help, and will not lead to weight gain.
These foods are also high in fiber, but low in calories, so they will keep you full long, without contributing to the accumulation of fat in the body.

Always make sure your diet is well-balanced, and we recommend the following 15 foods, that should be present in your daily menu:

Celery stems contain 95% water, so they detoxify the body and accelerate the weight loss process.

Apples and plums
The consumption of an apple helps digestion, and keeps you full for long. Apples are high in vitamin C and potassium, and an apple contains only 50 kcal. Plums are also rich in nutrients and help you lose weight.

Oranges, tangerines, and grapefruits 
Citrus fruits are high in vitamin C and flavonoids, helps digestion, promote the health of the liver and skin, and help weight loss.

You can eat as many boiled e…

Flush Mucus From Your Body With 5 Highly Effective Home Treatments

Mucus buildups make you feel as if there’s something stuck in your throat. You feel an urge to clear your throat, and it’s really frustrating. This issue is usually caused by infections in the upper respiratory tract, but mucus buildups may be triggered by allergies, asthma, and heartburn.
Coughing doesn’t work all the tie, and there are some natural methods you should try. These include mullein tea, steam inhalation, raw honey and natural salt rinse.

The role of mucus Mucus lines the respiratory and digestive tract in order to protect the system. Mucus prevents infections, and keeps bacteria and viruses away from the body. In other words, having mucus in your throat is a normal thing. The real problem occurs when mucus becomes thick and has unusual color, such as dark yellow, green and brown.

The production of mucus may be affected by heartburn or acid reflux. Stomach acids go through the weak lower esophaegal sphincter, giving you a burning sensation. The throat becomes irrit…

Scientists Found an Edible Mushroom That Eats Plastic, and It Could Clean Our Landfills

We depend on plastic. It sounds terrible, but that’s the dark truth. Plastic is everywhere – we use it to preserve food, transport water, medicine and pretty much anything we need to survive.

Plastic is a sword with two edges. It helps us do common things, but also poisons planet Earth. Our ocean water is full of plastic, and the water supplies are no longer safe. Unfortunately, this hasn’t stopped us from using plastic.
We have some good news for you, and it’s time for you to realize that a simple mushroom can solve your problems. In 2012, Yale University students discovered Pestalotiopsis microspora, a rare species of fungus that grows in the Amazon rain forest. The mushroom can thrive on plastic alone (polyurethane), turning plastic into organic matter.

The mushroom destroys plastic and is able to survive without oxygen. In other words, the Pestalotiopsis microspora can clean our planet.

It’s an incredible idea, and scientists will try to develop it even further. Instead of pilin…

How To Quickly Remove Uric Acid Crystallization From Your Body To Prevent Gout And Joint Pain

Gout is a type of arthritis which is characterized by ache in the joints which intensifies if the joints are near the big toe. In most cases, the pain strengthens throughout the night and it is accompanied by heat, swelling, and redness in this area.
The major causes of gout are high levels of alcohol and soda drink consumption, an injury, an infection, poor hydration and they can lead to the deposition of uric acid in the blood, also known as hyperuricemia. It may also be a consequence of a diet abundant in purine-rich foods and fasting and crash diets.

How Is Uric Acid Produced in the Body? Uric acid in the blood is created from the purine metabolism, which is then transferred in the kidneys from where it is expelled from the kidneys. However, the kidneys may not be capable to process them properly if the uric acid levels are higher and this may result in surplus crystallization of the uric acid around the joints and trigger gout.

Luckily, there are many natural methods to pu…

Coconut Water on the Daily: Balances the Blood Sugar & Fights Off Oxidative Damage

Nowadays, coconut water is one of the most popular drinks because it is delicious, refreshing, and healthy. It contains several crucial nutrients, including some minerals which most of us do not get in sufficient amounts.

This clear liquid is found inside a green coconut or coconut which has not yet matured. When it does, the liquid transforms into coconut meat.

For centuries, this water has been drunk in tropical countries and it is considered to help alleviate numerous health issues. Nowadays, people from all over the world reap its numerous health advantages and sweet flavor.

If you still have doubts why you need to make it part of your daily diet, continue reading the article. We will talk in detail about six amazing healing properties of coconut water.

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The 6 Best Health Advantages of Coconut Water
Abundant in crucial nutrients A cup of coconut water will supply you with carbs, fiber, protein, vitamin C, magnesium, manganese, sodium, calcium, and potassium.


Dementia, Memory Loss Isn’t Okay. 6 Super Drinks To Boost Brain Performance

The brain is, without a doubt, the most important body organ. Being in charge of all bodily processes, the brain sends out information which keep our physical health in check. However, the brain is not only the most powerful of all organs but rather sensitive, too.
Some of the most known brain disorders include memory loss, malfunctioning, and inflammation.

Aging is another factor which can affect the proper work of the brain. Because of that, a proper brain care should be established from an early age, thus avoiding serious health issue later on.

That said, dementia is slowly becoming a leading conditions among patients. But, what is dementia and how does it reflect on our brain health?

Defining Dementia Dementia represents a common brain disorder, which affects the mental wellbeing. Although forgetfulness does not seems as scary, it can actually be an indicator of a much more serious condition. Dementia can manifest early, and then continue to develop as we age.

Because of th…

Drinking Grapefruit Juice Lowers Arterial Hardening & Averts Heart Disease & Strokes

Even though it originates from Asia, grapefruit is nowadays cultivated and available worldwide, including the US, Brazil, and Israel. Besides being tasty and juicy, grapefruit is a potent natural remedy because of its antiseptic, antibacterial, antifungal, diuretic, and disinfectant properties.

Plus, it contains a lot of beneficial nutrients and phytochemicals which improve the overall health. Since the 30s, this fruit has been linked with numerous diets. Continue reading the article to learn more about this amazing fruit and its healing potential.

Grapefruit Juice: Lowers Blood Sugar & Encourages Weight Loss In a study with lab animals, it was concluded that the group of mice who was given grapefruit juice weighed 18 percent less than the other group who was not given this juice. Moreover, the first group also experienced more balanced blood glucose, insulin, and triglyceride levels unlike those that were given solely water.

In a different study, there were two groups of partici…

10 Early Warning Signs of Poor Blood Circulation Slowly Killing You

Healthy blood circulation is necessary for good health. The proper blood circulation provides energy and better performance to your body which is called oxygen. 

Our blood supplies oxygen and other healthy nutrients from our food to our body so the active circulation is needed to get these essentials factors.

Have you ever noticed that poor blood circulation can raise many health issues including brain damage, liver damage, kidneys damage, etc? Maybe there are very fewer people who know the cons of poor circulation as well as the pros of good circulation.

One of the most basic reasons of poor blood circulation is the hardness of arteries. Smoking; heart problem, obesity, blood clots, poor diet, alcohol consumption, and pregnancy can be also responsible for that.

In the condition of untreated the disease can be dangerous for you. in this article, we are describing 10 warning signs of poor blood circulation that will help you to understand it more, so let’s have a closer look at that:…