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Are You Damaging Your Kidneys Without Knowing It?

Before we look at some of the most common ways in which you might be damaging your kidneys, here are a few of the many reasons why having healthy kidneys is absolutely essential to your overall health:

  1. Your kidneys produce a hormone called erythropoietin that has the important responsibility of stimulating your bone marrow to produce red blood cells.

  2. Your kidneys produce renin, a hormone that helps to regulate your blood pressure.

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Egg Salad with Artichokes Recipe

Ingredients:

5 soft-boiled organic eggs, peeled and chopped into bite-size pieces
1 can of artichoke hearts, drained and chopped into bite-size pieces
1 small tomato, chopped
1/2 avocado, chopped
1 small green onion, chopped
House Dressing, to taste

Directions:

Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and stir gently. Serve immediately and enjoy this delicious and healthy egg salad Read more about Egg Salad with Artichokes Recipe

 

Antibiotic Use By Infants Can Lead To Dental Health Problems

On the heels of last week's article on why antibiotics are not good for the common cold or acne, this week saw the publication of an important study that links antibiotic use to dental health problems. Read more about Antibiotic Use By Infants Can Lead To Dental Health Problems

 

Tomato Omelette Recipe

Ingredients:

2 organic eggs
1 fresh field tomato, chopped
1/2 avocado, sliced
Few leaves of fresh basil, torn into pieces
2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
Sea salt, to taste

Directions:

Warm olive oil in pan using low to medium heat.

Use fork to whisk eggs in medium-sized bowl and mix in tomatoes, fresh basil, and sea salt to taste.

Pour eggs, tomatoes, and fresh fresh basil mixture into pan, covering the pan evenly.

Check the underside of the eggs with a flat spatula after a minute to be sure that eggs are not browning. If they are browning, flip it upside down.

When eggs are cooked through, fold in half and serve with avocado slices on the side.

Enjoy this filling and delicious tomato omelette! Read more about Tomato Omelette Recipe

 

How to Reduce Your Risk of Developing Pancreatic Cancer

According to a study in the Journal of the National Cancer Instittute, regular intake of red meat, pork, and processed meats can significantly increase your risk of developing pancreatic cancer. Read more about How to Reduce Your Risk of Developing Pancreatic Cancer

 

Why Antibiotics Are Not Good For The Common Cold Or Acne

For years, dermatologists have prescribed various oral and topical antibiotics as a first line of treatment for acne.

This standard of care may soon change due to a study in the September 2005 Archives of Dermatology that reports that people who use oral or topical antibiotics to treat acne have more than double the chance of having a cold during the following year. To put it plainly, regular use of antibiotics increases your risk of developing the common cold. Read more about Why Antibiotics Are Not Good For The Common Cold Or Acne

 

Which Foods Contain the Most Antioxidants?

One of the most important steps you can take to prevent heart disease, cancer, Alzheimer's, and Parkinson's disease is to eat plenty of antioxidant-rich foods. As discussed in a previous article on free radicals, antioxidants protect your health by preventing and repairing damage caused to your cells by excessive free radicals. Read more about Which Foods Contain the Most Antioxidants?

 

Creamy Sunflower Dressing Recipe

Ingredients:

1 cup of raw sunflower seeds
1/2 clove of garlic
Juice of 1/4 of a lemon
1 teaspoon of raw honey (optional)
Sea salt, to taste
Water

Directions:

Blend all ingredients, adding water slowly until desired consistency is reached. This creamy dressing will bring any vegetable salad or plate of steamed vegetables alive. Enjoy. Read more about Creamy Sunflower Dressing Recipe

 

Understanding Your Partner's Primary Love Language

Do you know anyone who just doesn't get along with his or her significant other? Here is an important question for him or her to consider: Read more about Understanding Your Partner's Primary Love Language

 

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