HEARD IT AND READ IT
by Bassam Mechammil
1. How to stop memory loss before it’s too late:
- Limit your calorie intake.
- Eat low index of carbohydrates.
- Keep your blood sugar level steady. (Here’s how) By
eating three smallish meals and two snacks a day will help keep blood
sugar level even.
- Consume ample portions of omega-3 fatty acids, which
you will find in fatty fish, such as salmon, mackerel, trout, herring and
albacore tuna, also you will find it in walnuts and flaxseeds.
- Consume antioxidant- rich food which is found in
fruits and vegetables. The best fruits are berries of all kinds, cherries,
kiwi, oranges, plums, red grapes, prunes and raisins. The best vegetables
are avocado, beets, broccoli, brussels
sprouts, corn, eggplant, onions and red bell pepper.
- Ten minute exercises improve the flow of oxygen and
nutrients to brain tissue and will promote growth of brain cells.
- Keep away from stress related issues.
2. Back Surgery Finding:
Back surgery fails to relive pain
half of the time. Doctor Norman Marcus suggests for most people to do proper
exercise before you make any decisions towards surgery.
3. Honey Benefits:
Parents seeking to give their
children relief from upper respiratory infections common in winter might want
to try buckwheat honey, a U.S.
pediatrician reports. Dr. Michael Warren from Vanderbelt University
found previous research showing buckwheat honey reduced bedtime cough symptoms
in children by 47%.
4. Gout and sugar sweetened soft drinks
Drinking sugar sweetened soft
drinks is strongly associated with an increase risk of Gout in men. The
researchers at Vancouver
Hospital tracked 46,000 men age 40
and up with no history of Gout for 12 years, after 12 years the researchers
documented 755 newly diagnosed cases of Gout.
5. Genetic Link Scene in Breast Cancer
A genetic mutation appears to link
Hispanic, young African-American and Ashkenazi Jewish women to have the highest
rate in breast cancer, a new study by researchers show at
of medicine, and they made the survey and the results based on 3181 California
cases. Ashkenazi Jewish woman with breast cancer were the highest rate.
6. Link between Asthma and Traffic
Asthma and traffic congestion may
be hazardous combination for children. A study conducted in a town along the
U.S.-Mexico border found that living near a high traffic area raises asthma
symptoms, lowers lung function and generates greater airway inflammation.
University tells us these results
are significant because the closer they are exposed to high traffic roads leads
to chronic airway inflammation and reduction in lung function.
7. Post-Holiday Blues
Many suffer from the post-holiday
blues in January making it the busiest time of the year for some U.S.
mental health depression. Depression can be common because the excesses of the
holiday’s. Overeating, overdrinking, overspending and another reason can be
because of family gatherings that ignite old grudges or reminder of lost loved
Safer Household Cleaners:
Many conventional household
cleaning products contain potentially dangerous chemicals. We don’t know if
small amounts of these chemicals damage our health, but there are effective
cleaners made from non-toxic vegetable-based ingredients that pose no threat…
cleaner. Most all-purpose contain numerous dangerous chemical,
including alkylphenolic compounds, which can
interfere with the body’s hormone system, and butyl cellosolve
and morpholine, which can damage the liver and
kidneys. Nontoxic cleaners include… ∙ Bi-O-Kleen
Super Concentrated All Purpose Cleaner and Decrease (800)477-0188 ∙ Ecover All Purpose Cleaner (800) 449-4925 ∙
Seventh Generation Free and Clear All Purpose Cleaner (800) 456-1191
∙ Imus’ Greening the Cleaning Citrus Sage
All Purpose Cleaner (888) 284-4687
dishwasher detergent. Most dishwasher detergents contain ammonia and
chlorine bleach, a chemical combination that can cause
damage when inhaled. Try Seventh Generation Free and Clear Automatic
Dishwashing Powder…or Mrs. Myers Automatic Dishwashing Liquid, in
lavender, lemon or geranium scents (Mrs. Myers # 877-865-1508)
Dishwashing Liquids. These contain petroleum distillates or sodium
hydroxide, a chemical better known as Lye. Safer products include Ecover Dishwashing Liquid, with lemon aloe Vera or
herbal formula… Seventh Generation Dishwashing Liquid, available in citrus
and lavender…. Bi-O-Kleen Hand Moisturizing
Dishwashing Liquid…and Imus’ Greening the
Cleaning Hand Dishwashing Liquid.
- Oven Cleaner.
Conventional oven cleaners contain many dangerous chemicals, including
Benzene, a known carcinogen. Instead, make a paste out of baking soda,
dishwashing liquid and a little water. Spread it on the bottom and sides
of your oven, and scrub with a scouring pad. Wipe with a damp sponge.
- Wood Floor
Cleaner. Wash wood floors with a mixture of three parts warm water to
one part distilled white vinegar.
Cleaners. Most glass cleaners contain ammonia D, a dangerous toxin
that can cause serious respiratory and skin problems. Safer alternatives
include Bi-O-Kleen Ammonia Free Glass Cleaner…Ecover Glass and
Surface Cleaner… Seventh Generation Free and Clear Glass and Surface
Cleaner…and Imus’ Greening the cleaning citrus
Sage Glass and Window Cleaner.
Detergent. Most laundry detergents contain chemicals that are
dangerous to our respiratory and hormone systems, including chlorine
bleach, phenol and alkylphenolic compounds.
Safer products include Seventh Generation Free and Clear Laundry Powder or
Liquid Laundry Detergent… Ecover
Laundry Liquid or powder…and Imus’ Greening the
Cleaning Citrus Sage Laundry Detergent.
Softener. Conventional fabric softeners often contain Benzylacetate, a carcinogen, and chloroform, a
neurotoxin. Instead, add a tablespoon of distilled white vinegar to the
Cleaner. Make a paste out of lemon juice and baking soda, plus a few
pinches of salt. Apply to the paste to discolored grout, and let it sit
for as long as possible, up to a full day before washing it off. If your
Grout still isn’t white Try Bi-O-Kleen Laundry Powder
with Oxygen bleach.
SUPER BOWL V.S. SUPER TUESDAY:
A poll released Friday suggests
excitement in the United state is evenly split between
Super Bowl Sunday and the Super Tuesday presidential Primary.
The Washington Post and ABC News
telephone poll of 1000 adults found 40% are focusing their excitement on the
football game and 37% are on the Primary. ( The other
percent just want a reason to drink and play poker)