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What is fatty liver disease?

Written by | September 6, 2018 | 0
iStock/laflor The most common liver disorder in the U.S., nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is an accumulation of excess fat in liver cells, taking up 5-10 percent of the entire organ. Typically, consuming too much alcohol is a primary cause of fat build-up in the liver, but those with NAFLD may not drink much alcohol at all. Approximately 30 percent of the entire U.S. population has this disease, and Dr. Harmeet Malhi, a gastroenterologist at the Mayo Clinic, says it is the leading cause of chronic liver disease worldwide. Though it causes no permanent damage, NAFLD can progress to nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), which can result in cirrhosis (irreversible scarring of the liver) or liver cancer. NAFLD is asymptomatic, meaning it usually has no physical symptoms. However, you

20 Foods That Are Killing You Slowly

Written by | August 11, 2018 | 0
Did you know that there are foods you are eating every day that are killing you slowly? Most of us have a number of these foods on our menu, but if you combine all of these, you’ll get a deadly combo and you need to start making changes to your diet. So analyze what you eat and start making the right choices today. Here’s the list of 20 foods that are killing you slowly. Try to avoid or limit the intake of these foods as much as you can. Some of these foods lead to high blood pressure, high cholesterol, heart disease, diabetes, Alzheimer’s, and even cancer. Not to forget obesity and all the anxiety and depression that can come with it. 1.      Canned Tomato Sauce newmanfoods.com Canned tomato sauce is a killer in disguise. It’s a hidden source of sugar and it would never even cross

The 10 Most Expensive Cognac Bottles of All-Time

Written by | August 10, 2018 | 0
Brandy is made by distilling wine. Cognac is a very specific brandy, which legally must be made in a very specific manner from specific grapes, and only in the Cognac region of France. So from the get-go, cognac is pretty pretentious. Add an artsy bottle, a few extra years of aging, and a prestigious name, and you have the ultimate in conspicuous consumption. For example: 10. Hennessy Ellipse Our number ten spot comes from one of the most well known names in cognac production, Hennessy. Bottled in an updated version of the classic Thomas Bastide crafted Baccarat crystal decanter, which was made popular by another member of the Hennessy family and predecessor to Ellipse, Hennessy Timeless, Ellipse is said to taste of crystallized fruit, wild roses, and earth tones, a whittling down of Hennessy’s

checked for diabetes

Written by | August 10, 2018 | 0
15. Thirst playbuzz.com While being thirsty and drinking lots of fluid is healthy and normal, an excessive and unusual need for fluids may be a sign that you need to visit your physician to get checked for diabetes.   14. Urge to Pee playbuzz.com This is the direct consequence of having to drink excessively. The more fluids you take in, the more your bladder wants to eject. Also, when there is too much sugar in your bloodstream, the production of urine is increased. When you notice you’re making unusually frequent visits to the convenience, it may be a sign that you need to go for checkup. 13. Fatigue playbuzz.com The feeling of tiredness even when you haven’t done anything strenuous is a sign that your body cells aren’t being supplied with the amount of oxygen and nutrients needed

Black Pepper Oil: One of Nature’s Most Astonishing Remedies

Written by | July 27, 2018 | 0
Can you imagine having a centuries-old magic potion that helped cure a whole lot of ailments? Well, it’s not a far-fetched idea in a faraway fairy tale. Most people know about black pepper, the spice we frequently use to enhance the flavor of our food and most people also know about the health benefits of consuming black peppercorns. It is a little less known, but black pepper essential oil (Piper nigrum), made from black peppercorns, is one of nature’s astonishing remedies that has a variety of uses and benefits. Purifies, Calms, and Reduces Cravings Black pepper oil is diverse, providing numerous properties that are essential to promoting human health. (www.pixabay.com) Joints and Inflammation Stressful lifestyles, inadequate exercise, and unhealthy diets cause the buildup of toxic

21 Health Tricks to Teach Your Body

Written by | July 27, 2018 | 0
The human body is a very complex machine made up of thousands of cells that are unique and very sophisticated. To fully understand any aspect of the human body, we need to understand everything that works underneath.  Your thoughts are influenced by minuscule processes involving billions of neurons that give off chemicals to biologically interact with their environment. Below are the 21 epic health tricks to teach the human body. 21.Mind over Bladder (www.pexels.com) When the urge to go to the toilet suddenly strikes and immediate relief is not an option, distract your mind by focusing on a complex task that will need all your mental energy. Researchers actually suggest thinking about sex as an effective mental distraction. 20.Stop a Nose Bleed (www.commons.wikimedia.org) The easiest first

32 Signs You Need More Magnesium – Prevent Heart Disease

Written by | July 27, 2018 | 0
Magnesium deficiency is one of the leading cause of heart attacks. We have compiled the most important signs and symptoms that signal that you are lacking magnesium. Deficient magnesium levels are more common due to our insufficient diets, environmental factors, and stress. You get magnesium in a healthy diet with green leafy vegetables, beans, whole grains, nuts, and fish. However, the absorption of magnesium is inhibited by other factors, such as certain medication and too much alcohol. Magnesium is crucial for muscle health, nerve transmission, nutrient metabolism, bone and cell formation, and energy production. Below are the 32 signs to look out for which indicate that you need more magnesium. 32.Irritability and anxiety (www.pixabay.com) Magnesium in your body has a calming and relaxing

Why You Must Make A Decision About God

Written by | July 22, 2018 | 0
Today I want to get personal with you and yes, put you on the spot. I want to ask you a question that you MUST answer. The answer to this question is a matter of life and death. Before I ask the question, however, permit me to give you some background. In Matthew 27 we find Jesus standing trial before Pilate. Christ has been betrayed by Judas and arrested by the Roman soldiers. He is now facing Pilate who thinks he holds Jesus’ fate in his hands. Unbeknownst to him, what Pilate really holds in his hands is his own fate. As Pilate is sitting on the judge’s seat with Jesus standing nearby, he asks a question in that should cause each of us to stop and think. It is doubtful whether Pilate truly understood the magnitude of the question, nor did he understand that he was making a decision that

4 Detox Water Recipes to Flush Your Liver

Written by | July 22, 2018 | 0
Warm Lemon Water This is the oldest but one of the most effective tricks in the book. Adding lemon to warm water and drinking it in an empty stomach in the morning not only helps in detoxing your body but also boosts your metabolism as well. This combination is known to have ayurvedic qualities, aiding in your digestion as well. Watermelon detox water Even the thought of watermelon refreshes us on a very hot day. It also helps you balance your glucose level and compensate for the energy you have lost. This is a very sweet and pleasant drink that can soothe all your senses. Apart from its taste the drink also has a subtle and good smell Slim down detox water This has become one of the most popular combinations of detox waters since it is not only associated with detoxification but also helps

Myths About Coffee

Written by | July 22, 2018 | 0
I was talking last night with some friends during dinner about my business and coffee and I realized that people do repeat all these myths they hear about coffee. So, I decided to clarify a few of them in this article But before we start, are you aware that: #1 Coffee is a Fruit The beans brewed are actually the processed and roasted seeds from a fruit, which is called a coffee cherry. The coffee cherry’s outer skin is called the exocarp. Beneath it is the mesocarp, a thin layer of pulp, followed by a slimy layer called the parenchyma. The beans themselves are covered in a paper-like envelope named the endocarp, more commonly referred to as the parchment. Inside the parchment, side-by-side, lie two beans, each covered separately by yet another thin membrane. #2 There are several