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July 13, 2008, 1:43 pm
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A good sleep is essential for rebuilding the body. The golden hours are between 11pm and 3am, but most people require seven to eight hours per night. During the night, growth hormone is released and this triggers throughout the body to build new cells and repair any damage. It also allows the brain to resynchronise the brain’s functions so that you wake re-energised the next day. read more



Stress Reducing Action Plan

Stress is an external and internal experience. You can reduce your external stimuli by changing certain elements in your lives such as changing jobs or not driving to work. However, a lot of stress is actually how you perceive things internally. Do you let things get to you? Or do you let things do? This is something that can change your relationship with stress significantly. Read More….



Healthy Hair Action Plan

This happens in both men and woman, the pattern determined by genes and hormones. If men loss enough hair, they become bold. Women on the other hand almost never go bold (unless they are on chemotherapy or radiotherapy), but their hair tends to thin with age, with the loss more generalised over the scalp. Hair loss may be brought on sooner, however, by childbirth, or severe emotional shock such as divorce or bereavement. Other factors include stress, a poor diet, and lack of iron, thyroid disease and sudden weight loss.

Dry Hair

Dry hair may be associated with inadequate protein intake, essential intake, essential fatty acid intake, thyroid disease and the menopause. It can be cause by chemicals you use in your hair.

Greying Hair

Greying hair is most commonly associated with ageing; pigment cells are lost in the hair. It is usually genetically predetermined, but can occasionally be caused by autoimmune condition where the body perceived the pigment cells in the hair as foreign and attacks them. It can also be brought on abruptly shock such as a bereavement, or chronic anaemia and thyroid problems. If the last two apply to you, your doctor can help.

If you want to improve the condition of your hair, then the healthy hair plan is great suggestion.

  • Eat enough protein
  • Chew your food well so that you absorb all its nutrients.
  • Make sure you are not mineral deficient and correct and correct any deficiencies particularly of iron, zinc, and selenium, because they boost the thyroid.
  • Take a good multivitamin and mineral specifically designed for the hair.
  • Take flaxseed oil to maintain levels of omega 3 and 6
  • Take silica or horsetail, which helps to keep the hair looking shinny and sleek
  • Eat seaweed-one of the richest source of minerals.
  • Try relaxation techniques if you are stressed, stress will reduce blood circulation to your scalp.
  • Get a scalp massage to improve blood supply to your head.

Stress reducing action plan

depression Action Plan

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Depression Action Plan
  • Keep up vitamin and mineral plan. Depression has been liked to deficiencies of B vitamin, zinc, magnesium, and essential fatty acids. The B vitamin, zinc and magnesium are important in the production of serotonin, while the higher the level of omega-3 fatty acids in the blood.
  • Cut out junk food, fast food, processed and sugar foods, a common cause of depression. The body has to supply its own vital vitamin and mineral to process the chemicals and sugar as these foods don’t bring their own.
  • Eat enough carbohydrates. A diet with no carbohydrate can make you depressed, which is why when you are depressed you crave carbohydrates. Make sure you take complex carbohydrates, as blood sugar imbalances can be important contributor to depression.
  • Avoid saturated fats, not only do food rich in saturated fat lower your levels of the essential fatty acid, omega 3 and 6, but they also slow down the blood flow to the brain as the blood cells become more sticky and tend to clump together, this leads to sluggishness, slow thinking fatigue.
  • Be careful with alcohol. Many people who are depressed drink to excess; in terms of lifestyle factors, it may be commonest contributor to depression after faulty diet. When you drink, initially the increase in blood sugar feels great, the brain loves the sugar rush. However, after about an hour the true effects of alcohol starts to set in. it is really a brain depressant, which is why it was used in the days before anaesthetics to clam patient who needed surgery, what is also not commonly realised is that 24 hours after drinking you will feel more anxious than normal, which is why most people are grabbing a drink the next day. So not only depression but also anxiety sets in. alcohol also depletes the body of essential fatty acids and B vitamin crucial for neurotransmitter production.
  • Avoid using recreational drugs. Most of these are stimulants which, like alcohol, may make you feel great while you are taking them, but crash later. What goes up most come down.
  • Stop smoking. Smokers are most likely to be depressed that non-smokers, due to the effects on circulation in the brain and also the lowering of vital minerals such as vitamin C and zinc.


Depression

Depression is a very common disorder, affection some three million people in Britain every year and rising. Woman are three time more likely than men to suffer from it, perhaps because depression is related to low serotonin level, and woman make less serotonin than men. Typical feature depression are:

  • Low mood
  • Fatigue and lethargy
  • Decreased appetite or comfort-eating
  • Inability to make decision
  • Insomia
  • Lack of interest in sex
  • Crying all the time
  • Guilty feeling
  • Anxiety

If you have three or more of these feature. Your mood needs to boost. Six or more and you may well be depressed- consult a nutrient and your doctor

There are many causes of depression, which are beyond the cope of this blog. What you do need to know is that while drugs can be useful, and some do indeed transform suffers lives. You can influence your moods and brain chemical by simple changing what you eat and they way you live.



Many people think the best way to lose weight is to diet, drastically dropping calories or types of food in a desperate attempt to shed the pounds. Others think that exercise is the only way to health, so they exercise frantically for a few months before giving up. Imagine how much money Americans spend on diet pills, miracle diets, or even just exercise equipment.

These people mean well, but don’t understand the way the human body works. Their attempts may result in temporary gains, but because they just don’t understand, they often end up worse off than before.

Diets are a temporary solution to a long-term problem. Let’s say someone, after a lifetime of eating poorly, takes a diet. It’s a rough diet, since the calories have to be cut sharply, but it’s worth it, right? The diet turns out to be fantastically efficient (which would never happen), and that person loses tons of weight. They go back to their old eating habits, since they’re ‘in good shape’. But within just a few months, their weight starts ballooning upwards again!

Other people try to exercise frantically, either taking up sports they don’t care for or joining an exercise class that they’ll skip. These people are somewhat better off than the dieters, as exercise is a good start. But what they don’t realize is that exercise should be enjoyable – it shouldn’t be painful or uncomfortable. This book contains information to help you figure out sports that you might enjoy. Turn exercise from a chore into a joy!

So-called ‘diet pills’ simply don’t work. If there were such a thing as a pill that could help you safely remove excess pounds, they would be prescribed by doctors across the globe.

Break out of the cycle of diets and discomfort. You’ll never have to go on another diet! Instead, you’ll learn how to eat good food and lose weight – you’ll be feeling great, and looking good. By establishing good health habits, losing weight will be like breathing. You won’t even know it’s happening!
So why wait? You can start losing weight today!



Many psychology variables have been suggested as cause of obesity, including lack of impulse control, poor ability to delay gratification, and maladaptive eating styles (primarily eating too fast). However, in a review of the literature, found that none of these suggestions has received empirical support. Rodin and her colleagues also found that unhappiness and depression seems to be effects of obesity, not its cause, and that eating behaviour seems to make the problem worse.

The key to losing weight believes you can, and thinking yourself thin. It may sound unrealistic to some, but think of how many different techniques have you tried that did not yield the results you wanted. Believe it or not, the world responds to thought patterns and positive thinking. Simply stated, your thoughts are a perfect reflection of what is in the process of happening.