I have to admit I first heard about lectins a couple months ago and was a little confused since I had heard of the hormone Leptin many years ago and thought maybe this was a confused mispronunciation. Well I was wrong In fact Lectins are not really a hormone at all but is instead a protein that is in some beans and legumes and grains that works as a protector of them. I can imagine that for trees to exist with squirrels around the seeds would need some kind of protection from little … [Read more...] about What Are Lectins And Why Should You Avoid Them?
Thyroid Storm is a severe condition which affects only a small percentage of people with hyperthyroidism but there are Natural thyroid storm treatments. In fact, only about 1 to 2% of people with hyperthyroidism develop thyroid storm. However, for those people who do develop this condition, this is considered an emergency situation that requires immediate intervention. One can understand the reasoning behind this by looking at the symptoms of thyroid storm. People with this condition … [Read more...] about Natural Thyroid Storm Treatments
I have seen a few articles recently on a form of training injury that can be quite dangerous. This condition is known as Rhabdomyolysis. If you have ever worked out hard after not doing weights in a while, or run for the first time in a long time, you are very very aware of the muscle soreness that can occur. Sometimes though, well trained people will transition from one type of exercise to a brand new one and the possiblilty exists for them to really fry their muscles badly and get this … [Read more...] about Rhabdomyolysis in Athletes Transitioning to New Workouts
Sunburn remedies are something that we always need to look for the day after we treat our skin badly in the sun. I just found a great list of folk remedies for when you actually do accidentally sunburn yourself. I do not know where it comes from but I thought I would pass it on with a few comments along with these sunburn treatments. I have tested some of these sunburn remedies but not all. Also remember that if you have any kind of a skin rash or irritation many of these will help as … [Read more...] about 22 Great Natural Sunburn Remedies To Stop The Pain
We all know the dangers of getting too much sun and I wrote about both how to get rid of a sunburn as well as the danger of getting too much sun. Today I wanted to live out a bit of a dream and write about how to get your best suntan ever. Why get the best suntan possible? Well as Chris Stephens, the DJ on the television show Northern Exposure once said "Sometimes you have to do something bad - just to know you're alive." My Suntan History Back when I was 15 to 20 I tried every … [Read more...] about How To Get A Great Suntan