Sunday, August 30, 2009

Green Tea Provides Stress Relief

 Are you stressed and tensed after a full day of work? Green tea provides relief in as littles as 20 minutes!

Michael R. lyon, M.D., medical and research direcor of canadian Center for functional Medicine in Vancouver says,  Green tea contains amino acid, L-theanine. L-theanine helps the body cope with a variety of stressful situations. It calms nerves when anxiety levels levels clim, improves alertness when mental energy runs low and enhances the transition from a rushed day to restful sleep."

L-theanine also increased the amplitude of anxiety-soothing alpha waves in the brain by up to 38 percent. Futher more, the amino acid has shown to raise levels of mood-boosting chemicals such as serotonin and dopamine by 87% according to Japan's Kyoto Women's University.

So, make sure you a cup a Green Tea today and relax!

Best of Health,
Shiketa Morgan

Source: First for women, 9/14/09 issue

Saturday, August 29, 2009

Herbal Ointment for Back Pain

According to a Web Md article, A recent study published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine showed that people with back pain that used Comfrey Ointment experienced a reduction in back pain!

The study consisted of 120 people between the ages of 18 and 60 that suffered from lower or upper back pain. They all rubbed 4 grams of a ointment that contained Comfrey oil on their backs three times a day for five days.

The Placebo users saw a 38% reduction in back pain and the comfrey root ointment users saw a 95% reduciton in back pain!

Shiketa Morgan

Firsts Magazine (Septmeber 14, 2009 Issue)

Sunday, August 23, 2009

5 Reasons Why Organic Milk is Better for you!

I've been drinking organic milk for two years now. Since I have been drinking organic milk, I notice that I do not have a bloated feeling after drinking milk. I thought I was lactose intolerant, but it was the milk I was drinking.

According to Dr. Alan Green, Organic milk, produced without synthetic chemicals, hormones or antibiotics, is the best choice for kids And families.

Here are Five reason why we should drink organic milk:
1. Organic Milk is produced without antibiotics
2. It is produced without synthetic hormones
3. No Pesticides
4.High in Conjugated Linoleic Acids (reduces chances of heart disease and diabetes
5.Excellent source of calcium

Shiketa Morgan

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Stress Free Living Tips from Dr. Don Colbert

Watch this video on Stress Free Living by Dr. Don Colbert!Dr. Colbert says that " The root of most disease is stress."

Friday, August 14, 2009

The Powers of Acai berry Juice

According to Dr. Manny, Acai berry juice is one of the most nutricious and powerful foods in the world. Acai berry Juice is rich in omega fatty acids, great for the heart and research shows that it can kills up to 86% of Lukemia cancer cells in the body.

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