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Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Many benefits of hydrogen peroxide in home (whitening teeth and more)


Many benefits of hydrogen peroxide in 2015

Before we seen those benefits let us see what actually is hydrogen peroxide? Hydrogen peroxide, or H2O2, is a chemical compound that breaks down, or oxidizes, into water and oxygen upon contact with many other natural chemicals. It doesn't actually fizz by itself or when it touches unbroken skin; it's the enzymes in damaged cells and/or blood that causes the foaming action, but the release of oxygen from hydrogen peroxide is what makes H2O2 a very effective cleaner. In addition to cleaning out cuts, it's used as an additive in laundry detergents and for getting stains out of upholstery and carpets, for general household cleaning and for lightening hair. But is it safe for your teeth? Yes and no.

Dental office and store-stocked teeth whiteners contain a compound called carbamide peroxide, which breaks down into hydrogen peroxide and urea -- the hydrogen peroxide becomes a bleaching agent while the urea serves as an acid to break apart stain bonds in the teeth . Hydrogen peroxide becomes a powerful and effective whitener as it's released through contact with the air, moisture and teeth. Most over-the-counter (OTC) teeth whitening products contain about 10 percent carbamide peroxide while solutions administered or sold through dental professionals can contain from 15 to 35 percent (though the American Dental Association gives its Seal of Approval to the 10 percent H2O2 whiteners only and not those with higher concentrations.

Whitening products have been around long enough for the ADA and others to perform exhaustive studies and to conclude that it's mostly safe and effective to use peroxide compounds for a brighter smile, but what about that brown bottle peroxide you can get for about a dollar at the drugstore? Will that do, or will it do damage to teeth?

Here are some benefits of Hydrogen peroxide

  1. Hydrogen peroxide a Whitening Agent

For centuries, people have been swishing and spitting hydrogen peroxide. Though prolonged exposure or high concentrations can cause irritation to the gums, tongue and roof of the mouth, and swallowing can damage the esophagus and internal membranes, using hydrogen peroxide for oral care is actually pretty common [source: OSHA]. Store-bought bottles are usually a 3-percent solution and are safe for oral use. The bottles are

Many benefits of hydrogen peroxide in home (whitening teeth and more)

brown because H2O2 can weaken or become chemically unstable and ineffective if exposed to sunlight. At 97 percent water, the 3-percent solution will just turn to water over time. Toothpaste with hydrogen peroxide also is effective. Some people make their own pastes with baking soda and H2O2 combined to increase the whitening and abrasive effect, but these mixtures should be used sparingly and in combination and at intervals as recommended by a dental professional. Too much abrasion can wear enamel and lead to gum irritation, so it's not a good idea to brush with this mixture more than once or twice a week. Store-bought peroxide toothpastes are available with and without baking soda and most are gentle enough for regular use, though some with sensitive teeth or pre-existing gum problems should check with a dentist or hygienist. As far as adverse reactions to using hydrogen peroxide on teeth, temperature sensitivity and mild gum irritation are the most common issues, and they don't affect everyone. Checking with a dental office about how long and often you can use peroxide for specific oral problems or intensive whitening is advisable. Routine cleansing and rinsing are most likely safe, though running it by your dentist is never a bad idea.


B.  Hydrogen peroxide a Bacteria Killer

Many Different Uses for hydrogen peroxide:


Although hydrogen peroxide isn't exactly a powerful antiseptic like alcohol or chloride compounds, its strength is in its oxidation. It releases oxygen in a burst that works to debride, or clear debris, very effectively. Toothbrushes can be stored or cleaned in a peroxide solution before and after brushing, and studies have found that peroxide is useful in keeping bacteria counts lower in dental office water lines used for oral rinsing.

Many benefits of hydrogen peroxide in home (whitening teeth and more)

Not only is hydrogen peroxide a proven weapon in the fight against bacteria, it's also been shown to fight gingivitis, or inflamed and bleeding gums. One study published by the National Institutes of Health found that when used as a mouth rinse, H2O2 prevents bacteria buildup and plaque, both contributors to gingivitis. This is also great news for bad breath: Better oral health means fresher breath, and the oxidizing action of hydrogen peroxide really enables it to get into the crooks and nooks of teeth, gums and the tongue where bacteria tend to hang out and multiply.
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Friday, June 26, 2015

Why some Cancer Causing Foods we all eat every day?


How we all are eating Cancer Causing Foods daily?


We all know that carcinogens are all around us, which is why for the most part, we now avoid chemicals, smoking, radio waves and even certain household detergents! But did you know that there are a huge amount of foods out there which are known to be carcinogenic…some of which you probably eat every day! Here’s 12 Cancer Causing Foods you may want to avoid from now on!
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Refined Sugars spikes your body’s insulin

Refined sugar is typically made from genetically modified sugar beets and consuming it spikes your body’s insulin levels which can in turn feed cancer cells.

Soda Pop has Fructose

Fructose, the type of sugar found in soda, is a serious carcinogen, as is the brown coloring found in some cola’s. Soda also acidifies the body, which in turn causes cancer cells to multiply.

French Fries/Chips has Trans fats

These tasty staples are fried in Hydrogenated oils, like vegetable oil, which contains trans fats. Trans fats are a known carcinogen and recent studies have found that there is actually no “safe” amount of trans fats consumable. They are also very high in salt which increases the risk of high blood pressure. Potatoes are also one of the foods known to absorb the chemicals which are used to fertilize the soil, some of which is also know to be a carcinogen.

Processed Meats contain sodium nitrite

Meats such as bacon, sausages and in particular hot dog sausages have been proven to increase the risk of pancreatic cancer by 67% and in addition to this hot dogs commonly contain sodium nitrite, a cancer risk so well known that the USDA have been trying to ban it since the early 1970’s

Red Meat Has Neu5Gc, a sugar molecule

Some red meat contains Neu5Gc, a sugar molecule which attaches itself to your cells when you consume it. Your body then attacks it and increases the risk of causing a cancer. However, organic beef contains conjugated linoleic acid which actually helps your body to fight cancer all is not lost!

Microwave popcorn has PFOA

Most microwave popcorn bags are lined with a chemical called perfluorooctanoic acid ( PFOA). This is a toxin which can also be found in Teflon. Exposure to PFOA significantly increases the risk of kidney, bladder, liver, pancreas and testicular cancers
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White Bread and Pasta has chemical

Refined flour is typically bleached to achieve it’s pure whiteness and can be found in found in some white breads and pasta. The food retains some of the chemical which is then ingested, and upsets our body’s natural blood sugar balance, increasing insulin production and encouraging the growth of cancer cells.

Canned Tomatoes has or BPA

The lining of almost all canned foods are made with a chemical called bisphenol-A, or BPA which can contaminated the contained foods. BPA has been found to effect the way genes work which in turn can cause cancer growth. Even the FDA agree that there is a problem with the use of BPA. Tomatoes and their acidic properties are at greater risk of contamination from
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Alcohol is the second largest cause of cancer after smoking! Excessive alcohol use is the main cause of mouth, esophagus, liver, colon, mouth, rectum, and female breast cancers.
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Thursday, June 11, 2015

Without surgery or medicine- How to LOOK young all the time


How to Look and Feel Younger Than Ever

There is nothing that ages an individual more quickly than illness, pain and stiffness, or chronic stress. Therefore, much of what we do to take care of ourselves on a daily basis will also help us keep a youthful appearance.  Here is a rundown of the many things you can do that won’t cost (or hurt) too much, but will make you feel vibrant and strong.  Let’s be proactive in our approach to aging and grow into our later years gracefully and beautifully!

 Without surgery or medicine- How to LOOK young all the time

Protect Your Skin from the Sun

 Nothing ages the skin faster than sun overexposure. Collagen, the structural protein of our skin, breaks down in response to UV radiation.  The sun also increases the production of free radicals, which damage cells and break down collagen as well. Although sunscreen offers some protection, many people apply too little of it—and not nearly frequently enough.

 Aside from being a fashion accessory, sunglasses will protect the health of your eyes and will help prevent the wrinkles that accompany squinting at the sun. Purchase sunglasses that provide 99-100% UV protection for both UVA & UVB rays. And protect your skin from exposure by wearing a wide-brimmed hat, longer sleeves and other sun-shielding apparel.

What You Are What You Eat

 Much has been written about the power of nutrition to ward off illness, boost the immune system and enhance your complexion.  Real food is more beneficial to your body and skin than supplements are, and eating a wide variety of super foods increases your chances of absorbing the most nutrients possible.

 If maintaining healthy skin is your concern, foods containing vitamins A, C, and E, and polyphenols (antioxidants that have anti-inflammatory properties that protect and benefit the skin) should be part of your daily diet.  Here are some examples of deliciously colorful foods that provide these key nutrients:
 Without surgery or medicine- How to LOOK young all the time

• Vitamin A: Sweet potatoes, broccoli, leafy greens (such as spinach and kale), red, yellow and orange produce (such as cantaloupe, carrots, bell peppers), and asparagus

• Vitamin C: Red bell peppers, broccoli, cauliflower, strawberries, pineapple, kiwifruit, oranges, and cantaloupe

• Vitamin E: Nuts and seeds, vegetable oils, tomato products, and spinach.

• Polyphenols: Green tea, cocoa and dark chocolate.

Exercise formula all the time

There are three types of exercise that can keep you looking and feeling young.

• Aerobic exercise increases circulation throughout the body and strengthens the heart and lungs.  It aids in digestion, helps us reduce anxiety and stress, and enhances the quality of our sleep. Weight-bearing aerobic exercise, such as walking, jogging, hiking or dancing, can even slow bone loss.

  • Strength training has been shown to build bone mass, which helps to prevent and slow down osteoporosis.  Building muscle mass keeps us strong and revs the metabolism, which helps to maintain a healthy body weight and youthful figure.  Strength training keeps us limber and improves balance, preventing debilitating falls and fractures. Ultimately, it keeps you independent and capable of more things even as you get older.

  • Lifestyle activities, such as golf, gardening, bowling, tennis and ballroom dancing involve both physical and mental stimulation, keeping both our bodies and minds young. In general, experts agree that the more you can move--even if it's not as intense as traditional forms of exercise--the better off your body and your mind will be as you age.

Adjust Your Mindset all the time

Research has found that the most serious aging occurs at the cellular level.  Many of our lifestyle habits such as exercise, nutrition, stress management and sleep will enhance the body’s ability to repair the cellular damage that is inevitable as we get older.   Traditional medicine focuses on treating illness to prolong life. But many healthcare professionals want to shift that focus to preventing disease in the first place.  We want to not only add years to our life, but life to our years.  Disease occurs when we fail to keep our bodies and minds active; it is not an unavoidable result of getting older. Arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, heart disease and even dementia often occur because of the accumulation of unhealthy lifestyle habits rather than as a result of years ticking by.

 Much of what you decide to do on a daily basis will not only prolong the length of your life, but the quality of those years as well.

Get your good Sleep everyday

 Experience a night of insomnia or stay up into the wee hours for any reason, and you’ll probably notice signs of sleep deprivation in the mirror the next day.  Bags under the eyes and pallor to your skin can definitely make you look old and tired.  Repeat this night after night, and the chronic sleep deprivation will age your body from the inside out.  Most of us don’t get enough sleep, and that plays a significant role in our appearances.  Individuals who get less than 6 hours of sleep a night may be at an increased risk for viral infections, heart disease, obesity and stroke, with an associated decline in mental functioning to boot.  If your lack of sleep is due to your desire to get more done each day, think about the time you waste due to fatigue interfering with your efficiency.  Adjust your attitude and your habits, and begin working to get 7-8 hours of sleep a night.

 Without surgery or medicine- How to LOOK young all the time

Deep Breathing, Meditation and Yoga

Chronic unmanageable stress wreaks havoc on our bodies and makes us feel old before our time.  It’s been linked to high blood pressure, heart disease, obesity, and skin inflammation.  Stress has also been shown to suppress our immune system, making us more prone to illness and disease.  Anything you do to manage and alleviate stress will have a positive impact on how you look and feel as you age. Setting aside a few minutes each day to be quiet, center yourself, and let your worries drift away is smart medicine. Make deep breathing exercises or meditation a part of your routine.  Yoga has the added benefit of not only calming the mind, but also keeping the body flexible and strong.

Take Care of Your Smile.

 Most people don't take the time to connect the two, but the health of your mouth can also affect the health of your body.  Individuals with gum disease are more prone to heart disease and lung problems.  For people with diabetes, treatment of gum problems can also help control blood sugar levels. And nothing can make you look older than yellow, stained or missing teeth

Don't Neglect Your Ears

 Our ears contain tiny hairs that vibrate in response to noise. This then excites the auditory nerve, allowing us to hear and interpret sounds.  However, too much vibration due to excess exposure to very loud noises frays those hairs, and could lead to hearing loss over time.

 By all means, enjoy listening to music--but turn down the volume. You should still be able to hear outside noises above the music in your ears.  Wireless headphones have saved my marriage, since my husband loves to stay up way later than I do watching movies.  But if I try to talk to him and he can’t hear me, I know they are too loud.  If you work in an environment that exposes you to constant loud noise, or you love a good rock concert, consider using earplugs or sound-reducing headphones to muffle the sound.  Nothing will make you feel old faster than not hearing the conversation around you!

Stop Smoking and Limit Alcohol.

 Smoking can accelerate the aging process and shorten your lifespan (and quality of life) considerably.  Decreased lung capacity, emphysema, and heart disease are all associated with smoking, not to mention the detrimental effect it has on your looks.  Smoking correlates to wrinkles around the lips, yellowing of the teeth, and aging skin.  If you want to look younger, feel younger and live longer, give up smoking!


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Thursday, May 28, 2015

Simple TRICKs to improve your health and happiness in 60 seconds


Improve your health and happiness in one minute

In this article you will see that how in a minute you can do so many exercises which will not only give good health but also happiness. Try any one of these 60 seconds activities to easily reap the healthy benefits


1. Smile is free

Smiling can actually make you happier. So go ahead—smile!

  Simple TRICKs to improve your health and happiness in 60 seconds

2. Sit up straight is cool idea

Did you know that bad posture can put unnecessary stress on your low back? Take a minute to focus on sitting up straight with your shoulders down and back. Don’t you feel better already

3. Drink a tall glass of water. We all know the many health benefits of drinking water, but did you also know that even mild dehydration can cause fatigue? So, the next time you feel your energy waning, grab a glass of cold water and guzzle it down!


4. Do 20 jumping jacks in 1 minute

 Research has shown that long periods of sitting can be detrimental to the body and our overall health. So get up out of that chair and jack it out! Just one minute of jumping jacks is an easy way to get your heart pumping and blood flowing.


5. Take a deep breath -good for brain

How often do you think about breathing? If you are like most people, you probably don’t think about it often enough. For a quick pick-me-up, simply take five deep breaths. Slowly inhale for at least five seconds and exhale for 10 seconds each time. Your body will thank you for the extra oxygen.


6. Go outside for fresh year

You’ve probably heard the health buzz about vitamin D lately. Preliminary research suggests that vitamin D helps regulate the immune system, supports heart health, can help normalize blood pressure and promotes healthy aging. Vitamin D has also been linked to improved mood. If you have a minute to spare, step out into the sunshine!


7. Put on a favorite song

There’s nothing quite like your favorite music to perk you up and get you feeling good. Listening to music has been shown to improve immunity and release endorphins. Bonus points if you dance along!

 Simple TRICKs to improve your health and happiness in 60 seconds


8. Twist it out.

So many of us spend every weekday seated in front of a computer. Not only can sitting all day wreak havoc on your posture, but it can also compress your spine and exaggerate its curvature. Not fun. A simple twist can help undo this. As you sit in your desk chair, simply twist your upper-body to one side, hold for 30 seconds, and then repeat on the other side. If you have the space to sit on the floor, try this torso twist stretch. It’s guaranteed to make you feel better!


9. Be grateful

Write down five things you’re grateful for, no matter how large or small (your hair, your family, and your morning cup of Joe— whatever). Do you feel more thankful, generous and overall happier after? Funny how a little reminder of what we have can turn a frown into a smile.


10. Joke around for fun

Awake your inner child and tell a silly joke—whether it’s a knock-knock joke or even a funny line from a movie. Anything that gets you laughing is enough to get your happy endorphins flowing!




Spare a Minute of every hour for improving your Health and feel happy

This is my second part of blog on, How to improve your fitness in a MINUTE in 2012. In this blog you will see that how in a minute you can do so many exercises which will not only give good health but also happiness.

There is no excuse:

I have no time for exercise

I am busy

I have lot of work to do

I have to eat

Let see see some more tips what you can do in a minute…

11. You can do 10 pushups.

Being strong is important, but having functional strength is even more important because it makes everyday activities easier to accomplish. A push-up is a great, quick exercise for building functional strength. Drop down and give me 10—or as many as you can do in 1 minute.


12. Encourage someone.

Isn’t it interesting how you always seem to feel better after helping someone else feel better? Whether you post a supportive comment on a blog or write a few kind words in a card or an email, taking a minute out to help someone can quickly boost your mood.


13. Write a goal for the day

Fact: People who set goals have more success than people who don’t. So why not take a few seconds and write down what you want to do today? Then, just commit to making it happen!

  Simple TRICKs to improve your health and happiness in 60 seconds

14. Focus on one thing you love about yourself.

At times, we put so much effort in focusing on what we don’t like about ourselves that we fail to see the good. Take one minute to think about what you like about you. Is it your eyes? Your strong legs? Your giving nature? Thinking about how great you are will instantly increase self-confidence.


15. Wash your hands.

It seems like cold and flu season is always in full force (or just around the corner).  One of the simplest and easiest ways to stay well year round is to wash your hands. All you need is warm water, soap and 20 seconds of rubbing to rid your hands of unwanted germs.


16. Compliment a stranger.

What better way to make yourself feel good than to unexpectedly brighten someone else’s day? The next time you admire someone’s clothes, positive attitude or eyes—say so!


17. Try aromatherapy.

 A number of different smells can have a positive effect on your mind and body. For example, peppermint is known to calm the stomach while its smell can energize you through a workout. And the scent of jasmine has been shown to reduce anxiety. To benefit, grab some scented lotion and either take a whiff from the bottle or rub some on your hands.


18. Salute the sun.

Sun salutations are a well-known set of yoga poses that are said to warm up the body and increase blood flow and flexibility. So grab your mat and do one or two sets—rain or shine!


19. Give yourself a mini-massage.

Massage has a number of health benefits, including reducing stress, lowering blood pressure and speeding muscle repair. While you may not be able to spend the time or money getting one at a spa, pampering yourself with just 1 minute of self-massage by rubbing your own hands, feet or shoulders can do wonders.


20. Be absolutely present.

When we are wrapped up with work, to-do lists, and just getting by, sometimes we can forget to focus on what we are doing in the here and now. Try spending a minute just being. Focus on sounds, smells and whatever else is going on around you; instead of thinking ahead to what you'll do next, think about what you're doing right now. You’ll be amazed at how peaceful you feel. Just be!
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