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A Healthy Detox Recipe For All Ages

Go to any grocery store and you will see aisle after aisle of heavily processed foods. The idea was to preserve foods to feed the ever growing mass public. That goal has been achieved but at a heavy price. On a daily basis our bodies are subjected to chemicals, pesticides, fungicides, MSG, air pollutants, water pollutants and there is almost no way to get away from it. We now live in an age where detoxing our bodies is not just a luxury but a necessity.

The average American diet is over acidic due to our current lifestyle. That means we are open to all types of disease. The liver, kidneys and all other organs in the body are heavily taxed. With a little education and perseverance you can take control of your own health and start to look and feel better. After all, are we not looking for quality of life? This is hard to do when you are feeling sluggish, tired and weak!

Here are some foods that really feed and cleanse the body:

Water

Most Americans are semi dehydrated and don’t even know it. It is pretty well known that you are supposed to drink approximately 8 glasses of water per day. Do you know when you haven’t been drinking sufficient water? If your urine is dark, that is an easy way to tell if you have not had enough water.

Citrus fruit

Lemons, grapefruit, oranges and limes are packed with delicious nutrients and also hydrate the body. You can do the body a lot of good starting your day with fresh lemon juice in warm water.

Green foods

Such as all forms of lettuce, cabbage, watercress, spinach, broccoli and sprouts. Their anti-oxidant properties, mineral content and chlorophyll, all work their magic on the body.

Nuts and seeds

Eating raw nuts and seeds give us the natural good fats and protein and also have some anti-cancer properties, especially in almonds, pine nuts and sesame seeds. Pumpkin seeds are also good for getting rid of parasites.

Colorful fruits and vegetables

We want to eat lots of these. The nutrient value is unmatched. We also get a lot of fiber from eating fruits and vegetables and that keeps our digestive system working properly.

Here is a healthy recipe that tastes great and feeds and cleanses the body;

Summer Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette

In a salad bowl combine, lettuce of your choice, spinach leaves, watercress, chives, mandarin orange slices and sesame seeds.

To make the vinaigrette, combine ½ cup fresh orange juice, the juice of 1 fresh lemon, the rind of the orange and lemon,1 tbsp olive oil, 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar, 1 tbsp Dijon mustard, 1 tbsp honey and pepper to taste. Mix well and pour over salad.

Keep in mind that we want to reduce the amount of chemicals and pesticides etc., so choose organic foods and spices. It is well worth it in the long run for your health and well being.

If you are serious about detoxing and cleansing the body, then eat right, drink a lot of fluids and get some regular exercise. Our bodies were designed this way.

Currently, we live in a toxic world and the food industry is not likely to change its way anytime soon. It is up to us to create the demand for all natural food, and that is as it should be.

Good health to you!

Shared Medical Practice Account for All

This is the age of innovations and developments in almost every field of life. Similarly Shared Medical Practice Account is a remarkable development in the field of medical science. First of all, we have to understand the terminology to go further. In order to provide a high-quality health care to its patients a team of top -quality physicians and other healthcare professionals always striving for excellence. One may have to differentiate between the procedure of a routine patient’s visit to a doctor’s clinic and Shared Medical Practice Account.

In Shared Medical Practice Account, multiple number of patients (10-50) having similar needs, problems, illness or issues are invited together, where they all can discuss their problems with each other and can also observe other people’s behavior within the same condition or problems in the presence of an expert team of physicians. This meeting may prolong to 90 minutes, which is quite long time as compare to normal visits of 20-30 minutes.

Both a physician and a patient can benefit from the salient features of Shared Medical Practice Account. The physician may keep the track of its patients and also manage the time to be spent during the examination of the number of patients in this time period. As this process contains interactive discussions and provides an excellent health care, so a source of good reputation for the physician. A physician may get a boost in its revenue via this process. A physician may get aplenty of time to study the procedure and about the treatment for his patients. In this age almost every business wants to improve its productivity and off course in the field of medical science, Shared Medical Practice Account is a power a full tool to increase its productivity.

If we look from the patient’s point of view, he may also benefit from this process. He may have a very little time to wait in the waiting room to see a doctor. He may have a chance to observe the behavior of other people with the similar symptoms and to discuss it with them to find a solution. He may have a chance of an eye to eye interaction with the physician.

In Short, Shared Medical Practice Account is a very effective tool for the physicians to generate and boost their revenue without compromising on the quality of treatment. It may be insured that the Shared Medical Practice Account meetings are properly managed, and each issue is discussed properly, so that it may result informative and educative for the patients.

Circumcision For All Baby Boys!

Last week, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Task Force on Circumcision met to finalize the organization’s new policy on circumcision – which could recommend circumcision for all baby boys. Circumcision is a decision and it is not an easy one for parents to do thinking of the actual act, but pain itself cannot be remembered; even by adults, only the experiences associated with pain can be recalled in later life if other traumas were added to the specific child, such as physical and emotional abuse…

That is why babies don’t remember the pain, and with a good Mohel/Rabby they don’t even feel the immediate pain, or they get some numbing medication or wine or water mixed with sugar to numb the nerve as well as distracting the infants mind from the pain… Remember our brain produce enough of the good hormone during the circumcision, because the mother or close family are helping to increase the levels of the feel-good hormone, known as Serotonin… We also have the Oxytocin, which is another feel good hormone also known as the “Cuddle Hormone”.

Oxytocin is released when we feel love, trust and comfort. It can be even more powerful than serotonin.

However, circumcision has many great benefits. It can prevent urinary tract infections, phimosis, paraphimosis, and sexually transmitted infections, including HIV. For example, in a randomized control trial, circumcision reduced the risk of acquiring HIV infection by 53%.

I have helped training mothers with natural child birth using hypnosis, and part of the conflict most of the natural child practitioners have is with this specific sensitive subject, some are against circumcision and therefore they are not so respectful and understanding, while they area trying to reinforce their personal opinion on parents during the natural child birth education, and this disturb me, since I believe they should never be allowed to take an advantage of this situation.

In my opinion, I think it is unethical for individual practitioners to allow themselves to educate moms for natural child birth while trying to use the same practice to make parents guilty with their personal decision, and I have herd story’s and not once that during their natural child birth practice, they are tolled not to allow circumstance due to the fact that it is not their baby’s choice. Unfortunately this kind of opinion can reinforce some negative impact on the expecting parents, especially mothers, it can leave them with a huge angr, fear and guilt, and as a result marital argument between the couple trying to convince the other partner to follow their natural child birth educator advice, also can trigger post traumatic stress disorder. Again, in my opinion, it’s not our business as child birth educator to reinforce our ideas or opinions; we need to remember to respect others with their life long decisions!

Even though circumcision has lots of benefits, parents are often still reluctant toward the procedure, where I was asked to care for the baby and to get him ready for the procedure, I have even asked to hold the baby during and after their circumcision, and from my experience, the job was done and the celebration was total blessing to all. On the other hand, many parents choose to circumcise their sons based on their religious, cultural, and ethnical beliefs and once again, in my opinion, this traditions needs to be respected.

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