The Universe that we live in is precious beyond imagination. It contains infinite possibility, creativity, knowledge, and life. In order for life to exist in the Universe, there must be universal laws to bring order from chaos. Without these laws, life will not exist because everything will be based on randomness or accident. To understand how the how the Universe works, we need to study its laws and learn to live in harmony with them. Unfortunately, because of the way our society has been conditioned to think, we human beings have very little knowledge about the Universe and what it has to offer us.
Archive for August, 2009
Magnesium is a mineral that has many “miracle” properties and amazing health benefits. Studies have shown that this essential mineral is beneficial for immunity, kidney stone, stroke, depression, diabetes, high blood pressure, arthritis, anxiety and bone and heart health. Magnesium deficiency is becoming more common in industrialized countries. Some of the reasons for the increase in magnesium deficiency is due to unhealthy diets (e.g., fast food, junk food), bad agriculture practices and the dependence of pharmaceutical drugs. If you are having constant leg cramps, twitchy eyelids or irregular heart beats, you may be suffering from magnesium deficiency.
KissResearchers at Wilkes University did a recent study which concluded that sex may help prevent the common cold. The study involved undergraduates students who agreed to participate in the study. The students who had sex once or twice per week had a significant increase of immunoglobulin A (IGA) in their saliva. Although, students who had sex more than three times per week had less IGA, even less than students who rarely had sex at all. People who have low levels of IGA have a greater risk of getting sick.
Essential oils are oils found in herbs and flowers that give them their characteristic odor. Essential oils are time consuming to make because they take a lot of herbs and flowers to produce small quantities of them. They are also very concentrated and should by used in small quantities. Essential oils have many uses and are popular for treating skin disease, sinus, the cold and flu, immune disorders, sore muscle and chronic diseases. They are also used in perfumes, cosmetics, massage therapy and fragrance.
To understand what spirituality is we need to first understand who we truly are. In general, our Western society teaches us that we are physical beings living in a physical world. In reality, we are spiritual beings living in physical bodies. Most, if not all, of us consciously or subconsciously know that there is some kind of divine source of energy that gives us life. This divine source of energy, also known as the soul, is known in every religion around the world.
Exercise is one of the best physical activities that you can do but too much exercise can cause negative effects on your body. According to a research done in Toronto, people who did aerobic exercise 5 days per week for more than 40 minutes, had lowered antibody production than those who did aerobic exercise 3 days per week. The human body, like many system of the Universe, is all about balance. By exercising too much, you can disrupt the chemical balance in your body. This can cause certain health problems and causes stress on the immune system.
If you are planning a last summer camp trip, you may want to think twice about bring something to repel mosquito. The most common product for repelling mosquito is insect repellent spray. Most insect repellent sprays are harmful to your health because they contain N,N-diethyl-meta-toluamide (DEET). DEET is a registered pesticide and is a member of the toluene chemical family. DEET can easily be absorbed by the skin; therefore, contaminating the blood within minutes of use. Studies have shown that DEET can disrupt the central nervous system and is harmful to the brain.