Magnesium is an essential nutrient, meaning that your body needs it for healthy functioning. It is found in significant quantities throughout the body and used for numerous purposes, including muscle relaxation, blood clotting, and the manufacture of ATP (adenosine triphosphate, the body’s main energy molecule). It has been called nature’s calcium channel blocker. The idea refers to magnesium’s ability to block calcium from entering muscle and heart cells. A group of prescription heart medications work in a similar way, although much more powerfully. This may be the basis for some of magnesium’s effects when it is taken as a supplement in fairly high doses.
Nestle, Danone and others like them, use our health system as a tool for flogging cheap and addictive powdered milk products. Regulators have clamped down on them doing it with baby formula, now it is time to stop them doing it to our elderly.
In the early 1970s Nestle decided to exploit mothers in developing countries. The plan was to convince breastfeeding mothers that using Nestle formulas was healthier for their children than breastfeeding them.
Nestle had realized that many mothers in Africa, Asia and South America had a strong desire to imitate Western culture. So they leveraged this by implying that formula was the modern way to feed babies. Anything else was old fashioned and primitive.
Why does your shoulder hurt? There could be many causes of shoulder pain. Today I’m sharing 12 of my favorite tests you can do at home to diagnose your shoulder pain symptoms and help you to feel better. These tests will help determine the cause of your shoulder pain; an important first step in receiving the right treatment. A shoulder pain evaluation from a doctor of physical therapy.
In rural towns across the U.S. hospitals are in crisis. Since 2010, 121 rural hospitals have closed. And, the National Rural Health Association says more than one-third of all rural hospitals in the U.S. are at serious risk of shutting down.
But not all hospitals are losing money. A series of mergers and acquisitions that began in the 1990’s has created massive hospital groups. Many of these hospital consortiums are turning huge profits every year by offering high priced services to well insured patients.
A lo largo de los últimos años, diversos científicos han apuntado a una hipótesis poco conocida sobre el origen del Alzheimer: según su teoría no sería sólo una enfermedad, sino una infección. Ahora, un nuevo estudio publicado en Science Advances refuerza esa teoría y lo hace vinculando esa enfermedad degenerativa con un origen inesperado: una enfermedad en las encías.
Jan Potempa, microbiólogo de la Universidad de Louisville, ha descubierto ‘Porphyromonas gingivalis’ en el cerebro de pacientes fallecidos de Alzheimer. Se trata del patógeno que provoca la periodontitis crónica, conocida como enfermedad de las encías, y no es la primera vez que ambas enfermedades se asocian, ya que un estudio de 2010 ya valoró esa posibilidad.
If you’re interested in this topic and how to properly “mew” (practice good oral posture and other habits that encourage good facial development), check out the Orthotropics channel: https://bit.ly/2DciWp0
One thing missing from this discussion is the health impacts of having good oral posture. Considering the airway is at the back of the face, having a receded chin or maxilla could hinder your airway, having big implications for sleep apnea.
Clarification on the title: I of course don’t mean to suggest that attractiveness depends *only* on tongue posture. Nutrition of the mother and nutrition of the person during formative years surely play a very large role in how the face develops. In fact, the book Nutrition and Physical Degeneration would suggest that; fat soluble vitamins being very important for fertility and proper development of young, with grains & sugar (“modern foods”) being very detrimental for development and oral health especially.
Oral posture would be another piece of the puzzle.
NOTE ON SUTURE FUSION: I wish I had used the phrasing “these sutures are not *completely* fused together,” or “sutures are not *completely closed* …” It’s understood that after birth, the sutures of the skull “fuse” together by age 2 or so. One study found that complete closure of certain sutures does not occur until as late as 70 years old. Another found that “The human frontozygomatic suture undergoes synostosis during the eigth decade of life, but does not completely fuse by the age of 95 years” based on 61 human cadavers aged 20 to 95.
Of all the endless variety of phenomena which nature presents to our senses, there is none that fills our minds with greater wonder than that inconceivably complex movement which, in its entirety, we designate as human life.
Its mysterious origin is veiled in the forever impenetrable mist of the past, its character is rendered incomprehensible by its infinite intricacy, and its destination is hidden in the unfathomable depths of the future. Continue reading →
Do not underestimate the value of 2hrs exercise (1hr meal time exercise and 1hr tongue chewing) each day every day over time.
This channel is part of the International Association of Facial Growth Guidance. A nonprofit organisation which aims to raise awareness of alternative orthodontic methods and ideas, which too few people are informed of.
The main aim of the platform is to precipitate debate on why teeth are crooked. Most people are not aware that (in most cases) the dental profession has little or no idea why the teeth are crooked, or for that matter why children need major surgery. Clearly there are genetic issues, however the science is clear, the weight of quality research papers, in respected peer reviewed journals, show that our modern lifestyle is a more important factor and most importantly we can do something about this. Continue reading →
We’ve heard for years about the dangers of eating too much fat or salt. But there have never been recommended limits for sugar on Canadian food labels, despite emerging research that suggests the sweet stuff may be making more of us fat and sick. In the fifth estate’s season premiere, Gillian Findlay digs into the surprising science — and the reaction from the food industry — to reveal The Secrets of Sugar. Has the sugar industry been hiding an unsavoury truth from consumers?
A small but influential group of medical researchers is stirring up the health debate, linking sugar not just to rising obesity rates but also to a host of diseases including cancer, heart disease and Alzheimer’s.
We put a family of four on a healthy diet to try to beat their sugar habit and track the surprising results. We talk to leading scientists – and their critics. And we ask the food industry why those ingredient labels are far from clear when it comes to how much sugar is really on your plate.