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Paleo Diet For Weight Loss – Health Learning Series

Paleo Diet For Weight Loss – Health Learning Series

Paleo Diet For Weight Loss
Should you be on a Paleo Diet? Find out what the research shows.

Table of Contents
Paleo Diet – An Introduction
Question # 1: What is Paleo Diet ?
Question # 2: What can I eat ?
Question # 3: What good will it do to me ?
Question # 4: Will Paleo Diet have any negative impact on my health ?
Question # 5: Do you have any evidence for your claims ?

SECTION I – Paleo Diet Weight Loss
Chapter # 1: Overview
Chapter # 2: Under the hood
Chapter # 3: Paleo Diet, What and What not
Chapter # 4: Is that it ?

SECTION II – Paleo Diet vs Other Popular Diets
Chapter # 1: The World of Diets
Chapter # 2: Weight Watchers Diet
Chapter # 3: Biggest Loser Diet
Chapter # 4: Jenny Craig Diet
Chapter # 5: Raw Food Diet
Chapter # 6: Diet Comparison Chart

SECTION III – Paleo Diet Menus
Chapter # 1: Breakfast
Chapter # 2: Lunch
Chapter # 3: Dinner
Conclusion
References

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What is Paleo Diet?
Basically, Paleo diet is a fancy word for caveman diet; it’s what our ancestors used to consume tens of thousands of years ago when hunting was the only way to acquire food. The fundamental concepts behind the Paleo diet boil down to the genetic level. Simply put, our DNA has not significantly changed over the past 40 thousand years, and therefore, our bodies have not yet fully reformed to the contemporary, highly processed and artificial food items that are available in abundance nowadays. Thus the Paleo style of eating is the most biologically appropriate diet for us.

What can I eat?
Paleo diet includes anything that can be hunted or gathered. Clearly, hunting is not an option to acquire food nowadays but you can still obtain it from a supermarket, if of course the food was readily available during the Paleolithic period. Paleo diet includes and is not limited to meat, fish, vegetables, eggs, shellfish, tree nuts, roots, fruits, coconut palm sugar and raw honey. Dairy, potatoes, processed oils, grains, legumes and sugars are to be avoided, along with salt and any drinks except water, coconut water and green tea. The diet of course eliminates any processed and readymade foods available today and is gluten free, largely due to the exclusion of grains. Read more…

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Paleo Diet – Side Effects- Health Learning Series

Paleo Diet – Side Effects- Health Learning Series

Should you be on a Paleo Diet? Find out what the research shows.

Table of Contents

Paleo Diet – An Introduction
SECTION I – The trouble begins
Chapter # 1: Warning shots
Chapter # 2: Behind the scenes
Chapter # 3: How to ease these side effects
SECTION II – Side effects that play along
Chapter # 1: Weakness and Memory Loss
Chapter # 2: The threat of Hypothyroidism
Chapter # 3: Vitamin B-Complex Deficiency
Chapter # 4: Calcium Deficiency
Chapter # 5: Sodium Deficiency
Chapter # 6: Bad Breath
SECTION III – Effects on people with Medical conditions
Chapter # 1: Effects on Type II diabetics
Chapter # 2: Effects on Cardiovascular health
Conclusion
References

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The Trouble Begins
Chapter # 1: Warning Shots

As obvious, the Paleo diet cuts off a lot of carbohydrates and dairy products from one’s diet. When you start up with the Paleo diet, the first few weeks might be particularly hard on you. Many Paleo gurus brush this off by stating this as an adaption phase for your body, from a high-carb diet to a low one. Many people fall for this trap and continue with the diet plan but the reality is somewhat different; you will find out soon enough. The following are a list of side affects you may experience when starting out with the Paleo regimen:
• Headache
• Fatigue
• Nausea
• Lack of energy
• Lack of concentration
• Weakness
• Light-headedness
• Dizziness
• Irritability
• Constipation and/or diarrhea
• Body aches
• Cold sweats
You might start experiencing them within the first 12 hours of dieting. These side effects may resolve within a few days or may last for up to 2 – 4 weeks in some extreme cases.

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Paleo Diet – Good or Bad? An Analysis of Arguments and Counter-Arguments

Paleo Diet – Good or Bad? An Analysis of Arguments and Counter-Arguments

Should you be on a Paleo Diet? Find out what the research shows.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Part I: A trip through time
Part II: Paleo diet explained – The return of the caveman

SECTION I – Arguments favoring paleo diet
Argument 1: The genes of old
Argument 2: Paying the price of modernity
Argument 3: Fighting obesity – “They are a lazy people”
Argument 4: Fitter and Healthier body – The case of athletes
SECTION II – Arguments against paleo diet
Argument 1: Did our ancestors really eat paleo?
Argument 2: The evolutionary theory challenged
Argument 3: The solution for all diseases?
Argument 4: The perfect diet or just another fad diet?
Argument 5: The 2011 study – The worst in 20 diets
Conclusion: A 10,000 year old dispute – The tribe leader and the old man
References

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Imagine yourself travelling back in time – far back. When you open your eyes, you are sitting on a small rock, about 10,000 years ago. The paleolithic era of history is almost at its end. Birds are flying around. There are trees and animals everywhere you look. The air is clean and so nice to breathe in. A cool wind is
blowing through your face. Suddenly you feel hungry and you know that it’s time to eat. You call some of your fellow tribe members. Spears are brought out and after some chasing and running you all hunt down a bison. You take out meat from the bison’s body and roast it on fire. Then someone brings in some natural herbs and berries from nearby and thus, a delicious well-balanced meal is served and everyone gets his share. Tired as everyone is after the hunt, everyone sits down to eat.

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How to Avoid Brain Aging – Dementia – Memory Loss – Health Learning Series

How to Avoid Brain Aging – Dementia – Memory Loss – Health Learning Series

Table of Contents
Introduction.
Section one:
How human brain works?
What is brain aging?
How to avoid brain aging?
Section two:
Dos to avoid brain aging:
Regular exercise.
Healthy diet.
Healthy social interactions.
Improve your brain potential.
Section three:
Don’ts to avoid brain aging:
Alcohol intake.
Drug abuse.
Inadequate sleep.
Stress.
Health issues.
Excessive use of medicines and supplements.
A quick review.

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Introduction
Is increasing age withering the performance of your brain? Are you clueless how to avoid the side effects of aging on your brain health? Is your aging brain ruining your life? No matter how many problems you have faced because of your increasing age, “How to avoid brain aging?” gives you a quick review of all the dos and don’ts for a successful brain aging.
Each chapter of this book gives you a deep insight to the basic causes of brain aging and helps answer your basic question: “How to avoid brain aging?”
Following the guidelines regarding life style changes, eating habits, social interactions and habits to avoid, you can overcome the problem of brain aging in a quick and effective manner and can lead a healthy and active life. Read more…

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How to Eliminate Heart Burn and Acid Reflux Naturally – Health Learning Series

How to Eliminate Heart Burn and Acid Reflux Naturally – Health Learning Series

Table of Contents

• Introduction

Section one:
• What is heart burn?
• Symptoms of heart burn.
o In adults
o In children
• What are the causes of heart burn?

Section two:
• How to get rid of heart burn?
o Life style changes.
o Home remedies for heart burn.
o Herbal treatment for heart burn.
o Medication for heart burn.
o Posture changes while sleeping.
o Posture changes while eating.
o Stress management and heart burn.
o Surgical treatment for heart burn

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Introduction
Are you clueless how to get rid of heart burn? Do you need help overcoming the burning pain you experience before or after eating your meals? Is heart burn ruining your life? No matter how old your problem of heart burn may be, “How to get rid of heart burn and Acid Reflux Naturally” gives you a quick review of all homemade, herbal, allopathic and surgical remedies for heart burn.
Each chapter of this book gives you a deep insight to the basic causes of heart burn and helps answer your basic question “How to get rid of this condition?”
Following the guidelines regarding life style changes, eating habits and medical care, mentioned in this book, you can overcome this problem in a quick and effective manner and can prevent the relapse of symptoms. Read more..

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How to Get Rid of High Blood Pressure or Hypertension Naturally – Health Learning Series

How to Get Rid of High Blood Pressure or Hypertension Naturally – Health Learning Series

Table of Contents.
• Introduction.
Section one- Knowing hypertension.
• What is hypertension?
• Do you have hypertension? – Access by Symptoms.
• What causes hypertension?
• Health risks due to hypertension- Read Now!
Section Two- Treatments of hypertension.
• Treatments of hypertension- An overview.
• Treat hypertension from common home stuff- Home remedies.
• Try some herbs.
• Change your life style.
• Be careful of what you eat.
• Medicines for hypertension- An effective remedy.
• Surgical correction of hypertension.

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Introduction.
“In the United States, about 77.9 million (1 out of 3) adults have high blood pressure.”
(American Heart Association, 2013 fact sheet)
According to the same report, the prevalence of hypertension in the United States population is likely to increase by 7.2% in 2030 as compared to 2013. The American population spends a total of 52 billion $ for the treatment of hypertension and its associated complications. Hypertension is reported as one of the leading causes of death throughout the world. The death toll has significantly increased due to the hypertension induced stroke and heart attack.

“In the United States, about 69% of people who have a first heart attack, 77% who have a first stroke, and 74% who have a first congestive heart failure have blood pressure higher than 140/90 mmHg”
(American Heart Association, 2013 fact sheet)
So, cure of hypertension is essential for healthy living and increasing life expectancy. If you are looking for effective remedies for hypertension, then “How to get rid of hypertension? Read Now!” is the book you need. This book gives a detailed yet quick review of all the homemade, herbal, allopathic and surgical remedies for hypertension.
Each chapter of this book gives you a deep insight to the basic causes of hypertension and helps answer your basic question: “How to get rid of hypertension?”
Following the guidelines regarding the life style changes, eating habits, herbal and homemade remedies, and allopathic treatments, mentioned in this book, you can overcome this problem in a quick and effective manner and can prevent the relapse of symptoms. Read more…

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How to Reduce the Chances of a Heart Attack

How to Reduce the Chances of a Heart Attack

How to Reduce the Chances of a Heart Attack – Health Learning Series

Table of Contents
Introduction.
Section one- Heart attack – an overview
Heart attack – A crumbling of your heart.
Symptoms – When you know it’s coming…
Risk factors – The heart breakers!
Grave prognosis — Why you should bother trying to avoid a heart attack.
Section Two- Reducing heart attacks
Effective prophylaxis – an introduction
Medication free strategies – Who needs a doctor?
Dietary changes
Say no to smoking
Regular exercise
Put a check on your weight.
Stress management
Herbal and nutritional supplements
Get regular check ups
Medicines – Well, sometimes you do (need a doctor)
Anticoagulants
Antiplatelet agents
Statins
ACE inhibitors
Angiotensin receptor blockers
Diuretics
Beta blockers
Work Plan – monitor your progress
Conclusion
References

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Introduction
Imagine that you are breezing through life and life seems to be going so smoothly ; you are so full of life that you do not even have the time to look after yourself, much less others. Visit to your doctor can wait, of course, because right now nothing is wrong with you. You are perfectly okay. And then one day you are running to congratulate your son, who has perhaps just graduated from his high school or maybe you are getting late for some appointment and suddenly, an excruciating pain arises in your chest and goes to your shoulder… you want it to subside but the pain keeps gripping you. You feel as if your life is at an end. But you don’t want it to end. There is so much to do. But you can’t stand on your feet anymore. You feel yourself falling, falling, falling and may be you won’t wake up again.

The above account describes heart attack in a nutshell. And according the American Heart Association,

“About 7,250,000 Americans have a heart attack each year”

So, it’s quite common, common enough that someday I and you could encounter this situation too. However, it’s not like we can’t do anything about it. While there’s no vaccine for heart attack, we can, however, significantly reduce the chances of getting a heart attack by making simple changes in our routines. This book will attempt to highlight the fact that you can, by knowing about heart attack and what risks it poses, make subtle changes in your routine and diet that will go a long way towards reducing the risk of heart attack. I must emphasize here, however, that this is no reference book and it can reinforce but cannot replace a good doctor’s advice. So, while I assure you that you will find it very informative and helpful, do not rely solely on this book for curing a heart attack; instead consult a doctor as well. With this caution in mind, let us now first see what this heart attack, which takes away the lives of so many people each year, really is, before diving into what we can do to avoid it. Read more…

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Medical Conditions Requiring Paleo Diet – Health Learning Series

Medical Conditions Requiring Paleo Diet – Health Learning Series

Table Of Contents
Introduction: The ancient diet
Section one:
Knowing paleo diet
Paleo diet explained.
Dissecting paleo diet: An analysis of its components
Section two:
Medical conditions benefiting from paleo diet
Cardiovascular diseases: A heart protecting diet
Diabetes: Too much sweetness, too many problems.
Obesity: Eat less, get thinner but with more energy
Sleep problems: A soothing diet
Allergies: “I am totally natural” says paleo diet
• Skin problems: Be gone you rashes!
• Autoimmune diseases: Protecting you from your own self

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Introduction: The ancient diet
In the search for the best diet, a theory was presented in the 1980s. The theory reminded humans of their ancestors and the healthy lives they used to live. It blamed the development of modern diseases on our present imperfect diet which it considers a recent innovation as compared to what our bodies have been adapting to, for the major part of history. It says that if we eat the diet of our ancestors, we will return to that healthy state and the diseases of our present time will fade away into non-existence. This is the concept behind paleo diet.
Paleo diet, a modern adaptation of the supposed diet of our ancestors, is claimed to be the solution to the dietary hazards of our time. Can it really provide benefits over our present diet? Can it really be the solution of hazardous diseases that have plagued the modern society? This book discusses the advantages of paleo diet over modern diet relevant to the cure of diseases and assumes the position that indeed, paleo diet can be the solution for the major diseases of our age. Read more…

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The Magic of Basil – Tulsi To Heal Naturally

The Magic of Basil – Tulsi To Heal Naturally

Table of Contents
Introduction
How to Grow Basil
Powdered basil As a Herb
Getting rid of Malarial Fever
Fever
Influenza
Rock salt Cure
Preventive and Curative Fever Cures in Winter
Ginger Tulsi Tea
Mint Tea for Slimming
A Basil Sanatorium
Suffering from Acidity?
Who Should Not Take Basil?
How to Use Basil for Natural Remedies
Caffeine addiction?
Tulsi for beauty
Using the Tulsi Steamer
Dark Patches
Dark Patches
Fever Prevention in Children
Fever Prevention in Children
Whooping cough/dry Cough
Traditional Cough Syrup
Surefire Cold Remedy Powder
Suffering from Chronic Cough?
Curing Eczema
Skin Oil
To Cure Wounds
Curing Burns
Basil in Cuisine
Preserving Basil Leaves
Basil Pesto – a Genoese Dish
Healthy Sprouts Mix
Conclusion

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Introduction
Basil has long been known as a valuable herb through the ages, when it was used to flavor foods. But this herb has also been a valuable an integral part of ancient alternative medicine. More than 4000 years ago, one of the greatest of ancient doctors Charaka wrote in his compendium that the juice from the leaves of the sacred basil mixed with honey taken three times a day could cure patients suffering from whooping cough and chest ailments.
That was the time when people relied on natural cures, and their own inmate good health to keep healthy and live long. I am proud to present this book to you, about one of the most useful herbs available to mankind today, of which the significant benefits have been written in ancient books of the East.

Oscimum sanctum is the scientific name given to the sacred basil. What is the difference between cooking basil and sacred basil? Well, to tell you very frankly, most of the cooks in the East prefer to use the plant, which has purplish colored leaves, in their food, just before serving. They call that the cooking basil. On the other hand, the sacred basil has smaller and greener leaves, more pungent in odor and in taste.
One rule passed down from the ancients is that milk and Basil do not mix. So when you are getting rid of a cough and cold, you make up a mixture of one teaspoonful each of honey and dried ginger, eight black peppercorns, and 5 to 10 basil leaves and boil them in water. Drink them down twice a day, and there goes your cold. But if you are boiling these ingredients in milk, leave the basil leaves out.
Sacred basil has a religious and mythological significance coming down the ages, both in the East and in the West. The Greek Eastern Orthodox church used basil in traditional rituals and the women of the house used to sprinkle sacred basil on the threshold of their houses on St. Basil’s day celebrated on 1 January in order to usher in a new and fruitful prosperous new year. Read more…

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The Magic of Cardamoms For Cooking and Health

The Magic of Cardamoms For Cooking and Health

Table of Contents
Introduction
How to Grow Cardamoms
Growing Cardamoms from Seeds.
Getting Your Seeds Ready for Sowing
When to Harvest Cardamoms
How to Store Cardamoms
Traditional Spiced Masala Chai
Making Traditional Chai
Where to Use Black Cardamoms
Traditional Noodle Soup
Traditional Tandoori Masala
Cardamoms for Healing
Fighting Depression
Throat and Chest Infections
Conclusion
Author Bio

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Introduction
Cardamoms are considered to be one of the most expensive and precious spices in the world today, taking their place along with saffron, cinnamon, cloves and vanilla.
So what is the magic about this fruit, which has made it the cause for sailors and soldiers going out to conquer lands where this plant was a native and grown extensively? Historians say that this plant is native to the Indian subcontinent, and that is why the tropical climate made this plant flourish all over Nepal, Bhutan, India, and surrounding areas.
You may find cardamom in the market, packaged in green seed pods, which have to be removed so that you can find aromatic green seeds inside. The shell is papery and is equally aromatic as are the seeds. Guatemala is a top producing country for cardamoms, which are either black or green in color. Both of them belong to the same family, but are two different species.
The green cardamoms which you enjoy sprinkling on your desserts , or just enjoy chewing on the seeds to freshen your breath are Elettaria, [this name has been taken from the traditional ancient name for cardamoms –elaichi- taken from the original Sanskrit ellaka] while the dark brown larger pods are Amomum. [This word has been derived from the Greek word amonos Or One without Reproach.]
Many researchers believe that this is the spice referred to in the New Testament, – a large portion of which was originally written in Greek – and called amomon. In the same way, a priceless spice tablet going back more than 3000 years, and found in recent excavations in Mycenae in ancient palatial archives, talks about this precious spice-amomon.
The great Greek botanist Theophrastus described this spice in 450 BCE, but he was not very certain about whether it originally came from Persia or from India. All he knew that it came from the mysterious lands of spices.
Surprisingly enough, this family belongs to the same family as the well-known herb- ginger. The family is Gingiferaceae , with different genus and species making up the members of this family. Read more…

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