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5 Healthy Fats for Your Kids

Healthy fats are part of a balanced diet. Here are some healthy fats to include in your kid’s diet.
Avocados
The rich, creamy and silky textured avocados along with its nutty flavor, is one of the healthiest fruits around. These fruits are rich in monounsaturated fats and are highly beneficial for the growing kids.
They raise the healthy cholesterol levels and lower the baddies. These fruits contain healthy protein a must for the growing years. They are rich in vitamin K, potassium, and vitamin E which jumpstart the growth of kids.
You can use avocado as soup toppings, in salads, spread the avocado paste on the bread and make a healthy sandwich.
Coconut oil
Our very own coconuts, yes they can be called as superfoods. The coconuts have a unique combination of fatty acids which greatly enhance our health. These fats boost the brain function and help in fat loss.
Coconut oil contains medium chain triglycerides which are these beneficial fats. These fatty acids have potent medicinal propertie…

Seven Faces of Neck Pain and How to Deal With It

Do you suffer from neck pain? I found these useful and informative tips from the Healthbeat a Harvard University Newsletter and thought it would be worth the share. It is highly recommended that you read these points.  Source: Harvard Medical School Seven faces of neck pain Muscle pain. Aching or sore neck and shoulder muscles may occur in response to overexertion or prolonged physical or emotional stress. The neck muscles may develop hard knots that are tender to the touch, sometimes called trigger points. Muscle spasm. This is a sudden, powerful tightening of neck muscles. Your neck may hurt and feel tight or knotted, and it may be impossible to turn your head. When you wake up with a painful, stiff neck, that's likely a muscle spasm. Muscle spasm can result from a muscle injury, but it may also occur in response to a spinal disc or nerve problem, or even emotional stress. However, there is often no clear cause. Headache. A neck-related headache is most often felt in the back of the …

Are Lemons a cancer cure

Cancer is a really scary disease that affects people of all ages and ethnicities. According to the American Cancer Society, more than 1 million people get cancer each year. That’s a dangerous statistic. In this article, we will discuss the beneficial effects of lemon to prevent and fight cancer.
Beneficial effects of lemon
Mother Nature has endowed all natural goodness in natural resources. Lemons contain amazing compounds which fight against cancer. Lemons are rich sources of vitamin C. A 50 gram serving of fresh lemon juice contains 23 milligrams of vitamin C, which is 33% more than the required RDA.

Vitamin C boosts the immunity levels of the body. It protects the cells from free radicals. Free radicals are the key factors for the development of cancers. Lemons offer great protection from cancer by destroying the free radicals because they are rich in this wonder vitamin.
Limonoids
A study by the Texas agricultural scientists says that lemon contains a citrus compound called limonoi…