Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Vitamin K functions, health benefits and uses

Vitamin K plays an essential role in blood clotting and bone metabolism (carboxylation of osteocalcin). High serum concentrations of undercarboxylated osteocalcin and low serum concentrations of vitamin K are related with lower bone mineral density and better risk of hip fracture. Vitamin K supplements may get better bone mass in postmenopausal women. Vitamin K prevents calcification of arteries and further soft tissue. Calcification of organs and other soft tissue is an adverse effect of aging. Vitamin K may take part in a role in the regulation of blood sugar. The pancreas, which makes insulin, has the second utmost amount of vitamin K in the body.

Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Wheat Grass (Gluten Free)

Wheat Grass is a source of power of nutrition. Just a little wheat grass (less than a teaspoon) contains the nutritional value of almost 2 pounds of fresh vegetables. It has a broad range of nutrients, including minerals (at least 98 earth elements) which are the foundation of health and necessary by vitamins for utilization in the body. Nutrients found in Wheat Grass contain: various vitamins, calcium, cobalt, iron, magnesium, oxygen (from chlorophyll) phosphorus, potassium, zinc, selenium, sulfur, enzymes (nearly 30 kinds), and whole protein (20 amino acids). Wheat Grass varies from wheat in that Wheat Grass is a vegetable and wheat is a grain. Wheat Grass does not have any gluten, which is normally responsible for wheat allergies.

Wednesday, April 16, 2008


Methylsulfonylmethane, normally referred to as MSM, is naturally happening nutritional sulfur. Sulfur is found in the tissues of all plants and animals, in addition to is the fourth most abundant mineral in the human body. It is stored in almost every cell of the body with the highest concentrations in the skin, hair, nails, and joints.

Tuesday, April 08, 2008


Learning conducted at the University of Padua in Italy and published in the Journal Science states that a diet low in selenium could be a root of male infertility. Selenium acts to help put off oxidation of the sperm cell, thus aiding in maintaining sperm cell integrity. A Good source of selenium can be found in red meat, liver and seafood. The recommended dietary allowance (RDA) for selenium is 70 micrograms/day meant for an adult male.

Wednesday, April 02, 2008

Eye Concealer

Dot concealer under your eyes and on at all areas you want to conceal. Blend it in well, but softly under your eyes. If you get dark circles under your eyes from allergies, concealer can become your best friend.

* Fine for all skin types.
* Sensitive skin: use a hypoallergenic brand, and make use of carefully the first time to ensure you are not allergic to it. The skin under your eyes in particularly thin and sensitive.