Thursday, 21 November 2013

Best Food Supplement; SPIRULINA

Herb Profile: Spirulina

What is Spirulina?

Spirulina is a blue-green algae, which gets its name from its spiral shape. It contains the most remarkable concentration of nutrients known in any food, plant, grain or herb.

What does Spirulina contain?

It is the highest protein food- over 60% all digestible vegetable protein. Spirulina is loaded with unique phytonutrients like phycocyanin, polysaccharides and sulfolipids that possibly reducing risks of infection. Rich in natural carotenoid, antioxidants that promote health. It has chlorophyll which helps detoxify our bodies of ever present pollution. It also contains iron, trace minerals and the rare essential fatty acid.

What is the difference between Spirulina and Chlorella?

Chlorella, a green micro-algae, is a nutritious food and it's cell wall is made of indigestible cellulose, just like green grass, while the cell wall of Spirulina is made of complex proteins and carbohydrates. Chlorella contains saturated fats, and its total fat content is relatively high.

Spirulina is safety algae is it?

Spirulina is unique among blue-green algae because it has a long history of safe use. The Aztecs consumed Spirulina in Mexico over five centuries ago. Indigenous people consume Spirulina growing in African Lakes today. For the past 20 years, millions of people around the world have enjoyed it as a safe food supplement. In fact, the United Nations and the World Health Organization recommend Spirulina as safe and nutritious for children.

Isn't Spirulina one of the most productive foods in the world?

Spirulina offers more nutrition per acre than any other food. It delivers 20 times more protein per acre than soybeans, 200 times more than beef. By growing more Spirulina, we can help stop cutting the last original forests to grow food. By bringing it into our personal lives, we become part of the solution to improve the health of our planet.

How does Spirulina benefit the human body?

Spirulina contains all the nutrients that the human body needs. A deficiency of any of these nutrients would compromise the proper functioning of our body.

Is there actual scientific evidence of all these claims?

Yes. Scientists around the world - in Japan, China, India, Europe, Russia and the USA - are discovering the importance of Spirulina, how and why Spirulina is so effective for humans' and animals' health. Hundreds of published scientific studies reveal how Spirulina and its unique phytonutrients improve health.

How digestible is spirulina?

Spirulina builds soft cell walls from a network of proteins, polysaccharides and enzymes. It just melts away inside your body. This is important for those who suffer from poor digestion, or for older people with restricted diets.

Enzymes are important. How can Spirulina build our body's enzyme system?

Enzymes in our bodies digest our food, cut, paste and repair our DNA and power our critical body systems. It's always good to enhance our diet with raw foods like fresh fruit, vegetables and juices, which are rich in natural living enzymes. Dehydrated super foods like Spirulina still have natural enzymes present. More importantly, Spirulina has building blocks such as minerals, phytonutrients, antioxidants and polysaccharides that trigger our bodies own enzyme systems to flourish and perform their many tasks.

How does Spirulina help in weight loss?

Owing to the amino acids contained within, Spirulina helps to suppress hunger and increase metabolism. Together with the high density of other nutrients, Spirulina helps to naturally suppress the appetite, thus permitting healthy weight loss.

Chlorophyll in Spirulina helps to sanitize the bowel by detoxifying and cleansing the colon and intestines. In addition, the chlorophyll helps to coat the irritable stomach lining, thus aiding the relieve symptoms of gastric ulcers and inhibit ulceration. It also acts as a functional food, feeding beneficial intestinal bacteria, especially Lactobacillus and Bifidus. By maintaining a healthy population of these bacteria, Spirulina reduces digestion and constipation problems caused by pathogens like E.coli and Candida.

Can Spirulina balancing body with good health?

It grows in very alkaline waters. It is considered an alkaline food, and will help your body toward more alkalinity. Its a great balancer for any diet filled with acidic foods like sugar, coffee, soda, alcohol or meat. A balanced system will strengthen your health and increase resistance to disease.

Why is DXN Spirulina superior to wild Spirulina ?

DXN has chosen the best strain of wild Spirulina and organically cultivated it in clean ponds. DXN Spirulina containing active components similar to those of the wild Spirulina and its potency is more stable and safer.

How is DXN Spirulina different from other Spirulina's sold in the market?

a)Selection of high quality strain of DXN Spirulina
b)Organically cultivated in clean ponds
c)Total quality management from cultivation to finish goods.
d)Produced by Good Manufacaturing Practice (GMP) certified factory with exclusive
laboratory and state-of-art equipment.
e)Advanced technology processing that preserves the nutrients.
f)Without any chemical additives and preservatives.
g)100 % plant product
h)Halal certified
i)Easily digested and absorbed by the body.
j)Suitable for all ages and for long term consumption
k)Extremely easy to consume

How does DXN assure the quality of Spirulina?

DXN Spirulina is strictly processed into tablet or powder and sealed directly into bottles or sachets. Each day, our farm technical staff will conduct quality control tests on it from the laboratory to the packaged product. In this way we can guarantee the quality, purity and potency of the product to the customer.

What form of DXN Spirulina is available in the market?

DXN offers you the Spirulina in both tablet and powder form.

Who should take DXN Spirulina?

DXN Spirulina is great for people of all ages, including children.

Is DXN Spirulina suitable for pregnant women?

DXN Spirulina is a safe product to be consumed for everyone even during pregnancy. However, pregnant women may also consult a physician before taking DXN Spirulina.

Is DXN Spirulina Halal certified?

Yes, The Islamic Development Department Of Malaysia(JAKIM) acknowledges DXN Spirulina. It is Halal certified.

Is DXN Spirulina suitable for vegetarians?

Yes, our DXN Spirulina is cultivated organically and is grown completely without the use of animal nutrients. It is therefore an ideal health supplement for vegetarians.

Is DXN Spirulina addictive?

No. The ingredients in DXN Spirulina are nutrients. DXN Spirulina is considered a food by your body. It is no different than eating vegetables and fruits. A person will not be addicted to DXN Spirulina.

Is there a limit to the intake of DXN Spirulina Tablet or Powder?

No. It is recommended for an average healthy person to take 6 tablets or one sachet daily to maintain health. DXN Spirulina is also safe to be taken with other DXN products.

Can I take the DXN Spirulina if I am on western medication currently?

Consumers who are on western medication can consume the DXN Spirulina normally.

If I have been consuming DXN Spirulina for some time, would there be any adverse effects if I stopped taking the product?

No. The ingredients in DXN Spirulina provide nutrients needed by your body. If you stop taking the product, there would be no adverse effects, you just simply denying your body the nutrients it provides.

Does consuming DXN Spirulina cause any side effect?

No. DXN Spirulina is totally natural. It is free of preservatives, artificial coloring, flavorings, pesticide and synthetic ingredients. It is a gentle tonic suitable for long term consumption by all ages and for all seasons with no contra-indications and adverse side effects.

Will DXN Spirulina lose its efficiency if I take it over a long period of time?

No. Unlike synthetic substances commonly used in medicine and other products that would lose effectiveness after prolonged use, DXN Spirulina possesses natural nutrients that are needed, and readily absorbed by our bodies.

What is the best time of the day to take the DXN Spirulina?

DXN Spirulina can be taken at any time of the day, before or after a meal.

How to consume DXN Spirulina Powder?

DXN Spirulina Powder is very easy to consume. It can be taken directly or mixed into water or alternatively, added into soups, porridge or drinks.

Does DXN Spirulina in powder form have the same effect as the tablet?

Yes. Both of the powder and tablet provide you the same health benefit. The powder offers flexibility in the amount that can be taken at anytime. The advantage of the powder is that it is an alternative choice for those who are unable to swallow tablets and suitable for the consumption of children or infant. In addition, it is also versatile. It can be added into water, drinks or soups. The tablets offer convenience - they do not need to be measured out and can be handled easily when traveling. 



Friday, 2 December 2011

An Overview Of The Most Common Cases Of Viruses And Fever In Children


One of the most common things that you can expect to happen to children every year is that they are going to get sick. In spite of all the precautions we take, it's going to happen and as a parent, it is always a good idea to be as educated as you can about viruses and fever and how to treat them.

Colds and Flu
While a cold may just be stuffy noses and sore throats, it does not always have a fever accompanying it. The flu, on the other hand, is one of the most prevalent cases of fever with a virus, sometimes causing symptoms well beyond just a sore throat or an upset stomach. Flu shots given by your pediatrician can help but always ask for advice on any other medicines. The flu virus is known to mutate and change, yearly, so if you suspect that your child has the flu, please see your pediatrician for advice.
Stomach Flu
This is caused by a virus that will attack the intestinal tract, causing it to swell in a painful way. This will lead your child to experience fever, vomiting, diarrhea, nausea and some abdominal pain. Having the stomach virus with fever is worrisome and you should take your child to see the doctor for appropriate treatment. Most often, the only thing you can do is to keep your child hydrated, while their body fights off the infection.
Ear Infections
Of all the potential viruses and fever illnesses out there, nothing is more heartbreaking to a parent than an ear infection. If your child is crying more than usual, has difficulty sleeping or is constantly pulling on their ears, it is quite likely that they may be experiencing an ear infection. Please bring them in for examination as soon as possible, because, like the stomach flu, every case is different and the treatment plan will vary.
Want to know more about viruses and fever? The caring professionals at Pediatric Partners have been treating the symptoms of virus in children for years, and want nothing more than to get your child back on the road to health. Call them today. Also check out our new page on Viruses And Fever.
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Friday, 25 November 2011

Seven Ways to Make Sure You Age Well


Getting older can be an odd feeling. It's harder to lose weight, your joints make sounds and you start getting hot flashes--yet you still feel young and alert. What can you do to make sure that you get older and remain active and vibrant?
1. Assess your health right now. Think about how you feel. Can you hear well? Do you have back pain? Do you need to lose weight? Make a list of all your health concerns and see a doctor so that you can separate the real from fiction regarding your health.
2. Create reasonable goals for the things you'd like to change. If you need to lose weight, commit to an exercise program three or four times a week. If you want to go out more often, find groups to join. The most important thing here is to take action today instead of putting these things off into the future.
3. Update your wardrobe. This is often overlooked by people getting older, but the truth is that stylish clothing can make you feel better about yourself and help you to look better. Make sure to stay age-appropriate and get clothing that are comfortable.
4. Find out about the best diet for you. Talk to a doctor about any vitamin or mineral deficiencies you have, and consider going to a nutritionist to make sure that you are eating well. The food you eat plays a large role in how you feel and how your body functions.
5. Find an exercise program you enjoy. If you don't exercise, now is the time to start. Exercising can help you feel more positive, and it can help ease the pressures that your body is feeling. Exercise can also make your body stronger and give you more energy.
6. Get a social life. Nothing perks people up like going out with others and having a good time. Interact with mixed age groups as well as with people in your age group, so you get a variety of stimulation and activity.
7. Do things you want to do.. Want to take a trip? Want to learn how to play the guitar? Stop putting off the things you've longed to do and start doing them.
Everyone ages, but not everyone ages well. If you take the time to analyze where you are and where you want to be, you can create a life that you love even as you get older. Use these tips, and as you age you can be happier with yourself than ever before.
Pictures added by SHAS (blog Author)

Treating Allergies With Herbs

Allergies can be really uncomfortable and agonizing. Thousands of people suffer from allergies and they have to be conscious about their specific allergens all through their life to keep away from the disgusting allergy attacks. Certain food, dust, animals etc can cause allergies in certain people. Dust allergy is the most common one found among most people. Sneezing, coughing, irritations, itchy skin, etc are characteristic to allergies.

Vitamin C is a natural antihistamine and is found in berries, plums, broccoli, spinach, peppers and citrus fruits. Nettle is also known for its properties for healing allergies. Nettle and angelica can be used to make teas during an allergy attack. Licorice can reduce the symptoms of allergy and bring down inflammation. Chilly peppers prevent the secretion of excessive fluids and are beneficial for allergies.
Castor oil can be consumed with water or fruit juices in the morning on an empty stomach to relieve the irritations of allergy. Lime is an excellent remedy for all sorts of allergies. As a long term treatment lime juice can be taken with lukewarm water and honey in the mornings on an empty stomach. This flushes out all toxins and will improve your health factor. Vegetable juices are also beneficial for allergies. Carrots, beets and cucumber juices should be consumed at least once in a day while having allergies.
Gingko biloba is an antihistamine and also has anti-inflammatory properties. This is a wonderful herb in the treatment of allergies, especially asthma. Reishi mushrooms also have antihistamine and anti-inflammatory properties to fight asthma and other allergies. Chamomile tea can reduce the duration of hay fever. Ephedra can relieve congestions and bronchial spasms. Eucalyptus can be used for steam inhalation that relieves congestion and will release the secretions. Eyebright can reduce the symptoms of hay fever. Ginger has antimicrobial properties and can also reduce inflammation. A hot ginger tea can be soothing and comforting during an allergy attack. St.john's wort is helpful in reducing sinus headaches.
Purple coneflower is an immunity enhancing herb and is used in the treatment of allergies. This herb can give long term results if taken regularly. Garlic is an antiviral and helps relieve the irritations of allergy. Cinnamon also has antihistamine properties and can be used during allergies to reduce the symptoms and duration. Drinking a hot peppermint tea can also be relaxing and soothing. Parsley can help release the body's antihistamines and hence can stimulate the fight against allergies. Elder flowers are used in the treatment of hay fever and can also relieve bronchial irritations. Rosemary can relieve asthma and allergies.
The first step in treating allergies is identifying your allergen and staying away from it. Develop a positive attitude towards everything around you and incorporate a habit of praying and being thankful for your blessings.
Sherlock Danielly is well know for his knowledge in herbal remedies. He used to travel and collect new herbal remedies for common health problems. He explains herbal remedies used in China, India, Arab and United States for most common ailments. He found many precious herbs and its magical herbal remedies.
Pictures added by SHAS

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