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Facts about Kidneys and Obesity – Plain and Clear Explanation

The Importance of Hydration

I thought this interesting because Alexander Denk explains the function of a kidney in easy language that resonates with many. We think we are drinking enough water but often the water is not of good quality, not so easy to drink, and does not hydrate the body as well as Kangen Water. I know I go on about this but it is true. If you have a chance to sample the Kangen water (Not sold in shops  you will need to know an Enagic distributor . Like me) do so and you will know what I am talking about. It is so much softer and palatable than any water you will ever drink. It has anti-oxidant qualities and 9.5 Ph level. The machines of course like the K8  has also 7 types of water that it produces (I have two of these).

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Did You Know – 11/30/2015

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You probably already know this but some  don’t. Research by European Journal of Applied Physiology shows that a hard workout can be salve for achy joints. It has shown that those with rheumatoid arthritis or osteoarthritis that sweated through 30 minutes of indoor cycling intervals twice a week slashed indicators of the pain causing inflammation in their blood by an average of nearly 40% after 10 weeks. They also lost weight and body fat and their stamina also improved. High intensity training releases a hormone that helps convert unhealthy white fat to calorie burning brown fat.
The University of California have also discovered a molecular switch capable of converting unhealthy white fat into healthy, energy-burning brown fat in mice. Drugs that flip this switch rapidly reduced obesity and diabetes risk factors in mice fed a high fat diet.
For those who find it impossible to exercise and are overweight this drug of the future may be the answer for them.
For me fresh air, good music and exercise is the answer.

 

 

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2. If you are eating food or having drinks with the an ingredient that has the prefix ‘Phos’  such as phosphoric acid then you should reduce the amount of intake.   According to the American Journal of Kidney diseases you should make an effort to read labels and aim to reduce the amount of this mineral in your diet. (It is used as a preservative and a flavoring agent)

They believe some phosphorous is necessary but too much can harm your bones, heart, and kidneys.

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3. 13 to 21 time the average healthy woman passes gas.

Even though many women won’t admit it, women do fart just as often as men. In fact, a study has proven that when men and women eat the exact same food, woman tend to have even more concentrated gas than men. 

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4. Women who post a photo on Internet dating sites receive twice as many email messages as women who don’t. The same study found that men who reported incomes higher than $250,000 received 156% more email than those with $50,000.

‘ You think’ obviously the one that is earning $250,00 thinks his looks are not going to make it.

The online dating industry generates $1.8 billion per year and the matchmaker/dating coach business generates $260 million per year in the United States

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5. Quick Facts

Fully 17% of all families in Singapore have assets over $1,000,000. – Time Magazine, 6/25/12

In 1865, the U.S. Secret Service was first established for the specific purpose to combat the counterfeiting of money

Approximately 40% of the U.S. paper currency in circulation was counterfeit by the end of the Civil War.

Orcas (killer whales), when traveling in groups, breathe in unison

Percentage of American men who say they would marry the same woman if they had it to do all over again: 80%. 

In the U.S., over one million gallons of cosmetics, drinks, and lotions are sold that contain aloe in them per year

The expression cooked “al dente” means “to the tooth.” What this means is that the pasta should be somewhat firm, and offer some resistance to the tooth, but should also be tender

Scallops have approximately 100 eyes around the edge of its shell

The Koala bear is not really a bear, but is really related to the kangaroo and the wombat.

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Did You Know – 04/07/2015

 

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1. Issac Newton the eminent physicist conceived calculus, discovered color wavelengths and invented a reflecting telescope.

 

 

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2. The devils Tower Wyoming was declared the first national monument. It was also a prominent location in the 1977 film ‘Close encounters of the third kind’

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3. Food Neophobia is the fear of eating unfamiliar or new foods

 

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4. According to scientists, the concept of detox makes no sense. That is because our bodies have their own built in detoxifiers – the liver, kidneys, skin, intestines and lungs.

 

 

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5.  My favorite vegetable. Peas – and apparently a 2/3 cup of this delicious vege – adds more than five grams of fibre to your meals.

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