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Did You Know – 05/20/2019

  1. 186% is how much Pinterest searches for oat milk have risen in the past year. Made by soaking oats in water, blending them , then draining them with a cheesecloth, its quickly becoming the non-dairy milk of choice thanks to its slightly sweet flavor and low fat content. (not for me). Source-BodyandSoul

 

 

 

2. The US food and drug administration announced its approval of esketamine-based nasal sprays for severe depression. Esketamine a form of ketamine a fast acting prescription only available to people who have not had success with previous treatments. Other medications can take weeks to work while esketamine is thought to stabilize mood more quickly. The spray is not available in Australia or New Zealand but the approval in the States may inspire some trials Down Under. Keep your ears to the ground.

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3. It is believed that  18mg Is the amount of iron women in their childbearing years (19-50) require per day. In comparison men over 19 only need 8mg per day.

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4. 3 things to help build stronger  bones a. Pump iron b. Don’t put stress your bones excessive cardio. Light cardio is better like walks, swimming and cycling . c. Improve your balance.

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5. Crows love to pull tails. They do it to distract the bird while eating so that they can steal food. They also have been known to do it just because they can

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Smoothies To Give You That ‘Up and Go’🏃🏻‍♀️

I got these recipe’s from the Dr Oz show. I did not get the qualities accurately so its a bit of a guess.

Brain Boosting

1 tsp Flax seed
1 tsp Wheat germ
1/2 cup Yogurt,
1/4 cup Spinach
1/2 Apple
1/4 cup Orange juice
Ice

Thyroid

Yogurt
1/4 cup Strawberries
1 tbs Avocado
1/4 cup Almonds
cup Vanilla Almond Milk
tsp Dark Cocoa Powder
Ice

Start to the Day

1 cupYogurt
1/4 cup Jicama
1/4 cup Banana
1/4 cup Pineapple
1/2 cup Almond Milk
tbs Rolled oats
tsp Ginger
Ice

Spirulina Smoothie

1 cup Yogurt
tsp Spirulina
Cup Spinach
1/2 lime juice
Honey Dew Melon
Coconut water
Ice
Blend

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Yummy Energy Bites

I saw this recipe on the site of gimmesomoven and am off to the store to get the ingredients. Looks like a great lunch snack for the grandkids lunch and me of course.

Cranberry Pistachio Energy Bites gimmesomeoven.com:cranberry-pistachio-energy-bites:

cranberry pistachio energy bites

Ingredients

8 oz. (about 1 packed cup) chopped dates
1/2 cup honey
1 Tbsp. chia seeds (optional)
1 Tbsp. ground flax seeds or wheat germ
pinch of salt
1 1/2 cups old-fashioned oats (dry, not cooked)
1 cup shelled pistachio nuts
1 cup dried cranberries
1/3 cup white chocolate chips or dark chocolate chips (optional)


Method

Combine the dates, honey, chia seeds, flax seeds and salt in a food processor, and pulse until smooth and combined. You should be able to stir the mixture — if it is too thick, add in another tablespoon or two of honey.

Transfer the mixture to a large bowl, and stir in the oats, pistachios, dried cranberries, and white chocolate chips until evenly combined. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.

Once the mixture is cool (and easier to work with), use a spoon or cookie scoop to shape it into your desired size of energy balls. Alternately, you can line a small baking pan with parchment paper, and press the mixture evenly into the pan, let it cool, and then cut into bars.

Store covered in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks. (Storing them in the refrigerator especially helps the energy bites hold their shape.)

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Another 4 More Pain Cures You Can Find in Your Kitchen.


End endometrial pain with oats

The ticket to soothing endometriosis pain could be a daily bowl of oatmeal. Endometriosis occurs when little bits of the uterine lining detach and grow outside of the uterus. Experts say these migrating cells can turn menstruation into a misery, causing so much inflammation that they trigger severe cramping during your period, plus a heavy ache that drags on all month long. Fortunately, scientists say opting for a diet rich in oats can help reduce endometrial pain for up to 60 percent of women within six months. That’s because oats don’t contain gluten, a trouble-making protein that triggers inflammation in many women, making endometriosis difficult to bear, explains Peter Green, M.D., professor of medicine at Colombia University.

Soothe foot pain with salt

Experts say at least six million Americans develop painful ingrown toenails each year. But regularly soaking ingrown nails in warm salt water baths can cure these painful infections within four days, say scientists at California’s Stanford University. The salt in the mix naturally nixes inflammation, plus it’s anti-bacterial, so it quickly destroys the germs that cause swelling and pain. Just mix 1 teaspoon of salt into each cup of water, heat to the warmest temperature that you can comfortably stand, and then soak the affected foot area for 20 minutes twice daily, until your infection subsides.

Prevent digestive upsets with pineapple

Got gas? One cup of fresh pineapple daily can cut painful bloating within 72 hours, say researchers at California’s Stanford University. That’s because pineapple is natually packed with proteolytic enzymes, digestive aids that help speed the breakdown of pain-causing proteins in the stomach and small intestine, say USDA researchers.

Relax painful muscles with peppermint

Suffering from tight, sore muscles? Stubborn knots can hang around for months if they aren’t properly treated, says naturopath Mark Stengler, N.D., author of the book, The Natural Physician’s Healing Therapies. His advice: Three times each week, soak in a warm tub scented with 10 drops of peppermint oil. The warm water will relax your muscles, while the peppermint oil will naturally soothe your nerves — a combo that can ease muscle cramping 25 percent more effectively than over-the-counter painkillers, and cut the frequency of future flare-ups in half, says Stengler.

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