JBT Clean Chocolate Macaroons

 

 

If you like me love whole foods, natural remedies and have some naughty indulgence every now and then, this is one recipe you want to bookmark!

Clean chocolate macaroons

 

Method:
1. Pulse the nuts in a processor to achieve a coarse nut meal. 2. Mix all ingredients in a bowl and adjust flavours if needed. 3. Use an ice cream scoop to shape macaroons, and place on a tray lined with non-stick paper. 4. Refrigerate until set.

A Good Massage is a Great Natural Health Remedy

The weekends is here and I’m happy to be sleeping in tomorrow! How many of you know that sleep is a fantastic natural health remedy for lots of body ailments and conditions?

I feel that I’m in need of a good massage. Going for a full body massage on a regular basis is one excellent way to help you fight off tensions. That’s what I read in many natural health remedies books and websites. Full body massage stimulates the production of endorphins that promotes relaxation and drowsiness. You can even put on your ipod and enjoy a good rub on your back during the treatment.

When you go for full body massage, your head to your toes and feet are massaged both front and back. A variety of strokes that includes kneading, pulling, wringing, hacking and gliding are used on various parts of the body.

If you are already ill or suffering from constant fatigue or pain, then full body massage can play a big part in your treatment. A full body massage helps to improve blood circulation and blood becomes more easily transportable to the vital organs in your body. This is vital for smooth functioning of your internal body parts. In addition, when blood is supplied to areas that have been injured before, repair and renewal of cells and tissues take place more easily. Combined with conventional medicine and other therapies, repeat sessions of full body massage can do much to accelerate your recovery.

Back Pain and Natural Health Remedies

I’ve been having some back pain lately and it’s causing me lots of discomfort whenever I’m sitting for too long. I thought it would be good to look up some natural health remedies on back pain and stumble upon some useful information from the web.

[DFR::joint-advance-joint-health-formula-3971|align_left_1]Backache usually is a result of the spasm of muscles supporting our spine. This occurs due to improper posture, or sudden movements or jerks or repetitive actions. Diseases such as osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, viral infection, and bladder or kidney infection, gynecological problems in women, tumors and trauma can also cause back pain. Excess body weight, wearing of improper shoes and carrying heavy weights can also result in back pain. The best natural health remedy for backache occurring from these reasons is back pain exercises. This is mainly because exercises to relieve back pain are safe and free from any possible side effects that is a possibility with other treatments for back pain. I have a friend who loves playing nintendo ds games and she always have to put a pillow on her back as a support when she sit down for long periods of time.

However, back pain exercises may not prove to be effective in cases where the pain is not caused by an improper posture or sudden movements, jerks or is accompanied by bowel or bladder control problems. In such cases, it is advisable that the person suffering from backache consults a physician and gets a proper treatment.[DFR::rhumatol-healthy-joint-support-buy-2-get-1-fr-5579|align_right_1]

The best way to avoid back ache is to maintain a proper posture and keep your muscles well conditioned by undertaking proper back pain exercises. One should never bend at the waist or stoop to pick up an object. Instead, we should lower our body to the level of the object by bending our knees.

The most common back pain exercise is to stand straight or sit on a comfortable chair that provides adequate support to your back. You should avoid sitting or standing in a single posture for a long time. Even while sleeping, you should be careful as to the type of mattress being used. Slouching or leaning forward should be avoided at all times. Yoga and mediation go a long way in relieving back pain and are very good exercises.

Prevention, it is said is the best cure for back pain. You can avoid backache by undertaking back pain exercises on a regular basis. These exercises strengthen the muscles in the abdomen and the spinal area and ensure that there is adequate support to the spine. Wall slides, leg raises and leg swings are the best exercises and abdominal strengthening exercises prove to be effective in toning up our back muscles.