Health Benefits With Cooking in Cast Iron

Non-stick pans has been popular cause of main two reasons, it does not stick and its easy to clean. But have we ever thought of the danger of using Teflon coated non stick pans?. Environmental Working Group recommends that you choose safer cooking pans to reduce the risk of inhaling toxic particles when you let that non-stick pan get a little too hot. Many of these non stick pans emits toxic fumes such PFOA which can cause health problem because it can stay in the environment and in the human body for long periods of time. Studies have found that it is present at very low levels in just about everyone’s blood in the United States. Higher levels have been found in the blood of community residents where local water supplies have been contaminated by PFOA. People exposed to PFOA in the workplace can have levels many thousands of times higher. For safer alternative use cast iron skillets, they are cheap and also have various health benefits.
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Why Use Cast Iron Skillets

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Taking Basal Body Temperature – Using Basal Thermometer

A basal body temperature commonly known as BBT is the normal body temperature when the person is resting. By taking basal temperature daily and charting it, a woman can learn when she is most likely become pregnant. The basal temperature should be taken in the morning just after waking up and for the best accuracy the readings should be taken always at the same time. There are several basal thermometers available in the market which gives accurate reading.

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How To Chart Your BBT

Charting your basal body temperature is a easy and sensitive way to evaluate thyroid function. Thyroid gland is responsible for producing hormones that controls the metabolic rate of your body. This metabolic rate is reflected in your temperature. A woman’s BBT before ovulation averages between 36.1°C (97°F) and 36.4°C (97.5°F) and after ovulation, the average temperature rises to 36.4°C (97.5°F) to 37°C (98.6°F). By charting basal temperature daily, women can see a pattern and notice the changes that occur in every ovulation cycle.
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Choosing The Best Thermometer For Kids

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A body temperature that is above the normal temperature range is called fever. Fever is just a symptom of an underlying illness, but a defense mechanism of our body to fight infections. Having a fever may not be necessarily illness, though for babies less than two months should be reported and evaluated by a doctor. It also very crucial for small babies that temperature is taken accurately using the best quality thermometers. Forehead thermometers are non invasive and its easy to take temperature even for non cooperating babies.

Types Of Thermometers

Mercury glass thermometers: As the name suggest, these thermometers uses mercury to measure temperature. They are not recommended by experts as the glass can break easily and release the harmful mercury.

Digital thermometers: Digital thermometers are much better than mercury thermometer. Readings can be easily seen on the display. They also obtain reading much faster compare to glass thermometers.

Infrared thermometers: Infrared thermometers measure the energy emitted by the surface of any body or object. They are getting very popular across every industries. The main advantage of this type of thermometer is its speed—it takes only seconds to obtain a temperature reading.
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Health Benefits Of Eating Turkey

While during Thanksgiving and Christmas fried turkey is widely consumed through out United States, it juicy meat and crispy skin along with nutritional value make turkey a healthy choice year-round. Turkey breast is very good choice of poultry for a healthy diet. It has high protein and low fat and can be use it in various recipes such as salads, sandwiches, casseroles and stews. Many people loves deep fried turkey made in turkey fryers, even though there are risk attached when frying a turkey.
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Some of the advantages of turkey are:

  • Turkey is very good source of protein.
  • Skinless turkey is low in fat.
  • Turkey meat is a source of zinc, potassium, iron and phosphorus.
  • Vitamin B6 and niacin, which are both essential for the body’s energy production are also found in turkey meat
  • Turkey consumption can also help lower cholesterol levels.
  • Turkey contains the amino acid tryptophan, which produces serotonin and plays an important role in strengthening the immune system.

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Secret Health Tips For Men – Keep Beard

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This may look strange to many, but its a fact beard keeps men young, healthy and protect them from many bacterial infections. Many researchers have found out, that men who wear beards and mustaches enjoy many health benefits including, but not limited to, instant handsomeness (don’t believe it? you will find out soon).

Among the greatest benefit of beard is that it helps fight one of the most fatal disease ‘cancer’ among men. A recent study from the University of Southern Queensland, published in the Radiation Protection Dosimetry journal, discovered that beards block up-to 90 percent of UV rays, thereby slowing the aging process and reducing the risk of skin cancer. There are many more benefits, but this alone should make you guys start growing beard. Keeping a well maintain and nicely looking beard is not a difficult task, you just need to take some care and buy a beard trimmer.

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There are so many benefits of beard, some of it may look funny but believe it or not its a fact:
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Natural Ways To Keep Yourself Healthy

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“Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity.” ~John F. Kennedy

Strong physical activity every day, will not only make your muscles stronger but also your cardio-respiratory system. This activities makes your bone stronger and you may be less likely to feel anxious, down, or depressed. Also everyday activities burns down your extra fat. Since now days due to lack of activities, many more children and adolescents have high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, and other chronic conditions that used to occur only in adults. Because of the childhood obesity epidemic, there is greater risk of heart disease osteoporosis (weak bones), and other disorders that can develop early in life.

There are many natural ways to be fit and healthy and also remain healthy for life by working physical activity
and healthy eating into your daily routine. A healthy lifestyle will help prevent disease and keep you feeling fit and strong. Young people should perform at least 1 hour of physical exercise every day and these must include:
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