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Apple-Pie!

 

Hi there!

 

The wild Olive Tree originated in Asia Minor, where
Neolithic tribes were collecting its wild fruit.

The Olive Tree was first domesticated around seven
thousand (7000) years ago, when olives were turned
into oil. 

The oldest olive tree is thought to be around three
thousand (3000) years old, and it is found in Crete.

Olive oil has been used in rituals, in medicine, as a fuel,
in soaps, as a home remedy, as a lubricant and in skin care.

The Tree Of Eternity

 

Glittery Ocean

 

Note – Perfect

 

When we talk about Mediterranean Diet, we mean
a specific and unique mix of traditional ingredients,
used by people living in the various countries 
bordering the Mediterranean Sea, during the period
of 1950s and 1960s.

We do not mean the cuisine of a specific country, but
a general diet to follow in your every day life for as
long as you live.

The specific ingredients have been evaluated and
found to offer a lot of health benefits, because they 
contain all the essential nutrients we require.

According to studies, by following a Mediterranean
Diet you can have a healthy and long life.
It has been shown to promote heart health, to 
reduce the risk of diabetes, cancer, Parkinson’s
and Alzheimer’s diseases, and to manage weight.

Certainly, all these incorporate the traditional
complete lifestyle of the people living in countries
like Spain, France, Italy, Greece, Cyprus, etc.

 

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The Diet Of The Poor

 

The Mediterranean Diet is a very appetizing and
enjoyable way to eat.
Here is how to put it all together:

a)     Eat a lot of vegetables every day with your lunch
and dinner, but avoid potatoes.
If you have any with your meals, eat only sweet potatoes.
Preferably the vegetables should be all fresh, but frozen
are also acceptable.

b)     Eat only whole grain foods like, wheat products,
oats and brown rice with all your meals.

c)      Eat all kinds of nuts, especially almonds and seeds,
but avoid the ones that have been treated with salt.

d)     Eat extra virgin olive oil raw on your meals, and
cook with olive oil your daily foods.

e)     Use all herbs fresh and dried, as well as various spices,
in your every day cooking.

f)     Eat wild caught fish baked or grilled, two (2) to 
three (3) times a week.

g)     Replace all red meat with fresh organic or free 
range poultry like, chicken and turkey.

h)     Eat fresh organic or free range eggs, a minimum
of four (4) times a week.

i)      Eat legumes like, beans, peas, lentils and chickpeas
with one of your meals daily.

j)     Eat a minimum of two (2) fruits every day, one in your
breakfast and one as a snack.

k)     If you eat dairy at all, eat only low fat products on rare
occasions and in small quantities.

l)     Eat pure honey as a sweet and dried fruits,
when you want a treat.

m)   If you drink alcohol, limit it only to specific occasions.

n)    Drink plenty of liquids, including pure tea (if you do not
have a problem with caffeine) and plenty of herbal teas.
Avoid fru
it juices because they contain concentrated sugar.

 

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Short And Sweet

 

According to scientific research the closer you follow
the Mediterranean diet the greater the health 
advantages you will enjoy.
It contains all the necessary nutrients required for
good health.

Clear all unhealthy temptations from your home, 
and adopt the new habit of following the Mediterranean
diet,  for prevention of all chronic serious diseases.

Also make certain you follow the Mediterranean
healthy lifestyle which includes the following:

1)     Enjoy your every day meals with your family.
2)     Take plenty of exercise by walking daily for a
minimum of thirty (30) minutes.
3)     Try to enjoy your life in general.
4)     Socialize with positive and healthy people.

Now it is time for you to introduce and establish
your new Mediterranean diet routine.

 

 

 

 

 

Mel Mellis!

 

Hi there!

 

Some years ago I used to have a
nice big
house on the coast.
It had a very large beautiful garden,
full of
colourful shrubs, small
trees and lovely flowers.

During spring time all flowers
were in full
bloom and attracted
all kinds of life.

It was really a bliss to watch
all these insects
flying around
the wonderful blossoms and

suck the juices out of them.

Among these interesting insects
were lots
of honey bees.
I enjoyed gardening at the time,
and I was always
playing with
the plants.

A few times I was stung by the
bees around
the flowers, which
was very irritating.

Although bees are not aggressive
they will
sting if they feel threatened.

 

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The Nectar

 

The bees harvest from various
plants, trees,
shrubs and flowers.
So we have many different
kinds of honey,
which varies in
colour, flavour and taste.

Honey is my vary favourite
sweetener
since I was a teenager.
I use it in all my hot drinks,
my cooking,
my baking and
on top of most of my
deserts
and yogurt.

 

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The Nutrition

 

Pure honey has a good number
of nutrients.

Firstly it contains big amounts
of Potassium.

It also contains smaller amounts
of
Vitamin C and Folate.

I contains the minerals,Calcium,
Iron,
Magnesium, Phosphorus,
Sodium
and Selenium.

Of course it contains Water and
various Sugars,
like Glucose,
Fructose and Galactose.

 

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The Advantages

 

Pure honey offers a lot of
health benefits.

Firstly, its natural sugars stabilize
our own
blood sugar levels and fight
insulin resistance.

Secondly, it promotes balanced
serotonin
levels, so we can feel
calmer and more relaxed.

Thirdly, it is a natural source of
energy due
to its many nutrients,
so we feel more active.

Finally, it is an immune system
enhancer,
an anti-oxidant, an
anti-fungal, an anti-bacterial

and a natural throat soother.

Make certain you buy only pure
honey
without additives.

 

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Avslutning

 

You can use this magical ingredient
to give an ever-lasting glow to
your skin.

This facial will brighten your skin
and iron out your fine lines.

Combine 2 teaspoons of milk with
2 tablespoons of honey.

Cover your face with the mixture
and relax for 15 minutes.

Wash off and follow with your
regular moisturiser.

Also,

Take a spoonful of honey every
morning to maintain your youthful
appearance.

 

 

 

 

 

Natura!

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Oxidation (oxygen combining) is a natural chemical reaction
in our body. It is a process necessary to maintain life.

During the oxidation process free radical molecules are
produced; but sometimes certain chain reactions may be
activated, which can cause damage to our body cells.

Due to these damages in the cells most chronic diseases can
develop, including acceleration of the mechanism of ageing.
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Last Resort

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Antioxidants are molecules naturally present in the human body
as well as in many foods we consume, like whole grains,
vegetables and fruits.

As we grow older, though, our bodies produce less antioxidants
so we have to take them from external sources.

It is vital that we supplement our diet with natural whole foods
to maintain the right level to fight any damages.
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According to research the following foods are very rich
natural sources of antioxidants.
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FRUITS:


Blueberries, Blackberries, Raspberries, Apples,
Cherries, Oranges, Grapes, Kiwi, Strawberries.

Blueberries

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VEGETABLES:

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Artichokes, Broccoli, Spinach, Brussels Sprouts,
Onions, Beetroot, Bell Peppers.
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NUTS:

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Walnuts, Pecans, Hazelnuts.
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SPICES:

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Cinnamon, Oregano, Cloves, Garlic.

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OTHER:

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Whole Grains, Seeds, Red Kidney Beans,
Prunes, Raisins.

Make certain you eat a diet rich in antioxidant foods
to reduce your risk of many diseases and delay the
ageing process.

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Seeds of Longevity!

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“Let food be your Medicine
and Medicine be your food”.

Hippocrates

Edible materials are found treasures of various
substances and chemicals with health promoting
properties.

Foods have healing powers, so adopting a balanced
diet and using specific nutrients you can actually
treat your particular health disorders.

In order to be in good physical and mental condition
with normal weight, we need to establish an eating
plan which combines power (calories), nutrition
(vitamins and minerals) and health (chemicals).
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Magic Potions

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A number of foods seem to be loaded with numerous
necessary nutrients the body needs to maintain itself
in top condition.

The most important of these foods are as follows:
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A) Wild Alaskan Salmon:

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It is a rich source of Omega 3 fatty acids,
Vitamin D and Vitamin B complex.

Eat salmon twice a week.

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B) Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cauliflower:

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Packed with Chemical Compounds which
inhibit the growth of various cancers.

Eat them on a daily basis.
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C) Blueberries:

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Very rich in Flavonoids, Fibre and Antioxidants
to prevent serious chronic diseases.

Eat blueberries as often as possible.
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D) Eggs:

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A complete protein food and a source of Lutein,
Zeaxanthin and many Vitamins to protect the eyes.
(They do not influence cholesterol levels).

Eat an egg most days of the week.
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Duck and Chicken Eggs

Duck and Chicken Eggs

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E) Beans:

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Good sources of Vitamin B complex, minerals
and Soluble Fibre to help maintain overall health.

Eat beans as a side dish as often as possible.
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F) Avocado:

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One of the most nutrient dense foods including
Mono-unsaturated fatty aids to protect the body
from all heavy diseases.

Eat avocado regularly.
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G) Walnuts:

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Packed with Essential fatty acids, Minerals and
Melatonin, ideal food to protect the heart and brain.

Eat walnuts as a snack daily.
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H) Oats:

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A rich source of Vitamins, Minerals and Amino Acids
for overall health and longevity.

Eat oats for breakfast on a daily basis.
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Glorious Oats

Glorious Oats

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Maintaining a healthy diet including the above mentioned
foods will help you maintain a normal weight, fight
various diseases and keep you in good condition for as
long as possible.

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Simple Pleasures!

Hi there!

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Metabolism (Μεταβολισμός) is the chemical changes within
our body’s cells.
It is based on the number of calories we burn during the day.

The basic rules are:
Eat less and burn more to lose weight.
Eat and burn the same to maintain weight.

Sometimes our metabolism can slow down, in which case
we need to eat specific foods and take certain steps to
increase its rate again.

Ardent Supporters

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Eating:

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Eat healthy small protein meals every three hours.

2) Every morning eat a good healthy breakfast.

3) Eat fresh fruits and salads which contain enzymes
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4) Eat fatty fish which contain Omega oils to increase
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Exercising:

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Keep moving as well as standing during the day.

2) Do some kind of weight lifting twice a week.

3) Go for a swim, if possible.
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Weights

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Various:

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Use vinegar in your food to stimulate fat burning.

2) Drink cool water and fresh lemon juice.

3) Drink green tea.

4) Alternate your calorie intake every now and then
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If you follow the above choices on a regular basis
the difference in your body’s metabolic rate will
be very considerable.

Finally your body will be healthy and strong, and
your weight will be fluctuating within very
reasonable levels.

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Bible of Strength!

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Aloha!

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We all know that by following a proper diet we will get all
the nutrients our body needs to be healthy.

But our today’s life is very difficult, hard and complicated.
Not only a very small number of us follow a proper diet
but our food ingredients are so manipulated these days
that we do not take the necessary nutrients we need to
say healthy.
Also as we age the nutrient absorption becomes less efficient.

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Frontier Beyond

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If we want to achieve optimal wellness then certainly we
must support our diet with, at least, the most critical nutrients.

The following five nutrients need to be taken in supplemental
form to safeguard against various diseases.

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The Tonics

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1) Vitamin C

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A vital anti-ageing nutrient.
a) It enhances our immunity.
b) It protects our body from oxidative stress.
c) It ensures blood vessel dilation.
d) It keeps our skin young.
Take 500mg daily.
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2) Vitamin D

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A pro-hormone nutrient connected to most chronic diseases.
The main source is the sunlight but since it is impossible for most
of us to sunbathe on a daily basis, we must supplement.
Take 1000IU daily.
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3) Vitamin E

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A nutrient necessary for many body functions.
1) It fights free radicals.
2) It reduces cholesterol levels.
3) It keeps our skin moisturised.
4) It is an anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer agent.
5) It regulates our hormone levels.
Take 100IU daily.
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E-Vitamin

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4) Calcium

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An a absolutely vital mineral.
1) It strengthens our bones.
2) It protects our heart muscle.
3) It controls our blood pressure.
Take 1000mg daily.
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5) Magnesium

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An important nutrient to stay healthy.
1) Together with Calcium fights bone loss.
2) It benefits our nervous system.
3) It reduces the risk of diabetes.
4) It protects our heart.
Take 500mg daily.

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Always take all supplements with food.
If you have any health problems discuss with your physician.

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The Seeds of Health

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1)
Eat green and colourful fruits every day.

2) Eat whole grains and beans.

3) Include mono-unsaturated fats in your diet daily.
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4) Include protein with every meal for energy.
S Wild salmon, lean meats and poultry, eggs.

5) Avoid processed foods which contain sugars and salt.

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