Parsley is a wonderful herb used in the culinary world as a flavouring agent and as a topping on some foods. You can eat parsley raw, juice it, make Infusions (teas) and decoctions.
Parsley root and leaves is excellent for difficult urination, dropsy, jaundice, Stones and obstructions of the liver and spleen. Parsley is a natural diuretic and can also be eaten or juiced to help with bad breath.
What a great herb it is.
Good day to all,
Healthy And The Brain
Time to loosen up those joints and muscles. Are you flexible? Sometimes one may forget the importance of stretching and properly warming up before any form of activity.
By warming your muscles and body up, this enables you to get more benefits out of your exercises or activities you choose to engage in.
Joint ROM (Range of Motion) or flexibility can be improved across all age groups by engaging in flexibility exercises.
Did you know? That ROM around a joint is improved immediately after performing flexibility exercise and shows chronic improvement after about 3-4 wk of regularly stretching at a frequency of at least 2-3 times a wk.
Your posture and balance can also be improved be stretching regularly.
Warm-up, train, cool down, and stretch.
Have a great workout,
Healthy and the Brain
Fruit smoothies are a great way to obtain instant energy as you start your day. We are electrical beings after all and fresh fruits and berries contain more electricity than any other food on the planet. They are also filled with antioxidants that fight against free radicals in the body. Smoothies can also assist in building a stronger immune system.
Did you know?
Is due to small quantities of esters and essential oils distributed throughout the pulp.
Fruits and vegetables have appeal in part because of the bright, attractive colors of the pigments that they contain- the chlorophylls, carotenoids and flavonoids.
There are three reasons to support the recommendation to eat lots of vegetables and fruits .
1. Eating at least 2 1/2 cups of vegetables and fruits per day is associated with a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease, including heart attack and stroke. Some vegetables and fruits may be protective against certain cancers
2. Most vegetables and fruits, when prepared without added fats or sugars, are relatively low in KCalories . Eating them instead of higher calorie foods can help adults and children achieve and maintain a healthy weight.
3. Most vegetables and fruits contain nutrients that Americans often don’t get enough of- including folate, magnesium, potassium, dietary fiber, and vitamins A, C, and K.
So cheers to our health and yours and have a fruitful and productive day.
Best of health,
Healthy And The Brain
training results in improvements in balance, agility, and muscle strength, and reduces the risk of falls and the fear of falling among older adults.
NEUROMOTOR exercises involving balance, agility, coordination, and gait are recommended on >2-3 d • wk for older individuals and are likely beneficial for younger adults as well.