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Cat Health Tips

Caring for your cat can be a full time job if you don’t know what you’re doing. Here are just a few cat health tips.

Is your feline being naughty? The first cat health tip is that if your cats’ behavior has suddenly taken a turn for the worst, then your cat may have developed a medical condition. It has been shown that cats displaying behavior problems can be suffering illness of some type. If your cat has diabetes, it will have the urge to drink more and in turn, will urinate more and sometimes in the wrong place. To the uneducated, this can be deemed as a behavioral problem but this would be wrong.

Another cat health tip is the use of spray water bottles to help in training your cat. Cats often don’t like water so when you see your cat do something wrong, pick up the spray water bottle and give them a little spray of water on the head. Don’t go mad and soak your pet, just a light spray will do the trick. In a short amount of time, your cat will associate its bad action with the spraying and stop doing it.

The last one of the cat health tips is this. Take a trip to the vet and get your feline neutered. This may seem drastic but studies have shown that cats which have been neutered do not fight as much as cats which have not been neutered. The female cat is always in heat if she is not pregnant and the tom cat is always on the look out for a new mate. When cats are in these states, the fighting goes on so a trip to the vets will stop this.

Body Weight Starts Within

Most important is eating whole foods that are healthy and nourishing.

Foods that give your cells what they need…protection and food. To have a healthy body you must have healthy cells. In order to have healthy cells you must protect and feed them.

Here are 10 Helpful Health Tips to improve your health and better your body. You may not agree with them all. Take what resonates with you now and start to improve your health and your body will follow into “Tip Top Shape”.

1) Fall in love with water!

Your body is a molecular structure of energy and is up to 70% water! Babies have the most water, being born at about 78%. By one year of age it drops to around 65%, adult males about 60%; however, fat tissue does not have as much water as lean tissue. In adult females, fat makes up more of the body than males, so they have about 55%. Over-weight males also have less water (percentage) than thinner males. Over-weight people have less water than thinner people (percentage). Put a label on your water bottle with a positive affirmation. Such as, LOVE, PEACE, JOY, HAPPINESS. It works wonders! Love your body to its new shape.

2) Eat NO White!

White bread, white flour, white sugar, white rice—There is NO nutritional value in any of it…NONE. Period. Find whole grain breads to eat. There are many, many choices. Bake with whole wheat pastry flour (bakes a lovely cake and makes a perfect pie crust)…yummo! For sweeteners there are many natural products to choose. For example a few are evaporated cane juice, stevia, sucanat, xylitol and agave. Eat brown rice—comes in long grain, short grain and Basmati too!

3) Find a passionate exercise!

Even if the first step is to stop using the remote and walk to the TV to change the channel. Walk somewhere. Preferably 30 minutes a day. The more you do it the more you will love it. Start small. 15 minutes then work up to 30 minutes…before you know it you will be at 2 hours! Great cardio!

4) Rest your body!

Take time out of your busy, stressful schedule every two hours to give your body at least a 5 minute break. Do not skimp on sleep. Your body knows how much it needs. Give it the rest. A healthy body (regardless of size) takes time to meditate at some time during the day. Take a meditation walk. Drinking empty calorie energy drinks to stay awake is not good for your body. Your body is wonderfully and marvelous made—all machines have to be shutdown or go into sleep mode. Give your body rest.

5) Eat vibrant colorful foods!

Fruits and vegetables are loaded with antioxidants. Your cells are constantly bombarded with Free Radicals (Free Radicals come from living [breathing], smoking, toxins, pollution, and many other sources). When they attack the cells of your body they eventually cause damage to the cell. If you are not eating foods that can fight and repair the cell damage you are headed for the danger zone…you rust up, dry up, swell up, then turn to stone. Free Radical damage will cause one of two things happen,

  • Number one, the cell dies.
  • Number two, the cell mutates and then begins to duplicate in its mutated form. This is the cause of every major disease that we know of.

Antioxidants are the only thing that can protect you against Free Radicals. The more antioxidants that you have in your body (regardless of size) the more protection that you will have in your body. Over-weight people need more antioxidants because of the stress being put on the heart, lungs, joints and bones. Antioxidants can prevent and even reverse Free Radical damage.

6) If you are a tobacco smoker now is the time to STOP!

There is no way to be healthy and smoke. I stopped. Twice. One cigarette kills trillions of cells in your body. Heart attacks are responsible for more early deaths among smokers due to coronary artery disease that cancer.

7) Laugh! Sing! Dance!

A healthy body is in a good emotional state. Enjoy life. No matter your size. When you laugh the whole world laughs with you. Enjoy what you do in life. If you do not, do something else. NOW. Find something that resonates with you. Something that you love. Have passion about it. Have fun within your life. Laugh, sing and dance and the weight will melt away…especially dancing.

8) Overweight bodies are toxic!

Period. If you are overweight…you know if your are…this is very important. Lose the weight! Your health matters. Your heart cares. Do not go on a fade diet. Start eating healthy. Start reading the ingredients on labels. Know what you are eating. Calories are important, and empty ones do not count. Desire a late night snack…eat an apple. Have a mid-day crave…eat another apple. Grapes are good too. Eat to live, not live to eat. Also, read #1, 2 and 3 again.

9) Let your food be your medicine and your medicine be your food!

Your allergies will clear up. Your migraines will disappear. Your body will begin to take on a new shape. If you begin to think it…it will be. If you continue thinking about how sick you are…it will be. How over-weight you are…you will be over-weight. Allow your body to heal itself. Take 3 deep breaths and go within…at anytime you need to center yourself. This helps as your body is taking on its natural new beautiful shape. You were born a beautiful baby. You are beautiful now. Believe it. Know it. Your body is a system of wellness. Your body will tell you what it needs. Be still and listen.

10) Listen to your body!

Ask yourself what is it that you need to pay attention to? What are you constantly eating that is toxic to your body? Is it a diet too high in LDL foods? Is it a toxic diet of fatty foods, sodas, foods with a lot of artificial this and artificial that? Your body was not designed to digest “ARTIFICIAL”. Are you constantly having colds? Are you eating any fruits and vegetables? If not, you are not giving your body antioxidants or fiber to be healthy…to have healthy organs…especially a healthy heart. Try the 4 New Food Groups:

Fruit:

3 or more servings a day. Fruits are rich in fiber, vitamin C, and beta-carotene.

Legumes:

2 or more servings a day. Legumes, which is another name for beans, peas, and lentils, are all good sources of fiber, protein, iron, calcium, zinc and B vitamins.

Whole Grains:

5 or more servings a day. This group includes bread, rice, pasta, hot or cold cereal, corn, millet, barley, bulgur, buckwheat groats, and tortillas.

Vegetables:

4 or more servings a day. Vegetables are packed with nutrients; they provide vitamin C, beta-carotene, riboflavin, iron, calcium, fiber and other nutrients. Also, read #5 again.

Health Tips For Old Age

Everyone wants to be healthy and vigorous throughout their life. But more so being healthy in old age is just like a boon. Since, old age brings with itself many health problems and if you are not taking complete care of yourself then these diseases becomes hard to cure and manage in old age. Here are given some useful health tips for old age:

Drink enough water:

It cleanses your body machinery and helps your heart in functioning well. Drinking of enough water will keep away chances of kidney stone and urine problem. It will also keep you looking young and active along with natural glow on your face.

Exercise regularly:

Inclusion of regular exercise in your daily life is the best health tips for old age. Exercising will not only help in promoting brain regeneration but also obviate decline in body parts. Practice any form on exercise depending on what you and your body can manage. Talk to you health care provider on what exercise you should undertake in your old age. Seniors can also use yoga which generates flexibility and balance in their body.

Well balanced diet:

Well balanced diet plays a very important part in keeping you healthy in old age. Avoid taking rich food like sweets, high stuffed and fried. As it will leave impact on your lever and may result in damaging it. You should add calcium rich diet as it will strengthen your bones. In old age teeth becomes week and so diet should also be soft cooked so that it intake is easy. Add fruits, vegetables and greens in your daily diet to maintain your health in old age. Proper nutritional food keeps many diseases away and also save you from common problems of aging. Addition of nutrition food can save from problem like obesity, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and osteoporosis as these are generally prevalent nutrition related health problems which occur in old age.

Be happy and engage in recreational activities:

During old age, Factors like social isolation, low income and depression affect health in old age. Loneliness is a common problem in old age and leads to related problems. During this time, it becomes all the more important for seniors to take on some activity which occupy their time. Take part in social activities and indulge in pursuing your hobbies in spare time. Make friends and make use of their company to keep yourself active and happy.

Be happy and visit your doctor regularly:

During old age, seniors should take deep care of their health. This includes a regular visit to a health care professional. You should visit and consult your doctor regularly and try to implement all the suggestions and precautions given by your doctor.

Health in old age is not that hard to have and maintain. All you need is to follow some simple steps which can be easily included in your daily life without much effort. Most likely you are to know them already but now is the time to get started.

Men’s Sexual Health Tips

Men’s sexual health is extremely important but often overlooked and for that reason not many men know much about what to do to specifically for that part of the body to run smoothly. Here we will discuss a few sexual health tips to make sure that everything is moving smoothly for you down there.

Obviously the first two tips are a healthy diet and plenty of exercise. By eating more fruits and vegetables, you will have the nutrients that play an active role in your performance and your feelings afterward. By exercising more not only do you increase your sexual stamina but you also keep the workings of that area running smoothly which will have a big effect on your sexual health. Quitting smoking is important also as men who smoke are 85% more likely to experience difficulties with impotence. The next big step in the right direction is reducing your alcohol intake. Most people enjoy the feeling of inhibition leaving when they drink alcohol, but it is that which also lowers your libido and makes arousal and orgasm less likely and more difficult to achieve. Stress and anxiety can also create problems with sex, and is the primary cause of premature ejaculation.

These tips may all seem rudimentary and cliché, but they are thus because of how significant an effect they will have on the sexual performance and overall well being on the person. There is no reason to not do these things and experience the overall improvement of health that is experienced when one begins a new lifestyle.