Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Sunday, July 28, 2013

Zabiha Beef and Lentil Burritos

Beef and Lentil Burritos
:::My Concoction My Photo:::

Rate:
Husband--------------->4
Son 14----------------->5
daughter 12---------->5
Son 10----------------->5
Son 8------------------>5
Daughter 6----------->5
Daughter 3----------->3 (ate a little)

Ingredients: ground beef, lentil, onion, green pepper, garlic, tomatoes, lettuce,
2010





Friday, July 26, 2013

Your Workout Personality... "The Non-Competitive"

WORKOUT PERSONALITIES 

:::: THE NON COMPETITIVE ::::
Tai Chi is the perfect workout for the non competitive. The Goal here is inward focus, disciplining the mind, body, and spirit and focusing on your body and your abilities.


Thursday, July 25, 2013

Sinus Relief... Neti Pot


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:::If you suffer from sinusitis, Try the Neti Pot! It's natural, safe, and very effective:::

Monday, July 22, 2013

Your Workout Personality... "The Social Butterfly"

 WORKOUT PERSONALITIES 
::::THE SOCIAL BUTTERFLY::::
DANCE, DANCE, DANCE is the work out for the sociables! Although many enjoy dancing anyway ... Zumba is one of the most beloved workouts! Most classes are easy to follow, very bonding, and held in fun environments!

Sunday, July 21, 2013

Aromatherapy..."Geranium"



:::AROMATHERAPY:::    Geranium   
Feeling as comfortable as you can from day to day is do-able. All it takes is a little geranium. The scent of geranium is not extracted from the beautiful house plants, but from the lemon plant (Pelargonium). It is used to give comfort under any circumstance. Some other Qualities includes:  Treating a variety of ailment  Physical discomfort of leg cramps.  Aids Skin problems for all skin types.  Antidote for fluid retention.
***Geranium is a Good relaxation and healing property for the mind and body.***

Friday, July 19, 2013

Your Workout Personality..."The Easily Bored"


WORKOUT PERSONALITIES 
::::THE EASILY BORED::::
If workouts become routine, boring, and doesn't keep your attention long. 

CARDIO SCULPT CLASSES = NO DAY DREAMING 4 U.


This workout is an All-In-One workout that will surely keep your attention. You move quickly through the exercise Routine and it keeps you toned by burning fat,  building lean muscles, and keeping your cardiovascular system in shape!  

Thursday, July 18, 2013

The Art of Magnet Therapy and Its Benefits



:::Alternative Medicine::: 
 Magnetic Therapy  


Magnets are a popular treatment for pain, breathing, and circulatory problems among other ailments. Ancient Greeks used magnets as a treatment for arthritis.  Later in the Middle ages Physicians and Healers prescribed them for gout, baldness and poisoning. Modern medicines relies on Magnets to map the brain and speed up the healing of Fractures that are not mending well.

Sunday, July 14, 2013

Aromatherapy..."Peppermint"



:::AROMATHERAPY:::    Peppermint   
Keep your memory active with peppermint! In Ancient Rome, Peppermint was used for awaking the conscious and arousing the mind. Some other Qualities includes:  Treating Colds  Nasal Congestion  Stomach pain  Arthritic joint pain
***In this present day some studies have shown that mint aroma helps test takers focus and increase scores.***

Saturday, July 13, 2013

Natural Sweetener: Agave Nectar




:::NATURAL SWEETENERS:::    AGAVE NECTAR    
Agave has a nice mild, sweet flavor,... and just as honey comes in many colors, Agave nectar comes in light or dark colors. Agave is known as one of the miracle plants because:  
(1) Agave is used for dressing wounds. 
(2) It Is Used as balms for skin infections. 
(3) Fights against Staph infections.
(4) Fights against Intestinal Infections.
(5) It doesn't give a sugar Rush; which in turn, will not cause sugar blues.
(6) It has a Low Glycemic Index for Diabetics.

Friday, July 12, 2013

Your Workout Personality... "The Aloners"



 WORKOUT PERSONALITIES 
:::: THE ALONERS::::
If you like being alone during your workout, a spinning/indoor cycling exercise maybe just your speed. 

With indoor cycling you are in charge of your own pace and intensity...and Although you are surrounded by others it's truly not a competition and you can simply block out your classmates.

Thursday, July 11, 2013

The Art of Acupuncture and It's Benefits

:::Alternative Medicine:::  Acupuncture 
Acupuncture is an age old treatment that has been use by the Chinese for centuries. Acupuncture treats disease by balancing the flow of energy in the body. The needles in acupuncture are said to unblock the blocked meridians and allow the energy to move freely allowing the body to heal itself. Acupuncture has been used for fibromyalgia, high blood pressure, insomnia, migraines, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, PMS, acne, and more...

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Alpha Lipoic Acid (ALA)... Powerful Antioxidant


:::Alpha Lipoic Acid (ALA)::: 
ALA is a powerful antioxidant that restores Vitamin C and E after they have neutralized free radicals. ALA has been used in Europe to treat nerve degeneration and to help control blood sugar levels.  Helps to detoxify Liver of metal pollutants.  Protect nerve tissue against Oxidation stress.  Reduce blood cholesterol levels.  Block Cataract Formation.

:::ALA is known as a metabolic Antioxidant, because without it, cells can not use sugar to produce energy...


:::The body doesn't produce large amounts of ALA, and it is found in primarily in few foods like (Spinach, broccoli, and organ meats) Supplements such as this one may be Necessary.

Monday, July 8, 2013

Muslim Women In Sports... "Long Jumper"


A Muslim girl takes part in the long jump during a track meet at Palestine Stadium in Gaza City, Saturday, May 8, 2010. The sporting event was co-sponsored by the Palestinian Olympic Committee and the UN in order to encourage Gazan women to do more sports. (AP Photo/Hatem Moussa)

Sunday, July 7, 2013

Aromatherapy..."Pine"

:::AROMATHERAPY, Pine:::    
Pine is known for it's invigorating qualities. It has been known to alleviate headache pain. Some other Qualities includes:  Countering Adrenal Gland insufficiency, which can put some pep in your step by raising your energy level.  Speeding up your recuperation process from various illness.  It has been said that just smelling pine can stimulate the production of white blood cells.
***One day try walking through a path of pine trees and take a few deep breaths***

Alfalfa..."Nutrients and Uses"

:::Alfalfa::: Flower, leaves, petals, and sprouted seeds are used.

:::Nutrients:::
Calcium, Copper, folate, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, potassium, silicon, zinc, vitamins A, B 1,2,3,5,6,C,D E, and K

:::Uses:::
Alkalizes Detoxifies the body. Acts a diuretic, anti Inflammatory and anti-fungal. Lowers Cholesterol. Balances Blood Sugar and hormones, and promotes pituitary gland function. Good for Anemia, Arthritis, Ulcers, Bleeding-related Disorders, and Disorders of the bones and joints, digestive system, and skin.

::::Comment:::
(1) Rinse thoroughly to wash away bacteria.
(2) Must be used in the fresh, raw form to get all your Nutrients.
(3) Sprout are especially effective.

Saturday, July 6, 2013

Natural Sweetener: "Stevia"



::: NATURAL SWEETENERS:::
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Is a natural sweetener that derives from a plant.  It is "0 Calorie".  It helps to regulate blood Sugar.  It suppresses dental bacteria.  It encourages weight loss.  It regulates blood pressure.  It will NOT increase Candida (yeast like fungus).
---->NO SIDE EFFECTS HAVE BEEN FOUND<---- span="">
It has been used in Japan and other countries for decades.
*** I have tried both stevia and truvia--->The brand of STEVIA that I tried has a powder texture, TRUVIA has a more cane sugar; grainy texture...They are both really sweet, but have a little after taste when tasting alone; but cooking with, it taste great!
You can find these in Most grocery or health food Stores.

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

"The Art of Cupping and It's Benefits"


:::Alternative Medicine:::  Cupping 
Cupping is completely unique to the western society, however; it has been used for centuries in other countries and cultures. Cupping involves placing heated cups over the skin to encourage blood flow, releasing toxins, relieving pain, Qi, and body fluids such as Lymph.
The general benefits of cupping are; improved circulation, purification of blood, regulation of the autonomic nervous system and an overall cooling effect, muscle spam, tightness, numbness and cold feeling. it is used for the treatment of shoulder pain, tightness, heaviness and bloating feeling, arthritis, common cold, and so on.
Cupping also reduces pain and swelling and speeds up the natural healing process in the specific areas of application.