This popular drink destroys your thyroid

This popular drink destroys your thyroid

Despite mounting evidence to the contrary, mainstream nutritional guidelines have instructed Americans to eat soy and drink soy milk. BUT soy milk is not a healthy choice. By drinking soy milk you are not doing yourself a favor, you are destroying your health. Please, take a look at these reasons why you should avoid soy milk.

TOP TEN REASONS TO AVOID SOY MILK 

  1. Soybeans contain large quantities of natural toxins or “antinutrients”. Drinking just two glasses of soy milk daily can significantly alter a woman’s menstrual cycle.
  2. Soy has been found to increase the body’s need for vitamin B12 and vitamin D.
  3. Soybeans also contain haemagglutinin, a clot-promoting substance that causes your red blood cells to clump.
  4. 99% of soy is genetically modified. It contains  one of  the highest contamination by pesticides of any of our foods.
  5. Soybeans and soy products contain high levels of phytic acid, which inhibits assimilation of calcium, magnesium, copper, iron, and zinc.
  6. Soy foods contain high levels of toxic aluminum,which negatively effects the nervous system the kidneys and has been linked to the onset of Alzheimer’s.
  7. Soy contains a compound resembling vitamin B12 that cannot be processed by your body. Thus, soy foods can  contribute to B12 deficiency.
  8. Fragile soy proteins are exposed to high temperatures during processing in order …

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Home Remedies for Chigger Bites

Home Remedies for Chigger Bites

Chiggers are members of the arachnid family. They are extremely tiny, and my guess is you won’t even see them as they jump from the tall grass onto your skin and/or clothing. Adult chiggers are about 1/60 of an inch and have eight legs. The larvae are red, wingless, six-legged creatures that measure less than 1/150 of an inch. Because of their red color, you might be able to spot the larvae when they cluster together, especially on white clothing.

Where Can Chiggers Be Found?

Chiggers reside in tall weeds and grass, berry patches, and wooded areas. They could be in your backyard, by the lake, or your favorite hiking trail. They are most active on summer and fall afternoons – the warmest part of the day.

How Chiggers Bite

Only the larvae bite humans. They tend to choose warm, moist areas of the body. Chiggers have claws that help them grab onto your skin. The chigger then attaches its mouth to the skin and injects saliva. The saliva contains an enzyme that breaks skin cells down to liquid form. Your body responds by hardening skin cells around the saliva, creating a tube (stylostome) through which the chigger sucks the dissolved skin cells. Chiggers can stay attached and feeding for several days before falling off.

When the chigger falls off, you are left with reddish bumps. You may notice a bright red dot in the center — this is a remnant of the tube your skin formed in response to the chigger’s saliva. The bumps may look like welts, blisters, pimples, or hives. Bites generally appear in groups and get larger for several days to a week. While many insects bite exposed skin that’s easy to get to, chiggers like to bite in folds of skin as well as places where clothing fits tightly on the skin. Most chigger bites occur around the ankles, waist, armpits, crotch, or behind the knees.

Home Remedies for Chigger Bites

Just remember, that no matter what, DO NOT SCRATCH THE BITES! I know, easier said than done. But, breaking the skin on a chigger bite can lead to infection.

Here are 5 home remedies that will help with the itching and swelling.

1. Vicks Vapor Rub

Vicks Vapor Rub can put an end to itchy chigger bites immediately. It’s the cooling menthol in it that relieves itching by affecting itch receptors in the skin. It will even reduce the risk of blisters.

Steps:

  • Take a hot shower (use antibacterial soap.) Pat dry your skin with a soft towel.
  • Take a small amount of the vapor rub and add some table salt to it.
  • Mix well and apply to the affected area.
  • Repeat if the swelling continues (otherwise there is no need to repeat the process)

2. Cold Compress

A cold compress can help reduce the itching associated with chigger bites. Its numbing effect helps reduce the sensation of itchiness.

Steps:

  • Wrap some ice cubes in a thin cloth.
  • Apply the compress to the bites for 10 minutes. Repeat if needed to relieve itching.

3. Baking Soda

Baking soda is another effective remedy to reduce rashes as well as itchiness. It acts as a natural acid neutralizer that helps relieve itching. It even reduces the risk of infection.

Steps:

  • Add 1 cup of baking soda to a bathtub filled with cool water.
  • Stir well and soak in this water for 15 minutes and pat your skin with a soft …

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DIY Eye Creams for Healthier Skin Around Your Eyes

DIY Eye Creams for Healthier Skin Around Your Eyes

Making your own eye serum is a great way to keep the skin around your eyes healthy, without depending on commercial skin care products. The majority of skin care products contain chemicals and additives, some of which you may never have heard of before. Instead of using products with strange ingredients, make your own products from fresh, natural ingredients.

The following eye serums should be able to help reduce the appearance of dark circles, tighten your skin to prevent wrinkles and crow’s feet, and improve the elasticity and health of your skin. If you want to keep the skin around your eyes healthy, then try using one of these eye serums.

Aloe Vera and Almond Oil Eye Serum

This particular eye serum is easy to make and only requires two ingredients. You do not need to measure anything or deal with a complicated recipe. Anyone can make this eye serum without any problems.

The only ingredients needed are almond oil and Aloe Vera gel. Both ingredients are incredibly beneficial to your skin – helping to hydrate your skin while attacking free radicals and promoting healthier skin. Whether you have dry, irritate skin or you want to reduce the signs of aging, try using this eye serum.

To make your miracle eye serum, combine equal parts Aloe Vera gel and almond oil. You can pour the mixture into a small bottle. Shake the mixture to combine the ingredients and shake before each application.

Variations and Adjustments

For more of a moisturizing effect, you can add a little more almond oil. If you think that it provides too much oil, you could add a little more Aloe Vera gel. If you suffer from nut allergies, you may want to substitute the almond oil with apricot kernel oil.

One of the great parts of making your own eye serum, or any other homemade skin care solution, is that you …

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A Juice Which Will Raise you From the Dead

A Juice Which Will Raise you From the Dead

People use this homemade drink for centuries and it’s highly recommended for people who are fighting cancer. This amazing homemade drink also will help you boost your energy levels, improves the function of the immune system and it improves the blood count.

This drink is very easy to make and it’s made by easy available ingredients. The only down side is that drink is not too tasty. But the results are amazing so it’s definitely worth it.

We are talking about a beetroot and carrot drink, and if you feel sick just at the thought of a combo of these two ingredients in liquid form – then you are not alone. People use this drink for long time now, and it’s highly recommended for cancer patients who go to chemotherapy treatments. This is because this drink fights against all consequences from this conventional method of cancer treatment. Even though many people said that this drink tastes terrible, no one ever stopped drinking it – because the results are amazing!

This is why older people shat that this drink literally rises from the dead – and it’s not just for people who have health problems. Sometimes, if you feel exhausted, without energy and depressed – well, maybe it’s …

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Ten Natural Ways to Repel Spiders

Ten Natural Ways to Repel Spiders

I always try to repel any insect naturally instead of using store-bought chemical repellents. It’s safer for you and your family – and of course, your pets. Here are ten ways to repel spiders naturally.

  1. Vinegar Spray

Mix one cup of white vinegar in a spray bottle with two cups of water. Spray this mixture around your house at the spider entry points such as windows, doors, air vents, etc.

  1. Lavender Oil

Lavender oil is a great spider repellent. You can sprinkle a dash of lavender oil in the spider dominated areas. Also, to avoid spiders from entering your house, just fill a flower vase with a little bit of water and add 5 drops of lavender oil to it. The aroma of lavender oil stops the spiders dead in their tracks and they will not enter your home.

  1. Peppermint Oil

Peppermint oil can also be used to ward off spiders. Non-venomous spiders and venomous spiders hate the strong smell of peppermint and it will keep them away.

  1. Scented Candles

Scented candles are not just great for decoration, but they make a great insect repellent too! Light scented candles with lavender, citronella, lime, etc., and the spiders won’t …

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How To Remove Pores On Your Face At Home

How To Remove Pores On Your Face At Home

People who have oily skin usually also have big and visible pores. Also, they usually hate these pores and try to make them less visible and shrink them.

There are numerous products on the market that tighten the skin and that reduce the appearance of the large pores, but these products are usually over the counter. The good news is that you can now prepare your own natural remedies in your own home and eliminate the problem.

Here is what you should do:

Water and Baking Soda

Mix two tablespoons of baking soda and two tablespoons of water and mix well. You will get a paste which you should then apply onto your face and let it dry for about fifteen minutes. Once the mask tightens, wash your face with cool water.

There are other remedies as well that are also very efficient. The advantages of these remedies are that they are all natural and can be made of only 2-3 natural ingredients really quickly. Here are the …

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Five Home Remedies For Ganglion Cysts – Naturally

Five Home Remedies For Ganglion Cysts - Naturally

Ganglion cysts are small, round bags or lumps filled with a viscous and thick liquid, which usually forms in a joint or a tendon.The size of these cysts can range from pea-size to nearly an inch in diameter.

They usually form over a joint or tendon in the fingers, wrists, ankles or soles of the feet.The most common symptoms of a ganglion cyst are pain and discomfort along with tingling sensations, numbness or muscle weakness. Depending on the size, these cysts may feel firm or spongy. The exact cause of developing ganglion cysts is not known, but any joint or tendon irritation or mechanical changes may trigger this problem.

These cysts are most common in people between the ages of 15 and 40, particularly women and gymnasts who repeatedly apply stress to the wrist. People suffering from osteoarthritis or those having a joint or tendon injury are also more likely to develop this problem. And you should know that some ganglion cysts heal with simple medications and home treatments, but in some cases surgical removal is considered the best option.

These are the top 5 natural remedies for treating ganglion cysts:

The acidic property of black tea helps heal a ganglion cyst and prevents it from getting worse. The tea’s anti-inflammatory nature also provides relief from pain and swelling. Here’s what you need to do: first, you need to dip a black tea bag in warm water for 5 minutes. The, you need to remove it and squeeze out the excess water. Now, you need to hold the moist, warm tea bag over the affected area for 10 minutes. Note: make sure you repeat this healing method few times every day for several days.

Frankincense oil is an effective astringent that can help reduce the size of a ganglion cyst and prevent it from recurring. It can also ease the pain. Here’s what you need to do – you need to apply 2 drops of frankincense oil on your cyst. Then, you need to cover it with a soft, clean bandage. Note: make sure you do this treatment every day, using a clean bandage each time, until the size has reduced. Continue applying the oil for a couple of weeks to reduce the risk …

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