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Self Control, is what is needed, self control will help you be
a good friend.
Compation, is what is needed, compation for those who do not have
compation for People or animals and mistreats them. Hopefully as
the Dali Lama said, compation for that person who would beat
a dog severely, needs much more compation, andfor I to feel
for that person.
I would wish that person could feel what a good feeling it is to
be kind to animals.
Volunteers needed to work on trail. Volunteer
WE are working on a trail in provo canyon
email if you wish to run one of the Provo River Runs, for helping
on the trail.
We are hoping this to Become
the Best Trail run in Utah. in 2008
Mother Teresa hung a copy of this poem on a wall of the orphanage
she founded in Calcutta. Its source is unknown.Run
People are often unreasonable, illogical and self-centered;
Forgive them anyway.
If you are kind, People may accuse you of selfish,
ulterior motives; Be Kind anyway.
If you are successful, you will win some false friends
and some true enemies; Succeed anyway.
If you are honest and frank, people may cheat you;
Be honest and frank anyway.
What you spend years building, someone could destroy
overnight; Build anyway
If you find serenity and happiness, they may be jealous;
Be happy anyway.
The good you do today, people will often forget tomorrow;
Do good anyway.
Give the world the best you have, and it may never
be enough; Give the world the best you've got anyway.
You see, in the final analysis. it is between you
and God; It is never between you and them anyway.
Men probably dont need another reason to eat
their vegetables, but heres one: Research indicates that men
who eat plenty of soluble fiber have a lower risk of prostate cancer
than those who avoid it. While heart-healthy fiber can be found
in fresh produce, oatmeal and beans, fiber from vegetables was shown
to be the most beneficial for prostate health.
How to achieve this feat? Be adventurous! Replace meat with beans
in soups; make a vegetable-based casserole the main dish at dinner;
try a veggie pizza instead of a meat version; include a fresh, organic
vegetable salad or a side of steamed veggies with lunch and dinner.
The possibilities are endless, and your prostate will thank you
Supplements: How Much and What Kind
While getting your nutrients from food is ideal, supplements and
vitamins can help address gaps in your diet, especially for those
who can't or won't eat well-balanced meals. I suggest most people
take the following to help supplement an inadequate diet:
* Vitamin C: 250-500 mg daily. Take higher dosages if you are
under extra stress, living in smoke-filled or polluted environments,
or not getting at least five servings of fruits and vegetables daily.
* Vitamin E: 400 IUs of mixed natural tocopherols (or at least 80
mg of mixed tocopherols and tocotrienols) daily. Since vitamin E
is fat soluble, it must be taken with food to be absorbed. Choose
natural forms of vitamin E (d-alpha tocopherol with mixed tocopherols,
or better yet, mixed tocopherols and tocotrienols) instead of the
synthetic form (dl-alpha-tocopherol).
* Selenium: 200 micrograms daily. Selenium is a trace mineral with
antioxidant and anti-cancer properties. Selenium and vitamin E facilitate
each other's absorption, so take them together. Vitamin C may interfere
with the absorption of inorganic forms of selenium (such as sodium
selenite), so take the yeast-bound form instead. Doses of selenium
above 400 micrograms a day may not be healthy.
* Mixed carotenes: 15,000 IUs a day. I recommend a natural form,
which is easily found in health food stores. Read the label to make
sure it contains lycopene, the red pigment in tomatoes that helps
prevent prostate cancer, and lutein, which protects against cataracts
and macular degeneration.
If you are mystified about supplementing your diet, take Dr. Weil's
free Vitamin Advisor questionnaire. Based on your answers to health
and lifestyle questions, it provides you with customized vitamin
and supplement suggestions for optimum health.
Running will give to us; and our friends valuable lessons.
Two lessons, from many runners, we should be this way more;
Be Kind and fun to be around.
The raw foods diet is exactly what it appears to be a diet
in which you eat only foods that can be consumed raw or after minimal
heating. On the plus side is the fact that it provides plenty of
fruits, vegetables, seeds and nuts, all of which should be part
of any healthy diet. You also get plenty of fiber and no processed
food. And, because you dont eat animal foods meat,
fish, or poultry you avoid the contaminants they may contain.
Another advantage: theres little danger that youll consume
too much protein or fat or the wrong kind of fat.
However, Im not a proponent of the raw foods diet. First
of all, when you eat everything raw, you lose much of the best flavor,
texture and appearance of food. More importantly, however, is the
fact that many of the vitamins and minerals found in vegetables
are less bioavailable when you eat these foods raw than when theyre
cooked. For example, you can get lycopene, the carotenoid pigment
that protects against prostate cancer, only from cooked tomatoes,
not from raw ones. The carotenoids in carrots are more bioavailable
from cooked carrots than they are from raw ones.
Another disadvantage stems from the fact that many of the natural
toxins in edible roots, seeds, stems and leaves are destroyed by
cooking. Alfalfa sprouts contain canavanine, a natural toxin that
can harm the immune system; button mushrooms contain natural carcinogens,
and celery produces psoralens, compounds that sensitize the skin
to the harmful effects of ultraviolet radiation in sunlight. All
of these are broken down by simple cooking. Although our bodies
have natural defenses against these toxins, a raw food diet can
add to the toxic load were already dealing with.
The latest word on raw food diets comes from a new study which
shows that vegetarians who eat only raw foods have abnormally low
bone mass, a sign that they may be vulnerable to osteoporosis. The
study, published in the March 28, 2005 issue of the Archives of
Internal Medicine, found that other markers for bone health among
the raw foods group were normal. However, the intake of calcium
and vitamin D was very low (only 579 mg per day of calcium and 16
units of vitamin D) among those on the raw foods diet compared to
1,093 mg of calcium and 348 units of vitamin D among a control group
that ate a typical
3 Nutrition Tips for Arthritis
Stiffness, pain and swelling of joints are common symptoms of osteoarthritis.
Aside from getting regular exercise (low-impact is the best) and
maintaining a healthy weight, consider the following nutritional
changes to help prevent or lessens symptoms.
1. Eat foods rich in antioxidants. Fresh fruits and vegetables are
good sources, and may help reduce tissue damage from inflammation.
2. Get enough omega-3s. Oily fish such as wild Alaskan salmon, walnuts,
freshly ground flaxseed or a good omega-3 supplement may help reduce
the inflammation and pain of arthritis.
3. Regularly use ginger and turmeric for their natural anti-inflammatory
And, Avoid dairy fat. Research has shown a relationship to Arthritis.