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Top 4 Anti-Cancer Foods You Should Have on Your Table

It is true that the causes of most types of cancer are unknown. However, it is also true that the right amounts of different types of nutrients in our bodies can keep us healthy. Researchers have studies these nutrients and the foods they come from and home come up with optimistic results that these foods may help prevent and fight cancer. Here is a list of the top anti-cancer foods.

Beans are one of the best anti-cancer foods. All types of beans and black and pinto beans, in particular, are rich in powerful antioxidants. These compounds can protect the cells from damage. Laboratory studies have shown that these antioxidants can slow tumor growth. In addition, they can prevent it from spreading to other cells. Given all this, it is more than recommended to serve beans or dishes with beans on your table regularly.

Grapes and purple grapes, in particular, have recently gained great popularity as an anti-cancer food. They contain resveratrol, a powerful antioxidant that has the potential t…

The Most Effective Home Remedies for Menstrual Cramps

Menstrual cramps are perfectly normal. They appear due to the hormonal changes going on in your body. This is not a medical condition that needs treatment, unlike extremely severe cramps caused by endometriosis. Thankfully, you can relieve the pain easily and quickly using different home remedies for menstrual cramps.

Calcium is among the best natural remedies for menstrual cramps. It aids the muscles in maintaining their optimal tone. As a result, it can effectively prevent cramping and pain. Physicians recommend 800 milligrams of calcium per day for optimal results. You do not have to take supplements. You can simply drink 3 glasses of milk throughout the day to get the same amount of this beneficial mineral naturally.

You can add more magnesium to your diet as well. It helps for the more effective absorption of calcium and for the reduction of cramping. You should not hesitate to get magnesium naturally from seafood, beans, salmon and different vegetables and nuts.

Peppermint can also…

Best Bird Diets for Optimal Health

The best way to ensure optimal health in pet birds is by providing the right diet. Health and diet go together and if you need to know what to feed your bird, the suggestions on this page will help.

Rule of thumb to feed birds is to offer them foods fit for human consumption. There are some foods that people with heart ailments are prevented from eating. You can follow the same rule when feeding your bird, avoid the banned foods, which basically means feeding foods low in fat content.

One of the best diets for a bird is a mix of bird pellets, vegetables and fruit. Feed the bird a daily diet of 75 to 90 percent vegetables, the remainder can be in the form of fruits. Pellets should generally be kept in the cage for the bird to snack on whenever it feels like it. Vitamins can be mixed into the vegetables and fruits you give your bird. You can feed a part of your food to the bird in moderation. Keep treats under strict control; honey sticks and nuts should only be handed out once a month.


First Aid for Your Cat

If you have a pet cat or plan to bring a cat home as a pet, there are certain things you need to do to prepare for your pet’s arrival. One of the first things you need to do as part of your preparation is to assemble a first aid kit for your cat.

The following items need to be a part of your first aid kit:

•Get a box with a secure lid and make a space for it in the place         where you keep your cat supplies.

•Rectal thermometer – get the digital type for easy reading.


•Small scissors for cutting bandages, tape and trimming hair from a wound.

•Sterile gauze, cotton balls, surgical tape.

•Hydrogen peroxide (3 percent) for cleaning wounds.

•Antiseptic cleanser and antibacterial ointment.

•Sterile eyewash solution.

•Petroleum jelly.

•Rubbing alcohol.

•Eye droppers – most pharmacies sell them separately.

•Emergency ice pack – this should be kept in the freezer.

•Paste your vet’s emergency numbers on the inside of the lid of the box. This information should be in your cat’s personal file, …