The Are You At Risk For
Are You At Risk For Gallstones? What is the connection
between Foods,Weight, and Gallstones?
There are somewhere between 16 and 22 million people walking
around America with gallstones. Most do not know they have
them. Usually they are painless.
They vary in size and are solid masses or clusters that have
formed inside the gallbladder. The gallbladder is located
beneath the liver and on the right side of the abdomen.
The purpose of the gallbladder is to aid in digestion by
producing bile. During the process of digestion the gallbladder
releases this bile into the intestine.
The bile itself is a combination of water, cholesterol and
bile salts, fats, proteins and bilirubin. Eating certain foods
can actually tell us that we are having a gallbladder
Quick Reflexology Fact
Each section of the feet and hands correlate to a specific organ. By stimulating nerves on specific areas of the feet and hands, you can stimulate blood flow and eliminate toxin buildup in the corresponding organs and systems of the body. Although reflexologists cannot diagnose or claim to cure a sickness or disease, the results speak for themselves, making it one of the most sought after treatments today.
We may notice that we have indigestion whenever we eat
high-fat foods, such as items that are deep-fried or items
classified as desserts.
Those who have been eating more food than their
body needs and have become obese or overweight for their
statures and body proportion are at high risk from forming
The artichoke has been used for many
medicinal purposes including: for those
suffering from liver or gallbladder ailments,
used to decrease cholesterol and triglyceride
levels for those of us watching those levels,
it can be used when you have a loss of
appetite, and also for those suffering from
Research has shown that people who are obese do
produce more cholesterol than others do.
Eating so called super foods or simply using nutritious,
natural foods as medicine is an increasingly popular way to
deal with the health challenges of the modern world. The
popularity of natural health foods and supplements are a
testament to peoples desire to heal themselves through
prevention as well as cure.