Month: April 2017

Oolong Tea – The Middle Ground

Oolong Tea is the middle ground between green and black. Green tea is unoxidized, and the black variety is oxidized. All of these drinks though are made from the Camellia sinensis plant. Both green and black varieties have health benefits, though green tea benefits are more studied and understood. An amazing part of oolong tea is the rainbow of colors available. Tea colors range from yellow to orangish and then a reddish brown.

Benefits. But for example, if you add sugar to your green tea, you may negate the weight loss benefits.

Oolong can be scented, and one type of scent is with Jasmine flowers. The tea leaves are steamed with Jasmine leaves to acquire the scent.

Oolong contains polyphenols, and these have been studied as being effective in controlling obesity. Both rats and humans have been tested and given high calorie diets, and the tea was found to help … Read More

Drinking Tea – The Health Benefits

Herbal teas have been used for centuries to cure minor ailments. Whether or not you believe that they do have specific medicinal benefits, one thing the teas do have is a high vitamin content. Why not substitute your coffee or diet drink for a delicious fruity tea instead. Who knows, they may have those hidden health benefits after all.

1. Anise Tea is antioxidant rich and is said to relieve stomach ache and flatulence.

2. Apple Tea is also antioxidant rich.

3. Anise Fennel & Caraway Tea is said to have many benefits. It is said to relieve stomach ache, relieve flatulence, help relieve griping pain and indigestion. It is also used to encourage milk supply when breastfeeding and as a remedy for colic and digestive disorders.

4. Aniseed, fennel & licorice tea is said to help ease the discomfort of rheumatism. It is said to aid digestion, help relieve … Read More

Arnold, Frank Zane, Bob Kennedy, And the Importance of Enzymes In Your Diet

A few months back I was over at the MuscleMag offices in Mississauga, Ontario and I ran into the publishing legend himself Bob Kennedy. Of course it was exciting because Bob Kennedy’s been publishing health and fitness magazines for over 25 years. In fact one of my biggest thrills in my bodybuilding career occurred when I was written up in Canadian Corner nearly 10 years ago at which time my picture appeared as the overall winner of my provincial championships.

I will always be grateful for Bob’s coverage of the sport that has given so much to me and for helping me realize one of my first big dreams of having my picture grace the pages of his magazines.

Amazingly enough, nearly ten years later I am face to face with the man that has been around the best of the best in bodybuilding.

Bob a tall soft-spoken man appeared … Read More

Group Health Insurance Premiums

If you are a small business owner or operator and want to get an explanation of the way premiums are priced for the company, then please read on. There are basically two ways these premiums can be calculated.

Group Insurance Pricing

The pricing (rate making) process in group insurance is essentially the same as pricing in other industries. The insurance company must generate enough revenue to cover the cost of its claims and expenses and contribute to the surplus of the company. It differs in that the price of a group insurance product is initially determined on the basis of expected future events and may also be subject to experience rating so that the final price to the contract holder can be determined only after the coverage period has ended. Group insurance pricing consist of two steps.

(1) The determination of a unit price, referred to as a rate or … Read More

Ayurvedic Food Products: All About Them and More

Ayurveda is a five thousand-year old phenomenon, which has its roots in India. It is a science based on the very popular principle that each and every animate and inanimate being is actually the result of the five basic elements- namely- Water, Fire, Sky, Earth and Air. The basic purpose behind Ayurvedic practices is to strike a balance between these elements and a resultant unison of mind, body and soul.

All you need to find out about Ayurveda and more

Ayurvedic practitioners earnestly believe that “We are what we eat”. Since time immemorial, they have constantly been emphasizing on the importance of proper nutrition. They believe that most of the illnesses suffered by us spring from the lack of proper nutrition. In fact, thousands of years ago, any incongruity in our bodies was attributed to problems in our digestive system. As such, it was extremely important to report each and … Read More