Milk: The Healing Properties You Never Knew About

Natural recovery for broken leg

There are many ways to help speed up the recovery of a broken leg or a broken foot, however sometimes the oldest and the simplest methods are the ones which work the best. The product being referred to here is made by Mother Nature herself, Milk.

Sometimes, we complicate things so much that we lose sight of the little things. People have 3D printed casts nowadays that are lighter, stronger than ever before and these may help the bone to heal faster. There are nutritional supplements that are being sold over the counter at all major pharmacies that claim to have everything from essential micro nutrients to unknown elixirs which magically speed up the process of healing and recovery.

All of these things may or may not have a significant effect on the recovery process and to what extent that effect may be is also up for debate. One thing however that is proven scientifically to help your broken foot get better is Milk.



Milk does make you stronger

Good old Milk is rich in calcium and proteins all of which are essential in the reparative process. In fact, the main process by which Milk aids the recovery process is by providing a boost to your immune system.

The immune system affects the functioning of almost every aspect of our body. It is what keeps us resistant to infection and it is also what decides how fast we get back on our feet. Scientific research has shown that by having a full complement of essential amino acids, Milk is able to fulfill the nutritional requirements that our disease limiting cells need.

Vitamin D and Calcium

Most people know that Calcium plays an important role in making our bones stronger but much fewer know that we need Vitamin D almost as much as we need Calcium. In fact, it is the presence of Vitamin D in the body that helps the absorption of Calcium from various food sources and into our bodies where it can be finally used for purposes like the healing of your broken leg.

Now, Vitamin D is a fat soluble vitamin that is extremely rare ion natural food stuff. In fact, for vegetarians milk is one of the very few things that contain this Vitamin. Other food stuff like fatty fish (salmon, tuna)

and Eggs also have Vitamin D but the amount available to our body can vary depending upon the style of cooking.

Milk does not come with any of these caveats.

There is a reason that Body Builders drink Milk

effects of milk

Effects of milk

Milk was the original protein shake; in fact it is still every bit as good as the other Protein shakes on the market. The process involved in the repair of muscles after they have been injured due to weight lifting is very similar to what goes on during the fracture healing process.

The muscles, tendons and the supporting cartilages all need to heal after a fracture. It is almost never just the bone that is injured during a fracture. In fact apart from these hard tissue structures, the micro-vasculature around the area also plays a vital role.

Milk has the necessary healing factors that are essential for the growth and development of this intricate anatomical system. Body Builders have been using this unknowingly for years as they chig down glass after glass to help in their recovery.

Read between the lines

Sometimes it is important for corporations to develop newer sources of income and so they market these products aggressively in the market (ex: Crutch, Knee Scooter, Knee Walker…)  Your decisions should be based on scientific research and proven results. Milk is simple to get and delicious to drink. It is also extremely beneficial to your health. Look beyond the marketing and make the right choice.

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Give the Gift of Health this Christmas

What is one of the best things you can give someone you love? A gift that will help them get healthy and live a long, healthy life. Although some health gurus will be very excited about your gift, there is the possibility that some will be offended by it. Here are some tips for what to buy for who, and how to make sure it is well received.

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– For the parents who are still together: If you are lucky enough to have both of your parents alive and together, get them something they can do as a couple! Healthy cooking classes, couples bootcamp, a gym membership at a special discounted rate for two are some options.

– For the health nut parent: This parent doesn’t need any extra help when it comes to motivation. Some options for this person are new running shoes, gift cards to a health / activity store, a specialty health club membership such as kickboxing, a year’s subscription to their favorite health / sport magazine, or a one-year supply of their favorite health bar or shake.

– For the non-healthy parent: Buying for this person can be tricky. Depending on the sensitivity of the person, your gift could be taken as an insult to his or her weight / health. My suggestion? Get something you can do with them. If you live close to this parent, sign both of you up for fitness classes and commit to going with him or her. You could also sign up to do cooking classes together, or commit to coming over once a week and making a healthy meal together. Living farther can be challenging. One thing you could get for this parent is a FitBit or similar “new” fitness tracker. You could emphasize how “cool” the new gadget it instead of how they need it to get healthy. Weight Watchers also has an online option. You and your parent could do it together and hold each other accountable through the internet and regular phone calls.


– Health guru sibling: This is the easy one to shop for. Get them a membership at the cool new gym in town, or a fancy activity tracker. A unique idea could be a gift basket filled with protein bars / shakes, vitamins, small gift cards, new socks, etc.

– Non-healthy sibling: Depending on the sensitivity of your sibling, this one can be challenging or easy. If your sibling is wanting to get in shape, get them introductory boot-camp classes, a subscription to a health food magazine, a gym membership or some awesome exercise attire. If your sibling is self-conscious or reluctant about his or her health, I suggest doing something similar to what you would do for your non-healthy parent. Get yourself a family membership to a health club, or speak to a local dietician about having sessions for the two of you together. Your sibling will feel much better with you by his or her side.

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– Exercise fanatic: The list could go on forever for this person. Get some new pieces for his or her wardrobe, make a “health-nut” gift basket with their favorite things, seek out a fun, new exercise regime he or she hasn’t tried yet. Do a little snooping, find out what they want or need, and go from there!

– Non-health guru significant other: As with the family members, the best way to help get this person healthy is to be right beside them. Sign both of you up for something new: a new class, kick-boxing, etc. Buy him or her some running shoes and sign the two of you up for a race. Give them to the person together and they will see they have a goal to work toward. If you want to spend a little more money, doing a race away from your area would be a fun way to get healthy and turn the race into a small vacation.
It’s time to get ourselves and those we love healthy, good luck!

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Creative Christmas gift ideas for dad

As Christmas has been approaching, some of us might have already started gathering information and thinking about some Christmas gift ideas for our family members- but as we all know- it is not easy at all, especially if we are trying to find something for dad. It always requires some research and one must go from store to store to look around and find the right one. In order to make your present unique and likable, you should definitely think of something he would really use in the future. Here are some tips for you:

Christmas gift ideas for dad

* Dad is the symbol of family strength, union, and the one

Who brings the members together and protects them. That is why it is a really good idea to remind them about the memories the family has had together; such as a picture frame with some printed family pictures, or a digital frame where you can just save numerous pictures on a file.

* Another idea is getting him a calendar with the pictures of his kids, wife, parents, etc

Dads are always proud of their family members, especially their kids. They always want to talk about them and tell everyone how great and successful they are. Calendar is a brilliant idea for those who want to keep these memories forever, and those who want to be reminded about their loved ones every day.

* Buying an elegant, manly watch is another good idea

Men love watches, but sometimes they are picky about choosing the right one. Do not hesitate to buy one for him if you know the exact type he likes; he will definitely be happy to wear it every day.

* Dads like cooking and grilling outside as well

They like spending some fun time with their loved ones and they do not mind making some good lunch or dinner for the whole family. Buying a grill is also a good idea so they can enjoy making these meals even more.

* Men, in general, love having a radio or a clock next to their drawer at night

They like listening to the news in the morning or before they go to bed, and they always need to know what time it is in order to stay organized. So why cant we combine the two together? Getting him a clock radio will be a perfect present for him and for sure he is going to use it on a daily basis.

* A vacuum cleaner for their car is another good idea that someone can think of

Everyone likes taking care of their car, but men invest more time in cleaning them more often, just to make sure they are taken care of. They do not mind vacuuming them at least a few times a month, so a vacuum cleaner will just make the work much easier and more fun for them.

* An electronic screwdriver is also a good idea

And it is always in need in a household, especially in the garage. Dads love building, repairing different things; a good-quality screwdriver will never be hidden there.

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Best Christmas Gifts for Family Members and lover

How to Identify Best Christmas Gifts for Family Members and Lovers

Gifts are a great way of sharing what you have or rather using what you have to get valuable things for people you love. When the Christmas season is on you might be in the verge of surprising someone with a gift that will leave his or her heart full or warmth and gratefulness. Christmas gifts come in handy and when it comes to choosing gifts for the different family members, you need to carefully choose the Christmas gift to surprise your lover, dad, mom or even grandparents. The gift you choose should basically be something that can make the recipient happy not only for the moment but also later because of the value of the gift you are giving out.

Here are some of the ways through which you can identify the best christmas gift for family members you want to give the gifts to.



Christmas gift ideas for boyfriend/girlfreind

Your lover is someone you so cherish and as such you would want get the best surprise Christmas gift ideas for your girlfriend/boyfriend. Since Christmas gifts aren’t limited to things that are related to Christmas, you can feel free to get anything valuable for your lover. The bottom line should be, it is something your lover loves or would love to own given the resources. Once you have understood some of the things your lover or rather partner loves most, you can have a clue of which line of gifts to choose from. A smart phone, iphone, a chain, dress or even wine can work best as long as your lover will receive it warmly. You should be unique in choosing the gift so that you create surprise because most probably he or she didn’t really anticipate it. What you really need to consider most is; you love the gift and that your lover will love it most.

Gift ideas for dad

Your dad might be someone who inspires, gives you the motivation to do more and above shares the love he has with you. His gift should be great too and most importantly he should be happy on opening the gift. The element of surprise should be foremost in your mind when choosing the gift for him. Let it be something he least expected. You can choose to surprise him with the best Rolex watch, a note book (it should be unique) or beer if he loves it. Get him the best of his cocktail if possible just to make him Christmas and be sure he’ll remember you for that. Don’t feel shy to buy him chocolate toffee with almonds, a speaker or travel case because I am sure he might just love it.

A gift for mum

Mum holds the warmer part of your hearts and when the Christmas season is on, you shouldn’t think twice about getting her the best gift that she would love. You can choose anything right from kitchen appliances to food stuffs, jewelry or dress. Just like you would feel good giving her the gift choose a Christmas gift the will make her happier and grateful. Make it something that can be worth remembering, longer lasting and attractive. Feel free to choose from any of the category of the things she loves most because in the end she is the one to make use of the gift you delivered. So, let the gift for mum be as appealing to you as possible and let it turn out to be awesome and irresistible to your mum.

Christmas Gifts for grandparents

Grandpa and grandma shouldn’t be forgotten when it comes to the list of the people you would want to buy gifts for. A calendar, a piece of art or an album can be ideal for your grandpa if you can access one. It also remains important that you purchase Christmas gifts for them that are convenient in terms of using and something they will love to have most. You can spread the love by getting them a flat screen TV with the highest definition which they will appreciate most and without any doubt they can be grateful not only during the Christmas season but also after they are done with all the festivities. You can buy them gifts that remind them of memorable times in their life and that will make a unique Christmas gifts for your grandparents. This is not to say you should be confined to finding specific gifts for your grandparents; you need to randomly choose the best and valuable gift that will make grandpa and grandma’s Christmas a time to remember because of the gifts’ uniqueness, value and significance to them.

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