When too much fresh air is bad for you posted by Dr. Sandy

running out of air in a polluted environment

“Fresh air is good, if you don’t take too much of it”

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr

Taking in MORE FRESH AIR, is a lofty health  goal…. something we should all aspire to.

BUT,  FRESH AIR is not the same as PURE AIR.  No matter where you reside, the air you breathe includes pollutants….

  • ammonia,
  • sulphur dioxide,
  • ozone, and
  • nitrogen dioxide

For heavier folks…. FRESH AIR represents a two edged sword, because they’re getting,  too much.

Too much of a good thing

Researchers from the Université de Montréal’s School of Public Health, compared breathing rates in normal weight, overweight and obese individuals, as there went about their “normal” business. The team used a technique that tracked the disappearance of deuterium and heavy oxygen, to calculate average inhalation rates over a period of 7-21 days.

The team discovered, overweight/obese adults , breathe between 7-50 % more air per day, than normal weight individuals.

That’s a lot more FRESH AIR going in…

Good air gone bad

All that extra air, passing in and out of the lungs, is accompanied by pollutants.  So more air in, also  means more pollutants are able to enter the lungs.

Since these air contaminants typically act as irritants …..

  • they can directly upset the epithelial cells lining the lungs, contributing to asthma and other pulmonary diseases.
  • they can also indirectly contribute to oxidative stress, promoting  metabolic upsets and furthering obesity.

This propensity of the heavy,  to breathe in MORE, creates a vulnerability….

Asthma-obesity connection

Officially asthma and obesity are separate health problems, but, in reality, they often go together, this research suggests, it is not a co-incidence.

Breathing rates connect the two conditions.

This is why, many people find their asthma symptoms track their weight.  When they lose a few pounds, they breathe a little easier, when they put on a few pounds, breathing becomes a little more laboured.

So what can be done to break this connection ?

Breathe less

Since the problem begins with too much “FRESH AIR” –  the fix is to

READ MORE HERE:  https://betterbodychemistry.com/obesity/fresh-air-bad/

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“Boudica Warrior Queen of the Iceni – The Briton Who Defied Rome”

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We just watched a documentary on Queen Boudica and that warrior was ferocious!

Have a peek and let me know what you think.

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Vegetable seeds to sow in March By BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine

There are lots of vegetable crops that can be sown in March, when the days are beginning to lengthen and become warmer.

Some crops, such as chillies and tomatoes, need to be sown early in the year in order to give them the long growing season that they need. Others, such as fast-growing beetroot and salads can be started off early so that you can enjoy them in late spring and early summer – keep sowing them to extend the harvest.

Tender crops like aubergines need to be sown under glass, either in a greenhouse or on a sunny windowsill. Hardier crops like beetroot and broad beans can be sown directly into the ground outdoors; do not sow if the ground is frosty or covered in snow.

Find out which crops you can sow in March, below.


Aubergines, chillies and tomatoes

In the unpredictable British climate, tomatoes, chillies and aubergines need a long growing season in order to produce a good crop – so start them off early. Sow under glass for the best results.

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Broad beans

Broad beans are a welcome crop in early summer, and can be sown outdoors in March. Watch out for blackfly as the plants grow – pinch out the growing tip, where they congregate.

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Stonehenge | English Heritage

THINGS TO SEE AND DO

  • STONE CIRCLE

  • NEOLITHIC HOUSES

  • STONEHENGE EXHIBITION

  • CAFÉ

  • SHOP

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