Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Reasons to Consume Blue-Green Algae

Despite the name, the Blue-green algae is a type of green bacteria. Also called cyanobacteria, this bacteria grows in both fresh and salt water. However, it tends to grow best in ponds and lakes where they give the water a deep green color. Cyanobacteria, as well as another type called spirulina, contain beneficial nutrients. This can provide great health benefits!

Here are some of the Nutritional benefits:
* It's proteins contain all of the essential amino acids. This makes blue-green algae a complete source of these nutrients.

* A 100-gram serving contains roughly two grams of carbohydrates and almost no fat.

*26 calories in one serving.  This makes cyanobacteria a naturally low-calorie food.

*Provides a modest amount of potassium, calcium, and magnesium, as well as a small amount of zinc and phosphorus.

*The algae also contains vitamins E, C, and A along with several of the B vitamins. This includes thiamin, riboflavin, folate and vitamin B-6.

While blue-green algae have great nutritional benefits, that's not all! It also includes the amazing health benefits listed below.

*Boosts your immune system and has natural antiviral properties, helping your system protect against viruses such as HIV.

*Consuming blue-green algae may help relieve fatigue and build your tolerance of exercise. A clinical study found that male subjects that consumed the bacteria for four weeks were able to exercise for longer.

*Blue-green algae may reduce blood pressure and lower blood cholesterol levels. In fact, it has actually improved blood lipids and lower blood pressure in Type 2 diabetes patients in just 12 weeks.

All of these benefits, but how do you go about using blue-green algae? Blue-green algae supplement capsules are a great option. You can often find these at health food stores. Choose only brands that are certified and free of contamination. Blue-green algae can sometimes contain harmful toxins, so steer clear of uncertified products.

Ancient people recognized blue-green algae for its nutritional properties. Native inhabitants of Africa, as well as Aztecs, consumed it regularly as a regular addition to their diet. Though they are not plants, they contain the green pigment called chlorophyll and are able to carry out the process of photosynthesis. Regardless, blue-green algae have been known for its health benefits for a very long time. Why not give it a try?

Friday, November 17, 2017

Current Real Estate Trends

Affordable housing references a spectrum of different housing types, from a subsidized social housing for those with special needs, to transitional housing and homeless shelters. There are strategies you can follow to achieve affordable housing:

Maintain older housing stock:
*An inexpensive method of gaining affordable housing. This is commonly used in situations where there is an abundant supply of deteriorating stock.

Housing Mandates:
*It's possible to create affordable housing without assistance from the government. But it should only be applied where housing demand is very strong.

Government-sponsored housing:
*This tends to be expensive, but it is meant to serve special needs. Unfortunately, government housing can't meet the demand for low priced housing.

Unjustified Restrictions:
*Unjustified Restrictions typically decreases the costs of housing production. Which gives markets the chance to respond to demands.

*Affordability should take total housing costs into account. Including maintenance, taxes, transportation costs and utilities. Consider both long-run and short-run impacts.

Strategies are useful, but it is important to consider the facts, too:

Housing shortage provides opportunities:
*A rarity in today's economy could be mid-priced single-family homes of which only a handful can afford. Although margins are good for those projects, developing more affordable housing would be helpful to the community.

Are fears of recession misplaced?:
*The U.S economy will inevitably need a correction. However, experts have stated that the future will be smooth as opposed to another recession.

Gen Z:
*Gen Z, the generation born starting from 1995 to 2009, has a potential for improving the post-college housing market, similarly to millennials.

2018 Markets to watch:
*Here are a few examples:
Overall rank: 1
Investment rank: 2
Development rank: 1

-Los Angeles
Overall rank: 7
Investment rank: 8
Development rank: 8

Overall rank: 12
Investment rank: 12
Development rank: 16

Overall rank: 13
Investment rank: 7
Development rank: 20

Urban Fringe Development:
*While this can provide cheap housing, it tends to have high future transportation costs and high infrastructure. Urban Fringe development is only affordable in a location with ideal transportation options.

In conclusion, take your time when it comes to finding affordable housing. There are many advantages and disadvantages you need to keep in mind. Taking the time to consider all factors of purchasing a home tends to set a wiser decision.