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Costa Rica currently on 2nd place in the ranking of global well-being

The so-called Gallup-Healthways analysis has now published their results of 2014.

Where in the world do people feel best?

The study is based on more than 146,000 interviews in 145 different countries. The people are asked for their opinion on topics such as health, finance, community and social issues. It also is interesting to see how people from different regions feel in their everyday lives.

The Latin American countries are at the top in the well-being ranking. First place is Panama, close behind Costa Rica and the third place goes to Puerto Rico. At the bottom of the ranking are countries such as Afghanistan, Togo and the Ivory Coast.

America and Europeans

America is the country with the biggest growth (114th place) and the Europeans are at the top in financial well-being. (Germany 46th place)

This analysis is a current and realistic mirror for the countries, helping them to recognize their weak points and to improve them.

Who has not yet visited Costa Rica, should take the results as an opportunity to travel to the natural paradise of Costa Rica. If you then like the country, you can also think about emigrating to Costa Rica.

Here our Costa Rica Hotel Tip for Pacific side: nice rooms Costa Rica hotel Samara

Wie fühlen Sie sich in ihrem Land?  Artikel in german

relax in the nature

no Stress in Costa Rica

The music is you’re only friend until the end

German researchers have now made an important discovery in the Alzheimer research. Affected people may have forgotten a lot, but familiar music they will still remember.

It has long been assumed that the temporal lobe, which is also responsible for listening, processes the music in the brain. Now researchers found that’s not true. Music is processed in the same brain area, which is also in charge of complex motor sequences.

To find out, researchers played familiar and unfamiliar songs for the participants. They analyzed the brain activity using devices and so were able to localize the cerebral part of the music long-term memory more accurate.

Alzheimer

Alzheimer calls against various changes in the brain. On the one hand there is an accumulation of certain proteins in the nerve texture, on the other hand, the metabolism in the affected regions is slowed down. Finally, there will be a decline in brain mass.

However, it has now been found that, that the area of ​​the brain, which is responsible for motor skills and music recognition, is less affected. This part of the brain functions in comparison to other areas of the brain almost on common rates. This seems plausible, since the capabilities for movement of many Alzheimer’s disease patients is maintained for a long time.

This new finding provides research approaches, for alternative therapies to handle the Alzheimer disease. Researchers can find out what this insensitivity of this part of the brain is based on and find new solutions for treatments.

Making music and listening to thee music

Making music is not only fun, but also helps the health in terms of memory. Our good advice is therefore to make music yourself and with others, to find even more joy in life.

Music hotel Costa Rica

If you like to visit us in our music-themed hotel, you can only make super nature holidays, but also make music or simply listen to the sounds of music, perhaps with a tropical drink.

There are also organic food and drink in the restaurant in Costa Rica Hotel Paraiso del Cocodrilo     Music hotel Costa Rica 

in memory of Jim Morrison

jam with as

Lodge on pacific ocean,

Music until the end

feel god and enjoy

How to beat Diabetes 2, without Pills

With simple means I have overcome my diabetes 2 and now my glucose level, blood pressure and cholesterol levels are also really good. My progress report with holiday tip and advice.

My Story

I came 1993 to Costa Rica and have a small individual hotel and restaurant at the pacific coast. To this day I am glad and happy about it.

Lately I did not feel very well, after some studies the doctor gave me the diagnose of diabetes 2. Checked again by the Laboratory, the glucose value was at 140 in the morning and 200 mg/dl 2 hours later. Also the blood pressure was increased and the Cholesterol results at 310 mg/dl.

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Doctors and Pills

My confidence in doctors, based on personal experience, is not so high.

Too often it is about the sale of drugs and too often you are sent around without improvements. My doctor then also recommended me to take various types of drugs to handle the blood pressure. The Tablets are a little expensive however the pharmaceutical industry is happy about their new customers.

So I bought the prescribed tablets towards high glucose values and high blood pressure, which often was at 160/95. I did this a while, but soon was unsatisfied with my situation and informed myself on the internet.

Change is not always easy

First I wanted to move then switch the diet. Exercise was easy for me. I just went for a walk on the beach an hour every day. This lead to a low blood sugar level afterwards.

Omit fat and sugar

With the change in diet, I made some mistakes at first, until I figured out it actually is very simple: No animal fat, no sugar neither sugar substitutes.

Vegetables and Fruits 

The alternatives are vegetables and fruits and anyone who believes that there are only few possibilities is for sure mistaken. By now we have such a varied selection in our Costa Rica restaurant to offer, which is not only healthy but tasty too. Here are some examples:

In the morning:

Fresh strawberries with cereal or oatmeal and plain yogurt or buttermilk

You can also vary the fruit. Along with organic coffee or tee.

At noon:

Plate of fruits or Mexican vegetable stew with organic chicken, spicy

In the evening:

Guacamole with homemade tortillas and ripe Plantain

Fresh fish from the local fisherman with mashed potatoes and spinach along Chilean red wine

All dishes are prepared without fat, not even olive oil. No groceries from the butcher and baker

Laboratory test after 4 weeks

I have alimented myself as described and took a walk every day for 4 weeks. I did not take any drugs. After that I went to the Laboratory to again check the results:

Blood glucose in the morning: 87/mgdl

Cholesterol total: 180 mg/dl

Blood pressure: 118/75

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Laboratory values in 2013 and 2015

god values after change food

I was totally surprised that I had changed my health in such a short amount of time, through just proper diet and exercise. In addition I felt great and full of energy.

Medicinal plants

Also we offer medicinal plants like Moringa, Aloe Vera, various Asian and Chinese Tees and more.

Moringa

The most significant contents:

  • Essential amino acids: protection against free radicals
  • Vitamin A: important for healthy vision
  • Vitamin C: strengthens the immune system
  • Calcium: essential for healthy teeth and bones
  • Magnesium: stimulates circulation
  • Potassium: ensures smooth metabolism
  • Iron: essential for cell oxygenation
  • Zinc: anti-inflammatory effects in the body
  • Omega-3 fatty acids: essential for brain function
  • Zeatin: important chemical messenger that brings materials where they are to act

6x more calcium than milk

14x more potassium than bananas

6x more vitamin C than oranges

6x more vitamin B1 and B2 as yeast

3x more folic acid than beef liver

3x more vitamin A than carrots

24x more iron than spinach

3x more vitamin E than wheat germ

5x more polyphenols than red wine

46 antioxidants

26 anti-inflammatories

25 vitamins and minerals

Chlorophyll

Omega-3, -6, and -9 fatty acids

26% protein – all 8 essential amino acids

Zeatin and Salvestrols

Spinola, amino acids, essential

Isoleucin 6,3  Leucin 9,3  Lysin 5,0  Methionin 3,2  Phenylalanin 4,7

Threonin 4,8   Tryptophan 1,0 Valin 7,3

Minerals/Trace elements mg/ 100

Calcium (Ca) 600,0   Chlorid (Cl) 62,0  Chrom (Cr) 0,1  Eisen (Fe) 120,0

Fluor (F) 4,5  Jod (J) n. n. (< 0,5 mg/kg)  Kalium (K) 1.050,0

Kupfer (Cu) 0,25 Magnesium (Mg) 280,0 Mangan (Mn) 3,4 Molybdän (Mo) 0,02 Natrium (Na) 230,0

Phosphor (P) 850,0   Selen (Se) n. n. (< 1mg/kg) Zink (Zn) 2,4 Units/Gramm

Offers holidays and health 

Improve health while making vacations in Costa Rica.

Consultation and courses at the Pacific beach in Costa Rica

6 days 550 $

12 days 900 $

Included:

Detoxification with activated carbon (drink)

Strengthening the body through organic Spinulina (drink)

3 hiking tours:

  1. The turtle conservation at the beach Buena Vista
  2. White sandy beach Barrigona (Mel Gibson owns property here)
  3. Trekking tour from Playa Guiones to Playa Pelada

A Room at the Pacific-sandy beach, double room from just 40 Euro.

The Hotel Costa Rica it is located 300 meters from the Turtle sandy beach Buena Vista, Samara, where currently turtles still arrive. Also there were whales to observe just a few days ago.

Tour Offers: turtles, crocodiles, dolphins and others…

You can also just relax and enjoy your delicious food!

Pura Vida

Hotel Costa Rica Samara

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How to beat Diabetes 2, without Pills in german

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Nice hotel lodge in Costa Rica pacific ocean, Buena Vista Samara

Healthy food on your holiday in Hotel Costa Rica on the Pacific-sand beach.

If you have problems with diabetes 2, hypertension or high cholesterol, you can here at Pacific sand beach in Costa Rica without pills significantly improve their health and take a holiday at the same time. The Costa Rica trip worthwhile.
The food industry is interested in selling their products and not on healthy people. Some even claim that the pharmaceutical industry is killing more people than the Mafia.
Anyway, we are trying to source of organic farming from the garden, and from friends in the mountains at our selection of food and drinks. Of course, grew up without sprayed poisons and additives.
Immediately available:
Organic coffee from our friends from the nearby mountains.
Organic tea:
Jiao Gu Lan green tea Jiaogulan, Maringa,
Mint, lemongrass, Tea Hibiscus – Hibiscus sabdariffa, Matricaria Chamomilla chamomile, guave
Fruit from our garden:
Papaya, bananas Tenerife, plantains Platanos and other types,
Lemons, oranges, starfruit, Kas, guava, mango, water apple
Organic vegetables from our friends from the nearby mountains.
Shakes: Maringa – Banana and spirulina – Mango in buttermilk, pur organic Lemonwater
Chicken breast, 100% organic from friends in Hojancha
Fresh fish from the local fishermen
In the breeding: Blueberries, tree tomatoes, olives, Chille, Tabasco blackberries
The Costa Rica Hotel Paraiso del Cocodrilo is 300 meters from Turtle sandy beach Buena Vista, Samara, where currently still arrive turtles, and there was to see whales yesterday a few days ago.
Right next to the white sandy beach Barrigona located with an extraordinary waterfall.
Range of tours to the volcano, dolphins and whales, Photo safari on the Rio Tempisque: crocodiles, monkeys, birds and more.
Courses to improve type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure or high cholesterol, we have to program and appropriate diet.
E-mail: info@co-cr.com                                                                                                                                                                             Jana Rodrigez

No satisfaction with Apple MacBook Pro and Support (part 1)

Apple places big value of the satisfaction of his customers said a hotel guest in Costa Rica to me, after my MacBook Pro after one year gave up his mind. I tried this and that, here my progress report.

We live for 25 years in our Costa Rica hotel on the Pacific-sandy beach of Samara Costa Rica. Till some years we used Windows computer for our Internet service. All 2 years a bigger repair was included. All 3-4 years a new computer. Because many of our Costa Rica guests use Apple computers, I asked whether they are contented with the Apple computers.

Many said yes so I resolved to buy an Imac 27. I liked this well and now after 3 years I still own iPad Tablet and an Ipod to hear the music. All this ons gets function well and I am done by the innovation.

With the purchase of a Macbook pro in ICon in San Jose Costa Rica on the 24th of March, 2014 at a price of 2500$ I own another nice device.

Indeed, I wanted to buy a smaller Macbook, but in the big Mac Filiale in San Jose there would be only one Macbook to shop, only this. I bought it because I have a long trip from Samara to San Jose (there and back 10-hour journey) behind myself had and no desire had to drive once more here.
11 months the Macbook well ran, then overnight no loading of the battery. I tried this and that, however, without success. So I called with Apple in San Jose. The mechanic Eric says I must come by to make an analysis. As quickly as possible because the guarantee, Apple gives 1 year, in few days runs off. What only 1 year Warranty with a price of 2500$. OK, our Costa Rica hotel is completely full with guests and now I am not able here simply go to San Jose.
Then after couple of days I went to San Jose to make the Macbook pro to let analyse. Then the engineer said this after half an hour analysis, the battery is dead and costs the repair to about 900$.

It would be complicated with the MacBook Per with Retina display. The calculator is connected with the battery stuck together in the case. So also gifted craftsmen better the fingers away. He can repair it, however, just minimum 900$ of costs.
Quotation: #Apple this new form of the paternalism of the user funds to one by the level construction form of the MacBooks, as well as with the achievement and perseverance of the batteries. Thus the manufacturer “promises” 1000 loading cycles for the modern lithium polymer accumulators, until the battery falls less than 80 percent of the original capacity.

Therefore, with normal use such a battery would have to do her service easily from at least two to three years. Unfortunately, this marketing promise can be not always understood in practice, because every accumulator has his peculiarities and must be substituted therefore sooner or later.

I had enough trouble for the moment and drove home to our Costa Rica hotel to forget the annoyance on the beach of Samara and to turn then in rest to the Apple Support.

will be continued. . .

Apple macbook pro

Apple macbook pro

Trip to Costa Rica hotel, a place for nature lovers, located close to the turtle playa Buena Vista near Sámara in Costa Rica. Music hotel in Costa Rica, During the day the sun, beach and evening music

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Tropical Storms and their effects
 (Example Costa Rica, Nosara)

The rebuilding to avoid floods of the Nosara river affects the flora and fauna in this area.

Tropical Storm Tomas
In November 2010, Tropical Storm Tomas affected 246 families in Nosara, including Santa Marta and Santa Teresita as the Nosara River streams flooded everyone who lived within 500 meters.

As a result, Costa Rica has developed the solution, to give the Nosara river a bypass.
Nevertheless, although the work is in line with current legislation, it is a fact, that the impact to the environment is inevitable.
Such is the case of the mangrove trees located on the banks of the river, or the birds like the kingfischer, which perch on the branches of the trees surrounding the river. Also the monkeys, which have now the possibility, to cross the river.

Another important point is the effect on the health of the river due to gravel, the material that is being applied as a filler to form the dike and also the inevitably suffer from the pollution due to the machinery operating in the riverbed.
The consequences leave a bitter taste but it is also comforting to know that if another tropical storm hits one day, the lives and homes of many Nosara residents will be safe.

Costa Rica climate

Usually it is relatively quiet on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica. Only during the hurricane season, mainly between September and October, the Pacific sometimes gets the foothills of these storms in the form of strong winds and rain. The whole usually lasts no longer than 3 days. The other time is with the sun and mild climate perfect for vacation in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is now and will forever stay the number 1 ecological area with its nature and nice climate.

Our advice for your vacation on the pacific side is Costa Rica Hotel Samara at playa Buena Vista.

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The half flippers (Dolphin Tour in Costa Rica Samara)

To de fishermen

In a line of three cars we left our Hotel Paraiso del Cocodrilo – after a short breakfast – at half past eight towards Samara. Rainer and me ahead to lead the other five guests following with two cars the right way. Because of the river still being comparatively high and apart from that because of the non-existent amphibious-vehicle-qualities of the two rental cars, we had to drive in a roundabout way. After about an half an hours drive, we arrived at the houses of the fishermen at the outskirts of Samara.

Right after Rainer had bought some fresh dorada fish, we were guided to the fisher boot at the beach and off we went. Behind us the waving hotelier, in front of us a wonderful look over the bay and a small uninhabited island. Whereas our two native fishermen / dolphin tour-guides steered the small boat calmly trough the waves into the open sea, we were sitting excited watching for dolphins and full of anticipation, our cameras all-time ready, on the two wooden benches at the sides. Further and further we went without even seeing a single dorsal fin. So no Flipper for us today?!

Animal and nature photos

Instead of animal photographs we already had taken various of the costal landscape, the open sea and the fellow passengers, when we met another fisher boat. Not even with their cellphones the fishermen had been able to locate workmates who have been seeing some of the happy marine mammals. As well the driver of the second boat told us by sign language that we couldn’t expect any dolphins in the direction he was coming from. As consequence we turned round to follow to follow him.

And for real: No twenty minutes later: dolphins ahoy! Admittedly they were dark grey and just half the size I expected, but dolphin is just not dolphin.

Fascinated we could watch all of a sudden more and more groups of dolphins appearing at the surface to breeze or perform the one or other daredevil jump, so we cruised from one spot to the other. The question who would have to sacrifice himself as a bait for at least getting a shark in front of our camera lenses was thus luckily off the table…With enviable facility and speed the dolphins glided through the deep blue water reflecting the sky.

Drinks and pineapple

After some time and countless more or less well-taken pictures we veered off and left our aquatic relatives to take care of themselves again. However instead of immediately pelting full speed ahead back to the beach, a cooling box came to light, containing refreshing drinks and a directly on board excoriated pineapple, we shared. Afterwards the motor ran at full speed towards the beach.

Quasi as the culmination of our toure a couple of sea turtles did us the compliment the of waving goodbye. All in all a great lot, an awesome beach panorama and overwhelming sea dwellers, but after almost four hours at sea it felt really good again to be on terra firm again.

If you want to also take a trip to the dolphins can log in  Trips Costa Rica Hotel Paraiso del Cocodrilo.
Here are the prices Hotel Costa Rica Samara

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