It may be winter, but that doesnt mean your skin has to be dry and flakey. Its time to put an end to those cold season skin issues! We gathered a list of tips to help combat the winter skin blues. Check out these 10 ways to take better care of your skin this season.
1. Exfoliate, exfoliate, exfoliate! Don't overlook this most important step. Dead skin cells on the skins surface can prevent your moisturizer from doing its job, so make this a top priority. … full story
Finally, a positive solution regarding Americas difficult and costly campaign to stem childhood obesity is emerging. For the thousands of children and their families who are currently battling with childhood obesity, this good news is long awaited.
Indeed, the risk factors for childhood obesity read like a checklist of ailments that only a generation ago would never have been linked to children and diet: heart disease, high cholesterol, high blood … full story
What is Cellulite
Cellulite is the word used to refer to the fatty deposits that cause a dimpled or uneven appearance of the skin, usually found around the thighs and buttocks and is wanted on the body about as much as a cockroach is wanted in your salad.
People often mistake cellulite for fat, however fat is an insulator for the body and cushions the organs, muscles and nerves and is smooth in appearance. Cellulite, on the other … full story
Moringa oleifera, commonly referred to simply as "Moringa", is the most widely cultivated species of the genus Moringa. Moringa is the only genus in the family Moringaceae. Moringa oleifera is a nutritious vegetable tree with a variety of potential uses. Every part of the Moringa Oleifera tree, from the roots to the leaves has beneficial properties that can serve humanity. Moringa oleifera trees have been used to combat malnutrition, especially among … full story
Gout is a painful disease of the joints, which usually affects the big toe first in most people. It is caused by too much uric acid in the blood. Uric acid is formed by the breakdown of chemicals called purines, which can lead to high levels of uric acid and cause many problems such as joint swelling and kidney stones. Normally the uric acid is dissolved in the blood and passes out via the kidneys into the urine but if this does not occur it can … full story
For people with gout the uric acid level in the blood is so high that uric acid crystals form and put in joints and other tissues. This causes the joint lining to become inflamed, resultant in sudden and severe attacks of pain, softness, redness and warmth. Either way, gout treatments may include medication to lower the uric acid level or a special gout diet to decrease the amount of purine ingested.
Symptoms of Gout: -
*Excessive … full story
Recently, I have been following a continuing debate in the medical community about diet, and the amount of fat you should have in your diet. If you're a little bit like me, you wish that there was a magic pill that could take care of this, but nobody has that formula at present, and maybe we never will.
But some studies have shown a remarkable relationship between fish oil and weight loss,
and it doesn't matter which healthy diet you are following. … full story
What Is Indigestion?
Indigestion usually happens when people eat too much, too fast, or foods that don't "agree" with them. It's fair to say that big cheesesteak sandwich didn't agree with Brandon!
Brandon had a little heartburn with his indigestion. It doesn't mean there was anything wrong with his heart. Heartburn is a burning feeling that travels from a person's chest up to the neck and throat. It's caused by stomach acid, which isn't a problem … full story
General Info about Thumb Sucking
Thumb sucking in children
has always caused embarrassment to many parents. The parents were more concerned over the social embarrassment caused by this habit rather than the actual physical damage caused by it.
This silly habit as it appears to many parents not only causes abnormally arranged teeth but also implicates the mental state of the child.
Steps To Stop Thumb Sucking
“Amy must stop sucking her thumb! … full story
Children often complain of stomachaches. It is a common ailment and one that children may experience after eating too much or when feeling nervous about an upcoming event. But a stomachache can signal a more serious illness.
My nine-year-old son didnt like to go to school nor did he like to sit down and eat a home cooked meal. He preferred cookies and chocolate milk rather than eating his vegetables. He always used a stomachache or headache as a … full story
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