While hair care products can help your hair look and feel amazing, there’s no shortcut for good nutrition. And as experts point out, your hair can’t do without nutrients like vitamins A, C, D, E and B vitamins. Essential for keeping hair healthy, moisturized, and protected from damage, a deficiency may result in hair fall or hair loss and age your hair faster than it should!
Apples, of any variety, can give you immense health benefits. And the green apple, with its balanced nutrition, is the perfect inclusion in your diet, be it for general health or for weight loss. It truly helps you keep the proverbial doctor away! We give you here the nutritional values[.....]
Extracted from the seeds of wine grapes, grapeseed oil is a viable, all natural alternative to chemical-based cosmetics in skin care. It is known to treat acne, sunburn, tanning, even delay skin aging. Thanks to its antioxidant properties. In addition, the emollient properties of the oil makes it an effective moisturizer and a safe carrier oil for dilution of essential oil(s).
Rich in omega 3's, iron, and vitamin B12, mussels is a nutrient-dense choice to be included in your pregnancy diet. However, to ensure safe consumption, be sure to cook them thoroughly (until the shell pops!). Also, discard any mussels that don't open on their own during cooking as they might harbor bacteria, viruses that can make you ill.
You don't have to chop off your hair to remove split ends. Here are a few natural home remedies to deal with it. Coconut oil, avocado, olive oil, and shea butter can moisturize split ends. The proteins in milk, yogurt, and beer; the antioxidants in bananas and vitamin E oil; and honey work at locking in the moisture.
Having cold feet can be really distracting. It may be hard to focus or get things done! And while cold feet is often caused by low temps, there might be other reasons. Learn about these nine possible reasons why your feet feel frozen. 9 Reasons For Cold Feet 1. Raynaud’s[.....]
Chock-full of proteins, vitamins, and minerals, scallops can be a nutritious component of a balanced diet for pregnant women. Unlike many other seafood, scallops are low in mercury and fat, making it a great meal choice for mums-to-be. Just make sure they are cleaned, prepped, and cooked properly to minimize chances of food poisoning.
Sarcopenia or age-related muscle loss is a normal part of getting older. Luckily, fueling up on enough protein and vitamin D can slow it down. Regular physical activity like resistance training, strength workouts, flexibility stretches, aerobic exercises can also help. Top it off with a gentle yoga practice (shakti mudra or kapalbhati posture) for a holistic remedy.
Toddy is a drink tapped from the sap of various palm tree species such as date palms, coconut palms, and Palmyra. It is common in most countries of Southeast Asia, especially India. Most west and central African countries consume palm toddy. In the West, palm toddy is harvested in Mexico[.....]
B6, specifically, is a vitamin that plays a vital role in production of immune cells, hemoglobin as well synthesis of mood regulating hormones. Deficiency is rare, yet children, adults over 65, and women of reproductive age tend to be at risk. Symptoms include weak immune system, anemia, dermatitis, inflammation of the tongue, depression, and confusion.
Vitamin K2 is an essential nutrient that is often overlooked. Now, scientists have come up with a few findings that could correct the knowledge deficit regarding vitamin K2. Vitamin K is best known for its essential role in blood clotting. It consists of a group of essential fat-soluble vitamins. It is[.....]
Winter fruits are as numerous and nutritious as the summer ones. Their color, flavor, nutrients take care of your health during winter. Take a look at these 9 best winter fruits that's good for your health. To maintain healthy sugar levels, experts recommend consuming a total scale of 100 or less on the glycemic scale ranking per day.
Pivotal to a stronger immune system and improved nerve function, vitamin B12 is found naturally only in foods of animal origin – shellfish like oysters and clams; red meat; beef, pork, and chicken liver; fish like mackerel, herring, and tuna; and goose, duck, and chicken eggs. If you're a vegetarian, the only reliable non-meat sources are silken tofu, Swiss cheese, milk, and yogurt. Make sure you have at least 6 mcg a day. Vegan sources of vitamin B12 include bran flakes and fortified yeast extract. If you are above 50, consider taking 100–400 mcg supplement.
Green poop is a common stool color change that could either be because you had leafy greens for dinner or are on vitamin or iron supplements. Though it is highly unlikely to be a cause for concern, but if the texture is loose, slimy, and smells of rotten egg it could indicate a gastrointestinal infection. Be sure to see a doctor if the condition accompanies fever or vomiting.
A detox of your body wouldn’t be complete without purifying your blood. To ensure blood health, you'll also need to cleanse your kidneys and liver. Natural blood purifiers like cabbage, lemon, and garlic can do exactly this for you. Pectin-rich fruits such as apples, pears, and guavas, fiber-rich foods like oats, and good old water also flush toxins from your blood and body. Together these can be your A-list of natural blood purifiers!
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