Good and beautiful hair is something every woman wants. But sadly excess pollution, unhealthy diets, and our hectic lifestyles leave our hair dull, damaged, and lifeless. But beautiful hair is not out of your reach. Try our easy home remedies and fall in love with your hair all over again! Fancy Fenugreek Fenugreek works effectively to increase the length of your hair. Simply make a paste of fenugreek seeds with two tablespoons of coconut milk and apply it all over your hair. Leave it for 45 minutes and wash it off. This will not only give you healthy hair but also make your hair silky and smooth. Hibiscus flower This flower is also known as ‘flower of hair care’. Just make a paste of hibiscus flower with coconut oil and apply all over your hair. It not only treats dandruff but also improves the quality of your hair. Aloe Vera If you want to work some magic on your hair, go the aloe vera way. You can simply apply aloe vera on your scalp and wash it off or make a mixture of aloe vera gel and 1 medium sized egg to add some extra shine to your tresses. Satin Pillows … Continue reading 5 healthy tips for good hair →
All of us have experienced acidity at some point of time. Any imbalance in the digestive acids inside the stomach leads to acidity or heartburn. In order to manage acidity at home, try these home remedies to get quick relief from acidity right away! Cold milk Since milk has a high amount of calcium, it absorbs excess acid, reducing the symptoms of acidity. Whenever you suffer from acidity just drink a glass of cold milk and get instant relief for your burning sensation. Go bananas Bananas are a rich source of potassium that keep the levels of acid under check. So, all you have to do is include bananas in your diet and keep yourself away from acidity. The holy Tulsi This holy herb possesses anti-ulcer properties. Tulsi decreases the effect of gastric acids. If you are wondering how to include tulsi in your diet, all you need to do is to chew 6-8 Tulsi leaves whenever you suffer from acidity. Soothing Saunf Saunf has many medicinal properties. It helps in digestion, constipation, and relives you from the burning sensation. Just soak a teaspoon of saunf in a glass of warm water and leave it overnight. Add a little honey … Continue reading 5 amazing home remedies for managing acidity →
High levels of cholesterol are related to intake of processed foods, sedentary life style, nutrient deficiencies and stress. Many people think that cholesterol in the diet is directly responsible for cholesterol in the blood. So all they have to do is to cut out high – cholesterol foods and their blood cholesterol will become normal. However, this is a common misconception. The goodcholesterol lifestyle Merely cutting down on dietary cholesterol will have very little, almost an insignificant effect on blood cholesterol. Relying on a low cholesterol diet to lower blood cholesterol probably won’t work for most people. When the body is fed with high cholesterol foods like eggs, red meat, high fat dairy products, the excess cholesterol is metabolized and excreted leaving blood levels unchanged. Further more, the liver compensates for the excess intake of cholesterol by reducing its own production so that the blood levels of cholesterol do not rise. All this happens if the person is leading a healthy life style, consuming a lot of antioxidants in the form of fruits and vegetables; eating whole food in the form of whole grain cereals, whole grain pulses & avoiding processed & refined foods in addition to exercising. All these … Continue reading The Fibre – Cholesterol Connection →
This is a condition when the body chemistry becomes overly acidic. The PH values of saliva may go down to 6.0 and below. This can be easily tested by using a litmus paper. Testing For Acidosis Test your saliva on an empty stomach preferably on waking up. You can also test saliva one hour after meals. All you have to do is just spit into a bowl and dip the pH strip in it. Check the colour of the paper after one minute. If it corresponds to values of 7.0 to 7.3 it is considered healthy. A reading of 4.5 to 6.0 indicates acidosis and this state is likely to promote disease conditions in the body. In addition to the litmus test, there are certain frank symptoms that reflect acidosis. They are as follows: Body ache Headache Strong acid perspiration Foul smelling stools Hard stools Diarrhoea Sunken eyes Water retention Insomnia Also, if your teeth get sensitive to sour food or if you get small bumps on the roof of your mouth, if you suffer from bad breath, or experience difficulty in swallowing, it’s time to take a look at your diet. Moreover, it’s time to approach a health expert … Continue reading What is Acidosis? →
Obesity is often associated with an increased risk of more than 20 chronic illness and health conditions that can have a devastating effect on a person’s health. It is a risk factor for a variety of chronic diseases including diabetics, high cholesterol, hypertension, heart and related ailments, some cancers, and arthritis. According to a study published in 2014, India is the third most obese country in the world. Hence, obesity and obesity-related health complications are driving up the health care costs in India. This article highlights risk factors associated with obesity and how you can fight them. What is Obesity? Obesity means having too much fat in the body which can have a negative effect on your overall health. If your Body Mass Index (BMI) is between 25 and 29.9 you are considered overweight. And if it is 30 or above, you are considered obese. Related: Check Your Health with our BMI Calculator Factors Leading to Obesity Different factors lead to obesity, some of them are: Eating too many calories Sedentary lifestyle Lack of sleep Smoking Certain medications Obesity or FTO gene Obesity-Related Chronic Illness Obesity and diet-related chronic diseases are largely preventable, but the complex systemic factors causing them make it … Continue reading Obesity: An Open Invitation To Chronic Diseases →
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