Tag: Health and Beauty

How to Get Beautiful Glowing Skin?

The number of cosmetic products and amount of advice available in regard to skin health can be overwhelming. Who has time to do everything it takes to achieve model-quality skin? You’d be surprised to know that keeping your skin healthy and radiant is actually very straight-forward and doesn’t require a time-consuming routine.

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How to Choose the Right Supplement?

Food should be your number one source of all the vitamins and minerals you need to sustain and improve your health. However, a poor diet will cause you to miss out on a number of essential nutrients or get amounts below the recommended dietary allowance (RDA). To fill in the gaps in your diet, you need to take a multivitamin supplement every day.

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5 Summer Foods That Are Good for Your Teeth

The summer months come with their own share of beauty. Who does not wait for the warm summer nights paired with the incessant chirping of crickets and the taste and smell of barbecued food. But have you ever given a thought about what happens to your oral health after you have experienced a gala fest! Continue reading “5 Summer Foods That Are Good for Your Teeth”

TOP 10 BENEFITS OF LAVENDER ESSENTIAL OIL

Lavender essential oil is extracted from the fresh lavender flowers through steam distillation. It has been used in making perfumes in the ancient age. Now a day, It is frequently used in various forms such as aromatherapy oil, Beauty and hair care products etc. The market has a lot of beauty products infused with lavender oil. It has antioxidants, antimicrobial, sedative, calming and antidepressive properties. I love using this oil on my face, hair, as a migraine relief, as sleep promoter etc. which makes it a must-have essential oil for me. ♥ Continue reading “TOP 10 BENEFITS OF LAVENDER ESSENTIAL OIL”

5 TERRIBLE WAYS MODERNIZED LIFE DESTROYING YOUR BRAIN

It is a given fact that the brain is the human body’s most complex organ. Although it is just a small part of the body, the brain is figuratively a big organ that keeps us functioning normally every day. It does a lot of work like controlling all our sensations and movements, as well as, the flow of our thoughts. However, the brain’s complexities make it one of the most delicate and most vulnerable body parts, and if it gets compromised, we are as good as dead. Continue reading “5 TERRIBLE WAYS MODERNIZED LIFE DESTROYING YOUR BRAIN”

LET’S GO GREEN: UNDERSTANDING THE HEALTH BENEFITS OF GARDENING

Building a well-planned landscape that complements your home doesn’t simply look incredible, it also adds value. Gardening also has a scope of wellness and health advantages such as enhancing the mood, mentality, and the overall well being of a person.

Below are the further health benefits that you can get when gardening. Continue reading “LET’S GO GREEN: UNDERSTANDING THE HEALTH BENEFITS OF GARDENING”

HOW TO ENJOY OPTIMAL ENERGY WHEN YOU’RE OVER 50

As the saying goes, you’re only as old as you feel. But what the saying fails to mention is that sometimes, you actually really feel old, exhausted, and worn-out. Fatigue is a frequent ailment particularly for those who have hit 50. Luckily, there are loads of manageable ways to increase energy and potentially even slow the aging process.

Aside from getting your daily fuel from the usual coffee and even caffeine supplementation including pTeroPure®,  here are some tips for refilling your tank when your energy levels falter when you’re over 50.

Ensure it isn’t due to other health problems:

Fatigue is a common indication of various illnesses including:

Additionally, many medications can increase fatigue. These include some antihistamines, blood pressure medicines, diuretics, and other drugs. If you start to encounter fatigue after starting a new medication or worry that your fatigue is due to other health problems, talk with your doctor.

Create a sleep routine:

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No matter how often you hear it, you probably still need a reminder of how important having a sleep routine is. Your body generates the majority of your energy hormones while you are sleeping. When you are burning the candle at both ends, you are inevitably going to lead yourself to fatigue and diminished energy levels.

Aim for six to seven hours of sleep per night, the optimal sleep period for someone in their 50s. If necessary, take a couple of very light natural sleep aids prescribed by your medical specialist a few nights a week to ensure you are getting a full night’s rest. You can’t underestimate the importance of sleep as you age.

Keep moving:

Even though the last thing you feel like doing is exercising, many studies attest that physical activity can heighten energy levels. Exercise is consistently linked to improved vigor and overall quality of life. Exercise improves the working efficiency of your heart, lungs, and muscles. In addition, those who remain active throughout their 50s also have a greater sense of self-confidence.

Consider it the equivalent of improving the fuel efficiency of your car; exercise will give you more energy for any other kind of activity.

Consume lots of water:

Being dehydrated is a surefire way to have a lack of energy and an impaired physical performance. Additionally, dehydration has been proven to reduce alertness and concentration.

In order to know if you are drinking enough water, your urine should be pale yellow or straw colored. If it is any darker, then you need to drink more water!

Lose extra weight:

Shedding any extra weight you have can produce a powerful energy boost and improve your mood, vitality, and quality of life. In order to lose weight in your 50s, cut back on portion sizes, eat balanced meals, and increase your physical activity.

Eat more often:

Most professionals recommend eating smaller meals more frequently throughout the day as this may aid in steadying your blood sugar level. However, if you decided to start eating more often, remember to adjust your portion sizes to dodge weight gain.

Within your meals, choose whole grains and other complex carbohydrates because these take longer than refined carbohydrates to digest. This, in turn, helps prevent variations in your blood sugar levels.

Consume fats and foods that increase your energy levels:

Over the years, fat has gotten a bad rep But consuming the right types fat e.g., omega-3 fatty acids, monounsaturated, polyunsaturated, etc. is critical as you reach your later years.

The fats in nuts, avocados, coconut oil, and other healthy fats have been shown to aid with Alzheimer’s, diminish inflammation and chance of heart disease, and support weight loss. So, it’s time to make fats your friend!

But, as with everything, don’t overdo it! Those calories will still add up.

Fast (periodically):

Intermittent fasting (IF) has different meanings to different people. Ranging from a simple overnight fast of 12 hours (that all adults would benefit from) to not eating between meals to going days without anything but juice or water, there’s a wide variety of fasts to choose from.

Currently, the most popular form is fasting for 16-18 hours at a time (for most, this means not eating until noon).

Consider doing intermittent fasting one day a week since it has been proven to reduce inflammation and to give your body valuable time to repair itself.

What tips and tricks do you have for enjoying the optimal energy in your 50s? Let us know in the comments! Good luck and stay strong throughout your 50s!

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AUTHOR BIO: Frank L. Jaksch Jr. is the Chief Executive Officer and a co-founder of ChromaDex. He oversees research, strategy, and operations for the Company with a focus on scientific and novel products for pharmaceutical and nutraceutical markets. Mr. Jaksch earned a B.S. in Chemistry and Biology from Valparaiso University.

HOW TO MAKE COFFEE A HEALTHY BEVERAGE

Coffee seems to be the favorite drink for most of us. We need a tasty cup to nourish and refresh us daily in the morning. A research states that drinking coffee is beneficial to health. It has the power to lower the onset of certain diseases like liver, type 2 diabetes, Parkinson’s and even cancer of the lungs. It gives additional energy thereby makes a person energized throughout the day; if you’re working on night shifts then you will love to have it since it makes you work without tiredness with full energy level.

Like any other beverage, It is not an ordinary beverage since it has proven health benefits. There is a debate going on whether drinking coffee is good or bad for health, but the truth is the mode of preparing coffee with the right ingredients and then it seems to be healthy beverage with all good benefits in it. Let us see in this article, how to make coffee a healthy beverage.

FILTER YOUR COFFEE:

Most of us prefer to have instant coffee, it is easy to prepare and time-saving too. But these instant coffee are unhealthy choices, they are not filtered and not healthy too. Filtered coffee does the elimination of cafestol and kahweol. These are the oil substances that raise the blood cholesterol levels. This property is not seen in instant coffee, thus it is hazardous to health. Try to get fresh beans and grind it, now filter your coffee with a coffee filter or a strainer and serve hot.

SAY NO TO ARTIFICIAL SWEETENERS AND REFINED SUGARS:

Sugars and artificial sweeteners really make your cup of coffee tasty But they are dangerous to health. Adding refined sugar to your coffee will gain your weight, so stop using these sweeteners and try natural sweeteners like stevia, it is highly recommended by healthcare professionals and it tastes good also health is maintained without affecting.

USE ORGANIC COFFEE BEANS:

Organic coffee contains minerals like zinc, copper, magnesium, and vitamins like B vitamins. It is grown organically in a natural process. No chemical fertilizers are used during cultivation. Thus, organic coffee beans serve you a healthy beverage.

AVOID ARTIFICIAL CREAMERS:

Try to use organic grass-fed cream and avoid artificial creamed ones. These artificial creamers are loaded with Tran’s fats that are hazardous to health. Tran’s fats will increase the triglycerides and LDL level in blood also raise in blood pressure is seen, which may further lead to coronary artery disease. So avoid using that unhealthy stuff to your coffee.

ADD LITTLE CINNAMON:

The healthy optional ingredient which you can include in your cup of coffee is cinnamon, add a pinch during preparation will spice you up in fragrance and the beneficial role of cinnamon helps in lowering blood sugar, and thus it is advised in type 2 diabetes patients.

So make your every cup of coffee delicious, healthy and spicy too, by removing those artificial sweeteners, artificial creamers, refined sugars and instant coffee. Enjoy your every sip of coffee in a healthy way.

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