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Posted on January 12, 2017
Much like the rest of your body, your hair goes through changes as you get older. The hair cycle — rest, shed and grow — slow downs, and can lead to hair loss, which can be very traumatizing. Nutrition plays an important role in developing healthy skin and hair. A deficiency of vitamin A may lead to dry and itchy scalp. Here's a list of healthy eats that not only help prevent hair loss but also promote general well-being: Amla: As you may have noticed, every hair product you purchase... Continue Reading
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Posted on September 19, 2016
In a world where population is on an eating binge and obesity rate is on the rise, there is a constant battle to beat the bulge. On the other hand, the underweight are fighting their own struggle to gain weight. For people who are desperately trying to put on weight, the idea of being underweight isn’t something they feel proud of. Although being lean can often be healthy, being underweight can be a concern if it’s the result of poor health or lack of appetite. However, to gain weight... Continue Reading
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Posted on September 02, 2016
Eating disorders are serious illnesses characterized by abnormal attitude towards food that causes someone to change their eating habits and behaviour. A person suffering from an eating disorder may focus excessively on their body weight that leads them to make unhealthy choices about food. Some of the common eating disorders include anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge-eating disorder. 1. Anorexia Nervosa- People with this disorder often see themselves as overweight even when they... Continue Reading
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Posted on August 20, 2016
So you have set forth on a new workout regimen and want to devote yourself to a healthy lifestyle? Be it working out regularly or eating healthy and getting enough sleep, you are doing what it takes to get into shape; but do you know the main challenge to eating healthy while watching calories is to choose nutrient dense food and avoid excess dietary fat without giving up on flavour? There are many cooking methods that are healthy and you don’t have to be a master chef to create low-fat,... Continue Reading
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Posted on May 30, 2016
Drinking a cup of coffee before going to work not only makes you alert but does much more than that. A healthy adult can consume up to 4 cups of caffeine per day. While adolescents should consume no more than 1 cup a day. Let’s take a look at some of the good reasons for drinking coffee: 1. Coffee and DiabetesCoffee can reduce type 2 Diabetes. A research has shown that drinking a cup of coffee daily reduces type 2 Diabetes by 9% and drinking decaffeinated coffee reduces it by 6%. The reason... Continue Reading
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