Health

7 Essential Vitamins That Are Good For Skin (To Eat and Apply)

Good skin comes from the inside, and that requires proper nutrition. Just before we drown ourselves in a long list of greens and tropical fruits, shall we do it the ABC way? It is wise to start from identifying and understanding the skin-benefiting vitamins. Are you ready for the beauty breakdown? Grab yourself a lemonade

Laughing Until You Die

Laughing Until You Die

Just weeks before Christmas some years ago, Shirley Rapp and her family faced the devastating news that she had what appeared to be a terminal illness. But that didn’t stop Rapp from wanting to do one last round of Christmas shopping for her kids. Her daughter, Karyn Buxman, a registered nurse who describes herself as

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6 Powerful Health Properties of TURMERIC–the Ultimate Anti-Inflammatory Compound

Turmeric for most is likely a rarely used herb in their spice cabinet. It has little use besides adding a specific flavor to certain Indian meals and other Asian dishes. Yet, turmeric is a very powerful herb that has been in use for over 4,000 years and possesses medicinal properties that can remedy many daily ailments, strengthen your

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6 Effective Home Remedies to Treat Ingrown Toenails and Keep Them From Coming Back

There are few minor health conditions in life that are quite so painful and unappealing as ingrown toe nails. They are also very common. About 20 percent of all foot problems reported to doctors in the United States are suffering from this condition according to the National Institutes of Health. An ingrown toe nail results from

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10 Things Your Feet Reveal About Your Health–Are Your Feet Cold All the Time?

The features of our feet aren’t things we think about that often, that is, unless finding comfortable shoes is always a problem for you. Indeed, it was shown in a podiatrist survey by the American Podiatric Medical Association that most people regard their feet as the least important parts of their body in terms of our overall health and well-being. The

Understand Your Skin Type and What Should You Feed Your Skin

Understand Your Skin Type and What Should You Feed Your Skin

Skincare isn’t solely about applying products. A holistic skincare routine is done both externally and internally. In spite of how much products you apply on your skin externally, let’s agree that a healthy and nutritious diet is the foundation for healthy-looking skin. The tricky part is that diet is pretty much a customised eating handbook;

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The Secret to Self-Nurturing Success

After struggling with work issues, you decide it’s time to start treating yourself better—a little self-care, as they say. You go online for suggestions and find ideas, such as congratulating yourself, mantras to boost your confidence, and how to have more compassion for yourself. But as you road-test these ideas, you find something missing. You

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This Is What Happens to Your Body When You Eat Ramen Instant Noodles

Instant “ramen” noodles are popular food because they are convenient, quick to prepare, cheap, and tasty. Many people probably think that instant noodles are not that bad or at least not as bad as eating a burger or fries. Some may even think that they are healthy because they are “just noodles.” The world’s first

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If You See This Number on Fruit’s Sticker, Avoid Buying It: Here’s Why

These days, it’s hard to know what to look for at the grocery store. With lots of information out on the internet about nutrition and food safety, there’s a lot to take into account when you buy fruits and vegetables. Locally grown? In season? Organic? Free trade? More than all of this, big food companies and supermarkets

Natural Ingredients for Healthier Skin

10 Natural Ingredients for Healthier Skin

We are most fortunate to live in the era when scientific technology advancement happens faster than ever. The fact is (if you haven’t already noticed) skincare brands are constantly trying to beat each other in terms of research and development. Say if a brand successfully introduced a product line based on a specific ingredient and

Here’s What Happens to Your Body If You Stop Using ‘Toxic’ Cosmetic Products

Here’s What Happens To Your Body If You Stop Using ‘Toxic’ Cosmetic Products

Regardless of age or gender, people in the Western world use a lot of cosmetic products in their daily lives. Open most people’s bathroom cabinets and you will find an array of lotions, potions, aerosols, colognes, and makeup. Cosmetics are everywhere, but commercially produced cosmetics are often laden with nefarious chemicals that can adversely affect

A friend or coworker who constantly complains and criticizes can be draining—or a precious opportunity to discover a new orientation to many of life's negative experiences. (Zoff/Shutterstock)

Dealing With a Negative Person

We’ve all, at some point, felt frustrated by someone who seems constantly negative, who complains, gets offended by small things, or is often angry or pessimistic. They can drain us of energy and even turn our minds towards negativity as well. One commonly suggested solution is to cut these people from your life. And yes,

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7 Simple Ways to Unclog Your Arteries Naturally

We all want to live a long life, and eating a few simple foods has been scientifically proven to prevent—and in some cases reverse—the top cause of death in the modern world. At present, atherosclerosis (the progressive narrowing and clogging up of the arteries) is the driving process behind cardiovascular mortality, the top cause of death on this

Banana Diet

Fancy a Well-Shaped Body and Radiant Skin? Try the ‘Banana Diet’

The Banana Diet has become a hit in Japan in recent years. Eating bananas not only helps with weight loss, but also reduces the waistline, relieves constipation and improves skin. Despite such ideal results, the effect of the Banana Diet depends on when and how you eat this fruit. A famous gastroenterologist in Japan, Dr

Korean skincare

10-step Korean skincare routine: What is it and how to do it?

When you are watching Korean dramas, have you ever wondered why they have such flawless and youthful skin? In real life, many of them don’t look like their age even without makeup. Well, it is not a secret that Koreans are culturally obsessed with healthy skincare nationwide, be it men or women. The 10-step routine

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