Aug

28

Posted on : August 28, 2012

People often wish to look their best, regardless of their age.  They would want to avoid looking so old and withered, even if their age reflects it.  There are some, however, who have undergone such wear and tear in the early part of their lives it would seem unbelievable that they look so mature despite being so young.  Some of these individuals would start seeing creases developing under their eyes.  Wrinkling is never something people want to go through.  Therefore, it would only seem necessary for them to find solutions such as eye creams.  There are some cases in which the use of moisturizing agents would prove insufficient, and aren’t all that effective in getting rid of skin dryness.   Some individuals would often think that using just one solution would be enough, since they have this misconception that everything is just the same.  However, what are the reasons why people often use eye creams?

·          Skin that is situated around the eyes happens to have very thin membranes.  The purpose of eye creams is to penetrate the deep layers of the skin, providing proper nourishment to these membranes.  What people may worry about is the formulas used for these creams.  However, these have been carefully developed so as to ensure that no damage is done.  Still, it is important for consumers to actually take the time in finding some eye creams which wouldn’t penetrate way too deep in order to avoid irritation.

·          Eye creams with just the right amount of natural ingredients can prove essential in the fight against eye bags.  Heavy looking eye bags give others the impression that an individual is so stressed and devoid of any enjoyment in life.  With these eye creams, not only are eye bags eliminated, but also the puffiness that comes with extra stress.  Wrinkles are also a major reason for the purchase of these creams.  The eyelids will certainly look a lot better, thus enhancing an individual’s overall appearance to such a huge extent.

·          All the best eye creams in the industry, taking cost and effectiveness into consideration, are filled with highly powerful ingredients such as haloxyl, eyeliss and nano-emulsion forms of the Q10 coenzyme.  What this means is that all the signs of aging are significantly reduced upon use of these creams.  Of course, it is highly important that consumers research on the ingredients of these eye creams and make sure those three are included.  Even after just a few days of use, there will be a significance change to be seen.

·          Eye creams are relied upon by consumers simply because they have undergone careful testing.  Regular face cream cannot be applied on the eyelids simply because they contain much stronger components which can damage the eyes by way of accidental entry.

·          The thinnest skin to be found anywhere on the face is that which is around the eyes.  This makes it prone to withering and aging.  With eye creams, one can reverse the aging process to a great extent.

These are 5 major reasons why people look for the best quality eye creams in the market.  One can simply bid farewell to premature aging with these solutions.

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Aug

15

Posted on : August 15, 2012

Stretch marks during pregnancy can be dealt with using home remedies. A list of the most common ones is found in this page.

Pregnancy produces lots of alterations in a woman’s physical body. Even as some of these alterations in the body of a woman is considered as part of the delightful procedure of life, the one most dreadful alteration that majority of women has to deal with is the manifestation of stretch marks. Even though there are commercially sold lotions and creams that guarantee efficiency, they are also extremely expensive. Apart from expensive cost, pregnant women are not sure about ingredients that are secure to utilize during this stage in their life. On the other hand, there are a number of home remedies for stretch marks during pregnancy.

Home Remedy #1: Drinking Lots of Water

Stretch marks are scratches in the center, principal coating of the skin also known as the dermis. The blemishes turn out to be noticeable once the epidermis or the exterior layer of the skin turns out to be slimmer and more even throughout pregnancy and illustrates the scratches inside the exterior layer. One of the most excellent means to avoid stretch marks is to maintain proper hydration not only of your body but your skin as well during the postpartum period of your pregnancy. Make sure to ingest approximately eight to ten glasses of water every day to lessen the collapse of your skin’s flexibility.

Home Remedy #2: Assortment of Diet

Consuming nourishing food and drink throughout pregnancy is not simply advantageous for your fitness and your baby as well but it can also put off stretch marks. There are particular nutrients like vitamin K, E, and C, zinc, and silica that are extremely useful in aiding your body create the proteins it requires to maintain its suppleness. The foods that are loaded with vitamin C and K include leafy green vegetables, tomatoes, liver and dairy products; while several nuts and seeds are as well excellent suppliers of vitamin E and zinc. You must also incorporate broad assortment of bright fruits and vegetables and eat lean and first-class proteins like beans, fish and chicken.

Home Remedy #3: Frequent Workout

Lots of pregnant women do not take the function of workout in their complete physical condition and welfare throughout pregnancy seriously. One of the numerous advantages of frequent workout is the maintenance of the strength of your skin. Workout supports circulation and cell regeneration to each organ of your body throughout pregnancy, skin included, so that the formation of stretch marks will be kept at bay. Workout will maintain weight increase at a slow tempo and will lessen the possibility of stretch marks.

Home Remedy #4: Slacken Off Dead Skin

Exfoliation is important to the regeneration of your skin, but is even extra significant to enlarging skin in pregnancy. You can try to utilize exfoliating cloth or gloves along with moisturizing soap every time you take a bath or shower to scour the parts of your body that are more susceptible to stretch mark manifestation. You can create your personal body scrub by means of utilizing sugar base scrub, but not salt scrub because it can cause skin dehydration that will only worsen the problem.

Home Remedy #5: Prepare your Personal Oils

The benefit of utilizing oils to remedy or avoid stretch marks is their quick soaking up capabilities. You can prepare your personalized oils by means of blending ½ cup olive oil, ¼ cup aloe Vera gel, oils from four capsules vitamin E and oils from two capsules vitamin A. You can utilize a blender to mix all of the components. You can incorporate other advantageous components like lavender, chamomile or avocado oil to intensify your personalized oil.

There are indeed home remedies for stretch marks during pregnancy. You have to consult your doctor then as to whether these ones will fit your needs.

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Jun

21

Posted on : June 21, 2009

A lot of men are concentrated in working hard to earn a big amount of money and save so they can be able to provide the needs of their family. With the world getting more superficial, money is already a basic need they should have all the time. With the money they earn, they can provide shelter, food, drink, and clothing to their family. Plus, they can also be able to give them proper medication in case their health is at risk. And also, they can grant what they desire to have with no limit.

Men are said to be the head of the family, the provider. However, they need to stay healthy and fit so they can have the energy and strength to do their work. They can do this with the proper guidelines and steps. It basically covers their whole lifestyle and well-being. From the food they eat, to the activities they do every day, and many more. Providing for your own family is a very hard task and a really big responsibility. You cannot afford to get sick and miss work because two or more heads are counting on you.

So if it is fitness that is the problem for men, well they can still do their work and still stay as healthy as they wish. There are lots of ways to retain the fitness of men. And there are lots of benefits that one can gain from being physically fit.

  1. Being fit aids as a prevention or treatment to some health issues due to an unhealthy way of living or aging.
  2. Being fit makes people feel always refreshed thus, increasing their focus and reducing their worries regarding their work.
  3. Reduces the possibility of having or incurring chronic health problems like heart diseases.
  4. Eliminates body stress, strain and tension brought about working all day especially when it involves physical work.

Being healthy and fit makes people have a much more active lifestyle and benefits. There is no harm in doing or participating in physical activities even some are totally not engaged with the idea. It will surely pay off because they can already work at the maximum level, live much healthier and longer at the same time. It’s all about how they manage the things they do from work to every other thing they do as well.

Being fit and healthy is often ignored by most people. They live through a life full of unhealthy habits and abuse their bodies to work. Yes, being able to provide for your own family has its ups and downs. But, to be able to withstand this and overcome it, men should be persistent in maintaining their body’s fitness. If their bodies are fit enough and healthy at the same time, they will a more clear and focused mindset that will help them perform great on their jobs, and they will avoid any kind of diseases or sickness. Thus, they can perform daily activities with no worries at all.

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Mar

29

Posted on : March 29, 2009

Cosmetic surgery has become an option to many who want to preserve their youthfulness. Today, science gave way to more aggressive measures such as more invasive procedures to change the contours of the face. One of these is the use of implants. A surgery that uses implanted materials may be done to remove wrinkles especially of the face. Here are the different cosmetic procedures using implants for the treatment of facial wrinkles:

Gore-Tex

This type of implant is used in lip augmentation and in wrinkle removal. It is used to treat deep lines from mouth to chin (marionette lines) and nasolabial folds or the line from your nose to the corners of your mouth.

Gore-Tex is a synthetic implant that is a rubbery material. It is said to be safe and non-toxic. It is safe from rejection by the body. It has pores to which the tissues attach. It is said that this implant does not disintegrate or tear. It is implanted to hide nasolabial folds. However, if you have a thin skin, Gore-Tex will be palpable or is easily seen.

Softform Implants

It is another type of implant which shares the same material with Gore-Tex yet is hollow and less harder. It may also be easily seen under thin skin. This may also be used to hide the unwanted folds of the face. Some implants are permanent yet the surgery is reversible. Softform implants are one of these.

Alloderm

It may scare you to know the source of this implant. It comes from cadaver tissue. Cadaver banks take an allograft from a donor and let it undergo processes. However, you have nothing to worry since it is in its purified form. Viable cells or those that may cause you disease are removed from the tissue. A graft made of protein or collagen framework which is also free from DNA is derived from the series of processes.

This may be used for hiding wrinkles and even in other surgeries such as rhinoplasty. Also, this is the same implant for reconstructive surgery for burn victims. Unlike Gore-Tex that is removable, this type of implant is for life. However, this can only last for two years in the body since it is reabsorbed.

Threading

In threading, your cosmetic surgeon use suture materials and thread them under your skin. This causes scarring through collagen formation under the suture which helps in eliminating wrinkles. The sad part is, you can palpate or feel the sutures under your face.

There are many newer discoveries and procedures to fight aging such as in wrinkle removal. You just have to remember that there will always be a consequence or risks in undergoing them. Discuss with your cosmetic surgeon about your cosmetic procedure of choice. This will not only allay your anxiety but also it is helpful for you to know what can possibly happen when things turn out bad.

Also, there are natural remedies for wrinkles and less invasive treatments such as laser therapy. Cosmetic surgery may cost you too much money and may predispose you to complications or untoward effects.

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Dec

20

Posted on : December 20, 2008

Erectile dysfunction is a problem in sexual performance due to the inability to maintain an erection. This can be a vascular problem which is caused by the poor integrity to your penile veins. Diet modifications may be advised in treating this condition. Here are the foods you need take and avoid in order to improve your sexual relationship with your partner.

Eat a Healthy Diet

Diet is very important in preventing and in treating erectile dysfunction. Feasting on healthy foods such as fruits and vegetables may help you recover from this condition. These help the body in eliminating the fat in your bloodstream and in the veins. Remember that ED can be due to vascular problems.

Avoid Fatty Foods

Turning on other healthy alternatives that have a lower fat content is highly recommended by experts in ED prevention. Studies show that a high intake of the fatty pork, beef and chicken skin may not only predispose you to heart diseases but also to problems with the vascularization of your penis. Erection greatly relies on the elasticity of the penile blood vessels.

Eat more of the healthier white meat. Fish and chicken (except the skin) have lower fat content. Cook them with a healthy recipe. You don’t want to add more fat in these foods by adding much oil on your dishes.

Roughage on Your Diet

Roughage or the fiber you get from beans, nuts, fruits and vegetables may help the body eliminate cholesterol. In erectile dysfunction, it is advised that you take a low cholesterol diet. When you take foods high in roughage, you may be able eliminate fat in the body since dietary fiber absorbs this and facilitates its elimination through your stool.

Eat Less of Sugars

Shun the excess carbs from your diet. Eating too much sugary foods may cause you to store the excess calories into body fats. Obesity or being overweight increases your risk to developing ED. This is the reason why your doctor may advise you to lose some weight in order to treat this condition and to improve fertility as well.

Go Nuts

Peanuts, walnuts, hazel nuts and the like are the foods you must love to eat to enhance sexual performance. These have a lot of nutrients in them that help erection. They are rich in proteins and fatty acids that help you deal with the problems of erectile dysfunction. Eat more of these foods yet avoid those that are prepared with much fat or oil.

Take Your Food Supplements

You may not be getting enough from the diet that you have. Good nutrition is very vital in dealing with erectile dysfunction. When your body is on a healthier state, you are less likely to develop certain diseases that may also affect sexual performance or in maintaining erection.

Omega 3 fatty acids which improve circulation can be taken from fish oil and nuts. Also magnesium and the protein L-arginine do help with the process of erection. Our food may not have these essential nutrients; therefore, it is important to get it from taking your food supplements religiously.

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Sep

14

Posted on : September 14, 2008

Today, more and more diseases are incurred by people due to unhealthy habits. This is very true most especially for men. Since they are considered to be the most dominant and powerful gender in society, they take advantage of it by doing everything they want, when they want to. However, how can they work harder and stronger for their families if they can’t maintain a healthy well-being?

Men’s fitness and health is almost like their key ingredient to earn a lot so they can provide for their family. There are lots of ways for them to stay fit and maintain good health. All they have to do is find what would be the best and efficient way for them. The most practical and easiest thing to do is to eat right, rest and get active. So in short, it is just improving their lifestyle.

  • Eating Right

One can stay fit and healthy with the aid of the food they eat every day. The more nutritious food men eat, the more they can regain energy for them to work. Some of the food they should consider eating are fresh fruits and vegetables. Plus, they can accompany it with some supplements: vitamins, minerals and proteins. These are essential in building up their muscles, improving their strength and many more.

Part of the food or meals they take every day also needs plenty of fluid. As always, one should take at least 8 glasses of water every day. This helps in regulating the blood flow or circulation in the body.

  • Getting Active

Men are the type that stays fit and healthy through working out and just plainly getting engaged in sports. Doing such physical activities will help them loosen up their bodies before and after go to work. This way, they can still perform their work properly especially when it requires physical power. Working out before they go to work will serve as their warm up activity. This will wake them up and condition their bodies to perform at maximum strength all day.

Doing workouts and physical activities helps men to stay fit and healthy in such a way that all the strains and stress they feel are loosened and eliminated. Thus, making them perform much better for another day’s work.

  • Rest

Above all of these, men can maintain their body’s fitness and health by getting enough rest and sleep. This will help them regain their energy fully. And, resting will help them relax their body and reduce the tension.

Choosing the type of lifestyle men want has great impacts on their everyday life. Failing to choose the right one may increase the risk for them on incurring diseases or any type of sickness. Eating the right kind of food, being active and having ample amount of sleep will aid in maintaining the proper fitness and health of men so they can stay strong while working and provide the basic needs as well as the desires of all the members of their family.

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Jun

16

Posted on : June 16, 2008

Keep your man’s eyes and heart and enjoy a healthy and happy relationship. Does it sound too good to be true? Honestly, it is possible.

While a lot of women are crazy about losing weight and keeping themselves slim and sexy, why don’t you try the anti-aging diet? Yes, that’s right! Compared to the regular ways of losing weight, this kind of diet is very much different. Keep yourself healthy by losing weight and looking younger at the same time. .

Your man will be crazy over you if you will keep your body in shape and your skin younger looking. Many women might buy anti-aging creams and different beauty products to achieve this but the truth is that you really don’t need to spend too much money just to look good and feel good.

Anti-aging diet is different in a way that you will be focused on selecting food that will keep your body and mind young and healthy. These foods can prolong your life and make you feel better. Here is how.

1.       Drink 10-12 glasses of water every day. Your body needs plenty of water so your goal is to drink the recommended amount of water each day. Since you might not have access to drinking water at all times, you might want to buy yourself a water bottle with high quality. This will allow you to reach your goal and supply your body some water whenever necessary.

2.       Vegetables and fruits are your best anti-aging fruits. These foods have antioxidants that will prevent stroke, heart disease and others. It will be best to have 8-10 servings of fruits and vegetables on your daily menu. You can also do some research about the fruits that will give you a fresh look and a healthy body.

3.       Lower your blood cholesterol. Cholesterol weakens your body in and out and the best way to fight it is through soluble fiber. Hence, add about 3 servings of whole grain on your daily menu. You can also include barley and oats. These are great addition to your menu, as they will help you shed off those extra pounds that you’ve earned.

4.       Add protein to your anti-aging diet. Just like the regular weight loss methods, you also need some protein to keep your body strong. There are excellent sources of protein that you can include on your diet. Some of them are deep-sea fish and nuts. Those that have omega-3 fatty acids are the best as they can help prevent heart attack. Add 2 servings of these on your every day menu.

5.       Have you been using olive oil for cooking? If not, say goodbye to your current cooking oil and buy yourself some olive oil. This can unclog the arteries in your body and lower your cholesterol. Thus, it will surely help keep your body young.

Who says that anti-aging is just about beauty products? Remember that these cosmetic products can only make your outside look younger but does nothing to keep your inner body healthy. With the anti-aging diet, you can enjoy every moment with your man feeling and looking young inside out.

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Mar

19

Posted on : March 19, 2008

Many men like you fret about the idea of having prostate cancer. With a surge on the cases of this disease, a growing awareness on preventing this condition is vital. It saves lives. You can do many things to be free from the risk of having this disease. Lifestyle modification such as eating the “right” foods is very necessary.

What is prostate cancer?

This is a type of cancer that affects an organ of the male reproductive system, the prostate. This may metastasize or spread rapidly to surrounding structures or organs. Metastasis or the spread of cancer cells usually happens if there is malignancy. This may happen very fast that it may lead to fatal complications

Your shield against prostate cancer is a diet rich in antioxidants. Today, many men like you suffer such condition which may lead to death. The mortality rate in malignant cancers is very high. Smoking is linked to having cancers. Stop puffing your cigarette sticks and live a healthier lifestyle.

Antioxidants that Fight Prostate Cancer

  • Lycopene from Your Pasta Sauce

Lycopene is a substance that is abundant in tomatoes. This famous nutrient found in your spaghetti sauce fights free radicals that cause cancer. According to studies lycopene becomes more absorbable in your body when it is processed or cooked. This is good news for you since you can enjoy anticancer properties in a can of tomato sauce or a bottle of ketchup.

  • Quercetin from Onions

This flavonoid found in onions and apples tend to “scavenge” cancer-causing free radicals. This culprit to prostate cancer may also cause your skin to age prematurely. Cooking your favorite dishes with onions and finishing a slice of apple pie for dessert may help you prevent cancer of the prostate. Quercetin is also found in green tea, red wine and grapefruit.

  • Vitamin E as an Antioxidant

You may know much about this vitamin. It is good for skin care and preventing signs of aging. However, this nutrient found in foods such as spinach, peppers, sweet potatoes, nuts and cereals is proven to prevent certain cancers. This may help you in preventing cancer of the prostate.

  • The Potent Antioxidant, Polyphenol

This metabolite that is a potent antioxidant may prevent the development of cancer cells in the prostate. Also, this may also help in preventing its spread to other organs. Onions and apples are rich sources of this substance. This is also abundant in fruits such as berries, red wine and green tea.

  • Fruits and Vegetables are Rich in Antioxidants

Eating healthy foods, specifically fruits and vegetables will reduce your risks to having prostate cancer. This proves that diet is vital in preventing cancers. These foods are rich in dietary fiber as well. When you add more roughage (fiber) in your diet, you are also eliminating free radicals in your system. Educating yourself about the foods that help fight cancers will help you live your life away from the threats of diseases such as this. Share this information about antioxidants from food to your male friends.

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