How To Treat Bunions
March 29, 2013 – 12:00 am | No Comment
A bunion is a deformity that is mainly made up of a lateral deviation of the great toe which enlarges due to a tissue or a bone. It is a serious foot problem. These are formed within the foot and not on the surface of the foot. An arthritic condition and  a result of bone degeneration it is found as  a lump on the outside portion of the big toe. Bunions are seen near the joint of the toe and sometimes  [...]

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Food to Eat for Having Healthy Hair
November 4, 2011 – 9:59 pm | No Comment
Food to Eat for Having Healthy Hair
If you want to have healthy hair, you must ensure that you are having enough vitamins, minerals and proteins in your diet. Below we have discussed about 5 must have foods for having healthy growing hair. Salmon: We all know that salmon is a rich source of protein. Besides that, salmon also contains vitamin iron, B12 and omega-3 fatty acids in high quantity. Protein gives pout hair the thickness and glow and omega-3 fatty acids are extremely essential for having healthy scalp. Deficiency of omega-3 fatty acids can lead to severe dryness of the scalp making our hair look dull. If you are a vegetarian and cannot have salmon, you can have 2 tablespoon ground flaxseed instead. Green vegetables: Green vegetables like broccoli, Swiss chard and spinach are rich sources of vitamin A and vitamin C. Our body needs these vitamins for producing sebum. Sebum is an oily substance produced by the hair follicles; it acts as the natural conditioner for our hair. These green vegetables also act as food  [...]


Healthy Foods for the Growing Children
August 18, 2011 – 12:10 am | No Comment
Healthy Foods for the Growing Children
As mother of growing children, you must make sure that you are offering them the right kinds of foods. The food types that are beneficial for growing children are: Whole grains: The whole grain foods contain high quantity of fibers. Certain whole grain food items are also rich in essential nutrients like vitamin B complex, iron etc. These foods will supply your child the energy they need for accomplishing their daily activities. Whole wheat foods can be included in all main meals of a child. Examples of whole grain foods include: crackers, whole wheat breads, whole grain cereals etc. Fresh vegetables and fruits: Fresh vegetables and fruits like baby carrots, apples etc will help you in adding extra fibers to the diet of your child. These food items also act as a source of carbohydrate for the growing children like the whole grain foods. Fresh vegetables and fruits, especially the colorful ones also contain all the essential minerals and vitamins. You can offer fruit salads and salads prepared  [...]


Diet for Menstrual Pain and Cramps
July 25, 2011 – 3:14 am | No Comment
Diet for Menstrual Pain and Cramps
Majority of the women experience dull aches, cramping or throbbing pain during menstruation. In spite of the fact that these symptoms associated with menstruation rarely indicate occurrence of any serious health problem, in some cases such signs might occur due to conditions like endometriosis (disorder occurring in the lining of the uterus), fibroids (noncancerous tumors). So, if you find that the menstrual discomforts are getting serious, you must get yourself by a doctor for eradicating possibilities of the above mentioned health disorders. In case of menstrual discomforts of normal intensity, taking pain relieving drugs, undergoing certain relaxation techniques, performing exercises and meditation and following a proper diet plan can help women in managing their menstrual symptoms. In this article, we have discussed about the suitable diet for women experiencing menstrual pain and cramps. Dairy products like cheese, yogurt and of course milk are rich in healthy proteins, vitamin D and  [...]


Weight Loss Diet: Foods That Burn Fat
July 1, 2011 – 12:05 am | No Comment
Following an exercise regimen that includes resistance training and cardio workouts will definitely help you in losing weight; but, if your do that whole following the right weight loss diet plan, you will be able to burn more fats every day. Below we have discussed about the food items that have fat burning properties. Egg whites: Egg whites contain high levels of protein. Whites of every egg contain over 6g of protein. The body will break up this protein more easily than fats. While exercising to burn fat, you must have omelet made from 2 egg whites as breakfast. Having 2 egg whites will make you consume much lesser calorie than a whole egg. Beans: According to the nutritionists, the more beans you will be eating, the more will be the amount of fat you are burning. Bean contains high percentage of fiber and protein. It is a healthy replacement for meats, which although contain a lot of protein also brings in high amount of fats. Bean types that must be a part of fat loss diet plans include:  [...]


Food Pyramid Adieu! Here’s What the Dinner Plate Holds For You
June 3, 2011 – 12:05 am | No Comment
Food Pyramid Adieu! Here’s What the Dinner Plate Holds For You
Subsequent to almost twenty years, it is now time to bid farewell to the food pyramid. The USDA (United States Dept. of Agriculture) made public a novel emblem – a plate – which substitutes the largely identified (& oftentimes condemned) earlier sign which has been recommending consumers in the U.S. on what’s to be eaten since the early part of the nineties. Just recently, the First Lady alongside U.S. Surgeon General R. Benjamin & Agricultural Sec. T. Vilsack disclosed the novel image – MyPlate – a platter segregated into 4 parts for representing the fundamental food groups – fruit, grain, veggie & protein forms. Close to the platter is a cup which stands for the milk-based set. The First Lady pointed out that we are constantly blasted with a whole lot of nutritional messages which is difficult in sorting out. In regards to eating, nothing says it more uncomplicated than a platter? This is a swift, basic aide memoire for people to be more heedful about the foods  [...]


Cabbage Soup Diet – Shed Ten Pounds in A Week!
June 1, 2011 – 12:05 am | No Comment
Cabbage Soup Diet – Shed Ten Pounds in A Week!
For all those having a special event to attend or one just needs losing pounds quick then the cabbage soup diet might just do the trick. Though unsuitable for lasting weight loss, the Cabbage soup diet is a less-fat, fiber-laden dietetic intake which would assist you in getting into right form sooner prior to embarking on a more rational last consumption plan. One would be shedding pounds quick & for seven days one could consume as much as one wanted foods which are mentioned in the plan. Seven Day Plan in the Cabbage Soup Diet The diet is intended for merely a week at an instant & mustn’t be adhered to for longer than this time & a minimum of a fortnight in-between. Day 1 Fruits – Eating as much as fruits as possible, apart from banana. Eating solely soup & fruits during the initial day & for beverages – non-sugared tea, juiced cranberries & water is advisable. Day 2 Veggies – Eating till the time one senses fullness – with emphasis on fresh, uncooked  [...]


Baby Food Diet – Get The Skinny About The Hottest Diet Fad
May 13, 2011 – 12:05 am | No Comment
Baby Food Diet – Get The Skinny About The Hottest Diet Fad
Waah, waah! Now, is this an infant crying? No, it is the miserable wailing emanating from the tummy of a hunger-struck female following the so-dubbed, baby food diet. The list of celeb followers is certainly pride-worthy – Jennifer Aniston, Lady Gaga, Reese Witherspoon, Gwyneth Paltrow have allegedly been on the diet created by coach-to-the-celebs, Tracy Anderson which is still to be developed into an official diet program. The diet is that basic & uncomplicated that even babies could be doing it, though is it working? Essence of the baby food diet is eating fourteen serves (one serve being equivalent to four ounces jar) of infant food post-pureeing & a balanced adult meal once every day. Tracy explains that the diet is a form of cleanse though one where one is allowed eating which she asserts can detox your body whilst averting the regular re-piling on of the pounds post-cleanse. Since every infant food jar would be containing around eighty calories hence it would be totalling  [...]


Dukan Diet – Celeb-Vouched Hottest Fad
April 20, 2011 – 12:05 am | No Comment
Dukan Diet – Celeb-Vouched Hottest Fad
The Dukan diet that has been immensely popular in Europe with cited celeb followers like Kate Middleton & her mom, who are believed to follow it for slimming down in time for the regal wedding & J-Lo who’s been reported to follow the diet for shedding her pregnancy weight gain. Mostly depicted as the French Atkins Diet, Dukan Diet lays emphasis on meals which are protein-rich, less-carbohydrate & less in fats. The diet plan is created to foil hunger & one could opt from a hundred diverse food varieties & no control on the amount that could be eaten & no calories to be kept track of. The principal attractor is its prompt weight reduction guarantee wherein one could shed nearly 7 to ten lbs. in the initial 5 days & be keeping them off. Dukan Diet – 4-Stage Manner of Working From the 4 phases, the initial duo phases assure an express trimming while the final duo are focusing on maintenance so that one does not pile on the pounds yet again. Phase One – Attack  [...]