4 Ways to Treat Your Dandruff

Dandruff is a condition of the scalp that causes flakes of skin to appear which may be marked by itching. Human skin cells are forever renewing themselves. As skin cells in the scalp are renewed, the old (dead) ones are pushed to the surface and then out of the scalp; they are literally expelled. For people with dandruff,…

This Is How Dark Chocolate Prevents Cardiovascular Diseases

Dark chocolate is a form of confectionery made without milk solids and has more taste of chocolate. It is more prone to a dry, chalky texture and a bitter aftertaste due to deficiency of milk additives. How does dark chocolate help in fighting cardiovascular diseases? Routine body functions such as physical activity, breathing or inhalation of smoke and environmental…

4 Foods To Avoid If You’re Gluten Intolerant

Foods that contain wheat, rye, barley in any form should be completely avoided. The following is the list of such foods: Bakery products: White, brown, whole wheat, multi grain and other types of breads. Wheat in all forms including semolina, corn flour, biscuits, pasta, triticale (a combination of wheat and rye), durum, broken wheat and couscous…

3 Smoothies for Glowing Skin

In today’s times, with so much pollution and heat around, having a glowing skin has become quite a task. If you want to replace the expensive detox cleansers and facial treatments, all you need is a blend of your favorite fruits and vegetables. As we all are aware, vegetable and fruits are powerhouses of anti-oxidants…

Why To Avoid Painkillers?

Side effects of painkillers: Much to our dismay, there is another side to the analgesics which is not as good as its therapeutic benefits. Prolonged usage of paracetamol causes liver damage, while NSAIDs may cause gastrointestinal bleeding and allergic reactions. Opioids are commonly associated with sedation, drowsiness, nausea, vomiting and dryness of mouth. Physical dependence…

Herbal Remedies For Toothache

The common causes of tooth ache are infection, decay, injury, cracked tooth, filling that has become loose, abscess or loss of a tooth. Tooth ache can occur even after a tooth extraction. The good part is that tooth ache and infections can usually be relieved and healed naturally. Natural Home Remedies: Dab some clove oil…

Safest Treatment For Hair Straighting

What is hair straightening? Hair straightening is a technique that removes all the waves and curls in the hair and makes it flat and straight to give it a very smooth and sleek look. There are different ways by which we can straighten our hair. Techniques like hot irons, hot combs, styling products such as…

How To Avoid Stress Weight Gaining

In a busy world, with so much work and responsibility, stress is inevitable. The brain functions differently when under stress. According to researchers, stress is an important risk factor for weight gain. This means that the effects of stress go beyond anxiety and depression to increase in appetite and stress-induced weight gain. However, the good news…

Diabetes And Alcohol

Dietary restrictions are more the rule today, than the exception. People have become health conscious and those who have diseases take extra precautions to control them. Alcohol is known for its harmful effects, though in small doses, it can provide health benefits. The ideal amount prescribed for healthy people is: 1 Drink a day for women…

The Essential “Good” Fats – Omega 3

Before you decide to go on on a totally fat-free diet, do read this about Omega 3 fatty acids, which are essential “good” fats that provide several health benefits to the body. A diet devoid of omega 3 can lead to several health problems, such as depression and unhealthy skin. In general, omega 3 fatty…