Personal Care Home Remedies

Anti Aging, Health, Natural Healing
10 personal care home remedies to improve skin and hair using ingredients. Most of us will go to a lot of trouble to keep to a strict beauty regimen so that our skin, hair, and nails look gorgeous all the time. People across the world spend millions to reach their beauty goals and to try and prevent themselves from going under the knife eventually. The beauty industry is a multi-billion-dollar business, and most of the products are not your typical home ingredients, but commercial products, packed with chemical ingredients; some of which can often cause allergies and damage to your hair and skin. Look at some hectic sounding chemical names found in beauty ingredients: You definitely don't want these in your list of personal care home remedies. o Methyl, Butyl,…
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Types Of Stretching

Anti Aging, Fitness, Yoga
There are several different types of stretching that you can consider. There is a brief description of each below along with general information about how long you should stretch. Ballistic Stretching If you’ve ever seen anyone bouncing while stretching, this is ballistic stretching. The idea is that it uses the momentum of your movement to push a joint beyond its normal range of motion. This is one of the types of stretching that you should avoid at all costs as it can often cause your muscles to get tighter or cause injury. Active Stretching Often used in yoga, this involves bringing your limb into position without any help from props or other limbs and allowing only the muscles in that limb to hold the stretch. This can be extremely difficult…
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Stretching For Seniors

Anti Aging, Fitness
The primary goal of stretching for seniors is to prevent muscles and joints from becoming stiff from disuse. By regularly stretching your muscles and flexing your joints, you can help prevent many of the age-related conditions that affect the joints, muscles, and bones of an aging body. In this part of the guide, we’re going to go over the major muscle groups and joints that are most important to keep limber. The 11 Major Muscle Groups There are 11 major muscle groups that you want to make sure you’re using regularly and keeping stretched out. If you are also doing strength training exercises, these are the same muscle groups that you will be working out with that. Forearms – Your lower arm has several muscles that are particularly important for…
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Major Benefits Of Yoga

Anti Aging, Pain relief, Yoga
The benefits of Yoga are many which is one of the main reasons why it has been around in some form or another for 10,000 years and it is practiced by many people from all parts of the world. Yoga has gained popularity among many people due to its health benefits to people of all ages, children and adults alike. Doctors, therapists and ordinary people who have had an experience of yoga have witnessed that yoga is good for physical, emotional and psychological health. Generally, yoga uses both physical and meditative practices to bring about inner harmony within you. According to yoga experts, yoga physical and emotional practices work at the deepest levels in people’s body and can heal many different ailments. There are numerous health benefits of yoga. Other…
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Health Benefits Of Positive Thinking

Anti Aging, Health, Personal development, Stress Management
Positive people often lead healthy lives – they don’t dwell on the negatives. Instead, they look beyond the negativity and focus on the positive side of things. If they don’t see the light right away, then don’t lose hope – they know it’s just right around the corner. Their optimism is contagious, and they simply don’t know how to give up. If you’ve spent a significant amount of time with people who think positively all the time, then you know they live a different lifestyle from negative-thinking individuals. For instance, positive thinkers would be less likely to engage in self-destructive behavior. They have the discipline to keep themselves from harming their bodies because if they do that, they won’t succeed in their dreams. Positive people are always looking forward to…
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Foods That Boost Immunity

Anti Aging, Diet, Natural Healing, Nutrition
□     Citrus Fruits Vitamin C Grapefruit Oranges Tangerines Lemons Limes Clementines □     Red Bell Peppers Vitamin C Beta carotene □     Broccoli Numerous antioxidants: Vitamins A, C, and E □     Yogurt Probiotics and live cultures Vitamin D helps regulate the immune system and boosts the body’s natural defenses against diseases □     Elderberry Antioxidants Anti-inflammatory properties □     Avocados Vitamin E, a powerful antioxidant for immune system function □     Acai Berry Anthocyanins □     Barley and Oats Beta-glucan, a type of fiber with antimicrobial and antioxidant capabilities more potent than Echinacea □     Black Tea L-theanine aids in the production of germ fighting compounds in t-cells □     Green Tea Flavonoids, a type of antioxidant Epigallocatechin gallate antioxidant L-theanine aids in the production of germ fighting compounds in t-cells □     Watermelon Antioxidant called glutathione antioxidant that…
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Protein And The Anti-Aging Diet

Anti Aging, Diet, Nutrition
The Power Of Protein For The Aging Diet Many considerations must be taken as you age. From ensuring you are exercising correctly to ensuring you are eating right and also getting all the age-related medical screenings. This is because as you age, your body composition changes. Unfortunately, many people don’t understand the important role protein plays in maintaining their health as they age. Body Composition And Protein One of the most noteworthy body composition changes that occur as we age is the reduction in our total body protein. This decrease of body protein is the cause of reduced skeletal muscle, as well as organ tissue, blood components, immune bodies and even a decrease in the total amount of potassium and water in the body. These things contribute to the loss…
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Defy Aging With Antioxidants

Anti Aging, Diet, Nutrition
Defy The Effects of Aging: Get Your Antioxidants A healthy diet is important at any age, but becomes critical, as you get older. The truth is that lifestyle diseases that stem from diet and lack of physical activity are killing us. According to the Centers For Disease Control, almost 900,000 Americans die prematurely every year from lifestyle diseases, which include heart disease, stroke, and cancer and 20% to 40% of these deaths are preventable. More often than not, it is lifestyle choices that dictate these conditions. The World Health Organization reports that lifestyle diseases account for a staggering 70% of all deaths, and that more than ever before diet and lack of physical activity is driving these numbers in both industrial regions and developing countries. Aging is an inevitable process;…
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Anti-Aging Foods Part 3

Anti Aging, Diet, Nutrition
In part 3 of Anti-Aging Foods we are going to continue the discussion about "The Importance Of Diet For Healthy Aging" Concord Grapes Concord grapes are known for their dark purple skin and seeds, which are full of polyphenols, a compound proven to boost your brain power, keeping you sharp and alert. They also bolster your arteries, reducing the risk of heart disease while increasing blood flow to the brain. Since these grapes are harvested for a few short weeks during the fall, finding them fresh is very difficult, so opt for drinking 100% pure grape juice instead to get all the benefits of these potent fruits. Mushrooms Many studies have been carried out on the healing powers of mushrooms. • They can reduce and prevent inflammation • Help fight…
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Anti-Aging Foods Part 2

Anti Aging, Diet, Nutrition
In part 2 of Anti-Aging Foods we are going to continue the discussion about "The Importance Of Diet For Healthy Aging" Blueberries are highly nutrient rich fruits that should be enjoyed every day. These delicious low calorie fruits are loaded with antioxidants to fight free radicals that can damage cells in the body and cause wrinkles. They contain compounds that help prevent inflammation and oxidative damage, both of which are linked to age-related memory and motor function issues. A study published by Tufts University reports that the blue color of blueberries results from anthocyanins, which help prevent oxidative stress, one of the key components of unhealthy aging. Anthocyanins also promote the production of dopamine in the brain helping to keep memory function healthy and boost positive mood. Blueberries have more antioxidants…
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