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Posted 10/23/17 at 4:11 AM | Smith Willas

Foods That Nurture & Strengthen You from Inside Out

It’s not surprising to know that there are certain foods found in the lap of nature, which are extremely potent in nutrients. Superfoods as we may call them, pave a solid foundation of health. These very foods hold a great potential and quality that they could be given a special status.

The way processed foods, junk foods, and lifestyle habits are taking their toll on a significant part of the population; it is far better to recognize the nutritious foods and experience their health benefits.

Well, you surely would like to be benefited by their effective nutrition value, which no other medicinal supplement can achieve whatsoever. To begin with, the maximum calories that you derive come from proteins, carbohydrates, and fats, which are generally called as macronutrients. On the other hand, Vitamins and minerals provide fewer calories but are essential in normal growth and functioning of your body, hence are called micronutrients.

Foods That Strengthen Heart

Heart is a very important organ of the body and is equally susceptible to strokes due to increasing levels of stress and other lifestyle habits like eating, drinking, and smoking. You have to doubly ensure that your heart remains fit and fine. Eating fish that is high in Omega-3 fatty acids such as salmons, herring and trout will be healthy for your heart. Nuts like walnuts, almonds, fresh fruits and vegetables will also keep your heart in good shape. In addition to that, black seed oil has amazing heart benefits because it contains rich and unsaturated Omega 6 & 9 fatty acids. FULL POST

Posted 10/15/17 at 8:49 AM | crystal jerke

5 Popular Crash Diets That Really Works

Crash diets are very popular these days for fast weight loss.

They promise dieters quick weight loss and more - without any scientific evidence.

Not only that, their long-term effects of nutritionally unbalanced diets often harm their overall health.

Take the 3-day military diet, for example. It’s currently one of the most searched weight loss diet trends on Google.

The diet claims to help dieters lose weight very quickly - 10 pounds or 4.5 kg in 1 week - with no scientific evidence to show for.

Amongst many failing diets, there are very few “fad or crash” diets that are actually known for producing promising results and based on scientific evidence.

Moreover, these weight loss diets are based on a healthy eating principle which supports the long-term health and dieting success.

Here are 5 “popular” crash diets that are actually legit.

1. The 5:2 Diet

The 5:2 diet, which also goes by the name, the Fast Diet, is a diet that uses the advanced techniques of scheduled, purposeful fasting.

If you've heard of intermittent fasting, this diet basically borrows that idea. You may also think of this as a scheduled fasting. FULL POST

Posted 10/12/17 at 7:49 AM | Sylvie Simms

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Posted 10/12/17 at 6:00 AM | Sylvie Simms

15 Fascinating Facts About Smiling | At Labbe Family Orthodontics in Annapolis, we have created this infographic on 15 fascinating facts about smiling. Have you ever thought how smiling is a direct impact on your moods?

Posted 10/5/17 at 6:59 AM | Sylvie Simms

7 Instances Where You Need a Birth Certificate | You never know how important a birth certificate is until you need one, so stay prepared and check out these 7 instances where a birth certificate is helpful to have.

Posted 9/29/17 at 11:24 AM | Brian Wallace

What Is 20/20 Vision?

Protecting your vision is important, even when there's not a solar eclipse coming up. You only get one set of eyes and it's up to you to make them last. If you're not wearing UV protective sunglasses every day, wearing protective eyewear when you do things like mow the lawn, and eating the right amount of nutritents, you could be signing yourself up for early vision loss. Learn more about preventing vision loss from this infographic!

Posted 9/29/17 at 10:28 AM | George Smith

Why Cosmetic Surgery is Popular Amongst Today's Generations

cosmetic surgery popularity

Cosmetic surgery and cosmetic work, in general, is becoming more acceptable in these modern times. This is one reason many of today's youth are gravitating towards this type of self-beautification, though there are others. The following are some additional factors influencing today's generation to get these kinds of procedures.

Social Media Push
One big reason today's generation is flocking to cosmetic surgery is that of social media. People on these platforms are seeing how plastic surgery helps people and also feel pressured to beautify themselves to fit into this social media sharing culture. More and more people want others to see them as they see themselves.

Celebrity Culture
Another reason many people are getting some work done deals with the beautiful movie stars and other celebrities in the entertainment business. People look at television and online entertainment frequently. This entertainment highlights certain looks, features, and other parts of a person. Some long to look like celebrities they admire and wish they had coveted features. Now that change is more accessible, many decide to go to a cosmetic surgeon to get the look or feature of their dreams. FULL POST

Posted 9/29/17 at 1:22 AM | Sophia Wright

3 Self-Improvement Tips to Achieve a New You in 6 Months

It takes time and dedication to reach life-changing goals. Or at least this is what we are told. While staying dedicated to achieving your goals goes without saying, time is subjective and it relies on the approach you take to living your ideal life. The common self-improvement goals shared by most people are these: to look good, and feel good. There are a lot of approaches out there that can give people these results in a year’s time. However, by doing some research and finding alternative methods to achieving these goals, you can cut that time in half and get noticeable results (and even hit your goal completely) in as little as six months.

1. Body Contouring Gives that Sculpted Look We All Want

If you came off rapid weight loss and have saggy skin, or you want a sculpted look without undergoing plastic surgery or spending years in the gym, body contouring is a safe, effective alternative. Popular today and predicted to dominate 2018 is non-surgical body contouring with UltraShape Power or VelaShape III; procedures dominating skin care and med spas in New York City and other fashionable large cities. UltraShape Power is the only FDA-approved non-surgical body contouring treatment. It uses ultrasound technology to destroy fat without damaging tissue, nerves and blood vessels. VelaShape III is another body contouring option for patients who prefer RF and IR energies that hone in on deep tissue designed to sculpt slim profiles. Many people start with UltraShape Power to destroy fat and then follow up with VelaShape III treatments on the neck, face, and arms to sharpen the sculpted look. Individual results vary, though most report noticeable differences they love in as little as six months. FULL POST

Posted 9/28/17 at 1:53 PM | crystal jerke

Expert diet plan tips for faster weight loss

Talk about wishlists and fast weight loss usually tops the chart for many. It’s healthy to cut down on your excess pounds to stay fit from within. However, speedy weight loss is not exactly about crash diets or dramatically reduce your regular meal intake per day. Fitness & health experts are strongly against such drastic measures as they lead to malnourishment, low immunity and a sick you. The maxim of quick weight loss is healthy eating based on adequate intake of calories and nutrients.
The post below offers expert diet plan tips for faster weight loss. Here you go to ways to lose belly fat -

Know about the required calorie intake per day

Women should consume 2,000 calories every day while men require around 2,500 calories to stay functional and active. This is an average estimate and the calorie requirements might vary slightly as per the lifestyle and age of an individual. For example, the calorie intake of an athlete will be more than a corporate executive. It’s best to discuss with your dietician or physician or gym instructor about your specific calorie requirement based on your particular conditions. FULL POST

Posted 9/27/17 at 12:19 AM | Lara Sen

What’s the Perfect Facial for Your Skin Type?

There are different types of facial treatments offered by skin professionals from recognized beauty schools in Toronto. Did you know there could be a facial designed specifically for your unique type of skin?
A facial is a beauty treatment for your face which involves steaming, massaging, exfoliating and scrubbing with a set of creams, scrubs and lotions. The procedure usually ends with the application of a relaxing facial mask that helps to create the perfect glow. This pampering experience is a preferred form of skin treatment that women usually enjoy once a month.

If you’re looking to rejuvenate your skin, then the first step is to understand the characteristics of your unique skin type. There have been instances where women after pampering themselves with a facial treatment have undergone dark patches or roughness in the skin due to their lack of knowledge about their skin type. To avoid such circumstances, understand your skin characteristics, discuss with your skin specialist and then dive into a facial treatment.

Below you will find descriptions of the different kinds of facials for diverse skin types.


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