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Best Food for Perfect Skin!

As we age, the layers of the skin start losing collagen and elastin fibres that leads to wrinkling and sagging of the skin! Unhealthy diet, smoke and pollution, sun exposure are some of the culprits that aggravate the skin related problems. UV rays damage the skin and generate free radicals that wreak further havoc by breaking down collagen.  Let’s add to your diet chart some of the foods that are a rich source of antioxidants and help maintain our skin firm and supple! Almonds - Almonds are a rich source of vitamin E. It acts like antioxidant which helps protect skin cells from the Ultra violet rays. Walnuts - Walnuts contain omega-3 essential fatty acids, which are said to improve skin elasticity. The nuts are also rich in a mineral, copper, that boosts collagen production. Tomatoes -These plump red beauties are a rich source of Lycopene, a photochemical which protects your skin from free radicals (due to UV radiations), that cause wrinkles and skin aging! Vegetables & Beans -

Natural ayurvedic home remedies for Sore Nipples - Breast Feeding Discomfort - 2

8. Almond oil Sore and cracked nipples can also be prevented by regularly applying olive oil, sweet almond oil, Comfrey ointment, or lanolin. Applying any of these substances during the second half of your pregnancy and during the starting of the nursing period will minimize the chapping and cracking.  Ensure that you do not use cologne, deodorant, or powder on your nipples or breasts. Also, avoid washing your nipples with soap since it exacerbates chapping and cracking. 9. Aloe vera The ubiquitous aloe vera gel is also soothing and soft for sore nipples. Cut open a leaf from an aloe vera plant and remove the sticky get. Gently apply it to sore and cracked nipples. 10. Personal hygiene Personal hygiene is also important to help prevent sore nipples. Change your bra every day and wear clean and soft bras only. When washing your bras, choose mild detergents in favor of harsh ones that contain chemicals which will irritate your skin, leading to sore nipples. 11. Chamomile tea Another tec


Now days chewing gums are filled with toxic chemicals, artificial unhygienic colors, flavors and unhealthy sweeteners. Even though some dentists' claims that chewing sugar-free gum can prevent and reduce plaque and cavities, but there are so many reasons to avoid this bad habit. Chewing Gum is full of toxic Chemicals, synthetic ingredients and Artificial Sweeteners. Common ingredients of Chewing gums are… •Oils made from sheep’s wool generate a substance called lanolin. •synthetic polymers and latex •aspartame- linked to cancer, neurological disorders, birth defects, diabetes and tinnitus. •neurotoxic sweeteners •high fructose corn syrup- can lead obesity, diabetes, cancer • synthetic substances. • styrene rubber • Isobutylene-isoprene co-polymer (butyl rubber) • paraffin • Artificial and 'Natural' Flavoring • (synthetic) petroleum wax, • Acesulfame Potassium • Aspartame • polyethylene, polyvinyl acetate • Calcium Pep tone, calcium Phosphate • plasticizing materials (soften


What is Muscular Dystrophy?  Muscular Dystrophy (MD) is severe weakness where the muscles are not capable to function properly. It is a health crisis which involves progressive degeneration of the muscular tissue. Muscular dystrophy (MD) is a group of genetic neuromuscular disorders that weakens the body muscles.  Muscular dystrophy (MD) can cause major physical problems as they lead to a weakening of the muscles in the body. There are some treatments to slow the progression, but there are currently no cures.  Muscular dystrophy can come into view in infancy up to teen age or middle age or later, and its types and severity are determined in the part by the time/age at which it arise.   Several types of muscular dystrophy (MD) affects only male; some people with MD enjoy a normal life period with kind symptoms that develops very slowly; others experience fast and severe muscle loss or weakness. Nine main type of Muscular Dystrophy 1. Myotonic 2. Duchenne 3. Becker 4. Limb-girdle 5. F