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Home Remedies For Smooth & Soft Skin At All Times

Be it men or women, none of us enjoy having a rough or tired-looking skin. We might be struggling with wrinkles, fine lines and large pores on the skin, which tend to make our face look old and sagged. Although there are numerous skin care products available in the market, none of them remain effective to give you a smooth and soft skin. Even the most expensive product fails to give you results which you dreamt of. Well, if soft and smooth skin is your dream, consider following these home remedies and tips. 1. Tomatoes Tomatoes are natural skin toners that help get rid of the dead cells from the skin and also treat blemishes and acne. In order to achieve smooth and soft skin, take some tomato puree and apply this paste on your face. Leave it on for 5-10 minutes and then wash it off with lukewarm water. 2. Honey Honey is another natural ingredient which helps to give you a baby- soft skin. Due to active enzymes found in honey, it helps to give you a glowing complexion. Take raw honey a…

Home Remedies to Deworm Yourself

Intestinal worm is a common problem in growing children, particularly from developing countries. There are many causes to this parasitical infection which mainly arises due to unhygienic conditions. One of the most common modes of infection is consuming under cooked meat. In many places, particularly roadside stalls, meat dishes are not always prepared with utmost care. As such the infectious worms growing in the meat get transferred to your body, where it adheres itself to the intestinal walls, acting like a parasite where it draws nutrition from the host's body to grow while causing harm to the host. Children also get this infection while playing in muddy fields inhabited by these worms. Therefore, parents commonly make their children de worm almost every year.
While there are medicines to help one deworm, the awareness about it is more important to reach to a larger group of people. It is important to take preventive measures by maintaining a good hygiene, cooking meat well bef…

How Diet affects the Hair( by Philip Nicosia)

Theres more to healthy hair than putting products on your head; you also have to watch what you put in your mouth. You need a nutritious diet so that your body can create healthy cells and tissue exactly the stuff that hair is made of. Poor nutrition, erratic meals, even crash diets can all lead to thinning, dullness, and dryness. First of all, you need to have the right amounts of proteins. Proteins build cells, and they also contain amino acids that are particularly crucial to hair growth. These include cystine, cysteine, methionine, arginine and lysine. These can be found in meats, fish, poultry dairy and eggs. If you are vegetarian, you can also get it from soy, nuts, grains and seeds (although you may need a protein supplement). Dieticians believe that at least 15% of your calories must come from food that is rich in protein.
Many of today low-carb diets may lead to steady weight loss, but it may come at the price of the health of your hair. Carbs help in the growth of body tissu…


Knee pain affects most of the people during some point in their lives. It occurs due to certain activities that we do not perform on an everyday basis. Here we have listed home remedies for knee pain that you must surely make use of. Suddenly engaging in sports and other activities can cause pain in the knee due to muscle strain. Sometimes, knee pain can reach an unbearable level and it can limit a person from performing daily activities. Persistent knee pain might also be an indicator of a knee ligament injury. These are common injuries that occur while being active in sports. The ligaments that connect the thigh bone to the lower leg bone might get sprained or tear, and this may result in severe knee pain. Few of the factors that must be considered when it comes to knee pain are how the flexibility and functioning of the knees are affected and the general mobility. If you consult a doctor, then this will be identified with the help of x-rays and physical evaluation. However, mild an…

What You Eat Makes All The Difference in Inflammation

The food we eat is a critical piece of the puzzle when it comes to controlling inflammation. The average American diet consists of high fat, high sugar, loads of red meat and a frightening amount of processed foods. These are all likely to increase inflammation, not to mention contributing to obesity, yet another high-inflammatory culprit. By switching to an Anti-Inflammatory Diet plan made up of healthy, whole foods, you can actually decrease inflammation and in turn ease the pain and discomfort associated with it.

The first step is to avoid processed foods, foods high in sugar and junk food whenever possible. Instead choose fresh, whole foods including anti-inflammatory varieties like lean proteins, fruits and vegetables. But choose carefully, in fact even some vegetables and pre-packaged  foods can work against you. Use this quick list of the best and worst foods in controlling inflammation:

Anti-inflammatory foods
Atlantic Salmon- (wild)
Fresh whole fruits, vegetables
Bright multi-colo…