10-steps-towards-a-healthy-skin

We all have drool over the perfect bodies and dazzling skin we see among the celebrities. While a lot of that dazzle has to do with make-up and photography skills, it’ s every woman’s dream to have a clear, fresh, young and smooth skin. Interestingly, the fact is that this is not an impossible dream and with little bit of perseverance and self-discipline, is quite achievable naturally without spending piles of dollars. Here are a few quick tips…

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tips-on-living-with-diabetes

Diabetes is a common problem that affects a large number of people and is a complex disorder that has a direct impact on all organs of the human body. Depending on its severity and its management, it is often life threatening or responsible for many co-morbidities such as blindness, sores and infections and even gangrenes that may even lead to limb amputations. Nonetheless, it is extremely important for diabetics to closely monitor their health and lifestyle choices, in order to live a normal healthy life…

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zumba-the-party-workout

Zumba is a fitness program that has gained tremendous amount of popularity particularly in the last decade among people of all ages. It includes elements of dance and aerobics and is designed around Latin music while the workout or exercise movements are based on salsa, samba, hip-hop etc, even Bollywood and belly dancing…

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urinary-tract-infections-in-adults-and-children

A urinary tract infection, which is commonly known as UTI, is a bacterial infection that occurs in most individuals at least once during their lifetime. It is more common in adult females than in males and occurs when bacteria travel to the urinary bladder through the urethra. Urine by itself does not contain bacteria, however there are present in great numbers in the rectal area and in the bowel movements…

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the-simple-math-behind-a-healthy-body

“Energy in” being what you eat during a day, and “Energy out” constitutes of the calories you burn in all sorts of creative ways. Walking to your car might be the most strenuous physical activity for most of us, or you might be gloating if you are aware of the fact that digesting the food actually consumes a few calories as well…

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the-obesity-epidemic-sugar-is-not-sugar-anymore

It’s human nature to pass on the blame and justify your actions even if it is something as simple as “overeating because it tastes so good”. Some people blame their genetics and some blame the environment along with all the tempting food products that are readily available today…

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reading-the-labels-right

In the early 1990s, FDA in the United States implemented food labels and started regulating what goes on the label as a part of mandatory food packaging. Two decades later, most people have noticed the change and have actually started reading what’s on there but are we really reading it right…

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smo-killing-smoking-the-slow-killing

It’s not a secret that smoking is injurious to health. You look around, and it’s written all over; even on a cigarette carton itself. Also, most of us know that second hand smoke is not good either. And yet, cigarettes smoking causes 1 in every 5 deaths in the United States and exposure to second hand-smoke causes over 50,000 deaths each year among adults…

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laser-hair-removal

Laser hair removal is becoming a popular choice for getting rid of those unwanted body hair. In this procedure, an intense beam of pulsating light is used targeting the hair follicles. This laser light damages the follicle, thus inhibiting further hair growth.FDA classifies this, as an approved method for reducing hair growth upto 90% while it still does not guarantee complete inhibition of hair re-growth. Often, repeated treatments are required to get ideal results and different people respond differently to this treatment. The results vary considerable among people, but in general, this method is considered to be most useful for people with lighter skin and darker hair since the laser light targets the pigment melanin of the hair.Common treatment areas include facial hair like chin and upper lips, bikini line, arms, legs, stomach, back etc. it can typically be used to target any part of the body…

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