How is your energy storage managed? Balancing your energy needs is one thing, but how is it managed? A key piece of information your hypothalamus needs to know is how much energy you have stored in your fat cells. Is the amount of energy you have stored okay? How much fuel do you have in […] Read more
Why do you need to know about it? Because how your body processes food, and how your body reacts to the food you eat is the key to everything. Okay, but how does it work? What does your body do with what you eat? What effect does what you eat have on you? And crucially, […] Read more
All these things have consequences. Weight gain, yes – and a strong possibility you will be plagued by the diseases that result from being overweight or obese, such as type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, heart attack, stroke, dementia and cancer. And to add to your cheer, you age more quickly and you die before […] Read more
Eating healthy or making changes to your diet doesn’t have to be extreme. Substituting ingredients with natural options goes a long way, says sports nutritionist Harvie De Baron. “Taking away what’s processed and unnatural in food means prep requires more effort, but realizing you can do away with unhealthy ingredients is worth it in the […] Read more
Use the following checklist of foods and hair dietary habits to assess how nourishing your daily hair diet is for your skin, hair, and nails. Basics Two to three servings of protein foods, such as fish, poultry, lean meat, dried beans, and dried peas. One tablespoon of polyunsaturated oil, such as safflower, sunflower, corn, or […] Read more
Water retention contributes to the appearance of cellulite, but don’t choose commercial diuretics as they can leach potassium from the body, contributing to osteoporosis. Natural diuretics are dandelion, nettle, astragalus, juniper, parsley and vitamin B6, but the best method is to radically reduce your intake of salt and increase your intake of water.
Nine out of ten women suffer from corns, calluses or bunions at some point in their life, and nine out of ten wear shoes that are too small. To prevent problems with your feet, ensure your shoes are the correct size and never wear the same ones two days in a row. Shoes that are […] Read more
Make your bathtime work for you by adding 450 kg (1 lb) of Epsom bath salts to the water. Epsom salts are made from the mineral magnesium sulfate, which draws toxins from the body, sedates the nervous system and relaxes tired muscles.
Although firming creams can help lumpy orange-peel skin to look firmer, they cannot penetrate deep into the dermal layers to change the skin’s structure. For best results, ensure that you eat healthily and take adequate exercise.