It’s a never-ending fight against time and the elements. Those pesky lines we call ‘wrinkles’ also known as rhytides or folds in our skin are what women and men alike have been trying to get rid of for eons with all kinds of tonics, creams and of late, even laser therapy and more.
Cleansing our face is the first thing we do in the morning. Some just slap on some water, use a little moisturizer and call it a day. Some go to the other extreme and scrub away with whatever intense cleanser they can get their hands on, thinking they have properly cleansed and have a clean face. Then there are some of us who use a cleanser occasionally.
Our skin is the longest and largest organ, stretching from our heads to our toes, covering our bodies. Nearly one-third of our blood circulation goes to the skin. Yet believe it or not, our skin is one of the most toxic part of our body and it is responsible for eliminating most of the toxins coming from inside our bodies.
Your choice of foods and lifestyle can affect your digestion. Exercising, adding fiber to your diet, and drinking plenty of water all contribute to healthy digestion. Finding the key to healthy digestion is a process of eliminating to determine what works and what does not work. Relationships, chemicals, sleep patterns, adrenal burnout, medications, anxiety, parasites, hormones, emotional disposition, and stress can also affect your digestion.
Ginger is one of the oldest cooking and medicinal herbs. Also known as ‘Zingiber officinale’, it has a spicy flavor and many health benefits. Most people use it at home as a remedy for stomach pain, nausea, and other minor ailments. Dried or fresh ginger is good for cooking. It adds beneficial supplements to your diet.
Serotonin is a chemical that experts believe acts as a chemical messenger that stabilizes your mood. Not only does the level of serotonin affect your behavior and mood, but it also promotes healthy sleeping patterns. According to experts, it enhances good feelings. Many natural food sources can provide serotonin. The amino acid is known as tryptophan, for example, can help to boost your serotonin levels.
Magnesium offers many benefits from better sleep and stronger bones to heart health and pain relief. This is why many people consider magnesium to be a miracle mineral. Before taking any type of magnesium supplement, you need to determine whether you are taking the right one. You also need to know certain things before taking magnesium, such as the form that will guarantee maximum absorption.
People have been using this popular home remedy for centuries in medicine and cooking. Some believe it can offer relief to various health problems. According to research, apple cider vinegar has many health benefits, such as antioxidant and antimicrobial effects. Also, some studies suggest that it may help reduce cholesterol, lose weight, improve symptoms of diabetes, and lower blood pressure.
The gastrointestinal tract, also known as the gut has a direct connection to your brain. This means that its well-being affects many functions of your body. The gut runs from the mouth to the anus, and since both ends are open, it hosts trillions of dynamic and complex bacteria, fungi, and viruses called microbiota.
From important life lessons to valuable guidance, moms are there for it all. From the moment they give birth and for the rest of their lives, their children become their first and most important priority. Let us reflect on this; our childhoods and the impact our mothers have had on our lives as we prepare to show our appreciation for moms on Mother’s day 2020 which will be ever so different from what we are used to. On this day, we honor our moms, grandmas, aunts, and any other amazing women who have had a huge impact on our lives or are a mother figure to us.