Carbohydrates are an important part of the diet and when we say carbohydrates we do not mean cakes and cookies, but we mean nutritious carbohydrates. Our body uses carbohydrates as the main fuel source. Sugars and starch are broken down into simple sugars during digestion. They are then absorbed into the bloodstream, where they are known as blood sugar (glucose). From there, glucose enters the cells of our body with the help of insulin. Part of this glucose is used by the body for energy, fueling all of our activities, whether it’s for gymnastics or just for breathing. The extra glucose is stored in the liver, muscle and other cells for later use or it gets transformed into [...]
Super foods are a trend the last 5 years or more, and there are a lot of reasons for that. They’re healthy and tasty. You can use them in almost every diet and they have a lot of long term benefits. In this article we’re going to discuss about some of the top 13 most popular superfoods, what is their nutritional value and why are they gaining an ever greater place in our diet.Top 13 most popular superfoods
Some of the therapeutic properties of turmeric: It is known for its anti-cancer activity, when combined with cauliflower it prevents prostate cancer, it can prevent the occurrence of metastases in many forms of cancer, it lowers blood sugar [...]
Our hair is a crucial part of our appearance. However, the styling methods we use and regular dying or bleaching often damage and dehydrate our hair. Therefore, it needs special care in order to remain healthy and offer us a vibrant appearance. I would say with certainty that its care routine should be proportional to our facial care routine. Food and hydration! No woman or man likes dry, damaged hair that no longer has any movement and shine.
The secrets of having healthy and beautiful hair tend to be a long list of depressing “don’ts”: Don’t wash it so often! Don’t crank up the hair [...]
Best eye cream for 20s, 30s and 40s
Signs of aging are usually show up first around the eyes. The skin around the eyes is really sensitive resulting in the early appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, as well as signs of fatigue such as dark circles. Consequently, they need special care and attention.
Regarding beauty care, there have always been two opposite categories: The one includes women who still use the same beauty care products that they used in high school and the other includes women who start having botox at their 20s in order to maintain young and beautiful. Well, guess what! Besides these two extremes, there is also a middle-ground and [...]
Castoir oil is derived from the seeds of the Castor plant (Ricinus communis), which is also known as the “Palma Christe” because the shape of its leaves resembles the palm of Christ. It is a viscous liquid with a bright yellow color and an unpleasant taste. It comes from Africa and India and has a long history of use. Many civilizations have used that oil as a natural medicine for centuries, such as Egyptians, Chinese, Persians, Romans, Africans and Ancient Greeks. Today it is widely used not only as a food additive, but in the textile and rubber industry and (of course) cosmetics. Castor oil is considered to be [...]
When you decide to improve your health and lose a few pounds, your first step doesn’t have to be an exhausting, long-distance run.You can easily use rowing machines for weight loss.Experts agree that the perfect way to burn fat is cardiovascular exercise and a rowing machine is exactly what you need for this. Many people who use rowing machines have monitors to track their heart rate in order to keep training at the optimum rate to keep them in the fat burning zone. In this article we’re going to discuss about Rowing machines benefits for weight loss.
Using a rowing machine can help to lose calories, build and strengthen your muscles, support your cardiovascular [...]