5 Healthy Benefits of Following a Mediterranean Diet Plan

5 Healthy Benefits of Following a Mediterranean Diet Plan Source: Flickr The Mediterranean diet has been around for centuries, but if you don't live in countries where this diet is prevalent such as Greece or Italy, you may not realize the many benefits of eating healthy foods "Mediterranean" style. According to studies, the Mediterranean diet…

Paying for a Weight Loss Program versus Developing Your Own

Paying for a Weight Loss Program versus Developing Your Own Source: Flickr Are you interested in losing weight? Whether you would like to improve your health, improve you appearance, or do both, you may be interested in finding a weight loss plan to use. When it comes to weight loss plans, you will find that…

Coconut Oil – A Healthy Solution For Hair And Skin Care

Coconut Oil – A Healthy Solution For Hair And Skin Care Coconut as a whole plays a very important part in our lives. From leafs to the oil everything has become very useful to us. Coconut oil is widely used for your hair and many may have seen the results it has provided. With the…

7 Reasons Why You Should Be Using Coconut Oil

7 Reasons Why You Should Be Using Coconut Oil Source: Flickr It is a common misconception that coconut oil is bad for you. People all over the world are experiencing the healthy benefits of using coconut oil. It is actually one of the healthiest oils you can consume. Here are the top seven reasons why…

Peppermint

Peppermint Source: Flickr KWD: 19/ 587 = 3.23% Peppermint Peppermint (Mentha piperata) is an herb which has a number of medicinal benefits. It is a hybrid of spearmint (M. spicata) and water mint (M. aquatica). Peppermint oil contains the powerful therapeutic ingredient menthol including menthonse, menthyl acetate and 40 other compounds. The oil is made…

Aromatherapy For Beginners

Aromatherapy For Beginners The ancient science of healing, relaxing and energizing oneself with the use of plants and its parts like roots, barks, flowers, fruits, seeds and nuts is called Aromatherapy. Aromatherapy is the amalgamation of two words "aroma" and "therapy" that mean "fragrance" and "healing" respectively. Essential oils, extracted from plants and its parts…

Using Anti-inflammatory Drugs In Dentistry

Using Anti-inflammatory Drugs In Dentistry Anti-inflammatory drugs are now one of the most commonly prescribed drugs in the market. These drugs, like pain killers and muscle relaxants, are often used to relieve chronic pain. While anti-inflammatory drugs, which can be administered to affect only small areas of the body, are now used in various specialized…

Calcium Citrate

Calcium Citrate Which is a better source of calcium – calcium citrate or calcium carbonate? If one works better than the other, why don’t manufacturers produce one kind of calcium supplements? Calcium citrate is an expensive alternative to calcium carbonate. However, calcium citrate’s bioavailability is 2.5 times greater than that of its cheaper counterpart. With…

A Constipation Remedy Using Potassium and Prunes

A Constipation Remedy Using Potassium and Prunes Source: Flickr Potassium and prunes are a natural constipation remedy that you can quickly use to help you get constipation relief. Potassium is needed in your colon walls to insure that peristaltic action occurs. Without potassium, colon walls are weak and unable to respond and contract properly when…

Detox Diet: 8 Benefits to Juice Fasting

Detox Diet: 8 Benefits to Juice Fasting Source: Flickr There are many benefits to juicing, especially if you prepare them yourself: 1. If drank fresh, the juice is full of live enzymes, which is helpful the body. 2. Unlike coming out from a packet, the juice is fresh and not pasteurized. Pasteurization many have its…