It is given that many fruits and vegetables contain vitamins and nutrients that are needed by the body, but there are some other foods out there that could relieve the most common daily problems, such as rashes and hiccups. And what’s great about them is that they are readily available at home. You know what these foods are? There are actually plenty of them, but we’ve listed seven below.
1. Aloe Vera Gel
If you accidentally burnt yourself touching the cookie pans, grab some aloe vera gel and apply it to the affected area. The gel effectively soothes the inflammation and creates a new layer of skin that protects the burn from the air, which may potentially cause irritation.
2 Coconut Oil
For your chapped lips, coconut oil is...
Most people with a busy work and life schedule will have a hard time getting sleep, and this is because of the anxiety and stress that comes with all the pressures of life.
Although there are many things that you can do to help you sleep well, herbal teas have been proven to be the most efficient and they also have many other health benefits.
Half a cup or one cup of tea before bed helps in relaxation ensures that the body is:
boosts your immunity
Clears waste (detoxification)
Aids in digestion
There are many other benefits of tea but to enjoy them you have to know which teas are the most effective.
To help you with this here are the 7 best herbal teas to help you sleep well...
By Dr. Mercola
It is my intention to share the simplest, most inexpensive yet effective natural strategies to help you optimize your health, and it doesn't get any simpler or more affordable than learning to breathe properly.
The Buteyko Breathing Method—named after the Russian physician who developed the technique—is a powerful approach for reversing health problems associated with improper breathing, the most common of which are over breathing and mouth breathing.
When you stop mouth breathing and learn to bring your breathing volume toward normal, you have better oxygenation of your tissues and organs, including your brain.
Factors of modern life, including stress, processed foods, the belief that it is good to take big breaths, and lack of exercise, all increase your everyday breathing.
Typical characteristics of over breathing include...
Published in the Huffington Post
It turns out that when you fail to get enough sleep, you are likely to consume more calories the next day.
The study was published in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition by researchers from London King’s College, and it involved a comprehensive analysis of 11 different studies involving 172 participants. The purpose of the study was to compare how sleep deprivation, or the lack of it, affected calorie consumption over the next 24 hours.
The rest deprived individuals in the study spent between three and a half hours and five hours in bed, while the control group spent between 7 and 12 hours in bed.
On average, people who did not get enough sleep ended up consuming 385 more calories than normal. The...
Are you unable to sleep well? Let’s try and change the air of your bedroom. These five plants would help you get a peaceful sleep tonight
1. Aloe Vera
An indoor plant which is easy to keep alive, aloe vera has shown to emit oxygen at night, and may help you combat insomnia and overall quality of sleep.
2. Lavender Plant
Lavender has shown to help you reduce anxiety and stress, slows your heart rate, and may even improve sleep in babies.
3. Jasmine Plant
Jasmine’s smell has been shown to improve the quality of your sleep and increases your alertness and productivity. This plant may also help to reduce anxiety.
4. English Ivy Plant
English ivy is easy to grow and is the best air purifier of all. It may be beneficial for...