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A Highly Effective Way to Get Rid of Yellow Toenails Naturally

Yellow nails may be result of heavy smoking and wearing nail polishes often. But it may also be due to a fungus problem or has something to do with your overall health like Psoriasis or diabetes. Yellow nails can also be due to genetic reasons. Since yellow nails could be due to any of the above mentioned reasons, you should consult a doctor to know the cause and treat the nails accordingly. There are some home cures for getting rid of the yellow color on your nails. Here are some of these home cures: Clean and Treat Yellow Nails Requirements A tablespoonful of Hydrogen Peroxide Two and half tbsp of Baking Soda A bowl made of plastic material, small one will do A small Cotton Swab Instructions Make a mixture...

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Natural Remedies Against Dandruff

With the arrival of winter, our hair becomes weaker and thinner day after day. Constant wearing of the hat, lack of vitamins and minerals lead to major hair problems like dandruff and hair loss. Stresses, unhealthy eating, bad habits and hard work can only worsen the whole situation. Luckily, there is a way out! You can easy solve your hair problems with the help of our tips from the best barber in New York. Aspirin You can be surprised, but aspirin, or salicylic acid, is a key ingredient of almost all anti-dandruff shampoos you can see in the market. Simply crush two or three pills of aspirin into your regular amount of shampoo and wash your hair. Don’t forget to rinse your head carefully after. Lemon It is a...

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A Mediterranean Diet Beginner’s Guide

By Kris Gunnars, BSc The Mediterranean diet is based on the traditional foods that people used to eat in countries like Italy and Greece back in the year 1960. Researchers noted that these people were exceptionally healthy compared to Americans and had a low risk of many killer diseases. Numerous studies have now shown that the Mediterranean diet can cause weight loss and help prevent heart attacks, strokes, type 2 diabetes and premature death. A Mediterranean Diet Meal Plan There is no one “right” way to do this diet. There are many countries around the Mediterranean sea and they didn’t all eat the same things. This article describes the diet that was typically prescribed in the studies that showed it to be an effective way of eating. Consider all of this as...

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Paleo Pizza Crust Recipe

Rating 4 Servings 4 servings Prep Time 10 minutes Cook Time 14 - 15 minutes Passive Time 5 minutes Submitted By Bob's Red Mill Natural Foods Ingredients 1-1/4 cups Paleo Baking Flour 1/4 tsp Salt 1/8 tsp Baking Soda 2 Eggs 2 Tbsp Water 2 Tbsp Oil Instructions Preheat oven to 350°F and set aside a baking sheet or pizza pan. In a small bowl, combine Paleo Baking Flour, baking soda, and salt. In a large bowl, whisk together eggs, water, and oil. Add flour blend and mix thoroughly. Let rest for 5 minutes. Roll out and shape dough between two pieces of oiled parchment paper. Remove and discard top piece of parchment and slide bottom parchment and crust onto the baking sheet or pizza pan. Bake for 7 minutes. Remove from oven and add your favorite toppings, then bake for an...

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What To Eat Before And After A Workout: A Personal Trainer Explains

To celebrate Mindful Movement Week here at mindbodygreen, we’re sharing the many ways that fitness enthusiasts practice mind-body exercise. Todd McCullough (TMAC) is the founder of TMAC FITNESS and located in Santa Monica, Ca. TMAC FITNESS’s mission is to assist in creating a culture that is conscious of the body and the world in which we live. For more workouts from Todd, please check out his video course, 20 Minutes To Strong, Healthy & Fit: A 7-Day Personal Training Program. And for even more info on all things fitness, check out our awesome video courses. My food philosophy is pretty simple. If I can plant it, pick it or catch it, then I can eat it. If not, then I stay away. This is the same approach...

10 Easy Steps to Making the Mediterranean Diet Part of Your Life

10 Easy Steps to Making the Mediterranean Diet Part of Your Life

There are some simple things you can do to eat more of the healthy foods that make up the Mediterranean diet. First, check out what's on the menu. Then see what Mediterranean-type foods you can add to your daily diet. Here are a few simple things to add to your daily food plan The traditional Mediterranean diet calls for: Eating a variety of fruits and vegetables each day, such as grapes, blueberries, tomatoes, broccoli, peppers, figs, olives, spinach, eggplant, beans, lentils, and chickpeas. Eating a variety of whole-grain foods each day, such as oats, brown rice, and whole wheat bread, pasta, and couscous. Choosing healthy (unsaturated) fats, such as nuts, olive oil, and certain nut or seed oils like canola, soybean, and flaxseed. About 35% to 40%...

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Will a Mediterranean Diet Save Your Brain?

If you believed the Mediterranean and beyond Diet strategy was merely a nutritional fad, let’s guess again. This particular diet plan imitates the nutritional lifestyle of those who are living along the Mediterranean and beyond coast, and it's not going anywhere else. Indeed, its emphasis merely on fresh fruits and veggies, vegetables, beans, fishes, and also monounsaturated fat just like olive oil; and even its limited addition of various meats, dairy, and also saturated fat, surely make it one of the best diets throughout the world. Adhering a Mediterranean and beyond Diet strategy has meanwhile been technically trusted: Protect as opposed to diabetes Prevent cardiovascular illness and stroke Struggle with Cancer Lessen asthma symptoms Aid you to lose weight Increase your longevity Right Now the greatest news happens...

Mediterranean Chicken Stew

INGREDIENTS 2 teaspoons canola oil Four 5-ounce skinless boneless chicken thighs, trimmed of all fat 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 small carrots, chopped 1 celery stalk, chopped 1 onion, finely chopped 3/4 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth 1/2 cup dry white wine 1/4 teaspoon salt One 14.5-ounce can petite diced tomatoes One 15.5-ounce can cannellini beans, rinsed and drained 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest DIRECTIONS Heat the oil in a large nonstick saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the chicken and cook, turning occasionally, until browned, about 5 minutes. Transfer the chicken to a plate. Add the garlic, carrots, celery and onions to the pan. Cook, stirring occasionally, until tender, about 8 minutes. Return the chicken to the pan. Add the broth, wine, salt and tomatoes and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer,...

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6 Best Home Remedies for Hair Loss

There is nothing more attractive than a thick head of hair that glimmers with natural health. But hair loss is a problem that many people suffer from. There can be several factors behind hair loss such as environmental effects, aging, too much stress, excessive smoking, nutritional deficiencies, hormonal imbalance, genetic factors, scalp infections, use of wrong or chemically enriched hair products, certain medicines and medical conditions like thyroid disorder, autoimmune diseases, polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), iron-deficiency anemia, and chronic illnesses. There are about 100,000 strands of hair on your scalp and it is considered very normal to lose 50 to 100 strands a day. But when you start losing more than that, it’s time for you to take some action so it doesn’t progress to baldness or...

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How to Make Goat Cheese & Goat Cheese & Avocado Toast

Goats are such wonderful homestead animals, for many reasons, but of course, at the top that list is plenty of fresh, raw, delicious goat cheese! Goat cheese is great not only because it is delicious and nutritious, but if you do have goats, you probably also have lots of extra milk. Making your own cheese can be a great way to use it up, and you can even sell it at the farmer’s market or right out of your homestead-goat cheese has gotten very popular in recent years and many folks are willing to pay top dollar for fresh, local, homemade goat cheese right from the farmer. There are fancier ways to make goat cheese than the following recipe, but this is just by far the simplest...