Sunday, 2 September 2012

Comfortable And Safe Spa Treatments at Home

Comfortable And Safe Spa Treatments at Home
Spa is one of the effective means of relaxation and stress relieve fatigue after a busy busy. Many clinics and beauty salons that offer spa treatments. But, you can create a spa treatment at home.

If you have a little time to spare, it's worth juggling your bathroom into a spa room comfortable. It needs a bit of effort, but there's no harm in doing something special for yourself.

With simple ingredients that can be found in the kitchen of the house itself, you can do at home spa treatments throughout the body.

The following eight ways to create their own spa treatments at home:

1. The essence of spa treatments is relax. Make sure your home is safe from the bustling noise or disturbance that interferes. Turn off your cell phone or home phone and try no visitors to the house. If you have small children, ask your husband, babysitter or someone to look after a while. It is time for you to indulge yourself if only a short time.
2. Provide a soft bathrobe and flip-flops are thick and comfortable. If you do not have a bathrobe, use extra thick towel or blanket.
3. Juggling your bathroom into the nicest room in the house. Light a candle with fun colors like pink, blue or yellow. Place a series of fresh flowers wrapped in a towel and a bottle of your favorite perfume on the outskirts of bath tub. Spread the leaves dried rose petals in the bath tub of warm water.
4. Music can be an important element when you want a spa experience. You can put your favorite soothing music such as jazz, instrumental or classical.
5. Use body lotion, bath soap, scrub, bubble bath and aromatherapy candles with fragrances that you like best. Lavender, rose, jasmine or sandalwood could be an option.
6. Use several different toiletries to help soothe the skin and muscle. You can use a sponge, loofah, body brush or a masseuse who can be held.
7. Create fixtures spa by purchasing various body care products such as scrubs, sea salts, bubble bath and moisturizer. If you do not want to be bothered, there are some cosmetic brands that provide a complete package of spa treatments.
8. To add to the enjoyment of the spa, provide food and beverages. A bottle of mineral water and a bowl of fresh cut fruit might be an option.

The following are some spa-style treatments you can do at home.

Bathroom light is dim
Want to feel like a luxury spa, turn off the bathroom light and attach the lights to sleep in the bathroom to get a light. Dim light and accompanied by soft music, making you feel more relaxed. To add to the atmosphere, light scented candles and aromatherapy add in your bathtub.

Bathing with Rose
One way to relax and pamper yourself is with a shower of roses. Sprinkle rose in the tub of warm water. You can shower and soaking in rose water. For added flavor, you can give a few drops of essential oil.

Dead Skin Exfoliation with Sugar Scrub
How to make it, prepare one cup of brown sugar (brown sugar) - can be replaced with white sugar, one cup of oatmeal and one cup of olive oil. Mix ingredients together and apply on the skin. Rub gently in a circular motion. Dirt and dead skin will also fall with the remnants of scrub. After the exfoliation of dead skin, body rinse thoroughly with warm water.

Dampen hair with coconut oil
Women who have dry hair, coarse and curly hair is great moisturizing with coconut oil. Apply coconut oil before going to bed, then wrap your hair with a headscarf and let stand overnight. Coconut is not only moisturize, but also make hair more shine.

Facial treatments do not always have to be in the salon or dermatologist. You can make a natural mask itself. To moisturize the face, mix and blend yogurt, honey, aloe vera gel and avocado. Use a brush to apply the mixture on the face. Let stand for 15 to 20 minutes then wash. The face becomes even more fresh and moist after the mask.

Lemon Rub the knee and elbow
Cut the lemon and rub on the knee and elbow. Acid content of lemon to soften and brighten the area.

Moisten skin with Olive Oil

You can make olive oil as a body lotion and facial moisturizer. Before using a night cream for the face, you can apply olive oil. Its function is to moisturize and rejuvenate the skin at night.

By directly involved in the treatment process as a whole, then we learn to respect himself. That way we get inner satisfaction.

Wednesday, 29 August 2012

Vitamin K for Bones

Vitamin K Source
Also in the discovery showed that broccoli and other green vegetables can reduce / minimize failure / damage to bone in women who had stepped on early menopause.

In that study concluded that vitamin K has a beneficial effect.
The researchers revealed that the benefits that can be achieved by increasing the dietary intakes of vitamin K than taking supplements.

The research that has been done is the research Dundee where the study showed women who consumed vitamin C, D and calcium have increased continuously and significantly on the density or bone strength.

Medium Aberseen study conducted on women aged 49 to 54 years was found that higher levels of vitamin apparently has something to do with the bone mineral density is higher.

Tips on Lowering Cholesterol

But before that cholesterol does not know what? Cholesterol is taken from the Greek, namely Chole = bile and stereos = solid.Cholesterol is molecules (molecules of fat or like it) is found in cells called steroids where he took part in the formation of membranes in brain tissue and nerve cells as well as a basic ingredient for the biosynthesis of other sex hormones, adrenal glands fiber, vitamin D and bile salts.
The level of cholesterol in the blood does not depend on age. And the recommended levels of cholesterol in the daily diet does not exceed 250 grams.
So what should be done to prevent cholesterol increases huh?Exercise.Since cholesterol is difficult to be removed and the cholesterol itself is not accumulating, then you should do regular exercise for at least 20 minutes each day.
Avoid or reduce foods or beverages oily and fatty foods, such as organ meats, crab, scallops, shrimp, meat, milk, nuts, sugar and chocolate.
Then the food like what ya can lose or that do not contain cholesterol?
FishFish believed rich in unsaturated fatty acids (omega 3) are useful to reduce levels in the blood and also prevent the buildup of keeping the seams blood in case it causes a blockage in the blood vessels.
Food sources rich in omega-3 found in herring, mackerel, albacore tuna, sardines and salmon. And you should if you want to eat, fish grilled or baked in the oven.
The fish itself is divided into two types of freshwater fish and saltwater fish freshwater fish which contain lots of carbohydrates and protein were fish rich in vitamins, minerals and unsaturated fats.
Porridge oats / oatmealOatmeal contains soluble fiber (soluble fiber) can lower bad cholesterol ie LDL (low-density lipoprotein).Soluble fiber believed to reduce the absorption of cholesterol in the digestive tract.Eating 10 grams of soluble fiber a day decreases your total and LDL cholesterol.
Nuts Walnuts, almondsVarious studies show that walnuts can significantly reduce blood cholesterol because they contain a lot of polyunsaturated fatty acids (polyunsaturated fatty acids) that can keep blood vessels healthy and elastic.Medium almonds are also useful as cholesterol reduction that can be felt about 4 weeks after taking it.

Tuesday, 28 August 2012

Tomato Cream Soup Overcome Cancer

Tomato Cream Soup
The content of vitamin C found in tomatoes can not be doubted. Similarly, pro-vitamin A content of it. Tomatoes also contain p-kumarat acid and chlorogenic acid that could cripple nitrosamines substances trigger cancer.

In addition to nutritional content, tomatoes also contain lycopene, the pigment that produces the red color in tomatoes. This highly potent antioxidants troops stormed the free radicals cause aging and trigger cancer. These healthy recipes with ingredients of tomato, which you can make yourself at home:

Makes 4 servings
(preparation time: 10 minutes)

2 tablespoons unsalted butter
700 g red tomatoes, peeled, roughly chopped
100 g chicken breast, cut into small dice
850 ml broth
150 ml cream or fresh milk
2/3 tsp salt
1 tsp sugar
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1 teaspoon chopped parsley

How to Make:
(cooking time: 10 minutes)

1 Heat the butter, put chopped tomatoes and chicken breast meat. Cook, stirring, for 5 minutes. Pour the broth, bring to a boil. Lift.

Kitchen Tip: Secrets of a soft creamy tomato soup: after the tomato paste, should be screened first. Remove husks and seeds of tomatoes filtered.

Green Tea, Breast Cancer Prevention

Green Tea
For those who like to drink green tea, this info is certainly encouraging. How could I not? In the Experimental Biology 2008 conference conducted by scientists, they examined the effects of anti-oxidants than green tea, and they found that the anti-oxidants contained in green tea may prevent breast cancer.

Studies that have been done before did say that the antioxidants in green tea may prevent the possibility of breast cancer. However, research is still limited, and the mechanisms behind the antioxidant effect is not clear.

Well, recently researchers found that green tea contains anti oxydant EGCG (epigallocatechin-3-gallate) which can help the body's cells from damage and aging prematurely.

As explained by one of the researchers, Jian-Wei Gu, of the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, antioxidants from green tea may help fight breast cancer by suppressing the growth of blood flow in breast tumors as well as could slow growth and increase migration of breast cancer cells.

Indeed, although only tested on female mice, but the study showed positive results. And perhaps also of the results may also apply to humans, especially women. Well let's hope so.