Thursday, 4 April 2013

Check Out Benefits of Eating Mangoes – The Season Comes Now !

The season for Mango is approaching here in India. It is a great fruit containing all kinds of vitamins, i.e. Vitamin A, B1, B2, B6 and C and minerals, carbohydrates, proteins and fiber. It can also be used to remove blemishes on the skin such as pimples and acne when you take it as a food. However, you should not rub the mango peel directly on the skin, which may cause allergic reactions. The mango peel is eaten as pickles. You can also eat the skin of the ripe mango, which is full of anthocyanins and carotenoids, powerful antioxidants that help delay the aging process and protect against many diseases. These elements help fight arthritis, diabetes and certain conditions in Alzheimer’s disease. It also helps increase the body resistance to fight several diseases. Researchers in Australia have found out positive effect of eating mangoes with peel for losing body weight. Certain kinds of mangoes contain elements that help arrest the formation of fat cells in the human body. In some parts of India, elderly people eat mangoes with peels to keep excellent health conditions. Eating the unripe mango with peels is believed to offer relief in morning sickness.

Mango helps prevent heart diseases because it is a rich source of Vitamin A, B6, E and selenium, which helps lower homocysteine levels in the blood and protects blood vessel linings.
Mango helps lower LDL cholesterol because of the presence of pectin and Vitamin C.
Mango helps lower blood pressure because of its rich contribution of potassium, which helps regulate blood pressure levels.
Mango helps promote eye health because of the presence of Vitamin A, the antioxidant responsible for promoting eye health and for guarding against age related macular degeneration 
Mango is beneficial for the skin because of Vitamin A, which helps stimulate blood circulation under the skin in the mucous membrane relieving clogged pores on the skin.
Regular intake of the mango helps improve immunity and stops the chance of contracting flu and cold.
Mango juice, yogurt and ginger make a beneficial combination for the digestive problem. Eating a ripe mango helps relieve constipation. 
In prickly heat and exhaustion conditions, make a combination of green mango by oiling it in water. Squeeze the cold pulp in a container and mix sugar, black salt and salt in it to prepare a drinking mixture.
Make a combination of ripe mango pulp, cardamom, honey and saffron in rose water, which is helpful in removing mental and body weakness.

Wednesday, 3 April 2013

Simple Skincare Tips that You Find Helpful

All the related aspects affect the delicate skin in diversified ways such as the climate, your lifestyle, cleansing routine, cosmetics and the diet. If you want to retain the gorgeousness of the skin, you have to take care of the beautiful skin religiously. You would retain the luster of the young looking skin and can avoid premature wrinkles. Enjoy radiant and glowing skin. Ensure that you give time for skincare for at least two times in 24 hours.

1. Use Sunscreen every day. Make it a regular habit for the application of sunscreen irrespective of the climate and interruption. It is mandatory for people that want to go  outdoors. Choose a sunscreen that is rich in topical antioxidants, anti-aging components such as green tea, coffee berry, acai, blue berries and so on. These ingredients offer instant benefit to the skin in topical use. Check that the sunscreen has SPF, which has anti-aging properties. You must, therefore, choose a comprehensive formula for your sunscreen such as Aveeno, Neutrogena, Coppertone, LA Roche –Posay Anthelios, Blue Lizard, and Oil of Olay, Vanicream, SolBar and so on. You need to locate the right variety from these reputed brands or select a new brand, which you may find suitable.

2. Add extra glow to your skin with natural remedies such as fruits and vegetables. Fruits like papaya and pineapples contain particular enzymes, which destroy dead skin cells and contribute in gaining cellular yield. You need to find a suitable vegetable or fruit for getting rid of skin impurities through regular use.

3. Eat for healthy skin. Efficient skincare means healthy eating habits. Include favorable food items such as walnut and salmon  for fighting wrinkle forming causes, spinach and citrus food helps increase collagen making,  grapefruit and tomatoes guard against sun damage and so on. Be aware of the portion of sugar that you eat, which may  cause glycation if taken excessively. It is one of the key factors in cellular aging or wrinkle formation. Flaxseed oil, sesame oil, coconut oil and olive oil are great for the benefit of dry skin conditions. You can also achieve great benefit from eating a handful of nuts such as pine nuts, walnuts, hazelnuts, sunflower seeds and an avocado as well.

4. Wash your face both in the morning and in the night as a routine habit with plain water. You need to moisturize the face in the morning and also in the night after removing the makeup .

5. Drink a great deal of water and practice a stress-free lifestyle. Keep on smiling always and every day and enjoy the glowing skin throughout the life.

Monday, 1 April 2013

Health Tips - 5 Helpful Natural Remedies from Your Kitchen

Your kitchen is a rich resource of several healthy remedies for skincare treatment and many other useful options. Mentioned here some of them, which could prove to be of immense help in day to day life.

Facial Mask - You can take the advantage of the food items in your kitchen and give a wonderful skin treatment to your face without incurring lavish expenditure on a spa. Take plain yoghurt, egg whites and honey and mix them to make a great facial mask to tone up the skin and help the skin look lustrous.

Oil Cleansing of the Skin - Make a cleansing oil combination with Olive oil, Almond oil or Coconut Oil and Castor oil instead of experiencing the harsh effect of the soap. Use castor oil in 10% ratio and the rest by equal portion of olive oil and coconut oil or sweet almond oil. The oil cleansing program helps clean skin pores effectively and would also help the skin get moisturized naturally. Massage the cleansing oil over the face for 5-10 minutes. Take a clean cloth dipped in steamy water and soak it over the face to wipe off the oil. Wait for the skin becoming cool and soft.

Bronzing of the Skin - You can achieve natural bronzing for the golden skin. Prepare a paste with cocoa powder, cinnamon and arrowroot to create a preferable shade. Use 50 % cocoa powder, 30% cinnamon and some arrowroot to create similar skin tone. Keep it in a jar and use a brush to apply it on your skin for the bronze hue. You smell exciting as well. 

Natural Hair Conditioner – The natural hair mask turns the hair shiny, silky smooth and works even on curly hair. Prepare a smooth mixture with one ripe banana and one ripe avocado. You can use essential oils such as coconut oil instead of the banana.  Apply it on the hair with the help of combs and put on a shower cap and wait for 15-20 minutes before you take a shower to rinse the hair clean. You can do this once in a month to achieve extra shine on your hair that really glimmers.

Natural Microdermabrasion – It tells of a skin treatment process wherein the exfoliating crystals are applied on the face to help remove dead epidermal cells. Baking soda is a natural abrasive that removes dead skin cells and helps turn the skin glowing.  Wash your face with lukewarm water. Take some baking soda on both palms of your hands and apply the soda on your face without affecting eyes.  Continue massaging the face for 3-4 minutes. Rinse your face with lukewarm water and pat the face dry with a soft towel. Your skin shows natural glow