Monthly Archives: March 2012

A Closer Look at Sensitive Skin

Sensitive Skin Has To Be Carefully Treated Sensitive skin is simply skin that reacts easily to very common irritants, such as fragrances, dyes, oils, lanolin, soap, alcohol, propylene glycol, and preservatives. Sensitivity can affect any skin type. The signs include redness, itching, … Continue reading

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The History Of Green Tea

During the Song Dynasty (960–1279 AD), production and preparation of tea changed throughout China. Even then, people were looking for convenience; a new form of tea emerged as a result of people wanting more and more tea without having to take the … Continue reading

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The Role Of Vitamin A in Preventing Hair Loss

One key factor in maintaining a growing protein on a part of one’s biological body is obvious: one must maintain a healthy diet. Although certain factors have been definitely identified as contributors to hair loss, we must keep in mind that hair is part … Continue reading

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How Metabolism Of Food Occurs Inside Our Bodies

Turning Food Into Nutrients Vitamins and minerals are critical to body metabolism—the chemical reactions that involve building up or breaking down substances in the body. Metabolism is the process by which the body’s cells modify nutrient molecules and use them to create energy, or … Continue reading

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Some Basic Facts About Your Hair

Know Your Hair Hair is the fastest growing tissue of the body, made up of proteins called keratins. Every strand of hair is made up of three layers: 1. the inner layer or medulla (only present in thick hairs); 2. the middle layer … Continue reading

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Some Facts About Obesity And Your BMI

Overweight and obesity are defined medically as the accumulation of excess fat in the body. The percentage of excess fat  compared to the estimated ideal body weight determines whether a person is overweight or obese. This amount is estimated using the body mass index … Continue reading

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Why You Need Omega-3 and Omega-6 Fats

The Basic Facts About Omega 3 Unless you live in an isolated bubble or a cave in the Himalayas, you have likely seen the innumerable headline-grabbing studies on omega-3 fats, with their far-reaching benefits from preventing cancer and heart attacks to treating … Continue reading

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