Cellulite is an annoyance for most people that is characterized by small dimples or ripples in the skin, and is caused by uneven and enlarged fatty tissues. Cellulite usually occurs in the thighs, buttocks, stomach and arms, and exists in many individuals of all ages and body types. For decades, both women and men have searched for ways to reduce the appearance of cellulite, and many have gone to great lengths to find a solution to this problem.
Here are several healthy ways to control your weight and reduce the appearance of cellulite, with methods ranging from proper diet and exercise to other costly creams. The four following treatments can prove to be effective in helping boost your self-esteem and empowering you!
The foods we eat can make a huge difference in our health and appearance. In order to reduce cellulite and get your body in top working condition, try incorporating these types of foods into an otherwise healthy, balanced diet:
Eating plenty of high-fiber foods will help the body in numerous ways, including flushing out fat and toxins. Less fat stored can mean reduced cellulite, so load your plate with whole grains and fiber-rich fruits and vegetables.
Fresh Fruits and Veggies
These foods are low in fat and calories, and full of vitamins, minerals (Read More....)
Chiropractic is an alternative health practice based upon the belief that manipulations to the spine can heal a variety of conditions from chronic or acute back pain to headaches and fatigue. There are approximately 60,000 licensed chiropractors practicing in the United States today.
Chiropractors treat an estimated 30 million patients a year. Next to medical physicians and dentists, chiropractors are the largest class of primary health care providers in the United States.
Tips For Choosing a Good Chiropractor
Finding a good chiropractor to work with can be challenging, particularly if you are new to chiropractic therapy in general, or have relocated to a new home. Here are some criteria that will help you evaluate potential chiropractic candidates, and find the chiropractic doctor to work with who’s right for you.
Education and Licensure
Legitimate chiropractors undergo extensive training. Chiropractic licensure is regulated at the state level, though each state has a different set of requirements. All states require chiropractors to complete at least two years of undergraduate coursework and four years at an accredited chiropractic school. (Read More....)
Many people are obese and many more desire at least some weight loss. Obesity has been identified as a root cause of some serious, life-threatening diseases. So how can a person lose weight? Exercise, a healthy diet and consumption of Chinese tea can help an overweight person reach a goal.
Tea is among the most popular beverages on earth and is avidly consumed around the globe. Chinese weight loss teas are grown in the belief that the tea can increase the burning of calories. The tea also contains polyphenols, which help with the digestion of fat. Thus, Chinese tea is a great supplement when losing weight is the goal.
Chinese Teas For Weight Loss:
When it comes to weight loss, not all Chinese teas do the same job. Green tea, red tea, white tea, black tea, oolong tea, pu-erh tea, flower blossom tea and yellow tea are the most common Chinese teas containing weight loss properties.
Green, oolong and pu-erh teas are the most effective in weight loss programs.
There is also a handmade Chinese tea named Bojenmi that is a widely accepted product for weight loss. In Chinese, “Bojenmi” means slim and beautiful. Bojenmi tea contains tea leaves, crataegus fruit, citrus peel, and (Read More....)
Having healthy eyesight is often taken for granted. Regular doctor appointments often focus on other areas such as the heart or physical fitness but the emphasis on healthy vision should be just as important.
Vision can always be corrected with LASIK, but additional care is needed to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Cataracts, glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration, and other types of eye diseases that can emerge from poor vision and blindness can come from diabetic retinopathy and the increase of pressure and fluid in eyes.
There are natural remedies that can help prevent poor vision and blindness. Some people think supplements are ineffective and unproven but that is not the case. Studies have shown their effectiveness and these remedies and supplements should be considered if your eyesight is deteriorating.
Taking supplements to improve eye health is not uncommon, and encouraged in order to prevent future problems. Chamomile, Bilberry, Eyebright, and Goldenseal are all safe products that can be used to help:
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Motherhood is a wonder for most new moms. You will experience feelings and thoughts you never have before and will have a lot to learn. Raising your very own little bundle of joy will come with diaper rashes, crying, and a whole lot more. Using home remedies for your journey through motherhood will help save you some money and can be much better for your child than using store bought products full of chemicals you can’t even pronounce. Before your little one arrives, it is a good idea to have a few of the following home remedies lined up.
1. Olive Oil
Making the call to breastfeed your child is a major decision. There are things that come with breastfeeding that you don’t have to deal with if you decide to formula feed. If your nipples become dry and cracked, you will be in a good deal of pain when you are feeding and even when you’re not. If you are in need of a solution for this problem, try (Read More....)
Mackenzie Hamilton – China Vogue August 2007
Whether you’ve just started back to college or university for fall, or you know someone who is, the time has come to stock up on all the supplies every student will need to get through another academic year. But, before heading out and picking up just any old school and home products, take a second to fill your shopping list with organic, environmentally friendly, recycled or re-used items that will be better for both you and the environment. Check out some of these must-have green items for going back to school the healthy way:
1. A Non-BPA Thermos.
It’s not uncommon to walk across a college campus and see long, plastic thermoses everywhere you go. If you are looking for your own thermos, make sure to find one that is free of BPA, a hormone-disrupting chemical commonly found in many (Read More....)