Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Guides

Homemade Body Butter – Inexpensive Decadence!

Treat yourself to a homemade gift; a decadent, pampering, luxurious gift...and while you're at it, prepare a few extra jars to give as birthday presents, shower gifts, 'just because you are my friend' gifts.... Mocha body butter will soothe your dry skin, soften and invigorate. The deep moisturizing effect can also benefit pregnant woman to...

Anorexic thinking isn’t the fault of celebrities

The Sydney Sun-Herald (December 23 07) tells us that "images of super-thin models and celebrities are not to blame for anorexia". A US study, and another from the UK, tells us that people who display anorexic behaviours have differently-wired brains. This difference makes them more likely to experience anorexia whether or not they look at...

A New Spin on Anti-Aging

Hehehehe despite the ad industry’s relentless onslaught on women’s self-esteem, I do sometimes have to admire the creative humour. There’s a new system to stop your bottom sagging! It says: “Humanity’s endless quest for the secret of prolonging youth is now over. All you have to do is follow these three easy steps. 1 Treat with Sard...

Water myth?

The Courier Mail reports (4-4-08) that researchers from the Uni of Pennsylvania in the US found that drinking 8 glasses of water a day is essential for good health and aids weight loss, is probably a myth. Apparently most people get all they need from the food they eat (just like koalas? ), and other...

New Year Weightloss Programmes

It seems the madness is beginning again. Yesterday in the supermarket queue, I idly scanned the magazine racks as usual. Nearly every magazine intended for women had as at least a bold subtitle on the cover some kind of weight loss programme - everything from bikini body to getting in shape for the New Year. Years...

How to Detect a Zinc Deficiency

Zinc is a vital nutrient that is important for healthy functioning of the human body. Zinc deficiency is often caused by inadequate supply of zinc in the diet, or the malabsorption of zinc nutrients by the body. The condition is mostly prevalent in pregnant and breastfeeding women, the elderly, and young children. Zinc plays...