Monthly Archives May 2013

Homemade Mouthwash Recipes

May 26, 2013 Beauty

homemade mouthwashRigorous dental care is more important than we might think for our overall health. Surprisingly or not, bad oral hygiene is linked not only to gum disease, but also to heart diseases, dementia, pancreatic cancer, rheumatoid arthritis or pneumonia. When we brush, floss and use mouthwash we remove part of the dangerous bacteria that can be found inside the mouth, thus preventing them from getting to vital organs. That’s why choosing the best toothpaste and mouthwash is very important. However, this is no easy task because of all the potentially dangerous chemicals contained by many dental care products.

Besides all natural ingredients products which are usually more expensive than average products, there are also recipes we can make ourselves, at home...

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Natural Remedies for Spider Veins

May 20, 2013 Natural remedies

spider veinsSpider veins are tiny red or bluish capillaries under the surface of the skin looking like spiderwebs or tree branches lines. They usually appear on the face, legs and thighs. Even though they are not a serious health issue, they are certainly beauty enemies. Spider veins are more common in women and often get worse during pregnancy.

Once they appear, there is no miraculous way to get rid of them completely, but there are natural remedies which can prevent, reduce and keep them under control.

Lifestyle recommendations to improve circulation

  1. Try to get better circulation. Keep your legs elevated from time to time, while resting, and make a few simple exercises when sitting for many hours...
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Eating, Juicing or Blending?

May 15, 2013 Nutrition

juicing or blendingQuestions about nutrition are never simple and always get more than one answer. Whatever the question, we often find passionate opponents and supporters of the same idea. One of these controversial questions is which is best: eating, juicing or blending fruits and veggies? Although eating seems to score best, with practically no cons, let’s take one at a time. The analysis of pros and cons only refers to homemade juices and smoothies, because bottled juices might contain preservatives or other not so natural ingredients.

Juicing – Pros

Nutrients in juice are better and faster absorbed – although often mentioned, it seems that there is no clear evidence to assert this or the contrary...

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So, what exactly is Feng Shui?

May 8, 2013 Lifestyle

feng shuiFeng Shui Philosophy

Many of us know that Feng Shui has something to do with the Chinese art of interior design in which certain elements fit in a specific place to attract positive energies. Let’s try to get a little bit more info about Feng Shui. Nothing too complicated, only the basics.

The terms mean wind (Feng) and water (Shui), two natural elements crucial to humankind survival. Feng Shui is based on the Taoist philosophy of living in harmony with all elements of nature. All living things are considered filled with life energy or qi.

Feng Shui aims at bringing balance and comfort into our environment, whether it’s our home or office environment...

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