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Watermelon – Refreshing and Healthy

September 10, 2013 Nutrition

watermelonWatermelons are delicious and refreshing. On top of that, there are more and more studies showing that they are also very healthy.

The red color of watermelons is given by lycopene, the same component responsible for the red color of tomatoes. They are also rich in beta carotene, vitamin A and C. Both lycopene and beta carotene are associated with lower risk of cancer, probably because they boost the antioxidant levels. Moreover, research published in the American Journal of Nutrition showed that higher intake of lycopene in men reduces the risk of prostate cancer.

According to the same source, a 6 weeks treatment with watermelon extract in obese subjects helped reduce their blood pressure...

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Dry Skin Brushing for a Perfect Skin

January 31, 2013 Beauty

dry skin brushingDry skin brushing is not only a beauty trick – although it does help to get a beautiful skin – but also a way to maintain the health of the body, as the skin is a primary channel of eliminating toxins. When you have skin troubles such as irritations or bad body odour, the odds of an internally toxic body are rather high. Before starting the dry skin brushing, you should be aware that although miracles might happen, they don’t necessarily happen over night, so you should continue the brushing daily for at least three months, in order to clean your lymphatic system.

 Here are just a few benefits of dry skin brushing: it improves skin texture and skin renewal by removing dead skin cells

- it improves skin texture and skin renewal by removing dead skin cells

- it helps the lymphatic drai...

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