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Health Benefits Of Beans

Author: Carla Fiscina
May 14, 2012

health benefits of beansBeans Nutrition Facts

Beans or legumes are very important foods that we all consume quite regularly. Known as “poor man’s meat’, beans have been cultivated for food since the epochs of ancient civilizations, and nowadays there are about 13,000 species of beans. Beans like soybeans, kidney beans, snap beans, green beans, black beans, navy, lima, pinto, garbanzo, and others, are considered among the healthiest sources of energy. Rich in natural proteins and calories, bean provide us with more energy and proteins than grains and other natural foods. Health benefits of beans are numerous, and they are derived from a rich nutritional content of beans. Read the rest of this entry »

Tips On The Best Diet For Summer

Author: Carla Fiscina
April 30, 2012

summer diet foodsThe summer season is knocking at our doors, and we have lots and lots of things to do to get ready for it. For most of us, ladies, the most important thing is to get back to a great shape and look stunning this summer. What do we do for that? Some of us start getting involved in more of various physical activities, do a lot of cardio workouts outside (jogging, brisk walking, cycling, swimming, etc.), and some start watching what they eat and even use very tight calorie consumption control, in order to lose extra pounds and look more fit. What are the recommendations for healthy nutrition and diet for summer, and shat should we keep in mind when thinking about our summer diet foods? Let’s ask experts and experienced nutritionists. Read the rest of this entry »

April 6, 2012

hair careHair care is undoubtedly a key part of every woman’s individual program on beauty care. More and more of us are choosing to use only natural hair loss treatments, which involve using essential or vegetable oils for scalp massages, herbal infusions for rinsing out hair after shampooing it, using various shampoos, conditioners, or other hair care products based on natural components and naturally derived nutrients for nourishing and moisturizing our hair. Using a vegetable oil treatment is a great natural solution for those who suffer from hair loss or hair damage caused by perms or coloring, as well as for restoring natural shiny and gorgeous look of hair. Below, there is a list of the best vegetable oils that are recommended for hair care. Read the rest of this entry »

what causes hair lossA few days ago, scientists reported about discovering a new possible clue for male type baldness treatment, which gives hope to millions of today’s men suffering from hair thinning and loss. A group of scientists at the University of Pennsylvania found out that hair loss in men is connected with elevated levels of a certain protein, known as prostaglandin D synthase, which is now called “hair loss protein”. Some experts consider it a revolutionary discovery, some say that it is nothing out of ordinary and still there’s too long way ahead of us to identifying a 100 per cent effective hair loss treatment. Well, time will tell… Read the rest of this entry »

March 22, 2012

Used Cooking OilWarming up your foods with used cooking oil can be an extremely bad idea, scientists warn. Reusing cooking oil, especially sunflower oil, olive oil or other type of vegetable oil for re-heating your meals is linked to a great deal of harmful effects and increased risks of very serious diseases, including certain types of cancer, brain disorders, and many more. These findings of the expert group from the University of the Basque Country, Spain, were recently published in Food Chemistry magazine and reported in many world’s mass media, in order to rise public awareness about the issue. Read the rest of this entry »

March 5, 2012

CurryIt is reported that those who like consuming curry, a known spice mixture that originates from Indian, Indonesian, Malaysian and other South East Asian culinary traditions, can have lower chances to develop such common health condition linked to aging as dementia. According to the findings of a group of Swedish experts of Linkoping University, adding some curry to our diet as much as once or twice a week can considerably lower our chances to suffer from dementia later on our life. The effects are attributed to high content of cucrumin in turmeric, one of the main constituents of curry. Read the rest of this entry »