Skin Care for MomsMost mothers undoubtedly spend most of their day just hoping to get through a shower uninterrupted. The last thing on your mind is makeup or creating a proper skin care routine for yourself. At the same time, you want your skin to look good for those times you do get out of the house to non-Mommy events. Here are some tips to make that easier. Read the rest of this entry »

Alzheimer's RiskIncreasing risks of Alzheimer’s disease have become one of the great concerns of modern time’s health care specialists. It is a known fact that in the era of technological breakthroughs and amazing technical decisions most of us started complaining about decreased memory function, reduced ability to focus and impaired brain function. Caused by reduced necessity to use our brain even in easy daily functions (calculating, making plans, using logic for making decisions, etc.), the mentioned factors are the strongest prediction for mass epidemic of brain function decline, leading to Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia like brain disorders becoming absolutely normal condition for aging and even middle aged people. This tendency is a very serious threat to healthy development of modern society, that is why there are plenty of discussions and scientific works are going in order to find effective solutions to prevent public brain function decline. Read the rest of this entry »

Potassium IntakePotassium is an essential mineral for our overall health. It plays a role as a key element to keep our blood pressure under control and prevent hypertension, the condition which very often is a warning sign for such serious cardiovascular diseases as heart disease, heart attack, stroke, or others. A proper potassium intake is linked to great kidney function and excellent muscle strength. Potassium is a mineral which supports our brain function (it assists in carrying oxygen to our brain) and helps us in maximizing the effectiveness of fighting against stresses and anxiety. Finally, potassium ensures proper utilization of energy and plays a role in speeding up metabolism. That is why it is very important to add natural sources of this mineral to our daily diet. Those include bananas, peaches, potatoes, cantaloupe, red snapper, oranges, sunflower seeds, tomatoes, pineapples, spinach, pecans, almonds, prunes, acorn squash, and many others. Read the rest of this entry »

cheese nutrition benefitsCheddar cheese is one of the most popular and favorite types of cheese known and very liked through out the world. This type of cheese originates from a small village of Cheddar in the United Kingdom, but in our times it is widely produced in many countries of Europe and the world. It is estimated that cheddar cheese accounts for over 51 per cent of the today’s cheese market of the United Kingdom, and it plays an important role in the world’s cheese market along with famous French, Swiss, Italian, and Asian types of cheese. Despite the fact that cheeses like cheddar are considered quite high in saturated fats, thus their consumption can till some degree be linked to certain increase in bad cholesterol levels and increased related health risks, cheese is still considered a good product recommended to be added to everyone’s daily diet in small amounts. Cheddar cheese nutrition benefits and numerous, and below there is a small review of health benefits related to consuming high quality cheddar cheese on a daily basis. Read the rest of this entry »

Benefits Of WalnutsWalnuts are well known food for brain, and the benefits of walnuts as the best natural brain function booster were confirmed by numerous studies and researchers. Scientists recommend us consuming 2-3 walnuts a day in order to provide our body with natural fatty acids, essential nutrients for balanced metabolism and especially fat metabolism. By eating small amounts of walnuts on a regular basis we can prevent serious cardiovascular diseases including heart disease and heart attack. Finally, according to the findings published in 2011 by an expert group Marshall University, walnuts can play a role of a natural protection against breast cancer in modern women. Detailed information on that study can be found in this article. There are numerous other benefits of walnuts which make this food highly valued and loved around the world, but still researchers go on studying this miraculous gift of our Mother nature and discover new therapeutic properties of this type of nuts. Read the rest of this entry »

Extra Virgin Oilve OilHigh quality olive oil, namely extra virgin olive oil, is known for its amazing health benefits. It is considered one of the best natural sources of fatty acids essential for our good health. It is believed that a regular consumption of small amounts of extra virgin olive oil is linked to reduced risks of serious cardiovascular conditions like heart disease or a stroke, since this natural product can assist in reducing bad cholesterol levels, improving our vascular health and preventing clot formation. Finally, it was recently reported that by consuming high quality olive oil on a regular basis we can speed up weight loss and reduce obesity related risks. According to the findings of an expert group from Germany and Austria, by consuming some small amounts of extra virgin olive oil we can effectively reduce food cravings and consume less calories, thus lower the risks of weight gain. See more information about this interesting research in this article. Read the rest of this entry »