Monday, September 15, 2014

Reverse Hair Loss with Onion Juice

Recent studies indicate that thinning hair is caused by the build up hydrogen peroxide and the reduction in catalase, a natural antioxidant. Build up of hydrogen peroxide causes oxidative stress, which leads to hair loss. In addition to being a nutritious vegetable, onions are also effective for increasing hair growth. Onions contain sulfur, which helps to regenerate hair follicles. Results from one study showed that 74 percent of the participants who applied onion juice to their scalp had significant hair growth within four weeks.

Friday, September 12, 2014

Daily Plank Workout

This plank regimen could be the daily exercise your fitness routine is missing.
The one exercise that I do every single day: Planks. Why? Planks target and strengthen the entire body: arms, legs, shoulders, and core. This is the one exercise, hands down, where I have seen the most results in toning, Especially in my abdominal area, but the benefits of including a daily plank regimen goes way beyond strengthening and toning abs. Yes, that is correct, planks do not “just” get rid of the muffin top.

More than just rock solid abs (as if that isn’t enough!) Read more

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

High-Protein Diet Linked to Lower Blood Pressure

A high protein diet is linked to a LOWER risk of high blood pressure, according to new study. Researchers found that people who ate around 102g of protein a day had a 40% lower risk of developing high blood pressure than people who ate around 58g a day.
You might think that a diet involving juicy steaks, blocks of cheese or pots of houmous is a heart-attack waiting to happen.

But people who eat a high-protein diet have a lower risk of high blood pressure than those who eat less protein.

U.S. researchers found people who consumed about 102g of protein a day had a 40 per cent lower risk of developing high blood pressure than people who consumed half this amount. Read more

Monday, September 8, 2014

7 Natural Hair Loss Solutions

Everyone loses approximately 50 to 100 strands of hair every day. Only when the hair loss exceeds this amount do we begin to notice thinning or bald spots - a condition known as alopecia. Many men begin to experience hair loss in their 30s because at this age, hormonal change, stress, and unhealthy diets start to take their toll. Fortunately, there are natural hair loss solutions that are helpful in facilitating hair regrowth.

Friday, September 5, 2014

1,000-Year-Old Hangover Cure

Hungover? A 1,000-year-old Middle Eastern recipe claims to be the "ultimate hangover cure."
A big night out is usually followed by a fry-up, a cup of tea and painkillers.

But a Middle Eastern recipe uncovered in a 10th century cookbook could be all you need to cure a hangover.

The 1,000-year-old Iraqi dish involves cooking meat with vegetables and spices, and then adding something known as 'kashk'. Read more

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Low-Carb Diets Beat Low-Fat for Weight Loss: Study

A new study has found that low-carb diets not only beat low-fat diets for weight loss, but contrary to the researchers' expectations, are  also better for lowering the risk of heart disease.
A low-carbohydrate diet is better for losing weight and may also be better for lowering the risk of heart disease than a low-fat diet, according to a new study.

While low-carb diets have outperformed other diets when it comes to weight loss, some researchers feared they might be worse for heart health because they tend to be high in fat.

The new study shows that with proper nutritional counseling, people can lose more weight and lower their risk factors for heart disease on a low-carbohydrate diet, said the lead author, Dr. Lydia Bazzano of Tulane University in New Orleans. Read more

Monday, September 1, 2014

5 Natural Hair Loss Home Remedies

Hair loss is a major trauma for many men. At best, it's a sign of aging. Along with that, it reduces sex appeal. Many men turn to prescription and over-the-counter drugs to try to reverse their hair loss. However, these are expensive, do not always work, and sometimes have side effects, such as erectile dysfunction. A safer, cheaper alternative is to try natural hair loss remedies. The following five topical treatments for hair loss have been used for many years and have proven effective for many men.