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Tips and facts

 
HEALTH
                                                       
Don’t skip breakfast
 
Some people skip breakfast because they think  it will help them loose weight. In fact,
research Shows that having breakfast can help people control their weight. A healthy
breakfast is an important part of a balanced diet, and provides some of the vitamins
and minerals we need for good health.
 
Know your numbers.
 
Keeping your blood pressure, blood sugar, cholesterol and triglycerides in check
are important for good heart health.
 
Health care tip
 
People with tremors should avoid tea, caffeine & nicotine.
They usually make it worse
 
Dental Care tip
 
“Floss your teeth daily. Use a slow and gentle sawing motion”
 
Care for life
 
“8 cups of water a day keeps your body healthy”
 
Care for life
 
“Always take medicine with doctor’s prescription “
 
Go fish.
 
Studies have shown that including fish high in omega-3 fatty acids (i.e. salmon, herring, sardines, and tuna) into your diet can reduce the risk of heart disease by a third or more.
 
Think twice before filling up on your favorite fast-food fix.
 
Reduced salt intake to just a half teaspoon a day could significantly reduce
coronary heart disease.
 
Most of our high salt intake comes from processed food and restaurant
prepared food.
 
Healthy tip: 
 
Almonds, walnuts, pecans, and other tree nuts deliver a powerful punch for lowering
your risk of cardiovascular and coronary heart disease.
 
Cut the fat.
 
Slicing your fat intake to no more than 30 percent of your daily calories will help
cut your risk for heart disease. If you don’t normally read labels or count calories, think
twice before you savor your next meal. Do a mental calculation of what you’re eating.
 
Smile.
 
Good dental hygiene does more than keep your pearly whites glistening. It may
affect your overall health.
 
Reduce your blood sugar and cholesterol levels. Add garlic to your daily food.
 
Dental care tip
 
Brushing to hard is the commonest cause of sensitive teeth. Brush in gentle
circular motion with a soft bristled toothbrush
 
 
WELLNESS
 
Stretch it out. 
 
Practicing yoga makes you more limber and helps you relax, which combats stress.
 
Wellness tip 
 
“Take some time off your busy day to enjoy a cup of white or green tea. It helps with
hydration & may also assist with anti-aging.”
 
Eat as Many Greens as Possible. The lighter you feel, the better your skin looks the
more energy you have”
 
Fitness care tip
 
 “30 minutes of exercise a day improves your memory, reasoning abilities and
reaction times”
 
 
 
 
BEAUTY
 
 
Skin care tip
 
“Exfoliate regularly. And get rid of dull and dead skin”
 
To reduce pain while plucking your eyebrows, pluck immediately after a hot shower
or after steaming your face.
 
“Use Luke warm water for cleansing your face. Both hot & cold water can cause damage to your skin.”
 
Know your skin type before you go shopping for beauty products. Not all products
will suit your skin.
 
Apply make up with clean fingertips only as far as possible. Brushes and
applicators frequently contain germs that can irritate skin.
 
 
 
Hair care tip
 
“Brushing your hair is important because it spreads the hair oils out across the length
of your hair”
 
 
Do not iron your hair.
 
Hair straightening & perming can also do a lot of damage  to hair & may result in hair fall.
 
For lustrous hair, massage your scalp with warm coconut oil, wrap your hair
with a hot towel for about fifteen minutes and then shampoo.