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Faculty Sections / Re: How Exercise Can Help You Live Longer
« on: June 12, 2014, 09:55:31 AM »
good post!

Faculty Sections / Re: Health benefits of jackfruit
« on: June 02, 2014, 02:33:21 PM »
nice post!

Faculty Sections / Re: Amazing Top 12 Benefits of Aloe Vera
« on: May 29, 2014, 07:37:48 PM »
Good information of natural substance for health!

Faculty Sections / Re: Bomb Detecting Plant
« on: May 28, 2014, 11:39:21 AM »
Nice post .

With all of the beauty trends, tricks and techniques out there, everyone’s explaining beauty products up, down
and sideways. However, because we’ve got the insider knowledge on the industry, we’re sharing with you “10
Things No One Ever Tells You” as your complete cheat sheet for all things beauty.
With a change of the season coming our way, not just our latte orders are in for something new (pumpkin
everything, of course). Dry skin is more common than not during cooler weather, and considering you’ll be best
prepared if you know how to handle what comes your way, below are 10 things no one ever tells you about dry

1. Exfoliating is actually really good: It may sound strange that using scrubs and exfoliants will help dry
skin, but this is a key factor in getting your skin to look smooth and hydrated. You should be exfoliating once or
twice a week, then moisturizing your skin immediately afterwards. If you’re into DIY beauty products, make your
own scrub by adding extra virgin coconut oil mixed with salt or sugar on your freshly cleansed skin (face and
body). Use a warm, wet washcloth to wash away and follow up with a body butter for maximum benefits.

2. Use a humidifier: The moisture in the air is actually good for skin. If you live in a low-humidity climate or
you are around furnaces in the winter, invest in a humidifier. Your skin needs more than 30 percent humidity to
stay properly moisturized. A room heated by a furnace can have as little as 10 percent moisture. Consider
sleeping with a humidifier in your bedroom and keep doors closed so the moist air doesn’t escape the room.

3. Avoid drying soaps: Soaps can be drying, so stick with a creamy moisturizing cleanser that contains
glycerin or petrolatum for the face and body. Also, skip the bubbles in bubble baths (which can contain harsh
foaming ingredients) and opt for bath oils or oatmeal scrubs, which are great for soothing dry, itchy skin.

4. Put an end to steaming hot showers: Yes, they feel amazing for the time being, but they’re actually doing
more harm than good. Hot water robs skin of moisture causing dry skin, so it’s best to shower in lukewarm water.
If you can’t bear this rule (we know it’s easier said than done), try to keep your showers short and only shower
once per day. The lukewarm water rule also applies to hand washing, ladies.

5. Moisturize as soon as you come out of the shower: Hands, feet, face and body, make sure to get it
all. It’s important to moisturize as soon as you get out of the shower to seal in hydration immediately.

6. Have you taken your fish oil pill this morning?: People who take a fish oil pill every morning have
more moisturized skin, hair and nails. Due to the high Omega-3s found in the supplement, you’re given an all over
glowing and hydrated appearance.

7. Be aware of your tap water: Especially if you have extremely sensitive skin, consider avoiding rinsing
your face with tap water, which can contain harsh minerals that are especially drying to the skin. Instead use a
cold cream like Pond’s to cleanse your face or use bottled spring water if you’re really feeling fancy.

8. Change foundations according to what your skin tells you: With the change in seasons and skin, you
should also change up your beauty regimen. Instead of the powdered foundations, opt for silkier formulas. The
same rule applies with blush, and you can replace your powder with a cream. This will help to moisturize skin and keep dry skin from popping up.

9. Drink more water than you want: Really push to drink more water throughout the day. This flushes out
your entire body and makes your skin plump and hydrated! Hydrating your body from within is the best way to
look smooth and silky on the outside.

10. Beware of perfumes: Some scents can be truly irritating and drying to your skin, take notice of how your
skin reacts when wearing a certain scent and switch to a fragrance-free formula immediately.

Career Advice / Re: 6 Ways to Develop Interpersonal Skills
« on: May 11, 2014, 04:35:32 PM »
Informative post.

Nice post

Faculty Sections / Re: Health Benefits of Cycling
« on: May 07, 2014, 12:53:57 PM »
Nice information :)

Informative post!

Faculty Sections / Re: How to conduct academic research
« on: May 01, 2014, 12:53:21 PM »
Good link!!!!!

Departments / Re: Evaluation System
« on: April 30, 2014, 12:52:04 PM »

Cancer prevention diet tip #5: Choose cancer-fighting foods

Your immune system keeps you healthy by fighting off unwanted invaders in your system, including cancer cells. There are many things you can eat to maximize the strength of your immune system, as well as many cancer-fighting foods. But keep in mind that there is no single miracle food or ingredient that will protect you against cancer. Eating a colorful variety gives you the best protection.

    Boost your antioxidants
. Antioxidants are powerful vitamins that protect against cancer and help the cells in your body function optimally. Fruits and vegetables are the best sources of antioxidants such as beta-carotene, vitamin C, vitamin E, and selenium.
    Eat a wide range of brightly colored fruits and vegetables. Colorful fruits and vegetables are rich in phytochemicals, a potent disease–fighting and immune–boosting nutrient. The greater the variety of colors that you include, the more you will benefit, since different colors are rich in different phytochemicals.
    Flavor with immune-boosting spices and foods. Garlic, ginger, and curry powder not only add flavor, but they add a cancer-fighting punch of valuable nutrients. Other good choices include turmeric, basil, rosemary, and coriander. Use them in soups, salads, casseroles, or any other dish.
    Drink plenty of water. Water is essentially to all bodily processes. It stimulates the immune system, removes waste and toxins, and transports nutrients to all of your organs.

Cancer prevention diet tip #4: Choose your fats wisely

A major benefit of cutting down on the amount of meat you eat is that you will automatically cut out a lot of unhealthy fat. Eating a diet high in fat increases your risk for many types of cancer. But cutting out fat entirely isn’t the answer, either. In fact, some types of fat may actually protect against cancer. The trick is to choose your fats wisely and eat them in moderation.

  1.  Fats that increase cancer risk – The two most damaging fats are saturated fats and trans fats. Saturated fats are found mainly in animal products such as red meat, whole milk dairy products, and eggs. Trans fats, also called partially hydrogenated oils, are created by adding hydrogen to liquid vegetable oils to make them more solid and less likely to spoil—which is very good for food manufacturers, and very bad for you.
    2.  Fats that decrease cancer risk
– The best fats are unsaturated fats, which come from plant sources and are liquid at room temperature. Primary sources include olive oil, canola oil, nuts, and avocados. Also focus on omega-3 fatty acids, which fight inflammation and support brain and heart health. Good sources include salmon, tuna, and flaxseeds.

Tips for choosing cancer-fighting fats and avoiding the bad

    a) Reduce your consumption of red meat, whole milk, butter, and eggs, as these are the primary source of saturated fats.
    b) Cook with olive oil instead of regular vegetable oil. Canola oil is another good choice, especially for baking.
    c) Check the ingredient list on food labels and avoid anything with hydrogenated or partially hydrogenated oils, which are usually found in stick margarines, shortenings, salad dressings, and other packaged foods.
    d) Trim the fat off of meat when you do eat it, and avoid eating the skin of the chicken.
    e) Choose nonfat dairy products and eggs that have been fortified with omega-3 fatty acids.
    f) Add nuts and seeds to cereal, salads, soups, or other dishes. Good choices include walnuts, almonds, pumpkin seeds, hazelnuts, pecans, and sesame seeds.
    g) Use flaxseed oil in smoothies, salad dressings, or mixed in snacks such as applesauce. But do not cook with flaxseed oil, as it loses its protective properties when heated.
    h) Limit fast food, fried foods, and packaged foods, which tend to be high in trans fats. This includes foods like potato chips, cookies, crackers, French fries, and doughnuts.
    i) Eat fish once or twice a week. Good choices include wild salmon, sardines, herring, and black cod. But be conscious of mercury, a contaminant found in many types of fish.

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