The New Year is definitely the best time to start a healthier lifestyle, and what better way to do so than to detoxify the body. Practiced for centuries people all over the world, detoxification works by letting the body eliminate waste and toxins from the body through cleansing, rest and nourishment.
Acupuncture is one of the key mechanisms of Traditional Chinese medicine. It involves inserting long, thin needles into specific points in the body in order to reduce pain and illnesses. It is done in order to balance the life force (Chi) of the body, which is believed to flow through different meridians (pathways) in the body. These meridians are said to sometimes be blocked, reducing the flow of Chi and causing various forms of illnesses. The insertion of needles opens up these meridians and redirects and rebalance the life force, then improving one’s health.
The secret to beautiful skin lies beyond proper cleansing and moisturizing. You also need a good sloughing off every now and then and you can actually do it using ingredients that you can find at home.
It is a known fact that to lose weight you must be dedicated in your efforts. You have to eat the right foods and exercise for long hours. Sometimes, even with these efforts, you may not lose as much as you would want to. But did you know that you can give your metabolism a little boost to help you lose weight faster?
Acne is a problem that affects millions of people all around the world. While this skin problem is mostly prevalent in teenagers, many adults are not spared from the onslaught of unsightly pustules and pimples. While there is an extensive range of over the counter and pharmaceutical-grade treatments for acne, there are many who swear by homeopathic and natural alternatives. If you suffer from acne, read on and check out some remedies that you can try at home.
Now that 2013 is coming to an end, many people are starting to writing down their weight loss resolutions and health goals. If you are currently searching for something new to try starting this January, then you may have come across the Paleo Diet, which is something that everyone has been talking about this past year.
Coconut oil is a super food, often touted as the “healthiest oil on earth.” Its reputation has not always been this way, though. It was often seen as unhealthy because of its high fat content. Years of research and experiment prove otherwise, and coconut oil – especially virgin coconut oil or VCO (the cold pressed version) has been proven to be good for the body. So healthy in fact that even celebrities use it. Today, you can find coconut oil virtually everywhere – including your neighborhood grocery store.
How healthy is it? Find out about its benefits by reading below.