Roses are considered very useful for the beauty of the face. It is not only useful for skin but also concerned for hair care. The ancient Egyptians Queen Cleopatra used rose water to maintain her charm and delicacy. Rose water utility is equally popular throughout the world. The antioxidants present in rose water are helpful in much skin disease. It removes skin dryness and can be used as a moisturizer. It plays an important role in the growth of hair and to moisturize them. After the shampoo in hair, it acts as a conditioner. Continue reading
If you are a female and suffering from unhappiness, depression and anxiety, there is no need to worry because as a large number of women are facing these disorders. “Anxiety and Depression Association of America, “says, Women are nearly twice as likely as men to get an anxiety disorder in their lifetime. Continue reading
Starting your Iftar meal with a warm soup comforts the stomach after a long day of fasting replenishes your body with fluids and helps prepare the digestive system for this blessed meal. A balanced main dish at Iftar should contain a source of carbohydrates like rice, pasta, potatoes as well as some form of protein like beef, chicken or fish, in addition to cooked vegetables.
Don’t forget to drink plenty of water during the holy month of Ramadan. At least 8 glasses distributed in small quantities so not to feel bloated. To prevent getting thirsty during Ramadan, drink plenty of water, avoid foods that are too spicy or salty.
Some people tend to be more sedentary during the month of Ramadan. To burn extra calories, make sure to be active by at least going for a walk every day, 2 hours after having Iftar which allows you time to digest your meal.
Some people tend to eat more during Ramadan and this can lead to gaining weight. Eating a healthy Iftar, eating starters and sweets in moderation, choosing more fruits and vegetables, avoiding sweetened beverages, and being active every day will help you maintain your weight.
Suhour is a vital meal in Ramadan. It gives you strength and vitality for the day and can make fasting easier and tolerable. Make sure that this meal is rich in slowly absorbed Carbohydrates such as whole grain bread, rice and whole grain cereals that can help maintain your blood sugar levels. For plenty of vitamins and minerals vital to good health, make sure to eat plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables during Ramadan, and to include a variety of vegetable in your soups! People who suffer from a headache or dizziness due to low blood sugar levels during the fasting period should break the fast at Iftar time by starting with 2-3 dates which will help replenish blood sugar levels. Eating your soup and salad slowly at Iftar will help you feel full and prevent you from overeating later from the main dish and sweets.
Delightful sweets in Ramadan are hard to resist. To avoid consuming too many calories, indulge and enjoy with your family the tasty and creative delights while making sure you always practice portion control and moderation!!! Choose dates, dried fruits and nuts as part of your diet during Ramadan. These provide healthy nutrients and are packed with energy, thus helping you keep your vitality during this month. To make your dishes lighter during Ramadan, adopt healthy cooking methods such as grilling, boiling, simmering and roasting and add taste to the food with a wealth of vegetables, herbs and seasonings. Eating sweets immediately after Iftar will increase the size of your stomach and cause a delay in digestion. It will also cause a fluctuation in the blood glucose level, which will lead to you craving for more sweets. That’s why, it is recommended to have sweets in moderation 2-3 hours after Iftar. Planning your meals and Ramadan recipes ahead will help you be organized during this month, maximize your energy and strength and gives you ample time to choose a variety of foods and healthy recipes to delight and nourish the family. For balanced nutrition, try not to rely solely on Iftar to give you all your nutritional requirements. Continue reading
Beautiful skin is the first image of beauty. Skin is directly affected by the fluctuation of temperature and changing weather. Summer is coming with heat, humidity, excess perspiration associated with many skin problems. Some common skin problems you face most in summer Continue reading
FUNCTIONS: Skin performs the following functions
Protection: An anatomical barrier from pathogens
Sensation: Contains a variety of nerve endings that react to heat and cold, touch, pressure, vibration, and tissue injury
Water resistance: The skin acts as a water resistant barrier so essential nutrients aren’t washed out of the body
SKIN LAYERS: Skin is composed of three primary layers Continue reading