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White Bread: Why Is It Bad For You?

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White Bread: Why Is It Bad For You?

This one item that has long been a constant at every body's breakfast tables, has earned quite a bad reputation over recent years.
We keep being told that white bread is bad for us, for your health; why exactly is this? What is it about white bread that is so bad for you?


Here are three of those reasons which will make you think again about the bread you choose to buy.

Refined flour

The process of refining wheat flour strips it of many of the nutrients and health giving properties that wheat naturally has.

The wheat germ and bran, which are the most nutritious part of the wheat grain, includes vitamins and minerals and these are removed when making refined flour. All that remains is starch and small quantity of protein.

This protein is not a good quality protein. The starch is converted into sugar and is stored in the body as fat. Refined flour provides what are sometimes known as empty calories, or calories without the goodness or nutritional value …

Importance of Vitamin C

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Importance of Vitamin C



Vitamin C is really important to your family health if you want to boost your immune system especially now that Influenza A (H1N1) is threatening everybody’s health, better eat vitamin C-rich foods everyday. Vitamin C reduces blood pressure, has the ability to reduce the severity of colds and could protect you against cataract and certain cancers too.
Red and green bell peppers, strawberries, citrus fruits, raw tomatoes, cantaloupe and broccoli are food that are rich in vitamin C. Garlic contains vitamin C too. On a book about health benefit of garlic, a professor of School Tropical Medicine from Calcutta, India revealed that vitamin C act like insulin in the body, it helps metabolize carbohydrates. Not only that, several researchers showed that vitamin C serves as great therapeutic measure in case of ulcers. Wow… what a revelation, right?

What is Swine Flu?

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What is swine flu?

Like people, pigs can get influenza (flu), but swine flu viruses aren't the same as human flu viruses. Swine flu doesn't often infect people, and the rare human cases that have occurred in the past have mainly affected people who had direct contact with pigs. But the current "swine flu" outbreak is different. It's caused by a new swine flu virus that has changed in ways that allow it to spread from person to person -- and it's happening among people who haven't had any contact with pigs.

That makes it a human flu virus. To distinguish it both from flu viruses that infect mainly pigs and from the seasonal influenza A H1N1 viruses that have been in circulation for many years, the CDC calls the virus "novel influenza A (H1N1) virus" and the World Health Organization calls it "pandemic (H1N1) 2009." The CDC calls swine flu illness "H1N1 flu" and the World Health


Transmission of Swine Flu (How is Swine Flu spread…

Pimples -Tips from indian women

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Pimples -Tips from indian women

1.apply paste of masar ki daal (orange colour) with water or milk. it really works..

2.Mix multanimitti and turmreic with rosewater,apply it on your face over 20mnts,wash it off with lukewarm water,and pat it dry,continue this treatment over 2 weeks,u can get an amazin result for ur pimples.

3.Apply pudhina powder with honey or rose water on your face then it stops pimples and black marks and removes oil from face and and keep your skill glow.

4.Apply erytop before u go to sleep......it reduce our pimples and avoid dandruff using coconut oil mixed with kattarvazha(Aloe vera), henna leaves,etc

5.Its is a useful tip to get rid of pimples Boil neem leaves in water and make it cool And wash your face everyday pimples will get cured and make your face fresh.

6.mix sandal and multhanimatti with rosewater and apply in your face and then wash with cold water. do this process for 2days once.

7.Appy the paste of ripe Papaya and water all over the face for 15-20…

HEALTHY JUICES FOR TOTAL WELLNESS

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HEALTHY JUICES FOR TOTAL WELLNESS

Recommend below are the secret recipe for healthy drinking

Carrot + Ginger + Apple = Boost and cleanse our system.

Apple + Cucumber + Celery = Prevent cancer, reduce cholesterol, and improve stomach upset and headache.


Tomato + Carrot + Apple = Improve skin complexion and bad breath.

Bitter gourd + Apple + Milk = Avoid bad breath and reduce internal body heat.

Orange + Ginger + Cucumber = Improve skin texture and moisture and reduce body heat.

Pineapple + Apple + Watermelon=To dispel excess salts, nourishes the bladder and kidney


Apple + Cucumber + Kiwi = To improves skin complexion.

Pear & Banana = To regulates sugar content.

Carrot + Apple + Pear + Mango = Clear body heat, counteracts toxicity, decreased blood pressure and fight oxidization!


Honeydew + Grape + Watermelon + Milk = Rich in vitamin C + Vitamin B2 that increases cell activity and Strengthen body immunity.

Papaya + Pineapple + Milk = Rich in vitamin C, E, Iron. Improve skin complex…

NATURAL FACIALS -FOOD FOR FACE

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NATURAL FACIALS -FOOD FOR FACE


ORANGE
Squeeze juice of an orange and mix with a tablespoon of plain yoghurt. Apply on face, avoiding the eye area. Rinse off after 10 minutes and splash face with cold water.

OLIVE OIL
Heat a cup of olive oil in the microwave for a few seconds. Massage onto dry areas of your skin.
Heat enough olive oil to fill half a small clothes basin. Soak your hands in the oil for about 10 minutes, followed by the feet.
Use it as a conditioner by leaving warmed olive oil on your hair for 15 minutes before shampoo.
Remove all traces of mascara by dipping an overused mascara wand into some olive oil and use it to apply on your lashes the way you would mascara.

LEMON
For sparkling teeth, mix one teaspoon of fresh lemon juice with one teaspoon of bicarbonate of soda and half teaspoon of salt. Use like toothpaste – once a week.
Lighten the skin and smoothens rough edges of elbows and knees. Cut a lemon into two halves and rest your elbows in each half for 15 minutes. O…

Get Rid Of Your Acne Overnight

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Get Rid Of Your Acne Overnight






There are several different commercial products available in the market to get rid of acne. Some of these commercial products provide the desired result but they are too much expensive. Some commercial products are cheap but they does not provide the desired result but even more damage your skin. If you are looking to get rid of your acne then you must learn this whole article. I will tell you how you can get rid of your acne overnight by just following three simple steps.

1 Face Scrub

There are lot of face scrubs available in the market. You must select a good quality face scrub. Apply this on your face, rinse it with warm water after 20 minutes and dry it. This will clear all the dirt absorbed in your skin surface. The more your skin absorb the dirt more will be the chances of acne spreading further.

2 Aloe Vera Gel

Your body needs to be hydrated properly. Water is essential for hydration, drink a lot of water through out the day to keep your body hydr…

50 Secrets of the FITTEST

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50 Secrets of the FITTEST

Can you keep a secret? Better yet, can you keep 50? Can you use these secrets to change your life and your body for the better? If you did nothing other than incorporate these secrets into your daily life, in a year's time they would amount to substantial change.
Here is what a fit person does


1.Always keep a water bottle and drink from it often. Water is the drink of choice, not soft drinks.
2.Look at exercise as a pleasure and privilege -- not a burden or chore
3.Think twice before deciding what to eat and why, making sure that it is healthy and will give the body good nutrition.
4.Measure intake based on activity, not how you "feel"; need mandates intake, not mood.
5.Take action to solve problems when things get emotional, instead of turning to food as a cure.
6.Start the day with a well-balanced meal.
7.Start each day with positive input from material that's listened to or read. This will help you to remain positive throughout the day.
8.…