Since recently, quinoa is recognized as one of the healthiest foods in the world. It is packed with protein, fiber and minerals, and doesn’t contain gluten. Quinoa is good for system of blood circulation, intestines and muscles, reduces headaches and strokes, supports weight loss and fights aging. You can simply include quinoa in your diet since it’s easy and fast to prepare.
Here is one quinoa recipe you can prepare for breakfast and energize your day.
(for 4-6 Servings)
- 1 cup uncooked quinoa
- 2 cups of milk
- 2 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon allspice
- 2 eggs
- 1/4 cup maple syrup
- 1 1/2 cups frozen berries (blueberries, raspberries, strawberries)
- 1 apple or pear (peeled, cored, and chopped)
- 1/2 cup chopped nuts (walnuts, almonds, hazelnuts)
Mash a banana and add some milk to this and apply this mask on your face to get a glowing and smooth face instantly. This homemade facial mask can act as a pre-party glow mask which you can use prior to going to any party.
2. Pumpkin & Honey
To get glowing skin at home, try a pumpkin face mask enriched with Vitamin C, A and Zinc. Boil pumpkin and take 2 spoons of pumpkin puree and 1/4 spoon of milk, one spoon of honey to make a natural face mask. Dab this cooling and soothing mask on your face to get glowing and supple skin naturally.
3. Aloe Vera Mask
Mix aloe vera pulp and glycerin to apply on your face. Men can try this face mask post shaving.
4. Oatmeal Mask with Chamomile & Honey
Mix chamomile tea and oatmeal powder in equal measure and add 2 spoons of honey and 2 drops of almond oil to this mix. Slather this mix on your face for 20 minutes. This home remedy helps you get fair and glowing skin at home like a home facial. Read more
The Apple is one of the best fruits you can get. Apples are not only tasty, but they have a lot of benefits for our bodies. The saying “An apple a day keeps the doctor away” is not far from the truth. Apples are rich in antioxidants and other nutrients that guard our health.
Eating Apples can prevent high blood pressure, reduce bad cholesterol, protect against colon cancer, reduce risk of asthma, protect bones, reduce skin diseases, improve heart health, reduce the risk of diabetes, prevent dementia and promote weight loss.
As we can see, the benefits of apples are numerous, but are all apples the same? Read more
Metabolism is very important as this ensures that your body has energy to perform your regular activities. This process does not just happen automatically. The body needs to be fed with foods that will initiate this process and also boost the process in the long run. Low fat foods combined with regular exercise increases the metabolism process. Eventually this would lead to losing weight and benefit those that have such goals in mind. Below are top 10 foods that would escalate the metabolism process:
1. Green tea
Time has come that you stopped taking coffee or black tea. Green tea is the most recommended tea that will help in improving your metabolism process. Research conducted on green tea proves that it contains thermogenic properties. This will help in the oxidation of fats that you digest. This implies that by enhancing the metabolism process, calories would be dealt with efficiently.
Often you have heard the adage that goes ‘an apple day keeps the doctor away.’ This is very true considering the nutritional values that apples have on us. First, they have low calorie content in them. Secondly, they are an excellent source of fiber. Therefore, eating apples will keep your hunger at bay for hours. Regular intake of apples helps in the prevention of metabolic syndrome (a condition of having excess accumulation of abdominal fat, diabetes and heart related ailments). Read more
The first thing that comes to mind when exercising is mentioned is losing weight. Well, this is true considering the fact that regular exercise will ensure that your heart beats faster hence increasing the metabolism process. There are different techniques that people will opt for in losing weight. Some of the weirdest tricks are as discussed below:
Eating while facing the mirror
Eating while facing the mirror will make your mind alert to the foods that you would be taking in. Certainly, by looking at yourself eat will bring in a lot of questions about the type of food that you are eating. For example, chances are that you might ask yourself whether you are eating healthy foods. This awareness will ensure that you consume less and thus help in reducing weight.
Eating with men
This is somewhat funny but it is very true. Ladies, what do you try to do when eating next to a man? You try to show out that you are a ‘lady’ by eating less right? Indeed ladies would try their best to prove to men that they do not eat a lot. This eventually would lead to a reduction in the food intake and in the end also help in reducing weight. Read more