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Are You Watching What You Eat?

Are You Watching What You Eat?

“Watch what you eat” is a phrase that has been thrown around many times before in the past. A lot of people say it without really understanding what it implies, what it means or how it can actually help us to watch what we eat. In this article, we’ll be going through a couple of reasons why it’s important to watch what you eat and how you can monitor your habits to improve your health in the long term.

 

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Overeating and associated health issues

 

As you might expect, overeating is a real issue that affects everyone from young children to adults. It’s a widespread problem that has many different causes, but it’s typically hard to diagnose given the widespread number of cases that are seen across the world.

 

Although it sounds obvious, overeating increases your weight which introduces a number of different negative health problems. Everyone knows that eating too much will increase your body fat and put your health at risk, but what people don’t realize is how many calories their meals actually contain. A couple of cookies is usually around the same number of calories as a light meal, yet it has far less nutritional value so it doesn’t help us build our bodies either.

 

“Watch what you eat” here means to actually watch what you eat. Read labels, find your recommended daily calorie intake and take control of your eating so that you don’t put yourself at risk of the associated health issues.

 

Ignoring the pain in your gut

 

Gut pain is usually the sign of a bad diet. Long-term pain could be caused by the types of food you introduce into your stomach, and conditions like trapped wind can be painful and debilitating. You should never ignore pain because it often means that something is wrong with your health. It’s your body’s way of telling you that something is wrong and you need to take a closer look in order to make it stop hurting.

 

Take a look at this post on prebiotics and consider keeping a food journal to see what foods cause pain. It sounds like a lot of work, but if you’re serious about taking control of your health and stopping the pain, then you need to take a more serious stance on your eating habits. Sometimes, we just have to accept the fact that our bodies were not made to eat certain types of foods. Perhaps it’s due to undiagnosed allergies that cause you grief, or maybe you’re simply eating too much of a certain food and need to cut back on it.

 

Final words

 

Watching what you eat can be difficult if you’re not used to counting calories or considering the nutritional value of food. However, it’s important that you take a more active role in improving your health, and small steps like improving your diet and changing the food you eat can have a huge effect that will provide many positive benefits like dealing with the pains or aches you experience.

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Protect your Skin this Winter & Look Beautiful with Simple Beauty Tricks

By Guest Blogger, June R.

Protect your Skin this Winter & Look Beautiful with Simple Beauty Tricks

 

Out of all the seasons, I personally love Winter season. Winter’s makes me feel fresh. Having a cup of hot beverages makes my day perfect. But with winter coming along, since my skin is dry it makes me worried too. Winter’s makes my skin chapped, cracked, redness, itchiness and what not.

 

There are various ways we can deal with it. Either by using cosmetics or by opting for home remedies. We can pamper our skin and make it healthy by moisturizing and prevent skin from further damage. Here are some beauty tips for your skin during winter.

 

8 Winter Care Tips for Skin

 

Moisturising

Moisturising your skin as when possible is one of the best remedies to deal with dryness. Apply Olive oil before going to moisturise your skin naturally. You can also use Milk cream, Honey, Yogurt or Aloe vera instead of going for thick cosmetic creams.

 

Moisturise your face 2 – 3 a day as and when you feel dryness.

 

Scrubbing

Take 2 ripe bananas and mash them, add a pinch of sugar and honey. Honey helps in moisturising the face naturally. Gently massage your face with this scrub and wash your face.

 

Another Face scrub that you can make at home is using orange peel and dry it completely in sun. Make a powder of it. Add honey to it and apply the paste on face and massage gently on face.

 

Instead of Orange peel, you can also opt for Lemon peel.

 

Toning

Apply tomato on your face and scrub it. This will help in treating uneven skin tone. Another alternative for toning at home is mixing yogurt with orange peel. Place Potato and Cucumber slices on the face can help in lightening of skin, hydrating and detoxifying.

 

Sunscreen

Yes, you heard it right, there are natural ingredients that act as a sunscreen. Since sun during the winter season is strong you can use Shea butter, Coconut oil, Vitamin E oil, Sesame oil, JoJoba oil, etc as sunscreen to protect your skin from harmful UV rays. Keep your skin glowing by using these natural sunscreens available at home.

 

Cleansing

If we are using all natural ways to protect our skin during winter then why not cleanse our face naturally. Gently massage with coconut oil on face and leave it for 30s. Take a warm cloth and place it on your face. Keep it for 10-15sec and let the pores open up. Wipe face with a face cloth.

 

Clean with Lukewarm Water

Since winter’s are cold we loving bathing in hot water. However, it makes us feel good but always remember to wash your face with lukewarm water. This will prevent removing all oil from the skin. Our skin needs some oil as winter’s makes our skin dry.

 

Healthy Diet

Diet plays a very important role. A healthy diet keeps our skin healthy. Include a lot of vitamin A & E during winter.

 

Winter Masks

One of the most important is DIY masks for winter to keep skin glowing, attractive and beautiful.

 

  1. Avocado & Honey Mask
  2. Yogurt & Buttermilk Mask
  3. Egg Yolk & Olive Oil Mask

 

Follow above skin care tips and enjoy your winter’s.

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feeling good, from the inside out. If you’ve got a problem or a tip email me! Be sure to Like and share on Facebook or Follow on Twitter or Instagram.

 

Author Bio –

June Roller loves writing on beauty & health. Besides blogging she enjoys cooking for her 2 children. You can find articles written by her on Fashionforyou.info.