2014 Beauty Awards: 15 Best Hair Products

Via Health magazine

Put the shine in your hair with the best shampoos, conditioners, styling aids, and more

Get shiny, healthy hair

by Holly Dawsey
From Health magazine

Is your hair flat, tired, and uninspired? If you’re looking for a way to put the va va voom back into your tresses, we can help! 

We asked Health editors and a team of pros for their absolute favorite, top-performing hair products that actually deliver. Here’s everything you need to buy for shiny, healthy, and voluminous hair.

Volumizer

Moroccanoil volumizing mousse($28; newegg.com

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Glass of water before each meal could help in weight reduction

Via sciencedaily.com- University of Birmingham

Researchers from the University of Birmingham have shown that drinking 500ml of water at half an hour before eating main meals may help obese adults to lose weight. They believe that the simple intervention could be hugely beneficial, and be easily promoted by healthcare professionals and through public health campaigns.

Obese adult participants were recruited from general practices and monitored over a 12 week period.

Each of the participants, all adults with obesity, were given a weight management consultation, where they were advised on how to adapt their lifestyle and improve their diet and levels Read the rest

Study: Gene Combo Increases Risk of Male Pattern Baldness

Via news.health

About one in seven men has a combination of genes—one new and one first discovered in 2001—that increases his risk of male pattern baldness sevenfold, compared to men without the combination.

It’s a scientific finding that won’t grow hair on your head. But it could lead to better testing for a susceptibility to male pattern baldness, a problem that vexes about 40 million men in the United States.

Two independent research teams made the discovery, and both teams published the information Sunday in the journal Nature Genetics. Read the full story…

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Nioxin Reviews – Are Nioxin Reviews Honest?

By PC. Luis Quiroz Ravines

In these times are very popular on the Internet the famous “reviews” or criticism or comments about certain subject or product. It is a form of marketing that is indirectly promoting the sale of a product through a comment about the product and get a commission or payment if a sale is achieved. There is an economic interest in these comments, but there are also reviews only for information purposes. For people who suffer from hair loss and have interest in Nioxin, these reviews are important.

Therefore we asked the Nioxin reviews are completely honest … Read the rest

How common white fat can be turned into energy-burning brown fat in humans

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University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

Researchers from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have discovered, for the first time in humans, that the widely reviled energy storing white fat can be turned into an energy burning brown fat that uses up excess calories. These findings will be published in the August 4th edition of Cell Metabolism.

Given today’s global obesity and metabolic syndrome epidemic, the ability to burn calories without altering physical activity levels would be of great therapeutic value. Increasing energy expenditure by the browning of white fat holds much promise Read the rest

From eating less than 1,200 calories a day to enjoying burritos and ice cream: How one woman ditched the diets (and the kilos) and got in shape by lifting weights

Via dailymail.co.uk -By LAUREN GROUNSELL 

 Despite exercising and quitting sugar and carbs, Dell Farrell gained weight

  • She became a personal trainer to educate herself, but still struggled
  • She found results after she embraced a healthy approach to eating 
  • Miss Farrell does not deprive herself, and still eats tacos and ice cream
  • Heavy weight training helped lower her body fat percentage

 Dell Farrell had tried everything to lose weight.

She drank green smoothies, sipped on lemon water and cayenne pepper, cut out sugar and carbs and even took diet pills to try and shed the kilos – to no avail.Read the rest

The Right Dose of Exercise for a Longer Life

Via well.blogs.nytimes.com-  GRETCHEN REYNOLDS  

Exercise has had a Goldilocks problem, with experts debating just how much exercise is too little, too much or just the right amount to improve health and longevity. Two new, impressively large-scale studies provide some clarity, suggesting that the ideal dose of exercise for a long life is a bit more than many of us currently believe we should get, but less than many of us might expect. The studies also found that prolonged or intense exercise is unlikely to be harmful and could add years to people’s lives.

 

 

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How to Use Rosemary for Treating Hair Loss

Via Dailyhealthpost

We all desire healthy and lush hair, so hair loss or progressive thinning hair can affect us quite bad. Hair loss (alopecia) is more common in men, and can result due to many factors, such as: genetic factors, hormonal imbalance, skin conditions, thyroid problems, nutritional deficiencies, chronic stress, harsh dyes, side effects of certain medications and more.

Natural hair loss often occurs due to aging process when the hair follicles begin to shrink and produce thinner hair with a shorter life span. Although it’s not clear how rosemary works for hair loss, applying it to the scalp irritates … Read the rest

4 weight loss myths you need to bust

Via timesofindia

Battling the bulge? What is the best way to do it? This is the question that has piqued everyone’s interest. 

And has them hunting for the right answer. We spoke to consulting nutritionist and clinical dietician Pooja Makhija, fitness instructor Sucheta Pal Zes and dermatologist Dr Apratim Goel to find out more… 

Myth 1
Not eating anything is the best way to lose excess weight
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If you starve yourself for a few days, you will lose weight quickly but along with the flab, you will also lose hair, your glowing skin and more. Plus, starving can Read the rest

Peanuts May Be Good for Your Heart

Via well.blogs.nytimes- NICHOLAS BAKALAR

 Eating peanuts may lower the risk for cardiovascular disease and death, a large study suggests.

Consumption of peanuts and tree nuts has been linked to lower mortality, but mainly in studies conducted among people of European descent and high socioeconomic status. This new report, published in JAMA Internal Medicine, is a prospective study of 71,764 black and white Americans, primarily of lower socioeconomic status, and 134,265 men and women living in Shanghai. They consumed some tree nuts, but primarily peanuts, which strictly speaking are legumes, not nuts. Read full article…

 

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