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กำจัดริ้วรอย
ริ้วรอยเป็นสัญญาณที่หลีกเลี่ยงไม่ได้ที่เราไม่สามารถหลีกเลี่ยงได้เว้นแต่ว่าเราจะอยู่ใต้มีดเลเซอร์หรือเปลือกเคมี แต่มันมีราคาแพงและลดการปรากฏตัวเท่านั้น ธรรมชาติมีวิธีการจัดหาสิ่งที่เราต้องการและตราบใดที่เรารู้ว่าเรากำลังมองหาอะไรเราสามารถหาวิธีแก้ไขที่บ้านของเราได้จากตู้ครัวและตู้ห้องน้ำ

น่าเสียดายที่เมื่ออายุมากขึ้นผิวจะสูญเสียคอลลาเจนซึ่งเป็นโปรตีนหลักที่ทำให้ผิวกระชับซึ่งมีหน้าที่ในการสร้างพื้นผิวที่เรียบตึง สิ่งนี้ทำให้ทุกคนอ่อนไหวต่อริ้วรอยความหย่อนคล้อยและความว่างเปล่าที่ปรากฏบนใบหน้า ผลกระทบของริ้วรอยต่อชั้นผิวหนังมีความสำคัญ ไม่เพียง แต่ผิวหนังชั้นบางเท่านั้น แต่ยังผลิตคอลลาเจนน้อยลง เมื่อเทียบกับคุณคุณจะป้องกันริ้วรอยได้อย่างไร

ในขณะที่ยีนมีบทบาทในกระบวนการชราการกระทำที่คุณควบคุมความเร็วและระดับความเสียหายของกระบวนการหลายอย่าง ควบคุมและลองใช้มาสก์หน้ากล้วยราคาไม่แพงหรือใช้เวลาในการนวดหน้า 30 วินาทีทุกเช้าเพื่อป้องกันและรักษาริ้วรอยเหี่ยวย่น

 

12 Hacks การต่อสู้กับริ้วรอยและการเยียวยาที่บ้าน:
 

1. น้ำมัน
น้ำมันมะพร้าวอุดมไปด้วยสารต้านอนุมูลอิสระและสามารถป้องกันการก่อตัวของอนุมูลอิสระซึ่งเป็นหนึ่งในสาเหตุหลักของการแก่ก่อนวัย มันเป็นครีมบำรุงผิวที่อ่อนนุ่มเป็นธรรมชาติและมีสารทำให้ผิวนวลซึ่งช่วยลดริ้วรอยที่ได้พัฒนาไปแล้ว นวดลงบนผิวของคุณทุกคืนก่อนนอนเพื่อช่วยลดการปรากฏของริ้วรอยเหี่ยวย่นในขณะที่คุณหลับ

น้ำมันมะกอกถูกใช้ครั้งแรกเมื่อกว่า 5,000 ปีก่อนเมื่อสกัดจากต้นมะกอกซึ่งชาวอียิปต์ปรับใช้เป็นผลิตภัณฑ์เครื่องสำอางได้อย่างรวดเร็ว มันมักใช้เป็นมอยเจอร์ไรเซอร์มากกว่าเพราะอุดมไปด้วยสารต้านอนุมูลอิสระวิตามิน A และ E ซึ่งช่วยต่อต้านอนุมูลอิสระที่ทำลายผิว ใช้น้ำมันมะกอก 1 ช้อนโต๊ะแล้วนวดเบา ๆ ลงบนผิววันละสองครั้ง นอกจากนี้ยังทำงานเพื่อป้องกันความเสียหายจากแสงแดดและหลังการสัมผัส

2. Superfoods
ผิวของคุณเป็นส่วนผสมของโปรตีนน้ำและไขมันและต้องการแหล่งอาหารที่มีประโยชน์สำหรับการเติมเต็ม อัลมอนด์บรรจุไขมันที่ทำให้ผิวหน้าอวบอิ่มและให้ความชุ่มชื้นพร้อมกับวิตามินอีในขณะที่สารต้านอนุมูลอิสระที่มีประสิทธิภาพช่วยยับยั้งความเสียหายจากรังสียูวี บลูเบอร์รี่มีส่วนผสมที่เข้มข้นของสารต้านอนุมูลอิสระและวิตามินซีปกป้องคอลลาเจนมะเขือเทศยังเต็มไปด้วยวิตามินซี แต่พวกมันมีส่วนประกอบไลโคปีนที่สำคัญซึ่งช่วยปกป้องผิวจากการถูกทำลายจากแสงแดดและช่วยเพิ่มระบบหลอดเลือด ต้องขอบคุณการไหลเวียนของเลือดที่เพิ่มขึ้น

3. Banana Mask
ผลไม้เพื่อสุขภาพที่ทรงพลังนี้ไม่เพียงเหมาะสำหรับการรับประทาน แต่ยังสามารถใช้เป็นมาสก์หน้าครีม ผสมกล้วยหนึ่งลูกกับน้ำส้มหนึ่งช้อนชาและโยเกิร์ตธรรมดาหนึ่งช้อนชาจากนั้นทิ้งไว้ประมาณ 15 ถึง 20 นาที วิตามินเอจะช่วยให้รอยด่างดำจางลงในขณะที่วิตามินบีจะช่วยป้องกันริ้วรอยและโพแทสเซียมจะให้ความชุ่มชื้นและชุ่มชื้นแก่เซลล์ผิว วิตามินอีเป็นที่รู้จักกันในนาม “ผู้พิทักษ์” เนื่องจากมีความแข็งแรงในการต่อสู้กับความเสียหายอนุมูลอิสระและการเสริมความต้านทานของผิวต่อความเสียหายจากรังสียูวี

4. วิตามินซีเฉพาะที่

เมื่อคุณยังเด็กผิวของคุณเต็มไปด้วยวิตามินที่สำคัญนี้ อย่างไรก็ตามเมื่ออายุของผิวหนังลดลงเมื่อเวลาผ่านไป แต่ก็ยังมีความจำเป็นและยังมีบทบาทสำคัญในการรักษาสุขภาพผิวที่ดีและยืดหยุ่นตามสถาบันสุขภาพแห่งชาติ โดยการเติมวิตามินซีในระดับผิวของคุณผ่านอาหารเสริมในช่องปากหรือขัดผิวด้วยวิตามินซีทุกเช้าคุณสามารถซ่อมแซมความเสียหายจากแสงแดดเช่นการเปลี่ยนสีและเส้นเล็ก ๆ ผลข้างเคียงที่หายากคือความแห้งกร้านหรือผลัดซึ่งสามารถใช้ร่วมกับครีมบำรุงผิววิตามินซีทุกวัน

5. แร่ธาตุ
ซีลีเนียมสามารถใช้ในการรักษาริ้วรอยป้องกันและทำหน้าที่เป็นสารต้านอนุมูลอิสระที่มีประสิทธิภาพ มันเป็นกลางอนุมูลอิสระในผิวก่อนที่พวกเขาก่อให้เกิดความเสียหายและฟื้นฟูความยืดหยุ่นใด ๆ ที่ผิวอาจหายไปจากริ้วรอย

คอปเปอร์เป็นแร่ธาตุที่จำเป็นต่อการสร้างคอลลาเจนอีลาสตินและเป็นโครงสร้างรองรับ ไม่แนะนำให้บริโภคทองแดงเพราะจำเป็นเพียงเล็กน้อยเท่านั้น แต่ครีมที่มีเปปไทด์ทองแดงช่วยปรับปรุงความกระจ่างใสของผิวลดริ้วรอยเหี่ยวย่นและ Photodamage ตาม WebMD

สังกะสีมีความสำคัญหากคุณมีแนวโน้มที่จะมีสิวหรือเป็นสิวเพราะมันทำงานได้ดีกับผิวที่ใสและเชื่องการผลิตน้ำมัน นอกจากนี้ยังช่วยรักษารอยแผลเป็นจากสิวหรือแผลที่เกิดขึ้นแล้ว

6. Egg White Mask
ผสมไข่ขาวหนึ่งฟองกับน้ำมะนาวสดหนึ่งช้อนชาและน้ำผึ้งครึ่งช้อนชาเพื่อเก็บเกี่ยวผลประโยชน์ของน้ำยาฆ่าเชื้อและต้านเชื้อแบคทีเรียของน้ำผึ้งพร้อมกับยาสมานแผลในน้ำมะนาวที่ใช้ต่อสู้กับแบคทีเรีย ผู้ที่มีผิวมันจะได้รับประโยชน์สูงสุดจากส่วนผสมที่ทรงพลังในไข่ขาว ช่วยกระชับรูขุมขนลดขนาดรูขุมขนด้วยการลดความมันส่วนเกินหรือที่เรียกว่าการหลั่งน้ำมันออกจากรูขุมขนของคุณ

ไข่ขาวเต็มไปด้วยโปรตีนสำหรับการซ่อมแซมและการเจริญเติบโตของเนื้อเยื่อโพแทสเซียมเพื่อรักษาความชุ่มชื้นในเซลล์ผิวไฟโบฟลาวินเพื่อกำจัดสารพิษและอนุมูลอิสระที่ทราบกันดีว่าทำให้เกิดริ้วรอยและ
แต่วิดาของเราจะช่วยให้สิ่งนี้ดีที่สุดและเร็วขึ้นมาก
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How To Know If You Should Be Eating More Than 3 Meals A Day For Weight Loss – Telegraph

Like a lot of people on Instagram, Justine McCabe is a fan of selfies—but hers have a special meaning behind them. The mother of two has taken a selfie a day for 365 days to document her weight-loss journey from 313 pounds to 187 pounds, and she’s nabbed nearly 86,000 Instagram followers in the process.

McCabe decided to lose the weight after realizing she was turning to food for comfort in the aftermath of her husband’s suicide. “I would say I consumed anywhere between 5,000 to 10,000 calories on a daily basis,” McCabe told Us Weekly . “I was completely broken and grieving. I had no desire to live life.”

But one day she snapped a selfie and says she didn’t recognize herself. “I looked lost, broken, and full of darkness,” she said. “So every day from there on out, I took a selfie with the hope that I would start to see myself again and reclaim my light.”

Inspired by her revelation, McCabe started working out six days a week and began eating healthier. And, in addition to seeing herself in a more positive way, her weight began to drop. She now eats four balanced meals a day that include things like egg whites and avocado, chicken, broccoli, brown rice, fish, and spinach.

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You’ve probably heard some people swear by eating more than three meals a day for weight loss. While it’s clearly working for McCabe, how can you know if it’s the right approach for you? Before getting to expert input on the subject, it's important to keep in mind that health and weight loss look different for every person. If you want to lose weight, what works for you might not work for others, and vice versa. And it’s incredibly important to think about why you actually want to lose weight—and whether doing so is a healthy decision that will enrich your life. For example, if you have a history of disordered eating , you should talk to your doctor before starting a new eating plan, like eating more often. Even if you don't have that history, setting healthy, realistic goals and expectations is key. When it comes down to it, weight loss involves a lot of components. It’s important to factor in whether you’re sleeping enough (and actually getting good-quality rest) and trying to manage stress in your life , plus elements outside of your control, like health conditions and hormones. The most important tip we can give you is to pay attention to your body, treat yourself well, and be kind to yourself above all.

Now, when it comes to how many meals you should eat each day, New York City-based registered dietitian Jessica Cording tells SELF that it ultimately depends on your hunger, energy, and activity levels. But, she says, some people have found that eating more than three meals a day leaves them feeling more satisfied, hunger-wise, and stable.

“This may work great for some people who find it hard to go long stretches between meals,” she says.

Eating meals every three to five hours can also help fend off cravings and those “I’m starving!” moments that lead to overeating , certified dietitian-nutritionist Lisa Moskovitz, R.D., CEO of NY Nutrition Group , tells SELF. “Spreading out calories throughout the day is the best for overall energy and appetite regulation,” she says.

The only way to know if this is the right move for you is to tune into your hunger and energy levels, Cording says. She recommends keeping a food journal (and making note of when you get hungry) to help you notice patterns that show whether you’d benefit from eating smaller, more frequent meals.

It’s also a good idea to keep loose tabs on your weight, Cording says, since they can be a good indicator if your current meal schedule is working for you. “If your weight continues to trend towards your healthy-weight goal, then the eating pattern you’re following likely a good fit, provided you feel satisfied and not like you’re white-knuckling it,” she says.

But if you find that you’re not near your goal weight and are feeling hungry despite eating three meals a day, you may want to consider eating more often.

Of course, we’re not talking about having four or five meals that are the same size as your three-a-day meals. Instead, Moskovitz says you want to keep an eye on how many overall calories you should be eating and split it up from there.

Gina Keatley , a certified dietitian-nutritionist practicing in New York City, tells SELF that it's crucial to have well-balanced meals focused on nutrient-dense foods that balance your macronutrients (carbs, fats, and proteins). "I always recommend adding lean protein with healthy fats, such as fish, to the diet ," she says.

Each meal should include a lean protein like chicken, lots of vegetables, a small serving of healthy fats (olive oil, avocado, and nuts or seeds), and a high-fiber or whole-grain starch like quinoa, beans, or sweet potatoes, says Moskovitz. “This will ensure you feel the most satisfied from the meal while retaining as many nutrients as possible,” she adds.

And then there’s the question of when to eat your meals . Moskovitz advises eating every four to five hours and aiming to stop eating about two hours before bed to allow your food to properly digest. So, if you have breakfast at 7 A.M., you’ll probably want to eat again at 11 A.M., then at 3 P.M. and 7 P.M. Cording says you can also just listen to what your body is telling you and plan from there—if you find that you’re hungriest in the afternoon, have two small “lunches” before dinner.

Eating more than three meals a day isn’t for everyone—Cording notes that some people feel less satisfied with the smaller meals—but if you find that having three meals a day just isn’t working for you, it’s worth a closer look.

Watch: What Everyone Gets Wrong About Eating Disorders

8 reasons you should eat oatmeal for breakfast – Telegraph

Oatmeal is touted to be one of the world's healthiest breakfast foods. What makes it an ideal breakfast option is whole-grain and soluble fibre which keeps you full and satiated for long. Oatmeal is quick and convenient and makes a nutritious breakfast.

Here are some reasons why you should consider oatmeal for breakfast.

Weight control

It has soluble fibre which absorbs considerable amount of water and significantly slows digestion process. This keeps one full for longer and thus, controls weight.

Lowers diabetes and hypertension Risks

According to the American Diabetes Association, eating oatmeal reduces risk for type 2 diabetes significantly. The soluble fibre in oatmeal helps keep a check on blood glucose levels. Moreover, a diet that includes oatmeal may reduce high blood pressure. Again, the reduction is because of the soluble fibre content that oatmeal has.

Keeps heart healthy

Oatmeal has a bio-active, anti-oxidant compound called avenanthramide which is believed to cleanse arteries, prevent fatty buildup and lower risk of heart disease.

Wide array of nutrients

Oatmeal gives you a wide range of nutrients and antioxidants including vitamins, minerals, protein, carbohydrates and iron.

Easy preparation

Oatmeal can be prepared in several ways in a microwave. It can usually be made in less than 10 minutes.

Gluten-free

Oats are naturally gluten-free. However, it is advised to check the label before you buy. Better to buy oats from a reputable manufacturer.

Delicious way to start your day

You can prepare oatmeal in several delicious ways. Whether instant, cooked on the stove or baked in the oven, you have plenty of flavouring options to choose from. Just be sure to prepare it a healthful manner. Pre-flavoured oats should be avoided as there can be unnecessary sugars and additives.

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Here's How You Can Make Amazing Face Packs Using Potato Juice! – Telegraph

Highlights

  • Potatoes are one of the popular ingredients in the world
  • Potato juice can do wonders to your skin
  • We have rounded up the best DIY potato juice face packs

Potatoes are one of the popular ingredients in the world, and we can literally eat them with any food! They never disappoint us. This amazing veggie is loaded with many essential micronutrients like

vitamin A, C, B, iron and phosphorous. All of us are pretty much aware of potato benefits. But, apart from its health benefits, did you know that this potato juice can do wonders to your skin too! We have rounded up the best DIY potato juice face packs that will help you to have soft, supple and flawless skin this summer.

1. For Uneven Skin

The secret to have an even skin tone is here! Potatoes are rich in vitamin-B6, which helps to enhance your skin tone and in the formation of new cells. All you need is 2 tablespoon potato juice, 2 teaspoon of almond oil, and 2 teaspoons of raw milk. Mix the ingredients well. Apply it well on your face and neck. Leave for 15 minutes and rinse it with lukewarm water.

The secret to have an even skin tone is here

2. For Acne
Acne scars can be annoying and disturbing at the same time. Here we have got you an effective remedy for the same using tomato and potato juice. Take 1 tablespoon of potato juice and 1 tablespoon of tomato Juice. Mix both the juices well, and dab on the acne marks and stubborn dark spots on your face. Keep it for 40-45 minutes and wash it with cold water. You can even practice the same overnight and wash it in the morning.

3. For Tan Removal
Potato juice will not only help you to get rid of your tanning, but also treats hyperpigmentation. Take 2 tablespoon of potato juice and 1 tablespoon of organic honey. Mix it well and apply it all over your face and neck. Leave for about 10 minutes and rinse with fresh water.

Potato juice will not only help you to get rid of your tanning​

4. For Dark Circles
Treating dark circles can be a struggle. But, not anymore! Make your own DIY face pack using potato and cucumber juice at home. Both of the ingredients have inherent properties that help to lighten the dark circles. Take 2 teaspoons of potato juice and cucumber juice. Mix it well and apply under the eyes before going to bed at night. Wash it in the morning with fresh cold water.

5. For Oily Skin
Oily skin can lead to acne breakouts and skin dullness. In order to control oil from your face, this face pack has come to your rescue. Take 2 tablespoon of potato juice and 1 tablespoon of fuller's earth (multani mitti); mix them well until the mixture becomes smooth. Apply it on your face and let it dry for about 20 minutes. Rinse with cold water.


These amazing potato juice face packs will give you the best results when used regularly. Always look gorgeous!

6-Oil Homemade Moisturizing Lotion for Dry Facial Skin – Telegraph

Moisturizing your face is a very important part of having — and maintaining — youthful-looking skin. But choosing the right moisturizer can be confusing. If you need a homemade face moisturizer for dry skin, look no further!

Most off-the-shelf products contain chemicals that can actually damage your skin and affect the endocrine system. (1) Providing proper nourishment (inside and out) will leave the skin softer, more elastic and well-hydrated. With a few key, natural nutrients, you can enhance your skin and achieve a more youthful appearance — it just takes consistency. Here’s my moisturizer recipe for dry, aging skin that I’m sure you will love. (2)


Homemade Face Moisturizer for Dry Skin

Start with a small heat-safe bowl in a pan of hot water or use a double-boiler. Place the shea butter in the bowl until melted. Loaded with vitamin A, shea butter is very nourishing to the skin. It provides much-needed moisturizing while reducing inflammation and boosting collagen production.

Once the shea butter softens, remove it from heat.

Next add the avocado oil and blend with a fork or small spatula. Avocado is not only a super-food for the body, but it is a super-food for dry, aging skin because it nourishes deeply. It is a great source of omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin A, vitamin D and vitamin E, providing a deep moisturizer for the skin (3)

Sea buckthorn oil may not sound familiar. But this ancient Greek oil offers up some benefits such as helping prevent acne, dry skin, reducing scarring and it can even help treat eczema.

Rosehip seed oil is the perfect ingredient for a homemade face moisturizer for dry skin since it is full of vitamins, antioxidants and essential fatty acids that help hydrate dry skin. A bonus is that it can help reduce dark spots while reducing scars and minimizing wrinkles.

Finally, if the Egyptians used it for radiant skin, so can you. I’m talking about geranium oil. Geranium oil benefits the skin by treating acne and reducing inflammation. It also tightens the skin, which can reduce fine lines. Because of this, it makes a great ingredient in a homemade moisturizer for aging skin.

Now that you have made your DIY face moisturizer for dry skin, you can transfer it to a small jar. Store it in a cool, dark place and it should last a few months. Keeping it in the fridge is also a great option.

Apply your face moisturizer twice a day after washing your face: once in the morning and again at night before you go to bed. Make sure the skin is a bit damp to help lock in moisture. Work it into the skin gently with upward strokes.


DIY Daily Face Moisturizer For Dry Skin

Total Time: 20–30 minutes

Serves: Makes 6 ounces

Ingredients:

  • 1 ounce shea butter
  • 3 ounces avocado oil
  • ½ ounce sea buckthorn oil
  • 1 ounce rosehip seed oil
  • 5 drops lemongrass oil
  • 10 drops lavender oil
  • 6 drops geranium oil

Directions:

  1. Start with a small heat-safe bowl in a pan of hot water, or use a double-boiler.
  2. Place the shea butter in the bowl until melted. Once it softens, remove from heat.
  3. Next add the avocado oil and blend into the shea butter with a fork or small spatula.
  4. Blend in the remaining oils.
  5. Transfer the finished product to a small container or jar and store in the fridge or a cool, dark place

Home Remedies for Burn Relief – DrAxe.com – Telegraph

Dr. Josh Axe June 23, 2014 January 6, 2018

Burns occur from exposure to heat, steam, hot liquids, chemicals or the sun. The treatment of burns depends on the severity of the burn.

Severe burns can destroy all layers of skin and even damage muscles and underlying fat. Severe burns need immediate medical attention. Natural therapies can help with wound healing and decreasing pain.

Also, certain natural remedies can reduce the risk of infection and help areas heal without scarring. To help heal burns naturally, home remedies for burn relief include applying essential oils topically, reducing foods that increase inflammation and slow healing, taking necessary supplements and more.

Top Foods to Heal Burns

Water – Drink plenty of water or electrolyte drinks like coconut water to help replenish lost fluids.
Citrus fruits – Include fruits and vegetables high in vitamin C which promotes healing.
Wild-caught fish – Include sources of omega-3 fats to reduce inflammation and help with tissue repair.
Zinc – The chemical reactions necessary to promote wound healing require zinc. To increase your intake of zinc rich foods, add oysters, beef, pumpkin seeds, and spinach to your diet.
Clean lean protein Protein is necessary to rebuild tissue. Aim for at least 4-5 oz per meal daily.

Foods that Slow Healing

Sugar – Reduces the healing of tissues and promotes inflammation.
Trans and hydrogenated oils – Processed foods contain hydrogenated oils which promote inflammation and decrease the ability of your body to heal.
Processed foods – May contain chemicals and dyes which can slow healing.
Excess Sodium – Foods high in sodium can slow down the healing process

Top 5 Home Remedies for Burn Relief

#1 Aloe vera (apply to skin 2x daily)
Look for a gel that is at least 99% pure to stimulate healing.

#2 Lavender essential oil
Lavender oil has been used for thousands of years to naturally treat burns. Apply several drops of lavender oil to the injured area 3x daily.

#3 Vitamin E (400 IU daily or use as a topical gel)
Vitamin E is an important antioxidant for repairing tissue and healing burns.

#4 Zinc (30 mg 2x daily)
Critical for enzymatic reactions for healing.

#5 L-glutamine (500-1000 mg daily)
An amino acid required for tissue healing and to prevent infections related to burns.

Bonus Remedy
Antioxidants including vitamin C, E, selenium, flavanoids and other antioxidants that will reduce free radicals caused by burns.

Essential Oils for Burns

Lavender essential oil can help heal burns and frankincense oil can reduce scarring. Also, melaleuca (tea tree oil) an reduce the risk of infections and for pain associated from burns use peppermint oil. To heal burns fast, try this homemade burn salve or this sunburn spray for sunburns.


Homemade Coffee Scrub For Glowing Skin And Healthy Hair – Telegraph

Highlights

  • Coffee is an ultimate go-to beverage for all the caffeine lovers
  • Coffee also increases the blood flow in the body
  • Coffee beans can provide with skin and hair benefits

Coffee also increases the blood flow in the body, which in turn enhances the collagen production. Your favourite kitchen ingredient can do wonders for your skin and hair as well. There are several scrubs available in the market that claim of making the skin brighter and healthier, however most of them are quite expensive and full of chemical substances. It's always better to use organic components on your skin which can give you better results than the chemical-based ones. Here in this article, we shall explain how these bite-sized coffee beans can provide with skin and hair benefits. All you need is coffee grounds,

brown sugar,

honey and

olive oil.

Coffee Scrub For Skin

1. Mix half cup of coffee beans, 1 cup brown sugar and two third cup of olive oil in a bowl. You may add 1 teaspoon of virgin honey as well. Stir well.

2. Take the coffee scrub and apply it all over your face and neck.

3. While applying the coffee scrub, make sure that skin is moist as coffee is corrosive in nature. It's always better to apply it on moist skin to prevent skin irritation.

4. Once it is done, wet your hands a little bit and start rubbing gently in a circular motion for about 7-8 minutes. Rinse it off with the help of lukewarm water.

It's always better to use organic components on your skin
Note: If you don't have olive oil, you can even make this scrub with the help of coconut oil, almond oil, nut oil or any other essential oil as per your preference.

This scrub will help in shedding the dead skin. Since coffee is a great antioxidant, it will protect the skin from acne breakouts too. Apart from skin, you can even use this coffee scrub for your hair. The acids present in the coffee beans can enhance the texture of the hair to a significant extent.

Coffee Hair Mask For Hair

To make a coffee hair mask, you will require coffee beans and water. Mix both the ingredients well until a thick paste is formed. With the help of your fingers, apply it all over your head and wash it off with water once it is done.

So, what are you waiting for? Bring this secret kitchen ingredient to your rescue right away!
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How to eat when preparing for exam – Times of India – Telegraph

Don't Starve

While the three-big-meals-a day is common and convenient, exam time requires a slow but steady flow of energy to the body and hence, having frequent smaller meals is a good idea. "Even a slight, involuntary feeling of hunger can break the flow of study and impair concentration. Hence, avoid heavy meals during the day; opt for light fibre rich foods like fresh fruit or bhel every two hours. A little bit of dark chocolate can also be useful in feeling satiated. Avoid processed foods as they tend to make you drowsy," says nutritionist Dr Yogita Paranjape.

Plan your meals

Time management is of great importance during exams as study time needs to be intelligently interspersed with snack breaks and active recreation. Hence, you can alternate between high fibre carbs and fresh fruits or salads. Ensure your meal consists of whole grains and omega 3 rich foods such as fish, mustard oil, mustard seeds, methi, urad dal, rajma, soybeans, lobia, walnuts, bajra, and flaxseeds. Fresh fruits and vegetables are a good source of antioxidants like vitamin A, E and C which reduce brain cell damage. Choose adequate amount of fresh fruits and vegetables like amla, citrus fruits, tomatoes, green peppers, green leafy vegetables, kiwi, broccoli, and strawberries.

By: Annabel Dsouza

If You Want to Lose Weight, Here's Why You Should Try Matcha – Telegraph

Ready to take your morning caffeine habit to the next level? It may be time to replace your loose leaves or cup of coffee with matcha. A powdered form of steamed and dried green tea leaves that has been used in Japanese tea ceremonies for centuries, matcha tastes like a grassier, brighter version of the regular stuff. Think of it as the "healthy espresso of green tea," say David Mandelbaum and Jessica Lloyd, owners of matcha purveyor Panatea. So just how healthy is the green powder? A study found that one serving of matcha has 137 times more disease-fighting polyphenols, called epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), than a brewed mug of conventional China Green Tips — the equivalent of up to 10 cups of regular green tea! With such an antioxidant punch, it's no wonder that matcha just may be the new superfood. Read on for why it could just be a miracle in a mug.

Weight-loss concentrate: EGCG has been shown in some lab studies to boost metabolism, and other research has shown that EGCG may help stop the growth of new fat cells. While more studies are still needed to confirm results in humans, add to this the fact that drinking green tea instead of sugary drinks can help you save calories, and opting for a healthy matcha-based drink (like this lower-calorie version of Starbucks's green tea latte) may just be a wise weight-loss decision.

Disease-fighter: The concentrated levels of antioxidants in matcha are hard to beat, especially considering catechins in green tea have been shown to have cancer-preventing as well as immunity-boosting effects, including helping prevent high-risk health workers from catching the flu.

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Daily detox: Matcha may just help keep your body functioning in tip-top shape; a lab study in rats with type 2 diabetes found that a daily dose of matcha provided a protective effect on their liver and kidney systems. Other research has found that green tea drinkers had a 33 percent lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes by helping reduce blood glucose levels — the more green tea they drank, the lower the risk.

Jitter-free energy: A serving of matcha has less caffeine than an espresso, but its nutrient makeup just may give you more energy. Because the tea leaves used to make matcha are protected from sunlight before being harvested and steamed, the leaves retain much of their natural chlorophyll (which is why matcha is so green), a substance that has been shown to help boost energy. Plus, green tea is an excellent source of the mind-calming amino acid L-theanine, which means you may just feel more awake and alert without the late-afternoon caffeine crash.

When buying matcha, be sure and check each product so you know you're buying high-quality tea with the most health benefits. "The more vibrantly green the matcha is, the higher the chlorophyll and amino acid content," David and Jessica advise. Also, check labels and watch out for additives and sugars, which some matcha products contain. For the perfect cup, David and Jessica recommend heating water until near boiling (180°F) and whisking in matcha powder in a "M" or "W" motion.

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Ayurveda For Hair Growth: 5 Foods And Herbs That Can Increase Hair Volume – Telegraph

Highlights

  • Ayurveda has many secrets that can help restore your hair growth and vol
  • Ayurveda has many secrets that can help restore your hair growth
  • Ayurveda expert Dr. Ashutosh Gautam suggests herbs for hair growth

shampoos and poor quality of water are factors that are making our hair from bad to worse. Hair fall and poor

hair growth are common problems faced by people of this generation. Perhaps it is time to revisit the roots.

Ayurveda has many secrets that can help restore your hair growth and volume. Ayurveda Expert Dr. Ashutosh Gautam suggests few herbs and foods that can come handy for hair growth and reduce

hair fall. These Ayurvedic tips for hair growth are extremely simple and effective. Most of these herbs and food for hair growth are present in your kitchen shelf at all times.

Here are list of 5 Foods and Herbs for Hair Growth

1. Bhringraj
known as '

Kehraj' in Assamese and '

Karisalankanni' in Tamil, is a

medicinal herb that grows in moist areas. This herb is especially used for treating various hair and skin woes. It soothes the

scalp, which in turn gives nourishment to hair follicles. It also facilitates growth of new hair follicles and thus helps revive the volume of hair. While you can purchase

bhringraj oil from stores, it can be made at home as well. People have been making

bhringraj oil at home since centuries. Traditional process involves drying the leaves; grinding them into powdered form and then heating it with oil. A quicker way of making

bhringraj oil at home is to heat powdered

bhringraj leaves with coconut oil and then store. Apply it directly on the scalp, let the roots absorb it for about 30 minutes and then wash off.

Bhringraj oil can be used for treating various hair and

skin problems.

Bhringraj oil can be used for treating various hair and skin problems

2. Fenugreek or

methi dana is one treasure spice that may not have originated in India, but has grown to be an essential part of our culinary fare and culture, as if it always belonged to us. It is no wonder then that Ayurveda recognized its potential thousand years back and continues to make most of its health and

beauty benefits in its practice.

Fenugreek seeds are rich in folic acid, Vitamin A, Vitamin K and Vitamin C. Apart from this, they are also a storehouse of minerals such as potassium, calcium and iron.

Fenugreek seeds also have high protein and nicotinic acid content, which are known to be beneficial against hair fall and

dandruff, and in treating a variety of scalp issues like dryness of hair, baldness and

hair thinning. Including

fenugreek in your diet is one of the best things that you can do for a healthy hair growth.
(Also Read:

Fenugreek (Methi) Seeds to Prevent Hair Fall: An Effective Natural Remedy)

Fenugreek seeds are rich in folic acid, Vitamin A, Vitamin K and Vitamin C

3. Amla
There is a reason why our mothers and grandmothers swear by for all their skin and beauty needs.

Amla or Indian gooseberry has been an essential part of hair care rituals in India since time immemorial. Massaging the scalp with

amla oil helps boost

blood circulation. This supplies enough nourishment to your follicles, which then increases hair growth. It also looks after the overall scalp health by removing dandruff and dissolving grease and dirt from follicles. It helps restore optimum pH levels of the scalp that boosts essential oil production. One of the biggest reasons behind

hair fall is inadequate

Vitamin C in the diet.

Amla is packed with Vitamin C. The potent antioxidant help keeps the free-radical activity at bay, which can also severely impact the health of hair.
You can prepare some

amla oil at home too. Heat some coconut oil in a pan and add two teaspoons of

amla powder. Heat the oil until it turns brown. After 2-3 minutes, turn off the heat and set the oil aside to cool. Collect the oil in a bowl. Apply it on your hair, while it is still slightly warm and massage well.
(Also Read:

Amla: Fight Off Cough, Ulcers and Constipation With this Desi Superfood​)

Massaging the scalp with amla oil helps boost blood circulation

4. Triphala
The active compounds in

churna repairs damaged hair and increases hair volume. The active formula of its ingredients like

Haritaki has antibacterial and

antifungal power which acts on the scalp and keeps all kinds of infections and

fungal activity at bay.

Triphala powder has been known to reduce dandruff too. You can either apply

Triphala powder mixed with

coconut oil on your hair, or make it a part of your diet. Your diet plays a huge role in the health of your hair. One of the reasons why your hair volume is not up to the mark could be your liver condition and

poor digestion.

Triphala takes care of both by cleansing the digestive system. One of the three ingredients of

triphala churna is

Amla.

Triphala takes care of both by cleansing the digestive system

5. Brahmi
This wonder herb of

Ayurveda could prove to be a charm for your hair.

Brahmi is mostly popular to calm down

stress and clear the mind, but the herb also packs many haircare and beauty benefits. It can prevent hair fall by treating dry and damaged scalp.

Brahmi could also treat a variety of hair problems such as dandruff,

itchiness and formation of

split ends. Massaging the scalp with

Brahmi oil has a very soothing effect too.
(Also Read :

6 Ayurvedic Herbs to Induce Sound Sleep: From Brahmi to Ashwagandha and More! )

Massaging the scalp with Brahmi oil has a very soothing effect