Tag: tips on healthy living
While I’m not about to bore you with a lecture of the harmful and beneficial effects of cholesterol. You also need to know that it is found in most of our core traditional African meals.
1 TAKE CARE OF YOUR BONES
Half of all women will break a bone because of a weakened skeleton caused by osteoporosis.
A vitamin D supplement helps promote calcium absorption and bone health.
Weight-bearing exercises such as working out three times a week with light weights can strengthen bones too.
2 DEAL WITH STRESS
Stress contributes to every disease, directly or indirectly. It shrinks the brain and increases the waistline.
So find a way to deal with it. The best option is to try meditation.
However even a few minutes of relaxed deep breathing several times a day can be a big help.
If you have plans to take good care of your natural hair and skin, here are some top 10 chemicals to avoid. I get so many emails from people asking me what chemicals are safe for their hair etc, well below is a list of a few chemicals that are a definite NEVER for black hair! Remember, whatever you use on your hair is absorbed into your body through your scalp. This is why I advocate the use of 100% natural or Organic products, it’s easier than trying to dodge chemicals. That being said, I still advice that you read the ingredients of every product before you purchase it, just because something says it’s natural or organic on the face doesn’t mean it’s safe!