If you’re concerned about your protein intake, and you want a tasty alternative to your stock carbohydrates like pasta and rice, it’s about time you added quinoa (pronounced keen-wa, from the Quechua language) to your protein nutrition. This pseudo-cereal is related to the beet and the tumbleweed, and packs a powerful nutritional punch in one small package.
The majority of the English-speaking world is missing out on this powerful medicine! Black cumin, from the plant Nigella sativa, is just starting to make the rounds in the Western world, but this potent healer has been well-known and respected as an all-around remedy in African and Islamic countries for millennia.
To make acid reflux heartburn go away permanently, you must change your diet altogether. Luckily, a GERD diet designed to prevent acid reflux disease is usually pretty simple to follow and good for you for many other reasons as well. It’ll make you feel better and look better and help you get rid of your acid reflux permanently.
Sometimes, we might forget to apply the sunscreen and the result is a painful, red, hot-feeling skin. For those times, it’s good to know about natural remedies against sunburn. There are a number of sunburn lotions for just those times, and many of these are simple, common food ingredients already found in our homes.
The condition is embarrassing, and the treatment for dry scalp out there can be pretty confusing and have long, chemical-filled names. But just like most conditions, dandruff has a host of natural cures, which I’ve recently been reading about. Today, I thought I’d share them with Skrewtips readers.
Achiote, otherwise known by its Aztec name of achiotl, comes from the Annatto tree (Bixa orellana), and is known for the brilliant saffron color its seeds exhibit after the pods split open to reveal their tiny inhabitants. The intense vermilion hue comes from the high concentration of bixin that the annatto seed contains.
Looking for an alternative to laser hair removal? Some of us are lucky enough to never grow lots of body hair… but what about those who end up with it, yet want to live naturally, without applying harsh chemicals or going under the laser? The main ingredient for hair removal is one that I don’t recommend – for consumption, that is! I’m talking about sugar.
If you experience regular acid reflux, don’t ignore it – it could become chronic and turn to GERD and become a permanent condition by wearing away at the necessary mucous linings of your stomach and esophagus. Consider, as I did, a fundamental diet change. Cut down on your meat intake and eliminate processed and cured deli meats and hams.
Research is still inconclusive in humans, but resveratrol does show very promising results as an effective antioxidant in that it inhibits free radicals in a test tube setting. However, when consumed, resveratrol levels are lower in humans, so effectiveness as an antioxidant is about the same as vitamin C.
Acne may not always be a problem stemming from the outside; like other skin-related symptoms, it may actually be reflective of an imbalance or deficiency within your diet. In fact, several studies suggest that there may be a connection between acne and zinc deficiency.