Category Archives: Fitness and Health

Picky Eating

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Is your child not eating properly? Do they pick what they eat? Or do they seem not to have enough appetite to finish their meals? Here are some reasons why they do what they do:

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Eliminating Garlic Breath


Garlic may be flavorful and it may have claims of therapeutic abilities. Unfortunately, it also leaves an unpleasant odor in the mouth. Garlic can effect breath odor for up to 72 hours because once ingested, the oil can be carried through the bloodstream and into the lungs. Here are some suggestions on how to make sure you smell nice after feasting on garlic:

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First Aid for Black Eye

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A black eye occurs when blood and other fluids in the space around the eye collect, causing the area to swell and discolor. This is common upon receiving injury to the face or head  such as a blow to the eye or the nose. Surgical procedures such as a facelift, and jaw or nose surgery can also cause this bruising. What you have below are just common first aid procedures for a black eye in case of emergencies. It is always best to consult a doctor whenever possible:
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Preventing Stretch Marks


One of the things that pregnant women are worried about when it comes to the changes that their bodies undergo is stretch marks. Stretch marks are formed when the skin is stretched beyond its elasticity. Although there is no 100% “cure” for stretch marks, except for expensive and time-consuming medical procedures, you can try to alleviate the stretching by making your skin more elastic and supple.

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Junking Junk Food


We know how difficult it can be to resist the crispiest of crisps. But there is a reason why junk food is called as such – they are seldom filling and they contain additives that are bad for your health. Not to mention the high level of cholesterol. So how do you keep your hand from reaching into that bag of chips?

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