Tips to Boost the Love Hormone

Many of us may know oxytocin as the hormone that’s released after sex that makes you want to cuddle up with your partner, but there are other activities that can encourage oxytocin release as well. There are a number of unexpected ways to increase oxytocin in the morning that don’t involve sex, and they can have you…

All About Vitamin B2

Vitamin B2 is otherwise known as Riboflavin. It was founded in 1872 by scientist Alexander Blyth. However, its name and recognition as a B_vitamin wasn’t until the late 1930s. Its name is associated with its structure. “Ribo” meaning 5 pertaining to the ribose sugar and “flavin” due to its ring shape. Great sources of Vitamin…

All About Vitamin B6

Vitamin B6 is found in forms, Pyridoxine, Pyridoxal, Pyridoxamine. Scientist George was first to discover Vitamin B6 in 1934. The active form of Vitamin B6 is chemically phosphorylated. This is known as pyridoxal 5′-phosphate (PLP). The best dietary sources of Vitamin B6 includes turkey, egg yolks, organ meats, bananas and beans. These are common food…

Tips To Get Back to Sleep

Waking up in the middle of the night is normal. Most of us experience mini-awakenings without even noticing them—up to 20 times per hour. When it comes to observable wake-ups, most people have about two or three per night. But most people have difficulty getting back to sleep—a frustrating, sleep-robbing problem that experts call “sleep…

Tips For Having Healthy Hair

Hair is the first thing people see when you walk into the room and it can say a lot about you. Needless to say greasy, dirty, messy and unrefined hair doesn’t speak very highly of you. Keep your personal hygiene up-to-speed and give your hair the fresh, clean and healthy look it deserves without becoming…

Weight Loss Myths Final Part

Contrary to popular belief, weight loss can be a cakewalk if you approach it in the correct manner. Simply hearing and reading content online – which is mostly half baked information that is not corroborated by scientific evidence – will not do you any good. There is plenty of misinformation doing the rounds on the…

Non Cooking Uses of Black Pepper

We so often use salt in our dishes that black peppercorns often lie forgotten. But the benefits of black pepper are far better. Black peppercorns, more commonly called black pepper, dramatically enhance the taste of your dishes – and their health quotient too. Like table salt, black pepper has its unexpectedly handy uses that goes beyond…

All About Acai

The Acai Berry is a Superfood. Acai is actually said “Ah-sigh-ee”. The Acai Berry is sourced from the Euterpe Oleracea. Acai Berries grow on plan trees. The Acai plant is native to South America, and the jungles of the Amazon Rainforest. Indigenous Amazonian trigged contribute majority of their good health to Acai, with over 25%…

All About Psyllium Husk

Psyllium Husk is a powdered form of fibre. Psyllium Husk powder is made from the seed husks of the Plantago Ovato plant. Psyllium Husk is a traditional ingredient used in Ayurvedic medicine used to treat gastrointestinal problems and constipation. Fibre is known for its ability to promote satiety and promote weight loss by bulking out…

All About Miso

The Japanese have long known about miso’s remarkable health benefits. Recent research has found that the benefits of miso come not only from the nutrients in the soybeans, but also from other ingredients that arise from the action of aspergillum and other milds used in the fermentation and aging processes. Here are some health benefits…