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The Genuine Secrets About ‘Open Pores’

This article is about common myths regarding Open pores on skin, that exist in our society. Open pores on skin specially on face give a very rough and creepy look to the face and nobody likes that, so people tend to get rid of them by using different procedures and treatments,
What people think is that they can close those pores or the treatments may shrink their pores and they could get a open-pore free , flawless skin but this actually can never happen, because the pores are unable to Open or Close, the open pores are inherited and genotype is the main factor contributing to pore appearance, other factors include clogging of skin oils and dirt as well as aging affect the pore size. When clogging becomes excessive the black and white heads appear on skin. We cannot get rid of pores because they are unable to close but we can use different remedies that can make the pore appearance less visible.

What are skin/open pores?
Prior to getting into facts and myths about existence of skin pores…

Why our body need an egg daily?

Egg is a single cell and are laid by female animal of different species such as birds, reptiles, amphibians. Eggs are eaten by human beings as a nutritional food source for thousands of years. Mostly eggs are round or oval in shape. The anatomy of egg is, it consist of shell, outer membrane, inner membrane, vitelline membrane, yolk, albumin, air cell, germinal disk and chalazae. The most commonly used eggs for food are hen’s egg. Eggs are inexpensive and widely available source of protein. It not also serve as a nutritional foo but also serve a function in different recipes.
Structure and composition of egg
During consumption of egg, we see three main parts of egg, the shell, yolk and white.
Egg shell
Eggshell is the outer covering which is hard and protect inner ingredients in the egg. Egg shell is made of calcium carbonate, magnesium carbonate, calcium phosphate, soluble and insoluble proteins. The main component of egg shell is calcium carbonate (CaCO3). It contain 95% CaCO3 and the r…

Usefulness of Marijuana and its effects

Marijuana is the dried flowers, leaves and stems of the Cannabis sativa plant. It has many common names in different areas of the world like ganja, cannabis, hash, grass, pot and weed. It is a green, brown, or gray mix of dried, crumbled parts from the marijuana plant.
CHEMICAL AGENTS IN MARIJUANA
More then 400 chemical compounds are present in marijuana plant. Approximately 60 of these are unique to the cannabis plant and these substances are called cannabinoids. The main chemical agent present in marijuana is delta 9 tetrhydrocannabinol (THC). THC is a fat soluble substance. The effects of this substance remain in our body, especially in our lungs and brain, up to three weeks. In marijuana the amount of THC is from 1% to 8%. But it is different in hashish and hash oil etc. The amount of THC produced depends on the strain of cannabis and on environmental factors such as growth, harvest, and storage conditions.
USES OF MARIJUANA
Mostly people use it by refilling marijuana instead of tobac…

Impact of Lifestyle and Nutrition on Obesity

Obesity in the excess or abnormal accumulation of fat in adipose tissue to the extent that health is impaired. Obesity in modern times has a direct relationship with food, nutritional content and lifestyle. Obesity is not a disease it is a condition as it is possible to reduce fat and become healthy again, but obesity can lead to various other diseases. In some countries obesity is considered as a disease as it has can cause hormonal imbalance, neurotransmitter deficiencies and nutritional exhaustion.
Factors contributing to development of obesity
There are multiple reasons for being obese or fat including genetic, environmental, social, sedimentary lifestyle, and unhealthy dietary habits. There is major change in dietary pattern worldwide. People now prefer instant energy foods and drinks which often contain high carbohydrates which are ultimately converted into fats if not utilized.
Unhealthy lifestyle
World is now in a race to get more and more powerful which can be achieved by working…

5 Reasons to avoid the Tattoos

Tattooing is being done from the Pre-Egyptian era. Salted mummies are found with the tattoos on their bodies. Tattoos are made on the skin by carving the dermis layer and inserting the ink in it. Sometimes these are also made by just  carving the skin and designing the pattern on it. Tattooing is addiction as well as an act of body makeup. In many cases the tattoos can also go wrong and can be harmful for your body as well. As it involves the puncturing of skin and adding the ink in it, It can be very dangerous sometimes.

Tattoo Ink Allergy
Sometimes the ink of the can cause the allergic reactions. Exact composition of the tattoo ink is hardly known because the manufacturers are not advised by FDA to reveal their ingredients. The home-made or traditional tattoos have ink, dirt and blood in it while industrially prepared tattoos ink use heavy metal such zinc, cadmium and chromium to make the base pigment. These ingredients sometimes cause the allergic reactions, you will have itching hav…

Diabetes Mellitus, Types, Cause, Symptoms & Treatment

Diabetes mellitus:
Diabetes, often referred to as diabetes mellitus, describes a group of metabolic diseases in which the person has high blood glucose or blood sugar, either because insulin production is not sufficient, or because the body's cells do not respond properly to the insulin, or combination of both. Diabetes affects your body's ability to utilize the energy found in food.

Classification of diabetes mellitus
All types of diabetes mellitus have something in common between. Normally, body breaks down the sugars and carbohydrates into a special sugar called glucose. Glucose energizes the cells in humans’ body. But the cells need insulin (hormone), in your bloodstream in order to take in the glucose and use it for energy.
Three major types of diabetes mellitus exist according to medical diagnosis:

Type 1 diabetes
The body does not produce insulin. This type of diabetes is also called insulin dependent diabetes. People suffer from type 1 diabetes before 40th year of age, often…

How office guys can make sandwich for breakfast?

Why have breakfast?
Breakfast is really an important meal of the day. Several amazing benefits of breakfast are listed below:

Breakfast is important to many health benefits including weight control and improved performance.
Balances cholesterol level.
It breaks overnight fast.
Helps to restore our energy.
It starts metabolism for the day.
Improves memory and polishes concentration.
Provides many required nutrients.
Regulates sugar level.
Breakfast keeps us healthy, active, and energetic through the day.
It increases stamina for physical activity.
Read : Benefits of Eating Yogurt in Breakfast
How to make toast in a pan?
Toast is one of the most versatile, delicious, and completely perfect meal for breakfast or as a side at any meal. You can make toast from any kind of bread in the toaster, in the oven, over a fire, and top it with a variety of different things to your taste.

Take sandwich bread:
White or brown sandwich bread makes excellent toast. It is pre-sliced and makes uniform, crunchy toast.

Put …

Chemotherapeutic Agents Present in Medicinal Plants

Chemotherapeutic agents are the chemicals which are used in the Chemotherapy for the cancer treatment. Chemotherapy involves the use of these chemical agents for the cancer treatment. Plants are the very good source of Chemotherapeutic agents. The proper research on this field involving the use of natural organisms to treat cancer was started in 1950s. Now scientist are working on dozens of plants which can be used to cure that fatal disease. This use of plants to produce Chemotherapeutic agents tells the importance of traditional medicine in our lives which inexpensive as well as no side effects. Following is the list of some very common and useful plants which can be used for this purpose:
Catharanthus roseus
[caption id="attachment_341" align="alignright" width="300"]Catharanthus resous
By Pancrat  [GFDL], via Wikimedia Commons[/caption]Leaves of this tropical plant is was initially famous for its anti-diabetic effects but later, Robert L. Noble found two…

Secrets to a Long Healthy Life:

Here are some simple and often surprising secrets that research has proved can extend your life span.
1. Balance on one leg every morning:
Standing on one leg alternatively forces your body to balance, it strengthens the muscles of your back, pelvic, and stomach which support your spinal cord. This 'exercise' binds up your bones and avoids breakage in bones as you get older.
2. Stop eating when you are 80% full:
At every meal, stop eating when you feel about 80% satisfied. By eating less means the Metabolism has less work to perform, putting less stress on the stomach.

American researchers have also found animals can live up to twice of their age as long when their food intake is reduced to approx 80%.
3. Take proper sleep:
Not taking proper sleep can increase the risk of health issues such as 'depression' and heart diseases. A small change in sleeping habits can make a big change. Going to bed just one hour earlier can led to a significant drop in blood pressure, also lower …