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Cinta (nak turunkan?) Kolesterol


Adakah anda begini?Makan diet tak seimbang. Terlalu banyak memakan lemak tepu dari hati, jantung, paru, limpa atau transfat dari biskut, kek atau susu.Gemuk/obes. BMI melebihi 30 kg/m2 (pengiraan: berat badan(kg)/ketinggian x ketinggian (m)Lilitan pinggang yang lebar: Lelaki 40 inches (102 centimeters) keatas atau wanita 35 inches (89 centimeters) keatas.Kurang bersenam. Senaman membina HDL terutama sekali jika bersenam dengan bebanan contoh, dumbell 3 kali seminggu.MerokokDiabetes. Kandungan gula dalam darah yang tinggi memberi laluan untuk pemprosesan LDL yang tinggi  dan mengurangkan HDL kolesterol yang baik. Ini merosakkan dinding saluran darah.  Kadar kolesterol anda?
Kadar kolesterol yang tinggi boleh menyebabkan tersumbatnya saluran darah dan ini pula akan menjejas perjalanan darah menyebabkan seseorang mendapat penyakit darah tinggi, penyakit jantung dan angin ahmar.



Ada kolesterol "jahat" dipanggil Low-density lipoprotein (LDL). LDL …
Grrrrr!! Upset stomach upsets the day!  Do you suffer from IBS & GERD?
What is IBS? Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common disorder that affects the large intestine. 
Signs & symptoms of IBS:  crampings, abdominal pain, bloating, gas, diarrhea or constipation, or both and/or you will suffer from GERD.

GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) symptoms. You suffer from heartburn or acid indigestion.

Management for IBS and GERD: consistency in long term management of symptoms above
Food to avoid for those with IBS: carbonated drinks, milk, fats, spices, chocolate, beans, cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, milk, certain fruits

Common trigger foods 
In order to control your symptoms, you could start by eliminating the following foods from your diet. - Carbonated drinks - full-fat dairy products, such as butter, whole milk, regular cheese, and sour cream - High-fat foods Fried and fatty foods delay stomach emptying. It can cause the LES (lower esophageal sphincter ring of muscle between…
Want a body glow? Body scrub right.

A body scrub is like a facial to your body. As you massage the scrub over your body, 
- the exfoliating granules help to slough off dead skin which robs the skin of its lustre, revealing radiant glow of a softer skin. Now, you know why, another name for body scrub is body polish. 
- it evens your skin tone, if you have skin blemishes or cellulite-looking areas.
- End result of a body polish? Smoother moisturised skin.  Do you know that flaky dry skin (for example, on your heels) will be prone to breaks in the skin causing open wounds. Thus scrubbing it gently regularly and keeping it moisturised is advised. 
- the rubbing action of body scrubbing boosts blood circulation 
-  helps drain your lymph nodes, by increasing blood flow to the skin's surface. 
Body scrub reveals body glow, radiant and smooth skin.
How to body scrub effectively? Effectively rub your body scrub in a circular motion on your skin as it helps to free ingrown hairs and is less abrasive…
Panda eyes ? Eeeks!  Kungfu Panda is cute..not panda eyes on us though...

Dark circle under the eyes (fondly referred to as "Panda eyes"), eye bags and puffiness are your beauty or health worries? 

Puffy eyes, eye bags and dark circles under the eyes occur for many reasons:
What Causes Puffy Eyes, Eye Bags and Dark Circles Under the Eyes? 
1. Fluid retention from over-consumption of salt 2.  Allergies that can cause inflammation and swelling 3. Sinus  4. Dehydration 5. Fatigue and lack of sleep 6. Stress 7. Crying 8. Aging









Edema is ordinary swelling around the eyes meaning that you have an excessive accumulation of fluids in the surrounding skin tissue. As the skin around the eyes is the thinnest skin in the body, swelling and discoloration can be very apparent. Why does fluid accumulate to form puffy eyes? It is a process in aging when fatty tissues that ordinarily protect the eye inside the bony eye socket begins to push forward and fill in spaces under the eye. This happens due to …
Stressed? Smile!

Your physiological-biochemical weapon against stress. Do you know that your emotions could be altered by your facial muscles' activity? Smiling is spreading the sides of your lips from ear to ear. This movement -  also awakens the eye areas. When they say you smile with your eyes, it is true. Your eyes twinkled!



The physiological (the movements of the zygomaticus major muscle and orbicularis oculi muscle in smiling) awakens the biochemicals - smiling releases endorphins which are natural painkillers. The more endorphins your brain releases, the more your body can fight off symptoms of illnesses. When you smile, your brain also releases serotonin, which is a brain chemical that acts as a natural anti-depressant. Imagine how you feel when you meet your friend. When our brains feel happy, endorphins are produced and signals are transmitted via neurons to your facial muscles to trigger a smile. Smiling has a positive feedback loop of happiness. When our smiling muscles con…