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THE LOW DOWN ON SALT Fun fact : Do you know that the word “salary” comes from the Latin word for salt because salt is how Roman soldiers were paid! Nowadays, with the bad rap that salt has on blood pressure and the call for low salt intake, it is important to know that we actually NEED salt to live. Salt helps to control our blood pressure and transmits important signals from our nerves to our muscle fibers. Too little salt can result in dehydration and too much salt can lead to us retaining too much fluid. This can lead to high blood pressure and hypertension and face health problems with our kidneys, liver or heart in the longer term. You need to watch how much salt you eat and the type of salt you eat. Guidelines from the American Heart Association states that we need 500 mg of salt per day to be healthy. Important point to note is: STAY AWAY from plain old refined table salt . This is the same salt you find in processed foods. Refined table salt contains anti-
Updated March 24, 2020 DON'T SURRENDER to STrESs! StReSSed to DeSTrESs ( Nutrition) While many has been complaining how restrictive it is that we can't go travelling, how inconvenient it is to don the mask, how jail-like it feels to stay home for the SHN (Stay Home Notice), stress is overtaking our lives. Let us look at how nutrition can help The Stressed.. Do you fall sick? Is your overall health compromised  or do you have high blood pressure? Diabetes? High cholesterol? Arthritis? Weight problems? Those are signs that stress has overtaken you. Your overall energy is not in balance. DoNT SURRENDER to STrESs! To keep your overall energy balanced, you must learn to merge both the mind and the heart. The heart and the mind both need to work in tandem and not against one another. You develop anxiety if you live too much in your mind, as you try to control and dominate your life. You develop depression and lethargy while living too much in your heart
I am wearing an open toe high heels for my jalan raya. What about you?  Dee Dee's Hari Raya Shoes by Lewre So it is time to get to work on that feet and toe nails.  Here is the simple and effective home routine:  Care for your nails Soak your feet in warm water filled with Epsom Salt for a few minutes. This helps to soften the nail beds thus making it easier to clip and push our cuticles back.  Exfoliating with a hand & foot scrub helps smoothen the skin. Brush it with a mini loofah for even more softer skin.  Clean the dirt underneath the nails. Or if you have remnants of old nail polish, use nail polish remover on a bit of cotton ball wrapped around a thin stick.  To whiten area underneath the nails, soak fingers in lemon juice for about 10 minutes. Rinse toes with warm water and apply nail cream. When you are filing your nails, file nails in one direction. Never file it back and forth as this creates jagged tips that are prone to breakings