Wednesday, March 30, 2011


Cholesterol is a fat or lipids in the blood. Cholesterol in the blood flow and mixedbecause of the lipoproteins which are tiny particles of cholesterol and fat-coatedprotein. There are two main types of lipoproteins they are LDL (low density lipoprotein) and HDL(high density lipoprotein). If the excess LDL in the blood, it will accumulate, harden and clog blood flow. This willresult in Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) or stroke.

Because hoarding plaq in blood vessels showed no significant symptoms, but insteadwe feel cheated by this state. To know this then we are obliged to check cholesterol toavoid dangerous consequences.

Some of the parameters and figures to consider when checking cholesterol can be seen in the following table:

If you feel the results table showing symptoms of something wrong, do the following tips:
1. Balanced lifestyle and avoid the risk of stress
2. Eating healthy foods and high in fiber. Reduce fatty foods to prevent obesity.
3. Immediately stop smoking. Smoking causes reduced blood vessel elasticity,increased hardening of the   arteries and trigger a stroke.
4. Reduce and avoid alcoholic beverages.
5. Regular exercise.
6. Avoid using illegal drugs.
7. Drink food supplement that is safe for long-term cholesterol reduction.

Sunday, March 13, 2011


Maybe you've known the function of vitamin C in the body. It is not just for body's organs healthy, but vitamin C has other important functions that make our skin to be beautiful and bright. Many people inject this vitamins just to get beautiful skin and shining.

Vitamins that also known as Ascorbic Acid is urgently needed human body. Why? Because this vitamin is not produced directly by the body. Therefore sometime we need it through food or injections.

Many people think, to get this vitamin must pay higher and get it only through injections or capsules. Thus we are often confused how to get continuously every day.

If  look around us, actually there are many sources of everyday foods that have high vitamin C content. Sometimes we forget that the source of the food that we eat everyday in reality  is a source of  good and rich of vitamin C.

The sources of food around us with easily available and very cheap are:

Red and green vegetables
Spinach, carrots, or broccoli, contain more beta-carotene functions as an antioxidant for the skin. In addition to preventing damage to cells, beta-carotene also be converted by the body into vitamin A which is useful as anti oxidant and to combat acne, produces new skin cells and make skin color look brighter and younger. It would be better if we get vitamin A directly from the food and not from vitamin supplements, because of excess vitamin A can actually interfere with our health.

This water creature is rich in Omega-3 fatty acids which are the main recipe for healthy heart and  a sunny bright skin. In addition, eating sardines, tuna, or salmon are rich in protein can help protect skin from sun exposure and pollution. The protein contained in it helps the reproductive cells and make skin look radiant.

All types of citrus fruit is a source of vitamin C, which have many benefits for the skin. Vitamin C increases the production of collagen and elastin in our bodies, which serves to reduce wrinkles and prevent aging skin. He is also believed to slow the production of melanin, the pigment that makes skin appear darker.