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What diets are there for healthy, soft skin and shiny hair?

What diets are there for healthy, soft skin and shiny hair?

Healthy hair: Get adequate sleep,avoid excess sugar & fat, v carbonated drinks, eat enough protein, exercise regularly. Insure you have adequate Iron (like kale & other dark green leafies), Omega 3 fatty acids (like walnuts),vit.E (fruits & veggies), D & B vitamins, biotin & zinc. Avoid sulfates & formaldehyde in shampoos, excessive blow dry heat & curling irons. ...Read more

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Is hot yoga good for health?

Is hot yoga good for health?

As part of a healthy: lifestyle. If the underpinning question is one of 'how do I live in such a way that I take good care of my self?' - hot yoga may for some people provide part of the answer. Some of the potential virtues include time to notice (and stretch) parts of our body we ordinarily pay little attention to. Time to focus on body, to be present, mindful. Opportunity to develop our core strength and flexibility ...Read more

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Suggest a healthy diet for gaining wait and glowing skin. Work in a car wash and like to know diet to stay healthy and some for my oily skin pls.?

Suggest a healthy diet for gaining wait and glowing skin. Work in a car wash and like to know diet to stay healthy and some for my oily skin pls.?

Avoid sugar: Best recommendation for healthy skin is to eat plenty of fruits and vegetables, protein especially wild salmon and eggs, and avoid sugars and refined foods. Anything that is in a wrapper avoid. Also, organic food is the best to avoid any hormones or genetically modified foods that can threaten your health. It can be more expensive but you will be more satisfied and much higher in nutrients. ...Read more

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Is apple skin good for your health?

Is apple skin good for your health?

The apple skin: has most of the fiber, vitamins as well as ursolic acid & Quercetin as compared to what is under the apple's peel. ...Read more

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What are the best vitamins for a women to take for hair nails skin overall women's health and weight?

What are the best vitamins for a women to take for hair nails skin overall women's health and weight?

Hair and Nails: Try supplements containing sea buck thorn. Give it two weeks, then write back with your results. ...Read more

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How effective is manuka honey for your skin and wellbeing?

How effective is manuka honey for your skin and wellbeing?

Honey: Certain types of honey are used for moisturizing skin and for anti inflammatory properties. ...Read more

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Which aromatherapy oils are good for itchy skin?

Which aromatherapy oils are good for itchy skin?

None: Most of the time itchy skin will become worse if you apply anything irritating to it like fragrance. Your best bet is unscented moisturizers. A much better choice for you might be an unscented oil like jojoba oil. ...Read more

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What are some diet and exercise tips for a healthy teenager looking to slim down?

What are some diet and exercise tips for a healthy teenager looking to slim down?

Exercise >3 times/wk: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and leafy green lettuce (little/no salad dressing). When buying fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits have sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, but surely avoid sugar ; simple starch calories. ...Read more

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Is turmeric good to use for a skin rash?

Is turmeric good to use for a skin rash?

Depends on rash: Turmeric reportedly has anti inflammatory along with it's anti-oxidant effects. Based on this it would merit at least consideration but ultimately you need to know what your treating (what's causing the rash?) and how to use turmeric for that rash. These questions can only be answered by a scientific study, studies that I have no knowledge of. ...Read more

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Is it ok for teens to take biotin supplements for beauty purposes such as strengthening nails, develop thicker hair, & better skin?

Is it ok for teens to take biotin supplements for beauty purposes such as strengthening nails, develop thicker hair, & better skin?

Sure: no harm but the benefits of such preparations are generally UNSUPPORTED by SCIENTIFICALLY BASED MEDICAL STUDIES! Hope this is helpful Dr z ...Read more

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Is yogurt safe to use for diabetic skin wounds?

Is yogurt safe to use for diabetic skin wounds?

No: There are many topical medications for diabetic wounds but i would not use yogurt. Triple antibioic ointments, or prescription creams are available. ...Read more

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Diet for healthy and slim body?

Diet for healthy and slim body?

Exercise a lot...: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (little/no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits have sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, but surely avoid sugar & simple starch calories. ...Read more

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Please suggest tips for good healthy hair.And is the use of conditioner really necessary?Please suggest a diet for healthy growth of hair.

Please suggest tips for good healthy hair.And is the use of conditioner really necessary?Please suggest a diet for healthy growth of hair.

Healthy hair: For healthy hair growth: Get adequate sleep,avoid excess sugar & fat in diet, v carbonated beverages, eat enough protein, exercise regularly. Biotin helps (but don't over do it). Insure you have adequate Iron (like kale & other dark green leafies), Omega 3 fatty acids (like walnuts) & vitamin E (fruits & vegetables). Avoid sulfates & formaldehyde in shampoos). Avoid excessive blow dry heat. ...Read more

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