Cooking with Oils

Everyone knows the foods to eat that improve health, although how we cook the food can be just as important. With there being so many oils and butter products claiming to be the best, it can be quite difficult to know which ones to use and which ones to avoid. 1. Canola oil Canola oil is a popular oil, with many physicians claiming that it has the ability to lower the risk of heart disease. The oil is low in saturated fat, high in monounsaturated fat, and offers the best fatty acid composition when compared to other oils. You can use canola oil in sauting, as a marinade and even in low temperature stir frying. It has a bland flavor, …

Healthy Grocery Shopping

Grocery shopping is something we all have to do, even though choosing the right foods can be very hard indeed. To assist you with your healthy grocery shopping, the tips below can indeed help make things easier than ever before: 1. Never go grocery shopping on an empty stomach. 2. Select canned fruits and tuna that are packed in water, not oil or syrup. 3. Look at the labels for the words “hydrogenated” or “partially hydrogenated”. The earlier you see them appear on the list, the higher the amount of unhealthy trans fatty acids the food will contain. 4. Don’t buy turkey with the skin on it, and if you plan to buy chicken – buy a chicken breast meal. …

Acne – Enjoy Fresh And Healthy Skin

Word Count: 497 Summary: Acne is a skin disorder resulting from the actions of hormones and other substances on skin’s oil glands and hair follicles. These things often lead to plugged pores and outbreak of lesions more commonly known as pimples and zits. Acne lesions basically occur on the face, back, chest, neck and shoulders. Thus acne is a term for plugged pores [blackheads and whiteheads], pimples and even deeper lumps [cysts and nodules] that appear in different parts of the body. How does a… Keywords: acne remedies,acne cure,acne treatment Article Body: Acne is a skin disorder resulting from the actions of hormones and other substances on skin’s oil glands and hair follicles. These things often lead to plugged pores …

Acne: Determining what really causes Acne

Word Count: 284 Summary: Having acne can be an agonizing experience for any teenage, especially for adults who never seemed to got out of the phase. Tons of acne medications get sold every year, this is a clear indication that people with acne are determined to get rid of them, at all cost. Keywords: acne solutions products Article Body: Having acne can be an agonizing experience for any teenage, especially for adults who never seemed to got out of the phase. Tons of acne medications get sold every year, this is a clear indication that people with acne are determined to get rid of them, at all cost. Some of these acne medications though simply cover up acne and do …

Acne – Back Breakouts – What’s The Deal With Acne On Your Back?

Word Count: 710 Summary: Back acne comes in all sizes and forms of acne, ranging from mild forms like whiteheads to serious forms of acne including cystic acne. “Bacne” as it is referred to in slang terms, can consist of pimples, pustules and blackheads as well. Back acne affects people ranging from age ten to age forty or older yet. Understanding the causes of back acne and available treatment options, are very important is treating and preventing the condition. Keywords: acne Article Body: Back acne comes in all sizes and forms of acne, ranging from mild forms like whiteheads to serious forms of acne including cystic acne. “Bacne” as it is referred to in slang terms, can consist of pimples, …

Acne – An Introduction

Word Count: 416 Summary: Some quick information on what acne is and what kind of action you may have to take to clear your acne. This article is the first in a series of articles that will give you information on how to clear your acne or other skin disorders. Keywords: acne, clear, clearing, get rid, toxic Article Body: Acne is the most common skin disorder. Over 10% of Americans age 25 – 44 have acne. Over 85% Americans age 12 – 25 will have acne at one time or the other. If ignored, acne can become infected, create scars, and pockmarks that become permanent on your face. I don’t want this to happen to you, so I have written …

Acne: 10 Most Common Myths

Word Count: 523 Summary: Acne has afflicted mankind for ages, so it is only natural that myths should grow up around it. Learn to dispel the myths and you are on your way to improving the condition. Keywords: acne, acne medication Article Body: What we think we know about acne is steadily being replaced by what scientists are learning. Meanwhile, many myths continue to circulate and endure. Clearing up some of the misunderstandings about acne is what this article is about. Myth #1: Acne only affects appearance Acne can also cause deep psychological distress. Severe acne can lead to low self-image and feeling depressed. There is a strong link between severe acne and social withdrawal. Myth #2: Acne is caused …

Acne – Types, Causes And Treatments

Word Count: 439 Summary: Acne Vulgaris, commonly referred to as pimples, is an inflammatory disease of the skin. This condition is very common in puberty. As one reaches their early twenties, it either disappears or decreases. Acne begins because of the comedo, an enlarged hair follicle plugged with oil and bacteria. The comedo is invisible to the naked eye and is present beneath the surface of the skin. When it gets the right condition, it grows into an inflamed lesion. The oil produced from the ski… Keywords: acne acne care acne cure skin care pimple natural acne cure acne remedies Article Body: Acne Vulgaris, commonly referred to as pimples, is an inflammatory disease of the skin. This condition is very …

Acne – Get The Lowdown On This Four Letter Word

Word Count: 714 Summary: Acne is considered pimples, zits, blackheads, and whiteheads. These are all part of the same irritating ailment that affects so many, especially teenagers. In fact, many people consider acne the most irritating thing about puberty. At a time when teenagers tend to be very self conscious and are going through physical changes, cracking voices, menstrual cycles, facial hair, and hair growing in strange places, these darn pimples come along to make things even more complex. Where in the world do they come from? Keywords: acne Article Body: Acne is considered pimples, zits, blackheads, and whiteheads. These are all part of the same irritating ailment that affects so many, especially teenagers. In fact, many people consider acne …

Acne – Know About Whiteheads And Blackheads For Clear Skin

Word Count: 335 Summary: Every talk about acne includes terms such as whiteheads and black heads. What are they and why are they called so? Let us find out. Keywords: acne, Article Body: Every talk about acne includes terms such as whiteheads and black heads. What are they and why are they called so? Let us find out. Acne develops on the hair follicles that have sebaceous glands attached to them. These glands produce an oil called sebum. Because of certain reasons the sebum changes in quality and quantity giving rise to scales on the hair follicle. This blocks the skin pore causing acne. This blockage is the beginning of acne. The first stage of this blockage shows as blackheads …

Eating Healthy When Eating Out

If you go out to a restaurant to eat, you probably watch your calories very closely. To assist you with your calorie watching when dining out, these tips will help you make the most of it. – Always order salad dressings or sauces on the side, as this way you have control over how much you add to your meal. – When you order grilled fish or vegetables, you should ask that the food be grilled without butter or oil, or prepared with very little or either or. – Anytime you order pasta dishes, be on the lookout for tomato based sauces instead of the cream based sauces. Tomato based sauces are much lower in fat and calories, and tomato …

Acne, if Only It Would Go Away

Word Count: 433 Summary: Acne is one of life’s little irritants and a major cause for loss of self esteem and self worth for our youth. Occurring at any age, but commonly in your teenage year’s acne is one of the most frustrating skin conditions you can have. Keywords: acne treatment,acne,skin care, Article Body: Acne is one of life’s little irritants and a major cause for loss of self esteem and self worth for our youth. Occurring at any age, but commonly in your teenage year’s acne is one of the most frustrating skin conditions you can have. As a teenager I personally battled acne and lost. I didn’t know what caused it and there were myths all over about …

Acne – Getting Rid Of Acne Scars

Word Count: 486 Summary: Whenever body suffers any injury, the body rushes its soldiers to protect itself. Acne infection is also an injury that needs repair and body sends white blood cells and other molecules that fight the infection and repair the infected site. Keywords: Article Body: Whenever body suffers any injury, the body rushes its soldiers to protect itself. Acne infection is also an injury that needs repair and body sends white blood cells and other molecules that fight the infection and repair the infected site. After the repairing job is completed, a scar forms that is the sign of repair. Skin never becomes as smooth as it was before the acne. Some scar is always left. Let us …

Eating Healthy When Eating Out

If you go out to a restaurant to eat, you probably watch your calories very closely. To assist you with your calorie watching when dining out, these tips will help you make the most of it. – Always order salad dressings or sauces on the side, as this way you have control over how much you add to your meal. – When you order grilled fish or vegetables, you should ask that the food be grilled without butter or oil, or prepared with very little or either or. – Anytime you order pasta dishes, be on the lookout for tomato based sauces instead of the cream based sauces. Tomato based sauces are much lower in fat and calories, and tomato …

Poison Ivy and Children

Summer camps and family hiking sessions can sometimes result in children getting itchy rashes. To be blamed are plants such as poison ivy, poison sumac and poison oak. All of them produce the same substance or oil, called urushiol, which cause rashes. Urushiol is colorless and even odorless and is present within the leaves. Poison ivy can even grow in the backyards and parks. So any kind of outdoor activity should be monitored and the lawn should be de-weeded periodically. Bushes should be checked, as they grow as a regular plant and the child would not be able to distinguish the poisonous plant from the regular one. Precaution is better than cure. Children should be educated and made to understand …