If you notice soft or hard yellow patches on the inside corners of your eyelids, you might have xanthelasma.
Xanthelasma (or xanthelasma palpebrarum) is a sharply demarcated yellowish deposit of fat underneath the skin, usually on or around the eyelids. While they are neither harmful nor painful, these minor growths may be disfiguring and can be removed.
They are common in people of Asian origin and those from the Mediterranean region
Even though xanthelasma itself won’t hurt you, it could be a sign that you’re at higher risk for heart disease. So don’t ignore this skin condition. Get it checked by your doctor.
You’ve heard the line – an apple a day keeps the doctor away — forever now and must have dismissed it as an old wives’ tale. However, nutritionists are time and again shedding light on the numerous health benefits that this wonder fruit has in store. If you are unaware of this humble fruit’s health benefits, have a look at this post to get a clear idea why you should eat apple every day.
Nutritional Information for Apples Apples contain almost no fat, sodium or cholesterol.
Apples deserve to be called “nutritional powerhouses”. They contain the following important nutrients:Vitamin c: a powerful natural antioxidant capable of [...]
Soy milk is known as a replacement for both children and adults who are allergic to cow’s milk. Not only that, low-fat soy milk is also often consumed by people who are on a diet program.
However, soy milk actually has efficacy and benefit more from it. Soy milk is a processed soy beans that have high nutritional value. Soy milk is known to contain 7 grams of protein and 9 essential amino acids for the body. Protein in soy milk is very good for the child’s growth process, repair damaged tissue and boosts the immune system.
Not only is a source of complete protein, soy milk also contains vitamins and minerals essential for the human body, including calcium to [...]
BMI is a useful measure of overweight and obesity.
It is calculated from your height and weight.
BMI is an estimate of body fat and a good gauge of your risk for diseases that can occur with more body fat.
The higher your BMI, the higher your risk for certain diseases such as heart disease, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, gallstones, breathing problems, and certain cancers.
Although BMI can be used for most men and women, it does have some limits:It may overestimate body fat [...]
Yes guys, In a new research its found that people who tends to eat dark chocolate have a healthier life and probably the longer one.
Obviously excess of everything is bad but in limits even a poison is drug. Yeah, dark chocolate is a little bit bitter but you can have it with combination of some your favorites.No More Candy Bars
When we are talking about chocolate and potential health benefits we are not referring to chocolate bars that you may find at the checkout line in a grocery or convenience store but true dark chocolate. This type of chocolate is a night and day difference to it’s “chocolate-like” counterparts.
Dark chocolate of at least 70% cacao is what [...]
Polycystic ovarian syndrome is a complex condition in which a woman’s ovaries are generally bigger than average. Polycystic means the ovaries have many cysts or follicles that rarely grow to maturity or produce eggs capable of being fertilised.
Up to a third of women may have polycystic ovaries seen on an ultrasound, but they do not all have PCOS.
PCOS is relatively common, especially in infertile women. It affects 12 to 18 per cent of women of reproductive age (between late adolescence and menopause). Almost 70 per cent of these cases remain [...]
Beautiful and Graceful Dance requires flexibility of the body which can be very well acheived by yoga through some simple workouts.
These yoga steps will make your body flexible, will reduce extra fat and will help you to dance flowlessly.
Here is the list of yoga that will definitely help you out.
Three-Legged Downward-Facing Dog :
Adho Mukha Svanasana, variation
GOOD FOR stretching the hands, wrists, shoulders, and hamstrings; calming the mind.
From Downward-Facing Dog, energize your quadriceps by lifting your kneecaps. Firm your arms, gaze toward your belly-button, and lengthen your spine by reaching your tailbone toward the [...]