Things that you did not know about Health

Posted by Lachmi Deb Roy on Sun, Dec 9, 2012  
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There is some good news in the battle against cancer. A new study has established that epigallocatechin gallate- a compound found in green tea- could help in tackling cancers of the skin, lungs oral cavity, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon, liver, pancreas and mammary glands.

You can now keep wrinkles at bay by making funny faces! A new set of facial exercises, called face yoga. The Satchmo, which keeps your cheek firm as you puff up both cheeks with air. The smiling fish pose that helps to firm and tone your cheeks and lips, and the Lion face that stretches your facial muscles to release tension.

 

Researches have shown that our obsession with anti-bacterial soaps and face washes could be bad for our skin, as a certain amount of good bacteria in the skin is essential for the immune system. Bacteria combat wrinkles, sagging and pigmentation and it restores our complexion’s youthfulness, plumpness and glow. The bacteria also penetrate into the deeper levels to repair skin DNA and to build wrinkle preventing collagen.

 

A study by researchers at the University of Copenhagen, suggests that 30 minutes of concentrated exercise can make a person lose 3.6kg in three months. The half an hour exercise routine is so doable that the participants had the desire and energy for even more physical activity after their daily exercise session. So rather than exercising or one hour every day and feeling lethargic the whole day, it is much better to exercise for half an hour every day.

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