Everyone hates cleaning the house – it takes a lot of time to do it, and can be pretty boring. However, today we’re going to show you a few tips and tricks that will make the cleaning of your home fun and easy.
The tricks will help you remove stains and clean different surfaces and objects without much effort.
Continue reading below to learn more!
1. Prevent your doors from closing due to a draft with a few rubber bands placed like in the picture above.
2. Put a soft tab on the walls in front of your car in the garage to prevent damaging them when opening your car.
3. Remove your children’s paintings from the walls and other surfaces with the help of KH7 and other degreasing products.
4. If you have a gum stuck on your carpet, you can easily remove it by putting an ice cube over it until it freezes. This will make the removal easier.
5. If you have nail holes in your walls, rub a bar of soap on them until they’re filled.
6. Rub your furniture with a bar of soap to restore its glow.
7. Put a rubber band in a screw when screwing it down like on the picture above to prevent it from moving around.
9.Soak the screws you’re using in nail polish in order to allow them to enter the hole easier.
8. Keep tape bands on your walls with some silicone when painting your walls to prevent the paint from spreading.9.Soak the screws you’re using in nail polish in order to allow them to enter the hole easier.
10. If your door is squeaky, just spray some machine oil in the hinges.
11. Put a drop
Do you have difficulty falling asleep and wake up in the middle of the night?
Chronic sleep deprivation increases the risk of chronic health issues, including high blood pressure, heart disease and stroke.
The good news is, there is a simple mixture which can help you sleep like a baby.
- 1 tablespoon of coconut oil
- ¼ teaspoon of raw honey
- 1/8 teaspoon of sea salt
How to prepare and use the mixture?
Combine honey and coconut oil in a bowl and add some salt. Mix well. Consume one tbsp. of the mixture, and then have a glass of water.
Take coconut oil and raw honey separately, and have a glass of water. Then you can add sea salt in a small cup of water and consume it.
In case you wake up in the middle of the night, take the mixture again and you will fall back asleep in an hour or less.
Why this mixture helps?
Coconut oil is rich in healthy fats which supply your body with energy during the night. Consuming it before going to sleep prevents waking up hungry. It also prevents increasing of the blood sugar levels which often is the cause for sleeping disorders.
Honey improves the quality of your sleep. It provides proper amount of storage of liver glycogen for the brain. When there is lack of glycogen to provide energy for the brain, the adrenal glands release more stress hormones such as adrenaline and cortisol. High amount of these hormones cause sleeping disorders.
Salt has the ability to reduce the levels of stress hormones. It stimulates the production of energy which the body needs during the night. Normal levels of sodium in the
There are thousands of men and women around the globe involved in different diets. Their primary goal is to lose weight. Blood type diet, vegan diet, 3-hour diet, UN diet and Atkins diet are just some of the popular diets practiced today.There is no doubt that keeping a certain dietary habit is a positive thing, but according to many specialists in this field, the most successful way to drop those extra pounds is to accelerate the metabolism. It turns out that exercises that involved strength and cardio training are the simplest way to speed up the metabolism. In addition, consumption of tea and coffee has also proven to be effective because these drinks are packed with caffeine and this compound supports the work of the central nervous system.
In case you are not fond of physical activity, tea or coffee, you should not be disappointed because you can include certain spices in your meals. Mixing specific natural ingredients with your regular food can speed up the metabolism and ultimately help you get rid of those unwanted pounds.
A scientific study conducted by a team of scientists from the Iranian Medical Science University was focused on determine the effects of the use of certain spices that are usually connected with weight loss. There were more than 40 women in this study and all of them had one thing in common – they were overweight. The participants in this scientific study were separated into two different groups.
All the participants followed
We all know the uses of Vicks VapoRub,but in this article we present to you some uses of Vicks VapoRub that maybe you don’t know
This is a trick you must do immediately if you are suffering from sinus headaches. Apply Vicks under your nose and take a deep breath. Vicks contains menthol and it will help you calm your headache
PUTS OFF MOSQUITOES
You can now successfully keep mosquitoes away by applying a little bit of Vicks VapoRub on your skin and clothes.
Fast healing of cuts and splinters
Apply Vicks on your cuts and splinters to accelerate the healing process and prevent infections.
No More Bruises
If you combine a pinch of salt in Vicks VapoRub and apply it on a fresh bruise, it will help you get rid of it quickly.
ALLEVIATE SORE MUSCLES
If your muscles are sore, massage them using Vicks VapoRub, and then cover the area with a warm and dry towel. Raise your sore limb or lie down until the pain alleviates. Repeat this process three times a day.
TREAT CRACKED HEELS
Applying some Vicks VapoRub onto your heels and putting on socks afterwards before you go to sleep will help you a lot if you want to have healthy and smooth feet. You just need to do this every evening and wash your feet with warm water the following morning, then exfoliatethe softened skin using pumice stone, and that’s it.
Applying VapoRub on the affected area will get rid of the inflammation and itching caused by this skin condition.
Apply Vicks and the menthol and camphor it contains will help you to ease your pain. Rub again
We all want to have a flat and toned stomach. However, getting your body into shape requires a lot of effort. Eating a healthy, balanced diet, working out regularly and be physically active are the first steps to have the tummy of your dreams. Still, there are different types of tummies, and depending on the causes of their appearance, you should find a way to get rid of the excess fat.
Here are 5 certain types of tummies and how to get rid of them:
1. Alcohol belly
Drinking too much alcohol drinks can prevent your body from digesting the food properly. Also, alcoholic beverages are high in calories, so if you want to get rid of alcohol belly you should only drink alcohol in moderation and start eating more vegetables and fruit.
2. Mommy belly
To get rid of the post-baby belly, it is good to start exercising and massaging the problematic area. Consult your doctor before starting with any diet.
3. Stressed-out belly
Extreme stress and poor sleeping can affect your body and lead to appearing of stomach fat or bloating. Try to relax, sleep at last 8 hours a day and avoid eating junk foods. You should also stop consuming too much caffeine drinks.
Keeping track of your blood sugar levels is very important, as is recognizing the symptoms of high blood sugar levels. They are easy to identify and should be treated ASAP, as they can harm your health if left untreated. The symptoms may vary depending on numerous factors, but today we’re going to show you the most common symptoms of high blood sugar levels that you need to pay attention to.
Hyperglycemia develops when the body isn’t able to produce enough insulin or can’t use it properly. Insulin is a hormone that makes helps glucose from food to enter the body cells where it’s used as energy. However, if you’re suffering from insulin deficiency, the glucose is unable to be absorbed into the bloodstream. If this goes on for a prolonged period, some body parts such as the kidneys, blood vessels, nerves and eyes may be permanently damaged.
Here are the main causes of increased blood sugar levels:
- Physical inactivity;
- The common cold;
- Excessive eating;
- Excessive use of steroids.
Increased blood sugar levels don’t automatically mean diabetes, and they may be one symptom of the disease. People suffering from diabetes may not experience many symptoms, but these are the ones that indicate high blood sugar levels:
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- Frequent urination, especially overnight;
- Blurred vision;
- Dry mouth;
- Difficulty focusing;
- Slow healing of cuts and wounds;
- Recurring infections;
- Digestive problems;
- Increased appetite;
- Nerve problems;
- Dry and itchy skin;
- Excess belly fat and weight gain.
How to monitor the blood sugar levels
In order to control your blood sugar levels, it’s very important to know what foods you can eat. Foods with a high glycemic index should be avoided. The Glycemic index is a scale which shows the number of carbs in foods which may increase your blood sugar levels. The higher the number, the bigger the risk of high blood sugar levels. The numbers range
Eggs were demonized in the past due to their high cholesterol levels. Many doctors suggested that eating eggs is bad due to the cholesterol and may harm your health, but this was a common misconception which has been blown out of proportion. Eggs are one of the few ideal foods for our health – they contain protein, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants and can be used in different ways.
Nowadays, doctors suggest eating 2-3 eggs every day in order to boost your health. If you want to learn more about the benefits of eating a couple eggs a day, continue reading the article below.
1. Reduce the risk of cancer
According to one study published in the “Breast Cancer Research” journal, eating eggs every day can reduce the risk of breast cancer by 18%. Furthermore, eggs contain a lot of amino acids, vitamins and minerals that will stabilize your estrogen levels which can sometimes be the main cause for breast cancer.
2. Reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases
Eggs contain up to 40 gr. of HDL (good) cholesterol which can prevent numerous cardiovascular diseases. Experts in the past thought that eggs raise the cholesterol levels in our blood, but this isn’t true – our body regulates its own cholesterol levels, and most of the cholesterol is produced by the body itself.
This was proven by a research conducted at the Biomedical Research Center of Louisiana. The study involved 152 overweight people who were divided into 3 groups. The first group ate nothing for breakfast, the second
Desired and ideal weight are far from the same. The ideal weight is the needed weight of your body for optimal function, whereas the desired weight can often be unhealthy.
Namely, this shows the other side of the latest trends which promote excessive weight loss, as it is commonly not the best option for a healthy body. Undoubtedly, while on one side excessive weight increases the risk of obesity and all the accompanying conditions, including hypertension, diabetes, heart problems etc., on the other hand, excessive weight loss is no less dangerous.
Therefore, the rule of the “golden middle” is always the safest and healthiest option.
There are numerous calculators and charts which will show the ideal weight. However, we will give you a special one, designed by doctors and specialists. Also, it’s really comprehensive as it includes several parameters, such as your body shape, age and height, to give you the ideal body weight.
Its biggest advantage is that it tells you how much you should weigh according to your specific proportions and age, and it does not support or even promote unhealthy body proportions.
In order to estimate how close you are to your ideal weight, see the chart below:
There is no substitute for garlic, when it comes to healthy living and good kitchen.
Sprouted garlic – it is very healthy and here’s why:
Today we introduce you to the best reasons and facts why you should even let garlic to sprout.
Sprouted garlic is only then matured, believe it or not. Most people think it is bad and then it should be discarded. This means that the plant has a stronger influence in its use than before.
This garlic is very rich in antioxidants, such as allyl disulfide, allicin and alliin. The survey was conducted by the Institute for Medical Research and to show that matured and sprouting garlic is the perfect choice for treatment.
It is suitable for preventing fungal and viral diseases, due to large amounts of antioxidants. By eliminating symptoms such as stomach cramps and diarrhea, sprouting garlic helps, even assists with food digestion.
We all know that garlic is one of the healthiest foods on earth. Rich in minerals and nutrients, this plant helps with food poisoning and cold. It also inhibits the formation of free radicals that are the main reason for the cancer.
If you want to prevent yourself from developing cancer don’t hesitate to use sprouted garlic (also sprouted onion also provides good results for this purpose). It is best to use it raw as addition to the meal or in salads, but if you cannot handle it raw it is good to use it as ingredient of your favorite recipes.
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