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The Best Health and Fitness Goals for 2019

Like every year, people are still conscious about health and fitness goals for 2019. Obviously, there is some changes in the ranking of these fitness goals according to changing priorities of people. Let’s have a look on the best health and fitness goals for 2019.

Losing the Fat

Loosing the fat always remained at first priority of people and nothing is strange in health and fitness goals of people for 2019. People will remain conscious about losing fats exactly in the same manner as they are in 2018.

Building Muscle

This year muscle building is ranked higher than other fitness goals due to rapidly changing attitude of people towards looking strong. So muscle building will be the 2nd most curious goal of people in 2019.

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Getting Stronger

Obviously, getting stronger in real manner is compulsorily to look strong and build muscles. So, the third priority of people in 2019 will be getting strong by eating healthy food, taking energetic drinks and doing extensive exercises.

Improve Endurance

Surviving in the tense competitive working environment continuously and then spending quality time with beloved ones has become a challenge for the people that will be definitely higher in 2019. You can take motivational sessions to improve endurance for fighting the routine tensions. So, improving endurance should be your forth best health and fitness goal.

Improve Athletic Skills

The fifth best and vital health and fitness goal for 2019 should be improving athletic skills. This is the proven best way of fighting with complex tense situations and staying healthy and fit over the whole day. This activity not only drags your attentions from worries of family and office, but provides you an opportunity to spend quality time just for you and your best health.

Tips for a healthy skin

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  1. Drink at least 8 glasses of water every day.
  2. Cut some beet root into small pieces and grind them. Squeeze juice from beet root and massage to your face for 5 minutes. Shower after 10 minutes with mild soap or gram flour.
  3. Mix sandalwood powder with rose water and add 4 to 5 drops of milk in it and apply on to your face and body. Shower after 15 minutes with warm water.
  4. Mix honey in water and drink daily in the morning to keep your skin shiny and smooth.
  5. Warm honey and mix with lemon juice and apply on to face. Wash after it dry.
  6. Mix Turmeric, sandal powder and olive oil and apply to body. Shower after 10 minutes.
  7. Massage your skin with milk. Milk has moisturizer, it will keep your skin smooth.
  8. Use humidifiers and keep room temperature moderate to keep your skin away from dryness.
  9. Hot water blushes your skin and you don’t feel fresh unless you have bath with little cold water. If you have shower for a longtime, dead skin will be automatically be removed. Do not rub with towel, be gentle on your skin.
  10. Take food which contains more A and C vitamin.
  11. Grate carrot and boil. Massage that mixture to body to get fair and smooth skin.
  12. For natural bleaching: – mix milk and lemon juice. The milk will break as soon as you mix the lemon juice in it. Use that mixture to massage on your body. It works as natural bleaching.
  13. Mix turmeric and cream on the top of milk, massage that mixture to body.
  14. If you go into sun your skin will lost the fair ness. To get your skin color to normal take equal quantities of cucumber juice and tomato juice and apply on to skin. Shower after 10 minutes.
  15. Massage mustard oil to your skin for 5 minutes and have shower with gram flour or mild soap.
  16. Mix cream on the top of milk and all-purpose flour and apply that paste on to your skin avoid eyes, eyebrows and lips. Shower after 5 minutes. This will make skin smooth.
  17. Mix curds (yogurt) with wheat flour and apply to your skin and take shower after 5 minutes.
  18. Grind rose petals and mix with cream on the top of milk and apply to your body. Shower after 10 minutes.
  19. Scaly skin is a result of fluorine deficiency. Fluorine is the anti-resistant element of the human body, the absence of which creates problems in the blood and spleen. Since cooking and heating foods destroys fluorine, it is better to eat uncooked raw fruits and vegetables. Other foods rich in fluorine are goat milk and cheese, rye flour, avocados, sea plants and cabbage, cream whey and cottage cheese.
  20. Wrinkle skin is a result of Sodium deficiency and makes skin sticky. Cucumbers are ideal for combating and preventing sodium deficiency because they are not only high in sodium, but also help in keeping the body cool, a great summers treat.
  21. Skin rashes are the result of silicon deficiency. To avoid pus and rashes, eat plenty of sprouts, alfalfa, barley, tomatoes, spinach, strawberries and figs.
  22. Skin eruptions are the result of Chlorophyll. And are found in wheat grass and other green leafy vegetables.

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Want to be a blood donor?

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Image credit: N and People’s Tonight (June 17, 2015 issue)

Do you know that donating blood does not only benefit the recipient, but the giver as well? One great benefit of giving blood is that you help others live. You see, our blood has several components such as red cells, white cells, platelets and plasma. Each of these components is useful to someone needing them. As for the health benefits, you will be amazed to know that blood donation reduces the person’s risk to heart attack and cancer. Blood donation replenishes the blood production in the body and as a result it helps the body stay healthy and strong.

blood donation

There are foundations that sponsor blood letting project inside the mall. So if you happen to be at the mall where a blood-letting activity is taking place, you can visit them and see if you qualify to donate blood.

You can donate blood if you

  • Are in good health
  • Are between 16 to 65 years old (16 and 17 years old need parents consent);
  • Weigh at least 110 pounds;
  • Have a blood pressure between: Systolic: 90-160 mmHg, Diastolic: 60-100 mmHg; and
  • Pass the physical and health history assessments.

Potential donors are carefully screened by the Philippine Red Cross Blood Services Facilities. The screening guidelines are necessary to ensure that blood donation is safe for you and that it is safe for the person who will be receiving your blood.

*World Blood Donor Day is observed every 14th of June to raise awareness of the need for safe blood and blood products and to thank blood donors for their voluntary life-saving gifts of blood. This year’s theme: “Safe blood for saving mothers“. – wiki

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