For Your Well-Being

These are the questions the people generally make formally or informally to the friends, relatives, specialists or the experienced ones and the answers given are also some sort of hear-say. I would welcome if they are attributed authentically in public interest.

Question No.1: How does the strength of men compare with women?
Ans.: Women possess only 2/3 of the physical strength of men.

Question No.2:
Does the brain make new cells as we age?
Ans.: Contrary to popular belief, brain cells do regenerate, firstly identified in a landmark 1998 study that Neurogenesis (literally, birth of neurons) has been observed in adults as old 72.

Question No.3: How can I tell if I have flat feet?
Ans.: To ascertain that you have got flat feet, please wet your foot and make a footprint on a dry, hard surface or on a white paper laid onto a hard floor. The impression would tell you if you have flat feet.

Question No.4:What’s the difference in potassium content between white bread and whole wheat bread?
Ans.: White bread contains less than half the Potassium of whole wheat bread. Potassium is an important mineral for maintaining optimum blood pressure.

Question No.5:How can I take care of ingrown hairs?
Ans.: Gently using a body scrub or wash cloth daily will help dislodge trapped hairs and prevent their return. If an ingrown hair becomes infected, please ask your doctor about a prescription for an antibiotic lotion to kill bacteria.

Question No.6: What causes dandruff?
Ans.: Dandruff is shedding skin, caused by a scalp fungus that feeds on skin oils. Those who suffer from dandruff shed skin much more rapidly than other people. The root cause of dandruff is usually related to over-consumption of processed foods high in omega-6 fats, while not consuming enough omega-3 fats.

Question No.7:What is wrong with eating peanuts?
Ans.: While peanuts are a good source of vitamins and minerals, they are often contaminated with Aflatoxin, a potent mold. Aflatoxin is considered to be the most carcinogenic substance on earth. Peanut butter is the most common dietary source of Aflatoxin.

Question No.8: What is a natural remedy for athlete’s foot?
Ans.: 55% of athlete’s foot sufferers experienced itch relief after applying tea tree oil to the affected area for four weeks.

Question No.9: Why do I need vitamin D?
Ans.: The sunshine vitamin’ is a must in your diet. Men should take 1000 IU per day and women 1200 IU. Deficiency of Vitamin D increases the chance of developing Cancer, Osteoporosis, Multiple Sclerosis and other serious illnesses. A good way to get vitamin D (and A) is by taking Cod liver oil.

Question No.10: Is it harmful to cross my legs?
Ans.: Crossing your legs impairs circulation, slowing down the flow of blood from your leg veins to you heart. It also can cause stress and distortion in the hip joint.