Author: Gaurav

Acupuncture

Acupuncture is a technique that uses very fine needles to puncture the surface of the skin and underlying tissues at specific points along energy channels or pathways known as meridians and collaterals. These sites are called acupoints, and are chosen according to Chinese medicine theories in order to elicit specific therapeutic effects.

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The Human Brain

The brain makes up just two percent of our total body weight, but crammed inside are approximately 86 billion neurons, surrounded by 180,000 kilometers of insulated fibers connected at 100 trillion synapses. It’s a vast biological supercomputer.

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HOW IS HAIR TRANSPLANTED?

Every hair on the human body sprouts from the cellular anchor that extends deep into the dermis of the skin, called a follicle. Hair follicles are the body’s hair factory and gather together all the ingredients to grow hair and replace them once they finish their natural cycle and fall away every two to three years.

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Avocados

“Avocados are the richest known fruit source of phytosterols,” the cholesterol lowering nutrients found in plant foods, brags a review sponsored by the HASS Avocado Board. The operative word, though, is fruit.

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Best Fat Burning Foods

If only there was a magic potion to melt away those extra pounds and keep them off for good! Unfortunately, no such thing exists and the only way to lose weight for good is through changing your diet and keeping active. Fortunately, this isn’t as difficult as we are often led to believe. It’s simple – eat the food that grows naturally and avoid the food that doesn’t.

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Know your Fats

Research has shown is that it’s not only the amount of fat but the type of fat you consume that matters. The following are types of fats you encounter in your diet:
Monounsaturated fats: These fats remain liquid at low temperatures and are found in many vegetable oils (olive, peanut, canola). Monounsaturated fats lower total blood cholesterol by lowering LDL cholesterol, but not lowering HDL cholesterol.

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Protein and its Needs

Our dietary habits are so entrenched with animal meats as principle foods that the image of meat automatically appears when people hear the word “protein.” In less affluent societies, the principle protein is usually of the vegetable variety. Usually, that means beans or products made from beans, such as tofu, tempeh, or fermented bean products popular throughout Asia, such as miso or its byproduct, soy sauce (also called tamari).

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