Saturday, 7 July 2012

Dandruff Cure

This is indeed interesting. I reckon healthy diet will extremely help on this condition. Stress adds up to the build up of flakes on the head and any part of the body, this is based on my experience so having a stress-free life will lessen it. All those tangled cable trays have to be treated with clear mind.
Dandruff affects one in five Australians. You can't catch it from someone else, nor is it a sign of poor hygiene. It is caused by a small yeast organism, Pityrosporum ovale. This instigates an increased turnover of scalp cells, causing them to flake off. Though normally confined to the scalp, it can also occur around the eyebrows and behind the ears. Seborrheic dermatitis is a condition closely associated with dandruff. It affects the scalp and eyebrows and may even spread to the cheeks and chest. In babies, it is known as cradle cap. For both conditions, the treatment is the same. Mix 100ml coconut oil, 20 drops lemon oil, 20 drops tea tree oil, 10 drops lavender oil, five drops thyme oil and 10 drops liquid selenium (if available). Once or twice a week, massage 5ml to 10ml of the mixture into the scalp before bed and wear a scarf or cover the pillow with a towel. In the morning, wash your hair with a gentle baby shampoo and conditioner. A daily five- to 10-minute head massage will relax the scalp and improve circulation. Using the pads of all fingers, firmly press down and move in small rotating circles in a clockwise direction, moving the scalp skin and the thin layer of muscle that covers the skull. Scalp skin is no different from other skin and will benefit from a diet and supplements that support healthy skin. Increase the following: Essential fatty acids: Nuts, seeds, fish, olive oil, avocados. Beta-carotene and vitamin A: Liver, cod liver oil, broccoli, spinach, carrots, sweet potato. Zinc: Red meat, oysters, seafood, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, wholegrains. Selenium: Brazil nuts, seafood, wheat germ. Avoid fungal-promoting foods such as sugar, wine, beer, yeast spreads, grapes and melons. Eat plenty of garlic and onion. Got a question for our naturopath? Ask Mim Beim here. Find out more about Mim Beim.
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Bed Sharing

I let the Tatapilla slept with us when he was baby for exactly the reason that they want to discourage it. My feelings was, I want to see and feel my child all the time. Although that his cot was in our room, I still want to see and feel him even when I was in bed. As a new mum, despite being a deep sleeper I was able to know how he was doing at night. It made me feel at ease knowing he is okay. We didn't bother with a baby monitor or some sort of techies like headamp 6 pro. I was hands-on and very literally. I suppose, to each her own. And I have always believed, it boils down to what type of person you are that will suit you.
PARENTS who share a bed with their baby are putting their child's life in danger, with calls for an urgent review into the "inherently dangerous" practice. In an unprecedented and blunt warning to parents, Coroner John Olle yesterday said sleeping with babies was a potential death trap - yet parents every day put their child's life at risk through lack of awareness. From 2008 to 2010, suffocation from sleeping with an adult was the cause of more than half of all sudden infant deaths in NSW. In the Victorian Coroner's Court, Mr Olle investigated four cases of babies who died of SIDS - each of them having shared a bed with a parent just before or at the time of their death. "I am satisfied sharing a sleep surface with an infant is an inherently dangerous activity," Mr Olle said. "Caregiver/infant sharing of ... beds, sofas, mattresses and armchairs, increases the risk of infant death from a fatal sleep accident and may increase the risk of infant death from SIDS."
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Lamb Chops Grilled

We thought, we'd like new recipes for lamp chops, steak and pork chops instead of braised everything. This one, I have tested and the cooking time has to be upped by 3 times as we want our lamb really well done and of course tender at the same time. I found this recipe in about.com while surfing for stuff like FragranceExpress.com for perfume, etc.
This is a quick way to make delicious lamb chops. The combination of flavors will make those who don't like lamb come back for more. Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 25 minutes Yield: Serves 4 Ingredients: 10 lamb rib chops 1/2 cup olive oil 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary, chopped 1 tablespoon honey 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard 1 teaspoon dried oregano salt and pepper to taste Preparation: Place lamb chops in a shallow baking dish or resealable. Combine olive oil, balsamic vinegar, garlic, rosemary, honey, mustard, oregano, salt and pepper and pour over chops. Toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour. Preheat grill. Grill chops over a medium high heat for about 5 minutes per side on until browned to desired doneness.
I'd recommend it. The herbs are really nicely blended in this.
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