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Are earphones good for your ear

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Ears are one of our five sensory organs. We take it's functioning for granted. We feel its importance once we feel hearing impairment or pain. Modern lifestyle has played a major role for the damages caused to our hearing power. Whichever place we see, whether it is the bus stops, railway stations, metros, gardens, roads, picnic stops and even in our house we see people glued to their earphones and headphones. So you need to know "Are earphones good for your ear". Are earphones good for your ear? I am not against it but as we know over use of anything have its own pros and cons. In this case of earphones and headphones, I am sorry to say it has more cons than pros. Earphones and Headphones available in the market- 1. Open Headphones and Earphones They prevent the volume from being too high as they allow the sound to escape. But at the same time they allow the noise from the surrounding to enter your ear. This will make you to increase the volume of you

What to eat and what not to eat on an empty stomach

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Every food we eat gives us some type of vitamins and minerals. One food alone cannot meet all our requirements. We have to eat different foods to get different vitamins and minerals for overall development of our body. But the most important thing is the timing of the consumption of our food. Some foods are good on empty stomach while some are not. What to eat and what not to eat on an empty stomach? What to eat on an empty stomach 1. Eggs Researchers have found that eating eggs on an empty stomach for breakfast reduces your daily calories significantly. It makes you feel fuller for a longer period of time and helps to cuts down the snack breaks. 2. Watermelon Eating Watermelon on an empty stomach provides you with good amount of fluid and makes you feel hydrated. Its high level of lycopene is good for your eyes and heart. 3. Blueberries A recent study has shown that eating blueberries on a regular basis helps to improve your memory, regulates metabolis

10 Home Remedies For Pimples and Acne

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What is Pimple and Acne? A pimple or an acne is a small pustule or papule. Pimples develop when oil glands, or sebaceous glands become clogged and infected, leading to swollen, red lesions filled with pus. Pimple can occur at any age but it is most common during puberty, as the hormonal production changes in the body. It is also observed around menstruation , for women.  Pimple mostly occurs on face, shoulders, back and chest because there are many sebaceous glands, or oil glands present in this area. Before we jump to the home made remedies for pimple and acne, let us see the following life style changes which we can do to prevent pimples and acne. Home Remedies for Pimple and Acne Washing your face with water regularly throughout the day eliminates the excess oil, dirt and dead skin cells. That is we should try to keep our face as clean as possible. Stop touching your face with your hands frequently as the hands carry plenty of bacteria throughout the da

Best and worst food For Your Teeth

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Well, teeth are one of the most important part of our body. Any problems in our teeth affect our overall well being. Once we lose our primary teeth , they are replaced by permanent teeth. Permanent teeth once lost cannot be replaced naturally. Best and Worst food for teeth We have to go for artificial replacements provided by the dentist. We all know how afraid we are to visit the dentist , but with slight pain or problem to our teeth we should immediately consult the dentist. There are good as well as bad food for your teeth. It is your choice to choose, whether you want the food or your teeth. Best and good food for your teeth 1. Carrot   Carrots and other hard, fibrous food make your mouth and jaw work, as it has to cut through and crunch them down. It increases the saliva production in your mouth and also massages your gums, thus encouraging blood to fill the tissues. 2. Apple  Apple requires a lot of chewing to eat. The natural scrubbing action washes

What is Mind?

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What is mind? Mind should not be misunderstood for brain. The brain is the physical substance, and the mind goes beyond the physical workings of your brain . Mind is the way you think, the way you feel, the way you look at the things, the judgments you make and so on. In other words, our mind is not simply our perception of experiences, but those experiences themselves. It holds the power of imagination, recognition and appreciation. It is responsible for processing our feelings, resulting in our action and behavior. These the difference between mind vs brain. What is Mind? Human Mind Power Mind power is one of the strongest powers we possess. It has the potential to create the results you desire, whatever they might be. There are no limits with the exceptions of the limits you place on yourself. It has been found that the average person utilizes only 10% or less of their brains capability. What about the remaining 90%? Human mind power is "Infinite" in n

13 Health Benefits of Fasting

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Fasting can be done in many ways. A complete fasting is normally defined as the refraining from all the food and water for a specific period of time. Then there is fasting where you only consume water. There are many other types of fasting which are restrictive in terms of food to consume, water intake and time duration. Whether you fast for a day or for a month as in Ramadan , fasting has spiritual as well as health benefits. Health Benefits of Fasting 13 Health Benefits of Fasting 1. Fasting Helps To Lose Weight Studies have shown that fasting for limited time duration helps to lose body weight. During fasting the body absorbs the fat which is reserved in the body. Lower level of insulin combined with increase in growth hormones and increase in the level of norepinephrine contribute to the breakdown of body fats into absorbable energy. This is the reason why many athletes fast to lose body fat percentages for competitions.   2. Reduces Insulin Resistance

7 Types of plastic and their uses

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You might have seen number's written below the plastic bottles inside the triangular area. Ever wondered what it indicates? Then tighten your seat belts and read carefully to see what impact it has on you. These numbers indicate the type of plastic and for what uses they can be used for. Types of plastic and their uses 7 Types of plastic and their uses 1. Number 1 written in the triangular area The plastic used to make this type of bottle is made from Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET). This type of plastic is used to make bottles for soft drinks, water, mouthwash and sports drinks. It's safe for single usage and should never be heated. This kind of plastic leaches or degenerates into its contents over time. 2. Number 2 written in the triangular area The plastic used to make this type of bottle is made from high-density Polyethylene (HDPE). It is used to make bottles for milk, shampoo, detergents and water. It has a lower risk of leaching and is genera