Monday, July 17, 2006

Blink Your Eyes to Relieve Eye Strain

Remember to blink your eyes often if you work involves gazing at a computer monitor for hours to relieve eye strain.

Dry eyes? Use a good eye conditioner to keep eye moist and infection-free.

Use normal saline to rinse your contact lens before wearing them as a hygienic practice.

Wednesday, July 05, 2006

Feeling Tired or Depressed Lately? You’re Vitamin B Deficient!

B group vitamins help reduce fatigue, prevents premature ageing and senility by increasing mental alertness.

Omega 3 and 6 Fatty Acids are especially healthy and are found in Oily Fish, Linseeds and Soya. Keep your levels of Protein and Carbohydrates up, too.

Boost up your immune system with Vitamin C to keep cold at bay.

Hints: Get a Vitamin C that’s gentle to your stomach with Hesperidins and Bioflavonoid to increase absorption.

Tuesday, July 04, 2006

Taking Care of Your Cuddly Toys

Can’t go to bed without your favourite teddy bear? Beware; they might endanger your health. Here are some tips to keep your cuddly toys germ-free:

  1. Check the label on your cuddly toy; most of them are machine washable.
  2. Wash all cuddly toys to remove germs and dust-mites at least once a month.
  3. Always air your cuddly toys in the hot sun to kill germs.
  4. If you’re having a cold, chances are you’ll pass the germs to your cuddly toy. Wash them after you’ve recovered.


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