The word “metabolism” is almost everywhere – in weight loss articles, fitness blogs, anti aging talks, and healthy eating advices. What exactly is metabolism? Once you know the basics well, it becomes easier to heed the advices and understand better what experts are talking about. Understanding metabolism According to medical science, metabolism is a sum of chemical reactions happening in a living being on a daily basis to keep the body alive. To put it simply, it is a process that converts calories into energy. There is much commotion about

Can a person get STD without having sex? Yes. You are a virgin, yet you can get an STD. Some of them happen by kissing, sharing needles, tattooing through unsterilized equipment, or skin-to-skin contact. Many people think only a complete sexual intercourse is responsible for STDs. Wrong. Oral sex, too, can be a factor. Contact with an infected vagina, penis, or anus or even somebody’s mouth can give you a disease. Sores, secretion, and broken skin are something to watch out for. In rare cases, Chlamydia is found to infect

What lays the foundation of a great body? You may think it is 70 per cent workout and 30 per cent diet, right? Wrong – it’s just the opposite! It is actually 70 per cent of what you eat and 30 per cent of how you work out. Now you realize why you haven’t been getting the desired results even after training hard at the gym for a long time. You are making certain mistakes, blunders to be precise, that hamper your progress towards fitness. Mistake #1: Not taking a

Morning skin care starts at night! Yes. You ought to remove that makeup and smooth some moisturizer on before you hit the bed, no matter how sleepy you feel. Once this is done, you can rest assured about your face. You will wake up feeling fresh and nice. When You Wake Up Take a nice shower, and rejuvenate your face with steam. Place a steamy washcloth over your face for a few minutes to let steam penetrate your pores. This opens up your pores. This makes the first step of

One of the scariest things on earth is not some horror flick, but getting AIDS. Much of the fear comes from ignorance. Most people think AIDS and HIV are same. They are not. They are related though. To put the difference in simplest terms: HIV is a virus. Its full form is Human Immunodeficiency Virus. It destroys body’s immune system. AIDS is a medical condition, which is caused by the virus HIV. Its full form is Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome. This is the final stage of HIV infection. Please do

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