Biotin is a water soluble B-complex vitamin important for synthesizing fatty and amino acids and maintaining blood sugar. It's important for the synthesis of fatty acids and amino acids. Try these tips for buying biotin enriched foods in this diet and health how-to video.
Commercial hair conditioners aren’t just expensive, they’re loaded with chemicals. Why don’t you whip up something more natural at home?
Getting a Rapunzel-like mane takes time, but you can speed things up with these valuable tips. You Will Need
It is argued that sun exposure and warm weather helps people cope with and fight multiple sclerosis. Sun is important to produce vitamin D. There are arguments that vitamin D deficiency is connected with cases of multiple sclerosis. Get a blood test to make sure your vitamin levels are optimum and you are suffering from no mineral or vitamin toxicity.
Some studies have shown that vitamin D supplements help fight respiratory infections, but some haven't. A new study published in The BMJ clarified the confusion, and identified a group of people that might be better able to fight off colds and flu with vitamin D supplements.
It's easier to build a rocket than you think, although it depends on what you actually consider a rocket. This video tutorial will show you how to make a simple rocket with vitamins. You just need a film roll canister, water and a sparkling tablet, iron (Fe) vitamin or magnesium. That's it!
In this tutorial, get a fantastic tip from the ladies of Show Me the Curry that will help you keep your leafy green veggies green longer. All you need is some water and vitamin C tablets. Enjoy!
The stinging nettle is an edible plant that can be used as an herbal vitamin. This video shows how to harvest and make use of nettle.
If there ever was a day to eat green candy, St. Patrick's Day would be it. But is there something better than the banality of green candy swarming the streets on St. Patty's Day? Yes—glowing green candy, and Instructables user BrittLiv wants us to show you how it's done.
Depression can come with physical symptoms - such as poor sleeping habits or aching joints. The theory explained in this video is that there is a relationship between the physical symptoms of an overactive immune system and depression. By supplementing a diet with Vitamin D and UV light, and thereby altering one's immune system, one can allieviate the symptoms of depression.
Daylight savings time is here. On November 7th, everyone and everything turned back the clocks to standard time, but how well you adjust to the new time is up to you—
Sushi on your face?! Okay, not really. Rather, applying seaweed to your face will help restore moisture to skin, helping with anti-aging efforts.
First of all, there is no supplement or vitamin that can replace healthy eating habits. So don't think even for a second that you can indulge yourself with a Big Mac and supersize fries and toss in a vitamin or two and still be healthy.
Rebecca from OffWhiteLiving shows a quick, easy way to cook collard greens. First remove the ribs from the leaves and chop them into bite-size pieces. Heat some butter and olive oil in the skillet. The greens need to be cooked in some type of fat since they have a lot of fat-soluble vitamins, including vitamin K, which is an important anti-clotting vitamin. Not to mention it makes them tastier. Put the greens into the pan and coat them with the butter and oil. Keep the heat low. A little know...
This video discusses helping hair grow faster using daily maintenance ideas. The presenter relays that the most important part of growing out hair is keeping it healthy. To keep it healthy, use a heat protectant if any heat tools like hair dryers, straighteners or curling irons are used. She indicates that heat, when not used to excess, will push the hair follicles to work harder and grow a bit faster. Vitamins and supplements can also support hair growth. She recommends a standard daily vita...
The video starts out with a man wearing sunglasses, stating that he has a hangover. He gives a dictionary definition of a hangover. He then presents an example of the alcohol he drank the night before, which was the cause of his hangover. He gives some tips on how to cure a hangover. Step 1. Drink a can of beer while taking a shower. Step 2. Drink a bottle of tropical citrus flavored vitamin water. His reason for the vitamin water is that it will rehydrate the body, replace vitamin B and has ...
Are you constantly battling chapped lips? The right prevention methods can restore lip moisture in no time. Watch this Howcast guide to learn how to prevent chapped lips. Nobody wants chapped lips - lips should be soft and kissable.
Thiamine, aka Vitamin B1, keeps your body fully functioning and ready to move!
Guinea pigs often squeak with joy when their owners enter a room. How can you resist such welcoming pets?
Spinach raita is yet another tasty way to prepare the ever popular green vegetable. Spinach is a rich source of vitamin A, vitamin C, tocopherol, vitamin E, vitamin K and magnesium. It also contains several vital antioxidantS and folic acid. Watch this How-to video and try this spinach and yogurt combo with rice or chapattis. It’s a perfect accompaniment to any meal.
If ever there was a super-hero vitamin, Vitamin E would be it! Learn why, right here.
There are so many different kinds of vegetables out there that each one contains its own unique look, tast, and benefits. Carrots are full of beta-carotene, broccoli is chocked full of healthy vitamins and minerals, and celery is a great veggie that has no calories and contains a good source of calcium. So taking a bunch of veggies and making soup stock out of it is a great way to not only add delicious flavor to any soup, but a good way of getting some healthy vitamins and minerals. Check ou...
Note that is always best to try and avoid a hangover in the first place by pacing yourself and drinking lots of water before sleeping. But if you find yourself hungover follow our directions for a faster route to feeling better.
If MacGyver ever needed to develop some black and white film, this is how he would do it. Check out this awesome recipe for film developer, which uses instant coffee, Vitamin C, and washing soda to set up your own darkroom developing lab.
Good Housekeeping reports that despite many people believe the new drinking energy shots is healthy as it contains B vitamin, caffeine, and few calories, it might not be the case. Samantha Cassetty from Good Housekeeping Institute suggests that there is no added benefit by taking B vitamin since people are talking them from daily diet. Health experts also suggest 300 mg/day is the optimal caffeine consumption level but not all energy drinks reveal their caffeine amount on the labels. Natural ...
Oranges are mostly known as a great source of Vitamin C, but did you know they're also a great source of fiber, Vitamin A & B, potassium, and calcium? Incorporate an orange into your diet, and you'll be doing yourself a favor. Learn how to say "orange" in Polish with help from this video.
This video demonstrates how to make lip balm. For this project, you will need the following: essential oils, lipstick, pure vitamin, beeswax, shea butter, flavoring, and sweet almond oil.
Step away from the tequila shooters and stop the morning-after agony before it starts. You Will Need
While ramen noodles aren't unhealthy per se, they aren't packed full of vitamins either. But if you're a fan of these cheap, tasty noodles, there are ways to make the meal more balanced.
Veggie Burgers are a nutritional alternative to beef burgers. Many people don't think of making their own veggie burgers but they are really easy to make at home. Store bought veggie burgers are nutritional but often very high in sodium and preservatives.
This may not work for everyone, since each person has a different pH balance. Or you may need to alter the recipe a bit. What you need is: shea butter, baking soda, corn starch, cocoa butter, Vitamin E gel caps and your favorite essential oil.
Brussels sprouts are loaded with antioxidants and vitamins, making them a healthy addition to any meal. You can cook this recipe with just the sprouts, some olive oil and a vegetable steamer. These sprouts make a side dish that pairs well with beef, sharp cheeses and heavily seasoned entrees.
Using frozen concentrated orange juice to cook with is a great way to add vitamin C to your meal and you can marinate your meat with it. By using the frozen juice it helps you save money and space in your freezer. Not only can you use it for meats, you can make desserts and use them with your veggies.
Why buy pricey ointments when you can easily whip up your own custom-made lip balm? You will need: beeswax
How many of us actually drink enough water? It's one of the easiest ways to improve your health, but most people don't get nearly as much as they should. We've grown so accustomed to soda, coffee, and sugary juices that water just seems bland by comparison. That's why drinks like VitaminWater are so popular. They're marketed as being just like water, but better tasting and with even more vitamins, minerals, electrolytes, and antioxidants. Who wouldn't want all the benefits of drinking water a...
I've never had a black eye, but I was in a car accident that turned my entire ear dark purple a few years ago. Believe me; it was enough to get more than a few funny looks.
In this clip, learn how to peel an orange in the healthiest way possible. This way is easier for people with muscle problems because you use a knife, keeps you hands cleaner and retains part of the rind so you stay even healthier and get even more vitamins and minerals. Follow talk show host Jenny Jones as she demonstrates a fast, delicious and efficient way to enjoy more citrus.
Vitamin C is perhaps the most famous and the most misunderstood of all the vital nutrients. Get the facts here.
Do you know what Vitamin B12 is? If you're feeling sleepy, your body will thank you for finding out!
You need to re-stock your supplies of Vitamin B3 each and every day. But why?