Real Beauty Fitness

Written by Ruby Boyd

Fitness and beauty can be one andrepparttar same. Being fit and healthy will automatically make you look better. A healthy inside creates a healthy outside.

Fitness through exercise can help you to maintain a healthy body weight and improve muscle tone.

Our looks reflectrepparttar 149781 sum total of who we are and how we live, andrepparttar 149782 best we can do in life is to makerepparttar 149783 best of what nature has given is, without excuse, apology, or pretense. If we try to live otherwise, we find ourselves acting on a stage with other actors and actresses--great pretenders without real friends, without real lovers, without real relationships.

While we realize that there is such a thing as "natural beauty," which is beyond all standards of culture and history in some sense, there are also "relative" standards of beauty.

We all know about fads, styles, and adornments that are "in" one season and "out"repparttar 149784 next. This includes cosmetics, hair styles, clothing, and even body weight and size.

These standards may vary from country to country, year to year, or even among different age groups inrepparttar 149785 same country and year.

For example, full figures are consideredrepparttar 149786 ideal in some historical periods, but slender figures are valued now--at least in Western countries.

13 Health Benefits of Green Tea

Written by Arina Nikitina

Copyright 2005 Arina Nikitina

Green tea has been enjoyed by people in China and Japan for thousands of years. Overrepparttar time it has become widely known inrepparttar 149742 West.

A lot of people nowadays have heard that green tea benefitsrepparttar 149743 overall health, but not a lot know why exactly. And believe me after I've learned allrepparttar 149744 health benefits of green tea, I get completely different feeling every time I drink it. I not only enjoyrepparttar 149745 taste of it but I also getrepparttar 149746 moral satisfaction knowing that I am doing something right and extremely healthy for my body. I want you to have exactlyrepparttar 149747 same feeling I have, so here arerepparttar 149748 benefits that you get while sipping delicious cup of tea.

Green tea contains anti-oxidants that:

1. Helps to prevent cancer. The is some strong evidence that green tea included in you every day diet can reduce bladder, colon, esophageal, pancreas, rectum, and stomach cancer up to 60%. An antioxidant known as "epigallocatechin gallate" (EGCG for short) is at least 100 more times more effective than vitamin C and 25 times more effective than vitamin E at protecting cells from harmful influence.

The amazing thing about it that EGCG it not only inhibitsrepparttar 149749 growth of new cancer cells it also kills some ofrepparttar 149750 existing cancer sells without harmingrepparttar 149751 healthy ones.

2. Lowers "bad" cholesterol (known as LDL) and improvesrepparttar 149752 ratio of "good" cholesterol (known as HDL). It explains why tea-drinkers can eat almost twicerepparttar 149753 foods containing cholesterol as those who don't drink green tea, but still have an equal cholesterol count.

3. Stopsrepparttar 149754 unnatural formation of blood cloth which if not taken care of will cause thrombosis. It takes on added importance if you consider that thrombosis is one ofrepparttar 149755 main causes of strokes and heart attacks.

4. Reduces high blood pressure by repressing angiotensin II which causes constriction ofrepparttar 149756 blood vessels causing high blood pressure.

5. Lowers blood sugar (polyphenols and polysaccharides arerepparttar 149757 two main antioxidants are especially effective in lowering blood sugar). That helps prevent and relieve type-two diabetes.

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