How high estrogen can make you gain weight

Did you ever wondered why despite all the attempts to lose weight and regain the energy we once had seem futile. Sometimes there are underlying causes such as estrogen dominance. Estrogen is the hormone that balance sex drive and pumps up the feel-good neurotransmitter serotonin. When is out of sync it can disrupt the body functions such as irregular period, weight gain, fatigue, hair loss, difficulty concentrating, and lack of 
sleep.

The daily exposure of many chemicals can disrupt the balance of estrogen levels such as plastic bottles, BPA cans, and cosmetics. There is a way to reduce the impact of these chemicals with a daily routine: exercising incorporating a well balanced diet increasing water, fiber, vegetables and 
probiotics intake.

The liver regulates the levels of estrogen by converting harmful estrogen into mild soluble form for easier elimination. In order to be able to balance estrogen levels you need to have a balanced diet to keep the liver functioning properly. The main things to avoid are alcohol, drugs, and processed foods.

Key to longer lashes

Sometimes we wonder why our lashes are so thin and short while others are naturally blesses with beautiful ones. Its about what you eat, a daily diet high in protein and essential fatty acids to have beautiful lashes.The most effective way to improve eyelashes is to focus on the inside out nutrition rich in protein and vitamins like fish, eggs, beans and soy protein, which will help your eyelashes to grow.

Vitamin B-3, (niacin) increases cellular reproduction and  metabolize keratin that promotes hair growth. Foods rich in vitamin B-3 are salmon, chicken, tuna, anchovies, sunflower seeds, peanuts, mushrooms, asparagus, avocado and green peas.

Vitamin H (biotin) promote eyelash growth, increasing blood flow to your hair follicles, and aids the absorption of essential fats, amino acids and carbohydrates that stimulate and maintain healthy eyelashes. Foods rich in vitamin H are milk, soybeans, bananas, mushrooms, sweet potato, sardines, eggs, walnuts, and meat.

Rub castor, jojoba oil and olive onto your lashes before bedtime. Take off all of your eye makeup, wash your face then dampen a cotton swab with the oil mix. Close your eyes and dab it onto your lashes before going to sleep for the night. Rinse your eyes with water if the oil get into your eyes. It takes 3 months to see dramatic results.

Telomere fountain of youth

Did you know Telomere represents our biological age

This interesting name comes from Greek telos (end) and meros (part) and is the end caps of DNA strands that protect our chromosomes.  Telomere is a protein that protects the DNA information in the body. Our cells regenerate themselves constantly throughout our lives but telomeres get shorter each time a cell copies itself. When telomeres are too short it will cause premature cellular aging. When our bodies don’t have enough healthy cells to replace collagen or pigment it will show drastic signs of aging in our skin and hair.

Physical activity Cardio and interval training exercises promote regeneration of telomeres.

Good diet – the Omega 3s are fatty acids your body needs the most EPA and DHA. It helps lower inflammation that makes cells divide faster. Supplements with marine protein and collagen can keeps us younger.

Vitamin B12 is a water-soluble vitamin that is naturally present in some foods such as spinach, asparagus, brussels sprouts, lentils and beans. This vitamin helps reduce inflammation and delays telomere shortening.

Vitamin D helps maintain telomere length. Vitamin D rich foods are salmon, sardines, tuna, mackerel, eggs, yogurt, and mushrooms.

Good sleep inflammation and oxidative stress can cause lack of sleep and will shorten your telomeres. A better sleep habit will improve your continuous sleep thru the night.

Relief stress –try to find a healthy way to deal with stress and don’t take things so extreme. There are many yoga styles that helps you meditate to reduce chronic stress.