About Alena Scuk Bego

Alena is a guest blogger and full-time health and wellness enthusiast, combining her two biggest passions – healthy living and writing.
vanilla extract

Vanilla extract is quite useful in the kitchen, but it can come handy when it comes to your health, too. Besides having an amazing aroma and taste, this popular flavor brings a lot of health benefits including benefits for mental health,anti-inflammatory properties, and being a great antioxidant, among many other uses. Here are a few…

hip-flexor-stretch

To release tight hip flexors, a good way is to do it with a medicine ball. A regular ball can serve if you don’t have a medicine ball. Place yourself on toes and forearms. Put the ball directly under your hip flexors. If you’re someone who runs or cycles often, this part of your body…

hip flexors

For many people across the world who are suffering from lower back problems, a reason for the pain can be tight hip flexors. Sitting for a long time and activities like jogging or cycling can lead to tight hip flexor muscles, and imbalances which can contribute to lower back pain. If your work requires a…

nettle

Formic acid which is present in a stinging nettle plant is responsible for the initial pain but the longer term effects are caused by histamine, acetylcholine and 5-hydroxytryptamine. Brushing the nettle plant produces a stinging on the skin of varying intensity. There is almost no-one who has not been stung by this plant. Its above…

bacon bad

The fats in this delicious meat are about 50% monounsaturated and a big part of them is oleic acid. This is the same acid that olive oil is praised for and considered good for the heart. About 40% of bacon is saturated fat, with a decent amount of cholesterol. The amount of saturated fat in…

fats

All fats are not same. Some fat may be bad for us, but our bodies need some fat from food because it’s one of the major sources of energy. It helps us absorb some vitamins and minerals. Fat is crucial in building cell membranes, the vital exterior of a cell. Fat is essential for muscle…

athlete's foot remedies

Athlete’s foot is a quite common fungal infection. Everyone can get it, not just athletes, including small children. The kind of fungi called dermatophytes, which cause the athlete’s foot love warm and moist places. Some of the well-known over-the-counter athlete’s foot remedies and creams are enough to treat most cases of athlete’s foot. You should…

athlete's foot

Athlete’s foot is a very common fungal infection; and you don’t even have to be an athlete to get the condition. The annoying condition occurs in men and women, and girls and boys of any age. The majority of cases of athlete’s foot are caused by fungi from a fungi group called dermatophytes, which also…

raw eggs

Raw eggs have all the same benefits as cooked eggs, so why do some people prefer to consume them in their original form? Drinking raw eggs is sometimes perceived as a healthy and a fast way for bodybuilders and athletes to consume protein, partly because of how it is portrayed in movies, but protein absorption…

rocephin

Rocephin (ceftriaxone) is a sterile, semisynthetic cephalosporin antibiotic for intravenous or intramuscular administration. It is an antibiotic commonly used for the treatment of a number of bacterial infections, which includes meningitis, middle ear infections, endocarditis, pneumonia, bone and joint infections, skin infections, intra-abdominal infections, gonorrhea, urinary tract infections, and pelvic inflammatory disease, among others not…

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