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Posted by: | Posted on: February 3, 2020

IMPORTANCE GINGER,LIME AND WATER BEVERAGE.

Ginger is a flowering plant whose rhizome, ginger root or ginger, is widely used as a spice and a folk medicine. It is a herbaceous perennial which grows annual pseudostems about one meter tall bearing narrow leaf blades.

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Instructions:Boil the ginger in waterfor 10-15minutes.Add the juice of key limes once water has cooled down from boiling to warm temperature.

Benefits:

  • Treats colds.Add a few drops of lime juice and honey to it and consume the mixture for cold and cough relief. Cut ginger into small pieces and add salt to it. Chew these ginger pieces to fight cold, cough and a sore throat.The anti-inflammatory gingerols and shaogals in ginger root will help to relieve a sore throat quickly, and they also kill rhinoviruses, which cause colds in the first place. Drink three or more cups daily until you are well. You can also drink the same ginger tea to warm up on a very cold winter day.
  • Relieves headache.Ginger is known to help reduce the inflammation of the blood vessels in the head, providing relief. One can consume ginger to prevent headaches. Mix equal parts of ginger juice and lemon juice and have it daily twice.
  • Help menstrual cramps.Ginger is a wonder herb and has tremendous health benefits that even extend to easing menstrual cramps. – Boil some ginger and lime slices in water. … – Sipping mint or peppermint flavoured tea throughout the day is known to ease the discomfort caused by menstrual cramps.
  • Helps indigestion.Warm ginger ale, lemon-lime soda, or flat cola are also said to soothe an upset stomach.Take a tablespoon of ginger, lemon juice and two tablespoon of honey. Combine them all in a glass of warm water. This anti-inflammatory tonic may help reduce symptoms of acidity and provide calm from the pain associated with it.
  • Weight loss.Ginger and lime water has also been linked to weight loss, particularly when consumed first thing in the morning. This is because of the metabolism-boosting powers of both ingredients, and the fact that one glass of ginger and lime water is surprisingly filling.
  • Boosts bone health.Ginger helps us detoxify through its alkalizing actions and by its contribution to the production of glutathione, our most important inner-cellular antioxidant. Enhance immunity. Our immune system is our “circulating intelligence” intimately linked to skeletal functioning. Boosting immunity serves bone.
  • Treats inflammation.Gingerol is the main bioactive compound in ginger, responsible for much of its medicinal properties. It has powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects.

 

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Posted by: | Posted on: February 3, 2020

SNACKS THAT HELP YOU TO BUILD MUSLES.

Attached to the bones of the skeletal system are about 700 named muscles that make up roughly half of a person’s body weight. Each of these muscles is a discrete organ constructed of skeletal muscle tissue, blood vessels, tendons, and nerves.In these organs, muscles serve to move substances throughout the body.

Muscle cells contain protein filaments of actin and myosin that slide past one another, producing a contraction that changes both the length and the shape of the cell. Muscles function to produce force and motion.

In the muscular system, muscle tissue is categorized into three distinct types: skeletal, cardiac, and smooth. Each type of muscle tissue in the human body has a unique structure and a specific role. Skeletal muscle moves bones and other structures. Cardiac muscle contracts the heart to pump blood.

All muscles are made of a kind of elastic tissue. Each muscle consists of thousands, or tens of thousands, of small musculus fibers. Each muscle fiber is about 40 millimeters long. It consists of tiny strands of fibrils.

The strongest muscle based on its weight is the masseter. With all muscles of the jaw working together it can close the teeth with a force as great as 55 pounds (25 kilograms) on the incisors or 200 pounds (90.7 kilograms) on the molars. The uterus sits in the lower pelvic region.

1.Chia pudding.

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Chia seeds contain a decent amount of protein and 18 of the 20 essential amino acids. It’s not enough to support a high-protein diet, but could be beneficial in adding a little extra protein and fiber, along with a significant amount of fat which helps in building muscles. Think of it like peanut butter.

2.Protein smoothie.

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Muscle-building protein shake
  • 20g dark chocolate (85% cocoa)
  • 100ml coconut milk.
  • 25g scoop whey protein isolate.
  • Pinch of cinnamon.
  • 1 banana.
  • 50g porridge oats, soaked in 100ml of water for five to ten minutes.

Some great sources of protein for smoothies include yogurt, nuts and nut butters, silken tofu, and milk or soy milk. This will help build muscle—which is a good thing, whether you aspire to be a bodybuilder or are just looking to tone up. Opt for energy-boosting add-ins like fruit, oats, and (again) yogurt.

3.Apple and handful cashews.

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Like all nuts, cashews provide an excellent source of protein. Protein is one of three macronutrients your body uses for energy, and it is particularly important for rebuilding muscle tissue and creating new cellular compounds.

4.Homemade energy balls.

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Snack on these energy ball recipes to save cash and calories compared to … “glue” while half a scoop of protein powder adds a touch of muscle-building power.

 

 

 

Posted by: | Posted on: January 22, 2020

HOW TO PREVENT HEARTBURN DURING PREGNANCY .

Heartburn is a burning sensation in your chest that often occurs with a bitter taste in your throat or mouth. The symptoms of heartburn may get worse after you eat a large meal or when you’re lying down.

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During pregnancy, the hormone progesterone causes the valve to relax, which can increase the frequency of heartburn.Heartburn and indigestion are more common during the third trimester because the growing uterus puts pressure on the intestines and the stomach.The following can help you to ease or avoid it completely during the pregnancy:

  • Drink fluids.Chamomile, licorice, slippery elm, and marshmallow may make better herbal remedies to soothe GERD symptoms. Licorice helps increase the mucus coating of the esophageal lining, which helps calm the effects of stomach acid.
  • Enjoy smaller portions.Eating smaller portions is one of the tried-and-true heartburn remedies. Eating less helps you lose weight, taming symptoms even further. If weight isn’t a problem and your portions seem just right, try splitting your three meals into five or six mini-meals.
  • Take care of stress.Stress is a contributor to both heartburn and indigestion.Coping with it and getting rid of stressful situations,will help prevent heartburn.
  • Avoid bending or laying after eating.Have your last meal of the day at least three hours before you head to bed. Lying down too soon after eating can trigger acid to rise up from the stomach—ouch.
  • Limit fried,spicy and gassy food.Avoid foods or drinks that relax the lower esophageal sphincter such as chocolate, peppermint, caffeine-containing beverages, and fatty or fried foods.Also, foods that may damage the esophagus such as spicy foods, citrus fruits and juices, tomatoes and tomato sauces, or any food that causes symptoms.

NB:Saliva helps move food down through the esophagus and can ease the symptoms of heartburn. To increase salivation, try chewing gum after a meal or an attack of heartburn. Avoid mint-flavored gums, however, since these may relax the valve at the top of the stomach.

Posted by: | Posted on: December 28, 2019

PLACES TO VISIT AND ENJOY NIGHT LIFE WHILE IN NAIROBI,KENYA.

Nightlife is a collective term for entertainment that is available and generally more popular from the late evening into the early hours of the morning. It includes pubs, bars, nightclubs, parties, live music, concerts and shows.

Nairobi is one of the most popular cities in Africa when it comes to its nightlife.Live music is everywhere and even nightclubs host a mix of DJ sets and guest bands.

Best clubs to visit in nairobi.

Brew bistro Westlands.It is located at Fortis Tower in westlands just 5min drive from the capital,Nairobi.

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Galileo lounge.It situated along on Waiyaki Way, Nairobi, Galileo Lounge is one of the oldest and most popular nightclubs in the city.

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Alchemist bar.It is one of Westlands’ best nights out, Alchemist is an all-encompassing take on the Nairobi night, with the city’s best DJs, terrific food (including a food truck outside) and mixologists adept at creating perfect cocktails. There’s an outdoor lounge area for when the dancing gets too hot and sweaty.

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Klub house(K1).A Visit to Nairobi is never complete without a K1 Klubhouse experience. Situated along Ojijo Road in Parklands, K1 is Nairobi’s foremost entertainment point.The different sections of the club feature four bars, each adorned in different decor to provide a range of setting from magnificent, modern to classic.The spacious bar has plenty of pool tables and excellent DJs spinning reggae and other type of music.

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Havana club.It is a classic bar and grill on Westlands ‘Electric Avenue’ featuring a Latin flavoured fusion menu. Craft beers, cocktails and comfort food.With a reputation for providing clubbing with style Havana has grown into the most dominant clubbing brand in Nairobi.

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Billion club(B Club).The world-renowned International Billion Club (BClub), which still looks like a VIP area when compared to most clubs in Nairobi.It is the ultimate destination where style meets entertainment.

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Mercury lounge.This sophisticated cocktail bar is smooth as silk, with vaguely retro curves in the decor and a fine list of cocktails to keep the well-to-do crowd happy.An incomparable ambiance, top shelf libations and delectable dishes.
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40(Forty) lounge.It  is an upscale lounge located in Westlands Nairobi.40 Forty can be described as an upscale and cosy rooftop lounge with high end finish ambience coupled with disco but relaxed sitting arrangement.It combines dining and entertainment.

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Posted by: | Posted on: December 18, 2019

SEX IN A MARRIAGE.

In this context i refer to the physical activity in which people touch each other’s bodies, kiss each other, etc. physical activity that is related to and often includes sexual intercourse

Just like the psychological benefits, sex has numerous physical benefits. From a stronger immune system, enhanced physical fitness to better digestion and an improved sense of smell. Sex might just be the answer to all your problems. Sex in a happy marriage is important, and just as important is open communication.

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There is some question among sex therapists about what the true average is for couples in committed relationships. The answers can range from once a week to once a month!

Regular sex triggers the sex drive, enhances romance and attachment, along with confidence and general wellness as a result of produced hormones; testosterone, dopamine, and oxytocin which are achieved with regular sexual activity.

When both partners feel safe and connected, it creates a positive cycle that bonds the couple together in increasing levels of intimacy. Intimacy Is Good for Self-Confidence. Self-confidence is important for any human being, regardless of age or relationship status.

As people mature physically and emotionally, they become increasingly curious about their sexuality and their own bodies. … It’s normal to feel a sexual attraction and even to find yourself daydreaming, often about no one in particular.

Normal” is whatever feels fulfilling for you and your partner, and communication plays a key role in making sure both parties feel fulfilled.

When both partners feel safe and connected, it creates a positive cycle that bonds the couple together in increasing levels of intimacy. Intimacy Is Good for Self-Confidence. Self-confidence is important for any human being, regardless of age or relationship status.

Many factors can contribute to men’s decreased interest in sex. In my own research, the three most commonly endorsed issues that men described as decreasing their desire was sexual rejection, lack of emotional connection with their partners, and physical ailments or health issues.

The benefits of sex range from slashing stress levels to lowering your risk of cancer and heart attacks. Sex facilitates bonding and feelings of intimacy with your partner. This kind of connectedness does more than make you feel warm and fuzzy, it actually reduces anxiety and boosts your overall health.

If you can’t be intimate with your partner, whether physically or emotionally- or both, you cannot expect to having a lasting relationship with your partner. The reason for this is quite simple. … Your relationship cannot survive without intimacy, because intimacy is the foundation of any relationship.

A sexless marriage is a marital union in which little or no sexual activity occurs between the two spouses. … It may also be known as a mariage blanc, i.e. blank and null.
Married people under 30 have sex about 111 times a year. And it’s estimated that about 15 percent of married couples have not had sex with their spouse in the last six months to one year.
A sexless marriage isn’t doomed to fail, but it is made a great deal more difficult in most circumstances. In order for a marriage to survive when there is no sex or intimacy both partners need to be of the same mind when it comes to that aspect of their relationship.
Both males and females can boost their libido using the following methods:
  1. Manage anxiety.
  2. Improve relationship quality.
  3. Focus on foreplay.
  4. Get good-quality sleep.
  5. Eat a nutritious diet.
  6. Try herbal remedies.
  7. Get regular exercise.
  8. Maintain a healthful weight.

 

Posted by: | Posted on: December 17, 2019

CONSIDERATIONS WHEN STARTING A RELATIONSHIP.

Personal relationships refer to close connections between people, formed by emotional bonds and interactions. These bonds often grow from and are strengthened by mutual experiences.

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Healthy relationships involve honesty, trust, respect and open communication between partners and they take effort and compromise from both people.

Life Skills You Should Have Before You Get Into a Relationship
  • Love Your Alone Time. Too often, especially in the beginning of a relationship, couples start to do everything together.
  • Keep Jealousy From Ruining Your Relationships.
  • Manage Your Finances.
  • Manage Stress.
  • Master Time Management.
  • Pursue Your Passions — and Make Them a Priority.
  • Become Self Aware.
  • Be Unapologetically Yourself.
Rules of Relationships
  • Choose a partner wisely and well.
  • Know your partner’s beliefs about relationships.
  • Don’t confuse sex with love.
  • Know your needs and speak up for them clearly.
  • Closeness cannot occur without honesty.
  • Respect, respect, respect.
top three priorities in relationships according to the survey:
  1. Honesty. So most people (70 percent) picked honesty as the most important aspect of a relationship.
  2. Communication. Being able to talk it out came in at number two (67 percent) — and the experts agreed.
  3. Commitment.

Each partner takes the lead in being fair, just, and sensitive to the other. Often being truly sensitive necessitates moving on to a variation of the Golden Rule, known as the Platinum Rule: “Do unto others as they would have you do unto them.

Keys To A Healthy Relationship
  • Trust. In a relationship trust is very important.
  • Communication. Communication is what keeps the relationship intact.
  • Loyalty. Being loyal to your partner is a must.
  • 4 Understanding you need space.
  • Admitting you are wrong.
  • Date night. .
  • Quality not quantity.
Things That Hold More Importance In A Relationship Than Love
  • Trust.
  • Honesty.
  • Respect.
  • Communication.
  • Loyalty.
  • Happiness.
  • Compromise.
  • Safety.

 

Posted by: | Posted on: December 15, 2019

HOW TO BE A GOOD STEP MOTHER.

Stepmother. : the wife of one’s parent when distinct from one’s natural or legal mother.

The Old English form comes from steopcild (“stepchild”), which meant “orphan”. … Before 800, stepfather/stepmother meant “one who becomes a father/mother to an orphan”, and stepson/stepdaughter meant “an orphan who becomes a son/daughter by the remarriage of a parent”.

Unless a stepparent has legally adopted a stepchild, they likely have no legal right to make decisions on behalf of the child’s well-being. They have no say in the child’s medical decisions, who has access to the child, or educational decisions regarding the child.

Someone’s spouse, parents and grandparents, children and grand children, brothers and sisters, mother in law and father in law, brothers in law and sisters in law, daughters in law and sons in law. Adopted, half, and step members are also included in immediate family. 

WAYS TO BE A GOOD STEP MOM;

*Dont think you can be their mom

*Dont talk trash about their mom

*Do try to have a cordial relationship

*Do give them space to work ther feelings out

*Create a judgement-free environment

*Stick to your word

*Set some boundaries

*Dont take things too personal

Ways to Bond with Your Stepchildren

  1. Let the Child Take The Lead. Make sure you respect your stepchild’s pace.
  2. Try a Solo Outing. Once you and your stepchild have known each other for a while, you can suggest an outing, just the two of you.
  3. Support Their Interests. This is crucial.
  4. Support the “Other Parent” .
  5. Plan with Your Partner.
  6. Be Their Friend.

 

 

Posted by: | Posted on: December 15, 2019

INTERIOR DESIGN

What is interior design?

Interior design is the art and science of understanding people’s behavior to create functional spaces within a building. Decoration is the furnishing or adorning of a space with decorative elements, sometimes complemented by advice and practical assistance.

Interior design is important due to the aesthetic value it posses in a given space. . The simple fact is that having a house that looks nicer is going to make you like it better and that makes design importantInterior design increases the value of a house/project.

Basic Interior Design Principles

  • Balance. In design, balance creates a feeling of equilibrium. …
  • Harmony. Harmony is created when all the elements act together to create a unified message. …
  • Emphasis. A room where everything gets equal importance will seem either scattered or boring. …
  • Proportion and Scale.

Interior Design Styles: 8 Popular Types

  • Mid-Century Modern. The mid-1900s produced some of the most iconic pieces in modern design.
  • Industrial. This is a look that hearkens back to the turn-of-the-century industrial era.
  • Nautical. Warm, relaxing, and positive.
  • Scandinavian.

Common Features Of Scandinavian Interior Design

  • No Wall To Wall Carpets. Carpet has never been a popular thing in Scandinavian style. …
  • Light, Muted Colors. Because the winters are so long and dark, Scandinavian interiors are typically painted white to help keep spaces bright. …
  • Wood. …
  • Clean Lines. …
  • Decluttered Spaces. …
  • Simple Accents. …
  • Simple Toys. …
  • Maximize Natural Light.
  • Bohemian.

Bohemian or Boho decorating is for those who want their homes full of life, culture, and interesting items for all the world to see. This aesthetic flies in the face of modern sensibilities and embraces the carefree, the relaxed, and the unusual.

  • Farmhouse.
  • Urban Modern.

Modern interior design refers to the reflection of the modern art movement on the interiors of the home. There are several central characteristics and design themes seen throughout modern design, however, that could be described in part as the definition.

  • Shabby Chic.

Shabby chic is a style of interior design where furniture and furnishings are either chosen for their appearance of age and signs of wear and tear or where new items are distressed to achieve the appearance of an antique.

 

Professional interior designers will usually follow a set of informal “rules”, based on specific interior design principles and elements. These interior design elements include space, line, forms, light, colour, texture and pattern; and keeping them balanced is the key to creating an aesthetically pleasing interior.

What does an Interior Decorator doInterior Decorators use elements like paint, lighting, and fabric to create living spaces that match their owner’s personality. Keeping in mind things like budget, function, and personal taste, you come up with a vision for the interiors of a client’s office or home.
You don’t need to be a mathematician to use the 603010 rule in your décor, nor do you need a ruler or a calculator. The rule states that for the most balanced, appealing look, you should choose a three-color palette for decorating a room, and use it as follows: Decorate 60% of the room with the dominant color.

Steps to Becoming an Interior Designer

  1. Earn a degree in interior design.
  2. Pass the National Council for Interior Design qualification exam.
  3. Take some pro bono projects.
  4. Build a portfolio.
  5. LOOK FOR CONTINUING EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES.
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