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Coconut Oil for Healthy and Shiny Hair

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Coconut oil is a natural product that can be used for everything from cooking, removing makeup, to moisturizing the skin. Not only that, the benefits of coconut oil for hair are also many. Coconut oil contains a chain of fatty acids consisting of lauric acid, capric acid, oleic acid, and linoleic acid. Therefore, coconut oil contains antimicrobial, antifungal, and antiviral properties. This natural oil can even fight the effects of free radicals and can increase skin moisture. The benefits of coconut oil for the skin have been tested, then how about hair? Benefits of Coconut Oil for Hair Coconut oil is suitable for almost all hair types. This natural oil is thought to help restore hair health and shine, improve hair texture, and overcome daily hair damage. Here are some of the benefits of coconut oil for hair: Moisturize hair A study found that lauric acid in coconut oil can work as a hair conditioner when used before shampooing. Prioritize natural coconut oil that is free of…

Water-Soluble Vitamins and How to Optimize Their Intake

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Most vitamins are obtained from consuming a variety of foods and drinks. Each vitamin is absorbed into the body in different ways. There are water-soluble vitamins and fat-soluble vitamins. Water-soluble vitamins are vitamins that are easily absorbed into tissues and are not naturally stored in the body. Water-soluble vitamins include vitamin B complex and vitamin C. Get to know the types of vitamins that are water soluble The main difference between water-soluble vitamins and fat-soluble vitamins is how the body breaks down and stores them. One characteristic of water-soluble vitamins is that they will not be stored in the body, in contrast to fat-soluble vitamins that are stored in fat and liver tissue. Another feature is that if there is excess water-soluble vitamins, the body will dispose of them when urinating. While vitamins are fat soluble, vitamins will remain stored and can be used at any time when needed. Thus, consumption of foods containing water-soluble vitamins or …

Tips for Overcoming Job Stress

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Sometimes pressures at work can be a motivating challenge. But, of course there are times when we are at the peak of stress that ultimately causes work stress. So that physical and mental conditions are not burdened, know how to deal with work stress. Peaked job stress is usually caused by superiors who are less able to provide support, excessive workload or time, coworkers who are bullying or not supportive, or commit physical violence in the work environment. Work stress is not uncommon, it can actually bring someone into an unhealthy life. Starting from a lot of eating or snacking unhealthily to relieve stress, skip meals, lack of sleep, consume alcoholic beverages, or even become more frequent smoking. Don't Let Work Stress Hinder Your Happiness So that stress does not appear continuously and make you forget to be happy, see some tips on removing work stress below: Get to know your limits Recognizing the extent of your ability to bear workloads is important to reduce …

The Right Steps To Teach Babies To Swim According To Age

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There are various benefits that can be obtained from teaching babies to swim. Besides being able to increase closeness between babies and parents, swimming can also affect the intelligence and confidence of babies. Although baby's feet and hands automatically move when entering the pool, it does not mean it's easy to teach babies to swim. You must know what needs to be taken care of so that safety is maintained, because the baby cannot hold his breath and raise his head above the water properly. How to Teach Babies to Swim with Age In addition to paying attention to swimming pool safety, teaching babies to swim also requires special tricks. The following is a way to teach babies to swim based on their age: Infants aged 6-18 months Teaching babies to swim can be done as early as possible. But the most recommended time is when he is already six months old. As a first step, try splashing pool water into the baby's body to make it adapt to water. Let the baby explore the…

Living Life as a Blind Person

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Living with limited vision is not easy and requires a lot of process in adjusting. However, that does not mean it is not possible. Some adaptation steps can be done by blind people so they can live independently and socialize with the surrounding environment. Based on data from the Ministry of Health in 2014, in Indonesia there were around 5.6 million people living in disabilities, and around 2.2 million of them were blind. Blind people or people who live with blind can be categorized into two, namely partially blind and fully blind. Partial blindness means that you still have vision even if it is limited. While being totally blind means being in total darkness or not being able to see at all, even a speck of light. Unlike other visual impairments, blindness cannot be corrected by the use of assistive devices such as glasses, contact lenses, or with drugs. By learning to adapt, make some adjustments, and master a number of special skills, the blind can live independently and carr…