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Food Additives to Avoid

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Additives are often found in various types of processed foods. There are various additives with different functions. You are advised to limit or avoid the consumption of foods containing additives for health. Some foods are intentionally added additives or additives, to preserve, add flavor, improve texture or enhance the appearance of food. Some people even deliberately add this material with reason and hope to improve or maintain the nutritional value of these foods. Types of additives Since time immemorial, additives have been used in various types of food. For example, salt to preserve meat and fish, leaves (herbs) and spices to improve the taste of food, sugar to preserve fruit, and vinegar for pickling cucumbers. Advances in existing technology make the diversity of additives increasingly develop. The types of additives that are often added to foods are increasingly diverse, such as: Bulking agents increase the volume of food without changing the amount of calories availab…

Tips for Using Sunblock Face Simultaneously with Make Up

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Not a few women who are confused when they have to wear makeup but also wear sunblock when outdoors activities. But don't worry, you don't need to be confused anymore if you want to use sunblock and makeup simultaneously. Check out how to use facial sunblock and makeup below. Prolonged exposure to UVA and UVB rays can cause sunburn and trigger wrinkles, dark spots, and premature aging of the skin. Not only that, the radiation can also damage DNA and increase the risk of skin cancer. To protect the skin from UVA and UVB rays, use a sunblock that contains SPF (sun protection factor). No less important, the use of sunblock must be correct, including when using it in conjunction with makeup. How to Wear Face Sunblock and Make up There are still many people who do not understand how to use facial sunblock which is also spiked with makeup. So you are not confused, try to follow the following easy steps. Choose a face sunblock with a minimum SPF of 30 For daily activities, j…

This is the Importance of Breast Milk for the Heart Health of Premature Babies

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Mother's Milk (ASI) is known to have a myriad of health benefits for babies, especially for babies born faster or premature. The baby's stomach is easier to digest breast milk than formula milk. In addition, breast milk contains growth hormones that help the baby grow and become stronger. Breast milk will also help the digestive of vulnerable babies to be more perfect and help fight infection. Do not stop there, the liquid is often dubbed as 'liquid gold' because of its benefits, proven in recent research that its use can make the functions and structure of the heart of premature babies to be better for the long term. A gynecologist said that the benefits of breast milk for premature babies are huge. In the short term, breast milk provides protective antibodies and helps produce important intestinal flora. While in the long run, ASI is effective in improving the perfection of the structure and function of the heart. What's more, many premature babies are expose…

Crucial Reasons Behind TORCH Examination for Pregnant Women

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Mother's happiness after knowing that she is pregnant will feel more complete after being able to ensure the womb is in a healthy state. One medical examination that can be done is to undergo a blood test using the TORCH method. The aim is to help determine if the mother has an infectious disease that is at risk of being passed on to the fetus. The term TORCH itself stands for: Toxoplasmosis;Other diseases (other infectious diseases), including syphilis, HIV, and measles;Rubella (German measles);Cytomegalovirus (CMV);Herpes simplex. Pregnant women who specifically experience symptoms of one or more in the TORCH disease group, need to do an examination. If a pregnant woman is infected by certain germs during pregnancy, it does not rule out the possibility that the fetus is also infected. Babies can get infections from their mothers while still in the womb or during labor. This is because certain diseases can indeed penetrate the placenta. In addition, the fetus is more sensitive…

Recognize the Causes of Brain Bleeding

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Brain hemorrhage is bleeding that occurs in brain tissue. This condition is caused by the rupture of arteries in the brain causing local bleeding in the surrounding tissue and death of brain cells. Many people who experience brain hemorrhage have stroke-like symptoms, such as weakness on one side of the body, difficulty speaking, or numbness. Brain hemorrhage is a serious medical condition that requires immediate examination and treatment by a doctor at the hospital. Types of brain hemorrhage Generally, all bleeding that occurs in the brain is called brain bleeding. But, based on the location of the occurrence, brain hemorrhage can be divided into several types, including: Subarachnoid hemorrhage Bleeding that occurs in the brain tissue under the protective membrane of the brain. This type of brain hemorrhage is often caused by rupture of blood vessels of the brain due to aneurysms, blood clotting disorders, or severe head injuries. Epidural and subdural hematomas Blood c…