Holistic Treatment to Weight Loss: Exercise

My Natural Weight Loss Remedy

It’s hard to convince many weight conscious people that losing weight is not just about controling what they eat. We all know how hard it is to skip those tempting chocolate cream cakes in that party or during thanksgiving, isn’t it? Then, you will also notice those who can enjoy those sinful indulgences and still stay trimmed and slim. There is really no magic to a holistic treatment to weight loss.

The simple and straight forward answer is, “Exercise”. Believe it or not, regular exercise is a very powerful weapon against fat loss than merely altering your diet. When you exercise, you burn more calories but do keep in mind that a five minutes walk isn’t going to qualify a big piece of chocolate cake topped with ice cream! Be wise.

The most common excuse for not exercise is often the lack of time. Most people who don’t exercise regularly will claim that they have time or money to join the gym or participate in an exercise. But the reality is often not like this. What is needed is mainly “discipline” and “sacrifice”. You need discipline to put this holistic weight loss treatment to work! I’m certain you could manage a few sets of sit-ups while watching the TV in the evening. If you have a dog, take it for longer walks before or after dinner. The whole idea is to be consistent.

My husband is very discipline when it comes to his regular exercise routine. He wakes up early in the morning and by 7am, he’ll be on his rebounder and his Leg Magic for 15 minutes each before getting on to his dumb bells and ab crunches. For me, it’s Pilates fitness workouts twice a week and a swim once a week. Exercise equipment can be useful and something like the Leg Magic is great for toning those abs, thighs and legs as you watch your morning shows or evening news. Don’t underestimate this exercise machine cos it does work wonders for those flabby thighs in just a few minutes a day!

Whatever you choose to lose weight holistically – grab an exercise video by taebo, join a kick boxing class or invest in an exercise equipment, it still boils down to having discipline and making sacrifices. I know that some people with obese problems would need to stick to top weight loss pills for a start and adding exercise to the program will be helpful.


Friends, losing weight naturally and holistically is possible. And if you are consistent in your exercise, you don’t need to skip those high teas or avoid that piece of chocolate cake on the table. If exercise isn’t the ideal natural weight loss remedy for you, then you may need to consider other options such as detoxification or consulting a nutritionist.

Treat Eczema with Holistic Treatment Methods

Anyone who has had eczema can understand that it is a distressing and frustrating condition that can leave you with sleepless nights and ugly skin if it gets worse. What I do notice is that more and more babies and children are suffering eczema these days. As an eczema sufferer, I used to apply topical steroids on my affected skin areas until I started to choose holistic treatment for eczema. Since, I shop for natural and organic products for the better of my skin health.

What many skin specialists won’t tell you that is topical steroids can ‘thin’ your skin. This means that long term application of these strong creams and lotions can cause your skin to become sensitive which can trigger more skin allergies. There are plenty of natural remedies to reduce eczema symptoms which require you to alter your lifestyle and diet to the use of alternative therapies.

Eczema sufferers should keep skin moisturized. From my personal experience, the use of natural and organic body moisturizers that is non perfumed are better for eczema skin. Moisturizers containing calendula can calm and soothe irritated skin. Calendula improves circulation and promotes healing of conditions ranging from burns to bruising.  It also have strong antiseptic and antibiotic properties making it perfect for those with acne and psoriasis-prone skin. Avoid using body wash or body soaps that contains perfumes or harmful ingredients.

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Natural and organic treatments such as derma e Stop Itch Instant Relief Creme which helps to soothe uncomfortable itch and transforms dry and irritated to smooth and supple. The lightweight formula of natural oils and extracts drenches skin in a veil of comfort and calm to heal your skin.

You can also try Heal Eczema oil, an organic formula that is free from pesticides, herbicides, or chemical fertilizers. A topical application of a few drops of the naturally blended oils can penetrate into the cell membranes to effectively relieve eczema symptoms. Heal Eczema is also massaged into the soles of the feet. This action allows the body to absorb the oil directly into the blood stream and immune system bypassing the kidneys and digestive system, this is part of the healing process. This natural treatment formula helps eliminate the itching associated with eczema and then begins the healing process of repairing the skin. Eczema Treatment

For most eczema sufferers, it’s hard to resist scratching on itchy areas but no matter how much you want to scratch, don’t do it! This will only make the problem worse. Scratching the skin can make it bleed which can destroy the top layer of the skin, allowing bacteria, dust, chemicals and irritants to enter the skin.

Perhaps one of the best holistic treatment methods for eczema and many other ailments is to avoid getting stressed. You may not know this but stress has a negative impact on our skin health and it reduce immune defense mechanisms. People with skin problems or disorders tend to have negative emotions and body image which can lead them to a vicious cycle thus making it worse. Take time to relax. Go for a relaxing massage, try meditation, sign up for pilates, play a nice music with a good book to read and take a relaxing vacation.

Holistic Treatment to Natural Weight Loss

Have you ever blamed your extra pounds on having a slow metabolic rate? Or perhaps you have been trying all sorts of weight loss remedies including holistic treatments to cut down those extras on your hips, thighs or overall body. Metabolism is used to describe the rate at which your body burns food and converts to energy.

Having a high metabolic rate would also mean you can lose weight faster naturally and slip into a dress size smaller! So to get a slimmer, summer body the natural way, here a few tips you can take note of:

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1) Avoid yo-yo dieting. When you put your body in a starvation mode, it will conserve energy by burning calories slower to compensate for the less food intake. And when you start to eat normally again, your body will store the extra energy as calories.

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2) Eat breakfast to increase your metabolism. Research shows that eating breakfast can increase metabolic rate by 10%. Don’t forget to keep your breakie healthy by avoiding sugar. There’s no excuse to skip breakfast, even if you are taking a top rated diet pill.

3) Add cayenne pepper on your dinner! Studies have shown that a pinch of cayenne pepper can help to fire up metabolic rate. This is done when the body temperature is raised which in turn raises metabolism. If cayenne is too hot for you, try a milder spice like cinnamon. Cinnamon can increase the body’s metabolic rate naturally due to it being helpful in controlling insulin levels, which in turn helps the body to metabolize sugars.

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3) Relax! A high stress lifestyle can contribute to the body’s storage of excess fat and lead to poor metabolic rate function. Massage therapy is a wonder holistic treatment that helps to reduce stress and keep your metabolism from slowing down. A good massage also helps blood flow and circulation of the body and puts your muscles into a better fat-burning mode.