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  • 4 Potential Health Risks of Shapewear and How to Wear it Safely

    Health Risks of Shapewear and How to Wear it SafelyHealth Risks of Shapewear and How to Wear it SafelyShapewear trims your waistline and helps you look toned and sleek. Women wear it to look good in designer clothes, or just in their favorite jeans. Shapewear is quickly becoming a necessity to many women.

    Some won't leave home without it, but there are some potential health risks of shapewear, so here are some tips on how to wear it safely.


    1. Constriction May Cause Blood Clots
    This constriction happens mainly when wearing shapewear on your lower body. There is an elastic band where the shapewear ends, on either the calves or thighs. Sometimes these bands can be too tight, squeezing the calves and thighs, and restricting blood flow to these areas. Loss of blood flow may result in swelling of the legs. Another effect of blood flow loss is blood clots in the legs, which can travel to other parts of the body.

    2. Not Getting Adequate Exercise

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  • Why a Healthy Kitchen Means More Than Just Food

    Why a Healthy Kitchen Means More than Just FoodWhy a Healthy Kitchen Means More than Just FoodIf you're planning to live a healthier lifestyle by eating a better diet, a healthy kitchen is one of the things you need to accomplish. When you hear the term "healthy kitchen," you probably think about improving your kitchen by replacing unhealthy foods with more nutritious items. Even though this step is necessary for your kitchen makeover, having a healthy kitchen involves more than just food.


    The Right Kitchen Tools

    Even if your kitchen is stocked with the healthiest ingredients in the world, you still won't be able to eat most of them if you don't have the materials needed to cook or prepare them. Start by making sure that you have a blender in your kitchen. A blender has plenty of uses. You can use it to make a vegetable puree for a rich vegetable soup. You can also use it to make smoothies out of your favorite fruits that are in season.

    If you're looking for healthier ways to cook your food then a steamer is another necessary tool. Unlike frying, steaming allows

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