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Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Why Go For Glucosamine?

Glucosamine is a substance that is naturally found in the cartilage of the joints in the body. It is made up of proteins and sugars that are bound together and works to protect the body from shocks so that it is possible to move around without pain. As you age, this natural substance may begin to break down, resulting in discomfort or pain in the joints and muscles. If you are health conscious or worried about aches and pains in a specific joint, you may want to buy glucosamine online. Fortunately, it’s easily available and is very affordable.

There are different salt forms of glucosamine that you can take as a natural supplement. They include the following:

Glucosamine hydrochloride (HCl)
Glucosamine sulfate, which absorbs better than the other types and is the most popular and commonly used form of glucosamine
N-acetyl glucosamine

Glucosamine is the most commonly taken supplement among adults that isn’t a vitamin or mineral. It is frequently made with shellfish and can also be naturally found within the external shells of various shellfish. However, it can also be made in a lab.

Why is Glucosamine Used?

People take glucosamine for specific medical conditions to ease their symptoms. In most cases, it can be taken by individuals who suffer from osteoarthritis as a way to ease the pain and discomfort of the condition.

Osteoarthritis is a medical condition that occurs when the cartilage gradually breaks down in the body. Usually, it strikes a person’s knees, but in any case, it results in joint pain, stiffness and general discomfort. Taking glucosamine supplements can help people with the condition to find relief as it replaces the glucosamine that otherwise would naturally be found in their joints. It allows the individual to move around better with less pain.

However, although glucosamine can help reduce knee pain in people with osteoarthritis, it is not as effective in certain individuals, including the following:

People who are overweight
People who have suffered from osteoarthritis long term
Individuals who are overweight

In addition to osteoarthritis of the knee, glucosamine has been shown to be effective at relieving the pain and stiffness of osteoarthritis of the spine or hip and arthritis associated with TMJ in the jaw.

What Other Benefits Does Glucosamine Offer?

In addition to helping to ease the pain and other symptoms of osteoarthritis, taking glucosamine has several other benefits. They include the following:

Anti-Inflammatory Agent: Glucosamine works well to stop the production of inflammation, which makes it good for treating medical conditions such as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).
Reduces Risk of Lung Cancer: Because of its anti-inflammatory abilities, glucosamine has been shown to reduce a person’s risk of lung cancer by 51 percent.
Suppresses the Formation of Fat Accumulation: Glucosamine can stop the formation of fat accumulation by infiltrating the atherosclerotic lesion. Its anti-inflammatory properties work against the accumulation of fat.
Antioxidant: Glucosamine is an antioxidant, which means it can protect the body’s cells in a variety of ways.
Beneficial to the Skin: Glucosamine has a number of beneficial effects on the skin and its cells. It can help to hydrate the skin, speed up the healing of wounds and decrease wrinkles. It can even inhibit melanin production and fight against hyperpigmentation disorders.

Overall, glucosamine is an essential component for the human body. It can offer all of these advantages and keep your body running like a well-oiled machine.

Sunday, March 18, 2018

Binibining Pilipinas 2018

As of this typing I am trying my best not to fall asleep so I opt to make an update while watching delayed telecast of Binibining Pilipinas 2018 in ABS-CBN.

I have witnessed the announcement of special awards earlier. Binibining 20 Catriona bagged most of the awards. I am already expecting it. Why not? She is a total package of a beauty queen.

Photo not mine

Beautiful isn't? 

A little bit sad though as Leyte representative Samantha Avestruz didnt make it to top 25. Good thing Binibining 4 Ana Patricia Asturias made to top 25. 

The Winners: 

The winners:

Miss Universe Philippines 2018 
Bb #20 Catriona Gray
Bb. Pilipinas International 2018 
Bb #17 Maria Ahtisa Manalo
Bb. Pilipinas Intercontinental 2018 
Bb  #38 Karen Gallman
Bb. Pilipinas Supranational 2018 
Bb #31 Jehza Mae Huelar
Bb. Pilipinas Grand International 2018 
Bb #32 Eva Patalinjug
Bb. Pilipinas Globe 2018 
Bb #19 Michele Gumabao
Bb. Pilipinas 2018 1st Runner-Up 
Bb #1 Vickie Rushton
Bb. Pilipinas 2018 2nd Runner-Up 
Bb #14 Samantha Bernardo

Top 15:

#38 Karen Gallman
#3 Muriel Orais
#21 Anjame Magbitang
#26 Wynonah Buot
#14 Samantha Bernardo
#15 Juliana Kapeundl
#31 Jehza Huelar
#35 Sandra Lemonon
#11 Aya Abesamis
#17 Ma. Ahtisa Manalo
#24 Edjelyn Joy Gamboa
#1 Vickie Marie Milagrosa Rushton
#19 Michele Gumabao
#20 Catriona Gray
#32 Eva Patalinjug

Top 25:

#3 Muriel Orais
#31 Jehza Huelar
#17 Ma. Ahtisa Manalo
#32 Eva Patalinjug
#13 Kristie Rose Cequeña
#7 Sigrid Grace Flores
#35 Sandra Lemonon
#10 Kayesha Chua
#26 Wynonah Buot
#15 Juliana Kapeundl
#21 Anjame Magbitang
#4 Ana Patricia Asturias
#23 Ena Velasco
#20 Catriona Gray
#39 Trixia Marie Maraña
#14 Samantha Bernardo
#1 Vickie Marie Milagrosa Rushton
#9 Agatha Romero
#24 Edjelyn Joy Gamboa
#34 Mary Joy de Castro
#11 Aya Abesamis
#38 Karen Gallman
#8 Shane Quintana Tormes
#19 Michele Gumabao
#37 Patrizia Garcia

Saturday, March 17, 2018

How To Choose A Perfect Rug

Rugs are extremely versatile and are used in homes and businesses.. They don’t always have to go on your floor. Instead, they can act as wall art. As you shop arts and crafts style rugs, there are some considerations to make.

Size
Just as you would measure a wall for a photo frame or any kind of art canvas, you need to do the same for rugs. Area rugs come in a variety of sizes, ensuring you are able to get the wall covered that you desire. Depending upon the overall aesthetic you are trying to achieve for the room, you may want to hang one large one to cover a large expanse or you may want to have several small rugs along the wall. The best thing to do is measure the wall so that you know the amount of space you have to work with.

Colors
A variety of colors are available in rugs. You need to decide whether you want to have neutral colors incorporated or if you want to make a bold statement. Consider the various details already in the room, including floor coloring, furnishings, and wall color. This will make it easier for you to coordinate effectively with a rug you wish to use for wall art.

Overall Style
Review the styles to ensure that your personality shines through. Solid colors, Aztec designs, florals, and more are available. The patterns and styles will have an impact on what the feel of the room is, so you need to choose carefully.

Adding art to walls can change the entire dynamic of a room. By taking the time to consider the details, you can choose the best rug to serve as wall art. You will then want to go through the same process for every room you wish to use rugs.

Monday, March 12, 2018

Finding a Company to Make Custom Tiles

Are you thinking about putting new tiles on your bathroom walls or floor? If this is the case, you will need to find a company that has a great deal of experience when it comes to creating custom tiles. There are many companies that make tiles according to the specifications of their customers. However, you need to be very careful which company you hire for this job. You will discover that the quality of these tiles can be very different depending on the company that made them. Therefore, you should be patient and explore all of your options where tile companies are concerned. Look at many different samples in order to determine which one is the best. Here is how you can locate a good custom tile manufacturer.

1. Take a look at a few home and garden shows.

It is very common for custom tile companies to display their products at various home and garden shows. Therefore, you would be wise to pay a visit to a few of these shows. You will be able to talk to the people who work for the various tile companies. Ask them questions about their products. Find out what tile designs they are capable of making. This will help you to determine which companies will be able to make the specific type of custom ceramic tiles that you are looking for.

2. Check out the bathrooms of your friends who have recently had new tile installed.

You might be able to get the names of a few good custom tile companies by talking to your friends and other people you know. Find out which people in your life have had tile recently installed in their bathroom. What company made the tile? How much did they pay for it? Are they happy with the quality?

3. Call a few bathroom remodeling contractors in your area.

It makes sense that people who remodel bathrooms for a living will have a good idea about the companies make high quality custom tiles. Talk to the contractors in your area and get some recommendations from them.

Thursday, March 8, 2018

How To Take Care Your Air Condition

Your AC in Florida runs often because of the high temperatures. It's important that you take advantage of the air conditioning companies Bradenton has to offer. It will ensure you're taking care of your HVAC system throughout the year. Various services can keep your unit running more effectively.

Routine Maintenance
One of the most important aspects of caring for your unit is routine maintenance. An HVAC technician can come out to your home to check on the functionality of your unit. If there are issues, they can be caught early. The technician can also inspect the unit, clean the ducts, and recharge your freon if it's necessary. Thermostat settings can be adjusted as well. With regular maintenance, your unit can last longer. The added benefit is that it may be more energy efficient, too.

UV Light Treatment
It's possible to have a UV light installed on your unit. In Florida, units will often develop mildew because of the added humidity. The UV light can kill that, keeping your AC lines cleaner. It will also lead to better health for your family because of eliminating any mildew that could otherwise be in the air.

Repairs
It's common to need repairs on your unit from time to time. While you might not want to spend the money, it's best to address issues before they have a chance to grow into even bigger problems. Bigger problems often means spending more money. If you can make a repair to prolong the need to replace a unit, it will be more affordable for you.

Your AC needs to be kept in good condition, especially because of where you live. You can often avoid downtime of your unit by having it serviced regularly. A technician can be scheduled in no time so that your system can be checked out.

3 Ways To Use Plants To Create Privacy in Your Yard

Being able to sit out in your garden when the weather is good, can be so relaxing. But if your garden is overlooked, then having the neighbors watching you, or being able to see their yard, can be less than pleasant. And many modern homes are being built pretty close together, so finding a garden that isn’t overlooked can be quite tricky. And while fences are an obvious choice for creating boundaries and blocking views, they aren’t always going to be a practical option, and can leave your space feeling quite hidden. It can also draw your eyes to them and the thing that you’re trying to hide out of sight, rather than work as a distraction.

So instead, have you considered what a difference plants and shrubs can make to the privacy of your garden? In many ways it can make the space look much more enclosed, as well as much more aesthetically pleasing. So here are some ways that you can make the plants work better for your privacy in your yard.


image from pixabay

Do Your Research 

It pays to take some time to plan out the plants and shrubs that you will use. Avoid just going to a garden center or nursery and picking out any old plant that you like the look of. Some plants will need direct sunlight the whole time, which won’t be possible if you’re needing it for privacy in a shaded area of the garden. Talk to experts in the store and ask them what works best for you and your local climate. You don’t want to spend lots of money on something like a podocarpus hedge only to find out that it needs a warmer climate than you regularly have. Think about how all of the plants will look too; what works and looks good together?

Layer with Plants

It is a good idea to choose a range of plants to help you create some privacy. But it can be a bad idea to simply put them all in, all the same shape and size, and just leave them there. It can create privacy, but it can make it look pretty dull. For a natural look, choose different sizes and shapes, and layer the plants in rows. Stagger them, for example, have a few evergreen plants, then some deciduous shrubs, and then a couple of perennial grasses to use as a border. It will give different textures and colors, as well as creating a natural looking border with depth.

Consider Going Vertical

 If your outdoor space is pretty small, but you still need to think about privacy, then have you ever considered using plants in a vertical way? Using raised flower beds or climbing plants means that you can make the space private, but without taking up more or even any, floor space. It can make your garden space look a lot more modern and stylish too.Have you got a garden or yard that is overlooked? How have you dealt with it? Let us know in the comments below.

39th Birthday

Honestly, before I could decide what will be my blog post is all about I had difficulty constructing the first sentence. I had to erased the sentence I made and start again but end up erasing again. Well, I actually have a lot of ideas in mind as of this typing but making them in words is just too difficult to do.

Anyway, yesterday marked my 39 years of existence. I don’t have any memory of celebrating my birthday with a blast. I remember few times dining out with my family but most of the time it is just like an ordinary day for me aside from adding one more year on my age. I have a lot of things to be thankful of. I may not have the material things that I have wish for but I have my family, my little big baby, a supportive boyfriend and friends that I have through ups and downs.  I thank the Almighty God for the gift of life and all the blessings that bestowed upon me and my family.


With the fambam
With the little big tot

Wishing for more birthdays, good health, peace of mind all the time…!! 😊😃😊👍
I wish I have a lot of photos to share but unfortunately my phone’s camera is broke after my cousin accidentally fell my phone on the floor. So yeah, if I could have one more wish it would be a good mobile phone with a good camera. Aside from using my phone as my means of communication I also used it as my camera, blogging buddy and etc. And I wish to have it soon.. hahahaha… hoping the boyfriend can read this blog post and grant my wish.