Activated Charcoal Capsules, Uses and Benefits in Skin Care

What is Activated Charcoal

Activated Charcoal is similar to common charcoal, but is made especially for use as a medicine. It’s made by heating common charcoal in the presence of gas. This causes the charcoal to develop internal spaces that trap chemicals.

What is Activated Charcoal Used For

Because of the internal spaces / ability to trap chemicals, it’s used to remove toxins from the body before they can cause any harm. It’s also used for a variety of other reasons.

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Health and Fitness For Beginners – Getting Exercise Into Your Day

I am sure at some point in time (usually after looking at our naked selves in the mirror) we all decide to improve our fitness / get fit. For me it’s always in January after a very indulgent Christmas or when I see an elderly lady bend herself into all sorts of shapes when I can barely touch my toes.

Usually when I decide to get fit I will run down to the local leisure centre and sign up for some high intensity class like Body Attack and find myself gasping for air and clinging to my life as I’m subjected to numerous jumping jacks and burpees.

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Benefits of Omega 3 fatty acids, Plant Oils and Fish Oil

So what are the benefits of Omega 3 fatty acids and where can you find it?

Well Omega 3 fatty acids are found in three forms

  • EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) and DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) found in certain fish and
  • ALA (alpha-linolenic acid) which is found in plant sources such as seeds and nuts

Some common sources include:

Plant sources

  • Walnuts
  • Flaxseed Oil
  • Chia Seeds

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