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    Benefits of Rose Water

     Rose water – The new beauty favorite and its benefits What is Rose Water? Rose water is a liquid made by steeping rose petals in water. It is used as a perfume due to its sweet scent, but it has medicinal and culinary values, as well. Origin of Rose water The origin of Rose Water (Rosa Damascena or the Damascus Rose) is Middle Eastern. Rose water was first cultivated in Persia (modern Iran). Iran was the main producer of rose oil until the 16th century and exported it to all around the world. In the 16th century, the first rose plantations in Bulgaria appeared. Back in the day Bulgarian women were…

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    EATING HABITS: SHOULD CHILDREN EAT EVERYTHING ON THEIR PLATE?

    PARENTING STYLES MAY HAVE AN EFFECT ON CHILDRENS’ EATING HABITS AND THEIR FUTURE RELATIONSHIP WITH FOOD. “You have to clean up your plate”. These are familiar words that you may have heard parents say to their kids; either in your family or at a restaurant or a friend’s house. With the prevalence of childhood and adult obesity, researchers are looking into factors which play a role in children’s relationship with food. A target that researchers are looking into is the “Parenting style and feeding style” within the home. Eating habits are formed during the first years of life. The first five years of life are a time of rapid physical…

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    SUICIDE PREVENTION IS A PRIORITY

    SUICIDE PREVENTION WEEK IS HERE AGAIN – WHAT CAN YOU DO TO HELP? The news and media remind us of our need to address suicides and mental illness. We do not need another death to speak up against the stigma on mental health issues. Time and time again, we are shocked to see another life lost to suicide. How did anyone not see that he or she was struggling? Suicide prevention week and National suicide prevention awareness month – September is a time to spread the knowledge about suicide and help someone who may be going through a rough time in life. What is suicide and a suicide attempt? Suicide…

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