Posts made in September, 2018

6 Types of Car Window Tint: Pros and Cons 

With all the benefits of car window tinting you can delight with, it is expected that most car owners prefer having the extra layer in their windows. Aside from the desirable privacy it provides, it also boosts security, protects the car from damaging sunrays and makes the vehicle look more attractive. 

Pros and Cons

If you are a car owner that is currently looking for a car tint that will be a perfect fit to your preferences, here are the pros and cons to consider before choosing what type of tint you should be avail. 

Dyed 

This is the film that has a layer sandwiched between the outer protective layer and the adhesive. The darkest effect it can give doesn’t have to break the bank. It can prevent 5 to 50 percent of UV light from penetrating your car windows. 

Pros 

  • Can reduce sun blaze 
  • Non-reflective 
  • Cheap 
  • Has a dark pigment Cons 
  • Layers are prone to divide over time 
  • When constantly exposed to sunlight, the color can fade over time 
  • Not as effective in blocking heat 

 

Metallic 

This type of film has a chemically-treated inner layer between the outer protective layer and inner adhesive layer plus a metallic layer on the other side. These layers block out UV lights, reflect heat radiation and darken the window. The metallic film also has protective coat that is scratch proof. If installed by a reliable window tinting company, it can block about 60 to 90 percent of UV light. 

Pros 

  • Blocks glare and reflects heat 
  • Long lasting 
  • Not prone to fading over time 
  • Effective in blocking UV rays  

Cons 

  • Expensive 
  • Shiny appearance 
  • The metal layer isn’t always friendly to your phone, GPS, radio reception and other gadgets 

Hybrid 

This is the combination of dyed and metallic sans their weaknesses. It is composed of adhesive, dyed and metabolized layers with protective top coat. All of these layers are fused by a laminating adhesive.It can block up to 50 percent of light. 

Pros 

  • Excellent glare reduction 
  • Not as reflective as the metallized layer 
  • Long lasting, due to the metallized layer 
  • Radio signals and Mobile Friendly 
  • More affordable than the metallic film  
  • Fading is less noticeable 
  • More affordable than metallized film 
  • Can block glare, UV rays, and heat 

Cons 

  • Expensive 

Ceramic 

Ceramic film is composed of adhesive layer, thin ceramic layer and protective top coat to prevent scratches. It can block 50 to 70 percent of UV light, up to 70 percent of solar heat and up to 97 percent of infrared heat. 

Pros 

  • Non-reflective 
  • Radio signal friendly 
  • Doesn’t fade like dyed film 
  • Blocks UV rays and glare

 Cons 

  • Very expensive 

Carbon 

People who are conscious with the aesthetics of their car will love this. The matte finish of Carbon films looks classy and appealing. It is perfect for hitting the road with style. The carbon film is also shatter proof and who doesn’t like that? It can deflect 99 percent of UV lights and 50-70 percent of infrared heat. 

Pros 

  • Cool and Stylish 
  • Conserve cool temperature well 
  • It can block out 40% of light.  
  • “True Black” appearance 
  • Fade resistant 
  • Shatter proof 

Cons 

  • Very expensive 

Crystalline 

Crystalline films blocks ultraviolet rays and solar heat with its clear design. This is perfect for those who don’t like to change their car’s appearance without sacrificing the heat-blocking feature. 

While it can allow 70 percent of light inside your car, it can still deflect up to 60 percent of the heat penetrating your windows and block up to 97 percent of infrared light. 

Pros 

  • No fading films to replace 
  • Visibility 
  • Cheap 
  • Long Lasting 
  • No modifying of your car’s appearance 

Cons 

  • Less privacy and security 

 

 

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Red Maeng Da Kratom 

Kratom 

Red Maeng Da Kratom 

What is Red Maeng Da? Red maeng da is one of the many types of a kratom strain it contains one of the highest and strongest alkaloid content. That is why this is considered as one of the strongest strain of kratom compared from the rest the effect also is much longer that is why red maeng da for years now has been the most popular and most used strain of kratom. That is why people are most eager to try it. Same as other kratoms the red maeng da can also be found in a capsule and powder form. And as survey says user prefer it more in a capsulized form. Red maeng da has unique alkaloids it has a medium amount of patetheine and 7- hydroxymitragynine. That is why red maeng da is chosen by people for it has so many effects and provides different kinds of experience to people depend on how their body cope to this substance. 

Red Maeng Da is one of the best strains since it offers a lot benefits and effects to people.  

  • Good for Pain relief for muscle and joint pains and strain 
  • Boost your energy 
  • Relaxing 
  • Anti Stress 
  • Improves your mood 
  • Anti depressant 
  • Anti anxiety 
  • Euphoric Feeling 

Red Maeng da has a lot of benefits to offer as the things mentioned above but we always need to take in mind that taking to much of something is not good. Our bodies are not the same this kind of strain has different effects on our body. We only need to make sure that we take them responsibly. We always need to take the right amount of dosage. That is why if your new to this kinds of medicine getting it in a capsule form would be the best thing to do since for capsules it is already measured to satisfy your needs and if ever we want to achieve the benefits of the red maeng da in a powder form the most prescribe dosage is 2 to 4 grams and 3.4 grams for people who wants to have a euphoric feeling.  

Checklist for people who wants to use kratom 

  • Check your medical background 
  • Check your body weight 
  • You must be 18 and above 
  • Overweight is not allowed 
  • Not advised for elderly 
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RSS Center for Holistic Medicine

  • Recipe: GORP trail mix October 12, 2018
    Heading out for a walk in the woods this fall? Pack up some gorp to keep you energized! The word gorp, a term for trail mix often used by hikers, is typically said to be an acronym for “good old raisins and peanuts,” or its common ingredients “granola, oats, raisins, peanuts,” although the mix may contain M&Ms […]
  • Meet Patricia DeAngelis, Family Nurse Practitioner October 11, 2018
    The Center for Holistic Medicine is pleased to welcome Patricia DeAngelis, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC, a certified family nurse practitioner, to our practice where, starting in November, she will be treating everyone from children to adults. With a Bachelor’s of nursing from Rush University and a Master’s of Science in nursing from Olivet Nazarene University, DeAngelis […]
  • Recipe: Crispy nutty fish September 27, 2018
    Looking to add a little flavor to your fish? This recipe gives an added crunch to cod or any other mild white fish. Plus, the almond flour provides added healthy fats into your diet. INGREDIENTS   4 Tbsp. coconut oil 4 fish fillets of your choice 1 cup almond flour 1 egg Mayonnaise Salt Pepper […]
  • 6 Fun Things to Keep Your Brain Healthy September 27, 2018
    How often do you misplace your keys, forget where you parked your car or completely blank on a neighbor’s name? No matter what you’re age, it’s common to lose some of your mental sharpness if you aren’t specifically making an effort to use your brain. But there are many things we can do to maintain […]
  • 7 Best Foods to Eat for Brain Health September 12, 2018
    If you’re searching for a simple way to improve your brain health with the foods you eat, the advice you find can be overwhelming. Top search results include lists of 10, 22, even 40 dementia-fighting foods. And while having so many choices is empowering, it can also be mind-boggling when you’re standing in the grocery […]
  • Recipe: Butternut Squash Soup September 11, 2018
    Now that fall is in the air, it’s a great time to cook up a pot of soup for your family to enjoy. You can also freeze it and eat it all week for a healthy lunch option. INGREDIENTS 2 20-oz. packages (2-1/2 pounds) pre-cut butternut squash (if using fresh squash, you’ll need one large squash […]
  • Recipe: Walnut Coated Salmon August 30, 2018
    Want to make a fish already high in Omega 3 even better? Add a coating made with walnut flour or hazelnut flour to give your salmon some extra zing. Plus, by adding just a tablespoon of walnut flour, you are increasing your intake of healthy fats. INGREDIENTS Salmon fillets 1 cup walnut or hazelnut flour Salt […]
  • 9 Ways to Add More Fruits and Vegetables Into Your Diet August 29, 2018
    We all know that eating fruits and vegetables is good for us. They’re packed with vitamins and nutrients our bodies need, they help fight inflammation, and they keep us feeling full with fewer calories than processed foods. Adding more fruits and vegetables into your diet sounds like a no-brainer, but often, when we’re so used […]
  • Recipe: Summer Grilled Salad August 9, 2018
    Salads don’t have to be boring! This summer, why not try change things up and try heating your salad up on the grill? And if you’re doing the keto diet, avocados are a great source of healthy fat. INGREDIENTS 2 romaine heads, washed and halved 1 lemon, halved 3 Tbsp. olive oil kosher salt, to […]
  • Benefits of the keto diet August 8, 2018
    Are you looking for a way to lose weight and also reduce inflammation in your body? Then you may want to consider trying the keto diet, also known as the ketogenic diet. Katie Bogaard, a naturopathic practitioner at the Center for Holistic Medicine, explains what the keto diet is all about: “It’s basically having really […]

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