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Five foods to avoid if you need a steady stream of energy during a busy day

April 28, 2017
Five foods to avoid if you need a steady stream of energy during a busy day

Our energy level throughout the day is not just affected by our sleeping habits, but also by the food that we consume. Some people might still find themselves hit by the afternoon energy slump even though they had a good night’s sleep because of what they ate. Here are five foods you can avoid, and [...]

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Eat these 10 fruits to get healthier, glowing skin

April 26, 2017
Eat these 10 fruits to get healthier, glowing skin

There are tons of skin care products – scrubs, toners, creams, moisturizers – out there in the market, giving consumers an endless array of options to choose from when it comes to keeping the skin always looking young and fresh. However, the most effective way to make sure your skin is looking healthy and radiant [...]

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5 simple tips to stop mindless eating and avoid the extra calories

April 12, 2017
5 simple tips to stop mindless eating and avoid the extra calories

Many health and weight loss problems stem from mindless eating or snacking. Being mentally present and engaged while making food decisions and eating is important to avoid making unhealthy food choices, rushing through meals or overeating. Here are five simple ways to avoid mindless eating and lay off the extra calories 1.       Listen to your [...]

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6 health benefits of embracing veganism and saying goodbye to meat, dairy

April 3, 2017
6 health benefits of embracing veganism and saying goodbye to meat, dairy

Veganism is receiving more and more attention lately as the world becomes more aware not just of the issues surrounding animal cruelty but also of the health and wellness benefits of the vegan diet and lifestyle.  As a matter of fact, over the last five years, online searches for the term “vegan” have increased by [...]

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Improved sleep quality leads to better health, well-being

March 17, 2017
Improved sleep quality leads to better health, well-being

Improving sleep quality offers benefits to one’s physical health and psychological well-being that is comparable to the health and happiness brought on by winning a lottery, according to a research by the University of Warwick in the UK. Dr. Nicole Tang in the Department of Psychology has discovered that working on getting a better night’s sleep can [...]

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Prevent the formation of kidney stones with these four easy steps

March 1, 2017
Prevent the formation of kidney stones with these four easy steps

Kidney stones are formed when mineral deposits in the urine turn into hard crystals in the kidneys.Most stones are small enough to be passed out spontaneously in the urine, though this may take up to four weeks. Large stones can block urine flow and result in abdominal pain. One in 10 people will develop kidney [...]

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6 foods to avoid for breakfast and some healthier alternatives

February 24, 2017
6 foods to avoid for breakfast and some healthier alternatives

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and most people agree that what you eat for breakfast will affect your eating habits and mood for the day. If you eat the wrong kinds of food for breakfast, you are more likely to overeat and have low energy throughout the day. Here are the [...]

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Get firmer, more flat abs when you eat these 11 foods every day

February 6, 2017
Get firmer, more flat abs when you eat these 11 foods every day

After the back-to-back holiday celebrations of the New Year, Valentine’s Day is already around the corner. If you’re busy getting in shape for a romantic holiday getaway, here are a list of 11 foods to incorporate into your daily diet to help you get firmer, more flat abs. According to Ella Magers, author of The [...]

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Timing of meals, calorie intake could be the key to weight loss –study

February 1, 2017
Timing of meals, calorie intake could be the key to weight loss –study

A new study has found evidence that suggests when you eat matters more than what you eat when it comes to weight control. The study has found that people who finished eating all their meals by early afternoon had smaller fluctuations in hunger and burned slightly more fat than people who ate throughout the day. [...]

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Reduce stress by munching on superfoods, not comfort foods

December 19, 2016
Reduce stress by munching on superfoods, not comfort foods

The holiday season is one of the busiest and most stressful times of the year. During these times, many turn to traditional comfort foods like chocolate and ice cream to help them reduce their stress. However, research suggests it’s actually not the high-fat and high-sugar comfort foods that do the trick, but rather, it’s superfoods. [...]

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