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5 simple steps to a PMS-free life

October 19, 2017
5 simple steps to a PMS-free life

1.    Eat a clean diet Cut out refined flour, sugar, and processed foods. Cut out caffeine and alcohol. Balance your blood sugar by eating protein, such as a protein shake, eggs, and nut butters, for breakfast. Eat evenly throughout the day and don’t skip meals. Don’t eat within three hours of bedtime. Cut out all [...]

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5 drinks to perk you up post-exercise

October 19, 2017
5 drinks to perk you up post-exercise

Proper post-workout hydration is crucial, especially if you want to recover properly and maintain endurance. The good news is, water isn’t the only thing you can drink to replenish lost fluids. Here are some drinks that will replenish your tired body: 1.    Chocolate drink Losing too many electrolytes through sweating can also cause an array [...]

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5 ways to trim that belly fat

October 19, 2017
5 ways to trim that belly fat

Belly fat is detrimental to your health as it can cause diseases. It has been linked to high cholesterol, inflammation, heart disease, stroke and diabetes. Here are 5 ways for a flatter stomach: 1. Consume more fibre, especially soluble fibre. Soluble fibre absorb mass quantities of water, slowing thepassing of food through the digestive tract.This [...]

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What to pack in your allergy relief kit

October 16, 2017
What to pack in your allergy relief kit

These are some essential items to pack in your allergy relief kit: 1.    Eye drops Use eye drops when your eyes get red and itchy. Eye drops ease inflammation so your eyes don’t itch, tear up, or swell. Use antihistamine drops with ketotifen in them before you go outside to prevent symptoms. Try artificial tears [...]

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Some tricks to combat flight anxiety

October 16, 2017
Some tricks to combat flight anxiety

1.    Avoid alcohol. If you think drinking alcohol before or during flight will tackle your flight anxiety, think again. It is no fun trying to navigate the airport system or communicating with airport personnel while plastered. You are also most likely to be robbed when drunk. 2.    Distract yourself If you know you are going [...]

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The best foods for a healthy liver

October 13, 2017
The best foods for a healthy liver

1.    Oatmeal Food with lots of fiber can help your liver work at its best. Want one that’s a great way to start your day? Try oatmeal. Research shows it can help you shed some extra pounds and belly fat, which is a good way to keep away liver disease. 2.    Broccoli Add lots of [...]

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Ladies, try these superfoods

October 13, 2017
Ladies, try these superfoods

Healthy eating is good for everybody, but certain health issues such as brittle bones, pregnancy and breast cancer are related only or more to women. Therefore ladies, check out these superfoods to boost your health. 1.    Edamame These tasty soybean pods are full of fiber, good fats, and estrogen-like compounds called isoflavones. Isoflavones can be [...]

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How to eat healthy while on a strict budget

October 12, 2017
How to eat healthy while on a strict budget

1. Plan your meals When it comes to saving money at the grocery store, planning is essential. Use one day each week to plan your meals for the upcoming week. Then, make a grocery list of what you need. Also, make sure to scan your fridge and cabinets to see what you already have. There [...]

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How to choose the right vitamins

October 12, 2017
How to choose the right vitamins

The easy part is deciding that a daily multivitamin is right for you; the challenge is selecting one from among the hundreds that line the drugstore shelves. So before you buy, do a little comparison shopping. Bring along your reading glasses, and take a few minutes to review the percent of Daily Values (DV) for [...]

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Some tips to remain healthy while travelling

October 12, 2017
Some tips to remain healthy while travelling

While travelling can be fun, it can also be stressful, especially when one undergoes long commutes. Here are 5 quick tips on how to maintain your health while travelling: 1)    Exercise: Get a hotel with a fitness center or purchase a temporary pass at the local gym.  If not, you can always work out in your room (pushups, sit ups, [...]

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