Fitness & Nutrition

Dragon Fruit Pineapple Smoothie


Dragonfruit may look odd on the outside but it’s going to help you get a beautiful glow. Dragonfruit is especially rich in vitamin C, good...

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    Recipe: Cauliflower Quiche Bites (Video)

    Serves 12 Ingredients 1 medium or large head of cauliflower (3 cups chopped)1 cup shredded (non-dairy) cheese1 egg1 clove garlic, minced1 tsp. saltpepper to taste... Read more

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    5 Ways to Boost Your Nutrition Before Pregnancy

    Thinking about trying to have a baby? Then now is the time for future mums (and dads) to “spring clean” food and lifestyle habits. Here... Read more

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    Why Terms Like ‘Shred, Burn and Melt’ Belong in the Kitchen, Not the Gym

    Celebrity trainers and buff social media stars use terms such as “shred”, “burn” and “melt” to describe bodies responding to resistance training and cardiovascular exercise... Read more

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    No Amount of Excess Weight Is Healthy: Study

    Being even slightly overweight in adulthood may increase a person’s risk of early death, a new study finds. Earlier this month, researchers at Boston University... Read more

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    Why Intermittent Fasting May Boost Brain Health

    The road to a healthier brain may not be via what you eat, but by what you don’t eat—that is, through intermittent fasting. An increasing... Read more

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    Antioxidant-Rich Breakfast Bars

    These yummy bars are great for an on-the-go breakfast or dessert. Substitute dried blueberries or cherries for the goji berries if desired. Ingredients: 1 medium... Read more

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    What Science Says About Getting the Most out of Your Tea

    Tea is one of the most popular drinks in the world. Tea is personal; everyone has opinions about making the perfect cup. But what does... Read more

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    15 Foods That Fight Inflammation

    When we look at the diseases that plague our society — arthritis, heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, asthma, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) — we... Read more

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    Tea Keeps Your Brain Going Strong

    Do you drink tea? Are you a tea aficionado with a collection of exotic blends? Or do you like to keep it simple and classic?... Read more

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    Stressed, No Time? Reset Your Stress Levels

    Too often we can feel as though we’re rushing from pillar to post, struggling to meet various work commitments and deadlines. It’s important to take... Read more

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    Poor Eating Habits Can Start From Birth

    Research has shown that our early eating habits, including whether we were breastfed and for how long, carry on for many years. And it’s no... Read more

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    Physical Inactivity Linked to Loss of Independence

    Being physically inactive raises the risk of losing the ability to perform activities of daily living – both before and after a stroke – according... Read more

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    Does Caffeine Cause Dehydration?

    For a long time people have been told that caffeine is a diuretic. For some, this translates into advice to avoid or remove caffeinated beverages... Read more

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    The 5 Strangest Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight and What to Do

    An interview with “First Lady of Nutrition” Ann Louise Gittleman reveals five hidden causes of weight gain that might shock you. I sat down with... Read more

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    5 Nutrients To Help Ease PMS Symptoms

    Most women accept that premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is simply a fact of life. Apart from going on the birth control pill, there isn’t much to... Read more

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    How to Change Your Eating Patterns

    Many of us are trapped in our old, hardened eating patterns. In fact, we might not even be aware of the patterns, but we do... Read more

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