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A wise person once told me that food, depending on how it is consumed, can be your medicine or poison. It can fight disease and boost longevity or you risk illness if you eat too much or consume food that is not preserved properly. We have known for years now just how useful technology has […]
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By Ankita Jaiswal With Edits by Jia Singh ‘Beaches and bikinis in Bali’ is what kept me focused towards my fitness and weight loss goals. I managed to lose six kilos and stay curvy in all the right places. I wasn’t going to derail my diet and let all my efforts of consistent workouts and […]
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My favourite healthy cafe haunt in Romania The winter means layering up, pressing snooze several times before you drag your butt out of bed and nursing a hot cup of cocoa for the better part of a day. For a lot of us, the drop in temperatures has us craving calorific drinks like mulled wine, […]
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Quinoa, pronounced ‘KEEN wah’, has been popularised by health bloggers nutritionists and those on the gluten free bandwagon because of its superfood status. It has a relatively low calorie content and GI (glycemic index) which means it boosts satiety and prevents you from bingeing and snacking on unhealthy stuff. It is a great protein source […]
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It turns out the father of medicine was right about this too and scientists and doctors are finally studying the gut in grave detail in an attempt to understand chronic disease and inflammation. Do you feel too bloated or uncomfortable after a milkshake or a cold coffee? Do you get allergic rhinitis, a stuffy nose […]
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“By eating meat we share the responsibility of climate change, the destruction of our forests, and the poisoning of our air and water. The simple act of becoming a vegetarian will make a difference in the health of our planet.” ― Thich Nhat Hanh We are all aware of the repercussions of eating a meat […]
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This post was originally published for To Be Healthy- here The summer is upon us and the rising temperature is making us irritable, cranky and easily fatigued. It’s too hot to step out before sundown and if we do – we risk the fear of severe dehydration and a heatstroke. Since we don’t all have […]
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Wellness is a journey you embark on one day at a time. It is as much about balance as it is about discipline and indulgence. Wellness doesn’t mean that you forgo that bar of delicious dark chocolate or deprive yourself of a glass of wine over the weekend. It lies in being able to indulge […]
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In my opinion, the best way to explore a place is by foot and by sampling all the local delicacies along the way. Peruvian cuisine, famous for its Asian influences is making serious waves in the food world drawing foodies, gourmands and epicureans from near and far. People are well aware of Peruvian cocktails, ceviche, […]
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Originally published for To Be Healthy http://tobehealthy.me/blogs/tbh-nutrition/153003847-good-fat-vs-bad-fat-the-guide I was over the moon when I got my hands on the Time Magazine issue last year where they were ending the war on fat and embracing good fats instead. Fat has been getting a bad rap in the last few decades for being a reason for strokes, […]
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