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THE HEALTHY SNACKS We’re Eating This Summer

10/07/2020

While loading up on comfort food during quarantine was just what our souls needed as we adjusted to the new way of life, we’re ready to get back into our healthier lifestyle. Since it’s all too easy to grab a bag of chips or leftover pizza while working from home all day, we wanted to share the simple (and fresh) snacks we’re stocking our kitchens with this summer to make it easier to eat healthy (or healthier, at least). Find…

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What Is the SLOW-CARB DIET?

27/06/2020

Carbohydrates are a necessary macronutrient and act as our body’s main source of energy. They help fuel your brain (the brain accounts for 25% of the body’s carbohydrate use), kidneys, muscles, and the central nervous system. Carbs are naturally occurring sugars, starches, and fiber in food. These starches and sugars are broken down through digestion to form glucose, providing energy and giving power to all body functions. But you already knew that, so let’s get into what a slow-carb diet…

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10 RECIPES Every Adult Should Know

10/06/2020

Adulting: the recipe edition. Now more than ever we’re spending extra time cooking, and if you’re like us, most likely realizing it’s time to upgrade or (finally) purchase key kitchen essentials (here’s our full list of household items every adult should eventually own). But back to the kitchen talk—we thought it’d be helpful to share 10 recipes every 20-something and older should be able to whip up in their home. Luckily they are all rather easy, so consider this a cooking guide…

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GIVE TO RECEIVE: The Power of the Universe

09/06/2020

When someone says the universe is sending us a signal, it probably is. Our bodies and our minds are in constant interaction with cosmic forces, even during an unconscious state. We can use this inextricable link to our advantage because the energy we put out circulates right back to us. When we give, the universe reciprocates. We must decide what we need and what we want, then channel that same vibrational energy. It will come back full circle, illustrating the…

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Water Detox

04/06/2020

People tend to complain about eating bad for a period of time, about feeling so full and exhausted. Such experience leads them into starting a detoxing period that will help them remove the impurities and toxins of the body. As much as you workout, it is very important that you control your eating habits. The combination of the two will create the perfect team and you will be happy with the results. During this time you will hear a lot…

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5 Healthy Summer Salad Recipes

26/05/2020

When the countdown to summer begins, we realize that we need to take better care of our body. If you ask any gym instructor they will definitely say that the busiest months ever are March and April as most people think that they can get in shape within 2-3 months time, but as much as you put all your efforts on those workout equipments, you will never get the body you want if you do not pay attention to what…

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Keto diet: 7 best low carb snack ideas

15/05/2020

The keto diet, a low carb and high fat eating plan, claims to help people lose weight quickly and stabilise energy levels by putting the body into a state of ketosis. However, to go into – and stay in – ketosis most of us need to eat fewer than 20 net grams of carbs daily. Meaning that most heathy snacks are too high in carbohydrates to be keto-friendly. So what should you eat between low carb meals to keep fuller for…

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6 Ways to Get Rid of Harmful Belly Fat

12/05/2020

When it comes to visceral fat (the belly fat that tends to sit around your organs) there’s good and bad news. The bad news is that it poses a bigger threat to health than other, subcutaneous fat. The good news is that it’s considered easier to shift. Here are six, evidence-based ways to blitz belly fat:   Shrink your portion sizes Yes, it sounds obvious, but hear us out. One study compared popular diets including high dairy, abdominal exercise and…

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Slim Down with INTERMITTENT FASTING

08/05/2020

The basic concept of intermittent fasting is limiting food intake to specific times. Instead of restricting what you eat, it focuses on when you eat your meals. IF has been shown to help with weight loss, aid cholesterol regulation, improve overall health, encourage self-control, and heighten concentration. There are several ways to intermittent fast, but here are some of the most common styles: The 16/8 Method: Fasting every day for 14-16 hours (with the exception of tea or black coffee) and constricting your…

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10 Life Hacks To Stay Positive This Period

24/03/2020

For some people today is day 1 of self-quarantine, for others it is day 7, day 15, day 20 and so on. During the first few days you are busy trying to figure out how to cope with working from home and how to make your home basically the centre of everything. After that, you start alternating smart working with other activities during the day, like cooking, cleaning, doing some yoga, reading and watching movies. Then it comes a time…

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