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Five things to cut if you want to lose weight

02/12/2019

We can all agree that restrictive diets are detrimental to our physical and mental health in the long run. For our sanity, it’s important to enjoy what we eat, and registered dieticians insist that most foods are fine in moderation. That said, regardless of whether or not fat-loss is your aim, “there are some foods, which provide minimal nutritional benefits, that we should limit or avoid,” says Vandana Sheth, R.D., spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. So, how can you begin…

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6 Legit Health Benefits Of Quinoa

04/10/2019

The correct answer is…wait for it…KEEN-wah. But no matter how you’ve been pronouncing the word, I hope you’ve been eating the gluten-free ancient grain, because it comes with a ton of health benefits. 1. Quinoa is packed with protein. Quinoa has way more of the muscle-building nutrient than most of the grain options you’ll find at the supermarket. Added bonus: It’s a ~complete~ protein, meaning it contains all the nine essential amino acids your body needs (most plant-based proteins only…

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What Happens When You Stop Drinking Alcohol

03/10/2019

If you’re considering doing Sober October, you might be wondering what happens when you stop drinking alcohol. “Taking a break from drinking alcohol—even if it’s just for a couple of weeks—is a good idea, especially if you’re regularly consuming more than the recommended daily limit,” says Dr Damon Raskin, a Los Angeles–based physician who is certified in addiction medicine. Current NHS guidance states that, to keep health risks from alcohol low, women should drink no more than a bottle and…

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Why Your Workout Is Not Showing Its Results

24/08/2019

You have been working out for quite some time now, and yet there aren’t any positive results. This is a common issue. You start wondering what is wrong with your body, why all those workouts are not giving any results. Well, we know that this is kind of frustrating, but you should know that you are not doing your BEST. Workout often The first issue is related to the fact that you are not using your time properly. You cannot…

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Five health benefits of eating chocolate

24/08/2019

Scientific studies have shown that chocolate has the feel-good factor, thanks to a mix of mood-elevating chemicals, including caffeine, theobromine, tyrosine and tryptophan, and its delicious taste. It’s important to opt for dark chocolate with a high cocoa solid content, where possible, as it offers more health benefits than milk chocolate, it is also lower in fat and contains antioxidants. Did you know that small amounts of dark chocolate can boost your health, from improving your mood to helping stop…

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What happens to your body when you give up carbohydrates

23/08/2019

Giving up an entire food group isn’t usually advisable unless there’s a specific medical reason to, but often that doesn’t stop people – especially when it comes to carbohydrates. Carbs seem to have acquired a bad reputation for making you put on weight, but in reality they’re vital for giving your body the energy it needs. Frida Harju-Westman, in-house nutritionist at health app Lifesum, always advises to aim for a balanced diet. “Incorporating complex carbohydrates can improve your endurance and…

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Meghan Markle’s secret to a glowing skin

02/08/2019

Call it a secret or not, but a glowing skin can be achieved through a carefully food regime. From an interview about wellness, Meghan Markle has highlighted the importance of taking care of the body and skin. She mentioned that: I take care of my skin and body. And I don’t just take care of myself for aesthetic reasons, but because how I feel is dictated by what I’m eating, how much rest I’m getting and how much water I’m…

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NEAT: How to burn more calories throughout the day

20/07/2019

NEAT is the easy answer to one of the internet’s most asked questions: how to burn more calories in a day? The acronym stands for Non Exercise Activity Thermogenisis and accounts for all the calories we burn through movement that isn’t traditionally thought of as exercise. “NEAT is the energy expended for everything we do that is not sleeping, eating or sports-like exercise. It ranges from walking to work, shopping, housework, looking after your children and even fidgeting,” explains Ashley Verma, founder…

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6 Ways to Get Rid of Harmful Belly Fat

13/06/2019

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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Water Detox

07/06/2019

I believe that June is like the rush month as everyone is trying to do their best working out in the gym and developing healthier eating habits, that will somehow help them lose weight and keep their body fit. But, miracles hardly happen at just one month if you wish to get ready for the beach. Anywhere around you, you will hear people talking about diet, yoga, supplements, pilates, jogging, cross-fit, cardio etc. In the middle of all this, you…

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