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6 Legit Health Benefits Of Quinoa

15/01/2022

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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How to motivate yourself when getting back at work

27/12/2021

As much as we enjoy Christmas and New Year’s Eve, unfortunately the holiday season comes to an end as January knocks on our doors. Everyone goes back to their everyday life. Some have studies to do; some are in a rush to get to work on time. The most “torturing” situation is trying to stay focused at work after spending an exciting month full of surprises. When you get back to your daily routine it is hard to stay focused…

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The Benefits of EATING DINNER EARLY

21/12/2021

When we think of early dinner, our minds go straight to a geriatric early-bird special. While New Yorkers and most of Europe are probably scoffing at the idea of dinner by 6 at the latest, wellness, weight maintenance, and energy levels have been saying otherwise. Though we don’t need to hold ourselves to a rigid early-dinner-only mentality, it’s a smart call at certain times of the month (speaking for the ladies). We tend to need more cals and carbs closer…

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8 Ways to Cope When You Get a Migraine Away From Home

18/12/2021

Sometimes you know a migraine attack is coming long before it hits. But even with warning, you can’t always drop what you’re doing to take medication or crawl under the covers. Perhaps you’re at the office, with a long commute between you and your bed. Maybe you’re navigating a foreign city. Or perhaps you’re hosting a family member’s birthday party, unable to abandon your guests. Wherever migraine pain catches you off guard, experts say staying calm is key. “It’s important to have an action plan you…

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Can drinking green tea actually raise your metabolism?

17/12/2021

Hailed for millennia for its health-boosting properties, drinking green tea for weight loss is one of those long-standing health food claims that rears its head every few years. According to legend, the brew was first discovered by the mythological Emperor Shennong in China in 2737 BC. Today, it’s a firm favourite of the Hollywood elite. Jennifer Lopez has it before performances, Gwyneth Paltrow has said she won’t leave the house without a cup, and Jennifer Aniston drinks it throughout the day. Surprisingly…

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7 Ways Working From Home Might Be Triggering Migraines—And How to Tweak Your Set-Up

14/12/2021

Remember being so excited about the perks of working from home? Never having to reference a train schedule or traffic report. Getting dressed only from the waist up. Being able to give your poor cubicle plants more daylight. Conferencing while illuminated by ring light, not fluorescent office bulbs. Grabbing a coffee refill without any risk of unsolicited small talk. Those were the days, and they suddenly feel really, really far in the past. Now that the novelty has worn off, we realize…

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Workout Ideas for LAZY PEOPLE

14/12/2021

Do you dread the idea of going to the gym? Run in fear at the thought of a treadmill? Fear not, working out doesn’t have to be an arduous activity. If you are someone who doesn’t want to spend your days at a workout class, or you simply don’t have the time or energy to schedule a full workout, we have a solution for you. Below, we’re sharing foolproof exercises that can be done even on your laziest of days. Don’t…

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Why you might struggle more doing cardio in the winter

02/11/2021

Doing cardio during the winter can feel tough for various reasons, the first being the short number of light hours in the day, which cruelly limits the time you have outdoors to run (where it is, admittedly, far more pleasant to exercise than on a treadmill). Then there’s the fact that it’s freezing outside, and that usually means you want to do very little else aside from cosy up indoors with a blanket and/or a glass of red wine. Not exactly conducive…

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Can yoga really help you lose weight?

21/10/2021

We know yoga can help with flexibility when you’re feeling tight, help strengthen your muscles or help relax you even on your worst days. But can you lose weight doing yoga – or are you better off trying something else? The good news: yoga can definitely help you change your body composition if that’s your goal. Yoga burns calories (depending on the type of yoga), and it can help you get in the right head space to make decisions that will help you lose weight. “From…

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5 Beautiful Thoughts to Begin a Good Week

16/08/2021

We just left behind a week full of energy, waking up today with an alarm reminding us about the blue monday and the start of a new week. Besides that, anyone can have problems of different kinds and stress takes over the morning. Nevertheless, you deserve a few optimistic thoughts and we’ve brought you five of them. Five beautiful thoughts meant to help you cheer up and be more motivated through the week. Don’t forget that a wonderful day begins…

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