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10 Ways Being a Vegan Benefits Your Health

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17 January 2016

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10 Ways Being a Vegan Benefits Your Health

Traditionally, vegans - people who do not use, consume, or sometimes even wear animal products - were misunderstood as fringe eaters or alternative lifestyle freaks with an unnatural passion for animal rights, but the demographic of vegans and vegetarians is changing. A Hartman Group study found that 12% of Millennials are “faithful vegetarians”, compared to 4% of Gen X’ers and 1% of Baby-Boomers. In recent generations the percentage of vegetarians and vegans has steadily increased, with more and more regular folks, and not just token celebrities, embracing the lifestyle.

5 Wonderful Tips to Boost Your Immune System during Pregnancy

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19 October 2015

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5 Wonderful Tips to Boost Your Immune System during Pregnancy

In every woman’s life, pregnancy is the phase during which she undergoes radical physical, mental and emotional transformations. From being responsible solely for your actions, you also need to take up responsibility for the well-being of the baby growing in your womb. More so during pregnancy, when your immunity levels are already at an all-time low, you have to take further precautionary measures to keep yourself and your baby healthy. Does that mean you keep yourself locked safely indoors due to the fear of catching the bug from the germ-infested world outside? Surely not!

Food Choking Hazard Guide

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18 October 2015

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More often than not, the safety of children are overlooked when we assume that they are already big enough to chew on the food we offer our children. However, this should not be the case because no matter how big they seem to be and how capable they are of handling their food, kids can still choke on a number of food items. Adding variety to his plate is good but one must also be careful by considering the choking hazards some food items may present.
 

For the Love of Avocados

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17 August 2015

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Avocados are an excellent source of essential nutrients like pantothenic acid, dietary fiber, vitamin K, copper, folate, vitamin B6, potassium, vitamin E, and vitamin C. They are classified as a fruit but they also have the highest fat content of about 71% to 88% of total calories, 20 times the average of other fruits. 
 

Superfoods for New Super Mums

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11 August 2015

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The body goes through a lot of changes during pregnancy and it goes on until after giving birth. This is because of the hormonal changes, stress and lactation process that the body has to go through even post pregnancy. Mums need all the nutrition and help they can get from the food they eat. Not only will this be passed on through the milk for Mums who choose to breastfeed but nutrition is also important for their own health as well. The late nights, the stress of having to take care of a new-born, and the hormonal changes can take a toll on a mum who has just given birth. 

Healthy Salads for Summer to Beat the Heatwave

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3 June 2015

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The temperature is rising by the day. As we prepare for a long summer when a heatwave is expected, it is wise to start menu planning and incorporate some nice leafy greens and other ingredients that will help beat the heat. Summer favorites when it comes to food are lettuce, tomatoes, baby rockets, cooling cucumbers, carrots and potatoes (for salads) and don't forget to incorporate protein into it like chicken, tuna and other meats. 
 

Stay Cool This Summer, Rehydrate with Infused Water

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12 May 2015

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As the temperature rises, so does our need to hydrate. But what do you do when you are not much of a water drinker? You do not have to resort to pricey vitamin water or other fancy drinks that claim to be hydrating and packed with nutrients. Some of these drinks have too much sugar and will only add to your caloric intake. The answer? Fruit infused water! It's all the rave these days because of of how delicious and healthy they are. Some also drink infused water because of their nutrients and ability to detoxify your body. Hydrates and helps you lose weight, it's a win-win situation. 

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