Oats, Glorious Oats!

Cold winter mornings call for a nutritious hot breakfast, oats remain a favourite in many homes worldwide. Oats do not only leave you feeling satisfied and energised for a sustained amount of time, but it also have many other health benefits: Because of its high fibre...

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Easy peasy lemon squeezy!

Are you one of those moms who always has to listen to “My child eats almost anything on his plate, because he just loves his food”, while you are thinking “Where on earth did I go wrong?!”. Well Mom, you are not alone… in the real world it doesn’t quite work as easily...

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An ounce of prevention is better than a pound of cure

The winter is slowly crawling closer, and we are getting aware of more coughs and sneezes around us. While we are wiping our shopping trolleys to a bling and washing our hands several times a day, the possibility of catching a cold or flu virus still exist as they are...

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Exposure to the sun

The feeling of sunlight on our skin conjures up feelings of summer holidays and fun times, and we feel glowing and healthy. However, too much sun can come with its downfalls. Sun contains UVA (ageing) and UVB (burning) rays which affect the skin in a number of ways.  ...

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Salt!

Our body tissues are made up of vast number of cells which require enough salt to function properly. Salt plays a vital role in transporting water around the body, and in transmitting messages between the brain and the rest of the body. However, as with most things,...

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How to manage pregnancy back pain?

How to manage pregnancy back pain? The good news is your baby is growing. That’s exactly what should be happening - but it can be tough on your back! Many pregnant women experience back pain, usually starting in the second half of their pregnancy. Causes of Back pain...

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Choosing a weight loss program

Although a healthy lifestyle is always recommended over a so called “diet”, there are people who can adopt good and healthy changes learnt from decent weight loss programs. But how do you know whether a “diet” is trustworthy and not just another fad that is going to...

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Diabetes – what is it?

Diabetes is a disorder where the body battles to process sugar and the levels of sugar in the blood stream are too high. The fasting sugar level in the blood is above 7;  and a random sugar at any time is above 11. Diabetes comes in several forms: Type 1 - The...

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Festive Food

It is that time of the year again… Year-end functions Christmas parties Holiday munchies… All of these can make it fairly difficult to eat healthily and stay in shape, or to loose weight during the Festive season. While most of 2017's New Year resolutions have already...

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Back to school lunchbox ideas

Building a nutritious school and work lunchbox after a relaxing holiday may be daunting as its usually one of the last things you get time to think about as the new year approaches. Here are a few tips for building a healthier lunchbox, and a list that may help to get...

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