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5 Easy Ways To Eat For More Energy

October 21 2019

It’s a no-brainer that what you eat plays a huge role in giving you more energy. But those quick fixes – nibbling on biscuits, scoffing chocolate and chugging on caffeine – are like fool’s gold. They may seem to give you a momentary surge of energy, but it all too quickly drops away. For all-day...


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5 Foods That Help You Sleep At Night

September 19 2019

Can’t sleep? The solution may be in your kitchen Check out these 5 clean picks that promote sounder, more satisfying sleep: Mozzarella You know that turkey is rich in tryptophan, an amino acid that prompts your body to produce more of the feel-good chemical serotonin, which ultimately helps you chill out and doze off. But...


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4 Easy Ways To Calm Your Brain

September 16 2019

Find out how you can feel happier and stress-free. Dr Amit Sood has advice that can up your stress-reducing game, based on the successful resilience program he runs at the Mayo Clinic, in the US. Here are four of his brain-focused and research-based strategies that work in just minutes a day.   Give your brain...


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Simple Tips on How to Start Your Healthy Lifestyle

August 23 2019

Following a healthy lifestyle is what health experts recommend us to do, but it’s easier said than done, especially with the current diet that we are following, and the kind of lifestyle that we are used to. Most of us are struggling with doing two to three jobs that we have no room to think...


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5 Simple Ways to Avoid an Afternoon Slump

August 20 2019

Your last sip of coffee was hours ago, and now your eyelids are drooping. Before you reach for the chocolate or head for the vending machines, wake up! There are better ways to prevent afternoon exhaustion than a sugary treat you’ll quickly regret that you had. While most of us can’t pause for a nap,...


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9 Ways To Watch TV The Healthy Way

May 22 2019

Somewhere in the back of your mind, you’re probably wondering what binge-watching is doing to your body. Before you reach for the remote, consider these nine rules for avoiding the biggest blunders. Turn on the actual television Viewing a show on a TV versus a laptop or tablet has a sneaky upside – it’s easier on...


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Eating the Right Foods for Exercise

April 12 2019

Nutrition is important for fitness Eating a well-balanced diet can help you get the calories and nutrients you need to fuel your daily activities, including regular exercise. When it comes to eating foods to fuel your exercise performance, it’s not as simple as choosing vegetables over doughnuts. You need to eat the right types of food at...


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What’s the Least I Can Do to Stay Healthy?

March 27 2019

Can You Bend the Health Rules? Trying to be healthy can feel overwhelming. From exercise to nutrition to doctor visits, there’s a lot to remember and a lot to fit into your life. Fortunately, most “rules” aren’t one-size-fits-all mandates. So where can you take shortcuts or give yourself a break?   Water “Drink eight glasses...


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5 Ways to Make Time for Healthy Habits

March 20 2019

Making healthier choices is sometimes as simple as making time. If you’re convinced that your day is already over-scheduled and overbooked, think again: There might be a minute or two (or 10!) that you can use to work toward your food or fitness goals. Decide what you truly want, and prioritise your life around it. Use...


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