The necessity to consume foods rich in vitamins and minerals cannot be over ignored. In fact, most of the ill health conditions that we face in recent times is usually as a result of reduced or low consumption levels of a specific vitamin/mineral or a group of them. A typical example is night blindness, a […]
Tip 1: Do more physical activity There are many benefits to regular physical activity. Exercise can help you: Lose weight Lower your blood sugar Boost your sensitivity to insulin — which helps keep your blood sugar within a normal range Research shows that both aerobic exercise and resistance training can help control diabetes, but the […]
Nothing feels better after a big meal than a long siesta. Don’t fret, you’re not being lazy. Turns out, there’s a biological reason for that! How It Works A leisurely 20-minute walk after lunch will pick you up without tiring you out. Exercise boosts levels of energizing brain chemicals dopamine, norepinephrine, and serotonin. When you […]
Many of the eating habits we indulge ourselves in are absolutely dangerous! While many of them cause more harm than good, we often feel that, because we enjoy these habits, they are healthy. Here are five things you must not do just after a full meal. 1. Don’t Sleep! Have you ever tried sleeping immediately […]
It’s not enough to count calories when you’re trying to lose weight. Your success depends on how fast your body burns those calories (your metabolism) and how satisfied they make you (your appetite). Here are five ways to make metabolism and appetite your allies. No. 1. Don’t skip breakfast. You’re busy in the morning. It’s […]
Which foods help calm hyperactive kids? Experts recommend taking a look at the foods your kids are eating to find out why certain foods make them hyper, cranky or irritable. Find out which foods should be avoided and which foods you should incorporate into their daily diet. How can foods affect your child’s behaviour? Kids […]
Sugars are a form of carbohydrate found in a variety of foods, including fruits and vegetables. Since the dawn of agriculture and the industrial age consumption of sugar has increased rapidly, leading to an epidemic of obesity and other illnesses. All the sugar the body needs can be found in whole grains, vegetables, fruits, and […]
Is Christmas fast approaching and you’re already feeling stressed and nervous? Don’t be! Here are few stress tips to keep you organized and in charge of this year’s Christmas cooking.