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September 18, 2018

Boost your health by treating your mitochondria

Your mitochondria are tiny little batteries for your body. You can find them inside the cells in your body, acting as power plants within your cells that keep your body working properly. They do this by generating adenosine triphosphate (ATP), an organic chemical that we need to do basically anything we do: talking, walking, digestion - everything that requires energy. Mitochondria are made up of two membranes. The inner membrane folds many times and creates layers. The outer layer is shaped like a bean. To generate energy, they also break down carbohydrates and acids. Besides playing a role in the vitality you…
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Energy
June 18, 2018

Why am I always tired?

Do you feel like you’re constantly on “empty”, even as you sleep, exercise and do all the things a healthy person is supposed to? Your health or lifestyle habits could be to blame. Common energy stealers Eating too many carbs Daytime sleepiness has been linked to eating refined carbohydrates, which increase your blood sugar levels. This is followed by a plunge in insulin levels that can cause fatigue and weakness. Carbs may fill you up but they're not loaded with essential vitamins and nutrients that your body needs to produce energy. You’re not hydrated enough When you don’t drink water…
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Energy
October 30, 2016

Too tired to think?

We’ve all been there. Your brain is so tired, that just reading this sentence feels like you have to run a marathon. And you still have another 6 hours of work to go! So, what do you do? (more…)
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Energy
November 4, 2015

6 Tips for all-day energy!

Whether you’re a morning person, or need a couple of strong coffees to get you going, everyone hits an energy dip at some point in the day. Here are 6 sure ways to beat the slump! (more…)
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EnergyFood & nutrition
July 14, 2015

The best foods to sustain your energy

Food is meant to be enjoyed, but it’s so much more than just a plate-full of deliciousness! Basically, food is there to provide you with nourishment and energy to keep your body functioning throughout the day. (more…)
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Energy
May 12, 2015

Feeling tired?

Feeling flat and exhausted with no energy - even before you walk out the door in the morning? Fatigue has become part of our busy lifestyles: not getting enough sleep, a poor diet, lack of exercise and more stress are all things we struggle with every day. All of these factors put a huge amount of strain on our bodies. Sure, it’s normal to go through periods of short-term fatigue when there’s a deadline to meet, or when life is just particularly busy. If it carries on for too long, though, it can affect your mental capacity and physical health.…
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EnergyFood & nutrition
November 9, 2014

The Ultimate Energy Smoothie Ingredients

Need an energy booster this morning? Or do you need pick-me-up to help you stay on top of your game during the mid-afternoon slump? You should try drinking a smoothie that’s jam-packed with foods that contain vitamins and nutrients that will boost your health and give you the energy you’re missing. (more…)
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Energy
July 4, 2014

Suhoor for your health

'Suhoor' (breakfasting before dawn) is part of fasting. Although it is actually a ‘sunnah’ (not mandatory), it is best that Muslims who are fasting do not miss this early breakfast – even though there may be times when you’d prefer to sleep a little more! Why? Let's look at the process: (more…)
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