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Food & nutrition
October 8, 2018

How mindful eating can make you lose weight

Our fast-paced lives mean we’re always on the move. And being on the move means we’re usually grabbing quick bites to line the stomach and avoid hunger pangs. The constant cycle of being on the go and eating what you can, at that moment, isn’t the best eating pattern, nor does it serve any purpose for your health. Eat smart Mindful eating is about focusing on the present moment, while acknowledging and accepting your feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations. According to the Harvard Medical School, this ancient practice can transform the way you think about food and set the stage…
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Women's Health
April 26, 2017

Why you should listen to your period

Your period may not always be the most welcome monthly visitor, but usually the baggage it arrives with is even more difficult to accommodate! Like a tenacious aunt who announces her visit by first sending her luggage, your period may be preceded by everything from mood swings and tiredness to the occasional acne breakout. Your body needs to be quite a hospitable environment to make your period as comfortable as possible. But this isn’t always possible as pre-menstrual syndrome (PMS) is a reality for one in three women. World renowned anti-ageing expert Dr Daniel Sister says that PMS is generally…
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Food & nutrition
January 24, 2016

Beware of the midnight munchies

By Grant Wood Are you about to crack open a sugary drink and rip open a bag of chips…at 2am? Stop! Take a minute to think about why you’re doing this. Late-night binging is the start of a bad cycle and is a sign that you’re eating poorly during the day. We’re here to help you stop the midnight munching. (more…)
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Pregnancy
February 22, 2014

Manage your salt intake during pregnancy

During pregnancy, a certain amount of salt is necessary for the health and development of your growing baby and yourself, and while you should watch how much salt you have in your daily diet, we don’t recommended that you cut it out completely. If you limit your salt intake to 1 teaspoon (5g) a day, and no more, then that’s a safe amount, and it will help reduce your risk of developing high blood pressure and other hypertensive disorders, for example pre-eclampsia, during pregnancy. (more…)
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