Tag: weight loss

It’s no surprise that eating breakfast is important to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Despite this, according to the British Dietetic Association, up to a third ...

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Plyometrics ('jump' or 'shock' exercises) are defined as “exercises where muscles exert maximum force in short intervals of time, aiming to increase power and ...

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Ever felt like you’re not getting the best out of your long 60-minute run? Or simply don’t have the time to do it? HIIT training or High-Intensity Interval ...

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Also known as 'broad beans' or 'horse beans', fava beans, like most all other legumes, provide you with a number of health advantages. They are loaded with ...

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The tropical cashew tree is an evergreen plant responsible for the production of the cashew seed, the lesser known cashew fruit and is native to the Amazon ...

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Chickpeas, aka garbanzo beans, belong to the legume family and are among the most easily digested thanks to their thin shell. You probably know that your ...

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The kola nut is a seed from a tree of the Sterculiaceae family, with the most prominent species being Cola Vera, Cola acuminata and Cola nitida. This tree is ...

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Basil seeds, also known as 'sabja seeds' or 'sweet basil seeds', come from the well-known basil plant. Originating in India, the many health benefits and uses ...

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Most of you will have done yoga but only a few of you will have turned the intensity up a notch and given Bikram yoga a go. Bikram refers to the founder of the ...

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Commonly believed to be a grain and prepared and eaten like one, quinoa or 'Chenopodium quinoa', is in fact a seed botanically speaking and is a relative of ...

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Matcha tea is certainly among the new wave chiefs when it comes to hot drinks with some folks drifting away from coffee to get their caffeine kick by ...

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I can’t function without my morning cup of joe, but sometimes it’s just not feasible. Maybe you have an early morning class and your stomach doesn’t take well ...

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Kombucha has been renowned as the ‘elixir of life’ due to it’s flowering number of health benefits. This currently very trendy health tonic is readily ...

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Native to the ecoregion known as The Amazon Basin, Guarana (pron: g'wara-naa) is a climbing plant which produces a reddish brown fruit. The seeds from this ...

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Grown in China and produced for over 700 years, jasmine tea is one of the more popular herbal teas on the market. Since being introduced to the Western world ...

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