Monthly Archives: June 2018

4 Ways Avocado Can Help You Lose Weight

4 Ways Avocado Can Help You Lose Weight by Divyata Raut WEIGHT LOSS  |  June 12, 2018 1 / 5 Avocado, for weight loss? The avocado has unarguably claimed a good reputation for itself with its exceptional health benefits. Shunned as a fattening and high-calorie food in the past, ...

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Warning: Skipping Breakfast May Increase Your Risk of Getting Diabetes

Skipping breakfast doesn’t just increase your risk of obesity, but your chances of getting diabetes too. Dr Chen Zhen-Yu, a food and nutritional sciences expert, explains. Photo: puhhha/123rf.com We know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It fuels us up for the day ahead by giving our bodies the required nutrients, kickstarts our metabolism and helps ...

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The Most Sustainable Weight Loss Method is Having Regular Meals

Stop skipping meals just to lose weight. Research shows that having regular and balanced meals is the most sustainable weight loss method. Eat at regular intervals instead of starving yourself for long-term results. Photo: 123rf.com We all have that one friend who constantly seems to be on a diet. Hopping onto trendy diets like Atkins or ketosis eliminates entire food ...

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14 Stages of Being Sore After a Workout

So. Much. Pain. 1. You just finished your workout, feeling good but exhausted. But as your body cools down, you realize the next 12-72 hours are going to be hell. 2. You’ve got some serious stiffness going on. It’s not too painful—yet. But you know what’s coming. You hydrate, refuel, and settle in for some beauty (and recovery) sleep. (Which is super important for weight ...

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5 Best Essential Oils To Ease Sore Muscles

5 Best Essential Oils To Ease Sore Muscles by Jillian See HEALTH  |  June 06, 2018 1 / 6 Use these essential oils to relieve your post-workout muscle aches and pain Muscle aches are a sign that you pushed hard during your workout. The soreness typically lasts around two to ...

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After Scare, Body-Positive Photographer Wants Moms to Prioritize Health Over Size

Photographer, author, and blogger Natalie McCain has spent the last three years building The Honest Body Project, a community focused on body and parenting-positivity. Her inspiring photo series have given a voice and a platform to several difficult topics that many moms struggle with, including postpartum depression and C-section anxiety. But now she’s taking the stage to share a vulnerable experience ...

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8 Ways to Sleep Better During Pregnancy

8 Ways to Sleep Better During Pregnancy by Yuen Yi Ying HEALTH  |  June 04, 2018 1 / 8 Get moving Keeping active during the day seems to help alleviate restless nights. Give prenatal exercise classes a go, whether it’s pregnancy yoga or low-impact swimming. Because each pregnancy is so ...

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Here’s What You Need To Know About Chronic Pain and Bone Injuries

Healthy bones are as equally important for those who do extreme sports, as those with age-related joint issues. Orthopaedic surgeon Henry Chan shares on the risks of chronic pains and bone injuries involved. “Chronic pain and bone injuries are part and parcel of life, but if treated and managed properly, one can live a pain-free life,” says Dr Chan. Photo: ...

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