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[26 Aug 2013 | One Comment | ]
The Yoga benefits every yoga-addict should know

Unlike slimming beds or synchronizedswimming, yoga is one way of getting fit that is here to stay. No-longer contained to hippy camps and earth-mothers, yoga is big business and with variations popping up all over the UK we thought it was a good time to really drum home just how brilliant yoga really is. We all know that doing […]

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[20 Aug 2013 | One Comment | ]
Lose weight without Exercise

1. Drink Enough Water: Water is important not just to get a healthy skin or to flush out toxins, but to also narrow down the waistline. Drink a glass of water before your meal and wait for a few minutes. This will control your hunger and prevent you from over eating. Drinking cold water helps your […]

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[15 Aug 2013 | One Comment | ]
Foods That Help You Sleep

Many foods contain naturally occurring substances that bring on sleep; here are some of the best choices to help you settle down for a quality rest. Walnuts Walnuts are a good source of tryptophan, a sleep-enhancing amino acid that helps make serotonin and melatonin, the “body clock” hormone that sets your sleep-wake cycles. Additionally, University […]

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[7 Aug 2013 | One Comment | ]
Popular Diets That Could Be Bad for You

Your friend lost weight on the Paleo Diet. Your mom slimmed down on the Military Diet. Your sister is reaching her weight loss goals with the Wheat Belly diet. Now it’s your turn to get trim. Should you follow in the footsteps of your friends and family? No, not necessarily. Those popular programs could be turn out […]

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[6 Aug 2013 | One Comment | ]
Things You’d Never Think to Clean

Here are a few germ hot spots that warrant your occasional attention. Given that they’re invisible to the naked eye, germs might be growing on places you’d never consider cleaning. Here are a few that warrant your occasional attention: 1. Telephone receivers. In his research, Dr. Gerba found significant numbers of illness-causing bacteria and viruses on […]

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[3 Aug 2013 | One Comment | ]
Healthy alternatives to cut calories fast

It’s a hard fact of life learning to accept that most of the things that taste amazing are also usuallyfat and calorie-tastic. However it’s naïve to think that healthy eating means sacrificing your taste buds and all of your time to bland, expensive and time consuming cooking. In fact, finding healthy alternatives to your fatty foods […]

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[31 Jul 2013 | One Comment | ]
Easy Ways to Lose Weight

If you’re trying to drop a few pounds, don’t start off by trying to overhaul all your eating and exercise habits. You’re better off finding several simple things you can do on a daily basis—along with following the cardinal rules of eating more vegetables and less fat and getting more physical activity. Together, they should […]

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[27 Jul 2013 | One Comment | ]
Ramadan diet plan

Fasting during the Islamic month of Ramadan can be good for one’s health and personal development. Ramadan fasting is not just about disciplining the body to restrain from eating food and drinking water from predawn until sunset. The eyes, the ears, the tongue, and even the private parts are equally obligated to be restrained if […]

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[25 Jul 2013 | One Comment | ]
Eating healthy in summer

10 commandments to abide by if you want to enjoy your summer holidays without putting on a gram. 1. Follow a balanced diet. in hot weather we’re often less hungry so we’re more likely to eat raw vegetables instead of a heavy dinner. This can be dangerous because in the absence of carbs and protein you will get […]

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[16 Jul 2013 | One Comment | ]
Ramadan-Meal plan choices during the fasting month

Some medical experts in consultation with Islamic scholars have contributed to the following meal plan choices during the fasting month: Suhur: A bowl of porridge with milk, one slice of toast and a handful of unsalted nuts. Iftar: Pitta bread with chicken, salad and hummus and one or two Middle-Eastern sweet baklawa pieces. Suhur: Wheat-based […]