Eating blueberries, oranges can protect your skin


A new research has found that eating particular fruits and vegetables daily, such as blueberries, kale and spinach can help one’s skin build up a natural barrier to the sun’s harmful rays. Scientists have discovered that certain pigment-rich fruits and vegetables, which includes Blackcurrants, Blueberries, Blackberries, Black grapes, Figs, Oranges, Butternut squash, Dark green peppers, Kale and Spinach, have special ...

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Roasted Vegetable Medley

vegetable spice

Roasted Vegetable Medley Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided 1 large yam, peeled and cut into 1 inch pieces 1 large parsnip, peeled and cut into 1 inch pieces 1 cup baby carrots 1 zucchini, cut into 1 inch slices 1 bunch fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1 inch pieces 1/2 cup roasted red peppers, cut into 1-inch pieces 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil ...

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Read This:you’ll never look at a banana in the same way again

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This is interesting. After reading this, you’ll never look at a banana in the same way again. Bananas contain three natural sugars – sucrose, fructose and glucose combined with fiber. A banana gives an instant, sustained and substantial boost of energy. Research has proven that just two bananas provide enough energy for a strenuous 90-minute workout. No wonder the banana ...

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Important Nutrients Every Woman Needs

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Everyone’s nutrient needs are not exactly the same. While most people benefit from the same vitamins and minerals, a woman’s needs can be a little different because her body goes through different things throughout life. Here are 10 nutrients that are important for women to get. 1. Folic acid Folic acid is especially important for women of child-bearing age, but all ...

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Vitamin D ups survival chances of bowel cancer

Health Tip

Bowel cancer patients with high levels of vitamin D in their blood are more likely to survive the disease, says a study. Patients with the highest levels of vitamin D have half the risk of dying compared to those with the lowest levels, the findings showed. Often referred to as ‘sunshine vitamin’, vitamin D is made in the body when ...

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Chicken healthy winter soups

Chicken Special soup

Healthy soup ideas that will keep you warm this winter. Ingredients 1 potato, washed, peeled and cubed ½ onion diced 1 litre of chicken stock 6 small chicken drumsticks with skin off 2 ripe tomatoes, chopped and deseeded 2 tbsp of fresh chopped Continental Parsley Fresh ground black pepper Spray olive oil Method Put large saucepan on a low heat ...

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7 diet tips for fitness fanatics


1. Eat a high-protein breakfast After a morning workout, protein assists with muscle rebuilding and recovery and helps to keep hunger at bay throughout the day, making to easier to stick to healthy eating plans. Think omelettes, a boiled egg, smoked salmon or Greek yoghurt and berries. 2.  Don’t skip meals Don’t go into a workout without enough fuel; a workout ...

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How to lose weight in your 30s

Loss of weight

1. Increase your muscle bulk Your waistline starts to expand as your total body fat increases, and muscle mass and body water decrease. This is why you’re likely to see an increase in body weight and lose some of your youthful muscle tone, and why it’s important to increase your muscle bulk now – to promote greater fat burning during ...

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lifestyle tips to prevent oral cancer


Oral cancer in India continues to be a grievous affliction affecting people from all walks of life, age groups and genders. To make matters worse, people tend to ignore their health in a bid to catch up to their hectic lifestyle. The scenario in the country has grown so abominable that India is known as the oral cancer capital of ...

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Sweet Snacks Under 200 Calories


In a small glass — or a jar with a lid, if you’re on the go — layer 1/2 cup fruit cut into 1/2-inch cubes (kiwis, mangos, and pineapples are nice) with 1/4 cup plain low-fat yogurt. Top with 1 tablespoon toasted sliced almonds. Makes 1 serving (100 calories).

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