Eating a hearty breakfast is a well-known way to kickstart your metabolism - so why not give your body an extra boost by making this good-for-you smoothie part of your morning routine?
The inclusion of cinnamon doesn't only make this drink taste absolutely delicious; it's part of the “warming” spices family, so it's great for revving up your metabolism too! Also, not to mention that bananas are brimming with magnesium and B vitamins, which are also fantastic for your metabolism as well as energy levels.... ››› Read more
Cinnamon buns are oh-so-tempting… But one large roll from the mall is a whopping 880 calories, 17 g of saturated fat and 59 g of sugar! So, needless to say, they aren't exactly a healthy indulgence…
But not to worry! The next time you're craving all the flavours of a warm, gooey cinnamon bun, you can simply blend up the fruit- and fibre-filled smoothie. It contains less than a quarter of the calories, with hardly any saturated fat at all! Can you say goodbye calorie bombs and sugar crashes?... ››› Read more
Are you or have you been pregnant and experienced high blood pressure at the same time? According to a new study, women with this condition during pregnancy are likely to face the same health problem later in life.
In addition, researchers also reported that the brothers and sisters of these women also have a heightened risk of high blood pressure later in life. And, the brothers, might even have a chance of heart disease!... ››› Read more
Have you tried meditating before? If you haven't you might be under the impression that you close your eyes, expecting enlightenment or some sort of stress relief, but then nothing happens. Sound like you? Well, then, you've got it all wrong!
With a little professional guidance and determination, reaping the storied benefits of meditation is very much achievable. So, today, that's exactly what I'm going to share with you - a little bit of guidance! Get ready to say om…... ››› Read more
You can never go wrong with the health-conscious combination of frozen berries and fresh ginger! Berries are super high in antioxidants, while ginger is fantastic for digestive health. This metabolism-boosting smoothie is easy-to-make, and is great for enjoying for breakfast or lunch!... ››› Read more
According to a new German study, oral contraceptives (birth control pills) can ease pain and improve functioning in women who have rheumatoid arthritis.
“Women with inflammatory arthritis who were currently using oral contraceptives or who had used them in the past, presented with better patient-reported outcomes within the first two years of arthritis,” the study authors wrote. Read on to learn more.... ››› Read more
Scrap the coffee - this delicious tropical smoothie is the perfect wake-me-up! A touch of orange-pineapple juice concentrate adds a burst of flavour, while the yoghurt gives it a lovely creamy consistency. I love sipping on this smoothie on my way to work on days that I don't have time to cook up breakfast. Enjoy!... ››› Read more
The average life expectancy among people worldwide has risen by more than six years since 1990! Plus, healthy life expectancy has climbed by more than five years. This goes according to a new report.
But what might be the reason for this? Keep reading to find out.... ››› Read more
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