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Stay Active During The Summer Holidays!

Stay Active During The Summer Holidays!

Staying active during your summer holidays is about making your health and fitness a priority and a lifestyle no matter when or where! Long gone are the days when your health and fitness routine gets compromised when traveling :) If anything, the best time to exercise is while on vacation. You can maintain and even improve your fitness levels while you are on holiday, because you actually have more time on your hands and you don't even have to enter a gym to do so! Fitness during summer holidays can include walking, hiking, swimming, stretching, sunrise or sunset yoga among...

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How to travel healthy this summer!

How to travel healthy this summer!

It’s the season for traveling and summer vacations! Finally, time to take a break! Whether you’re relaxing on the beach or exploring a new city, a time out from the normal routine can be a wonderful thing. But it can also make it tough to stay healthy and fit; all those meals out and indulging in a few drinks doesn't exactly help either. The good news is that feeling healthy during and post-vacation is totally possible. Making just a few smart choices will keep you active and energized and help you get the most out of your trip! Fill up...

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Does Going Vegan Automatically Mean It's A Healthy Choice?

Does Going Vegan Automatically Mean It's A Healthy Choice?

Unfortunately, going vegan does not automatically mean that it’s a healthy choice. It’s important to point out the difference between going vegan and eating plant-based. For individuals that follow a vegan diet, it’s much more a lifestyle, not just an eating regime. They do not consume any animal products (meat, poultry, fish, dairy, eggs, honey etc.), and exclude all ingredients or materials made from animal products from their lives (like leather, wool, silk, beeswax, lanolin etc.). Most of them also do not use any products (e.g. makeup, shampoo and cleaning products) that have been tested on animals. The decision to...

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If You Want To Be Healthier, Change Your Taste Buds!

If You Want To Be Healthier, Change Your Taste Buds!

When we consume highly processed foods, we are training ourselves to eat certain foods that are not fueling our body with proper nutrition. When we are hooked on such foods, our taste buds become “desensitized” and we often lose the appreciation for natural flavors found in whole foods. For example, fruit is naturally sweet, but individuals often lose their appreciation for this more natural, subtle fruit sweetness because they are looking for that ‘hypersweet’ taste they find in processed, refined, artificial foods. Did you know that it can take between 10 to 14 days to change the way you taste...

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