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Healthy Quinoa Salad

Healthy Quinoa Salad

Feeling the heat and in need of a refreshing light lunch? Here’s a quick quinoa salad recipe that will leave you feeling energized. Ingredients: Cooked Organic white quinoa - 1 cup Baby spinach - 1 cup Pomegranate jewels - 3 Tbsp Toasted pine nuts - 2 Tbsp Cherry tomatoes - 10 halved Coriander leaves - 1/4 cup Ingredients for the dressing: Lemon juice - 1 lemon Organic agave nectar – 1 1/2 tsp Sea salt - to taste Black pepper - 1/4 tsp Olive oil – 2 tsp Put all the ingredients in a small jar and shake well.   Method: Layers: Quinoa,...

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How To Be Healthy During Ramadan

How To Be Healthy During Ramadan

During Ramadan, you have a relatively short time each day to eat and drink to provide your body with all the essential nutrients and fluids it needs to be healthy; so the quality of your diet is especially important during this period. Managing and optimizing your nutrition by getting enough calories, micronutrients, and water from nutrient-dense foods for the hours you can eat will maximize productivity and help you emerge from Ramadan feeling confident in your ability to make lifestyle changes. While Iftaar and Suhoor meals are a time when families and friends come together to eat, it is important not...

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Nike Trainer Manal's Training Tips During Ramadan

Nike Trainer Manal's Training Tips During Ramadan

Ramadan is an important time to self-reflect and discipline yourself. Considering fasting includes long hours of the day without any drinks or food to fuel your body, most people tend to avoid working out due to their lack of energy. However, it is important to stay active during the Holy Month in order not to break your routine and to make up for all those nocturnal meals. Nike Trainer, Manal Rostom shares her personal story and top tips on how to train and stay healthy during Ramadan. I will never forget this one Ramadan back in 1999/ 2000 when I...

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Turmeric Banana Orange Smoothie

Turmeric Banana Orange Smoothie

In need of an energy and immune booster? This 5-minute turmeric banana orange smoothie recipe saves the day! Turmeric is a spice that has been long known for its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties among other incredible health benefits, and Marguerite blends it perfectly with some other nutrient-dense ingredients. Ingredients (serves 1): 5 frozen bananas 150 ml unsweetened almond milk 200 ml fresh orange juice - about 1 orange 1/2 tsp turmeric powder (use less if using fresh turmeric root) 1/4 tsp cinnamon Instructions: Ahead of time: keep peeled, chopped bananas in a zip lock bag in the freezer. Squeeze 1 orange for...

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