5 Mood-Boosting Foods for Summer

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Research indicates that our stomach and brain are interconnected through the tenth cranial nerve called the vagus nerve. Both these organs are made up of the same cells and tissues that grew during fetal development. The bacteria that helps with digestion in our stomachs communicates with the brain through the help of the vagus nerve. This study proves quite accurately that the food we eat affects our stomach. This has an indirect effect on our brain, and over time, these symptoms become more apparent. Read more

Healthy Benefits of Spices

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Spices have been around for thousands of years. We use some of them in our cooking every day. But did you know that some of them have beneficial aspects and are actually quite nutritious? Read more

An Apple a Day: The Most Surprising Benefits of Eating Apples on a Regular Basis

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The phrase “an apple a day keeps the doctor away” is not some old wives’ tale that should be ignored in the modern era. Instead, it is an incredibly truthful adage that science is proving more and more as we better understand the health benefits of this delicious fruit. Yes, you know that apples are healthy because they are a fruit, but there are some surprising benefits that this nutrition-packed snack has to offer. If you eat apples on a regular basis, your body will be reaping far more than just these four benefits: Read more

The Best (And Worst) Foods for Dental Health

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The best way to have great teeth is to eat healthy foods, brush your teeth and floss regularly. But are some foods better for your teeth than others? And which foods are bad for your dental health? The answers may surprise you. Read more

6 Western Foods To Eat For Health Conscious

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Since the renaissance period, countries in the western side of the globe have influenced the culture, economy and even the palate of the citizens in the oriental nations. Consequently, the Singaporeans’ penchant for western food supports this concept. Unfortunately, most western recipes are rich in fat and cholesterol content. To address this, below are six suggested western meals which can help the citizens observe a healthier lifestyle. Read more

Is Healthy Eating the Key To Addiction Recovery?

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Good nutrition is important to human health in so many ways, but most people are not aware of the connection between a healthy diet and recovery from addiction. Whether a person is addicted to alcohol or drugs, their addiction is based on a need to satisfy their craving for a certain substance. Since many addicts have extremely poor eating habits, they may confuse hunger with a need for the substance they are addicted to. Read more

How to Gain Weight in a Healthy Way

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Being overweight and losing weight are topics we often encounter. However, gaining weight in a healthy way can be a difficult challenge as well.

Regardless of whether you want to gain weight due to health problems, malnutrition, increase of muscle mass or for some other reason, the first and most important recommendation is – do it in a healthy way! Otherwise, you risk the accumulation of fat, which is bigger health problem than moderate malnutrition.

We bring you a few tips on how to gain weight in a healthy way. Read more

Healthy Foods for Your Kids

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Food choices and habits are major indicators of healthy lifestyle. Installing healthy habits into kids on time is important for their future nutrition, because if kids learn to eat healthy foods at an early age they will most certainly choose a healthy lifestyle later in life. Read more

Choosing Which Fad Diet to Kick Off the Year

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Putting a plan in place to lose weight is always a good New Year’s resolution. That is true of course unless you’ve made the same resolution year after year, and your weight is the same or even a bit more than it was this time last year.

Maybe you’ve tried a succession of fad diets, without success. More than a few fad diets will cause you to lose weight, often rapidly, but few if any of them prevent the pounds you lose from returning. Read more