• Health Notes.

    Let Us Drink Tea!

    To many people making a cup of tea is either putting some tea leaves into a pot, pouring boiling water to steep the tea and then sweetening it with sugar and serving it with milk. For some it is even easier – just take a tea bag, put it into a cup of boiling water and tea is ready. But,…

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    Let Us Drink More Tea

    To many people making a cup of tea is either putting some tea leaves into a pot, pouring boiling water to steep the tea and then sweetening it with sugar and serving it with milk. For some it is even easier – just take a tea bag, put it into a cup of boiling water and tea is ready. But,…

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    Realistic Look at Clean Eating

    Our ancestors were practicing clean eating those days. By eliminating chemically processed food from your diet, you can reduce health-related problems and in the long run bring radiance to the skin. Many think that when you practice ‘clean eating’ you can lose weight.

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    Good, Bad and Necessary Fat

    •Essential Fatty acids – Found in soya bean oil, sardines and other oily fish, walnuts and dark green vegetables varieties. Take these in moderation. These kind of fats are necessary for keeping the immune system healthy and for regulating airflow through the lungs and blood flow throughout the body.

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    What is Glycemic Index (GI)?

    Generally, food with a high GI (greater numbers) are digested fast and absorbed immediately by the body. Therefore, they raise blood sugar (glucose) levels faster than food with a medium or low GI. Glucose, a pure and fast releasing sugar has a value of 100!! Foods low in GI (55 and lower) are digested and absorbed slowly and therefore, blood…

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    Are you a Vegan?

    Veganism is a type of diet that excludes meat, dairy products, eggs and all other animal-derived ingredients. It is also known as “Strict Vegetarianism” due to its total abstinence to all forms of animal products. To some individuals, veganism is simply a form of diet as they look at it as a lifestyle. A vegan refers to one who follows…

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    You Need Calcium Everyday

    Calcium is not easily absorbed into our body. Research shows that a meal high in fats can form insoluble 'calcium soaps' causing the calcium to pass through the system unabsorbed. The calcium in certain vegetables cannot be released from them because of another element oxalate, which is released by such vegetables like broccoli, spinach and some grains and cereals. But…

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    Instant Food Products

    Not many people, especially manufacturers, are concerned about all these so called “negligible’ chemicals in food as their motivation is to make profit. As for consumers, their only goal is to fill up their stomachs and of those of their family members. Many housewives are reluctant to cook as cooking is not only tedious and time consuming, it might also…