Zucchini’s Health Benefits

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ZucchiniDuring summer, the perfect daily menu contains many, many…many vegetables.

Of course, the rule should be followed no matter the season but salads and light foods seem to work the best during summer.

During a hot summer evening, what can be better than a refreshing tomato salad with a sprinkle of olive oil and a duff of oregano?

The possibilities are vast, the combinations seem endless.

Take, zucchini, for example. I recently discovered them in an Italian recipe and, I have to be honest, they were very, very tasty. I found out that not only they have a good taste but they also have healthy benefits. (more…)



Increasing Energy Levels For Men

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Fit manIn their 30s and 40s, men may suffer from a loss of energy.

They may feel like work becomes a tiresome activity that needs to be completed every day.

They lose their passion for work and living life.

They may lose the zest for life that they once had during their young 20s.

The good news is that this is a common reaction in men to the aging process, and they do not have to suffer from this lack of energy for long.

They can take a few steps to improve their energy levels and regain a high-energy lifestyle.

Regain Your Edge with a Trainer

When you want to regain energy by working out, the process can feel (more…)

Can Fingernails Problems Be A Sign Of Health Conditions?

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FingernailsI remember when I was little my mother used to look at my fingernails every day.

I thought that she wanted to see if they are clean, but she also had another reason – to see if they look ok or if they indicate health problems.

Believe it or not, it is a scientifically proven fact that unhealthy fingernails can be a sign of deficiencies and even diseases of the major organs.

Here are some of the most common ones:

1. Yellow nail syndrome.

The normal color of the fingernails is the pinkish one. This means that the fingernail is transparent and that the skin behind it is a healthy pink one.

When the fingernail becomes yellowish it can be affected by this (more…)

The Benefits Of Mango Skin

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MangosWe all know that fruits are the best food that can provide us with healthy sugar and plenty of energy.

This is the one source of sugar that shouldn’t be avoided even when on a weight loss diet.

I have to admit that I don’t have enough servings of fruits as I should but whenever I have an apple, a mango or any other fruit I don’t know whether I should peel it off or not.

Is the fruit peel good or not for our health?

To find the answer to this question I did a little bit of research and I came across a very interesting study about the mango skin. Most people peel this fruit and throw the skin away. Well, this seems to be a very big (more…)

Why Use Sunscreens?

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Summer timeYes, I know: we all love summer and the sun and the beach!

Imagine a cold smoothie, a sandy beach and the fresh breeze of the waves…and now imagine the sun burning your skin!

Yes, the sun can do a lot of damage if we don’t pay attention.

A tan skin looks very well, of course.

However, we have to learn how to have a tan without affecting the health of our skin. This depends on where we are located, on how strong the sun is and on the type of skin we have.

Sunscreen

This is our ‘escape. It is with the help of a good sunscreen that we prevent skin diseases. There are two major categories of sunscreens (more…)

Plain water for fighting diabetes

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Drinking water2 liters of plain water a day…this is what we are recommended, isn’t it?

Dehydration is the enemy and it should be kept away.

Plain water doesn’t have any calories and it makes sure that your body is hydrated enough to function at its best.

Not to mention that water will be a good friend during fitness sessions thus helping you to lose weight.

Recent studies have showed that drinking plain water helps women to avoid diabetes. The research is signed by specialists from the Harvard School of Public Health.

Basically, choosing plain water over any other type of sweet beverage will keep women away from diabetes. However, this doesn’t mean that by (more…)

Myths About Caffeine

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Hand of coffeeIf you are a coffee lover just like me, then you probably want to know absolutely everything about this magic, tasty, energy-boosting drink.

The most common sources of caffeine are coffee, tea leaves and cocoa beans.

The caffeine content can range from as much as 160 milligrams in some energy drinks to as little as 4 milligrams in a 1-ounce serving of chocolate-flavored syrup.

But these are just some commonly-known facts. What about the myths related to this popular drink? Here are the top myths about the consumption of caffeine.

The effects of caffeine are addictive

I hear a lot of people saying that they are addicted to caffeine in much the same way they say they are addicted to shopping, working (more…)

6 Nutrients You May Not Be Getting Enough Of

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Fish with broccoli on a plateWhen you are determined to lose weight, you will surely feel tempted to limit the number of calories you eat.

You may also reduce the intake of certain types of food and this means that your are not getting your fill of essential vitamins and minerals.

Don’t get me wrong, I’m a „pro weightloss” person but I also think that one should not forget that an appropriate diet consists of a series of important nutrients.

Magnesium

We need this element for a normal muscle and nerve function. Magnesium keeps our heart healthy, regulates blood sugar levels, supports the immune system and keeps bones strong. The main food sources from which (more…)

Avoiding Summer Weight Gain

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SunflowerSummer should be the time to celebrate life and toast to the good times.

It should not be the time to feel self-conscience in summer clothes or fret over obtaining the perfect beach body.

Have fun, relax in the sun and enjoy a bit of the good life this summer.

To easily and mindlessly avoid summer weight gain, follow these steps and enjoy effortless beauty and health:

Supplements

Keep your appetite under control and your metabolism at full speed. Vitamins and diet pills are a great way to do this since it can be hard to eat (more…)

Eat A Banana A Day!

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Banana and dietEat fruits every day!…there is no doubt that you have heard this expression before.

Doctors, nutritionists all recommend eating at least one fruit per day.

Of course, it depends on what you like and what you don’t like.

All fruits are good but some are better, so to say.

Today, I want to stop at bananas and why bananas are great for your health. Instead of one apple a day, why not a banana a day?

Source of energy

For example, a banana provides the energy for a fitness session of (more…)

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