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2 do's and 2 don'ts for a healthy heart

What are you doing to keep your heart healthy?  Heart diseases are one of the most common causes of death world-wide. Here's how your diet can help you in preventing them DO 1. Swap meat for seafood Eat seafood instead of meat two or more times per week. This will increase your intake of Vitamin D and omega-3 fatty acids which are very kind to your heart's health. In an example, you could swap your burger for a salmon burger.   2. Don't eat ice-cream for dessert, eat fruits Sweet tooth? Have fruit as your dessert six days per week and indulge in sugary treats on the seventh. Try finishing your meal Adriatic-style, with a portion of freshly picked or baked fruits on most...

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8 reasons why eating soups is good for you

Soups is a quick and easy comfort food, regardless is it cold or hot outside. But, soup does well to your body (and to your soul) Here are soups amazing powers   1. It warms you up Soup increases your core temperature so you get warm from inside out.  If you struggle to stay comfortable in cool weather, though, the trick to warm fingers and toes might lie in a bowl of soup.    2. Make it and forget it Unlike many entrées, a hearty soup is one of the few main courses that will allow you to toss its ingredients into a Dutch oven and walk away until dinnertime. Or, you can always order a freshly frozen soup from...

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7 principles to follow to eat healthy while you're busy

Keeping a healthy diet is difficult enough, and it's even more difficult when you're busy.  But, fear not, we'll show you 7 ways how to eat well when you're busy   1. Focus on eating well "A trip of a 1000 miles starts with a first step". As the saying goes, if you want to start eating healthily, you need to decide to do so. You have to want to do it and the best reason is whatever suits you the best. Fact that summer is coming is usually a good reason.    2. Organize your grocery list Are you a grocery grabber? Do you hit the supermarket unprepared and start putting things in the cart willy-nilly? If so, say...

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6 ways to eat healthy no matter how busy you are

We know you're busy and that you cannot waste a single second of your day. If you often found yourself working through lunch and go for hours without even a snack, you probably found yourself unable to concentrate and all those work hours didn't generate good results.  There's a way to eat healthy even if you're super busy. Here's how: 1. Breakfast. Don't skip it As you’re running out the door for your early-morning meeting, the last thing you’re thinking about is stopping for breakfast. Breakfast skipping has been linked with an increase in obesity and diabetes risks, as well as morning moodiness. Here are some fast and healthy breakfast ideas for your life on the go.  2. Make it...

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European winter food for Singapore's winter

While in Europe there are plenty of snowflakes, everyone covers themselves in cozy blankets and drink lots of hot chocolate, winter in Singapore is mild.   But, that doesn’t mean you cannot enjoy winter European veggies during winter in Singapore. In colder climates, eating locally through the winter can be downright challenging. Here are some of the unexpected vitamin-rich cold-weather foods you can enjoy right now. Read on to learn about some of the unexpected vitamin-rich cold-weather foods you should stock up on right now.   Cabbage This super-healthy, budget-friendly vegetable is a close cousin to other cold-weather favorites like cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, kale, and broccoli. Cabbage is loaded with vitamins and minerals (Vitamins C and K and folate, in...

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