If you're trying to lose weight (or keep the weight off), one thing you need to control is the urge to have unplanned snacks. You know, when you want to nibble or graze on something while watching TV, or reading a book, or while you're crunching numbers for your homework, or trying to solve a problem at work. It's those tiny morsels that can make or break your diet. Snacking … [Read more...] about 5 Tips to Healthy Snacking
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Rawism (Raw Food Diet)
Rawism or raw-foodism is defined as "a diet consisting of uncooked, unprocessed and often organic or wild foods." Proponents of rawism believe that consuming uncooked, unprocessed plant foods leads to a leaner body, clearer skin and higher energy, which, according to researches, is true (to some extent). An article on Full Circle identifies the benefits as those above, as well … [Read more...] about Rawism (Raw Food Diet)
Presenting … the Pizza!
Mmmm .... Pizza! Unless you've been living under a rock for the past millennia, you should know what a pizza is. In case you've forgotten (how could you?), pizzas are those yummy oven-baked, flat delicacies usually topped with tomato sauce, cheese and various other toppings! Stereotypically eaten by men while watching a sporting match (usually football, baseball, basketball) on … [Read more...] about Presenting … the Pizza!
Nine Strange Brews
Ahhh ... Beer, the most widely consumed alcoholic beverage and the 3rd most popular drink of all (after water and tea). Beer is produced by incorporating starch from malted cereal grains such as barley and wheat with sugar and yeast - and allowing these ingredients to ferment. Most beer is flavoured with hops although other flavourings such as herbs or fruit can also be … [Read more...] about Nine Strange Brews
Keep Calm and Eat On (10 food items that can help you keep calm)
It's a known fact that having too much stress in your life can cause a whole lot of undesirable effects on your body. Too much stress can cause headaches, migraines, upset stomachs, nausea .. and who knows what other long-term effects this may have on the body. Unfortunately, no one can totally eliminate stress from their lives. Even the pious buddhists monks somehow … [Read more...] about Keep Calm and Eat On (10 food items that can help you keep calm)