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Best Foods To Fuel Your Day

Best Foods To Fuel Your Day

Your body is an incredible machine. In the time it takes you to read this article (approximately five minutes) your heart will beat 400 times, your blood will travel the equivalent of eight miles and your brain will have 30 billion chemical reactions. All that activity and more is why it’s so important to keep […]

EU Injects $7m Into Agricultural Sector In Zimbabwe

EU Injects $7m Into Agricultural Sector In Zimbabwe

The European Union (EU) has injected $7 million towards the revitalization of the country’s agricultural sector whose yields have been declining since the turn of the millennium. Since 2000 when President Robert Mugabe’s administration embarked on the land reform programme which saw the violent seizure of farms from white commercial farmers without compensation, Zimbabwe’s food […]

Women Processors Increase Dry Fish Production In Angola

Women Processors Increase Dry Fish Production In Angola

At least 190.539 kilograms of fish were processed in 2016 by 83 women associated with the salting project in the coastal Cuanza Sul province, according to the provincial director of fisheries, Adão Pereira. In relation to 2015, Angop learnt on Thursday, there was an increase of 115.189 kilograms.  The women, who have been associated since […]

To The Person Who Is Secretly Struggling With An Eating Disorder

To The Person Who Is Secretly Struggling With An Eating Disorder

This goes out to the person who is secretly struggling. The one who on the outside appears to have everything together, yet underneath it all, feels trapped. The one who “eats normally” in public, yet binges on a jar of peanut butter, jelly, a loaf of bread, and a bag of tortilla chips, at night. […]

Super-Hydrate Your Life

Super-Hydrate Your Life

Did you know that an adult can go weeks without food, but will die after about 10 days without water? Even mild dehydration can sabotage your health, your productivity, your mind and your emotions. Give your body the nourishment it’s craving by building a diet that consists of 70 percent water-rich foods like lettuce, cucumber […]

A Guide To Protein

A Guide To Protein

There are three nutrients that we need in large amounts – proteins, carbohydrates and fats. Proteins in the body are made up of long chains of chemicals called amino acids. Amino acids can be divided into two groups: non-essential amino acids, which can be made by your body and essential amino acids, which can’t be […]

Will Eating Meat Give You Cancer?

Will Eating Meat Give You Cancer?

When the World Health Organization (WHO) released a report this October linking processed meats and red meats to an increased risk of cancer, the nation stood divided. As a long-time vegan, my mind was already made up — I stood on the side of the fence that felt validated by the WHO’s findings. Humanitarian issues […]

The Skinny On “Good” Fats

The Skinny On “Good” Fats

    When you hear the word “fat,” what do you think? It can definitely have a negative connotation, and we have been taught not to consume too much because of the impact it has on our health. But as we’ve been slowly starting to realize through recent health studies and articles, fat is not […]

Skipping Breakfast Could Increase Your Risk Of Heart Disease

Skipping Breakfast Could Increase Your Risk Of Heart Disease

Planning meals and snacks in advance and eating breakfast every day may help lower the risk of cardiovascular disease, new guidelines from U.S. doctors say. Eating more calories earlier in the day and consuming less food at night may also reduce the odds of a heart attack, stroke or other cardiac or blood vessel diseases, […]

Rant Of The Day – The Restaurant Etiquette

Rant Of The Day – The Restaurant Etiquette

Welcome to the rant Column It’s good to understand the basics of something before venturing into it. Mr and Mrs/Miss when you want to go eat in a restaurant, caution your talking. It’s important. You know, I saw someone, somewhere in a restaurant eating and talking, oh! That sight! The sight was irritating, the whole […]

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