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What’s Most Important: Sleep, Exercise or Diet?

What’s Most Important: Sleep, Exercise or Diet?

Q: How do I make an intelligent choice between getting enough sleep, eating well and regularly exercising? I usually sleep when time is tight and stress is high. And I often eat whatever is available rather than spending time to find healthy choices when I’m traveling. Am I better off getting an extra hour of […]

Audit Exposes UN Food Agency Poor Data-Handling

Audit Exposes UN Food Agency Poor Data-Handling

Vulnerable people in the world’s troublespots could be at risk because of sloppy handling of sensitive data by a UN agency, according to an internal audit. In response, the World Food Programme told IRIN it was “working to get ahead of the curve” on data-handling, would address weaknesses, and spend more on systems. The internal […]

Foods That Are Making You Gassy

Foods That Are Making You Gassy

Ever wonder why you tend to get gassy at the worst possible moments?Your farts are a combination of two things: the air you swallow (say, by eating too quickly) and the food you eat, says David Poppers, M.D., Ph.D., gastroenterologist and clinical associate professor of medicine at NYU Langone Health.Farting is completely normal and healthy. […]

The Sustainable Health Diet

The Sustainable Health Diet

When it comes to health, one of the biggest, yet most common mistakes people make is only focusing on weight loss. That’s why diet pills exist, why liposuction is even a thing, and why fads like the Atkins Diet skyrocketed in popularity (who cares if you’re putting endless amounts of cholesterol and saturated fats into […]

Thoughts Every Woman Has While Starting A New Diet

Thoughts Every Woman Has While Starting A New Diet

After all of the eggnog lattes and cookie exchanges that dominated your December, it’s natural to want a fresh start. You want a new diet to take you out of bloat city, make you feel invincible, and help you lose weight. This will be the year you stick with your resolutions and make them a […]

Non-destructive Ways To Teach Your Child About Eating

Non-destructive Ways To Teach Your Child About Eating

Parents, teachers and community members can all agree – we want healthy, happy kids. Teachers have endless requirements and curriculum standards to meet, one of which is teaching students some of the basics of nutrition. But nutrition isn’t always as straightforward as one might think, especially with kids. Teaching children about nutrition is tricky. It’s […]

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. […]

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