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3 Ways to Boost Nutrition and Digestion for More Productivity

3 Ways to Boost Nutrition and Digestion for More Productivity

I used to think my lack of focus and difficulty being productive was a personality flaw. I’d put things off, feeling like I was in a fog. I couldn’t concentrate on tasks and just felt kind of dumb. And I thought it was “just the way I am.” Turns out, it had nothing to do […]

Why Eating Right and Exercise May Not Be Enough

Why Eating Right and Exercise May Not Be Enough

In high school, I was known as the healthy one because I ate well and exercised a lot. This always made me wonder, Then why do I feel so bad? Decades later, I would discover an unknown pillar of health and wellness: toxic exposures from consumer products. After D-Toxing my life (“editing” my life to […]

Malawi First Lady Commits To Girl Child Nutrition Improvement

Malawi First Lady Commits To Girl Child Nutrition Improvement

First lady Dr Gertrude Mutharika Wednesday renewed her commitment to the girl child education by improving nutrition among them. She said this in Lilongwe during the official opening of the second 2016 International Food and Nutrition Research dissemination conference. “As I was listened to the presentation on how increased girl education is linked to improved […]

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 […]

These African Nations Have Weight Problems

These African Nations Have Weight Problems

Obesity is a health condition where a person has high levels of cholesterol, sugar or salt and insufficient nutrients. Poor dieting regimes, genetics or lack of physical exercises are major causes of the condition. In Africa, obesity has been on the rise in recent years due to a rapidly growing urban population across the continent. […]

Global Food Crisis Triggered Cultural Shift Towards Junk Food, Say Researchers

Global Food Crisis Triggered Cultural Shift Towards Junk Food, Say Researchers

Millions of people who struggled to pay for traditional staple foods like maize, rice and wheat when global food prices dramatically rose between 2007-2011 have switched to western-style processed “junk-food” alternatives that are high in sugars, fats and salt, a four-year study across 10 countries has found. The sudden rise and volatility in the price […]

The Truth About Superfoods

The Truth About Superfoods

Few lies can be told in one word, but “superfood” manages it. It is such an appealing idea: that some foods are healthy, some unhealthy and some superhealthy. Why change your habits, when you can correct them by adding goji berries? Why settle for boring old good health, when chia seeds on your cereal can […]

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