The Adrenal Fatigue Diet Demystified

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Adrenal Fatigue: The Facts

Adrenal fatigue is a collection of symptoms that result from an underperforming adrenal gland. Of these symptoms, the most prevalent one is fatigue that will not go away, even with extra sleep. As may be expected, adrenal fatigue can be hard to diagnose and pinpoint because the sufferer may not feel like she has a specific illness. Severity can range from a general feeling of being tired and unwell to more extreme cases where the sufferer may hardly be able to get out of bed. The less the adrenal gland performs its proper role, the more the rest of the body is negatively affected. Continue Reading…

Cold Comfort: 5 Favourite Winter Recipes

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When temperatures plummet most of us crave a little comfort food to stave off the chills. Here are five moreish recipes to get you through the winter season with a contented smile on your face: Continue Reading…

Benefits of Living a Mediterranean Lifestyle

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The global economic crisis, massive young worker unemployment rates, instability in the Eurozone, soaring fuel costs, huge national debt, and other social woes… ugh! And that’s just on the European side of the Mediterranean Sea. To the east and south there is political unrest, drought, financial difficulties and more. Why would anyone ever venture over to this part of the world, especially for a holiday?

Because, despite all its modern issues, quibbles, and problems, the Mediterranean is still one of the healthiest, happiest, cleanest, and nicest places to live on Earth, thanks to thousands of years of culture and history being handed down from generation to generation regarding diet and a balanced lifestyle, not to mention exceptional climate and natural beauty. Continue Reading…

Weird Foods Of The Future

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As time marches on and humankind faces ever more mounting social, economic and ecological issues to survive, major changes in the way we live are inevitable. Not just in terms of reduced dependence on fossil fuels, but also in considering other ways we can live more sustainable and energy-efficient lifestyles.

If you are already living on the cutting edge of efficiency – driving a hybrid, getting all of your electricity from solar cells, recycling your used toothbrushes and only wearing recycled and thrift store apparel – then it is time to start looking for even more creative ways to reduce your carbon footprint. A good place to start is by taking a look at what you put in your body. Continue Reading…

Myth Debunked: Do Vegetarians Live Longer?

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There are many myths and judgments made about vegetarianism. That people don’t get enough protein or other nutrients, and the diet is boring and limited are both common myths about the vegetarian lifestyle that are not necessarily true. The fact is that any diet – vegetarian, vegan, meat-eating – can be healthy or unhealthy. It just depends on the person and the effort put into eating a healthy, well-rounded diet. But one myth seems more worth looking into.

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Middle Eastern Food Made Simple

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The food of the Middle East, like the culture, is based on tradition, history, and passion. What is now considered Middle Eastern food formed out of the diverse cuisines of various countries in the Middle East and Asia. The dishes are very diverse while retaining a sense of connection through their ingredients. Broadening one’s cooking horizons by venturing into Middle Eastern food can not only add variety to the usual meals, but also offer a home cook many healthy and delicious ideas for vegetarian dishes. Continue Reading…

Go Organic Without Going Broke

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There are plenty of good reasons to go organic: food safety scares; concerns about genetically modified crops and their effects on the human body at the cellular level; high levels of chemicals and pollution that growing plants may be exposed to; and the burden of ethical responsibility for limiting the ecological impact that imposed on the planet.

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Travelling in Cambodia: Where to Go for an Active Break on a Budget

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Angkor Wat

Cambodia is gradually getting back on its feet and receiving an increasing amount of positive press as a tourist destination. Home to Angkor Wat, one of the seven wonders of the world, and a detailed account of the country’s troubled past at the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, many people visit the country for the culture and history available. But travellers seeking a more healthy holiday lifestyle will not be disappointed either. Cambodia offers plenty of options for eating well and staying active, and fortunately, unlike other Southeast Asian travel destinations, Cambodia has not begun to brand itself as an ‘adventure’ or ‘retreat’ destination, so a health conscious travel doesn’t have to mean huge additional costs. Read on to discover where to go in Cambodia to stay active and stay on budget.

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How to Stay Healthy With a Busy Lifestyle

Ever find yourself out for dinner on a Thursday night after a long day at work, yet again bemoaning the fact that this is the fourth time in a week you’ve neglected the kitchen at home? Feeling guilty about all those vegetables you promised you would eat? And that new gym class starting up that you swore last night you’d attend?

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