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Cultural practices from around the world that you might find unusual

Thankfully, we live in a world where there will always be things that stand out to us and seem unusual. Here are six hings that are still done around the world that you might consider a little strange: Russia-In Russia, regardless of whether it’s just one person person traveling or a big group. The entire household… Continue reading Cultural practices from around the world that you might find unusual

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4 Reasons to start sipping that green tea

Apart from being the healthiest beverage in the planet, green tea has some great additional benefits. 1. Makes You Smarter Green tea has caffeine. It doesn’t contain nearly as much as coffee does, but it has enough to increase the concentration of neurotransmitters in the brain. Caffeine also has the added benefit of improving your… Continue reading 4 Reasons to start sipping that green tea

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Careful. All that junk food could cause malnutrition

Usually, most people associate malnutrition with images of malnutritioned children on TV. That couldn’t be further from the truth. Malnutrition can come in milder forms. In the UK, the number of hospital patients diagnosed with malnutrition has risen by 44% and a total of 6% of the population is already malnourished with the problem being… Continue reading Careful. All that junk food could cause malnutrition

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Top foods to help you combat stress

You know those moments when you’re absolutely stressed, feeling frazzled and in desperate need of a mood changer? That “pick me up” that you desperately need might all be in the food! Stressful situations cause cortisol levels to rise-Cortisol triggers food cravings in the body. To get you feeling less stressed out, these are some… Continue reading Top foods to help you combat stress

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Clever ways to fight your cravings

Let’s face it. Cravings are little devils that seem to appear when you have little to no healthy options and more often than not unhealthy cravings are cheaper options and seem more tempting when your wallet is looking a little thin. Here’s how to battle those cravings: Slowly But Surely You know that early stage… Continue reading Clever ways to fight your cravings