Author: Nereda Merrin

Muscle Cramping

If you experience regular muscle cramping then this is for you. Muscle cramps can have several causes but low levels of any of the following minerals that contribute to healthy muscle function may be a root cause to consider: · calcium · potassium · sodium · magnesium The minerals you’re most likely to be deficient in, especially if you are female, are calcium and magnesium. Calcium Calcium, as you know, is easily sourced and absorbed from dairy foods. It is also found in...

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Spicy Sweet Potato And Corn Soup

A warming treat on a chilly evening, this soup will have you warmed through and feeling satisfied without heaviness. You'll find it delicious and nutritious because: Sweet potatoes are not only rich in fibre (which is fabulous for supporting a healthy digestive system and aiding weight management), they are also loaded with beneficial antioxidants. Sweet potatoes are especially high in beta-carotene, which is the pigment responsible for their orange flesh. Beta carotene is a powerful antioxidant that can...

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Eat Screen Free

Eating while you're distracted can lead you to eat faster, feel less full, and mindlessly eat more. Whether this is working on the laptop, watching TV, listening to the radio, or playing a computer game, the type of distraction doesn't seem to matter much. For instance, one research study found that people watching television while eating their meals ate 36% more pizza and 71% more macaroni and cheese. Plus, it seems that the longer the show,...

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