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Spice Up Your Life! Basics and Benefits of Growing Herbs at Home

Spice up your life! Basics and benefits of growing herbs at home.

Hobbies come and go- whether your schedule is too tight, or you just don’t feel like continuing something you started anymore. Both are completely understandable reasons to consider but there are times where you just want to find something to do with your hands.

Starting an herb garden can sometimes sound like a difficult feat but once you get the hang of it, it can come easy. With the right tips, tending to an herb garden will become easy-peasy in the long run- and it can also be very gratifying!

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Learning About the Vegan and Vegetarian Lifestyle

Vegetable salad.

Alternative ways to adopt a healthier lifestyle are gaining steady popularity with people nowadays. Whether this is related to weight loss, philosophical beliefs or just wanting to see a change in you, there is no doubt that there are many options to choose from. Yet, two methods are consistently at the top of the game: veganism and vegetarianism.

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Seasonal Allergies

Seasonal Allergies.

Seasonal allergies: is your cough from allergies or a cold?

Whether your cough is caused by a cold or from allergies, to constantly be coughing and clearing your throat is pretty irritating and uncomfortable. Sometimes you develop a bad cough when you have a cold or flu but you can also get a cough from allergies, too. Maybe you have had a lingering cough for some time, with cold symptoms which never seems to clear up. It could be that you don’t really have a cold after all, and what you have instead are allergies.

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Walk and Lose Weight

Walking in the sunlight.

If you are facing in the right direction, then all you have to do is keep on walking to lose weight!

Everyone knows how important exercise is for our overall health, not to mention how we feel about ourselves — which is also very important. Popular exercise plans often promise six pack abs, sculpted glutes and a lean silhouette if you work harder than you ever have and consume less than has ever satisfied you; neither of which are sustainable. However, it is possible to get the results without the strain of intense training. Are you looking to bulk up or slim down? If you have athletic ambitions or you want to increase your strength, then weight training and strenuous aerobics will be the sport for you. But for those who want to be slim and healthy, then walking is ideal.

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Plant Based Diet : Basics and Benefits

Plant based diet basics and benefits.

 

Plant-based diet basics and benefits that will ‘leaf’ you wanting more

If you are going to ask people about a really good diet to follow, you are going to get many opinions and suggestions about the ideal one to follow. Most experts agree that diets that emphasize fresh and whole foods reducing fatty, processed foods and sugars are best. So once again, you will find a few excellent diet plans out there to suit your needs – let’s call them lifestyles–ones that if you are interested in getting your health on track, you will want to continue to follow as a way of living for the rest of your life.

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What Everybody Ought to Know About Oat Milk

What everybody ought to know about oat milk.

There’s a thirst for trendy Oat Milk! Learn the basics!

The 20th century sure is seeing many new and wonderful trends when it comes to the food industry. People are becoming more health conscious as they face certain health challenges, and progressive consumers today are becoming the window on the future of health and wellness. Consumers are more inclined today to make significant changes to their lifestyles – they are focusing more on sustainable diets to fight the huge digestion and inflammation problems of unhealthy eating habits.

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An EGGcellent way to start your day: All about eggs and their benefits

Boiled eggs and bread.

Breakfast is known to be the most important meal of the day; and eggs are considered to be one of its main components. What exactly makes eggs such an important part of our daily food intake and how do they benefit our health and everyday life?

Poultry eggs, especially chicken eggs are the most commonly consumed type of eggs. Eggs have been a diet staple for a very long time; they are affordable, easy to cook and readily within reach most of the time all while being filled with nutrients.

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Best Vegetarian Sources of Protein

Chiaseeds.

Surprise! Plants also offer great protein sources

If you are seriously thinking about becoming a vegetarian, don’t worry, you don’t have to struggle to get adequate protein. What is a vegetarian? A vegetarian is someone who leaves out fish and meat – sometimes even animal byproducts from their diet for religious, moral, or health reasons. But the thing is, protein is the absolute key for maintaining your muscles and keeping them strong. Protein, too, is the macronutrient you need when you are dieting because it keeps you feeling full and satisfied. People also wonder where vegetarians actually get their proteins from. According to Dietary Guidelines, men need to get 56 grams of protein a day and women need 46 grams of protein a day. This depends on your activity levels, age, and a few other factors though. Let’s take a look at some great high protein vegetarian-type foods that vegetarians can add to their diets:

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Find The Utmost Comfort in Pristine Bed Sheets

Cozy bedroom with clean sheets.

People often say that home is where the heart is but in some cases, the bed is where the utmost comfort lies. Sometimes you want nothing more than to bury yourself deeper into your sheets as you chase dreamland. More often than not, it’s what you look forward to the most when your work shift is ending or if your classes are almost done for the day. Nothing beats the warm welcome that your bed can offer you every day. This is the very reason why it is important to be more aware of how it can affect your overall health.

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Key Benefits of Probiotics

It’s a familiar story, you were looking forward to a long overdue lunch date with an old friend. Unfortunately, it will have to be pushed back yet again because you have a sudden case of the bubble guts. An upset stomach can put the brakes on any hot date and while you could take the over the counter remedy quick-fix; wouldn’t it be better to address the root cause of the upset rather than mask the symptoms? Imbalanced gut bacteria can cause indigestion, nausea, constipation and diarrhea and other gastrointestinal disturbances. That’s why maintaining a healthy gut is important for everyone. Besides avoiding stomach pains, a healthy gut can also contribute greatly to conditions such as a well-balanced immune system and good heart health. The question remains though, how do we keep our gut healthy?

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