- September 12, 2021
Just when you feel you have no time to relax, know that this is the moment you most need to make time to relax.”― Matt Haig, Reasons to Stay Alive.
When your car dies on a rainy day or a deadline looms, how do you respond? Long-term, low-grade or acute stress takes a serious toll on your body and mind, so don’t ignore feelings of constant tension. Understand what’s happening inside your body and learn simple skills to combat the impacts of everyday stressors.
BELL RINGERS-SIGNS THAT YOU ARE STRESSED
- September 05, 2021
A six letter word,
I determine if you make pastries or bread,
Remove 3 first letters and I represent the sum of your fingers instead,
Remove 2 last last letter and I become synonymous to abundance.
Yes! you guessed it right; Gluten, ten and Glut.
But what is Gluten? Gluten is a mixture of two proteins gliadin and glutenin abundant in the endosperm of wheat grain but also occurring in barley and rye. Their amino acid composition varies but glutamic acid (33%) and proline (12%) predominate. Due to their...
- September 02, 2021
Our gut (the gastrointestinal tracts) is home to trillions of microorganisms! While we inherit our genes, we leave the womb without a single microbe. In the birthing process, we attract entire colonies of bacteria. By the time, a child can crawl, he or she has been blanketed by an enormous, unseen cloud of microorganisms–a hundred trillion or more bacteria, viruses, and fungi (including a variety of yeasts), and they come at us from our environment. They congregate in our digestive systems, cover our skin, and even line our throats. We...
- May 16, 2021
What is the most useful weight loss product you have in your home right now? Is it a device, a spice, or an herbal remedy? The product, believe it or not, covers all those areas plus it’s a one-stop beauty treatment in a bottle. So, what is this mystery ingredient? It’s good, old-fashioned Apple Cider Vinegar.
Apple cider vinegar is made in a two-step fermentation process whereby apples are crushed, made into fresh apple cider and then is left to ferment. The main component of ACV is Acetic acid, raw pectin...
- March 17, 2021
“If you don’t take care of your body, where are you going to live?”
I love lemons and for good reasons too! From its bright yellow skin, refreshing scent to its versatility of usage, lemon should stand shoulders high in parade of fruits! From medicines to beauty, weight loss and food preparation, lemon can be found in all the continents.
Lemon is the weight watchers bestie. Drinking warm lemon juice on an empty stomach offers you a plethora of health benefits that keeps your immune system working. Many people try to take...
- March 11, 2021
Salad! A call on rainbow, a visit from the earth. Salads are the weight watchers best friend and the chef’s display of artistry. As a child I couldn’t be bothered by all the noise about salads especially at events. Then I was like, a clump of veggies thrown together with some gooey sauce and all the adults scrambling to get a portion? What’s so special about it anyway? My romance with salads began when I ate some at our neighbors house warming party. My attraction? The ingredients were fresh, brightly...