Health and fitness

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apples

Rarely is there a fruit that’s so simple and yet diverse in its applications than the apple. You can just pick it from a tree and eat it. How much more simple can it be? Make apples a regular habit. Eating apples as part of your regular diet has long been known to be good
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Orange tree

When ever oranges are mentioned, whether the fruit or juice, we tend to think about the Vitamin C and what it will do for us. The first benefit that they offer is to help our immunity and prevent the common cold or at least, help us to put up a good fight. Anyone seeing an
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Peanuts

Peanuts are one of my favourite snacks and knowing that they have health benefits makes for an excuse to indulge. Peanuts are often referred to as ground-nuts because, while the plant will flower above ground, the peanuts are produced under ground. This classifies it as a member of the legume family. Grown in the tropics
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Benefits of drinking water

We’ve all heard the advice. Every now and again it becomes trending news that we must think about the health benefits of drinking water and drink enough. Then we go and do what we do and forget all about it. Let me see if I can persuade you to get into the habit of regular
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Fear of flying

There was a time, long ago, when someone would tell me that they were going to be away for a while and they were going to fly to get there. I would look them up and down and think to myself, well this may be the last I’ll see of them then. On the subject
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Gelatin

Where does gelatin come from? Gelatin is a widely misunderstood but valuable component of any diet. It’s rich in collagen which is derived from animal bone and tissue. This involves the boiling of bones to extract the raw material followed by filtering processes that leaves the purest possible sample of gelatin. How do we consume
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What is e coli?

  What is e coli? E coli (Escherichia Coli) is a bacterium which can be found in the lower intestine of most warm blooded life forms, including humans. Most e coli traits have no effect and show no signs of being present. These make up part of the collection of micro-organisms that exist within the human
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cinnamon

Cinnamon has a variety of medicinal properties.These include lowering blood Cholesterol reducing the onset of diabetes. There are two main types, both taken from the bark of the Cinnamon tree. These are ‘True Cinnamon’ which is found in Sri Lanka (Cinnamomum Verum) and ‘Cassia’ (Cinnamomum Cassia) which is grown in China, Indonesia,Vietnam and else ware in
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how to avoid catching a cold on a flight

Research at the University of California, San Francisco, into how to prevent colds and flu has found that approximately 20% of us who fly, suffer from a cold or flu within days of flying. This is around four times the average occurrence of catching a cold in other circumstances. The single reason for this has
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Green coffee bean extract

All over the developed world people have succumbed to temptations that lead to being overweight. It is so easy to become overweight with so much on offer and because of easy lifestyles. We sit down when we travel and most of us are seated when we ‘work’. It doesn’t help when we look around us
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