Choose Mangoes for Bone Health

Sometimes eating for optimum health can be a chore. With so much information to consider and a wide variety of health boosting foods to try and include, it isn’t difficult to get disheartened with trying to keep up. Fortunately healthy eating doesn't always have to be difficult, and there are an abundance of delicious healthy foods that are easy to find, simple to prepare and enjoyable to eat - the delicious mango is a perfect example!

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Why You Should Be Eating Your Oats!

As a young child you were probably often told by your parents to eat your porridge - and with good reason! Although this is certainly not the favourite breakfast choice of most children, it is a great way to promote optimum health and future-proof your body!

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Which Foods Work for Weight Loss?

Excess calories from food and drink can be one of the biggest obstacles in a weight loss mission. Some people assume that just because they are exercising regularly, that they can eat whatever they want and still reach their fitness goals. This is sadly not the case for the majority of people and  a fairly strict diet will usually have to be adhered to if you have ambitious body aims. Losing weight has to be a combination of a healthy diet and frequent physical activity. One without the other will be a slow and often unsuccessful process.

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Support Your Exercise by Avoiding These Foods

Motivating yourself to go to the gym can be tough but the benefits for your health can’t be denied! Whether you are in it for the cardio, the weight lifting or a great combination of the two, your body will thank you in so many ways as your training develops. Your diet plays a huge role in the success of your workout efforts and it is important not to sabotage yourself by making unhealthy food choices.

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orange juice or whole oranges?

Oranges for Health: to Eat or Drink?

orange juice or whole oranges?Science confirms that oranges are a rich source of vitamin C which has healing properties, acts as an antioxidant and boosts your immune system. Vitamin C also possibly has cholesterol lowering benefits, protects against heart disease, protects against rheumatoid arthritis, stomach cancer, kidney stones and aids in good respiratory heath. So there is no doubt that oranges are great for your health!

Apart from vitamin C, oranges are a great source of dietary fiber, vitamin B1, pantothenic acid, vitamin A, folate, calcium, copper and potassium. But whether should you eat the fruit or drink its juice is the burning question today. In your morning breakfast, after the gym, or as a serving to a guest, orange juice is an all time favorite. We always carry the guilt of not eating the fruit in its natural form and depriving the body of essential dietary fiber though. Is there a need to feel guilty at all? We have always heard from grandmothers and nutritionists that eating oranges is better than opting for a serving of squeezed juice.
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