Planning for a baby? Increase your chances of making it happen …

Planning for a baby? Increase your chances of making it happen …

Waking up every night, dirty nappies and a frantic cry may not be exactly your dream. However holding your own bundle of joy and gazing into their eyes, may be an image which has been making you sentimental for some time.

Whether you decided today or you’ve been trying to conceive for a while, you need to prepare your body for this happy event. Read more

How to use food to improve your mood

How to use food to improve your mood

As the New Year started to unfold and the usual routine has kicked in, you may start feeling blue. It may be the clouds covering the sky, sunless days and pouring rain or those sensitive days before your period that makes you feel depressed.

But, if you also notice your energy is depleting fast and life doesn’t have its bright colours it used to, you may want to pay attention to your soul.

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How to enjoy healthy Christmas without any sacrifice

How to enjoy healthy Christmas without any sacrifice

The bright colours, lights and tempting foods are confirming the reality: yes, the most festive time of the year is here. During Xmas, tables bend with irresistible dishes and our gut will check in with us more than once demanding its own rights.

In the feasting time, it’s still important to take care of the little guys living in your pipes, the good bacteria.

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Want to quit eating meat? Succeed before you start

Want to quit eating meat? Succeed before you start

I remember the storm of thoughts going through my head when I first thought of quitting eating meat. Deep down I knew that was something I’ve always wanted to try but the realistic me was concerned about practicality and the comfort of what I’d known and was used to until then.

In addition, I also feared the judgment I’d receive from my family, friends and people around. So I went on quietly.

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Drinking milk for strong bones? Try this instead …

Drinking milk for strong bones? Try this instead …

“I should drink milk but I don’t like the way it smells … “Were you one of those kids trying to avoid milk at every occasion? But your parents always insisted so you held your nose and drank until you were done.

Now a few decades later when you can make your own decisions you still keep wiping off the milk moustache because you believe you need milk for strong bones.

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3 common mistakes you make when trying to lose weight

3 common mistakes you make when trying to lose weight

I bet you’ve wanted to lose weight at some point in your life. You’ve had this vision of slipping into sexy jeans, proudly admiring your reflection in the mirror, right. I certainly did. But why is it that we tend to fail over and over again? Is there a secret weapon we should use in order to finally succeed? 

I looked with honesty into my past when I was desperately trying to lose weight and came up with three deceiving myths. Read more