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Is hangry a thing?


Now a meme-worthy concept, being ‘hangry’ is an internationally accepted word [and state of being], that has everyone on the internet giggling about just how relate-able the term is. Hangry, defined by the Urban Dictionary: When you are so hungry that your lack of food causes you to become angry, ...

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Probiotics – Are they necessary?

Yogurt and fruit

When you have an infection of any kind, doctors will usually prescribe an antibiotic. This fights off the bacteria that is harming your body. However, you may notice that you are also prescribed something called a probiotic. Not many people understand what that is. With antibiotics, the good bacteria is ...

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Food allergies [And other allergies too]

Peanut butter on a spoon

  From childhood, most people have no problem eating most foods, with no adverse effects. An allergy, is when a certain food or ingredient causes the person who ate it to either swell up, itch or develop other nasty symptoms [which we will get into]. These days, with our food ...

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How accurate is that ‘healthy food’ label really?

How accurate is that 'healthy food' label really?

  Every industry has its secrets. They cut corners, shave off ends, and sometimes blatantly lie about certain ‘grey areas’ of the business. The food industry is no exception. This is scary, though. We need to know what we are putting inside of our bodies. Chatting to one consumer on ...

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Get skinny in time for the summer [The healthy way]

Sugar, carbs, obesity and the choices we make

  Everyone may not want to be thin, but everyone certainly wants to be healthier. And most times, losing that extra weight is a great start to a healthier, happier you. Like banting professional and expert Dr. Tim Noakes suggests, eating a diet high in carbohydrates is not only bad ...

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Could your microwave kill you?

Microwave Oven

You are what you eat. And if you are microwaving most of your meals, according to 80% of online sources, chances are you’re a mutant potato. Microwaving distorts and deforms the molecules of whatever food or other substance you subject to it. In a world obsessed with instant gratification, however, ...

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