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It may be a struggle to find time for breakfast, but it's not the most important meal of the day for nothing.

Food & Drinks, Tips

You may have been told countless times that you should never skip breakfast because it is the most important meal of the day. And especially for those who are trying to maintain a healthy diet, or trying to lose weight, breakfast should never EVER be ignored. Given the hectic schedules that most if not all…

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Food & Drinks, Recipes, Tips

Ridge gourd, Sponge gourd, Snake gourd, Chinese Okra, Loofa/Luffa: do any of these names bring to mind a certain ingredient that’s also found in the song, “Bahay Kubo”? They should, because they all refer to a special vegetable fruit called PATOLA! Patola is a member of the squash or gourd family and is technically a fruit, but…

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Food & Drinks, Recipes

Okra may be a vegetable most shy away from because of its slimy texture. But this green vegetable that is the main ingredient in its namesake, gumbo, is packed with nutrients and vitamins. It can be cooked in a variety of ways to appease even the pickiest of eaters, and should be a part of…

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Fitness, Inspiration

Sleep is probably the one thing we sacrifice the most in our daily lives. People would rather choose burning the midnight oil, or partying until the sun comes up. It’s normal for anyone to forego sleep just so they get to accomplish more things in a span of 24 hours. But should this really be…

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Fitness

There will come a point in your life where your typical morning run or late-night exercise will get boring and you’ll get worn out eventually. But don’t fret, it’s pretty normal and there’s a solution to it. We live in a time where so many things are accessible—that means there are endless options for everyone…

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Food & Drinks, Tips

If you are following a strict diet, good for you. It takes a lot of courage and discipline to stick to a diet plan especially in this age and time where temptation is everywhere. But is your diet sustainable? Is it rich with the nutrients a person should normally have? Sure, most diets require people…

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Food & Drinks, Tips

It has been an ongoing debate whether or not smoothies are healthy. At first look, we would say of course they are! These drinks contain fiber, folate, Vitamin C, and Potassium which come from the fruit itself. You also get your fix of protein and calcium by adding milk or yogurt in your smoothie recipe….

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Food & Drinks, Recipes

Find yourself running out of time for breakfast in the morning? Apple Bircher Muesli, my current quick and easy breakfast obsession, is loaded with protein, complex carbohydrates, fibre and good fats: all the vital nutrients that you want for breakfast to keep you full for longer and for blood sugar control. Bircher Muesli is essentially…

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Fitness, Food & Drinks, Tips

You’ve probably been waiting for summer to come for months now—the good news is that it’s finally here! Once again, the sun is at its brightest, beach resorts, and picnic parks are waiting to be full of eager tourists and you’re probably just waiting for a family member or a friend to invite you to…

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