Exercise or diet: Take your pick

If you’ve been exercising and dieting at the same time hoping to lose weight, you can now take your pick and choose to do only one.   According to new research published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, dieting alone is as effective as dieting plus exercise. The key is in the calories and…

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Chocolates good for our hearts

Good news ladies!  Chocolates are good for us.  Well, at least the dark ones. According to the American Dietic Association, one of the primary benefits of chocolate is the antioxidants, particularly the  flavonoids  that are responsible for preventing cholesterol from sticking to our artery walls, a cause of heart attack and stroke.  In fact, these  flavonoids  in chocolates are the…

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Flax seed oil prevent dry & rough skin

Here’s a bloggertip from Samm of Organic Parade on how to prevent dry and rough skin:  The two main causes of dry and rough skin is deficiency in essential fatty acids and lack of vitamin A. If you only use olive oil and do not eat nuts and seeds, then chances are you’re not getting enough essential fats….

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Apples high in antioxidants

Eating apples is good for our health as they can help to keep heart disease and cancer at bay. Fruits and vegetables provide flavonoids, a large group of compounds that are all antioxidants.  In particular, apple has been found to contain a high quantity. In case you don’t already know, antioxidants are good for our well-being, because they stabilise…

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Food for weight loss

I saw this very interesting foodchart over at The D Spot from Sexy Mom which details which food promote weight loss and smoothen skin and asked her if I can share it here.  Beets: Promotes weight loss, controls blood pressure, combats cancer, trengthens bones, protects your heart. Cabbage: Promotes weight loss, combats cancer, prevents constipation, protects…

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