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So you want to detox?!

Over the past couple of years, people have become increasingly conscious of their health and their wellbeing. And, with that consciousness, “Detox” has become one of the most popular words used in modern day English. A detox is a great and accelerated way to give your system a break from all the processed, refined, sugar and salt filled foods one consumes and it can help flush out harmful toxins in the body. Detoxes can last anywhere from a day to a few weeks, depending on your chosen approach. Doing a detox can have your body feeling well and invigorated and bloat-free again. Overall, a detox can help you kickstart your journey to a healthy lifestyle or help you reboot your system. Many...

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Christmas gift guide for your health conscious loved ones (and for you!)

‘Tis the season for sharing and gifting! The holiday season is an amazing time to spend with loved ones laughing, eating, wrapping and unwrapping presents. That being said, we understand how much of a challenge it can be, finding the perfect gift for that health conscious individual(s) in your life. This is why we have curated seven of the best gifts your fitness focused favorite will absolutely love. 1. Water Bottle. A water bottle is a great gift for a health conscious individual. E Drinking 8 glasses of water a day does not pose a huge problem with an Oh So convenient bottle to carry around. Who needs a water drinking app with a fancy bottle right in front of them?...

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The benefits of green smoothies and why you should be drinking them

These days most of us rarely meet their daily intake of fresh fruit and vegetables. With our ever growing busy lifestyles, multiple work, family and social commitments, eating healthily has slowly become a chore.  We’re constantly on the lookout for the “faster food” option most of which, we can probably all agree, are lacking in nutrients. With the hectic lives we seem to live these days, smoothies may be the one way to help you get the nutrients needed daily. Have you ever thought about the value of drinking your fruits, vegetables and leafy greens? It’s definitely a “faster food” option that comes with a number of health benefits. Here are 10 reasons why you should get started with drinking...

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The wonders of ginger root

Ginger is known for having a long tradition of being very effective in alleviating symptoms of gastrointestinal distress.  It is a root vegetable that speeds metabolic rate and is also a warming food which is perfect for adding to juices, drinks, and teas. This root is readily available in many markets across Nigeria. Keep a look out for it, and we definitely advise you to keep some in your pantry on a regular basis. There are so many ways to include ginger in your daily meal prep. We'll be sharing a few recipes in the near future. In the meantime, here are some more known benefits of ginger: Maintains normal blood circulation Remedies motion sickness Improves absorption Cold and flu prevention Combats stomach...

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