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Are All Salt and Sugar Really the Villain to Weight Loss and Health?

...And, we’re back. No, I haven’t forgotten about this series and the long-awaited Part 3 – that’s what today is for. Over the past few months, we’ve covered topics many of you gym enthusiasts wonder about, from the benefits of soaked nuts, to why you aren’t what you eat, and the best source of protein for workout recovery. We’ve established that digestion is the key to nutrition, and ...

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Interview with Mimi Kirk: How to Eat Healthy International Raw Vegan Gourmet – Anywhere, Anytime

Last time around, we discussed how Mimi Kirk, winner of PETA Prime’s first “Sexiest Vegetarian over 50” contest, stepped up the game from vegetarianism to raw veganism at 69, why you can still be unhealthy as a vegan or vegetarian, tips to start incorporating raw foods into your lives, and more. We’ll pick up today from where we left off and cover why Mimi thinks dairy isn’t the health food the ...

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No, Don’t Faint: Why Durian is a Must-Have Tropical Fruit

Ever tried tropical fruit that  smells like revolting French cheese (Did your cat just take a dump)? Before you dread the thought of this pungent smell, you'd be surprised to know that this vitamin-C rich succulent, creamy, sweet fruit almost tastes like melted butter. Yes, I'm talking about durian,  the King of Fruits. Last time around, we talked about the top 5 tropical fruits you should eat ...

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6 Sunscreen Myths You Need to Ditch To Prevent Photoaging

Clear skin. Or better yet: get glowing, bronzy and tanned skin. Ask any celebrities why they look so great, having a solid skin care regime that works will be at the top of the list – even if he or she won’t admit it ;) But few people get amazing skin naturally after their 40s (Botox  and plastic surgery don't count). Besides the alcohol, lack of sleep, poor diet, there’s another huge ...

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Interview with Mimi Kirk: How to Stay Energetic and Fit beyond 70 – Without Botox and Pills

One thing most of us are secretly afraid of: Aging. Not only are you dreading the wrinkles, you’re worried about decrease in energy levels, new aches and pains, and yes, getting fatter… And then there are dis-eases like arthritis, heart diseases, diabetes, just to name a few... Don’t fret. It is still possible to stay healthy, lean, energetic (more so than a 20-year-old) and attractive, ...

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Summer No-Cook Recipe: Raw Asian Quinoa Salad with Carrot Ginger Dressing

I love this salad because of its exotic flavors. The tangy taste of ginger complements the sweetness of the carrots. Mix that with the fulsome oiliness of the tahini, smokiness of the golden, maple syrup, as well a zesty flavor of the lemon juice. This gives you the perfectly sweet carrot ginger dressing to nourish your body. Add that to the colorful mesclun greens and sprouted quinoa, you ...

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Muscle-Building Power Smoothie

There are times when you may need an energy boost and a remedy to ease your muscle pain, especially after a strenuous exercise session. What’s a better way to nourish your body than drinking this delicious plant-based power smoothie bursting with energy, minerals, vitamins and phytonutrients? This chocalicious recipe will satisfy your chocolate cravings and replenish your body. Adding to ...

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Top 5 Tropical Fruits To Protect You From the Sun

Summer is here! Many of you maybe going to the beach, lounging around half naked, surfing, or playing in the sun... As you're getting your golden tan sitting on a beach sipping your Piña colada, your skin cells maybe slowly damaged by the sun's unforgiving UV rays. While we talked about the top 10 foods that can protect our eyes from harmful sun rays, I'm going to address your skin, your ...

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