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Finding Your Sweet Spot When Up In The Air

I’m sure everyone loves travelling, and if you have the opportunity to, you will very likely find yourself having to take a plane in order to reach your travel destination. It’s no sweat if you’re on a 5 hour or less flight. But the challenge comes when you have to take long haul flights, or worst still, red eye flights. Unless you’re flying on business or first class, chances are it’s going to be an uncomfortable journey on economy. So how can you make the most of your long journey…

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Long Distance Love Birds! This Is How Your Screen Help You Stay Sweet Across the Sea!

Relationships can be hard to maintain especially once it gets to the stage where you both get comfortable. Standards may slip or you both could start taking each other for granted. While this can be fixed in a conventional relationship, for those in long distance relationships, this could threaten the union all the more. Long Distance Relationship Equals to Dead-End Street? Long distance relationships usually have a bad rep. If you’re in one right now, I’m sure many people have given you their widely-agreed-upon opinion that it just won’t last….

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Read This and You’ll Find Healthier Ways to Satisfy That Sweet Tooth of Yours!

We have all been there: you have just started a diet in an attempt to lose weight and feel better, but it seems as soon as you decide to eat less sugar and more vegetables, someone walks by you with a gourmet cupcake or a sugary coffee drink. All at once, your willpower is gone and you give in to the temptation. If this has happened to you, then you have probably experienced the attitude of: I’ll do better tomorrow! But did you? Probably not. And that is largely because…

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The Unique Type of Starch in White Sweet Potatoes Saves You From Digestive Disorders

Sweet potatoes are extremely versatile vegetables that can be incorporated numerous ways to fit your diet. Classically, you are accustomed to the orange looking varieties, but did you know that White sweet potatoes also exist? These sweet potatoes can offer you a unique spin on a tried classic, bringing new flavours to the table along with nutritional offerings! Some Brief History about White Sweet Potato Even though sweet potatoes are available throughout the world today, its origins can be traced back to Central America 5000 years ago, and South America…

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Sugar Detox: How To Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth Without Getting Too Much Sugar

Let’s face it, we all love our desserts and we all probably have a favourite one that we simply can’t resist. The bad news is that there is lots of good information today that warns about the risks of too much sugar. It’s a fact that too much sugar will slowly deteriorate your health. Almost a third of Americans are diabetic and 80% or more of us eat more sugar that is reasonable or healthful. This is not good. So here’s the problem… if you decide to reduce or eliminate…

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If You Have A Sweet Tooth, Your Immune System Is More Likely To Suffer

We all know sugar is bad for us. Health experts who disagree about other aspects of diet, seem to come together on the topic of sugar: just don’t eat it. You are probably used to hearing that weight gain and tooth decay are two common and unpleasant side effects of an obsession with sugary treats. Yet, sugar has other lesser-known but equally dramatic effects on the body’s overall health. Researchers have found that excess sugar consumption weakens your body’s immune system, greatly impacting your body’s ability to fight infections like…

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Sweet potato cupcakes with peanut butter frosting

  If you’re looking for a sweet alternative to your regular cupcakes, this sweet potato creation is a must-try.     Ingredients (makes 18) Cakes  2 eggs  1 cup vanilla protein powder  1 cup mashed sweet potato 2 tsp baking soda  4 packs Stevia sweetner Frosting   2 tbsp peanut butter ¼  low-fat cream cheese 1 tsp vanilla extract    Method Blend ingredients and pour into non-stick muffin tins. Bake at 175°C for about 25 to 30 minutes or until lightly brown on top.   For the frosting blend ingredients with…

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Sweet potato brownies

  Our April cover model Nadine Dumas talks healthy treats, fit food and shares her sweet potato brownie recipe.   ON FIT FOODI’m a fan of sweet potatoes and a protein that’s a bit lighter. I train right before lunch, so it’s usually eggs. For post-workout I will normally get a banana in right away with glutamine and then head to the local market for greens and another protein such as a chicken breast. ON HEALTHY TREATSI have a great recipe for sweet potato brownies. I find so many recipes…

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