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When is the best time to eat fruit?

Despite online claims, there is no best time of day to eat fruit — people can get similar health benefits from fruit at any time of the day. That said, people with weight loss goals or diabetes can benefit from timing their fruit intake. Many online sources claim that people can get better health benefits from fruit if they eat it in the afternoon, on an empty stomach, or if they avoid eating fruit along with specific foods. There is no evidence to support these claims. In this article, we explore the various myths linked with when to eat fruit, along with ways to time fruit intake for weight loss and diabetes management. Busting myths There are many myths concerning when to...

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10 Plant-Based High-Protein Recipes to Help Build and Strengthen Muscles

It’s pretty well known by now that meat is not the only source of protein, right? Well, in case you still weren’t convinced, plants definitely have more than enough protein. But to build and strengthen muscles, protein isn’t the only necessary nutrient. It’s also important to eat foods that will keep you energized and help you recover, especially since you’re likely lifting weights and exercising abundantly if big, strong muscles are your goals. Fortunately, plant-based foods are so versatile that some are high in protein and some have just enough to help you build lean muscle. To help you get the goodness of plant-protein, we’ve brought you 10 delicious plant-based recipes that can help build muscles and keep them strong! 1. Tofu Lasagna Source: Tofu...

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Diet Soda Side Effect: Low-Calorie Sodas Found To Cause Weight Gain

Scientists found new evidence that linked diet sodas to weight gain. A new study has found that those who drink low-calorie beverages have more calorie intakes than those who only drink water. Flavored sparkling water with 100 percent fruit juice and pure water were suggested to be better alternatives to sweetened drinks. The study published in Pediatric Obesity observed 7,026 children and teenagers enrolled in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey and assessed their calorie intake per day and whether or not diet sodas helped them prevent weight gain. From 2011 to 2016, the participants’ diet records showed that youngsters who drank diet sodas consumed more calories than those who opted to drink water regularly. “These results challenge the utility of...

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The Complete Guide To The 7 Chakras – For Beginners

The entire universe is made of energy, and your body is no exception. Long before modern technology and science, ancient cultures knew that all living things carried a life force with them. They called the centers of energy that move inside of us, the 7 chakras. So what are the seven chakras? Chakra is an old Sanskrit word that literally translates to wheel. This is because the life force, or prana, that moves inside of you is spinning and rotating. This spinning energy has 7 centers in your body, starting at the base of your spine and moving all the way up to the top of your head. In a healthy, balanced person, the 7 chakras provide exactly the right amount...

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Why Stretching Is Important For Your Body

Stretching can act as a stress reliever by eliminating tension from various parts of the body.  You don't need to be an athlete or a gym junkie in order to practice stretching. This simple form of exercise can be performed on a daily basis to ensure that your muscles are in a healthy condition. Of course, stretching is best known as a part of the warm-up session preceding a workout. Experts note that you should not start with stretches first as your muscles are not warm enough, increasing the risk of injury. Instead, perform a small bout of physical activity such as a light jog or moving up and down the stairs. Not working out today? Well, it is still not an excuse to skip stretching....

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