• Rambutan Fruit

    Tropical Fruits You’ve Never Heard Of But Will Love

    Pineapple, mango, and guava are common tropical fruits most of us enjoy eating, at least from time-to-time. Fruit tastes great and oftentimes satisfies a sweet tooth better than a candy bar. Many tropical fruits also benefit our health, providing us with essential vitamins and nutrients that keep us healthy. Along with the tropical fruits you find sold in supermarkets, there are many lesser-known tropical fruits that also offer a sweet and tasty fruit that you can eat.

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    Fine-Tuning Your Diet to Reduce Stress and Anxiety

    If there’s one thing that almost everybody in the modern world needs a little less of, it’s stress and anxiety. In their post “The Physical Effects of Stress,” the experts at Ohio University point out that around 51 percent of women and 43 percent of men in America experience negative side effects of chronic stress. According to them, common symptoms of chronic stress include: Headaches Upset stomach Elevated blood pressure Chest pain Lack of motivation Change in appetite Change in sex drive Anger or irritability Difficulty sleeping Increased risk of developing viral infections While there are many ways to reduce your cortisol levels, one of the most simple ways to…

  • Diet Calorie Counter Weight Loss

    4 Ways to Follow Through with Your Diet

    Many people set out to follow through with a diet in order to make lifestyle changes. Whether they have a few pounds to lose or simply want to feel like they’re making better nutritional choices for the sustainability of their health, it can be inspiring to want to turn over a new leaf in the kitchen. More often than not, however, habits can be extremely difficult to break. The first few days of a diet can be going great, and then all of the sudden you are met with a major temptation. Cravings start to take over and excuses to give into your desires can start presenting themselves. This doesn’t…

  • Cooking Oil

    Common Cooking Oils Used the Right Way

    Time used to be when cooking was simple and uncomplicated — our parents would simply go to the grocery, pick stuff off the shelves, and whip up a delicious meal at home. These days, common food ingredients such as cooking oil have a dizzying variety. But rightly so, because cooking oil has been found to be one of the most vital foodstuff that affects our health in many aspects. In a way, it’s great that there is a ton of choices in the market today when it comes to cooking oils. This gives consumers a wide variety of options for achieving the right flavors and providing their family with healthy…

  • Food Storage

    Being Prepared: What Is Your Food Storage Supply Missing?

    You can’t predict when disaster strikes or exactly what you’ll need when it does. When you’re prepared for any disaster, however, you can increase the odds that your family will thrive throughout any situation that comes your way. The first step? Making sure that your food storage supply isn’t missing any of these critical items. Store Enough Water for Your Family You’ve thought about food, but have you really taken water into account? In a disaster situation, the rule of thumb is one gallon of water per person in your family per day. Make sure that you have enough on hand to get your family through a few days at…