Malunggay used to be known as the poor man’s vegetable in the Philippines. Maybe it is true with respect to material wealth, but those who eat a lot of malunggay are rich in health due to the myriad of health benefits derived from this abundant and wondrous small leaf.
The malunggay tree is known as the miracle tree for good reason. The leaves, stem and even roots have properties that have some of these benefits: anti-ageing, antioxidants, anti-inflammatory, anti-infectious, anti-bacterial, anti-cancer, increase sperm count and beauty/skin treatment among others.
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Who doesn’t love a good quality chocolate brownie? Our whole family does but we make ours with Prime ingredients to make it a treat that is good for you in the right quantities.
There are many health benefits to Dark Chocolate such as being high in antioxidants; high in minerals like magnesium and iron; is an anti-inflammatory; helps liver function, reduces blood pressure; and minimises the risk of cardio vascular disease and stroke.
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Like most people I love chocolate, and in particular Dark Chocolate (my definition is 70% cocoa and above). I don’t really need much encouragement to eat Dark Chocolate especially after discovering its many healthy benefits.
8 GOOD REASONS TO EAT DARK CHOCOLATE
(1) No cholesterol
(2) Very low in sodium
(3) High in dietary fiber
(4) Very high in iron
(5) Very high in magnesium
(6) Very high in phosphorus
(7) It tastes great
(8) High in saturated fats which is a great source of energy in a healthy, balanced diet. Saturated fats can help your lungs, bones and immune system among other benefits.
Dark chocolate improves blood pressure and improves blood flow.
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I used to love a good Orgasm cocktail. I still do as a matter of fact. As a bartender at University since I was a teenager I made many Orgasm cocktails. There are many different recipes but the traditional one has layers of Kahlua, Baileys and then Cointreau.
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It seems as though every meal we have these days includes rice, pasta, noodles or bread. These items are certainly convenient but do they provide you with the optimal nutrition your body needs to thrive and survive? They might be causing inflammation in your body, lethargy or headaches. A great quote I read recently said “Every time you eat or drink you are either fighting disease or feeding it.”
Here is a nutritious and delicious meal that can be then frozen or stored in the fridge for the rest of the week. It contains lots of Omega-3 from the tuna as well as a lot of tasty vegetables.
Continue reading Cheap Eats That are Tasty and Healthy – Tuna and Vegetable Sheets Lasagne
It is definitely fun to walk into a beautiful and fancy restaurant. It is wonderful to chat to VIP guests and media personalities. It is one of life’s great joys to eat wonderfully prepared food paired with delicious wines. Nothing gets better than this!
That is until you wake the next morning and your stomach is bigger after all the fine food and wine you consumed. You feel a little guilty and maybe go to the gym and work out a bit longer than usual or skip breakfast. You can eat well without the guilt and then having to struggle into your pants or skirt the next morning.
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“It’s day 16 and I’m enjoying it! I believe I’m a REAL foodie now because I eat REAL food.” Mae from WhenInManila.
Just try limiting and eventually eliminating your sugars and grains and see what happens. Try it and you just might see some great changes such as the ones Mae is experiencing.
Continue reading Benefits of Limiting Sugar and Grains – Real Life Story of Mae from WhenInManila