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BREAK THE FAST THE HEALTHY WAY

In the month of Ramadan, muslims stay abstinent from food and liquids from the crack of dawn until sunset. While a 10 percent drop in our body’s water suply will land us in the hospital, a mere 2% decrease can trigger signs of dehydration, including trouble concentrating and severe headaches. That is why you should break the fast by drinking lots of liquids. WATER: Drink …

FITNESS QUIZ: HOW FIT ARE YOU?

Let’s find out how healthy your lifestyle is. A well balanced diet and physical fitness is key to a high quality life and for being the best version of yourself. A    Which one most closely resembles your typical breakfast? Pogaçia or simit and a can of Coke. Tomatoes, cucumbers, white cheese, olives and bread with black tea. White omelette with red pepper and mushrooms, …

5 THINGS TO CHANGE BEFORE NEW YEAR

1. Less stress. Whether eating to fill an emotional need or grabbing fast food simply because there is no time to sit down or prepare something healthy, a stressed-out lifestyle is rarely a healthy one. I have learned to say No and my life became so much easier ever after. I don’t meet with people I don’t really care for anymore and I don’t commit to …

FAST FOOD IS LIKE COCAINE

It has probably crossed your mind before too: How come we keep eating fast food when we know that there is no nutritious benefit and that it makes us fat? Is there something in fastfood that makes us addicted? Several studies show that a fastfood addiction is as serious as a drug addiction indeed. The high concentration of  fructose syrup, monosodium glutamate, hydrogenated vegetable oils, …

SEX IS GREAT CARDIO

How many times a week do you have sex? Let me tell you, if it is once a week, you count to the average adults who do it 54 times a year. According to a study published in the journal Archives of Sexual Behaviour which collected data from more than 26’000 people, American adults had sex about nine fewer times per year in the early …