Tag Archives: fit lifestyle

TREK BARS

5 Nov

 

I am really excited about this new find as it is hard to find a good snack bar in the grocery stores in Cape Town, SA.

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Healthy Food Demands Growing in U.S. Shows New Survey

5 Nov

 

Take it with a grain of hand-harvested crystallized pink Himalayan sea salt, but Whole Foods Market—the iconic gourmet natural and organic grocery chain—is reporting that more Americans than ever are opting for natural and organic foods.

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8 Reasons To Enjoy Tasty Low Fat Smoothies

5 Nov

 

Low fat smoothies and raw fruit juices can be a healthy addition to any diet. They can be thought of as the secret weapon when it comes to healthy eating and the effort to loss weight. They provide you with a sustained level of energy and also supply your nutritional needs in terms of vitamins, minerals, protein, fiber and fatty acids.

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Sitting for hours can shave years off life!

24 Jun

That might sound ridiculous — or obvious — depending on your perspective, but the findings don’t come from a fringe study. They come from the American Cancer Society, whose researchers studied 123,216 people’s health outcomes during a 14-year period.
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Plate icon to guide Americans to healthier eating

5 Jun

The food pyramid has been dismantled in favor of a simple plate icon that urges Americans to eat a more plant-based diet. Continue reading

14 signs that the collapse of our modern world has already begun!

6 May

A lot of people believe the world as we know it is going to end on December 23, 2012. Nonsense, I say. The far more honest answer is that the end of the world as we know it has already begun. And it doesn’t mean the end of the world; it means the closing of one era and the birth of a new one. It is a transition between the ages. This particular transition, however, promises to be the most tumultuous and costly transition humankind has ever seen. Continue reading

New study says plant-based foods help prevent cancer.

9 Apr

Researchers from the University of Minnesota Hormel Institute now admit that plant-based foods are highly beneficial in helping to prevent cancer, particularly among those who have the highest risk of developing the disease. Published in the journal Nature Reviews Cancer, their study says that plant phytochemicals — which include powerful nutrients and antioxidants like selenium, resveratrol, beta-carotene, and lycopene, — are a viable option in cancer prevention. Continue reading

Sheff’s Restaurant

26 Mar

A friend recently recommended visiting Sheff’s which is a Vegetarian restaurant just off Long Street in Cape Town. It is owned and operated by Rastafarians, they were very friendly and welcoming. Continue reading

The high cost of cheap meat

15 Mar

When interviewed, documentary filmmaker Michael Moore responded to a question about whether every American was entitled to healthcare. His reply was, “We have to decide what kind of people we are.” He was referring to our national character. Who are we? What kind of society do we want to become? Are we interested in creating a world that works for everyone . . . or one that only works for an elite few? Continue reading

MSNBC poll: Nearly everyone supports mandatory GMO labeling .

4 Mar

A recent MSNBC Health poll that asked the question, “Do you believe genetically modified foods should be labeled?” concluded with overwhelming public support for transparency in food labeling. Nearly 90 percent of respondents, representing more than 9,000 votes, answered “Yes. It’s an ethical issue — consumers should be informed so they can make a choice.” Continue reading