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Category: Health

Four(4) Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Skip Breakfast

You might have heard the popular statement that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. While this may not be entirely correct (scientists are still debating it), it may not be the ‘most important’ but certainly has its benefits. Nowadays, there are many companies and bloggers that preach that you need to skip…

Food You Shouldn’t Take When You are in Your 50s


The normal human being eats to sustain life. But there are foods to avoid once you clock the big 50. They include the following:

Potatoes: This is one food you surely need to cut down on, especially if it’s cut into fries or sprinkled with bacon bits. They are starchy, and when you add all the extras to it, you get a dish that expands your waistline and raises your insulin levels. Eat them sparingly.

Breakfast pastries: Limit your sugar intake if you want to keep your weight down — and definitely avoid pastries at breakfast. The late morning sugar crash caused by breakfast pastries affects your blood sugar levels and causes you to crave unhealthier foods throughout the day.

Butter: Butter is bad in large quantities, no matter your age. But cut back on it as you age — as you do saturated fats in general — like whole milk and cheese. This will greatly lower your cholesterol and your risk of heart disease. Better still, healthier fats like olive oil or nuts is a much better option.

Too much wine: Having multiple glasses of wine in one sitting can undo its positive properties because it inundates your organs. Plus, the sugar in wine can interrupt sleep patterns as you get older, leaving you tossing and turning at all hours because you had just one more glass.…

Five(5) Things You Pass To Your Baby Through Breastmilk

Just as the things you eat and do during pregnancy determine the health of the baby in your womb, after birth, the things you eat still influence your baby’s well-being if you’re a breastfeeding mom. If you are blessed with keen observational skills then you may notice the differences in your baby as you make…

SOY MILK: 5 REASONS WHY THIS HEALTHY DRINK IS IDEAL FOR YOUR DIET

Soy milk produced from soybeans is a natural plant beverage which offers high nutritional value and a good dairy alternative. It is generally believed that soy milk is healthier than dairy milk. While some people who are lactose intolerant prefer it as a milk substitute, vegans drink it to avoid cow milk, and some health-conscious folks drink it because they…