Kombucha is a naturally fermented drink that consists of a living colony of bacteria and yeast, which makes it a great probiotic beverage. Among many things, Kombucha benefits a variety of ailments, such as digestion, mood stability and mental clarity, weight loss, detoxification, sleep issues, candida (harmful yeast) overgrowth, and immune system disorders. Kombucha consumers have even gone as far as saying that it prevents cancer, improves liver function, and stops hair loss.
Many have said that Kombucha is the “elixir of life” because of the vast benefits this drink carries. Whatever the opinion, anyone who has tried this tea-like drink would agree that it’s one of the hottest new trends in the health beverage industry.
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Is cheese a guilty pleasure or part of a healthy diet? This is a never ending debate and there have been both types of arguments on this – some praise the benefits of protein and calcium, others condemning high calories, saturated fat, and sodium. No matter on which side of argument you stand, you’re likely to be still nibbling it away! Today, we have got some tips, which will allow you to eat cheese effectively and make it contribute to your weight loss efforts –
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Everybody knows that sugar is the biggest culprit when it comes to weight gain, since it is extremely high in calories and also has a negative impact on insulin (fat storing hormone) and blood sugar levels. But can you believe the fact that even though you have been avoiding the intake of sugar to make the most of your weight loss efforts, this little ingredient sneaks and hides in many of the “healthy” items too that you have been consuming. Checkout the list of so-called “healthy foods” that are actually laden with sugar:
Don’t get deceived by fat-free milk as one cup of it has 12g of sugar. Rather than going for cow’s milk you should opt for soy or almond milk , since both alternatives have nearly half the sugar content in comparison to cow’s milk.
2. Breakfast Foods
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You must have heard it a 1000 times that you must eat enough fruits and veggies in order to lose weight and stay healthy. But the reports published by CDC, highlighted that only 9% people are having the recommended daily serving of veggies and only 13% of people are eating enough fruits. This is an alarming signal as in addition to the numerous health benefits including cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, cancer, etc. – they are low in calories, but have lots of water and fiber, making them very filling. Furthermore, varied studies have shown a positive relationship between fruit and veggie consumption and feeling good, which includes feelings of well-being,and creativity, as well as greater self-control and more initiative.
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