Perfect Diet Fruit – Cantaloupe

    Nutritional value (1/2 cup/125 mL): 25 calories, less than 1 g fibre, source of vitamin A, folate and potassium   Disease-fighting factor: Cantaloupe is high in the antioxidant beta-carotene, which may help reduce the risk of developing cataracts. Cantaloupe is a …

9 Things Only A Mother Could Say

1. This too shall pass. It annoyed me endlessly when she said this, but it’s probably the best advice she ever gave me and I tell my kids the same thing. Time heals most wounds (or at least it dulls the pain). And …

First Of All You Are A Human Being

New Vision   A guiding light doesn’t come with a switch And there are no repairmen to keep it in good use It’s obviously a metaphor for “the light at the end of the tunnel” Which I could barely see up ahead before …

Best Antioxidant Activity – Blueberry

    Nutritional value (1/2 cup/125 mL): 41 calories, 1.5 g fibre, rich in antioxidants   Disease-fighting factor: Blueberries rank No. 1 in antioxidant activity when compared to 60 other fresh fruits and vegetables. Blueberries may help lower the risk of developing age-related …

How Ginger Helps You Burn Fat

    Often referred to as a “universal remedy,” ginger consumption has anti-inflammatory, anti-hypertensive, glucose-sensitizing, and stimulating effects on the gastrointestinal tract. The spice also eases hunger, increases fat burn, and can be used as a home remedy to help ease symptoms of …