Healthy Tips Avocados

The avocado tree (Persea americana) is native to the Southern part of Central Mexico and is classified as a member of the flowering plant family Lauraceae. Avocados are commercially valuable and cultivated in tropical and Mediterranean climates throughout the world. Avocado production in Australia is widespread with orchards found from the north-east to the south-west…

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Stress is Physical – Live Calmer

You’d think, given everyone seems to understand the negative impact of stress on our health, we would all be focused on living much calmer. However, on closer examination, there is more hype and myths than real information on stress.  The fact that most people still believe stress is solely a psychological issue tells us, people have not got the…

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Healthy Tips Figs

Figs are the fruit of the ficus tree, which is part of the mulberry family (Moraceae). Figs have a unique, sweet taste, soft and chewy texture and are littered with slightly crunchy, edible seeds. Fresh figs are delicate and perishable, so are often dried to preserve. One of the world’s oldest trees, the fig tree…

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How Does Stress Affect Weight Loss

If you ever wanted to know how does stress affect weight loss than you are at the right place. In a new study, research Kelly Webber from the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment, suggests that when it comes to weight-loss success, what you eat may not be as important as what’s eating you.

In the study researchers divided study subjects into two groups of dieters: The first group was given instruction on intuitive-eating techniques, while the second group learned tactics for managing stress.

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