Category: Healthy Eating

Cumin’s many benefits
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Cumin’s many benefits

What is cumin?  Cumin originated in Egypt. Ancient Egyptians used it both as a spice and as an element in preserving mummies. It comes from the dried seed of a plant known as Cuminum cyminum, which is a member of the parsley family. Cumin is one of the most popular spices and is commonly used in...

The Pollution Diet
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The Pollution Diet

We live in a polluted environment. Lebanon ranks as one of the most polluted areas in the Middle East, as shown by a recent study in 2019. Along with Iraq, Lebanon has the highest levels of nitrogen dioxide. Moreover, the environment must have become more polluted especially after the massive fires that devoured the Lebanese...

by November 23, 2019November 23, 2019
Living with Diabetes
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Living with Diabetes

Diabetes is a chronic disease. It occurs when the pancreas is no longer able to make insulin, or when the body cannot make good use of the insulin it produces. The pancreas produces insulin, which is a hormone that helps glucose to go into the cells to produce energy. When the body cannot produce insulin or use it effectively,...

by November 23, 2018December 31, 2018
Back to school
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Back to school

Back to school diet and healthy lifestyle Before school starts, we are all focused on buying school supplies. However, we should also focus on something that has a huge impact on our kids’ academic performance, their diet. This is a very good time to get the children back on a certain routine after the summer’s...

by September 6, 2018December 28, 2018
Tips for eating out
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Tips for eating out

Some people eat out occasionally, others have it as a way of life. Either way, there are few things you can do to make it a healthy meal and lifestyle.  Tips for eating out:  Don’t be very hungry before you go. Have a light snack such as a fruit or a cup of fat free...

Tamarinds
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Tamarinds

Tamarind is a leguminous tropical tree. It has pods inside which are few large seeds with sticky sour pulp. The  pulp becomes more sour as it dries. It can add a strong flavor to your dishes, alone, diluted or mixed with sugar. It makes a great base in many sauces and marinades, tenderizes meat, and...

Dates, the blessed fruit!
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Dates, the blessed fruit!

Dates are one of the main and very important fruits in the Arab world. Since history, people consumed dates due to their healing properties. Nowadays, science is proving the many benefits of dates.  Dates through history and science The Holy Quran mentioned dates several times. God also instructs Virgin Mary to consume dates when she...

Food Sources of omega-3
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Food Sources of omega-3

Omega-3 rich foods We all know the many benefits of omega-3 fatty acids. However, we are going to talk about the sources and needed amounts of this essential fatty acid  for a healthy body. A healthy adult needs 250-500 mg of omega-3 per day. People with known heart disease and heart failure should aim for...

Impressive benefits of eggs
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Impressive benefits of eggs

Benefits of eggs  1.Better nails and hair:  Eggs are rich in biotin that helps maintain strong hair and nails. However, you should cook them well to activate the biotin absorption.  2.Incredibly Nutritious: Eggs are one of the few foods that are rich in many nutrients together (13 essential nutrients) including: Vitamins A, B6, and E,...

Bad habits that inhibit weight loss
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Bad habits that inhibit weight loss

If you are aiming to have a healthy weight and lifestyle, you should consider and evaluate your eating habits and what triggers you to eat more. There are some bad habits  that you may be doing and that inhibit you from reaching your weight loss goal. Bad habits that inhibit weight loss: 1. Watching TV...

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