Extra virgin, virgin, pure, 100%, refined, unrefined - what's the deal with oils?

Extra virgin, virgin, pure, 100%, refined, unrefined - what's the deal with oils?

Once you know which oils you'd like to use, you need to decide which brand/label/certification/criteria you have to look out for. To make this a little bit easier for you, I've created an overview - one for coconut oil and one for olive oil - to help you choose the right oil.

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Freeing yourself from the food prison

Freeing yourself from the food prison

Thoughts in the head of an eating disordered person always circle around food, exercise, diets and calories. The moment you wake up to the time before you fall asleep. Either you are planning which diet to do next or you worry about what you’ve eaten the whole day. It’s like a prison and it needs more than a Michael Scofield to break you out of it.

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Is plant-based the magic pill to longevity?

Is plant-based the magic pill to longevity?

According to google trends, plant based diet has had a massive increase on search engines over the past few months. People are getting more and more interested in the healthy benefits as well as the positive effects on the environment of a vegan diet. But is this really the magic solution to a long and healthy life?

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Does being lean equal living a healthy life?

Does being lean equal living a healthy life?

Leading a healthy lifestyle is on everyone's lips but what does it really mean? Most people tend to equate being healthy with being lean and fit. And this might be true in some cases but definitely not in every case. The way we look on the outside does not tell how we feel or look on the inside. We can be lean but still feed our body with unhealthy food.

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Stay cool during hot summers

Stay cool during hot summers

Hot weather in Singapore is normal and with the AC in almost every building it is easy to cool down. But if you live in the northern hemisphere, keeping yourself refreshed isn't always that easy. When the temperature raises above 30 degrees Celsius, tiredness and lack of energy can distract you from enjoying summer to the fullest. Therefore I put together a few tips on how to stay cool during hot summers - without AC!

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Boil it, peel it, cook it, wash it or forget it!

Boil it, peel it, cook it, wash it or forget it!

As fun as traveling can be, spending most of the time on the toilet is not. However, the different food and especially the different food quality in certain countries, can leave your stomach upset. Let me share with you some natural remedies to treat your unhappy belly.

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