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Guide to micronutrients

Micronutrients are the vitamins and minerals that the body needs. Our brief guide to macronutrients will provide you with the essentials about the body’s vitamin and mineral requirements. Micronutrients are more commonly known as vitamins and minerals and are smaller

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Carb loading; 10 snack and meal ideas

For any long distance runner or keen fitness enthusiast, the term carb loading will be a familiar one. It is the process by which you replenish your body’s natural store of glycogen, which is diminished when you exercise. The body

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BREAKING: Ambode re-opens Mile 12 market

The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, re-opened the Mile 12 Market, which was shut following a violent clash in the Ketu-Mile 12 area of the state. Ambode, in a statement by the state’s Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr.

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Guide to foundation foods

To keep healthy, it is important that we consume a balanced diet — which simply means getting enough quantities from each of the different food groups every day. What though are they? What are the basic, or ‘foundation foods’ we

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5 perfect breakfasts for runners

As you know, the food you eat makes a big difference to your performance. Here we show five delicious and nutritious breakfasts you should be eating that will enhance your running: Nutty muffin Iron should be an essential part of

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10 ways to kill your cravings

Dieting would be oh so easy if it weren’t for those pesky cravings! Luckily, there are many things you can do to make cravings a thing of the past. Put down your fork, step away from the snacks and check

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The top 10 worst foods to eat

True, we are surrounded by junk foods, packed with sugar, fat and salt and generally processed to the extreme — but which ones are the real worst foods to eat, the foods that you really should avoid? Now we are

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5 health tricks women will love

Shhh… We have some top quality secrets you’re going to love. From revealing how to get beautiful, firm skin to showing you how to love eating healthily, we’ve got all the tricks you need to become a healthier, happier version

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How to eat yourself beautiful

Fed up of pricey skin creams, disappointing hair products and time-consuming beauty treatments? Then it’s time to eat yourself beautiful! Check out these 10 nutritious snacks that can solve your beauty problems. Beauty problem: Weak or thinning hair What to

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How to get started in healthy eating — part 3

So now you know what healthy eating is and understand the terms used by nutrition experts and in the media, how do you now go about putting that knowledge into practice? What does a day’s healthy eating really look like?

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