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What to eat before bed if you want a good night’s sleep – and what to avoid

Lavender on your pillow, avoiding all digital screens, meditation – there are seemingly endless ways that supposedly promise a good night’s sleep. But according to sleep expert Sammy Margo, it could be as simple as eating the right foods before bed. Margo, author of The Good Sleep Guide, explained how …

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Are ‘food comas’ real or a figment of your digestion?

You’ve just finished a big meal, and you’re stuffed. You’re thinking of taking a walk or even a stretch before clearing the table, but the thought of just getting out of your chair seems like a challenge. The idea of taking a snooze on the couch seems more and more …

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3 Ways to Make Water Tasty!

As kids, we learnt that water has no taste… But did you know you can make it flavoured. It is important to take a lot of water so as to stay hydrated. However, some people find it difficult to drink several glasses of plain drinking water. The solution to this …

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Did you know that Pumpkin Seeds helps to fight Against Cancer And Bad Mood

According to a Spanish study, pumpkin seeds contain compounds that successfully fight cancerous cells, and also help fight off bad moods. The seeds are rich in protein, manganese, fiber, magnesium, and phosphorus. They also contain a high percentage of zinc, which is very important for immunity, sleep, vision, skin, good …

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Smart egg’ plans your meals and shows you how to cook them


A new smart kitchen assistant that can plan your week’s meals, order the ingredients and tell you how to cook them could soon revolutionise the way consumers cook at home. Hello Egg, which integrates with the Eggspert web and mobile app, is described as ‘the only voice-operated smart assistant with …

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New study insists red meat can actually be GOOD for blood pressure


Red meat has been condemned as a cancer-causing, blood pressure-raising no-no.  Indeed, nutritional guidelines in both the UK and the US advise eating no more than 70g of beef, pork, or steak per day.  But a new review of clinical trials from Purdue University has found quite the opposite.  According …

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