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10 tips for a happy & healthy life


MNA Lifestyle Desk: Living a healthy and happy life is a great challenge in today’s world. But then too we all opt for that and the 10 tips below will give us a good shot at achieving that target. 1. Eat ‘primally’ Common sense dictates that the best diet is one based on foods we’ve been eating the longest in terms of our time on this planet. These are the foods that we’ve evolved to eat and are best adapted to. Studies show that a ‘primal’ diet made up of fruits, vegetables, nuts and seeds, as well as meat, fish ...

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Healthy balanced iftar in this Ramadan


MNA Lifestyle Desk: Ramadan is the Holy Month of fasting and blessings and to keep fit throughout the month, it is required to eat healthy balanced iftar in this month. It brings with it a host of special customs, of which food habits and eating play a big part. Eating during Ramadan is also about following the right habits for a balanced iftar which contributes to maintaining good health during this holy month. Ramadan is also considered to be the holiest month in the entire year according to Islamic custom. Muslims all across the world observe fasts and celebrate Ramzan. ...

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Eat healthy & stay fit


MNA Life Style Desk: Eating healthy and staying fit can be difficult. You may want to eat tasty food that is easy to prepare. You may want be inspired to exercise and stay in shape. The good news is, eating right doesn’t have to be hard or require you to give up things you love. It’s all about making smart choices to build an overall healthy dietary pattern. Here are some simple ways you and your family can eat healthier: INCLUDE Fruits and vegetables Whole grains Beans and legumes Nuts and seeds Fish (preferably oily fish with lots of omega-3 ...

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Keep your family’s teeth and gums healthy


MNA Life Style Desk: You have so many good reasons to keep your family’s teeth and gums healthy. New research suggests that gum disease can lead to other problems in the body, including increased risk of heart disease. Start children early Despite great strides in decay prevention, one in four young children develops signs of tooth decay before they start school. Half of all children between the ages of 12 and 15 have cavities. Dental care should begin as soon as a child’s first tooth appears, usually around six months. Seal off trouble Permanent molars come in around age 6. ...

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Avoid liver damage from hepatitis


MNA Lifestyle Desk: To avoid liver damage from hepatitis, start with a well-balanced diet. You need a healthy liver to convert food into energy. People with hepatitis need to follow a healthy lifestyle to minimize damage to the liver. Keep in mind that an unhealthy diet can contribute to liver damage. If you eat too much high-calorie greasy, fatty, or sugary food, you’ll gain weight and fat will begin to build up in your liver. A healthy liver keeps your body’s regulatory, detoxification and metabolic functions in tip top condition. Fortunately, most liver problems are reversible if discovered early. Here ...

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Natural ways to keep the blood pressure low


MNA Lifestyle Desk: People who are suffering from hypertension can be much benefited if they know some natural ways to keep the blood pressure low. High blood pressure (or hypertension) is a blood pressure reading above 140/90 mm-Hg. A high reading puts you at risk for a number of serious health conditions, including stroke and heart disease. 28% of Americans have high blood pressure and don’t know it, according to the American Heart Association. If you haven’t had yours checked in 2 years, see a doctor. While medication can lower blood pressure, it may cause side effects such as leg ...

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