Be Fit: Tips on How and What to Exercise at Home 17.05.2016

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Whether you’re preparing for the summer after the “stormy” gourmet winter, or just want to keep in shape, we recommend some exercises that will relieve your negative energy and will help you strengthen your muscles.

First, we start with a short introduction on how to exercise. This includes warming up, form a habit to exercise and diet (planning your grocery list). Set a goal to make the agenda; make sure to exercise in the morning, because at the end of the day you could feel tired and find ways to avoid exercise. Be patient and don’t expect results immediately after the first exercise – Rome was not built in a day! Be persistent, and consult a trainer or nutritionist for your diet, or inform yourself from websites with reliable facts. Don’t exaggerate and don’t force yourself; take your time and gradually increase the duration and the difficulty levels.
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Perfect Pork Vietnamese Hoagie 17.05.2016

Perfect Pork Vietnamese Hoagie
Savory, seasoned meatballs, a warm and toasty baguette, and sweet and spicy mayo...honestly, we are salivating just thinking about it! These are all elements of the wonderful Vietnamese pork hoagie. It is traditionally called a banh mi, but we prefer to call this sandwich pure bliss! It is a favorite for those who are on the go, so maybe you can pack it for a weekday lunch. Add these ingredients to your shopping list, and get cooking!
  1. Daikon radish 1 ½ c
  2. Carrots (thinly sliced) 1 ½ c
  3. Jalapenos (sliced) 2
  4. Sugar 2 T plus 2 t
  5. Salt ½ t
  6. Sesame oil 2 t
  7. Rice vinegar 3 T
  8. Ground pork 1 lb.
  9. Cilantro 2 T
  10. Basil 2 T
  11. Parsley 2 T
  12. Scallion (chopped) 1
  13. Garlic (minced) 3 cloves
  14. Fish sauce 1 T
  15. Sriracha 1 T
  16. Cornstarch 1 T
  17. Black pepper to taste
  18. Baguette
  19. Sriracha mayo
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  1. In a small bowl, toss together the carrots and the daikon radish. Set aside for at least one hour so they get pickled.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the ground pork, the herbs and spices, the fish sauce, sriracha, and cornstarch. Use your hands to make sure everything is incorporated together, then form little balls (about the size of a golf ball.)
  3. Drizzle some oil in a large skillet and saute the pork meatballs in small batches until they are cooked all the way through. Transfer them to a paper towel to soak up any excess oil.
  4. Slice and toast your baguette. Place some of the spicy mayo on one half of the baguette and line up some pork meatballs on top. Add some of the pickled daikon carrots, jalapenos, and fresh chopped cilantro. Place the other half of the baguette on top and enjoy!
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Look After Your Houseplants And They Will Look After You 16.05.2016

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As well as looking beautiful and creating a relaxing ambience in your home, it now seems that there are health benefits to be derived from keeping houseplants! Let’s take a look at some of the surprising ways in which houseplants can protect you and your family’s health. We also give some handy tips on how to keep your houseplants alive and well.
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Natural Painkillers From Your Kitchen 16.05.2016

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Your kitchen cabinet holds many secrets, one of which is that it is filled with super powered herbs and spices that have medicinal properties. Ingredients from your kitchen cabinet could not only treat your pain, but they could cure the root cause of the problem thereby ensuring that the pain doesn’t resurface again. And the best part, unlike over the counter medicines and drugs, these natural painkillers have no side effects!

So here is a ready reckoner of natural painkillers you could easily reach out to, either by peeking in to your kitchen cabinet or adding them to your grocery list.
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Natural Remedies for Tension Headaches 13.05.2016

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Modern life can be full of triggers for tension headaches. Hours staring at computer screens, poor sleep patterns, bad posture and over-reliance on caffeine and alcohol cause up to three-quarters of us to suffer from tension headaches at some time or another. These headaches are usually felt on both sides of the head, and may feel as if a tight band is pressing on the forehead.

It’s all too easy to reach automatically for over-the-counter painkillers when you feel these symptoms coming on, but overuse of painkillers can itself cause headaches, as well as having adverse effects on the liver, stomach and other parts of your body.

Next time you are suffering from a tension headache, try one of these natural remedies. You may already have the ingredients in your store cupboard.
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8 Ways to Drink More Water Everyday 12.05.2016

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We have all heard of the numerous benefits of drinking more than 8 glasses of water and we are also aware of the risks of failing to do so. However, for many people drinking the recommended 8 glasses of water can still be a daunting task. The reasons to avoid drinking enough water are aplenty, but we are here to tell you there is a way out. Here are 8 tricks that will help you drink more water every day!
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Best Foods for Healthy Skin 11.05.2016

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The key to great skin begins with what’s on your plate. You already know that the right food can keep you healthy and prevent & cure many ailments. But did you also know that food you eat could also be your secret to beautiful, radiant, younger looking skin?

True, the beauty aisles these days are stocked with multiple topical solutions to skin problems, but nothing comes close to naturally beautiful skin. So here are some great powerhouse foods that you should add to your grocery list right away, to keep your skin supple and smooth and help fight age-related damage. Be sure to eat these foods often and soon you will have radiant, glowing, healthy skin!
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10 Awesome Benefits of Yoga 11.05.2016

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Yoga has more benefits than we can count but we picked our 10 most favorite benefits of this holistic discipline. Yoga, a 5000 years old practice, has the power to heal you physically, mentally as well as spiritually. Many of the benefits it provides are scientifically proven, and there is no arguing that practicing yoga regularly will change your life.

There are very few things you need to start practicing yoga. Your shopping list need only include a yoga mat and some comfortable clothes. That is all you need to get started and to enjoy the innumerable benefits of yoga.
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