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Vegetarian Diets and Quality of Life

Gearbunch Blog Team @ 2019-02-25 19:16:35 +1100

Even though vegetarian diets increase in popularity because of their health benefits, many vegetarians don’t eat enough fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and calcium-rich foods to provide their nutritional needs. Some of them rely too heavily on processed foods which can be high in calories, sugar, fat, and sodium. Many studies find that vegetarians live 6-9 years longer than the meat-lovers, but vegetarians are also more likely to exercise, smoke less and drink less alcohol. Taken into consideration all these factors (and many others) that also contribute to a longer life, it’s hard to claim the direct correlation between being vegetarian...

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8 Keys to Living Longer and Better Life

Gearbunch Blog Team @ 2019-01-21 10:28:50 +1100

Our genes may give an indication of how long we could live, but the way we live our lives has a big impact on our longevity too. As westerners, we want to know how the people who found the elixir of life succeeded to increase their lifespan. Is the fact that they swapped their busy lives for living simply, eating more leafy greens, organic eggs, vegetables, and fish a reason for their exceptional health and well-being? Although urbanization has brought opportunity and prosperity to people living in the bigger cities, the increase of city population in metropolitan centers led to...

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Healthy New Year's Resolutions: Post-Christmas Detox Plan

Gearbunch Blog Team @ 2018-12-31 11:47:28 +1100

After the excesses of the Christmas and New Year holidays, it’s normal to feel tired and bloated from overindulging. What’s important in the days following the festive period is to follow a lighter and healthier diet composed of fresh or steamed vegetables, poached fish, fruits and a lot of water. This will help you to eliminate stored toxins and to reduce the bloating. While December is a month filled with indulging and partying, the New Year brings the feeling of excitement for new beginnings. January is a great time to focus on improving your health. One of the best ways...

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8 Tips for Healthy Holiday-Eating

Gearbunch Blog Team @ 2018-12-10 12:32:37 +1100

We know healthy eating is not easy during Christmas, but it’s not impossible to enjoy tasty holiday festivities and continue to eat clean. It just takes some time and willingness to practice healthy eating. Holiday food can inspire overindulging if you decide to put your mindset in that kind of mood. Don’t get us wrong, we don’t want you to feel deprived, or eat only boring foods during the most wonderful time of the year. Celebrations may keep the cold winter away, but sweet treats, Christmas food, and rich meals can tax the health and strain the waistline. Substituting unsweetened...

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The Best Workout for Women over 40

Gearbunch Blog Team @ 2018-09-17 18:43:47 +1000

The older you get, the wiser you are, but if you hit 40 you probably started to realize you're no longer invincible. Suddenly your body became creaky, and you started to experience a decrease in muscle size, strength and recovery time. Your bones became more fragile and more prone to injuries. As we get older, our skin begins to lose elasticity, we start to lose vitamins and minerals, our bones become weaker and our cardiovascular health begins to go downhill. But that doesn’t mean that you should slow down in the gym. There is an easy way to slow the...

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