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When The Best Time To Eat Fruit, Before or After Meal?

January 22nd, 2012 · 2 Comments

One school of thought believes that you should eat fruit on empty stomach and before meal based on these few reasons: Fruit contains simple sugar which supposedly does not require digestion and this sugar will not stay long in the stomach. Foods rich in protein or fat will stay in the stomach for a longer […]

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Is Soy Sauce Healthier Than Salt?

December 22nd, 2011 · 2 Comments

If you are a Chinese food lover, you know that soya sauce is often served as a dipping sauce in some of the dishes.  Soy sauce is the brown and salty extract of fermented mixture from soybeans, wheat, water and salt that is commonly used in Asian cuisine, especially in Chinese.  Soy sauce actually originated […]

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Should You Drink Water While Eating During Meals?

December 2nd, 2011 · 4 Comments

You probably have heard people telling you not to drink too much water while you are having your meal. They believe that the water will disrupt the digestion process by diluting the hydrochloric acid and digestive enzyme. Hydrochloric acid is there in our stomach to help in digestion by breaking down food. Is it true […]

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Little Known Benefits Of Barley and Why You Should Start Eating It

October 14th, 2011 · No Comments

Not many people know that barley was once the staple food for Roman gladiators.  Nowadays, United Nations uses it as a relief food for those in famine-stricken countries because of its ability to support human life better than many other food.  For commercial market, it is used mainly to make malt for the brewing industry.  […]

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Why Should You Eat the Juicy Watermelon?

September 24th, 2011 · 1 Comment

When I was small, I like having cold juicy watermelon for dessert.  Now, when I am older, not only because of its taste, watermelon health benefits have got me “addicted” to it. Here are few reasons you should eat watermelon too:

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How To Eat Healthy on Tight Budget? If I Can Do It, You Can Do It Too.

August 15th, 2011 · 3 Comments

After monthly installment loan (mortgage or car loan), the next big item most people spend each month is actually food.  So, if one is living on tight budget, spending less on food will help to save some money.  Cutting back on food expenses does not necessarily mean sacrificing good nutrition.  In fact, some people think […]

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