Benefits of Taking Collagen Supplements

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Collagen is the most abundant protein in your body. It is the major component of connective tissues that make up several body parts, including tendons, ligaments, skin and muscles. In recent years, collagen supplements have become popular. Most are hydrolyzed, which means the collagen has been broken down, making it easier for you to absorb. […]

Recipe: Soursop Sorbet with Mango Lime Coulis

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|   PREP: 3.5 HOURS (includes freezing)   |   SERVING: 8   | INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 cups sugar 1 3/4 cups water 2 (14-oz) packages frozen guanabana (soursop) purée such as Goya brand, thawed (3 cups) 1 1/2 cups fresh mango purée (from 1 1/2 lb mangoes) or 1 (14-oz) package frozen mango purée, thawed 3 tablespoons fresh […]

Healthy Recipe: Lasagna Rolls

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Crumbled tofu replaces the ricotta in our Italian-style vegetarian meal. |   PREP: 45 MINS   |   COOK: 45 MINS   |   SERVING: 6   | INGREDIENTS 12 whole-wheat lasagna noodles 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 14-ounce package extra-firm water-packed tofu, drained, rinsed and crumbled 3 cups chopped spinach ½ cup shredded Parmesan cheese […]

Healthy Recipe: Mushroom Soufflés

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A soufflé to start always gives your dinner party a ‘wow’ factor and this make-ahead recipe gives you more time to be the perfect host. |   PREP: 30 MINS   |   COOK: 15 MINS   |   SERVING: 8   | INGREDIENTS 140g small button mushroom, sliced 50g butter, plus extra greasing 25g plain flour 325ml milk 85g cheese, […]

7 Tips To Lower High Blood Pressure Level

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High blood pressure raises your chances of having both heart attack and stroke. It’s important to know your numbers. If you have high blood pressure, there are things you can do to bring it down, including taking medication. 1. SHED SOME POUNDS If you’re overweight, losing as little as 10 pounds can lower your blood pressure. It will also help with sleep apnea – […]

Weight-Loss Recipe: Strawberry & Yogurt Parfait

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This healthy yogurt parfait recipe combines fresh fruit, Greek yogurt and crunchy granola for an easy breakfast. Pack the parfait in a mason jar for a healthy breakfast on the go. |   PREP: 10 MINS   |   COOK: 10 MINS   |   SERVING: 2   | INGREDIENTS 1 cup sliced fresh strawberries 1 teaspoon sugar 1/2 cup non-fat […]