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Halloween, Mexican Style: Día de los Muertos

Día de los Muertos, the Day of the Dead, is a Mexican national celebration that falls in the same time period as Halloween. With it’s ubiquitous sugar skulls and floral headdresses, Dia de los Muertos is recognised worldwide, but what exactly is it?

Muffins, Muffins and More Muffins

What’s not to love about muffins? They’re  absolutely delicious, fluffy, sweet and smell good. Muffins are even okay to have for breakfast with a nice warm drink. Have you ever tried warming a muffin in the microwave? Do it- I promise you that your taste-buds will be delighted. For muffin-lovers, here’re  5 different muffins sure to make your tummy rumble. ...

The Amalfi Coast, the alternative way

Crystal clear waters, jaw dropping cliffs, spectacular scenery…the Amalfi Coast in Italy fits every holiday cliche you could imagine. Despite this, it really is stunning.

Gluten diet for weight loss: yay or nay to the grain

There are so many diets out there that it can get really tough for us humans pursing a simple wish of weight loss: “Just tell me how!!! I’ll do it all!” This is where self-assigned-dietitians and creators of loads of unhealthy and absolutely unrealistic diets come in – proposing us 'a quick fix' to our problems. But that quick fix never tends to be the answer to our dieting prayers.

This made me want to examine a current rave over a Gluten diet.

So let’s look at what Gluten diet is, why people spend extra money on it and whether or not it’s worth the price and effort.

The main reason why people follow the gluten diet as it helps prevent the Celiac disease. Celiac disease is a digestive disorder that occurs as a reaction to gluten (a protein found in rye, barley, wheat, and consequently in loads of other products that contain these grains). People with a wheat allergy or with a non-celiac gluten sensitivity could also be advised to undertake the gluten-free diet.
But recently many people without those co


7 Do’s and Don’ts for weight loss

When it comes to losing weight, forget the word ‘diet’. Weight loss isn’t about speedy dieting, it’s about learning how to maintain a healthy lifestyle. So here are some tips for you on how to get healthier and slimmer as summer comes to an end.  DO weigh yourself regularly Stepping on scales makes people more aware of their weight changes. This ...

‘5 best healthy snacks to aid weight loss’

When we’re tired and hungry, we tend to eat whatever we see and usually it’s quite unhealthy but it doesn’t have to be so. Preparing your snacks in advance is extremely easy. Eating healthy snacks prevents you from overeating later in the day. So here are 5 best healthy snacks for you that will boost your metabolism.   Popcorn   Not only ...

24 Hours In Cardiff

Cardiff, the capital city of Wales, is a relatively small city by UK standards. Despite it’s size, however, it is Wales’ cultural and political centre, with plenty of things for tourists to see and do. It is easily accessible with it’s own airport and rail links all across the country, so it’s a great place to visit for a short ...

5 Delicious Cakes For A Cake-Filled Day

I think there is a fat person inside everyone that loves cake. If I could have cakes for breakfast, lunch and dinner, that would be amazing. But, alas, I like to fit into my skinny jeans. For those health addicts out there, tell me the truth. Would you not ditch your diet for at least an hour to enjoy a ...

5 “Healthy” foods that are actually bad for you

By Jeshoots via Pexel

  As soon as we hear the word “healthy”, we tend to go mental. “Smoothies are healthy? Give me 3”. Even extremely healthy food can be quite bad for you if it isn’t eaten in moderation. But how about the foods that are not actually that healthy but only advertised as such. So here is the list of 5 “healthy” ...

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