Your Metabolism

By Sharmini Jayawardena Metabolism is:“The chemical processes that occur within a living organism in order to maintain life.” – The Online Dictionary. “Metabolism is the set of life- sustaining chemical transformations within the cells of organisms. The three main purposes of metabolism are the conversion of food/fuel to energy to …

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The Ketogenic Diet

By Sharmini Jayawardena Traditionally, a Ketogenic Diet (Wikipedia), needs to be observed under the care of a healthcare professional. While a Ketogenic Diet may not be appropriate for those living in the tropics as the standard tropical??? diet consists of a minimum of animal fat except for fish, it is …

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Foods to Avoid

Foods to Avoid By Sharmini Jayawardena “Are you a young person living in an old shell?”, asks Mike Geary, of The Nutrition Watchdog? Weight loss, weight gain, joint pain, muscle weakness, digestive issues, ‘old’ skin and hair, stubborn belly fat and zero energy are all serious concerns affecting the human …

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Tincture

By Sharmini Jayawardena Today I’m talking of this word: Tincture which has some interesting meanings according to the Collins Dictionary. It states six meanings or definitions of the word. Those being: 1. a medical extract in a solution of alcohol; 2. a tint, colour or tinge 3. a slight flavor …

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