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 Paleo or Paleolithic Diet

By Sharmini Jayawardena The word means from ancient days, Stone Age. By that meaning: a Diet minus grains🌾, dairy🥛 and processed foods🍔. “A diet based on the types of foods presumed to have been eaten by early humans, consisting chiefly of meat🍖 🥩, fish🐠 🐟 🎣, vegetables🌶🌽🍅 and fruit🍉 🍎 …

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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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