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    Tips for a wholesome travel

    One of our hobbies is travelling and we go on trips a few times a year. We love to explore new places with their local history, get to experience different cultures, traditions and ways of thinking, and most of all, we value the family time we get from travelling. Since we eat plant-based at home and like to keep a wholesome lifestyle even on trips, we always plan ahead many details of the trip.       Pack your own airplane food We do not own a car, so whenever we travel we mostly go by plane. Sometimes we rent a campervan or take the train. However, regardless of the…

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    The significance of movement and exercise for the body

    Everywhere we look around us, we see advertising campaigns about the health benefits of moving and doing exercise. Colorful, visibly displayed, beautifully designed advertising banners about yoga, Pilates or tai chi classes, the next fitness center around the corner, even a walking retreat in the Swiss Alps attract everyone’s attention for a moment. It’s a fact: we are not a sedentary species by nature, on the contrary, we are a very active one. Moving our bodies daily and regularly is vital for our mental and physical health. Movement is one result of the constant energy flow that courses through our bodies as a biological norm of our existence. Movement affects…

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    Why changing eating habits is challenging

    One of the most important milestones we need to be fully aware of in developing healthy eating habits is learning how to develop and establish steady ones. As human beings we always learn and develop habits by repeating patterns and establishing routines that help us structure our daily lives. We are driven to seek them because they’re predictable, and predictable means safe. We like to automate many of these too in order to fully concentrate on ways of developing our skills and carry out tasks like learning, studying, working, socializing, reading, etc. For example we eat to obtain the fuel we need to function properly. Almost never, we stop to…

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    4 Reasons for the importance of water in human body

    The human body is 70% water. That’s more than 2/3 of our human body weight. H2O: known as one of the most essential elements to health and body function.   pH of the body One of water’s main tasks is to help regulate the pH balance in the body because it is neutral – neither low pH (acidic), nor high pH (basic). The concentration of hydrogen in the body creates an acidic or basic level in your blood and organs. Water allows these free hydrogen ions to move in and out of blood, cells and water to maintain the body’s pH, which is around 7.4. It also helps to regulate…

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    A basic description of a plant-based diet

    When talking about diets in general, we often think about a specific intake of foods for weight-management reasons. Reduction, strict regimen, limited amounts and calorie counting are the commonly used methods when talking about diets because healthy nutrition hasn’t been the main principle for stipulating the quality and type of the food we eat, but rather it’s been the aim of reaching standardized body measurements and trending physical body performances imposed by many media and health institutes. The term diet per se is used to describe the food and drink habitually consumed during the day or a person’s lifestyle habits regarding food. It encompasses the habit of being nurtured in…