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Addictive Foods to Avoid

Addictive Foods to Avoid

The Yale food addition scale has highlighted a number of foods that are more likely to trigger an addiction, and push some people towards eating more and more. Foods identified by Yale Food Addiction Scale as likely to trigger “addiction”: Ice-cream, chocolate, doughnuts, cookies, cake, sweets White bread, pasta, white rice Salty snacks like crisps pretzels, and crackers Bacon, hamburgers, cheeseburgers, pizza & chips If this seems a little obvious, then you are right, because they constitute the diet of many people of the western world. The study conducted shows that over 35s were more likely to have a food...

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Top 9 Hand Bags and Purses

Top 9 Hand Bags and Purses

Here is Cubbypot's list of top 9 handbag styles. The Day Clutch The Day Satchel The Crossbody Purse The Dress Clutch The Straw Basket The Shoulder Bag The Tote The Day Bag The Designer Bag   The Day Clutch - A very neat, daytime clutch is a great option if you can handle to limited space and accept some things stay in the purse and some things must be left out. Some smaller clutches are smart and light, but you usually can’t take much more than a smartphone and lipstick. Look for one that has a few pockets and dimensions to suit...

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The Growing Population - Obesity Crisis

The Growing Population - Obesity Crisis

The Growing Population The New York Times has highlighted a report from the National Center for Health Statistics which says the average American is getting bigger, while staying the same height or becoming marginally shorter.  The average American man now weighs an average of 198 pounds and is on average 5 feet and 9 inches tall. With a 40 inch waist his body Mass Index, (BMI), is 29, which is at the high end of the overweight scale. Women on average are in a slightly worse position with the average American woman weighing 171 pounds and being about 5 feet...

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Benefits of Fiber in the Diet

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Benefits of Fiber in the Diet

A review commissioned by World Health Organisation reports that fibre in good carbohydrates has a positive and protective effect on health. Fiber is something the body needs but doesn’t digest, and in fact it stays more or less the same from eating through to digestion and exiting the body. There are two types of fiber, soluble and insoluble, and most plant-based foods contain a mixture of both. Soluble fiber turns to gel in the stomach and slows down digestion, helping to lower cholesterol and blood glucose. Insoluble fiber, remains unchanged all the way to the colon, making waste heavier and softer,...

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The keys to finding the right pair of Leggings

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The keys to finding the right pair of Leggings

Leggings have long come out of the fitness niche and made their way into the world of fashion, and even though they are seen just as much in the high street and the clubs and bars, they are still a functional item used for sport and exercise. The same reasons for buying leggings for fitness and exercise run true for fashion, and here at Cubbypot.com we highlight the factors top consider when purchasing the right leggings for you.

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