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Showing posts with label Beverages. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Beverages. Show all posts

June 30, 2017

Is Coffee Really A Dangerous Beverage?

Coffee Beans
Coffee Beans
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For many years, I have heard and read about the arguments of those who think that coffee is not healthy for us to drink and I have also heard and read about the health benefits of coffee; it makes me wonder: who should I believe?

May 6, 2017

Why Doe Cold Brew Coffee Taste Better?

Hank Green
A screenshot of Hank Green  
Like it or hate it, cold brew coffee definitely tastes different than regular ol' drip, and it's all thanks to science.

January 11, 2017

The Benefits Of Drinking Turmeric Tea

Stephanie Elizabeth Thompson
A screenshot of Stephanie Elizabeth Thompson  
In this episode of Stephanie Chats, Stephanie Elizabeth Thompson informs us about the benefits of drinking turmeric tea.

January 2, 2017

How To Make Vegan Starbucks Gingerbread Latte At Home

Sorsha
A screenshot of Sorsha  
Sorsha, a cute-looking vegan activist, teaches us, How To Make Vegan Starbucks Gingerbread Latte At Home.

December 15, 2016

3 Vegan Christmas Drinks For Cold Nights

Jenny Mustard
A screenshot of Jenny Mustard  
In this fifteenth episode of A Very Mustard Xmas, Jenny Mustard shares with us, 3 Vegan Christmas Drinks For Cold Nights.

December 14, 2016

Low-Fat Vegan Peppermint Hot Chocolate Recipe

Sorsha
A screenshot of Sorsha  
Sorsha, a cute-looking vegan activist, shares her low-fat vegan peppermint hot chocolate recipe with us.

November 29, 2016

How To Make Vegan Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Frappiccino (Low Fat)

Sorsha
A screenshot of Sorsha  
Sorsha, a cute-looking vegan activist, shared her recipe for her low fat vegan Starbucks frappiccino.

July 26, 2016

Vegan Too Expensive? Smoothie Versus McDonalds Versus Cereal

Ryan
A screenshot of Ryan; the host of "Happy Healthy Vegan
In a shootout between 1000 calories worth of a banana smoothie, a McDonalds breakfast, and a bowl of Frosted Flakes, Ryan responds to critics who say a vegan diet is too expensive.

July 19, 2016

What Is Taurine And Why's It In My Energy Drink?

Michael Aranda
A screenshot of Michael Aranda
Energy drinks — you've had them, or at least you're well aware of their presence in today's culture.

July 7, 2016

Detox To Eliminate Bloating, Gases And Cleanse The Colon

Rawvana
Rawvana
(Photo credit: Facebook)
Rawvana, a vegan Youtuber, shares her cleansing recipe with us; which also eliminates bloating, gas and cleanses the colon

June 17, 2016

Easy Smoothie For Beauty, Energy & Weight Loss!

Fully Raw Kristina
A screenshot of Fully Raw Kristina
Kristina Carrillo-Bucaram, the creator of FullyRaw, showed us how to make the smoothie that keeps her beautiful, energetic and slim.

Tropical Smoothie To Stop Junk Food Cravings!

Rawvana
Rawvana
(Photo credit: Facebook)
Rawvana, a vegan food enthusiast, shares her recipe for junk food cravings (And, the good news is, that it is a delicious tropical smoothie).

May 14, 2016

Chocolate Weight Loss Smoothie

Chef Miguel Bautista And Rawvana
A screenshot of Chef Miguel Bautista and Rawvana
A lot of people are concerned about their health and they are watching their weight too.

May 5, 2016

The Healthiest Protein Shake

Vegan Gains
Vegan Gains
(Photo credit: Facebook)
One thing that I know for sure is, that vegans love their protein shakes.

May 3, 2016

Colon Cleansing And Weight Loss Smoothie!

Rawvana
Rawvana
(Photo credit: Facebook)
Rawana is one beautiful vegan woman; she enjoys preparing vegan food and vegan beverages.

May 1, 2016

3 Vegan Smoothie Bowl Recipes!

Kiana Yoon
Kiana Yoon
(Photo credit: Twitter)
Those of us who are vegan knows that there is nothing quite as tasty as a well-made vegan smoothie.

April 26, 2016

10 Things You Can Do With A Can Of Coke

Ten
Ten
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Have you ever wondered what you can actually do with a can of Coke?

July 21, 2015

The Amazing Health Benefits Of Orange Juice

Orange Juice And Oranges
Orange Juice And Oranges
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In The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, we have a large abundance of oranges available to us.

And, what do we do with all of those oranges?

We make lots of orange juice, of course.

Orange juice happens to be one of the popular juices on Planet Earth.

And, I would safely speculate, that almost everyone knows the delicious flavour of freshly squeezed orange juice.

Besides its great taste, orange juice has lots of nutritional value; making it quite a healthy indulgence.

Orange Juice Is A Great Source Of Vitamin C

The average child is, fully aware of the fact that orange juice is loaded with vitamin C.

And, this is what vitamin C does for us:

• It helps heal wounds.

• It helps in the lowering of our bad cholesterol.

• It lowers the risk for heart disease and strokes.

• It helps to regulate the sugar levels of those who are afflicted with diabetes.

• It lowers one's risk of getting cataracts.

• It boosts our immune system.

• It helps the body to make collagen.

• It help to regulate our blood pressure.

Orange Juice Is A Rich Source Of Potassium

Potassium is one of those essential minerals that is good for maintaining good health; here are some of its positive effects on the human body:

• Potassium actually lowers our blood pressure.

• The consumption of potassium will reduce our risk of developing kidney stones.

• Potassium prevents leg cramps and muscle spasms from taking place.

• Potassium helps in the prevention of the loss of essential minerals; such as, phosphorus and calcium.

• Since potassium is an electrolyte, it helps the cells of the body to maintain a natural balance of fluids.

• Potassium helps to break down the carbohydrates that we eat.

Orange Juice Contains Folic Acid

Folic acid (also known as vitamin B9) plays an important role in keeping us healthy; this is what it does:

• Folic acid, is needed to make RNA and DNA; which are the building blocks of cells.

• It helps to prevent anaemia.

• It helps in the prevention of certain birth defects.

• It also lowers our blood pressure.

• It prevents Alzheimer's disease.

• It helps in the prevention of type two diabetes.

• It helps to prevent heart disease.

• It helps to combat depression.

Orange Juice Contains Vitamin A

Vitamin A is one of those essential vitamins that we cannot do without and this is what it does for us:

• It improves our vision.

• It strengthens our immune system.

• It makes our skin smooth, soft and supple.

• It lowers our risk of getting urinary stones.

• It strengthens our bones and teeth.

• It helps in the prevention of acne.

• It helps prevent muscular dystrophy.

• It also slows down the aging process.

• It helps to protect us from certain cancers.

Orange Juice Contains A Small Percentage Of Calcium

Everyone knows that calcium is one of the very important minerals that the body needs; this is what it does for us:

• It strengthens our bones.

• It helps to prevent obesity.

• It helps to prevent colon cancer.

• It protects our cardiac muscles.

• It keeps our teeth and gums healthy.

• It helps our body to maintain a healthy alkaline pH level.

• It helps to prevent kidney stones.

• It helps to prevent premenstrual depression.

The Conclusion

Orange juice, without a doubt, is very good for us to consume.

The nice part being: it is a very tasty beverage.

So, instead of grabbing a soda, I recommend that you go for a bottle of cold, refreshing orange juice.

November 19, 2014

Giving Up Addictions

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I love it when people give testimonies pertaining to giving up their addictions.

I knew people who gave up illegal drugs and alcohol; they are now clean and sober.

It is a smart and very honourable thing when a person comes to the decision that they are tired of abusing substances; whether they are prescribed or illegal.

Many of us are addicted to something; it may not be illegal drugs, but they can do as much damage; caffeine happens to be on of them.

Recently, my friend, Ray gave up coffee (I hope that he continues to be caffeine-free and that he doesn't relapse).

Caffeine is one of the hardest substances to sever ties with, because it is in coffee, tea, some sodas, energy drinks, chocolate and in some deserts (So, in order to break the habit of caffeine intake, one needs to educate themselves about the various foods and beverages that contain caffeine).

Anyway, we all have a basic idea of the things that we should not be putting into our body, because those things can administer harm to us in the long run.

I think that things such as white sugar, white rice and white flour should be made illegal, because they spike our blood-sugar levels and that people can become addicted to those substances.

On a positive note, it is possible for anyone to overcome any type of addiction known to mankind; it may take a high level of self-determination combined with professional help and spiritual intervention.

August 30, 2014

A Brief Explanation On Coffee's Effect On Us

English: Roasted coffee beans photographed usi...
English: Roasted coffee beans photographed using a macro technique. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Caffeine is indeed a drug; which is why coffee helps us to be alert, or gives us that feeling of euphoria.

Caffeine, like any drug can be misused and it has its side effects too.

Here is a video that provides insight as to what happens when we consume coffee.



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