Category Archives: Healthy Living

Indigenous peoples’ health affected by climate change

Maxine Lancelot Indigenous peoples contribute the least to greenhouse gas emissions, often living carbon-neutral or even carbon-negative lifestyles. Ironically, they are the most sensitive to the effects of deforestation, which challenges indigenous access to and ownership of traditional forest lands, and the emerge of climate-related health challenges exacerbated by high rates of poverty, marginalization, unemployment, and inadequate access to health

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HEALTHY LIVING: FOOD CLICHÉS FROM DIFFERENT CULTURES

By Dorothy Nakiwala Like a culinary historian once stated, “food is culture.” Culture distinctly sets people apart as per their geography and social interaction and so does food. A lot of societal nature is reflected in it’s gastronomy. All over the world, similar foods  have been adapted into different cuisines (from simple and easy to complex) that best suit different cultures, telling

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HEALTHY LIVING: Overindulging during the Holiday Season

By MAHARANEE What is food coma? Food coma is a state of being uncomfortable and drowsy caused by overeating[1]. Basically, it is the feeling of fatigue after indulging in a big meal[2]. Does it exist? It actually does. It is recognized in a medical term called post-prandial somnolence [3]. This feeling happens when your body consumes massive amounts of food and it commonly occurs around

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The healthy root By TASNEEM BOHRA What is Ronald Weasley’s least favourite colour, generally soft, slightly sweet to taste and full of various health benefits? You guessed right, it is beetroot! This tiny taproot vegetable has been on human plates since Roman times and has been gaining popularity ever-since. Its nutrient profile includes potassium, magnesium, iron, vitamins A, B6 and

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The health benefits of coconut oil By ALEKSANDRA DYSKO Virgin coconut oil is growing in popularity as functional food oil and the public awareness of it is increasing. Coconut oil has been experiencing dramatic growth in the market over the past few years. The coconut tree is an important source of food for millions of people with multiple health benefits.

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