What is an Okinawan diet and should you go on it?

What is an Okinawan diet and should you go on it?

When we talk about longevity, Okinawa is one place that comes to mind. This southernmost region of Japan has some of the longest-living inhabitants on earth. This makes Okinawa one of the “blue zones” – places in the world where the residents live longer and suffer from fewer age-related disabilities or diseases such as stroke, high blood pressure and high cholesterol. (Other blue zones include Sardinia, Italy, and Ikaria, Greece.) Scientists have been studying Okinawa’s…

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Weight loss trick for summer, go on a watermelon detox diet for 5 days

Weight loss trick for summer, go on a watermelon detox diet for 5 days

It’s summer time and as the temperatures soar, you find yourselves craving for watermelons. But what if you could stick to a diet where you just eat watermelons for a few days? We are talking about the Watermelon Diet which involves a short period of 4-5 days during which people eat nothing but watermelons and then, post the cleanse and after losing some kilos, they can return to their original diet. Could such a diet…

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