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Don’t Store Milk at the Fridge Door: 9 Tips for Better Fridge Organisation

Go to your fridge. Open the door and tell us what do you see. Is your milk carton placed at the fridge door? Are the middle shelves overflowing with meat items which are stored together with your greens and fruits? If you answered yes to those statements then you need to reorganize your fridge, stat! Most …

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Are Synthetic Pesticides More Dangerous than Natural Ones?

The Gist of It  Pesticide doesn’t just refer to the stuff you spray on plants or mosquitoes, there are plenty of natural pesticides which exist in plants too.  We fear anything that’s synthetic because we assume that it’s “bad for us”, but there’s plenty of stuff that’s “natural” that can be harmful at a certain dose. …

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[Infographic] Where the Most Germs are Lurking: It’s Not in Your Bathroom

We know enough about germs to wash our hands after spending time on the toilet. Sometimes we’re even vigilant enough to use soap before scarfing down a Ramlee burger (though realistically speaking that probably doesn’t happen very often). But the toilet and our hands aren’t the only places that harbour these nasty germs that make us prone …

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5 Toxic Ingredients in Your Toiletries That Could Be Killing You

1. Parabens What it’s for: Parabens are used to make your personal care products last longer, parabens work by preventing fungus, bacteria, and other icky stuff from growing. Why it could be harmful: Parabens are notorious for disrupting hormone function, which is linked to an increased risk of breast cancer. A research in 2004 detected …

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Brain food for brighter kids

3 Brain Development Foods for Brighter Kids

While intelligence and cognitive development is due to a complex concoction of genetics, socio-economic, cultural and environmental factors, better nutrition and consumption of key nutrients can still give your child a leg up. It Starts in the Womb Your child’s brain and nervous system starts developing in the womb. Stay away from alcohol and other …

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food safety, food poisoning

From Shop to Fridge – Your Guide to Preventing Food Poisoning

Do you often forget to defrost your meat for dinner and hastily stick them in hot water as a fast solution? How about that time when you woke up hungover and grabbed last night’s leftover pizza from the table? Or that day when you made soft-boiled eggs without checking if the shells were already cracked? …

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