Author: Rumana Dsouza

Rumana D’Souza is the social media and content coordinator for Prizm Media and Kudolife. She has found her life’s calling in writing about health and wellness, and believes she can make the world a touch healthier – one blog post at a time.
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Everything You Need To Know About the World’s Healthiest Diet

The Mediterranean diet has had a great year. With both nutritionists and researchers branding it as the world’s healthiest diet, more and more people are beginning to take notice of the Mediterranean diet and the health benefits it has to offer. Abundant in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes, fish, and olive oil, the Mediterranean diet …

Stop Eating Junk Food

10 Tips and Tricks to Stop Eating Junk Food

Heavily processed, chock-full of artificial ingredients, and incredibly unhealthy–junks foods are designed to keep you coming back for more. They’re also loaded with salt and sugar, both of which are bad for you in excess. Learning ways to stop eating junk food can only do wonders for your health. Junk foods are particularly hard to …

health benefits of goji berries

The Health Benefits of Goji Berries

From nutritionists to celebrities, everyone’s touting the health benefits of goji berries. These bright orange-red berries have been labelled a superfood in the West in recent years, but have long been appreciated in other cultures for their unique taste and potential health benefits. Native to China and the Himalayas, goji berries—also known as wolf berries—have …

health benefits of citrus fruits

Health Benefits of Citrus Fruits You Don’t Want To Miss Out On

Not only are citrus fruits zesty and juicy, they also contain a bunch of different antioxidants that offer protection against illnesses, from cardiovascular disease to cancer. The health benefits of citrus fruits are well established, all thanks to them being a rich source of vitamins, minerals and dietary fibre. A diet rich in citrus fruits …

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10 Tips to Make Healthy Grocery Shopping a Success

So you’ve decided to change your ways and eat healthy, but you don’t know where to start. It’s pretty straightforward: healthy eating begins with healthy choices. The grocery store is really where your diet begins, and if you’re not wary, you’ll end up further away from your goals than when you started. Healthy grocery shopping is …

Immune-Boosting Foods for Preventing Cold and Flu

Flu season is upon us, and our immune systems need to be working at full capacity to keep infections and viruses at bay. The most effective way to give your body the edge it needs to ward off infections is including immune-boosting foods in your diet. Our immune system fighters require consistent nourishment to thrive. …

World's healthiest foods

The World’s Healthiest Foods and What They’re Good For

You are what you eat, so do your body a favour and eat healthy foods. Diet is a key factor in overall health and wellness – a factor you have absolute control over. You can significantly improve your health by including power-packed foods in your diet. The World’s Healthiest Foods There’s a bounty of healthy …

Health benefits of probiotics

Probing the Health Benefits of Probiotics

It’s likely you’ve sauntered down a supermarket aisle chock-full of probiotic products and wondered what the hype is all about. Probiotics are everywhere —  in yogurts, cereals, energy bars, drinks and even dark chocolate. A great deal of confusion surrounds probiotics, making it difficult for consumers to understand how probiotics work and what they’re good …

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Why Everything You Know About Milk Is Wrong

We’ve been told time and again that milk does a body good, and we seldom question that claim. It’s a dietary staple for millions of North Americans. We raise our kids on it too, convinced it’s the elixir they need to grow big and strong. And it’s common knowledge that cow’s milk is an incredible …

health benefits of whole grains

All You Need to Know About the Health Benefits of Whole Grains

Fad diets might attempt to steer you away from carb-rich food like grains, but the range of health benefits whole grains have to offer is not something you want to miss out on. Carbs get a bad rap because so many of us often opt for the unhealthy ones — refined carbohydrates in white bread, …