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Healthy Benefits of Walnuts & How They Help in Weight Loss
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Healthy Benefits of Walnuts & How They Help in Weight Loss

Medically reviewed by Dr. Shunmukha Priya, Ph.D. in Food Science and NutritionWalnuts aka in Hindi as akhrot is a powerhouse of nutrition. A walnut is basically a single-seeded stone fruit that is derived from any tree of the genus Juglans.Mimicking the human brain, this nut is a small wonder that is believed to help promote the development of several neuron-transmitters within the brain.However, that is not all. This wonder nut is also a great source of healthy fats and fibre. But before we jump into the benefits of walnuts, let us give you some lesser-known facts about this amazing healthy seed.Walnuts Origin and ProductionOriginating in the Mediterranean region, a native from North American lands, Walnuts are now also grown in China, Iran and in the states of California and Arizona. In ...
Menopause And Everything You Need To Know About It
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Menopause And Everything You Need To Know About It

Medically reviewed by Dr. Shunmukha Priya, Ph.D. in Food Science and NutritionMenopause is completely normal, and it is a natural part of aging in a women’s life. When you enter your 40’s, production of estrogen in your body starts decreasing which results in irregularity of the menstrual cycle and eventually you no longer menstruate. If your menstruation cycle stops with no periods for 12 months, that means you have reached your menopause stage.Menopause And Why Does It Happen?Generally, menopause occurs naturally when you are in your early 50’s and that is not caused by surgery or any other medical condition. It is a common condition that appears in a woman with growing age.It is a stage where women no longer have menstruation cycles. They also experience multiple changes physically and ...
Everything You Want Know About PCOS hair loss
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Everything You Want Know About PCOS hair loss

A healthy woman without any clinical condition will have 80,000 to 120,000 terminal hairs on their scalp. But what if the woman has PCOS? Today we will brief on the PCOS hair loss and certain home remedies that can help you reduce hair fall.Before we jump onto the causes of hair fall due to PCOS, what is PCOS exactly? PCOS or Polycystic Ovary Syndrome is a hormonal disorder that is common among women of reproductive age. They generally have infrequent periods or prolonged menstrual cycles. And this polycystic ovary syndrome treatable with some natural foods, contact Truweight for PCOS Diet.When a woman contains PCOS, there are a lot of health issues that occur in her; one such being hair fall. Although it is not as severe as other symptoms of PCOS, hair is the most important aspect in a wo...
Research On Effects Of COVID-19 Over People With Diabetes
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Research On Effects Of COVID-19 Over People With Diabetes

Medically reviewed by Dr. Shunmukha Priya, Ph.D. in Food Science and NutritionThe pandemic has already created a ruckus in each one of us and the daily news regarding the research on the new virus has created havoc in our minds. One such information lately that is catching up on each of our minds is the fact that the new virus is utmost dangerous to people with diabetes.IntroductionOne of the initial studies of COVID-19, that is meant to specifically analyse the effect of the virus on patients who are diabetic, states the disastrous news of all. One in ten patients who are diabetic will die within 7 days of hospitalization. One in five may be intubated and mechanically ventilated by this point.Yes! This research is published in Diabetologia, by Professor Bertrand Cariou and Professor Samy ...
Rheumatoid Arthritis, Causes, Symptoms and Home Remedies
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Rheumatoid Arthritis, Causes, Symptoms and Home Remedies

Medically reviewed by Dr. Shunmukha Priya, Ph.D. in Food Science and NutritionAn inflammatory disease, rheumatoid arthritis occurs when your immune system mistakes your healthy cells to be invaders and starts destroying them. During this time, the affected part swells; Rheumatoid arthritis is believed to occur mainly in the joints.What is Rheumatoid Arthritis?Rheumatoid Arthritis is a chronic inflammatory disorder. This disease can affect more than just your joints. In some people, the condition can damage a wide variety of body systems, including the skin, eyes, lungs, heart and blood vessels.An autoimmune disorder, rheumatoid arthritis occurs when your immune system mistakenly attacks your own body’s tissues. This particular disease is not just limited to your joints, but it also affects...
Baking More? Here’s 10 12WBT Recipes To Try!
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Baking More? Here’s 10 12WBT Recipes To Try!

Our cooking habits have been drastically altered due to the current Covid-19 pandemic. We’re nearly always at home, and it seems a lot of us have turned to baking to pass the time and to channel our anxieties into a productive activity. Baking is entertaining, fun and rewarding too (that smell! that taste!) and provides a little slice of happiness in what we know are challenging times. So if you’ve been baking up a storm and you’re looking for some recipe inspiration, or if you’ve been seeing that friend post a picture of banana bread every week for a month and you’re looking to see what all the fuss is about, you’ve come to the right place! We’ve got 10 12WBT recipes to share today for your scrumptious and nutritious baking needs. Reviewed By: Lisa Donaldson, APD, M.Nutr&Di...
Free 12WBT Recipe: Pizza Toast
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Free 12WBT Recipe: Pizza Toast

Got a pizza craving? Try this! Our 12WBT family-friendly pizza toast is quick and easy to make and is great for getting the kids involved in the kitchen. We’ve kept this recipe simple and inspired by a classic supreme pizza, but really, your topping ideas can be limitless! Pizza toast is a great vehicle for getting kids to try vegetables they wouldn’t normally eat. By including them as pizza toppings, you’re showing kids that vegetables can be versatile, fun and tasty. Reviewed By: Lisa Donaldson, APD, M.Nutr&Diet, B.Edu Pizza Toast Serves 2 | Prep time 5 min | Cooking time 10 min | 317 cal/serve Pizza Toast Ingredients 4 Slices Wholegrain Bread (160g) 2 Slices Reduced Fat Chedder (30g) 2 Slices Lean Ham (60g) 30g Kalamatta Olives, pitted, sliced 2 Tablespoons Tomato Paste (...
4 Slow Cooker Recipes To Save Your Sanity
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4 Slow Cooker Recipes To Save Your Sanity

Crockpots are the ultimate set-it-and-forget-it kitchen appliance for the busy home cook, and these 12WBT slow cooker recipes do not disappoint in flavour or ease. We’ve rounded up 4 of our favourites, from soups through to curries and even a dessert! Yep, the slow cooker is a saviour on those busy weeknights – efficient, easy, and delicious—what’s not to love? Happy slow cooking folks! Reviewed By: Lisa Donaldson, APD, M.Nutr&Diet, B.Edu Slow Cooked Beef, Lentil & Silverbeet Soup  2 Serves  15 min prep time  60 min cooking  295 Cal / serve Slow Cooked Beef, Lentil and Silverbeet Soup Ingredients 1g Olive Oil Spray 1 Onion (145g), chopped 1 Carrot (61g), chopped 1 Celery Stalk (55g), chopped 1 Clove Garlic (3g), crushed 150g Lean Beef Chuck Steak, finely chopped 1 Tables...
3 Healthy Breakfast Sandwich Recipes To Start Your Day
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3 Healthy Breakfast Sandwich Recipes To Start Your Day

Revamp your morning meal with these mouth-watering breakfast sandwiches. Skip the stale cereal and look to these recipes to fuel up before a busy day – in the tastiest way! We’ve got sweet and savoury options so nobody misses out 😋 Reviewed By: Lisa Donaldson, APD, M.Nutr&Diet, B.Edu Mexican Morning Muffin  1 Serve   5 min prep time  5 min cooking  314 Cal / serve Mexican morning muffin Ingredients 1 Wholemeal English Muffin (67g), halved horizontally 50g Canned Red Kidney Beans, Drained, rinsed & drained 1/2 Tomato (83g), diced 30g Avocado 15g Reduced Fat Cheddar, grated 1/2 Teaspoon Paprika Method Preheat a grill on medium-high heat. Place muffin cut-side up on a baking tray and toast until lightly golden. Roughly mash beans and spread onto muffin. Top with tomato, avo...
12WBT Has Become Our Lifestyle, And Now We’ve Committed To Another Year!
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12WBT Has Become Our Lifestyle, And Now We’ve Committed To Another Year!

Here at 12WBT, we’ve always said that our goal is to transform not only your ‘body’ but your health, your habits and your lifestyle too. By teaching you what’s really going on when you feel like you “can’t lose weight” or “can’t get fit”. It may say 12 weeks in our title, but really, we’re here for as long as you need us. This is likely why so many of our members stick around far longer than 12 weeks! To feel connected as a community, to continue to learn about their mindset, nutrition and fitness, and remain in control of their path and see success in their scale and non-scale victories. We caught up with three such beautiful members, to tell their 12WBT story in the hopes it may motivate even just one of you! So stick around to read what Anne, Kylie and Mel have to say about ...