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Detox Tonics: Watermelon and Mint Juice

Watermelon and Mint Juice Watermelons are made of 90% water and contains an amino acid called arginine which helps to burn fat. Mint boosts the metabolism and aids digestion. Ingredients: • 1 Cup Watermelon Pieces • 1/2 Cup Mint Leave • 1/2 Cup Lemon Juice Add the ingredients into the ...
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Pet Care: Toys you shouldn’t get for your dogs

Types of toys you shouldn’t get for your dogs There are some dog toys that your dogs love playing with that may be harmful to them as the toys either contain small parts that the dog could swallow or have harmful chemicals on them. 1. The squeakers in cheap squeaky ...
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Life Hacks: How to find small lost items

How to find small lost items If you find that you are losing small items around the house, then this hack is perfect for you. Materials: • Vacuum Cleaner • Stocking • Elastic Band Bunch the stock and place it at the end of the vacuum hose. Fasten the bunched ...
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Boozy Treats: Jelly Shot Glasses

Jelly Shot Glasses Here's the perfect socially distant shot that keeps gatherings safe. Ingredients: • 1 Pack small Plastic Cups • 1 Packet Jelly • 1 Packet Gelatine • Water In a pot whisk the gelatine, jelly and water together. Heat the pot on medium heat until the slightly thickens ...
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Health Tips: How to sit at your desk correctly

How to sit at your desk correctly If you find that lately no matter how you sit at your desk, you always have some sort of body issue or you just uncomfortable. Here are ways to sit at your desk correctly. 1. Place your feet flat on the floor, if ...
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Health Tips: How to correct your Sleep Cycle

How to correct your Sleep Cycle If you feel as if your sleep cycle has been off lately, then these tips could help you get a better night’s sleep. 1. Meditate or perform yoga before bed to relax your body. 2. Listen to soothing music while lying in bed. 3 ...
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Health Tips: How to deal with dry eyes

How to deal with dry eyes As allergy season has kicked off, most people are suffering with dry and irritated eyes. Here are some tips to help soothe your eyes. 1. Apply a warm cloth over your eyes for 5 minutes. 2. Wash eyelashes and eyelids often. 3. Eat naturally ...
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Sweet Treats: Simply Wonderful

Simply Wonderful This simple sweetmeat recipe is quick and easy to make. Ingredients: • 500g Klim Powder • 500g Icing Sugar • 500g Butter (soft) • Orange Zest Mix the ingredients together in a bowl. Once the ingredients are combine, roll the mixture into balls and place on wax paper ...
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Pet Care: How to remove dander from your African Grey

How to remove dander from your African Grey Many African Greys have the instinct to bath themselves either with their water bowls or when you open a tap. However, some of them are stubborn and refuse to go near water which leaves them covered in a white powder called dander ...
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Life Hacks: Quick Sneaker Cleaner

Quick Sneaker Cleaner If you need to get your sneakers clean however you don’t have the time. Then this hack will do the trick. Materials: • Washing Machine Place your sneakers in an empty washing machine. Add 1 cup of detergent and wash on the lowest wash setting. For LIVE ...
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Boozy Treats: Sour Worm Punch

Sour Worm Punch If you feel like having a cool alcoholic punch with a slight sour taste, or to add to a Halloween themed party drink, then this is the recipe for you. Ingredients: • 200 ml Apple Vodka • 200 ml Apple Sours • 1 Can Lemon Soda • ...
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5 food activities to do with kids

CAPE TOWN -Lockdown has been tough for everyone, but it has also presented an opportunity for families to get hands-on, get creative and find new ways to explore their surroundings. Discovery Vitality dietitian, Terry Harris, says that this is the time to create positive memories with kids that will develop ...
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Health Tips: Treating Migraines

How to get rid of a Migraine Migraines occur due to numerous reasons however when you are busy with your daily activities taking a painkiller will hinder your performance. This is a simple on the go to the solution. Materials: • Heat Compress Heat either a wheat pack or sock ...
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Sweet Treats: Rasgula

Rasgula This South Indian sweetmeat is simple and easy to make and is often considered a dessert. Ingredients: • 5 Cups Milk (cow) • 1 1/2 Cups Lemon Juice • 2 Cups Sugar • 2 Cups Water Add the milk into a pot and allow to heat for 1 minute ...
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Life Hacks: Drawer Organiser

Drawer Organiser If you need to organise your drawer or simply separate items into sections in the draw, then this hack is for you. Materials: • 1 Pack Coloured Cardboard Stick 2 sheets of coloured cardboard together and cut them into squares the size of memo cube pages. Glue the ...
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Pet Care: How to groom your dog

How to groom your dog During the seasons of summer and winter, dogs tend to shed their coats to either get their summer coat or their winter coat. Many large dogs like huskies, have multiple layers of fur to shed off for summer. This is how you can help your ...
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Choosing healthy food during Covid-19

CAPE TOWN -Shopping smart and eating properly goes hand-in-hand with staying fit and healthy during Covid-19. Discovery Health Head Dietician, Terry Harris, says that buying healthy food that is stored correctly can last longer and also prevent food poisoning. "While it's important to plan ahead and think what food you ...
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Detox Tonics: Apple and Ginger Juice

Apple and Ginger Juice Apples are high in fibre and ginger stimulates secretion of digestive acid. Ginger stimulates secretion of digestive acid. Ingredients: • 1 Cup Apple Juice • 1 Cup Ginger Juice • 2 tsp Honey Add the ingredients into a blender. Blend together and enjoy chilled. For LIVE ...
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Pet Care: Keeping Dogs cool during Hot Weather

Keeping Dogs cool during Hot Weather During summer many dog breeds, like huskies are unable to manage the high temperatures. This simple hack works to keep them cool all day. Materials: • Plastic Pool • 10 kg Ice Fill the plastic pool with water and add 2 kgs of ice ...
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Health Tips: How to deal with Eye Strain

How to deal with Eye Strain With using our computers for work or being on the phone or watching tv, our eyes tend to get strained as we do not allow them to take a break. These simple steps will help reduce eye strain: 1. Blink as often as possible ...
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