Ginger Carrot Soup Recipe

Who doesn’t love a delicious, hot soup in winter? This soup is packed with so much goodness it’s a definite winner in my house. Ginger has a long history of being used to relieve digestive problems, nausea, reduced appetite and motion sickness. Carrot benefits can mainly be attributed to their beta carotene and fibre content. Carrots are also rich in vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin K, Vitamin B8, pantothenic acid, folate, potassium, iron, copper an manganese.

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Would you go to the loo with everyone watching?

Did you also know that there are 1 in 3 women living without a toilet and that they spend 97 billion hours each year looking for private places to go? All this while we might be deciding what clothes to wear today. It’s frightening really. Think about how frightened and exposed these women must feel trying to go to the toilet out in public all because they simply need to relieve themselves. Think about how going to the toilet out in the open would subject you to the risk of violence and harassment.

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Why ‘busy’ doesn’t have to mean frantic

In today’s busy world it’s easy to think we are run off our feet, running from one thing to another but is it time to re-define ‘busy’? Women of yesteryear fought so hard for the rights of women – the right to vote, the right to work, the right to an education. And now here we have it. So many opportunities and yet we (well, some of us) often tend to complain a lot.

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How to train for a marathon and still have a life

When you take that plunge and decide to register for a marathon, a lot of feelings surely swirl through your mind – including excitement, anticipation, dread, elation, and fear. You might wonder how you’re going to complete all of your training satisfactorily while also still tending to your other obligations, such as those related to your family or job. You might even think that you’ll be kissing your non-running life goodbye when you decide to train for a marathon.

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