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Detox with Chinese cuisine

Garlic, sesame seeds and cabbage: they might sound like the ingredients of a stir-fried vegetable dish, but did you also know that they can help clear out harmful substances trapped in your liver?

Discover yourself

Take some time out to focus on your own needs and wants. Think about how you can become the person you want to be and focus on future goals and aspirations.

Don't eat for two!

It's a myth that pregnant women should eat for two - you only need about 300 extra calories to keep baby healthy and your weight in check. Choose healthy meals with lots of protein and fibre such as an apple and two slices of whole wheat peanut butter toast; chicken, pasta and vegetable broth; yogurt topped with some granola, berries and nuts or 2 scrambled eggs on half a bagel.

Drink less

Drinking excessive amounts of alcohol can cause a number of chronic conditions such as cirrhosis of the liver, where scar tissue replaces healthy tissue and affects the functioning of the liver. To prevent this disease, keep your alcohol intake moderate.

Discover time management skills

When you know how to manage your time, things can get a lot easier and less stressful. From getting your errands done to managing personal objectives, applying some small changes in the way you manage the hours of your day can make a world of difference.

Diversify your portfolio

Take the saying 'don't put all your eggs in one basket'to heart - especially when it comes to your investments. A range of different investment vehicles can help.

Don't let credit balances build up

It's tempting to put it all on plastic - but credit card debt and the interest it brings can wreck your financial stability. Make it a point to pay off your credit cards every month. Find it hard to know how much you've charged? Set a lower limit on your cards to prevent excessive spending.

Drink lots of water

Want to keep your kidneys healthy? Drink lots of water - good ol' H2O is easy on your kidneys and will help them flush impurities out of your system.

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