GROG CHASERS

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There’s an ad on tele­vi­sion that says chasers can be harm­ful to health. Thank good­ness it’s not the grog!In fact, kava con­sump­tion alone has not been shown to cause sick­ness like Non-Com­mu­ni­ca­ble Dis­eases (NCDs) health ex­perts say. It is the ac­com­pa­ny­ing be­hav­ior like smok­ing and eat­ing snacks with high salt, sugar and fat con­tent that in­crease the risk of NCDs.You know it al­ready. But you love to have them dur­ing your week­end swip­ing ses­sions – from poplol­lies and gums to fizzy drinks and dry noo­dles. The long list goes on. Hav­ing said that, 2 Bags thinks it is ap­pro­pri­ate to ad­vise you on health­ier al­ter­na­tives, the kind that will keep your mouth busy and re­ward you with es­sen­tial nu­tri­ents your body badly needs.Be re­minded that as we slowly ap­proach the fes­tive sea­son more fruits come into sea­son and will be grac­ing our mar­ket­place.

This fruit is rich in di­etary fiber, vi­ta­mins, min­er­als, and an­tiox­i­dant com­pounds. Ac­cord­ing to new re­search study, mango fruit has been found to pro­tect from colon, breast, leukemia and prostate can­cers. Mango fruit is an ex­cel­lent source of Vi­ta­min B es­sen­tial for vi­sion, main­tain­ing healthy mu­cosa and skin. It is also a good source of potas­sium, an im­por­tant com­po­nent of cell and body flu­ids that helps con­trol­ling heart rate and blood pres­sure. Best of all, it is now in sea­son.

A high sor­bitol con­tent, plus ex­tra fi­bre, makes pears ideal for per­sons suf­fer­ing from con­sti­pa­tion. Most of the vi­ta­min C in pears is con­cen­trated in the skin, as is some of the fi­bre, so peeled, canned pears are less nu­tri­tious than fresh.

This will prob­a­bly make you run to the loo ev­ery now and then but watch your urine go from very brown to very clear. And when the grog fin­ishes at around 3am you baci kara and go look­ing for an­other kava bar to ha­rass. If you drink­ing grog some­where un­fa­mil­iar with your voivoi belt and you think you’ll re­quire a black belt, chaser wai is your friend. No mat­ter how sosoko the mix, you won’t ever feel dopey!

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