Can allergies cause a sore throat, headache and cough? How can you test for allergies at home?

can allergies cause sore throat cough headache

This blog post is a paid partnership with Klarify. According to Allergy UK “the UK has some of the highest prevalence rates of allergic conditions in the world, with over 20% of the population affected by one or more allergic disorder”.  That’s pretty shocking, so if you have symptoms regularly such as a sore throat, … Continue reading Can allergies cause a sore throat, headache and cough? How can you test for allergies at home?

The biggest healthcare advances you’ll see this decade

The biggest healthcare advances you'll see this decade

Healthcare is one of those industries that always seem poised to be at the forefront of technology. Every year, scientists announce some major breakthrough and now, with advances in electronics, computers and software, we might have some new technology to get excited about when it comes to our healthcare. Here are some of the technologies … Continue reading The biggest healthcare advances you’ll see this decade

Balsamic vinegar benefits: is balsamic vinegar good for you?

is balsamic vinegar good for you

I was kindly sent the Ponti balsamic vinegar featured in this article to review in collaboration with Ciao Gusto. What is balsamic vinegar? Balsamic vinegar is a dark vinegar that is traditionally aged in wooden barrels over many years to acquire its distinct sweet, bold, rich and tart taste. It can be used in cooking … Continue reading Balsamic vinegar benefits: is balsamic vinegar good for you?

Dare motivational shake review + £10 discount code [vegan friendly]

This article features PR samples. Since the rise of a plant-based lifestyle and wholefood diet has been rising in popularity in recent years, many companies and brands have been stepping up their game to create delicious foods which serve a healthful purpose and contain natural, planet-friendly and body-friendly ingredients. This is true of cool brand … Continue reading Dare motivational shake review + £10 discount code [vegan friendly]

We’re still alive after drinking distilled water for over 3 years

Just popped back into this post I wrote a few years ago to let you know we are still drinking distilled water over three years after starting! Read why in the original blog post below. Scroll down for a link to read the original blog post to learn what’s in tap water and why we distil all our drinking water at home. Distilled water has lots of benefits which I list in the below blog post. Click my name Healthy Vix below or scroll down for a link to read the original distilled water article 🙂

Healthy Vix

Click here to see the distiller we use and highly recommend!

Since the start of this year we have been drinking distilled water that we make in our home. It’s really easy to make your own distilled water at home and it has a lot of health benefits. I will share these in this blog post, but first, why did we decide to make the switch to distilled water for drinking?

Before changing to distilled water we had started buying bottled mineral water every week to use as drinking water in our household.Our tap water sometimes had a funny smell and didn’t taste great, so this is what first sparked my curiosity about what was in our tap water. It didn’t taste clean and the smell was really off putting when trying to drink it! The tap water often had a wet dog smell. Yuck!

Once I started researching what…

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