The vegan cake is a great dish for fussy eaters and vegans alike. If one has the occasional bite of this delicious dessert, then they will be taking in less saturated fat than if they had two slices! Is a vegan cake healthy? Alas, no. While a vegan diet can be very healthy from some … Continue reading Are vegan cakes healthy?
The word cannabis can have a bad reputation as many people link it to smoking cannabis and getting high. However, the cannabis plant has so many benefits. Many of these have been realised in recent years as CBD oil extracted from the cannabis plant has gained in popularity as an effective natural remedy for many … Continue reading Benefits of eating hemp seeds
Most people don’t realise that large food portions are a problem all over the world. We can end up eating too much for a single meal, and there are even situations where people can get used to wasting food. Cooking too much and then throwing the rest away seems to be the norm for some … Continue reading Are your meals too large for your own good?
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?
A healthy lifestyle can enhance your well-being, boost your mood, and reduce the risk of illness. Despite these well-publicised benefits, sticking to a healthy lifestyle can seem overwhelming at times (and impossible at others!). However, there are ways to help you incorporate healthy habits into your life on a long-term basis. To get started, take … Continue reading 8 strategies to help healthy habits stick
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]
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 🙂
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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You may be surprised to learn that chewing gum can be good for you. Providing you choose a sugar-free gum that is also free of questionable ingredients, then chewing gum can have the following health benefits. Chewing gum can freshen breath No one likes to have stinky bad breath, especially not when you’re about to … Continue reading Does chewing gum have benefits?
One of the most popular trends in the world of healthy eating and fitness right now centres around cleansing your diet. If your diet is not in the healthiest position right now, you’re certainly not alone. But there are simple and concrete steps you can take to make your diet healthier and cleaner, and those … Continue reading The steps you can take to cleanse your diet
This blog post is in partnership with Ciao Gusto and features their delicious Valsoia vegan friendly and no added sugar oat drink. Baking with kids can be extremely rewarding. Not only does it inspire them to be creative, but it teaches them that food is made from raw ingredients and doesn’t always come readymade in … Continue reading Tips to make kids baking healthier
Though I often write about how important I think it is to invest in a healthy lifestyle and why it's worth the money for our health now and in the future, I am also a fan of saving money where I can, as there's no point in spending money unnecessarily. There are lots of ways … Continue reading Healthy living discount codes: save money and be good!
Virtually everyone will understand the basic concept of vitamins and how they’re essential to human health. Vitamins get categorised by groups and named after letters - some of those letters have numerals after them. It makes sense to have a balanced diet because it means you absorb the vitamins your body needs each day from … Continue reading Vitamin C: why you need it and where to get it