When you think of yoga, you might tend to think of human bodies twisted into all kinds of uncomfortable positions in stiflingly hot rooms packed in with other sweaty bodies! This is a shame, because this stereotype could prevent those who are looking to improve their health and fitness from enjoying the numerous benefits that … Continue reading 4 ways yoga can improve your health
There is one condition that is common for people to develop later in life, and that’s arthritis. It’s a painful condition that has no cure, but that has plenty of remedies and medicines out there to help those who are suffering to be more comfortable. There are therapies and self-management techniques that patients can use … Continue reading Relieving the pain of arthritis
Being stuck at home during the coronavirus lockdown makes it easier than ever to gorge on unhealthy treats from our kitchen cupboards. There’s no one watching and they are only a few metres away at all times! Whilst it’s OK to have a slightly unhealthy treat every now and then, it shouldn’t become a daily … Continue reading Healthy snack ideas during lockdown
Losing your appetite can be such an uncomfortable experience, as without sufficient food you will have extremely low energy levels, and likely begin to lose weight. It’s so hard to focus on any task when you have an empty stomach, yet not having the feeling or ability to eat a meal can make it so … Continue reading How to increase your appetite
Stress and anxiety can occur at any time and can be triggered by a wide variety of external and internal factors. If you are experiencing troubles with either, it is always wise to speak to your GP or a health professional, however, there are a number of ways in which you can reduce the symptoms … Continue reading Ways to reduce stress and anxiety
“We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do” This famous quote from Mother Teresa is so true. Not only can a smile brighten someone else’s day, but you’ll be amazed at the benefits of smiling for your own self. Right now most people globally are going through an unusual and … Continue reading The benefits of smiling
You may have heard the word cacao and wondered whether people were misspelling cocoa! Cacao is actually a slightly different ingredient to cocoa and is often used as a health food. It is pronounced ca-cow. In this article I will share with you what exactly cacao is and how you can use this healthy chocolate … Continue reading What is cacao?
Whether paired with your favourite cookies or a plate of rice, tea is the second most popular beverage in the world, second only to water. Because tea is simply leaves in hot water, drinking tea that is not organic can mean drinking diluted pesticides. Yuck! Otherwise, drinking organic tea, particularly green tea, can positively affect … Continue reading The health benefits of drinking organic tea
It is now the Easter holidays in the UK, however you might not notice it! Things are certainly very different this year as the children were already home from school because of the current COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. Most adults are working from home too unless their jobs are classed as essential. If unable to work … Continue reading Must-read tips for boosting concentration, energy and immunity in self-isolation
You probably already know that the food you consume will always affect your body and this includes your oral health. What a lot of people do not seem to realise is most of the oral problems they face are a result of what they eat To avoid dental complications, you need to consume healthy foods … Continue reading Ways your diet affects your oral health
Even when I was younger, I knew brown bread was a better choice than white. I knew wholemeal (whole grain) foods had more fibre, but this was as far as my knowledge went. I've recently been looking into the difference a lot more. Luckily, I actually like the taste of wholemeal foods. I prefer wholemeal … Continue reading Is wholemeal bread better than white?