High cholesterol and blood pressure can hurt your kidneys

Your kidneys are essential organs that filter your blood, removing excess nutrients and waste products from the body. But sometimes, things can go wrong, and kidneys can fail, meaning that people have to go on lifelong dialysis or require kidney transplants. Every year, hundreds of thousands of people suffer from kidney failure, according to expert … Continue reading High cholesterol and blood pressure can hurt your kidneys

Apps to help make you more green

Check out today’s blog post I wrote for the Wood-Create blog.

Wood Create

There’s an app for everything, or so we might believe in today’s culture! Today I have a different post for you, but I’m sure Ben won’t mind as he loves tech and eco-friendly topics and this covers both!

With green living and sustainability being a hot topic this year and interest only set to keep growing, and rightly so, I wanted to explore if there were apps that helped people live more sustainable lives.  Although there are many not so eco-friendly apps that make us addicted to using more energy by playing games or checking social media, or even hiring vehicles, there are a rising number of apps that do have green living in mind and can even help us make greener choices.  In this blog post I am going to look at some of the green apps that are available to download for your smartphone.

Here are a few apps…

View original post 434 more words

Make your own walking treadmill desk and be healthier at work

PremierFit DW70 office walking treadmill reviewI remember seeing some shocking headlines a few years ago about our sedentary work lives – ‘sitting is the new smoking’ they read.  Of course we all know sitting for long periods of time isn’t really good for us, but I don’t think we all realised quite how much of … Continue reading Make your own walking treadmill desk and be healthier at work

Save money and the environment.  Get £50 discount by switching to renewable energy company Bulb!

Earlier this year we made the switch to a 100% renewable electricity energy company (10% green gas) and I’m so pleased we did.  It aligns more with our beliefs and our own journey of trying to lead more natural and eco-friendly lives.  Read on to discover the benefits of joining Bulb and how to get … Continue reading Save money and the environment.  Get £50 discount by switching to renewable energy company Bulb!