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?

8 strategies to help healthy habits stick

8 strategies to help healthy habits stick

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

9 ways to make walking a part of your healthy lifestyle

9 ways to make walking a part of your healthy lifestyle

While a variety of exercises, both intense and low impact are great for your overall health, walking more is one of the absolute best things you can do to feel fitter, especially if you're currently doing no exercise at all. Also, it's easy and can be done almost anywhere! However, some people believe that they … Continue reading 9 ways to make walking a part of your healthy lifestyle

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 🙂

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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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