One question I’m asked a lot, especially now I’m vegan, is whether it is expensive to be plant based. It’s funny really, as I was veggie for several years prior to going 100% plant based and no one ever questions if vegetarianism is more expensive, but as soon as you mention following a vegan diet … Continue reading Why being healthy doesn’t have to be expensive
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
Got your next holiday all booked? You’re probably very excited – and with good reason. Breaks from the “real world” are exactly what we need to recharge our batteries and get through life. But while you’re escaping, it’s not uncommon to let your health get away from you. Even though I am super health conscious … Continue reading 4 tips for staying fit and healthy on your next holiday
Long drives mean different things for different people. Some of us love nothing more than going for a drive when we need a break. In fact, it can be a stress busting relaxing practice. We get in the car for hours to unwind, just for the joys of driving, especially through countryside on a sunny … Continue reading Tips to stay sane and healthy on long drives
Your head and hands are dampened with a cold sweat. Your heart rate is beating faster than it should. Your mouth is dry and you can barely breathe. You feel nausea deep within the pit of your stomach. Anxiety has set in again, and you struggle to gain control of both your body and your … Continue reading Calming solutions for managing anxiety
Supercharging your immune system is something you should look at doing regularly so that you don’t fall ill, ensuring you feel great the majority of the time. You may not always be able to stay away from bacteria and germs, but you can make your immune system strong enough to fight these things off. The … Continue reading The most effective ways to supercharge your immune system
If someone could see my Google search history then they’d probably think I was barmy. I bet a lot of us would be somewhat embarrassed of the things we’ve searched the internet for answers to! One of my most recent enquiries was to see if sleeping with the window open was healthier or not. I’m … Continue reading Is it healthier to sleep with an open window?
If you suffer from back pain then you will know how debilitating this can be; earlier this year I suffered a twisted sacroiliac joint injury which affected the muscles up my spine causing agonising back pain. It was a six week injury and I was unable to do simple tasks as I normally would such … Continue reading Natural ways to help eliminate back pain