You can’t live the healthiest version of yourself without taking a long, hard look at what you’re putting into your body. Clean eating plays an essential role in your wellness journey. It’s a simple concept, based on making healthy choices when planning your meals. Think more fresh, whole foods and less refined, processed foods. No
It’s official – spring has sprung! The world is reawakening after its winter hibernation. Birds are twittering in the trees, flowers opening their petals to the sun and everywhere, everyone feels the joys of a fresh new season. With the warmer, longer days breathing life into everything around you, it’s the perfect time to kick
There comes a time in your life when you start to consider your health. Maybe it’s when you say, ‘I do’, or the day your first child is born. Perhaps it’s after a health scare or accident. Whatever it is, when the moment comes, you’ll have to decide on a type of health care –
Love it or hate it, there’s no way to get around the fact that winter seems to have a few more health issues than the other seasons. Maybe it’s how we adjust our lifestyles to combat the chill? Perhaps the cold weather makes us more miserable when we feel unwell? Whatever it is, we can’t
Men’s Health Awareness month is upon us, and gents, this one is for you. As much as we all like to joke about the man flu, men, in general, tend to make fewer visits to the doctor than women. But flu or no flu, young or old, you should make an effort to schedule routine
Does your sweet tooth get the better of you at times? Try as you might, you struggle saying no to that last chocolate bar. Believe it or not, sugar can be an addictive substance. Foods with high levels of sugar cause a release of dopamine, a natural chemical linked to happy emotional responses in the
In your twenties, the last thing you think about is your health. After all, what is there to worry about when you’re young, carefree and fighting fit? With the world at your feet and a thirst to succeed, studies, new careers and living life to the fullest are all that matters. Right? Not exactly. While
You know what they say, ‘the greatest wealth is health’, and we couldn’t agree more. Today, we are well aware of the benefits that come with a healthy lifestyle – better quality of life, longer lifespan, reduced risk of health concerns such as cancer, diabetes, obesity, heart disease. But what many people don’t realise, is
Now that the kids have gone back to school, are they falling sick more often? Unfortunately, interesting facts and social skills are not the only things children pick up in the classroom. With so many youths in close quarters, schools are also a thriving environment for the spread of germs and infections. But don’t worry.
It’s that time of the year again when we dedicate ourselves to bettering our lives, learning new skills and making a change. Let’s be honest, we all lose our health focus during the festive season – mince pies, family get-togethers, ice cream cones on the beach – who can resist? But, the start of a
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