Healthy Life

How Does High Cholesterol Harm Your Legs?

June 28 2019

It’s no secret that having high cholesterol is something that can cause the arteries to become clogged. This is the reason why it can increase an individual’s risk of having a heart attack, which happens when the heart tissues are deprived of much-needed oxygen. Are you aware that it’s not just arteries supplying oxygen-rich blood...


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5 Fast Ways to Get Your Blood Pumping

June 18 2019

Hippocrates said, “Walking is man’s best medicine.” And he’s not wrong. Research from Harvard University shows that walking just 30 minutes a day reduces your chance of getting heart disease, stroke, diabetes, obesity, some cancers, dementia, Alzheimer’s and depression by up to 50 per cent. But to turn your daily walk into a workout, you...


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6 Foods to Eat to Help Prevent the Flu

May 30 2019

When it seems as if everyone around you is coming down with a nasty case of the flu, you know you’ve got to help give your body the best chance at warding off illness. Of course, you’ll be practicing good hand-washing habits, you got your flu shot earlier in the year, and you’re focusing on rest and relaxation....


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Why Are My Joints So Stiff? What Can I Do?

May 27 2019

Joint pain is a very common problem among adults. You’re Getting Older As you age, your cartilage — the spongy material that protects the ends of your bones — begins to dry out and stiffen. Your body also makes less synovial fluid, the stuff that acts like oil to keep your joints moving smoothly. The result: Your joints...


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How Long Does the Flu Last and How Long Is It Contagious?

May 20 2019

When you have the flu, you want it to go away as soon as possible. Unfortunately, although flu symptoms may begin suddenly, the virus doesn’t tend to be speedy-and you can be contagious before you even realise it. How long does the flu last? The influenza virus can be in your body for one to...


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22 Healthy Foods That Don’t Spoil Easily

April 26 2019

One problem with whole, natural foods is that they tend to spoil easily. Therefore, eating healthy is associated with frequent trips to the grocery store. It can also be a challenge when traveling without access to a refrigerator. Still, many healthy foods can be stored long term without spoiling, as long as you have the...


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7 Foods That Blast Belly Fat Fast

April 25 2019

Adds these foods into your diet to boost your metabolism and crush cravings. When you incorporate healthy fat into your diet, lots of fab things happen. You crush cravings. You boost your energy and metabolism. You steady blood sugar and insulin surges. You feel full and get by for longer periods of time without eating...


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Comfort Foods to Avoid When You’re Sick

April 24 2019

You’ve done everything you can think of to prevent it, but it happens anyway — you get sick with the cold or the flu. It might be tempting to run to your comfort foods to make you feel better, but that may not be the best thing for your body as it’s fighting off an...


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9 Foods That May Help Save Your Memory

April 23 2019

Experts are quick to point out that Alzheimer’s is not a normal part of ageing. But it’s also true that the majority of people who have the disease are over the age of 65. While healthy eating can lower your risk of diabetes, hypertension, and heart disease, it’s not yet clear if that’s true for Alzheimer’s disease as...


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How to Break an Unhealthy Eating Habit

April 22 2019

Is your habit something you truly want to break? If it’s not, find a workaround by adding healthy foods to your day (like an extra veggie at dinner to fill you up) or taking something out to balance it (like a dessert). If you do want to break your habit, here’s a game-plan: Make the...


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