Tips

Stress Less In 60 Seconds!

July 22 2019

Experts share their quickest stress-relief tips – because everyone has a minute to spare! Pull out a calming photograph Whether it’s palm trees on a beach or your adorable new puppy, looking at something pretty does effect changes in the brain. It either brings us back to the present moment or distracts us by taking...


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11 Delicious Foods To Help You Stress Less

July 17 2019

Fill up your shopping list with these foods to soothe and calm the second brain in your gut. Salmon “Omega-3 fatty acids found in foods like fish, nuts and seeds help maintain the health of the brain’s cell membranes and assist the transmission of ‘feel-good chemicals’ like dopamine and serotonin,” explains nutritionist Natalie Parletta, PhD....


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8 Easy Tips to Avoid a Grumpy Gut While Traveling

July 15 2019

Travel can be stressful for your mind and body. But following these simple tips can help you keep your gut happy and healthy while you’re on the go.   An upset stomach or digestive issues that require spending extra time in the bathroom are surefire ways to bring a fun trip to a screeching halt....


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5 Best Foods To Enhance Your Immunity

July 5 2019

The right foods can power up your body’s immune system and ward off attacks from viruses and bacteria. “A wide variety of nutrients found in healthy whole foods work together to strengthen immunity,” says dietitian Dr Joan Salge Blake. She isn’t a fan of relying on supplements. “If you isolate some of these compounds, you...


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10 Best Energy-Boosting Foods That Beat Fatigue

July 3 2019

Hello, edible energy! Introducing the top 10 foods to recharge your batteries, fast! Rolled Oats All hail your breakfast bowl. Why? These health-boosting flakes help stabilise blood sugar for hours. “Protein and fibre balance out sugar cravings, so we make healthier choices throughout the day,” explains nutritionist Kristen Beck, director of Beck Health and Nutrition...


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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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9 Ways To Watch TV The Healthy Way

May 22 2019

Somewhere in the back of your mind, you’re probably wondering what binge-watching is doing to your body. Before you reach for the remote, consider these nine rules for avoiding the biggest blunders. Turn on the actual television Viewing a show on a TV versus a laptop or tablet has a sneaky upside – it’s easier on...


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