Category: Health News

10 reasons to try your first parkrun

Parkrun are extremely proud of becoming the biggest running event in the world. But parkrun is so much more than a walk, jog or run in a park. Here are 10 reasons why you should join them… 1. More events to choose from – since you registered for parkrun, hundreds more local communities have started their own parkruns […]

24/08/2017 | 0 Comments More

Five Reasons You Should Be Sleeping Naked

If you’re one that regularly sleeps in  PJs, you’re in the majority… Most of us nowadays sleep in some sort of clothing, be it shorts, a tee shirt or a full-on onesie.   According to a national sleep survey from 2012, only 8% admit to sleeping naked. But did you know that sleeping naked is […]

24/06/2017 | 0 Comments More

8 Reasons to Love Lemon Balm

Few people use the herb lemon balm, and even fewer have even heard of it. But if they knew about its impressive healing effects, many more people would be growing fragrant plant in their gardens. The History of Lemon Balm Lemon balm was used as far back as the Middle Ages to improve sleep, reduce […]

19/02/2017 | 0 Comments More

Why Venus Williams Turned to Drastic Diet to Fight Her Autoimmune Condition

Venus Williams says going raw vegan “changed everything” In 2011, Venus Williams withdrew from the US Open after being diagnosed with Sjogren’s Syndrome. With her tennis career in jeopardy Williams announced she was suffering from what is a common autoimmune disease that causes dry eye and dry mouth as well as causing joint pain and fatigue. […]

19/02/2017 | 0 Comments More

Sweet Success – Sugar Tax is on its Way

Researchers at Oxford University say the sugar tax put in place by Government that will come into place a year from now will slash obesity among young children by 10%.  They predict that drinks manufacturers will respond by cutting sugar to minimise taxes.  Hopefully this will also cut cases of type 2 diabetes and improve […]

10/02/2017 | 0 Comments More

You Should Definitely Cocoa

Christmas is over, New Year is over, and we are just round the corner from Easter and that next calendar event that puts chocolate in front of us, but don’t worry, there is great news! research shows that a healthy appetite for dark chocolate is good for you and can even help you reduce your […]

09/02/2017 | 0 Comments More

Health Checks Men Should Consider

During our life, its worth thinking about having a health check or two along the way…  Do you know what to look out for in your 20s? In your 30s? Your 40s? Your 50s? Here’s our Mens Health Check Advice Check List: In Your 20s: Check your weight every few months, and seek advice if […]

09/02/2017 | 0 Comments More

Six Reasons Why You Should Drink Green Tea

Green tea doesn’t only taste good, it also has a number of health benefits. Here are 6 great reasons why I’ve incorporated this delicious drink in my diet and why you should too. 1. Boosting Your Metabolism Green tea contains properties that can help to increase your metabolism and burn fat in the short term.  This means that, together […]

02/01/2017 | 0 Comments More

Tea For Life

How about swapping your tea, milk and two sugars for something that will really make a difference to your day… REDUCE YOUR APPETITE: Kuritee Slimatee contains chromium rich hibiscus, crucial for your blood sugar balance which will help crush your sweet foods craving.  It is also used in South America to reduce appetite. RDA: 3 […]

02/01/2017 | 0 Comments More

Get Bran Power

Try eating a bowl of Bran Flakes to increase strength.  Nutritionists have found that betaine which is a chemical found in high fibre cereal enhances physical performance.  Betaine helps cell function and prevents dehydration during your workout. The College of New Jersey tested on male students in power exercise tests over a two week period […]

02/01/2017 | 0 Comments More