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Is your water affecting your health?

June 11, 2019

I have something to say: I am obsessed by the water me and my family drink. After much research in my career and working with people with cancer and other diseases, I have to say this thing for sure: The water you drink makes a large impact in your health! The amount of minerals and chemicals that water has, in a medium-long period, will lead you to your health being manipulated and for you to develop a condition, unless you…

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Are You addicted to food? Seven tell-take signs

May 31, 2019

By Dr Bunmi Aboaba, a Recovery Coach specialising in Food Addiction   We all need to eat. However, with the fast pace of modern life, we don’t always have time to work out what’s good and what’s not. It’s quicker and easier to pick up a ready meal or order in. It can be easy to acquire bad habits through no fault of our own. It’s hard to be objective about what and how much we are eating. Emotions come…

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Are You Sabotaging Your Sleep with Your Diet?

March 27, 2019

You have far more control over the quality (and quantity) of your sleep than you might think. If you have trouble falling asleep, an adjustment to your diet and personal habits could make a difference. Trouble staying asleep? Changes in diet can help there too. Your brain adjusts your sleep cycle according to behavioural patterns, giving you the control to get a full seven to nine hours of sleep. Sleep Influences Food Choices Food and sleep have a strong connection…

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Let’s Talk Health: Superherbs in Winter

February 13, 2019

Everyone talks about Superfoods nowadays. They can be added to our daily food such as Goji Berries (anti-oxidants, Vitamin C) or Turmeric (which is also a Superherb, containing Curcumin, used in some Cancer medicines, anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant, Neurotropic and lowering the brain diseases such as Dementia, Alzheimer), but what about Superherbs? Superherbs are herbs that can enhance and prevent and help in our daily life and towards diseases or ailments/symptoms. If you ask your grandmother or mother, you will find that…

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Incredible Things Yoga and Dance Have in Common

February 11, 2019

Yoga is a practice of mind and body which dates back to 5,000 years ago in the Indian philosophy. Male and female practitioners are known as yogis and yoginis respectively. According to the American Osteopathic Association, a regular yoga routine yields a couple of physical and mental health benefits. There are various types of yoga, well known hatha, vinyasa, aerial, bikram (or hot) yoga, so you can easily choose which type is the best fit for you. Dance, on the…

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Can You Incorporate CBD Into Your Beauty Routine?

February 6, 2019

CBD oil has taken over the wellness industry in recent years. Consumers are using it for pain relief, better sleep, reduced anxiety, and more. Whether in a tincture or in topical form, this hemp-derived oil may have found its way into your own health regimen. But have you thought about using it on your skin? Toss your synthetic beauty products for good. CBD beauty products may offer a natural solution to your skin health needs. This guide will break down…

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Getting Back To Work After A Long Time Away

October 23, 2018

There are many reasons why you might have a long time off work. It could be that you suffered a bout of some horrible illness and that you are only just recovering enough to get back on the treadmill of daily work. Or it might be that you took maternity leave to have kids – or perhaps were made redundant and then suffered as you struggled to find work for a while. Whatever the reason, when it comes to getting…

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How Do People Live Healthily 24/7?

October 19, 2018

Not everybody lives an extremely healthy or extremely unhealthy life; most of us fall somewhere in between those two ends of the spectrum. We might eat vegetables and go for occasional walks, but we struggle to maintain a long-term healthy routine. But if that sounds like you then it might be time to make a change. Living healthily 24/7 might seem like an unattainable goal, but it isn’t. And that doesn’t mean you’re never allowed to relax on the sofa…

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Your Wellbeing As You Age: Things To Remember

September 17, 2018

As we get older, it’s important to ensure we’re happy and healthy physically, spiritually, and mentally. Ensuring we take care of all three aspects of ourselves contributes to our overall well being, which is essential for happiness. Wellbeing is a feeling of contentment and peace. It can also be happiness, but there isn’t a soul alive who is happy 24 hours a day, 7 days a week! It’s even more important to pay special attention to our well being as…

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