Ageing happens to everyone. It’s the only thing we have in common. Unfortunately, it’s also a health risk. Ageing contributes to almost every type of illness around. It leads to cell breakdown and inflammation and your body is not able to regenerate cells as fast. This can then lead to issues like diabetes, mental illness like dementia, or even cardiovascular issues and vein dysfunction. An unhealthy circulation system can lead to cardiac problems, cause vein disease and other health issues. Having healthy blood is a great foundation for keeping your body rejuvenated and lowering your risk of health issues. Furthermore,…

What exactly is a food intolerance? Did you ever come across a condition where you have a difficulty in digesting some food? And after eating that specific food you feel extremely sick? For example, some people may be sensitive to some food items like corn or maybe wheat or even to some fruits. Well, if you are unaware of this condition, then let me clarify what it actually is. It is known as Food intolerance. Food intolerance and food sensitivities are one and the same. Though it makes the sufferer feel really unwell, it is not lethal as food allergy…

Bringing a child into the world is one of the most wonderful experiences a mother could go through. The months of going through a rollercoaster of physical, emotional and mental changes will all be worth it when you finally hold a miracle in your arms. The road to childbirth, however, can be a challenging one. Much as one would train for a marathon or study well for a big exam, a mother must also prepare her mind and body for the arrival of her precious bundle. This means getting enough exercise, having a healthy diet and taking prenatal vitamins and…

Autoimmune disorders are quite prevalent, and one of the most common is lupus. Medical professionals define lupus as a chronic autoimmune disease that affects the body in many different ways. It can damage the joints, skin and internal organs. It also makes the body prone to the harmful effects of foreign elements, which is why people with lupus must be consistently watchful of their health. Lupus is also called the “great imitator” because its symptoms are rather similar to those of  other diseases. Due to this, it usually takes some time before it can be clearly established that a person…

When it comes to nutrition, not many areas are clear-cut. However, one topic which has unanimous support is that we should all enjoy a diet that is high in plant-based foods, something that vegetarianism obviously promotes. On the other hand, there is no denying that meat and fish are nutritionally dense foods that provide an array of valuable vitamins and minerals. By totally omitting these foods from the diet, nutrient deficiencies may consequently become more likely. A healthy vegetarian diet, therefore, is about more than just cutting meat from the diet; you also need to tailor your food choices to…

Dogs not only boost your mood and give you something to look forward to when you get home, they can also be a key component to losing weight and staying in shape! Studies have shown that dog owners, on average, get more exercise than people who have a gym membership. There are a variety of ways your dog can contribute to your fitness goals. In this article we will discuss how owning a dog helps you lose weight. Dogs are perfect running partners If you’ve ever tried to stick to a regular running routine, you know how hard it can…

We generally view herbs and spices as things we simply add to our food in order to enhance the flavor. What you may not realize is that these tasty extras may be boosting your mental and physical health in the process. Herbs and spices were once used for medicinal reasons and with more and more people now choosing natural products opposed to the synthetic medicine they have certainly become more sought after in recent years, particularly in the form of health supplements. A lot of research has been carried out to determine the positive effects which herbs and spices can…

We can often tell when someone has a cold; they sniff, cough and sneeze. We then have an expectation that our friends will share their own person antidotes from warm water, honey and a splash of whiskey to high potency Vit C daily for 5 days. Either way, with a cold, we can feel it, and we’re aware to take some steps to shorten the lifecycle. But what about High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) it’s often called the Silent Killer because we can’t feel it, we can’t see it, yet the effects on the body if left untreated, can be fatal….

Stretch Marks during pregnancy is one of the most common issues that most of the pregnant mamas experience throughout their journey to motherhood. You will hardly find mamas who haven’t gone through this itching as well as irritating skin issue during pregnancy, and even after delivery. If you are going to experience the taste of mommyhood for the first time in a few months and at your wits’ end what to do with those stubborn stretch marks, this post is exclusively for you. Yes, you read it right! Here are the Causes, Prevention, and Ultimate Treatment of Pregnancy Stretch Marks….

Unless you live in another universe, you have most likely heard of the health benefits of probiotics, and are aware of their rising popularity.  Probiotics are microorganisms that provide a number of benefits to your health. They have been proven to enhance your digestive system by supporting the intestinal flora you already have, as well as boosting brain health, promoting heart health, giving you better-looking skin, and reducing depression. Some of you may prefer to take probiotic supplements, which are readily available, but there are numerous sources of probiotics you can add to your daily diet plan. Yogurt: The most…