Monthly Archives: July 2018

Best Superfoods for Weight Loss

So-called superfoods are nutritional powerhouses that help build bones, prevent chronic diseases, improve your eyesight, and even keep your mind sharp. But did you know new evidence suggests these foods can also help you get—and stay—slim? Read on for the top superfoods for weight loss, and how to pack them into your daily diet! Black […]

High Cholesterol: Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

What is Cholesterol? Cholesterol is a waxy substance your body uses to protect nerves, make cell tissues, and produce certain hormones. Your liver makes all the cholesterol your body needs. Your body also gets cholesterol directly from the food you eat (such as eggs, meats, and dairy products). Too much cholesterol can have negative impacts […]

10 Reasons You’re Always Tired (and what you can do about it)

Feeling tired on a regular basis is extremely common. In fact, about one-third of healthy teens, adults and older individuals report feeling sleepy or fatigued. Fatigue is a common symptom of several conditions and serious diseases, but in most cases it is caused by simple lifestyle factors. Fortunately, these are most often easy things to […]

SIMPLE TIPS TO PROTECT YOUR JOINTS

Medical professionals are an important part of managing arthritis. For example, your doctor can make sure you’re taking the right medications, and physical or occupational therapists can help you find safe and effective ways to exercise and modify your daily activities. But ultimately, the day-to-day work of managing your arthritis falls to you. One way […]

How Collagen Can Boost Your Body’s Skin, Muscle, and Gut

Collagen is essential to your health You’ve heard it said by health experts, beauty gurus, and possibly even your best friend. Collagen is the new buzzword on every one’s lips, and it can now be found in just about everything — from creams and cosmetics, to powders and pills. And the truth is, this may […]

Slimming Pancakes – Delicious cottage cheese pancakes with berry fruit compote

Cottage cheese adds unusual lightness to these pancakes. The berries lend a natural sweetness as well as fibre and vitamin C to this fruity breakfast or brunch dish. Preparation time: 10 minutesCooking time: 6 minutesServes 4 Ingredients  225g (8oz) low-fat cottage cheese, drained through a sieve 2 large eggs, separated 40g (1½ oz) caster sugar […]

EAT 3 DATES DAILY AND THESE 5 THINGS WILL HAPPEN TO YOUR BODY

Dates are the fruit of palm trees. Date varieties range from Medjool (a rich-tasting desert delight) to acai (a tropical palm fruit). The dates we see in the healthfood store are typically desert types. 1. Improve and Prevent Anemia  Anemia is a common issue amongst most people. I have been anemic from time to time. […]

WHAT’S TO KNOW ABOUT MENSTRUAL CRAMPS?

Menstrual cramps are painful sensations that affect many women before and during a menstrual period. The pain, also known as period pains, ranges from dull and annoying to severe and extreme. Menstrual cramps tend to begin after ovulation when an egg is released from the ovaries and travels down the fallopian tube.  Pain occurs in […]

HOW MUCH WATER DO YOU NEED TO DRINK

OVERVIEW You may have heard that you should aim to drink eight 8-ounce glasses of water per day. How much you should actually drink is more individualised than you might think. It is currently recommended that men should drink at least 104 ounces of water per day, which is 13 cups. They say women should […]