Category Archives: Health Booster

How to Prevent the Flu Naturally

Most flu virus activity runs from October – May, with the peak times being from December – February. How can you tell? All the advertising from flu shot vaccine makers. It is everywhere. No matter what you do for flu prevention – avoid a flu shot! We wrote about our reasons why to avoid the […]

3 Drinks to Lower Blood Pressure

When you want to lower your blood pressure, think beyond slashing salt, calories and fat—and also consider what you can add to your diet. Eating more vegetables, fruits and lean protein, can help in preventing and controlling high blood pressure. Plus, recent research points to three beverages that also may help to lower blood pressure. […]

8 Foods to Boost Immunity

As polar vortexes, nor’easters and monsoons ensue across the country, people are more likely to stay indoors, which also means that germs can circulate more easily. Cue the sniffling, sore throats, coughs and congestion — classic signs of the common cold. If you’re feeling under the weather, food might be the last thing on your […]

Eat Smart for a Healthier Brain

Whether you want to optimise your nutrition during exam season or simply want to stay sharp in your next work meeting, paying attention to your diet can really pay off. Although there is no single ‘brain food’ that can protect against age-related disorders such as Alzheimers’ or dementia, and there are many other medical conditions […]

Reasons why You’re Not Losing Belly Fat

Can’t lose belly fat? Your genetics, hormones, or some easy-to-fix mistakes may be to blame. Discover the reasons why you’re not losing belly fat. Belly Fat Blues Getting rid of your belly bulge is important for more than just vanity’s sake. Excess abdominal fat—particularly visceral fat, the kind that surrounds your organs and puffs your […]

Overnight Beauty Tips to Fake 8 Hours of Sleep

Overnight beauty tips – isn’t that just getting more than 8 hours sleep and using a serum plus a moisturiser? Not exactly. When it comes to skincare, some women have half an hour to remove makeup, double cleanse, face mask, tone, dab on serums, massage in oils and then moisturise. But most do not. A […]

8 Foods That Are Hurting Your Brain

You know avocados, berries, and dark chocolate (score!) do the head good. But for every brain food out there, there’s another food—sometimes an otherwise healthy one—that’s ready to sap your smarts. Check out these eight foods that can make everything from puzzles to promotions a whole lot harder to crack. Tuna Okay, so a fillet […]

4 Ways to Boost your Energy Naturally with Breakfast

As you sleep, your body is hard at work digesting yesterday’s dinner. By the time you wake up, your body and brain are demanding fresh fuel. “Breaking the fast” is a key way to power up in the morning. Do it right and the benefits can last all day. If you miss the day’s first […]

5 LOW-IMPACT EXERCISES FOR SORE JOINTS

If you’re working full-pelt in your sessions, your joints may be feeling swollen and sore. Perhaps you’ve decided to throw in the towel altogether, and if you’re in that much pain, who can blame you? Ironically, stopping altogether can make the condition feel worse as strength dissipates, fitness levels decrease and the impact of no […]

What Causes Cancer?

There is no single exact cause of cancer. Like many diseases, cancer occurrence is due to a combination of different reasons. Here are some known causes of cancer. 1. Your Genetic Makeup If a particular type of cancer is common in your family, you may have been born with genetic mutations that put you at […]