• Olive oil vs Coconut oil for Skin

    Both coconut oil and olive oil are both plant derived oils that are hailed for their many benefits. Both are certainly healthy, and we have discussed how they compare nutritionally and when to use them in cooking here. Consumption aside, both oils are known for their nourishing properties on the skin. Despite...
  • How much weight loss is realistic in 1 week?

    Weight loss is big business, and looking at health trends, it will continue to be in the future too. People want weight loss fast, and people are more than happy to promise it to others. We had a reader contact us a few weeks ago asking how much weight loss...
  • 30 Days Wild

    What is ’30 Days Wild’ The Wildlife Trust is promoting a campaign called ’30 Days Wild’ which encourages people to engage and reconnect with nature throughout June. With the sun shining, plants blossoming and birds chirping, now is a great time to enjoy some of the health benefits of connecting...
  • Tefal and Non-stick Pans

    Non-stick pans are most peoples favourite kitchen appliance, they certainly are mine, and they really are great. Frying foods is actually enjoyable – you don’t have to scrape your food off the pan, they are super easy to wash up and you don’t need to use much oil at all....
  • Are Soaps & Shower Gels bad for your Skin?

    When you think about your health, you probably rarely think about what you put on your skin. Health for most people is about what you eat, and how often you do some exercise, and although these things are very important, being healthy is really about your entire lifestyle. It...
  • Are Vaccinations Worth The Risk?

    Vaccines are a common part of many peoples lives. Growing up, I’ve had vaccines when going on holiday, and part of routine health checks. I was told I had to have them by my parents, and I don’t doubt that they protected me against infections if I came into...
  • Do you need antioxidants when you exercise?

    “If you exercise, you need to take some antioxidants” – That’s what most personal trainers will say, most athletes will say, and generally anyone who is in an exercising sphere will say. The main reason for this is that exercising produces a huge amount of radicals, and can damage...
  • How Important is Breakfast?

    Skipping breakfast is on the rise, almost in correlation to the rise in health messages on the importance of eating breakfast – so what’s best? When you scratch the surface of eating breakfast vs not eating breakfast, you find some health nuts who don’t eat anything other than black...
  • What’s on your Toothbrush?

    This post is sponsored by Nano-b toothbrushes. Imagine getting up in the morning and sloshing around a bacteria riddled stick in your mouth. It doesn’t sound hygienic, let alone healthy; but this is something most people will do every day. Shortly after you wake up you brush, push and...

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