Despite the citizens of the United States of America having reached new levels of obesity in the past few years, an obsession with health has also come into prominence. Wherever we look, we’re confronted by advertisements for ‘detox juices’ and new diet crazes which promise to ‘reinvent’ your life. The current phase appears to be for gluten free diets and the usual crew: the Dukan diet, 5:2 diet and, of course, the infamous diet pills. However, it’s not just weight loss that we’re obsessed with; it’s the health benefits too. So, with celebrities and health guru’s alike raving about the new tomato pill, the main question is; does it actually work? Read more
Among the latest alternative treatments for back pain is acu-yoga. Acu-yoga is a blend of acupressure and yoga that work to restore vital energy. Acupressure is form of acupuncture that uses pressure points instead of needles. The yoga poses target acupressure points which helps to stimulate the blocked energy more. You can do these poses at home. Read more
The amazing health benefits of the olive leaf have been known to man since the early Egyptians but it lost favor through the years. The age-old treatment is now back in the race again. The early Egyptians used it as part of the mummification process and scientists now understand what it can do. Olive leaves are high in an extract known as oleuropein. Read more
There are many wonderful and joyous occasions that occur throughout a woman’s lifetime, and one of those occasions is pregnancy. There is nothing more special than awaiting the arrival of a child, and, as all pregnant woman know, caring for your health and the health of the baby is a top priority. Read more
For working people is hard to find enough time to eat well during the day because of the daily activities and the various tasks that do all day.
The biggest mistake, causing gaining weight is eating in the evening.
Returning exhausted after work, we eat quickly and thoroughly, pour yourself extra amount with the excuse that you have not eaten all day Finish with dessert and then leaning comfortably on the couch, munching popcorn watching television. Error! Read more
More and more people are adapting healthy lifestyles and practices. This is becoming ever more popular for those who are looking to take a break from their busy schedules, monotonous and immobile lives. This situation has become a concern in the hospitality industry. This has triggered a huge demand and growth in the wellness travel and tourism industry. Read more
Nuts are a healthy essential to our eating habits. Nuts have a great amount of natural protein in them. Nuts can be a nice nutritional snack, Instead of eating those cakes and cookies for desserts. Honey roasted cashews, Honey roasted almonds can be a excellent food source for sweet toothes out there. Here’s a list of different variety of nuts for easy digestion. Read more
The link between acupuncture and cosmetics is unique in every way. Acupuncture being an antique method of medicine has been extensively used over the past 2000 years and is still in use. On the other side of the hemisphere, this practice is very popular. This is now an alternative to insidious medical conditions and treatment. The interest in acupuncture has increasingly grown. Read more
Because of the fast track life we have, 3 minute instant noodles, one hit wonders, microblogging of non-sensible things and anything short on the side, people easily get bored and find something more exciting. I usually meet people who want to enjoy their Friday nights drinking, get wasted and sulk on emotions. Read more
One fine morning you wake a little earlier and thus have some minutes to catch up with yourself. You look into the mirror and your reflection looks back at you with a smile. You notice some shades of grey and fine lines of wrinkles when you smile back. Your smile vanishes and all you are left is some more line of frown on your forehead. This realization dawns on everybody once in a lifetime and it definitely tends to depress you for a while. Does this sound familiar? Read more