So What Is All This Buzz About Green Exercise? |

Added March 12, 2011, Under: Environment, Exercise, Health

Unless we are some kind of nocturnal indoor creature, we always feel better when we can get out into the fresh air - whatever the weather. One of the new catch phrases is “green exercise” which refers to physical exercise when undertaken in a relatively natural environment. While physical exercise is well-known to provide health benefits, there is now good evidence that viewing and being in natural environments has calming and positive mood effects. What is green exercise? It was the combination ...


10 Real Reasons to Avoid Aspartame |

Added March 7, 2011, Under: Headaches & Migraines, Health, Nutrition, Pregnancy, Top 10

  In the UK, some public health experts are now advising pregnant women to avoid foods and beverages that contain aspartame because of the risks to both themselves and their unborn children. Risks in pregnancy 1. Just drinking 1 diet soda daily increases the risk of going into labor before the 37th week by as much as 38% while drinking 4 or more diet sodas daily increases the risk of premature birth by a massive 78%. 2. There is a major concern about pregnant ...


10 Very Good Reasons Why You Need Your Sleep |

Added March 5, 2011, Under: Health, New Moms, Parents

There is nothing worse than being woken up unnecessarily from a good deep sleep. Of course parents are invariably sleep deprived when they have a new baby in the family and some children continue to wake up their parents even when they are no longer young babies. We all need uninterrupted, good quality sleep It is especially important for our health. This is why insomnia and restless leg syndrome (RLS) can be so stressful. 1. Sleep keeps our hearts healthy. Lack of sleep ...


Top 10 Ways to Eat Well & Spend Less |

Added March 4, 2011, Under: Diets, Health, Nutrition

How can it be fair and just for it to cost so much less to eat junk, processed, refined food than it does to buy healthy, fresh, locally grown or organic food? If you are tempted to go for junk food because it is cheaper than real, living food, then remember the cost to your health. It is a tall order, making sure you eat well and spend less, but it can be done. Here are 10 ways 1. A little planning can help ...


The Grass is Always Greener, Even on the Other Side! |

Added March 1, 2011, Under: Diets, Health, Nutrition, Skin Conditions

  Why do you think cats and dogs turn to a few mouthfuls of grass when they feel under the weather? They know better than us humans that grasses of all kinds, whether wheat grass, barley grass, oat, rye or other varieties are the ultimate in detoxification and nutrition - offering effective antioxidant activity. We all need antioxidants to get rid of free radicals Free radicals can be seen almost like rogue runaway molecules that cause chain reactions converting other cells into free ...

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