Morning Stretches for Extra Energy, Improved Posture & More

Added January 27, 2020, Under: Exercise, Health, How To

Whether or not you have enjoyed a restful night's sleep, you will always benefit from having a good stretch after sleeping on your back for several hours. The  benefits of stretching in the morning — for as little as five minutes — outweigh any inconvenience you think it might pose while you're rushing to get ready for work, getting the family up and going or eating your breakfast. Set the alarm for a few minutes earlier to make time for the benefits ...


Top Resolutions for Improved Health Now & the Rest of the Year

Added , Under: Health, How To, Vitamin D

Sometimes we need a bit of a push to get us going, to get us into a healthier way of living and to take responsibility for reaching that goal. And it does not have to be that difficult or time consuming. If you are free to sit on a sofa and watch TV for a couple of hours a day, then you have plenty of time to put these resolutions in place. We list our top suggestions And each of these come with a ...


Greener Cleaning in your Home

Added January 24, 2020, Under: Environment, How To, Natural remedies

You only have to take a trip down the aisle devoted to cleaning and laundry products in your local supermarket for your senses to be bombarded with the strong smell of chemicals. For those who are especially sensitive, such chemical smells can be almost too much to bear. There has to be a better, safer way to clean our laundry, our dishes and our homes but, until consumers start to complain and even switch to something different, the manufacturers are not going ...


The Old Fashioned Barber Shop is Back in Popularity

Added January 21, 2020, Under: Men's Health

With beards back in fashion and sharper hair cuts all the rage, barber shops have been springing up in many countries including the UK and USA. The popularity of barber shops took a dive across the USA from 1992 to 2012 before a sudden change in 2013. Now there is a boom.  While state licensing boards make tracking the numbers difficult, the National Association of Barber Boards of America estimate the growth at roughly 10% every couple of years with the art ...


Knitting Has These Top Ten Health Benefits

Added January 17, 2020, Under: Arthritis, Health

  Who would have thought that the relatively simple hobby of knitting would actually be so beneficial to the knitters themselves? We often think that knitting is something enjoyed by the very young or the elderly, not realizing that it can be beneficial to people of all ages and whether they are male or female. As well as just enjoying knitting, it comes with all these health benefits too, helping to reduce depression and anxiety, slow the onset of dementia and distract from ...


Turn the Clock Back with Good Sleeping Patterns

Added , Under: How To, Insomnia, Skin Conditions

We all long for a full and uninterrupted night's sleep especially as so many feel sleep-deprived in our 24/7 lives. Now, there are new studies out that explain for the first time the mystery of why it is so replenishing to be "out like a light" throughout the night. The researchers confirm (what we probably already know) that a good night's sleep can prepare us for the rigours of our daily lives. More about this recent research Biologists at the University of Manchester in ...


Your Vitamin D Levels Could Be Too Low if You Are Overweight or Obese

Added January 11, 2020, Under: Health, Vitamin D

One of the most important vitamins of all, to ensure our good health and wellbeing, has to be Vitamin D. And yet, in spite of the well known advantages of maintaining good levels,  there are many reasons why people are still testing as being deficient. And one of these reasons is when they are overweight or obese. Why does being overweight or obese affect Vitamin D levels? Research has added to the evidence linking obesity with lower levels of vitamin D with researchers finding why those carrying ...


How To Keep Your Teeth White, Naturally

Added , Under: Dental Care, Diseases, How To, Natural remedies, Top 10

We all want our teeth to look fresh and white without any discoloration or stains. But what can we do to achieve this without causing harm to our teeth and our mouths? While we might be tempted to use those whitening strips which are easily available, recent research has indicated that such teeth whitening methods can damage the tooth layer known as the dentin. This is the protein rich area that ensures the roots of our teeth stay bound to the gums. There ...


Bars are no longer banished!

Added January 6, 2020, Under: Environment, Technology

It was not so long ago that bars of soap were looked down upon with disdain - and quickly replaced with plastic bottles containing liquid soap. In fact, just about everything you could imagine came in liquid format in a plastic bottle whether it was face wash, body wash, moisturizer, shampoo, conditioner, dish washer, laundry detergent and more. But now, the very good news is that all of these are now available in bars! What are the best things about using bars in ...


Suffering from Tennis Elbow? There are Natural Solutions

Added , Under: Exercise, Health, How To, Inflammation

Tennis elbow is not always about playing the game. Also known as lateral epicondylitis, this is a condition in which the outer part of the elbow becomes painful and tender. The pain may also extend into the back of the forearm and even weakening your grip.  The onset of symptoms is generally gradual. Tennis elbow is the most common condition seen when patients experience elbow pain and is thought to be due to small tears of the tendons that attach forearm muscles to the ...

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