Do Young Children Today Have Enough Exercise?

Added August 31, 2015, Under: Children's Health, Environment, Exercise, Nutrition, Weight Loss


In the past children would spend hours outside playing with their friends - whatever the weather. They were also encouraged to participate in organized school sport, although not all children wanted to. The long summers without school meant children had the freedom to spend all day exploring. But in many cases, modern technology and a growing fear of keeping children safe has changed all that. Today, official figures indicate that (a) in the UK one in every four children in the ...


EFT & Why Tapping Can Help You To Cut The Cravings

Added August 28, 2014, Under: Health, How To, Weight Loss

EFT tapping points

EFT or The Emotional Freedom Technique is said to help optimize your emotional health which of course goes hand in hand with your physical health and healing. You may feel you are living a healthy lifestyle in terms of what you eat, how you exercise, your sleeping habits and your vitamin D levels, but are you reaping the full benefits if there are still emotional barriers standing in your way? EFT is all about tapping If you can master this technique, you ...


Our Top Ten Tips For Curbing Cellulite

Added July 30, 2014, Under: Exercise, How To, Pregnancy, Skin Conditions, Weight Loss, Women's Health

cellulite skin on her legs

Suffering from cellulite is not a new condition. It has been a problem for so long that, for years, women have been searching for and using natural healing treatments to combat cellulite and that orange peel appearance. There are lots of reasons why cellulite can appear and our earlier post will give you these.  If you are prone to those less-than-attractive dimples on the thighs, the buttocks and elsewhere, help is at hand. Our ten suggestions for some natural remedies for cellulite Obviously some will ...


Looking for a New Healthy Beverage to Enjoy? Coconut Water Could Be Your Answer

Added July 28, 2014, Under: Environment, Nutrition, Skin Conditions, Weight Loss

Coconut on a tropical beach

You might have noticed that the beverage – coconut water – has become very popular, with many companies jumping on the bandwagon to market and sell their own versions. Of course if you are super fortunate with access to fresh young green coconuts, you can make a hole in the thick skin of a green coconut and pour out your own coconut water ready to drink. But most of us don’t have that opportunity and have to look for a safe ...


Are You Addicted To This Substance & How To Fight That Addiction |

Added May 12, 2013, Under: Diseases, Health, How To, Weight Loss


Most people are quickly becoming aware of the dangers of sugar and the need to reduce their intake or preferably eliminate it from their diet. But of course, the love of sugar is a form of addiction and we know how difficult addictive substances can be to turn away from. Unfortunately, sugar can be a form of poison Are you addicted to sugar? There are 6 ways to help reduce that addiction 1. Learn which products contain added sugar and which don’t. That ...


20 Ways to Lose Weight Naturally |

Added August 11, 2012, Under: Weight Loss

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Sometimes it just needs a special motivation to start the road to losing weight.  My own husband, who has been overweight for many years, suddenly in January - and perhaps connected to that recurring habit of making a New Year's resolution - decided to make a concerted effort to lose weight. What really spurred him on was that he is a professional photographer and the knowledge that he had to take regular aerial photos over a long period but in ...


Pomegranates For Weight Loss, Menopause & So Much More |

Added May 29, 2012, Under: Health, Nutrition, Weight Loss, Women's Health

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We all want to have the correct weight for our height and age and eating a balanced diet to lose weight should of course include lots of fresh vegetables as well as some fresh fruit too. Pomegranates are a wonderful example of a healthy, nutritious fruit that has antioxidant properties and will even help prevent cancer. In recent studies, researchers believe that including pomegranates in a healthy, balanced diet has the power to reduce that all too common fat stored round ...


Anxious About Arthritis? 6 Ways to Take Care of Your Joints |

Added May 17, 2012, Under: Exercise, Weight Loss

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Whatever your age, it makes good sense to look after your joints to keep them in good shape for years to come. Joints are surprisingly important in the bigger picture, allowing you to do all the movements necessary between your bones – bending your knees, arching your back, moving your fingers, swinging those hips and turning your head. What happens if you neglect to look after your joints? Aging, being overweight, injuries, bad posture, lack of sleep and of course general wear and ...


9 Ways to Indulge Your Sweet Tooth, Safely & Healthily |

Added May 16, 2012, Under: Health, Nutrition, Weight Loss


The dangers of sugar and high fructose corn syrup, both to your health and as an addiction, have been well documented and of course artificial sweeteners such as aspartame, and now neotame, are just as toxic. The human body is totally unable to utilize the roughly 225 pounds of sugar and HFCS consumed by the average American every year. Before the 1900s, the yearly consumption was only 5 pounds. Our livers turn this blood sugar into fat (triglycerides) where it is ...


Is Your Kitchen Working to Help You Lose Weight? |

Added May 9, 2012, Under: Weight Loss

blog image - kitchen

If you are serious about weight loss and lifestyle changes, one of the first areas you need to look at is actually your kitchen as the room itself, and how everything is displayed, can be part of your problem. What you buy at the local supermarket and hopefully, the health store and the farmers market too, also has a role to play because obviously if you only bring health-giving whole foods into your kitchen, then you are not going to ...

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