Health And Fitness

Ways to improve your health and fitness through exercise and diet, plus solutions for health problems.

How to Model a Pandemic

How to Model a Pandemic

  MarcoVector/Shutterstock Christian Yates, University of Bath Disease has afflicted humans ever since there have been humans. Malaria and tuberculosis are thought to have ravaged Ancient Egypt more than 5,000 years ago. From AD 541 to 542 the global pandemic known as “the Plague of Justinian” is estimated to have killed 15–25% of the world’s […] Read more…

What is Aromatherapy and its Amazing Benefits?

What is Aromatherapy and its Amazing Benefits?

What is Aromatherapy? What is Aromatherapy and its amazing benefits? Aromatherapy has been used for thousands of years, it is a form of alternative medicine that is said to enhance physical, mental, emotional and spiritual well-being. Natural oils are extracted from flowers, leaves, roots, bark, stems or other parts of a plant.  Essential oil is […] Read more…

10 Useful Tea Tree Oil Blend Recipes

10 Useful Tea Tree Oil Blend Recipes

These 10 useful tea tree oil blend recipes are so simple to make with very few ingredients, you’ll be making them all the time! All-Purpose Cleaner A gentle all-purpose cleaner to use around the home. Ingredients: 10 drops of Melaleuca essential oil 10 drops of Lemon essential oil A spray bottle Add the essential oils […] Read more…

What to Do at Home During the Coronavirus Outbreak

What to Do at Home During the Coronavirus Outbreak

At the time of writing this post, some countries are already in lockdown. In the UK we aren’t at that stage yet but we are being told to self-isolate if we present any coronavirus symptoms. So, what do we do when we have to stay at home? Here are a few ideas that may help […] Read more…

Tooth Decay_ What Happens If Not Treated_

Tooth Decay: What Happens If Not Treated?

We are all aware that tooth decay is caused by a sugary diet, although there are other aspects that can lead to tooth decay, and this article looks at the potential consequences of leaving tooth decay untreated. Why is sugar such an important ingredient to the decaying of tooth enamel? Simply put, sugar feeds the […] Read more…

Get your kids off the couch.

Get Your Kids Off the Couch!

Overweight kids grow up to be obese adults, but you can keep your kids from gaining too much weight with a bit of exercise. Of course, normal exercise routines won’t work on kids, so you have to incorporate physical activity into playtime or sports. Kids and Tots One of the worst things you can do […] Read more…

Effective Menopause Exercise Videos.

Effective Menopause Exercise Videos

I’ve put together some of my favourite effective menopause exercise videos and yoga DVDs to help you get in shape, and reduce that menopause belly. These are workouts created by people I follow and regularly go to for menopause advice, health tips and exercise workouts. Menopause 4 Minute Workout Really there is no excuse not […] Read more…

Dairy-Free Weight Loss Shakes For Vegans

Dairy-Free Weight Loss Shakes For Vegans

If you are Vegan and looking to kickstart your diet these dairy-free weight loss shakes may be of interest to you. Exante has a new range of creamy tasting shakes especially for Vegans that are low in sugar, plant-based and gluten-free. Who is Exante? Exante is the UK’s leading online, diet and weight-management service. Offering […] Read more…

Is Eating Peanut Butter Good For You?

Is Eating Peanut Butter Good For You?

Peanut butter is a great source of protein, it also contains potassium, magnesium, zinc and is high in fibre which is great for your bowel health. Peanut butter is quite high in fat, yet extremely nutritious. Most of the fat in peanut butter is unsaturated. It also contains salt and sugar too. Is peanut butter […] Read more…

If you're new to yoga and about to start classes you're probably thinking of buying a yoga mat. I've covered some points in this post that will help you decide what's best for you.

Which Yoga Mat Should I Buy?

If you’re new to yoga and about to start classes you’re probably thinking of buying a yoga mat. I’ve covered some points in this post that will help you decide which mat is best for you. What is the best thickness for a yoga mat? This all depends on the type of floor you are […] Read more…

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