junk food alternatives

5 Junk Food Alternatives To Make Healthy Eating a Breeze

Changing your eating habits can be tricky, but here are some alternatives for 5 different types of junk food to making healthy eating a breeze. Eating well can be tough. Junk food is everywhere we look, and sometimes it can be hard to resist. So when it comes to changing your eating habits, it may […]

The 8 Key Health Benefits of Prunes and Prune Juice

From helping with digestion to protecting you from free radical damage, eating prunes and drinking their juice can have an incredible impact on your wellbeing. Here are 8 key health benefits of prunes and prune juice. A ‘prune’ is a dried plum of any variety. To make prune juice, prunes are pulverised and dissolved in […]

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8 Reasons Why A Good Night Sleep is Important

The way you sleep has a huge impact on your health, far beyond simply boosting energy or getting rid of those bags under your eyes. Let’s take a look at some reasons why a good night sleep is important. The difference between getting enough sleep and getting too little is the difference between leading a […]

eggs and cholesterol

The Truth about Eggs and Cholesterol

When it comes to eggs and cholesterol, there has been much discussion (and even a little controversy). But what’s the truth? Let’s take a look. When it comes to your cholesterol levels, diet is the single most significant contributing factor. Cholesterol occurs naturally in our bodies, and our liver produces all that we need. Any […]

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5 Exercises You Can Do At Your Desk

Finding time during the day to keep active can be difficult, especially if you work a sedentary job. Here are 5 simple exercises you can do at your desk! # 1 – Neck and shoulder stretch: Stand up and reach arms behind you, interlocking your fingers and lifting your arms at the same time. # […]

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5 Easy Health Tips for Busy People

Taking care of yourself can be tricky if you lead a hectic lifestyle. Here are 5 easy health tips for busy people. # 1 Eat Small Meals – Choose several several small meals over one or two large ones throughout the course of a day. This balances out energy distribution by discouraging energy bursts and […]

Cuban HealthCare

Cuba and Good Health: Looking at the High Standards of Cuban Healthcare

We take a look at the high standards of Cuban healthcare, focusing the preventative measures taken to monitor the health of the population, to rapid developments in biotech, pharmaceuticals, and diagnostic technology. Cuba’s healthcare system has been praised around the world for its efficiency, scientific innovation and high standards, not only as a Third World country, but […]

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5 Natural Ways To Maintain Glowing Healthy Skin

For many of us, skin is the most precious part of our body. Here are 5 natural ways to maintain glowing, healthy skin that you can implement everyday! Our skin is one of the most important parts of our body. After all, it’s our biggest organ, spanning on average some 22 square feet. It is […]

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5 Simple Breathing Techniques to Help Reduce Stress

Breathing exercises can help relieve stress in a number of ways. Here are 5 simple techniques that you can do everyday to stay clam and energised. # 1 – Abdominal Breathing Breathe in through your nose until your lungs begin to stretch. Exhale slowly. Repeat for 10 minutes. This is the most basic of all […]