Nutrition

Is Your Current Lifestyle Making You Ill?

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My 5 Natural Energy Foods

My 5 Natural Energy Foods

Today I want to mention my 5 natural energy foods that are part of my secret weapon to vitality in my old age. Now I know age is a perceived notion at best. As I learnt long ago age is just a number. But, as I find myself over 50, I ...
Good Energy Booster Foods For Your New Years Diet

Good Energy Booster Foods For Your New Years Diet

Although I have made the most of my break here on the island of Lanzarote I have also still been able to easily eat health, so today I want to tell you about good energy booster foods for your New Years diet, to help you raise your energy levels to an ...
Do You Prefer Sex or Chocolate

Do You Prefer Sex or Chocolate

I'm having a bit of fun in todays blog post. It's a simple question, do you prefer sex or chocolate? I'm sure though, once people think about it, how easy is it to really answer this question? What I want to know is what's with sex and chocolate? Why is it that ...
How Do You Successfully Lose Weight?

How Do You Successfully Lose Weight?

Here is a question I’m asked all the time, how do you successfully lose weight? In truth the answer is quite simple: Burn more calories than you consume. To do this you simply have to exercise. As exercise will greatly increase the number of calories burned from day to day. You will not only ...
Does your body need antioxidants?

Does your body need antioxidants?

If you’re finding it difficult to concentrate you could need a boost of antioxidants. Antioxidants are naturally occurring substances in our body that help fight the oxidative damage to our cells. This damage is caused by an imbalance between the production of reactive oxygen and our body’s ability to detoxify or repair ...
What is Milk Thistle?

What is Milk Thistle?

Milk Thistle is a flowering plant native to the Mediterranean, Africa and the Middle East, and its fruit and seeds have been used for thousands of years, for many different ailments, as a herbal remedy. Ancient Greeks and Romans would use Milk Thistle to treat things like snake bites, while it ...
The Benefits of Fenugreek for Women

The Benefits of Fenugreek for Women

Fenugreek, a common ingredient in curry, may seem like a fairly innocuous herb at first glance, but it actually has a whole host of medicinal benefits that can help women’s health in a variety of different ways. Whether you decide to grow your own source of the herb in a garden ...

5 A Day The Easy Way

Do you get your five a day of fruit and vegetables? Today I will show you how to get your 5 a day the easy way. More people than ever are now aware of the importance of eating more fruit and vegetables. Yet many of you are still not eating enough! ...
Effects of Elderberry during Flu Season

Effects of Elderberry during Flu Season

When I was growing up, I have memories of my father feverishly picking elderberries and then making them into jellies and wine. I had no idea about the effects of elderberry during flu season and how they help keep you healthy. Our back yard was filled with elderberry bushes and they ...
The Many Benefits of Flaxseed

The Many Benefits of Flaxseed

When Michaela was first diagnosed with an egg allergy, I searched for egg substitutions. Flaxseed was one of many that I discovered along my research and found there are many benefits of Flaxseed. Egg allergies present an additional challenge in baking. There are several ‘recipes’ available but the ...