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Article Category - "Healthy Lifestyle Choices"

5 ways Yoga helps to manage your stress levels

5 ways Yoga helps to manage your stress levels

Our daily lives have certainly evolved since the physical days of hunting and gathering. When we were in tune with nature and the seasons, while chasing our dinner.   Modern life has developed into a busy, stressful, competitive world that has little sympathy for our aches, pains or woes.

So it is up to us to take control of our lives and learn to work with our body and mind to fine-tune our well-being.… Read more

Posted on January 29, 2014

What juicer should I get?

What juicer should I get?

There are two types of juicers on the market, but What juicer should I get?. This post is going to talk about a couple of great (but pricy) ones. We would love if you can comment below and recommend other juicers that you may use to other readers and suit any budget.

Centrifugal – These cut the produce and spin around at great speed propelling the juice out. These juicers are traditionally faster, can take large bits of fruit/veg,  but take out less juice and cause some oxidation of the juice.… Read more

Posted on January 5, 2014

Beat the January blues with our healthy Habits

Beat the January blues with our healthy Habits

The last of the Christmas goodies have been scoffed and the New Years tipples have been toppled. We’re ready to crank up the gears and are fighting fit for work and school.

Or maybe not.  Are the energy levels somewhere around the thighs, your winter wardrobe not co-operating with the waistline & the mere mention of work life balance leaving you exhausted?

Getting fit & staying healthy can be challenging and we all need a little motivation and encouragement to form healthy habits.  … Read more

Posted on January 2, 2014

Forget new years resolutions – 5 tips on making new habits

Forget new years resolutions – 5 tips on making new habits

Just to prove how daft setting new years resolutions can be, here would be mine if I got off from cloud cuckoo land:

Eat a raw food diet. Walk for 1 hour a day. Practice yoga for 7 hours per week. Meditate daily. Play constructive games with the children, thus spending more quality time with them. Who are by the way eating a wholefood diet. Don’t yell. Get more sleep. Spend more time with friends.… Read more

Posted on January 1, 2014

Addicted to Food? Break the Spiral

Addicted to Food? Break the Spiral

Most of us would love a normal healthy body weight but do find it difficult to achieve.  In theory, weight reduction is simply cutting down on what we eat.  So why is it that we are continuously tempted to overeat?

A recent study shows we eat for many reasons unrelated to our daily energy requirements. Many of us eat out of stress, frustration or for sheer pleasure.  Artificial food from the supermarket shelves provides an easy temptation that many of us simply cannot resist.… Read more

Posted on September 19, 2013