Monthly Archives April 2016

How much exercise is good for your health?

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  Recent YouGov research reported that 48% of the UK population do no cardio activity at all.  More men incorporate cardio into their weekly regime than women.  The report also states that of those who don’t exercise many have sedentary jobs and spend the majority of their time sitting down.    Those surveyed also reveal that only 6% eat the recommended 5 portions of fruit and vegetables a day.   This is a worrying report.  With the rate of obesity rising we must ensure education to increase the awareness of good health is introduced at an early stage.  Children should be
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Which supplements should you be taking?

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  It is generally thought that it is entirely possible to consume all the necessary nutrients you need from a balanced diet.  Unfortunately today the western diet very rarely includes everything that is required for optimum health or to recover from illness.  Therefore taking supplements is always a benefit if you take the right ones.  So which ones should you take?   A multi vitamin/mineral is a great way to ensure you get the right boost in the morning.  A good multi vitamin should contain vitamins A, B, B1, B2, B3 B6, B12, Vitamin C and D2.  Pick one that
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Stress Awareness – 9 ways to minimise your stress levels

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  April is National Stress Awareness month. Stress is a common trigger for many conditions and illnesses.  If you can regulate your stress you will stay healthier for longer.   Stress can manifest itself with a headache, toothache, ingestion or simply muscle tension.  Identifying the cause of your stress can be the best course of action.  Once highlighted, minimise its impact –if left to its own devices it will wear down the natural defence mechanisms in the body and may lead to something more serious.  Be aware of the warning signs and take action promptly.   You certainly cannot control
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How to create a wellbeing spa in your own bathroom

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  Sometimes it is just not possible to take yourself to a spa however much you would love to do it.  Regular spa treatments are a real treat but time and money is precious and often limits what we can do.   Making time will improve your wellbeing.   There are many fabulously luxurious products enabling you to create the perfect environment in the comfort of your own home.   A home spa offers a really affordable way to relax and chill out to recharge your batteries.  Women particularly are becoming so busy; juggling work and home life that taking time
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