Tag: stress

“Listen to your body” is one of life’s golden rules and one that we rarely pay due attention to. Yet it is there, hidden in the notebook of healthy living that ...

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As you begin to age, if you’ve put yourself under a lot of stress (emotionally and physically), not followed a nutritional plan rich in powerful antioxidants ...

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Eating healthily at home is relatively easy, right? However, hectic schedules mean it’s commonplace to grab something from the nearest coffee shop for ...

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Another of the major league medicinal mushrooms, reishi or 'Ganoderma lucidum', is native to several regions across Asia, such as Korea, China and Japan and ...

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Overtraining is a common problem amongst athletes and recreational sports people. Exercising can be addictive, with many people putting more stress on their ...

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Perilla (aka, shiso, beefsteak plant, Chinese basil and purple mint) originally came from China until migrating to Japan in the 8th century, Perilla quickly ...

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Cordyceps (caterpillar fungus) is a medicinal mushroom that is a wild fungus and has been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) for over 5,000 years. ...

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Keeping your joints strong and healthy is a vital part of staying active and injury free! There are many factors that will affect your joint health such as ...

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For centuries, magnesium has been used to heal health problems through mineral and mud baths, steam therapy and compresses. Today, transdermal use is becoming ...

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A common ingredient in many energy drinks both natural and perhaps those less so, this herbal plant has been used to alleviate many ailments and provide energy ...

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Lack of magnesium has become one of the main nutrient deficiency concerns present in adults today, so it’s surprising this mineral is so commonly overlooked ...

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Grown in China and produced for over 700 years, jasmine tea is one of the more popular herbal teas on the market. Since being introduced to the Western world ...

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With Wimbledon starting in just over a week (on 3rd July) what better time could there be to pick up your racket and get on the court! Whilst being great for ...

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How do you like your tea? If you like it strong, then you should give pu-erh tea a try. Pu-er or pu-erh, sometimes referred to as brick dark tea, originated in ...

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Vanilla is a secret ingredient flavouring our foods and beverages and is also present in many perfumes. This spice derives from the orchid family of the genus ...

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Flavonoids, compounds found in a variety of plant-based foods and one of the main phytochemicals found in the cocoa bean, can enhance the quality of your diet ...

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Chokeberries, also known as aronia berries, originate from the wet woods of Eastern North America and are also found in wet wooded areas of the UK, such as the ...

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Your breath is your power! Your life force carries vital energy needed for your growth and development but we often forget to breathe or we may breathe ...

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When exercising, and working out, you might be tempted to forget a very important step (myself included) and that’s stretching. What’s great about stretching ...

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Are your tight hips trying to tell you something? Throughout the body, stress, tension and emotion can mount and one of the areas it can build up in is in your ...

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