Top 5 Reasons Why Your Body Needs Iron (Aside from Boosting Blood Health)

By Amy Taylor on July 08, 2014

Iron is best known for its role in haemoglobin formation. Haemoglobin is the chemical that gives blood its dark red colour, and is responsible for transporting oxygen from the lungs to the body’s tissues. But did you know iron has several other functions too? Here’s why you should maintain sufficient levels of iron in your body: It gives you [Read More…]

How to Keep Sane & Healthy When Raising a Child with Autism

By Rebecca Lewis on July 08, 2014

Parenting is a difficult job. It doesn’t have a “time-in” or “time-out”, not even a day off. And for those who have a child with autism, things get more difficult. When you’re parenting a child with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder), you face these harsh truths: therapies, frequent doctor visits, financial concerns, worries, [Read More…]

Finding Peace & Keeping Up In this Fast-Paced World

By Rebecca Lewis on July 07, 2014

There’s no wonder – people are busier these days than they were decades ago. Whether you’re working full-time or part-time, or you stay at home with your kids, life can feel so busy these days, leaving you stressed and unable to keep up. Alongside your daily obligations, you also feel the need to take care of other people, such as your frie [Read More…]

The Answer to Diabetes Could Be In Our Gut, Scientists Say

By Amy Taylor on July 07, 2014

For decades, scientists have been trying to find a cure for diabetes, but it remained to be a difficult battle. Now, researchers from Columbia University suggest that the answer could be actually in our gut. The researchers were able convert human gastrointestinal cells into insulin-producing cell s by switching off a single gene. Their findings demonstrate [Read More…]

Want to Detox? These Foods Can Help

By Sharon Moore on July 07, 2014

With all sorts of pollution you are exposed to everyday, plus the unhealthy food you eat from time to time, the need for detox is indispensable. You need sufficient dose of antioxidants to strengthen your immune system and protect your body from potential illnesses. High levels of toxins can make you vulnerable to a host of illnesses and health problems, inc [Read More…]

7 Damaging Behaviours that Hinder You from Succeeding (& Being Happy)

By Amy Taylor on July 04, 2014

We all have undesirable behaviours. No one is exempted. Imperfections make us what we are – humans. But we are powerful beings that have the ability to change. We are all capable of recognising our own toxic behaviours that hinder us from achieving success and happiness in life. What we do on a daily basis affect our long-term goals and the chances [Read More…]

7 Reasons Why Drinking Coffee before Workout is a Great Idea

By Lisa Franchi on July 04, 2014

Are you one of the millions of people who have the habit of drinking coffee in the morning? A cup of hot coffee can really warm our day and energise our body. But this bitter-tasting drink does have many other health benefits too, particularly in weight loss. If you exercise regularly, a cup of coffee before your workout is really a great idea. Here are t [Read More…]

99 Percent of Drug Trials on Alzheimer’s Unsuccessful

By Rebecca Lewis on July 04, 2014

The rate of Alzheimer’s disease is increasing worldwide. Unfortunately, until now, there is no potent drug that has been developed to cure this debilitating condition. In fact, 99% of drug trials for Alzheimer’s disease during the past decade have failed, according to a new study. A team of researchers from Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Centre for [Read More…]

Top Health Foods for Your Joints

By Lisa Franchi on July 03, 2014

If you’ve been reading our blogs for quite some time now, you must have learned about certain foods that are good for specific parts of your body, such as your brain, blood sugar, heart, digestive health, etc. It’s time to talk about those that promote health joints.  Almonds Inflammation of the tissues surrounding your joints can cause ch [Read More…]

7 Reasons Why You Should Try Hypnosis Today

By Amy Taylor on July 03, 2014

When you hear the word “hypnosis”, you might think of some mysterious guy who waves a pocket watch back and forth, guiding his subject into a semi-sleep, zombie state – ready to do exactly what he says. That’s how they describe it in movies. Whilst hypnosis might sound like some fictitious activity, overwhelming research points out th [Read More…]

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