Monday, October 26, 2020

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Do you need mole removal? What to check for

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Moles can be beautiful, a bane, or just bothersome, depending on how you feel about them and your skin. Often brown in colour and small, moles are mostly harmless. But it's not always the case. Because of this, and cosmetic reasons, mole removal is becoming more commonplace. Mole removal is a frequently used procedure that is used to treat and...

The benefits of preparing your meals from home @SelenaBFit

Are you looking for advice on how to prepare your meals from home? Want to save money, time and lose a bit of weight? If so, then keep reading. Like you, I got tired of spending my days making a decision on what I was going to eat. Wasting valuable time in long queues. Waiting to make an order...

Are We In Danger of a Salt Epidemic?

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Like many other countries, the UK has a strong and unhealthy relationship with salt. Not only is it over-consumed; health experts warn it is causing serious health issues. It’s certainly no surprise that experts believe that the nation is experiencing a salt epidemic.How Much Salt Do We Consume?It is estimated that 90% of people eat too much salt. Processed foods...

Dry January week 3

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Friday 16th JanuaryHad the chance to meet up with a my fellow dryathlete Jess for dinner, we were joined by Alice and Yaisa who aren't such big drinker so there was no worries that we'd be slipping off the wagon. I decided to get my teetotal pre drink on with a non- alcoholic sparkling Rose Grape juice, it did...

Next Stop, Summer: 4 Healthy Ways To Make Your Skin Glow This Summer

What does Coconut Oil, water and non-toxic sunscreen have in common? Summer season is almost upon us and it’ll be no surprise seeing walking around showing more skin than usual. Those who aren’t as confident about having their skin on show should consider the 5 tips listed below to acquire that natural, glistening glow:Eat a Nutritious Breakfast It’s labeled as the...

My top 5 Post Christmas Diet tips!

So the magical Christmas period is over. You probably feel like if you see one more slice of turkey, or eat one more mince pie you’ll be sick. It’s a new year and so what better time to change your diet and change your life! With that in mind, here are my top 5 diet tips to help .Reduce...

Always Tired? top 10 tips to beat fatigue

Essential advice on how to avoid tiredness So, how can you beat fatigue, regain your verve and put the spring back in your step? Check out our top 10 tips to help you beat fatigue and ensure you get the most out of yourself and your day!We've all been there: those days when you wake up shattered, can barely drag...

Thai Yourself Up For Romance. Top 7 Aphrodisiac foods for a night to remember

It’s February and that means “LOVE MONTH” as Valentines Day is fast approaches. Why not “Thai yourself up for romance” think sexy lush and everything to get you in the mood. Food has a direct effect on how you feel, It can also affect your mojo, body functions, brain chemistry, energy and stress level in addition this other foods can...

Time to Snack! @EmbraceBex

Everyone does it. Very few people can stick to 3 meals a day with nothing in between. In fact eating every few hours (sensibly) is a great way to stabilise the metabolism, and so keep at a healthy weight. Now that winter is well and truly here we tend to want to snack on comfort foods which are not...

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Awareness – what should you know?

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According to NHS England, PCOS affects 1 in 5 women here in the UK, but do we know enough about it? Well, September marks Polycystic Ovary Syndrome awareness month, and we believe that it is time to put the spotlight on the condition. Many women take their reproductive health for granted, but it is vital to understand your own body...

Dental 101: Tips for a Healthier Smile

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We all want to look in the mirror and see a beautifully white, pearly smile in the reflection. However, beneath those pearly whites can lie a whole multitude of dental problems which can affect your short-term or even long-term. This means that taking care of your teeth – and especially keeping them healthy – is crucial to your dental hygiene.Below...

Infographic: Do we really know what is in our food?

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It’s a battle most of us have with ourselves on a daily basis. You’re out with a friend for lunch and you're presented with the decision between the ‘superfood salad’ packed full of ingredients we struggle to pronounce, or the carb heavy alternative that just tastes so good.We all know deep down what the right healthy options are, but how...

Diet Drinks and Health Concerns

Diet shakes have long been marketed as miracle solutions for people trying to lose weight – whether incorporated as meal replacements or as supplements in the gym though, it’s difficult to gauge how healthy they actually are. Diet shakes and meal replacements all boast various qualities, although the main claimed benefit is normally – as you’d probably imagine – weight...

Get some Superfoods in your life!

Am sure you have heard the term?! Lets have a look at what they are! Superfoods are foods that are supposed to have certain healthy properties due to their high levels of vitamins and minerals. Whether this is true or not remains to be seen. Some people see them as a marketing ploy and others really believe that they...

4 Health Complications Associated with Poor Dental Hygiene

Mounting scientific evidence suggests that poor dental hygiene points to much more than cavities and bad breath; it can cause a host of health complications. "The whole body is connected, but for such a long time we've thought about the mouth as being a separate part of the body and that dentists work in isolation from the rest of the...

The shape shifter: interview with personal trainer Erron Dussard @STONEiMAGE

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For the last 7 weeks our editor Annika Allen has been attending work out sessions with health and fitness provider STONEiMAGE run by personal trainer Erron Dussard. The 27-year-old Londoner has been getting her fit and ready to take part in Tough Mudder – a 12 mile long muddy obstacle courses designed to test strength, stamina, mental grit, and...

Dry January week 2

I thought it would only be right in week 2 to explain my reasons for partaking in the Dry January. Rewind to 2010 and I wasn't a big drinker, I much preferred ordering a pint of water to bartenders bemusement but after joining a workplace where socials revolved around drink, I was introduced to the messier side. Fast forward...

Sexy Love

So it’s coming up to Valentines Day, and you want to cook something special for your other half. With that in mind I thought I would share the most aphrodisiac rich foods so that you can plan the menu your way!Chocolate & Strawberries. Is there anyone out there who doesn’t love chocolate? Not only is chocolate an aphrodisiac, but...

How to Look Good the Natural Way

There’s little more infuriating than trying to apply makeup when you’re in a rush. When your alarm clock has refused to cooperate, you’ve lost your lipstick and you’re left fumbling for foundation, it’s easy to turn up at work with makeup bordering on that of a demented clown. In an effort to avoid such a scenario, British women actually spend around...

GP provides advice on how to avoid festive flu

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4 in 10 adults feel run down over Christmas taking two weeks to feel ‘normal’ again according to research by Bimuno, the pre-biotic company. The research shows that the top 5 causes of feeling run down are excessive eating, rich food, the stress of shopping, the change in the weather, and drinking alcohol.Registered GP from St Albans, Dr Panja, has...

9 Reasons why Brown rice is better than white rice

Brown rice is essentially what most forms of white rice looks like before being put through a refining process. To make rice white, first the outside hull and bran is removed. This makes rice lighter and faster to cook.In some cultures, rice is the staple food. With that in mind, here are my reasons why it is better to...

Diets and Holiday Feasts: A Survival Guide

People feel a lot of different ways about the holidays. Not everybody celebrates them at all, but there is a familiar narrative we’re all familiar with, that many still practice. 1) You go spend time with family that you don’t generally see throughout the year. This can be happy, uncomfortable, or a mix of the two. 2) You exchange...

How to cut 500kcal from your traditional Christmas dinner without sacrificing on the taste!

Hey people! Hope you are all good and looking forward to Christmas! I am here to tell you how you can cut 500kcal from your traditional Christmas dinner without sacrificing on the taste!TurkeyTurkey is a great protein source, and without the skin, is low in fat. It provides B vitamins, which you need for energy production.The skin on a...

Healthy Snacking

We all do it, and why not? Snacking can be your secret weapon for weight control, as long as you replace those high-carb, low-nutrition snacks with the right healthy snacks.Many snack foods are basically nothing but empty carbohydrates of the worst kind. They’re made from inexpensive, highly refined ingredients such as bleached white flour, corn syrup and sugar. It...

The Ultimate Guide To Pursuing A Career In Fitness

The Ultimate Guide To Pursuing A Career In Fitness

If you are looking into a career in fitness, there are a good amount of choices to explore. Whether you want to encourage people, train them or treat them for injuries, you can find the job that’s right for you. In this article, I’ll share with you the top careers to have in fitness. Let’s get started! #1:  Level 3 Personal...

7 steps to a Happy Healthy You!

It’s January Happy New Year and if you’re anything like me Christmas was a massive event filled with tons of foods, drinks and good times. But now you’re looking at your waistline and it’s saying I think we may need to lose a couple lbs. Welcome to the club! I have put together 7 foolproof steps to get you starting...

Benefits of Water – Drink to that!!

Did you know that the human body is anywhere from 55% to 78% water depending on your size? And that your tissues and organs are mainly made up of water? For example the brain is actually 90% water, and muscle is 75%. Every cell in your body needs water, which why it is so important to drink enough fluid.So...

The JLS Foundation and Tresor Paris

The JLS Foundation which was established in 2010 was built to encourage, excite and empower healthy living in young people. They have recently teamed up with Tresor Paris and launched a jewellery line in order to support Cancer Research UK. With a range including necklaces, earrings and a unique spin on Tresor's signature bracelets, all the money raised will help...

Food Brand vs. Food Product

Food. When we say food we think of the different kinds of food and possibly how much money we spend on it on a day-to-day or a month-to-month basis. Healthy foods can often seen as being expensive and hard to maintain especially if you are on a budget, however, other foods that contain high fat, high sugar or even salt...

Another boring sandwich for lunch? Think Again!

It’s 1pm on a Monday afternoon and that must mean it’s lunchtime! More and more of us are bringing lunch into work to save money. Look down at your soggy cheese sandwich and packet of crisps for the last time. In this article I will explain why lunch is so important and hopefully create inspiration for healthy, quick and simple lunch...