August 29, 2015

Beauty: a few healthy options away

vintage antigue perfume bottles with old picture frame, on woode

    Is there anything more embittering than seeing beautiful people on the telly? Long-legged Amazonian women strutting down catwalks; platinum blonde princesses on cringe-inducing soap operas; and cosmetic queens on reality television – it’s dispiriting enough to make you switch off the flicky-box altogether. These are the types of people who look beautiful no […]

My Negative SlimFast Review: SlimFast Respond

slim fast

  Shortly after writing my lengthy, thorough yet negative review about SlimFast products and my reasons for deciding not to proceed with the blogger challenge, I received an email from Slim.Fast’s PR company asking if they could respond to some of the points I had made in the interests of transparency. Whilst they were extremely understanding […]

Glasses Aren’t So Scary Any More

family glasses

  Having a large family means you need strategies, and that includes covering the family’s optical needs. All the children pay regular visits to the optician, of course, as do both of us. Ignoring the health of your eyes can have devastating consequences later in life, so the earlier check-ups become routine, the better. It […]

Stay Healthy, Save Money


  Getting sick can be very expensive, in more ways than one. Medical bills are a good way to land yourself in a sizeable amount of debt, so the best thing is to stay fit and well. Unfortunately, these things don’t always go in our favour, but there are stills ways to cut costs when […]

Why I Opted Out of the Slim Fast Challenge


  Whether you are fat or thin you are bound to know the one rule of losing weight: ‘eat less, move more’. It is not a difficult concept to understand but many people, including me, have trouble following it through. As I already explained, my problem is that I love food or, more to the point […]

Reap the Benefits of a Mediterranean Diet with Health Supplements

Vegetables,herbs and spices for Italian food

    The heart disease and obesity epidemic that is affecting many of the world’s developed nations hasn’t yet reached the same level in most Mediterranean countries. Diets in the USA and UK are relatively rich in processed foods. There is clear evidence to suggest that a range of health benefits can be enjoyed by […]