March 26, 2015

Where can sport take you? The benefits of encouraging a sporting passion in your kids


    Children need all sorts of encouragement from parents and guardians – encouragement to do well at school being to the fore – but sport as an activity should also be encouraged in children. It goes without saying that encouraging children to play sport gives them enormous health and fitness benefits, but taking part […]

The Disturbing Trend of Frankenstein Foods: Are We Really a Nation of Culinary Sloths?

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    Growing up with a Turkish mother and a Greek father, my brother and I were raised with the delights of mediterranean food. Every meal was made from scratch with fresh ingredients. Our home would constantly be filled with the aroma of fresh herbs and spices and we were introduced to a variety of […]

Higher risk of asthma linked to ‘energy efficient homes’

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    Researchers from the University of Exeter in South West England have shown that residents living in energy efficient homes may have a higher risk of developing asthma. A failure to heat and ventilate these properties was cited as the main risk factor. If mould was present in the home, the risk of asthma […]

Growing Older

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    Turning 40 seems to be a milestone for many of us. Rather than trying to stave it off I was actually quite okay about hitting the big 4-0 which surprised me. I had always imagined I’d be kicking and screaming in denial when, in fact, I seem to be (so far) quite comfortable […]

Encouraging fitness in the family: activities to exercise together

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    Exercise doesn’t have to take up a lot of time and it doesn’t have to be a carefully planned and executed routine. It is more likely to be fun and successful if you don’t think of it as exercise at all. Instead, try to find a time when the whole family can be […]

How to Keep a Healthy Mind as You Grow Older

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    As strain on the NHS increases, dementia illnesses become seemingly more common and more people are needed to care for their elderly relatives it is more important than ever to try and keep our brains healthy as we advance into our old age. As we look after our body it is equally important […]

3 Amazing Benefits of Eating a ‘High-Raw’ Diet

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    It is said that eating a ‘high-raw’ plant-based diet has many benefits and can improve your life on almost every possible level. Well, this post is here to share with you, my lovely readers, exactly what some of these fabulous benefits are. Before we begin, for those who aren’t familiar with the concept […]

Poor Elder Care: Do You Know the 5 Hidden Warning Signs?

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    It can be extremely worrying and upsetting to discover that a loved one is not getting the care and attention you expect them to receive in their nursing home. The problem is that it is not always immediately obvious that things are not as they should be and you often have to look […]

Blurry Vision: Clearing Up the Confusion on Myopia

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    Whether you refer to it as nearsightedness, short-sightedness, or myopia, it is a condition that many people suffer from, but due to technological advances, there is now the opportunity to make blurry vision a thing of the past for patients. Myopia is a condition of the eye that occurs when the light that […]

Tips for Preventing the Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

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    Whether you are in later life or still looking forward to retirement, everyone wants to do all they can to prevent the distressing symptoms of Alzheimer’s and other dementia-related illnesses. There is research going on to find treatments for the illness all the time but until it is found there are basic changes […]

Top 5 Destinations for IVF Treatments

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    Starting a family is one of the dreams for most people, especially couples who have been together for quite some time. Bearing a child may undoubtedly give a woman much pleasure and a sense of fulfillment. However, not all couples are able to have a child due to various reasons. That is the […]

Stem Cell Therapies – Destinations, Costs and Options

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    Stem cell therapy has become increasingly popular especially among older people and those with various illnesses. The popularity of the said treatment has soared so high, there was even a time when people deemed it as the ultimate cure for diseases. Internet search for Stem Cell therapy clinics in Thailand and other countries […]

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