Far from being a fringe diet, veganism has gone mainstream in the last few years, with more of us giving up meat and other animal products than ever before.
Health & Wellness
The holiday season is upon us. Although things might look a little different from normal this year, many of us are still planning to celebrate. Just in a responsible, socially distanced manner, of course. And when we celebrate, especially after a difficult year, it can be easy to over-indulge – whether that is with eating […]
Our busy lives are causing a mental health crisis, with 1 in 4 people in England experiencing some kind of mental health issue every year, according to MIND UK. Stress, anxiety, and depression are on the rise, so it is more important than ever to look after your mental wellbeing and make it a priority.
Fashionable diet plans come and go, but one dietary approach remains enduringly popular, and that’s the Mediterranean diet. This way of eating is based on the traditional diets of people from countries like Italy and Greece and is believed to be excellent for our hearts, our health, and our planet. It may even help us […]
We all know that fuzzy feeling we get after a bad night’s sleep. Not getting enough rest leaves us tired, irritable, and less able to cope with the stresses of our daily lives. But sleep is important for more than just our mood. It can also have serious consequences for our physical and mental health.
You’ve likely heard of the Paleo Diet before – this back-to-basics way of eating has gained a lot of fans in recent years. Avoiding processed foods and cereals, the Paleo Diet aims to replicate the diet of our ancient ancestors and focuses on good quality meat, fish, vegetables, and fruit.
Mindfulness has gone mainstream in the last few years, with an estimated 200-500 million people practicing meditation worldwide. It has become big business too – according to Sensor Tower, the top-performing meditation apps brought in a total of $195 million in 2019. That’s a lot of people looking to use mindfulness techniques to improve their […]
Winter may be the season of good cheer in the northern hemisphere, but it also the season of coughs, colds, and flu. That’s even before coronavirus came onto the scene. Your immune system is working overtime at this time of year, fighting off infections and helping to keep you healthy. So you need to take […]
Vitamin D has been big news recently. This powerful nutrient has numerous benefits for our health; building stronger bones, boosting our immune systems, and possibly even helping to reduce the risk of cancer and heart attacks. But according to the NHS, most of us don’t get enough, especially in the winter months.
Weight loss is defined as the decrease of our total body mass through loss of fluid, body fat or lean mass – namely bone mineral deposits, muscle, tendon and connective tissue. It can occur unintentionally due to malnourishment and disease, or it may be intentional to improve actual overweight or obese state. Intentional weight loss […]
Natural-based remedies are often looked at as pseudo-science that doesn’t work. In reality, a lot of pharmaceutical products are derived from natural ingredients. For many people, drugs bought at a pharmacy can not only be too expensive, but may also have detrimental side-effects and minor non-urgent symptoms can often be alleviated with natural remedies that […]
Let’s say you hit the gym 3 to 5 times a week, perform the best workout possible, meal prep all your bland broccoli, milkshake, and chicken breast alongside an expensive whey protein powder you bought from eBay, and yet, there just seems to be no visible signs of muscle gains.
Even with the likes of vegan bodybuilders such as Zack Belknap, Nimai Delgado, Jehina Malik, Maayan Eliasi, and a host of many others, who have proven to the world that it is possible to bulk up as a vegetarian, many people out there still think that being vegetarian and muscle building aren’t synonymous. The problem […]
The idea of meditation can be very intimidating. In such a fast-paced world, taking a moment to stay still and clear the head seems far from productive. However, anxiety and stress can soon manifest into physical symptoms. Meditation provides huge health benefits for the mind, body, and soul, making it essential for all-round wellness.
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Move over pedometers, step aside activity trackers and get ready for the real difference maker. Meditation has long fascinated modern communities and cultures, the early few who dabbled and attempted meditation, long before it was mainstream often held it’s benefits in high regard.
There’s nothing quite like a completely natural, bursting with goodness fruit and vegetable smoothie to get energy levels back up after a rigorous gym-workout. One of these fitness blenders will rock your world.
As the perfect complement for a gym workout, a perfectly mixed, protein shake or smoothie mix is not just a luxury but a close necessity.