Apologies in advance, this week’s post will be light. I’ve just moved apartments, which comes with plenty of unpacking, admin work, and that classic of walking in to your new home to find there are no windows (true story).
That said, I did want to share two interesting stories that caught my attention this past week. Let’s get the ball rolling with this one:READ MORE
Echinacea is a beautiful bright flower, a member of the daisy family and native to North America. Although it’s recognized for its immune supporting benefits, this pink petalled flower may also be the ultimate doping agent. READ MORE
Coral reefs are the epitome of mother nature’s beauty: their dazzling display of bright colors and crystal-like structures are a sight for sore eyes. But a rise in sea temperatures onset by global warming is mounting a serious threat to reefs worldwide. And the consequences don’t end there……
This is the tragic tale of climate change, the great coral reefs, and you & me.
Annual health checks are a risk assessment tool used to guide decisions about your health. Yet studies indicate no real benefit is derived from them. In some cases, they may even cause more harm than good, due to their limited scope and nature.
It’s time for a rethink.
In Monday’s New York Times, the personal health columnist (for 52 years) Jane Brody made a bold claim: calorie restriction is the only way to sustain weight loss. As a widely regarded expert in the field of nutrition, Jane let her readers down in a big way.READ MORE
Intermittent Fasting (IF): the practice of going without food for prolonged periods of time, is known to do some amazing things for your body: improved weight loss, decelerated aging and better heart health – if you’re a man that is. Women haven’t been so lucky.READ MORE
This last week has been nothing short of crazy. I’ve visited three different time zones (here I am rounding my travels off in beautiful, sunny Beverly Hills), and my body clock has no idea if it’s coming or going. I also decided to switch gears for this weeks post, to share my current reading material and a recent podcast that really inspired me. Enjoy 🙂READ MORE
Drinking hydrogen rich water may sound like something the X-Men would do, but this potent healing agent is making waves in the medical community for it’s therapeutic benefits. Research shows it can fight over sixty diseases, including cancer. Interested? Read on.READ MORE
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If the benchmark is an Oreo milkshake, then yes.
But like most things in health & wellness, nothing is ever straightforward. Nutrition is perplexing, and this may sound like another curveball being thrown your way, but hear me out. That blueberry & kale smoothie may not be as healthy as you think.READ MORE