It’s important to keep your office clean just as much as you would keep your home clean. The less hygienic your environment appears to be, the more likely you are putting yourself at risk of catching an illness. But if you think this entails spending a small fortune on a stock cupboard full of cleaning supplies, you’re mistaken. Often with hygiene products, you only require a few essential items that serve a variety of purposes.
It may not be the best looking drink to hit the health market, but don’t allow its appearance to full you, this drink will energise and invigorate you in ways you would not have imagined. BLAC is a natural drink made up of Alkaline Water, Activated Charcoal, Lime and Agave Nectar. This interesting blend are all mixed together to help your body eliminate acid wastes which often leave you feeling lethargic and unhealthy.
Fruit and vegetables are an integral part of a healthy balanced diet. Accumulating scientific evidence have shown that regular consumption of fruit and vegetables can lower the risk of chronic diseases and disorders, such as heart disease, cancer, stroke and Type 2 diabetes (Van Duyn & Piwonka 2000; Slavin & Llyod 2012; Liu 2013)
As someone working within the field of nutrition and dietetics, there is not a day when I am not reinforcing the importance of eating fruits and vegetables daily to my clients and members of the general public. It is recommended that in the UK we should aim to eat 5 portions of fruits and vegetables a day, but how many of us actually does so? With emerging studies showing that we ought to eat 7 and even 10 portions of fruits and vegetables a day – most of us will struggle if either of these recommendations are put in place!
The sun is peaking out and our days are starting to feel lighter and brighter. Holiday planning is well underway and we’re all looking forward to sometime in the sun be it at home or abroad. Whether you’re a gym bunny or you’re just focused on your summer body workout we have something for you.
Do you get the feeling when it is time to go to the gym but you just cannot be bothered! *sigh* and a day away from the gym turns into weeks….then months…and then before you know it you can no longer fit into your faviroute jeans and you then you start to feel downcast (this has happened to me, way too many times)! Whether it is you going to the gym, going for a jog or working out at home. You have to be consistent. Consistency is key!! We need to be regularly active. Being active provides so many health benefits, not only physically but emotionally and mentally. Here are 4 reasons why you should keep to your workout…
And the advancing healthcare award goes to….
Award season has been in full swing, we’ve had the Oscars, MTV movies and I recently attended the award ceremony that you won’t read about on the gossip blogs …the Advancing Healthcare Awards.
At this ceremony it’s unlikely that you’ll bump into your favourite celebrity, or get to strut your stuff down a red carpet filled with paparazzi, but you will hear about some great people that are working in healthcare and making things better for us and our families.
The Advancing healthcare awards 2016 celebrates innovation, creativity, leadership and compassion and honours allied health professionals, healthcare scientist and those who work alongside them in support roles throughout the UK. It was a double celebration as it was the 10th anniversary of the award ceremony, and this year it was held at the Millennium Gloucester hotel in London hosted by Vivienne Parry OBE.
The hardest part about keeping fit is finding the right routine. Motivation plays an important role in pushing oneself, and sometimes we need a change of routine in order to maintain our interest. The main reason why people stop their exercise routine is boredom, so here are a few ideas to make your program a little more interesting.
Following the recent announcement of the sugar tax, there has been a strong focus on looking after your teeth and oral hygiene in general. Our cravings for sweet delights is causing us all sorts of problems, particularly with children. Despite there being all sorts of cleaning kits, toothpaste and mouth washes readily available to all, more and more people are suffering from tooth decay and other tooth related issues.