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5 Tips to Help You Manage Your Stroke Recovery

Navigating life after a stroke can seem an intimidating task. Besides altering your mind and body, a stroke can change how you engage in social activities, work, and leisure. Since stroke has various and far-reaching effects, it isn’t easy to find advice suitable for your unique circumstances. Having a medical team looking out for you is an excellent idea. However, …

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The Benefits of a Nutritious Diet on Your Mental Health

Good food can be a mood booster. If you’ve been hungry all day, a big meal almost feels like a warm hug as it soothes your body. While food can affect your mood on a short-term basis, there is significant scientific evidence that the meals you put in your body affect your mental wellbeing. Eating a healthy, wholesome diet can …

5 Ways to Overcome the Unhealthy Habit of Overeating

Eating too much food in a single sitting or consuming extra calories daily are common overeating habits that can prove difficult to overcome. For some people, such eating behaviors are considered to be habits they can stop. However, for others, it may indicate an eating disorder, notes the Cleveland Clinic.   As time passes, overeating can cause weight gain and …

5 Simple and Healthy Ways to Lose Weight

If you’re looking to lose weight, you’re in luck. There are many simple and healthy ways to do so. This blog post will discuss the five best methods for shedding unwanted pounds. These methods are proven to be effective, and they are easy to follow. Eat More Protein and Fiber Protein and fiber are two of the most important nutrients …

A Guide to Gaining More Muscle and Losing Fat

We all have goals and things we want to achieve in life. For some of us, these may be professional goals, while others may be personal ones. But one goal that many of us share is wanting to improve our physical appearance. And one way to do this is by gaining more muscle and losing fat. If you’ve never tried …

The Foods to Add to Your Diet for Perfect Skin – Whatever Your Skin Type

Your quest for flawless skin knows no bounds. You’ve perfected your skincare routine and you know what ingredients work best for your skin type. You’re double-cleansing to remove makeup and all the pore-clogging dirt and grime that builds up on your face to achieve perfectly clear skin. You have a multi-step regime that incorporates moisturisers, serums, and SPF. But if …

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4 Health Benefits of Low-Carb Diets

We’ve all heard the “skinny” on carbohydrates: If you want to be skinny, you can’t eat them. While this is a bit extreme, the reality is that low-carb diets do work if you do them right. Cutting out unhealthy carbs and replacing them with proteins and healthy fats is the basis of lifestyle changes like the keto diet. Beyond the …

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How to Eat Kosher and Stay in Shape

Eating kosher is not just about complying with traditional Jewish dietary laws, but research is now recognizing the full health benefits of this meal plan. The Jewish book of sacred texts or Torah has outlined the kosher nutritional pattern, which is essentially a strict framework of rules. These rules pertain to how food should be sourced, processed, cooked, and served …

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How to go vegan this January, and stay vegan for life

Photo by Ella Olsson from Pexels Veganuary has been going from strength to strength every year since its inception. In January 2015 12,800 people signed up to try vegan for a month. By 2021 more than 580,000 signed up, and even more, are expected in 2022. With Veganuary now having a global reach alongside a corporate strategy, it’s got an attractive and unstoppable …

Healthy Gut, Healthy Brain – 5 Facts about the Gut and Brain Connection and Four Ways To Improve Your Brain Fog

Photo by Trang Doan from Pexels Putting your gut first in terms of health and wellbeing is important all year round, but it is particularly critical during times of acute stress, which a busy and sometimes overwhelming run-up to Christmas can bring. We’ve found that stress can negatively impact levels of good bacteria in the gut and we can experience a ‘stress-gut cycle’ …