Advice & Inspiration
Sleep and Weight Loss, What is the connection between?
Many individuals believe that food and regular exercise are the only important factors to concentrate on while trying to lose weight. However several studies have revealed a strong connection between sleep and weight. The link between sleep and weight loss is significant. Poor sleep can negatively influence various aspects of your metabolism and appetite regulation, which can contribute to weight gain.
10 Autumn Wellness Tips That Might Help You
As summer fades and leaves begin to rustle with the promise of autumn, it's time to adapt our routines and lifestyles to the changing season. Fall brings cooler temperatures, vibrant foliage, and a unique set of wellness challenges. To help you navigate this beautiful season while staying well, we've put together a guide packed with practical tips and insights.
The hidden dangers of prolonged sitting
Many of us spend long periods of time parked on the sofa or devoted to our workplaces in today's fast-paced environment. Sitting for long periods of time has become the new standard, whether it is due to professional responsibilities, binge-watching TV series or just a sedentary lifestyle. But were you aware that your health may be seriously endangered by this apparently innocent habit? In this blog article, we'll uncover the drawbacks of extended sitting and how to lessen their harmful effects.
Gut Health - everything you need to know
In our quest for improved well-being, we frequently concentrate on external elements such as workout regimens and balanced eating habits. Although these aspects are key, there's another often underestimated element that holds a vital role in our overall health: gut health. The complex community of microorganisms inhabiting our digestive tract, referred to as the microbiome, has been gaining more attention due to its significant effects on not just digestion, but also on our immunity, mental state, and other areas. In this blog, we dive into the world of gut health, exploring its importance, the variables that influence it, and strategies to support a flourishing gut microbiome.
Nurturing Children's Health: Back to School Tips for a Vibrant Lifestyle
As the summer days slowly transition into the crisp aura of fall, it's that time of year again – (almost) back to school! Along with academics, this is also an ideal moment to focus on nurturing your child's overall health and well-being. A healthy lifestyle is not only crucial for their physical growth but also greatly impacts their mental and emotional development. In this blog, we'll share essential tips to support your child's health and foster a thriving lifestyle as they head back to school.
Unearthing the Hidden Kingdom: The magical world of Mushrooms
Among its countless inhabitants, mushrooms stand as the most enigmatic and captivating members. Their story is one that spans millions of years, intertwining with human civilization, medicine, folklore, and gastronomy. Join us as we embark on a journey through the secret life of mushrooms, unearthing their ancient origins and their impact on the world.
Our journey to become B Corp Certified
B Corp is a certification given to organisations that meet a high standard of social and environmental performance, but it’s much more than that. It has formed parts of our strategy, our culture and forever changed our ways of working. B Corp certification covers areas such as governance, people, customers, environment and community. When I embarked on this journey we had little evidence of anything other than our intent to do the right thing.
☀️Protect your skin, enjoy the sun!
Summer is the perfect time to enjoy the outdoors, feel healthy and soak up some vitamin D. However, it’s important to remember that the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays can be harmful to your skin if you don’t take proper precautions. Covering up with clothing and seeking shade are great ways to prevent sun damage, but there are other steps you can take to keep your skin safe. In this blog post, we’ll share some tips on how to protect your skin from the sun this summer and how to get that healthy sun-kissed glow!
Discover the magic of Gutology
When it comes to oral care, we often view toothpaste as a normal necessity—a tool to cleanse our teeth and keep our breath fresh. But what if I told you there's a toothpaste that can overstep these basic expectations? Imagine a toothpaste that not only cleans but actively promotes oral health, protects your pearly whites from decay, and contributes to your overall well-being. Get ready to experience the incredible benefits of Gutology Probiotic Toothpaste—a true game-changer in the world of oral care.
🧳Travel essentials - supplements edition
It's summer, a time when wanderlust peaks, making you eager for a well-deserved trip or vacation. Are you planning on going somewhere this summer? You should. You deserve it, even if it's just for a few days. We encourage you to recharge and enjoy the nice weather in a different environment. It is true that travelling is supposed to be a wonderful experience, but there are also a few common health problems while travelling. It could be problems with your gut, an infection, dehydration, catching a cold, or a sunburn. But…there are natural solutions to all of these ailments. So instead of listing the basic stuff you need while travelling, such as water bottles, sun protecting clothing, adaptors, passports etc. We have decided to list some supplements you might want to pack on vacation.
The Best Fruits and Vegetables to Enjoy During this Summer
Summer is in full swing, and this season brings with it an abundance of delicious and refreshing fruits and vegetables. These seasonal delights not only taste amazing but also provide numerous health benefits. In this blog post, we will explore some of the best fruits and vegetables to consume during the summer months.
The Link Between Testosterone Levels and Men's Health
Testosterone is an important hormone that is produced in the testicles and is responsible for many functions in men's bodies. It plays a critical role in regulating sex drive, bone mass, muscle and fat distribution, and the production of sperm. Although testosterone levels are at their highest during puberty and early adulthood, they decline as men age, by as much as 1 to 2 percent per year after age 30. Maintaining healthy testosterone levels is crucial for overall health and well-being.
Shining a Light on Men's Health: Common Health Issues and How to Prevent Them
Men's health often takes a backseat in health discussions, but it's time to change that. Men face unique health challenges that demand attention and awareness. From physical well-being to mental and emotional resilience, men deserve to be informed about common health issues and the importance of regular self-care. In honor of Men's Health Awareness Month, this blog raises awareness about commonly overlooked health concerns faced by men and provides practical tips for prevention. Let's encourage men to prioritize their health and well-being by taking proactive steps and seeking regular check-ups.
Breaking the Stigma: Men's Mental Health Matters
In recognition of Men's Health Month, we will be addressing various aspects of men's health. This blog post will focus on the often overlooked topic of men's mental health, highlighting the challenges faced by men who feel compelled to adhere to societal expectations of stoicism. It is crucial to understand that men's mental health is equally significant as their physical well-being. This blog will emphasize the importance of raising awareness about men's mental health, explore common difficulties faced by men, discuss the barriers that hinder them from seeking help, and provide strategies and resources for supporting men's mental well-being. Let's delve into the subject and shed light on this vital aspect of men's health.
Are You Eating the Dirty Dozen Fruits and Vegetables?
Are you familiar with the concept of the "Dirty Dozen"? It's a term used to describe a compilation of twelve specific fruits and vegetables that have been discovered to have the highest levels of pesticide residue. In this blog post, we will delve into the topic of the most contaminated produce, its implications for our well-being, and provide tips on how to steer clear of them.
6 Remarkable Benefits of Practicing Yoga
In today's fast-paced world, finding time to unwind and take care of our physical and mental well-being is of utmost importance. Yoga, an ancient practice originating from India, offers a holistic approach to achieving balance and harmony in our lives. Beyond its physical aspects, yoga encompasses various breathing techniques, meditation, and mindful movements that positively impact our body, mind, and spirit. In this article, we'll explore six remarkable benefits of incorporating yoga into your daily routine.
Living with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) is a debilitating disorder that causes excessive weariness as well as a number of other symptoms. In this blog, I will go into greater detail on the realities of CFS, including symptoms, treatment options, and coping methods. You are not alone on this difficult path. Let us walk this route together, seeking support, knowledge, and inspiration along the way.
Coping with PTSD
Many people live with PTSD and struggle to cope with it every day, but there is help available, and there is definitely hope. Many people can recover and live healthy, productive lives with proper treatment. If you or someone you know is struggling with PTSD, please reach out for help. There are many resources available to support you on your journey to healing.
World Asthma Day
Breathing is something we do so naturally, and effortlessly, that we sometimes take for granted. When you experience a stuffy nose that causes difficulty breathing, you begin to appreciate those moments when you are able to breathe freely. We should take some time to understand the situation of asthmatics because they can have trouble breathing regularly. Globally, 262 million people suffer from asthma (1). Asthma might be something you have heard about before. The condition is a major non-communicable disease that affects the airways and narrows them, making it difficult to breathe and causing significant respiratory difficulties.
The Science Behind Lucid Dreaming and How-to Practice It
Lucid dreaming is a fascinating and exciting experience that allows you to take control of your dreams and explore new realms of consciousness. It is a state in which you become aware that you are dreaming, and you can manipulate the dream to your liking. In this blog, I'll explain what lucid dreaming is, how it works and why it's so beneficial.
What is stress? Understand and relieve it from your life!
Stress is a natural reaction of our body toward stressors or pressures. It can arise from various circumstances or occurrences that are unfamiliar or unforeseen, posing a potential threat to our sense of identity or leaving us feeling powerless. When we confront stress, our body generates stress hormones that activate the immune system and provoke the fight-or-flight response. This mechanism enables us to act promptly in dangerous situations.
Understanding Menopause: A Natural Biological Process in a Woman's Life
Menopause is a natural biological process that marks the end of a woman's menstrual cycle. It is a stage in life that every woman will experience, and it typically occurs between the ages of 45 and 55. While menopause is a natural process, it can be a challenging and confusing time for many women. In this article, we will explore what happens in a woman's body during this period, the early menopause symptoms and what women can do to alleviate these symptoms and support their health during this transition.
What fruits and vegetables to consume during Spring?
*English only Spring is a time of renewal and rejuvenation, and there's no better way to revitalize your body than by eating fresh, seasonal fruits and vegetables. As the weather warms up and the days get longer, the produce section at your local grocery store starts to fill up with a colorful array of spring fruits and vegetables. From sweet strawberries to crisp asparagus, there are plenty of tasty and nutritious options to choose from. In this blog, we will explore the top fruits and vegetables, to consume during the spring season to support your overall health and wellness.
Happy International Women’s Day!
It’s here again, international Women’s Day! And we are here for it! In every way, we should celebrate ourselves every day, but this month we are highlighting our femininity even more because of Women's history month!
Fluoride toothpaste vs. hydroxyapatite toothpaste: Which is best?
Right now, there is an increasing amount of research into the benefits of using hydroxyapatite toothpaste as an alternative to traditional toothpastes that contain fluoride. Is hydroxyapatite toothpaste better than fluoride toothpaste when it comes to cleaning and protecting your teeth?
How to keep your eating habits sustainable in today's fast-paced world
Eating sustainably means making choices that are better for the planet, your health, and the well-being of others. Are you looking for ways to make your eating habits more sustainable? If so, you've come to the right place. In this blog, we will not only explore how to create a more sustainable eating routine, but we'll also introduce you to a brand that can help support your journey in today’s fast-paced world. Here are a few tips to get you started: 1. Focus on whole foods and minimally processed foods 2. Try to reduce your meat intake 3. Choose seasonal and locally-sourced foods 4. Avoid single-use plastics 5. Plan ahead
Seasonal affective disorder
*English only The winter season hasn't ended yet, and while some of us enjoy the cosy days and winter wonderland, others can face a difficult time because they suffer from winter blues. Have you heard about seasonal affective disorder (SAD. Some individuals deal with seasonal depression during winter, and even though seasonal depression can occur during the warmer months, the percentage is significantly higher during the winter months. It might make you feel depressed and low because there are fewer daylight hours and it’s colder. Are you experiencing a winter dip? There are ways to improve your mood during this period of time! But first we would like you to understand why you might feel this way.
Pendulum's GI Repair
*English only This medical probiotic developed by Pendulum helps to relieve occasional gastrointestinal (GI). Is there a secret behind the popularity of this supplement? What makes it special
Healthy Resolution? Here are some tips!
*English only We're well into the new year already! And a new year means fresh starts, new goals, and positive mindsets! Is there anything you want to accomplish in the new year? Whatever your answer might be, keep reading because these tips might be exactly what you need to make this year yours! Here are some tips to help you get more organized, become more active, and quit smoking.
The role of digestive enzymes
*English only Food is a fundamental part of our lives, but what actually happens after you take a bite of your food? The Christmas holidays are a time when we enjoy eating our favourite dishes, but what actually happens in our bodies when we consume food? Have you heard of digestive enzymes? This protein found in cells causes a chemical reaction that helps to digest food so nutrients can be absorbed by the body (1). As you enjoy your delicious breakfast, lunch or dinner, your body is working hard to gain as much energy as possible from your food. The process of digestion will be explained so that you can understand how it works and what happens when you don't produce enough digestive enzymes. We'll start at the beginning... Hammm... the first bite.
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