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Five superfoods to add to your diet
You’ve heard the word countless times: lately anything with a high concentration of much-needed nutrients, vitamins, and antioxidants, from peanut butter to kale, has been dubbed a ‘superfood’. So, the next time you reach for a sugary iced latte or a bag of crisps, why not consider snacks that incorporate these five superfoods instead? Try a turmeric tea with almond milk, or a seed and nut blend with plenty of crunchy flax and chia – your body will thank you!
Men’s health issues
Men are more prone to illnesses such as heart disease, stroke, and cancer, yet they’re less likely to see the doctor. You’d take your Ferrari for a tune-up, wouldn’t you? So, let’s give your body – the machine that’s keeping you alive – the same sort of respect. When it comes to achieving overall well-being and health, the key is to balance exercise, diet, sleep, and downtime, and stay on top of stats like blood pressure and cholesterol.
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Whatever your preference this autumn, these on-trend products are sure to impress.
Sun care and luscious lips for summer
Summer is all about sun-kissed skin with an all-natural glow, achieved by basking in glorious vitamin D-rich rays.
Four natural allergy remedies
Although many experience the height of their allergies as the spring flowers bloom, it’s very possible that this year the sniffles will continue well into summer.
Spring is in the air, and so is the scent of flowers and summery citrus. These five fragrances either evoke sweet spring breezes with their array of botanicals or are ‘summer in a bottle’ with popular fragrance notes such as ‘water’ and ‘solar’ and pops of citrus and fresh fruits.
While some will argue that a healthy amount of stress can help motivate you and keep your mind stimulated, stress can quickly pile up and cause serious health problems such as hypertension, heart disease, depression, and even obesity. When the pressure is on, here are four tips that will help you deal with stress levels.
Skin and hair care for warmer climes
Spring and summer are upon us, and with the departure of cold, drying air comes a new set of challenges – hotter, more humid air, the UV rays of the sun, and chlorine from the pool. From the right make-up and moisturiser to the perfect, protective hair-care product, here are some to try this season. And yes, Baz Luhrmann was right, everybody’s free to wear sunscreen.
Five top wellness tips
The state of wellbeing incorporates a healthy mind and body. Healthy everyday lifestyle choices not only add years to our lives, they can also add quality to those years. Ayesha Khan explores five wellness tips to live by.
Five fitness trends for the new year
There is a clear distinction between a fitness trend and a fad. Developing gradually and changing the way people behave over a period of time defines lasting trends in the world of fitness. Here are some of the top winners keeping people healthy in 2016.