Are you drinking enough water? You’ve probably heard this over and over again but as it’s National Hydration Week I thought I’d remind you again because water is a basic requirement for good health.
It is recommended you drink 6-8 glasses of water a day by the NHS but a better way to calculate is ………..
We tend to take our sight for granted but imagine the impact on your life if you couldn’t see? What are the things you do today that would be very difficult or impossible to do without your vision?
If weight loss is one of your goals for 2016, this may be just the programme for you. You could also win an amazing prize….
A new year is the opportunity to wipe the slate clean, a fresh start. It’s a time for getting rid of the old to make way for the new.
Well the Christmas season is well and truly upon us now and the office parties are coming thick and fast. However, with the parties come the hangovers too.
We’ve had the Autumn equinox, the nights are drawing in, the days of feet being confined to socks are just around the corner and that yellow ball in the sky will become harder to find. Apart from affecting our mood the lack of sun can have other downsides. You see the sun is our best source of vitamin D (providing it’s not hiding behind clouds).
Last week was my birthday! I love celebrating birthdays and for the last 9 years they have been a double celebration for me.
You may think that being a Health Coach means that I’m super fit and love exercise but you’d be so wrong. When it comes to exercise I am super lazy!
Did you know that May is National Smile Month? Well, I would recommend smiling all year round but I thought I’d take this opportunity to talk about teeth so that you can smile with confidence.
Are you one of those poor people who suffer from hay fever? Well you’re not alone, allergies affect 1 in 5 people at some point in their life.
So colouring in has got a lot of press recently. Who used to love colouring in when they were little? I know I did!
Now I’m far from a gym addict. If I could go through life without exercising I would, but I know how important exercise is to good health and good mood too. So to make sure I get some physical activity, I find things I enjoy. One of those exercises for me is kettle bells. Kettle bells are a great way to get some strength exercises into your routine, but when I mention strength training, many women think it’s going to make them ‘bulky’.
Wow, what a weekend! Inspiring, uplifting, moving are just a few words to describe it. On Saturday afternoon I made my way to the O2 Arena with some family and friends in tow to perform with Rock Choir. I joined my local Rock Choir last September attending weekly...
Spices are widely used in cooking for flavouring food, particularly in Asian and Middle Eastern dishes, but did you know that they also come with loads of health benefits? So, pile your food with plenty of … Cinnamon Not only does cinnamon win the award for best...
Do you eat too many carbs? Toast or cereal for breakfast, sandwich for lunch and maybe pasta for dinner! I’ve found this isn’t uncommon, in fact I used to be a bit of a carb fiend myself. But don’t panic, I’m not about to tell you stop eating all carbs, after all they...
For every scientific paper that says eating fat causes high cholesterol, heart disease, cancer, stroke and obesity, there are as many that say they are not the cause. Here is an interesting fact though, fat intake in Britain has fallen by 50% in the past 10 years but...
Our health depends on us consuming a diet full of fresh vegetables and fruit but when those fruit and veg have been smothered in chemicals does the negative out weigh the positive? Well it’s important to eat fruit and veg for many health reasons but if we don’t want...