5 Water Facts That Will Make You Grab A Glass

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We all know how important water is to life but there’s a tendency to take it for granted because it seems to be everywhere. While we do so much with water – cooking, laundry, etc., you’ll be shocked to discover how little we know of its importance to our health besides keeping us hydrated. To change that, we’ve come up with 5 surprising facts to help you see water differently … Read More

5 Healthy Ways to Get Quick Relief from Cold or Flu

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So it’s been a cool few days with the rain beating down hard and despite getting stuck outside for a few minutes one day, you think you’ve weathered the storm. Suddenly, you wake up one morning with a sore throat, which is only an introduction to the blocked nose, sniffing, sneezing and coughing. Finally, reality dawns that you’ve caught a cold or flu, one of the few illnesses without a … Read More

7 Sure-Fire Ways to Eliminate Bad Breath

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Halitosis (bad breath) is an embarrassing condition to have. Oftentimes, the people around someone with bad breath wouldn’t say because they would want to spare that person the embarrassment but this never helps. On the contrary, it only serves to prolong the condition because if people don’t know what’s wrong with them, they cannot solve the problem. We however admit that it is a sensitive issue that takes a lot … Read More

10 Simple Tips For Improving Your Oral Health

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A lot of us want strong teeth and bright smiles we can flash anywhere. We want to talk without the fear of being the butt of someone’s online joke on mouth odour or having a colleague hold their breath as we talk. Oral health is an important part of our wellbeing. To help you maintain that winning smile and confidence that comes with having fresh breath, here are 10 simple … Read More

Health Goals: How to Stay Healthy All Year Round

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When you consider all the things you need to do in order to stay healthy, it looks like a lot of work. Maybe it is but when you make healthy living a part of your life, you would hardly notice. The challenge lies in trying to do a lot at the same time and to make things easier; we’ve broken down the steps to staying healthy this year into these … Read More

International Women’s Day: Top 8 Health Tips for Women

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Happy Women’s Day lovelies! Today, we unabashedly celebrate womanhood and as such, feel the need to show our appreciation for women with a special article on how they can stay healthy. Consider this as a cheat sheet on healthy living so keeping a few of these tips in mind will help you stay in good health while you enjoy the best of what life’s got to offer 1. Chill the … Read More

Get Healthy Bones From These Calcium Rich Foods

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When it comes to building strong and healthy bones, there are two key nutrients: calcium and vitamin D. Calcium supports your bones and teeth structure, while vitamin D improves calcium absorption and bone growth. These nutrients are important early in life, but they may also help as you advance in age when the chances of developing osteoporosis – a disease characterized by brittle and breaking bones – are higher. You … Read More

7 Diseases That Running Can Help You Prevent

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When was the last time you broke into a jog or a sprint? If you can confidently say you’ve been running, then that’s great. If not, the following benefits of running can help to change your mind. According to multiple studies, running isn’t just about keeping fit and maintaining a great shape, it’s also a tool for preventing certain illnesses. Here are 7 diseases running can help you prevent. 1. … Read More

5 Desk Exercises You Can Legit Do at Work

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Question: Since when did it become a good idea to have desk exercises at work? Answer: Since sitting became the new smoking. Quite an exaggeration when considered at face value but according to scientists, inactivity is responsible for more annual deaths than smoking. A sedentary lifestyle has also been associated with 6% of coronary heart disease cases, 7% of type 2 diabetes, 10% of breast cancer cases and 10% of … Read More

7 Nutrition Tips We Should All Know as We Age

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Did you know that as we age, the number of calories we need begins to decline? As a result, our nutrition needs change and dietary rules become a bit stricter so it is important to ensure that each calorie we eat is packed full of the right nourishment needed for each stage of life. According to researchers on nutrition and aging, males aged 50 to 70 need approximately 2,200 calories … Read More