Your nails need plenty of care and maintenance to keep looking their best. Healthy fingernails are happy fingernails, but how do you tell if your fingernails are healthy? Pretty easy really, if your nails are smooth without grooves, no signs of discolouration or spots, then they’re healthy. Below are a few suggestions on how to keep your fingernails looking good: Always try to keep your nails clean. Preventing bacteria from growing under your fingernails will help keep them healthy. Keep your fingernails as dry as possible, as continuous contact with water will cause them to weaken and split. If you’re washing up, try and use... Read More »
Practicing good hygiene is a must fo ryour health, especially if you want to keep your mouth clean. By not practicing good hygiene, bacteria can end up living in your mouth, in the form of cavities, gingivitis and plaque. You also will find it harder to feel confident when socialising. So take these tips in and apply them! When brushing your teeth remember these three tips: Brush your tongue. This removes bacteria and will help freshen your breath. Clean the inside of your front teeth using the tip of your toothbrush. Brush the chewing surfaces, inner surfaces and outer tooth surfaces.
There are plenty of healthy foods out there today to choose from and we’re giving you three of the best which are all available to buy from your local grocery store or supermarket for a relatively low cost. If you want to get some healthy fat and protein, then our first option is great; pumpkin seeds. Pumpkins seeds are known to be really good for you and they have some substance so try replacing a chocolate bar with a handful of pumpkin seeds if you’re looking to start a diet, it’s certainly an adequate replacement. Another great type of food for your diet, if you’re... Read More »
Salt intake should only be ideally one teaspoon a day, but with the types of food the average person eats, the majority are horrifically over their recommended sodium intake. When selecting foods to eat, choose fruit and vegetables as much as possible as they are low in sodium content. This is the same for canned and frozen fruits/vegetables also. Try and eat fresh meats over packaged meats. Packaged meats contain more sodium, and of course… Fresh is always better!If you are worried about your salt intake, check food labels when doing your weekly shop. Manufacturers are legally required to let you know exactly how much... Read More »
Thyme has been used for centuries, and was even used during The Black Death. A plague that peaked in Europe from 1346-1353, during that time, and in other incidents of the plague thereafter, people would gather to burn large bundles of thyme to ward off the disease, or carry pockets of thyme on them. Indeed, thyme does have anti-microbial properties, but we’re not warding off any plague here-just your cough. Thyme relaxes the muscles of the trachea and bronchi, and also opens up airways. The result is less coughing, and increased comfort. Meaning a better you! You will need a handful of fresh thyme sprigs... Read More »