Gargling with salt can help to relieve a sore throat as it has anti-inflammatory properties. Try one teaspoon of salt in a glass of cooled down boiled water. Image by Alessio Albi
It’s World Diabetes Day today, and 1 in 2 people currently living with diabetes remain undiagnosed. While not always present, the things to look out for at excessive thirst, needing the toilet a lot, lack of energy, blurred vision, slow healing wounds and numbness if your hands and feet. Image...
Try and get outside as much as possible in the Autumn and Winter months to soak in as much natural daylight as you can, this will help you from feeling sluggish. If you find it hard to get outside try taking short works throughout the day - take a lunchtime...
Autumn Anxiety is real… The change in seasons can impact sensitive people’s neurological systems. If you find you’re feeling overwhelmed take at least 15 minutes to yourself. Go for a walk, have some tea, breathe, calm down. Image by marianofigueredo
Open your windows in the Autumn for about ten minutes everyday. Germs accumulate in stuff rooms so doing this helps to keep things fresh for both your home and your body. Image by zoras_daughter
Make sure everyone’s tummies are filled with a good serving of veggies and fibre this Halloween before any trick or treating. You’ll feel fuller and therefore be less tempted to binge on all the treats. Image by sarahkatejay
The longer something sugary is in your mouth the more damage it may have on your pearly whites. If you’re going to enjoy the treats this Halloween avoid sticky sweets like toffee or gummy bears as these take longer to get washed away by saliva. Image by wallflower kitchen
If someone is poorly in your house, make sure to keep everything clean. Especially items like cups, glasses or towels - things that are touched regularly - to avoid transferring viruses.Image by kia
The most common advice is the most tried and tested. To avoid catching a cold, make sure you wash your hands frequently (wash them for at least 20 seconds, with soap). Get plenty of exercise. Eat healthily and seasonally. Keep your body well rested. Image by Best Wishes
‘Let food be thy medicine, and medicine be thy food.’Soups and broths are great when you’re feeling poorly. They’re easy to eat and are a source of vitamins, minerals, calories and proteins. They’re helpful at providing fluids and electrolytes as well as giving off steam which can help clear relieve...
Stretching helps to keep your muscles flexible, strong and healthy while keeping us limber and helping us keep a wide range of motion in our joins. Moving in general also helps reduce stress and can combat a wide range of ailments just by upping our heart rates a little. Image...
Creative thinking engages different parts of our brains than normal and acts promote production of new neurons which are super important for keeping up a healthy central nervous system. Image by Jess Hunter
Tips against bad breath: Oil pulling. Brush your tongue. Get your teeth checked. Floss. Image via Pinterest
Smile more: It’s linked to calmed blood pressure, quicker stress recovery, improved immune function, lifted moods and acts as a natural painkiller. Image by Rebecca Jensen
Some vegetables are especially good for the teeth as they help clean them. Peppers, carrots and celery eaten raw and chewed for a long time can wipe away any plaque causing bacteria. Image via Pinterest
Doing something creative has a similar effect on the brain to meditation and can decrease your stress. Even just witnessing creative acts can be calming - think of visiting a concert or going to see pieces of art work in a gallery. Image by catam
Plant based and veggie eating have been proven to be nutritionally sufficient and also can be a great way to reduce the risks for a lot of chronic illnesses. Image by Our Food Stories
Trouble sleeping? Listen to classical music. It has been shown to effectively treat insomnia and can help induce a meditative state as music beats can alter brainwave speed. Image by Sarah Van Looy
Having healthy teeth is mostly achieved through what you eat - with the hunter gatherer diet being the best kind. If you don’t eat sweets and avoid grains, while sticking to mostly plant based and meat foods, you should not have dental problems. Image via Pinterest