10 Secrets To A Healthy Mind

Here are a few tips on how to generally have a healthier and more positive mind: Healthy gut = Healthy mind. Having a healthy gut increases the likelihood of having a healthy mind. This becomes clearer when we see that about 90 percent of the serotonin in the body is created in the intestines. Recent […]

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What Is Irritable Bowel Syndrome?

It is estimated that about 20% of the population have symptoms associated with irritable blowel syndrome (IBS). Irritable bowel syndrome is not accounted to be a disease, but rather a disturbance in the normal intestinal function. Patients with irritable bowel syndrome usually suffer from a range of stomach related ailments. Even so, conventional investigations can’t […]

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The Health Benefits Of Garlic

“Let food be thy medicine, and medicine thy food” These are the famous words of the ancient Greek physician called Hippocrates Asclepiades, living in the Classic Greek time. He is considered the founder of modern western medicine, where physicians nowadays recite the Hippocratic oath. Interestingly enough, Hippocrates Asclepiades used garlic for a range of medical […]

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How To Lose Those Extra Kilos

After having had a merry Christmas holiday I am sure there are plenty of us who ponder how we can lose those extra kilos we gained after stuffing ourselves with lots of delicious savoury foods. Here is a list of the most important points in this regard: Eat less sugar. Excess refined sugar is probably the […]

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The Benefits Of Fasting

Fasting is an ancient way to restore one’s health, from the Ezekiel’s 40 days’ fasts, to the Muslims 30 days Ramadan. Aristotle used to demand that his potential students embark on a fasting period before commencing his teachings. If we go back in time several thousands of years (a speck in time for the history […]

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How To Boost Vitality

Do you feel the occational lack of energy, or is every day a drag, where you have to force your way through it? There are ways to leave you feel more envigorated, energized and vital. Do you want to know what that is? Ok, great! Let’s go: Get proper amount of good sleep. The key […]

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Ways To Improve Digestion

I consider the gastro-intestinal tract to be one of our most important organs. We could definitely not live without it, as it is here that digestion and assimilation of nutrients takes place. Therefore, to maintain a healthy gastro-intestinal tract is essential for proper digestion. Here are some general advice, that I consider sound: Drink plenty […]

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Ways To Treat The Common Cold

We are in winter season, which also is the season for frequent colds. Here is a list of suggestions of how to treat the common cold: Stay warm. This is key to recovering quickly. Get enough sleep and rest. This is also as important. When the body has been attacked by a viral pathogen one […]

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Keep Your Thyroid Healthy

What is the thyroid, and why is it important to keep this little gland healthy, you may ask?First a bit about the thyroid to put you up to speed. The thyroid is a  gland that lies below your Adam’s apple and above the notch of your breastbone. This little gland controls the metabolism in every […]

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