Turmeric: Medicinal Uses and Precautions

Turmeric or Curcuma longa is a well-known spice used in Asian cooking. It comes from a plant that is closely related to ginger. It is recognized for its vivid yellow colour and slightly bitter taste. Apart from its use in food, turmeric is also a medicinal plant widely used in Ayurveda.   What makes turmeric a potent medicinal plant?   Turmeric contains Curcumin which is a chemical known to have many medicinal properties. Various clinical trials conducted which involved turmeric Read more [...]

Everything You Need to Know about the True Benefits of Care from a Chiropractor

We’ve all heard of chiropractors, and most of us have a vague idea of what they can do. Perhaps some of us are already aware that they can treat back, shoulder, and neck pain and other forms of pain such as headaches as well. But a chiropractor is not just capable of ‘cracking’ your back – they can do other forms of treatment which can make you feel a lot better and healthier as well. If you have been experiencing back or neck pain for a while now and are not sure what a chiropractor can Read more [...]

How To_ Set Up A Yoga Studio In Your Garden

(Source) According to statistics, yoga is Australia's number one source of cardio strength and flexibility and over 2 million Australians participate in the practise annually. It is an incredible practise which benefits the whole body and mind, and the best thing about it is you can do it anywhere. You don't even need a mat in some places, you can just start doing your vinyasas wherever you fancy. But what if you do want a dedicated space for yoga? What if you want a special area to keep your straps, Read more [...]

Online CBT: Getting to Know the Ins and Outs

Are you thinking of looking for online therapy for an issue you are struggling with? The option of CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy) is an empirically verified and widely endorsed approach to counseling that lends itself easily to an online format. There are many advantages and benefits of this therapeutic approach within an online format. This article will give you some insight into the nitty gritty of online CBT. How does it actually work? What will you specifically get from using this approach Read more [...]

A Review of the Testosterone Booster TestoFuel

Testo Fuel has been created with bodybuilders in mind. It is also intended for people looking for muscle growth. It falls in the category of a top booster because it contains large contents of D-aspartic acid. The Importance of Testosterone The presence of more testosterone in your body helps to boost recovery time between workouts allowing you to workout muscle groups on a more frequent basis. Testosterone also enhances the degree of protein synthesis and this enables your body to take in more Read more [...]

How to Spot Mental Health Problems in Children

When raising children you will be aware that there are many ‘stages’ to go through. Some of these are quick but painful like the Terrible Twos. And mood swings can last throughout teenage years. However, in some cases a ‘stage’ - especially if it is prolonged much more than you think it should - could be a sign of something much more worrisome. The main problem is that many people mistake the initial warning signs as typical childhood behaviour, particularly if they are transitioning into Read more [...]

Etiquette guide to the festival

The ever popular Cheltenham festival is just a few weeks away with anticipation continuing to build and an expectation of over 250,000 people to visit the racecourse over the famous four days. The festival is the most important week for connections of the top National hunt horses with prize money continuing to rise which now stands at £4.5 million. So what is the best etiquette around the enclosures? This guide will reveal all. With a lot of short priced horses going in it could be a success for Read more [...]

Is Smartphone Causing Your Chronic Dry Eyes?

Staring at a computer screen can cause the eyes to become tired. Everyone knows how important it is to protect the eyes from UV rays with UV blocking sunglasses. However, what many people do not realize is that the light that is emitted from a smart phone can also harm the eyes. Studies have shown that 60% of people spend at least 6 hours a day in front of a digital screen, whether it is a smart phone or computer screen. Blue light is emitted from these types of screens and has been shown to be Read more [...]

Top Ten Fitstagrammers Revealed

Fitness has long been a major industry on the popular photo-sharing app Instagram, and it seems bloggers who specialise in this area (known as fitstagrammers) can amass huge followings, and huge salaries to go with it. Sports nutrition company Forza Supplements has released a list of the top 50 fitness bloggers (ranked by number of followers), and we’ve found some information on how much some of these bloggers earn from their Instagram empires. Here’s the top ten fitstagrammers as compiled Read more [...]

How Managing Weight Helps Control Blood Pressure

High blood pressure is a condition that affects approximately one in every three people in the United States. The condition can lead to severe health problems such as stroke and heart disease, but it is very treatable. There are several different ways to bring high blood pressure under control, including prescription medications, but many people prefer to avoid using drugs whenever possible. Research has shown that weight and blood pressure are related, so maintaining a healthy weight can be an Read more [...]