Archive for the ‘Healthy People’ Category
Today’s lifestyles combine convenience food with minimal exercise and often a lot of alcohol which lead to a variety of health conditions. Much has been said about how important it is to prevent obesity but it’s not just this that can develop as part of an unhealthy lifestyle. Increased risks of other medical concerns such as diabetes are also on the rise as part of these unhealthy lifestyles. However, scientists have discovered a gene that plays a role in maintaining a balance between food intake and energy expenditure. This may play a role in how to prevent obesity.
The festive season is a joyous affair but overindulgence in food and drink is a common occurrence. Opt for a healthy Christmas dinner this year and by enjoying everything in moderation you will not only enjoy the festive season more, but begin the New Year without an extra five pounds. Follow our top tips for Christmas dinners and the festive season and enjoy a healthy end to the year.
- The most important thing is balance. Don’t feel that you can’t indulge in Christmas pudding, just opt for a smaller portion and go for a half hour walk beforehand.
Congratulations, you’re getting married! Now comes the hard part – planning the wedding. Boat weddings have become very popular and affordable in the last couple of years and there are many reasons why you should consider having your wedding on a boat. We take a closer look at these, as well as how to go about planning weddings on boats.
Regularly using a thermal spa offers a host of benefits to the body. In France especially the regular use of thermal spa baths is so encouraged by the government that they subsidize these by 65%. First used by the ancient Romans, thermal spas have already gained popularity in European countries and many visitors flock to the soothing waters to take advantage of the myriad health benefits that a soak in a thermal bath offers.
As awkward as it may seem to do computer stretched while sitting at your desk, these are crucial to keeping your bones and joints supple and healthy. From carpal tunnel syndrome to poor posture, these are a number of medical conditions that are easily avoided by incorporating daily stretching exercises.
Next time you’re sitting at your computer waiting for an email to arrive, a document to download or connecting another operator via your business ip pbx, try some of these stretches:
Our bodies are made up almost entirely of water and considering that water evaporates it makes sense that we need to replace it. Having a water purifier in your home or office will ensure that the water you drink is pure and clean, and free of harmful contaminates. Most cities have a fairly old water infrastructure and with these becoming more heavily populated there is additional pressure on the infrastructure. Unfortunately chemical agents are often used to clean the water at a speedy rate but this means that our drinking water can be somewhat hazardous. Water purifiers remove these harmful toxins do you can enjoy a safe water supply.
Having a clean home is something that most people pride themselves on, but all too often we let things slip and suddenly our home isn’t as clean as we’d like. These cleaning tips are simple habits that you can incorporate into your daily life easily and they will make keeping your house clean virtually effortless.
- Create a cleaning schedule: Housework can be a very big job and if you live with people there is no reason why they shouldn’t also take some responsibility in keeping the house clean. The first of our home cleaning tips is to allocate each person a task or chores – teenagers and adults can clean carpets using an upright vacuum and small children can pick up their toys. As you share out the tasks you will realise how much easier housework becomes.
A recent medical breakthrough has given new meaning to the expression “hair of the dog” with the latest cure for pet allergies. Danny Pearce, an eleven-year-old boy, is the first person in the UK to be cured of his severe allergic reaction to dogs with this new treatment.
The formula of the pet allergy treatment includes animal hair and by administering a tiny drop of it to the boy three times a week, it had helped him build up his immunity to the point where he can now play with dogs without suffering from any of the debilitating symptoms of pet allergies. Danny first discovered that he was severely allergic to dogs at the age of three, when he used to black out if he was around dogs. No amount of pet shampoo or pet stain remover did anything to alleviate Danny’s allergies.
The construction industry is a male dominated industry and while this is changing with the increase in female construction workers, certain stereotypes and animosity prevail. One of these is the difficulty that female construction workers have is finding personal protective clothing that fits and doesn’t look as though they’re women dressed in costume. We take a closer look at what can be done to maintain the health of women in the construction industry.