“You are what you eat.” Hokey? Sure. True? Absolutely. And, if your complexion’s not its best, embarking on a healthy skin diet is one thing that experts agree can really help make a difference — especially where keeping wrinkles at bay is concerned. (There are also foods that can ward off acne.)
Everybody knows that there are certain foods you simply should not eat at night … and I confess, I’m guilty of eating many of them anyway. A momentary lapse is forgivable, but some foods really should not ever be eaten before you go to bed at night. Before you decide on your next bedtime snack, […]
You know that time you stubbed your toe and the blinding pain caused you to shout a string of choice words that would make your mother cringe? Turns out you weren’t being rude — you were easing the pain.
When Lucy Johnstone began working in mental health nearly 20 years ago, bipolar disorder — or manic depression as it was known then — made up a small fraction of her workload. ‘Now, every other referral is someone with suspected bipolar disorder,’ says Johnstone, a consultant clinical psychologist for Cwm Taf Health Board in Wales. […]
Our obsession with cleaning could be linked to rising rates of depression, scientists claim. They believe that eliminating bacteria and viruses has actually made our immune systems weaker, and this in turn has affected the functioning of our brains.
If you want to lose weight, the main thing you need to do is take care of your nutrition. Don’t let any infomercials for this ab gadget or that cardio machine fool you. Exercise may be important but your nutrition is the real key to weight loss. By nutrition I don’t just mean what you […]
We all know that water is good for us, but often the reasons are a little fuzzy. And even if we know why we should drink water, it’s not a habit that many people form. But there are some very powerful reasons to drink lots of water every day, and forming the habit isn’t hard, […]
Berries are brilliant. Well I think so and nutritionists do too. Berries not only taste pretty good but they are full of anti-oxidants –– those little phytonutrients that work magic against free radicals and are thought to be anti-aging, disease risk preventing and even symptom curing. They are also really easy to eat and most are best […]
Ladies, I’m sure you’ve been there: you’re not feeling great about yourself so you avoid the mirror. Not forever, but just until you’ve started to feel better. Not wanting to see your reflection is actually pretty common among women, and as long as it’s just an ‘every now and again’ kind of thing, it’s not […]
It’s a great time to think about updating your look and style. You don’t have to totally revamp yourself like you may have done at the start of the new year, but a little updating is always a great idea. You’d be surprised at all the little things that will do the trick. In fact, […]
If you’re dieting, ladies, then you’ll know that snacking can be a real problem. While everyone else around you simply reaches for a bar chocolate or a bag of crisps, you’re left picking your way through a lettuce salad, and, unsurprisingly, this doesn’t leave you feeling great. In order to avoid those sensations of jealous […]
While it is true that there ought to equality in opportunities for men and women in the world of sports, there is no denying that some sports are better suited to one group than the other. It is also important to avoid the trap of being used in a sexist fashion; for instance, women boxing […]
It’s not the first time Victoria’s Secret has been caught out. But the lingerie company is the subject of ridicule yet again, after it appeared to have airbrushed out large parts of a model’s thighs. The beauty, who wore a bright blue linen beach romper, was pictured with unnaturally thin legs in a picture posted […]
After you graduate high school, there is hardly a moment in your life when you wish you looked older. In fact, with every year that passes by you wish you could look at least the same, if not younger. So, what are the things that might possible be doing the exact opposite? Well, here are the […]
Ladies, if you’re like me and hate the colder weather, then you know how the thought of sunshine can sustain you through the winter months. For all you girls still stuck in the snow, I’ve put together a list of seven summery reminders of why the beach rocks our world. Read it and just picture […]