Lamelle Research Laboratories is a biotechnology research company that manufactures products locally for the South African market and they have just released their latest issue of their magazine Lapelle!! For those of you who don't know, Lamelle Research Laboratories is a South African biotechnology research company (started 7 years ago) that manufactures products that are innovative and evidenced based, with a special interest in cosmetic dermatology, all products that are developed follow a rigorous programme of review, research and meticulous production. Ok now, back to the magazine.... click here to view the Lapelle. First of all, Happy Birthday Lapelle!! Yes it is their 1st birthday and may there be many more!! For their birthday edition Lapelle has giveaways to the value of R23 000!!!!! Enter to be sure to get your share. I did 🙂 They also have the latest trends in fashion, health, food, skin care, books and many more. So go on...click on the link and experience a great new world!!!
We are almost in the middle of May, and winter is poking its head out, slowly! It is still dark at 5:30am, it is cold, and admit it, we are all lazy to get out of bed. The weather can really screw up your weight. Continue reading "Winter Exercise"
With the festive season around the corner, new research suggests a simple way to avoid packing on a few holiday kilo's: eat more slowly. Heavier people eat faster than slim ones, and men chow down faster than women, two new studies find. Continue reading "Eat Slowly & Stay Thin"
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 that bad. But, girls, never wanting to look in the mirror is a serious problem, and one that signals not just dissatisfaction with body shape and size, but also the beginnings of dangerous denial. Looking ourselves in the eye isn’t just about evaluating our appearance; it’s about accepting who we are. On that note, I’ve put together a list of 7 reasons why you should stand in front of your reflection every morning. Continue reading "7 Reasons Not to Avoid the Mirror"
Have you ever wondered which is the largest organ is in the human body? Going by the surface area, it has to be the skin. It is also the most exposed. Just like every other organ in the body, it needs its share of care and attention to be healthy as well as beautiful. Unhealthy skin can lead to a variety of problems. Here is a list of signs that your skin needs more care and you ought to pay heed to them. Continue reading "7 Signs That Your Skin Needs More Care …"
The health benefits associated with laughter are hard to judge scientifically. However, there are still plenty of studies and my personal feelings that have helped me devise the following list. Here are 7 benefits of laughter that anyone has access to. Continue reading "7 Benefits of Laughter!!!"
Red wine is what the French women credit for their beauty, even at an older age. So we know red wine has anti-aging powers, but what other powers does it possess? Continue reading "7 Benefits of Red Wine …"
Here is a list of 25 random things you might not know about the human body, nutrition and exercise, sex, sickness, and health. 1. Rinsing your nose with salt water can help keep you healthy and ward off allergy symptoms. 2.Dogs can smell cancer and low blood sugar. 3.People who enter their home through a door near the kitchen tend to eat 15% more than those who use the front door. Continue reading "25 Random Things About Health"
Smoking is a popular pastime, but for many people it is a deal breaker when it comes to choosing a partner. Some people actively seek a partner who smokes, while others are completely put off by smoking. If you are a non-smoker, having a partner who smokes may not be an option, while those who smoke may prefer to have a partner who smokes. Continue reading "Smoking and Relationships"
Gym goers repent! It's time for a reform in the way you go about your workouts. Gyms should be pictures of health, sanctuaries of sanity filled with kindred, fitness-minded folks. Unfortunately, at nearly any one you enter anywhere in the country, there are also those who mar the experience for others with their bad behavior. They eschew the unwritten code of gym etiquette rules and make the rest of us irritable at best and ill at worst. Whether they just don't get it or just don't care, they should be stopped! It's time someone wrote down the offenses and posted them on gym mirrors and lockers everywhere. So here they are, 27 of the biggest gym sins: 1. Excessive, gratuitous grunting. 2. Sitting naked on the locker room benches. Continue reading "27 Gym Etiquette Rules You Should Never Break"
We all get in a bad mood every now and again. Here are some great foods to eat when you’re having a grouchy moment: Are you stressed? Eat chocolate: Continue reading "Bad Mood? Eat These Foods!"
Orange juice is no better for you than soda pop. So say a growing number of health professionals, who are trying to undo more than half a century of consumer mindshare captured by the citrus industry. A fascinating article in the LA Times brings us the “juicy” details: Continue reading "Orange Juice is Just as Bad as Cola. Really?"
Have you decided you’d like to give up smoking as your New Year’s resolution? Her is a few tips to help you give up cigarettes: Continue reading "Quit the habit"
How pushing a thought out of consciousness can bring it back with a vengeance. It sometimes feels like our minds are not on the same team as us. I want to go to sleep, but it wants to keep me awake rerunning events from my childhood. I want to forget the lyrics from that stupid 80s pop song but it wants to repeat them over and over again ad nauseam. Continue reading "Why Thought Suppression is Counter-Productive"
While browsing around on the internet (hey, it’s the the only way to spend the day when you’ve still got the spins from the night before), I stumbled across this little tidbit from CNN.com: apparently peeing in the pool grosses people out AND can be detrimental to your health. Oh, and 17% of people polled still do it. Continue reading "The Pee Pee Poll: Do You Pee In The Pool?"